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The Resource 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

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

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Researches concerning the institutions & monuments of the ancient inhabitants of America : with descriptions & views of some of the most striking scenes in the Cordilleras!
Title
Researches concerning the institutions & monuments of the ancient inhabitants of America
Title remainder
with descriptions & views of some of the most striking scenes in the Cordilleras!
Statement of responsibility
written in French by Alexander de Humboldt, & translated into English by Helen Maria Williams
Title variation
Researches concerning the institutions and monuments of the ancient inhabitants of America
Creator
Contributor
Former owner
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC/ICU
Citation location within source
33751
Citation source
Sabin
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1769-1859
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Humboldt, Alexander von
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Language note
Translation of "Vues des Cordillères et monumens des peuples indigènes de L'Amérique," which forms "1. ptie. 2. section" of "Voyage de Humboldt et Bonpland."
LC call number
F1219
LC item number
.H91
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1762-1827
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Canal Zone Library-Museum
  • Williams, Helen Maria
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Indians of Mexico
  • Indians of South America
  • Antiquities
  • Indians of Mexico
  • Indians of South America
  • Travel
  • MONTAÑAS
  • Mexico
  • Peru
  • Mexico
  • Peru
  • Andes
  • Andes
  • Mexico
  • Peru
  • MEXICO
  • PERU
  • MONTAÑAS
  • CORDILLERA DE LOS ANDES
Label
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
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • English translation by Helen Maria Williams of the author's orignal French: Vues des Cordillères et monumens des peuples indigènes de l'Amérique (Paris, 1810-1813 ; representing partie I, section 2: of Voyage aux régions équinoxiales du Nouveau Continent fait en 1799-1804 by Alexander von Humboldt)
  • Engraved title pages
  • Colophon: W. Pople, printer, London
  • Indexes (v. 2, p. [257]-324) refer to the volumes 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
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
2 volumes in 1
Lccn
01020792
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
  • SCNHRB has two copies.
  • SCNHRB c. 1 (v.1: 39088013481981; v. 2: 39088013482021) imperfect: lacking pls. to face p. 145, 276 of v. 1; p. 144 of v. 2.
  • SCNHRB c. 1 has bookplates and stamps of the Panama Canal Library.
  • SCNHRB c. 1 inscribed in ink on t.p.'s: Thomas Ball.
  • SCNHRB c. 1 bound in brown paper boards, uncut; bookseller's ticket: The Arthur H. Clark Co, Glendale, Cal.
  • SCNHRB c. 2 (39088013482062) lacking pl. meant to face p. 53 of v. 1.
  • SCNHRB c. 2 has unidentified monogram stamp on t.p. to v. 1.
  • SCNHRB c. 2 stamped on verso of t.p. of v. 1: Smithsonian Institution Libraries (marked withdrawn).
  • SCNHRB c. 2 bound as 1 v. in recent brown goatskin and cloth boards, title in gilt on spine.
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)04912741
  • (OCoLC)ocm04912741
Label
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
Publication
Note
  • English translation by Helen Maria Williams of the author's orignal French: Vues des Cordillères et monumens des peuples indigènes de l'Amérique (Paris, 1810-1813 ; representing partie I, section 2: of Voyage aux régions équinoxiales du Nouveau Continent fait en 1799-1804 by Alexander von Humboldt)
  • Engraved title pages
  • Colophon: W. Pople, printer, London
  • Indexes (v. 2, p. [257]-324) refer to the volumes 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
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
2 volumes in 1
Lccn
01020792
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
  • SCNHRB has two copies.
  • SCNHRB c. 1 (v.1: 39088013481981; v. 2: 39088013482021) imperfect: lacking pls. to face p. 145, 276 of v. 1; p. 144 of v. 2.
  • SCNHRB c. 1 has bookplates and stamps of the Panama Canal Library.
  • SCNHRB c. 1 inscribed in ink on t.p.'s: Thomas Ball.
  • SCNHRB c. 1 bound in brown paper boards, uncut; bookseller's ticket: The Arthur H. Clark Co, Glendale, Cal.
  • SCNHRB c. 2 (39088013482062) lacking pl. meant to face p. 53 of v. 1.
  • SCNHRB c. 2 has unidentified monogram stamp on t.p. to v. 1.
  • SCNHRB c. 2 stamped on verso of t.p. of v. 1: Smithsonian Institution Libraries (marked withdrawn).
  • SCNHRB c. 2 bound as 1 v. in recent brown goatskin and cloth boards, title in gilt on spine.
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)04912741
  • (OCoLC)ocm04912741

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