The British Colonies [. . .] British Possessions in the West Indies [Division VIII only]

By: Martin, R. M.

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Previous owner's signature. Some fading to covers. Some foxing to page edges. Cloth rubbed with small losses at ends of spine and at corners of boards. Narrow splits to gutters at endpapers. Upper edges of leaves unopened. ; No date ["May 27, 1853" is mentioned in the advertisements.]11, [1] pages advertisements + 5 double-page maps + 1 portrait plate + 188 pages. Red cloth boards with gilt lettering and decoration on spine and front board. Page dimensions: 279 x 188mm. No title leaf. Division VIII only. Spine title: "The British Colonies by R. M. Martin British Possessions in the W. Indies Div. VIII." The five maps have outline hand-colouring in different colours to the borders of the regions. Engraved vignette illustrations in corners of maps. The maps are by John Tallis & Company, drawn and engraved by J. Rapkin, with illustrations drawn variously byH. Warren or H. Winkles, engraved variously by H. Rogers, W. Lacey, G. R. Manwaring or J. Wrightson. The maps are titled: West India Islands; Jamaica; Central America; British Guayana; Isthmus of Panama.

Title: The British Colonies [. . .] British Possessions in the West Indies [Division VIII only]

Author Name: Martin, R. M.

Categories: Other,

Publisher: London, London Printing & Publishing Company: [c1853]

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 19938