A Naturalist's Wanderings in the Eastern Archipelago: A Narrative of Travel and Exploration from 1878 to 1883

By: Forbes, Henry O.

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Book Condition: Very Good


Dark green cloth, front cover illus. in gilt and lettered in black, spine panel lettered in gilt. xx,536,4 pp., illus. w/ color frontis., 6 maps including 3 folding, reproductions of engravings, drawings in text. Minimally ex-library copy, clear-coated spine panel and joints which has darkened with age, handwritten call number on lower spine, discarded stamp on front fixed endsheet and discarded slip mounted to rear flyleaf. Appears not to have circulated and shows only minor shelf wear, with slight chipping at head of spine, small area of surface loss at top corner of front flyleaf. Text block is a bit toned by age. Very firm, intact binding. One map shows minor raggedness along edges owing to having been improperly folded. Decently preserved copy with relatively minor faults.

Title: A Naturalist's Wanderings in the Eastern Archipelago: A Narrative of Travel and Exploration from 1878 to 1883

Author Name: Forbes, Henry O.

Illustrator: John B. Gibbs (based on the author's sketches)

Categories: Exploration/Travel, Geography, Maps/Cartography, Natural History, Biology, Environmental Science,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: New York, Harper and Brothers: 1885

Binding: Decorative Cloth

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Not Issued

Type: Book

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 042309