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The Resource Voyages to the Madeira and Leeward Caribbean Isles : with sketches of the natural history of these islands, by Maria R******

Voyages to the Madeira and Leeward Caribbean Isles : with sketches of the natural history of these islands, by Maria R******

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Voyages to the Madeira and Leeward Caribbean Isles : with sketches of the natural history of these islands
Title
Voyages to the Madeira and Leeward Caribbean Isles
Title remainder
with sketches of the natural history of these islands
Statement of responsibility
by Maria R******
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Account of a voyage to Madeira and the Leeward Islands of the West Indies by a young Scottish woman, Maria Banks Woodly Riddell, whose father, William Woodly, was the governor of the Leeward Islands.
Cataloging source
VXG
Citation location within source
  • 67795
  • T122334
Citation source
  • Sabin
  • ESTC
Index
no index present
LC call number
F2016
LC item number
.R11 1792
Literary form
non fiction
Summary expansion
During her sojourn, Maria met and married Walter Riddell, and upon their return to Scotland, she published her account of the geographical and natural history of the islands she visited. The author includes interesting and detailed descriptions of the geography and towns she encounters and people she meets, and in extensive detail, catalogues the flora and fauna of Antigua
Label
Voyages to the Madeira and Leeward Caribbean Isles : with sketches of the natural history of these islands, by Maria R******
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Publication
Note
  • Half-title:
  • Includes Riddell's preface, addressed to Mr. William Smellie, member of the Antiquarian and Royal Societies of Edinburgh, dated April 1792 in Dumfries [Scotland] (p. [v]-ix)
  • Signatures: pi6 A-H6 I6(-I6)
Contents
A voyage to Madeira 1788 -- A voyage to the island of St. Christopher's 1788 -- A tour through Antigua and Barbuda 1790 -- Geographical description and natural history of Antigua 1791
Dimensions
17 cm.
Extent
[2], ix, [1], 105, [1] p.
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: later sprinkled tan calf boards, signed on verso of front endpaper with stamp of "Spottiswoode & Co. Ltd. Binders"; ornamental gilt borders; small gilt floral ornaments in upper and lower spine panels; gold-stamped red morocco spine label, with title "Voyages to Madeira &c. M. Riddell. 1792"; marbled endpapers. Various ownerscriptions of the Atkins family on preliminary pages: "Henry Atkins 1807"; "F. Atkins 1827"; "H. Atkins 1809." Purchase, Brick Row Book Shop, 2009.
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  • (OCoLC)06600686
  • ucoclc6600686
Label
Voyages to the Madeira and Leeward Caribbean Isles : with sketches of the natural history of these islands, by Maria R******
Publication
Note
  • Half-title:
  • Includes Riddell's preface, addressed to Mr. William Smellie, member of the Antiquarian and Royal Societies of Edinburgh, dated April 1792 in Dumfries [Scotland] (p. [v]-ix)
  • Signatures: pi6 A-H6 I6(-I6)
Contents
A voyage to Madeira 1788 -- A voyage to the island of St. Christopher's 1788 -- A tour through Antigua and Barbuda 1790 -- Geographical description and natural history of Antigua 1791
Dimensions
17 cm.
Extent
[2], ix, [1], 105, [1] p.
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: later sprinkled tan calf boards, signed on verso of front endpaper with stamp of "Spottiswoode & Co. Ltd. Binders"; ornamental gilt borders; small gilt floral ornaments in upper and lower spine panels; gold-stamped red morocco spine label, with title "Voyages to Madeira &c. M. Riddell. 1792"; marbled endpapers. Various ownerscriptions of the Atkins family on preliminary pages: "Henry Atkins 1807"; "F. Atkins 1827"; "H. Atkins 1809." Purchase, Brick Row Book Shop, 2009.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)06600686
  • ucoclc6600686

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