Lot 1417: 2V Therese Von Bayern REISESTUDIEN AUS DEM WESTLICHEN SUDAMERIKA 1908 Antique German Ethnology Anthropology South America Indigenous Peoples Travel Exploration
October 22, 2016
Freeville, NY, USALive Auction
Title: Reisestudien aus dem westlichen Sudamerika
Author: Princess Theresa of Bavaria - Princess Theresa of Bavaria (German: Therese Charlotte Marianne Auguste von Bayern), was a Bavarian princess, ethnologist, zoologist, botanist, travel writer and leader in social care.
Theresa was the third child and only daughter of Luitpold, Prince Regent of Bavaria and of his wife Archduchess Augusta of Austria. (Information courtesy of Wikipedia)
Publisher: Dietrich Reimer (Ernst Vohsen)
Binding Style: Hardcover
Number of Volumes: 2 Full Set: Yes
Width: 7.25" Height: 10"
Book Details: Theresa obtained her extensive education from private tutors since women were not allowed to attend universities in Bavaria until 1903. Her anthropological materials gathered in South America became part of the collection of the State Museum of Ethnology in Munich after her death.
Condition / Notes: These antique volumes are bound in green cloth, with stamped gilt lettering/decoration on the front covers and spines. The exteriors show some edge wear, bumping at the corners, and mild rubbing. The bindings are sound. The pages exhibit light age toning, concentrated mainly at the extremities, as well as scattered light marginalia/underlining.
This work is illustrated with numerous photographs and a number of folding maps.
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