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Hand colored engraved view of the comparative heights of mountains and volcanoes from around the world. Includes list of mountains and volcanoes beneath the view.
Reynolds created this work in response to the popular demand for information on science and engineering as a result of the Industrial Revolution. This collection consists of 33 loose pictorial plates, with a related text, dated 1849-1852. Drawn and engraved by John Emslie. Some plates are numbered: "Popular Diagrams" no. 25-35, accompanied by 24 pages of descriptive text. The collection is loosely bound as a sets in a green portfolio with a red paper label on the spine printed with title " Reynolds - Introduction to Natural Philosophy" in gilt.
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