Six Years in Seychelles, with Photographs from Original Drawings.

[London: Privately printed], 1885.

Price: $5,500.00


About the item

With 30 mounted photographs, folding map. [iv], 59 pp. 1 vols. Small 4to. Original brown cross-grained morocco, titled in gilt, a.e.g. Rebacked. Fine. OCLC: 4852483. Provenance: A. Hoad (signature); F. Brooke-Hitching (initials), sold at Sotheby’s 30 Sept. 2014, lot 452.

Item #312739

Substantial and authoritative account of the Seychelles Archipelago, with original photographic plates recording drawings of botanical and zoological subjects, as well as views of the islands.

The narrator describes climbing the Morne Seychellois, the principal mountain of the main island (2,975 feet).

Uncommon.