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JAMAICA: IT'S PAST AND PRESENT STATE by  James R Phillippo - Signed First Edition - 1843 - from Parnassus Book Service and Biblio.com

JAMAICA: IT'S PAST AND PRESENT STATE

by Phillippo, James R

Condition: Very Good/No jacket


London:John Snow, 1843. First Edition. hard cover. Very Good/No jacket. http://www.parnassusbooks.com/image/data/books/2019/02/0_img_2178.jpg. Inscribed by author. London:John Snow. 1843. Second thousand. xvi+487pp+errata. Illustrated. All edges gilt. Hardcover. Signed and inscribed on 1st free endpage. Brown boards decorated with gilt lightly soiled and shelfworn, with gilt dulled.  Internally, end pages age-toned but aside from author's inscription, free of previous owner marks or signatures. Light foxing is scattered throughout, most often on illustrated plates or adjacent pages. The binding is tight but both hinges have cracked. Overall, a very good, tight copy.
  • Bookseller: Parnassus Book Service US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 24394
  • Title: JAMAICA: IT'S PAST AND PRESENT STATE
  • Author: Phillippo, James R
  • Illustrator: http://www.parnassusbooks.com/image/data/books/2019/02/0_img_2178.jpg
  • Format/binding: Hard cover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: No jacket
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: London:John Snow
  • Date published: 1843
  • Keywords: CARIBBEAN; JAMAICA; HISTORY; TRAVEL;


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