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    Author: Alexander Humboldt
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1.   Thomson, E. H., ed. [Leonardo da Vinci] [Humboldt, Alexander] [Graham, Evarts A.] [Bastian, H. C.] [Samoilowitz, D.]   Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences XXVII, 1972.   Picture
Publisher: New Haven, Yale Dept. of the History of Science & Medicine, 1972. The year in four numbers paged consecutively: 483 p., adverts., plates, 25 cm. Includes (1) Forbes, Mortality Books 1820-49 from the Parish of St. Bride; Boccaccio, Ground Itch & Dew Poison: The Rockefeller Sanitary Commission 1909-14; Hodapp, Public Health in Colonial New Haven; Hamarneh, Development of Arabic Medical Therapy in the 10th Century; (2) Keele, Leonardo da Vinci's Studies of the Alimentary Tract; Risse, Kant, Schelling, & the Early Search for a Philosophical 'Science' of Medicine in Germany; Barrett & Corcos, A Letter from Alexander Humboldt to Charles Darwin; Jones, Hal Downey's Hematological Training in Germany, 1910-11; Walsh, The American Tour of Dr. Spurzheim; (3) Olch, Evarts A. Graham, The American College of Surgeons, & the American Board of Surgery; Jackson, Unusual Mental States in Medieval Europe I. Medical Syndromes of Mental Disorder 400-1100 A.D.; Jones, Development of the 'Muscular Sense' Concept during the 19th Century & the Works of H. Charlton Bastian; Mazumdar, Immunity in 1890; (4) Howard-Jones, Cholera Therapy in the 19th Century; Eklund & Davis, Joseph Black Matriculates: Medicine & Magnesia Alba; Lee, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation in the 18th Century; Kowal, Danilo Samoilowitz: An 18th-Century Ukrainian Epidemiologist & his Role in the Moscow Plague (1770-72); Notes & Events; Book Reviews; Index & preliminaries to Vol. XXVII. Printed blue wraps; VG. Individual numbers may be had for $10. 33501, four numbers.

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2.   Von Humboldt, Alexander   KOSMOS Entwurf Einer Physischen Weltbeschreibung   Publisher: F. W. Thomas & Son Philadelphia, PA 1869. Very Good+ with no dust jacket Hardcover Hardback book in blind stamped copper colored cloth with gilt vignette with Humboldt bust on front cover and gilt title and design on spine. Jubilee Edition. Steel engraved portrait of von Humboldt with tissue guard. Tip of edge at top and bottom of spine has been carefully reinforced, near invisible. Corners and covers are straight, binding tight, end papers and pages clean. All edges gilt. Handsome edition in very presentable condition. In German. ; 8vo

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3.   Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859. Faak, Margot, editor   Reise durch Venezuela. Auswahl aus den amerikanischen Reisetagebüchern   Picture
Publisher: Berlin: Akademie Verlag, ©2000. 667 p., illus., facsims., maps; 25 cm. Beiträge zur Alexander-von-Humboldt-Forschung 12. "Between 1799 and 1804, Humboldt traveled extensively in Latin America, exploring and describing it for the first time in a manner generally considered to be a modern scientific point of view." Folded maps in back pocket. Stock#46107. Vg / no dj.

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4.   Humboldt, Alexander von   Cosmos: A Sketch of a Physical Description of the Universe, Volume 2   Publisher: Harper & Brothers New York 1850. Good with no dust jacket Hardcover Volume two only. Blue cloth, with gilt lettering on the spine. A bit of light bumping at spine extremities and corners; with a bit of wear at the tips of the corners. Some soil, staining to boards. Spine sunned; spine gilt still fairly bright. Very slight spine lean. Some soil & freckling to page edges. Top ~1" of front pastedown has been torn out. Foxing to endpapers and first and last few pages. Else pages fairly clean, with just a bit of scattered foxing. ; 367 pages

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5.   Vandermaelen, Philippe. Humboldt, Alexander von.   Amer. Sep. Partie de la Vieille Californie. No. 58. [and] No. 65.   Picture
Publisher: [Bruxelles]: [Ph. Vandermaelen], 1827. 2 sheets. First edition. Hand-colored lithographic maps. Phillips, 749. Sabin 43762. Large scale map of Baja. Map 58 includes parts of Baja California, Sonora, Sinaloa and Chihuahua. Map 65 includes the tip of Baja California and the "Iles Revillagigedo" and a text box: Note sur le Mexique .. de Humboldt. Sheets from Phillipe Vandermaelen, Atlas universel de geographie physique, politique, statistique et mineralogique.., a magnificent and ground breaking six volume atlas of the entire world, which was the first Atlas to use lithography, to show the entire world using such a large uniform scale, approcimately 26 miles to the inch, and which was designed to be joined together into a three-dimensional globe with a diameter of approximately 25 feet. Very good bright copies, a few minor spots or marginal finger soiling.

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6.   Humboldt, Alexander von. W. Macgillivray (editor).   TRAVELS AND RESEARCHES OF AEXANDER VON HUMBOLT; BEING A CONDENSED NARRATIVE OF HIS JOURNEYS IN THE EQUINOCTIAL REGIONS OF AMERICA,AND IN ASIATIC RUSSIA: - TOGETHER WITH ANALYSES OF HIS MORE IMPORTANT INVESTIGATIONS.   Publisher: Harper & Brothers, New York: no date (ca. 1880). Hardcover. Good. Green cloth, 367 pages. Good overall; covers silverfished, endpapers & pages 233-247 insect-damaged (affecting text); Abridged edition. AS IS. Abridged edition. AS IS.

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7.   Humboldt, Alexander von.   VIEWS OF NATURE, OR CONTEMPLATIONS ON THE SUBLIME PHENOMENA OF CREATION, WITH SCIENTIFIC ILLUSTRATIONS. Translated by E. C. Otte & H. G. Bohn   Publisher: George Bell & Sons, London: 1902. Hardcover. Very Good. Red cloth, 452 pages. This book is in very good shape overall; spine cloth faded, minor soil, spine tips & corners lightly bumped, several signatures open easily, still very nice, clean & sturdily-bound.

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8.   Humboldt, Alexander von & Aimé Bonpland.   REISE IN DIE AEQUINOCTIAL - GEGENDEN DES NEUEN CONTINENTS. 4 volumes in 2. Edited by Hermann Hanff.   Publisher: J. G. Cotta, Stuttgart: 1860. Hardcover. Very Good. 1st edition thus, half black cloth w/ yellow marbled paper-covered boards, 403 + 416 + 403 + 444 pages. Spine labels lightly rubbed, corners lightly bumped; Vol. I small chip to paper on front board; Vol. II has tan stain to top corner or first 100 pages. 4 vols. in 2. Color folding map at end. In German script. New foreword by Humboldt. Pub. dates are 1859-1860. 4 vols. in 2. Color folding map at end. In German script. New foreword by Humboldt. Pub. dates are 1859-1860.

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9.   von Humboldt, Alexander   Cosmos   Publisher: Johns Hopkins Univ. ISBN: 9780801855023. BRAND NEW Softcover. Publisher List Price= $23.95

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