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Author: Browne, Patrick
Title: The Civil and Natural History of Jamaica. In three parts. containing, I. An Accurate Description of That Island.II. A History of the Natural Productions.III. An Account of the Nature of Climates.
Price: 1650.00 including postage and packing within the UK. Overseas postage extra.
Publishers: Printed for the Author 1756
Hard cover in very good condition no dust-wrapper.
Description: Hardback, modern full-calf, gilt titles to spine. Folio. 35cm x 24cm. Marbled edges. viii, [2], 503pp. Complete with 2 folding engraved maps, one with small marginal hole, the other reinforced to verso, and 49 engraved plates after G.D. Ehret and others. A few plates close-trimmed to outer margin shaving a few imprints. Page 501 index leaf torn with loss of text at foot, title and dedication leaves repaired (loss to headline and first word of dedication leaf verso), final index leaf with small marginal repair, some spotting and toning, however contents generally clean. Some fading to upper cover, but remains a pleasing copy. A heavy book, additional postage may be required for orders outside the UK. (bs121)
Book Reference: BS121GTBRN9L


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