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FRANCK, Harry A. Roaming through the West Indies. New York, The Century Co., 1923.Original pictorial cloth. With photographic plates by the author. XIV,486 pp. On Cuba, Haiti, Virgin Islands, Jamaica, Guadeloupe, etc. - A fine copy. [Boeknr.: 31782 ]

€ 35,00

FRENCH, George. The history of Col. Parke's administration whilst he was captain-general and chief governor of the Leeward Islands; with an account of the rebellion in Antegoa: wherein he, with several others, were murther'd on the 7th of December 1710. London, 1717.Sm.8vo. Period style blindtooled calf. With engraved portrait of Daniel Parke. (12),427 pp. First edition. - Parke encountered the greatest difficulty in trying to impose colonial rule on the independent British plantation owners of Antigua, Nevis, and St. Kitts, and was finally murdered for his efforts. French defends Parke's actions while governor of the Leeward Islands from 1708 to 1710, and gives many details of lawsuits, depositions, etc. Sabin 25860; Beineckle Lesser Antilles Collection 134; European Americana 717/64. [Boeknr.: 36711 ]

€ 450,00

GLATZ, J. Merkwaardige reizen in en door vreemde werelddeelen, ingerigt naar de vatbaarheid der jeugd. Naar het Hoogduitsch. Deel II: Iets over Indianen in Amerika, en de Karaïben in West - Indië. 4e druk. Amsterdam, Wed. M.H. Helmig, 1831.Sm.8vo. Original marbled boards. With 4 handcoloured engraved plates. 217 pp. [Boeknr.: 36639 ]

€ 65,00

GOSLINGA, C.Ch. Curaçao and Guzmán Blanco. A case study of small power politics in the Caribbean. 's Gravenhage, Martinus Nijhoff, 1975. Wrappers. VI,143 pp. - (VKI). [Boeknr.: 30529 ]

€ 30,00

GOSLINGA, C.Ch. The Dutch in the Caribbean and in Surinam 1791/5 - 1942. Assen, Van Gorcum, 1990. Cloth, with dust-jacket. XII,812 pp. It gives the history of these regions from the demise of the Dutch West India Company in 1791 and of the Society of Surinam in 1795 up through 1942. [Boeknr.: 4813 ]

€ 65,00

GOSLINGA, C.Ch. The Dutch in the Caribbean and on the Wild Coast 1580-1680. Assen, Van Gorcum & Comp., 1971. Cloth, with dust-jacket. With 12 maps and 15 plates. XVI,647 pp. In the years from 1580 to 1680 the Dutch played an inportant role in the Caribbean and Surinam, culminating around 1640 when the West India Company got control of the main West African slave centers and Curaçao became a slave market for the Caribbean. [Boeknr.: 6521 ]

€ 95,00

GREEN, William A. British slave emancipation. The sugar colonies and the Great Experiment 1830-1865. Oxford, Clarendon Press, (1991). Wrappers. X,449 pp. Outstanding work on the British West Indies. [Boeknr.: 32556 ]

€ 30,00

GRENADA & TOBAGO. Achste coupon. Op den 1. Mey 1782 zal door Mr. Hendrik vander Mey Justuszoon, als directeur eener negociatie van 275000,- op vier plantagien, in de eilanden Grenada en Tobago, tegen intrekking van dit coupon, betaald worden 50,- Hollandsch. 's Gravenhage, den 1. Mey 1774. Denomination of four plantations on the islands of Grenada and Tobago, signed by Vander Mey. Ca. 5 x 20,5 cm. [Boeknr.: 30723 ]

€ 65,00

GRENADA. The Grenada handbook, directory and almanac for the year 1927. Twenty-fourth year of issue. Compiled by the Colonial Secretary. Grenada, published by the Government of Grenada, 1927.Sm.8vo. Original half cloth. With portrait of Frederick Seton James, governor of he Windward Islands and folding map of the island of Grenada. VII, 334 pp. [Boeknr.: 36710 ]

€ 95,00

GROL, G.J. van. De grondpolitiek in het W.I. domein der Generaliteit. Een historische studie. ('s Gravenhage, 1934-47). Reprint. (Amsterdam, S. Emmering, 1980). 3 volumes in 1. Wrappers. 155; 340; 52 pp. - Excellent work on the whole territory of the Dutch West India Company. [Boeknr.: 6522 ]

€ 25,00

HALLIDAY, Andrew. The West Indies: the natural and physical history of the Windward and Leeward colonies; with some account of the moral, social, and political, conditions of their inhabitants, immediately before and after the abolition of negro slavery. London, John William Parker, 1837.Later half calf, spine gilt, original boards with floral motifs. With 3 folding maps (general map of the West Indies, geological map of Barbados, and map of the Guyanas), and a folding table of products of Trinidad. VIII,408; (12) pp. First edition. - The author was a deputy inspector general of army hospitals, sent to the West Indies in the fall of 1838. He was stationed in Barbados, British Guiana, and Trinidad during the course of the next two yerars, and saw Tobago en route to the latter for one day. He describes each of these colonies and discourses on its history, government, the religious situation, etc. (Ragatz p.225). Sabin 29899; Beinecke Collection 830; Afro-Americana 4505. [Boeknr.: 36604 ]

€ 950,00

HANDLER, Jerome S. The unappropriated people: freedmen in the slave society of Barbados. (1800-1834). Baltimore, The John Hopkins University Press, (1974). Cloth, with dust-jacket. With illustrations. XII,225 pp. [Boeknr.: 20345 ]

€ 30,00

HARTOG, J. Journalistiek leven in Curaçao. Willemstad, Paulus Drukkerij, 1944. Wrappers. With 33 plates. 354 pp. [Boeknr.: 15960 ]

€ 25,00

HAYWARD, Walter Brownell. Bermuda. Past and present. A descriptive and historical account of the Sommers Islands. New York, Dodd, Mead & Company, 1912.Original pictorial cloth. With double-page coloured map and many photographic plates. XII,239 pp. All points of interest, picturesque, historical, legendary, have received ample attention, while the reader is brought into contact with the characteristic pleasures of Bermuda life, the government and resources (Preface). - A nice copy. [Boeknr.: 36712 ]

€ 65,00

HAZARD, Samuel. Santo Domingo, past and present; with a glance at Hayti. New York, Harper & Brothers,1873.Original pictorial cloth (spine discoloured). With frontispiece, folding map and numerous wood-engravings. XXIX,511 pp. First edition. - An historical, topographical and economic account of the Dominican Republic and Haiti, profusely illustarted. Samuel Hazard went to Santo Domingo in 1871 as an independent newspaper correspondent to report on the United States Commission that was investigating the overall condition of the island. Congress had been considering Santo Domingo's application for admission into the Union. The volume includes a substantial bibliography. [Boeknr.: 8443 ]

€ 275,00

HEARN, Lafcadio. Two years in the French West Indies. New York, London, Harper & Brothers, (1890).Original brown cloth, spine lettered in gilt. With 44 wood-engraved plates and illustrations. 431 pp. First edition; with bookplate of Schiffs-Bibliothek Hamburg-Amerika Linie. - Containing the essay 'Midsummer trip to the tropics' and 14 essays on Martinique. 'During a trip to the Lesser Antilles in the summer of 1887, the writer of the following pages, landing at Martinique, fell under the influence of that singular spell which the island has always exercised upon strangers, and by which it has earned its poetic name - Le pays des Revenants (Preface). The author stayed for two years on the island. An appendix includes some Creole melodies. [Boeknr.: 28512 ]

€ 150,00

HIGGINS, Henry H. Notes by a field-naturalist in the western tropics. From a journal kept on board the royal Mersey steam yacht 'Argo' Liverpool, E. Howell, 1877.Original decorated cloth (sl. discoloured). With 2 maps (1 folding) and 17 lithographed plates after J.E. Worrall. 205 pp. First edition. - Venezuela and the islands of Grenada, Trinidad, Jamaica, Dominica, Cuba and the Bahamas were visited. [Boeknr.: 8527 ]

€ 275,00

HOEFTE, Rosemarijn & Gert OOSTINDIE. Echo van Eldorado. (Bloemlezing West-Indische literatuur). Leiden, KITLV, 1996. Wrappers. With plates. 150 pp. [Boeknr.: 28639 ]

€ 15,00

HOETINK, H. Het patroon van de oude Curaçaose samenleving. Een sociologische studie. Assen, Van Gorcum & Comp., 1958. Wrappers (sl. soiled). With plates. 187 pp. - (Thesis). [Boeknr.: 34463 ]

€ 25,00


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