The Island of Socotra and its Recent Revelations.
8vo. 19, (1) pp. Sewn.
Separately paginated offprint from the Notices of the Proceedings at the Meetings of the Members of the Royal Institution of Great Britain: an account of the history, topography, ethnology and botany of the Island of Socotra in the Arabian Sea. The Scottish botanist Sir I. B. Balfour (1853-1922) was Regius Professor of Botany at Glasgow from 1879 to 1885, Sherardian Professor of Botany at the University of Oxford from 1884 to 1888, and Professor of Botany at the University of Edinburgh from 1888 to 1922.