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RÖMER, R.A. Un pueblo na kaminda. Een sociologisch historische studie van de Curaçaose samenleving. (No pl.), 1977. Wrappers. (8),235 pp. - (Thesis). [Boeknr.: 28789 ]

€ 25,00

SAINT LUCIA. 150TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ABOLITION OF SLAVERY 1834-1984. Saint Lucia, 1984. Pictorial leaf including 4 postal stamps depicting together a plantation scene in Saint Lucia. - Fine. [Boeknr.: 31065 ]

€ 25,00

SCHILTKAMP, Jacob Adriaan. De geschiedenis van het notariaat in het octrooigebied van de West-Indische Compagnie (voor Suriname en de Nederlandse Antillen tot het jaar 1964). 's Gravenhage, v/h H.L. Smits, 1964. Cloth. With map. XVI,388 pp. - (Thesis). [Boeknr.: 11088 ]

€ 35,00

SCHOMBURGK, Robert Hermann. The history of Barbados; comprising a geographical and statistical description of the island; a sketch of the historical events since the settlement; and an account of its geology and natural productions. London, Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans, 1848.Original embossed cloth, rebacked (the original spine laid down). With tinted lithographed titlepage depicting Trafalgar Square in Bridgetown, coloured map, 2 plates printed in green depicting the configuration of Polycystina and 5 tinted lithographed views. XX,722 pp. First edition. - This book is a classic in West Indian history. It is a scholarly study, in many respects still the best in the entire field, based largely on research done in the British Museum Liibrary and that of the Literary Society of Barbados. Much use has been made of official publications, local newspapers, and information gained by personal experiences and inquiry during the author's residence in the island (Ragatz p.183). - A fine copy.Abbey, Travel, 694; Sabin 77785; Hough, The Beinecke Lesser Antilles Collection, 891. [Boeknr.: 36705 ]

€ 675,00

SHEPHERD, V.A. & H. McD. BECKLES. Caribbean slavery in the Atlantic world. A student reader. Kingston, (2000). Wrappers. XIX,1120 pp. The volume is made up of 17 sections with a short introduction, comprising more than 70 articles [Boeknr.: 32561 ]

€ 40,00

(SLOANE, Hans). Histoire de la Jamaïque, traduite de l'Anglois par (Raulin). Londres, Nourse, 1751.2 volumes. Sm.8vo. Contemporary mottled calf, spines richly gilt. With 6 engraved folding plates (o.a. a sugarmill). (2),285; 248 pp. First French edition; first published in Edinburgh in 1739: A new and exact account of Jamaica. - Sir Hans Sloane (1660-1753) went in 1687 to Jamaica as physician to the Duke of Albemarle, governor of Jamaica. He stayed there 15 months, making many observations of its natural resources, agriculture, production, commerce, etc. He returned with eight hundred species of plants (DNB). 'Le voyage de Sloane .. est une minne feconde pour les naturalistes, sur-tout quant à la partie de la botanique. L'étendue que Sloane a donnée à ses recherches sur les plantes, et l'exactitude des descriptions qu'il en a faites, donnent un grand prix à cet ouvrage' (Boucher de la Richarderie I, p.272). - A very fine copy.Sabin 35585; Chadenat 4668; Leclerc 721; The Beinecke Lesser Antilles Collection, 207. [Boeknr.: 9558 ]

€ 1250,00

SMIDT, J.Th. de, T. van der LEE. (Red.). Publikaties en andere wetten betrekking hebbende op St.Maarten, St.Eustatius, Saba 1648/81-1816. Amsterdam, S. Emmering, 1979. Wrappers (stained). With 2 folding maps and 2 illustrations. XXVIII,482 pp. - (West Indisch Plakaatboek) [Boeknr.: 6800 ]

€ 25,00

SMITH, Richard E. Die Mission auf Trinidad. (Aus dem Franssösisschen). Wien, 1839. Pamphlet. 16 pp. This work seems to be a German translation of Smith's report in 1839 to the association known as the "Work of the Propagation of the Faith" which supplied funds for the education of clerics. He presented this report in Paris. The Rev. Richard E. Smith was the first priest specifically ordained for the West Indian Mission and was based in Trinidad. He later became Vicar General, and in 1837 was elevated to become Coadjutor Bishop. He later became the first archbishop of Port of Spain. Smith went to Europe to raise funds and obtain more priests to serve in the Mission. He returned to the West Indies in November 1839. - Scarce German language report of the Catholic mission to the West Indies. [Boeknr.: 36177 ]

€ 125,00

SMITH, William. A natural history of Nevis, and the rest of the English Leeward Charibee islands in America. With many other observations on nature and art; particularly, an introduction to the art decyphering. Cambridge, J. Bentham, 1745.Contemporary calf with red title label to spine. (6),318,(9) pp + Errata sheet of 10 lines. First edition; with armorial bookplate of John Guitton. - A series of eleven letters from the rev. William Smith, rector of St. John's at Nevis to rev. Charles Mason, Woodwardian professor and fellow of Trinity-College in Cambridge, containing descriptions of shells, insects, plants and other natural objects observed or remarked upon in the writer's researches during five years residence in Nevis. Sabin 84563; European-Americana VI, p.367; The Beinecke Lesser Antilles Collection 200. [Boeknr.: 36731 ]

€ 1500,00

STEENHUIS, J.F. De geologische literatuur over of van belang voor Nederlandsch-Guyana (Suriname) en de Nederlandsche Westindische eilanden. 's Gravenhage, Mouton & Co., 1934. Folio. Wrappers. 80 pp. [Boeknr.: 31765 ]

€ 35,00

TAYLOR, Chas. Edwin. An island of the sea. Descriptive of the past and present of St. Thomas, Danish West Indies. With a few short stories about Bluebeard's and Blackbeard's castles. Second edition. St. Thomas, Published by the author at Taylor's Book-store, 1896.Original pictorial green cloth. With many photographic plates. 120; 19 pp. + 16 pp. with advertisements. First published in 1895; with autograph dedication by the author - At the end: A few words about St. Croix. (The garden of the West Indies). 19 pp. [Boeknr.: 36717 ]

€ 450,00

TEENSTRA, M(artin) D(ouwes). De Nederlandsche West-Indische eilanden. Amsterdam, C.G. Sulpke, 1836-1837.2 volumes. Later half calf, original printed wrappers preserved. With handcoloured title vignette depicting St. Eustaqtius, plan of Philipsburg on St. Maarten after S. Fahlberg and 3 folding tables. XII,351; VIII,381 pp. First edition. - Volume I contains an extensive description of the island of Curaçao, its climate, topography, trades, products and statistics; Volume II covers the history of Curaçao, Bonaire, Aruba, St. Marten, St. Eustachius and Saba. The 3 folding tables give an overview of the populations in 1833: the numbers of the whites, free people (coloured and black) and slaves, living on Curaçao, Bonaire and Aruba. - A fine set.Sabin 94586; Renkema SM31. [Boeknr.: 17414 ]

€ 1650,00

TUCHMAN, B.W. Het eerste saluutschot (van de Amerikaanse Andrew Doria vanaf St. Eustatius beantwoord). De Amerikaanse vrijheidsstrijd en de Republiek. (Houten, De Haan, 1991). Wrappers. With illustrations (several in colours). 365 pp. [Boeknr.: 9234 ]

€ 25,00

TUCHMAN, Barbara W. Het eerste saluutschot (van de Amerikaanse Andrew Doria vanaf St. Eustatius beantwoord). De Amerikaanse vrijheidsstrijd en de Republiek. (Houten), Fubula, (1988). Boards, with just-jacket. With plates (several in colours). 365 pp. [Boeknr.: 33451 ]

€ 25,00

TWINTIG JAREN STUDIEKRING. Uitgaven Natuurwetenschappelijke Studiekring voor Suriname en de Nederlandse Antillen. (No pl.), 1967. Wrappers. 126 pp. Contrubutions by P. Wagenaar Hummelincjk, D.C. Geijskes, A. Brouwer, J. Lanjouw, etc. [Boeknr.: 30674 ]

€ 18,00

VERSCHUUR, G(errit). Voyage aux trois Guyanes et aux Antilles. Paris, Hachette, 1894.Sm.8vo. Original half cloth, spine lettered in gilt. With woodengraving on title-page, portrait, 28 engraved plates and many woodengravings in the text. 367 pp. Fine illustrated narrative of a voyage from Venezuela, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Curaçao, Aruba, Haiti to the three Guyanas by the Dutch writer Gerrit Verschuur (1840-1906). - (Foxing as usual).Suriname-Catalogus UB Amsterdam 7127. [Boeknr.: 21302 ]

€ 125,00

WALLE, Johan van de. Romans en verhalen. 's Hertogenbosch, Baarn, Aldus, 1993. Cloth, with dust-jacket. 574 pp. De slavenopstand; Achter de spiegel; De overtocht; De muggen van San Antonio; Wachtend op de dag van morgen; Een vlek op de rug; Nawoord van Michiel van Kempen. [Boeknr.: 30641 ]

€ 25,00

WATERTON, Charles. Wanderings in South America, the North-West of the United States, and the Antilles, in the years 1812, 1816, 1820, & 1824. With original instructions for the perfect preservation of birds, etc. for cabinets of natural history. New edition. Edited, with biographical introduction and explanatory index, by J.G. Wood. London, Macmillan and Co., 1885.Contemporary half green morocco, spine gilt (bound by Mudie). With many woodengravings. XVI,520 pp. School prize college Seti Edmundi. - First published in London in 1825. - Vivid description of the Guianas, Pernambuco, St. Domingo, Martinique, Barbados, etc. With special attention to their flora and fauna and the aboriginal population. Waterton (1782-1865) was an eccentric enterprising traveller (barefoot across jungles, ride on a cayman, etc.) and a zealous naturalist. It is an outstanding work on the natural history of Colombia and Venezuela. - A nice copy.Sabin 102094; Hill 1833. [Boeknr.: 23888 ]

€ 125,00

WATERTON, Charles. Wanderings in South America, the north-west of the United States, and the Antilles, in the years 1812, 1816, 1820, & 1824. With original instructions for the perfect preservation of birds, etc. for cabinets of natural history. 2nd edition. London, B. Fellowes, 1828.Later half calf. With engraved frontispiece depicting 'a nondescript'. VII,341 pp. First published in London in 1825. - Vivid descriptions of the Guianas, Pernambuco, St. Domingo, Martinique, Barbados, Demerera, etc. With special attention to their flora and fauna and the aboriginal population. Waterton (1782 - 1865) was an eccentric enterprising traveller (barefoot across jungles, ride on a cayman, etc.) and a zealous naturalist. It is an outstanding work on the natural history of the West Indies. A delightful, almost apological book, flavoured with classical allusions and quotations of Don Quixote (Howgego II, p.629). - (Some foxing).Sabin 102094; Hill 1833; Ragatz p.235. [Boeknr.: 8920 ]

€ 275,00

WATERTON, Charles. Wanderings in South America. The north-west of the United States, and the Antilles, in the years 1812, 1816, 1820, & 1824. With original instructions for the perfect preservation of birds, etc. for cabinets of natural history. New edition. Edited, with biographical introduction and explanatory index, by J.G. Wood. London, Macmillan and Co., 1880.Contemporary half green calf, spine richly gilt, with red morocco title-label. With 100 wood-engravings. XVI,520 pp. First published in London in 1825. - Vivid descriptions of the Guianas, Pernambuco, St. Domingo, Martinique, Barbados, etc. With special attention to their flora and fauna and the aboriginal population. Waterton (1782-1865) was an eccentric enterprising traveller (barefoot across jungles, ride on a cayman, etc.) and a zealous naturalist. It is an outstanding work on the natural history of Colombia and Venezuela. - A nice copy.Sabin 102094; Hill 1833; Howgego II, p.629. [Boeknr.: 7461 ]

€ 175,00

WELCH, Pedro L.V. Slave society in the city. Bridgetown. Barbados 1680-1834. Kingston, Ian Randle, (2003). Cloth, with dust-jacket. With illustrations. XV,253 pp. [Boeknr.: 26893 ]

€ 35,00

(WENTWORTH, Trelawney). The West India sketch book. London, Whittaker & Co., 1834.2 volumes. Sm.8vo. Contemporary half green calf, spines gilt. With map, chart, 2 coloured and 2 tinted plates and 20 woodengraved illustrations and plates. X,(2),324; VI,(2),391 pp. First edition. - An animated account of a several years' residence and much travel in the West Indies during the latter part of the 1820's. The author took the trip without any other apparent object than to pass the time, and visited Tortola, St. Thomas, Santa Cruz, St. Kitts, Nevis, Antigua, Barbados, Montserrat, St. Vincent, and St. Lucia. Wenthworth gives the best contemporary account of the breakdown of local government due to extensive absenteeism (Ragatz p. 236). - A fine set.Sabin 102634; Afro-Americana 11073; The Beinecke Lesser Antilles Collection 815. [Boeknr.: 36612 ]

€ 875,00


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