Humbolt’s Distribution of Plants in Equinoctial America, according to Elevation above the level of the sea.
Alexander von Humbolt (1769-1859) was a Prussian Geographer whose work on Botanical Geography laid the foundation of Biogeography.
He was admired by Darwin, and was friends with Goethe and Schiller.
Showing Chimborazo in Equador with a cross section of the plants surveyed in 1802.
Engraved by George Aikman, published by A.& C. Black, 1854.
Size 40 x 27 cms. Condition Good
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