Political Essay on the Kingdom of New Spain 2 Volume Set (Cambridge Library Collection - Latin American Studies)

Humboldt, Alexander von

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The two-volume 1811 New York edition of Humboldt's account of Mexico, which Darwin later had with him aboard the Beagle. Translator(s): Black, John. Series: Cambridge Library Collection - Latin American Studies. Num Pages: 736 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KLCM; HBJK; HBTP. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 217 x 140 x 43. Weight in Grams: 976. . 2014. Reissue. Paperback. . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9781108077910

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