Report of the West India Royal Commission
Report of the West India Royal Commission
Report of the West India Royal Commission
Report of the West India Royal Commission
Report of the West India Royal Commission

Report of the West India Royal Commission

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with subsidiary report by D. Morris [Assistant Director of the Royal Gardens, Kew], (Appendix A) and Statistical Tables, Diagrams, and a Map (Appendix B)

bound with: Report of the West India Royal Commission. Appendix C., vol I., containing Part 1., minutes of proceedings, reports of evidence, and copies of certain documents received in London. Report of the West India Royal Commission.

Appendix C., vol. II., containing Parts II, III., IV. and V., proceedings, evidence, and documents relating to British Guiana, Barbados, Trinidad, and Tobago. Report of the West India Royal Commission.

Appendix C., Vol.III., containing Parts VI. to XIII. proceedings, evidence, and documents relating to the Windward Islands, the Leeward Islands, and Jamaica.

also bound in: 'Correspondence relating to the Sugar Industry in the West Indies'

London, HMSO, 1897.

folio [33x21cm]. strongly bound in half green calf over cloth boards. over 1150 pages. 2 folding maps.

very good clean condition, but with fading and discolouration to the leather at the spine.

book-plate of Norman Lamont of Knockdow

[very heavy book that may require extra shipping costs for overseas destinations]


the Commission was charged with inquiring into the conditions and prospects of the sugar-growing West India colonies. contains a wealth of information on the perilous state of the West Indies sugar industry in the late 19th century. with some material relative to the sugar shipping trade.