LOT 1238
SOLD €120,00

Der malayische Archipel. Land und Leute

in Schilderungen, gesammelt während eines dreissigjährigen Aufenthaltes in den Kolonien von H. Von Rosenberg (...). Leipzig, Gustav Weigel, 1878, (2),XVI,615,(1) p., with wood-engraved frontispiece portrait, folding lithographic map and double-page lithographic plan, many wood engravings in the text (mostly after drawings by the author), contemporary marbled sides with modern cloth spine, large 8vo.

Apart from restored binding a good copy. Famous, finely illustrated work on the 33-year "delay" of Carl Benjamin Hermann von Rosenberg (1817-1888), once the assistant of Franz Junghuhn. Rosenberg is also known as illustrator of the "Bataksch-Nederduitsch woordenboek" (1861) by Van der Tuuk.

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