Alexander Von Humboldt [German Text]
Munchen, Prestel Verlag. 1974, 1st Edition Thus [German]. (ISBN: 3791300857) Hardcover and Dustjacket, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Original blue cloth. Four tip-in, double-spread colour plates. Intext b/white half-tone plate sections, plus an undamaged, folded, removable map and affixed sleeve on rear paste-down. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Lightly bumped on lower foredge corners. Leaves clean and unmarked. Art-illustrated, gloss laminated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly edgeworn with laminate lifting, plus an area [U.V. affected] lost from spine.Bound-in [part sample facsimile of 'Kleinere Schriften', Alexander Humboldt, 1853, at rear. Originally published as 'Humboldt and the Cosmos', George Rainbird, London, 1973. The story of German naturalist and explorer, Friedrich Wilhelm Kark Heinrich Alexander, Freiherr [Baron] von Humboldt, 1769-1859. German text throughout. Includes Index. Loose with book: The contemporary card of Dr. Heinrich Pfeiffer, Generalsekretar [Secretary-General] of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation of Germany, in excellent condition. Book weight approx. 460g. Very Good +/Good.
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Keywords: Biography, Natural History, Naturalists, Exploration, Travel, Geography, Science, Humboldt, Alexander Von, 1769-1859 Natural History 3791300857