Candid and Impartial Considerations on the Nature of the Sugar Trade; The Comparative Importance of the British and French Islands in the West-Indies: with The Value and Consequence of St. Lucia and Granada, truly stated.
Description: 3 hand colored folding copperplate maps. 228pp. 8vo, 1/2 morocco: (rubbed, front cover detached). London: R. Baldwin, 1763. First edition.
Comments: "This work is a classic in the field of colonial and Caribbean literature, embodying as it does one of the clearest statements of eighteenth century philosophy regarding the relations which should exist between a metropole and its outlying possessions." Ragatz, p. 284. Maps depict the Lesser Antilles and Grenada. Sabin 10232. Kress 6081.Edition: First Edition
Book ID: 59544