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[SWEDISH WEST INDIES].
His Majestys of Sweden Ordinance and Edict about Fees for Awards, Decrees and other Writings, Contracts, and Attestations Relating to the Office of Justice in the Island of St. Bartholomew in the West Indies. Given at the Palace of Stockholm the 2 of May 1797. Stockholm, Tryckt i Kongl. Tryckeriet, 1797.
Folio broadsheet. Size: 42 x 54 cm. As issued, uncut, old fold along centre. A very good copy. Printed in three columns in English, French and Swedish respectively. A broadsheet concerning the administration of the Island of St. Bartholomew, a Swedish colony between 1785 and 1878 (The Swedish West India Co. was founded in 1786). Comprises fees for different awards, citations, donations, certificates, translations, "journeys into the country", "entering a sea protest", "maritim passports", etc. and finally stating: "For all these above mentioned articles the poor pay nothing".
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[ST. BARTHELEMY - SWEDISH COLONY 1784-1878].
Proclamations and regulations concerning the government and commerce of the Swedish colony St. Barthelemy. A collection of five works. Stockholm 1785, 1786, 1791 and 1805.
4to. Unbound. Comprises: 1. Kong. maj:ts n√•diga kung√
∂ relse, som f√
∂ rklarar √
∂ n St. Barthelemy i Westindien f√
∂ r en fri hamn eller Porto Franco. 1785. (Royal proclamation declaring St. Barthelemy a free port). Pp. (iv). Old ink mark on title; 2. Kongl. Maj:ts n√•diga reglemente, ang√•ende styrelsen √• √
∂ n St. Barthelemy i West-Indien. 1786. (Nine provisions concerning the government and trade on St. Barthelemy). Pp. (8). Old ink annotations on title; 3. Kongl. Maj:ts n√•dige kung√
∂ relse, til h√§mmande af obet√§nkte utflyttningar til √
∂ n St. Barthelemy. 1786. (Regulation of inconsiderate immigration to St. Barthelemy). Pp. (iv). Old ink annotations on title; 4. Kong. Maj:ts n√•diga f√
∂ rordning, ang√•ende tiden s√• w√§l f√
∂ r borgen√§rer √• √
∂ n St. Barthelemy at bewaka deras fordringar uti de inom Sveriges rike sig yppande concures-twiser , ... 1791. (Concerning trade laws) Pp. (viii). Marginal paper loss but no text is missing. ; 5. Kongl. Maj:ts f√
∂ rnyade n√•diga reglemente, hwarefter styrelsen √• √
∂ n S:t Barthelemy i West-Indien, s√• w√§l justitiae, police och oeconomie- √§render, som i alt √
∂ frigt kommer att f√
∂ rwaltas och ut√
∂ fwas. 1805. (Regulation regarding the administration of St. Barthelemy). Pp. (xii) including one blank leaf. Some staining.
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[ROMANET, J.]:
Reise nach der Insel Martinique. Weimar 1805.
Pp. 64. With one engraved map. Modern boards. St.o.t. Some marginal light staining. Translated from the French. (¬īBibl. d. neuesten u. wichtigsten Reisebeschr. XIX¬ī). Engelmann p.101.
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[OLDENDORP, CHRISTIAN GEORG ANDREAS]:
Tillförlåtlig underrättelse om negrerne på Guinea kusten, samt de derifrån hämtade slafvarnas närvarande belägenhet, medfart, seder och sinnelag. Under deras träldom på de christnas nybyggen i Vestindien. Jämte bihang om Caribiske nationen, sockerberedningen, m.m. Two parts in one volume. Upsala, Johan Edman, på egen bekostnad, 1784.
12mo. Pp. 187, (5). Modern boards. Rare Swedish work on slavery, including information about the geography and political situation in African countries; their customs, religion; the origin of slavery; the transfer of slaves to America; and their living conditions in the West Indies. Mainly based on Oldendorp's account of the mission history of the Virgin Islands ("Geschichte der Mission der evangelischen Br√ľder auf dem caribischen Inseln S. Thomas, S. Croix, und S.Jan"). Oldendorp was a German minister in the Moravian Church who was sent to the Danish West Indies in 1767-68. Not in Sabin.
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[CEDERBORGH, F.]:
Toni, Drama i 3 akter. (Efter en verklig händelse på St. Domingo). Stockholm, A. Gadelius, 1819.
Pp. 55. Disbound. A drama in Swedish based on a actual episode in St. Domingo.
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COLERIDGE, HENRY NELSON:
Sex månader i Westindien, år 1825. Linköping, Axel Petre, 1835.
Pp. (viii), 214, (1). Remains of original blue covers on inner margin of title. Contemporary or somewhat later half calf, spine richly gilt, slightly rubbed. Scarce Swedish edition translated from the English by C.A. Carlsson. In 1825 Henry Nelson Coleridge accompanied his uncle, William Hart Coleridge, the bishop of Barbados, to the West Indies (visiting the Barbados, Trinidad, Grenada, St. Vincent, St. Lucia, Martinique, St. Christopher, Antigua, etc.) His vividly account was published anonymously the following year. Includes also a description of the Madeira islands from where the voyage started. Cf Sabin14318.
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 EUPHRASÃÁN, BENGT ANDERS:, Beskrifning öfver svenska vestindiska ön St. Bathelemi, samt öarne St. Eustache och St. Christopher. Stockholm, A.Zetterberg, 1795.
EUPHRASÃÁN, BENGT ANDERS:
Beskrifning öfver svenska vestindiska ön St. Bathelemi, samt öarne St. Eustache och St. Christopher. Stockholm, A.Zetterberg, 1795.
Pp. (viii), 207. With one folding engraved map by Gj√
∂ rwell and one folding engraved plate. Contemporary half calf, spine somewhat faded with five raised bands, ruled in gilt and with title label. Copy of Ericsberg. A few marginal old annotations. First three leaves with brown spots at outer corners, otherwise a lovely, crisp copy. First scarce edition. Bengt Anders Euphras√©n (1756-97) was a Swedish natural historian who in 1788 travelled to St. Barth√©lemy to study its natural history. He was sponsored by the Swedish Academy of Science. Euphras√©n's narrative is mainly devoted to to the fauna and animals. A whole range of different plants are described and he also writes about animals, insects, corals and molluscs found there. Further he writes about the inhabitants, particulary the slaves and their living conditions. At end he gives a short account of his travels to St. Eustache and St. Christopher. The map was first issued in Dahlman's account of St. Barthelemy in 1786. A German edition was published in 1798. See Sabin 23107.
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FORSSTRAND, CARL:
Bland oleander och liljor. Minnen från en sommar på Bermuda eller Somers öar. Stockholm, Central Tryckeriet, 1895.
Pp. (viii), 122. With one map and 15 full page plates made from photographs protected by tissue guards. Contemporary half calf on marbled boards, flat spine decorated in gilt and with green title label. First edition. Carl Forsstrand, a Swedish zoologist, visited the Bermuda or Somers Islands during the summer of 1889. His account covers the history, geography, natural history and literature. Includes a comprehensive bibliography of books about the Bermudas.
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PHILIPPI, KARL FERDINAND:
Fristaten St. Domingos (Haytis) historia. Christianstad, C.W.K. Gleerup förlag hos Schmidt & Co., 1833.
Pp. (iv), 414. Contemporary half calf, worn. A Swedish translation made from the German edition (Dresden 1825) of this work dealing with the history of St. Domingo, based on works by Rainsford, Placide-Justin and Metral. It's mainly devoted to the French-controlled parts of the island. Cf Sabin 62450. ("Historiskt Bibliothek. iv.").
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