Mrs. Talbot Clifton



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In her book, Pilgrims to the Isles of Penance, notes her observations from her travels during an orchid-gathering trip in the East. The author and her husband Talbot, a restless and dissatisfied explorer, went plant hunting in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, and although the main purpose of the expedition, the author describes their travels to Rangoon, Siam, Singapore, Batavia and all parts in between as well with good descriptions of the peoples, their customs, conditions, etc, with plant hunting forming a small part of the book.

Hardbound, first edition, 1911.
320 pages, 54 illustrations from photos on plates, foldout map of Philippine Islands, South China Sea to Siam, Sumatra showing route in red, with the errata sheet (often lacking), index, title page printed in red and black, original cloth with gilt spine title lettering.


Inside title page


Photo of young Burmans being instructed from the book


Spine of book


Photo from the book

Pris: 600,-
Pris med medlemskort: 540,-

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