The West Indies in 1837; Being the Journal of a Visit to Antigua, Montserrat, Dominica, St. Lucia, Barbados, and Jamaica. Joseph Sturge, Thomas Harvey.
The West Indies in 1837; Being the Journal of a Visit to Antigua, Montserrat, Dominica, St. Lucia, Barbados, and Jamaica ....

The West Indies in 1837; Being the Journal of a Visit to Antigua, Montserrat, Dominica, St. Lucia, Barbados, and Jamaica ....

London: Hamilton, Adams, & Co, 1838. First edition. Hardcover. 8vo. xi,(1),380,xciv,(2)pp. Finely bound in full brown morocco, gilt spine title, decorative endpapers. Errata page present in rear after page xciv. A near fine copy.


The stated purpose of the expedition was to ascertain "the actual condition of the Negro population of those islands".


Sabin 93264; Beinecke, 837. A second edition appeared the same year with added maps. Fine. Item #17940

Price: $450.00

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