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Title: Notes of a Trip to the Islands of Torres Straits and the South East Coast of New Guinea
Description: Sydney, Australia, Geographical Society of Australia. 1883, First Edition. Soft Cover, 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Alexander Morton (1854-1907) naturalist, was appointed curator's assistant at the Australian Museum, Sydney and accompanied the explorer Andrew Goldie on his expedition to New Guinea; his collections, mainly of birds from forests near Port Moresby and from Yule Island, proved his ability and he was sent to Palmerston (Darwin). CONDITION Stapled (no covers) paginated 65 to 84, 5 fold out illus at rear 3 showing various implements, and 2 showing dwelling types. illus have some damp stain and minor damage from sticking, last page toned. Good.


Price: US$ 45.00 Seller: Ariel Books
- Book number: 15536

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