IN OLD ST. JAMES (JAMAICA). A BOOK OF PARISH CHRONICLES. Containing the Story of the Jamaica Ancestry of Mrs Barrett Browning; the True Tale of Rose Hall; What an Estate Slave-Book Tells etc...
Publisher: London:The Bodley Head
Condition: Very Good
Binding: Hard Cover
Dust Jacket: Good
Edition: 2nd edition
London:The Bodley Head. (1952). 2nd edition. 118pp. Illustrated. Hardcover with dust jacket. Green boards, with gilt still bright on spine, lightly worn along edges. Top page edges soiled. Internally, end pages age-toned, with a previous owners name and address penciled on the 1st free end-page, otherwise pages clean. The binding is tight and hinges intact. The dust jacket is still in one piece and not price clipped, but lightly soiled and shelfworn, with wear along edges and folds, including small chips and tears. * "The early English settlers who came to Jamaica in the seventeenth century landed in a country that was rough, deserted and uncultivated. This is the story of the early days of some of these english families and of their pioneer work in setting up sugar plantations and estates."...dj