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.
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