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WANDERINGS IN SOUTH AMERICA: THE NORTH-WEST OF THE UNITED STATES AND THE ANTILLES IN THE YEARS 1812, 1816, 1820, & 1824 Charles Waterton 1909 Hardcover No DJ Fine
By Waterton, Charles
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New York, 1909, 1st edition. 338 pp, many full-color illustrations. Green cloth hardcover with no dust jacket. Fine condition.

Illustrated and with a brief Introduction by Charles Livingston Bull. First edition thus with the Bull illustrations. Book contains "original instructions for the perfect preservation of Birds, etc. for Cabinets of Natural History."

Charles Waterton (June 3, 1782 - May 27, 1865) was an English naturalist and explorer. In 1804 he travelled to Guyana to take charge of his uncle's estates near Georgetown. In 1812 he started to explore the hinterland of Guyana, making four journeys between then and 1824. He later described his discoveries in his book Waterton's Wanderings in South America.

He was a highly skilled taxidermist and preserved many of the animals he encountered on his expeditions. He is credited with bringing the anaesthetic agent curare to Europe. In the 1820s he returned to Walton Hall and built a nine-foot-high wall around three miles of his estate, turning it into the world's first wildfowl and nature reserve. He also invented the bird nesting box. The Waterton Collection is now in Wakefield Museum.

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