By Ernst Haeckel; Clara Bell
London   Kegan Paul
8" by 5" [5], vi-viii, 337, 47pp
The first English edition of Ernst Haeckel's perceptive travel account of his time in Ceylon, translated here by Clara Bell.
By Ernst Haeckel; Clara Bell

1883 A Visit to Ceylon

London   Kegan Paul
8" by 5" [5], vi-viii, 337, 47pp
The first English edition of Ernst Haeckel's perceptive travel account of his time in Ceylon, translated here by Clara Bell.
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First Edition, Publishers' Original Binding

The first English edition of this work.

A distinctive travel work about Ceylon colony in the late nineteenth century.

Originally written in German by Ernst Haeckel, a German scientist.

Translated into English by Clara Bell, a noted English translator.

Forty-seven pages of publisher's adverts to the rear.

Condition

In the original publisher's cloth binding. Externally, smart. Light marks to the boards and spine. A little bumping to the head and tail of the spine and to the extremities. Some light spots to the fore edge. Internally, generally firmly bound. Pages are bright and generally clean with some spots.

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