Neu-Guinea. Dr Maximilian KRIEGER.


Berlin, Alfred Schall, [1899].

Large octavo, xii, 535 pages with 55 illustrations plus 28 pages of plates and 5 maps (including 2 folding maps in colour).

Gilt- and colour-pictorial olive cloth, top edge dyed red; covers slightly rubbed and bumped at the extremities; leading edge a little foxed and lightly pitted; some light pencil lines across the bottom edge; front endpaper hinge cracked but the binding is firm; occasional light foxing and trifling signs of handling; overall, an excellent copy with a charming 1908 gift inscription in German from a son to his father.

The text is in German. The other contributors are noted on the title page: 'mit Beiträgen von Professor Dr A. Freiherrn von Danckelman, Professor Dr F. von Luschan, Kustos Paul Matschie und Professor Dr Otto Warburg mit Unterstützung der Kolonial-Abteilung des Auswärtigen Amtes, der Neu-Guinea-Kompagnie und der Deutschen Kolonial-Gesellschaft'.

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Price (AUD): $150.00

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