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21 Nov 2019 16:30 GMT

John Barnes, Capt

A TOUR THROUGH THE ISLAND OF ST. HELENA

With notices of its Geology, Mineralogy, Botany collected During a Residence of Twelve Years with some particulars Respecting the Arrival and Detention of Napoleon Buonaparte.

Published: The Castel Collection, 2007

Edition: Facsimile Reprint

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Facsimile copy of the 1817 edition.  Barnes spent twelve years in St Helena, several of which were as Town Major in Jamestown the Island's capital. During this time he recorded a plethora of miscellaneous observations, including the fact that in 1916 there were three breweries on the Island producing "Excellent Beer". He recorded the varieties of fruits, fish species and animals, and the islands social events.

  • Binding Condition: Very Good
  • Overall Condition: Very Good
  • Size: 15 x 21 cm
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