Sir Walter Baldwin Spencer (1860-1929) was a biologist and ethnographer. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
Manuscript of Sir Walter Baldwin Spencer, 'Wanderings in wild Australia', published in 2 volumes, London, 1928, with illustrations, including maps and diagrams, mainly printed.
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M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 43576-8.
Spencer | Sir | Walter Baldwin | 1860-1929 | Knight, Biologist, and Ethnographer
Australia | Description and travel