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Below is a list of my stock of old secondhand and antiquarian books on Jamaica for sale.

A large library of books on Jamaica can be formed.  The bibliography of books on Jamaica by Frank Cundall is worth acquiring and fortunately a reprint has been published.  This book is not in stock at the moment though.

Postage and packing is extra but costs are kept to a minimum.  On overseas orders I can offer cheap shipping per airmail M Bag service where total weight is over 1.5kg (3lbs) Cost will be advised after you have submitted your order and before payment is taken.


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ROBERTSON James Gone is the Ancient Glory: Spanish Town, Jamaica, 1534-2000
ROBERTSON James Gone is the Ancient Glory: Spanish Town, Jamaica, 1534-2000

Ian Randle Publishers (2005)
477pp. clean in slightly worn card covers.
£10.00


HART Ansell The Life of George William Gordon.
HART Ansell The Life of George William Gordon.

Institute of Jamaica (1972)
144pp. 1st ed., fine in D/W.
£28.00


JACOBS H.P. Sixty Years of Change, 1806-1866. - Progress and Reaction in Kingston and the countryside.
JACOBS H.P. Sixty Years of Change, 1806-1866. - Progress and Reaction in Kingston and the countryside.

Institute of Jamaica (1973)
122pp + plates. 1st ed., fine in good D/W.
£32.00


ROBINSON Carey The fighting maroons of Jamaica.
ROBINSON Carey The fighting maroons of Jamaica.

William Collins and Sangster (Jamaica) Ltd (1971)
160pp + plates. Clean in worn D/W.
£12.00


SIBLEY Inez Knibb Dictionary of Place-Names in Jamaica.
SIBLEY Inez Knibb Dictionary of Place-Names in Jamaica.

Institute of Jamaica (1978)
184pp + photo plates and index. 1st ed., clean in worn card covers.
£30.00


PAWSON Michael and BUISSERET David Port Royal Jamaica
PAWSON Michael and BUISSERET David Port Royal Jamaica

Clarendon Press, Oxford (1975)
xv + 204pp + plates. 1st ed., minor foxing to end papers otherwise clean in very good D/W.
History of Port Royal including description of everyday life there before the earthquake of 1692.
£60.00


BLACK Clinton V. The history of Montego Bay
BLACK Clinton V. The history of Montego Bay

Montego Bay Chamber of Commerce (1984)
55pp. 1st ed., fine in card covers.
£7.00


STYCOS J. Malone and BACK Kurt W. The control of human fertility in Jamaica
STYCOS J. Malone and BACK Kurt W. The control of human fertility in Jamaica

Cornell University Press (1964)
xii + 377pp. 1st ed., minor foxing to page edges otherwise clean in worn D/W.
Birth control
£12.00


CHRISTIANI & NIELSEN Development of Harbour Facilities in Kingston with a proposal for a Free Port. - A report prepared for the Industrial Development Corporation
CHRISTIANI & NIELSEN Development of Harbour Facilities in Kingston with a proposal for a Free Port. - A report prepared for the Industrial Development Corporation

(1954)
58 + 16 + 21 + drawings and plans. Bound in blue cloth. Fine.
Detailed report including proposed new harbour facilities and information on existing free ports around the world.
£75.00


BACON E.M. The new Jamaica. - Describing the island, explaining its conditions of life and growth and discussing its mercantile relations and potential importance.
BACON E.M. The new Jamaica. - Describing the island, explaining its conditions of life and growth and discussing its mercantile relations and potential importance.
BACON E.M. The new Jamaica. - Describing the island, explaining its conditions of life and growth and discussing its mercantile relations and potential importance.

Walbridge & Co, New York (1890)
243pp + plates and two folding maps. Original pictorial cloth fine apart from bumped corners and shaken binding.
Attractive woodcut illusts. accompany good guided tour of island. A scarce work.
£60.00


STARK James H. Stark
STARK James H. Stark
STARK James H. Stark's Jamaica Guide (illustrated) - Containing a description of everything relating to Jamaica of which the visitor or resident may desire information.

Boston (1902)
viii + 209pp + plates, folding maps and ads. 1st ed., clean in worn pictorial cloth.
Fine early guide with good photo illustrations and some engraved views.
£60.00


CUNDALL Frank Studies in Jamaican History.
CUNDALL Frank Studies in Jamaican History.
CUNDALL Frank Studies in Jamaican History.

Sampson Low, Marston and Co (1900)
78pp + plates. 1st ed., some light foxing otherwise clean in worn and marked pictorial cloth.
A scarce work with attractive line drawings.
£50.00


NEITA Clifton Who
NEITA Clifton Who's Who Jamaica 1969

Kingston (1968)
424pp. 1st ed., fine in original cloth.
Biographical notes on important Jamaicans.
£50.00


CUNDALL Frank Catalogue of the portraits in the Jamaica History Gallery of the Institute of Jamaica.
CUNDALL Frank Catalogue of the portraits in the Jamaica History Gallery of the Institute of Jamaica.

Institute of Jamaica (1914)
30 + iv + plates. 1st ed., fine in card covers.
£35.00


JAMAICA Ministry of Education & Social Welfare Directory
JAMAICA Ministry of Education & Social Welfare Directory

Kingston (1953)
46pp. Clean in card covers.
£5.00


JAMAICA TOURIST ASSOCIATION Jamaica Official Guide
JAMAICA TOURIST ASSOCIATION Jamaica Official Guide

Kingston (1911)
vii + 64pp + adverts. and folding map. 1st ed., clean in worn paper covers.
Includes large folding map of the island by Colin Liddell dated 1895.
£45.00


JAMAICA TOURIST ASSOCIATION Jamaica Official Guide
JAMAICA TOURIST ASSOCIATION Jamaica Official Guide

Kingston (1915)
ix + 97pp + errata slip tipped in dated October 1st 1915 + adverts. and folding map. 1st ed., fine in paper covers.
Includes large folding map of the island by Colin Liddell dated 1895.
£60.00


JAMAICA TOURIST ASSOCIATION Jamaica Official Guide
JAMAICA TOURIST ASSOCIATION Jamaica Official Guide

Kingston (1920)
xi + pp + 134pp + folding map. 1st ed., clean in slightly damaged paper covers. Map with tear which could be repaired.
Includes large folding map of the island by Colin Liddell dated 1895.
£40.00


MILLS, I.P. [editor] Jamaica Motor and Tourist Guide. A complete Guide to the Island of Jamaica, with Maps showing Motor Routes, Illustrations, History, Points of Interest, description of Towns, Hotels, Methods of Travel Etc.
MILLS, I.P. [editor] Jamaica Motor and Tourist Guide. A complete Guide to the Island of Jamaica, with Maps showing Motor Routes, Illustrations, History, Points of Interest, description of Towns, Hotels, Methods of Travel Etc.

Boston and Swampscott, Massachusetts, Ainslie and Grabow Press (1908)
98pp + adverts and two folding maps. 1st ed., clean in slightly worn original card covers.
£50.00


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COLLETT G.W. and EDWARDS, MORTON & NICHOLSON Jamaica. Its postal history, postage stamps and postmarks. Stanley Gibbons 1928 vi + 248pp. 1st special autographed subscriber's ed. of 120 copies, fine in original quarter morocco Comprehensive handbook, strong on the issued stamps with studies of the 1890 2d on 4d and 1890 Official overprints.
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DUPERLY Adolphe Court House, Bath, (St Thomas in the East) A. Duperly, Kingston 1844 Lithograph print with full margins, light overall toning. 10.5 x 8.5" From 'Daguerian Excursions in Jamaica, being a collection of Views of the most striking Scenery, public Buildings and other interesting objects, taken on the spot with the Daguerreotype by Adolphe Duperly and lithographed under his direction by the most eminent Artists in Paris.'
400

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ANON Destruction of Kingston, Ja. by Earthquake & Fire Jan 14th 1907. Burke's Hotel one of the few buildings left standing. No 29 Fine unused postcard. Circa 1907.
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1941 Kriegsgefangenenpost printed cover to Jamaica with British censor label probably applied in Bermuda. Unusually with German 40pf applied as P.O.W. was supposed to free. Sent from R.A.F. pilot in Oflag X C III with long message which has been partially deleted by the censor.
60

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