Narrative of a five years' expedition against the revolted negroes of Surinam in Guiana on the wild coast of South America from the years 1772 to 1777. Elucidating the history of that country and describing its productions..
2 vols. 4to, 2 engraved titles both with handcoloured vignettes of ships at sea and 81 coloured engravings including 3 plates engraved by William Blake. 2nd ed., large paper copy. Very fine in contemporary tree calf, rebacked with old backs laid down, red and black letter pieces.(Watermarks on paper: text 1796, plates, 1794, J. Whatman paper). The Large Paper copy of which only a few were printed was published coloured at £5.5s as opposed to the plain issue on ordinary paper at £3.3s. Abbey 719, Sabin 91075
Author STEDMAN Cap. J.G
Binding Contemporary tree calf
Condition Very fine in worn original cloth
Pages 2 vols