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2 edition of first printing on the island of Jamaica. found in the catalog.

first printing on the island of Jamaica.

Douglas C. McMurtrie

first printing on the island of Jamaica.

by Douglas C. McMurtrie

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Published in Metuchen, N.J .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL19368943M

Jamaica would have recorded minor and major uprisings in the island. Two of the larger ones were the Morant Bay rebellion and the sugar riots (More on the key events here). At the hearts of the riots were concerns over rights, working conditions and improvement in the standard of g: first printing. -A-1st Editions and Antiquarian Books, IOBA: We specialize in quality, rare and collectible First Editions. From J.K. Rowling to Harper Lee, we deliver the most desirable first editions and signed firsts at a fraction of their market value. 1st Editions and Antiquarian Books, your local worldwide rare books .

  Jamaica served mainly as a supply base: food, men, arms and horse were shipped here to help in conquering the American mainland. Fifteen years later in , after their first visit to the island, the first Spanish colonists came here under the Spanish governor Juan de Esquivel. They first settled in the St. Ann’s Bay area. Buy jamaica canvas prints designed by millions of independent artists from all over the world. Our jamaica canvas art is stretched on inch thick stretcher bars and may be customized with your choice of black, white, or mirrored sides. All jamaica canvas prints ship within 48 hours, include a day money-back guarantee, and arrive ready-to-hang with pre-attached hanging wire, mounting.

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First printing on the island of Jamaica by Douglas C. McMurtrie Download PDF EPUB FB2

The first printing on the island of Jamaica. [Douglas C McMurtrie] Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: Printers -- Jamaica -- History. Printing -- Jamaica -- History.

Printers. View all subjects. THE FIRST PRINTING IN a discussion of the date of the first establishment of a press on the Island by Robert Baldwin. With a facsimile of the earliest extant Jamaican imprint, the second edition of the Pindarique Ode, the only known copy of which is preserved in Chetham's Library, Manchester.

THE PRINTED word can be traced back in Jamaican history to the early s. Printing began in with the publication of the Weekly Jamaica Courant, which holds the distinction of being the second regular newspaper in the Americas.

A Narrative of Events: Since the First of August,by James Williams, an Apprenticed Laborer in Jamaica (Dover Thrift Editions) James Williams out of 5 stars 2. Significant items in the collection include eighteenth century engraving and lithographs by Louis Belanger and James Robertson, and copies of James Hakewell’s A Picturesque Tour Through the Island of Jamaica from Drawings made in the years and ; London, ; Joseph Kidd’s, West Indian Scenery;Illustrations of Jamaica, The National Library of Jamaica’s (NLJ) holdings constitute the most comprehensive collection of Jamaican documentary offering an invaluable representation of Jamaica’s history and heritage.

To enhance access to its rich and varied collections, the National NLJ has digitized thousands of historical photographs, prints, drawings, pamphlets, programmes, manuscripts, books, rare maps and. A Picturesque Tour of the Island of Jamaica, Harvey, Thomas & William Brewin.

Jamaica in a Narrative of a Tour Through the Island, Blue Book: Island of JamaicaHill, Richard. Lights and Shadows of Jamaica History, Hinton, John H. Memoir of William Knibb: Missionary in Jamaica, Hume, Hamilton.

Find Printing in Jamaica. Get contact details, reviews, and more.5/5. Brand new Book. The classic 3-volume History of Jamaica, first published in is presented in a new edition with an introduction by Howard Johnson.

The publication of Edward Long's History of Jamaica marked the first occasion on which an extended historical narrative was undertaken by an author with a prolonged association with the island.

Jamaica (jəmā´kə), independent state within the Commonwealth ( est. pop. 2,), 4, sq mi (10, sq km), coextensive with the island of Jamaica, West Indies, S of Cuba and W of a is the largest island in the Caribbean after Cuba and Hispaniola.

The capital and largest city is Kingston. Land and People Although largely a limestone plateau more than 3, ft ( m Missing: first printing.

First Printing. Pocket Book number ; first printing, Septemberstated; red endpapers and page edges tinted red (here very faded). The book is unmarked; the laminate has been removed; age-toning to the pages; edgewear to spine and wraps; creasing to front wrap; a half-inch closed tear to fore edge of back wrap; sleeve protected.

Children’s books set in Jamaica. Welcome to children’s books set in Jamaica. This is part of our Kid’s Travel Books about the Americas global bookshelf.

Below you’ll find fast facts about Jamaica, travel, and book information. Enjoy. Fast Facts about Jamaica for kids. Jamaica is an island. The University of the West Indies Press, affiliated with Jamaica, tends to publish books of an academic and research nature.

Jamaica is placed 79out of on the Global Competitiveness Report –13 with a score of for its intellectual property protection. Adjacent island Haiti is ranked out of countries with a score of out.

Pages in category "Novels set in Jamaica" The following 29 pages are in this category, out of 29 total. This list may not reflect recent changes ().Missing: first printing.

The book has been revised to bring the account of the island's history up to date. Many maps and photographs have also been added. This edition of the authoritative History of Jamaica covers the whole of the history of the island from the arrival of the Arawaks a thousand years ago until the present day/5(30).

Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. A description of the island of Jamaica by Richard Blome,Printed by T.

Milbourn, and sold by J. Williams, jun. edition, in EnglishPages: Great deals on Hardcover Original Now Antiquarian & Collectible Books. Get cozy and expand your home library with a large online selection of books. Aiden and the Apple Tree is the first book and app from Kelly’s JuiceMan series, following the adventures of the inhabitants of a fictional rural community called ‘Little Patch.’ Nancy and Grandy Nanny by Rebecca Tortello (): This historical children’s book is loosely based on the life of Nanny, Jamaica’s only national heroine.

Get this book in print. AbeBooks; On Demand Books; Amazon; Find in a library; All sellers» A Picturesque Tour of the Island of Jamaica. Hurst and Robinson, - Jamaica - 16 pages. 0 Reviews. Christopher Columbus is believed to be the first European to reach Jamaica.

He landed on the island on 5 Mayduring his second voyage to the Americas. Columbus returned to Jamaica during his fourth voyage to the g: first printing.By that time the Daily Gleaner was involved in charitable causes, and in book publishing, having started to print the "Gleaner Geography and History of Jamaica" in the s for use in schools island wide.Books set in Jamaica: [Voyager, Pop Goes the Weasel, Storm Warning, Pirate Latitudes, Live and Let Die, For Your Eyes Only, The Book of Nigh Missing: first printing.