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Wied, Maximilian, Prinz von, 1782-1867

Reise in das innere Nord-America in den Jahren 1832 bis 1834 / von Maximilian Prinz zu Wied.

Additional Title(s):

Atlas cover title: Reise des Prinsen Maximilian von Wied durch Nord-Amerika, atlas CtY-BR (copy 1)

Coblenz : Bei J. Hoelscher, 1839-1841.
Physical Description:
2 volumes : illustrations, portraits, 1 map ; 32 cm + atlas (XXXIII, 1-48 leaves of plates, 1 folded map; 61 cm)
Rare Books and Manuscripts
AmVa 1788
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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BEIN ZZc20 839wi copy 1: Plates are colored.
BEIN ZZc20 839wi copy 2: Plates are uncolored. Bookplate: From the library of Dr. Otto L. Schmidt, 1863-1935, Chicago. Acquired with: Wied, Maximilian. ALS to [Samuel G. Morton]. Neuwied : 1841 Feb. 20. 2 L., and a transcript in an unidentified hand, 2 L. (WA MSS S-2144;W634).
BEIN 2003 Folio 86: Unbound sheets; plates are uncolored. With 8 original printed wrappers for text, for Hefts 3-4, 5, 6-7, 12-13, 14, 15-17, 18, 19-20; Heft numbers written on wrappers in ms. All plates (both Kupfern and Vignetten) unbound in 10 original printed wrappers for Hefts 1-2, 3-4, 5, 6-7, 8-11, 12-13, 14, 15-17, 18, 19-20; Heft numbers written on wrappers in ms.; number of plates in each wrapper also written in ms.; printed title on wrappers is: Kupfer zu Prinz Maximilians von Wied Reise durch Nord-Amerika. Bookplate of Paul Mellon.
Illustrated by Karl Bodmer.
"Mit 48 Kupfern, 33 Vignetten, vielen Holzschnitten und einer Charte."
"Verzeichniss der resp. Herren Subscribenten": Bd. 2, p. [v]-xvi.
Atlas contents: [I]. Kupfern -- [II]. Vignetten.
Wagner-Camp (4th ed.), 76:1
BAC: British Art Center copy: 3 Volumes. First German edition. Two small folio volumes of text with color plates. Has only the 48 tabs in atlas. The vignettes are bound with text. Large paper text. Untrimmed. Atlas. 3/4 black calf (Text and Atlas). In three blue cloth box-cases. Text: a.e. speckled black. Color plates, tables. Spine height: 14 1/2 inches (on spine: Maximilian PRINZ ZU WIED/REISE in Nord-America. 1/2). Box-case, ht: 16 1/8 inches (blue leather label: MAXIMILIAN PRINZ ZU WIED/REISE IN DAS INNERE NORD-AMERICA/VOL. I/II/COBLENZ, 1839-1841). Atlas title: KUPFER ZU PRINZ MANIMILIANS VON WIED REISE durch NORD-AMERICA. Ausgabe. Color plates, folding color map. Spine height: 17 5/8 inches (on front cover: ATLAS ZUR REISE IN NORD-AMERICA VON MAXIMILIAN PRINZ ZU WIED). Box-case, ht: 25 15/16 inches (blue leather label: MAXIMILIAN PRINZ ZU WIED/REISE IN DAS INNERE NORD-AMERICA/ATLAS/COBLENZ, 1839-1841).
The work describes the results of the ethnological journey of Maximilian Prinz zu Wied and Karl Bodmer in the years 1832 to 1834 to North America. The goal of this research trip was the flora and fauna of North America and the encounter with those Indian tribes who lived at the time west of the Missouri.
Subject Terms:
Indians of North America -- Languages.
Indians of North America.
Mellon, Paul -- Bookplate.
Natural history -- United States.
Schmidt, Otto L., 1863-1935 -- Bookplate.
United States -- Description and travel.
Subscription lists (Publishing) -- Germany -- Koblenz -- 1839-1841.
Bodmer, Karl, 1809-1893, ill.

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