Sale: 366 / Rare Books including Marine Art, May 17./18. 2010 in Hamburg Lot 534

 
Alexander von Humboldt - Reise in die Aecquinoctial-Gegenden, 1859, 2 Bde.


 
534
Alexander von Humboldt
Reise in die Aecquinoctial-Gegenden, 1859, 2 Bde.
Estimate:
€ 250 / $ 293
Sold:
€ 240 / $ 280

(incl. 20% surcharge)
Lot description
Humboldt, A. von, Reise in die Aequinoctial-Gegenden des neuen Continents. In deutscher Bearbeitung von H. Hauff. 4 in 2 vols. With 1 color lithogr. foldingh map . Stuttgart, J. G. Cotta 1859-60. Contemp. half calf with some gilt spine. Large 8vo.

Fiedler/Leitner 4.1.2.2. - Löwenberg 123. - Sabin 33738. - Henze II, 667. - Only recognized German edition of Humboldt's Relation historique of his South America journey from 1799 to 1804. - "Most frequently used and often reprinted German version" (translation of quote from Fiedler/L.). - Folding plate with small marginal tear and slight reversed impression in places, Endpapers slightly gluestained. Spine minimally rubbed. Inside clean copy.

534
Alexander von Humboldt
Reise in die Aecquinoctial-Gegenden, 1859, 2 Bde.
Estimate:
€ 250 / $ 293
Sold:
€ 240 / $ 280

(incl. 20% surcharge)