Plate Books / Travel & Countries

Price: EUR 250,00

[Illustrated book. Colour plates] Berghaus, Heinrich, Dr.

Jordens Folkslag, efter deras egendomlighet i afseende på regeringsform, religion, seder och kädedrägter skildrade af Dr. Heinrich Berghaus. Öfversättning af G. Thomée. Med kolorerade figurer. (..).

Stockholm. Alb. Bonniers Förlag. 1849-1850. 4:o. 2 parts in 2 volumes. Part I: Title + 392 pp. + 15 hand coloured plates; Part II: Title + 302 pp. + (2 pp.) + 17 hand coloured plates.

Brown half calfs. Gilt titles and gilt ornamentations at the spines. End papers with patterns in white and blue. Ex Libris pasted to the inside of the front boards. Yellow guard papers. Some wear to the bindings. Volume I with a couple of pages with a stain in the margin. Volume II has about 10 pages with some insignificant foxing, and a water stain in the lower margin of the last ca 50 pages. The plates are in fine condition. Overall very clean. In better condition than most other copies.

A swedish edition of Heinrich Berghaus "Die Völker des Erdballs". A work on the peoples of the world, their customs, fashions religions etc. 32 hand colored wood cuts.

Item No: 1181