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Grant, C.
The History of Mauritius
London: W Bulmer, 1801. Or the Isle of France and the neighbouring islands, from their first discovery to the present time composed principally from the papers and memoirs of Baron Grant who resided twenty years on the island, by his son Charles Grant. 571 pp, 2 large folding maps. Includes the list of subscribers. First detailed book in English on Mauritius. Original vellum over paper boards, original paper label. Some wear through paper to boards at corners otherwise a lovely copy, internally mostly crisp and clean except that pp 404-449 seem to have a darkening spot that varies from light to moderate. Large format. Printed on fine, thick paper. Great copy or a collector. VG+. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Trophy Room Books [Agoura, CA, U.S.A.]

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