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HICKSON, SYDNEY JOHN: - A Naturalist in the North Celebes. A Narrative of Travels in Minahassa, the Sangir and Talaut Islands, with Notices of the Fauna, Flora and Ethnology of the Districts Visited. London, John Murray, 1889.

Pp. xvi, (1), 392. With a coloured frontispiece, 2 coloured folding maps and many illustrations. Red half calf, very lightly rubbed. Some light spotting to first few leaves. First edition of a narrative of the author's journey to the Malay Archipelago in 1885. The object of the visit was "investigating the anatomy and, if possible, the development of certain corals ... (also) a more detailed account of the fauna of the small island called Talisse, situated in the Straits of Banka, and a summary of our knowledge of the ethnology of the district of Minhassa". Casey Wood p. 386.
EUR 560.00 [Appr.: US$ 637.34 | £UK 495.25 | JP¥ 69828] Book number 23004

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