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EDWARDS Bryan The history civil and commercial, of the British Colonies in the West Indies. - To which is added, an historical survey of the French Colony in the island of St Domingo.  Abridged from the history written by Bryan Edwards.
EDWARDS Bryan The history civil and commercial, of the British Colonies in the West Indies. - To which is added, an historical survey of the French Colony in the island of St Domingo.  Abridged from the history written by Bryan Edwards.
EDWARDS Bryan The history civil and commercial, of the British Colonies in the West Indies. - To which is added, an historical survey of the French Colony in the island of St Domingo. Abridged from the history written by Bryan Edwards.

London (1799)
xvi + 373pp + 7pp publisher's catalogue + folded map. 8vo. A very good clean copy in contemporary full calf,small fault at base of spine.
£245.00


MACMILLAN Allister The West Indies Illustrated. - Historical and descriptive, commercial and industrial, facts, figures and resources.
MACMILLAN Allister The West Indies Illustrated. - Historical and descriptive, commercial and industrial, facts, figures and resources.MACMILLAN Allister The West Indies Illustrated. - Historical and descriptive, commercial and industrial, facts, figures and resources.
MACMILLAN Allister The West Indies Illustrated. - Historical and descriptive, commercial and industrial, facts, figures and resources.

London (1911)
386 large pp. Fine in original green cloth.
An important work with chapters on each island giving details of the companys on each island and with many fine photo plates. Very scarce.
£350.00


ANON Photos and Phantasms: Harry Johnston
ANON Photos and Phantasms: Harry Johnston's Photographs of the Caribbean.

The British Council. (1998)
63pp. 1st ed., fine in card covers.
£10.00


TAYLOR Stanley A.G. The Western design: An account of Cromwell
TAYLOR Stanley A.G. The Western design: An account of Cromwell's expedition to the Caribbean.

Jamaica Institute and Historical Society, Kingston, Jamaica (1965)
xiv + 243pp + 2 folding maps. 1st ed., fine in original card covers.
£45.00


BARCLAYS BANK The British Caribbean
BARCLAYS BANK The British Caribbean
BARCLAYS BANK The British Caribbean

Barclays Bank (1960 (circa))
105pp. Fine in spiral ring binding.
Economic overview of the islands with fine colour and B & W photo plates
£24.00


RAGATZ Lowell A guide for the study of British Caribbean history, 1763-1834, - including the abolition and emancipation movements.
RAGATZ Lowell A guide for the study of British Caribbean history, 1763-1834, - including the abolition and emancipation movements.

Govt. Printing Office, Washington (1932)
725pp. 1st ed., very clean in original blue cloth.
Fine bibliography with helpful notes on the importance and usefulness of the books listed. Highly recommended.
£30.00


GOSNER Pamela Caribbean Georgian. The Great and Small Houses of the West Indies
GOSNER Pamela Caribbean Georgian. The Great and Small Houses of the West Indies

Three Continents Press (1982)
xiv + 296 large pp. 1st ed., very fine in fine D/W.
£95.00


GOSNER Pamela Caribbean Georgian. The Great and Small Houses of the West Indies
GOSNER Pamela Caribbean Georgian. The Great and Small Houses of the West Indies

Three Continents Press (1982)
xiv + 296 large pp. 1st ed., minor foxing to page edges otherwise clean in card covers.
£30.00


PARES R. The Manning of the Navy in the West Indies, 1702-63
PARES R. The Manning of the Navy in the West Indies, 1702-63

Transactions of the Royal Historical Society Fourth Series Vol XX (1937)
30pp article in complete volume, fine in original cloth.
£10.00


HART Richard Time for a Change: Constitutional, Political and Labour Developments in Jamaica and Other Colonies in the Caribbean Region, 1944-1955
HART Richard Time for a Change: Constitutional, Political and Labour Developments in Jamaica and Other Colonies in the Caribbean Region, 1944-1955

Arawak Publications (2004)
xviii + 348pp. 1st ed., signed by author on title page, clean in card covers.
£10.00


THOMAS Hugh The slave trade. - The history of the Atlantic slave trade 1440-1870.
THOMAS Hugh The slave trade. - The history of the Atlantic slave trade 1440-1870.

Picador (1997)
925pp + plates. Clean in D/W. Spine of D/W faded.
An important history on the subject.
£9.00


FROUDE James A. The English in the West Indies - or the bow of Ulysses.
FROUDE James A. The English in the West Indies - or the bow of Ulysses.

Longmans, Green & Co., London (1890 (circa))
viii + 328pp + publishers catalogue + engraved frontispiece and 8 plates. Later ed., clean in original worn pictorial cloth.
Much on Dominica, Jamaica and Trinidad.
£20.00


DAWES Neville Prolegomena to Caribbean Literature
DAWES Neville Prolegomena to Caribbean Literature

Institute of Jamaica (1977)
38pp. 1st ed., clean in worn card covers.
£15.00


ASPINALL Algernon E. West Indian Tales of Old
ASPINALL Algernon E. West Indian Tales of Old

Duckworth & Co (1912)
xi + 260pp + plates and publisher's catalogue. 1st ed., clean in worn and marked original cloth.
Includes chapters on English Harbour, Antigua, Brimstone Hill, St Kitts and Governor Parke of the Leeward Islands.
£40.00


KRISE Thomas W. Caribbeana: An Anthology of English Literature of the West Indies, 1657-1777
KRISE Thomas W. Caribbeana: An Anthology of English Literature of the West Indies, 1657-1777

University of Chicago Press (1999)
xii + 358pp. 1st ed., fine in card covers.
£8.00


THOMAS J.J. Froudacity. - West Indian fables by James Anthony Froude explained.
THOMAS J.J. Froudacity. - West Indian fables by James Anthony Froude explained.

New Beacon Books (1969)
195pp. Paperback. Small light h/s on f.e.p. ottherwise fine.
£4.00


SMITH M.G. The Plural Society in the British West Indies
SMITH M.G. The Plural Society in the British West Indies

Sangster's Bookstores Ltd (1974)
xix + 359pp. 2nd ed., clean in worn card covers.
£6.00


ST JOHNSTON Sir Reginald From a Colonial Governor
ST JOHNSTON Sir Reginald From a Colonial Governor
ST JOHNSTON Sir Reginald From a Colonial Governor's Note-Book.

Hutchinson & Co, London (1936)
285pp + plates. 1st ed., minor tone spotting to first few pages otherwise clean in original blue cloth.
The author recounts his time in office as Acting Governor of the Falkland Is., Administrator in Dominica and St Kitts and Governor of the Leeward Islands.
£70.00


NAIPAUL V.S. The Overcrowded Barracoon and Other Articles
NAIPAUL V.S. The Overcrowded Barracoon and Other Articles

Andre Deutsch (1972)
286pp. 1st ed., f.e.p. toned otherwise fine in very good D/W.
£7.00


TYLDEN Major Geoffrey The Armed Forces of the British West Indies. 1650 to 1958. - With an Appendix on the Armed Forces of the Falkland Islands and St Helena.
TYLDEN Major Geoffrey The Armed Forces of the British West Indies. 1650 to 1958. - With an Appendix on the Armed Forces of the Falkland Islands and St Helena.TYLDEN Major Geoffrey The Armed Forces of the British West Indies. 1650 to 1958. - With an Appendix on the Armed Forces of the Falkland Islands and St Helena.TYLDEN Major Geoffrey The Armed Forces of the British West Indies. 1650 to 1958. - With an Appendix on the Armed Forces of the Falkland Islands and St Helena.
TYLDEN Major Geoffrey The Armed Forces of the British West Indies. 1650 to 1958. - With an Appendix on the Armed Forces of the Falkland Islands and St Helena.

The Author's unpublished original manuscript. (1959)
173pp + photographs. Typed manuscript with some manuscript corrections crudely bound in card covers.
The author, who died in 1970, wrote three works on South African military history and was a regular contributor to the Society for Army Historical Research. There are chapters on each of the islands, campaigns in which the West India Regiment took part and British Garrisons stationed on the islands.
£1,500.00


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REGO Michael R. Colonial Bank in the West Indies B.W.I.S.C. 2017 72 large pp. 1st ed., new in card covers. The history of the Colonial Bank is intricately wound up with both the social and philatelic history of the British West Indies. This book is full of interesting illustrations of adhesives used fiscally as well as covers and cards to and from the branches of the bank in various colonies. Of interest to collectors of both philatelic and revenue material
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1898 East and West Africa Medal 1887-1900, 1 clasp: 1897-98. Awarded to Pt. N. Price, 2nd West India Regiment. The 2nd West India Regiment were involved in the Benin expedition to Akassa in 1897 and also helped to occupy the hinterland of Gold Coast and Lagos as a result of French aggression. In 1898 two companies proceeded to Kumassi.
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PECO R.M.S. Lady Rodney. Old postcard, circa 1930, fine unused.
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1910 cover from soldier in 2nd W.I. Regiment serving in Sierre Leone sent to England with 1d cancelled on arrival in U.K. with PLYMOUTH PAQUEBOT machine cancel. Embossed West India Regiment monagram on reverse.
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WALPOLE Horatio The Convention Vindicated: From The Misrepresentations Of The Enemies Of Our Peace. Roberts, London 1739 29pp. 1st ed., disbound. Tear with slight loss to title page and some light toning. The author proposes a peaceful resolution to the conflict with Spain over the colonies in America.
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