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

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WILLIAMS Eric Inward Hunger. - The education of a Prime Minister.
WILLIAMS Eric Inward Hunger. - The education of a Prime Minister.

Andre Deutsch (1969)
352pp. 1st ed., light foxing throughout, particularly to page edges otherwise clean in worn D/W.
Autobiography.
£7.00


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


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


SURINAME Old Photograph album containing many views of Suriname especially gold mining camps.
SURINAME Old Photograph album containing many views of Suriname especially gold mining camps.SURINAME Old Photograph album containing many views of Suriname especially gold mining camps.SURINAME Old Photograph album containing many views of Suriname especially gold mining camps.SURINAME Old Photograph album containing many views of Suriname especially gold mining camps.SURINAME Old Photograph album containing many views of Suriname especially gold mining camps.SURINAME Old Photograph album containing many views of Suriname especially gold mining camps.SURINAME Old Photograph album containing many views of Suriname especially gold mining camps.
SURINAME Old Photograph album containing many views of Suriname especially gold mining camps.

(1929-34)
Includes fine street views of Paramaribo, Lawa Concessions mining camp. Many include images of S.A. Savitsky who was a mining engineer. Also some views of Trinidad and a few other photographs. Fine condition. (145)
Many fine quality images
£750.00


MC KINNON Wm. The Curing of Cacao. Its preparation for Export.
MC KINNON Wm. The Curing of Cacao. Its preparation for Export.
MC KINNON Wm. The Curing of Cacao. Its preparation for Export.

Wm. McKinnon & Co Ltd, Aberdeen (1920 (circa))
137pp. Clean in card covers.
Trade catalogue of the company's curing machinery with many illustrations but also containing chapters on the history of Cacao production and methods used around the World with some good photo views of Trinidad noted.
£75.00


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


SHIPLEY Sir Arthur E. Islands West Indian - Aegean
SHIPLEY Sir Arthur E. Islands West Indian - Aegean

Hopkinson & Co., London (1924)
xii + 139pp + plates. 1st ed., clean in original faded cloth.
Chapters on Barbados, British Guiana, Jamaica, Trinidad and Greek Islands.
£6.00


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

Frank Cass & Co (1968)
iv + 395pp. Facsimile reprint of 2nd ed., fine in original green cloth, spine a little faded.
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.
£24.00


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.

London (1909)
412 large pp + maps. 1st ed., clean in worn original cloth, rebacked with new end papers.
An important work with chapters on each island giving details of the companys on each island and with many fine photo plates. Substantial sections on Barbados, British Guiana, Jamaica and Trinidad. Scarce.
£165.00


REPUBLIC BANK From Colonial to Republic: One hundred and fifty years of business and banking in Trinidad and Tobago, 1837-1987
REPUBLIC BANK From Colonial to Republic: One hundred and fifty years of business and banking in Trinidad and Tobago, 1837-1987

Paria Publishing Co (1987)
xx11 + 206 large pp. 1st ed., clean in original cloth. 17 x 11"
Well illustrated history of banking and money on the island. An impressive tome.
£65.00


TRINIDAD Commission of Enquiry appointed to enquire into the affairs of British West Indian Airways Limited. - Third Report.
TRINIDAD Commission of Enquiry appointed to enquire into the affairs of British West Indian Airways Limited. - Third Report.

Government Printery, Trinidad (1979)
80pp. 1st ed., clean in blue card covers.
£8.00


BESSON Gerald A. The Angostura Historical Digest of Trinidad and Tobago.
BESSON Gerald A. The Angostura Historical Digest of Trinidad and Tobago.

Paria Publishing Co (2001)
347 large pp. 1st ed., fine in pictorial boards.
Profusely illustrated with articles on many aspects of Trinidad's history.
£75.00


KINGSLEY Charles At last. - A Christmas in the West Indies.
KINGSLEY Charles At last. - A Christmas in the West Indies.
KINGSLEY Charles At last. - A Christmas in the West Indies.

Macmillan (1882)
401pp + plates and publisher's ads. Clean in original cloth, slightly shaken.
The author gives his impressions of Trinidad. Many good line engravings.
£25.00


ANON For a perfect tropical holiday Trinidad & Tobago in the British West Indies.
ANON For a perfect tropical holiday Trinidad & Tobago in the British West Indies.

Trinidad Tourist Board (1950 (circa))
Folding tourist brochure with photo views of the islands. A3 size.
£5.00


MOODIE-KUBLALSINGH Sylvia The Cocoa Panyols of Trinidad: An Oral Record.
MOODIE-KUBLALSINGH Sylvia The Cocoa Panyols of Trinidad: An Oral Record.

British Academic Press (1994)
xiii + 242pp + plates. 1st ed., fine in D/W.
Account of the Spanish-speaking Payol community of Trinidad, established in the 19th and early 20th centuries. The Payols preserved their cultural and linguistic heritage during this period by an almost exclusive interest in cocoa-growing.
£65.00


TRINIDAD View Album of Trinidad.
TRINIDAD View Album of Trinidad.
TRINIDAD View Album of Trinidad.

Davidson & Todd (1890 (circa))
21 photo plates + advertisements. Clean in original black boards. 8 x 5"
£70.00


TRINIDAD Souvenir of Trinidad.
TRINIDAD Souvenir of Trinidad.

Muir, Marshall & Co (1900 (circa))
28pp of photo plates contained in slightly torn card covers with blue printing. Fine. 10 x 8"
Contents same as copy with red printing.
£70.00


WALL G.P. and SAWKINS J.G. Report on the Geology of Trinidad; - or, Part 1 of the West Indian Survey.
WALL G.P. and SAWKINS J.G. Report on the Geology of Trinidad; - or, Part 1 of the West Indian Survey.
WALL G.P. and SAWKINS J.G. Report on the Geology of Trinidad; - or, Part 1 of the West Indian Survey.

Longman, Green, Longman, and Roberts, London (1860)
xi + 211pp + plus folding maps and sections. 1st ed., clean in modern cloth, with folding maps and plans at rear as usual.
A scarce Trinidad book with many wood engravings in text.
£175.00


NEWSON Linda A. Aboriginal and Spanish Colonial Trinidad: Study in Culture Contact.
NEWSON Linda A. Aboriginal and Spanish Colonial Trinidad: Study in Culture Contact.

Academic Press Inc (1976)
x + 344pp. 1st ed., clean in slightly torn D/W.
£50.00


ANDRE Eugene A Naturalist in the Guianas.
ANDRE Eugene A Naturalist in the Guianas.

Smith, Elder & Co., London (1904)
xiv + 310pp + plates and folding map. 1st ed., a very clean copy in original pictorial cloth which sadly is discoloured.
The author travelled from Trinidad up the Macareo River in Venezuela and then the Orinoco River to Ciudad Bolivar and beyond. Fine photo plates and including two fine chromo litho bird plates.
£40.00


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DAVIS John G.M. War Tax Stamps of the British Empire First World War. British West Indies. R.P.S.L. 2009 xii + 400 large pp. 1st ed., fine in D/W. Historical background to the issues, study of the overprints and postal use.
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ART STUDIO Carnival 1954 Trinidad B.W.I. Carnival Queen. Original photograph. 4 x 5" Small creases.
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MUIR, MARSHALL & CO Frederick Street, Trinidad Early Trinidad undivided back postcard, circa 1902, fine unused.
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1876 Queen's Own Gazette newspaper posted to Trinidad with GB 1d red cancelled by obliterator. Lacking most of address and with loss at top. 12pp of news on the regiment.
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