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MAN-O-WAR My Island Home

By: Albury, Haziel L.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Hockessin, Delaware, Holly Press: 1977

Order Number: 15344

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Wear and foxing to DJ; A history of an outer Abaco Island, from a native of the cay. Nicely INSCRIBED by author to verso of ffep; 8vo; 167 pages View more info

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THE POCKET GUIDE TO THE WEST INDIES British Guiana, British Honduras, the Bermudas, the Spanish Main and the Panama Canal

By: Aspinall, Algernon

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, Brentano's: 1927

Order Number: 18690

Condition: Very Good


Gilt lettering and spine lettering faded. Boards with very light rubbing to extremities. Bookplate. ; Numerous fold out maps. Rear part with many ads; B&W Photographs; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 493 pages View more info

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WAIKNA Or Adventures on the Mosquito Shore

By: Bard, Samuel A.

Price: $426.53

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1855

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 8537

Condition: Very Good+


(Original) boards with light rubbing to extremities and faded. Spine sunned and with light fraying. Bookplate. Former owner's name on front free endpaper. Very light foxing to first and last few pages ; 60 b&w illustrations. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 366 pages View more info

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CRUSOE'S ISLAND In the Caribbean

By: Bowman, Heath; Bowman, Jefferson

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, The Bobbs-Merrill Company: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 9864

Condition: Very Good


B&W Photographs`; 8vo; 339 pages View more info

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THE PASSING OF SPAIN And the Ascendency of America

By: Crabtree, J. B.

Price: $174.81

Publisher: Springfield, King-Richardson Publishing Company: 1898

Order Number: 12077

Condition: Very Good+


Previous owner's name to first blank page. Binding could be tighter; The decline of Spain and the rise of America as imperial powers ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 464 pages View more info

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CANNIBAL COUSINS

By: Craige, John H.

Price: $120.00

Publisher: New York, Minton, Balch & Company: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 12673

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Wear and small open tears to DJ. Wear to extremities. Binding could be tighter ; A personal account of Haiti, reflective of its time; 8vo; 304 pages View more info

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A HISTORY OF THE BAHAMAS

By: Craton, Michael

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1968

Edition: Revised Edition

Order Number: 16917

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ with moderate wear along edges; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 319 pages View more info

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THE ROMANCE AND RISE OF THE AMERICAN TROPICS

By: Crowther, Samuel

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday, Doran & Company , Inc.: 1929

Order Number: 1972

Condition: Very Good-


Binding not tight. Rear board nearly separated from book block ; The tumultuous history of the Central American and Caribbean nations; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 390 pages View more info

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THE ROMANCE AND RISE OF THE AMERICAN TROPICS

By: Crowther, Samuel

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday, Doran & Co, Inc.: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 9806

Condition: Very Good


A small dent on botom of front board. ; Illustrated with 175 B&W photographs ; 8vo; 390 pages View more info

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TO CUBA AND BACK. A Vacation Voyage

By: Dana, Richard Henry

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Boston, Ticknor & Fields: 1859

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 11972

Condition: Very Good+


Slight wear to extremities. Foxing to first couple of pages, and last couple of pages. Booksellers' blindstamp to front free endpaper ; Best known for 'Two Years Before the Mast, ' Dana visited Cuba while Congress was deciding whether to annex the island nation; 8vo; 288 pages View more info

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NOTES OF A WAR CORRESPONDENT

By: Davis, Richard Harding

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1912

Order Number: 17543

Condition: Very Good


Hinges started; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 263 pages View more info

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LAGOONED IN THE VIRGIN ISLANDS

By: Eadie, Hazel Ballance

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, George Routledge & Sons, Ltd.: 1931

Order Number: 16271

Condition: Very Good


Spine browned and slightly cocked. Browning to endpapers. Rear board sunned and discolored; A visit to the Virgin Islands, where 'lagooned' is a verb; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 443 pages View more info

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VIRGIN ISLANDS

By: Eggleston, George T.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Princeton, NJ, D. Van Nostrand Company, Inc.: 1959

Order Number: 18265

Condition: Very Good+


Very light foxing to first and last few pages. Spine a bit sunned; B&W Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 208 pages View more info

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THE SPORTSMAN'S GUIDE TO THE CARIBBEAN

By: Ellam, Patrick

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, A. S. Barnes & Company: 1956

Order Number: 15823

Condition: Near Fine


The slightest of wear to spine ends. Small intention to front board; Detailed, illustrated look at the various options for participatory and spectator sports in the Caribbean, mostly hunting, boating, and fishing ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 130 pages View more info

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IAN FLEMING INTRODUCES JAMAICA

By: Fleming, Ian

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Hawthorn Books, Inc.: 1965

Edition: First US Edition

Order Number: 17188

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Ian Fleming, of James Bond fame, interrupted writing his thirteenth (and, sadly, last) novel to pen the introduction to the introduction of Jamaica where he lived part time and did most of his writing. He felt that the book would be better served if Jamaicans wrote about Jamaica, and so provided only the first essay; Color Photographs; 8vo; 240 pages View more info

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ROAMING THROUGH THE WEST INDIES

By: Franck, Harry A.

Price: $66.92

Publisher: New York, Blue Ribbon Books: 1920

Order Number: 10004

Condition: Very Good


Wear to extremities. Spine sunned. Discoloration to rear board. Browning to first few pages; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 486 pages View more info

Image for THE PORTO RICO OF TO-DAY Pen Pictures of the People and the Country

THE PORTO RICO OF TO-DAY Pen Pictures of the People and the Country

By: Gardner Robinson, Albert

Price: $225.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1899

Order Number: 17868

Condition: Very Good-


Light fraying to spine ends, light rubbing to extremities. Rear hinge started; Rear folding maps: Geographical map in color (not folded) and folded map of telegraph lines and stations as well as Porto Rico and its coastline ; Ex-Library; B&W Photographs; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 240 pages View more info

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TROPICAL FORESTS OF THE CARIBBEAN

By: Gill, Tom

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Tropical Plant Research Foundation/Charles Lathrop Pack Forestry Trust: 1931

Order Number: 18263

Condition: Near Fine


Faint foxing to top edge; Limited Edition # 811 of 1,000 copies; 8vo; 318 pages View more info

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ST. MARTEN; ST. MARTIN

By: Hidalgo, Francisco

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Editions Delroisse: 1984

Order Number: 1990

ISBN: 2855181089

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Bilingual edition in French and English ; Color Photographs; 4to; 96 pages View more info

GAN-EDEN: OR, PICTURES OF CUBA

By: Hurlbut, William Henry

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Boston, John P. Jewett and Company: 1854

Order Number: 16252

Condition: Very Good


Wear to extremities. General wear to boards. Ex-lib, dewey number erasure to spine. Previous owner's name to front pastedown and another to title page. Endpapers foxed; Detailed snapshot of Cuba in the 1850s ; 8vo; 235 pages View more info

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THIS---IS GRENADA

By: Kay, Frances

Price: $20.00

Publisher: 1967

Order Number: 15460

Condition: Very Good+


Wear to extremities and edges; An unusual, informal guide to the Caribbean island. No publishing information whatsoever other than the year and the author; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 142 pages View more info

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THE CARIBBEAN AS COLUMBUS SAW IT

By: Morison, Samuel Eliot; Obregon, Mauricio

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown and Company: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 9917

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


DJ with light chipping along edges; Profusely illustrated; 8vo; 252 pages View more info

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BEHOLD THE WEST INDIES

By: Oakley, Amy

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Longmans, Green & Company: 1951

Order Number: 3455

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


Chipping and small open tears to DJ. Bookplate and previous owner's name in fep. Binding not tight; Thorough if slightly condescending look at the various islands of the west indies including Barbados, Cuba, Jamaica, etc ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 540 pages View more info

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A Guide to the West Indies, Bermuda and Panama

By: Ober, Frederick A.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead & Company: 1914

Order Number: 18691

Condition: Very Good


Spine a bit darkened. Very light foxing to first blank page. Former owner's name on title page. ; Numerous charts, fold-out maps, b&w photographs; 16mo 7" - 7½" tall; 533 pages View more info

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A PHILOSOPHICAL AND POLITICAL HISTORY OF THE SETTLEMENTS AND TRADE OF THE EUROPEANS IN THE EAST AND WEST INDIES. Revised, Augmented, and Published, in Ten Volumes

By: Raynal, Abbe

Price: $250.00

Publisher: London, W. Strahan and T. Cadell: 1783

Order Number: 17472

Condition: Good+


Full leather boards with quite some rubbing. Book block split. Bookplate. ; This is volume 5 only of the 8 volume edition. (Was originally published in 10 volumes). Including a steel engraved map of the European settlements in Africa. ; 8vo; 499 pages View more info

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RIDER'S BERMUDA A Guide Book for Travelers

By: Rider, Fremont

Price: $145.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan Company: 1924

Order Number: 16923

Condition: Very Good


Boards with light rubbing to extremities. Rear map out; Ex-Library; 12mo - 7" to 7½" tall; 158, 24 pages View more info

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THE MAGIC ISLAND

By: Seabrook, W. B.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Blue Ribbon Books: 1929

Order Number: 17181

Condition: Very Good-


Boards with moderate rubbing to corners ; Beautifully illustrated with drawings by Alexander King; 8vo; 336 pages View more info

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HAYTI Or the Black Republic

By: St. John, Sir Spencer

Price: $170.00

Publisher: London, Smith, Elder & Company: 1889

Edition: Second Edition

Order Number: 16930

Condition: Very Good


Boards with light rubbing to extremities. Minute tears to top spine. Ex-lib with minimal markings. ; Fold-out map in front. ; 8vo; 389 pages View more info

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THE WEST INDIES AND THE SPANISH MAIN

By: Trollope, Anthony

Price: $400.00

Publisher: London, Chapman & Hall: 1860

Edition: Second Edition

Order Number: 11975

Condition: Very Good


Wear to extremities. First two pages slightly loose. Occasional foxing; Hand colored frontispiece map; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 395 pages View more info

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BAHAMAS HANDBOOK AND BUSINESSMAN'S ANNUAL 1971-72

By: Various

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Nassau, Bahamas, Etienne Dupuch, Jr. Publications: 1971

Edition: tenth anniversary edition

Order Number: 15482

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


DJ spine faded; Frustrated by the lack of information in a travel brochure or magazine article? Here is all you might need to know about travelling to the Bahamas circa 1971; 8vo; 564 pages View more info