London, South Kensington
23 April 2008
GRANT, Charles, Viscount de Vaux. The History of Mauritius, or the Isle of France, and the neighbouring islands. London: W. Bulmer, 1801. 4° (267 x 210mm). 3 folding engraved maps (2 torn without loss, some browning and offsetting). Contemporary tree calf (worn, upper cover detached with front free endpaper and title page attached, rubbed and scuffed). Provenance: John Wheler (armorial bookplate). Subscriber's copy.
With Allister Macmillan's Mauritius Illustrated (London, 1914, original cloth, worn) and 3 folding 19th-century engraved maps of the island, 2 mounted on linen. (2)
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