The Malay Archipelago, Volume 1 / The Land of the Orang-utan and the Bird of Paradise; A Narrative of Travel, with Studies of Man and Nature

Produced by Martin Adamson, David Widger and Colin Choat

THE MALAY ARCHIPELAGO,
VOLUME I. (of II.)

By Alfred Russel Wallace


     The land of the orang-utan, and the bird of paradise.

     A narrative of travel, with sketches of man and nature.

     To CHARLES DARWIN,

     AUTHOR OF “THE ORIGIN OF SPECIES,”

     I dedicate this book,
     Not only as a token of personal esteem and friendship
     But also
     To express my deep admiration
     For
     His genius and his works.


CONTENTS

PREFACE.

THE MALAY ARCHIPELAGO.

CHAPTER I.   PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY.

CHAPTER II.   SINGAPORE.

CHAPTER III.   MALACCA AND MOUNT OPHIR.

CHAPTER IV.   BORNEO—THE ORANGUTAN.

CHAPTER V.   BORNEO—JOURNEY INTO THE INTERIOR.

CHAPTER VI.   BORNEO—THE DYAKS.

CHAPTER VII.   JAVA,

CHAPTER VIII.   SUMATRA.

CHAPTER IX.   NATURAL HISTORY OF THE INDO-MALAY ISLANDS.

CHAPTER X.   BALI AND LOMBOCK.

CHAPTER XI.   LOMBOCK: MANNERS AND CUSTOMS OF THE PEOPLE.

CHAPTER XII.   LOMBOCK: HOW THE RAJAH TOOK THE CENSUS.

CHAPTER XIII.   TIMOR.

CHAPTER XIV.   THE NATURAL HISTORY OF THE TIMOR GROUP.

CHAPTER XV.   CELEBES.

CHAPTER XVI.   CELEBES.

CHAPTER XVII.   CELEBES.

CHAPTER XVIII.      NATURAL HISTORY OF CELEBES.

CHAPTER XIX.   BANDA.

CHAPTER XX.   AMBOYNA.

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