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On the construction and the mode of action of the volcanoes in different parts of the world (and) J. Oltmann, presentation of the results that can be derived from the height measurements made on Vesuvius by Alexander v. Humboldt and other observers. 2 first editions (pp. 138-155 and 20 p.) in: Treatises of the Royal Academy of Sciences in Berlin. From the years 1822 and 1823, together with the history of the academy in this period. 2 parts in 1 volume. With 1 OLithogr. and 7 partly folded. Copper plate. Berlin, Royal Academy of Sciences 1825. XVIII, 373 pages, 20 pages (Oltmann), 430 pages, 1 sheet (Errata). 4°. Softcover at present (spotted, small blemishes, book block broken).
Humboldt, Alexander von

On the construction and the mode of action of the volcanoes in different parts of the world (and) J. Oltmann, presentation of the results that can be derived from the height measurements made on Vesuvius by Alexander v. Humboldt and other observers. 2 first editions (pp. 138-155 and 20 p.) in: Treatises of the Royal Academy of Sciences in Berlin. From the years 1822 and 1823, together with the history of the academy in this period. 2 parts in 1 volume. With 1 OLithogr. and 7 partly folded. Copper plate. Berlin, Royal Academy of Sciences 1825. XVIII, 373 pages, 20 pages (Oltmann), 430 pages, 1 sheet (Errata). 4°. Softcover at present (spotted, small blemishes, book block broken).
First edition. - G.W.Muncke, Vulcane (pp.2194-2352) - With further contributions by Lichtenstein, Mitscherlich, v. Buch, Savigny, W.v. Humboldt (On the emergence of grammatical forms and their influence on the development of ideas) and others - Somewhat browned, partly slightly waterstained.

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