London, South Kensington
23 April 2008
BROWNE, Patrick (c. 1720-1790). The Civil and Natural History of Jamaica. London: Printed for the Author, 1789. 2° (370 x 231 mm). Engraved folding map and 49 engraved plates by G.D. Ehret, F. Garden and others (map spotted with a couple of old, neat repairs to lower margin and folds and library stamp; plates spotted and with library stamps). Library cloth, lettering piece to spine together with gilt crest and classmark (joints cracking, head and tail caps chipped). Provenance: Birmingham Library (cancelled bookplate and stamps). Second edition, including the large folding map. Great Flower Books, p.52; Nissen BBI 255; Stafleu & Cowan TL2 842.
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