The Locally Overprinted Special Delivery stamps of Bahamas, 1916-17.
B.W.I.S.C., 2011 viii + 74pp. Card covers. Well illustrated guide to the flaws and varieties. (Book ref. WOPHB0772) £19.00
Hole in the Wall - Island of Abaco.
London, 1808 Hand coloured lithograph, 9 x 5.5" Fine. (Book ref. WINMP0252) £60.00
Royal Geographical Society, 1871 Small engraved tinted map. Small tears at lower left. 5½ x 7½" (Book ref. WINMP0250) £15.00
Royal Geographical Society, 1871 Small engraved tinted map. Fine. 7 x 4½" (Book ref. WINMP0249) £15.00
A History Of The Bahamas
London: Collins, 1968. Second Edition ExLibrary Usual Markings. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Non-Fiction Minimal amount of wear to this copy. internally clean. 306pp. plus index. (Book ref. 055418) £7.00
Birds of the Bahamas
Durrell Publications, 1972. First Edition. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is complete and untorn. A nice clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.viii,,180. 98 figures. Map. Lists 280 species with 100 described and illustrated. (Book ref. 12017) £10.00
The West Indies:
Jackson, Walford and Hodder, 1862 x + 493pp. 1st ed., light toning to title page, worming to original cloth binding and damage to frontispiece otherwise mostly clean. Sections on Bahamas, Cuba, Trinidad, Haiti and Jamaica. The tour described in the book was undertaken at the request of the Treasurer and Committee of the Baptist Missionary Society following emancipation. (Book ref. WINBO0289) £70.00
Paris, 1683 Engraved hand coloured map, 4 x 6.5" Fine. (Book ref. WINMP0240) £120.00
New York: Doubleday Doran & Co. Inc., 1935. 1st. Cloth Cover. Very Good/Good. 8vo A first edition of 308 clean pages, without owners' names tightly bound in green cloth covers a little over 8" tall. Gilt titles and illustration along the length of the spine. The dust wrapper with a little wear at the folds & spine ends is in a protective plastic envelope. (Book ref. 014159) £60.00
Bahamas: Britain in Pictures Publishers. 1st Thus. Hard Cover. Very Good -/Very Good -. 8vo First edition of one of the Britain in Pictures series, with 8 plates in colour & 19 illustrations in b&w. The book has a little rubbing to the bottom spinecover and some edges, there is vague crease across the front cover and a presentation label on the front endpaper o/w a very crisp, clean and tight book. The unclipped dustwrapper has a browned spinecover, browning and foxing to the edges, rubbing and very small pieces missing at the spine ends & corners and has supportive repairs. (Book ref. 008505) £5.00
ACCOUNTS relating to COFFEE Imported and Exported; and to the Amount of Duties received.
London: House of Commons, 1825. 3pp. Folio. Disbound British Parliamentary Paper. HC 188. Coffee. Six (6) Accounts. Ordered to be Printed 30 March 1825. Official early Government figures of Trade and Commerce. Coffee. Parliamentary Papers of this period are rare. It was not until 1836 that provision were made for their sale to the public. A very clean copy. (Book ref. 158397) £7.00
ACCOUNTS relating to SUGAR IMPORTED and EXPORTED.
London: House of Commons, 1831. 5pp. Folio. Paper wrappers. Disbound British Parliamentary Paper. HC 377. Sugar. Three (3) Accounts covering imports and exports into Great Britain and Ireland of raw and refined sugars, drawbacks and bounties allowed, etc., Parliamentary papers of this period are rare. It was not until 1836 that provision was made for their sale to the public. A very clean copy. (Book ref. 158345) £8.00
ACCOUNTS of COFFEE IMPORTED and EXPORTED. AMOUNT of DUTIES received on COFFEE.
London: House of Commons, 1831. 4pp. Folio. Paper wrappers. Disbound British Parliamentary Paper. HC 379. Coffee. Ordered to be Printed 18 April 1831. Official early Government figures of Trade and Commerce. Coffee. Three (3) Accounts. Charting where Imports came from (much from the West Indies and broken down into the Colonies and Plantations) and whence exported With a separate Account for Duties received on coffee. Parliamentary Papers of this period are rare. It was not until 1836 that provision were made for their sale to the public. A very clean copy. (Book ref. 158343) £7.00
MEMORIALS, PERSONAL AND HISTORICAL OF ADMIRAL LORD GAMBIER, g.c.b. With Original Letters from William Pitt First Lord Chatham, Lord Nelson, Lord Castlereagh, Lord Mulgrave, Henry Fox First Lord Holland, The Right Hon. George Canning, etc.
London: Hurst and Blackett, 1861. Two volumes, vii + 394pp and vii + 387pp, original cloth, slightly rubbed to edges, the 2 top outer hinges partly split for approx. 2", ex-ref. lib. with labels to front pastedowns, one section of text loosening. ---- Regular CATALOGUES issued, please e-mail for a FREE copy, they include - ( History - Topography - Genealogy - Natural History - Biography - Mining - Dialect - Language - etc. ) ---- (Book ref. UK72-2045) £42.00
AN ACT for allowing certain Articles to be imported into the Bahama Islands, and exported therefrom in Foreign Vessels; and for encouraging the Exportation of Salt from the said Islands.
London: Printed by George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, 1812. Pages numbered 941-942, disbound, Act of Parliament. --- Please e-mail for one of my FREE CATALOGUES which include WEST INDIES [ Manuscripts, Maps, Ephemera, Views, etc., etc. ] --- (Book ref. UK29-2458) £12.00
AN ACT to make perpetual an Act.... for permitting the Exportation of Salt from the Port of Nassau in the Island of New Providence, the Port of Exuma and the Port of Crooked Island in the Bahama Islands, in American Ships coming in Ballast.
London: Printed by George Eyre, and Andrew Strahan, 1819. Pages numbered 237-238, disbound, small folio, Act of Parliament. --- Please e-mail for one of my FREE CATALOGUES which include WEST INDIES [ Manuscripts, Maps, Ephemera, Views, etc., etc. ] --- (Book ref. UK29-2457) £10.00
REPORTS SHOWING THE PRESENT STATE OF HER MAJESTY'S COLONIAL POSSESSIONS FOR THE YEAR 1869. PART I. WEST INDIES
London: HMSO, 1871. 100pp. Folio. Original blue wrappers. A very fine copy. British Parliamentary Paper. C334. Includes Jamaica 22pp, Br Honduras 10pp, Turks & Caicos 7pp, Br Guiana 10pp, Bahamas 12pp, Trinidad 4pp, Barbados 5pp, St Vincent 6pp, Grenada 3pp, Tobago 3pp, St Lucia 4pp, Antigua 3pp, Montserrat 5pp, St Kitts 1pp, Nevis 2pp, Virgin Is 4pp, Dominica 5pp. A clean copy. (Book ref. 158081) £30.00
the history of the bahamas - limited edition of 150 signed by the author
Hardback Collins London 1st Edition 1962 320 All items in stock -posted First Class on day of order (if received before 4.00pm) - expect next day delivery in UK, or within 3-6 working days for all non-UK destinations Nice clean bright tight book Very Good (Book ref. 538381) £10.00
In The Trades, The Tropics, & The Roaring Forties
Henry Holt And Company, US, 1885 First Edition. Binding: Hardcover (Original Cloth). Illustrator: G Pearson, J Cooper & R T Pritchett. Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket. Contents : Chapter I England to Madeira II, III, IV Madeira V Madeira to Trinidad Vi, VII, VIII, IX Trinidad X Venezuela XI Jamaica XII Across Jamaica XIII Jamaica to the Bahamas XIV The Bahamas XV Bahamas XVI Bahamas to Bermudas XVII, XVIII Bermuda XIX Bermuda to Azores XX The Azores Postscript Appendix Index. Book - in Good Plus illustrated boards - some wear to the corners, edges and ends of the spine. Contents, text block has been re-sewn and rebound in original boards with new dark green endpapers. Clean, bright and tightly bound copy of this interesting Victorian travelogue. Size: 8.5 inches tall by 5.5 inches. xiv, 532 with an index. With 292 illustrations engraved on wood by G Pearson and J Cooper after drawings by R T Pritchett. All maps present. . Illustrator: G Pearson, J Cooper & R T Pritchett. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Travel & Places; Inventory No: 5261. (Book ref. 5261) £99.50
The Atlantic Islands as resorts of Health and Pleasure.
New York: Harper & Bros., 1878 274pp + publisher's catalogue. est ed., ex library with embossed h/s on title page but mostly clean in original worn green pictorial cloth, shaken. Chapters on the Bahamas, Bermuda, the Azores, Madeira, Newfoundland and Prince Edward Is. (Book ref. WINBO0280) £75.00