NARRATIVE OF A FIVE-YEAR’S EXPEDITION AGAINST THE REVOLTED NEGROES OF SURINAM IN GUIANA ON THE WILD COAST OF SOUTH AMERICA FROM THE YEARS 1772 TO 1777(Volumes I and II)
Limited edition reprint of the 1806 edition
Imprint Society [Barre, MA]
8vo (206 pages; illustrated with black and white 80 plates, 2 folding maps)
Hardcover (without Dust Jackets) [Quarter-blue cloth over marbled paper boards]
Item Number: 7131
The edition of this handsome box set was limited to 1,950 copies. This is a beautifully preserved set without dust jackets, as issued. The box is lightly soiled, and the corners are a bit worn and frayed; else fine. Contents fine. The book centers on the Scots Brigade in Dutch service fighting against fugitive slaves (the Maroons) raiding from French Guyana; includes material on the natives, flora and fauna in Guyana.