The geographical illustrations are from paintings and sketches by the author, and the beautiful reproductions of the large pictures give a vivid idea of the wealth of color in plant, soil and sky as one ascends the tropical plains of Marecaibo [sic].

"An enthusiastic description of the natural characteristics of Western Venezuela as studied by the author during a long sojourn in the country ... Venezuela is the most beautiful tropical country" (Maria Luisa de Blay, Journal Vol. VI, pp. 490, 1895).

Large 4to, 76pp. text in German, map, 12 fine chromolithographed plates mounted on card, 54 wood-engraved vignettes in text, original publisher's decorated cloth backed boards, title in gilt on pictorial upper cover, decorated endpapers, gilt edges.

Issued in 6 parts, 1892-93

English title: From the tropical lowlands to the eternal snow. A picturesque portrayal of the most beautiful tropical country Venezuela

References:

Palau 103132; BN 918.7; G-597; Sanchez 338; Blay 201 Bobins 811.

Publisher: Leipzig, A. Fischer

Language(s):

German

Contributor(s):

Getty Research Institute

ISBN-10: N/A

Date Added: 2019-03-06

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Vom Tropischen Tieflande zum Ewigen Schnee - Routenkarte von a Goering's Reisen in Venezuela (1892)

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