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Six Years in Seychelles, with Photographs from Original Drawings by  Henry Watley (Seychelles) Estridge - 1885 - from James Cummins Bookseller and Biblio.com

Six Years in Seychelles, with Photographs from Original Drawings

by (Seychelles) Estridge, Henry Watley

Condition: Original brown cross-grained morocco, titled in gilt, a.e.g. Rebacked. Fine


[London: Privately printed], 1885. 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. With 30 mounted photographs, folding map. [iv], 59 pp. 1 vols. Small 4to. 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. OCLC: 4852483. Provenance: A. Hoad (signature); F. Brooke-Hitching (initials), sold at Sotheby's 30 Sept. 2014, lot 452



  • Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 312739
  • Title: Six Years in Seychelles, with Photographs from Original Drawings
  • Author: (Seychelles) Estridge, Henry Watley
  • Format/binding:With 30 mounted photographs, folding map. [iv], 59 pp. 1 vols. Small 4to
  • Book condition: Used - Original brown cross-grained morocco, titled in gilt, a.e.g. Rebacked. Fine
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Publisher: Privately printed]
  • Place: [London
  • Date published: 1885
  • Keywords: Indian Ocean | Botany
  • Bookseller catalogs: History, Travel & Geography; Science;


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