Monteiro, Rose.


Its Natives and Natural History. George Phillip & Son 1891.
1st Ed. Sm. 8vo. xi + [i] + 274pp. + [ii] publ. adverts. 6 original plates and 14 original ills. after the authors sketches and from the Natural Objects by A.B. and E.C. Woodward. Some very light browning, new, original gilt lettered ills. cloth, recased, minor staining to upper joint, spine bumped. ‘This is a skittish tale of butterfly-hunting in the hills of Lourenço Marques (Maputo) ... The book is more about natural history than natives (although token drunken Kaffirs and sluttish, pipe-smoking laundry-women make their appearance); it is essentially a catalogue of the trials and tribulations of an amateur African entomologist.’ Wayward Women.
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