West Indies, 27 works
West Indies, 27 works
West Indies, 27 works

West Indies, 27 works

Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 GBP

West Indies, 27 works

Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 GBP

Lot Sold:5,000GBP

Lot Details



A collection of 27 works, comprising:

Anon. Sketches and recollections of the West Indies. By a resident. London, 1828, 8vo, later calf-backed boards

Atwood, Thomas. The history of the island of Dominica. London, 1791, 8vo, later half calf

[Barskett, James]. History of the island of St. Domingo. London, 1818, 8vo, later half calf

Beckford, William. A descriptive account of the Island of Jamaica. London, 1790, 2 volumes, 8vo, later half calf, some dampstaining and worming

Breen, Henry H. St. Lucia: historical, statistical, and descriptive. London, 1844, 2 AUTOGRAPH LETTERS SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR bound in, nineteenth-century calf

Burnley, William Hardin. Observations on the present condition of the island of Trinidad, and the actual state of the experiment of negro emancipation. London, 1842, 8vo, later half calf

[Campbell, John.] Candid and Impartial Considerations on the Nature of the Sugar Trade. London, 1763, 8vo, 3 folding hand-coloured maps. 8vo, contemporary calf, rebacked

Carey, H.C. The slave trade. London, 1853, 8vo, later morocco-backed boards

Dallas, R.C. The history of the Maroons… including the expedition to Cuba. London, 1803, 2 volumes, 8vo, frontispieces, maps, later half calf, damsptained

Edwards, Bryan. The history… of the British colonies in the West Indies… vol. III. London, 1801, volume 3 only, 4to, plates, maps, nineteenth-century calf, rebacked

Idem. Another edition. London, 1807, 3 volumes, 8vo, plates, maps, later calf-backed boards

Idem. Another edition. London, 1820, 2 volumes, 8vo, plates, maps, library cloth, some foxing

Fermin, Philippe. Description… de la colonie de Surinam. Amsterdam, 1769, 2 volumes, 8vo, folding map, later half calf, half-titles cut down at foot, some dampstaining

Flinter, George D. An Account of the Present State of the Island of Puerto Rico. London, 1834, 8vo, later calf-backed boards, inkstamps

Franklin, James. The present state of Hayti. London, 1828, 8vo, later morocco-backed boards

Leslie, Charles. A new history of Jamaica. London, 1740, 8vo, 2 folding maps, later half calf, some dampstaining

Malenfant, Des colonies, et particulièrement de celle de Saint-Domingue. Paris, 1814, 8vo, later half calf

M’Callum, Pierre. Travels in Trinidad. Liverpool, 1805, 8vo, folding map, later half calf, dampstained; together with a contemporary review extracted from the Anti-Jacobin Review

M’Mahon, Benjamin. Jamaica plantership. London, 1839, 8vo, later morocco-backed boards

Ramsay, James. An essay on the treatment and conversion of African slaves. London, 1784, 8vo, original boards, worn; together with two related modern articles

Raynal, Guillaume. Histoire philosophique et politique des établissemens & du commerce des Européens dans les deux Indes. Geneva, 1775, 3 volumes, 4to, engraved frontispieces and maps, contemporary mottled calf

Renny, Robert. An history of Jamaica. London, 1807, 4to, folding map, later half calf, some dampstaining

Stephen, James. The slavery of the British West India Colonies delineated. London 1824, 2 volumes, 8vo, later morocco-backed boards

[Stephen, James]. The crisis of the sugar colonies… in four letters to Henry Addington. London, 1802, 8vo, later half calf, together with an extract from The Edinburgh Journal about the book

Stewart, J. A view of the past and present state of the island of Jamaica. Edinburgh, 1823, 8vo, contemporary half calf, rebacked

Sturge, Joseph and Thomas Harvey. The West Indies in 1837; being the journal of a visit to Antigua, Montserrat, Dominica, St. Lucia, Barbados, and Jamaica. London, 1838, PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED BY STURGE, 8vo, contemporary calf-backed boards, rebacked; together with a contemporary review extracted from Tait's Edinburgh Magazine

Walton, William. Present State of the Spanish Colonies, Including a Particular Report of Hispanola. London, 1810, 2 volumes, INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR, 8vo, portrait, folding map, plate, later morocco-backed boards

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