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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 & 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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5.   Von Humboldt, Alexander; Prichard, Augustin [tr.]   Kosmos: A General Survey of the Physical Phenomena of the Universe. 2 volume set   Picture
Publisher: London Hippolyte Bailliere 1845. Volume I: Cover rubbed and soiled. Spine crinkled with some outer joint wear. Inner hinges cracked. Volume II: Cover rubbed and soiled with chip at spine base. Both volumes darkening to page ends and ex.-lib. Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland [First Edition in English] Blue hardback cloth cover 210mm x 130mm (8" x 5"). xvii, 482pp; 534pp. Volume II published in 1848.

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6.   von Humboldt, Alexander   The Life and Travels and Researches of Alexander von Humboldt   Picture
Publisher: New York Sampson Low Son & Co 1860. G : in good condition without dust jacket. Corners bumped, covers rubbed. Previous owner's bookplate to fep. Marbled endpapers Reprint Brown hardback half-leather cover 200mm x 150mm (8" x 6"). 482pp. Engraved frontispiece portrait of Humboldt.

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7.   de Humboldt, Alexander and Aime Bonpland (Helen Maria Williams, tr)   Personal Narrative of travels to the equinoctial regions of the new continent during the years 1799-1804 vol. 1 and vol. 2   Publisher: Carey, Philadelphia 1815. 2 vols. in one book, 8vo full brown sheep, 1st US ed., lacking fep, map present, loss at head and toe of spine, fr. board held by cords, heavy foxing and toning to text, spine label present, G. 432 pp. With signature of James Henderson of Williamsburg VA. Topic: Exploration

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