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Below is a list of my stock of old secondhand and antiquarian books on St Vincent for sale.
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|HOUSE OF COMMONS Appendix to the reports.|
H.M.S.O. (1814 (circa))
1st ed., clean in modern boards with cloth spine.
Eye-witness testimony from customs officers in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Barbados, St Lucia, St Vincent, Dominica and Martinique. Very detailed. Includes John Prescod Williams, collector of customs at Hole Town, Barbados and Charles Kydd Bishop in Speights-town.
|SCOTT Rev David To the West Indies and Back. One hundred days.|
Meikle, Motherwell (1908)
xii + 109pp + photo plates. 1st ed., a few pages with toning otherwise clean in original worn decorated blue cloth.
|GIBBS Bernard Ed. A Plan of Development for the Colony of St Vincent, Windward Islands, British West Indies.|
Guardian Commerical Printery, Trinidad (1947)
xviii + 821pp + folding maps. 1st ed., clean in original worn half calf. Small h/s's from the Colonial Office Library on front board and title page.
An important and very scarce work on the state of the island after World War Two.
|GORDON S. and HERSH A. Searching for Sugar Mills. - An architectural guide to the Eastern Caribbean.|
xiii + 278 large pp. 1st ed., fine in original pictorial boards.
|GREY Sir Charles Edward His signature on a 1839 free front.|
In 1841 he was appointed Governor of Barbados, Grenada, St Lucia, St Vincent and Tobago. In 1846 he became Governor of Jamaica and remained so until 1853.
|DREW S. The Life of the Rev. Thomas Coke, LL.D. - including in detail his various travels and extraordinary missionary exertions, in England, Ireland, America, and the West Indies, with an account of his death, on the 3d of May, 1814, while on a missionary voyage to the island of Ceylon, in the East Indies. Intersperced with numerous reflections; and concluding with an abstract of his writings and character.|
xix + 389pp + engraved frontispiece portrait. 1st ed., clean in orig. worn half calf binding, particularly along hinges but contents still tight and firm.
Coke visited many islands in the West Indies, including Antigua, Dominica, St Christopher, Nevis, St Vincent and Tortola. Sabin 20932
|WENTWORTH T. The West India Sketch book|
London: Printed for Whittaker & Co (1834)
2 vols. x +  + 324pp + vi +  + 391pp + two coloured engraved frontispieces + 10 plates. 1st ed., two library h/s's removed from title page of Vol 1. 1st page of vol 2 slightly creased at top, some minor spotting to some plates in modern grey boards with new end papers.
An animated account of a several years residence and much travel in the West Indies in the latter part of the 1820's. The author...visited Tortola, St Thomas, St Croix, St Kitts, Nevis, Antigua, Barbados, Montserrat, St Vincent and St Lucia... Presents delightful descriptions of the outward journey, of plantation sociey and industries, of island court procedure, shops, auctions, christmas celebrations and amateur theatricals, in a racy manner.' (Ragatz)