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Creator:
Möllhausen, Balduin, 1825-1905, author.
Title(s):

Tagebuch einer reise vom Mississippi nach den küsten der Südsee / von Balduin Möllhausen ; eingeführt von Alexander von Humboldt ; mit 13 illustrationen in Oelfarben- und Tondruck, 10 Holzschnitten und 1 karte.

Additional Title(s):

Reise vom Mississippi nach den Küsten der Südsee.

Published/Created:
Leipzig : Hermann Mendelssohn, 1858.
Physical Description:
[18], xiv, 494, [2] pages, [12] leaves of plates : illustrations, maps ; 31 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
F593 .M65 1858+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in one volume. Preliminary pagination is as follows: p. [1]: half-title. p. [2]: blank. p. [3]: title page. p. [4]: "Das Recht der Uebersetzung wird vorbehalten." p. [5]: dedication. p. [6]: blank. pp. [7]-[12]: Liste der Subscribenten. pp. [ix]-x: Einleitung. pp. [xi]-xiv: Inhalt. p. [1], 2nd sequence: half-title. p. [2], 2nd sequence: blank. p. [3], 2nd sequence: Interims-Titel. p. [4], 2nd sequence: blank. pp. I-VIII, 2nd sequence: Vorwort von Alexander von Humboldt (after which commences the primary sequence of 494 pages).
BEIN ZZc50 858mo copy 1: In the original 2 parts with wrappers, as issued; the t.p. and part of the preface are bound in pt. 2.
BEIN ZZc50 858mo copy 2: Frontispiece bound in before p. 285. Author's presentation inscription to Mrs. Sarah Newberry.
Title on cover: Reise vom Mississippi nach den Küsten der Südsee.
With wood-engraved illustrations, including title page vignette.
With chromolithographed plates by Storch & Kramer, after Möllhausen. Tinted lithogaphs by Winckelmann & Söhne, after Möllhausen.
Wagner-Camp (4th ed.) 305:1
Graff 2851
Howes, W. U.S.iana (2nd ed.), M713
Streeter Americana 3135
Sabin, 49914
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in publisher's original green cloth, stamped in gold and in blind.
Subject Terms:
Möllhausen, Balduin, 1825-1905 -- Presentation inscription to Mrs. Sarah Newberry.
Newberry, Sarah -- Presentation inscription from B. Möllhausen.
Overland journeys to the Pacific.
West (U.S.) -- Description and travel.
Form/Genre:
Chromolithographs -- 1858.
Lithographs -- 1858.
Wood engravings -- 1858.
Contributors:
Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Storch & Kramer, lithographer.
Winckelmann und Söhne, lithographer.
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