Travels of a Naturalist in Japan and Manchuria. London: Hurst and Blackett, 1870
FIRST EDITION, 8vo (220 x 136mm.), half-title, portrait frontispiece, 16pp. advertisements at end, original green cloth, red endpapers, spotting to edges of text block
Arthur Adams (1820-1878) was assistant surgeon on board HMS Samarang during the survey of the Malay Archipelago in 1843-1846.
David Boyle, 7th Earl of Glasgow, armorial bookplate; The Library of Franklin Brooke-Hitching, sale in these rooms, 27 March 2014, lot 5
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