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LEWIS, Matthew Gregory. Journal of a West India proprietor, kept during a residence in the island of Jamaica. London, John Murray, 1834.Old boards, with printed title label on spine, uncut. 408 pp. First edition. - Account of two journeys in Jamaica in 1815 - 1817, published posthumously. Lewis inherited extensive property in Jamaica and wrote this journal during his visits there in 1815 and 1817. On his second visit he contracted the yellow fever which led to his death on the voyage home. 'An interesting document dealing with the state of the island after the abolition of the slave trade and before the freeing of the blacks' (Ragatz p.227). - Age-browned otherwise a fine copy of one of the best pictures of Caribbean plantation life.Sabin 40821; Work p.268. [Boeknr.: 8537 ]

€ 225,00

MAIR, Lucille Mathurin. Women field workers in Jamaica during slavery. Mona, University of the West Indies, 1986. Wrappers. 14 pp. - (Elsa Goveia Memorial Lecture). [Boeknr.: 28827 ]

€ 15,00


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