LEWIS, Matthew Gregory, Esq. M.P.

Journal of a West Indian Proprietor,

£900

Journal of a West Indian Proprietor,
Kept During a Residence in the Island of Jamaica.
Murray, London 1834.

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Account of two journeys to Jamaica in 1815 and 1817, published posthumously. The author died on the home voyage in 1818. An interesting book dealing with the island after the abolition of slave trade.

Description

First edition. 8vo., iv, 408 pp., nineteenth century tree calf gilt, covers with gilt border,spine in six compartments, red morocco lettering piece to second, others richly gilt, raised bands, marbled edges, spine faded, a fine copy.

Provenance: Edward Nicholas Hurt (armorial bookplate).

Bibliography

Sabin, X, p.310.

 

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