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In The Trades, The Tropics, & The Roaring Forties [Yachting, West Indes]

By: Brassey, Lady Anna

Price: $325.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green & Co.: 1885

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010189

Condition: Very Good


One of the best-illustrated yachting accounts ever published; Lady Brassey's account of the voyages made by her family on the Sunbeam, her husband's 531-ton steam yacht. On this particular journey, subtitled "14,000 Miles in the Sunbeam in 1883", the Brasseys visited Madeira, Trinidad, Jamaica, the Bahamas, Bermuda, and the Azores. Anna, Lady Brassey (1839-1887) was an English travel writer and philanthropist best known for her vivid accounts of ocean journeys un... View more info

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Album azul de Cuba

By: Dulzaides, Aurelio Garci?a

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Miami, Rex Press: 1965

Seller ID: 009478

Condition: Fair


Segunda Edicion [Second Edition] Text in Spanish and English. Fully illustrated with historical b/w photos. Plastic comb binding, lower section broken. Text clean with mild age-toning. 28.2cm; 11 1/8 inches tall. 150 pages. -------- A well-presented booklet promoting independence from Castro's Republic. The author, an exiled Cuban living in Miami, presents Cuba as it was prior to the Revolution contrasted to life under the revolution. View more info

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West Indian Eden; The Book of Barbados

By: Lynch, Louis

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Glasgow, Scotland, Robert Maclehose & Co. Ltd.: 1959

Edition: First Edition – First Printing.

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 006885


A historic, cultural, social and local account of the island of Barbados. Contains a few recipes for Caribbean food and cocktails. SIGNED by the author with an inscription /Best Wishes/. Laid in business card of the author. Fully illustrated with photographs. 37 pages of period business advertisements. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. 312 pages. Dust Jacket in clear protective Mylar sleeve is not ... View more info

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Down the Islands, a Voyage to the Caribbees

By: Paton, William Agnew

Price: $180.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Son: 1887

Seller ID: 009264

Condition: Good


'..ministers abundantly to the intelligence and taste, to the geographical sense, and to the love of travel; .. escape by the avenue of the imagination into lovely tropical surroundings and scenes of perpetual summer.' 1887 Literary World review. The author spent 6 weeks traveling the islands of the Caribbean.Bindings tight and square; Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear, light hand soiling lacking part of top spine band [repaired]. 8vo; 301... View more info