BROWNE (PATRICK) The Civil and Natural History of Jamaica, 3 parts in one vol.

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BROWNE (PATRICK)
The Civil and Natural History of Jamaica, 3 parts in one vol.

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BROWNE (PATRICK)
The Civil and Natural History of Jamaica, 3 parts in one vol., half-title, 49 engraved plates after G.D. Ehret and others, 2 folding engraved maps, some light dampstains, early ink annotations in lower margin of most plates, Nanhoron bookplate, contemporary calf, spine gilt, later morocco lettering label, neat repair to upper joint [Great Flower Books, p.52; Nissen ZBI 225; Stafleu & Cowan TL2 842], folio (360 x 230mm.), for the Author, 1756

Footnotes

  • Written by the Irish botanist and physician Patrick Browne, who commissioned the plates of flora (38) and animals (11) from the illustrator G.D. Ehret. The maps depict the whole island, and "A correct draught of Port Royal and Kingston".
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