20th February 2018
WALLACE, Alfred Russell. The Malay Archipelago, The Land of the Orang-utan and The Bird of Paradise. London: Macmillan & Co., 1890. Macmillan Colonial Library Edition, 8vo (186 x 128mm.) Frontispiece with tissue-guard, decorative title, 2 folding coloured maps, numerous illustrations, 4pp. publisher's advertisements at rear. (Pencil name to the front-free endpaper and lightly drawn pencil illustration to front-free endpaper.) Original limp cloth (creases to the front cover and bumped to extremities, small wrinkle to rear cover). - And one other volume by Alfred Russell Wallace ('Darwinism', 1889, second edition, 8vo. With the bookplate of Sir Henry Rudolf Reichel, founder of the University of Wales) (2).
Hammer price: £140
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