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DABYDEEN Dr David India in the Caribbean
DABYDEEN Dr David India in the Caribbean

Hansib Publishing (Caribbean) Ltd (1987)
327pp. Clean in card covers.
East Indian history and culture in the Caribbean.
£6.00


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


STEPHEN James The Crisis of the Sugar Colonies; or, An enquiry into the objects and probable effects of the French Expedition to the West Indies; and their connection with the colonial interests of the British Empire
STEPHEN James The Crisis of the Sugar Colonies; or, An enquiry into the objects and probable effects of the French Expedition to the West Indies; and their connection with the colonial interests of the British Empire
STEPHEN James The Crisis of the Sugar Colonies; or, An enquiry into the objects and probable effects of the French Expedition to the West Indies; and their connection with the colonial interests of the British Empire

printed for J. Hatchard, Bookseller to Her Majesty, No. 190, (opposite York House,) Piccadilly., London (1802)
vii + 222pp + [1] publisher's catalogue. 1st ed., slightly browned but clean in modern half calf with new end papers.
Written by a leading British abolitionist on the impact of French activity in the West Indies on the colonial interests of Great Britain.
£450.00


RUTTER Owen At the Three Sugar Loaves and Crown.  A brief history of the firm of Messrs. Davison, Newman & Company - now incorporated with the West Indian Produce Association Limited.
RUTTER Owen At the Three Sugar Loaves and Crown. A brief history of the firm of Messrs. Davison, Newman & Company - now incorporated with the West Indian Produce Association Limited.

Davison, Newman & Co (1938)
39pp + plates. 1st ed., clean in original boards.
History of London shop established in 1650 selling West Indian produce. Chapter on Rose Hall Estate in St Thomas in the Vale, Jamaica.
£18.00


RILEY Norman D. A Field Guide to the Butterflies of the West Indies.
RILEY Norman D. A Field Guide to the Butterflies of the West Indies.

Collins (1975)
224pp + 24 colour plates. 1st ed., very fine in very good D/W.
£12.00


SAVAGE Ernest A. The Libraries of Bermuda, the Bahamas, The British West Indies, British Guiana, British Honduras, Puerto Rico, and the American Virgin Islands: a report to the Carnegie Corporation of New York
SAVAGE Ernest A. The Libraries of Bermuda, the Bahamas, The British West Indies, British Guiana, British Honduras, Puerto Rico, and the American Virgin Islands: a report to the Carnegie Corporation of New York

Library Association, London (1934)
xi + 103pp + plates. 1st ed., ex library with a few small h/s's and labels on end papers, bound in quarter calf retaining original card covers.
Very scarce.
£90.00


GURNEY J.J. A winter in the West Indies. - Described in familiar letters to Henry Clay, of Kentucky.
GURNEY J.J. A winter in the West Indies. - Described in familiar letters to Henry Clay, of Kentucky.

London (1841)
282pp + 2 engraved views of Jamaica + printer's ads. 3rd ed., very clean apart from the two plates which are toned as usual, in original blind stamped cloth with bumped corners not affecting pages and defect to top of spine.
Gurney was a Quaker emancipationist. Chapters on Antigua, Dominica, Jamaica, St Kitts, St Thomas, Tortola and Cuba.
£75.00


HALLIDAY Andrew The West Indies: The Natural and Physical History of the Windward and Leeward Colonies; with some account of the Moral, Social, and Political Condition of their inhabitants, immediately before and after the Abolition of Negro Slavery
HALLIDAY Andrew The West Indies: The Natural and Physical History of the Windward and Leeward Colonies; with some account of the Moral, Social, and Political Condition of their inhabitants, immediately before and after the Abolition of Negro SlaveryHALLIDAY Andrew The West Indies: The Natural and Physical History of the Windward and Leeward Colonies; with some account of the Moral, Social, and Political Condition of their inhabitants, immediately before and after the Abolition of Negro Slavery
HALLIDAY Andrew The West Indies: The Natural and Physical History of the Windward and Leeward Colonies; with some account of the Moral, Social, and Political Condition of their inhabitants, immediately before and after the Abolition of Negro Slavery

John William Parker, London (1837)
viii + 408pp + 3 folding maps and a table. 1st ed., map of Barbados slightly torn along folds but without loss, edges of leaves darkened otherwise clean in half calf with marbled boards.
The author was Deputy Inspector General of Army Hospitals and visited Barbados, British Guiana and Trinidad in 1833.
£320.00


CAMPBELL John Candid and Impartial Considerations on the Nature of the Sugar Trade; The Comparative Importance of the British and French Islands in the West-Indies: with The Value and Consequence of St. Lucia and Granada, truly stated.
CAMPBELL John Candid and Impartial Considerations on the Nature of the Sugar Trade; The Comparative Importance of the British and French Islands in the West-Indies: with The Value and Consequence of St. Lucia and Granada, truly stated.CAMPBELL John Candid and Impartial Considerations on the Nature of the Sugar Trade; The Comparative Importance of the British and French Islands in the West-Indies: with The Value and Consequence of St. Lucia and Granada, truly stated.CAMPBELL John Candid and Impartial Considerations on the Nature of the Sugar Trade; The Comparative Importance of the British and French Islands in the West-Indies: with The Value and Consequence of St. Lucia and Granada, truly stated.
CAMPBELL John Candid and Impartial Considerations on the Nature of the Sugar Trade; The Comparative Importance of the British and French Islands in the West-Indies: with The Value and Consequence of St. Lucia and Granada, truly stated.

London: Printed for R. Baldwin in Pater-noster Row. (1763)
228pp + 3 hand coloured folding maps. 1st ed., minor tears to two of the maps without loss, later end papers otherwise fine in old full calf binding with recent spine.
This work is a classic in the field of colonial and Caribbean literature, embodying as it does one of the clearest statements of eighteenth century philosophy regarding the relations which should exist between a metropole and its outlying possessions. (Ragatz) Written just after Britain had acquired Grenada and St Lucia from France following the Peace of Paris.
£900.00


U.S. BOARD ON GEOGRAPHIC NAMES British West Indies and Bermuda; official standard names approved by the U.S. Board on Geographic Names
U.S. BOARD ON GEOGRAPHIC NAMES British West Indies and Bermuda; official standard names approved by the U.S. Board on Geographic Names

Washington (1955)
157 large pp. 1st ed., fine in card covers.
Detailed listing of towns, villages, places and islands
£40.00


BARCLAYS BANK British West Indies
BARCLAYS BANK British West Indies
BARCLAYS BANK British West Indies

London (1952)
64pp. 1st ed., fine in card covers.
Brief guide to the islands with short sections on each island and good B7 W photo illustrations.
£14.00


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
£16.00


METHODIST CHURCH For Ever Beginning. - Two Hundred Years of Methodism in the Western Area.
METHODIST CHURCH For Ever Beginning. - Two Hundred Years of Methodism in the Western Area.METHODIST CHURCH For Ever Beginning. - Two Hundred Years of Methodism in the Western Area.
METHODIST CHURCH For Ever Beginning. - Two Hundred Years of Methodism in the Western Area.

Literature Department of the Methodist Church (Jamaica District) (1960)
vi + 96pp. 1st ed., clean in worn D/W.
Well illustrated history with much on Jamaica and the Turks & Caicos Islands.
£50.00


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SALLES Raymond La Poste Maritime Francaise. Tome IV. Les Paquebots de L'Atlantique Nord. Antilles - Amerique Centrale et Pacifique Sud. Etats-Unis. Published by the author. 1969 303pp + 4pp loose addeda. 1st ed., ex RPS library with small label on title page, minor toning otherwise fine in card covers. Detailed listings of French maritime postmarks and shipping routes.
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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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ANON H.M.S. York - tour of the West Indies in 1931. Old real photo sepia tinted postcard, 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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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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