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The History of the Caribby-Islands, viz. Barbados, St. Christopher, St. Vincents, Martinico, Dominico, Barbouthos, Monserrat, Mevis, Antego, &c. in all XXVIII. In Two Books. The First containing the Natural; The Second, the Moral History of those Islands.
Thomas Dring & John Starkey. Hardcover. London, 1666. Folio. Folio, later quarter morocco rebind, 351 pp. plus 10 page dictionary at rear. Deaccessioned from a private library, with some interior marks. Binding reads "The Law Society" at heel of spine. A translation of Rochefort's Histoire Naturelle et Morale des Iles Antilles de l?Amerique. Lacks four of the engraved plates, and contains only 27 of the 52 illustrations. Lacks pages 339-40. A few early paper tape repairs to contents, a few marginal tears. Otherwise a quite good, collectible copy of this scarce book, with contents in very good condition with normal age-related wear. . Good. 1666. First Edition.
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