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South America Photo Book 1931 W/256 Photogravure Hugo Brehme, E.o. Hoppe Et Al. For Sale
South America West India + Central America The Landscape / Architecture / Life Of The People
A very beautiful photographic record of full page photographs (in high quality photo gravure technique) featuring topography, remarkable sites, architecture and people of South America.This precious book was not affordable by too many people at that time. And there is no other book of that time which comes close to the printing quality of that title.The photographs are by famous photographers Hugo Brehme, E. O. Hoppe, Martin Gusinde, W.Kissenbert, TH. Koch-Grunberg, R.N. Wegner and others!Photographs titled in English, Italian, German, French and Spanish.
From the series "Orbis Terrarum", a series of early photobooks portraying the regions of the world.
46 pages introincluding index of photographs
1 map of south america
gilt lettering and decoration
In very good exterior and near mint interior condition Spine faded, else ok.Photo plates are veryclean and bright.All pages are complete and tight in the x9-1/2" ~3.8 lbs.
Published by Atlantis-Verlag Berlin / Zurich in 1931
Inhaltsverzeichnis (table of contents) [excerpt]:
Bahama Islands(Nassau) -Cuba (Yumuri-valley, Habana,Matanzas) -Jamaika (Wedgewater valley) -Haiti (Portau Prince, Cap Haiti, San Domingo) - Lesser Antilles (San Thomas, Martinique Mont Pele,Curacao Willemstad) - Guatemala (Guatemala Antigua, Volcan el Fuego, Volcan Agua, Volcan Atitlan,San Lucas,Lago de Atitlan,Quezaltenango, Quirigua, Totocigapan, Gespire, San Agostin,Patulul, Livingstone, Puerto Barrios, Rio Dulce) - Honduras (Lake Joja,Siguatepeque, Tegucicalpa,Rio Blanco) - San Salvador (Santa Ana, Vulcano San Salvador, Copengo Lake, Sonsorate, San Salvador, San Miguel, Santa Tecla) - Nicaragua (Lake of Nicaragua, Managua, Leon) - Costa Rica (Rio Poas, Poas, Volcan Irazu, San Jose, Heredia, Cartago) - Panama (San Jose, Miraflores, Canal of Panama, Colon) - Colombia and Venezuela(Buenaventura, Bogota, Cartagena, Neiva,Tarra River, Rio Catatumbo, Rio Negro, Rio Yasa, Goajira, Sierra Nevada, Rio Caroni, Caracas, Maracaibo, Tovar) - Equador (Volcan Cotopaxi, Tungurahua, Chimborazo, Cascada Ines Maria, Quito) - Peru (Rio Maranon, Rio Santo, Moche Trujillo, Chan-Chan, Lima, Hazienda Casa Grande, Cuzco, Machu Pijchu, Chimon, Volcan Misti, Arequipa, Ouroubamba valley) - Bolivia (Lago Titicaca, Sorata, Ancohuma, Valley of Cooco, Saillapata, Tihuanacu, La Paz, Totogaita, Tarahumana, Illimani, Cerro de Pasco, Rio Cajones, Fabulosamine, Oruro, Rio Mapiri, Chorolque, Santa Barbara, Ikiko, Chojnacota glacier, Laguna Blanca, Mapiri) - Brasil (Maromelu rapids, Rio Apaporis, Rio Aijary, Nakurana rapids, Rovoima Mountains, Rio Branco, Tekreyaroti, Rio Tapirape, Rio Araguaya, Recife, Bahia, Rio de Janeiro, Theresopolis, Santos, Sao Paulo, Bertioga, Sao Bento, Ouro Preto, Parana) - Paraguay and Uruguay (Falls of Iguazu, Rio Monday,Montevideo) - Argentina (Buenos Aires, La Plata, Parana, Chao, Tabacal, Chaco, Tilcara, Cordoba, Mendoza, San Juan, Volcan Maipu, Barroso glacier, Laguna Frias, Lago Nahuel Huapi, Puerto Blest, Cerro Blest, Paso de los Molles, Rio Limay) - Chile (Volcan Osorno, Tronador, Lago Llanquihue,Lago Todos Los Santos, Santiago, Valparaiso, Puerto Montt) - Patagonia and Tierra del Fuego (Glacier San Rafael, Istmo Ofqui, Lago Argentino, Terra Santa Cruz, Punta Delgada, Cerro Fitz Roy, Channel Beagle, Cape Horn Archipelago, Isle of Fuegia)
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South America Photo Book 1931 W/256 Photogravure Hugo Brehme, E.o. Hoppe Et Al.: $449