By Henry Bolingbroke
London   Richard Phillips
8.5" by 5" 70pp, 271-286pp, 129-216pp, 117-120pp, [4]
The second edition of Henry Bolingbroke's account regarding his travel to the English colonies of Berbice, Demerara and Essequibo which became British Guiana.
By Henry Bolingbroke

1809 A Voyage to the Demerary Containing A Statistical Account of the Settlements There And of Those on the Essequebo the Berbice and Other Contiguous Rivers of Guyana

London   Richard Phillips
8.5" by 5" 70pp, 271-286pp, 129-216pp, 117-120pp, [4]
The second edition of Henry Bolingbroke's account regarding his travel to the English colonies of Berbice, Demerara and Essequibo which became British Guiana.
£110.00
: 0.5kgs / : 626L6

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Folding Plates

With a folding map frontispiece. Pages 11 and 12 are damaged with some loss to the edges. The pages have been adhered to a new leaf in order to preserve some of the pages. With a scan loosely inserted of page 11 with more of the text as some of it has been attached to page 12 instead. Lacking pages 169-70, and 173-176. Held in a custom made envelope and a blue clamshell box. This work regards Henry Bolingbroke's journey to British Guyana between 1798 and 1805. The work is prefaced with a short account on how to avoid sea-sickness, before delving into detail regarding the Mode of Living, Colonial Laws, and the landscaping of the area.

Condition

Disbound. Portions of the original backstrip remain. Age toned to the front and rear leaf. Map is age toned with scattered spotting. Pages 11 and 12 are lacking portions and have been laid down onto a new leaf. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are slightly age toned to the edges. Scattered spots to pages, heavier to the first and last few. Lacking pages 169-70 and 173-76.

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