Luigi Maria d'Albertis
New Guinea: What I did and what I saw
Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington, London (1880).
First published in Italian in 1880 as
Alla Nuova Guinea: Cio che ho veduto e cio che ho fatto
(Italian edition based on the English original)
My Voyage of 1891-72-73 [18Mb pdf]
(Explorations in West New Guinea)
A Voyage to Yule Island in 1875 [8Mb pdf]
Fly River expeditions [22Mb pdf]
Read a review of this book by Alfred Russel Wallace published in Nature.
Portrait and colour plates
These images are reproduced from plates inset between pages (pp.) as indicated.**
Click the image-link for high resolution versions of these illustrations (warning 2-3Mb files).
Luigi Maria D'Albertis
Lophorhina superba (pp.82-83)
Parotia sexpennis (pp.104-105)
Drepanoris Albertis (pp.114-115)
Paradisea Reggiana (pp.222-223)
Note: ** D'Albertis reproduced these illustrations from Gould and Hart, 1879.
Biblioteca di Castello D'Albertis
The library in Capt. d'Albertis's Castle (cousin to Luigi Maria) in Genoa, Italy
(visit Castello D'Albertis: Museo della Culture del Mondo)