Sale: 348 / Rare Books, Nov. 17./18. 2008 in Hamburg Lot 496

 
Adolf Bastian - Reisen in Birma. 1861-62


 
496
Adolf Bastian
Reisen in Birma. 1861-62
Estimate:
€ 200 / $ 232
Sold:
€ 144 / $ 167

(incl. 20% surcharge)
Lot description
Bastian, A., Vol. II (Journeys in Birma in the years 1861-1862). With coloured lithographed folding map. Leipzig, O. Wigand (as of vol. III: Jena, H. Costenoble) 1866-71. Contemp. half calf (orig. wrappers bound in). 8vo. XIII, 521 pp.
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. - Margins sligthly browned. Binding somewhat stained and sligthly rubbed.

496
Adolf Bastian
Reisen in Birma. 1861-62
Estimate:
€ 200 / $ 232
Sold:
€ 144 / $ 167

(incl. 20% surcharge)