Researches, concerning the institutions & monuments of the ancient inhabitants of America :
with descriptions & views of some of the most striking scenes in the Cordilleras! /
written in French by Alexander de Humboldt, & translated into English by Helen Maria Williams.
|Main Creator:||Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.|
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London : Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme & Brown, J. Murray & H. Colburn, 1814.
"Translation of "Vues des Cordillères ett monumens des peuples indigènes de l'Amérique," which forms "1. ptie. 2 section" of "Voyage de Humboldt et Bonpland."
Indexes (v. 2, p. -324) refer to the vollmes as "volumes XIII and XIV"; signatures and plates also refer to vol. XIII and XIV, indicating that the "Researches" bore those volume numbers in a series of translations of Humboldt's works issued by Longmans.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Physical description: 2 v., 19 leaves of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 22 cm. (8vo)
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