The History of the Caribby-Islands, viz. Barbados, St. Christopher, St. Vincents, Martinico, Dominico, Barbouthos, Monserrat, Mevis (sic). Antego, &c. in All XXVIII. Charles de ROCHEFORT.

The History of the Caribby-Islands, viz. Barbados, St. Christopher, St. Vincents, Martinico, Dominico, Barbouthos, Monserrat, Mevis (sic). Antego, &c. in All XXVIII.

London: Dring & Starkey, 1666.

In Two Books. The First Containing the Natural; The Second, the Moral History of those Islands... With a 10 page Caribbian-Vocabulary. Rendred into English by John Davies of Kidwelly. 9 copper engraved plates. (6), 351, (14) pages. Slim 4to, full mottled calf, blind stamped decorations and red and green leather spine labels, marbled edges. First issue of the first English edition. London: Thomas Dring and John Starkey, 1666. A near fine copy with slight off setting.

A work about the Caribbean Islands with information on Florida, Georgia and the Eskimos, originally published in French in 1658. Sabin; Wing R 1739-40.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Near Fine
Edition: First
Language: English

Price: $8,500.00

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