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There is a surprisingly rich resource of books on the West Indies.  Only a few books on the Caribbean are commonly found in bookshops but there are an enormous range of titles in existence.  There is a fine online bibliography of West Indies books, mostly sorted by author, compiled by Don Mitchell at http://books.ai

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PECO A Souvenir of Bermuda - A series of Sepia Views
PECO A Souvenir of Bermuda - A series of Sepia Views
PECO A Souvenir of Bermuda - A series of Sepia Views

Photogelatine Engraving Co., Ltd., Ottawa, Canada (1930 (circa))
Booklet containing 16pp of sepia photo views of the island. 9 x 6.25" Also original printed enevelope. Fine.
£50.00


TROLLOPE Anthony The West Indies and the Spanish Main.
TROLLOPE Anthony The West Indies and the Spanish Main.
TROLLOPE Anthony The West Indies and the Spanish Main.

Chapman & Hall, London (1860)
iv + 371pp + folding map. 4th ed., clean in worn original blind stamped cloth.
Written by the author while on Post Office business in the West Indies to re-organise the Colonial Post Offices and to undertake postal treaties with the Spanish colonies. Much on Jamaica also chapters on Barbados, Bermuda, Cuba, Trinidad and St Thomas.
£120.00


HART Richard From Occupation to Independence. - A short history of the peoples of the English speaking Caribbean region.
HART Richard From Occupation to Independence. - A short history of the peoples of the English speaking Caribbean region.

Pluto Press (1998)
x + 189pp. 1st ed. Foxing to page edges otherwise clean in original cloth.
£16.00


ROSS Paul Circle of Light: Antigua and Barbuda
ROSS Paul Circle of Light: Antigua and Barbuda

Macmillan Caribbean (1998)
107pp. 1st ed., fine in card covers.
Photographic portrayal of the island.
£8.00


COZIER Tony Benson & Hedges West Indies Cricket Annual 1990
COZIER Tony Benson & Hedges West Indies Cricket Annual 1990

Benson & Hedges (1990)
88 large pp. Clean in card covers.
£8.00


PHILPOTT Stuart B. West Indian Migration: The Montserrat Case: The Monserrat Case (LSE Monographs on Social Anthropology)
PHILPOTT Stuart B. West Indian Migration: The Montserrat Case: The Monserrat Case (LSE Monographs on Social Anthropology)

Athlone Press (1973)
210pp. 1st ed., foxing on page edges only otherwise fine in D/W.
£6.00


PALMER Colin A. Eric Williams and the Making of the Modern Caribbean
PALMER Colin A. Eric Williams and the Making of the Modern Caribbean

Uni of N. Carolina press (2006)
354pp. 1st ed., foxing to top page edges otherwise fine in D/W.
£12.00


KURLANSKY Mark A Continent Of Islands: Searching For The Caribbean Destiny
KURLANSKY Mark A Continent Of Islands: Searching For The Caribbean Destiny

Addison Wesley Longman Publishing Co (1992)
xii + 324pp. Foxing to page edges otherwise clean in D/W.
£4.00


CRATON Michael A-Z of Bahamas Heritage (Macmillan Caribbean A-Zs)
CRATON Michael A-Z of Bahamas Heritage (Macmillan Caribbean A-Zs)

Macmillan (2011)
viii + 416pp. Fine in card covers.
£9.00


STRANACK Ian The Andrew and the Onions. - The story of the Royal Navy in Bermuda 1795-1975.
STRANACK Ian The Andrew and the Onions. - The story of the Royal Navy in Bermuda 1795-1975.

Bermuda Maritime Museum Press (1990)
167pp. 2nd ed. foxing to page edges only otherwise fine in fine D/W.
£10.00


WILLIAMS Eric The Negro in the Caribbean
WILLIAMS Eric The Negro in the Caribbean

Negro Universities Press (1969)
119pp. Reprint of 1942 ed., light tone spotting throughout otherwise clean in original cloth.
£6.00


GASPAR David Barry Bondsmen and rebels. - A study of Master-Slave relations in Antigua with implications for Colonial British America.
GASPAR David Barry Bondsmen and rebels. - A study of Master-Slave relations in Antigua with implications for Colonial British America.
GASPAR David Barry Bondsmen and rebels. - A study of Master-Slave relations in Antigua with implications for Colonial British America.

John Hopkins Uni Press (1985)
338pp, 1st ed., minor foxing otherwise clean in original cloth. Also signed letter from author.
Fine historical study.
£14.00


BOODHOO Ken The Elusive Eric Williams
BOODHOO Ken The Elusive Eric Williams

Ian Randle Publishers, Kingston (2002)
302pp. 1st ed., minor foxing, clean in card covers.
£6.00


O
O'SHAUGHNESSY Andrew Jackson An Empire Divided: The American Revolution and the British Caribbean (Early American Studies)

Uni of Pennsylvania Press (2000)
357pp. 1st ed., foxing to page edges otherwise clean in card covers.
£6.00


LEWIS Gordon K. The Virgin Islands: A Caribbean Lilliput
LEWIS Gordon K. The Virgin Islands: A Caribbean Lilliput

Northwestern Uni Press (1972)
382pp. 1st ed., pen inscription on end paper and foxing to page edges otherwise clean in original cloth.
£20.00


CAMPBELL Mavis C. The Maroons of Jamaica.  - 1655-1796
CAMPBELL Mavis C. The Maroons of Jamaica. - 1655-1796

Bergin & Garvey Publishers (1988)
vi + 296pp. 1st ed., foxing to page edges otherwise clean in discoloured original boards.
£40.00


SUED-BADILLO Jalil UNESCO General History of the Caribbean - Volume I: The Autochthonous Societies
SUED-BADILLO Jalil UNESCO General History of the Caribbean - Volume I: The Autochthonous Societies

UNESCO Publishing (2003)
442pp + 19 plates. 1st ed., fine in card covers.
£10.00


OLWIG Karen Fog Global Culture, Island Identity: Continuity and Change in the Afro-Caribbean Community of Nevis
OLWIG Karen Fog Global Culture, Island Identity: Continuity and Change in the Afro-Caribbean Community of Nevis

Harwood Academic Pub (2002)
xi + 239pp. Fine in creased card covers.
£15.00


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Family history of Jamaica

http://www.mymynton.com/index.htm

Sources of genealogy and historical information

Turks and Caicos Islands Museum

http://www.tcmuseum.org