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Wallace, Alfred Russel
A NARRATIVE OF TRAVELS ON THE AMAZON AND RIO NEGRO, WITH AN ACCOUNT OF THE NATIVE TRIBES... REEVE AND CO., 1853
Estimate
1,5002,000
LOT SOLD. 2,125 GBP
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391
Wallace, Alfred Russel
A NARRATIVE OF TRAVELS ON THE AMAZON AND RIO NEGRO, WITH AN ACCOUNT OF THE NATIVE TRIBES... REEVE AND CO., 1853
Estimate
1,5002,000
LOT SOLD. 2,125 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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English Literature, History, Children’s Books and Illustrations, including The Garrett Herman Collection: The Age of Darwin

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Wallace, Alfred Russel
A NARRATIVE OF TRAVELS ON THE AMAZON AND RIO NEGRO, WITH AN ACCOUNT OF THE NATIVE TRIBES... REEVE AND CO., 1853
8vo, FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE, map, 8 plates (of which one is tinted), folding table, 2pp. publisher's adverts and 24pp. publisher's catalogue at end, original blind-stamped brown cloth lettered in gilt on spine, slight splitting to joints and hinges, ownership inscription
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Catalogue Note

Wallace's expedition to the Amazon, starting in 1848, established his reputation as a naturalist. There were 750 copies of the first edition printed of which 250 were later issued in a remainder green cloth binding.

English Literature, History, Children’s Books and Illustrations, including The Garrett Herman Collection: The Age of Darwin

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London