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West Indies.- Ligon (Richard) A True & Exact History of the Island of Barbados, first edition, folding engraved map, 9 engraved plates (3 folding) and one folding letterpress table, tear to 3 plates, otherwise a crisp, clean copy in contemporary sheep, rubbed and abraded, head of spine worn, [Wing L2075; Hunt 270; Sabin 41057], folio, Printed for Humphrey Moseley, 1657.

⁂ An early account of Barbados with the first separate map of the island. It also includes much on cocoa, cucumbers and pomegranates, as well as illustrations of bananas and pineapples.

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West Indies.- Ligon (Richard) A True & Exact History of

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Auction Curated By:
Rupert Powell
International Head of Books and Works on Paper
Justin Phillips
Early and Continental Printing
220 Queenstown Road
London, SW8 4LP
United Kingdom
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