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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


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


ELKINTON Thomas A Cruise among the Windward Islands: Being ten letters published to a friend, 1885
ELKINTON Thomas A Cruise among the Windward Islands: Being ten letters published to a friend, 1885

Leopold Classic Library (n.d.)
71pp. Facsimile reprint of 1885 ed. Fine in card covers.
£8.00


OBER Frederick A. Camps in the Caribbees: The Adventures of a Naturalist in the Lesser Antilles
OBER Frederick A. Camps in the Caribbees: The Adventures of a Naturalist in the Lesser Antilles

Lightning Source (n.d.)
93pp. Reprint of C19th edition. Clean in card covers.
£6.00


ALLSOPP Richard Dictionary of Caribbean English Usage - with a French and Spanish supplement.
ALLSOPP Richard Dictionary of Caribbean English Usage - with a French and Spanish supplement.

Uni of West Indies Press (2003)
lxxviii + 697pp. Very fine in card covers.
£22.00


BUTTERWORTH William Three Years Adventures, of a Minor, in England, Africa, the West Indies, South Carolina and Georgia
BUTTERWORTH William Three Years Adventures, of a Minor, in England, Africa, the West Indies, South Carolina and Georgia

Kessinger Publishing (2010)
492pp. Facsimile reprint of 1822 ed., fine in card covers.
£10.00


KNIGHT Franklin W. UNESCO General History of the Caribbean - Volume III: Slave Societies of the Caribbean
KNIGHT Franklin W. UNESCO General History of the Caribbean - Volume III: Slave Societies of the Caribbean

UNESCO Publishing (1997)
xvi + 379pp. 1st ed., fine in card covers.
£30.00


HUMFREY Michael No Tears for Massa
HUMFREY Michael No Tears for Massa's Day (A Novel of the West Indies)

London: John Murray (1987)
192pp. 1st ed., fine in fine D/W.
£12.00


HAMILTON Douglas J. Scotland, the Caribbean and the Atlantic World, 1750-1820
HAMILTON Douglas J. Scotland, the Caribbean and the Atlantic World, 1750-1820

Manchester University Press (2010)
249pp. Fine in card covers.
£12.00


MOITT Bernard Women and Slavery in the French Antilles, 1635-1848
MOITT Bernard Women and Slavery in the French Antilles, 1635-1848

Indiana University Press (2001)
217pp. 1st ed., fine in card covers.
£14.00


JOHNSON Howard After the Crossing: Immigrants and Minorities in Caribbean Creole Society
JOHNSON Howard After the Crossing: Immigrants and Minorities in Caribbean Creole Society

Frank Cass Publishers (1988)
147pp. 1st ed., fine in D/W.
£50.00


IMPERIAL DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Cotton Cultivation in the West Indies
IMPERIAL DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Cotton Cultivation in the West Indies

Advocate & Co., Barbados (1914)
118pp. 1st ed., fine in card covers.
Sea Island cotton
£60.00


ANON Catalogue of the library of the West India Committee
ANON Catalogue of the library of the West India Committee

West India Committee, London (1941)
125pp. 1st ed., fine in worn original cloth.
Very scarce bibliography with detailed listings by island.
£125.00


MACPHERSON Sir John Development and Welfare in the West Indies 1945-46
MACPHERSON Sir John Development and Welfare in the West Indies 1945-46

H.M.S.O. (1947)
162pp. 1st ed., small Colonial Office Library h/s otherwise clean in card covers.
£8.00


LUKE Sir Harry Development and Welfare in the West Indies 1955-1956
LUKE Sir Harry Development and Welfare in the West Indies 1955-1956

H.M.S.O. (1956)
140pp. 1st ed., clean in card covers.
£8.00


LUKE Sir Harry Development and Welfare in the West Indies 1955-1956
LUKE Sir Harry Development and Welfare in the West Indies 1955-1956

H.M.S.O. (1956)
140pp. 1st ed., small Colonial Surveys h/s on cover otherwise clean in card covers.
£8.00


HOARE Prince Memoirs of Granville Sharp, Esq.: Composed from his Own Manuscripts, and Other Authentic Documents in the Possession of his Family and of the African Institution
HOARE Prince Memoirs of Granville Sharp, Esq.: Composed from his Own Manuscripts, and Other Authentic Documents in the Possession of his Family and of the African Institution
HOARE Prince Memoirs of Granville Sharp, Esq.: Composed from his Own Manuscripts, and Other Authentic Documents in the Possession of his Family and of the African Institution

London: Printed for Henry Colburn and Co (1820)
xxxii + 524pp + xxxiii. 1st ed., fine in original half calf, front board detached and marbled boards with some loss.
Granville Sharp (1735-1813) was a British campaigner for the abolition of the slave trade. He founded the St George's Bay Company, a forerunner of the Sierra Leone Company to settle black people there.
£750.00


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

Andrew Reid & Co (1910 (circa))
93pp including 21 of 22 colour plates. 1st ed. Clean in card covers. 10 x 7.5"
£30.00


BURNS Alan History of the British West Indies.
BURNS Alan History of the British West Indies.

G. Allen & Unwin (1954)
821pp. 1st ed. Very clean in good D/W.
Comprehensive history concentrating on period up to 1900. Highly recommended.
£65.00


HIGHAM C.S.S. The Development of the Leeward Islands Under the Restoration 1660-1688
HIGHAM C.S.S. The Development of the Leeward Islands Under the Restoration 1660-1688

Cambridge at the University Press (1921)
xiii + 266pp. 1st ed., very clean, still uncut, in worn original cloth.
Very scarce. Note pages will need to be separated with a sharp knife.
£90.00


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DE WORMS Percy Perkins Bacon Records. R.P.S., London 1953 2 vols. 867pp. 1st ed., fine in fine D/W's. Important source for information on the postage stamp printings of this firm.
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WEST INDIA COMMITTEE The Call of the Leeward Islands British West Indies. S.J. Hayward, Montreal 1950 (circa) 6pp folding tourist leaflet. Fine. Also 6d Admission ticket to Brimstone Hill.
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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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CAMERON John The Wreck Of The West India Steam-Ship Tweed S.P.C.K., London 1847 100pp. 1st ed., original blind-stamped cloth lightly rubbed. A fine copy with the bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst. The Tweed was an R.M.S.P. which had sailed from Southampton in 1846 with mails for the West Indies.
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