Johann Büttikofer - Reisebilder aus Liberia - 1890

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Johann Büttikofer - Reisebilder aus Liberia - 1890
Travels - Quantity: 2

Johann Büttikofer - Reisebilder aus Liberia - Geographischer, naturwissenschaftlicher und ethnographischer Untersuchungen während der Jahre 1879-1882 und 1886-1887 - Leiden - E.J. Brill - 1890 - first edition - 440;510 pp. - original full linen binding - dimensions 24 cm x 17 cm.


Condition: Good - Ex-Libris J.C.C.C. Campagne - Hardly any signs of use, only the full-linen volumes have colour loss. Book cover, text and illustrations in good to very good condition. Please have a look at the many photos to get a correct impression.

Complete with a total of 32 plates - 2 x frontispiece, 8 x colour lithographs, 24 photographic images black and white, very numerous (136) drawings in text, 4 maps Grand Bassa, River Cess, Sinoe, Cape Palmas as well as a large colour map folded several times.

Remarkable in these two volumes of the Swiss Africa and Borneo researcher Büttikofer are the numerous, very early ethnological photographs.



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Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
2
Subject
Travels
Author/ Illustrator
Johann Büttikofer
Book Title
Reisebilder aus Liberia
Condition
Good
Publication year oldest item
1890
Edition
1st Edition
Language
German
Original language
Yes
Binding/ Material
Hardback
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