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A description of the Spanish islands and settlements on the coast of the West Indies

A description of the Spanish islands and settlements on the coast of the West Indies

compiled from authentic memoirs, revised by gentlemen who have resided many years in the Spanish settlements; and illustrated with thirty-two maps and plans, ...

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Published by printed for Faden and Jefferys in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Microfilm. Woodbridge, CT Research Publications, Inc., 1986. 1 reel ; 35mm. (The Eighteenth Century ; reel 6167, no. 03).

SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 6167, no. 03.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination[4],xxiv,106,[2]p.,plates
Number of Pages106
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17001279M

Spanish and English colonization of the Caribbean resulted in the "loss of paradise," but also: the beginnings of West Indian influence in North America as planters began to settle the Carolinas. One of the differences between South Carolina and the Chesapeake was that. The West Indies is a large group of islands that separate the Caribbean Sea from the Atlantic Ocean. They comprise three main island groups: The Bahamas consist of over 3, individual islands and reefs. The Greater Antilles include the island countries of Cuba, Jamaica, Haiti and the Dominican Republic (Hispaniola), and Puerto Rico.

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U.S. Virgin Islands (the former Danish West Indies) The Virgin Islands, lying between the Greater and the Lesser Antilles, were first settled by Amerindians who came to the area around B.C. Arawaks arrived there around A.D. Columbus named the islands Las Virgenes, for St. Ursula and her martyred virgins.   Anthony Trollope () was one of the most successful, prolific, and respected English novelists of the Victorian era. Some of his best-known books collectively comprise the Chronicles of Barsetshire series, which revolves around the imaginary county of Barsetshire and includes the books The Warden, Barchester Towers, Doctor Thorne, and : CreateSpace Publishing.


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By the end of the Seven Years' War, inBritain held most of the French possessions in the West Indies but by the Treaty of Paris which formally ended the war she returned to France the major islands of.

Description of the Spanish islands and settlements on the coast of the West Indies. London: T. Jefferys, (DLC) Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Jefferys.

A description of the Spanish islands and settlements on the coast of the West Indies: compiled from authentic memoirs, revised by gentlemen who have resided many years in the Spanish settlements: and illustrated with thirty-two maps and plans, chiefly from original drawings taken from the Spaniards in the last war /.

A description of the Spanish islands and settlements on the coast of the West Indies: compiled from authentic memoirs, revised by gentlemen who have resided many years in the Spanish settlements: and illustrated with thirty-two maps and plans, chiefly from original drawings taken from the Spaniards in the last warPages:   A description of the Spanish islands and settlements on the coast of the West Indies, compiled from authentic memoirs, revised by gentlemen who have the Spanish settlements The second edition.

[Multiple Contributors, See Notes] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A description of the Spanish islands and settlements on the Author: See Notes Multiple Contributors. A Description of the Spanish Islands and Settlements on the Coast of the West Indies, first edition, 32 folding engraved maps (one hand-coloured), bookplate of Richard Shuttleworth Streatfeild, modern half calf [Phillips ; Sabin ], 4to, T.

Jefferys, Appears in the author's A description of the Spanish islands and settlements on the coast of the West Indies. G J4 Copy 3 Vault Some losses along top edges and fading overall.

Appears in the author's A description of the Spanish islands and settlements on the coast of the West Indies. Repository. Anthony Trollope ( - ): The West Indies and the Spanish Main.(Elibron Classics Replica Edition), Seiten. Dieser Faksimile-Druck der Ausgabe von (Leipzig: Bernhard Tauchnitz) wurde in Polen gedruckt und weist praktisch keine Mängel auf, sieht man einmal von den etwas ungewohnt geformten Druckbuchstaben ab, die hin und wieder das Lesen by: The West Indies, more commonly referred to as the Caribbean, consists of three major island groups: the Bahamas, the Greater Antilles and the Lesser Antilles.

The Greater Antilles include some of the most well-known individual islands, including Cuba and Puerto Rico. The Greater Antilles also include Jamaica and Hispaniola, the two-nation. Scale ca. Relief shown by hachures and land form drawings.

Depths shown by soundings. "Pl page " Appears in the author's A description of the Spanish Islands and settlements on the coast of the West Indies. LC Maps of North America,Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

Indexed to show. The term British West Indies refers to the former English and British colonies and the present-day overseas territories of the United Kingdom in the Caribbean. In the history of the British West Indies there have been several attempts at political unions. These attempts have occurred over a period of more than years, from toand were carried out, or sometimes.

Longman Caribbean, - West Indies - pages 0 Reviews This book is intended to meet the requirements of three G.C.E 'O' level syllabuses in West Indian history.

A description of the Spanish islands and settlements on the coast of the West Indies: compiled from authentic memoirs, revised by gentlemen who have resided many years in the Spanish settlements; and illustrated with thirty-two maps and plans, chiefly from original drawings taken from the Spaniards in the last war, and engraved by Thomas Jefferys.

The Danish West Indies (Danish: Dansk Vestindien) or Danish Antilles or Danish Virgin Islands was a Danish colony in the Caribbean, consisting of the islands of Saint Thomas with 32 square miles (83 km 2); Saint John (Danish: St.

Jan) with 19 square miles (49 km 2); Saint Croix with 84 square miles ( km 2), and Water Island (Danish: Vand ø) with acres ( km 2).Capital: Charlotte Amalie (– and. The West Indies have a tropical maritime maximum temperatures over most of the region range from the mids F (upper 20s C) from December to April to the upper 80s F (low 30s C) from May to November.

Nighttime temperatures are about 10 °F (6 °C) cooler. Most islands experience a wet and a dry season; annual rainfall totals range from 30 to 80 inches. Joan Vinckeboons (–70) was a Dutch cartographer and engraver born into a family of artists of Flemish origin. He was employed by the Dutch West India Company and for more than 30 years produced maps for use by Dutch mercantile and military shipping.

He was a business partner of Joan Blaeu, one of the most important map and atlas publishers of the day. BOOK REVIEWS Antonio Vazquez de Espinosa, Compendium and Description of the West Indies.

Translated by Charles Upson Clark. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections, v. (Washington, ). xii, pp., introduction, index. The Vazquez manuscript of was a "lost" manuscript until translator Clark found it in the.

Item # CAMPBELL, JOHN. AN ACCOUNT OF THE SPANISH SETTLEMENTS IN AMERICA. Edinburgh: Printed by A. Donaldson and J. Reid for the Author, and A. Donaldson, First edition. Small 4to., xvi + pp. with folding frontispiece engraving, A New General Map of America. Full calf, boards detached, spine missing.

Ex-library with usual markings. A Description of the Spanish Islands and Settlements of the coast of the West Indies, compiled from authentic Memoirs By JEFFERYS, Thomas (ca - ).

London: T. Jeffreys, 4to., (10 x 8 inches). Fine folding engraved map "A New Chart of the West Indies " as frontispiece with contemporary hand color in outline, and 31 folding.The Bahamas, archipelago and country on the northwestern edge of the West Indies.

This strategic location has given the history of The Bahamas a unique and often striking character. Formerly a British colony, The Bahamas became an independent country within the Commonwealth in Internet Archive BookReader A voyage to Guinea, Brasil and the West Indies; in His Majesty's ships, the Swallow and Weymouth: describing the several islands and Settlements, viz, Madeira, the Canaries, Cape de Verd, Sierraleon, Sesthos, Cape Apollonia, Cabo Corso, and others on the Guinea coast ; Barbadoes, Jamaica, &c.

in the West-Indies ; the colour, diet, languages.