Catalog Archive
Auction 102, Lot 532

"[Lot of 6 Engravings]", Humboldt, Friedrich Heinrich Alexander von

Subject: Botanical

Period: 1825 (circa)

Publication: Botanical Atlases

Color: Black & White

9.3 x 14 inches
23.6 x 35.6 cm

Humboldt and botanist Aimé Bonpland traveled for five years from Venezuela to Peru. Upon returning they published the first detailed and magnificently illustrated account of the natural history of South and Central America in a monumental 34-volume series. Includes: Passiflora glauea; Jacaranda acutifolia; Cinchona scrobiculata; Bambusa latifolia; Saccellium lanceolatum; and Mutisia grandiflora. From one or more of a series of Botanical Atlases by Humboldt & Bonpland. Each on a folio sheet (13 x 20.5") with wide margins.


Condition: A+

Printer crease on Mutisia grandiflora. All clean.

Estimate: $300 - $400


Closed on 3/5/2003