The Old Print Shop

Basaltgebirge von Tvun-leuvu.

  • ARTIST: Eduard Friedrich Poeppig

  • PUBLISHER: Published by F. Fleicher, Leipzig.

  • MEDIUM: Lithograph

    DATE: 1834

  • EDITION SIZE: Image 10 7/8 x 16 13/16" (277x 428 mm) plus title and margins.

  • DESCRIPTION: E. Poppig nach d. Nature 1827. I.A. Sedlayr, Munchen, Lithgr. 1834. Eduard Friedrich Poeppig (1798-1868) was a German zoologist and explorer. Between 1826 and 1832 he visited Chile, Peru and Brazil making observations and producing a series of drawings, watercolors of the areas he visited. He described over 4,000 plant species, investigated Incan ruins and travelled the entire length of the Amazon River. Upon his return to Germany in 1832, he wrote of his travels producing "Reise in Chile, Peru und auf dem Amazonenstrome w√§hrend der Jahre...". A collection of sixteen lithographs based on his drawings and watercolors. The work is quite beautiful as well as very scarce.


  • CONDITION: Good condition. Occasional faint fox mark.

  • REFERENCE: Sabin #63629.