1887 1ed Paton Voyages Caribbean Islands Capt Kidd Pirate SLAVERY Illustrated

PATON, William Agnew

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William Paton’s “Down the Islands” is a fine, late 19th-century account of Paton’s voyages in the Caribbean Islands. This book describes voyages to Antigua, St. Kitts, Martinique, Barbados, Trinidad, Grenada, and many other islands. And while the geographical and topographical descriptions make up the bulk of this work, other notable topics include:

  • Influence of slavery, slave trade, and abolition in the Caribbean
  • Effects of pirates such as Captain Kidd on island governments and commerce
  • Caribbean port life
  • Evil spirits, hauntings – religious customs, rituals
  • European settlements in Caribbean

 

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1887 1ed Paton Voyages Caribbean Islands Capt Kidd Pirate SLAVERY Illustrated

 

William Paton’s “Down the Islands” is a fine, late 19th-century account of Paton’s voyages in the Caribbean Islands. This book describes voyages to Antigua, St. Kitts, Martinique, Barbados, Trinidad, Grenada, and many other islands. And while the geographical and topographical descriptions make up the bulk of this work, other notable topics include:

  • Influence of slavery, slave trade, and abolition in the Caribbean
  • Effects of pirates such as Captain Kidd on island governments and commerce
  • Caribbean port life
  • Evil spirits, hauntings – religious customs, rituals
  • European settlements in Caribbean

 

Item number: #15751

Price: $499

 

PATON, William Agnew

 

Down the islands : a voyage to the Caribbees

 

New York: C. Scribner’s Sons, 1887. First edition.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • xiii, [1], 301, [13]
    • 15 engravings and numerous in-text illustrations
  • Provenance: Stamp – Oliver Iselin
    • Possibly Charles Oliver Iselin (1854 – 1932) an American banker and yachtsman who was captain of racing yachts that won the America’s Cup three times. He was considered to be one of the greatest American Yachtsmen of his time, participating in and winning six consecutive America’s Cup races: 1887, 1893, 1895, 1899, 1901 and 1903. In 1994 Oliver Iselin was inducted into the Herreshoff Marine Museum’s America’s Cup Hall of Fame.
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Hardcover; tight and secure
    • Decorative tan cloth
  • Size: ~9.25in X 7in (23.5cm x 17.5cm)

 

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15751

Category

Voyages & Exploration & Maps

Authors

PATON, William Agnew

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Hardcover

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete