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"Une Bibliothèque Bien Fournie": The Earliest Known Caribbean Library

Louis de Poincy was governor of the French island Saint Christopher (modern-day Saint Kitts) from 1639 until 1660. Among the several accomplishments of his administration was the construction of a large, impressive chateau on the island and the accumulation of a sizable private library numbering... Full description

1st Person: Wilkie,, Everett C.
Source: in Libraries & Culture Vol. 25, No. 2 (1990), p. 171-193
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Type of Publication: Article
Language: English
Published: 1990
Online: Volltext
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