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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.

BATES Henry Walter (1863.)

£2500.00  [First Edition]

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First edition. 2 vols. Folding map & 9 plates with illustrations in the text. Small 8vo. Fine contemporary half calf, spines gilt, minor slight blemish on the upper cover of vol. 1. ix, 351, 32ads.(dated January 1863); vi, 423pp. London, John Murray,

A fine copy of this classic narrative which Darwin had encouraged Bates to write. The author formed an enormous collection of insects during this period and was one of the great naturalists of his age. Borba, p91.

Stock Code: 225155