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Book Description

Landscape format, 44pp, illustrations, fold out colour map of Jamaica to rear, thick card covers, cloth spine. The contents are detached from the spine but are generally in good order - the map is a little foxed. The front cover has a vertical crack and the covers are rubbed & marked. In February 1901 the Elder Dempster Line established a direct steamship service between Bristol (Avonmouth) and Kingston, Jamaica and thereby opened up the island for tourism. This is a detailed guide to Jamaica, including some history, written by Rhodes as he travelled around the island. This is a rare guide, only four examples are noted on COPAC. Rhodes also compiled a Steamship Guide which was published for a number of years around the turn of the century.
Author Rhodes, Thomas:
Publisher George Philip & Son, London, 1901

Price: £125.00

Offered by Gerald Baker

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