THE VIRTUAL ART - BOOK & MAP FAIR

2 Geology - On the large cavern in the Straczena valley 106

€1,250.00

Description: On the large cavern in the Straczena valley

KRENNER, József Sándor.
A Dobsinai Jégbarlang - Die Eishöhle von Dobschau.

KRENNER, József Sándor.

Budapest, 1874. 4to (text) and folio (atlas). Original wrappers (text) and portfolio with the plates and printed title-page. With 6 chromolithographed plates and some text-illustrations. [4], 23 pp.

Original edition of this publication by the 'K. Ungarische Naturwissenschaftliche Gesellschaft', describing the large cavern in the Straczena valley, c. 4 miles northwest of Dobsina, discovered in the summer of 1870 by E. Ruffiny. These cavern contains an ice field nearly 2 acres in extent, containing formations which are at once most curious and strikingly beautiful.
The work was published with text in German and Hungarian in columns (our copy) or in 8vo with the text in Hungarian only (BMC).
The text uncut and unopened; the plates a bit foxed; binding slightly worn. Good copy.
A Dobsinai Jégbarlang - Die Eishöhle von Dobschau.
  • Number: 1060786 (S1596)
  • Dealer: Speculum Orbis Nauticum