The History, Civil and Commercial, of the British Colonies in the West Indies.


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Description: 3 vols. 4to, cont. marbled calf, recased; (lacks all maps and plates, except Frontis. in vols. II and III, and 6 folding tables). London: John Stockdale, 1794, 1793, 1801. Mixed edn. "A classic in British Caribbean literature and probably the most famous work in the field. Standard for over a century, and still in many respects the best book on the subject up to the close of the eighteenth century...(Edwards') book is written from the point of view of a planter, unrestricted of the slave trade. Of immeasurable value for contemporary conditions, showing the state affairs after the American war and before the abolition of the traffic in blacks." Ragatz, p. 165. Vol. III contains Edwards' Historical Survey of the French Colony in the Island of St. Domingo. Larned 4107.

Binding: hardcover
Language: English
Type: Books

Book ID: 65097

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