Reise der Österreichischen Fregatte Novara um die Erde in den Jahren 1857, 1858, 1859. ... Reise der Österreichischen Fregatte Novara um die Erde in den Jahren 1857, 1858, 1859. ... Reise der Österreichischen Fregatte Novara um die Erde in den Jahren 1857, 1858, 1859. ... Reise der Österreichischen Fregatte Novara um die Erde in den Jahren 1857, 1858, 1859. ...

Reise der Österreichischen Fregatte Novara um die Erde in den Jahren 1857, 1858, 1859. Zoologischer Theil, Erster Band (Wirbelthiere).

von Wüllerstorf-Urbair, Bernhard

Published by Wien: Kaiserlich-Königlichen Hof- und Staatsdruckerei, . First edition., 1869
From Natural History Books (Iowa City, IA, U.S.A.)

AbeBooks Seller Since August 15, 2005

Quantity Available: 1

Buy Used
Price: US$ 1,650.00 Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 5.00 Within U.S.A. Destination, Rates & Speeds
Add to basket

30 Day Return Policy

About this Item

Pp. 1-42, 1-176, 1-98, 1-70, 1-433; 8 fine chromolithographic plates, 25 tinted lithographic plates. Recent black half morocco leather, spine with five raised bands lettered in gilt in two compartments, over gray and blue English marbled boards, 4to (12 x 9.7 inches; 305 x 240 mm). This is the complete work on the vertebrates collected on Novara-Expedition that circumnavigated the globe in 1857-1859; more than 4000 specimens were collected on this expedition that visited South America, Africa, Ceylon, Java, China, Australia, and New Zealand. This massive scientific expedition was sponsored by the Naturhistorisches Museum in Vienna; Austrian vice admiral Bernhard von Wüllerstorf-Urbair served as captain of the frigate SMS Novara during the world voyage. This thick volume is divided into five parts: Part I: Saugethiere (Mammals) by Johann Zelebor; Part II: Vogel (Birds) by August V. Pelzeln; Part III: Reptilien (Reptiles) by Franz Steindachner; Part IV: Amphibien by Franz Steindachner and Part V: Fische (Fishes) by Rudolf Kner. A second and concluding zoological volume (not offered here) dealt exclusively with insects, mollusks, and worms. See also Casey Wood 495; Nissen 4750 (8). No ownership marks and no signs of use. The title page shows some foxing, a few of the plates also show marginal light foxing, the fine leather binding, text and lithographic plates are bright and clean; an attractive tight copy in near fine condition. Bookseller Inventory # 5773

Ask Seller a Question

Bibliographic Details

Title: Reise der Österreichischen Fregatte Novara ...

Publisher: Wien: Kaiserlich-Königlichen Hof- und Staatsdruckerei, . First edition.

Publication Date: 1869

Store Description

Natural History Books is an independent, rare book retailer operating out of Iowa City, IA. The business is owned and operated by Noriko and Russell Ciochon. We only sell books through our NHB website and other book service websites. We do not offer books for sale within the state of Iowa. We specialize in rare and hard to find books in all areas of natural history especially ornithology, herpetology, ichthyology, mammalogy, paleontology, botany, evolutionary biology and travel and exploration. Our rare and hard-to-find book section has many fine hand-colored plate books. Our latest acquisition is the ichthyology and aquarium fish collection of Ross Socolof Books of Florida. We are always buying natural history books – if you have a collection to offer, please contact us at noriko@naturalhistorybooks.com or by calling (319) 354-9088.

Visit Seller's Storefront

Terms of Sale:

All prices are net. We accept Visa, MasterCard, personal checks, or wire transfers for orders placed by phone or email. Payment must be in U.S. dollars. We encourage customers to contact us to verify availability, condition, and specific shipping instructions. We do not offer books for sale in the state of Iowa.
Natural History Books
Noriko and Russell Ciochon
1025 Keokuk Street
Iowa City, IA 52240
Email: noriko@naturalhistorybooks.com
Phone: (319) 354-9088
Fax: (319) 354-0844


Shipping Terms:

Orders usually ship within 2 business days. Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required. All books shipped for delivery outside of the USA will be sent via airmail. Please contact us for specific charges. There is no sea mail from the US to any location; therefore the minimum cost of international shipping is $35. The final cost can vary depending on weight; the average cost for a single volume to Europe, Asia, Africa, and South America is $45.

List this Seller's Books

Payment Methods
accepted by seller

Visa Mastercard American Express