Mitchell's West Indian Bibliography

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Verbum Sap [pseud] – [The pseudonym of LO Inniss. See: BV Pierre.]

 

VERGARA, Walter et al - Feasibility Study for a Molasses Ethanol Distillery in Basseterre. (Washington, DC: OAS) 1986. Economics. Rum. Molasses. Ethanol. Distilleries. St Kitts. A technical assistance report. By a US environmentalist (1950-); head of the Quality Assurance Group, World Bank.

 

VERGNE, T Martinez – [See: MARTINEZ-VERGNE]

 

VERHOFSTAD, J – The Geology of the Wilhemina Mountains in Suriname, with Special Reference to the Occurrence of Precambrian Ash-flow Tuffs. (Amsterdam: sn) 97 pages small 4to, 30 figs, photos, 1 col folding map, 1970. Geology. Wilhemina Mountains. Precambrian. A republication of his PhD thesis at the U of Amsterdam.

 

Veritas [pseud] – [See: J Woods.]

 

VERLINDEN, Charles - The Beginnings of Modern Colonization: Eleven Essays. (Ithaca, NY: Cornell UP) xxi,248 pages 22 cm, biblio, [1970]. Discovery. Exploration. Civilization. Caribbean area. Translated by Yvonne Freccero. By a Dutch historian. LOC.

 

VERLOOP, JH - A Brief Outline of the Surinam Gold Industry: Geology, Technique, Hygiene; Description of the Gold Placer and the Prospects at the Guiana Gold Placer. (Amsterdam: JH De Bussy) 106 pages 4to, 8 plates, 1911. Economics. Mining. Gold. Geology. Hygiene. Suriname. Scarce. BL, Bro, Co.C, Com.

 

VERMA, Gajendra, and Christopher BAGLEY, ed Race and Education across the Cultures. (London: Heinemann Educational Books Ltd) xv,375 pages 23 cm, forms, ills, biblio, index, 1975. Sociology. Race relations. Migration. Britain. Caribbean area. BL, Com.

 

VERMEER, Donald E - The Cays of British Honduras. (Berkeley: U of California, Caribbean Geography Series) 127 pages, 1 map, biblio, 1959. Descriptive. Geography. Cays. Belize. Bay, Woo.

 

VERMEIREN, JC, and CC WATSON, Jr – New Technology for Improved Storm Risk Assessment in the Caribbean. (Washington, DC: OAS) 1994. Disasters. Environment. National disaster planning. Caribbean area. A technical assistance report.

 

VERNON, BJ - Early Recollections of Jamaica, with the Particulars of an Eventful Passage Home, via New York and Halifax, at the Commencement of the American War in 1812; to which Are Added, Trifles from St Helena Relating to Napoleon and His Suite. (London: Whittaker & Co) v,200 pages 12mo hb, 1848. Descriptive. New York. Halifax. St Helena. Napoleon. Jamaica. Commonplace observations on animals, birds, slaves, etc. By an Anglican clergyman, “late chaplain to the H.E.I.C.” Scarce. BL, Cu.J, LOC, Rag, RES.

 

[VERNON, Edward] - Original Papers Relating to the Expedition to the Island of Cuba. (London: Printed for M Cooper) 219 pages 21 cm 8vo, 1744. Naval. Admiralty. War of Jenkin’s Ear, 1739-43. Cuba. By a British admiral (1684-1757); commander of a failed expedition to the WI in 1740; first navy captain to issue sailors with rum diluted with water thereafter known after him as 'grog.’ Mainly a collection of his letters, despatches, etc. Replied to by J Cathcart. See also "The American Traveller . . .;" and "The Importance of Jamaica . . .;" and C Leslie; and "Massachusetts Soldiers . . .;" and C Ogle; and "A Supplement to Britain's Mistake . . .". Very scarce. BL, Cu.W, DNB, LOC, Sab 17794.

 

VERNON, KC - Jamaica, Parish of St Catherine. (St Augustine: ICTA, Regional Research Centre, Soil & Land Use Surveys, No 1) 42 pages 4to pamph, maps, 1958. Agriculture. Soils. Parishes. St Catherine. Jamaica. A soil survey report. Scarce. BL, Co.C, Com.

 

VERNON, KC - Jamaica, Parish of St Mary. (St Augustine: ICTA, Regional Research Centre, Soil & Land Use Surveys, No 10) 30 pages pamph, 1960. Agriculture. Soils. Parishes. St Mary. Jamaica. A soil survey report. Scarce. Co.C, Com.

 

VERNON, KC, and DM CARROL - Barbados. (St Augustine: ICTA, Soil & Land Use Surveys, No 18) 39 pages pamph, 1965. Agriculture. Soils. Barbados. A soil survey report. Scarce. Com, W&C.

 

VERNON, KC, and TA JONES - Jamaica, Parish of St Andrew. (St Augustine: ICTA, Regional Research Centre, Soil & Land Use Surveys, No 4) 28 pages 4to pamph, 1959. Agriculture. Soils. Parishes. St Andrew. Jamaica. A soil survey report. Scarce. BL, Co.C, Com.

 

VERNON, KC, and Hugh W PAYNE, and J SPECTOR - Grenada. (St Augustine: ICTA, Regional Research Centre, Soil & Land Use Surveys, No 9) 42 pages 4to pamph, maps, 1949. Agriculture. Soils. Grenada. A soil survey report. Scarce. BL, Co.C, Com, W&C.

 

VERNON, R – A Preliminary Investigation into Trinidad Soil. Nutrient Status Using Maize as a Test Plant. (St Augustine: UWI, DTA Report) 29 pages pamph, 1966. Agriculture. Vegetables. Maize. Soils. Nutrients. Trinidad. Com.

 

VERRILL, Addison Emery – The Bermuda Islands: An Account of Their Scenery, Climate, Productions, Physiography, Natural History and Geology, with Sketches of their Discovery and Early History, and the Change in their Flora and Fauna due to Man. With 38 plates and over 250 cuts in the text. (New Haven, CT: Published by the Author) x,548 pages 25 cm, ills, biblio, 1902; (Northford, CT: Elliots Books) pb, ills, biblio, [date?]; (New York: Gordon P) hb, ills, biblio, 1976. Descriptive. Geography. Bermuda. Reprinted from ‘The Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences,’ Volume XI, Part 2, 1901, with some changes. 1st edition scarce. BL, Bow, Com, Gos, LOC.

 

VERRILL, Addison Emery – The Bermuda Islands. Volume 1. (New Haven, CT: The Author) x,576 pages 8vo, 38 plates, 1907 2nd ed. Descriptive. Bermuda. BL.

 

VERRILL, Addison Emery – Crustacea of Bermuda: Schizopoda, Cumacea, Stomatopoda, and Phyllocarida. (New Haven, CT: Connecticut Academy of Arts & Sciences, Vol 26) 8vo, 1923; (Northford, CT: Elliots Books) pb, [date?]. Marine resources. Crustacea. Bermuda. 1st edition scarce. BL, Bow.

 

VERRILL, Addison Emery – Decapod Crustacea of Bermuda. Part II, Macrura. (New Haven, CT: Connecticut Academy of Arts & Sciences) 179 pages 8vo, 48 plates, 1922; (Northford, CT: Elliots Books) pb, [date?]. Marine resources. Crustacea. Bermuda. 1st edition scarce. BL, Bow.

 

VERRILL, Addison Emery – Report on the Starfishes of the West Indies, Florida, and Brazil, Etc. (sl: State U of Iowa) 232 pages, 29 plates, 1915. Marine resources. Starfish. Caribbean area. BL.

 

VERRILL, Addison Emery – Zoology of Bermuda. (New Haven: By the Author) 1 vol, 24 cm, frontis, plates, 1 folding map, [ca 1907] 2nd ed. Wildlife. Zoology. Bermuda. Very scarce, a limited edition of 50 copies. BL, LOC.

 

VERRILL, Addison Emery – [US zoologist (1839-1926); professor of zoology at Yale. LOC, RES.]

 

VERRILL, Alpheus Hyatt - The Book of the West Indies. (New York: EP Dutton & Co) xvi,485 pages 21 cm hb, 73 b&w photos, 5 maps, 1917 1st ed; (ibidem) 485 pages hb, plates, 1919 2nd ed; (New York: Gordon P) 485 pages hb, 1976 rep. Descriptive. Cuba. Dominican Republic. Puerto Rico. Bay, Be.A, BL, Co.C, Com, Gos, Lag, LOC, My.D, My.R.

 

VERRILL, Alpheus Hyatt - Cuba of Today. (New York: Dodd, Mead & Co) xx,249 pages 19.5 cm, frontis, plates, maps, 1931; (ibidem) 249 pages hb, 23 photos, 10 maps, 1937. Descriptive. Cuba. Bay, BL, LOC, Tra.

 

VERRILL, Alpheus Hyatt - Cuba, Past and Present. (New York: Dodd, Mead & Co) 257 pages 8vo hb, frontis, plates, 2 folding maps, 1914 1st ed; (ibidem) 240 pages 20 cm, frontis, plates, folding maps, 1920 rev ed. Descriptive. Cuba. Bay, BL, LOC.

 

VERRILL, Alpheus Hyatt - In Morgan’s Wake. (New York: H Holt & Co) viii,302 pages 21 cm, frontis, ills, plates, maps, 1915. Descriptive. Caribbean area. LOC.

 

VERRILL, Alpheus Hyatt - In the Wake of the Buccaneers. (New York: Century Co) xviii,374 pages 23 cm, 46 photos and engravings, 1 map, 1923; (London: Leonard Parsons, Printed in the USA) 374 pages hb, gilt decorated, ills, 1 map, 1923; (Glorietta, NM: Rio Grande P) 426 pages pb, ills, 1 map, 1990. Descriptive. Piracy. Buccaneering. Caribbean area. A children's book. Bay, BL, Bow, Co.C, LOC.

 

VERRILL, Alpheus Hyatt - Isles of Spice and Palm. (New York and London: D Appleton & Co) xii,304 pages 19 cm hb, 48 photos, maps, 1915 1st ed; (ibidem) 1916. Descriptive. Caribbean area. Bay, BL, Co.C, Com, Gos, LOC, My.R.

 

VERRILL, Alpheus Hyatt - Jamaica of Today. (New York: Dodd, Mead & Co) xii,232 pages 20 cm hb, frontis, 25 photos, 2 maps, 1931. Descriptive. Jamaica. A guidebook for tourists. Bay, BL, LOC.

 

VERRILL, Alpheus Hyatt - Lost Treasure: True Tales of Hidden Hoards. (New York and London: D Appleton & Co) x,278 pages, ills, plates, 1930. Piracy. Buccaneering. Treasure. Caribbean area. BL, RES.

 

VERRILL, Alpheus Hyatt - Porto Rico Past and Present and San Domingo of Today. (New York: Dodd, Mead & Co) xxi,358 pages 20 cm hb, many plates, 3 folding maps, 1914 1st ed; (New York: Gordon P) 358 pages hb, 1978 rep. Descriptive. Puerto Rico. Bay, BL, Bow, Lag, LOC.

 

VERRILL, Alpheus Hyatt - The Real Story of the Pirate. (New York and London: D Appleton & Co) xxi,373 pages 21 cm hb, frontis, ills, plates, 1 folding map, 1923 1st ed; (Glorietta, NM: Rio Grande P) xxi,374 pages 23 cm pb, ills, [14] leaves of plates, 1 map, 1989. Piracy. Buccaneering. Caribbean area. A children's book. Bay, BL, Bow, LOC.

 

VERRILL, Alpheus Hyatt - South and Central American Trade Conditions of Today, Including Mexico, Cuba, Haiti, and Dominican Republic. (New York: Dodd, Mead & Co) xiv,255 pages 8vo, diagrams, maps, 1914. Trade. South America. Central America. Cuba. Haiti. Dominican Republic. BL, Lag.

 

VERRILL, Alpheus Hyatt - Thirty Years in the Jungle. (London: John Lane, Bodley Head) xviii,281 pages 23 cm hb, frontis, 60 ills, plates, 1 map, [1929]. Descriptive. Caribbean area. BL, Co.C, Com, LOC, My.A, My.D, My.R.

 

VERRILL, Alpheus Hyatt - West Indies of Today. (New York: Dodd, Mead & Co) viii,298 pages 8vo hb, 33 ills, plates, maps, [ca 1931]. Descriptive. Caribbean area. Bay, BL, LOC, My.R.

 

VERRILL, Alpheus Hyatt - [US novelist and travel writer (1871-1954); son of Addison Emery Verrill.]

 

VERSEY, HR, and GC PRESCOTT - Progress Report on the Geology and Ground Water Resources of the Clarendon Plains, Jamaica, WI. (Kingston: Gov't Printer, Geological Survey Dep’t, Occasional Paper No 1) 27 pages 8vo pamph, 2 plates, 1958. Public water supply. Clarendon. Jamaica. An official government report. Scarce. BL, Co.C, Com.

 

VERSON, S Diaz – [See: DIAZ VERSON]

 

VERSTEEG, Aad H – The Indians of Aruba. (Oranjestad: Archaeological Museum of Aruba, Publication No 4), [nd] 1st ed; (ibidem) 27 pages 21 cm pamph, ills, biblio, [ca 1991] 2nd ed. Archaeology. Island Caribs. Aruba. Netherlands Antilles. Primarily intended as a guide for the visitor to the Museum. LOC, Sch.

 

VERSTEEG, Aad H – Reconstructing Brasilwood Island: The Archaeology and Landscape of the Indian Aruba. (Oranjestad: Archaeological Museum of Aruba, Publication No 6) 116 pages 24 cm, ills, biblio, [ca 1995]. Archaeology. Island Caribs. Brasilwood Island. Aruba. Netherlands Antilles. LOC.

 

VERSTEEG, Aad H – [Dutch archaeologist (1944-); research fellow at the Institute of Prehistory at Leiden State U.]

 

VERSTEEG, Aad H, and FR EFFERT - Golden Rock. The First Indian Village on St Eustatius. (Oranjestad: St Eustatius Historical Foundation, Publication No 1) 21 pages 21 cm pamph, photos, 1987. Archaeology. Island Caribs. Golden Rock. St Eustatius. Netherlands Antilles. Contains descriptions of the beautiful Arawak pottery found on the site. Bro, LOC, Sch.

 

VERSTEEG, Aad H, and MER JANSEN - The Archaeology of St Eustatius and Saba: Intra-insular and Inter-insular Developments in the Caribbean Region. (Leiden) 29 pages, 1984. Archaeology. Island Caribs. St Eustatius. Saba. Netherlands Antilles. Bro.

 

VERSTEEG, Aad H, and Stephen ROSTAIN, ed The Archaeology of Aruba: The Tanki Flip Site. (Oranjestad: Archaeological Museum of Aruba. Amsterdam: Foundation for Scientific Research in the Caribbean) 519 pages 31 cm, ills, 3 folding maps in back pocket, 1997. Archaeology. Island Caribs. Tanki Flip. Aruba. Netherlands Antilles. BL, LOC.

 

VERSTEEG, Aad H, and Kees SCHINKEL - The Archaeology of St Eustatius. The Golden Rock Site. (St Eustatius: St Eustatius Historical Foundation. Amsterdam: Foundation for Scientific Research in the Caribbean Region) 284 pages 30 cm, ills, maps, [ca 1992]. Archaeology. Island Caribs. Golden Rock. St Eustatius. Netherlands Antilles. LOC.

 

VERSTEEG, Aad H, and J TACOMA, and P VAN DE VELDE - Archaeological Investigations on Aruba: The Malmok Cemetery. (Amsterdam: Uitgaven Natuurwetenschappelijke. Oranjestad: Archaeological Museum of Aruba, Publication No 2) 83 pages 30 cm, ills, maps, biblio, 1990. Archaeology. Island Caribs. Malmok cemetery. Aruba. Netherlands Antilles. Analyses the skeletal remains of a group of pre-Ceramic burials. LOC, Sch.

 

VERSTEEG, Aad H, and HM VAN DER KLIFT - Archaeological Investigations on St Eustatius, Netherlands Antilles. (Leiden) 57 pages, biblio, 1985. Archaeology. Island Caribs. St Eustatius. Netherlands Antilles. Bro.

 

VERTEUIL, A de – [See: DE VERTEUIL]

 

VERTOVEC, Steven - Hindu Trinidad: Religion, Ethnicity and Socio-economic Change. (London: Macmillan Caribbean, Warwick U Caribbean Studies) xii,272 pages 22 cm pb, 15 ills, [4] pages of plates, maps, biblio, index, 1992. Anthropology. Religion. Hindoos. East Indians. Trinidad. By a British sociologist; principle research fellow at the Centre for Research in Ethnic Relations at Warwick U; director of the Centre for Migration, Policy and Society at Oxford U. BL, Gos, Whi.

 

A Very New Pamphlet, Indeed! Being the Truth; Addressed to the People at Large. Containing some Strictures on the English Jacobins and the Evidence of Lord M'Cartney, and others, before the House of Lords, Respecting the Slave Trade. (London: Privately printed) 15 pages 21 cm 8vo pamph, 1792. Colonial administration. Slavery. Slave trade. Lord M’Cartney. Caribbean area. A pro-slavery tract. A violent attack on the abolitionists. Replied to by T Paine, "Old Truths . . ." Exceptionally scarce. BL, Cu.W, LOC, Rag, RES, Sab 99320.

 

VESENSKI, VP – Cuba. (Moscow: Editorial Planeta) [np], 1980. Politics. International relations. Soviet Union. Cuba. Chi.

 

VESPUCCI, Amerigo - [Italian navigator and explorer (1451-1512). See: CE Lester and A Foster; and CR Markham.]

 

VEST, Douglas C - Luminous Island, Wondrous Self. (Trabuco Canyon, CA: Source Books) 127 pages 22 cm pb, ills, biblio, 1996. Church. Religion. Episcopalians. Descriptive. St Croix. United States Virgin Islands. By a US Episcopal priest and author. Bow, LOC.

 

VEZEY, CE, ed - Tourist Guide to the West Indies. (London: Royal Mail Steam Packet Co) 1898; (ibidem) 1901; (ibidem) 96 pages small oblong fol, ills, 1902; (ibidem) 118 pages, many ills, 1 map, 1904. Descriptive. Caribbean area. A guidebook for tourists. 1st edition scarce. Cu.W, RES.

 

VIALET, Joyce C – The West Indies (BWI) Temporary Alien Labor Program, 1943-1977: A Study Prepared for the Subcommittee on Immigration of the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate. (Washington, DC: GPO) v,44 pages 24 cm pamph, biblio, 1978. Industrial relations. Alien labour programme. Migration. Caribbean area. An official government report. By a US author; a researcher at the Education and Public Welfare Division of the US United States Virgin Islands. Bra, LOC.

 

VICENTE-CHANDLER, Jose et al – Intensive Coffee Culture of Puerto Rico. (Río Piedras: U of Puerto Rico, Agricultural Experimental Station, Bulletin, No 121) 84 pages, tables, ills, biblio, 1968. Agriculture. Coffee. Puerto Rico. Describes the practice required to produce higher, more economical yields; detailed information on varieties, production, harvesting, yields, costs, profits. Viv.

 

The Vicissitudes of Human Life: A Narrative Founded on Facts . . . (Dublin: Printed for J Sheppard & G Nugent) 2 vols, 266+104 pages 12mo, 1776. Descriptive. Jamaica. Very rare, only 1 copy known. Sab 99423.

 

VICKERMAN, Milton – Crosscurrents: West Indians and Race. (New York: Oxford UP) 1999. Sociology. Race relations. Migration. Caribbean area.

 

VICKERS, TD - The Legislature of British Honduras. (Belize City: Gov't Printer) 26 pages pamph, 1955. Colonial administration. History. Elections. House of Assembly. Belize. An official government report. A brief guide to the history and origins of the Belize legislature. By a British colonial administrator; acting governor of BH. Scarce. Bay, Pat, Woo.

 

VICTOR, Benjamin – [See: WR Chetwood.]

 

VICTORIA, N Amaro – [See: AMARO VICTORIA]

 

VIDAEUS, Lars - An Inventory of the Antiguan Fishing Industry. (Bridgetown: UNDP) 1970. Marine resources. Fisheries. Antigua. A technical assistance report.

 

VIDAEUS, Lars - An Inventory of the St Lucia Fishing Industry. (Bridgetown: UNDP) 1969. Marine resources. Fisheries. St Lucia. A technical assistance report

 

VIDAEUS, Lars - The St Vincent Fishing Industry. (Bridgetown: UNDP) 1969. Marine resources. Fisheries. St Vincent. A technical assistance report.

 

VIDAEUS, Lars - [Swedish environment specialist; executive coordinator of the Global Environment Facility at the World Bank. See: "Caribbean Fishery Development . . .;" and “Fish – Food . . .”]

 

VIDAL, Gore – Virgin Islands: A Dependency of the United States: Essays, 1992-1997. (London: A Deutsch) 1997 1st ed; (London: Abacus) viii,245 pages 24 cm, 1 map, 1998. Descriptive. St Croix. St Thomas. St John. United States Virgin Islands. By a US author (1925-). BL, LOC.

 

VIDAL, JA Rodriguez – [See: RODRIGUEZ-VIDAL]

 

VIDAURRETA, J Marinello – [See: MARINELLO VIDAURRETA]

 

VIERA, G Haslip – [See: HASLIP-VIERA]

 

VIERA TREJO, Bernardo – Cuba: Terror and Death. Once Again a Pirate on the Spanish Main. (Miami: Agencia de Informaciones Periodisticas) 82 pages, 1964. Politics. Terrorism. Cuba. Chi.

 

View Book of Kingston, Jamaica. ([Kingston?]: Photogelatine Engraving) pamph, ills, [ca 1930]. Descriptive. Jamaica. A booklet of postcard size views. Scarce.

 

View of Some of the Advantages of the Tropical Free-Labour Company. By Mercator. (London) pamph, 1825. Colonial administration. Slavery. Caribbean area. Urges support of the company as a blow to WI slavery. Not a work of Gladstone, who used the same pseudonym. Very scarce. Rag.

 

A View of the Caribbean. (sl: ECLAC, Subregional Headquarters for the Caribbean) 36 pages pamph, 1985. Descriptive. Economics. Caribbean area. A technical assistance report. New.

 

A View of the Proceedings of the Assemblies of Jamaica for Some Years Past . . . [See: W Wood.]

 

A View of the State of the Trade of Africa . . . in a Letter to a New Subscriber. (London: A Baldwin) 15 pages 4to pamph, 1708. Colonial administration. Slavery. Slave trade. Caribbean area. Exceptionally scarce. BL, Cu.W, LOC.

 

Views in the Island of Barbados, in a series of fifty-four photographs. (sl: sn) pamph, ills, [nd]. Descriptive. Barbados. A pictorial booklet. Bar.

 

Views of British Guiana. (London: Thompson) 16 pages pamph, photos, [ca 1900]. Descriptive. Guyana. A pictorial booklet. Scarce.

 

Views of Demerara and Neighbourhood. (London: Thompson) 16 pages pamph, photos, [ca 1900]. Descriptive. Guyana. A pictorial booklet. Scarce.

 

Views of the West Indies: Engraved from Drawings . . . [See: J Johnson.]

 

Views of Trinidad. The Land of the Humming Bird. (Port-of-Spain: Stevens & Scott) 20 pages pamph, ills, 1 map, [nd]. Descriptive. Trinidad. A pictorial booklet.

 

VIGNAUD, Henry - Toscanelli and Columbus: The Letter and Chart of Toscanelli on the Route to the Indies by Way of the West, Sent in 1474 to the Portuguese Fernans Martins and Later to Christopher Columbus: A Critical Study of the Authenticity and Value of these Documents. (London: Sands) xix,365 pages, 1902; (Freeport, NY: Books for Libraries P) xix,365 pages 23 cm, folding plates, [1971] rep. History. Discovery. Exploration. Paolo dal Pozzo Toscanelli. Christopher Columbus. Fernans Martins. Caribbean area. By a French historian (1830-1922). 1st edition scarce. BL, LOC, RES.

 

VIGNERAS, LA – The Journal of Christopher Columbus . . . [See: C Columbus.]

 

VIGO-CEPEDA, Luisa C – [Editor of the 1965 Vol 15 of the “Current Caribbean Bibliography . . . Lag.]

 

VIGRASS, BW - A Plan for the Development of the Jamaica Institute of Management. (Kingston: JIM) 10 pages pamph, 1966. Economics. Business development. Jamaica. Will.

 

VILLA, Antonio – Guide to Puerto Rico. (New York: Modern Guides Co) 142 pages 20 cm, ills, 5 pages of plates, [ca 1982]; (ibidem) 158 pages 19 cm, ills, [ca 1985]; (San Juan: Modern Guides Co) 162 pages 18 cm, ills, [ca 1989] 4th ed. Descriptive. Puerto Rico. A guidebook for tourists. LOC.

 

VILLA-ROJAS, Alfonso - The Maya of East Central Quintana Roo. (Washington, DC: Carnegie Institute, Publication No 559) xii,182 pages 29 cm 4to, ills, 6 plates, maps, biblio, 1945. Archaeology. Mayas. Central Quintana Roo. Belize. BL, LOC.

 

VILLARD, HS – Royal Victoria Hotel. (Nassau) 20 pages pamph, ills, 1976. Descriptive. Tourism. Royal Victoria Hotel. Bahamas. The history of the hotel in Bay Street, Nassau.

 

VILLAVERDE Y DE LA PAZ, Cirilo - To the Public: General Lopez, the Cuban Patriot. (New York) 1851. Descriptive. Narcisco Lopez. Cuba. A biography. By a Cuban lawyer and novelist (1812-1894). Very scarce. Her.

 

VILLEGAS, D Cosio – [See: COSIO VILLEGAS.]

 

VILLETTES, William Anne - [British lieutenant-general and colonial administrator (1754-1808); governor of Jamaica where he died of a fever while on a military tour of inspection. See: T Bowlder. DNB.]

 

VILLIERS, Thomas Hyde - [British politician (1801-1832); supporter of the planter interest; brother of the Earl of Clarendon; secretary to the board of control, MP. See: "Considerations Submitted in Defence . . ." RES.]

 

VILLIERS STUART, HW – [See: STUART]

 

VILMA, Espin – [See: E Stone.]

 

VINCENT, Harry - The Sea Fish of Trinidad. (New York: Printed by JJ Little & Ives Co) 97 pages, frontis, plates, maps, [ca 1910] 1st ed; (Port-of-Spain) 97 pages, 33 ills, 1910. Marine resources. Fish. Trinidad. Bay, Co.C, Com, LOC, RES.

 

VINCENT, Morris S – Views of the Islands of Martinique, St Vincent, Antigua, Dominica, St Kitts and Guadeloupe, Taken by Morris S Vincent. (sl: sn) 56 leaves 28 cm, 107 photos on 30 leaves, [ca 1902]. Descriptive. Martinique. St Vincent. Antigua. St Kitts. Guadeloupe. Mainly illustrations. Very scarce. LOC.

 

VINCENT, Stenio – Outline of Financial History of the Republic of Haiti. (Port-au-Prince: Imprimerie de l’Etat) 24 pages pamph, 1939. History. Banking. Finance. Haiti. By a Haitian politician (1874-1959); 30th head of state, 1930-41. Scarce. Lag.

 

VINCENT, Theodore G - Black Power and the Garvey Movement. (Berkeley, CA: Ramparts P) 299 pages 22 cm, plates, biblio, [1972]; (Oakland, CA: Nzinga) 302 pages, 1988 2nd ed. Sociology. Race relations. Civil rights. Marcus Garvey. Jamaica. A rebuttal of D Cronon, "Black Moses." LOC has the 1st edition as 1971. By a US scholar of WI and Afro-American history. BL, Car, Com, Gos, Ing, LOC.

 

VINCENT, Viscount St – [See: ST VINCENT]

 

Vindex [pseud] – [See: "Conduct of the British Government . . .;" and "Considerations Submitted in Defence . . .;" and FM Eden; and "Letters on the West India Question . . .;" and T Paine.]

 

Vindication of Colonel Grignon and the Western Interior Regiment during the Rebellion, 1831-32. (St Jago de la Vega) 1833. Colonial administration. Public order. Christmas Rebellion, 1831. Military. Militia. Western Interior Regiment. Jamaica. Exceptionally scarce. Rag.

 

Vindication of the Address to the Inhabitants of the British Settlements . . . [See: B Rush.]

 

Vindication of the "Declaration" of which the Rev John Radcliffe so Bitterly Complains. (Kingston) pamph, [nd]. Church. Religion. John Radcliffe. Jamaica. A missionary tract. Rare.

 

Vindication of the Dutch Westindia Trade, Addressed to the Good People of England, by a Merchant of Amsterdam . . . (Amsterdam: Printed for I Tirion) 14 pages folio, 1759. Colonial administration. Economics. Trade. Holland. England. Caribbean area. Netherlands Antilles. Exceptionally scarce. LOC, Sab 99806

 

A Vindication Of the Late Governor and Council of Jamaica: Occasion'd by a Letter in the St. James's Post of the 23rd of July Last, as from Bath. In a Letter to  . . . (London: W Wilkins) 32 pages 8vo pamph, 1716. Colonial administration. Jamaica. Written in support of Admiral Lord Archibald Hamilton. Exceptionally scarce. BL, Cu.J, Sab 35669.

 

Vindication of the Opinions and Facts . . . [See: J Hendy.]

 

A Vindication of the Proceedings of the House of Assembly of Jamaica On a Late Occasion. By an Impartial Hand. (sl, [London]) 24 pages 4to pamph, 1765. Colonial administration. House of Assembly. Jamaica. Exceptionally scarce. Sab 35670.

 

Vindication of the Rev Calvin Galpine . . . [See: C Galpine.]

 

A Vindication of the Scots Design for the Having Established a Colony at Darien . . . [The Sabin 18575 citation for the anonymous work by R Ferguson.]

 

Vindication of the Use of Sugar . . . [See: Mr Clutterbuck.]

 

VINE, Peter - Caribbean Divers’ Guide: Unique Information for Divers on 32 Greater Caribbean Countries. (London: IMMEL Publishing) 272 pages, col and b&w ills, maps, 1991. Descriptive. Caribbean area. A guidebook for divers. Recommends dive sites, diving centres, general marine environment, medical facilities, visitor accommodation. By a British author and travel writer (1945-). BL, Bow, Sch.

 

VINK, AT - Bio-energy in Surinam, a Brief Survey of Actual and Potential Applications. (Paramaribo: Surinam Forest Service) 33 pages, 1980. Energy resources. Bio-energy. Suriname. An official government report. Bro.

 

VINK, AT, comp – Surinam Timbers: A Summary of Available Information with Brief Descriptions of the Main Timber Species of Surinam. (Paramaribo: State Forest Industries) 253 pages 21 cm, ills, [6] leaves of plates, biblio, index, 1977 4th ed. Forestry. Timbers. Suriname. An official government report. LOC.

 

VINOGRADOV, Anatoli Kornelievich - The Black Consul. (New York: Viking P) 438 pages 22 cm, biblio, 1935. History. Haiti. A translation from the Russian by Emil Burns. More fiction than fact. By a Russian author (1888-1946). Bay, BL, Ch.H, Lag, LOC.

 

VIOTTI-DA COSTA, Emilia - Crowns of Glory, Tears of Blood: The Demerara Slave Rebellion of 1823. (New York and Oxford: Oxford UP) xix,378 pages 25 cm hb, 3 figs, 4 tables, 2 ills, 2 maps, biblio, index, dj, 1994 1st ed; (ibidem) 400 pages hb, figs, tables, ills, maps, biblio, index, 1997; (ibidem) 400 pages pb, ills, maps, biblio, index, 1997. History. Slavery. Public order. Demerara Rebellion, 1823. Guyana. Draws on the private journal of Missionary John Smith and other eyewitness accounts. By a distinguished Brazilian historian; professor of history at U of Sao Paolo and Yale U. BL, Bow, LOC.

 

Virgin Islands . . . [See: "Berlitz Travel Guide . . ."]

 

Virgin Islands. (London: HMSO, Colonial Annual Reports, No 10) 1898. Colonial administration. Descriptive. Tortola. Virgin Gorda. Anegada. British Virgin Islands. A parliamentary report. Published in various years.

 

The Virgin Islands . . . (sl [New York]: National Bank of Commerce in New York) 34 pages 24 cm pamph, ills, plates, maps, 1917 2nd ed. Descriptive. Economics. Tortola. British Virgin Islands. A guidebook for businesspersons. LOC.

 

Virgin Islands. (Garden City, NY: Doubleday, American Geographical Society) 64 pages 21 cm, col and b&w ills, maps, 1969. Descriptive. St Croix. St Thomas. St John. United States Virgin Islands. LOC.

 

Virgin Islands (Edison, NJ: Hunter Publishing, Adventure Guides Series) 224 pages pb, ills, 1993 3rd ed. Descriptive. St Croix. St Thomas. St John. United States Virgin Islands. A guidebook for tourists.

 

The Virgin Islands and the International Process: A Collection of Documents Depicting the Role of the US Virgin Islands in Regional and International Affairs. (Washington, DC: Caribbean Information Services Ltd) v,305 pages 22 cm, ills, [8] pages of plates, 1984. International relations. St Croix. St Thomas. St John. United States Virgin Islands. LOC.

 

Virgin Islands Code Annotated. (Washington, DC: GPO) 5 vols, 24 cm, 1957. Colonial administration. Law. Statutes. Codes. St Croix. St Thomas. St John. United States Virgin Islands. With a supplement. An official government publication. Bay, LOC.

 

Virgin Islands Comprehensive Policy Plan. (Charlotte Amalie: VI Gov't) 1983. Colonial administration. Economics. Development planning. St Croix. St Thomas. St John. United States Virgin Islands. An official government report.

 

Virgin Islands Corporation Laws. (New York: Butterworth Legal Publications) 200 pages, 1985. Law. Statutes. Corporations. St Croix. St Thomas. United States Virgin Islands. Mol.

 

Virgin Islands Election Laws. (New York: Butterworth Legal Publications) 200 pages, 1988. Law. Statutes. Politics. Elections. St Croix. St Thomas. St John. United States Virgin Islands. Mol.

 

Virgin Islands: Elective Governor and Legislative Redistricting. Hearings. 89th Congress, 2nd Session. (Washington, DC: Gov’t Printer) iv,150 pages 24 cm, 1966. Colonial administration. St Croix. St Thomas. St John. United States Virgin Islands. A Congressional report. LOC.

 

Virgin Islands Handbook. (Chico, CA: Moon Publications) 1 vol, 19 cm 1997 1st ed. Descriptive. St Croix. St Thomas. St John. United States Virgin Islands. A guidebook for tourists. LOC.

 

Virgin Islands. Hearing before the Committee on Insular Affairs, House of Representatives, 69th Congress, 1st Session . . . a Bill to Provide a Permanent Government for the Virgin Islands. (Washington, DC: Gov’t Printer) 2 vols, 24 cm, 1926. Colonial administration. Public administration. Law. Statutes. St Croix. St Thomas. St John. A Congressional report. LOC.

 

Virgin Islands. Hearing before the Committee on Insular Affairs, House of Representatives, 69th Congress, 2nd Session . . . a Bill to Provide a Permanent Government for the Virgin Islands, and for other Purposes, December 20, 1926. (Washington, DC: Gov’t Printer) ii,39 pages 23 cm pamph, tables, 1927. Colonial administration. Public administration. Law. Statutes. St Thomas. St Croix. St John. United States Virgin Islands. A Congressional report. LOC.

 

Virgin Islands Land Use Survey. Final Report. (Charlotte Amalie: IRF) 1989. Colonial administration. Town and country planning. Land use. St Croix. St Thomas. St John. United States Virgin Islands.

 

Virgin Islands National Park. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Territories and Insular Affairs. 84th Congress, 1st Session, on S. 1604, a Bill to Authorize the Establishment of the Virgin Islands National Park, and for other Purposes. (Washington, DC: Gov’t Printer) iii,43 pages 24 cm pamph, 1955. Colonial administration. Conservation. National parks. St Croix. St Thomas. St John. United States Virgin Islands. A Congressional report. LOC.

 

Virgin Islands Native Recipes. (Charlotte Amalie) 1954 1st ed; (Charlotte Amalie: Carib Graphic Arts, Women's League of Voters) 48 pages pamph, 1956 rev ed. Food. Nutrition. St Croix. St Thomas. St John. United States Virgin Islands. A cookbook. Mol.

 

Virgin Islands Nonimmigrant Alien Adjustment Act of 1981: Hearing before the Subcommittee on Immigration, Refugees, and International Law of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, 97th Congress, 1st Session . . . June 18, 1981. (Washington, DC: GPO) iii,84 pages 24 cm, 1981. Colonial administration. Immigration. Law. Statutes. Aliens. St Croix. St Thomas. St John. United States Virgin Islands. A Congressional report. LOC.

 

Virgin Islands of the United States: General Information. (Washington, DC: Office of Territories) 1 vol, 27 cm, [nd]. Colonial administration. Descriptive. St Croix. St Thomas. St John. United States Virgin Islands. A Congressional report. LOC.

 

Virgin Islands of the United States, 1962-1963. (Washington, DC: US Dep't of Commerce) 99 pages, 1962. Colonial administration. St Croix. St Thomas. St John. United States Virgin Islands. A Congressional report. Bay.

 

Virgin Islands Pilot Household Survey: A Profile of Unemployment. (sl [Charlotte Amalie]: Dep’t of Labor) iii,30,15,15 leaves 29 cm, graphs, 1972. Colonial administration. Industrial relations. Social welfare. Demography. Unemployment. St Croix. St Thomas. St John. United States Virgin Islands. An official government report. LOC.

 

Virgin Islands. Report of Joint Commission Appointed under Authority of the Concurrent Passed by the Congress of the United States . . . January 1920. (Washington, DC: United States Joint Commission to Visit and Report On Conditions in the Virgin Islands, Gov’t Printer) 38 pages 23 cm pamph, 1920. Colonial administration. St Croix. St Thomas. St John. United States Virgin Islands. A Congressional report. LOC.

 

Virgin Islands. Report on the Condition of the Islands during 1897. (London: Commons Report) 18 pages folio, folding map, (sl) [1898]. Colonial administration. Tortola. Virgin Gorda. Anegada. British Virgin Islands. A parliamentary report.

 

Virgin Islands Territorial Plan for Certification of Commercial and Private Applications of Restricted Use Pesticides. (sl [Charlotte Amalie]: Dep’t of Conservation & Cultural Affairs) [127] pages 29 cm, forms, 1976. Colonial administration. Agriculture. Pesticides. Conservation. St Croix. St Thomas. St John. United States Virgin Islands. An official government report. Variously paginated. LOC.

 

Virgin Islands Trade Study: An Economic Analysis. (Washington, DC: Federal Maritime Commission) [500] pages 27 cm, ills, [1979]. Colonial administration. Economics. Trade. St Croix. St Thomas. St John. United States Virgin Islands. An official government report. Variously paginated. LOC.

 

Vision 2008: The Cayman Islands National Strategic Plan, 1999-2008. (George Town: Vision 2008 Secretariat) 1999. Colonial administration. Development Planning. Cayman Islands.

 

Vision 2008: The Cayman Islands. The Key to the Future. (George Town: Vision 2008 Secretariat) 1999. Colonial administration. Development planning. Cayman Islands.

 

Vision 2008: Working Together to Shape our Future. (George Town: Vision 2008 Secretariat) 1999. Colonial administration. Development planning. Cayman Islands.

 

Vital Statistics of Anguilla . . . [The Cundall citation for “Anguilla. Report on Vital Statistics . . .”]

 

Viva Cuba: Down with US Imperialism. (Washington, DC: Progressive Student Delegation) 32 pages pamph, 1974. International relations. United States. Cuba. Chi.

 

VIVAS, Jose Luis, and Gaetano MASSA – The History of Puerto Rico. (New York: Las Americas) 103 pages, ills, maps, 1970. History. Puerto Rico. Dedicated to the 2nd generation of PR-New Yorkers. Viv.

 

VIVIAN, Thomas Jondrie - The Fall of Santiago. (New York: RF Fenno & Co) 246 pages 21 cm, frontis, plates, 2 maps, 1898. International relations. Spanish-American War. Cuba. Author (1855-?). BL, LOC

 

VIVÓ, Paquita – [See: VIVO]

 

VIVO, Paquita, ed - The Puerto Ricans: An Annotated Bibliography. (New York and London: RR Bowker Co, A Xerox Education Co, Puerto Rican Research & Resource Center Inc ) xv,299 pages 27 cm hb, index, 1973. History. Economics. Descriptive. Puerto Rico. A bibliography. An excellent and thorough annotated work emphasizing English titles. BL, Cev, Gos, LOC.

 

VIZCARRONDO, Francisco - Education in Puerto Rico. (San Juan) 15 pages pamph, 1929. Colonial administration. Education. Puerto Rico. Bay.

 

VIZCARRONDO, Francisco - Puerto Rican Civics. (Boston: DC Heath & Co) 271 pages 17 cm, [ca 1922]; (ibidem) 143,[9] pages 26 cm, diagrams, forms, [ca 1929]. Civics. Education. Puerto Rico. A school textbook. Bay, LOC.

 

Vocational Education and Civilian Rehabilitation in Porto Rico. Hearing before the Committee on Education. 71st Congress, 3rd Session. (Washington, DC: Gov’t Printer) ii,22 pages 24 cm pamph, 1930. Colonial administration. Education. Vocational training. Civilian rehabilitation. Puerto Rico. United States Virgin Islands. A Congressional report. Chairman Daniel A Reed. LOC, Viv.

 

Vocational Education in Haiti. (Washington, DC: Pan American Union) 187 pages, 1952. Education. Vocational training. Haiti. Bay.

 

Vocational Schemes for Disadvantaged Youth. (Port-of-Spain: Gov't Printer) 24 pages pamph, 1972. Education. Vocational training. Trinidad. Tobago. An official government report.

 

Vocational Training in the Hotel Industry of Trinidad and Tobago. (Port-of-Spain: Gov't Printer) 25 pages pamph, 1971. Education. Vocational training. Tourism. Trinidad. Tobago. An official government report.

 

Vocational Training in Trinidad and Tobago. (Port-of-Spain: Gov't Printer) 94 pages, 1972. Education. Vocational training. Trinidad. Tobago. An official government report.

 

Vocational Training: Report to the Government of St Lucia on the Development of Vocational Training. (Geneva: ILO) 57 pages, 1964. Education. Vocational training. St Lucia. A technical assistance report. Mom.

 

VOEGELI, Michael – Yachtman’s Guide to the Bermuda Islands, 1977-1978. (sl: sn) xvi,162 pages 23 cm, col and b&w ills, maps, 1 folding map in pocket, [ca 1977]; (sl [Hamilton]: sn [Pertinent Publications]) xvi,168 pages 23 cm, col and b&w ills, 1 map, biblio, [ca 1984]. Descriptive. Bermuda. A guidebook for yachtspersons. BL, LOC.

 

VOELKER, Walter D - Survey of Industry in the West Indies. (Mona: UWI, ISER, Studies in Federal Economics, No 1) 28 pages 24 cm pamph, ills, [ca 1961]. Agriculture. Sugar. Economics. BWI Federation. Caribbean area. BL, Co.C, Com, Ing, LOC, W&C.

 

VOEUX, GW des – [See: DES VOEUX]

 

The Voice of Organized Labour. 25 Years, 1953-1978. (Georgetown: Guyana Trades Union) 48 pages 28 cm pb, ills, [ca 1978]. Industrial relations. Trade unions. Guyana. LOC.

 

The Voice of the West Indies and the Cry of England; or, Compensation or Separation Considered. (London: Published by Effingham Wilson) 22 pages 8vo pamph, 1832 1st ed; (ibidem) 22 pages pamph, 1832 2nd ed. Colonial administration. Slavery. Compensation. Caribbean area. A pro-slavery tract. If no adequate compensation is paid on abolition, recommends the WI join the US. 1st edition exceptionally scarce; 2nd edition very scarce. BL, Rag, Sab 100679.

 

Volcanic Eruptions in St Vincent . . . [See: “Correspondence Relating to Volcanic . . .”]

 

Volcanoes: St Vincent. A Field Guide. (London, Ont: U of Western Ontario) 228 pages, ills, 1983. Geology. Seismology. Volcanoes. St Vincent. A guidebook for geologists.

 

VOLTAIRE, Karl - Charcoal in Haiti. (Port-au-Prince: USAID) 39 pages pamph, 1979. Energy resources. Charcoal. Haiti. A technical assistance report. Car.

 

VON ARCHENHOLTZ, Johann Wilhelm - The History of the Pirates, Freebooters, and Buccaneers of America. (London: Printed for J Stafford, & T&R Hughes) xiv,240 pages 19 cm 12mo, 1807; (New York: C Hobbs) 141 pages 20 cm, 1845. Piracy. Buccaneering. Freebooters. Caribbean area. Translated from the German edition of 1803 by George Mason. By a German author (1743-1812). 1st edition very scarce. Cu.W, LOC, RES, Sab 1906.

 

VON EGGERS, Heinrich Franz Alexander, Baron - The Flora of St Croix and the Virgin Islands. (Kjobenhaven) 126 pages 8vo, 1876 1st ed; (Copenhagen) 158 pages 8vo, 1 col map, [1877]; (Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution, US National Museum, Bulletin 13) 133 pages 24 cm, 1879. Botany. St Croix. St Thomas. St John. Danish West Indies. Text in Danish. The map is hand-coloured in the Copenhagen edition. By a Danish author (1844-1903). 1st edition very scarce. BL, Cu.W, LOC.

 

VON GRIESHEIM, H - A Few Words on the Present State of Demerara. [London?] pamph, 1844. Colonial administration. Descriptive. Demerara. Guyana. Exceptionally scarce. RES.

 

VON HAUENSCHILD, Gerhard – Attitudes and Perceptions towards Casino Gambling in Caribbean Destinations: Bahamas, Puerto Rico, Barbados, US Virgin Islands. (Bridgetown: CTRC) 2 parts, 56 leaves 30 cm pamph, [1982]. Sociology. Tourism. Casinos. Gambling. Bahamas. Puerto Rico. Barbados. St Croix. St Thomas. United States Virgin Islands. BL, LOC.

 

VON HAUENSCHILD, Gerhard, and Esmond DEVAS – Caribbean Cruise Industry Study. (Hastings: CTRDC) 2 vols, 5 maps, biblio, 1983. Economics. Tourism. Caribbean area. Provides detailed information on cruise ship operations in the WI. BL, Pot.

 

VON HUMBOLDT, Friedrich Heinrich Alexander - The Island of Cuba, by Alexander Humboldt. Translated from the Spanish, with Notes and a Preliminary Essay by JS Thrasher. (New York: Derby & Jackson) xii,397 pages 18 cm 12mo, folding map, 1856 1st ed; (Westport, CT: Negro UP, Greenwood Publishing Group) 397 pages 23 cm hb, maps, [1969] facs ed; (Princeton, NJ: Markus Wiener Publishers) vii,280 pages 23 cm hb, ills, plates, maps, biblio, 2000; (ibidem) vii,280 pages 23 cm pb, ills, plates, maps, biblio, 2000. Descriptive. Cuba. Describes the administration, economy, and slavery in the early 19th century. An English-language edition of a Spanish 1827 work; published as propaganda to demonstrate to a US public the vast potential of the island, omitting the chapter critical of slavery despite the protests of the venerable author. 1st edition scarce. Bay, BL, Cu.W, Gos, Hum, LOC, Sab 33721, Whi.

 

VON HUMBOLDT, Friedrich Heinrich Alexander - The Travels and Researches of Alexander Von Humboldt; Being a Condensed Narrative of his Journeys in the Equinoctal Regions of America, and in Asiatic Russia: together with Analysis of his more Important Investigations. (New York: Harper & Brothers) 367 pages 15 cm 18mo, ills, plates, maps, 1833; (Edinburgh: Oliver & Boyd) 424 pages 17 cm post 8vo, ills, frontis, plates, maps, 1833 2nd ed; (ibidem) 1835; (ibidem) 428 pages 18 cm, frontis, plates, maps, 1836; (ibidem) 1837; (ibidem) 367 pages 16 cm, ills, 2 plates, maps, 1838; (ibidem) 1840; (Edinburgh) rev ed, 1852; (London) 418 pages hb, 6 engravings, gilt decorated, 1853; (Edinburgh) 1855. Descriptive. Expeditions. South America. Guyana. A travelogue. The London 1853 edition edited by W Macgillivray. 1st edition very scarce; other editions scarce. LOC, Sab 33744.

 

VON HUMBOLDT, Friedrich Heinrich Alexander - [German baron and naturalist (1769-1859). RES.]

 

VON HUMBOLDT, Friedrich Heinrich Alexander, and Aime BONPLAND - Personal Narrative of Travels to the Equinoctal Regions of America during the Years 1799-1804. (London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme & Brown, translated by Helen Maria Williams) 7 vols, 293+294+575+573+865+845+482 pages 8vo, maps, plans, 1814-1829 1st ed; (Philadelphia: M Carey) 432 pages 22 cm 8vo, ills, [1] leaf or plates, maps, 1815 2nd; (London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme & Brown, Vols 1 & 2 only) 2 vols, 22.5 cm, 1822 3rd ed; (London: Translated and edited by Thomasina Ross, Henry G Bohn) 3 vols, 505+521+442 pages post 8vo, 1852; (London: G Bell & Sons Ltd) 3 vols, 19 cm, 1881; (Amsterdam: Theatrum Orbis Terrarum. New York: Da Capo P) 7 vols in 4, 23 cm, ills, 1971; (London: Blom Publications) 3 vols, 21 cm, ills, 1971 facs ed; (London and New York: Penguin Books) lxxii,310 pages 20 cm, maps, 1995; (New York: Viking Penguin, translated by James Wilson) pb, 1996; (New York: AMS Press) 7 vols, [date?] facs ed. Descriptive. Ethnology. Amerindians. South America. Guyana. A travelogue. 1st edition scarce; the Blom 1972 edition is a reprint of the Ross 1852 edition, while the AMS edition is a reprint of the Williams 1st edition. Bay, BL, Bow, Hum, LOC, Sab 33770, 33771.

 

[VON HUMBOLDT, Friedrich Heinrich Alexander, and Aime BONPLAND] - The Travels of the Baron von Humboldt and Alexander [sic] Bonpland in South America, in the years 1799, 1800, 1801, 1802, 1803, and 1804. Translated from the French by Richard Hawkesworth. (London: HD Symonds) 90 pages 18 cm 12mo pamph, 1806. Descriptive. Amerindians. South America. Guyana. A travelogue. Very scarce. LOC, Sab 96501.

 

VON SACK, Albert, Baron - A Narrative of a Voyage to Surinam; of a Residence there during 1805, 1806 and 1807; and of the Author's Return to Europe by the Way of North America. (London: W Bulmer, G&W Nicol) x,282 pages 4to, 3 plates, 1810. Descriptive. Suriname. A travelogue; an account of a health trip. Letters translated from the German by the author. By the Chamberlain to "His Prussian Majesty." Very scarce. BL, Bro, Cu.W, Han, LOC, Pri, Sab 74750.

 

VON SCHOLTEN, Peter – [Danish colonial administrator (1784-1854); served in the DWI for 44 years from 1804-48, 20 of which as governor. See: C Christensen; and E Lawaetz, ed, “Emancipation in the Danish . . .”]

 

VOORHOEVE, Jan – Sranan Syntax. (Amsterdam: North Holland Publishing Co, Publications of the Bureau for Linguistic Research in Surinam) ix,91 pages 24 cm, 1962. Linguistics. Sranan. Surinam. Translated by Renate Nuis and David Wallington. BL, LOC.

 

VOORHOEVE, Jan, and Ursy LICHTVELD, ed - Creole Drums: An Anthology of Creole Literature in Suriname. With English Translations by Vernie A February. (New Haven, CT: Yale UP, Caribbean Series, No 15) ix,308 pages 23 cm, ills, biblio, index, 1975. Linguistics. Sranan. English translations by Vernie A February. BL, Bro, Com, LOC, Pri.

 

VOORST, J van – [See: VAN VOORST]

 

VOOUS, Karel Hendrik – The Birds of Aruba, Curacao and Bonaire. (The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff, Uitgaven van de Stichting Natuurwetenschappelijke Studiekring voor Suriname en de Nederlandse Antillen, No 14. Studies on the Fauna of Curacao and other Caribbean Islands, No 7) 8vo, 1987. Wildlife. Ornithology. Aruba. Curacao. Bonaire. BL.

 

VOOUS, Karel Hendrik – Birds of the Netherlands Antilles. (Utrecht: De Walburg Pers) 327 pages, col ills, biblio, 1983; (ibidem) 327 pages, col ills, biblio, 1983 2nd ed. Wildlife. Ornithology. Aruba. Bonaire. Curacao. Saba. St Eustatius. St Maarten. Netherlands Antilles. Illustrated by colour plates of the original bird paintings of HJ Slijper. BL, Sch.

 

VOOUS, Karel Hendrik – [Distinguished Dutch ornithologist.]

 

VORSEY, L de – [See: DE VORSEY]

 

VOSE, Edward Neville – British Honduras. (New York: RG Dun & Co, Dun’s International Review) 23 pages 23 cm pamph, ills, maps, [1914]. Descriptive. Belize. BL, LOC.

 

VOSS, Gilbert L - Seashore Life of Florida and the Caribbean: A Guide to the Common Marine Invertebrates of the Atlantic from Bermuda to the West Indies and of the Gulf of Mexico. (Miami: EA Seemann Publishers) 168 pages 24 cm, [6] leaves of plates, biblio, index, [ca 1976]; (Miami: Banyan Books Inc) 199 pages, 400 ills, 19 col photos, map, biblio, 1980 rev ed; (Mineola, NY: Dover Publications) 2002. Marine resources. Coastal zones. Seashore life. Caribbean area. Includes only a small part of the total fauna. BL, Bo.C, Car, LOC.

 

VOSS, Gilbert L - [US marine biologist.]

 

VOSS, Gilbert L, and Lee OPRESKO, and Ronald THOMAS – The Potentially Commercial Species of Octopus and Squid of Florida, the Gulf of Mexico, and the Caribbean Sea. (Miami: U of Miami Sea Grant Program) vi,33 pages 23 cm pamph, ills, 1973. Wildlife. Marine resources. Octopus. Squid. Caribbean area. Photos by Roger Hanlon. LOC.

 

VOTAW, Carmen Delgado – Puerto Rican Women. (Washington, DC: National Conference of Puerto Rican Women) xi,90 pages 24 cm, ills, 1995. Sociology. Gender studies. Women. Puerto Rico. A later edition of the 1978 work. In English and Spanish. LOC.

 

VOTAW, Carmen Delgado – Puerto Rican Women: Some Biographical Profiles. (Washington, DC: National Conference of Puerto Rican Women) vii,61 pages 28 cm, ills, biblio, 1978. Sociology. Gender studies. Women. Puerto Rico. Collective biography. LOC.

 

VOTAW, Carmen Delgado – [PR author; civil rights leader for Hispanic women in the USA; director, government relations, Girl Guides of the USA; president of the National Council of Puerto Rican Women.]

 

The Votes and Proceedings of the Honourable the Assembly for the Island of Barbados. At a Meeting of the General Assembly at the House of Robert Warren, Esq . . . (Bridgetown: Printed and sold by David Harry) 7 pages pamph, [1730]. Colonial administration. Barbados. House of Assembly proceedings. Complaints about the governor, and the general economic condition of the island. See: D Harry. Rare. Han.

 

Votes and Proceedings of the House of Assembly for the Island of Barbados at a Meeting at Great Pilgrim . . . (Bridgetown: Printed and sold by David Harry), [ca 1730]. Colonial administration. Barbados. House of Assembly proceedings. See: D Harry. Rare. Han.

 

Votes of the Honourable House of Assembly, of the Bahama Islands. (Nassau: Printed by J Eves) 100 pages 30 cm, 1802. Colonial administration. Bahamas. House of Assembly proceedings. Rare. LOC.

 

Votes of the Honourable the House of Assembly of the Island of Jamaica, 1753. (sl, [St Jago de la Vega]) 96 pages folio, [date?] ca 1754. Colonial administration. Jamaica. House of Assembly proceedings. Published in various years. All issues rare. Sab 35672.

 

A Voyage to Berbice, 1735 . . . [The anonymous Cundall citation for the work by GT Galbano-Elephantius.]

 

A Voyage to the New Island of Fonseca, Near Barbadoes. With some Observations Made in the Cruize among the Seward Islands. In Letters from Two Captains of Turkish Men of War Driven thither in the Year 1707. Translated out of Turkish and French. (London: Printed in the year . . .) 44 pages pamph, 1708. Descriptive. Voyages. Fonseca. This non-existent island continued to be mentioned as late as 1753. Exceptionally scarce. BL, Han, LOC, Sab 24983.

 

Voyage to the Madeira and Leeward Caribbee Islands . . . [See: M Randall.]

 

Voyages and Adventures of Capt Barth Sharp and Others in the South Sea . . . [See: P Ayres.]

 

Voyages and Adventures of Sir Francis Drake . . . [See: F Drake.]

 

The Voyages and Travels Of that Renouned Captain, Sir Francis Drake . . . [See: F Drake.]

 

Voyages of Sir Francis Drake into the West Indies . . . [See: F Drake.]

 

The Voyages of the Ever Renowned Sir Francis Drake into the West Indies . . . [See: F Drake.]

 

VOYLES, Robert J - The Tourist Industry of the Caribbean Islands. (Coral Gables: U of Miami, Bureau of Business & Economic Research, Area Development Series, No 2) 80 pages 28 cm, [ca 1956]. Economics. Tourism. Caribbean area. Co.C, Com, LOC.

 

VRIES, E de – [See: DE VRIES]

 

Vulnerability: Small States in the Global Society. Report of a Commonwealth Consultative Group. (London: Commonwealth Secretariat) xi,126 pages 21 cm pb, ills, [ca 1985]. Politics. International relations. Security. Vulnerability. Small States. Caribbean area. Chairman, PT Georges. LOC, New.

 


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