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16 plates including engraved t.p., with tissue guards. 4to, contemporary mottled calf, leather label, a.e.g.; (covers lightly worn, front cover lightly bowed, internally very good except for a some foxing to the margins of the plates). Paris: Ponce and Godefroy, n.d., . "First French book with a title-page mentioning the United States." Howes C-576. This copy is "another issue" according to Howes, USIANA, with no separate title-page. It was published in the same year as the issue with a separate.....
Bermuda: Trade Development Board, 1936. 51 illustrations, 8 full page watercolors by Adolph Treidlerin, the black & white plates are photographic illustrations by David Knudsen, Walter Rutherford, Thurman Rotan and F.S. Lincoln. 94 pages, tall slim folio, blue and silver cloth. n.p.: (Bermuda Trade Development Board), 1936. Designed and produced by James Albert Wales and Lorraine Follett. Printed in the U.S.A. by Edward Stern & Company, Inc. Philadelphia. Limited First Edition. Near Fine. 1029 of 2000 numbered copies.
3 hand colored folding copperplate maps. 228pp. 8vo, 1/2 morocco: (rubbed, front cover detached). London: R. Baldwin, 1763. First edition. "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.
New York: Carleton, 1865. Illustrated throughout with b/w drawings, each printed within a colored boarder. Wide 12mo (larger format than usually seen - measuring 6 x 7.5 inches), original pink cloth with beveled edges; gilt-stamped title emblem on cover (spine evenly faded). New York: Carleton, 1865 [title page roman numerals erroneously read MDCLXV]. First Edition. - Sabin 10902.
Paris: Didot, 1730. Ecrite particulierement sur des Memoires Manuscrits du P. Jean-Baptiste le Pers, Jesuite, Missionnaire a Saint Domingue, & sur les Pieces Originales, qui se conservent au Depot de la Marine. 14 engraved plates (most folding maps), vignettes. 2 volumes, small square 4to, 1/2 calf, ornately gilt spine (rubbed); some pages darkened, worming, few inked markings. Paris: Francois Didot, 1730. Very good. Recounts the island's history from its discovery by Columbus to the 1720s. Author was a Jesuit historian...