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Schomburgk, Robert H. (Robert Hermann), Sir, 1804–1865

The history of Barbados : comprising a geographical and statistical description of the island : a sketch of the historical events since the settlement; and an account of its geology and natural productions / by Sir Robert H. Schomburgk, PH.D., Knight of the Royal Prussian Order of the Red Eagle ; of the Royal Saxon Order of Merit ; of the Royal French Order of the Legion of Honour ; Corresponding member of the Royal Geographical, the Zoological, and the Entomological Society of London ; Member of the Imperial Academy Leop. Carol. Nat. Curios. &c. ; Honorary member of the Barbados General and of the St. Philip's District Agricultural Society.

London : Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans, 1848.
Physical Description:
xx, [2], 722 p., [10] leaves of plates ([1] folded) : ill., map ; 26 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
F2041 .S36 1848
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Two of the plates are engravings printed in green, signed: Ehrenberg del. J. de C. Sowerby sct. The remaining plates are tinted lithographs (one tint), signed: Drawn on stone by W.L. Walton from a sketch by Hedges. Hullmandel & Walton lithographers.
Printed by Richard and John Edward Taylor, Red Lion Court, Fleet Street.
With an added engraved t.-p.
Engraved vignette on letterpress t.p.
NSTC, 2S7354
Includes index.
List of subscribers: p. [xi]-xiv.
Abbey, J.R. Travel in aquatint and lithography, 1770-1860, 694
BAC: British Art Center copy is the Abbey copy.
Subject Terms:
Barbados -- Description and travel.
Barbados -- History.
Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans -- Publisher.
Natural history -- Barbados.
Taylor, John Edward -- Printer.
Taylor, Richard -- Printer.
Lithographs -- Hand-colored -- 1848.
Engravinga -- Hand-colored -- 1848.
Ehrenberg, Christian Gottfried, 1795-1876, ill.
Hedges, W. S., ill.
Walton, W. L., fl. 1834-1855, engraver.
Sowerby, James de Carle, 1787-1871, engraver.
Hullmandel & Walton, lithographer.

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