Sptizbergen Svalbard Artcic Exploration 1865 Petermann w/ three color mapsBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Petermann's, Periodicals, German Scientific Magazines, Spitzberg, Svalbard)
Spitzbergen und die Arktische Central-Region, by Dr. A. Petermann.
Published 1865, Gotha by Justus Perthes.
70 pages. Text in German. Three scarce folding color lithograph maps at rear, found only in this particular issue.
Originally issued loose as a scientific periodical, it was bound into a sammelbund in the 19th century and is thus extracted from a bound volume. Complete as issued, only lacking the printed front wrapper.
Text block is tight and sound. Interior contents clean and largely free of age spotting or foxing. Any age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 10 1/2" H x 9" W.