Petrópolis: Kapa Editorial, 2001. color plates, mps.,cat., ind., bibl., color pict. d.j. Item #65212
Catalogue of the illustrations, paintings, and drawings produced from the expedition of renowned explorer and natural historian Príncipe Maximiliano de Wied (b. Neuwied 1782-1967) to Brazil 1815-1817. Included are illustrations of indigenous peoples, fauna, landscapes, and daily life in early 19th century Brazil. At his death he had a scientific library of over 3000 volumes, most of which were autographed. Original edition printed in German language.