Aufenthalt und Reisen in Mexico in den Jahren 1825 bis 1834.
BURKART Joseph (1836.)
£1500.00 [First Edition]
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Bemerkungen über Land, Produkte, Leben und Sitten der Einwohner und Beobachtungen aus dem Gebiet der Mineralogie, Geognosie, Bergbaukunde, Meteorologie, Geographie etc.First edition. 2 vols. 2 large folding maps (1 coloured) & 9 lithograph plates (1 coloured). 8vo. Contemporary dark speckled boards, spines lettered in gilt, light spotting to title pages, & some maps. x, [ii], 392, ; [iv], 286, pp. Stuttgart, Schweizerbart,
Burkhart was a German geologist in charge of two mining companies in Mexico. The account of his travels provides detailed information of Mexico's geological and mineral features. With an introduction by the geologist J. Nöggerath.
From the Schönborn Buccheim collection, with the family bookplate to the front paste down of each volume and the very neat library label carefully placed in the corner of the upper boards.
Sabin, 9275; Palau, 37502.
Stock Code: 181774