Observations respecting the islands of the Mauritius, written during a short sojourn there in 1828.

By: MELVILLE, Henry.

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55 numbered copies only. Small 4to. 82pp. Bound at the Chasdor Bindery in quarter tan leather and yellow linen. A fine clean copy. ***Melville, the Hobart Town editor/printer, produced a private edition of twelve copies of this work, for presentation to friends, in 1830. He had called in at Mauritius mid-1828, en route to Van Diemen's Land and 'intent upon putting further distance between himself and his London creditors'.

Title: Observations respecting the islands of the Mauritius, written during a short sojourn there in 1828.

Author Name: MELVILLE, Henry.

Categories: Australia,

Publisher: Adelaide, James Dally: 2004

Seller ID: 20817

Keywords: indian ocean Mauritius Van Diemen's Land,