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|WILBERFORCE William A Practical View of the Prevailing Religious System of Professed Christians, in the Higher and Middle Classes, Contrasted with Real Christianity.|
T. Cadell, Jun. and W. Davies, London (1798)
xv + 307pp +  index +  printer's ad. 7th ed. Title page repaired at top with former owner's inscription in top margin. Bookplate of Edward Sheffield Montagu. Old half calf with original label. Occasional spotting but a clean copy overall.
First published in 1797, A Practical View, by William Wilberforce became a best selling commentary on the state of Christianity at the time. This work helps to establish the moral framework behind his belief in the need to abolish the slave trade.
|TAYLOR Jeremy Above & Beyond.|
Trinidad & Tobago Airways Corporation (BWIA International) (1990)
32 large pp. Clean in card covers.
Well illustrated history of the airline. 11.5 x 8.5"
|DYDE Brian A West Indian Romance. - A true story of love and seafaring in the Caribbean.|
Paradise Press (2012)
x + 236pp. 1st ed., new in card covers.
Autobiography of a English naval officer and the young Antiguan woman he met while captain of a ship sent to carry out survey work in the Caribbean in the 1970's.
|FIRTH C.H. The narrative of General Venables - with an appendix of papers relating to the expedition to the West Indies and the conquest of Jamaica, 1654-1655.|
Longmans, Green & Co (1900)
180pp. 1st ed., very fine in original cloth.
A scarce work on military history.
|SHYLLON Folarin James Ramsay: The Unknown Abolitionist.|
viii + 144pp. 1st ed., clean in D/W.
The author spent 18 years in the West Indies and wrote an early abolitionist work, 'An essay on the Treatment and Conversion of African Slaves in the British Sugar Colonies,' in 1784.
|WAFER, Lionel, edited, introduction, notes by L. E. Elliott Joyce A New Voyage and Description of the Isthmus of America; - with Wafer's Secret Report (1898) and Davis's Expedition to the Gold Mines (1704)|
Oxford, The Hakluyt Society (1934)
lxxi, 221pp, 4 foldout plates, 4 folding maps including 2 coloured, index. Very fine in slightly faded original pictorial cloth.
The author was a surgeon on buccaneering expeditions in Darien, the West Indies and the Pacific from 1680 to 1688.
|JUAN Don George and ULLOA Don Antonio A voyage to South America. Describing at large the Spanish cities, towns, provinces, &c on that extensive Continent.|
London, printed for L. Davis and C. Reymers (1760)
2 vols. 2nd ed., revised and corrected. xx + [iv] + 498pp + [iv] + 410pp + index. 7 folding maps and plans (split and torn without loss, one plate neatly stitched). Contemporary gilt ruled full calf with old manuscript paper labels. Contents clean with one small tear to pp383-4 noted.
An important early work on Spanish America.
|RICHARD Henry Memoirs of Joseph Sturge.|
London: S.W. Partridge (1864)
xix + 622pp + frontispiece with tipped in sepia photo. 1st ed., clean in original full calf, with new spine.
Biography of the missionary with much on his time in the West Indies including a chapter on his opposition to the apprentice system.
|MONTGOMERY James The West Indies and other poems.|
160pp. 7th ed., fine in original blind stamped cloth, a.e.g.
Long poem written in honour of the abolition of the African slave trade by the British Legislature in 1807.
|DOYLE Chris Sailors Guide to the Windward Islands. - 1982-1983 editon|
Published by the author (1982)
180pp. Clean in worn card covers.
|BLANSHARD Paul Democracy and Empire in the Caribbean.|
Macmillan, New York (1947)
379pp, fine in original cloth.
Descriptions of most of the islands with historical summary and political observations.
|LESTER H.Lenton High lights in the West Indies and Mexico.|
Privately printed (1937)
61pp + 11 photo plates. 1st ed. printed on hand made paper, with signature of author on last page, fine in original cloth.
The author describes a cruise from England visiting Madeira, Barbados, Curacao, Panama, Mexico, Miami, Bermuda and the Azores. Very scarce.
|SOUTHEY Cap. Thomas Chronological history of the West Indies.|
London: Printed for Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown and Green (1827)
3 vols. 8vo. 336 + 552 + 620pp. 1st ed., a fine copy in old quarter calf.
A most useful and well researched work. The author was attached to the Royal Navy and served in Caribbean waters during the first decade of the C19th. Useful for the 100's of dispatches, colonial and parliamentary acts and treaties which it includes. Sabin 88568.
|GRAINGER James The Sugar-Cane: A Poem. In Four Books, With Notes.|
Dublin: Printed by William Sleater, on Cork-Hill. (1766)
Half title and frontispiece + ix + 180pp. 1st Irish ed., fine in original full calf with new spine. A couple of small h/s's for Belvedere College Dublin on half title and Preface page and some light tone spotting.
The author went to St Kitts in 1759 as a practising physician. A most attractive copy of this rare work.
|ASPINALL A.E. The Handbook of the British West Indies - British Guiana and British Honduras 1929-30.|
London: West India Committee (1929)
232pp + folding map + xl adverisments. 1st ed., very fine in original orange cloth .
Chapters of each island plus sections on railways in the Caribbean and even results of the West Indies cricket team.
|ANON Caribbean Tourist Trade. - A regional approach.|
Anglo-American Caribbean Commission (1945)
171pp + holding map. 1st ed., clean in worn and chipped card covers.
Descriptions of the tourist attractions on the islands.
|HOVEY Sylvester Letters from the West Indies; - relating especially to the Danish island of St Croix, and to the British islands Antigua, Barbadoes and Jamaica.|
Gould & Newman, New York (1838)
212pp, 1st ed. Foxing throughout as usual, otherwise clean in later quarter cloth.
The author's letters are invaluable sources for the apprenticeship period in the three British islands visited but also contain well written accounts of the state of slavery and of island opposition to emancipation before 1834. (Ragatz)
|WADDELL Rev. H.M. Twenty-Nine Years in the West Indies and Central Africa: - a review of missionary work and adventure. 1829 - 1858|
T. Nelson & Sons (1863)
xiv + 681pp + plates. Occasional foxing otherwise clean in original green cloth, spine re-backed.
Much on Jamaica describing the period before and after emancipation.
|HARDING DAVIS R. Three Gringos in Venezuela and Central America.|
Harper Bros., New York (1903)
xi + 282pp. Fine in original cloth.
Illustrated account of a journey through Venezuela, Panama, Nicaragua, Honduras and Br. Honduras. Very readable.