Selective Bibliography of Works
By & About Alexander Von Humboldt
available in the HSU Library

Humboldt, Alexander von. Aspects of nature
Translated by Mrs. Sabine. NY: AMS Press, 1970 (Q 171 H87 1970)

Humboldt, Alexander von. Cosmos: a sketch of a physical description of the Universe
Translated from the German, by E.C. Otté. NY: Harper & Brothers, 1850 (CASE Q 158 H9 1850)

Humboldt, Alexander von. Essay on plant
Translated into English, revised and annotated by Scott Baird. Los Alamitos, CA: The author, 1978 (QK 101 H9313)

Humboldt, Alexander von. Letters of Alexander von Humboldt to Varnhagen von Ense. From 1827 to 1858. With extracts from Varnhagen's diaries, and letters of Varnhagen and others to Humboldt
Translated from the 2d German edition by Friedrich Kapp. NY: Rudd & Carleton, 1860 (Q 143 H9 A22 1860)

Humboldt, Alexander von. Personal narrative of travels to the equinoctial regions of the New continent during the years 1799-1804, by Alexander de Humboldt and Aimé Bonpland; with maps, plans, etc
Written in French by Alexander de Humboldt and translated into English by Helen Maria Williams. London: Longman [etc.] 1814-1829 (CASE F 2216 H914)

Humboldt, Alexander von. Researches concerning the institutions & monuments of the ancient inhabitants of America, with descriptions & views of some of the most striking scenes in the Cordilleras!
Written in French by Alexander de Humboldt & translated into English by Helen Maria Williams. London: Longman, etc., Hurst, Rees, Orme & Brown, J. Murray & H. Colburn, 1814 (CASE F 1219 H91)

Humboldt, Alexander von. Selections from the works of the Baron de Humboldt, relating to the climate, inhabitants, productions, and mines of Mexico
With notes by John Taylor. London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown, & Green, 1824 (CASE F 1211 H94)

Humboldt, Alexander von. Stars, mosquitoes, and crocodiles: the American travels of Alexander von Humboldt
Selected and edited by Millicent E. Selsam. Illus. by Russell Francis Peterson. NY: Harper & Row, 1962 (917 HUMBOLDT Children's Literature Collection)

Humboldt, Alexander von. The travels and researches of Alexander von Humboldt: being a condensed narrative of his journeys in the equinoctial regions of America, and in Asiatic Russia:--together with analysis of his more important investigations
By W. Macgillivray, a map of the Orinoco by Bruce, and five engravings by Jackson. Edinburgh: Oliver & Boyd, 1838? (CASE F 2216 H92 1838)

Nelken, Halina. Alexander von Humboldt: His Portraits and Their Artists - A Documentary Iconography
Berlin: Dietrich Reimer Verlag, 1980 (Q 143 H9 N435 1980)

Stoddard, Richard Henry. The life, travels and books of Alexander von Humboldt
With an introduction by Bayard Taylor. NY: Rudd & Carleton, 1859 (CASE QH 143 H9 S82)

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