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Author Milner, Thomas, d. 1882.
Title The gallery of nature : a pictorial and descriptive tour through creation, illustrative of the wonders of astronomy, physical geography, and geology / by the Rev. Thomas Milner, M.A. F.R.G.S.
Publication Info. London : Wm. S. Orr & Co., Amen Corner, Paternoster Row, 1852.
Location Call No. Status
 Closed Stack  500 M CS    ASK AT CIRCULATION DESK
Edition A new edition, carefully revised.
Description xii, 803, [1], p., [14] leaves of plates (8 double) : ill., maps, plans ; 26 cm.
Note Signatures: [A]⁶ B-Z⁸ 2A-3E⁸ 3F²
Maps signed: S.I. Russell; I. Dower.
Plates signed: J. Drayton; E. Radcliffe; P. Phillips; Leon Delaborde; E. Evans.
Hand coloring on double-leaf "Meteorological map of the world" (plate between p. 498-499).
Four celestial maps printed in black and blue by double processing.
Includes index.
Local Note Binding: half-calf, marbled paper over boards; raised bands; red lettering-piece; gold tooled ornaments on spine panels; marbled edges and end-papers.
Library copy is a gift of Jean Detre.
Subject Science -- Popular works.
Science -- History -- 19th century.
Nature -- History -- 19th century.
Nature -- Popular works.
Genre or Form Contemporary bindings (Binding) -- England -- 19th century.
Gold tooled bindings (Binding) -- England -- 19th century.
Lettering pieces (Binding) -- England -- 19th century.
Marbled edges (Binding) -- England -- 19th century.
Marbled papers (Binding) -- England -- 19th century.
Steel engravings -- England -- 19th century.
Wood engravings -- England -- 19th century.
Added Author Drayton, Joseph, engraver.
Dower, John, fl. 1838-1846?, engraver.
Radclyffe, Edward, 1810-1863, engraver.
Laborde, Léon, marquis de, 1807-1869, engraver.
Russell, Stephen, John, 1802-1879, engraver.
Evans, Edmund, 1826-1905, engraver.
Phillips, P., engraver.
Detre, Jean, former owner, donor.
Orr & Compy.
Added Title Page Title Gallery of nature, a pictorial & descriptive tour through creation