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Niebuhr, Carsten: Reisebeschreibung nach Arabien und andern umliegenden Ländern (1774-1778)

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    Carsten Niebuhr (1733-1815)

     

    Reisebeschreibung nach Arabien und andern umliegenden Ländern.

     

    Kopenhagen, Nicolaus Möller, 1774-1778. Two volumes. First edition. 4to. Volume 1: XVI, (6), 504, (1) + 72 copper engraved plates and 1 folded map. Volume 2:  (16), 479, (1) + 52 copper engraved plates. Complete. Both volumes have engraved titlevignettes.

     

    Original binding with stiff paper boards. Pages uncut. Good condition. Minor spotting on first pages. No tears, markings or previous owner’s inscriptions.

     

    Carsten Niebuhr was a German explorer who took place in the Royal Danish Arabia expedition in 1761-1767.

     

    Text in German.

     

    Additional information
    Publisher:
    Nicolaus Möller
    YEAR OF PUBLICATION:
    1774-1778
    PLACE OF PUBLICATION:
    Kopenhagen
    Pages:
    XVI, (6), 504, (1) + 72 copper engraved plates and 1 folded map. ; (16), 479, (1) + 52 copper engraved plates
    Illustrations:
    124 copper engraved plates + 1 folded map + 2 title vignettes
    Binding:
    stiff paper boards
    Condition:
    3, good condition