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DIE GEBIRGSGRUPPE BOGDO-OLA IM OSTLICHEN TIAN-SCHAN [THE BOGDO-OLA MOUNTAIN RANGE IN THE EASTERN TIAN SHAN] 2 Volumes Gottfried Merzbacher 1916 1st ed Marbled Boards Near Fine
By Merzbacher, Gottfried, Kurt Leuchs
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Image above is the title page of Volume one of Merzbacher's Bogdo-Ola Tian-Schan




Merzbacher BOGDO-OLA TIAN-SCHAN showing spines of Volumes 1-2, cover of Vol 2. 
Front Cover of Volume 1 has no writing, simply marbled boards.

November 7, 1914, Munich, Royal Bavarian Academy of Sciences, 1916 Volume XXVII. 330 pp. 12'' X 9''. Two Volumes weigh 6 pounds. 43 b/w photographic plates including 5 foldout panoramas, some plates have transparent overlays, 5 maps, 11 color diagrams/profiles and 5 plates of scientific samples.  In German. Was in a library but both volumes have no spine marks. Small library stamp on Academy of Sciences Title Page. The Bogdo-Ola publication has a separate title page and materials and do not have library markings. Near Fine.

Record of Merzbacher's expeditions to the Bogdo-Ola group in the eastern Tian Shan Mountains.  The main work of the successful mountaineer Gottfried Merzbacher (1843-1926), after which the mountains described by him got the nickname "Merzbachergebirge". 

This volume is accompanied by the following geology volume:

GEOLOGISCHE UNTERSUCHUNGEN IM CHALYKTAU, TEMURLYKTAU, DSUNGARISCHEN ALATAU (TIAN-SCHAN) [GEOLOGICAL RESEARCH IN THE TIAN SHAN] Leuchs, Kurt

München, 1912, 1st edition. 95 pp, ills, fold-out maps. In German. Geological study of the Tian Shan under Merzbacher's expedition. Large-format rebound with original cover and marbled boards, Near Fine.  Library stamp on cover and title page.




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