Dutch Guiana - W. G. Palgrave 1876 - Macmillan and Co., London - First Edition First edition in the original cloth, illustrated with a fold-out colour map of Dutch Guiana (Suriname), and folding plan of Paramaribo.

English diplomat traveller, scholar, priest, French agent and spy for Napoleon III, linguist.... William Gifford Palgrave (1826-88) wrote this inspired by a short sojourn to Dutch Guiana (Suriname, located on the South American coast, North of Brazil), whilst British Consul at St Thomas and St Croix in the West Indies, one of a number of hidden away Foreign Office postings due to his tendency to disobey orders and make a nuisance of himself.
  Reference: Howgego, Continental Exploration 1850-1940, P5.

Octavo (book size 23x15.5cm), pp. vi [2] 264. In publisher’s green pebbled cloth, spine lettered in gilt, publishers logo blocked in gilt and ruled in black, black rulings continue around to front board and in blind to rear board, brown coated endpapers.
  Condition: Near fine, light rubbing to corners and spine ends, internally near fine, some gentle foxing, inner hinges a little tender,   Ref: 110892   Price: HK$ 1,900