Auction Date: 19/09/2019 at 10am
Company Of Scotland Trading To Africa And The Indies (The Darien Company) - “An Enquiry Into The Cause Of The Miscarriage Of The Scots Colony At Darien” Book 1700 - Two Books On One Binding, Printed In Glasgow. A 112 Page Book. The Other Entitled “A Defence Of The Scots Abdicating Darien Including An Answer To The Defence Of The Scots Settlement There”. Also dated 1700. An 81 page book. Both books First Editions and detailing the establishing the trading company its settlement of the Scottish Colony at Darien on the Istemouth of Panama. Attacks on the settlement by Spain & withdrawing from there. The heavy loss of investment in the company was a huge loss to the economy of Scotland at that time. In old half leather & marble board binding, size 4¼” × 6¾”. Scarce example.