BERTUCHI, A.J. The Island of Rodriguez. A British Colony in the Mascarenhas Group. London, John Murray, 1923.
8vo. Original blue cloth, spine lettered in gilt; pp. 117, [2, advertisements]; plates after photographs, one folding map; light abrasures to paste-downs, else very good.
First edition. Rodriguez Island is situated in the Indian Ocean some 365 miles E.N.E. of Mauritius, of which it is a dependency. The author spent three years on Rodriguez during the Great War and wrote the present work to bring to the attention of Europeans "this beautiful spot."