[Printed book.] A Soldier's Sojourn in British Guiana by Lt. Thomas Staunton St. Clair 1806-1808. Edited by Vincent Roth.

Lt. Thomas Staunton St. Clair [Vincent Roth, ed.; The Daily Chronicle Ltd, Printers and Publishers, Georgetown, Demerara, British Guiana]
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The Daily Chronicle Ltd. Printers and Publishers, Georgetown, Demerara, British Guiana. 1947.
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SKU: 12641

[iii] + 281 + [viii] pp., 8vo. With illustrations in text and occasional annotations by the editor. Stapled, in illustrated card wraps with illustrated endpapers. On aged paper, with front cover, endpapers and first two leaves loose. The book is, as the editor explains in his foreword ('Georgetown, 1946'), extracted from Staunton's 'A Residence in the West Indies and America, with a Narrative of the Expedition to the Island of Walcheren' (London: Richard Bentley, 1834). In ink on front cover: 'To Mr Bowdon [sic] | Ruthin School | Ruthin | North Wales | U.K.' Pencil note on reverse of title: 'Ogle | Demerara | 25/1/50 | Dear Mr Bowden | This is the only book at the moment I can find out here but will look again when some new books come in | Hope you are enjoying Ruthin | Your's [sic] | [signed] A. Sutherland'. Uncommon: COPAC only lists copies at the Bodleian, the British Library and UCL.