LOT 1070
SOLD €900,00

[Botany. South America] Albert Berg. Physiognomy of tropical vegetation in South America

A series of views illustrating the primeval forests on the river Magdalena, and in the Andes of New Grenada with a fragment of a letter from baron Humboldt to the author and a preface by Frederick Klotzsch. London, Paul & Dominic Colnagh & co., 1854. 24 introductory leaves with text in English, French and German and 13 tinted lithographed plates, printed by Korn, Berlin. Half leather. Very large folio (65 x 49 cm).

With 2 loose inserted 19th cent. engravings with views from South American rainforest from unknown source. Plate I loose, (marginal) foxing and some other sm. def.

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