1st edition of a scarce travel book that includes tours of New Guinea, Makassar, Ternate, as well as Java, China, and Japan. Dedicated by the author to the Duchess of Rutland.
Title: Scented Isles and Coral Gardens: Torres Straits, German New Guinea, and the Dutch East Indies
Author: C. D. Mackellar
Publisher: John Murray, London, 1912. First edition.
Condition: Hardcover, no dust jacket. Good. Some foxing to book, spine faded. A few faint annotations in pencil. Binding tight. With 8 plates in colour and numerous others in black-and-white. 352pp. Scarce.