STÜBEL, Alphons (1835-1904); Wilhelm REISS (1838-1908); and B. KOPPEL
Kultur und Industrie Südamerikanischer Völker ... Text und Beschreibung der Tafeln von Max Uhle ...
Berlin: Verlag Von A. Asher & Co., 1889-1890. 2 volumes, folio. (19 5/8 x 14 1/2 inches). 55 plates lithographed by Julius Klinkhardt, including chromolithographs and collotypes.
Expertly bound to style in half red morocco over red pebbled cloth covered boards, flat spine in six compartments, lettered in the second and third, the others with a repeat decoration in gilt
An important illustrated ethnographic survey of the art, culture and industry of South America.
Stubel and Reiss conducted their groundbreaking scientific research in the fields of mineralogy, geology, archaeology, astronomy and ethnography in South America between 1868-1877. The present illustrated survey is devoted to the ancient (volume 1) and then-present day (volume two) ceramics, metalwork, basketry and weaving of Colombia, Ecuador, Bolivia and Peru. The superb illustrations are a combination of chromolithographs as well as photomechanical process all by the lithographer Klinkhardt in Leipzig.