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THE WEST INDIES
Written by John Henderson. Illustrated by A.S. Forrest.
Stock no. 2137139
Published by Adam & Charles Black. Circa 1908. Almost very good condition.

A & C Black Colour Book 20 Shilling Series. Cerulean blue cloth with attractive sailing ship, crab and sun vignettes. Gilt titles to spine and front cover. 74 tissue-guarded colour plates. Top edge gilt. Index and booklist to rear that lists books later than 1905. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Spine and edges are browned; a few nicks to cloth to top and tail of spine. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Joints are a bit cracked. Frontis is MISSING! Tape marks to tissue-guard of plate opposite page 104. Some light foxing and browning. Assumed reprint from books listed in booklist to rear.

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BIRDS OF JAMAICA
Written by Frank Bernal. Illustrated by Frank Bernal.
Stock no. 2136392
Published by Heinemann. 1st 1989. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Features Bernal's 48 beautiful colour illustrations together with his accompanying text. ISBN: 976605097X. Some light spotting to covers. Wrapper has slight fade to spine.

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THROUGH JAMAICA WITH A KODAK
Written by Alfred Leader.
Stock no. 1823244
Published by John Wright & Co.; Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1907. Very good condition.

Based upon letters written by the author while in Jamaica, to his daughter in England, and are the outcome of suggestions made to him that their substance, together with the photographs, may not be uninteresting to the public. Olive green cloth boards with bevelled edges and large pictorial onlay to front. Gilt titles. B/w photos. Spine & corners lightly rubbed. Foxing to colour map frontispiece. Hinges pulled. Text block browned.

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JAMAICA AND ITS BUTTERFLIES
Written by F. Martin Brown; Bernard Heineman. Illustrated by Marjorie Statham Favreau.
Stock no. 1823231
Published by E.W. Classey Ltd.. 1st 1972. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Beige cloth boards, gilt title to spine. 10 colour plates to rear plus colour frontispiece. ISBN: 0900848448. Text block lightly browned. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is slightly grubby/scuffed.

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THE UNFORTUNATE VALENTINE MORRIS
Written by Ivor Waters.
Stock no. 2136209
Published by The Chepstow Society. 1st 1964. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Red cloth. Limited to 1000 copies. B/w illustrations. Valentine Morris was born in the island of Antigua in 1727 but lived for 30 years at the Piercefield, part of which is now Chepstow racecourse. SIGNED by author 'With many thanks for your help July 14 1966' to front endpaper. Foxing to spine. White marks to cover edge. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few small tears and chips; virtually no loss.

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A HISTORY OF BELIZE
Written by Narda Dobson.
Stock no. 1819548
Published by Longman Caribbean. 1st 1973. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A comprehensive history of the former British Honduras - the only British Commonwealth state in Central America. Brown boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 058276601X. Browning & foxing to text block. Grease stain to lower gutter edge of last few pages. Minor foxing to endpapers. Pictorial dustwrapper is browned across top edge and faded to spine, a little creased.

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CARIBBEAN SEASHELLS
Written by Germaine L. Warmke; R. Tucker Abbott.
Stock no. 1818337
Published by Livingston Publishing Company. 1962. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A guide to the Marine Mollusks of Puerto Rico and other West Indian Islands, Bermuda and the Lower Florida Keys. Blue cloth boards, gilt titles and palm vignettes. Colour and b/w photos. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0870980041. Third printing. Corners rubbed. Text block grubby. Browning to endpapers. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-rubbed.

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BIRDS OF TRINIDAD & TOBAGO (HELM FIELD GUIDES)
Written by Martyn Kenefick; Robin Restall; Floyd Hayes.
Stock no. 1814647
Published by Christopher Helm. 2nd 2011. Nearly fine condition.

Second Edition. Pictorial cardwraps. 115 colour plates, concise descriptions of every species, where to watch birds in Trinidad & Tobago, and an overview of the geography, climate and habitats of the islands. 272 pages including index. ISBN: 9781408152096.

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THE BRINK CUBAN MISSILE CRISIS, 1962
Written by David Detzer.
Stock no. 1606506
Published by Thomas Y. Crowell. 1st USA 1979. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A dramatic account of the critical point in history. B/w photos. ISBN: 0690016824. Foxing to textblock.

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SIRIUS AND SABA
Written by Deborah King. Illustrated by Deborah King.
Stock no. 624433
Published by Hamish Hamilton Childrens Books. 1st 1981. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Sirius and Saba are dogs who undertake a journey round the exotic Caribbean island of Saint Lucia... Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0241105994. Small pink pen mark to title page and just a few light margin marks. Pictorial wrapper a little grubby with a couple of tiny nicks.

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THE CARIBBEAN CONFEDERATION
Written by C.S. Salmon.
Stock no. 988464
Published by Cassell & Company Limited. 1st 1888. Very good condition.

A Plan for the Union of the Fifteen British West Indian Colonies. Pages: 175. Original brown cloth, gilt lettering on spine. Folding coloured map. Royal Statistical Society stamps to verso of map and title page. Contents very good indeed.

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