A Naturalist's Wanderings in the Eastern Archipelago - A Narrative of Travel and Exploration

By: Forbes, Henry O.

Price: $250.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good+


Solid First Edition, 1885. Green silk cloth boards with gold decoration on cover, black stamped lettering on cover, gold stamped lettering on spine. Light soiling to cloth. Tiny spots of wear to corners and top and bottom spine edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Chocolate brown endpapers; small chip to top edge of front fixed endpaper, small mark where bookplate had been and has fallen off. Color frontispiece illustration with tissue guard. With numerous illustrations from the author's sketches and descriptions by Mr. John B. Gibbs. All six maps (including fold-outs) are present and in excellent condition. 536 pages with index, plus 4 pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book.

Title: A Naturalist's Wanderings in the Eastern Archipelago - A Narrative of Travel and Exploration

Author Name: Forbes, Henry O.

Categories: Adventure/Travel, Nature, Decorated American Trade Binding,

Edition: First

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1885

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good+

Jacket Condition: no dust jacket

Seller ID: 023987

Keywords: adventure, travel, natural history, exploration, Henry O. Forbes, First Edition, Decorated American Trade Binding, DATB,