MAXIMILIAN ZU WIED-NEUWIED, Prince (1782-1867)
Travels in Brazil, in 1815, 1816, and 1817. London: for Sir Richard Phillips, 1820.
8vo (208 x 132 mm). 9 engraved plates (3 folding). (Some pale spotting or offsetting.) Contemporary half brown calf, marbled boards, smooth spine, black morocco lettering-piece gilt (some light wear, discreet library label to spine.) An account of Prince Maximilian's expedition thorugh Brazil, which was the most profitable scientific expedition of the 19th-century, published in the same year as the first edition. Sabin 47021.