xiii, 290 p.,  leaves of plates : 9 ill., 3 ports. ; 23 cm.
Anna Maria Falconbridge (Sierra Leone) -- Mrs Brodbelt and her daughters (Jamaica) -- Eliza Pinckney (South Carolina) -- Elizabeth Postuma Simcoe (Upper Canada) -- Elizabeth Macarthur (New South Wales).
Includes bibliographical references (p. 277-280) and index.
SpC/McL copy includes dust jacket with subtitle: The contribution of five English women to 18th century colonisation.