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Révision d...
Fairmaire, L. and P. Germain
Révision des coléoptères du Chili.
Paris, Société Entomologique de France, 1858-1866, 1883. 8vo (21.3 x 12.8 cm). 233 [and 14] pp.; two original water-colour plates of which one in full colour and one in shades of grey, two engraved plates of which one hand-coloured. One printed leaf added. Contemporary half calf over marbled boards. Spine with gilt lines and gilt title. Marbled endpapers.
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€800.00
A unique copy of a finely illustrated work on Chilean Coleoptera
Report on...
Forbes, D. et al.
Report on the geology of South America. Part I. Bolivia and southern Peru: with notes on the fossils by Professor Huxley, ... J. W. Salter ... T. Rupert Jones.
London, The Geological Society [Taylor and Francis], 1861. 8vo (22.2 x 14.0 cm). 84 pp.; two hand-coloured maps; one very long, multifolded profile, and three lithographed plates showing fossils. Original printed wrappers.
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€375.00
Rare offprint of an important work on the geology and palaeontology of the Andes
Ueber zwei...
Humboldt, A. von
Ueber zwei Versuche den Chimborazo zu besteigen.
Stuttgart und Tübingen, J. G. Cotta, 1836. 8vo (17.4 x 11.0 cm). viii, 283 pp. [Von Humboldt's paper on pp. 176-206]. Contemporary pebbled cloth; spine with black leather label with gilt title.
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€900.00
Humboldt on reaching the point farthest from the Earth’s centre
Los fósile...
Philippi, R. A.
Los fósiles terciarios i cuartarios de Chile.
Santiago de Chile, Gobierno de Chile, 1887. Large 4to (31.3 x 26.4 cm). 256 pp.; 58 fine lithographic plates. Publisher's (?) embossed cloth, boards with rich gilt-ornamented borders and title. Spine with five raised bands, compartmens with gilt vignettes and title. Inner dentelles. Endpapers with floral pattern, all edges marbled.
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€1,600.00
Rare first, Spanish, publication of the fossil shells of Chile
Malerische...
Poeppig, E. [F.]
Malerischer Atlas und beschreibende Darstellungen aus dem Gebiete der Erdkunde.
Leipzig, Hartleben, 1838. 8vo (22.5 x 14.3 cm). vi, 304, iv pp.; 18 engraved, tissue guarded plates. Contemporary full blind stamped cloth. Spine with gilt ornaments and title. Speckled edges.
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€260.00
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Mission of...
Reinburg, [M. J. G.] P.
Mission officielle commanditée par le Ministère de l'Instruction Publique pour un voyage d'étude en Amérique latine (1909-1913).
Paris, unpublished, 1909-1913. 266 framed glass positives (including colour positives), 9.9 x 8.5 cm with handwritten descriptive labels (positive size 7.0 x 7.0 cm); preserved in one wooden box (28.5 x 11.0 x 11.1 cm) and 25 contemporary cardboard boxes, mostly with pictorial printed labels.
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€5,600.00
From an unknown Andes expedition: an exciting and unique collection of original glass positives
Histoire d...
Vega, G. De la
Histoire des Yncas, rois du Perou; contenant leur origine, depuis le premier Ynca Manco Capac, leur etablissement, leur idolâtrie, leurs sacrifices, leurs loix, leurs conquêtes; les merveilles du temple du soleil; & tout l'etat de ce grand empire, avant que les Espagnols s'en rendissent maitres. Avec une description des animaux, des fruits, des minéraux, des plantes, &c. Traduite de l'Espagnol de l'Ymca Garcillasso de la Vega, par Jean Baudoin.
Amsterdam, J. Desbordes, 1715. Two parts in two. 8vo (16.1 x 10.2 cm). 1,087 [(xxviii), 512; (xii), 492, (34)] pp.; two engraved frontispieces, three engraved plates (one larger, folded), one large folded map. Uniform vellum with script title on the spines.
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The most accurate description of the Inca kingdom