Title: The Malay Archipelago: The land of the orang-utan, and the bird of paradise. A narrative of travel, with studies of man and nature
Author: Alfred Russel Wallace. Illustrated by: Thomas Baines, Walter Hood Fitch, John Gerrard Keulemans, E. W. Robinson, Joseph Wolf, T. W. Wood
Publisher: Macmillan & Co, 1883. Very scarce in this edition and binding. Eighth edition.
Condition: Hardcover, full leather prize binding. Some spotting to the interior, hinges cracked and somewhat fragile, otherwise very good. A gorgeous copy of an extremely famous and important book. Beautifully marbled edges and profusely illustrated with stunning black and white engravings.