The Naturalist on the River Amazons. A record of adventures, habits of animals, sketches of Brazilian and Indian life, and aspects of nature under the Equator, during eleven years of travel
By Bates, Henry Walter
Pp. x, 394; 40 illustrations including frontispiece. Publisher’s original forest green cloth with pictorial scene with palm tree on the front cover, spine lettered in gilt and with ornate gilt decorations at the top and bottom of the spine, the front and rear cloth-covered boards have blind-stamped border decorations, brown clay-coated endpapers, 8vo. Though Bates collected in all areas, his work on Amazon butterflies is the foundational work for lepidoptera studies in South America. Rare work.
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|Condition Description||Light edge wear to cloth, page edges with light foxing, crease to title page likely caused by the printer, a tight copy in very good condition.|