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The Rugendas Letters:
Johann Moritz Rugendas’
First Voyage to Brazil
The Sections of Cap Trafalgar
The First Prussian Maritime Atlas
Lang, A. W. (Charts of the Southern German and Baltic Sea. Their development from the beginnings up to the end of the 18th century.) Fol. Hamburg 1968. 5 ll., 105 pp. With
20 ( 14 double full-page ) plates .
Gilt stamped blue orig. cloth with ills. jacket.
In German. – Supplement issue to Deutsche Hydrographische Zeitschrift, series B, no. 10. – Commemorative publication on the occasion of the centennial of the foundation of the North German Naval Observatory Hamburg, 1868-1968. – With summary in German, English, French, and Russian. – Subdivided in Emergence of Hydrography in the Northern Part of Europe – Netherlandish Epoch – Overcoming of the Netherlandish Monopoly by Independent Developments subdivided into German & Baltic Sea and respective countries – Short Outline of the Further Development of Hydrographic Cartography from 1800 to 1900. – The facsimile-like plates on slightly toned paper. – Small backed tears in the jacket aside as new.
Offer no. 29,058 / EUR 55. (c. US$ 66.) + shipping