London: Henry G. Bohn, 1852-3.
Bohn's Scientific Library Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather).
Very Good Condition.
19cm x 12cm. xxii, 505 + vi, 521 + vi, 442 pages, 3 volumes. Third volume published in 1853. Rebound in full red leather, gilt lettering, spine decoration and date panel, blind borders, new endpapers. Three volume edition of Humboldt's account and observations of his and Bonpland's journey from Spain to Spanish America. Translated from the French and edited by Thomasina Ross. Bookplates of [Sir] Raphael West Cilento, noted Australian medical practitioner. Booksellers embossing of M. C. Rigby, Adelaide and stamp of Mc Glew. 3-volume set (complete). Bindings are in Fine Condition. Toning to pages. 2cm at worst tearing to fore-edge of volume 1 preliminaries. Minor underlining in pencil. Shipped Weight: 1.58 kilos.