Mitchell's West Indian Bibliography

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PIERCE, Arthur D, and JL MESSENGER, and Robson LOWE – St Vincent: The Postal History, 1762-1965; the Postage Stamps, 1861-1915; the Cancellations and Hand Stamps, 1861-1915; the Revenue Stamps, 1882-1897. (London: Pall Mall P) xv,184 pages, [1971]. Hobbies. Stamp collecting. Philately. St Vincent. BL.

 

PIERCE, Edward Lillie - A Diplomatic Fiasco: The Rejected Treaty for St Thomas. (Boston) 18 pages 24 cm pamph, 1889. International relations. United States. Denmark. St Thomas. St Croix. St John. United States Virgin Islands. By a US law professor (1829-1897). Very scarce. BL, Cu.W, LOC.

 

PIERCE, Paulette - Noncapitalist Development: The Struggle to Nationalize the Guyanese Sugar Industry. (Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield. Totowa, NJ: Roman & Allanheld) xi,220 pages 22 cm, biblio, index, 1984. Economics. Foreign multinational corporations. Nationalization. Agriculture. Sugar. Guyana. BL, Gos, LOC, W&D.

 

PIERCE, RO – Report on Land Grading and Development of the Artibonite Irrigation Project. (Rome: FAO, Report No 5) 9 pages pamph, 1952. Agriculture. Rural development. Artibonite Valley. Haiti. Lag.

 

PIERCE, Rice Alexander – The Porto Rico Tariff Bill of 1900. (Washington, DC: Gov’t Printer) 7 pages 25 cm pamph, 1900. Taxation. Colonial administration. Porto Rico Tariff Bill. Puerto Rico. A speech. By a US congressman (1848-1936); Confederate soldier, lawyer, representative for Tennessee. Very scarce. LOC.

 

PIERRE, Barry V, ed – Verbum Sap: A Tribute to LO Inniss. (Port-of-Spain: Published by the Author) xxix,131 pages 22 cm pb, ills, [ca 1999]. Descriptive. Trinidad and Tobago. Text by LO Inniss, alias Verbum Sap. Originally published 1910 as “Trinidad and Trinidadians . . .” BL, LOC.

 

PIERRE, Lennox - The Ideology of the Working Class. (San Fernando: OWTU) 32 pages pamph, 1975. Industrial relations. Ideology. Social classes. Workers. Trinidad. Tobago.

 

PIERRE, Lennox - [Trinidadian solicitor and author.]

 

PIERRE, Lennox, and John LA ROSE - For More and Better Democracy for a Democratic Constitution for Trinidad and Tobago. (Port-of-Spain: WI Independence Party) 37 pages 20 cm pamph, 1955. Politics. Constitutional. Trinidad. Tobago. Scarce. BL, Co.C, Com.

 

PIERRE, M Davis – [See: DAVIS-PIERRE]

 

PIERRE, M St – [See: ST PIERRE]

 

PIERSON, Roscoe Mitchell, comp - West Indian Church History: A Finding List of Printed Materials Relating to the History of the Church in the English-Speaking Caribbean. (Lexington: Lexington Theological Seminary Library) 34 pages pamph, 1967; (ibidem) 62 leaves 28 cm pamph, 1968 3rd ed. History. Church. Religion. Caribbean area. By a US librarian at the Lexington Theological Seminary. BL cites this item as produced by duplication. BL, Com, Jor, LOC.

 

PIETRI, Pedro - Puerto Rican Obituary . . . [Poems. By the PR poet (1944-). LOC.]

 

Pig Rearing Investigation Committee . . . [See: “Report of the Pig Rearing . . .”]

 

Pigeon Island, Pirate Stronghold, Naval Headquarters and Whaling Station, St Lucia; Final Report. (Bridgetown: Arthur Young/CCA) 29 pages pamph, ills, maps, 1989. Conservation. Pigeon Island. St Lucia.

 

PIGGOTT, Charles John – Coconut Growing. (London: Oxford UP, Oxford Tropical Handbooks) ix,109 pages 21 cm, ills, 1 map, biblio, 1964. Agriculture. Coconuts. Vegetable oil. Caribbean area. BL, LOC.

 

PIGGOTT, Francis Taylor - Imperial Statutes Applicable to the Colonies. (London: F Clowes & Sons Ltd. Port Louis: Mauritius Printing Establishment) 2 vols, 28 cm, 1902-1904. Law. Imperial statutes. British Empire. Caribbean area. Includes the WI. A collection of Acts and Ordinances. By a British law professor (1852-1925). Scarce. Bay, LOC.

 

PIGGOTT, HH - Report on Secondary Education in Jamaica in 1911. [Kingston?] 1911. Education. Jamaica. Very scarce. By HM Inspector of Schools, sent to Jamaica in 1911 to inspect the endowed secondary schools of the island at the request of the Jamaican Schools Commission

 

PIJPERS, Petrus Johannus - Geology and Palaeontology of Bonaire (DWI). (Utrecht: Geographische en Geologische Mededeelingen, Physiographisch-Geologische Reeks No 8) vi,103 pages 20 cm large 4to, 146 figs, 2 plates, folding maps in pocket, 1933. Geology. Palaeontology. Bonaire. Netherlands Antilles. BL, Co.C, Com, LOC.

 

PILAR ARGUELLES, M Del – [See: DEL PILAR ARGUELLES]

 

PILDITCH, Charles R - Rene Marques: A Study of His Fiction. (New York: Plus Ultra) 245 pages, 1977. Literary criticism. Rene Marques. Puerto Rico. Gos.

 

PILE, George Laurie et al – A Report on the Present Condition and Future Outlook of the Sugar Industry of Barbados by Delegates Appointed by the Legislature of Barbados. (Bridgetown) vi,12 pages 4to pamph, [1935]. Agriculture. Sugar. Economics. Barbados. By a Barbadian sugar planter (1858-1948). Scarce. Co.C, Com.

 

PILGRIM, HH – The Grenada Citizen Reader. (St Georges: By the Author) 55 pages pamph, 1944. Civil rights. Education. Grenada. A secondary school textbook. Describes the legislative and administrative systems, laws and justice, taxes and education, together with notes on thrift and good citizenship. By an ex-inspector of schools. Very scarce.

 

PILGRIM, John H, comp - Snippets of St Lucia's History. (Castries) 40 pages pamph, [ca 1950]; (Castries: The Standard) 42 pages 21 cm pamph, [ca 1960]. History. St Lucia. Both editions very scarce. Com, LOC.

 

Pilgrimage to Bermuda: By a Delegate from the Sardine Club, Philadelphia. (sl [Philadelphia?]: sn) 24 pages 19 cm pamph, [ca 1884]. Travel. Descriptive. Bermuda. A travelogue. Exceptionally scarce. LOC.

 

PILKINGTON, Andrew - Race Relations in Britain. (Slough: U Tutorial P) viii,200 pages 22 cm pb, biblio, index, 1984. Sociology. Race relations. Migration. Britain. Caribbean area. By a British sociologist and author (1947-). BL, LOC, W&D.

 

PILKINGTON, Frederick - Daybreak in Jamaica. (London: Epworth P) 220 pages 19 cm hb, plates, [1950]. Church. Religion. Methodists. Jamaica. An account of the Methodist Church in Jamaica. By a British Methodist minister. Bay, BL, Co.C, Com, Gos, Ing, LOC.

 

Pilot Plant Development of a Process to Produce Cane Sugar Using the Comfith Cane Separation System. (sl: Caribbean Industrial Research Institute) 54 pages pamph, 1978. Agriculture. Sugar. Technology. Comfith cane separation. Caribbean area. Car.

 

Pilot Survey of Tourism in St Vincent . . . [See: “Report on the Pilot Survey . . .”]

 

PILOTO, FR Masud – [See: MASUD-PILOTO]

 

Pilot's Bahamas and Caribbean Aviation Guide. (St Simon’s Island, GA: Pilot Publications) 1 vol, 23 cm, ills, maps, 1990 12th ed; (Ocala, Fl: Pilot Publications, Edited by Dale Cady) 500 pages pb, ills, 1991 13th rev ed. Travel. Description. Aviation. Caribbean area. A guidebook for airplane pilots. Bow, LOC.

 

Pilot’s Bahamas Aviation Guide, Including the Turks and Caicos Islands. (Mobile, Ala: Pilot Publications) 1 vol, 23 cm, ills, maps, 1979 1st ed; (ibidem) 1980 2nd ed; (ibidem) 1981 3rd ed; (ibidem) 1982 4th ed; (ibidem) 1983 5th ed. Travel. Descriptive. Aviation. Bahamas. Turks & Caicos Islands. A guidebook for airplane pilots. Annually published. Ceased publication with the 5th edition. LOC.

 

Pilot’s Bahamas Aviation Guide, Including the Turks and Caicos Islands and Haiti. (Mobile, Ala: Pilot Publications) 1 vol, 23 cm, col and b&w ills, maps, 1984 6th ed; (ibidem) 1985 7th ed; (ibidem) 1986 8th ed; (ibidem) 1987 9th ed; (ibidem, Edited by Dale Cady) 500 pages pb, 1988 10th ed; (ibidem) 1989 11th ed. Travel. Descriptive. Aviation. Bahamas. Turks & Caicos Islands. Haiti. A guidebook for airplane pilots. Annually published. Ceased publication with the 11th ed. Bow, LOC.

 

PIM, Bedford Clapperton Trevelyan - The Negro and Jamaica. By Commander Bedford Pim, RN. Read before the Anthropological Society of London, Feb 1st, 1866. (London: Trubner & Co) vii,72 pages 21 cm 8vo pamph, 1866 1st ed; (Freeport, NY: Books for Libraries P) vii,72 pages 23 cm hb, 1971 rep; ([place?]: Black Heritage Library Collection) [date?] rep. Descriptive. Anthropology. Sociology. Jamaica. 1st edition scarce. BL, Cu.J, Gos, LOC, RES, Sab 62873.

 

PIM, Bedford Clapperton Trevelyan - [British naval officer and author (1826-1886); a captain in the Royal Navy.]

 

PIM, Bedford Clapperton Trevelyan, and Berthold SEEMANN - Dottings on the Roadside, in Panama, Nicaragua and Mosquito. (London: Chapman & Hall) xvi,468 pages 23 cm 8vo, col frontis, 5 col plates, 2 maps, 1869. Descriptive. Panama. Nicaragua. Mosquito Coast. Scarce. BL, LOC, RES, Sab 62871.

 

PIÑA, Carole – [See: PINA]

 

PINA, Carole - Report to the Government of the Netherlands Antilles on the Cunceros of Banda Bao: A Sociological Study of Conditions Relevant to Agricultural Development in the Netherlands Antilles. (Rome: FAO, UNDP, Report No TA 2819) 20 pages pamph, 1970. Agriculture. Small farming. Cunceros. Banda Bao. Netherlands Antilles. A technical assistance report. Bro, Com.

 

[PINCKARD, George] – A Fresh Proof of West Indian Inhumanity. (sl [London]: C Whittingham, Printer) 3 pages pamph, 1806. Colonial administration. Slavery. Slave trade. Caribbean area. An abolitionist tract. Extracted from his “Notes on the West Indies . . .” Exceptionally scarce. BL, LOC.

 

PINCKARD, George – Interesting narrative of a negro sale at Demerara. (London: C Whittingham) pamph, [1806]. Colonial administration. Slavery. Slave trade. Demerara. British Guiana. An abolitionist tract. Exceptionally scarce. GL.

 

PINCKARD, George – Letters from Guiana, Extracted from “Notes on the West Indies . . and the Coast of Guiana,” by Dr George Pinckard, 1796-1797. Edited by Vincent Roth for the “Daily Chronicle” Ltd. (Georgetown: The Daily Chronicle’s Guiana Edition of Reprints & Original Works Dealing with all Phases of Life in British Guiana, Vol 5) 341,xx pages 22 cm, 2 maps, 1942. Descriptive. Slavery. Slave trade. Guyana. Edited by Vincent Roth. See also "Punishment of the Maroons of Demerara . . ." Scarce. LOC.

 

PINCKARD, George – Notes on the West Indies Written during the Expedition under the Command of the Late General Sir Ralph Abercrombie, Including Observations on the Island of Barbadoes and the Settlements Captured by the British Troops upon the coast of Guiana; likewise Remarks relating to the Creoles and Slaves of the Western Colonies, and the Indians of South America, with Occasional Hints regarding the Seasoning or Yellow Fever of Hot Climates. (London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, & Orme) 3 vols, 448+472+456 pages 21 cm 8vo, 1806 1st ed; (London: Baldwin, Craddock & Joy) 2 vols, 537+534 pages 22 cm 8vo, 1816 2nd ed; (Westport, CT: Negro UP) 2 vols, 23 cm, [1970] rep. Descriptive. Slavery. Slave trade. Yellow fever. Ralph Abercrombie. Barbados. Trinidad. Guyana. Some 450 pages of the first two volumes are devoted to a description of Barbados and provide a considerable array of information on the social life and customs of Barbados, including descriptions of brutal treatment of slaves on some of the estates; an account of the 1795-96 English West Indian Expedition. Both early issues exceptionally scarce. Bar, Bay, BL, Cu.W, Han, Lag, LOC, McD, My.R, Pot, Pri, Rag, RES, Sab 62893, 62894.

 

PINCKARD, George – Observations on the emancipation of the slaves. (London: Printed by S Gosnell) pamph, [ca 1816]. Colonial administration. Slavery. Caribbean area. Exceptionally scarce. GL.

 

PINCKARD, George – [British military physician (1768-1835); attached as medical officer to General Abercromby’s military expedition that captured Trinidad, Demerara and St Lucia; deputy inspector general of hospitals in the British Army. See: "Condition of the Slaves . . .;" and "Punishment of the Maroons . . ." DNB.]

 

PINCUS, Arthur - Terror in Cuba. (New York) 31 pages pamph, 1936. Descriptive. Politics. Cuba. Bay.

 

[PINDER, Edward] – Letters on the Labouring Population of Barbadoes, with a Preface by Meliora. (London) 48 pages 8vo pamph, 1858; (Bridgetown: National Cultural Foundation, Barbadian Heritage Reprint Series, No 1, with an introduction by John Gilmore) 10,48 pages pamph, 1990 rep. Agriculture. Plantations. Barbados. By a reformist Barbadian plantation owner. 1st edition very scarce. BL, Cu.W, Ha.S, Sab 3277.

 

PINDER, John Hothersall - Advice to Servants. Five Family Lectures Delivered to Domestic Slaves in the Island of Barbados in the Year [1822]. (London) 36 pages pamph, 1824. Church. Religion. Anglicans. Slavery. Advice. Barbados. Mentions types of behaviour in which domestic slaves purportedly engage. Sunday talks on the after-life rewards of obedience. By a British Anglican clergyman (?-1868); chaplain on the SPG plantations and first principal of Codrington College, 1830; author of many tracts and sermons; precentor of Wells, Bath and Wells. Exceptionally scarce. Han

 

PINDER, Richard - A Loving Invitation to Repentance and Amendment of Life unto all the Inhabitants of the Island of Barbados. Before the Lord’s Sore Judgment Came upon them . . . with Something More Particularly to the Heads of the Several Plantations. (London: Printed for Robert Wilson) 16 pages 4to pamph, 1660. Church. Religion. Quakers. Barbados. A Quaker tract written in Barbados on a visit. Rare. BL, Han, Ha.S, Sab 62920.

 

PINDER, Richard - The Spirit of Error, Found and Discovered in the Accounted Pastors and Teachers of the Island Bermuda in the West Indies: Their Principles and Practice also Tried by the True Spirit and Found to Be Contrary to the Scriptures of Truth . . . in an Answer to some Queries that Were Sent unto them, by us Called Quakers . . . (London: Printed for Robert Wilson) 24 pages 19 cm 4to pamph, 1660. Church. Religion. Quakers. Bermuda. A Quaker tract. Rare. BL, LOC, RES, Sab 62921.

 

PINDER, Richard - [English Quaker minister (?-1695). LOC.]

 

Pineapple Culture in the West Indies. (Havana: German Kali Works) 46 pages pamph, ills, [ca 1913]. Agriculture. Tropical fruit. Pineapples. Caribbean area. Very scarce. RES.

 

PINEL, [?] – [French surveyor in Grenada (fl 1763). See: D Paterson.]

 

PINES, J, and C PILGRIM - Final Evaluation of the St Vincent Integrated Management Production and Marketing Project. (sl [Kingstown]: USAID) 1988. Agriculture. Small farming. Marketing. St Vincent. A technical assistance report.

 

PINES, James M – AID and Nutrition in Haiti: Report on a Field Visit to Port-au-Prince, Haiti, 21-27 August. (Washington, DC: Trans Century Corp) 25 pages pamph, 1976. Food. Nutrition. Haiti. A technical assistance report. Lag.

 

PINKARD, Mary, and Robert C HAYES – Labor Law and Practice in Haiti. (Washington, DC: US Dep’t of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics Reports, No 244) 1963. Law. Industrial relations. Haiti. An official government report. Lag.

 

PINNEY, Azariah – [English exile to Nevis (1661-1720); Monmouth Rebel; died a wealthy plantation owner of Nevis.]

 

PINNEY, John – Letters of John Pinney, 1679-1699. (London: Oxford UP) 1939. History. Plantations. Nevis. By a Nevis planter and British sugar merchant (1740-1818); changed his name from Pretor to Pinney on inheriting the estate of his cousin John Frederick Pinney MP for Bridport and descendent of Azariah Pinney; sold Montravers Estate to John Huggins. Edited by GF Nuttal. See also Christine Eickelmann; and Richard Pares. BL.

 

PINNEY, Peter - The Lawless and the Lotus. (Sydney and London: Angus & Robertson) 266 pages 25 cm hb, [11] pages of plates, 19 photos, dj, [1963]. Travel. Descriptive. St Kitts. Nevis. Dominica. Guadeloupe. Martinique. A cruise narrative. By a British travel writer. BL, LOC.

 

PINNOCK, Leo A - Manual of the United Nations Association of Jamaica. (Mandeville: Litho-College P) 80 pages, [1978]. International relations. United Nations Association. Jamaica. Ing.

 

PINO, [?] del – [See: DEL PINO]

 

PINTO, Nilda M - Nanzi Stories, Curacao Folklore. (Willemstad: Scientific Library Foundation) 80 pages, 1972. Folklore. Anansi. Curacao. Netherlands Antilles. Translated from the Papiamentu by Richard E Wood. Bro.

 

The Pirates Own Book . . . [See: C Ellms.]

 

Piratical Barbarity, or the Female Captive . . . [See: GG Parker.]

 

PISANI, MA D’Estefano – [See: D’ESTEFANO PISANI]

 

PISSARRO, Camille – [Impressionist painter from the DWI (1830-1903). See: JA Jarvis. LOC.]

 

PITMAN, Frank Wesley - The Development of the British West Indies, 1700-1763. (New Haven: Yale UP) xvi,495 pages 22 cm, 14 tables, diagrams, 1 col folding map, biblio, 1917 1st ed; (ibidem) xvi,495 pages, 14 tables, diagrams, 1 col folding map, biblio, 1927; (New Haven, CT: Yale UP, Archon Books) 495 pages, tables, diagrams, 1 map, 1945; (London: Frank Cass) xvi,495 pages 22 cm hb, ills, 1 map, dj, 1967 rep; (Hamden, CT: Archon Books, Shoe String P) xiv,495 pages 23 cm hb, ills, 1 map, biblio, 1970 rep. History. Caribbean area. A comprehensive and scholarly study that draws heavily on manuscript sources, topics include white labour, the slave trade, the exclusion of small proprietors, finances and sugar markets, international trade, illicit trade, and the Peace of Paris. A revision of his PhD dissertation. By a US historian, professor of history at Pomona College. Bay, Be.A, BL, Co.C, Com, Gos, Gri, LOC, My.R, Pat, Pot, Rag, RES, Whi, Wilk.

 

PITMAN, Henry - A Relation of the Great Sufferings and Strange Adventures of Henry Pitman, Chirurgeon to the Late Duke of Monmouth. (London: Printed by Andrew Sowle and are to be sold by John Taylor) 38 pages 21 cm 4to pamph, 1689. Descriptive. Barbados. An autobiography; an account by one of the Monmouth rebels indentured there. Rare. BL, Cu.W, Han, LOC, Sab 63047.

 

PITT, EA - The Place and Influence of the Lay or Local Preacher in the Life, Organisation and Development of the Christian Church. (Bridgetown: Coles Printery) 19 pages pamph, 1936. Church. Religion. Lay preachers. Barbados. Bar.

 

PITT, Rosemary, ed – Notes on “A House for Mr Biswas.” (Harlow: Longman) 64 pages 21 cm pamph, biblio, 1982. Literary criticism. VS Naipaul. Trinidad. BL.

 

PITT, William – [British statesman (1708-1778); William Pitt, styled 1st Earl of Chatham. See: CG Robertson.]

 

PITT, William – The speech of the Right Hon William Pitt, in the House of Commons, on the 2nd of April, 1792, on the subject of the African Slave Trade. (Newcastle: Printed for T&J Hodgson) [2],35,[1] pages 23 cm 8vo pamph, 1824. Colonial administration. Slavery. Slave trade. Caribbean area. An abolitionist tract. Another edition of his, “The speech of . . .” Exceptionally scarce. GL.

 

PITT, William - The Speech of the Right Honourable William Pitt, on a Motion for the Abolition of the Slave Trade, in the House of Commons, on Monday, the 2nd of April, 1792. (London: Printed by James Phillips) 32 pages 19 cm 8vo pamph, 1792. Colonial administration. Slavery. Slave trade. Caribbean area. An abolitionist tract. Vigorous support of Wilberforce. 1st edition exceptionally scarce; 2nd edition very scarce. BL, LOC, Rag, Sab 63097.

 

PITT, William - [British statesman, orator, and reformer (1759-1806); British PM; styled Pitt the Younger; 2nd son of Pitt the Elder 1st Earl of Chatham. See: J Douglas; and PL Kaye; and GS Kimball; and "Letter to the Right Honourable William Pitt Containing . . .;" and "Letter to the Right Honourable William Pitt on . . .;" and F Randolph; and "Strictures on the Slave Trade . . .;" and "Substance of a Speech . . .;" and "To the Right Honourable . . ." DNB.]

 

PITTS, HC - 100 Years Together: A Brief History of Trinidad from 1797 to 1897. (Port-of-Spain: Trinidad Publishing) 72 pages pamph, ills, 1948. History. Trinidad. Very scarce.

 

PIXLEY, Dick - The Closed Question: Race Relations in Britain Today. (London and Melbourne: Geoffrey Chapman Ltd) 140 pages 23 cm, 1968. Sociology. Race relations. Migration. Britain. Caribbean area. BL, Com, LOC, Will.

 

Placida [pseud]  [See: “Letters from Bermuda . . .”]

 

A Plain Account of the Loss this Nation has Sustain’d, by Laying open the trade to Africa: In answer to the separate trader’s feigned great trade for eighty thousand Negroes in thirteen years. (London: sn) 1 page folio, [1712]. Colonial administration. Slavery. Slave trade. Caribbean area. Exceptionally scarce. BL.

 

Plain Facts. By the Author of "Honesty the Best Policy." (Leicester: Printed and sold by A Cockshaw) pamph, [ca 1829]. Colonial administration. Slavery. Caribbean area. Exceptionally scarce. GL.

 

A Plain Man [pseud] – [See: "True State of the Question . . ."]

 

Plain Man's Thoughts on the Present Price of Sugar . . . [See: J Tobin.]

 

Plain Man who signed the Petition at Derby [pseud] – [See: “The True state of the question . . .”]

 

Plain Statement of the Motives which Gave Rise . . . [See: TJ Cottle.]

 

Plain Statement of the Rights, etc, Claimed by our Colonies under Charters Granted to them. (London: Printed by G Davidson) 118 pages 8vo, 1833. Colonial administration. Charters. Slavery. Caribbean area. Very scarce. Cu.W, Sab 63235.

 

Plain Talk to Small Owners at Montserrat. (London: IDA, Volume 15 of West Indies Imperial Dept of Agriculture Pamphlet Series) 30 pages pamph, 1915. Agriculture. Vegetables. Small owners. Montserrat. A technical assistance report. Scarce.

 

Plaine Description of the Barmudas . . . [See: S Jourdan.]

 

Plan and Policy for a System of National Parks and Protected Areas. (Washington, DC: Grenada Gov't/OAS) 1988. Conservation. National parks. Grenada. An official government publication.

 

Plan and Program for Development of the Artibonite Valley. (Port-au-Prince) 1953. Town and country planning. Artibonite Valley. Haiti. An official government publication. Scarce.

 

Plan for a British Caribbean Federation Agreed by the Conference on West Indies Federation, Held in London in April 1953; Presented by the Secretary of State for the Colonies to Parliament by Command of Her Majesty. (London: HMSO, Cmd 8895) v,29 pages 25 cm pamph, 1953 1st ed; (ibidem) 30 pages pamph, 1955 2nd ed. Colonial administration. Politics. Constitutional. Integration. BWI Federation. Caribbean area. A parliamentary report. Bar, Bay, BL, LOC, My.R.

 

Plan for a British Caribbean Federation: Report of the Civil Service Commissioner. (London: HMSO, Cmd 9619) 76 pages 8vo pamph, 1955. Colonial administration. Politics. Constitutional. Integration. BWI Federation. Caribbean area. A parliamentary report. Considers the establishment and structure of a federal public service. Bar, Bay, BL.

 

Plan for a British Caribbean Federation: Report of the Fiscal Commissioner. (London: HMSO, Cmd 9618) viii,71 pages 8vo pamph, 1955. Colonial administration. Politics. Constitutional. Integration. BWI Federation. Caribbean area. A parliamentary report. Estimates of federal costs and sources of revenue. Bar, Bay, BL.

 

Plan for a British Caribbean Federation: Report of the Judicial Commissioner. (London: HMSO, Cmd 9620) vi,19 pages 25 cm pamph, 1955. Colonial administration. Politics. Constitutional. Integration. BWI Federation. Caribbean area. A parliamentary report. Considers the jurisdiction and costs of a federal supreme court. Bar, Bay, BL, LOC.

 

Plan for a National Documentation, Information and Library System for Jamaica. (Kingston: National Council on Libraries, Archives & Documentation Services) 83 pages 4to pb, 1978. Libraries. Archives. Jamaica. Car, Ing.

 

A Plan for the Abolition of Slavery Consistent with the Interests of all Parties Concerned. (London) 12mo pamph, 1827 1st ed; (London: Printed by G Sidford) pamph, 1828. Colonial administration. Slavery. Caribbean area. Argues that a distant date for abolition should be set. Both editions very scarce. Cu.W, GL, LOC, Rag, Sab 63276.

 

A Plan for the Abolition of Slavery in the West Indies. (London: Printed for William Griffin) iv,33 pages 4to pamph, 1772. Colonial administration. Slavery. Slave trade. Caribbean area. Proposes to settle Florida with free blacks. Exceptionally scarce. BL, KL, Rag, Sab 63275.

 

A Plan for the Development of Technical Education in the Eastern Caribbean. (Bridgetown: BDD) 1967. Education. Technology. Caribbean area. A technical assistance report. W&D.

 

A Plan for the Implementation and Administration of the Proposed Social Security Scheme for Barbados. (Bridgetown: Gov't Printer) 77 pages pamph, 1964. Industrial relations. Social security schemes. Barbados. An official government report. W&D.

 

Plan for the Safe and Profitable Conversion of the Colonial Slaves into Free labourers. (London: S Bagster, Jun, Printer) 24 pages pamph, [ca 1833]. Colonial administration. Slavery. Apprenticeship. Caribbean area. A substitute plan to the proposed Apprenticeship system. Very scarce. BL, GL, LOC, Rag.

 

Plan of Development for the Colony of Grenada, 1946-1956. (sl [St Georges: Government Development Committee]) 48 pages folio, 24 tables [ca 1945]. Economics. Development planning. Grenada. An official government report. Scarce.

 

PLANK, Harold Kauffman, and Harold Franklin WINTERS – Insect and other Animal Pests of Cinchona and their Control in Puerto Rico. (Washington, DC: US Dep’t of Agriculture, Federal Experiment Station in Puerto Rico, Bulletin No 46) 16 pages 8vo pamph, ills, 1949. Agriculture. Plant pests. Entomology. Health. Quinine. Malaria. Puerto Rico. An official government publication. BL.

 

PLANK, John Nathan, ed - Cuba and the United States: Long Range Perspectives. (Washington, DC: The Brookings Institution) xiii,265 pages 24 cm, [1967]. International relations. United States. Cuba. A collection of essays by Henry Wriston et al. Author (1923-?). Bay, Chi, LOC.

 

Planning for Development . . . [See: “National Physical Development Plan . . . “]

 

Planning for Economic Development in the Caribbean. Proceeds of a Seminar on Planning Techniques and Methods, San Juan, January 30-February 7, 1963. (Hato Rey: Caribbean Organization) 223 pages pb, tables, ills, biblio, 1963. Economics. Development planning. Caribbean area. A collection of conference papers. Designed for persons in the WI with responsibility for planning. Bar, My.R, Viv.

 

Planning for 1980: An Environmental Study of Barbados. (Bridgetown: Barbados National Trust) 35 pages pamph, 1970. Environment. Barbados. The report of a seminar held at Cave Hill on 27 April 1970. A collection of conference papers. Pot.

 

Planning for Puerto Rico: A Collection of Papers Prepared for the Seminar on Economic Planning. (sl [Rio Piedras]: U of Puerto Rico) 1 vol, [np] 28x21 cm, diagrams, 1945. Economics. Development planning. Puerto Rico. Scarce. LOC.

 

Planning for Women in Rural Development: A Source Book for the Caribbean. (Cave Hill: UWI, WAND) 112 pages, 1985. Agriculture. Small farming. Economics. Rural development. Gender studies. Women. Caribbean area. Gos.

 

Planning Officials in the Caribbean, Kingston, Jamaica, 29 May- 2 June, 1980. Second Meeting of. Report of. (Port-of-Spain: CEPAL/ECLAC) 55 pages, 1980. Town and country planning. Caribbean area. A report on the state of planning in the Caribbean. Car, Ing.

 

Plans of Emancipation. (London: Bagster & Thoms) pamph, [ca 1830]. Colonial administration. Slavery. Emancipation. Caribbean area. Exceptionally scarce. GL.

 

PLANT, Roger - Sugar and Modern Slavery: A Tale of Two Countries. (London and Atlantic Highlands, NJ: Zed P) xiv,177 pages 23 cm hb, 1 map, biblio, index, 1987; (ibidem) xiv,177 pages 23 cm pb, 1 map, biblio, index, 1987. Agriculture. Sugar. Industrial relations. Immigration. Haiti. Dominican Republic. Author (1947-). BL, Gos, LOC.

 

Planter [pseud] – [See: “A Letter, addressed to Mercator . . .”]

 

Planter and Merchant of many years residence in the West Indies [pseud] – [See: “West India Trade . . .”]

 

Plantation Justice . . . [See: T Hodges.]

 

Plantation Systems of the New World. (Washington, DC: Pan American Union, Social Sciences Monograph, No 7) ix,212 pages 26 cm, 1959. Agriculture. Plantations. Economics. New World. Caribbean area. Includes the WI. A collection of conference papers. The Seminar on Plantation Systems of the New World, 1957, San Juan. Bay, LOC.

 

A Planter [pseud] – [See: W Cleland; and "Thoughts on British Guiana . . ."]

 

A Planter and Distiller in Bengal [pseud] – [See: "Bengal Sugar . . ."]

 

A Planter and Merchant of Many Years Residence in the West Indies [pseud] – [See: "West India Trade . . ."]

 

A Planter's View of the Condition of the Negroes in Jamaica in 1824 . . . [See: HT de la Beche.]

 

The Planters’ Objections to the Bill Intitled, A Bill for Establishing the Trade to Africa, free and open to all Her Majesty’s Subjects of Great Britain and the Plantations. (London: House of Commons) 1 page folio pamph, [1713]. Colonial administration. Slavery. Slave trade. Caribbean area. A parliamentary report. Rare. BL.

 

PLAS, G van der – [See: VAN DER PLAS]

 

PLATEK, Richard, and Carmen MC FARLANE, and Dexter ROSE – The Sample Design. (Kingston: Dep’t of Statistics, Continuous Social & Demographic Survey Unit) 48 pages pamph, 1968. Demography. Statistics. Jamaica. Com.

 

PLATT, Benjamin Stanley - Nutrition in the British West Indies: Report by BS Platt. (London: HMSO, Col No 195) iii,38 pages 24 cm pamph, tables, charts, 1946. Food. Nutrition. Caribbean area. A parliamentary report. By a British nutritionist and author (1903-1969). Bar, BL, Co.C, Com, LOC, W&D.

 

PLATT, Elliott – Papers on Financial Subjects. (San Juan: Interagency Strategy Committee of the Finance Council) 56 pages 28 cm, biblio, 1975. Economics. Finance. Puerto Rico. A report covering numerous financial topics. Cev, LOC.

 

PLATT, Raye Roberts – [US geographer and author (1891-1973). LOC.]

 

PLATT, Raye Roberts, John K WRIGHT, John C WEAVER, and Johnson E FAIRCHILD - The European Possessions in the Caribbean Area: A compilation of facts concerning their population, physical geography, resources, industries, trade, government and strategic importance. (New York: American Geographical Society) vii,112 pages 26 cm, tables, 1 col folding map, 1941. Colonial administration. Geography. Descriptive. International relations. European possessions. Caribbean area. A WW II study. Bar, Bay, Bro, Co.C, Com, Gos, Gri, My.R.

 

PLAYTER, JLC - Address to the Commercial Interest Concerning a Navigable Canal in British Guiana. [Georgetown?] 1851. Public transportation. Navigable canals. Guyana. Exceptionally scarce. Cu.W.

 

PLAZA, Dwaine E, and Frances HENRY, ed – Returning to the Source: The Final Stage of the Caribbean Migration Circuit. (Kingston: UWI Press) 300 pages pb, 2006. Sociology. Migration. Caribbean area.

 

Pledges on Colonial Slavery . . . [See: R Price.]

 

PLEW, Mark G, and Janette FORTE, ed – A Bibliography of Guyana Anthropology. (Boise: Boise State U) 1998. Bibliography. Anthropology. Guyana.

 

Pliny Junior [pseud] – [See: "Letters to the Earl of . . ."]

 

PLUCKROSE, Henry Arthur – Jamaica. (New York: Franklin Watts, Picture a Country Series) 30 pages 27 cm, col ills, 1 col map, 1998. Descriptive. Jamaica. A children’s book. LOC.

 

[PLUMER, Thomas] - The Speech of Mr Plumer at the Bar of the House of Lords on the Second Reading of the Bill for the Abolition of the Slave Trade, in Support of the Petition of the Planters and Merchants against that Measure. (London: Printed by C&W Galabin) 31 pages 12mo pamph, 1807. Colonial administration. Slavery. Slave trade. Caribbean area. By a British jurist; later Master of the Rolls. Very scarce. BL, Rag, RES, Sab 63446, Ste.

 

PLUMMER, Brenda Gayle - Haiti and the Great Powers, 1902-1915. (Baton Rouge: Louisiana State UP) xix,255 pages 24 cm hb, ills, biblio, index, [ca 1988]. History. US occupation 1915-1934. International relations. Great Powers. Haiti. A scholarly work on the conditions which lead to the US occupation. BL, Bow, Gos, LOC, Whi.

 

PLUMMER, Brenda Gayle - Haiti and the United States: The Psychological Moment. (Atlanta: U of Georgia P, US & the Americas Series) 303 pages 24 cm hb, 1 map, biblio, index, [ca 1992]; (ibidem) 320 pages 24 cm pb, 1 map, biblio, index, [ca 1992]. International relations. United States. Haiti. BL, Bow, LOC, Whi.

 

PLUMMER, DC - Short Hints on Cacao Cultivation for Peasant Proprietors. (Port-of-Spain: Agricultural Dep't Circular No 11) 5 pages pamph, 1911. Agriculture. Cacao. Chocolate. Trinidad. Very scarce. RES.

 

A Pocket Almanac for Antigua . . . [See: “Loving & Hill’s Pocket Almanac . . .”]

 

A Pocket-Book Containing an Almanack for the Island of Barbados . . . [See: S Yearwood.]

 

Pocketbook of Statistics. (Kingston: Statistical Institute of Jamaica) 137 pages, 1992; (ibidem) 142 pages, 1995. Economics. Statistics. Jamaica. All issues very scarce.

 

POCOCK, Michael Rogers - Out of the Shadows of the Past. The Story of the Great House of Champs Elysee, Maraval, and an Account of the Lives and Times of the Families Who Lived in It, 1780-1932. (Port-of-Spain: Paria Publishing) 596 pages hb, 3 col plates, many b&w photos, dj, 1993. History. Champs Elysee. Maraval. Trinidad. BL.

 

Poetry of the Spanish-Speaking Caribbean. Third Conference of Latin-Americanists, University of the West Indies, Mona Campus, Jamaica, 10-12 July 1980. (Mona: UWI, Dep't of Spanish) 166 pages 28 cm, 1980. Literary criticism. Latin America. Caribbean area. A collection of conference papers. Gos, LOC.

 

POHL, Mary DeLand, ed – Ancient Maya Wetland Agriculture: Excavations on Albion Island, Northern Belize. (Boulder: Westview P) xxi,439 pages 23 cm hb, ills, folding ills, maps, biblio, 1990; (ibidem) xxi,439 pages 23 cm pb, ills, folding ills, maps, biblio, 1990. Archaeology. Mayas. Belize. An interdisciplinary work reporting on the excavations of ancient agricultural fields bordering the Rio Hondo in northern Belize. BL, LOC, Wri.

 

POHL, Mary DeLand, ed – Prehistoric Lowland Maya Environment and Subsistence Economy. (Cambridge, MA: Harvard U, Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology) x,209 pages pb, ills, plans, maps, biblio, 1985. Archaeology. Mayas. Belize. A collection of essays on Mayan agriculture. BL, Wri.

 

POINT DE SABLE, Jean Baptiste – [Haitian founder of Chicago. See: S Graham.]

 

POISIERE, Marie de – [See: DE POISIERE]

 

POKORNY, E Birmingham – [See: BIRMINGHAM-POKORNY]

 

POLAK, AM, and HR RYPKEMA - Major Timber Trees of Guyana, a Field Guide. (Amsterdam: Uitgaven Natuurwetenschappelijke. Wageningen: Tropenbos Foundation) 272 pages 24 cm, col and b&w ills, 1992. Forestry. Timbers. Guyana. BL, Bow, LOC.

 

POLANCO, V Geigel – [See: GEIGEL POLANCO]

 

Policies Affecting the Recuperation and Expansion of Manufacturing in Jamaica. (Washington, DC: World Bank) 1979. Economics. Manufacturing. Development planning. Jamaica. Car.

 

Policies for Faster Growth in Trinidad and Tobago. (Port-of-Spain: Committee for Economic Development of Trinidad & Tobago) 74 pages, 1968. Economics. Development planning. Trinidad. Tobago.

 

Policies of the United States in Haiti. House of Representatives, Committee on Foreign Affairs. 71st Congress, 2nd Session. (Washington, DC: Gov’t Printer, Report No 39) 1929. International relations. United States. Haiti. A Congressional report. Tra.

 

Policies of the United States in Haiti. House of Representatives, Committee on Foreign Affairs. 71st Congress, 2nd Session. (Washington, DC: Gov’t Printer, Report No 52) 1929. International relations. United States. Haiti. A Congressional report. Tra.

 

Policy for the Development of Cooperatives in Jamaica . . . [See: “Memorandum on Policy for the . . .”]

 

Polinaire - [Free mulatto man of Dominica (fl 1791); he had been connected with a slave revolt, and was subsequently executed. See: "The Examination of Polinaire . . ."]

 

A Political Account of the Island of Trinidad from its Conquest by Sir Ralph Abercrombie . . . [See: J Sanderson.]

 

The Political Constitution of Jamaica, Including the Judicial and Ecclesiastical Establishments of that Colony . . . (London) 300 pages 8vo, 1844. Colonial administration. Law. Constitutional. Judiciary. Church. Religion. Ecclesiastical establishments. Jamaica. Very scarce. Sab 35647.

 

The Political Economy of Independence for the Leeward and Windward Islands . . . [See: A McIntyre.]

 

Political Freedom in Guyana. (New York: Americas Watch. London: Parliamentary Human Rights Group) 60 pages 28 cm pamph, 1983. Politics. Law. Civil rights. Human rights. Guyana. LOC.

 

Political Imprisonment in Cuba: A Special Report from Amnesty International. (Washington, DC: Cuban-American National Foundation) 1987. Law. Civil rights. Human rights. Political imprisonment. Cuba.

 

Political Parties of the Americas and the Caribbean . . . [See: J Coggins.]

 

Political Parties of the Americas . . . [See: RJ Alexander.]

 

POLL, W Van De – [See: VAN DE POLL]

 

POLLARD, AE, and H MASSIE-BLOOMFIELD - Economic Conditions in the British West Indies, British Guiana, British Honduras and Bermuda, 1933-1934. (London: HMSO, Reports of the Dep’t of Overseas Trade, No 594) 124 pages, 1935. Descriptive. Economics. Trade. Caribbean area. Guyana. Belize. Bermuda. A guidebook for businesspersons. Co.C, Com.

 

POLLARD, Duke E – The Problem of Drug Abuse in Commonwealth Caribbean Countries. (sl [Kingstown]: Caribbean Community Secretariat) 28 pages 23 cm pamph, [1987]. Health. Drug abuse. Narcotics. Caribbean area. LOC.

 

POLLARD, Duke E, ed - Environmental Laws of the Commonwealth Caribbean: Analysis and Needs Assessment. (Cave Hill: Caribbean Law Institute, Commercial Law Monograph Series 1) viii,418 pages 23 cm pb, 1992. Law. Statutes. Environment. Caribbean area. BL, Gos, LOC.

 

POLLARD, ER, and CG DIXON, and RA DUJARDIN - Diamond Resources of British Guiana. (Georgetown: British Guiana Geological Survey, Bulletin No 28) 45 pages pamph, 1957. Geology. Economics. Mining. Diamonds. Guyana. Scarce. Bay, Co.C, Com.

 

POLLARD, Velma - Dread Talk: The Language of the Rastafari. (Mona: UWI, The Press) x,84 pages 23 cm pb, biblio, [ca 1994] 1st ed; (ibidem) 1995 2nd ed; (Cave Hill: Canoe P. Montreal: McGill-Queen’s UP) xv,117 pages 21 cm pb, biblio, 2000 rev ed . Linguistics. Dialects. Dread. Rastafarians. Jamaica. A collection of papers on the speech code of the Jamaican Rastafari as an example of lexical expansion of Jamaican Creole. BL, LOC.

 

POLLARD, Velma - From Jamaican Creole to Standard English: A Handbook for Teachers. (Brooklyn, NY: Medgar Evers College) viii,69 pages 28 cm pamph, [ca 1993]; (Mona: UWI Press) 80 pages pb, 2003. Linguistics. Dialects. Jamaica. A secondary school textbook. BL, LOC.

 

POLLARD, Velma – [Jamaican poet and author; UWI professor of language education.]

 

POLLARD, Velma, ed - Anansesem: A Collection of Caribbean Folk Tales, Legends and Poems for Juniors. (Kingston: Longman Jamaica) viii,88 pages 22 cm pb, ills, 1985. Folklore. Anansi. Caribbean area. A children's book. Ban, LOC.

 

POLLITT, Brian H - Agrarian Reform and the Agricultural Proletariat in Cuba, 1958-66. Further Notes and Some Second Thoughts. (Glasgow: U of Glasgow, Institute of Latin American Studies, Occasional Papers, No 30) 33 pages pamph, 1980. Agriculture. Agrarian reform. Social classes. Proletariat. Cuba. Chi, Stu.

 

POLLITT, Brian H - Agrarian Reform and the 'Agricultural Proletariat' in Cuba, 1958-66: Some Notes. (Glasgow: U of Glasgow, Institute of Latin American Studies, Occasional Papers, No 27) v,33 pages 30 cm pamph, 1 map, 1979. Agriculture. Agrarian reform. Social classes. Proletariat. Industrial relations. Agricultural proletariat. Cuba. LOC, Stu.

 

POLLITT, Brian H - Collapse, Reform and Recovery Prospects of the Cuban Sugar Economy. (Glasgow: U of Glasgow, Institute of Latin American Studies, Occasional Paper No 62) 1996. Agriculture. Sugar. Economics. Cuba. BL.

 

POLLITT, Brian H - Revolution and the Mode of Production in the Sugar Cane Sector of the Cuban Economy, 1959-80: Some Preliminary Findings. (Glasgow: U of Glasgow, Inst of LA Studies, Occasional Papers, No 35) 18 pages 30 cm pamph, [1981]. Agriculture. Sugar. Mode of production. Cuba. LOC, Stu

 

POLLITT, Brian H - Sugar "Dependency" and the Cuban Revolution. (Glasgow: U of Glasgow, Institute of Latin American Studies, Occasional Papers, No 43) 35 pages 30 cm pamph, [ca 1985]. Agriculture. Sugar. Economics. Cuba. LOC, Stu.

 

POLLITT, Brian H, and GB HAGELBERG - Labour Supply, Harvest Mechanization and the Demand for Cuban Sugar. (Glasgow: U of Glasgow, Institute of Latin American Studies, Occasional Papers, No 54) 27 pages 30 cm pamph, maps, biblio, 1992. Agriculture. Sugar. Economics. Industrial relations. Mechanization. Cuba. BL, Stu.

 

POLLITT, Brian H, and GB HAGELBERG - The Cuban Sugar Economy in the Soviet Era and After. (Glasgow: U of Glasgow, Institute of Latin American Studies) 1993. Agriculture. Sugar. International relations. Cuba. BL.

 

POLYANYI-LEVITT, Kari – Canada-West Indies . . . [See: K Levitt.]

 

POLYANYI-LEVITT, Kari – The Critical Tradition . . . [See: K Levitt.]

 

POLYANYI-LEVITT, Kari – Debt Adjustment and Development: Looking to the 1990s. (Kingston: Friedrich Ebert Stiftung/Association of Caribbean Economists) 36 pages pamph, 1989. Economics. Banking. Finance. Debt problems. Structural adjustment. Development planning. Jamaica. Ban.

 

POLYANYI-LEVITT, Kari – Jamaica: Lessons from the Manley Years . . . [See: K Levitt.]

 

POLYANYI-LEVITT, Kari – Origins and Consequences of Jamaica’s Debt Crisis, 1970-1990. (Mona: UWI) 70 pages pamph, 1990 1st ed; (Mona: UWI, CGS) 67 pages 27 cm pamph, 25 tables, 8 ills, 1991 rev ed. Economics. Banking. Finance. Debt problems. Jamaica. Ban, LOC.

 

POMEROY, Mary – Island of Nevis, the Birthplace of Alexander Hamilton. (sl: sn) 46 pages 23 cm pamph, ills, [ca 1956]; (sl: sn) 46 pages 23 cm pamph, ills, 1 map, [ca 1992]. Descriptive. Alexander Hamilton. Nevis. By an intrepid British/Maltese WW II intelligence officer, code-named “Whiskey Johnny,” who established Nisbett’s Plantation Inn, one of the first hotels in Nevis; and later Mary’s Boone in St Maarten; lost at sea flying her airplane from St Maarten to St Croix, ca 1990. BL, LOC.

 

POMRENZE, Seymour Jacob – Materials in the National Archives Relating to Cuba. (Washington, DC: US National Archives) 1948. Archives. Cuba. Tra.

 

POMRENZE, Seymour Jacob – Materials in the National Archives Relating to Haiti. (Washington, DC: US National Archives Pub. No 49-27) 13 pages pamph, 1949. Archives. Bibliography. Haiti. Lag.

 

POMRENZE, Seymour Jacob – Materials in the National Archives Relating to the Dominican Republic. (Washington, DC: National Archives) 1948. Archives. Bibliography. Dominican Republic. Tra.

 

POMRENZE, Seymour Jacob – [US army officer and archivist; distinguished adjunct professor in records and management at the American U in Washington, DC.]

 

PONCE DE LEON, Juan – [Spanish conquistador (?-1520); conqueror of Puerto Rico in 1508-1512.]

 

PONCE DE LÉON, Néstor – [See: PONCE DE LEON]

 

PONCE DE LEON, Nestor – The Book of Blood: An Authentic Record of the Policy Adopted by Modern Spain to Put an End to the War for the Independence of Cuba, October 1868, to November 10, 1872. (New York: N Ponce de Leon, Translator and Printer) vii,66 pages 23 cm pamph, 1873. History. Cuba. Scarce. LOC.

 

PONCE DE LEON, Nestor – The Columbus Gallery: The “Discoverer of the New World” as Represented in Portraits, Monuments, Statues, Medals, and Paintings; Historical Description . . . (New York: N Ponce de Leon) 178 pages 29 cm folio, ills, plates, 1893. Descriptive. Discovery. Exploration. Christopher Columbus. Caribbean area. A biography. Scarce. BL, LOC, RES.

 

PONCE DE LEON, Nestor – [Puerto Rican author (1837-1899). LOC.]

 

PONCE DE LEON, Nestor, comp - The Caravels of Columbus: Compiled from Original Documents, By N Ponce de Leon. (New York: By the Compiler) 41 pages oblong 8vo pamph, ills, [1893]. Discovery. Exploration. Naval. Boat design. Caravels. Christopher Columbus. Caribbean area. BL.

 

PONS, F Maya – [See: MAYA PONS]

 

PONVERT, Katherine - Cuban Chronicle: The Story of Central Hormiguero in the Province of Las Villas, Cuba. (Fredericksburg, Va) 100 pages 23 cm, ills, 1961. Descriptive. Genealogy. Cuba. The Ponvert and Terry families and plantation life in Cuba before the Revolution. Bay, LOC.

 

POOLE, Bernard L - The Caribbean Commission: Background of Co-operation in the West Indies. (Columbia: U of South Carolina P) xix,303 pages 24 cm, ills, 1 map, biblio, 1951. Colonial administration. Caribbean Commission. Caribbean area. Examines the post-emancipation social and economic conditions of the WI. Gives details of the Anglo-American Commission, the Caribbean Research Council, and WI conferences. Bay, BL, Bro, Com, Gos, Gri, Jor, LOC, Pot, Tra.

 

POOLE, Bertram William Henry – Dominica. (Tunbridge Wells: Printed and Published by C Baldwin, The Postage Stamp Handbook, No 4) 26 pages 17 cm pamph, ills, [ca 1909]. Hobbies. Stamp collecting. Philately. Dominica. Scarce. BL, LOC.

 

POOLE, Bertram William Henry – The Postage Stamps of Bermuda. (London: D Field, WEP Series of Philatelic Handbooks, No 7) 39 pages pamph, ills, 1911. Hobbies. Stamp collecting. Philately. Bermuda. Scarce. BL, RES.

 

POOLE, Bertram William Henry – Postage Stamps of British Honduras. Handbook No 3. (London: Stamp Collectors Fortnightly) 39 pages pamph, 1910. Hobbies. Stamp collecting. Philately. Belize. Scarce.

 

POOLE, Bertram William Henry – [British-born US philatelist (1880-1957). LOC; web page.]

 

POOLE, Bertram William Henry, and J Murray BARTELS - US Virgin Islands, formerly the Danish West Indies. (London) 27 pages pamph, ills, [1916?]. Hobbies. Stamp collecting. Philately. St Thomas. St Croix. St John. United States Virgin Islands. Scarce. RES.

 

POOLE, Robert - The beneficent bee: or, Traveller's companion. Containing each day's observation, in a voyage from London, to Gibraltar, Barbadoes, Antigua, Barbuda, Mountserrat, Nevis, containing a summary account of the said places, their inhabitants, products, money, customs, etc. By R Poole, MD. (London: E Duncomb) 388 pages 21 cm, 1753. Descriptive. Barbados. Antigua. Barbuda. Montserrat. Nevis. A cruise narrative. A relatively rich array of observations covering a wide variety of topics. By a British physician (1707-1752). Exceptionally scarce. BL, DNB, Ha.S, LOC.

 

POOLE, William H, ed – Continental Margins and Island Arcs: Report of Symposium, Ottawa, Canada, 6-8 September, 1965. (sl [Ottawa]: Dep’t of Mines & Technical Surveys, Geological Survey of Canada, Paper 66-15) vii,486 pages, ills, charts, maps, 1966. Geology. Continental margins. Island arcs. Caribbean area. Includes the WI. A collection of conference papers. By a Canadian geographer (1927-) BL, Com.

 

POON, Auliana, and Roseline POON – The Eco-Tourism: Opportunity for the Caribbean. (Mona: UWI, CED, Working Papers Series, No 5) 71 pages 28 cm pb, tables, biblio, [ca 1994]. Economics. Tourism. Caribbean area. BL, LOC.

 

POPE, Dudley Bernard Egerton - The Buccaneer King: The Biography of Sir Henry Morgan, 1635-1688. (New York: Dodd, Mead & Co) xx,379 pages 24 cm hb, ills, 8 leaves of plates, biblio, index, 1978. Descriptive. Colonial administration. Piracy. Buccaneering. Henry Morgan. Jamaica. A biography. The US title of his “Harry Morgan’s Way . . .” BL, LOC.

 

POPE, Dudley Bernard Egerton - Harry Morgan's Way: The Biography of Sir Henry Morgan, 1635-1688. (London: Secker & Warburg, The Alison P) xx,379 pages 25 cm hb, 22 ills, [16] pages of plates, 3 maps, biblio, index, dj, 1977. Descriptive. Colonial administration. Piracy. Buccaneering. Henry Morgan. Jamaica. A biography. An eminently readable account. BL, Car, Ing, LOC, Pot.

 

POPE, Dudley Bernard Egerton - [British naval historian and novelist (1925-1997); long-time resident of Barbados and St Martin.]

 

POPE-HENNESSY, James - The Baths of Absalom: A Footnote to Froude. (London: Alan Wingate) 64 pages hb, frontis, dj, 1954. Travel. Descriptive. Dominica. St Lucia. Martinique. A cruise narrative. The story of his journey by banana boat in the winter of 1952. The reference is to JA Froude. Bay, BL, Co.C, Com, Mom, My.R.

 

POPE-HENNESSY, James - Sins of the Fathers: A Study of the Atlantic Slave Traders, 1441-1807. (London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson) 296 pages 23 cm hb, 3 maps, 17 ills, biblio, dj, [1967]; (New York: Knopf) xvi,286,x pages 22 cm hb, ills, maps, biblio, 1968; (London: Sphere) 302 pages 19 cm, 1970; (London: Cassell) 296 pages 22 cm pb, 2 maps, biblio, index, 1988; (London: Phoenix) xv,296 pages 22 cm pb, ills, [12] pages of plates, maps, biblio, index, 2000. History. Slavery. Slave trade. Caribbean area. Includes the WI. An account of the slave trade and the conditions experienced during the transatlantic crossing. BL, Com, LOC, My.R, Pot.

 

POPE-HENNESSY, James - Verandah: Some Episodes in the Crown Colonies, 1867-1889. (London: George Allen & Unwin) 313 pages hb, 12 ills, 1 map, dj, 1964; (New York: Knopf) x,387,x pages 22 cm hb, ills, 1 map, 1964; (London) 313 pages, 1984. Descriptive. Colonial administration. Crown Colonies. Bahamas. Barbados. Includes material from the private papers of his father, Sir John Pope-Hennessy. BL, LOC, My.R.

 

POPE-HENNESSY, James - West Indian Summer: A Retrospect. (London: BT Batsford Ltd) viii,117 pages 22 cm hb, col frontis, plates, dj, [1943]. Descriptive. Social classes. Colonial administration. Caribbean area. A study of earlier travel writers linked to his own experiences. He finds both the tropics and colonial high society uncongenial. Bar, Bay, BL, Co.C, Com, LOC, My.R.

 

POPE-HENNESSY, James - [British novelist and author (1916-1974); spent 6 months in 1939 as personal secretary to the governor of Trinidad.]

 

Popery and Slavery Display'd . . . [See: DE LAS CASAS.]

 

Popery Truly Displayed in its Bloody Colours . . . [See: DE LAS CASAS.]

 

POPISIL, Allan – [An occasional mislisting for POSPISIL.]

 

POPOV, Dragan, and Nicolas POPOV - The Bahamas Re-discovered. (Basingstoke: Macmillan Caribbean) 144 pages 23x29 cm hb, 150 col photos, 1 col map, index, 1992. Descriptive. Bahamas. BL, Bow, LOC.

 

POPPINO, Rollie Edward – International Communism in Latin America: A History of the Movement, 1917-1963. (New York: Free Press of Glencoe. London: Collier-Macmillan) viii,247 pages, [1964]. International relations. Politics. Communism. Latin America. Caribbean area. Cuba. BL, Chi.

 

Popular Prejudices against the Convention and Treaty with Spain . . . [See: "Some Remarks on a Pamphlet entitled Popular Prejudices . . ."]

 

Population and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean: Hearing before the Subcommittee on Inter-American Affairs, House of Representatives, 97th Congress, 2nd Session. (Washington, DC: GPO) iii,130 pages, 24 cm, ills, 1982. Demography. Population. Development planning. Latin America. Caribbean area. A Congressional report. New.

 

Population and Housing Census, 1980. (Port-of-Spain: Central Statistical Office) 7 vols, 1985. Demography. Population. Housing. Trinidad. Tobago. A census report. W&D.

 

Population and Vital Statistics . . . [See: K Tekse.]

 

Population Census, 1960 . . . [See: “Eastern Caribbean Population Census . . . “]

 

Population Census, 1970 [Jamaica] . . . [See: “Preliminary Report on the Population Census . . .;” and “Report on the Population Census . . .”]

 

Population Census, 1970 [Bermuda] . . . [See: “Report on the Population Census . . .”]

 

Population Census, 1980 [Bermuda] . . . [See: “Report of the Population Census . . .”]

 

Population Census, 1982. (Kingston: Statistical Institute of Jamaica) 6 vols, 1985. Demography. Population. Jamaica. A census report. W&D.

 

Population Census of the Commonwealth Caribbean, 1970 . . . [See: "1970 Population Census . . ."]

 

Population Policies in the Caribbean. Working Papers and Plan of Action Presented . . . October 8-9, 1986. (Kingston: IAPG) 28 pages pamph, ills, 1986. Demography. Fertility. Family planning. Population policies. Caribbean area.

 

PORGES, James W, ed – Portrait of Cuba. (Atlanta, GA: Turner Publishing), [ca 1991]. Descriptive. Cuba. A pictorial book.

 

PORRATA, Oscar Emilio – Retardation in the Elementary Urban Schools of Puerto Rico. (Rio Piedras: U of Puerto Rico) 63 pages 23 cm, diagrams, 1939. Education. Elementary schools. Retardation. Puerto Rico. Scarce. LOC.

 

PORRATA, Oscar Emilio – A Suggested Policy for the Administration and Control of Public Education in Puerto Rico. (Río Piedras: Puerto Rico Teachers’ Association, Educational Monograph No 2) vii,144 pages, tables, biblio, 1949. Education. Public schools. Puerto Rico. Based on his doctoral dissertation. Scarce. LOC, Viv.

 

PORRATA, Oscar Emilio – [PR educationalist (1898-?). LOC.]

 

Port Engineering Study. (London and Road Town: Ministry of Communications, Wolfe Barry & Partners) 200 pages, 1985. Public transportation. Ports. Harbours. Engineering. Tortola. British Virgin Islands. A feasibility study for the extension of port and marine facilities. Mol.

 

Port of Spain Accord on the Management and Conservation of the Caribbean Environment . . . (Port-of-Spain: CCRS) 1989. Environment. Conservation. Caribbean area.

 

Port-of-Spain Deepwater Harbour Scheme. (Port-of-Spain: Gov’t Printer) 15 pages pamph, 1931. Public transportation. Ports. Harbours. Trinidad. An official government report. Very scarce. RES.

 

Port-of-Spain Deepwater Harbour Scheme: Copy of Despatch from the Secretary of State for the Colonies and Report of the Imperial Shipping Committee on the Harbour of Port-of-Spain. (Port-of-Spain: Gov’t Printer) 10 pages pamph, 1930. Public transportation. Ports. Harbours. Trinidad. An official government report. Very scarce. RES.

 

Port-of-Spain Harbour Improvement Scheme: Correspondence. (Port-of-Spain: Gov’t Printer) 20,viii pages, 1912. Public transportation. Ports. Harbours. Trinidad. An official government report. See also "Further Correspondence Relating to the Port-of-Spain . . ." Very scarce. RES.

 

Port-of-Spain Municipal Question: Report of Special Committee Appointed . . . to Enquire into a Report upon Certain Matters Connected with the Establishment of a Municipal Council to Replace the Port-of-Spain Town Board. (Port-of-Spain: Gov’t Printer) 28 pages pamph, 1913. Public administration. Municipal councils. Town boards. Trinidad. An official government report. Very scarce. RES.

 

Port Royal and its Harbour . . . [See: M Martin.]

 

Port Royal, Jamaica, British West Indies. (Kingston: IOJ) 34 pages pamph, ills, 1939. Travel. Descriptive. Port Royal. Jamaica. A guidebook for tourists. Very scarce.

 

PORTÉCOP, Jacques – [French botanist; professor at U Antilles Guyane, Guadeloupe. See: PORTECOP. BL.]

 

PORTECOP, Jacques, and E BENITO-ESPINAL - The Mangroves of St Lucia: Preliminary Survey. (Castries: ECNAMP) 1985. Botany. Marine resources. Conservation. Mangroves. St Lucia. A technical assistance report.

 

PORTER, Anthony RD – Bricks and Stones from the Past: Jamaica's Geological Heritage. (Mona: UWI Press) 120 pages pb, 2006. History. Geology. Jamaica.

 

PORTER, Anthony RD - Jamaica: A Geological Portrait. (Kingston: IOJ) xi,152 pages 22 cm hb, col and b&w ills, biblio, 1990; (ibidem) xi,152 pages 22 cm pb, ills, biblio, 1990. Geology. Jamaica. Ban, LOC.

 

PORTER, Anthony RD, and Trevor A JACKSON, and Edward ROBINSON - Minerals and Rocks of Jamaica: A Guide to Identification, Location, Occurrence and Geological History. (Kingston: Jamaica Publishing House) 174 pages 21 cm, 2 leaves of plates, 6 maps, biblio, 1982. Geology. Minerals. Rocks. Jamaica. A guidebook for naturalists. Ban, BL, Gos, Ing, LOC.

 

PORTER, Darwin – [See: "Frommer's Caribbean. . .;" and "Frommer's Comprehensive Travel Guide: Caribbean . . ."]

 

PORTER, Dale Herbert - The Abolition of the Slave Trade in England. (sl [Hamden, CT]: Archon Books) xii,162 pages 23 cm, biblio, 1970. History. Slavery. Slave trade. Caribbean area. By a British author. BL, Jor, LOC.

 

PORTER, Frank M - Adventures up the Caribbean . . . [A children's novel often mis-cited for non-fiction.]

 

PORTER, George Richardson - The Nature and Properties of the Sugar Cane; with Practical Directions for the Improvement of its Culture, and the Manufacture of its Products. (London: Smith, Elder & Co) viii,390 pages 23 cm 8vo, tables, 6 plates, 1830 1st ed; (Philadelphia: Carey & Lea) viii,354 pages 24 cm 8vo, ills, plates, 1831 1st ed; (London: Smith, Elder & Co) xiv,240 pages 8vo 23 cm, 9 plates, 1843 2nd ed; (ibidem) 8vo, 1867 3rd ed. Agriculture. Sugar. Plantations. Caribbean area. An outstanding work. Both 1st editions very scarce; other issues scarce. BL, Ha.S, LOC, Rag, Sab 64252

 

PORTER, George Richardson - The Tropical Agriculturist: A Practical Treatise on the Cultivation and Management of Various Productions Suited to Tropical Climates. (London: Smith, Elder & Co) xii,429 pages 22 cm hb, col frontis, ills, plates, 1833. Agriculture. Plantations. Caribbean area. Treats coffee, cacao, cotton and indigo grown in the WI. Very scarce. BL, LOC, Rag.

 

PORTER, George Richardson - [British statistician (1792-1852); secretary to the Board of Trade. DNB.]

 

PORTER, Jane, ed - Sir Edward Seaward's Narrative of his Shipwreck and Consequent Discovery of Certain Islands in the Caribbean Sea . . . [Fictitious narrative written by William Ogilvie Porter (1774-1859); edited and published by his sister Jane (1776-1850); British historical novelist; fiction masquerading as a true story and sometimes mistakenly cited as such.]

 

PORTER, Kirk Harold – [US political scientist (1891-1972). LOC.]

 

PORTER, Kirk Harold, and Donald Bruce JOHNSON, comp – National Party Platforms. (New York: Macmillan Co) xvi,522 pages 8vo, 1924; (Urbana: U of Illinois P) xi,640 pages 4to, 1961 2nd ed; (ibidem) xi,698 pages 4to, 1966 3rd ed; (ibidem) 768 pages, 1970 4th ed; (ibidem) xii,889 pages 27 cm, [ca 1973] 5th ed. Politics. Elections. Puerto Rico. All the platforms of all US parties. A source for US policies towards Puerto Rico. BL, Viv.

 

PORTER, Robert Percival - Industrial Cuba. Being a Study of Present Commercial and Industrial Conditions, with Suggestions as to the Opportunities Presented in the Island for American Capital, Enterprise, and Labour. (New York: GP Putnam's Sons, Knickerbocker P) xi,428 pages 23 cm 8vo, 62 ills, many maps, 3 folding maps, 1899; (New York: Arno P. Salem, NH: Ayer Co, American Business Abroad Series) xi,428 pages 23 cm hb, 65 leaves of plates, 1976 facs ed; (New York: Gordon P) 428 pages hb, 1976 facs ed. Descriptive. Economics. Cuba. A guidebook for businesspersons. Uncritical and unreliable. 1st edition scarce. Bay, BL, Bow, Cu.W, LOC, Stu.

 

PORTER, Robert Percival - Report on the Commercial and Industrial Condition of the Island of Cuba. Special Report. The Currency of the Island of Cuba. (Washington, DC: Gov't Printer) 13 pages 23 cm pamph, 1898. Descriptive. Economics. Banking. Finance. Cuba. An official government report. Very scarce. Bay, LOC.

 

PORTER, Robert Percival - Report on the Commercial and Industrial Condition of the Island of Cuba . . . November 15, 1898. (Washington, DC: Gov’t Printer) 54 pages 23 cm pamph, 1898. Descriptive. Economics. Cuba. An official government report. Very scarce. LOC, Tra.

 

PORTER, Robert Percival - Report on the Commercial and Industrial Condition of the Island of Cuba . . . Special Report. Statistics of the Imports into the Island of Cuba. (Washington, DC: Gov’t Printer) 90 pages 25 cm, 1899. Economics. Trade. Statistics. Cuba. An official government report. Very scarce. LOC.

 

PORTER, Robert Percival - Report on the Commercial and Industrial Condition of the Island of Cuba . . . Special Report. The Fiscal and Economic Conditions of the Island of Jamaica . . . December 31, 1898. (Washington, DC: Gov’t Printer) 11 pages 25 cm pamph, 1899. Descriptive. Economics. Taxation. Cuba. Jamaica. An official government report. Very scarce. LOC.

 

PORTER, Robert Percival - Report on the Commercial and Industrial Condition of Cuba . . . Special Report. The Province of Santiago de Cuba and the Internal Revenue of the Island of Cuba. (Washington, DC: Gov’t Printer) 13 pages 25 cm pamph, 1898. Descriptive. Economics. Taxation. Cuba. An official government report. Very scarce. LOC.

 

PORTER, Robert Percival - Report on the Currency Question of Porto Rico. (Washington, DC: Gov’t Printer, Doc No 2082) 19 pages 25 cm pamph, 1899. Banking. Finance. Currency. Puerto Rico. An official government report. Very scarce. LOC, Viv.

 

PORTER, Robert Percival - [US journalist and colonial administrator (1852-1917); 'Times' correspondent in SA; special commissioner for the US to Cuba and PR. RES.]

 

PORTER, Whitworth - [British military engineer (1827-1892); major-general in the Royal Engineers. DNB.]

 

PORTER, [Whitworth], and [?] PORTER - Views of the Island of Dominica. By Lt Porter and Mrs Porter. (London) 2 pages 34x26 cm, 11 plates, 1849; (Roseau: Aquarela Galleries) 30 pages 24x32 cm, col and b&w ills, [ca 1988]. Descriptive. Fine arts. Dominica. 1st edition exceptionally scarce and valuable. Cu.W, LOC.

 

PORTES, Alejandro – Immigrants’ Attainment: An Analysis of Occupation and Earnings among Cuban Exiles in the United States. (Durham: Duke U, Center for International Studies, Occasional Papers Series) 26 pages pamph, 1980. Economics. Industrial relations. Migration. Cuba. By a US sociologist (1944-); professor at Princeton U; president of the American Sociological Association. Chi.

 

PORTEUS, Beilby - An Essay towards a Plan for the More Effectual Civilization and Conversion of the Negro Slaves on the Trust Estate in Barbados Belonging to the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts. (London) 52 pages 8vo pamph, 1784 1st ed; (ibidem) 1807; (ibidem) 1818. Church. Religion. Anglicans. Slavery. Codrington Estates. Barbados. 1st edition exceptionally scarce, other editions very scarce. Han, Rag, RES, Sab 64326.

 

PORTEUS, Beilby - A Letter to the Governors, Legislatures and Proprietors of Plantations in the British West-India Islands, with Appendix. (London: Printed by Luke Hansard & Sons for T Cadell & W Davies, T Payne, and FC&J Rivington) 48 pages 21 cm 8vo pamph, 1808. Church. Religion. Anglicans. Slavery. Caribbean area. Urges religious instruction. Exceptionally scarce. BL, Cu.W 2126, 2555, GL, LOC, Rag, RES, Sab 64327.

 

PORTEUS, Beilby – A sermon preached before the Incorporated Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts, at their anniversary meeting in the parish church of St Mary-le-Bow, on Friday, February 21, 1783. (London: Printed for JF&C Rivington) pamph, 1784. Church. Religion. Anglicans. Slavery. Caribbean area. Exceptionally scarce. GL.

 

PORTEUS, Beilby - [British Anglican clergyman (1731-1808); bishop of London. See: "Letter to the Right Honourable and Right Reverend . . .;" and "Letter to the Right Reverend Beilby . . .;" and "Some Account of the Incorporated . . ." DNB, RES, web page.]

 

PORTLAND, Duke of - [See: WHC Bentinck.]

 

The Porto Rican Campaign: A Burlesque . . . [A work of fiction sometimes mis-listed as non-fiction.]

 

Porto Rican Citizenship. Report. (Washington, DC: US Congress, Senate Committee on Pacific Islands & Porto Rico) 3 pages 24 cm pamph, 1913. International relations. Citizenship. United States. Puerto Rico. A Congressional report. Very scarce. LOC.

 

Porto Rican Cookbook. (San Juan: Ladies Aid Society of the First Methodist Church of San Juan) 130 pages, [ca 1909]. Food. Nutrition. Puerto Rico. A cookbook. Published some 10 years after the US invasion “to enable Americans in Porto Rico to make the best possible use of the good things on the island.” Puerto Rico. Very scarce. Viv.

 

Porto Rican Interests. Hearings before the Committee on Internal Affairs, 66th Congress, 1st Session, September 10-11, 1919. (Washington, DC: House Committee on Insular Affairs, Gov’t Printer) 52 pages 23 cm pamph, 1919. Colonial administration. Economics. Puerto Rico. A Congressional report. Chairman Horace M Towner. Very scarce. LOC, Viv.

 

Porto Rican Legislation. Hearing, May 13, 1910. (Washington, DC: House Committee on Insular Affairs, Gov’t Printer) 25 pages 23 cm pamph, 1910. Colonial administration. Law. Puerto Rico. A Congressional report. Chairman Marlin E Olmstead. Scarce. LOC, Viv.

 

Porto Rico . . .[In the Foraker Act 1900, the US Congress, following an error made in the English text of the Treaty of Paris, established a system of civil government for “Porto Rico”. The official misspelling occurred only in English language publications. The US Congress passed a bill to correct the spelling in 1932.]

 

Porto Rico and its Problems . . . [See: VS Clark.]

 

Porto Rico and the United States. A Collection of the Speeches in the Congress of the United States, 1900, on the Relation of Porto Rico and the United States, Dealing Mainly with the Porto Rico Tariff. (Washington, DC) 1 vol, [np] 24 cm, 1900. Colonial administration. Taxation. Tariffs. United States. Puerto Rico. An official government publication. A collection of 49 pamphlets in 1 volume. Very scarce. LOC.

 

Porto Rico and the United States: Study Presented to the Catholic Association for International Peace by the Committee on US Dependencies. (New York: The Paulist P) 49 pages 19 cm pamph, [1931]. Church. Religion. Roman Catholics. Colonial administration. Puerto Rico. Very scarce. LOC.

 

Porto Rico Annual Commercial and Professional Directory; A Commercial Guide and Classified Business Directory of the Territory of Porto Rico . . . (San Juan) 1 vol, 24 cm, [date?]. Descriptive. Economics. Trade. Puerto Rico. A guidebook for businesspersons. Published annually. Scarce. LOC.

 

Porto Rico. Hearings before the Committee on Insular Affairs, House of Representatives, 71st Congress, 3rd Session . . . (Washington, DC: Gov’t Printer) ii,44 pages 23 cm pamph, tables, 1931. Colonial administration. United States. Puerto Rico. A Congressional report. A bill for the relief of JC Besoa. Very scarce. LOC.

 

Porto Rico. Hearings before the House Committee on Insular Affairs, 69th Congress, 1st Session. May 4, 5, and 11, 1926. (Washington, DC: Gov’t Printer) 65 pages 23 cm pamph, 1926. Colonial administration. United States. Puerto Rico. A Congressional report. Chairman Edgar R Kless. Very scarce. LOC, Viv.

 

Porto Rico Hurricane. Report of the Central Survey Committee Appointed by Governor Horace M Towney of Porto Rico, Relative to the Losses Arising from the Hurricane of September 17, 1928 . . . (Washington, DC: Gov’t Printer) 14 pages 24 cm pamph, tables, [1928]. Disasters. Meteorology. Hurricanes. Horace M Towney. Puerto Rico. A Congressional report. Very scarce. LOC.

 

Porto Rico, its Importance and Beauty, the Gateway to South America, 1500 miles of Auto Roads through Wonderland. (San Francisco: Margaret Mary Morgan Co, Printer) 1 vol, [22] pages 32 cm, ills, [ca 1924]. Travel. Descriptive. Puerto Rico. A guidebook for tourists. Very scarce. LOC.

 

Porto Rico, the Sunny Isle of the Caribbean Sea. (sl [San Juan]: sn) 121 pages 23 cm, diagrams, maps, 1 folding map, [ca 1925]. Descriptive. Puerto Rico. Very scarce. LOC.

 

Porto Rico’s Case and the Tariff Bill: A Memorial to the President and Congress of the United States. (Washington, DC) 50 pages 20 cm pamph, 1913. Colonial administration. Taxation. Tariffs. Puerto Rico. Very scarce. LOC.

 

Portrait of a Missionary of the West Indies. (sl) 12 pages pamph, [ca 1825]. Church. Religion. Missionaries. Caribbean area. Mainly doggerel verse. Exceptionally scarce. Query this citation.

 

A Portrait of Guyana. (Georgetown: Guyana Information Services) 128 pages 31 cm pb, mainly col ills, [1976]. Descriptive. Guyana. A pictorial book. Car, LOC.

 

The Portuguese Ship Donna Paula . . . [See: “Papers Respecting the Portuguese . . . “]

 

PORY, John – John Pory’s Lost Description of Plymouth Colony in the Earliest Days of the Pilgrim Fathers together with Contemporary Accounts of English Colonization elsewhere in New England and in the Bermudas. Edited, with an Introduction and Notes by Champlin Burrage. (Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin) xxiv,65 pages 27 cm, folding maps, 1918. Discovery. Exploration. New England. Bermuda. From a hitherto unpublished manuscript in the John Carter Brown Library. The 31 page account of the discovery of Bermuda is anonymous, but is identified by the editors as being by Richard Norwood. Includes 2 folding maps of Bermuda. By an English planter in Virginia (1572-1636); secretary of Virginia. Very scarce, a limited edition of 365 copies of which 350 were for sale. BL, LOC.

 

POSADA OCHOA, Mario, ed - Puerto Rico. (San Juan: Movifoto del Caribe Inc) 72 pages pb, 119 col photos, 1982. Descriptive. Puerto Rico. A pictorial book. Captions to photographs in English, Spanish, French and German. Bow.

 

Position of Coolies in Surinam . . . [See: “Report on the Position of . . .”]

 

POSNETT, Norman William, comp – Bahamas. (Tolworth: Land Resources Division, DOS, Land Resource Bibliography, No 1) iii,52 pages 21 cm pamph, 1968; (ibidem) v,74 pages 21 cm pamph, 1971. Bibliography. Economics. Bahamas. BL, Com, LOC.

 

POSNETT, Norman William, and Philip Miles REILLY, comp - Belize. (Surbiton: Land Resources Division, Land Resource Bibliography, No 3) v,74 pages 21 cm, 1971; (Surbiton: Land Resources Division, MOD, Land Resource Bibliography, No 3) vi,92 pages 21 cm, 1973. Bibliography. Economics. Belize. BL, Com, Jor, LOC, W&D.

 

POSNETT, Norman William, and Philip Miles REILLY, comp - Dominica. (Surbiton: Land Resources Division, MOD, Land Resource Bibliography, No 12) v,69 pages 22 cm pb, 1978. Bibliography. Dominica. Covers agriculture, animal science, botany, climatology, culture, economics, forestry, geoscience, land tenure, maps, natural resources, population, soil science, water resources. The first published bibliography devoted exclusively to Dominica. Lists 556 unannotated references. Car, Jor, My.D, My.R, W&D.

 

POSNETT, Richard Neil - Dominica, Termination of Association: A Report to the Minister of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs. (London: HMSO, Cmnd 7279) v,18 pages pamph, 1978. Colonial administration. Law. Constitutional. Dominica. A parliamentary report. By a British colonial administrator (1919-?); governor of Belize 1972-76; and of Bermuda 1981-83. Car, My.R.

 

POSPISIL, Allan - And the Day Begins with Flamingos: Bonaire Moments. (Kralendijk: Bonaire Petroleum Corp NV) 89 pages 22 cm, ills, [ca 1976]. Descriptive. History. Economics. Culture. Bonaire. Netherlands Antilles. Published on the anniversary, 17 September 1976, of the start of operations of the BOPEC oil trans-shipment terminal on the island. Drawings by Ronald Keller. Bro, Car, LOC, Sch.

 

POST, Charles Johnson - The Little War of Private Post. (Boston, MA: Little, Brown) 340 pages 21 cm hb, ills, [1960] 1st ed; (ibidem) 1961; (Lincoln: U of Nebraska) xviii,340 pages 21 cm, ills, [ca 1999]. Descriptive. International relations. Spanish-American War. United States. Cuba. An autobiography. By a US author (1873-1956) who saw action with the NY Infantry Regiment at the Santiago Campaign of 1898. Bay, LOC.

 

POST, Kenneth William John - Arise Ye Starvelings: The Jamaican Labour Rebellion of 1938 and its Aftermath. (The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff) 502 pages 24 cm, 1 map, biblio, 1978. Public order. Industrial relations. Labour Riots, 1938. Jamaica. A Marxist study. The most detailed study of the 1938 labour unrest. Car, Gos, Ing, LOC.

 

POST, Kenneth William John - Strike the Iron: A Colony at War: Jamaica, 1939-1945. (Atlantic Highlands: Humanities P. The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff, Institute of Social Studies) 2 vols, xiv,567 pages 24 cm hb, maps, biblio, 1981. Public order. Industrial relations. Jamaica. A Marxist study. A continuation of his "Arise ye Starvelings . . ." Ing, LOC.

 

POST, Kenneth William John - [Author (1935-). LOC.]

 

Post Office Handbook, Jamaica. (Kingston) 48 pages, 1919. Hobbies. Stamp collecting. Philately. Jamaica. Very scarce. RES.

 

The Postage Stamps, Envelopes, Wrappers, Post Cards, and Telegraph Stamps of the British Colonies in the West Indies together with British Honduras and the Colonies in South America. (London: Philatelic Society) 180 pages, 1891. Hobbies. Stamp collecting. Philately. Caribbean area. South America. Very scarce. Cu.W, LOC.

 

POSTAL, Bernard, and Malcolm H STERN – A Jewish Tourist’s Guide to the Caribbean. (sl: American Airlines) 64 pages, 1971. Travel. Descriptive. Judaica. Caribbean area. A guidebook for tourists. Com.

 

Postal Guide, Published December 1906. (Georgetown) iv,123 pages, 1906. Hobbies. Stamp collecting. Philately. Guyana. See also "British Guiana Post Office . . ." Exceptionally scarce. RES.

 

[POSTLETHWAYT, Malachy] – The National and Private Advantages of the African Trade Considered: Being an Enquiry how far it concerns the trading interest of Great Britain Effectually to Support and Maintain the Forts and Settlements in Africa Belonging to the Royal African Company of England. (London: J&P Knapton) 128 pages 8vo, 1746. Colonial administration. Slavery. Slave trade. Royal African Company. Caribbean area. Rare. BL.

 

POSTLETHWAYT, Malachy – A Short State of the Progress of the French Trade and Navigation; wherein is shewn, The great Foundation that France has laid, by dint of Commerce to Increase her Maritime Strength to a Pitch Equal, if not Superior, to that of Great-Britain, unless some how Checked by the Wisdom of His Majesty’s Councels . . . (London: Printed for J Knapton) [4],86 pages 19 cm 8vo pamph, 1756. Colonial administration. Slavery. Slave trade. Caribbean area. Includes the WI. Rare. BL, LOC.

 

POSTLETHWAYT, Malachy – Universal Dictionary of Trade . . . [See: SAVARY DES BRULONS.]

 

POSTLETHWAYT, Malachy – [British economic writer (ca 1707-1767). DNB.]

 

POSTMA, Johannes Menne - The Dutch in the Atlantic Slave Trade. (Cambridge: Cambridge Caribbean) xiv,428 pages 24 cm, 87 tables, 19 diagrams, maps, biblio, index, 1990. History. Slavery. Slave trade. Netherlands. Caribbean area. The first complete examination of the Dutch participation in the transatlantic slave trade. By a Dutch historian; professor of history at Mankato State U in Minnesota. BL, LOC.

 

Postscript to A Review of the Colonial Slave Registration Acts . . . (sl [London: African Institution]) 11 pages 8vo pamph, [1820]. Colonial administration. Slavery. Caribbean area. See: "A Review of the Colonial . . ." Very scarce. BL, Rag.

 


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