London, England: Sampson Low, Marston, Low, & Searle, 1873. First Edition. Leather. Very Good. Item #27184
xxix + 511 pages; folding map and illustrated throughout; also with a 9- page bibliography of Santo Domingo and Hayti. Chapter information on the geography & native inhabitants, European landings & expeditions, the Spanish, the French Revolution & effects on the island, Toussaint Louverture; history of the Dominican Republic, travel notes & more. Title page with the previous owner name-stamp of collector George R. Brush; M.D. in the U.S. Navy; a surgeon & medical inspector, from 1861-1894. Front endpaper with 20 printed catalog listings of books relating to Santo Domingo & other West Indies locations, including this book. Volume approx. 6" x 8 3/4" size, bound in marbled paper covered boards, brown leather corners and spine, decorative gilt ornamentation in the compartments, spine titles gilt; all edges marbled & marbled endpapers to match. Some edge, tips wear and rubbing to the binding; text with some edge-soiling & spotting. In very good condition.