14th May 2013
SCHOMBURGK, Robert H. The History of Barbados. London: 1848. Three parts in 1 vol., 8vo (243 x 147mm.) Tinted lithographic additional decorative title, 7 lithographic plates, 1 map, 1 folding table, occasional woodcut illustrations. (Titles and plates affected by damp, some small tears, mostly to first few leaves, most without loss, some worm damage affecting the margin of one plate, title-page repaired with adhesive tape, some spotting and soiling, table torn and repaired with tape, 1 text leaf torn with minor loss to margin.) Later half-calf (somewhat rubbed). Provenance: W. Wigham Richardson (signature dated 1919 to front-free endpaper).
Hammer price: £180
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