A well-illustrated account of the wildlife of the Mascarene Islands, their extinct species and the causes of their demise since the arrival of Man on the islands.
Author Anthony Cheke & Julian Hume
Binding Dark blue boards with gilt titles on the spine + a decorative d/w in colour featuring a Dodo bird on the front & a male Rodrigues Solitaire on the back cover.
Publisher Yale University Press
Illustrator 39 Colour plates from paintings by Julian Hume, numerous black/white illustrations from reproductions of early prints, and maps.
Condition VG+ in a VG+ d/w.
Offered by Geoff Cox Books