A Descriptive Account of the Island of Jamaica: with remarks on the cultivation of sugar-cane, throughout the seasons of the year, and chiefly considered in a picturesque point of view; also observations and reflections upon what would probably be the consequences of an abolition of the slave-trade, and the emancipation of the slaves. William Beckford.

A Descriptive Account of the Island of Jamaica: with remarks on the cultivation of sugar-cane, throughout the seasons of the year, and chiefly considered in a picturesque point of view; also observations and reflections upon what would probably be the consequences of an abolition of the slave-trade, and the emancipation of the slaves

London: Printed for T. and J. Egerton, 1790. First edition. Rebound to original style; quarter brown calf with marbled paper covered boards; spines gilt with red leather labels. 2 vols, 8vo: [4], lx, 404; [4] 405. A8, a-c8, B-Cc8, D2; [A2] B-Cc8, Dd2. A fine copy, without ownership markings. Item #018999

Sabin 4248; ESTC T144356; Bibliographia Jamaicensis 281.

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