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Cuba in 1851 : containing authentic statistics of the population, agriculture and commerce of the island for a series of years, with official and other documents in relation to the revolutionary movements of 1850 and 1851
New York: Stringer & Townsend, 1851. Printed outer wraps. Map frontispiece, map on page 9, portrait page 77. 80 pp., followed by (16) pp. ads. An extraordinary publication, of the utmost rarity. no copy has appeared at auction, and most library-held copies appear to be the electronic version, reproduced from the copy in the Library of Congress. Sabin 36444. While the content of the 80 pp of text are useful and vital to the research of Cuba at this time, an equally interesting and useful reference may be made of the 16 pp. Booksellers catalogue included at the end, wherein a huge number of different fonts and typesetting devices are found. In a 1965 catalogue from Eberstadt in NY (with a price of $100), the following is noted: Sabin 36444; Caldwell, p. 132. Contains some of the Cuban sources, personal narratives of participants, and letters from those who were about to die. VG, customary scattered foxing but a very clean and bright copy of a rare item.
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