RESTORATION OF THE EARTH'S LOST HISTORY. THE PAST, PRESENT, AND COMING STATE OF OUR GLOBE; THE REVOLUTIONS THROUGH WHICH IT PASSES FROM ITS BIRTH TO ITS DEATH OR DISSOLUTION; SHOWN FROM NATURE, REASON, AND THE WRITINGS OF ANTIQUITY, BOTH SACRED AND PROFANE. San Francisco: Printed by Francis & Valentine, Commercial Steam Printing House, 517 Clay Street, 1868. Octavo, pp. [i-iii] iv [v-vi]  2-134, twenty-two figures in the text, flexible brown cloth lettered in gold on front and rear panels. First edition. A speculative essay on the antediluvian history of the earth in which the author theorizes that we live on a planet twice wrecked, first by fire, then by water. The Stuart Teitler Collection of Lost Race Fiction, p. 5. Cloth a bit worn at two points on the spine panel, cloth faded along spine panel and upper edge of front panel, a very good copy. (#131010).
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