First German North Pole Expedition 1868 Koldewey Petermann 2 maps & color printBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
[Petermann's, Periodicals, German Scientific Magazines, North Pole, First German Polar Exploration, Geography].
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Die Erste Deutsche Nordpolar-Expedition im Jahre 1868, Beschreiben von by K. Koldewey.
Published 1871, Gotha by Justus Perthes.
56 pages. Text in German. Color lithographed nautical frontispiece. Contains two folding color lithographed maps which are only found in this specific periodical.
Originally issued loose as a scientific periodical, it was bound into a sammelband in the 19th century and is thus extracted from a bound volume, Complete as issued, lacking only the printed front wrapper.
Text block is tight and sound. Interior contents clean, and largely free of age spotting or foxing. Any age flaws are easy to overlook or forgive.
Very uncommon/ scarce Polar item thus.
Book measures: 10 1/2" H X 9" W.