Humboldt; the life and times of Alexander von Humboldt, 1769-1859.

; Jay I. Kislak Reference Collection (Library of Congress)
[1st ed.].. New York, Knopf, 1955.

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Other Authors Jay I. Kislak Reference Collection (Library of Congress)
Subjects Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Description xii, 386, ix pages illustrations, portraits, maps 22 cm
Copyright Date 1955.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 379-386).
Also issued online.
Contents Privilege and sorrow -- A student takes to the road -- The brief career in mining -- The unfolding of genius -- Into the Amazon -- An altitude record in Ecuador -- On Inca trails in Peru -- The challenge of Mexican pyramids and volcanoes -- The visitor at Monticello -- Famous in Paris -- A scientific harvest from America -- The ominous shadow of politics -- Compromise with royalty -- By coach to Central Asia -- The dual role of serving science and kings -- The troubles of a protector -- American tribute to an aging friend.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)491628
(OCoLC)ocm00491628
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WorldCat Identities De Terra, Helmut, 1900-1981.
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