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    • Title: Researches, concerning the institutions & monuments of the ancient inhabitants of America, with descriptions & views of some of the most striking scenes in the Cordilleras!
      • Author: Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
      • Description: 2 v. : ill (some col.) ; 23 cm.
      • Citation: Brooklyn Museum Libraries. Special Collections
      • Imprint: London, Longman, etc., Hurst, Rees, Orme & Brown, J. Murray & H. Colburn, 1814.
      • Date: 1814
      • Call Number: F1219 H88
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