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826 16 Ave NW
Calgary
Alberta
Canada
T2M 0J9
Contact Cameron Treleaven Katie Yablecki
Telephone +1 403 282 5832
Fax +1 403 289 0814
Specialists Polar Exploration, Western Canadiana, Mountaineering, Voyages, Charles Van Sandwyk
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826 16 Ave NW
Calgary
Alberta
Canada
T2M 0J9
Contact Cameron Treleaven Katie Yablecki
Telephone +1 403 282 5832
Fax +1 403 289 0814
Specialists Polar Exploration, Western Canadiana, Mountaineering, Voyages, Charles Van Sandwyk
Aquila Books
Stand G13

Wallace, Alfred Russel

The Malay Archipelago: The Land of the Orang-Utan, and the Bird of Paradise. A Narrative of Travel, with Studies of Man and Nature, London: MacMillan and Co., 1869

Two Volumes. Original green pebbled cloth. Gilt decoration to the front boards and the spine. All edges untrimmed. Joints have been professionally restored. Original coated brick red endpapers. Half title in each volume. Evidence of a bookplate removed from the front pastedown in each volume. 5 maps including two folding. 51 illustrations including frontispieces. Title pages have vignette illustrations. An attractive clean copy.

Note
The rare true first edition first issue of Wallace's Malay Archipelago. Interesting that the printed dedication is to Charles Darwin with a glowing tribute.
£2,800