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  Lot 17
 

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WALLACE (Alfred Russel): 1- Island Life.

WALLACE (Alfred Russel): 1- Island Life. Or, the Phenomena and Causes of Insular Faunas and Floras. Macmillan, 1880, 1st. edn. With 26 Maps and illustration. 526pp. Cont. half leather; rubbed and covers detached; 2- Tropical Nature and other Essays. Macmillan, 1878, 1st. edn. PP: xiii, 356, (i) Adv. Original cloth; 3- A Narrative of Travels on the Amazon and Rio Negro with an Account of the Native Tribes. Ward Locke, 1889, 2nd. Edn. Original cloth; rubbed, inner hinges cracked; 4- Darwinism, an Exposition of the Theory of Natural Selection With Some of Its Applications. Macmillan, 1889, reprinted the same year as the first edn. Original cloth; Plus: DARWIN, Charles: The Formation of Vegetable Mould, Through the Action of Worms. J Murray, 1882, 6th. Thousand (corrected). PP: viii, 328, (i) Adv. Original cloth; rubbed and inner hinges cracked. ONLY A BOOKPLATE in each of the above and NO stamps. (5).

Provenance: Leicester Museum Reference Library (Most of their books only have their bookplate and no stamps)

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