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DE BOOY Theodore and FARIS John T. The Virgin Islands. - Our New Possessions and the British Islands.
DE BOOY Theodore and FARIS John T. The Virgin Islands. - Our New Possessions and the British Islands.

J.B. Lippincott Co (1918)
292pp + plates and maps. 1st ed., some light tone spotting otherwise clean in worn original pictorial cloth.
Many photo plates.
£75.00


BAYLEY F.W.N. Four Years
BAYLEY F.W.N. Four Years
BAYLEY F.W.N. Four Years' Residence in the West Indies

London: William Kidd (1830)
xiii + 693pp + plates. 1st ed., very clean in contemporary half calf with marbled boards.
£450.00


WESTERGAARD Waldemar The Danish West Indies under Company Rule. - (1671-1754) with a supplementary chapter, 1755-1917.
WESTERGAARD Waldemar The Danish West Indies under Company Rule. - (1671-1754) with a supplementary chapter, 1755-1917.

Macmillan Co., New York (1917)
xxiv + 359pp + publisher's catalogue + frontispiece and 12 plates, one folding. 1st ed., foxing throughout in clean original blue cloth.
An important historical source.
£125.00


ZABRISKIE Luther K. The Virgin Islands of the United States of America. - Historical and descriptive. Commerical and industrial. Facts, figures and resources.
ZABRISKIE Luther K. The Virgin Islands of the United States of America. - Historical and descriptive. Commerical and industrial. Facts, figures and resources.
ZABRISKIE Luther K. The Virgin Islands of the United States of America. - Historical and descriptive. Commerical and industrial. Facts, figures and resources.

G.P. Putnam's Sons (1918)
xvii + 339pp + plates and folding maps. 1st ed., clean in original cloth.
£125.00


BRITTON N.L. Flora of Bermuda. - (Illustrated)
BRITTON N.L. Flora of Bermuda. - (Illustrated)

Charles Scribner's Sons, New York (1918)
xi + 585pp + coloured frontispiece. 1st ed., a very clean copy in original cloth, spine slightly faded and rear hinge broken.
A scholarly work with many line drawings in text.
£140.00


CUNDALL Frank Jamaica
CUNDALL Frank Jamaica's Part in the Great War 1914-1918.

Institute of Jamaica (1925)
155pp + plates and photo frontispiece. 1st ed., toning to end papers and pages edges, frontispiece loose, otherwise clean in fine D/W.
£550.00


TAYLOR Charles E. An island of the sea. - Descriptive of the past and present of St Thomas, Danish West Indies with a few short stories about Bluebeard
TAYLOR Charles E. An island of the sea. - Descriptive of the past and present of St Thomas, Danish West Indies with a few short stories about Bluebeard's and Blackbeard's castles.

St Thomas (1895)
120pp + many photo plates and ads. 1st ed., a fine clean copy in original pictorial cloth with discolouring to part of spine and rear board.
Guide book with fine illustrations and old tales of the island's history. Very scarce.
£225.00


GARDNER W.J. A History of Jamaica from Its Discovery By Christopher Columbus to the Year 1872.  - Including an Account of its Trade and Agriculture; Sketches of the Manners, Habits, and Customs of all Classes of its Inhabitants
GARDNER W.J. A History of Jamaica from Its Discovery By Christopher Columbus to the Year 1872. - Including an Account of its Trade and Agriculture; Sketches of the Manners, Habits, and Customs of all Classes of its Inhabitants

London: T. Fisher Unwin (1909)
xvi + 510pp. Fine in original card covers.
£50.00


ALCOCK Frederick West Indies Scenery.
ALCOCK Frederick West Indies Scenery.

Andrew Reid & Co (1910 (circa))
93pp including 22 colour plates. 1st ed. Clean in slightly stained card covers. 10 x 7.5"
£36.00


PHILLIPPO J.M. Jamaica:  its past and present state.
PHILLIPPO J.M. Jamaica: its past and present state.

London: John Snow, Paternoster Row (1843)
487pp. 1st ed. clean in original worn green cloth. Fine engraved plates.
The author was a Baptist missionary who spent 20 years in Jamaica. Geographical, historical and social surveys are included but greatest value lies in his description of the religious state of the island.
£140.00


KNOX J.P. A historical account of St Thomas, W.I., - with its rise and progress in commerce;  missions and churches;  climate and its adaption to invalids;  geological structure;  natural history, and botany;  and incidental notices of St Croix and St Johns;  slave insurrections in these islands;  emancipation and present conditions of laboring classes.
KNOX J.P. A historical account of St Thomas, W.I., - with its rise and progress in commerce;  missions and churches;  climate and its adaption to invalids;  geological structure;  natural history, and botany;  and incidental notices of St Croix and St Johns;  slave insurrections in these islands;  emancipation and present conditions of laboring classes.
KNOX J.P. A historical account of St Thomas, W.I., - with its rise and progress in commerce; missions and churches; climate and its adaption to invalids; geological structure; natural history, and botany; and incidental notices of St Croix and St Johns; slave insurrections in these islands; emancipation and present conditions of laboring classes.

New York (1852)
271pp + folding map and tinted litho frontispiece with most attractive view of town of St Thomas. 1st ed., original blind stamped cloth, rebacked. Contents very clean.
An important early history of the island.
£185.00


MOSELEY Mary A Brief Sketch of the Bahama Islands
MOSELEY Mary A Brief Sketch of the Bahama Islands

Published for distribution by the British Empire Exhibition Committee (1925)
16pp. 1st ed., fine in card covers with tipped on colour plate on cover. Fine.
£85.00


BRICE Beverly A. Best Buys in Nassau and the Bahama Islands
BRICE Beverly A. Best Buys in Nassau and the Bahama Islands

Nassau (1961)
94pp. Clean in paper covers.
£9.00


BAHAMAS Nassau and the Bahamas souvenir book and shopping guide
BAHAMAS Nassau and the Bahamas souvenir book and shopping guide

World Wide Publications Ltd (1960)
94pp. Fine in torn paper covers.
£6.00


HUMPHREY Janet Tourist guide to the Bahamas.
HUMPHREY Janet Tourist guide to the Bahamas.

Ministry of Tourism, Nassau (1965)
96pp. Fine in pictorial card covers.
£16.00


BAHAMAS What to do in Nassau. Guide to the Bahamas.
BAHAMAS What to do in Nassau. Guide to the Bahamas.

Tribune Building, Nassau (1961)
72pp. Fine in pictorial card covers.
£10.00


BAHAMAS Nassau and the Bahamas souvenir book and shopping guide
BAHAMAS Nassau and the Bahamas souvenir book and shopping guide

World Wide Publications Ltd (1960)
94pp. Fine in paper covers.
£9.00


CARTWRIGHT William W. The pocket guide to Nassau and business directory
CARTWRIGHT William W. The pocket guide to Nassau and business directory

Published by the author (1951)
107pp + folding town plan. Fine in card covers.
£75.00


ST LUCIA The Helen of the West Indies
ST LUCIA The Helen of the West Indies

St Lucia Tourist Association (1924 (circa))
44pp + map. 1st ed., small h/s on cover otherwise fine in pictorial card covers.
£120.00


JOHNSTON J.R.V. The Stapleton sugar plantations in the Leeward Islands.
JOHNSTON J.R.V. The Stapleton sugar plantations in the Leeward Islands.

John Rylands Library, Manchester (1965)
32pp. Reprint from the bulletin, fine in card covers.
History of the Stapleton family sugar estates on Antigua, Montserrat, Nevis and St Christopher.
£15.00


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