Sale: 348 / Rare Books, Nov. 17./18. 2008 in Hamburg Lot 495

 
Adolf Bastian - Völker des östlichen Asien, 6 Bde. 1871. [11]


 
495
Adolf Bastian
Völker des östlichen Asien, 6 Bde. 1871. [11], 1866.
Estimate:
€ 1,000 / $ 1,160
Sold:
€ 1,560 / $ 1.809

(incl. 20% surcharge)
Lot description
Bastian, A., Die Voelker des oestlichen Asien. Studien und Reisen. 6 vols. With coloured lithographed folding map. Leipzig, O. Wigand (as of vol. III: Jena, H. Costenoble) 1866-71. Contemp. half calf with gilt lettering. 8vo.
Cordier, Japonica 5967 and Indosinica 896. - Möllendorf 1642. - Henze I, 192. - Griep/Luber 90: - First edition. - Comprehensive travel report by A. Bastian, about his journeys to East and Southeast Asia from 1861 to 65. - Vol. I: Die Geschichte der Indochinesen. - Vol. II: Reisen in Birma in den Jahren 1861-1862. - Vol. III: Reisen in Siam 1863. With the folding map. - Vol. IV: Reise durch Kambodja nach Cochinchina. - Vol. V: Reisen im Indischen Archipel. Singapore, Batavia, Manilla und Japan. - Vol. VI: Reisen in China von Peking zur Mongolischen Grenze und Rückkehr nach Europa. - Bastian put the focus of his interest on customs and traditions of the natives. - Bastian brought the Berlin Anthopological Society into being in 1869 and became director of the newly founded Berlin Museum for Ethnology in 1886. - With isolated slight foxing, with library stamp on verso of title. Joints slightly rubbed in places. Fine and clean copy.
First edition of the comprehensive travel report by A. Bastian, about his journeys to East and Southeast Asia from 1861 to 65, in 6 vols. With coloured lithographed folding map. Contemp. half calf with gilt lettering. - With isolated slight foxing, with library stamp on verso of title. Joints slightly rubbed in places. Fine and clean copy.

495
Adolf Bastian
Völker des östlichen Asien, 6 Bde. 1871. [11], 1866.
Estimate:
€ 1,000 / $ 1,160
Sold:
€ 1,560 / $ 1.809

(incl. 20% surcharge)