History of the Island of St. Helena, From Its Discovery by the Portuguese to The Year 1823.

By: Brooke, T. H.

Price: NZ$195.75

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Book Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Binding poor, with text block split into three sections. Spine very worn with large losses. Paper label on spine split into three with losses. 2/3" chip missing to upper corner of rear board. Heavy foxing to the frontispiece and the plate. Heavy foxing to endpapers. Moderate foxing to text leaves. ; Second edition, expanded to cover the period to 1823 (the first edition was published in 1808). xvi, 495, [1 (blank)] pages + frontispiece "Prospect, the Seat of Thos. H. Brooke Esqr. in the Island of St. Helena" + 1 plate ("New House, Longwood" - facing page 423). Contemporary pastepaper boards with printed paper spine label. Page dimensions: 223 x 137mm. "To whatever degree of regard the Island of St. Helena was entitled, prior to its having become the abode of Napoleon Buonaparte, it has acquired, by that event, a new interest in the public mind." - from the Preface to the Second Edition.

Title: History of the Island of St. Helena, From Its Discovery by the Portuguese to The Year 1823.

Author Name: Brooke, T. H.

Categories: Other,

Publisher: London, Printed for Kingsbury, Parbury, and Allen, Booksellers to the Hon. East-India Company: 1824

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fair with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 20550