Bibra, Ernst Freiherrn von; Die Algodon-Bay in Bolivien. Wien : K.K. Hof- u. Staatsdr., 1852. Small folio, pp. 75-116, 3 colored plates.
The work is complete and an extract. It is in a modern archival folder. Binding is very clean, text and plates are near fine. In very good condition.
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Ernst Freiherrn von Bibra ( 1806 - 1878 ) was a German botanist, zoologist metallurgist, chemist, geographer, He built extensive collections in the sciences. Bibra authored several important works in chemistry, plant science, narcotics and diseases. In 1849 he traveled to Central and South America. His description of the geology and early human remains along Algodon Bay is illustrated with three stunning colored plates.