1 September 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,000
GBP 700 - GBP 1,000
Die Indianer Nord-Amerikas, edited from the fifth English edition by Heinrich Berghaus. Brussels, Leipzig and Ghent: Carl Muquardt, 1851. 8° (249 x 165mm)., half title, tinted lithographed frontispiece, and 24 coloured lithographs, finished by hand (frontispiece lightly browned, title a little spotted, some spotting and light browning throughout), contemporary half morocco (extremities rubbed, head of spine chipped). Second edition in German. Sabin 11539.
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