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The image on the Table of Contents page shows the eruption of Cotopaxi in Ecuador. It is a detail of a title-page vignette in Humboldt, Alexander Frieherr von (1769-1859). Researches, concerning the institutions & monuments of the ancient inhabitants of America. London: Longman etc., 1814. See exhibit item 40.

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