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  1. 110849
    HUGHES, Griffith. The Natural History of Barbados.

    London : 1750

    First edition of this important and attractive early work on the natural history of Barbados, by the Welsh-born clergyman and naturalist Griffith Hughes (1707-1758?). "In Barbados, Hughes developed the idea of publishing a book on the island's natural history. In 1743 he visited London with the intention of promoting this work and ingratiated himself... Learn More
    £3,750.00

    Stock Code: 110849

  2. The Natural History of Barbados.
    HUGHES, Griffith. The Natural History of Barbados.

    London : 1750

    First edition, large paper copy with contemporary hand-coloured plates. Large paper copies were supplied to about a fifth of the thousand or so subscribers Hughes managed to attract to his lavish project. Each of the plates is dedicated to one of the more illustrious of the subscribers. "The book is one to place beside Catesby's Natural History" (Hunt).... Learn More
    £35,000.00

    Stock Code: 80069

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