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Researches, Concerning the Institutions & Monuments of the Ancient Inhabitants of America, With Descriptions & Views of Some of the Most Striking Scenes in the Cordilleras!

Written in French by Alexander de Humboldt & translated into English by Helen Maria Williams .
Format
Book
Published
London, Longman, etc., Hurst, Rees, Orme & Brown, J. Murray & H. Colburn, 1814.
Language
English
French (translated from)
Related Title
Cordilleras, Researches ... with ... views of ... the.
Description
2 v. 20 pl. (part col.) on 19 l. 22 cm.
Notes
  • Engraved t.-p.
  • "Translation of "Vues des Cordillères ett monumens des peuples indigènes de l'Amérique," which forms "1. ptie. 2 section" of "Voyage de Humboldt et Bonpland."
  • Indexes (v. 2, p. [257]-324) refer to the vollmes as "volumes XIII and XIV"; signatures and plates also refer to vol. XIII and XIV, indicating that the "Researches" bore those volume numbers in a series of translations of Humboldt's works issued by Longmans.
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