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Narrative of a Five Years' Expedition, against the Revolted Negroes of Surinam, Stedman, John Gabriel
1 Stedman, John GabrielNarrative of a Five Years' Expedition, against the Revolted Negroes of Surinam
London: J. Johnson, 1796. 1st edition. 2 vols. 4to, brown calf. Full Title: Narrative, of a Five Years' Expedition, against the Revolted Negroes of Surinam, in Guiana, on the Wild Coast of South America; from the year 1772, to 1777: elucidating the History of that Country, and describing its Productions, Viz. Quadrupedes, Birds, Fishes, Reptiles, Trees, Shrubs, Fruits, & Roots; with an account of the Indians of Guinana, and Negros of Guinea, By Capt.N J.G. Stedman. Illustrated with 80 elegant Engravings, from drawings made by the author. 80 plates, including four foldout maps and views, frontispiece plus title vignettes. A very good copy with all plates intact. Clean and tight with wide margins, no tears, and only minimal light foxing. Recently rebound in full brown calf, color-matched to the original, with new headbands, five raised bands, gilt titles. Vol I: xviii, 407pp., [7] (index, Direction for Placing the Plates, Errata); Vol II: iv, 404pp., [7] (index, Direction for Placing the Plates, Errata). First edition of the noted accounting of Stedmanís expedition to Surinam (Dutch Guiana) and recognized as one of the most important books on plantation life, slavery, and natural history [ Sabin 91075. ]. 
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