Residence in Bermuda. [Preface by Hervey Allen].

[Bermuda: Published by the Bermuda Trade Development Board], 1936.

Price: $500.00

About the item

First edition, no. 1391 of 2000 numbered copies. Designed and produced by James Albert Wales and Lorraine Follett. Printed in the U.S.A. by Edward Stern & Company, Inc. Philadelphia. Illustrated with photos by David Knudsen, Walter Rutherford, Thurman Rotan and F.S. Lincoln and watercolors by Adolph Treidler. 94 pp. 1 vols. Imperial 4to (12-1/2 x 15-1/2 inches). Silver and turquoise cloth. Fine in slipcase.

Item #40848

“Our remoteness from the rest of the world is a wholesome and helpful infuence”

Elegant large format brochure for prospective expatriates, with a preface by Hervey Allen, and chapters on the legal system, requirements for residency, the tax structure, and costs of houses and servants, with An Architect’s View of Bermuda by Ralph Adams Cram and “A Landscape Architect Looks at Bermuda by Frederick Law Olmsted.
With finely reproduced watercolors by Adolph Treidler, celebrated for his posters for the Bermuda Tourist Board.

“Also in Bermuda the law is the law … once on the statute books the act is enforced and obeyed. This goes for whites and blacks of all conditions and classes. Hence the slick mentality is in the wrong place in Bermuda” — from the preface.