Barbados rare books
[FRERE, Henry].A short history of Barbados, from its first discovery and settlement, to the end of the year 1767.
First edition, 8vo, viii, 121, pp., contemporary calf, spine with raised bands, compartments tooled in gilt with acorn device, original red label titled in gilt, a fine copy.£3,000
Three volumes 4to (30.8 x 23cm.), engraved frontispiece, folding engraved map of the Americas (slightly torn), vol. I: 29 engraved plates and maps (6 folding, lacking plate Baja di Campeggio but with a duplicate of the isthmus of Panama), vol. II: 23 engraved plates and maps (11 folding), vol. III: 24 engraved plates and maps (8 folding), contemporary calf-backed patterned paper boards; a bit rubbed.£5,000