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PUXLEY, W. Lavallin.
Strayed Among Lonely Islands.

pp. 176. Frontispiece of author and 6 plates. Frayed dust wrapper, a very good copy.

*Largely describing the natural history of MADAGASCAR - MAURITIUS - KERGUELENS - TASMANIA [with much on the Tasmanian Thylacine] - NEW ZEALAND - KERMADECS - CELEBES - NEW GUINEA - LORD HOWE - GALAPAGOS - CUBA - GREAT BARRIER REEF. Lavallin Puxley was a nurse (the frontispiece shows her in uniform) and travelled widely, often in the company of her brother, Captain Puxley. In later life she became a well-known breeder of collies, sheepdogs and samoyeds.

Williams and Norgate. London.

Date Published: 1949.

Stock No. 52959

Price: 15.00