ST. HELENA -- John Charles MELLISS. St. Helena: a Physical, Historical, and Topographical Description of the Island, including its geology, fauna, flora, and meteorology. London: Savill, Edwards & Co. for L. Reeve & Co., 1875. 8° (257 x 175mm). Half title, 16pp. publisher's advertisements at end. 56 plates and maps (8 mounted and printed in colours, 41 hand-coloured [2 of these double-page]), one illustration. (Occasional light spotting.) Original cloth (rebacked with original spine laid down). Provenance: Francis Hubert Barclay (armorial bookplate, inscription) -- Philip Gosse (bookplate, inscription). Nissen ZBI 2782.
JANISCH, Hudson Ralph (compiler). Extracts from the St. Helena Records. St. Helena: 1885. 8° (203 x 135mm). Contemporary half morocco (rubbed). Provenance: Elizabeth Church (presentation inscription from J. Homagee [?] of St. Helena).
And 13 other works on St. Helena including East India Company [?publishers] A List of the Company's civil servants, at their settlements in the East Indies, the Island St. Helena, and China ([?London], 1785), A Description of the Island of St. Helena (London, 1805), Cohen's Description historique de l'ile de Sainte-Hèlene (Paris, 1815), Edwin Hatfield's St Helena and the Cape of Good Hope (New York, 1852) and A Few Thoughts for the Stranger and Resident in St. Helena (London, 1868). (15)