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A naturalists wanderings in the Eastern Archipelago. A narrative of travel and exploration from 1878 to 1883 by  Henry O Forbes - Hardcover - 1885 - from Paul Haynes Rare Books (SKU: biblio120)

A naturalists wanderings in the Eastern Archipelago. A narrative of travel and exploration from 1878 to 1883

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A naturalists wanderings in the Eastern Archipelago. A narrative of travel and exploration from 1878 to 1883

by Forbes, Henry O

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Harper & Brothers. New York. 1885. 8vo. xix, (1), 536, 4pp adverts. Coloured frontispiece of Mrs Forbes Honey Eater with tissue guard, 14 plates, numerous text illustrations including 1 map, 3 coloured folding maps, I coloured map, 1 monochrome map. Original pictorial cloth, gilt and black, slight wear to head of spine. Uniformly toned, a tight crisp copy. Orientalia booksellers plate, New York to rep. A nice copy.

Henry O Forbes (1851-1932) Scottish explorer, zoologist and botanist. Travels and observations in The Cocos-Keeling Islands, Java, Sumatra, Moluccas and Timor-Laut, Buru, Timor etc

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Bookseller
Paul Haynes Rare Books GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
biblio120
Title
A naturalists wanderings in the Eastern Archipelago. A narrative of travel and exploration from 1878 to 1883
Author
Forbes, Henry O
Book condition
Used - See item description
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Harper & Brothers
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1885
Keywords
Travel, Natural History, Ornithology, Cocos-Keeling, Java, Sumatra, Moluccas, Timor, Buru
Bookseller catalogs
Travel and Exploration; Natural HIstory; The Middle East, India and Asia; Scottish Enlightenment Soillseachadh na h-Alba;
Size
8vo

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About Paul Haynes Rare Books

Paul Haynes has been an antiquarian bookseller since 1978. Based in Hay on Wye, he travels worldwide to buy and sell rare and old books. A member of the ABA, ILAB and PBFA. Paul Haynes Rare Books offers both antiquarian and scarce books in all subjects, with something of a bias towards the owner's passion for Travel and Exploration.

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