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A Naturalist in the Guianas by  Eugene Andre - Signed First Edition - 1904 - from Mike Park Ltd (SKU: 015762)

A Naturalist in the Guianas

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A Naturalist in the Guianas

by Andre, Eugene

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  • Hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
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About This Item

London: Smith, Elder & Co, 1904. First English edition thus. Octavo, pp xii, 310, illustrated (including two chromolithographs by Keulemans), a rather poor copy, lacking the folding map, an ex-Boots library copy in red library cloth, a bit used and weak internally with cracked hinges (through front and rear hinges tight and strong), some plates a little frayed, a small stamp on the front endpaper and a library label on the rear, the cloth rather worn, marked on the upper cover, the spine torn. A useful working copy. [Andre was an explorer and collector of natural history specimens . He wrote a glossary of common and scientific names of plants and animals and put together a collection of 1800 bird skins which are held at Tring. He was a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society and a Fellow of the Zoological Society. He travelled largely in Venezuala and Columbia and introduced the Anthurium plant to Trinidad & Tobago, 1915.]. Signed by Author. First English edition. Cloth. Fair.

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book dealer
Mike Park Ltd GB (GB)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
015762
Title
A Naturalist in the Guianas
Author
Andre, Eugene
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
second hand - Fair
Edition
First English edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Smith, Elder & Co
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1904
Keywords
south.america.cuara.orinoco.columbia.venezuela.
Bookseller catalogs
Travel; Natural History;

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About Mike Park Ltd

For the last forty years we have been specialist in gardening, botanical and natural history books, but other subjects are stocked, also. Our website can be found at mikeparkbooks.com. Interesting catalogues of newly-acquired stock are issued three times a year. Please contact us to go on our mailing list. Our full listings can be viewed on our website at mikeparkbooks.com.

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