Charlotte Du Rietz Rare Books (ILAB): Mauritius
found: 2 books

 
FRANCKEN, CARL WILHELM:
Engelska Ost-indie-fararen Cabalvas rysliga skeppsbrott, år 1818. Stockholm 1824.
Pp. (ii), 56. Papercovered boards. A Swedish edition translated from the German. The British East India's frigate Cabalva under command of Captain Dalrymple left Gravesand in April 1818 to go to China but was shipwrecked near to Mauritius. This account by one of the officers vividly describes the disaster and the fortunate landing at Port Louis for the survivors.
Charlotte Du Rietz Rare BooksProfessional seller
Book number: 27017
€  250.00 [Appr.: US$ 293.5 | £UK 228.25 | JP¥ 32468]
Catalogue: Mauritius
Keywords: Mauritius, africa, afrika, africana, afrikana, travels, explore, exploring, cabalvas, mauritius

 
PIKE, NICHOLAS:
Sub - Tropical Rambles in the Land of the Aphanapteryx. Personal experiences, adventures and wanderings in and around the island of Mauritius. London 1873.
Pp. xviii, 509, (3) + adv 12. With half-title, 4 folding coloured maps, 15 full page plates and further illustrations in the text. Publisher's pictorial cloth, rubbed, spine chipped and lower hinge cracking. First edition of this important work on Mauritius. Includes interesting descriptions of the fauna and flora of the country. The author was US consul at Port Louis. Mendelssohn ii, p. 167.
Charlotte Du Rietz Rare BooksProfessional seller
Book number: 13135
€  460.00 [Appr.: US$ 540.04 | £UK 420 | JP¥ 59741]
Catalogue: Mauritius
Keywords: Mauritius, africa, africana, afrique, mauritius, travel, exploration, explore, voyage,

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