Galapagos: world's end.
Our Stock ID: 30802
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, (1924 first edition).
Octavo,443 pp., portrait plate, nine tipped-in coloured plates and 55 uncoloured plates. Publisher's presentation blue morocco, some very minor shelf wear otherwise a fine copy.
A magnificent association copy. A special issue of the author's autograph edition limited to 100 signed copies on handmade paper. This is copy C, with a letter from the publisher George Palmer Putnam to Professor Henry Fairfield Osborn. "We have given ourselves the pleasure of making up for you a special copy of the de luxe edition of "Galapagos" in full leather. It makes rather a lovely book and I think you will be glad to add it to your library", with Osborn's leather label on the front pastedown.
William Beebe led an expedition to the Galapagos Archipelago in 1923 and collected live animals for the New York Zoological Gardens and specimens for the American Museum of Natural History. Henry Fairfield Osborn was a long serving president of the museum and is best remembered for his substantial monograph on fossil elephants.
Payment can be made by Paypal. We also accept the following credit cards: Visa, Mastercard and American Express; Cheque or Money Order; or Direct deposit into our bank account.
We offer efficient and secure delivery of parcels worldwide at reasonable cost. We are happy to consolidate postage when multiple items are purchased. We hold over 10,000 natural history titles so please browse our other items for sale. Our packing is of the highest standard and we will always endeavour to get your books out asap!
Parcels within Australia are sent via Australia Post - $7 for orders up to $30 and $8 for orders over $30.
Overseas parcels are sent via Airmail at cost. Please use the postage calculator (click on the Postage and Payments tab) to calculate the exact cost.
Books can also be collected from or store. We are located at:
Rear of 115 Greville Street, Prahran, Vic.
Hours: Mon- Fri: 9:00AM to 5:30PM. Sat: 9:00AM to 12:30PM.
Telephone: +61 (0)3 9510 5750
This store is the eBay presence of our business. Andrew Isles Natural History Books is a long-standing, leading natural history specialist bookshop in Australia. We are members of professional organizations ANZAAB and ILAB.We are experts in the field of natural history and pride ourselves on offering professional and prompt service to all our customers.