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HART F.R. Admirals of the Caribbean.
HART F.R. Admirals of the Caribbean.

Houghton, Mifflin Co., Boston (1923)
x + 203pp + plates. Fine in original pictorial boards.
Includes chapters on Drake, Morgan, Vernon, De Pointis, Du Casse and Rodney.
£15.00


RAGATZ L.J. A guide for the study of British Caribbean history, 1763-1834, - including the abolition and emancipation movements.
RAGATZ L.J. A guide for the study of British Caribbean history, 1763-1834, - including the abolition and emancipation movements.

Da Capo Press, New York (1970)
725pp. Reprint ed., very clean in slightly stained original cloth.
Fine bibliography with helpful notes on the importance and usefulness of the books listed. Highly recommended.
£35.00


FARNSWORTH Paul Island Lives: Historical Archaeologies of the Caribbean.
FARNSWORTH Paul Island Lives: Historical Archaeologies of the Caribbean.

Uni of Alabama (2001)
xxiv + 378pp. 1st ed., fine in card covers.
£15.00


RICHARD Henry Memoirs of Joseph Sturge.
RICHARD Henry Memoirs of Joseph Sturge.
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.
£195.00


LESTER H.Lenton High lights in the West Indies and Mexico.
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.
£45.00


ANON Caribbean Tourist Trade. - A regional approach.
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.
£20.00


BULLEN Frank T. Back to Sunny Seas.
BULLEN Frank T. Back to Sunny Seas.

London: Smith Elder & Co (1905)
xiii + 287pp + 8 coloured plates by A.S. Forrest. 1st ed., lacking front end paper, minor tone spotting otherwise clean in worn original cloth.
£30.00


ANON Caribbean Tourist Trade. - A regional approach.
ANON Caribbean Tourist Trade. - A regional approach.

Anglo-American Caribbean Commission (1945)
171pp + holding map. 1st ed., clean in worn card covers which have Colonial Office Library h/s on cover.
Descriptions of the tourist attractions on the islands.
£20.00


ANON The Case of the Free-Labour British Colonies: Submitted to the British Legislature and British Nation for an Impartial Re-Hearing
ANON The Case of the Free-Labour British Colonies: Submitted to the British Legislature and British Nation for an Impartial Re-Hearing

London: James Madden (1852)
xvi + 155pp. 1st ed., fine in original card covers with modern spine.
Mostly on British Guiana and Jamaica. Very scarce.
£195.00


BUXTON Charles Memoirs of Sir Thomas Fowell Buxton, Bart.
BUXTON Charles Memoirs of Sir Thomas Fowell Buxton, Bart.
BUXTON Charles Memoirs of Sir Thomas Fowell Buxton, Bart.

London: John Murray (1851)
xvi + 614pp + engraved plates and frontispiece. 3rd ed., small h/s on title page and prelim. otherwise very clean in fine decorated full blue calf.
Biography of Wilberforce's successor who carried the fight for emancipation on to completion.
£125.00


DREWERY R.F. William Wilberforce 1759 - 1833. - A catalogue of the books and pamphlets on William Wilberforce and slavery in the reference library of Kingston upon Hull Public libraries
DREWERY R.F. William Wilberforce 1759 - 1833. - A catalogue of the books and pamphlets on William Wilberforce and slavery in the reference library of Kingston upon Hull Public libraries

Kingston Upon Hull (1959)
36pp. 1st ed., fine in card covers.
£16.00


TWELLS A. Colonialism, slavery and the Industrial Revolution 1700-1860. - A case study:  the Empire in South Yorkshire.
TWELLS A. Colonialism, slavery and the Industrial Revolution 1700-1860. - A case study: the Empire in South Yorkshire.

Development Education Centre, S. Yorkshire (1992)
3 large vols. 120 + illustrations and chart. 1st ed.
Teacher's pack.
£25.00


CHAMBERS W. Chambers
CHAMBERS W. Chambers's information for the people. - Description of the West Indies.

Edinburgh (1840 (circa))
16pp. Disbound.
Brief notes on each of the islands.
£12.00


SLAVERY Brief remarks on the Slave Registry Bill; - and upon a special report of the African Institution, recommending that measure.
SLAVERY Brief remarks on the Slave Registry Bill; - and upon a special report of the African Institution, recommending that measure.

London (1816)
67pp + table. 1st ed., disbound. Clean apart from table which is rather soiled.
'Denies the central Government's right to regulate the colonies' internal affairs. Denies that illegal importations of slaves had been taking place. Holds that the island slave laws were salutary and were faithfully carried out.' (Ragatz)
£85.00


MURRAY JORDAN J. In the West Indies.
MURRAY JORDAN J. In the West Indies.

J. Murray Jordan, Philadelphia (1903)
32pp. Clean in original pictorial card covers. Centre page loose. 10 x 8in
Photographic views of the islands with many of Barbados and Jamaica.
£70.00


RUBIN Vera (Editor) Social and cultural pluralism in the Caribbean.
RUBIN Vera (Editor) Social and cultural pluralism in the Caribbean.

New York Academy of Sciences (1960)
pp 763 - 916. Clean in card covers.
Articles by various authors.
£8.00


HOUSES OF PARLIAMENT Statements, calculations, and explanations submitted to the Board of Trade, - relating to the commercial, financial, and political state of the British West India Colonies, since the 19th of May 1830.
HOUSES OF PARLIAMENT Statements, calculations, and explanations submitted to the Board of Trade, - relating to the commercial, financial, and political state of the British West India Colonies, since the 19th of May 1830.

H.M.S.O. (1831)
105 large pp. Last 3pp torn with loss to margin otherwise clean in paper covers.
£35.00


HOUSES OF PARLIAMENT Gaols, West Indies. - Copies of correspondence relative to the state of the Gaols in the West Indies and the British Colonies in South America;  and also of any instructions which have been sent out from the Colonial Office relative to such prisons.
HOUSES OF PARLIAMENT Gaols, West Indies. - Copies of correspondence relative to the state of the Gaols in the West Indies and the British Colonies in South America; and also of any instructions which have been sent out from the Colonial Office relative to such prisons.

H.M.S.O. (1831)
100 large pp. Fine in paper covers.
Detailed report on all prisons.
£75.00


COLONIAL OFFICE Reports showing the present state of Her Majesty
COLONIAL OFFICE Reports showing the present state of Her Majesty's Colonial Possessions. - Transmitted with the Blue Books for the year 1867.

H.M.S.O. (1869)
101pp. Folio. 1st ed., fine in original blue paper covers.
Chapters on each of the islands.
£30.00


COLONIAL OFFICE Reports showing the present state of Her Majesty
COLONIAL OFFICE Reports showing the present state of Her Majesty's Colonial Possessions. - Transmitted with the Blue Books for the year 1868.

H.M.S.O. (1870)
102pp. Folio. 1st ed., fine in original blue paper covers.
Chapters on each of the islands.
£30.00


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