St Helena Island: Governors Cup Yacht Race (1998). 20pp colour mag packed with articles and adverts about St H and the Govs Cup.
The St Helena Monthly Register Dec 1811, Jan-Apr 1812, June-July 1812. P-copy great detail each issue aprx 40p with contents list.
Flora St Helenica. J Boyd, 1825. Reprint of the update of Roxburgh’s plant listing. 20pp, A5, card covers. (Day 201)
Ashmole, Philip & Myrtle
St Helena and Ascension: A Natural History. Nelson 2000. Compares the flora and fauna development on the two islands. Great detail with photos, maps, diagrams and line drawings. 478pp, illus.
St Helena, The Island, Her People and Their Ship. Wilton 65, 1993. Hardback 198pp, colour illustrations . (Day 25)
The Flora and Fauna of St Helena. 1982, ODA Project Record 59. Photocopied reprint. 88pp paper covers.
Burnell A C & Tiele P A (ed)
The Voyage of John Huyghen Van Linschoten to the East Indies from the Old English Translation of 1598. Munishram reprint 1997 of 1935 Hakluyt ed. Chaps on StH/Asc. 2v.307/341pp.(Day 51).
Churches of the S.Atlantic 1502-1991. Nelson 1992. 314pp. S-back.
Cant, J (ed)
His Majestys Grant of the Island of St Helena to the East India Company 16th December 1673. 1999. Facsimile/transcription/ dis-cussion of the St H Charter. 141pp, illus. Signed by ed. ltd ed of 100.
St Helena Illustrated. NBP1998. 1502-1902. 340 colour, sepia, b&w views, maps, portraits. Extract from 1801 description of St H 172pp.
St Helena. W. Brown 1979. 150+ photos of buildings + part reprint of Melliss 1875 text on history, geology etc. 245pp, illus. (Day 660).
Castaway. Duke University Press 1999. St Helenian ancestory and slavery explored through poetry. 117pp, softback.
Clifton, R T F
St Helena: A Highly Critical Flora. Geraniaceae Grp. 1997. Listing ferns, grasses, plants, mosses, liverworts. 200pp.
Yamstocks, Brushmakers and Latter-Day Saints: The Isackes of St Helena and Their Descendants. 1998. 122pp, A4 ringbound..
Mandelslo’s Travels in Western India (1638-1639). pub 1931. 1995. Short account including reference to St Helena.
Facsimile Extracts from A Voyage Towards the South Pole and Round the World. 1777. Chaps ix/x The 2nd visit to St H /Asc. 19pp
Island of St Helena: Listing and Preservation of Buildings of Architectural and Historic Interest. 1997. Reset of 1974 report. 69 photos 5 maps. Foreword A Cheetham. 250+ buildings. 82pp.
Cronk, Q C B
The Endemic Flora of St Helena. Nelson 2000. Colour plates by Lesley Ninnes. Account of endemic plants and ferns and an historical ecology and conservation history of the island. 119pp, 25 plates.
St Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha. ABC-Clio 1997. Vol 197 in World Bibliographical Series. 754 entries with maps. 260pp.
South Atlantic Haven: A Maritime History for the Island of St Helena. Illus history. Locally produced in A4. 70pp. (Day 313)
From Signal Gun to Satellite: A History of Communications on the Island of St Helena. Ring bound A4. 58pp, illus. (Day 314)
Fish and Fisheries of St Helena Island. Newcastle Univ 1990. Natural and historical guide. Colour softback, 152pp. (Day 242).
St Helena Lifeline. Mallet & Bell, 1994. Story of Curnow and St Helena Shipping and the RMS. 154pp, numerous photos. (Day 312).
Schooling in the South Atlantic Islands 1661-1992. Nelson 1994. St H/TDC/Asc/FI. Many local personalities. 385pp, illus s-back.
The History of Plantation House, St Helena 1673-1967. Patten 1998. Photos and preface by D Smallman. 85pp, illus. Softback.
Foster, William (ed)
Voyage of Thomas Best to the East Indies 1612-1614. Munishram 1997 reprint of 1934 Hakluyt.ed. Inc. Witte Leeuw sinking. 316pp.
Franck,M & Brownstone D
Around Africa and Asia By Sea. Facts on File 1990. Early trade rotes to the east. Well illus. mainly concerned with Asia. 112pp.
A New Account of East India and Persia 1672-1681. AES 1992 reprint 1915 ed. Notes by W Crooke. Inc 1682 visit to St H & Asc Gov Blackmore, “Wart in the Sea” etc. 3 vls 353/371/271pp,.
Memorable Description of the East Indian Voyage of Willem Ysbrantsz Bontekoe 1618-1625.Pub 1929. 1992. Includes Dutch-Portuguese battle off Jamestown in June 1624. 163pp, illus.
Jacobs Ladder. Printsetters, 1999 (2nd rev. ed). 32pp illus booklet.
Music On St Helena. 1994. Reprint of 1984 edition tracing musical development over last 50 years. 40pp. (Day 654).
St Helena Songs 1941-1994. Complete music and lyrics for locally composed songs. 100pp, ringbound, card covers.
St Helena 1502-1938. Ed T.Hearl. Nelson 1990. 447pp. (Day 347)
Journal of a Residence in India. AES 2000 reprint of 1812 ed. Contains description and full page print of St H. 211pp, illus.
The Voyage of Francois Pyrard of Laval to the East Indies, The Maldives, the Moluccas and Brazil. AES 2000 reprint in 3 vols, 452pp, 287pp, 285pp with descriptions of St H in 1601 and 1610.
Napoleon’s Jailer: Lt. Gen. Sir Hudson Lowe: A Life. AUP 1996. The first full biography of Lowe. 234pp, index, bibliog.
Grove, Richard H
Green Imperialism. Colonial Expansion, Tropical Island Edens & the Origins of Environmentalism 1600-1860.CUP, 1995. Detailed ref to St Helena’s landscape change. 540pp softback. (Day 613).
The Fall of Naploeon: The Final Betrayal. Brockhampton Press 1994. Political duplicity & terrorist organisations behind Napoleons fall from power and murder on St Helena. 352pp, illustrated.
Union-Castle Line Purserette. Mallett & Bell 1999. Letters home from15 voyages on the Atlantic run 1965 to1967 featuring several current RMS staff. 152pp, illustrated A4 softback.
The Black Room at Longwood: Napoleons Exile on St Helena. 1999, 4 Walls 8 Windows. New insight into the captivity through the eyes of a former hostage in Lebanon. 295pp, illustrated.
Keynes, R. D. (ed)
Charles Darwins Beagle Diary. CUP. 2001. Daily account including the time on St Helena and Ascension. Illus softback. 467pp.
Kitching, G C
Handbook and Gazetteer of the Island of St Helena Including a Short History of the Island Under the Crown 1834-1902. 1995 re-set of 1937 typescript. 73pp ringbound card covers.
Napoleon in Exile: The Houses and Furniture supplied by the British Government for the Emperor and his Entourage on St Helena. Furniture History Society 1998. 211pp illus, softback.
Napoleon. Jonathan Cape 1997. Critically acclaimed biography with St H chapter authoritively accepting Napoleons murder. 739pp illus.
Markham, Clements (ed)
The Voyages of Sir James Lancaster to the East Indies With Abstracts of Journals of Voyages to the East Indies During the c17 etc…. Munishram Manoharial 1998 reprint of 1877 Hakluyt ed. 342pp. Includes details of second and third English visits to St H.
Marshall, B W
Come With Me To St Helena. Minerva, 2000. Account of a four month holiday. 175pp, softback.
Flowers from the Gardens of Napoleon on St Helena Island. Vol 1. 12 colour endemic flora lithos. Redwood, babys toes, old father live forever, false gumwood, scrubwood, gumwood, bastard gumwood, large bellflower, lobelia, large bellflower, Dianas Peak grass, ebony.
Vol 2 as above. Contains she cabbage, he cabbage, black cabbage, dogwood, whitewood, olive, large jellico, small jellico, salad plant, tea plant, rosemary and plantain.
Mathieson I & Carter L
Exploring St Helena: A Walker’s Guide. Nelson, 1993. Walks with history and maps. 88pp, Illustrated softback. (Day 745).
St Helena. Protea Boekhuis 2000. Attractive collection of b&w and colour drawings during time of Boer POWs. In Afrikaans. 83pp.
St Helena Island Preserves and Wines. 2001. (2nd ed). Update of 1995 edition. Ringbound, small format. 217pp, illus.
The First St Helena. Schooner serving St H from 1814-1830. 190pp, illustrated softback. (Day 305).
Melliss, J C
St Helena and following discussion from Jrnl Royal Colonial Instit Nos 1&2 Dec1906/ Jan 1907. 12pp (article) 6pp (discussion).P/copy.
Mundy, General GC
Journal of A Tour in India. AES 1995 reprint of 1858 3rd ed. Good description of St H in 1830, Gov Dallas, island tour, economy. Also Asc – Capt Bate, turtles, the farm, scenery. 367pp, illus. (Day 67).
Fragments of Paradise: A Guide for Conservation Action in the UK Dependent Territories. Pisces 1987. Each territory dealt with in some detail including map and photos. 1992 paperback.
St Helena Island: Narrative of visits in 1962 & 1968 with Reference to Geology & Natural History. 25pp card covers.
Mason & Dixon. Henry Holt 1997. In “antique style” traces lives of Mason and Dixon. Good part of the novel set in St H where they assisted Maskelyne in his transit of Venus obs in 1762. 773pp.
St Helena: A Travellers Handbook. Private 1998. Comprehensive guide in the Lonely Planet style. 66pp, softback, colour illustrations.
The Last Pink Bits: Travels Through The Remnants of The British Empire. Hodder & Stoughton 1997. 231pp.
As above but in softback
The Birds of St Helena. BOU 1998. Environmental background, full list of birds, 11 apps (inc fossil rcds), index. 290pp, 50 clr pictures.
Ruijssenaers, L C
Krijgsgevangenschap 1899-1902. Pretoria 1977. Account of the Boer captivitiy on St Helena. Many illus. In Afrikaans. 238pp.
Schulenburg, H and A
St Helena South Atlantic Ocean. Gilardi, 1997. 280 b&w photos of architecture and natural heritage. 185pp, 10 illus, 7 pp introduction.
Staff List 1999. Grade, salary, seniority etc. 39pp, card covers.
Statistical Yearbook 1997. SHG 1999. Card covers.
1998 Population Census of St Helena. 1999. 147pp illus. card cvrs.
Skavaril, Dr R
St Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha Philatelic Society’s 20th Anniversary Anthology. 1997. 21 articles (postal history & non-philatelic) plus intro. articles & index. 192pp, illus. 8.5″ x 11″.
The Life of a Boer Commandant. By Kupferamn in Christiaan de Wet – Annale No 6 Oct 1984. 22pp article on the life and adventures of the Boer POW who escaped from St H in a box (in English). In Afrikaans another article about Smorenburg. 125pp softback.
Longitude: The Story of a Lone Genius Who Solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of His Time. 4th Estate 96. Ref to St H 184pp.
St Helena A British Island. The second report produced for the citizenship commission. Complete revision. 53pp
Valentia, George Viscount
Voyages and Travels to India, Ceylon, the Red Sea, Abyssinia and Egypt in the Years 1802-1806. Pub 1811, 1994. Includes visit to St H plus H. Salt’s Sandy Bay. 4 vols inc engravings. (Day 82).
Van Schoor, M C E
Die Bannelinge A.B.O Boerekrygsgevangenes 1899-1902. 1983. Listing of all Boer POWs in camps in Bermuda, Ceylon, India and St Helena. In Afrikaans. Photos of the camps. 36pp A4 card covers.
The Coinage of British West Africa and St Helena 1684-1958. Format, 1983. Catalogue/history. 237pp, illust. (Day 681).
Skulduggery in the South Atlantic. Tynron, 1995. Wallace boys adventures on St H. 248pp illus paperback. 1st of S. Atlantic trilogy.
The Sands of the Skeleton Coast. Tynron Press, 1993. Sequel to Skulduggery. 215pp illus paperback. See also Watt under Tristan.
Guide to the Geology of St Helena. Oklahoma Univ, 1990. Layman’s guide. 25pp, illus. (Day 183).
Weider B & Forshufvud S
Assassination at St Helena Revisited. Wiley 1995. Classic investigation expanded with new evidence. 555pp illus.
LAfrique Peripherique: Een Atlas van de Eilanden Rond Afrika. Galerie Petit, 1999. Large format atlas illus by authors etchings. 2 prints Asc, 3 St H, 4 TDC + text illus. 144pp, text in Dutch. S-back.
A Tourist Guide to the Anglo-Boer War 1899-1902 – Incorporating Accommodation & Restaurants, Museums & Tour Guide Info. Private 1999. With detailed illus account of St H. 414pp, softback.
The Great South Sea: English Voyages and Encounters 1570-1750. Yale UP 1997. Mainly concerned with Pacific. 300pp, illus.
A Doctor’s Thoughts on St Helena. Private, 1988 paperback. Many colour photos plus medical advice. 60pp, illus. (Day 295).
MAPS AND CHARTS
Invertebrate Wonders of St H:1994. poster 89x65cm. Inc p&p.)
Single sheet, Edition 1, OS 1990. Full colour with description of island and main points of interest. 66 x 93 cm.
A3 sheet, Edition 1, OS 1990. Monochrome, no contours.
A4 sht, Ed 4 OS 1990. Colour. (Day 158).
Land Use, single sheet, Edition 1, OS 1990. 66 x 93 cm. Colour
Land Use, single sheet, Ordnance Survey, 1957. 34 x 43 cm.
POSTCARDS (price per set)
Set of 6 by Wilton 65: Sandy Bay/Plantation/Castle/St James’/Longwood/Diana’s
Set of 12 by C.Masters featuring 1922 stamps from 1/2d to 7/6d.
7 views by R Young. Cliffs, Castle gardens, School, Hotels, tomb, Briars, wharf.
2 cards by T Hearl. The Rollers and E. Indiaman leaving St H
8 views by E Baldwin from 1821 ST H colour prints by Wathen. Plantation, Sugarloaf, Dovetons Ho, view from High Knoll, Jamestown, Longwood, High Knoll, Ladder Hill.
5 colour antique maps by E Baldwin. De Bry, Bertius, van der Aa, Bellin, Read.
MAGAZINES (in complete magazines except where stated)
St Helena. Oct 1995, Ted Botha. 10pp many illustrations
My Home on The Oceans. July 1939. Includes Asc. 7pp & 7 illus.
St Helena: The Forgotten Isle. Aug 1950. Q.Keynes, 16pp & 12 illus. (Day 89)
Sunken Treasure off St Helena. Oct 1978, R Stenuit. 14pp & 12 illus. (Day 307)
Napoleon. Feb 1982. J J Putman. 6pp & 3 illus of St Helena.
Attitudes and Aspirations on St Helena in the Face of Continued Economic Dependency. Mar 1992. S Royle. 10pp.
Economic and Political Prospects for the British Atlantic Territories. Nov 1995. S Royle. 16pp.
Some Rare Presentations at Lonely St Helena. May 2001. D Marr. 2pp, illus.
Frater C & J
Saint Helena South Atlantic Ocean. 1992 and Island of Saint Helena 1962. Two videos on one tape total time 55 mins.
Henry D & Fowler S
St Helena Island. 1997. A contemporary portrait of St Helena by two Saints living on Ascension. 84 mins.
St Helena 150th Anniversary Commemorative Crown. 1984.
St Helena and Ascension Crowns (2 coins) in presentation pack to commemorate Prince Andrews visit 1984.
St Helena and Ascension Island. 1984. In presentation pack. £1, 50p, 10p, 5p, 2p, 1p.
Pack of three leaflets – Cruise off the Beaten Track (RMS 1995/96), St Helena South Atlantic Island (1992 tourist brochure with inserts), Voyage on the RMS St Helena (RMS c 1992).
St Helena. 1937 ed in cloth. Authoritative and comprehensive account of the captivity. 640pp. No D/J
Napoleon at St Helena: Memoirs of General Bertrand January to May 1821. 1953. Ex library. 292pp, illus, No D/J.
The Emperor’s Last Island: A Journey to St Helena. 1991. Inscribed. 244pp. (Day 94).
As above but US edition
Bontekoe, W Y
Memorable Description of the East Indian Voyage 1618-1625.. 1929. Includes Dutch-Portuguese battle off Jamestown in June 1624. 168pp, illus. Ex lib copy no DJ.
Expedition St Helena: The Adventures of Four Anglers. 1953. 42pp, illus, tatty DJ. A scarce and charming item.
St Helena. 1979. 32pp colour booklet now out of print. (Day 293)
African Voyage. 1955. African islands. 7pp & unusual photos of Asc and St Helena. 108pp.
British Maritime Postal History Vol 3: The Union Castle Ocean Post Office. c 1986. 153pp, illustrated. No DJ (not produced?).
Sails and Whales. 1956. Fanciful American captains memoirs including childhood on St Helena. 192pp illustrated.
As above but 1953 edition with no D/J.
Costain, T B
The Last Love. 1963. Napoleon and Betsy Balcombe (fiction) 434pp.
In Search of Two Characters: Some Intimate Aspects of Napoleon and His Son. 1945. A large part of the book concerns St Helena. 402pp, illustrated. No D/J.
Cunningham, J T
St Helena: Report on the Fisheries of St Helena. Colonial Report 1910. 17pp. Paper cover.
Curzon, The Marquess
Tales of Travel. 1923. Includes an illustrated account of the discovery of Napoleons billiard table at Plantation and travel tales from many other lands. 403pp, illus. US ed. No DJ
As above but UK edition. 344pp. No DJ.
de Jonge A
Napoleons Last Will and Testament. 1977. Facsimile plus introduction and photographs of Longwood etc. 110pp, softback.
The Cruel Jungle and The Desert Vultures: Ocean World 1995. St Helenians account of emigration from St Helena to South Africa and travels through Africa. 131pp, illus paperback.
Who Killed Napoleon? 1962. The first step in unravelling the mystery of Napoleons murder. 255pp, illus. Good ex-library.
St Helena Island of Exile. In complete edition of Geog Mag Aug 1941. 9pp, illustrated.
St Helena Report for 1895. 9pp, paper covers.
St Helena Report for 1930. 21pp + map. Caper covers.
St Helena Report for 1931. 20pp + map. Caper covers.
St Helena Report for 1932. 20pp + map. Caper covers.
St Helena Report for 1935. 21pp + map. Caper covers.
St Helena Report for 1968-69. 74pp including Asc and TDC+ colour maps of each island. Caper covers, illus.
Honourable Company: A History of the English East India Company. 1993. 475pp, illustrated paperback.
As above but good ex library copy.
Ladies Craft Group
Whats Cooking on St Helena. nd. 90pp, illustrated, ringbound card covers.
Le Toumelin, J
Kurun Around the World. 1953. Travel Book Club. Circum-navigation in a small yacht with calls at St h, Canaries etc. 301pp.
As above but first edition. No D/J
In The Wake of Cook: Exploration Science and Empire 1780-1801. Includes role of St H as a plant acclimatisation depot. 216pp.
The Life of The White Ant. 1928, 4th impression. Includes an account of the destruction of Jamestown. 213pp.
Napoleon Surrenders. 1973. Events leading up to the captivity. Book club edition, fine with D/J.
Napoleon’s St Helena. 1968. Recreation of the last 6 years of Napoleon’s life. 241pp, 24 illus, 1 map. (Day 407).
As above but good ex-library copy with dust jacket.
Napoleons Last Journey. 1976. The exhumation of Napoleons body and its return to Paris in 1840. 195pp, illus. No D/J. Five missing pages replaced by photocopies.
Napoleon at St Helena 1815-1821. 1950. 283pp. Slightly bent boards otherwise very good with D/J.
The East Indiamen. Time Life 1980. The voyage to and from India lavishly illustrated. Large format, 176pp. Attractive book.
A Report on the Present Position and Prospects of the Agricultural Resources of the Island of St Helena. Colonial report, 1906 reprint of 1884 ed. 35pp. Paper cover
National Sci. Foundation
Initial Reports on the Deep Sea Drilling Project. Vol LXXIII Brazil to Cape Town, April-June 1980. 798pp with meticulous detail.
The Immobile Empire. 1992. British expeditions to China in c17 & c18 inc Amhersts meeting with Napoleon in 1817. 630pp, illus.
Napoleon The Last Phase. 1900. 261pp. 1st ed..
Taylor, E G R (ed)
The Troublesome Voyage of Captain Edward Fenton 1582-83. Hakluyt 1959. Contains chaplain Madoxs diaries and plans to visit St H prior to Cavendishs “discovery” for the British. 333pp, illus.
Wales, Prince of
The Prince of Wales African Book: A Pictorial Record of the Journey to West Africa, South Africa and South America. 1925. Includes a stop at St H with illustrations. No DJ, small hole in spine.
Webster W H B
Narrative of a Voyage to the South Atlantic in the Years 1828,29, 30 Performed in HM Sloop Chanticleer. 1970 reprint in 2 vols 399pp & 398pp. Illustrated. Detailed accounts of St H & Asc (includes a view).
Weider B & Hapgood D
The Murder of Napoleon. 1982. US ed. First detailed account of Napoleons murder. 265pp, illus
The Wind is Free. 1956. Sailing the Atlantic in a small boat with lengthy stays at Asc and St H. Classic account. 232pp, illustrated. No D/J front end paper missing.
As above but paperback edition
The Sun Never Sets. 1985. Remnants of Empire inc. all dependent territories. 317pp, 27 illus. US ed of “Outposts”.
Slow Boats Home. 1985 1st ed. 441pp, illustrated.
As above but 1st US ed.
As above but paperback edition
13.3.1826. Complete paper. Emancipation of St H slaves. 2 col cm.
29.5.1826. Complete newspaper. Ref to “Lord Lowther and princess Charlotte” visit to St Helena. 1 col cm.
11.9.1826. Complete newspaper. St Helena shipping news. 2 col cm.
26.12.1827. Complete newspaper. An announcement of the Chanticleer voyage and its objectives. 4 col cm.
21.4.1828. Complete paper. Scientific Voyage by Capt Forster Towards the S.Pole. The Chanticleer voyage intentions. 15 col cm.
23.6.1832 (Approx A5 weekly). Descrip of Longwood. Half col.
10.5.1834 (Approx A5 weekly). An adventure at St H in 1816 – Napoleons arrival. 9 cols.
11.1.1834 (Approx A5 weekly). Reminiscences of Napoleon at St Helena by a Lady. 5 cols.
26.9.1817. Complete newspaper. Report of a conversation between Napoleon and a visitor. 40 col cm.
19.9.1817. Complete newspaper. Napoleons health and news of the 66th regiment. 17 col cm.
3.10.1817. Complete newspaper. 16 col cm. Further re conversation reported on 26.9.1817 (see above).
24.7.1818. Complete newspaper. OMearas letter to Hudson Lowe in full. 42 col cm.
25.11.1818. Complt. paper. Replacement of OMeara. 6 col cm.
20.5.1831. Complete paper. Report of the Chanticleers voyage after its completion including the death of Capt Forster. 27 col cm.
Times Weekly Edition
30.9.1904. Complete paper. Obituary of Bishop Garraway Holmes of St Helena. 8 col cm.
GRAPHIC/ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS PRINTS
19.4.1873. A visit to St Helena. 2/3 page. 3 views.
22.12.1877. Fishing notes at St Helena. ½ page. 4 amusing scenes.
14.8.1880. Visit of ex-empress Eugenie to St H. 5 views. 2/3 page.
30.12.1848. Present state of Napoleons tomb. 1/4 page.
18.9.1858. Napoleons Funeral Car. Full page with half about St H
24.1.1874. Fortifications and landing guns at Mundens 1/4 page.
5.1.1878. Sketches at St Helena. Jamestown and Lot. Full page.
7.8.1880. Empress Eugenie at St Helena. Full page, 2 views.
26.4.1890. Landing of Dinizulu at St Helena. ½ page.
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