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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


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


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


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


DOWNING E.C. 50 Years - Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the transfer of the Virgin Islands from Denmark to the United States of America, March 31, 1967
DOWNING E.C. 50 Years - Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the transfer of the Virgin Islands from Denmark to the United States of America, March 31, 1967

St Thomas Friends of Denmark Society (1967)
72 large pp. 1st ed., fine in orange card covers.
Historical articles on different aspects of life in the Virgin Islands by various authors.
£8.00


BAIRD Robert Impressions and Experiences of the West Indies and North America in 1849
BAIRD Robert Impressions and Experiences of the West Indies and North America in 1849
BAIRD Robert Impressions and Experiences of the West Indies and North America in 1849

William Blackwood & Sons (1850)
2 vols. bound in one, vi + 329pp + iv + 315pp + two tinted frontispieces. 1st ed., remarkably clean copy with no foxing, bound in modern quarter calf with marbled boards.
Vol 1 gives the author's impressions as he travelled through the Caribbean islands with good sections on Antigua, Cuba, Jamaica, St Kitts Nevis and St Thomas while Vol 2 is concerned with the U.S.A.
£175.00


JADAN Doris A guide to the natural history of St John.
JADAN Doris A guide to the natural history of St John.

Virgin Islands Conservation Society (1971)
73 large pp. 1st ed., clean in stained card covers.
Well illustrated guide to the islands wildlife and flora.
£7.00


YORK N. Islands of beauty and bounty. - A historical profile of the Danish West Indies.
YORK N. Islands of beauty and bounty. - A historical profile of the Danish West Indies.

St Croix (1986)
46pp. 1st ed., signed by author on title page, clean in card covers.
£8.00


BALLOU Maturin M. Equatorial America. - Descriptive of a visit to St Thomas, Martinique, Barbadoes and the principal capitals of south america.
BALLOU Maturin M. Equatorial America. - Descriptive of a visit to St Thomas, Martinique, Barbadoes and the principal capitals of south america.

Houghton, Mifflin & Co (1892)
x + 371pp. 1st ed., clean in original cloth.
£40.00


TAYLOR C.E. Leaflets from the Danish West Indies: - descriptive of the social, political, and commercial condition of these islands.  With a sketch of the author and a biographical sketch written by PH Linet.
TAYLOR C.E. Leaflets from the Danish West Indies: - descriptive of the social, political, and commercial condition of these islands.  With a sketch of the author and a biographical sketch written by PH Linet.
TAYLOR C.E. Leaflets from the Danish West Indies: - descriptive of the social, political, and commercial condition of these islands. With a sketch of the author and a biographical sketch written by PH Linet.

Wm Dawson & Sons, London (1888)
ix + 228pp + coloured plate + tinted frontispiece and engraved plate of author + ads. 1st ed., some tone spotting otherwise clean in original slightly worn decorated blue cloth.
Historical notes on St Thomas and St John illustrated with many engraved views. Very scarce.
£450.00


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MIGLIAVACCA Giorgio Specialised stamp catalogue of the British Virgin Islands 1787-2001. Including Postal History, Postmarks and Cancellations Government of the Virgin Islands 2001 312 large pp. 1st ed., fine in pictorial cloth.
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BELLIN (Sr) Carte de l'Isle St Thomas l'Une des Vierges. Petit Atlas Maritime, Paris 1764 Engraved chart showing Fort St Thomas, town and villages. 'Tome I No 78' at top right. Fine condition. 14 x 9" Scarce. One of the few 18th century maps to show the island of St Thomas on its own, rather than as part of the Virgin Islands group
475

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ANON View of St Thomas from the sea. Old real photo Virgin Islands postcard, circa 1910, fine unused.
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1850 (16 Sep) EL with fine ST THOMAS double arc cds addressed to Copenhagen with London ds. Carried from St Thomas on RMSP Clyde to Southampton and then from London on the Hamburg Packet and delivered to the Danish postal agency there where it received the 'K.D.O.P.A. HAMBURG cds in blue. Rated 1/9d and 24 skillings. Fine.
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