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The Testimony of the Rocks or, Geology in Its Bearings on the Two Theologies, Natural and Revealed   By: (1802-1856)

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THE TESTIMONY OF THE ROCKS;

Or,

Geology in Its Bearings on the Two Theologies, Natural and Revealed.

by

HUGH MILLER

WORKS BY HUGH MILLER,

PUBLISHED BY

GOULD AND LINCOLN,

59 WASHINGTON STREET, BOSTON.

I.

THE OLD RED SANDSTONE; OR, NEW WALKS IN AN OLD FIELD.

Illustrated with Plates and Geological Sections. 12mo, cloth. Price $1.00.

"It is withal one of the most beautiful specimens of English composition to be found, conveying information on a most difficult and profound science, in a style at once novel, pleasing and elegant." DR. SPRAGUE, ALBANY SPECTATOR.

II.

MY FIRST IMPRESSIONS OF ENGLAND AND ITS PEOPLE.

With a fine Engraving of the Author. 12mo, cloth. Price $1.00.

A thrillingly interesting and instructive book of travels; presenting the most perfectly life like views of England and its People to be found in the language.

III.

THE FOOTPRINTS OF THE CREATOR; OR, THE ASTEROLEPIS OF STROMNESS.

With numerous Illustrations. With a Memoir of the Author, by Louis Agassiz. 12mo, cloth. Price $1.00.

Dr. Buckland said HE WOULD GIVE HIS LEFT HAND TO POSSESS SUCH POWERS OF DESCRIPTION AS THIS MAN.

IV.

MY SCHOOLS AND SCHOOLMASTERS; OR, THE STORY OF MY EDUCATION.

AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY.

With a full length Portrait of the Author. 12mo, cloth. Price $1.25.

This is a personal narrative of a deeply interesting and instructive character, concerning one of the most remarkable men of the age. It should be read and studied by every young man in the land.

V.

TESTIMONY OF THE ROCKS;

OR, GEOLOGY IN ITS BEARINGS ON THE TWO THEOLOGIES, NATURAL AND REVEALED.

"Thou shalt be in league with the stones of the field." JOB.

With numerous elegant Illustrations. One volume, royal 12mo. Price $1.25.

This is the largest and most comprehensive geological work of this distinguished author. It exhibits the profound learning, the felicitous style, and the scientific perception, which characterize his former works, while it embraces the latest results of geological discovery. But the great charm of the book lies in those passages of glowing eloquence, in which, having spread out his facts, the author proceeds to make deductions from them of the most striking and exciting character.

> The above works may be had in sets of uniform size and style of binding.

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