Sale 503 Lot 187

* MAXIMILIAN ZU WIED-NEUWIED, Prince (1782-1867)
Travels in Brazil, in 1815, 1816, and 1817. London: for Sir Richard Phillips, 1820.

8vo (208 x 132 mm). 9 engraved plates (3 folding). (Some pale spotting or offsetting.) Contemporary half brown calf, marbled boards, smooth spine, black morocco lettering-piece gilt (some light wear, discreet library label to spine.) An account of Prince Maximilian's expedition thorugh Brazil, which was the most profitable scientific expedition of the 19th-century, published in the same year as the first edition. Sabin 47021.


Estimate $ 600-800

Property from the Collection of the Valley of Milwaukee, Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite, Milwaukee, Wisconsin







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