• Travel, Science and Natural Hi auction at Christies

    Sale 5489

    Travel, Science and Natural History

    22 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 170

    EDWARDS, Bryan (1743-1800). The History, Civil and Commercial, of the British Colonies in the West Indies. London: John Stockdale, 1807. 3 vols, 8° (211 x 123mm), engraved frontispiece portrait, 10 folding plates and 10 (of 11) folding maps. (Frontispiece waterstained, slight waterstaining at beginning and end of vol. III, occasional light soiling, vol. III lacks map of St. Domingo.) Contemporary half calf, and marbled boards, marbled edges (spines rubbed). Provenance: S.E. Widdrington, Newton Hall (bookplate).

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    EDWARDS, Bryan (1743-1800). The History, Civil and Commercial, of the British Colonies in the West Indies. London: John Stockdale, 1807. 3 vols, 8° (211 x 123mm), engraved frontispiece portrait, 10 folding plates and 10 (of 11) folding maps. (Frontispiece waterstained, slight waterstaining at beginning and end of vol. III, occasional light soiling, vol. III lacks map of St. Domingo.) Contemporary half calf, and marbled boards, marbled edges (spines rubbed). Provenance: S.E. Widdrington, Newton Hall (bookplate).

    Fourth London edition of this classic work which first appeared with Stockdale's imprint in 1793. Sabin 21901; and 3 other works from the Newton Hall library in 5 vols. (8)


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