Travels in the East Indian Archipelago

Author: Bickmore, Albert
Price: $125.00
Publisher Location: New York
Publisher: D.Appleton & Co
Year Published: 1869
Book Condition: Very Good
Binding: Hardcover
Original blue cloth binding with a gilt farmer watering on the front cover, gilt title and palm tree some dull on the spine. Rebacked, so solid hinges and new endpapers. The author was a cofounder of he American Museum of Natural History. He set out in 1865 and visited Java, Timur, Sumatra, Singapore, the Ainu in Japan and parts of remote China. Five appendices and index. Fine travel descriptions while Professor Bickmore collected fossils and shells. Binding now protected in a clear, mylar sleeve.
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