SPL Hand Coloured Rare Book Collection Featuring Norman R Bobins

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POEPPIG, Eduard.
Reise in Chile, Peru und auf dem Amazonasstrome während der Jahre 1827-1832

Published
Leipzig, Fleischer, 1834-36.
References
Sabin 63629; Palau 229613; Bobins supplementary list Aug 2014.
Plates
18
Binding/Size
M=4to
Value
0-5000
Published
Leipzig, Fleischer, 1834-36.
Ref
994

2 text-volumes and 1 atlas with rule on gilt to boards, decorative spine in gilt compartments with gilt raised bands and title in gilt. Marbled endpapers and attractive gilt inner dentelles. 4to and Folio. XVIII, 466; VIII, 464pp (text-volumes). Atlas: With 16 hand coloured double-page lithographic plates (with 18 illustrations). Text-volumes in contemporary cloth, atlas in recent full calf. FIRST EDITION. One of the few copies to contain coloured plates. Coloured plates in order: 1. Thal von Concon und Campana de Quillota. 2. Talcahuano in Chile. 3. Vulcan von Antuco. 4. Fort von Tvun Leuvu in Chile. 5. Basaltgebirge von Tvun-Leuvu. 6. Thal der Silla Velluda. 7. Pehuenches. 8. Basalte bei Antuco. 9. Hacienda de Machay. 10. Quebrada de Cassapi. 11. Hacienda de Cassapi. 12. Mission Sion. 13. Der Huallaga interhalb Sion. 14. Salina de Pilluama. 15. Pongo del Huallaga. 16. Fahrt auf dem Maranon. 17. Wasseriagd bei Talcahuano. 18. Pinnal.