Tropical Nature and other Essays (First edition)

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Tropical Nature and other Essays (First edition)

By Wallace, A.R.

SKU# 19470

$ 650.00

Pp. xiii, 356, 1 (adverts).  Original publisher’s green cloth with black panel lines on the front and rear covers and with gilt lettering on the spine, lg 8vo. This first printing is one of the rarer Wallace titles since it was later brought out in a combined edition in 1891 entitled “Natural Selection and Tropical Nature”.  From the research collection of herpetologist Lauren E. Brown with his signature on the half-title page.  Inscription on the front blank endpaper states: “Bought from Quaritch, 1922, Cat. 370, p. 41, item 463, price 14/-”.  Rare.

Publisher Macmillan and Co.
Publisher Place London
Date Published 1878
Date Published Estimated No
Edition First edition
Number of Volumes 1
Reprint No
Condition Very good
Condition Description Light edge wear to cloth at the outer corners, a bright and clean copy in near fine condition.
Limited Edition