Lot 226

America.- Humboldt (Alexander de)

Researches, Concerning the Institutions and Monuments of the Ancient Inhabitants of America, with Descriptions and Views of Some of the Most Striking Scenes in the Cordilleras, 2 vol., engraved title vignettes, 19 only, of 20, plates (5 hand-coloured), tables, titles dusty, one repaired, occasional spotting or foxing, first couple of leaves loose, contemporary calf, boards detached, rather worn, Longman, 1814; with Labillardiere (M.)[Houton de (Jacques Julien)] Voyage in Search of la Pérouse, 1 vol. only, of 2, first English edition, large folding engraved map and 15 plates, bookplate and stamp of Cheshunt College Library, leaves trimmed, light browning and occasional spotting, paper boards, rubbed, spotted, hinges started, [Ferguson 309; Sabin 3842], John Stockdale, 1800, 4to (3)

Estimate: £150-£200