FORSTER, Georg.

Kleine Schriften:

£4,500

Kleine Schriften:
Ein Beytrag zur Völker- und Länderkunde, Naturgeschichte, und Philosophie des Lebens.
Leipzig, Paul Gotthelf Kummer, 1789 [–1797].

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Description

First collected edition of the writings of a naturalist and ethnographer who accompanied Cook’s Second Voyage. The contents include articles on Cook, Australia, Tahiti, the Pacific Northwest, and Hawaii.

Description

6 volumes, 8vo, 2 large folding maps of North America dated 1791, 20 engraved plates (of which 2 folding), contemporary half-calf gilt, marbled boards, tan and green morocco labels, an excellent set.

Bibliography

Forbes, 165.

 

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