William Dinwiddie - Puerto Rico, Its Conditions and Possibilities - 1899

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William Dinwiddie - Puerto Rico, Its Conditions and Possibilities - 1899
Colonial history - Quantity: 1

PUERTO RICO Its Conditions and Possibilities by William Dinwiddie. It is a first edition published in 1899 by Harper & Brothers Publishers. The book covers all aspects of Puerto Rican life - geology, military, geography, coffee, sugar, tobacco, fruit raising, home life, cock-fighting, the principal cities, schools, churches, burials and cemeteries, where the money is, revenues and taxes, courts, politics. It is enchanced by 48 b/w plates.

Dark red cloth hardboards with gilt lettering to the front cover and the spine. Ex-library book, so blind embossed library stamp to front board, library reference on base of spine. In very good condition inside and out, just the frontispiece is detached and its tissue guard is sunned. Small library stamp in blue on last page. 294 pages, 20.5 x 14 cm.

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
1
Subject
Colonial history
Author/ Illustrator
William Dinwiddie
Book Title
Puerto Rico, Its Conditions and Possibilities
Condition
Very good
Publication year oldest item
1899
Edition
1st Edition
Language
English
Original language
Yes
Publisher
Harper & Brothers Publishers, NY
Binding/ Material
Hardback
Number of pages
294
Dimensions
205×140 cm
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