Humboldt, Alexander de
Title Researches, Concerning the Institutions & Monuments, of the Ancient Inhabitants of America, and Descriptions & Views of Some of the Most Striking Scenes in the Cordilleras!
Edition First British Edition
Publisher London Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, & Brown 1814
Seller ID 724
In two volumes. iv, 411pp; 324pp. Contemporary full calf, covers decorated in gold and blind, and with the crest of the Ellis family stamped in gold, edges decorated in gold, spines with five raised bands, lettered and decorated in gold and blind, gilt inner dentelles, marbled edges. Engraved title and twenty plates on nineteen sheets. With the bookplate of the Honourable George Welbore Ellis on the front pastedown endpapers. Date and later small owner labels also on the front pastedowns. Light wear to the edges, a few scuffs to leather but overall a nice and clean very good+ set. Sabin 33751. ; Octavo