Stuttgart: Deutsche Verlags-Anstalt, 1986. First Edition. hardcover. 108 color plates, 42 b/w plates, 2 maps. Band I and Band II, part I only. 2 vols. 4to, cloth, d.w.; (d.w. lightly rubbed, otherwise very good). Stuttgart: Deutsche Verlags-Anstalt, (1986, 1988). fine / near fine.
Text in German. Lacks volume II, part II. Volume I describes 684 works on Brazil published from 1493 to 1919. Each entry gives a full bibliographic description of each book with useful commentary by the editor. Volume II, part I has the original slipcase. This volume describes 236 sketches, with commentaries by the editors, from the 1815-1817 expedition to Brazil of Prince Maximilian zu Wied-Neuwied. 92 sketches are illustrated in color in this volume.