First edn., 7½"x 5", 203pp+ pub.cat.1pp., frontis + 22 b/w illustrations, map. Green cloth boards very clean and unmarked, bright gilt lettering and black decorations on spine and front board, page edges foxed and occasional internal foxing, on front pastedown bookplate of James Small former professor of botany ,Queen's University Belfast, and portion of the dust wrapper, at back, tipped in, is a review of the book by Prof Small. Book condition Very Good. N° de ref. de la librería
Título: A Botanist in the Amazon Valley. An Account ...
Editorial: London Witherby
Año de publicación: 1927
Descripción London: H. F. & G. Witherby, 1927. 1st ed. Frontis, 203, p + 10 plates + map. Final advert page. Spine sunned else a very good copy in the original cloth. Nº de ref. de la librería wb14560
Descripción . London, H. F. & G. Witherby, 1927, First Edition., 1927. 12mo [19 x 13 cm]; 203, [i, ads] pp, frontis, 22 illustrations from photos on 10 plates, folding map, index. original cloth, gilt lettering, spine faded but gilt lettering clear, lacks blank front endpaper, lightly foxed but mostly in margins, very good. An interesting and important account of travels in the region, including travel to Para, Manaos, Teffe, etc, by boat with comments on the people as well as the flora & fauna, with some detail on palms and other trees. At Teffe, the author compares the conditions to where Bates (The Naturalist on the Rivers Amazon) spent several years starting in 1855. A picture of this book is available on request. Nº de ref. de la librería A9299