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A naturalist's wanderings in the Eastern Archipelago

Author: Henry O Forbes
Publisher: Singapore ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1989.
Series: Oxford in Asia hardback reprints.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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First published in 1885, this volume by the naturalist Henry Forbes provides detailed descriptions of the natural history and wildlife of western Java and southern Sumatra.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Henry O Forbes
ISBN: 0195889223 9780195889222
OCLC Number: 20685898
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: New York : Harper, 1885.
Includes index.
Description: viii, xix, 536 pages, [25] leaves of plates : illustrations (some folded) ; 23 cm.
Contents: PART I: IN THE COCOS-KEELING ISLANDS: In Batavia and Buitenzorg; Sojourn in the Cocos-Keeling Islands; Appendix to Part I.; PART II: IN JAVA: Sojourn at Genteng in Bantam; Sojourn at Kosala in Bantam; Sojourn at Pengelengan, in the Preanger Regencies; Appendix to Part II.; PART III: IN SUMATRA: Sojourn in the Lampongs; Sojourn in the Palembang Residency; Appendix to Part III.; PART IV: IN THE MOLUCCAS AND IN TIMOR-LAUT: From Java to Amboina; Amboina; From Amboina to Timor-Laut; Sojourn in Timor Laut; PART V: IN THE ISLAND OF BURU: From Kajeli to the Lake; At Lake Wokolo; PART VI: IN TIMOR: Sojourn at Fatunaba; On the road to Bibi; Sojourn in Kailakuk and Samoro; Return to Europe.
Series Title: Oxford in Asia hardback reprints.
Responsibility: Henry O. Forbes ; with an introduction by the Earl of Cranbrook.

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