Cartographer :HUMBOLDT, Alexander von.

The atlas volume from Humboldt's important description of New Spain

HUMBOLDT, Alexander von.

Geographischer und Physischer Atlas von Neu-Spanien. gegründet auf astronom: trigonom: und Barometer Messunden [old ink mss.].
Tubingen bey J.C. Cotta, 1810 [old ink mss.]. Folio, contemporary half calf with marbled boards, maroon morocco gilt title label on front board; title in old ink mss on front endpaper. Plates numbered 1-20 (6-8 on one sheet): a two-sheet folding map, 4 double-page maps, 6 single page maps, 4 double-page cross sections with hand colour, 2 sepia aquatint views of volcanos, 1 engraved table. With the bookplate of Gustav Parthey. Two Prussian passports for Parthey, dated 1858 & 1867, loosely inserted.

Stock ID : 23007