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Alexander de Humboldt; Aime Bonpland; Helen Maria Williams
1818-1821 4vol Personal Narrative Travels Equinoctial Regions A de Humboldt
Click here to see our other books! Personal Narrative of Travels to the Equinoctial Regions of the New Continent During the Years 1799-1804 . With Maps, Plans &c. Alexander de Humboldt; Aime Bonpland; Helen Maria Williams 1818-1821 Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown : London 9" by 5.5" li, [2], 2-293pp, [1], 2-294pp; [3], 575pp; [2], 502pp; 502-865pp,3pp, 2pp, 4pp. SUMMARY Four very scarce, first edition volumes of this nineteenth century travel work on Venezuela, Cuba, The Andes and Mexico, in the publisher's original boards. An incredibly influential work, which inspired Charles Darwin's scientific career. First Edition,Publishers' Original Binding,Very Scarce Overall Condition: Fair This book weighs 5 KG when packed UK Postage: £ 4.49 US Postage: £ 39.99 EU Postage: £ 26.99 European Postage: £ 36.99 Asia Postage: £ 65.99 Worldwide Postage: £ 99.99 DESCRIPTION Being a recollection of several expeditions by the Prussian polymath, Alexander von Humboldt. Humboldt kept a fastidious diary of his travels during the years 1799-1804 which has been translated into English by Helen Maria Williams. This work also has the observations and narratives of Humboldt's companion during the Americas for five years, Aime Bonpland. This work was the first time Latin America was explored and described from a modern scientific point of view. He was one of the first people to propose the idea that the lands bordering the Atlantic Ocean were once joined and was also the first person to describe the cause of human-induced climate change based on his own observations of the change in certain ar … [Click Below for Full Description]
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