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Möllhausen, Balduin, 1825–1905

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.

Leipzig : Hermann Mendelssohn, 1858.
Physical Description:
[18], xiv, 494, [2] pages, [12] leaves of plates : illustrations, maps ; 31 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
F593 .M65 1858+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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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, H.R. Plains & the Rockies (4th ed.), 305:1
Newberry Library. Catalogue of the Everett D. Graff Collection of Western Americana, 2851
Howes, W. U.S.iana, 1650-1950 (1962 edition), M713
Parke-Bernet Galleries. Celebrated collection of Americana formed by the late Thomas Winthrop Streeter, 3135
Sabin, J. Dictionary of books relating to America from its discovery to the present time, 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.
Chromolithographs -- 1858.
Lithographs -- 1858.
Wood engravings -- 1858.
Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Storch & Kramer, lithographer.
Winckelmann und Söhne, lithographer.

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