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Six years in Seychelles;

with photographs from original drawings.

Stock Code 110099

N.p., 1885

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Inscribed by the author. Rare. Estridge was collector of taxes in the British colonial administration in the early 1880's, serving as Collector of Customs at Mahé in the Seychelles. This work includes notes on the history and topography of the Seychelles, together with details of its trade and commerce and a detailed account of its natural history.

First edition; 4to, 59 pp., inscribed by the author on title, dedication leaf, 30 mounted photographic illustrations after drawings by the author, folding plan, double-page letterpress table, original roan, titled in gilt on upper cover, neatly rebacked to match, all edges gilt, a very good copy.

Provenance

Provenance: Humphrey Winterton, noted collector of books on East Africa, his sale, Sotheby's 2003 (book label).

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Six years in Seychelles;

ESTRIDGE, H. Watley.

Stock code: 110099

$5,679.00

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