05-31-2018 06-08-2018
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3103T Marlborough
May 31, 2018 10:00 AM - June 8, 2018 10:00 AMCalender

Exploration: Wallace and Three Others.

Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 3103T Location: Marlborough Date / Time: May 31, 2018 10:00AM


Exploration: Wallace and Three Others. Alfred Russel Wallace's Island Life: or the Phenomena and Causes of Insular Faunas and Floras, London: Macmillan & Co., 1880, first edition, octavo, illustrated with three maps, publisher's cloth; Memoirs of Captain James Wilson, Containing an Account of his Enterprises and Sufferings in India, Boston: Armstrong, et al., 1822, first American edition, octavo, full marbled sheepskin, frontispiece; Buchanan's Comptes Rendus of Observation and Reasoning, Cambridge: University Press, 1917; [and] National Academy of Sciences. Memoir. Report of the Eclipse Expedition to Caroline Island May, 1883, [Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, c. 1884], signed presentation copy, inscribed by Charles H. Rockwell to Captain J.M. Dow on the first page of the introduction, large quarto, illustrated, full cloth. (4)
Estimate $300-400

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Macmillan & Co., James Wilson, Alfred Russel Wallace, J.M. Dow, Charles H. Rockwell, India, Cambridge, London, Washington, D.C.