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Lives of the Brothers Humboldt, Alexander and William [microform]

Hermann Klencke

Lives of the Brothers Humboldt, Alexander and William [microform]

translated and arranged from the German of Klencke & Schlesier

by Hermann Klencke

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Published by Ingram, Cooke in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Juliette Bauer.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMicrofilm 85/8380 (Q)
The Physical Object
Pagination431 p., [2] leaves of plates : ill., ports. ; 19 cm.
Number of Pages431
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2640351M
LC Control Number85216686

Humboldt drew everything he saw – Incan ruins, electric eels, the transit of Mercury, silver mines, and ocean currents. In addition to being remarkably well preserved, these drawings offer tremendous insight into Humboldt's prescient observations. Illustrated. London. Nelson * A Sons. $ T> 1? ^ V. Battle Fields of the South from BuU-Run ia Fredericksburg., By an Eng- 1 llsh Combatant. $ ^ ^ BAUER— Lives of the Brothers Humboldt, Alexander and William. By BAXLEY-mTl's:ron\e"w^ CS of North and South America ^^^ and the Hawaiian Islands. ^^ 8^o. m-trated.

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