1853 MEDIZINISCHE GEOGRAPHIE w/ 11 PLATES incl. maps showing SPREAD OF DISEASES
MEDIZINISCHE GEOGRAPHIE, by Caspar Friedrich Fuchs.
BERLIN: Verlag von Alexander Duncker, 1853. First edition. Text in German.
Hardcovers (covers detached but present), cloth covered boards with leather spine and corners, 6x9 inches (23x15 cm). Pagination: xii, 158,  pages, plus 11 PLATES at the rear.
Illustrated with eleven plates, six of which show the spread of diseases around the world.
COPY of Robert Offley Ashburton Crewe-Milnes, with his ARMORIAL BOOKPLATE on the front pastedown. Crewe-Milnes (1858-1945), 1st Marquess of Crewe, known as The Lord Houghton from 1885 to 1895 and as The Earl of Crewe from 1895 to 1911, Secretary of State for India 1910-1915, Ambassador to Paris 1922-1928, and Secretary of State for War 1931. (You can read more about Robert Offley Ashburton Crewe-Milnes on his Wikipedia page.)
Condition: Covers are detached but present, the front and rear covers are scuffed at the leather on the corners and rear margin, the spine leather covering is mostly intact but is chipped, scratched, and worn. Internally there is some foxing here and there, especially on the first few pages, otherwise the inner pages are tight, bright, clean, clear and unmarked.