DIE ERDE UND IHRE BEWOHNER; ein Hand- und Lesebuch fur alle Stände

By: Hoffmann, Karl Friedrich Vollrath [1796-1842]

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Stuttgart [Germany]: J. Scheible's Buchhandlung, 1838.. 1838.. Good. - Octavo, three-quarter brown calf & marbled boards with raised bands on spine. The boards are bumped & the leather rubbed. The joints are split at the head & tail of the spine. xii & 763 pp. with plate section in rear. Illustrated with 7 steel engravings, including portrait frontispiece, 7 folding plates [misnumbered], 25 texual woodcuts & 2 folding charts in the text. There is scattered foxing & staining & the front edges of 2 of the folding plates in the rear are creased. An owner's bookplate is mounted on the front pastedown. A good, complete working copy.

Fifth edition. "Funfte, mit der vierten gleichlautende, und durch angehängte Berichtigungen und Zusätze, bis Michaelis 1838, fortgefuhrte Ausgabe."

The plate section in the rear includes 2 astronomical plates, a plate of the geology of the Alps, 2 folding maps and 2 folding charts.

Text in German.

Title: DIE ERDE UND IHRE BEWOHNER; ein Hand- und Lesebuch fur alle Stände

Author Name: Hoffmann, Karl Friedrich Vollrath [1796-1842]

Categories: Geography,

Publisher: Stuttgart [Germany]: J. Scheible's Buchhandlung, 1838.: 1838.

Book Condition: Good

Seller ID: 8422

Keywords: GEOGRAPHY; GEOLOGY; MAPS; CHARTS; PLATES; STEEL ENGRAVINGS; WOODCUTS; GERMAN; KARL FRIEDRICH VOLLRATH HOFFMANN; NINETEENTH CENTURY; 19TH CENTURY; DIE ERDE UND IHRE BEWOHNER.