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Selections from the Works of the Baron De Humboldt, Relating to the Climate, Inhabitants, Productions, and Mines of Mexico
London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown and Green. Good. 1824. First Edition. Hardcover. Marbled boards with leather spine. Gilt and black imprint on spine. Rubbing on boards, edges, and corners with cracking at spine joints. Light dampstain at bottom right corner extends onto endpaper. Binding tight. Marbled endpapers and edges. Frontis of mines of Guanaxuato, with foxing opposite on the title page. LIght foxing throughout. Large fold-out map. Edtor John Taylor describes this as a condensed version of Baron de Humboldt's ( von Humboldt) two major works on Mexico, one general and one on its geology. Von Humboldt's extensive observations and collections contributed to many fields of natural and physical science. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 310 pp .
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