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A Field Guide to the Common Trees and Large Shrubs of Puerto Rico

By: Ashton, P. Mark S

Price: $39.95

Publisher: [New Haven, Ct.], Tropical Resources Institute, Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies,: 1985

Seller ID: 011315

Condition: Very Good


Cover title with misspelling: Forester's Field Guide to the Trees and Shubs of Puerto Rico. Second Edition. Spiral-bound printed cardstock; 8.5 inches tall; 136 pages with index and glossary. Carefully handled, Text clean, Bindings firm. Minor hand soiling on the covers. Illustrations by the author. View more info

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Carte Geographique, Statistique et Historique de Cuba (caption title)

By: Buchon, Jean Alexandre

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Paris, Unknown: 1825

Seller ID: 010807

Condition: Very Good


Engraved map. 38x49 cm (15 x19.25 inches) plus text at sides and bottom, on sheet 52x67.5 cm (20.5 by 26.5 inches). Well-engraved Hand-colored map of Cuba. French text borders on three sides, describing the religious, commercial, historical and other aspects of life on Cuba. The map appeared in Buchon's edition of Carey & Lea's Atlas, which was highly prized not only for its cartographic information but for the marvelous information about each of the states and territories included. The atlas was issued in 6 editions in English, French & German, between 1822 and 1827. The French ... View more info

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Geographical, Statistical, and Historical Map of The West Indies

By: Fielding Lucas, Jr.

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Published by Carey & Lea: 1822

Seller ID: 010804

Condition: Very Good


A map from Carey and Lea's A Complete Historical, Chronological, and Geographical American Atlas. One of the most detailed maps of the Bahama Islands to appear in a Commercial Atlas. Lengthy narrative text below includes details about the islands, climates, towns, soils, government and history of each. Carey & Lea's Atlas is highly prized not only for its cartographic information but the marvelous information about each of the states and territories which is included. The atlas was issued in 6 editions in English, French & German between 1822 and 1827. Considered the best atlas of nine... View more info

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Geographical, Statistical, and Historical Map of Cuba and The Bahama Islands

By: Fielding Lucas, Jr.

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Published by Carey & Lea: 1822

Seller ID: 010805

Condition: Very Good


A map from Carey and Lea's A Complete Historical, Chronological, and Geographical American Atlas. One of the most detailed maps of the Bahama Islands to appear in a Commercial Atlas. Lengthy narrative text below includes details about the islands, climates, towns, soils, government and history of each. Considered the best atlas of nineteenth century America.Carey & Lea's Atlas is highly prized not only for its cartographic information but the marvelous information about each of the states and territories which is included. The atlas was issued in 6 editions in English, French & German b... View more info

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Paradise Interrupted: Hurricane Ivan, Grand Cayman, 11-12 September, 2004

By: Lawrence, Joanna

Price: $34.95

Publisher: Courtney Platt Photography: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 011321

Condition: New


No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal shelf handling; Still Gift Quality. Informative as to how hurricane Ivan devastated Grand Cayman including rebuilding efforts. 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 price-clipped and has light wear to corners. View more info

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Native Trees of the Bahamas

By: Patterson, Jack & Stevenson, George

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Hope Town, Abaco, Bahamas, Jack Patterson: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 011314

Condition: Good


Four-color decorated pasted wraps. Map of the Bahamas on the rear; Color illustration on inside of covers. Text is illustrated with drawings; 9 inches tall; 128 pages. Index by common and biological names. Carefully handled, Text clean, Bindings firm. Cover shows some aging and hand-soiling. Previous owner's name on the top of title page. View more info

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Indian Dance For the Caribbean

By: Sandra Sookdeo

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Trinadad, Chakra Publishing House,: 1994

Seller ID: 004102

ISBN: 9768104538

Condition: As New


No flaws, Unused. [Illustrated] View more info

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The Golden Antilles.

By: Severin, Timothy

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York:, Alfred A. Knopf.: 1970.

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003152


The Story of the travelers, adventures, and soldiers of fortune who searched for a promised land in the Caribbean. No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality, First Edition; First Printing; Dust jacket in protective Mylar sleeve. Photos show reflections from clear Mylar protective Dust-jacket cover. View more info

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Hummingbirds of the Caribbean

By: Tyrell; Esther Q

Price: $19.95

Publisher: U.S.A., Crown Publications: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 011637

ISBN: 0517573687

Condition: Fine


No flaws or blemishes but a retail remainder mark on lower edge. Unused; Unread. Dust Jacket in a protective Mylar sleeve. 12 inches tall 266 full-color photographs. Index and extensive bibliography. Appendixes of flowering plant that hummingbirds pollinate and other hummingbirds of the world. View more info

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Conquest of the Tropics. The Story of the Creative Enterprise conducted by the United Fruit Company

By: Upham, Adams, Frederick

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday, Page & Company: 1914

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 011237

Condition: Very Good


Volume 1 of Series Romance of big business. First Edition, First Printing. Green publisher's cloth with titles stamped in gilt and a color paste-on adorning the front cover. 8vo; 9 inches tall; xii, 368 pages including frontispiece, illustrations, maps. Decorative map end pages. Illustrated with b/w photographs. [125+] Bindings are tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate shelf handling wear. Subjects: United Fruit Company; Fruit trade; Bananas; Tropics; Caribbean; Costa Rica; Cuba; Guatemala; Jamaica; South America. ---- Ref: PW p592-593 1914. The Caribb... View more info

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The Danish West Indies under Company Rule (1671-1754). With a Supplementary Chapter 1755-1917

By: Westergaard, Waldemar

Price: $225.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan: 1917

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 011441

Condition: Very Good


One of the first modern scholarly works on the Danish West Indies. Deeply researched. Still one of the best overviews available for the early period. Revised version of the author's doctoral dissertation. Incorporates Danish West Indian history into the larger history of colonial settlement in the West Indies. A detailed geographical and historical account including the use of slaves in the plantations, the methods of governing, etc, with appendices on the charter, statistics on the islands, populations, list of slave cargoes, prices, sugar exports, accounts, etc. The islands include S... View more info