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Image for A History of the Island of St Helena from its discovery by the Portuguese to the year 1806; to which is added An Appendix

A History of the Island of St Helena from its discovery by the Portuguese to the year 1806; to which is added An Appendix

By: Brooke, T H

Price: £120.00

Publisher: printed for Black, Parry, and Kingsbury: 1808

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 210670

Condition: Very Good


hardback, 8vo, bound in later Contemporary stamp of the Colonial Office tot title page, lacking frontis, tan half linen with black cloth boards, lettered gilt to spine, blind to upper board, a very good tightly bound copy, text unmarked and clean, xv, 409 [6]pp , ads. Scarce copy of an account of the Atlantic Island which lies 1200 miles off the coast of Africa and has been a British possession since 1651. View more info

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HISTORY OF THE CAPTIVITY OF NAPOLEON AT ST. HELENA. From the Letters and Journals of the Late Lieut.-Gen. Sir Hudson Lowe, and Official Documents not before made Public (three volumes)

By: Forsyth, William

Price: £80.00

Publisher: John Murray: 1853

Seller ID: 210967

Condition: Good


hardback, three volumes, original blind stamped green cloth boards with new cloth spines lettered silver, new endpapers, lacking the map and two frontis - the only one present being that of volume two, volume one with some minor corrections and the wrongly printed page 7/8 has been detached and re-laid in correct position, tightly bound volumes, 495, 490 & 529pp View more info

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Inside Africa

By: Gunther, John

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Reprint Society: 1957

Seller ID: 188138

Condition: Very Good


hardback, 8vo, a very good copy, no jacket, maps to endpapers, 960pp View more info

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Pictorial History of South Africa

By: Various Contributors

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Odhams Press: 1938

Seller ID: 220099

Condition: Very Good


hardback, large octavo, brown cloth lettered gilt to spine, dust wrapper not called for, foxing to closed fore-edge else a very good tightly bound copy, illustrated throughout in b&w, text unmarked and clean, 512pp View more info

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Souvenir of St Helena

By: Warren, E J

Price: £60.00

Publisher: The Pharmacy, St Helena: 1932

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 210664

Condition: Very Good


stapled paperback, mounted colour portrait of Napoleon to front cover, a very good tightly bound copy in original glassene wrapper and with a clean and unmarked text, advertisements, b&w photographic images, double page map, 32pp. Scarce. View more info