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Hardback, 7 x 5 inches. Dark green cloth with gilt lettering to spine, black lettering and blocked design on front and spine in ‘quarter-bound’ style, with pebbled effect on spine and corners. Decorative patterned endpapers. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing to corners. Endpapers slightly darkened. Else a very clean and tight copy. 363pp + 4pp cat. With a portrait of the author, map and full-page illustrations. Wallace was a pioneer of bio-geography and worked with Darwin and the Linnean Society. Wallace was one of the leading evolutionary thinkers of the 19th century and made a number of other contributions to the development of evolutionary theory besides being co-discoverer of natural selection.
Title: A Narrative of Travels on the Amazon and Rio Negro. With an Account of the Native Tribes, and Observations on the Climate, Geology, and Natural History of the Amazon Valley. With a portrait of the author, map and full-page illustrations. With biographical introduction by the editor.
Categories: NATURAL HISTORY,
Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Co., 1889:
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 80301
Keywords: NATURAL HISTORY ALFRED RUSSEL WALLACE, Travels, Amazon, Rio Negro, Native Tribes, Climate, Geology, Natural History, Amazon Valley, Ward, Lock & Co., 1889, With a portrait of the author, map and full-page illustrations, darwin, natural history, evolutionary theory