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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, four folding coloured maps, fifteen 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 island including facts about history, geography, government, schools, fishing, sugar cane, corals etc. The author was US consul at Port Louis. Mendelssohn ii, p. 167.
EUR 400.00 [Appr.: US$ 483.01 | £UK 355.75 | JPą 50121] Book number 13135

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