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FIVE YEARS’ RESIDENCE IN THE WEST INDIES
Colburn and Co. 1852. . 1st Ed. 2 vols. Sm. 8vo. x + 335pp. + 16pp. publ. adverts. + viii + 318pp. + xxvi publ. adverts. Frontis., ills. Some foxing, ex.-libris M.D. Harrell, original gilt lettered blind embossed cloth, spines sl. faded and chipped, light staining to edges of boards. Sabin 18964.& The author visited Barbadoes, St Vincent, Granada, Trinidad, St Lucia, Dominica, St Kitts, Antigua, commenting on all that came before him, Society, Scenery, agriculture, architecture, government, natural history, industry, climate, batchelor’s ball, etc. He notes in his preface ‘so we have all but given up these magnificent islands to the barbarian, to lapse once more into a mere lair for the negro...’ Additional postage may be necessary. US$608
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