The Invention of Nature: Alexander von Humboldt's New World
by Andrea Wulf
Random House, 2015.
552 pages, paperback
Very Good Condition
Cover is edge worn. Upper corner of the front end page is clipped. First few pages bent in the upper corner. Text is unmarked. No creases in the spine.
A biography of the 18th-19th century German naturalist Alexander von Humboldt, and the impact of his concept of nature as a complex and interconnected force on Goethe, Darwin, Muir, Thoreau and other thinkers of his time.