Manuscript notebook, opened at both ends. On the covers is written "Insect Notes" and "Birds and [?]animals". Content includes lists of insects, birds and other animals from the Malay Archipelago, localities where collected and lists of those sent to buyers including accounts. Pages are dated from 1855 to 1860. Kept together with WCP4767 in one Solander box incorrectly titled Ms Notebook 1855-58.
Handwritten by author in English.
Images of pages from "reading order" page 188 have been rotated 180 degrees so that they may be more easily read. The text on these pages reads from reading order p. 279 to p. 180.
An original MS
Pages with text: 282
Rebound very tightly so it can be difficult to read text in the margins.