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STURGE Joseph and HARVEY Thomas The West Indies in 1837; - being the journal of a visit to Antigua, Montserrat, Dominica, St Lucia, Barbadoes, and Jamaica; undertaken for the purpose of ascertaining the actual condition of the negro population of those islands.
STURGE Joseph and HARVEY Thomas The West Indies in 1837; - being the journal of a visit to Antigua, Montserrat, Dominica, St Lucia, Barbadoes, and Jamaica; undertaken for the purpose of ascertaining the actual condition of the negro population of those islands.

Frank Cass & Co (1968)
ix + 476pp + two folding maps. Facsimile reprint of 1838 ed., fine in stained D/W with staining to end papers.
An important work on slavery.
£25.00


PILGRIM John H. Snippets of St Lucia
PILGRIM John H. Snippets of St Lucia's History

The Standard, Castries, Saint Lucia (1960)
40pp. 1st ed., pages browned otherwise clean in card covers.
Very scarce.
£36.00


ST VINCENT 1877-1997 100th Anniversary Diocese of the Windward Islands.
ST VINCENT 1877-1997 100th Anniversary Diocese of the Windward Islands.

St Vincent (1977)
48 large pp. 1st ed., fine in card covers.
Chapters on each island
£8.00


GREY Earl The Colonial Policy of Lord John Russell
GREY Earl The Colonial Policy of Lord John Russell
GREY Earl The Colonial Policy of Lord John Russell's Administration.

Richard Bentley, London (1853)
2 vols. xxvii + 447pp + xii + 508pp. 2nd revised and enlarged ed., clean in modern half calf with marbled boards and new end papers. Faint library h/s on title pages only.
Good sections on Guiana, Jamaica, St Lucia and Trinidad and sections on other countries within the Commonwealth.
£200.00


WILLYAMS Cooper An account of the campaign in the West Indies, in the year 1794, - under the command of their excellencies Lieut. General Sir Charles Grey, K.B. and Vice Admiral Sir John Jervis, K.B. commanders in chief in the West Indies; with the reduction of the islands of Martinique, St Lucia, Guadeloupe, Marigalante, Desiada, &c. and the events that followed those unparrelled successes, and caused the loss of Guadeloupe.
WILLYAMS Cooper An account of the campaign in the West Indies, in the year 1794, - under the command of their excellencies Lieut. General Sir Charles Grey, K.B. and Vice Admiral Sir John Jervis, K.B. commanders in chief in the West Indies; with the reduction of the islands of Martinique, St Lucia, Guadeloupe, Marigalante, Desiada, &c. and the events that followed those unparrelled successes, and caused the loss of Guadeloupe.
WILLYAMS Cooper An account of the campaign in the West Indies, in the year 1794, - under the command of their excellencies Lieut. General Sir Charles Grey, K.B. and Vice Admiral Sir John Jervis, K.B. commanders in chief in the West Indies; with the reduction of the islands of Martinique, St Lucia, Guadeloupe, Marigalante, Desiada, &c. and the events that followed those unparrelled successes, and caused the loss of Guadeloupe.

London, printed by T. Bensley for G. Nicol (1796)
149 + [5] + 62 large pp + plan of Fort Bourbon in Martinique and map of the island with two aquatint engravings in text. 4to. 1st ed., a few tone spots otherwise fine in half calf retaining original marbled boards. 9 x 11"
The author was a chaplain with the British navy at the time of the occurrence of the events described. Rare. Note this edition does not include the full page acquatint plates. It is printed in a smaller size font and has much smaller margins than the other edition.
£495.00


STURGE Joseph and HARVEY Thomas The West Indies in 1837; - being the journal of a visit to Antigua, Montserrat, Dominica, St Lucia, Barbadoes, and Jamaica; undertaken for the purpose of ascertaining the actual condition of the negro population of those islands.
STURGE Joseph and HARVEY Thomas The West Indies in 1837; - being the journal of a visit to Antigua, Montserrat, Dominica, St Lucia, Barbadoes, and Jamaica; undertaken for the purpose of ascertaining the actual condition of the negro population of those islands.
STURGE Joseph and HARVEY Thomas The West Indies in 1837; - being the journal of a visit to Antigua, Montserrat, Dominica, St Lucia, Barbadoes, and Jamaica; undertaken for the purpose of ascertaining the actual condition of the negro population of those islands.

London (1838)
ix + 476pp + two folding maps. 1st ed., a clean copy rebound in modern cloth
An important work on slavery.
£175.00


STARK James H. Stark
STARK James H. StarkSTARK James H. StarkSTARK James H. StarkSTARK James H. Stark
STARK James H. Stark's history and guide to Barbados and the Caribbee Islands, - containing a description of everything on or about these islands of which the visitor or resident may desire information, including their history, inhabitants, climate, agriculture, geology, government and resources.

Boston (1903)
197pp + plates, folding maps and ads. 2nd ed. Clean in pictorial cloth.
Contains fine engravings and photo views of the islands. Mostly on Barbados, but a little on St Kitts Nevis, Antigua, Dominica, Montserrat, Martinique and St Lucia.
£85.00


PATON William A. Down the islands. - A voyage to the Caribbees.
PATON William A. Down the islands. - A voyage to the Caribbees.PATON William A. Down the islands. - A voyage to the Caribbees.
PATON William A. Down the islands. - A voyage to the Caribbees.

London Kegan Paul, Trench & Co (1888)
xiii + 301 large pp + plates. Mostly clean in worn original maroon cloth with faded spine.
Fine descriptions of many of the islands illustrated by photos and very attractive engraved views. Much on Antigua, Barbados, Martinique, St Kitts and St Lucia. A classic early work on the Caribbean. Cundall 2357.
£80.00


JESSE Rev. C. The Amerinidians in St Lucia.
JESSE Rev. C. The Amerinidians in St Lucia.

St Lucia Archaeological & Historical Society (1968)
41pp + plates. New enlarged ed., clean in card covers.
£18.00


ANON St Lucia Handbook. - Trade, Tourism, Industry, Commerce.
ANON St Lucia Handbook. - Trade, Tourism, Industry, Commerce.

St Lucia Chamber of Commerce (1975 (circa))
92pp. 1st ed., fine in card covers. One page has part of an image cut out. 10 x 8"
Articles on the island's history and industry with many illustrations.
£28.00


HOUSE OF COMMONS Appendix to the reports.
HOUSE OF COMMONS Appendix to the reports.

H.M.S.O. (1814 (circa))
1st ed., clean in modern boards with cloth spine.
Eye-witness testimony from customs officers in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Barbados, St Lucia, St Vincent, Dominica and Martinique. Very detailed. Includes John Prescod Williams, collector of customs at Hole Town, Barbados and Charles Kydd Bishop in Speights-town.
£60.00


DE FOREST DAY Susan The Cruise of the Scythian.
DE FOREST DAY Susan The Cruise of the Scythian.

F. Tennyson Neely (1899)
297pp + plates. 1st ed., fine in worn original pictorial cloth.
Good descriptions of Barbados, Dominica, Guadeloupe, Nevis, Saba, St Kitts and St Lucia.
£80.00


ST LUCIA Report for 1904.
ST LUCIA Report for 1904.

H.M.S.O. (1903)
33pp. Fine in paper covers. Scarce large paper edition.
Reports from different government departments on the state of the island.
£8.00


ST LUCIA Report for 1905.
ST LUCIA Report for 1905.

H.M.S.O. (1906)
36pp. Fine in paper covers. Scarce large paper edition.
Reports from different government departments on the state of the island. Castries abandoned as a fortified port.
£8.00


ST LUCIA Report for 1910.
ST LUCIA Report for 1910.

H.M.S.O. (1912)
25pp + map. Fine in paper covers. Scarce large paper edition.
Reports from different government departments on the state of the island. Only one conviction for murder and the first since 1904.
£8.00


ST LUCIA Report for 1912-13.
ST LUCIA Report for 1912-13.

H.M.S.O. (1914)
19pp + map. Fine in paper covers. Scarce large paper edition.
Reports from different government departments on the state of the island. Establishment of Government lime juice factory.
£8.00


ST LUCIA Report for 1913-14.
ST LUCIA Report for 1913-14.

H.M.S.O. (1915)
21pp + map. Fine in paper covers. Scarce large paper edition.
Reports from different government departments on the state of the island.
£8.00


ST LUCIA Report for 1915-16.
ST LUCIA Report for 1915-16.

H.M.S.O. (1917)
14pp. Fine in paper covers. Scarce large paper edition.
Reports from different government departments on the state of the island.
£8.00


ST LUCIA Copies of Memorials and representations of the Council and Inhabitants, regarding the expenditure of the Colony of St Lucia, - addressed to Lord Viscount Goderich.
ST LUCIA Copies of Memorials and representations of the Council and Inhabitants, regarding the expenditure of the Colony of St Lucia, - addressed to Lord Viscount Goderich.

H.M.S.O. (1832)
15pp, folio. 1st ed., clean in paper covers.
Suggestions to improve the state of finances on the island which were causing hardship to the planters.
£36.00


STURGE J. and HARVEY T. The West Indies in 1837; - being the journal of a visit to Antigua, Montserrat, Dominica, St Lucia, Barbadoes, and Jamaica; undertaken for the purpose of ascertaining the actual condition of the negro population of those islands.
STURGE J. and HARVEY T. The West Indies in 1837; - being the journal of a visit to Antigua, Montserrat, Dominica, St Lucia, Barbadoes, and Jamaica; undertaken for the purpose of ascertaining the actual condition of the negro population of those islands.

London (1838)
ix + 476pp + two folding maps (one detached). 1st ed., lightly browned throughout otherwise clean in later half calf binding, rebacked and with new end papers.
An important work on slavery.
£300.00


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ANON St Lucia. The Helen of the West Indies. Annau Robinson Color Productions, U.S.A. 1970 (circa) Folding colour tourist brochure. 16 x 9"
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CLARKE & CO Map of St Lucia, B.W.I. Old St Lucia postcard, circa 1930, with neatly drawn route in red ink to carry out a barrel of beef in 1957. Fine. Scarce card.
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1828 (27 Jun) MARTINIQUE s/l h/s (44 x 5mm) on EL from St Lucia to France with boxed 'PAYS D'OUTREMER PAR NANTES' h/s. Two disinfection slits. Mail to France was sometimes carried privately from St Lucia to Martinique so that it could then be sent directly by French packet.
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