A HIGHLY IMPORTANT WORK WITH A FASCINATING PROVENA.
BATES, Henry Walter. 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. John Murray, 1895.
8vo. Contemporary chocolate-brown diced calf, spine with raised bands, decorated and lettered in giltm boards ornamented in giltm all edges gilt, marbled endpapers; pp. x, 394l, woodengraved paltes (in pagination), illustration to text; near-fine.
A splendidly bound copy of a later edition of this Amzonian classic.