The Golden Chersonese
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John Murray, London.
Green cloth boards with gold lettering and design.
Fair. Front hinge partially split. With some scuffing, foxing and staining due to age.
First edition, 1883.
Illustrated with 16 black and white drawings and a fold out coloured map.
A vivid account of the intrepid author's travels in the Malay Peninsular in the late 1800's. Isabella Bird is perhaps best known for her earlier "A Lady's Life in the Rocky Mountains."