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  • A concise History of Dutch MauritiusA concise History of Dutch Mauritius

    Perry Moree. 1998. 2nd ed. A concise History of Dutch Mauritius, 1598-1710. 127 pp. Soft cover. A complete history of Mauritius and its discovery by the Dutch, including the demise of the dodo. Book is in excellent, complete condition and scarce.

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  • Extinct BirdsExtinct Birds

    Julian P Hume and Michael Walters This is the first comprehensive review of the hundreds of bird species and subspecies that have become extinct over the last 1,000 years of habitat degradation, over-hunting and rat introduction. Covering both familiar icons of extinction as well as more obscure birds, some known from just one specimen or [...]

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  • La Decouverte des MascareignesLa Decouverte des Mascareignes

    Alfred North-Coombes 1994 2nd edition; La Decouverte des Mascareignes, 185 pp + 14 B&W plates. Very slight bump to top right corner otherwise very good, complete condition. A scarce Mauritius printing about the discovery of the Mascarene Islands (Mauritius, Réunion and Rodrigues).

    Order Decouverte 1 Book @ £30.00
  • Lost Land of the DodoLost Land of the Dodo

    Anthony Cheke & Julian P. Hume 2008. Uninhabited by humans, the Mascarene Islands of the Indian Ocean were once home to an extraordinary range of birds and reptiles: giant tortoises, parrots, skinks, geckos, burrowing boas, flightless rails and herons, and, most famously, dodos. But the discovery of the three isolated islands in the 1500s, and [...]

    Order Lost Land of the Dodo 1 Book @ £55.00
  • Lost Worlds – The DodoLost Worlds The Dodo Extinction in Paradise

    Lost Worlds – The Dodo Extinction in Paradise. Errol Fuller. 2003. Hardback 48pp. Full colour summary of the dodo, from discovery to extinction and beyond. Book in excellent condition.

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  • Lost Worlds – The Great AukLost Worlds The Great Auk The Extinction of the Original Penguin

    Lost Worlds  – The Great Auk The Extinction of the Original Penguin. Errol Fuller. 2003.  Hardback 48pp. Full colour summary of the Great Auk, from discovery to extinction and beyond. Book in excellent condition.

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  • Pierre SonneratPierre Sonnerat

    Madeleine Ly-Tio-Fane 1976 Pierre Sonnerat 1748-1814. 157 pp. Soft cover. A rare Mauritius printing about the life of the explorer, Pierre Sonnerat, who travelled extensively in the 18th century. Illustrated throughout. Small foxing speckles to some pages, back cover with a stain, otherwise a good, sound copy with tight binding. Very difficult to come by.

    Order Sonnerat 1 Book @ £80.00
  • Transactions Series (Rare)Transactions XX 1889

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