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ABRAHAM-van der MARK, E.E. Yu'i mama. Enkele facetten van gezinsstructuur op Curaçao. Assen, Van Gorcum & Comp., 1973. Cloth, with dust-jacket. With map. (12),181 pp. - (Anjerpublikaties). [Boeknr.: 6574 ]

€ 18,00

AGASSIZ, Alexander. A reconnoissance of the Bahamas and of the elevated reefs of Cuba in the steam yacht 'Wild Duck', January to April 1893. Cambridge, Printed for the Museum, 1894.Contemporary half black morocco, lettered in gilt. With 8 folding maps (2 coloured), 6 folding profils, and 33 photographic plates. 203 pp. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College. - Alexander Emanuel Rodolphe Agassiz (1835-1910) was a Swiss-American mining engineer and ichthyologist and a member of the National Academy of Sciences. - A fine copy. [Boeknr.: 36660 ]

€ 375,00

ALEXANDER, James Edward. Transatlantic sketches, comprising visits to the most interesting scenes in North and South America, and the West Indies. With notes on negro slavery and Canadian emigration. London, Richard Bentley, 1833.2 volumes. Contemporary half calf, with green and red morocco labels on spines. With two etched frontispieces, etched map and 8 etched plates by W. Heath. XXIII,384; XIII,320 pp. First edition. - 'The author, a well-to-do unattached military officer, went to the new world in 1831. He visited the Guiana coast, the West India islands (Barbados, Tobago, Trinidad, Grenada, St. Vincent, Jamaica, Cuba), the Mississippi valley and that of the St. Lawrence and the eastern part of the United States. His account .. consists of brief descriptions and keen observations on local life and society. .. The author opposes sudden emancipation and holds that the planters had not been given fair hearings. Supports them as against the abolitionists in a temperate, reasonable manner, an entire chapter being devoted to their defence' (Ragatz p.215).. - (Names cut from printed title-pages).Sabin 735; Hough, The Beinecke Lesser Antilles Collection, 801; Clark III,3. [Boeknr.: 26418 ]

€ 875,00

ANDERSON, Robert M. The Saint Vincent handbook. 5th edition. Kingstown, Vincentian, 1938.Original half cloth. With photographic plates. 432,453 pp. + 20 pp. advertisments. [Boeknr.: 36623 ]

€ 125,00

ARUBA PICTORIAL. Miami Beach, (1980). Wrappers. With 50 coloured photographic illustrations by R. Blakeley, J. Coumans, H.W. Hannau, a.o. 36 pp. [Boeknr.: 31015 ]

€ 18,00

ATWOOD, Thomas. The history of the island of Dominica. Containing a description of its situation, extent, climate, mountains, rivers, natural history, &c. London, J. Johnson, 1791.Modern half cloth, uncut. VIII,285 pp. First edition. - Containing also an account of the civil government, trade laws, customs and manners of the different inhabitants of that island. Its conquest by the Frencht and by Britain in 1759. Captured by the French again during the war of American Independence, it was restored to Britain in 1783. Thomas Atwood published the first history of the island and still provides the most uniquely vivid, if not unbiased picture of Dominica in the late 18th century. (Some foxing and some blank margins restored). - Scarce.Ragatz p.185; Sabin 2343. [Boeknr.: 36733 ]

€ 1500,00

BARBADOS. Twenty-four views of Barbados. (Barbados, ca. 1920). Oblong 8vo. Original wrappers. Album with 24 fine photographic plates with interleaving tissues. A most interesting and extremely rare photographic record of buildings, scenery, agriculture, street life, etc. [Boeknr.: 36657 ]

€ 175,00

BECKLES, H. & V. SHEPHERD. (Ed.). Caribbean slave society and economy. A student reader. Kingston, 1991. Wrappers. X,480 pp. [Boeknr.: 33088 ]

€ 20,00

BELGRAVE, V. Ti Marie. (Oxford, 1988). Wrappers. VIII,278 pp. 'A compelling tale of passion and adventure: a Caribbean Gone with the wind'. [Boeknr.: 28801 ]

€ 15,00

BENTHEM VAN DEN BERGH, G. van, L.O. BRAUN, a.o. Aruba en onafhankelijkheid. Achtergronden, modaliteiten en mogelijkheden; een rapport in eerste aanleg. Den Haag, Institute of Social Studies, 1978. Wrappers. X,127 pp. [Boeknr.: 31021 ]

€ 25,00

BLACKBURN, Robin. The making of New World slavery. From the Baroque to the modern 1492-1800. London, Verso, (1997). Boards, with dust-jacket. V,602 pp. 'An incisive synthesis of developments in North America, the Caribbean and Latin America'. [Boeknr.: 32557 ]

€ 35,00

BLOM, Theodorus A. Scheepsjournaal .. zijnde een naukeurig verslag van zijn menigvuldige omzwervingen in de Caraïbische wateren, behelzende vele merkwaardige gegevens omtrent zijn bevindingen en ontdekkingen, inhoudende avonturen ter zee alsmede gegevens betreffende onbekende gebieden, zijn omgang met wilden en getemden .. Amsterdam, Willem Bontekoe, 1950. 4to. Half cloth. With illustrations by Felix Haedus. 102 pp. [Boeknr.: 15547 ]

€ 25,00

BOSCH, G.B. Reizen in West-Indië, en door een gedeelte van Zuid- en Noord-Amerika. Utrecht, N. van der Monde, 1829-1843.3 volumes. Half cloth, rebacked with the original spines laid down.. With 3 engraved titles with nice oval views of 'De haven van Curaçao' (waterstained) by W.H. Hoogkamer, 'St. Thomas' and 'Gouvernements huis te Suriname' (browned) after J.M. Engelberts by J.B. Tétar van Elven. VIII,377; 430; X,424 pp. First edition. - G.B. Bosch, reverend and school-inspector on Curaçao, gives a very interesting account of his travels to St. Eustatius, St. Martin, Curaçao, Aruba, Bonaire, St. Thomas and Suriname. With an emphasis on the Dutch properties in the West Indies. Tiele 171; Cat. NSHM I, p. 263; Sabin 6448. [Boeknr.: 11442 ]

€ 950,00

BOUMAN, L.F. KLM's Caribbean decade. The story of the operations of Royal Dutch Airlines in the West Indies since December 1934. (No pl.), 1944. Oblong 8vo. Original pictorial wrappers. With many photographic illustrations. 99 pp. [Boeknr.: 36702 ]

€ 95,00

BRIDGES, George Wilson. The annals of Jamaica. London, John Murray, 1828.2 volumes. Later boards (Symington Bookbinder York), with original title labels, uncut. XIX,604; XII,505,(1) pp. First edition. - The book was taken off the market by court order following action brought against the publisher by two free persons of color, Lescesne and Escoffery, who had been deported from Jamaica unjustly, because of the libel it contained on them. It provides information on Jamaica from the earliest times to 1826, including a review of the institution of slavery, the religious situation in the island, notes on natural history, and the British administration. One of the best known histories of a Caribbean island (Ragatz). Sabin 7820; Ragatz p. 194. [Boeknr.: 36664 ]

€ 850,00

BROWN, Richmond. Op reis naar het onbekende. Ontdekkingstocht van een vrouw naar de onbekende Indianen-stammen van Centraal-Amerika. Vertaald door M.P.C. de Gruyter. Amsterdam, J.M. Meulenhoff, (1925). Original pictorial cloth. With photographic plates. 331 pp. Dutch edition of: Unknown tribes and uncharted seas. London 1924. - A Caribbean journey. 'Lady Brown's enthusiasm and curiosity, and what might just have been another flimsy feminine travel account became a carefully researched and much-respected ethnographical study' (Robinson, Wayward women, p.130). [Boeknr.: 27828 ]

€ 45,00


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