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A true & exact history of the island of Barbados

illustrated with a mapp of the island, as also the principall trees and plants there, set forth in their due proportions and shapes, drawne out by their severall and respective scales : together with the ingenio that makes the sugar, with the plots of the severall houses, roomes, and other places, that are used in the whole processe of sugar-making ... : all cut in copper

by Richard Ligon

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Published by Printed for Humphrey Moseley ... in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Botany,
  • Manufacture and refining,
  • Description and travel,
  • Pre-Linnean works,
  • Early works to 1800,
  • Sugar

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesTrve & exact history of the island of Barbados, True and exact history of the island of Barbados
    Statementby Richard Ligon gent
    ContributionsOgilby, John, 1600-1676, Moseley, Humphrey, d. 1661
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF2041 .L72
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[12], 122, [4] p. (the last blank), [13] leaves of plates (some folded) :
    Number of Pages122
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25126559M
    LC Control Number04003229


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