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Description of Cuba's population, agriculture and commerce around 1860

SAGRA, Ramón de la.
Cuba en 1860 o sea cuadro de sus adelantos en la poblacion, la agricultura, el comercio y las rentas publicas. Supplemento a la primera parte de la Historia politica y natural de la Isla de Cuba.
Paris, Simon Raçon and co. for L. Hachette and co., 1862. Folio. With some letterpress tables in text. Contemporary red cloth.
€ 1,850
First edition of an important demographic and economic description of Cuba by the Galician politician Ramón de la Sagra (1798-1871), who lived in Cuba for several years and was appointed professor of natural history of Cuba. The chapters deal with the island's population, agriculture, communication, trade, navigation and administration. The chapter on agriculture contains detailed information on the sugar, coffee and tobacco industry.
Only a few small spots. Binding only slightly rubbed along the extremities. Overall in very good condition.
Sabin 74913.
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