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By Keith Archibald Forbes (see About Us) exclusively for Bermuda Online

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How books are mentionedAll authors of Bermuda books and publications shown can be found via a website search. Some have a number of books about Bermuda.

Bermuda, despite its tiny size of only 21 square miles or 50 square kilometers in total land area and resident population of only 64,000 or so people, has been written about profusely and documented in other ways far more so than many much bigger countries and islands.  This is primarily because of its history as the oldest of all British overseas territories, unique geographical position, former geo-political military importance to the USA, Canada and UK and present huge significance as a leading international business center or tax haven and legal domicile for their businesses of all types. 

Bermuda books, correspondence and reports shown below are mostly by American, Bermudian, British-UK and Canadian authors. They are listed by title, then name of author, then by dates of publication and publisher when known, and, when merited, a short description. They are works of fact or fiction and have a general appeal about Bermuda from a tourism or economic or socio-economic or historic point of view and for all who use the World Wide Web. Those without 'Bermuda' in their title have some unique articles on Bermuda. 

Some are rare in Bermuda, sought by collectors and expensive. But be aware that Bermuda has changed so much in so many ways that most travel books about Bermuda before 2008 may be significantly out of date. 

Books, etc. relating solely to Bermuda Government legislation or policies or regulations or reviews or statistics are included when free courtesy web links as described below apply. A copy of a book or newspaper or periodical or relevant other publication written and published in Bermuda must, under Bermuda law, be supplied to the Bermuda Government's Reference Library. But this does not apply to books, etc not published in Bermuda. (Nor is it a requirement of any other country).

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Books (mostly), publications and reports by title

17th-century History of the Bermudas. Captain Nathaniel Butler.

19th-Century Church Registers of Bermuda. 1,400-pages. Dr. Archie and Clara Hallett. 

29 Keys to Unlocking your Faith. Lorene Phillips, a senior Bermudian reinsurance underwriter passionate about helping others to thrive in the workplace. 2017. Mrs Phillips has another book planned, about parenting. The book, 29 keys to Parenting & Win, will talk about important principles such as respect, etiquette, social media, empowering parents to address chores, and why it is important to instill values in children early. 

50 States/50 Lawns. By Bermudian Rodney Smith. 2017. Details his experiences cutting lawns for seniors and the disabled across the United States. “This summer I went around to all 50 states, driving to 48 and flying to two, cutting lawns in each state,” he said. Through the book, Mr Smith said he hopes to teach young people about the joy of giving back through community service.

100 years of Hospital Care in Bermuda. Randolf Williams.

1609 was a Pretty Good Year. Carter, Margaret.16 pp. Paper. 

1944: FDR and the Year That Changed History.  US author Jay Winik. 2015. Includes significant references to Bermuda and its role in the dark years of the Second World WarAs the United States and president Franklin Roosevelt grappled with arguments over how to intervene in the Nazi campaign of genocide against Europe’s Jews, Bermuda provided an ideal location to hold secret talks. The question of whether to attack Nazi concentration camps was complicated by the Allies’ overstretched war capabilities, but their humanitarian failings, juxtaposed with the peaceful island scenery, are explored.1944 was the year of exceptional pressure on Roosevelt, as well as being the one that determined the war’s outcome. Roosevelt knew Bermuda’s geographical significance, having observed in 1941, before the United States even entered the war, that if the Island fell into hostile hands, it would be “a matter of less than three hours for hostile bombers to reach our shores.”. Three years later, it was Bermuda’s relative obscurity that made the location ideal for the 1944 Anglo-American conference on refugees. Bermuda was conveniently removed from the press and the humanitarian groups pushing for the attack on the camps to take higher priority. The delegates stayed for 12 days at Horizons, but the talks faltered. Associate Justice Owen J Roberts was unable to attend as chairman of the American delegation. The Bermuda delegates were mired in disagreement, and Nazi forces closed in on the Jews of Warsaw, the “ill-fated” conference ended in silence.

007-James Bond: The Authorized Biography. John Pearson. Serialized in 1974 by Britain's Sunday Telegraph newspaper after the death of James Bond author Ian Fleming. It claimed Commander Bond really did exist but was written up as fiction to deceive his enemies. It stated he was based at Bermuda's Hamilton Princess Hotel where he occupied a private suite belonging to his chief, Sir William Stephenson. In Bermuda, tourists at the hotel helped to spread rumors galore about the book, for example that in the hotel's Gazebo Bar the wall of giant fish tank was the model for the attempted death of Bond by Dr. No's sharks. They wanted to see a gold plated Cadillac in which Bond glided.

1,000 miles on a Bicycle. Kron. 1887. New York. With much on Bermuda.

29 Keys to Unlocking your Faith at Work and 29 Keys to Parenting and Win. Both books 2018/2019 by Bermudian author Lorene Phillips. The books detail paths to success both at home and at work.

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A Bermuda Garden of Song. Bessie Gray. A book of poetry about Bermuda.

A Beginning Collection of Bar and Duplex Cancels on the Victorian Stamps of Bermuda. David R Pitts, published by Mimeo, May 1998, 58pp.

A Berth to Bermuda. Robinson. 1961. 120 pages. Illustrated.

A Berth to Bermuda: 100 Years of the World's Classic Ocean Race. John Rousmaniere.  2006. Mystic Seaport: Cruising Club of America. The oldest regularly scheduled ocean race began in 1906 with the-then radical idea of amateur sailors racing normal boats in the ocean. The Bermuda Race was the brainchild of Thomas Fleming Day, editor of the USA's most influential boating magazine, The Rudder.

A Bird watching Guide to Bermuda. 2002. By avid bird watcher Bermudian Andrew Dobson. $23.95. 365 species, although Bermuda residents are only 19. Many others find their way here in winter. Best areas for birding, by parish.

A Brave Vessel: The True Tale of the Castaways Who Rescued Jamestown and Inspired Shakespeare's The Tempest. Hobson Woodward, Viking, 2009. Focuses on William Strachey, an English writer whose works are among the primary sources for the early history of the English colonization of North America, and the 1609 shipwreck of the Sea Venture on the uninhabited island of Bermuda. The survivors eventually reached Virginia after building two small ships during the ten months they spent on the island.

A Carto-Bibliography for Bermuda, 1511-1948. Bermudian author Jonathan Land Evans. It sets out, chronologically and in schematic detail (including their publishing history and indicative rarity ratings), all of the old printed maps of Bermuda known to the author. Variously privately published in micro-editions, 2009-2011 and 2016, chiefly for libraries, not available for purchase).

Acel'dama. Claims to be the untold story of the murder of the Governor of Bermuda, Sir Richard Sharples. 2004, 117 pages, paperback.

A Century of Passenger Liners to Bermuda. 2014. Piers Plowman and marine artist Stephen Card. Book traces their history.

A Century of Service. K. C. Baglehole. A Story of Cable and Wireless including its Bermuda operation.

A Colony at War. Bermuda in the global fight against fascism, 1939-1945. Bermudian author Jonathan Land Evans. First published December 4, 2013 with 450 pages, now in a revised edition with new material. A wide-ranging study of the small but importantly-situated British colony of Bermuda during the Second World War. Includes references to and descriptions of the Battle of the Atlantic fought by the Royal Navy, Royal Canadian Navy and US Navy and their Bermuda bases, the creation of the US naval and military bases, the important Imperial Censorship station, and numerous practical issues that confronted British, Bermudian and American officials in this British Atlantic colony (the oldest, smallest but most affluent of the British Overseas Territories) as they sought to survive and win the war against Hitler's Germany.

 A Comprehensive Management Plan for Admiralty House Park. Eugene Sheel.1984. Report, not book. It went into huge detail, complete with drawings and sketches on the state of what had once been the magnificent 16.36 acre estate in Spanish Point, Pembroke, that had been the property of the Royal Navy since 1814 and residence of the Admiral commanding the British fleet in an area of ocean covering the entire Caribbean, North and South Atlantic. It had been sold in the 1950s to the Bermuda Government for a mere British pound sterling Ł750,000 with its historic Clerk's Cottage dating back to the 18th or early 19th century donated separately to Bermuda in memory of the Royal Navy's many years of association with Bermuda.

A Conspiracy To Kill -  The 1973 Assassination Of Bermuda's Governor. Mel Ayton. Author recounts this event, one of the very few assassinations in any British territory. It compromised Bermuda tourism for many years.  

Account of Life on the Prison Hulks. By William Sydes who was a British convict at Dockyard. 1860s. One excerpt, “If a vessel is on the rocks, all the fishing boats make to her, weather permitting, to see what they can purloin. They rejoice at such misfortunes and call her ‘a turtle in the net’ and all they try is to cause a confusion in the ship so as to get a load and off.” He was referring to the practice of luring ships on the rocks to steal her goods."

A Discovery of the Bermudas. Jourdain. 1940. 24 pages.

A Cruise to the Somers Isles. Article, 21st March 1857. Harper's Weekly.

A Dark Iris. Liz Jones. 2018. Novel. A finalist in Code Burt Award, a Caribbean competition for young adult literature. Mrs Jones was presented with CAD$2,000 ($1,556) and a plaque. In the book,  12-year-old black Bermudian pre-teen Rebekah Eve is able to time travel through the art she creates. After a meeting with Sally Bassett, an 18th-century slave burnt at the stake for attempting to poison her owner, she gains a better understanding of the social pressures in her own time, 1973. Author is a former teacher at the Berkeley Institute.

A Dog Called Bethlehem. Sam Morse-Brown, 1978. His dog, also illustrated by him, with many line drawings. 63 pages. 

A Fall from Aloft. Brian Burland. Novel. 1969. Random House. Bermuda in WWII, about a troublesome boy shipped off to boarding school in the war. The boy, torn by guilt from his previous bad behavior and expulsion, experiences an awful an ocean crossing and the horrors of war. Also Barrie & Rockliff, 1968; Random House, 1969; W. W. Norton, 1986; Paladin Books, 1987.

A Few Flowers for St. George. Brian Burland. Bermuda novel. Barrie and Rockcliffe, London. Barrie & Jenkins, the Cresset Press, 1969; Norton, 1986; Paladin Books, 1987

A Genealogical Chronicle: Sir William Darell of Brodsworth, Yorkshire. James S Dorrill and Gordon A Reed. 1996. Book 1.  Book 2: The Families of Bermuda.

A Geography of Bermuda. Watson et al. 1965. London and Glasgow, Collins. 128 pages. Illustrated.

A Guide to the Birds of Bermuda. Eric Amos. 1991. Corncrake.

A Guide to the Economy of Bermuda. Robert Stewart. 2003.

A Guide to the Reef, Shore and Game Fish of Bermuda. Mowbray, LS. 1982. 73 pages. Island Press Ltd.

A Hat for a Promise. 2010. Trudy Snaith. One of her Bermudian Girl series. 

A History of Bermuda and its Money. Dr. Nelson Page Aspen. 1979/1980. Wm. T. Cooke Publishing, Devon. PA, USA. Updated in 2000. Hardcover.

A History of Conyers, Dill & Pearman. Roger Crombie. About the prominent Bermuda legal firm.

A Lion to Guard Us. Children's author Clyde Robert Bulla. A fictionalized account of the 1609 Sea Venture voyage. It focuses on three children sailing to Jamestown to find their father.

A Little Story About Bermuda. Bushell. 1926. 48 pages. Bermuda Furnishing & Supply Co.

All the Best in Bermuda, etc. Clark. 1967. Half the book has impressions of the island. 184 pages. Dodd and Mead, NY.

A Look at Paradise, News From Bermuda 1700-1800. Philip Rabito-Wyppensenwah. 2002. Part 1 in a series devoted to Bermudian history.

A Lost Description of Plymouth Colony.  John Pory. (Half the book about Bermuda, including pull-out maps). 1918, Boston and New York, Houghton Mifflin. Limited edition of 365.

Air Mails of Bermuda. Norman C. Baldwin. Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham, UK, F. J. Field, 1967, 16 pp

A Man Called Intrepid. William Stevenson. An account of Sir William Stephenson and his Bermuda exploits during and after World War 2.

American Prisoners of War Held at Bermuda, Cape of Good Hope and Jamaica During the War of 1812. Harrison Scott Baker. Paperback. December 2007. This work was transcribed from records of the British Admiralty pertaining to American prisoners of war held in those places then. Those interned included American marines, merchantmen and sailors.

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A Matter of Time. David Manuel. 2002. A frequent visitor to and written in Bermuda. One of the Faith Abbey Mystery fictional series of spiritual thrillers. Set in Bermuda by the Cape Cod author, about a monk who solves a Bermuda murder.

A Muted Islam: Narrative of a Naturalist Imam’s Message. Khalid Wasi. 2015. Details the history of Bermuda's Muslim community. published by Strategic Book Publishing & Rights Agency. The result of ten years of work by the former political candidate. It talks about the breakdown of the Nation of Islam, how it happened and about the struggle with Islamic fundamentalism which was emerging during the mid-to-late seventies.

A Natural History of Bermuda.  By Canadian ecologist Dr. Martin Thomas, professor emeritus at the University of New Brunswick. 2000. Coffee table book. 

A Naturalist's Field Guide to Bermuda. An Exploration of the Island's Common and Important Wildlife and Geology. 2010. Canadian ecologist Dr. Martin Thomas, professor emeritus at the University of New Brunswick. Published by the Bermuda Zoological Society.

Airmails of Bermuda. Baldwin. 1967. A philatelic study. F J Field, Sutton Coldfield, England.

A Narrative of The Campaigns. Gleig. 1826. The author visited Bermuda to record the 1814 Attack on Washington from Bermuda by the Royal Navy. He mentions Bermuda on pages 66 to 82.

A New Dawn. Smith. An Analysis of the Emancipation Experience in Bermuda. 

A Plaine Description of the Barmudas now called Sommer Ilands. William Crashaw and Silvester D. Jourdain. 1613. 51 pages. The second book written about Bermuda. Whittingham, London. Revised in 1877.

A Pocket Guide to the West Indies and Bermuda. Aspinall. 1907.

A Project for Printing in Bermuda. McMurtrie, 1772 and 1928. Pamphlet.

A Random Walk Through the Forest. 2009. Joseph Christopher, former Bermuda chief education officer. 140 pages. Traces education in Bermuda in the last half of the 20th century.

A Ray of Hope. Carol D. Hill. 2000. The first 25 years of the Bermuda Sunshine League, founded as a social work charity 1919.

As the Light Fades. Catherine West. Award-winning Bermudian author. 2019. Novel. 

A School is Born. Thomas F. Davies. 1988. A history of St. George's Grammar School 1875-1975. 152 pages, black & white photos.

A Storm in a Teacup. Dr. Eva Hodgson.

A Study of the Printings of the King George VI Key-Type High Values of Bermuda, Leeward Islands & Nyasaland. Eric P. Yendell. Study paper no. 13. King George VI Collectors Society, 1983; 21 pp.

A Tale of Two Colonies: What Really Happened in Virginia and Bermuda? Virginia Bernhard. November 15, 2011.

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A Tale of Two Houses. John Gilbert. Island Press. History and day to day business of Bermuda's Parliament.

A Time For Treason. Anne Newton Walther. 2000. Novel, based on historical fact on the Bermuda Gunpowder Plot. Begins in Virginia’s Tidewater region on the brink of the American Revolution and climaxes on Bermuda after the battles of Concord and Bunker Hill. 451 pages. $18.75.

A Tribute to Mothers and Fathers. Bermuda Poetry Association. 

A True Bermudian Champion. 2005. Tommy Aitchison.  About Austin (Cheesey) Hughes, regarded as one of the most gifted all-round sportsmen in Bermuda's history, having excelled at cricket, football and billiards from the post-war 1940s through to the 1960s. 61 pages. 

A Visit to the Bermudas in March, 1894. Alexander Agassiz. 1895. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College 26(2): 207-279. 30 plates.

A Voyage in Flowers. 2003. Jane Sybilla Crosland. Includes a chapter on Bermuda.

A Voyage to Virginia 1609, Two Narratives. Strachey's "True Reportory" and Jourdain's Discovery of the Bermudas. Compiled by Louis Booker Wright. 1964. May. Reprinted May 30, 2013. University of Virginia Press. Contains first-hand reports of authors William Strachey and Sylvester Jourdain who were traveling from England to Jamestown as secretaries to Admiral Sir George Somers and Virginia Governor-elect Sir Thomas Gates when they were shipwrecked off the coast of Bermuda in 1609. It is believed the narrative fell into the hands of William Shakespeare and he used it as his inspiration for The Tempest. The “Sea Venture” wreck led to the permanent settlement of Bermuda in 1612. No humans, European or aboriginal, inhabited the Bermuda archipelago when the ‘Sea Venture’ fortuitously arrived. Reprinted 2013.

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Account of Life on the Convict Hulks. William Sydes, alias Jones, One of the Prisoners. Bermuda Historical Quarterly, 8 (1951): 28-39.

Accounting for Bermuda Charities. Co-written by Roger Crombie and Pio Monteiro.

Acel'dama. Neville T. Darrell. 2003. The untold story of the murder of the Governor of Bermuda, Sir Richard Sharples. $25.

Adventures of Jimmy the Little Blue Frog: A Trip to Bermuda. By First-time author and grandfather William Smith. His debut children’s book is written with the hope that by experiencing adventures through the eyes of a little blue frog, children will develop an excitement about traveling to new places. Published by New York City-based Page Publishing, the US author’s winsome story was inspired by true events, and puts the travels of a little blue frog into a storybook format children will be able to easily relate to and enjoy.

Adventures of King. Esra Turner. Bermuda children's book.

Adventurers of Bermuda (The). Dr. Henry Wilkinson . 1933, London 1st edition; 1958, Oxford University Press, 2nd edition.

Adventuring with Beebe. William Beebe, 1955.

An Account of Bermuda, Past and Present. 1883. By John Ogilvy, born Aberdeen, Scotland 1831, died Frimley, Sussex, England 1899. Entered the British Army in 1853 as assistant surgeon, retired before 1885 with the honorary rank of Surgeon General. Listed in the Army List as Principal Medical Officer to Bermuda, 1882. It is believed he spent about five years in Bermuda in that position. One of his direct descendants is Scottish political satirist and comedian Rory Bremner, who discovered a connection to Bermuda in early 2009 through his great-grandfather, the island's deputy surgeon general in Victorian times, via the BBC genealogy program "Who Do You Think You Are?." During his years serving as the British Army's Principal Medical Officer to Bermuda, Bremner's great-grandfather married into one of the island's oldest families and wrote a book chronicling both Bermuda's history and the state of affairs in the late 19th century. Aberdeen-born Ogilvy had qualified at the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh in the 1850s, going on to serve as a medical officer in the British Army during the Crimean War. Ogilvy went on to serve in India, then accepted the post of deputy surgeon general in Bermuda in 1881. Ogilvy was by this time a widower, and left his three children behind in England. While in Bermuda, he married a young woman called Emma Gilbert, a descendent of the original Trimingham family who arrived on the island in the mid-1600s. Ogilvy immersed himself in island life and researched its history, eventually completing  this book. He had at least four children with his new Bermudian wife, who was well over 20 years his junior. He moved back to England with his young family after retiring from the British Army, reuniting with his other children and dying in Surrey in 1899.

An Act for the Regulation of the Payment of Prize Money in regard to Captured Vessels in the Courts of Bermuda, Bahamas and Malta. 1803. 35 pages. Printed by Eyre and Strahan, London.

An Artist Explains. By the late Bermuda-based British artist Sam Morse-Brown, 1992. Island Press Limited, Bermuda. Illustrated.

An Attempt to develop the Law of Storms.  Lieut. Col. W. Reid, CB, RE. (later, Governor of Bermuda).

An Early History of Bermuda for Children. A. Tucker.  1930's. 110 pages. Illustrated.

An Emigrant Speaks. Annie Seymour Drake Burrows, who changed her name to Anne Lous. 1981. It includes a description of the historic home "The Cedars" on Cedar Avenue in Hamilton.

An eye for Innovation. Austin 'Clarence' Farrar, David Chivers. Farrar was a famous designer, sailor and sailmaker. He sailed in Bermuda with the late Shorty Trimingham, et al, some years ago, a design for a new dinghy came about through his association with Bermuda sailors. 

An Introduction to the History of Bermuda. Professor Wesley Frank Craven.

An Isle So Long Unknown. Angela Barry. Short stories.

An Irishman Came Through. David F. Raine. About Tom Moore's visit to Bermuda for three months during 1803-4. 

An Ocean in CommonAn Ocean in Common. Gary Weir. Through two victorious world conflicts and a Cold War, the U.S. Navy and American ocean scientists drew ever closer, converting an early marriage of necessity into a relationship of astonishing achievement. Beginning in 1919, this book traces the first forty-two years of their joint quest to understand each other and the deep ocean. Early in the twentieth century, American naval officers questioned the tactical and strategic significance of applied ocean science, demonstrating the gap between this kind of knowledge and that deemed critical to naval warfare. At the same time, scientists studying the ocean labored in their inadequately funded, discreet disciplines, seemingly content to keep naval warfare at arm's length. German U-boat success in World War I changed these views fundamentally, bringing ocean science insights to an increasing number of naval objectives. Driven primarily by anti-submarine priorities, the physics, chemistry, and geology of the ocean, more than its biology, became the early focus of American ocean studies. The World War II experience solidified the Navy's relationship with ocean scientists, and the years after 1945 found the American military investing heavily in both applied and basic research. Today, oceanography is a permanent resident on the bridge of American fighting ships and the Navy continues to provide much of the impetus and funding for fundamental research, in both naval and civilian laboratories. In this book the author focuses on the compelling motives and carefully engineered course that brought scientists and naval officers together, across a considerable cultural divide, to achieve a more comprehensive understanding of one another and the world ocean. Weir details how this alliance laid the powerful multidisciplinary foundation for long-range ocean communication and surveillance, modern submarine warfare, deep submergence, and the emergence of oceanography and ocean engineering as independent and vital fields of study. Bermuda and the SOFAR station there in the 1940s and beyond are mentioned often with why.  

Acts of The Legislature of the Islands of Bermuda,1691-1860.

All about Bermuda. Bushells Handbook 1903, Vol. VIII.

America Anglois. Blome. 1688. His Majesty's territories in America with seven folding Morden maps including Bermuda, Carolina, Virginia and New York. Rare edition, about $4500.

Animals Marooned: A Story of Wartime Bermuda. Margaret Evans Price. 

Anniversaries & Great Moments in Classical Music History. Bermudian author Keith A Forbes, in 12 volumes. 2009. Covering each day of the year, when operas, operettas and other memorable music of the world's greatest composers from all over the world were first performed and where. 

Another World. Bermuda and the Rise of Modern Tourism. Dr. Duncan McDowall. Macmillan Caribbean, 1999. ISBN 0-333-72753-3. A unique perspective of tourism in Bermuda.

Antiques Magazine. August 1978. Extensive Bermuda coverage with photos..

Appearances and Disappearances. Strange Comings and Goings from the Bermuda Triangle to the Mary Celeste. 1992. Peter ed. Brookesmith. Published by Black Cat. Hardcover.

Architecture - Bermuda style. Bermudian the late David Raine. 

Armed Truce: The Beginnings of the Cold War 1945-46. Hugh Thomas.

Army Abstracts of the Accounts of the Several Commissaries. 1829. House of Commons, London. Bermuda was costing the British Army more than Ł95,000 a year at that time.

Artist in Battledress. By late Bermuda-based British artist Sam Morse-Brown, Portrait drawings done from life on active service with the British Army 1939-1945. Some of the best are of World War 2 generals and statesmen.  Island Press Limited, Bermuda. Illustrated. 

Assault on Law and Order in Bermuda, 1972-1973: The Assassination of Governor Sir Richard Sharples and the Related Killings. Mel Ayton. 2010. Paperback.

As You Were. 2006. By Herbert J Tatem, 2006. Author was once in the Bermuda Volunteer Rifle Corps and Bermuda Volunteer Engineers. A personal WWII memoir. With Introduction By Andrew P Bermingham, President, Bermuda Historical Society. 

Ate The Dog Yesterday. Graham Faiella. 2013. The Bermudian author, born in Somerset but living in Wimbledon, London, was investigating the history of two  Bermuda 19th century wrecks of Southampton. His research frequently led often through the pages of the daily shipping newspaper Lloyd’s List. There, his attention was constantly diverted to the Casualties columns.  These included numerous reports of shipwrecks, castaways, Cape Horn storms, messages in bottles, and other diverse maritime catastrophes. He began to transcribe the most vivid, interesting and dramatic reports, following up many of them with further research. He eventually arranged these, with annotated further observations, by categories and chapters as a manuscript. The book's title is the first line of a message in a bottle written by a castaway mariner on a raft in 1873 and picked up on a beach along the Gulf of Mexico coast in 1875.

At Home in Early Bermuda. John Cox. November 2011.  The author, with an extensive Bermudian historical background and roots, sheds light on early Bermuda, weaving together letters, diaries and long-told family stories. 

Atlantic Islanders of the Azores and Madeira. Francis M. Rogers. With Bermuda references.

Atlantis: Bermuda Triangle. Greg Donegan. 2000. Berkley Publishing. Paperback.

Atlantis Bermuda Triangle. Bob Mayer. August 31, 2011. Kindle Edition.

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Banishment to Bermuda: Gender, race, empire, independence and the struggle to abolish irresponsible government in Lower Canada. Jarett Henderson, Histoire Sociale / Social History, 46, 92 (2013): 321-48.

Battle for Freedom. Durham-Thompson. Bermudian Drama and Poetry.  

Beach Art: Bermuda Beach Therapy.  Nicky Gurret. 2020. Creations that have featured in the Bermuda Beach Art Festival, an annual event. 

Beautiful Bermuda. Euphemia Young Bell. 1911 (scarce) to 1913. 234 pages; 1929 edition, 236 pages; 1947 edition Bermuda and New York, 736 pages.

Beautiful Bermuda. Euphemia Young Bell. 1934.

Beautiful Bermuda. Euphemia Young Bell. 1945.

Beautiful Bermuda. Euphemia Young Bell. 1946.

Beautiful Bermuda. Euphemia Young Bell. 1947.

Bella Durmiente Bermudas. Published by Librifer S. Coop. Spanish.

Believe Me. Scottish author Trish Edwards. Novel. 2019. A reporter sent check out a sighting of Scotland’s Loch Ness monster abruptly vanishes into the Bermuda Triangle, to discover, not danger but a benevolent race of aliens eager to protect humankind from a sinister extra-terrestrial threat. Paperback.  Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc., Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Berlitz Travel Guide to Bermuda. 1987. Published by Hungry Minds Inc, USA. Paperback.

Bermuda 1609-2009, 400 years 400 Portraits. 2009. 176 pages. A section for each of Bermuda's four centuries of history. Portrays the 400 persons who made significant contributions towards the evolution of the Island's economic, social, political, cultural, sports, religious life and other realms. 

Bermuda. Rosemary Jones. Moon Handbooks. 380 pages. 2006. Published by Avalon Travel Publishing. 

Bermuda. Henry R. Holmes. London, H.F. Johnson, 1932; 93 pp.

Bermuda. Henry Clay Gipson, Jr. 1937, New York, Cameron & Buckley, photos and map. Author was a noted US photographer and friend of author F. van Wyck Mason.

Bermuda. Dr. Theodore L. Godet. Local. 1859/1960. A treatise.

Bermuda. Richard Joseph. 1967. From the Around the World Program by the American Geographical Society. With many illustrations. Published by Nelson Doubleday, Inc. and Odhams Books Ltd.

Bermuda. Lonely Planet, first edition. 1998. ISBN 0-864421-417-5.

Bermuda.  Lonely Planet Publications. Glenda Bendure, Ned Friary. Paperback.

Bermuda. John Layman and Nick Bradshaw. Comic book. 2020.  John Layman is an award-winning creator of the New York Times bestselling Chew series, and superstar artist Nick Bradshaw (Wolverine and the X-Men). They debut a new creator-owned comic book series. 

Bermuda 1609-2000. Four Hundred Years, 400 Portraits. Meredith Ebbin. Produced by the Bermuda 400th anniversary committee.

Bermuda 1899, The Memories of Emily Pugh.  (She married Sydney Stallard). Compiled and edited by her son Scott Stallard. 1999. Toronto, Oakwell Boulton.

Bermuda 2001. Frommer's Complete Guides. 2000. Prince, Danforth, Porter, Darwin. Paperback.

Bermuda: A Colony, A Fortress, and a Prison or Eighteen Months in the Somers' Islands. "A Field Officer." (Lt. Col. Ferdinand Whittingham). Late 1840's. He focused on the British convicts sent to Bermuda over a period of more than 40 years. Rare, the author is frank about his views on Bermuda.  

Bermuda: A Study of the King George VI High Value Definitives - 12/6 Perf. 14. Wilson C. K. Wong. Study paper no. 14. King George VI Collectors Society, 1989; 46 pp.

Bermuda: A Travel Survival Kit. Lonely Planet Travel Guides. 1997. Glenda Bendure, Ned Friary. Paperback.

Bermuda 1899: The Memories of Emily Pugh (1888 to 1974). Scott Stallard, her grandson.

Bermuda Acts 1690-1867. Reginald Gray, then Chief Justice.

Bermuda, 1938-53, 1/- to Ł1: Inferences from the Crown Agents' Records. Study paper no. 2. King George VI Collectors Society, 1973; 16 pp. Originally published as whole number 74 of Geosix.

Bermuda Aerial Views. Scott Stallard. 1995. Aerial photographs, with text.

Bermuda, A Few Highways and Byways. Ethel and Catherine F. Tucker. Printed in Great Britain by J. Salmon, Art Publishers, Sevenoaks, Kent. One of several books by them.

Bermuda, Around the World Program.1956.  p 56, Doubleday

Bermuda - A Floral Sampler. Elizabeth W. Curtis. 1978. 52 pages. Many illustrations by Diana Amos. Bermuda Press, Hamilton.

Bermuda: A Gardner's Guide. 2002. Garden Club of Bermuda. Many illustrations and color photographs by then-Chief Justice Richard Ground. $45

Bermuda and The American Revolution. Kerr. 1st edition 1936, Princeton University Press.

Bermuda and the Challenger Expedition (1901). George Watson Cole. 2010 edition. 24 pages. The famous ship arrived in Bermuda in 1901 en route to her epic voyage.

Bermuda and the Supernatural. Terry Tucker.

Bermuda and the Struggle for Reform: Race, Politics and Ideology, 1944-1998. August 9, 2011. Walton Brown, Jr. About immigration to Bermuda during the 1960s.

Bermuda: An Economy Which Works. Robert Stewart. 1997, Island Press Ltd., Bermuda. 350 pages, $30.00. The author retired as Bermuda CEO of the Royal Dutch Shell Group of Companies in Bermuda.

Bermuda: An Idyl of The Summer Islands. Julia C. R. Dorr, 1884, first edition of several, 148 pages, Scribners, NY.

Bermuda As It Used To Be. Late David Raine. 1988. Pompano Publications, Bermuda. 122 pages.

Bermuda Atlas & Gazetteer. Daniel Blagg. 1997. American author whose parents were once based here with the US Air Force. Later, he returned to Bermuda for 11+ years, taught at Saltus Grammar School.  400+ pages of historical text, new color maps and original watercolors by artist Luca Gasperi, Book is a uniquely valuable local resource.

Bermuda A World Apart: An island and its people. Roger A. Labrucherie (Photographer). Hardcover, coffee table book. 

Bermuda Ballads. Garrard. c. 1960. Bermuda Press. 24 pages.

Bermuda Back from the Brink. Bob Richards, the former Minister of Finance. 2017. 170 pages. Bermuda’s financial crisis and the battle to pull the island back from the brink of disaster has been chronicled in this book.  Mr Richards left political life after he lost his seat to Christopher Famous in the One Bermuda Alliance’s defeat in the July 2017 polls. "We hauled Bermuda back from the brink of failure. We had to make unpopular and tough decisions. We made them, and I think Bermuda is the better for it.” Mr Richards explained he had been “prepared for it to be tough” and confident he could avert disaster when he took over as finance minister. He added he was “pleased” with the Progressive Labour Party’s economic performance so far — but that time would tell. Mr Richards said he had enjoyed his time in the political limelight — but had no qualms in handing over the reins. He added: “I’ve been on both sides. I’ve won and lost elections. Some people who haven’t might have found it devastating. I was surprised — but I think I’m quite lucky. I would not have wanted to be an Opposition Member of Parliament.”

Bermuda Back in the Day. Scott Stallard.  2010. Contains numerous pictures of Bermuda from the 1950s, many originally slides by the author.  Nice reminders of Bermuda in some of her finest years. $35, 150 pages.

Bermuda Boating. 2016, Ralph Richardson. 3rd edition, earlier out of print for 3 years. A valuable piloting and safety resource for local boaters, also features a new chapter about cruising in Bermuda. As a piloting and safety resource for local boaters it has assisted many in passing the local marine pilot exams. Others have learnt the basics of boat handling, mooring and piloting without a formal course by relying on the book as their key resource. Mentions the many bays and coves around the island, such as Mangrove Bay, Ely’s Harbour, Dolley’s Bay, Castle Harbour and other secluded anchorages.

Bermuda Beyond the Crossroads. By Barbara Katherine (Harries) Hunter, widow of the late J. H. Owen Harries and Robert G. Hunter; long-term reading teacher at Prospect Primary School and Gilbert Institute. ťShe died in January 2011.

Bermuda Biodiversity Country Study. 2001, $25, 103 colorful pages detailing Bermuda's rich assemblage of plant and animal life. Bermuda Aquarium Gift Shop.

Bermuda by Air - A Handbook and Catalog of Bermuda Aero-philately. Charles E Cwiakala; editor Robert W Dickgiesser, published by Bermuda Catalog Project, 1996, 141pp, ISBN 0965201708.

Bermuda Calling. Garth. 1944. A wartime Bermuda novel. New York, Putnam.

Bermuda: Celebrating 400 Years of History. This special issue of Post-Medieval Archaeology, guest edited by Brent Fortenberry (Boston University) and Marley Brown III (The College of William and Mary), celebrates archaeology in Bermuda on the eve of the island's 400th anniversary in 2009. The volume presents the diverse nature of contemporary archaeological research on Bermuda, drawing together a wide array of scholars from the disciplines of archaeology, history, material culture studies, heritage and architectural history. The volume seeks to bring about a greater awareness of the island's archaeology and to explore its place within the historic and contemporary Atlantic world.

400 years of Bermuda's history

Bermuda Civil Censorship World War I. Stewart Jessop, published by British West Indies Study Circle, 2006, 44pp. 

Bermuda Constitutional Documents & Correspondence. By Bermudian retired lawyer and former UBP Parliamentarian William Cox. 2009. Published to coincide with Bermuda's 400th anniversary. Intended as a primer for voters, explaining the importance of the Constitution and documenting its evolution from its earliest 17th-century model.

Bermuda Contrails.  Alan Edmund Smith, frequent Bermuda visitor and former Royal Air Force pilot. A World War 2 novel, set in Bermuda. 2012. Fiction based on fact. The Island inspired his two earlier books: The Bermuda Affair in 2001, The Bermuda Saga in 2006.  So-titled because according to the author, "In the summer of 1940 the time of the Battle of Britain, mysterious aircraft condensation trails were repeatedly seen over Bermuda. Contrails had never been seen over Bermuda before and are not easily explained. Every few days a very highflying aircraft, only detectable by its white contrail, would approach St George’s from the direction of Europe, fly the whole length of the Islands, including the Royal Navy Dockyard, then turn back to St George’s and fly out to sea the way it had come. Nobody had an explanation and it was hard to believe that the Germans had an aircraft capable of flying from Europe to Bermuda and back, the distance being so great. The British Government said they were not responsible, so did the Americans. The British Prime Minister Winston Churchill expressed his deep concern and ordered the RAF to investigate, but without success.”

Bermuda Cookbook (The). By Cecile C. Snaith.

Bermuda Cookery. Bermuda Junior Service League (BJSL), a women's volunteer organization. Bermuda cuisine and culture. Sold a quarter of a million copies over a period of three decades. BJSL used the funds from the first book to run the Deliverance in St. George’s for twenty years, and build a playground and a rape crisis centre, among other projects. 

Bermuda Cottage Plans. 1948, Bermuda Historical Monuments Trust, Hamilton.

Bermuda Days. Marsh. 1930. Intimate Glimpses of The Hapagesy Island. New York, Revell. 157 pages. Illustrated.

Bermuda Dick. The Story of Forest Convicts Transported to Bermuda. March 28, 2002. Averil Kear, How six men from the Forest of Dean in the UK were sent for chain-gang convict labor in Bermuda on a prison hulk after being convicted of rape in 1851.168 pages, hardback. Illustrated. UK Price Ł12.95.

Bermuda Dick

Bermuda During the American Revolution. Isaac J. Greenwood.

Bermuda during the Ice Age. Sayles. 1931. 87 pages. Map, charts etc.

Bermuda Exhibition 1872. Catalogue. 

Bermuda Fishing. Brooks. 1957. P. A. Stackpole. 165 pages.

Bermuda Facts & Figures 2017. Social, economic and geographic data from 2014 to 2016 highlighted in a January 2018 publication from the Department of Statistics. Contains data about Bermuda’s economy as well as historical notes on the development of the island since the 16th century. Complimentary copies are available from the Department of Statistics, third floor of CedarPark Centre Building, 48 Cedar Avenue in Hamilton. Copies can also be collected from the Bermuda Tourism Authority and the Bermuda National Library or online at www.gov.bm/department/statistics.

Bermuda: Five Centuries. Bermudian Rosemary Jones. 2004. A coffee table book history of the island.

Bermuda: Five Centuries for Young People. Rosemary Jones and Paul Shapiro. A children's version of the above book, $48. 2009. In celebration of the island's 400th anniversary,  full-colour, 160-pages, hardback. Traces the island's history from the age of discovery through to current times and was created for the Ministry of Education as a resource for children in primary and middle schools.

Bermuda: Five Centuries Teachers' Guide. Rosemary Jones. 2011. The textbook and guide are meant to be used across the curriculum.

Bermuda Flora (2006). Don Moore.

Bermuda Folklore & Calypso Poems. Stan (Lord Necktie) Seymour. 1995. Blends stories and poetry to cover local history, characters.

Bermuda Food Harvest Almanac. 2019. Booklet. Developed by the Bermuda Tourism Authority with the help of farmers, fishermen and beekeepers, details when the best fish, fruit and vegetables will be available.  Glenn Jones, the BTA chief experiences development officer, said: “As we roll out a food harvest almanac to the community, we want residents to tell us their favourite locally harvested foods by season. Through destination marketing efforts, we can lead visitors to the local harvests residents rank the highest.” Mr Jones added: “We’re focusing on seasonal picks, because food helps articulate Bermuda’s year-round appeal. Some of our more distinct foods, like loquats and lobsters, harvest in winter — a time of year our tourism industry wants to make more attractive to visitors. This will help elevate Bermuda’s food culture and sustainability practices, important to today’s travellers who are often willing to pay more for food sourcing that is green and food experiences that are culturally immersive"

Bermuda Football Teams. Dale Butler, 2009. 210 pages. 

Bermuda Forts 1612-1957. Dr. Edward Harris, FSA. 1997. Bermuda Maritime Press. Illustrated, hardcover, 358 pages, very detailed and expensive.

Bermuda From Sail to Steam. Dr. Henry Wilkinson. 1973. 2 vols. 951 pages.

Bermuda From The Air. Scott Stallard. 1996. $38. Oakwell/Boulton. Aerial photos, follow up to "Bermuda Aerial Views."

Bermuda Gamble. 2010. Stewart Jackson Lamont, a church minister posted briefly to Bermuda in 2008 as a locum at Christ Church in Warwick, a former military chaplain, writing under the name Jackson Lamont. Thriller. Fiction. International crime, online gambling and political intrigue. In the book, the Premier of Bermuda has just unknowingly hired an international crime syndicate to set up a gambling industry in Bermuda. Commander Neal Anderson, who works for intelligence in the Royal Navy, and a journalist investigate.

Bermuda Gardens and Houses. Ian Macdonald-Smith and Sylvia Shorto. 1996. Hardcover. Recounts the history of the Bermuda Islands, and depicts their shorelines, stately homes, and gardens

Bermuda Gardens and Houses

Bermuda Glimpses. Early 1800's. Published in England. First book on Bermuda published overseas.

Bermuda Gold. Lee Slonimsky. Moonshine Cove Publishing. Fiction. Author has drawn upon his real-life background as a New York hedge fund manager and former educator at a justice college to create a detective thriller that occurs on the streets of Manhattan, the splendor of the greater New York environs, and the beauty of the sun-kissed island of Bermuda. Available from The Bookmart at Brown & Co, and online from Amazon.

Bermuda Grass. Novel. Golf mystery. British author Keith Miles. Poisoned Pen Press, Scottsdale, Arizona. Set at a fictitious golf resort in Bermuda.

Bermuda Growth of a Naval Base 1795-1932, by William Eric Brockman with William R Cooke as a contributor. 2009. A chapter focuses on Admiralty House, explaining that in 1816 the colony bought a house and part of the present grounds from John Dunscombe for Ł3,000, transferring them to the Crown as the official residence for the naval commander-in-chief. Previously the admiral’s residence had been at Mount Wyndham in Hamilton Parish, but this new venue was preferable because of the growing importance of Dockyard and because it was nearer to the City of Hamilton, which one year earlier had become Bermuda’s new capital. It also, of course, had clear views of Dockyard and St. George’s, making it an excellent location for the admiral’s flag station. The house itself, Brockman surmised, had two storeys with possibly three or four rooms on each level and verandas. Surrounding it were outhouses comprising servants’ quarters, washhouses and stables. But, he says, “There was none of that dignity, that imposing solidity and orderly array of clipped lawn and box hedge, so dear to the heart of the 19th-century Englishman.”

Bermuda Gowth of a Naval Base

Bermuda Guide. Stark. 1902. 153 pages.

Bermuda Guide. 1997. Open Road Travel Guides. Ron Charles. Paperback.

Bermuda Ha Ha. Roger Crombie. A compendium of 30 humorous columns he wrote from 1995-1998 in the local RG Magazine. 202 pages. Author self-published under the Matrix Books Bermuda label.

Bermuda Hearts. Jennifer Vladimir Shashaty. Her first Historical Romance Novel. A Bennington Hall Legacy Romance. 2005.

Bermuda, Her Plants and Gardens 1609-1850. Jill Collett. 1987.

Bermuda High School Chronicle. Published from 1933 to 1948.

Bermuda Historical Quarterlies. Volumes 1-38, each with 4 editions. Published from 1944 to 1981. Out of print, some available from Bermuda Historical Society. All can be seen in Reference Library, Bermuda National Library, Hamilton.

Bermuda Holiday. Tweedy. 1950. New York, Crown, 162 pages. 

Bermuda Houses. Professor John S. Humphreys, AIA. 1923. Associate Professor of the Harvard University School of Architecture. Boston, Marshall Jones. 1st edition. 181 plates. The architecture and uniqueness of many of Bermuda's domestic buildings from the 1640s. He wrote that the unique form of Bermuda architecture was one of the most charming things about Bermuda. Many prominent American architects wanted this book published and either helped finance it or pre-ordered it. 

Bermuda Houses and Gardens. 1979. 88 pages. Black & white photos of many of Bermuda's private Homes and Gardens. 

Bermuda in Art. For lovers of Colour. Joan Aspinall. 2008. 

Bermuda index 1784-1914: An index of births, marriages, deaths. C. F. E Hollis Hallett.  As recorded in Bermuda newspapers.

Bermuda in Full Color. Hannau. No date. 128 pages

Bermuda in Painted Representation, Volume I. Jonathan Land Evans. Privately printed, text only.

Bermuda in Painted Representation, Volume II. Jonathan Land Evans. Privately printed, text only.

Bermuda in Painted Representation, Volume III: the Bermudian era. Jonathan Land Evans. (The concluding volume of that trilogy, which takes the reader on a lengthy but hopefully not too exhausting guided tour of how and by whom Bermuda has been depicted in artworks, from the earliest days until recent times).

Bermuda in Painted Representation: A Survey of How (And By Whom) Bermuda has been Depicted in Art. Bermudian author Jonathan Land Evans, Bermudian art historian.  First published in 2012 in  three volumes. A follow-up to his 2009/2010 book Encyclopedia of Bermuda Artists. The first two volumes are The Garrison Era and The Cosmopolitan Era. They cover over 1000 artists and go up to about 1953. A third volume, The Bermudian Era, going up to about the year 2000, was published later. In 2020 there is also now the 660 page Author's Text-Only 2020 Preview Edition of this book, the author's hefty art history of Bermuda. This new version, which is available for sale through Lulu.com, is an updated/revised consolidation of the original three separate privately-printed volumes (The Garrison Era, The Cosmopolitan Era and The Bermudian Era). NB: Author's Text-Only is the version of a particular work that the author prefers, with no editing by his publishers. Restored are any passages that had been cut in an earlier editing process.

Bermuda In Periodical Literature. A bibliography. George Watson Cole, 1907. 275 pages. Alphabetically catalogues periodical literature, with a small summary of the information on each article. Riverside Press, Brookline MA. Limited edition of 350.

Bermuda In Poetry 1610-1908. Poems by Waller, Marvel, Freneau, Moore and others. 1915. Selected by Hicks, Frederick Charles, AM, LL.B.., Law Librarian, Columbia University. 

Bermuda (Insight Guide Bermuda). Brian Bell. October 2001.

Bermuda Insight Pocket Guide. 2000. David F. Raine .APA Publications Pte. 

Bermuda in the Old Empire. Dr. Henry Wilkinson. 1950, London and Oxford. 457 pages. One of the most complete and best books ever written about Bermuda at that time.

Bermuda in Three Colors. Carveth Wells. 1935. Published in New York by Robert M. McBride. 271pp; 64pp illus from photographs. Has chapters on Bermudian history, train travel, bicycling, carriage trips, a "who's who" of Bermudians, old recipes, &c. 8. 5" x 5. 

Bermuda in Three Colors. Carveth Wells. 1950s.

Bermuda Institute: Origin, Philosophy, Growth. Leslie Holder, 2000. History of the Seventh Day Adventist School in Bermuda.

Bermuda (Islands). John J. Jackson (January 28, 1988).

Bermuda Islands Guide. Complete Map and Information Guide to Bermuda. 1982. Clarion Enterprises. Correct at that time but outdated now. Maps, places of interest, all roads, restaurants, bars and clubs, hotels and guest houses, ferries and buses, beaches, parks and recreation areas, churches, gas stations, telephones.

Bermuda Islands Pipe Band 1955-2005. A paper. George L. Cook (piper). A 50th anniversary publication. "The story of the Bermuda Islands Pipe Band (BIPB) starts in 1955. Today's band, however, emerged in 1993 from the unification of the Bermuda Cadets Pipe Band and the Bermuda Pipe Band. The older of the two parents began in July, 1955, when the Pipes and Drums of 'A' Company, Bermuda Cadet Corps (BCC), paraded for the first time at Warwick Camp during the annual camp of cadets from Mount St. Agnes Academy, Saltus Grammar School and Warwick Academy. 

Bermuda, Isle of My Heritage. Joy Cora Elizabeth Wilson-Tucker. July 1983, personal manuscript, not a book. 

Bermuda: Its History, Geology, Climate, Products, Agriculture, Commerce and Government, from the earliest period. Theodore L. Godet, MD. Re-issued 31 Aug 2012.

Bermuda: Its History, Geology, Climate, Products, Agriculture, Commerce, and Government, with Hints to Invalids. Theodore L. Godet (31 Aug 2012)

Bermuda Journal of Archaeology and Maritime History. Vols. 1-21. Bermuda Maritime Museum Association. Volume 21, released March 25. 2019, includes articles on 19th-century prisoner of war ships, Second World War submarine history and military gravestones. The National Museum of Bermuda Press. The museum is in the process of digitizing previous volumes to make the entire catalogue of 175 individual articles available online for purchase and download. A spokeswoman for the museum said: “Covering a wide range of topics including slavery, smuggling, shipwrecks, military and naval history, whaling, and agriculture, the journal has become an essential resource for any researcher examining Bermuda’s history and its connections with the wider Atlantic world.” Volume 21 features ten articles on history and archaeology by Bermudian-based and overseas scholars. Other articles focus on the 17th-century Chinese porcelain trade, Bermuda’s “explosive military history” and the 18th-century livestock trade. Transcriptions of the minutes of the Governor’s council are also included. Clarence Maxwell and Deborah Atwood, the co-editors, have invited leading experts in the fields of history, art, and archaeology to form an advisory board designed to raise the academic standing of the journal. The board will advise on the direction of the journal and review papers submitted for publication. It is available for download at website nmb.bm/shop.

Bermuda Journal Island Green. Dana Cooper.

Bermuda Journal Sea Urchin, Shells & Crab. Dana Cooper. 

Bermuda Journal Zebra Palm. Dana Cooper.

Bermuda Journey. A leisurely Guide Book. William S. Zuill. 1946 edition, with illustrations by Scott White, maps by Will Onions and Val Bouchard.  New York, Coward-McCann, and 1958 edition, 426 pages.

Bermuda Journey

Bermuda King George VI High Values: A Guide to the Flaws and Printings. Robert W. Dickgiesser. Weston, Mass., Triad Publications, 1980, 59 pp.

Bermuda Light - The Story of Gibbs's Hill Lighthouse. Michael Dolding. Booklet. Chronicles the building of this major Bermuda landmark since its placement high on a hill in Southampton Parish in 1846. Alexander Gordon was a British (Scottish) engineer who became famous for the use of prefabricated cast-iron for buildings, including his Bermuda Gibb's Hill lighthouse.  His father had invented a system for compressing gas and making it usable in a portable form and Alexander followed him in the gasworks business in London, but also patented apparatus to do with the actual lights of lighthouses. At the age of 67, he died at Sandown, Isle of Wight,  UK, having designed and constructed at least seven cast iron lighthouses for British possessions in the Americas. The first was in 1841, at Morant Point in Jamaica. His second was in 1846 at Gibbs Hill, while the third was placed at Cap Pine in Newfoundland in 1850. In 1852 there were two, one at South Point, Barbados and the other at Grand Turk, in what is now part of the Turks and Caicos Islands. Later ones were at Great Isaac Cay, north of Bimini in the Bahamas archipelago, while another is on Lobos Cay, Bahamas.  George Grove, later knighted, was the engineer constructor of the lighthouses at Jamaica and Bermuda and became very famous for his “Grove’s Dictionary of Music and Musicians”, published 1878—1880.

Gibb's Hill Lighthouse - Hallewell

Gibb's Hill Lighthouse, painted two year later by Major Edmund Hallewell

Bermuda Longtail. By Photographer and TV icon Reg Grundy who in 1982 arrived at his Bermuda estate, with his wife, Joy Chambers-Grundy. The Australian media mogul's TV credits included the globally successful soap opera Neighbours, Prisoner: Cell Block H and Wheel Of Fortune. Locally he is renowned for his photographs of the island’s longtail, which adorned the walls of L.F. Wade International Airport and the Commissioner’s House in Dockyard. He highlighted his passion for the bird in his most recent book Mother and Child, writing: “I do have a favourite bird, the glorious longtail of Bermuda, which I have been photographing consistently for 30 years. It is a magical miracle of flight, sweeping majestically in the sky with its pristine white body and its long tail of black and white feathers gliding behind. Joy says that if I come back to Earth I’ll be a longtail. I wouldn’t mind that a bit.” Mr Grundy, OBE, PhD, has published several photography books, including this Bermuda Longtail, which was distributed to all of Bermuda’s schools. He created the largest independent television company in the world, Grundy Worldwide, and was known for his introduction of TV series Neighbours in the mid-1980s, which gave birth to the career of Kylie Minogue. He has won numerous awards including the International Emmy for accomplishments by an individual whose work is recognized throughout the world.

Bermuda Mails to 1865. An Inventory of the Postal Markings. Michel Forand and Charles Freeland, published by British Caribbean Philatelic Study Group, 1995, 118pp
Some 650 entries; Date stamps, Paid Stamps, Ship Letter and Forwarding Agents. Packet arrival and departure dates for 1827, 1842-50 and 1850-54. Postal rates and an overview of the pre 1820 postal history.

Bermuda Maps. Jonathan Land Evans. 2017. Charting the history of the island through maps. Details scores of maps from early hand-drawn representations and decorative printed maps from the 1600s to more detailed modern renditions from the 1930s. A National Museum book, the product of author's  lifetime of collecting and analyzing various depictions of the island. Museum staff have also scoured libraries and archives across the world to source hundreds of rare images of old and new maps reproduced in the book. Includes a detailed analysis of the maps’ content, presentation and historical context.

Bermuda Maritime Museum and The Royal Naval Dockyard, Bermuda. Dr. Jack (John) C. Arnell. Official Guide. 

Bermuda Memorial Inscriptions. Hilary and Richard Tulloch. 2011. Bermuda National Trust and the National Museum of Bermuda. Gravestones at the Bermuda-based British Military graveyards of British Army personnel who died in Bermuda and were buried at the eastern end of St. George's Island and Royal Navy personnel including several Admirals buried at the Royal Naval Cemetery at Ireland Island. Inscriptions from all the memorials found in the naval, military and historic cemeteries of Bermuda, as well as memorials of sailors, soldiers, airmen, servants, slaves, merchants, mariners, convicts and consuls, both local and from overseas from the parish and community cemeteries. The volume also includes short histories of each of the naval, military and historic cemeteries now managed by the Bermuda National Trust. The husband and wife team, Hilary and Dick Tulloch, both come from military and families. While resident in Bermuda they noticed that many headstones in the local cemeteries were deteriorating and recorded the inscriptions.

Bermuda Military Rarities. 2003. Andrew Bermingham. Bermuda Historical Society and Bermuda National Trust. 93 pages. Black and white photos and illustrations. Paperback.  9" by 6". $20.

Bermuda Military Rarities Re-visited. 2013. Andrew Bermingham. Bermuda Historical Society. Bermuda's military history includes accounts of the black Bermudian airmen who flew with the Royal Air Force in World War Two, the captured German U-boat U 505 hidden here during that conflict and Winston Churchill’s 1942 flight to Bermuda from the UK and the dangerous return trip.

book Bermuda Military Rarities re-Visited

Bermuda Moods. 2006. A compilation of hundreds of photos taken around Bermuda. Hardcover coffee-table. $50. MediaHouse.

Bermuda, Nature's Fairyland. A 1914 tourist guide.

Bermuda Nine Parishes. By professional photographer Ann Spurling. 2003. 409 pages. heavy, coffee-table-like, expensive. 404 pages, 568 color plates and 12 maps. Book covers the people, city, town, villages, luxurious homes, churches, landscapes, and shorelines--both the natural and human histories. 12inches wide, 9˝ inches high, and 1Ľ inches thick.

Bermuda Nine Parishes

Bermuda Nurse. R. Dana. 1965. Bermuda novel, paperback. 157 pages. McFadden Books, NY.

Bermuda Occupational Outlook Handbook. Bermuda Government. 

Bermuda On A Budget. Catherine Harriott. December 1997. A guide book. With illustrations and photographs.

Bermuda On My Mind. 2007. Jane Barcroft. 2007. More Bermuda poems. See also "Pink Sand Poems." She was a Bermuda resident when her parents were based here with the US military. She was in 8th, 9th & 10th grade at Kindley High School.

Bermuda: Our People, Our Story. Volumes 1, 2, 3. With photographs galore. The Royal Gazette or at P. O. Box HM 1025, Hamilton HM DX. Phone (441) 295-5881 extension 121 or 125. Order by Visa, MC credit or debit card and quote your e-mail address.

Bermuda Past and Present. Walter Brownell Hayward. 1st edition 1923, New York, Dodd & Mead. 267 pages. Subsequent edition 1930.

Bermuda Pocket Almanack. 1883 (175 pages.) and 1885. (220 pages.) editions.

Bermuda Politics in Transition. Manning. 1978. Island Press, Bermuda. 231 pages.

Bermuda: Portrait of an Island. Donald Nausbaum. Runs one-man photo agency, Caribphoto, based in Toronto. Has shot photos, especially of Caribbean islands. 2008. MacMillan Caribbean. Almost 200-page-long photographic celebration of Bermuda's people, its natural and man-made amenities and its unique and diverse culture.

Bermuda Postcards Revisited. 48 pages. 2006. Bermudian Dr. Eldon Tucker Zuill and his wife Anne capture the “then and now” of Bermuda in the form of this pictorial book using old postcards of scenes taken in the first half of the 1900s compared to November, 2005, also in black and white, from the same perspective. Print Link.

Bermuda Real Estate Handbook 2010.  Editorials by Mary-Claire Havas, VP Sales, Rego Sotheby's International Realty and Susan Thompson, manager of Coldwell Banker Bermuda Realty.

Bermuda Recollections. Elizabeth Jones, 1993, Bermuda Ministry of Community, Culture & Information. Interviews and essays based on a series of workshops with Bermuda seniors held in the late 1980s and early 1990s. 

Bermuda Reef Portraits. 2008. Bermudian Ron Lucas, an underwater photographer who dedicated six years of his life to capturing images of Bermuda's marine life. 88-pages, full-color, published by Bermuda Zoological Society (BZS) and Brimstone Media Ltd.

Bermuda Registration Labels. Brad Arch, 1993, 24pp.  Illustrations of the numerous types with period of use and catalog numbers.

Bermuda Report. Various editions. Official Bermuda Government publication. No longer published. Much earlier editions were published by HM Stationary Office, London.

Bermuda Rock Lessons. Esra Turner. For children.

Bermuda Sampler. William Zuill. 1937. Bermuda Book Store. 456 pages.

Bermuda Sea Shells. T. R. A. Neilson. 1960. Paperback. 24 pages.

Bermuda Settlers of the 17th Century. Genealogical Notes from Bermuda. Julia E. Mercer. October 15, 2012. 276 pp. Abstracts of the earliest known records of Bermuda settlers, many of whom removed to the mainland and were among the pioneer settlers of the Carolinas, Georgia, and Virginia. The records given here are arranged by family and appear in chronological sequence. They consist of a progression of abstracts of wills, administrations, deeds, court orders, indentures, arrival records, and so on, pertaining to every member of the family from the original immigrant up to as near the year 1700 as the records allow.

Bermuda Settlers

Bermuda: Seeing the Sights by Railway. Bermuda Railway Company, Ltd. 1936. Tourism brochure with the railway line as it was in the mid-1930s, describing every station, and also includes a fold-out map. 

Bermuda Schwartz. Bob Morris. January 2008. Novel. A tale of hidden treasure, murder, romance, rum, money hidden in an offshore account.

Bermuda Shipwecks. Daniel and Denise Berg. A vacationing diver's guide to Bermuda's wrecks, 73 pages. Softcover. From 1515, Bermuda became a landmark for Spanish ships sailing back to Spain from the New World. Trying to sight Bermuda to confirm their position often ended their voyage as they wrecked on Bermuda's treacherous outer reefs. They claimed many ships. With photographs, sketches and accounts of the wrecks. 

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Bermuda Shorts: The Hidden Side of the Richest Place on Earth. T. C. Sobey. December 31, 1995. Made up largely of news items from The Royal Gazette - Bermuda's only daily newspaper, showing a side of Bermuda that most tourists do not see. 

Bermuda Shorts

Bermuda Specialized Catalogue, Stamps and Postal History, 1812-1970. D Cordon & M Forand (editors), 2012.

Bermuda Spirit. Co-authors architect Georgia Crow-Benevides and her friend and frequent Bermuda visitor, Kathryn Deane.. 2011. An insider's look into iconic Bermuda and its unique people, candidly showcasing Bermudians, at work, at play, and in their own environments, via photography. Coffee table size. $75. With foreword written by actor and former resident Michael Douglas whose mother, Diana Dill, is Bermudian.

Bermuda Stories. Jonathan Land Evans.

Bermuda Suicide Challenge. 2007. Bob Brown and his brother's account of the world's longest ever unescorted oceanic crossing in the 21-feet Intruder 21  in May 2007 in a tiny flat boat. The Floridian pair defied the advice of Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre to complete the trip, from North Carolina to Bermuda (674 miles, 51 hours) and then on to New York harbour (another 772 miles, 53 hours) a few days later.

Bermuda Offshore Tax Guide. 300 pages. 2007 but states it is updated annually. Lulu.com. IBP Inc.

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Bermuda, The Bahamas, Hispaniola, Puerto Rico, etc. John Crocker. 1968.

Bermuda Then and Now. Theresa Airey.

Bermuda: Through Distant Eyes. David F. Raine.

Bermuda, the Hand-struck Stamps & Cancellations. Morris Hoadley Ludington, published by Robson Lowe, 1956, 40pp

Bermuda: The Half-Penny on One Penny Provisional of 1940. {Study paper no. 9] King George VI Collectors Society, 1976; 11 pp. Published as whole number 93 of Geosix.

Bermuda: The 1910-36 "Ship" Type Stamps. Morris Hoadley Ludington, published by Junior Philatelic Society, 1955, 35pp.

Bermuda: The Post Office, Postal Markings and Adhesive Stamps. Morris Hoadley Ludington, published by Robson Lowe, 1962, 297pp + 51 plates. Addenda and Corrigenda, 1966, 4pp. Supplement, published by Robson Lowe, 1968, 38pp + 14 plates.

Bermuda: The Quiet Years. Theresa Airey.

Bermuda Through the Camera of James B. Heyl 1868-1897. Edith Stowe Godfrey Heyl. 1951. Numbered edition, 1,500 copies only. 124 plates.

Bermuda to Bali. Royce Baxter. 2011.Children's book, 202 pages. this former Bermuda resident, now dead, was an artist,  architect, designer in interior and film design and story teller. These stories and memoirs take you right round the world to flying bombers over New York, wartime Europe, mysterious India, beautiful island of Bermuda, safari in Africa, Tahiti, Bali and beyond. Baxter went to Bali with his girl friend.

Bermuda Today. William S. Zuill. 1958. Zuill & Baxter, Bermuda. 126 pages.

Bermuda Today and Yesterday. Terry Tucker. 1975, Baxter's, Bermuda. 208 pages. Illustrated.

Bermuda Today and Yesterday, 1503-1973. 1975. Terry Tucker. 

Bermuda Today and Yesterday, 1503-1978. 1979. Terry Tucker.

Bermuda Traditions. By Bermudian veteran chef Fred Ming. 2009.  Explains unique local cuisine including shark hash, cassava pie, fish cake on a sweet bun.

Bermuda Triangle. Andrew Donkin. (DK Readers Level 3). 

Bermuda Triangle. Adi-Kent Thomas Jeffrey. 1977. Published by Star. Paperback.

Bermuda Triangle: Mystery & Conspiracy. iMinds. Kindle Edition.

Bermuda Traditions and Tastes. Judith Wadson. 1997. Origin of Island holidays and their cuisine. 48 pages. $15.

Bermuda Troubadours. William Griffith. 1935, New York, Kendell & Sharp, 93 pages.

Bermuda to Bali. Royce Baxter. Children's book. The author resided for many years in Bermuda, until about 2000, as an architect, artist, illustrator and member of the Bermuda Musical and Dramatic Society. Self-published. He has since died. 

Bermuda under the Somers Islands Company 1612-1684. Civil Records. Late Dr. Archibald Cameron (Archie) Hallett. 2,000 pages. Juniperhill Press and Bermuda Maritime Museum Press at $300 per set.

Bermuda - Unintended Destination 1609-1610. Terry Tucker.

Bermuda Vacation. Joor. 1941. A photographic picture book. McKay Philadelphia.

Bermuda Verses. William Lawrence Chittenden, writing as "Larry" Chittenden. 1909. 68 pages. Illustrated with plates of photos. Putnam, London and New York.

Bermuda: Webster's Timeline History, 1503 - 2007. Icon Group International (17 May 2010)

Bermuda: Wildlife and Landscape Images. Wildlife photographer Jessica Riederer, 2016. Ms Riederer has worked with animals since 2000, first as an animal behaviorist at the Alice Springs Desert Park in the Australian Outback and as the head of education at Yorkshire Wildlife Park in the UK.

Bermuda Wills 1629-1835. C. F. E. Hollis Hallett.

Bermudiana. Williams. 1st edition 1936. Bermuda Publishing Co. 2nd edition, 1946, New York, Reinhart.

Bermudas: Orphan Islands of the Atlantic, subtitled Bermuda, Land of Sunshine and Flowers. 1910. Judge Warren W. Foster of New York. In the first decade of the 1900s, a notable visitor to Bermuda, along with Samuel Clemens and a president-to-be and others. He liked the island so much he wrote about its charms and advantages compared to the long haul to more foreign places.

Bermuda's ABC Book. Written and illustrated by Yi Gutteridge. For 5-year olds.

Bermuda's Architectural Heritage: Devonshire. Andrew Trimingham. 1995. Bermuda National Trust. First in a series of illustrated parish by parish reviews of Bermuda's architecture. Reprinted 2004. Dover Litho Press, USA.

Bermuda's Architectural Heritage: Hamilton Parish. Diana Chudleigh. 2002, Bermuda National Trust. 4th in its historic buildings book series. 230 pages. Illustrated with B&W photographs. $29.95

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Bermuda's Architectural Heritage: Sandys. 1999. Bermuda National Trust. Third in the series. Black and white illustrations.

Bermuda's Architectural Heritage: Smith's Parish. 2005. Bermuda National Trust. Fifth in the series. Drawings by Barbara Finsness.

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Bermuda's Architectural Heritage: Paget Parish. 2010. Bermuda National Trust. Sixth in the series. The book is dedicated to the late Dennis Sherwin, long a resident of the island and benefactor of the National Trust.  There are also tributes to Margaret Lloyd, who has been part of the backbone of "Bermuda's Architectural Heritage Series" since its inception in 1995, and the architectural historian from Colonial Williamsburg, Dr. Edward A. Chappell. $40, available at Bermuda National Trust headquarters at Waterville, Trustworthy and local bookshops.

Bermuda's Architectural Heritage, Paget

Bermuda's Architectural Heritage, Paget

Bermuda's Architectural Heritage: Pembroke. Author: Dr Clarence Maxwell. Editors: Dr Edward Harris MBE, JP, FSA and John Adams. 2017. Published by: Bermuda National Trust 2017 Pages: 298. Illustrations: Black and white photos and drawings. Cover: Laminated, colour. Dimensions: 8.75” x 11.25”. Pembroke is the eighth in the Trust’s Architectural Heritage series was written by this Bermudian historian and academic. It explores the history of the parish from Bermuda’s early days and covers many of Pembroke’s buildings, ranging from Government House to humbler houses on The Glebe Road and the North Shore and from ancient vernacular buildings to the modern Bacardi building on Pitts Bay Road. Interesting topics such as the Black Watch Well, the early ‘common lands’, wooden houses and many other subjects are covered and Edward Chappell, Roberts Director Emeritus of Architectural and Archaeological Research at Colonial Williamsburg has written penetrating analyses of several of the buildings.

Bermuda's Architectural Heritage: St. George's. Michael Jarvis, edited by David L. White. Black and white photos by Robin Judah and sidebars by Trimingham, Andrew. November, 1997. Bermuda National Trust. Second in the series.

Bermuda's Architectural Heritage: St. George's. Volume two. Michael Jarvis. 190 pages. 

Bermuda's Architectural Heritage: Hamilton, Town and City. Edited by David L. White. Illustrated. 2015. Bermuda National Trust. Seventh in the series.

Bermuda's Architectural Heritage: Warwick. Dr. Thomas James. 2019. lllustrated. Bermuda National Trust. Ninth and last in the series.

Bermuda's Antique Furniture and Silver. Bryden Bordley Hyde. 1971.198 pages, illustrated.

Bermuda's Beginnings. William M. Cox. 1957 and 1959. 24 pages. Illustrated. Booklet for young people. Tinling, London.

Bermuda's Botanical Wonderland: A Field Guide. Christine Phillips-Watlington and David Wingate. October 2, 1996. Bermudian Publishing Company Ltd. The most valuable resource for botanists and gardeners since Britton's "Flora of Bermuda" in 1918. Illustrated.

Bermuda's Botanical Wonderland

Bermuda’s Convict Hulks. Clara F. E.  Hollis Hallett. Bermuda Journal of Archaeology and Maritime History, 2 (1990): 87-104.

Bermuda's Crime and Punishment. Terry Tucker.

Bermuda's Delicate Balance. Stuart Hayward and Wolfgang Erasmus Sterrer. 1979. Bermuda National Trust. 402 pages. Black and white illustrations.

Bermuda's Early Days. Edith Stowe Godfrey Heyl. 1959.

Bermuda's Energy Future. Wolfgang Erasmus Sterrer.

Bermuda's Famous Talbot Brothers. A Celebration in History, Pictures and Song. 2009. Full color Coffee table book. Funded by the Blackie Talbot Foundation with support from the Bank of Bermuda/HSBC. The 50 page limited edition book includes two CDs of the Talbot Brothers' most popular songs and a 30-minute narrated, visual and musical narrated DVD, with rare footage of the Talbot Brothers' appearance on the famous Ed Sullivan Show, and at the London Mayfair Hotel in the 50s. Properly known as The Talbot Brothers of Bermuda, the group's members weren't actually all brothers as a cousin was also drafted to perform. They started a calypso group.

Bermuda's Favorite Haunts. Volumes 1, 1991 and 2 (subtitled "Picking Up The Threads") 1996. By John Cox, Mac Musson, Joan Skinner. Stories of Bermuda's homes with ghosts. The author states his home, Orange Valley, is one of Bermuda's most haunted locations. Others include Palmetto House in Devonshire and Winterhaven in Smith's parish.

Bermuda’s Flora. By botanist Lisa Greene. Volumes 1 and 2. 2008 and 2009. Both with 75 color photographs of 27 plants. 

Bermuda's Forgotten Heroes: Our Greatest Legacy. Joy Wilson-Tucker. 1997. The origins of Bermuda's Friendly Societies, black Bermuda Lodges that accomplished so much.

Bermuda's Golden Age of Poetry 1800-1900. Bermudian author Patricia Marirea Mudd and Joseph Ellert Mudd. 2000. 493 pages. Compilation of 300 poems, a few maudlin, but mostly depicting the struggles of life and death in Bermuda as seen through the eyes of local and resident poets, taken mostly from pages of The Royal Gazette.

Bermuda's Oldest Inhabitants. Louisa Hutchings Smith, 1938 and 1950 (Sevenoaks, Kent). 80 pages, illustrated.

Bermuda's Marine Life. Wolfgang Erasmus Sterrer.

Bermuda's Military Rarities. Andrew Bermingham. 2003. 

Bermuda's Military Rarities Re-visited. 2013. Andrew Bermingham.  Much about the  island’s long and often colourful military history.  Includes accounts of the black Bermudian airmen who flew with the Royal Air Force in World War Two, the captured German U-boat hidden here during that conflict and Winston Churchill’s daring 1942 flight from the island to the UK. Originally published in 2003 and long out of print, this new edition includes several previously unpublished stories as well as other additional material. Among the new material included in the book is a detailed account of British wartime leader Winston Churchill’s top-secret visit to Bermuda in 1942. The Prime Minister had visited the island for a secret 24-hour stop-over and addressed the House of Assembly, expressing his gratitude to Bermuda for allowing the construction of US military bases the previous year.

Bermuda’s Population Projections, 2016-2026. 2018. It expects the island’s population will both decline by 111 people by 2026 — and get appreciably older. Based on current projections, the report says, the proportion of the population 65 or older will rise from 16.9 per cent in 2016, to 24.9 per cent in 2026. One in nine of us will be 75 or older; the median age will be 49.

Bermuda's Priests. Father John McCarthy. 1954. 152 pages. Illustrated.

Bermuda's Sailors of Fortune. Sister Jean de Chantal Kennedy. 1963, Bermuda Book Store. 155 pages, illustrated.

Bermuda's Seashore Plants and Seaweeds. Wolfgang Sterrer and A. Ralph Cavaliere. 1998. Bermuda Natural History Museum and Bermuda Zoological Society. 269 pages. About $15.

Bermuda's Story. Tucker, Terry. 1959, 1st edition, Bermuda Book Store, 211 pages. Illustrated.

Bermuda's Stride Toward the 21st Century. Dr Dorothy Newman. 1994. Report, not book.

Bermuda's Tea Time Treats - for Coffee Lovers too. Bermuda Cookbook. Mair L. D. Harris. 2001. 160 pages. $19.95. Call Mrs Harris at 234-0923 evenings.

Bermuda's Top Ten. 2015.  By watercolo artist Jill Amos Raine. Pocket book on the island's flora and fauna. The publication’s title comes from its structure. It is broken into ten chapters: “Habitats”, “Birds”, “Amphibians, Reptiles & Mammals”, “Creepy Crawlies”, “Fish”, “Sea Creatures”, “Shells & More”, “Flowers”, “Trees & Shrubs” and “Natural Places.” Each chapter suggests ten possible things one might find while exploring the Island’s natural habitat, as well as a few rarer sights.

Bermudiana. Ronald J. Williams. 1936, 1st edit. 220 pages. photographs. 1946, 2nd edit., 256 pages.

Bermudian Christmas Stories for the Family. Cha'Von Clarke. 2010. A compilation of short stories and poems to celebrate the season and welcome in the New Year. Each story has a Bermudian theme. Includes two stories for children and mature readers, five New Year poems.

Bermudian Days. Julia Dorr, 1883. 

Bermudian English. Harry Morgan Ayres. 1933. 

Bermudian Politics in Transition (Race, Voting and Public Opinion. Professor Frank E. Manning. 1978. Island Press.

Bernard Aimé Poulin — A Portrait. By Canadian Benoit Cazabon.  2019. Biography of Poulin, a Canadian artist.  During his 1967 Bermuda stay he  painted of some of Bermuda’s leading figures and natural scenes. His sitters have included members of royalty and prominent politicians from around the world. The artist’s Bermuda commissions include Dame Jennifer Smith, a former premier, Stanley Lowe, a former Speaker of the House of Assembly, and Dame Lois Browne-Evans, a politician, lawyer and the country’s first female attorney-general. He has also painted William Boyle, Sutherland Madeiros, and Jay Bluck, former mayor of Hamilton. Outside of Bermuda his subjects have included Prince William, son of the Prince of Wales, and Jean Chrétien, a former Canadian prime minister. The book says how he first came to Bermuda and fell in love with the island. Mr Poulin was exhausted from teaching children with learning difficulties for many years and concerned friends treated him to that 1967 holiday in Bermuda. Available at bernardpoulin.com and amazon.com

Beware the Hurricane! Terry Tucker.

Beyond the Rubber Tree. Terry Tucker.

Beyond the Chesapeake: the contrasting status of blacks in Bermuda. Virginia Bernhard, 1998.

Biodiversity: The UK Overseas Territories (1999). Including Bermuda. D. Procter and L. V. Fleming. 

Biography of a Colonial Town. Sister Jean de Chantal Kennedy. 1962, Bermuda Book Store. 400 pages, illustrated. Covering the period 1790 to 1897.

Birds of Bermuda. Zuill, 1933. Bermuda Book Store, Hamilton.

Birds of Bermuda. Slaughter. 1978. 58 pages. photos.

Birds of Bermuda. Garden Club of Bermuda. 2002. With photographs contributed by then-Chief Justice Richard Ground.

Birds of Bermuda (Macmillan Caribbean Natural History). Andre Raine and Richard Ground (12 Mar 2004).

Black Clubs in Bermuda. Manning. 1973, New York, Cornell University.

Black History in Bermuda. Teacher resource guide. 2019. Bermuda National Trust. 

Blacks in Defence of their Country. Ira Philip. 2009. Roles Bermuda's blacks have played in defence of both Bermuda and the UK, especially in the world wars.

Black Power in Bermuda: the Struggle for Decolonization. Contemporary Black History. Quito Swan. October 12, 2010. The Island's black power movement and the impact it has had. How the movement grew during the Island's tempestuous 1960s and 1970s. Late civil rights campaigner Roosevelt Brown was heavily involved.

Blockade Runners of the Confederacy. Cochran. 1958. 350 pages. Indianapolis, Bobbs-Merrill. With illustrations. Much about Bermuda's role. 

Blockade: The Civil War At Sea. Carse. 1958. New York, Rinehart. New York. 280 pages. Much about Bermuda.

Blood Fangs. Rod Farrington. Novel.  2012. About a rare, unique strain of vampire-blood beasts from the Congo jungle. After a hurricane, they end up trapped in the Bermuda Triangle for hundreds of years. Within the triangle, disease doesn’t exist, so while the vampires can feed on other humans’ blood, they cannot infect people or breed other vampires. When adventurers known as Spinners venture into the Triangle to resolve the situation, however, the vampires end up escaping into Bermuda. 

Blue Angels and Whales. Gibbings. 1946, London, J. M. Dent. A record of personal experiences below and above water. 114 pages. Illustrated, with Bermuda chapters.

Boer Prisoners of War in Bermuda. Colin H. Benbow, MA. 1962, reprinted 1982, 1994 and 2006.. 124 pages. Illustrated, Bermuda Historical Society. Among the visitors to the Boer Cemetery on Long Island were South African President Thabo Mbeki and former President F.W de Klerk. Mr, Mbeki was in Bermuda for secret talks with South African political opponents in 1989 and had traveled from his exile base in Tanzania. Mr. de Klerk visited in 1997.

Bon Appetit Bermuda. Late 2010. Jean-Claude Garzia. Some of the recipes in it led to the success of his former restaurant, Hamilton’s Lemon Tree Cafe. Includes his signature dishes saffron mussels bisque, Macadamia Brazilian nut salad with chicken, onion pie and sauteed scampis with tomatoes and scented garlic, plus his accent on onion pie, scallops, fresh fish, scampi, paella, fishcakes, omelette, salmon, tuna, Dover sole dipped in paprika, chicken pie, Bermuda loquat tarte tatin, loquat souffle, etc.

Book of the Survey of Bermuda by Richard Norwood 1662-1663. Lieutenant General Sir J. H. Lefroy, CB, KCMG, FRS, etc. 1879. 89 pages.

Border Crossing Brothas: Black Males Navigating Race, Place and Complex Space. Bermudian Ty-Ron Douglas, an assistant professor and affiliate faculty member of the Black Studies programme at the University of Missouri, is the author. The 2016 book draws on the experiences and journeys of 12 black Bermudian males, sharing their educational experiences in places such as the school house, in barbershops, local sports clubs, the Church and the neighborhood.

Bowling My Way: 1962­–1987.  Bermuda’s tenpin bowling queen Hattieann Gilbert has immortalized her story in a new book. 2018. It traces Ms Gilbert’s career from a chance encounter with the sport to bowling stardom. The self-published book starts with her first publicity after Ms Gilbert’s friends pestered her at age 19 to try “this new game called bowling” in 1962. The group went to the newly opened Lily Bowl in Shelly Bay. Ms Gilbert wrote: “I had no clue how this game went, but I soon realised what the game was all about and knew that this was truly a gift from above. As I never stopped playing the game from that night, the feeling seeped deep into my bones and Lily Bowl became my second home.” Ms Gilbert entered her first tournament in June 1962 and took “every prize one could win”. The photograph featured in The Royal Gazette at the time is reproduced in the book. Ms Gilbert, 75, said last week in bowling alley Warwick Lanes that she was forced to give up competitive bowling for medical reasons in 1987. She added: “I wish I could, and I might try. But my arm is not all that sharp.” Ms Gilbert became a household name through the sport under her maiden name, Morrisette. Her career, which went international, was recognized in the Bermuda Sports Hall of Fame in 2005. But the book also chronicles the names of her fellow players over the years. 

Break the Silence. 2003. Denise DeMoura, Bermudian poet.

Bride of A Thousand Cedars. A Bermuda Novel of living in Bermuda during the US Civil War. Lancaster and Brentano. 1939, New York, Stokes. 344 pages.

British Empire Civil Censorship Devices, World War II, Trinidad and Tobago. Ron Wike, published by Civil Censorship Study Group, 1994, 80pp, ISBN 1872744117
Development, organization of the censor stations, the markings, labels, seals, permits, instructional markings and security devices, also covers censor numbers allocated to Jamaica and Bermuda.

Britain's Treasure Islands. A Journey to the UK Overseas Territories. By Stewart McPherson, Colin Clubbe, Martin Hamilton (editors). 1983. 670 pages. This title accompanies the TV documentary series 'Britain's Treasure Islands,' broadcast on the BBC and across the world. The UK overseas territories cover an area seven times the size of the United Kingdom. They are home to 350,000 British subjects and thousands of unique animals and plants, including many of the greatest wildlife species on Earth. Explorer and naturalist Stewart McPherson made a three year journey across all of the United Kingdom's overseas lands. With chapters (including detailed fold-out maps) on Ascension Island, Saint Helena, Tristan da Cunha, Falkland Islands, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, British Antarctic Territory, British Indian Ocean Territory, Pitcairn Islands, Bermuda, Cayman Islands, British Virgin Islands, Montserrat, Anguilla, Turks and Caicos Islands, Gibraltar, Akrotiri and Dhekelia (Cyprus).

British Warships in the Age of Sail. Rif Winfield. 2005 to 2014. Four books by the same author, a naval historian, that study their design, construction, careers and fates. Seaforth Publishing. Bermuda-built sloops for the Royal Navy are mentioned in the third book.

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Brief Candle. A book of verse. Sam Morse-Brown, 1991. Island Press Limited, Bermuda.

Building with Bermuda's Natural  Resources. 2007. Wilton Woolridge. The role, cutting and use of Bermuda's limestone. 50 pages. Multiple photos and illustrations of traditional buildings around the Island and full details of quarry operations, plus drawings and pictures by the author. 

Bulletin of Marine Science. Bermuda Natural History Museum. The issue prior to July 14, 2000 had an inventory by Dr. Wolfgang Sterrer on the number of species (at least 8,299) of flora and fauna in Bermuda, of which 4,597 are marine and 3,702 are terrestrial.

Bulwark of Empire. Bermuda's Fortified Naval Base. Willock. 1962. 151 pages.

Bum Bum Bananas — Oh! Do Mind Your Manners. Elizabeth Mulderig. A Bermuda book of manners.

Butler's History of the Bermudas. 2012. Edited by C. F. E Hollis Hallett. 

Butterfield's Bank. Five Generations in Bermuda. Harry C. Butterfield. 1958. 112 pages. BBS, Hamilton.

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Cameos of Old Bermuda. John Cox. 

Captain's Talker, The Story of the USS Thomas, A Hunter-Killer in World War 2. Charles Field. He served on the vessel in that capacity on that ship from 1943. It visited and trained in Bermuda in 1943 and several times later. Bermuda was a good stop for the crew and also an important area for both convoys and German killer submarines that hunted them. 

Caperucita Roja Bermudas. Sin Autor. Published by Librifer S. Coop. Spanish.

Care. 100 years of Hospital Care in Bermuda.  J. Randolf Williams. 1994.

Caribbean Quakers. Durham. 1972. 139 pages. Includes an account of 17th century Quaker activity in Bermuda. Dukane Press, Florida.

Censorship and Bermuda’s Role in Winning the Second World War. Horst Augustinovic. 2019. It started out as an article for Bermuda Post, the Bermuda Collectors Society’s quarterly journal. To complete it, Mr Augustinovic reached out to Vivienne Gardner knowing she had a photograph from her father William Gilmore’s days as a censor here. It turned out that she not only had a photograph, but a treasure trove of rare documents. Mr Augustinovic felt compelled to write a book, ultimately drawing on Mr Gilmore’s collection, his own and that of another censor, Lawrence Gurrin, Bermuda’s first archivist. Mr Augustinovic was born a month after the Second World War erupted.

Chained on the Rock. Cyril Packwood.1975. 226 pages.

CHAMP! The One and Only Alma Hunt. 144 pages. Ira Philip, MBE, JP. The left-handed batsman who enjoyed an illustrious career as one of Bermuda's most admired and respected cricketers. 2008.

Chefs Don't Feel Pain. Jonny Roberts, Chef /Owner, Bolero Brasserie. 2011. For restaurant's 4th anniversary in its present name. Not a cookbook for the fainthearted as it includes anecdotes of the author's personal hardships in gaining entry to his field.

Chronicle of a Colonial Church: 1612-1826. A. C. Hollis Hallett.

Classical Music History: Anniversaries & Great Moments for Each Day.  Keith A. Forbes, Bermuda. 2400 pages, late 2015/2016.

Climb de Rock: A Climber’s Guide to Bermuda. 

Coastal Bermuda 10 Walks and 73 Plants you'll see along the way.  2008. Amy K. Pearson, published by BioQuill Publishing Company, PO Box 157, Princeton, MA  01541, USA.

Coconut octopus [Amphioctopus marginatus]. Dr. Mandy-Suzanne Wong, a Bermuda-born writer, winner of the Eyelands International Flash Fiction Competition for this short story.  2018. Published in both Greek and English in a 2019 print anthology from Strange Days.

Coins of Bermuda. 1997. Bermuda Monetary Authority.

Collected Essays on Bermuda's History. Jonathan Land Evans. 2019. 400 pages, hardback. Compendium of 44 of the author's historical essays (two dozen selected from his 'Essays' books, others culled from other publications, including 13 papers from The Bermuda Journal of Archaeology & Maritime history. Lulu.com. 

Collected Stories. Jonathan Land Evans. 2019. A best-of selection of stories from his several previous story collections. 402 pages, hardback, now reissued in attractive pictorial cover .Quite a few are set in Bermuda.

Collected Plays. Jonathan Land Evans. From 2020 published in a new pictorial cover hardback. Several of the plays are set in Bermuda.

Contributions from the Bermuda Biological Station for Research. By Bermuda Biological Station for Research (22 Nov 2009).

Contributions to the Natural History of the Bermudas, Issue 25. John Matthew Jones August 31, 2012

Convict Establishment Bermuda. Booklet. Chris Adams and Mike Davis. A 1998 version of the 1820-1863 story of the convict hulk ships in Bermuda mostly to help build the Dockyard. About 2,000 of the 9,000 convicts died here from yellow fever or other diseases. (Also see The English Prison Hulks; Jail Journal; Life of John Mitchell, Bermuda: A Colony, A Fortress, and a Prison or Eighteen Months in the Somers' Islands, all mentioned below).

Convicts. 1830. Two reports. John Henry Capper, Esq, Superintendent of Ships and vessels employed for the confinement of offenders under sentence of transportation relating to the convict establishments at Devonport, Portsmouth, Chatham, Woolwich and Bermuda. London: House of Commons. 8pp.  British Parliamentary Paper. HC170. Contains lists of convict hulks at Portsmouth, Gosport, Sheerness, Woolwich, Chatham, Deptford & Bermuda with numbers of convicts. Summaries of work performed, health etc. Parliamentary Papers.

Coral Reefs. Darwin. 1897. 332 pages. plus illustrations.

Corals and Coral Islands. J Dana, 1872, republished 1879. New York, Dodd and Mead. A treatise of corals describing many found in Bermuda. Illustrated, with maps.

Coral Reefs of the British Overseas Territories. They include Bermuda's. 2013. Fourth in the Coral Reefs of the World series. The edition highlights Bermuda as one of eight UK territories with an extensive reef system, describing the geography, oceanography and biodiversity over the course of several chapters. Reefs also have an enormous economic value as a tourist attraction, a barrier preventing erosion and as a commercial and recreational fishing area. Also lists several potential threats to the Islands reefs, including coral bleaching, coral diseases, and global climate change. A section of the book reads: "Great uncertainty exists with respect to the capacity of Bermuda's slow growing corals to cope with rising sea level and ocean acidification and that the reef system will deliver the valuable ecosystem services and essential economic benefits into the next century." 

Correspondence Between the Board of Guardians of St. Pancras and the Poor-Law Board relative to the emigration of children to the Bermudas. Also Any Correspondence Transmitted to the Children As to Their Condition and Prospects in the Bermudas. Colonial Office (Bermuda). London: HMSO, 1851. 20pp. Folio. Paper wrappers. British Parliamentary Paper. HC243. Reports on condition & circumstances surrounding the sending of some 60 orphans to Bermuda.

Correspondence Respecting the Revival of the College of St. Paul in Bermuda and Return of the Grants, Endowments and Appropriations for the Purpose of Religious Instruction or Education for Bermuda from 1 January 1843 to 31 December 1852. London: HMSO, 1853. 4pp. Folio. Paper wrappers. British Parliamentary Paper. HC937.

Cottage Diary. Sandra Taylor Rouja. 1983/1992/2010.  

Counterfeit Spies (1998). Nigel West. A tribute to Sir William Stephenson who did so much for Bermuda during World War 2.

Cross-Border Judicial Co-operation in Offshore Litigation. Edited by Mr Justice Kawaley of Bermuda.

Cross-Frontier Insolvency of Insurance Companies.  A contributor was Mr Justice Kawaley of Bermuda.

Cruise of HMS Bacchante. Prince Albert Victor and Prince George of Wales, both then serving in the Royal Navy and aboard the warship. 1886. 2 volumes. London, Macmillan. With a Bermuda chapter.

Cup Match Legends and Personalities. Dr. Radell Tankard. 2012. They include Woodgate Simmons; Leroy ‘Tubby’ Richardson; Calvin (Bunny) Symonds; Eugene ‘Buck’ Woods, Neville Darrell Randy Horton, Colin Blades, Dennis Wainwright and the late Rupert Scotland to name a few.

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Daddy and I Explore The Mangroves. Bermudian David Chapman.  2007. Glossy paperback. Bermuda theme.

Daddy and I explore The Tide Pools. David Chapman. 2006. Glossy paperback. Bermuda theme.

Daddy & I explore Nonsuch Island, A Living Museum. David Chapman. 2009. Bermuda Theme. Takes readers on a tour of Nonsuch Island and the work that has been done by former conservation officer David Wingate and current conservation officer Andrew Madeiros. Nonsuch Island, before it was a nature reserve, has had a very important and unique history in terms of Bermuda's overall heritage.

Dame Lois: The People’s Advocate. Colwyn Burchall, Jr, from Canada who who worked for five years in the Bermuda public school system. Dame Lois Browne-Evans was a key figure in Bermuda's politics.

Dark Fathom. Tom Morrisey. Novel, thriller. Partially set in Bermuda and its waters and with a map of Bermuda by the author. Published December 2005 by HarperCollins Zondervan.  

Dark Iris. By Bermudian author Elizabeth J Jones. 2019. Her debut novel, at the age of 69. Partly inspired by the writer’s time as a teacher at the Berkeley Institute in the 1970s and partly by her art class with Sharon Wilson. The novel explores the infamous story of a slave burned alive at the stake in 1730 through the eyes of a schoolgirl in the 1970s. Distributed to 2,500 schools across the Caribbean.

Das Paradies der Bermuda Infeln. Ein Lieblicher und heilfrauftiger fur Gejunde und Liedende. Gustave Lening.

Days and Decades. John Cox. 2010.  83-page collection of vignettes from his own life as a keen researcher and recorder of his ancestors’ lives and family history as a family historian, folklorist and ghost writer. Births, deaths, marriages, divorces, ghosts, illness and more.

Date With Destiny. By veteran Bermudian photographer, Tamell Simons, who died in June 2012. About the Progressive Labour Party’s historic 1998 general election victory.

Dear Cancer, Let Me Introduce Myself. Local author Giovanna Watson. 2017.(She died in May 2019 after a more than four-year battle against colon cancer).

Deep Sea Diving. Dr. William Beebe. 1930. 80 pages. Illustrated.

Defence, Not Defiance: A History Of The Bermuda Volunteer Rifle Corps. Jennifer M. Ingham (later, Jennifer M. Hind), ISBN 0-9696517-1-6. Island Press Ltd, Bermuda.

Defences of Bermuda, 1612-1995. Terry McGovern and Dr. Edward Harris. 2018. Illustrated with present and historic photographs. American Terry McGovern helped develop the National Museum of Bermuda. He had his interest sparked in the island’s fortifications when he first visited the island in 1970. He has co-wrote this book with the museum’s former executive director Ed Harris. The defences were constructed to deal with German surface warships and U-boats in the Battle for the Atlantic. Mr McGovern shares an interest in military fortifications with Mr Harris, who he met in 1989 while organising a tour in Bermuda. He has studied defence networks in Panama, the Philippines, Newfoundland, Hawaii, and Bermuda. During Mr McGovern’s time in Bermuda, he worked with Mr Harris and then Curator of Forts Lance Furbert, who arranged for him to visit 90 forts and batteries. 

Descendants of England, West Indies, Maryland, New England, and the American Frontier. James W. Brown. Paperback – 2006. Fiffteen generations of the Browne (later Brown) family's known descendants beginning with the Brownes of Snelston in Derbyshire, England to the establishment of England's first colonies in the New World the forging of a new country, and then into the American West. The approximately 2,900 names found in this volume include Sir William Browne of Queen Elizabeth's and King James VI of England Robert Brown, a Puritan minister of colonial Bermuda; Nathaniel Browne, a settler of Connecticut; Abell Browne of early Maryland and his grandson, Abell Brown, who helped establish western Maryland; Governor Frank Brown of Maryland; and many others.

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Description of Bermuda. Jean Hector St. John Crevecoeur. 1774.

Detour -  Bermuda, Destination - US House of Representatives. Cyril Packwood. Bermuda sojourn from 1862 to 1866 of Joseph Hayne Rainey.

Diary of a Month In Bermuda and Storm At Sea.  John T. Smith (1868-1938). 1893. Author had penchant for travel and a curiosity to match his millions, so found himself on board an ocean steamer in the winter of 1893 bound for Bermuda, spending a month there.  Diary of a wealthy man who with his brother Ed and cousin Nan visited Bermuda in the winter of 1893. With intriguing insights on Bermuda’s unique past, detailing experiences ranging from dealing with British regiments to riding upon donkey carts.. 

Digital Photo Art: New Directions. Theresa Airey. 2013.

Directory of Charities. Annual edition. Center on Philanthropy, 7 Par-la-Ville Road, Hamilton HM NX. Lists 238 or so registered charities with profiles on 162 including services and activities, directors and contacts, etc.

Directory of Scottish Settlers in North America 1625-1825. David Dobson, 1984-1986. Includes entries for Bermuda and the Caribbean.

Discovering Bermuda with Paintbrush and Bike. Molly Smith.

Dispatches from Bermuda. The Civil War Letters of Charles Maxwell Allen, U.S. Consul at Bermuda, 1861–1888. 2008. Edited by Glen N. Wiche. In the summer of 1861, President Abraham Lincoln appointed Charles Maxwell Allen U.S. consul to Bermuda. During the Civil War, Allen’s post became one of vital importance to the United States as this British colony became a center for Confederate blockade-running activities. As the sole representative of Union interests in pro-Confederate Bermuda, Allen found himself involved in the shadowy world of intelligence gathering as he attempted to thwart these blockade-runners. Allen's dispatches shed new light on two important and often overlooked aspects of the war: the Union blockade of southern seaports and the effort to bring vital war supplies through the blockade to the Confederate states.

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Distant Drums: The Role of Colonies in British Imperial Warfare. Dr. Ashley Jackson, a senior lecturer and historian at King’s College, London, states how colonies and dominions were central to the defence of the British Empire. Bermuda is included.

Divers and Snorkelers Guide to the Fishes and Sea Life of the Caribbean, Florida. Bahamas and Bermuda. F. Joseph Stokes. 1985. Hardcover.

Do-Boy Digs Bermuda. Elizabeth Mulderig. 2007. About a Dachshund called Do-Boy who fancies himself a bit of a pirate after he finds a treasure map and travels across the island on his scooter in search of what he hopes is buried gold and silver. In the middle of his frantic dig he meets a turtle at Devil's Hole who reprimands him, forcing the young pup to consider whether or not he will share the treasure once he finds it.

Duncan Dunbar. Jeremiah Chaplin. 1865. 312 pages. Duncan Dunbar was shipwrecked in Bermuda in 1821. Sheldon & Co. New York.

Duncan Dunbar: The Record of an Earnest Ministry. The Life of the late pastor of the McDougal Street Baptist Church, New York. Jeremiah Chaplin, 3 editions. Chapter VI is titled "Wrecked on the Coast of Bermuda - Kind Reception." 1866.

Dockyard Cats. Don Trousdell (allergic to cats).  2000. $15. Intended for children and adults to take a trip to the Bermuda Dockyard, discover its history and look for cats, a book for cat lovers of all ages.

Drafts of a Suicide Note. Bermuda-born Dr. Mandy Wong.  Her debut novel, a literary mystery set in Bermuda, selected by the University of Alaska Press as a finalist for the Permafrost Book Prize. This novel was also awarded an honorable mention in the 2017 Leapfrog Press Fiction Contest, named a semifinalist for the 2016 Conium Review Book Prize, and shortlisted for the 2015 Santa Fe Writers’ Project Literary Award, all in the USA. Published in 2019 by Regal House; a traditional, independent, international publishing firm based in North Carolina.

Doctor Savage's Bermuda. 2015. By Dr Edward Harris. In 1833 Johnson Savage disembarked from a sailing ship in the port of St George to take up a three-year posting as surgeon for the Royal Artillery. Over the ensuing months Dr Savage, a talented artist, went on to paint a series of spectacular watercolors that would provide a unique glimpse of a bygone era of Bermuda’s history. The album was passed down through the generations, and despite almost being lost during London’s blitz in the Second World War, was donated to the National Museum last year by Dr Savage’s great-great-grandchildren Jennifer Hancock and Peter and William Savage. This new 2015 book reproduces his paintings alongside present-day photographs by Allan Davidson, and includes other drawings and works of three generations of Dr Savage’s family on the Island. It also includes the story of one of his sons, a midshipman in the Royal Navy based in Bermuda in the early 1860s, and of a grandson, who was 23 when he did the 1901 Ordnance Survey map of the Island, known as the Savage Survey. While at Bermuda, Johnson Savage painted 39 images of the Island and they are among the finest watercolors of Bermuda in the 19th century. Totally unknown in Bermuda until they were brought here in late 2013, the pictures are arranged in an album as a sort of travelogue of the place, starting in St George’s and progressing westward to the Royal Naval Dockyard at Ireland Island. The book also includes a series of watercolors by the artistic surgeon depicting human organs that he and another doctor at Edinburgh University, Robert Carswell, worked on as part of a project to create an encyclopedia of the human body. Published by the National Museum of Bermuda Press and dedicated to the late Government archivist, Helen Elizabeth Rowe.

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Dr. E. F. Gordon - Hero of Bermuda's Working Class.  Dale Butler. 1987. 226 pages. Writers' Machine. University of Toronto Press.

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Early Bermuda Wills. Clara Hallett, a pioneer in genealogy studies on the Island.

Early History of Bermuda for Children. Canon Arthur Tucker. 1937. For the Bermuda Department of Education.

Emigrant Ministers to America, 1690-1811, A List of. Gerald Fothergill.

Empire and Onion-Patch. Bermudian author Jonathan Land Evans. A  history of Bermuda from 1898 to 1918. Chronologically the first in the author's ongoing series on the modern history of Bermuda.

Encyclopedia of Bermuda Artists. Bermudian author Jonathan Land Evans. Volume 1, 2009. Volume 2, 2010. Supplement volume 2013. Privately published in small print runs given away to selected libraries, other entities and selected individuals. 

Encyclopedia of Bermuda Artists. Bermudian author Jonathan Land Evans. 2019. 10th Anniversary Edition. Incorporates Volumes 1, 2 and 3 published earlier, with much more information as well. This 10th Anniversary soft cover edition of 422 pages published by Lulu.com covers a huge array of Bermuda-based and Bermudian artists and a feature is that all artists are mentioned by name in alphabetical order making it easy to research them. Until September 19, 2019 the Lulu.com bookstore offered a 15% discount using code ONEFIVE applicable to this and all the many other books by this author published by Lulu.com.

Encyclopedia of British Empire Postage Stamps 1939-1953 Vol V, Bermuda & British Honduras. Robson Lowe, published by Robson Lowe, 1973, 104pp, ISBN 0853973245. 

Essence of Bermuda. Bermudian author Keith A. Forbes, writer of this http://www.bermuda-online.org. 2010. 400 years of changes in Bermuda. 600 pages, privately printed and published.

Entanglement — Quantum + Otherwise. John K. Danenbarger. His first novel. 2019. Bermuda is at the centre of a crime fiction book written by a sailor who fell in love with the island and its people on visits here. 

Excavations at her Majesty's Dockyard, Bermuda. J. Downing. P-Med. Arch. 16, 1982. 16pp.

Excursions on Galer Way. 2002. Oscar A Carrasquillo, Bermuda resident 1956-1970. Self Published. 58 Pages, 44 Works of Poem/Song Lyrics Dedicated to the people of Bermuda, NYC and Canada. Some of these works were written in Bermuda.

Extract of a Letter to John Eaton Dodsworth, Esq. from Dr. George Forbes of Bermuda, relating to the Patella, or Limpet Fish, found there. George Forbes, 1758. Philosophical Transactions London (50)2: 859-860.

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Faces of Bermuda. Weatherill. 1985. 136 pages. Photographs of local notables.

Fallen Angel. Earlston Young. Author is Bermudian, HIV positive (Mid Ocean News May 2, 2003, page 4), and a recovered drug addict. The story of his life.

Fall From Aloft. Brian Burland. 1968. Bermuda Novel. 174 pages. Random House, New York.

Family Law Jurisdictional Comparisons (second edition). 2013. Co-authored by Marshall Diel & Myers Limited (MDM) Bermuda lawyers Rachael Barritt and Adam Richards. They were invited to co-author the must-have publication for family and divorce lawyers globally. Published by European Lawyer/Thomson Reuters. A comprehensive and practical guide to the key components of family law across a multitude of major jurisdictions. An excellent resource on family law in Bermuda.

Famous Ships of the World. Lt. Commander. P. K. Kemp, RN. (Retired).

Fathom Five. A Story of Bermuda. N. Benjamin. 1939. 238 pages.

Fear Not To Follow. 2002. Naamah Knight (nee Harris) McHarg. A personal history of the life and family of the American-born author married to a Bermudian.

Feed the Goat. By Bermudian Shaun Goater and Manchester's City editor David Clayton. Tells of Goater's Bermuda upbringing, his career in the UK as a professional soccer player and his dream of setting up a professional team on the island.

Fenianism's Bermuda Blueprint: Victorian Bermuda and Ireland. Revolutionary Nationalism in the Victorian Empire. Jerome Devitt. 2016. Irish Research Council - Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholar 2013-16 Department of History, Trinity College, Dublin. The true story of how the Fenians, aided by Irish Americans, planned to invade Bermuda to cause British Army and Royal Navy havoc and rescue Irish nationalist Irishman John Mitchel is a case in point. He was imprisoned in Bermuda on a hulk and aided in the insurrection but nationalist Irish intentions were thwarted by Bermuda-based and Canadian British Army intelligence and wariness.

Fessenden, Builder of Tomorrow. Her biography of her husband, Reginald Fessenden, by his Bermudian widow. She wrote of their life at Wistowe in Flatts. HSBC Bank of Bermuda administers the Fessenden Trust, an academic scholarship foundation.

Field Book of Shore Fishes of Bermuda. Beebe, William and Tee-Van. 1933. New York, Putnam. 343 pages. Illustrated.

Field Guide to Birds of the West Indies. Bond, James. 1947.

Fires of Pembroke. Illustrated by Bermuda illustrator Catherine Draycott.

First flights of Bermuda and British Caribbean FAM Routes. Charles E. Cwiakala. [Monograph no. 3]. British Caribbean Philatelic Study Group, ca. 1982; [35 pp.]. Reprinted from the British Caribbean Philatelic Journal.

Fishes of Bermuda. History, Zoogeography, Annotated checklist and Identification Keys. William F. Smith-Vaniz, Bruce B. Collette, Brian E. Luckhurst. 1999. 

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Fishes of the Bermudas. Goode. 1876. 88 pages.

Fishes of Bermuda. Dr. Wolfgang Sterrer. 1999. Updated in 2013 with new information on species endemic to Bermuda not previously listed.

Fishing in Bermuda. Graham Faiella,  July 2003. A perspective on all aspects of local fishing.

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Flight. Bermudian author Jonathan Land Evans. Short story set in Bermuda.

Flora of Bermuda. Nathanial Lord Britton. He was the first director of the New York Botanical Garden. New York, Scribners. 1st edition, 1918. There may have been an earlier (1904) edition. It is doubtful that any flora of any country has been so completely studied earlier.

Flowering Trees of the Caribbean. 1951. 125 pages. Illustrated.

Flowers in Bermuda. 12 plates of botanical drawings. 1969. Longtail Publishers. Forward by former Governor Martonmere. 

Flowers of Bermuda. Hannau. No date. 64 pages and illustrated.

Flowers of Bermuda. Middleton. c. 1927. E & Catherine F. Tucker, Bermuda. 18 pages, illustrated. One of several books by them.

Flowers of the Caribbean. 1978. Including Bermuda. G. W. Lennox and S. A.. Seddon.

Fodor's Bermuda. Fodor Travel Publications. 

Fodor's Guide to the Caribbean, Bahamas and Bermuda. Eugene Fodor. 1967.

Fond Recollections of Prospect Secondary School for Girls (PSSG). Patricia (Pat) Hall, MBE. 2013. PSSG was located in the former British Army barracks at Prospect from December 1957 to  August 1987.

Forty Years of Convict Labour: Bermuda 1823-1863. C. F. E. Hollis Hallett,  1999. Pembroke, Bermuda: Juniperhill Press.

Four Centuries of Friendship. Edited by Marina Slayton, wife of US Consul General Gregory Slayton. Partly to celebrate Bermuda's 400th anniversary in 2009. It commemorates the work of the US Consulate in Bermuda since its establishment in 1812. US-Bermuda history from an American perspective.  150 pp full color hardback, with many articles, historical color and black and white images, maps, 2008-2009. Plus chapters written by the US State Department and Mr. Slayton. Bermuda Maritime Museum Press. It was discovered that there were over 290 boxes of consular diplomatic dispatches between Bermuda and the USA, including many from the first American consul in Bermuda, William R. Higginbotham, in and from 1812 to John Quincy Adams who, after he left the Presidency, became US Secretary of State. 

Four Decades of Exchange Trading. Bermuda Stock Exchange (BSX). 2011. A commemorative publication. Traces the BSX's four-decade history since 1971 and seeks to offer insight into its role in the continuing development of the capital market in Bermuda. It grew from very humble beginnings to become the world’s largest offshore, fully electronic securities market offering a full range of listing and trading opportunities for international and domestic issuers. 

Fortes and Fables. Bermudian author. Jonathan Land Evans. 2019. In this new collection of short fiction, the author presents a typically diverse assemblage of tales and trifles, ideal for those who enjoy traditional plot-driven short stories as well as thosewhose tastes run to shorter humorous pieces. 

48H: The Pond's on fire. Lois Smith-Burgess.

Frame Building in Bermuda: English Carpentry Gone Native. Edward A. Chappell. Report published in the journal Vernacular Architecture, volume 29 of 2018, issue 1.

Freedom Fighters From Monk to Mazumbo. Philip. 275 pages.

Freedom's Flames - Slavery in Bermuda and the True Story of Sally Bassett. 2010. Colwyn Burchall. Explores the story of Sally Bassett who was burned at the stake as a witch in the 1700s. She was elderly, enslaved black woman from Southampton accused of attempting to murder her granddaughter's owners. 

Fried White Grunts. Colin Duerden.

Footsteps in the Sand. Short Historical Dramas About Bermuda's Early Days. 2008. Leading figures in Bermuda's history. William Zuill, Sr. Bermuda National Trust.106 pages. Soft cover. $20.

Frith of Bermuda, Gentleman Privateer. Sister Jean de Chantal Kennedy, SCH. 1964. A biography of Bermudian Hezekiah Frith, 1763-1848 who made a fortune from his privateering for the Royal Navy. Bermuda Book Store. 275 pages and illustrated.

Frog Chorus. Elizabeth Player. 2017.  A romance novel with a Bermuda theme. The English author once lived and worked in Bermuda with her husband. In the book, Bella, an English woman moves to the island and has an affair with her Bermudian landlord. The novel is loosely based on the two years Mrs Player and her husband Ray spent here, beginning in 1974. 

From Loudoun to Glory. Kevin Grigsby, 2013. Author worked in Bermuda for 12 years until 2011 when he returned to Virginia. Loudoun is his home county. Sheds new light on the role of African American soldiers in the Civil War. Hundreds of young African American men from Loudoun County signed up for duty with the First Colored Infantry in Georgia or the Ninth US Colored Infantry in Louisiana or Mississippi, in 1863. Mr Grigsby used enlistment records, veteran pension records and National Park Science records to research his book. At least 250 African Americans from Loudoun signed up to fight as soldiers and 12 joined as sailors. “Loudoun County was a little different in that it was in the south, but had a faction of Union loyalists,” said Mr Grigsby. “This was probably why a lot of African Americans signed up. There was also a Quaker population in the county who were against slavery.” One Bermudian soldier taking part was Sergeant Robert J Simmons, who served in the 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry. Sgt Simmons fought in the Union assault on the Confederate Fort Wagner in South Carolina. Despite their valiant effort, the 54th suffered heavy casualties and Union forces failed to capture the fort. He died in a South Carolina prison after being taken prisoner during the assault on Fort Wagner.

Frommer's Bermuda (Frommer's Complete Guides). 2012. Darwin Porter and Danforth Prince (26 Jul 2012)

Frommer's Bermuda 2003. Frommer's Complete Guides. 2002. Darwin Porter and Danforth Prince. Published by Jogn Wiley & Sons. 

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Further Essays on Bermuda's History (Essays Series, Volume I & II). By. Bermudian author Jonathan Land Evans. April. 2019. His latest entry in his ongoing series covering the island’s history. Available via the bookstore section of the author's publisher Lulu.com. The second installment in an occasional series of essay collections. It features a number of military and literary topics, as well as a major paper on the Gombeys, pieces on early Bermuda photographers and the early days of bicycling in Bermuda, a black Bermudian playwright/actor who sought fame and fortune in England, and more. Volume 3, to follow, will feature some additional material. 

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Gentleman Poet. Kathryn Johnson. Historical romantic novel. November 2010. Inspired by the prolific American author's Bermuda honeymoon. Tells the imaginary story of Shakespeare’s relationship with a younger “Sea Venture” passenger on an island then still reputed among mariners to be the haunt of demons. Elizabeth Persons is a young servant girl prone to debilitating headaches she knows to be omens of imminent danger. She is one of 150 passengers aboard “Sea Venture” who survive a terrifying hurricane while en route to Virginia and then struggle ashore in Bermuda. Despairing of rescue, Elizabeth and the others make their home on the uninhabited island for nine long months while they build a new ship to complete their voyage to Jamestown. While there, love blossoms between Elizabeth and the young ship’s cook, and she befriends a mysterious old man — William Shakespeare.

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Genuine Bermuda Historical Memorabilia. 1st and 2nd editions. Fred Schmitt and his daughter Susan Koval. Published by Schmitt Collectibles, a division of Schmitt Investors Ltd. of Woodbury, New York. 

Girdle Round The Earth. Hugh Barty-King. The story of Cable & Wireless, including at Bermuda.

Girlcott. Florenz Maxwell. 2017. The story of Bermuda’s 1959 theatre boycott to end segregation. The first book to make the story of Bermuda’s theatre boycott accessible to young readers. Can be enjoyed by an adult audience as well. Won a 2018 Literary prize. 

Gladys Morrell and the Women's Suffrage Movement in Bermuda. Colin H. Benbow. 82 pages.

Glass and Pottery Containers of the Royal Navy and British Military. Co-written by Bermudian marine archaeologist Chris Addams. With a section on Bermuda given the finds made in Bermuda. Mentions seldom studied historical and archaeological finds dating from the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries.

Glimpses of Bermuda. A few highways and byways. Ethel and Catherine F Tucker of Bermuda. 1936. J. Salmon Ltd. Sevenoaks, Kent, England. 18 pages. Illustrated with  their own  paintings (13). A keepsake book. One of several by them. In the tranquil days before the arrival of the automobile (1948) and construction of the Harrington Sound Road. One of their paintings from the book is shown below. One of several books by them.

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A scene from 1930s Glimpses of Bermuda before construction of Harrington Sound Road. 

God's Love Letter to Humanity. By Wendy Robinson, former Bermuda teacher. 2018. She was inspired to put pen to paper after mould in her school made her sick, as she recovered from major surgery and spent thousands of dollars to have it self-published. The book, a summary of the Bible which includes scenes of Bermuda and a chapter on good living, is available at island stores. Mrs Robinson retired from CedarBridge Academy on medical grounds, CedarBridge was closed for a clean-up of mould in November 2006 and an inquiry later found that one student almost died and at least 13 others suffered sickness “very probably” caused by the environment.

Gombey Baby. By Bermudian author and illustrator Joan Aspinall. 2010. The author collaborated with Irwin Trott, leader and founder of the Warwick Gombeys. The story is that a mother sings to her baby boy about his heritage with the rhythm of the drums. He hears her call, her beat and the “raatta tat tat” of gombey drums. He flies with comets, skips over rainbows, dances in Africa. 

Goodnight Bermuda. JK Aspinall. A child looks at the island and its culture.

Goree: Point of Departure. By Bermudian author Angela Barry. 2010. Novel. Set in Senegal. Available online and locally.

Gracious Lily Affair. A Bermuda novel. Van Wyck Mason. 1957, New York, Doubleday.

Great Gunpowder Plot 1775. The American Connection. Michael G. Marsh. Story about this August 1775 key Bermuda event. 2016. Paperback. The American Connection and other selected Highlights including the later Attack on Washington from Bermuda.

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Great Guns of Bermuda: A Guide to the Principal Forts of the Bermuda Islands. Dr. Edward Harris,  Director of Bermuda Maritime Museum. 1987.

Great Waters - An Atlantic Passage. 2001/02. Deborah Cramer. 

Greenhouse 2065: The Wave. By UK author John McGill. Fiction. 2019. Focuses on the future effects of global warming. The author grew up and worked in Bermuda for British Airways and Bermuda Aquarium, Museum & Zoo where he was inspired to write this book Fiction. In Antarctica in 2035 an extraordinary meteorological event brings the world to its senses and forces everybody to face the fact that global warming has finally arrived. Fast forward to 2065 after sea levels have risen and another major event in Antarctica threatens Bermuda and the world.

Guide to the Birds of Bermuda. Eric Amos. 2010. Meticulous natural history records and field notes. They represent the most comprehensive record of migrant birds obtained by any one person on Bermuda during the period 1969 to 2009. By one of its most outstanding natural historians.

Guide to Winter Resorts in Southern Seas and A Guide to Bermuda. Quebec Steamship Company Lines, A. E. Outerbridge & Co., Agents, 51 Broadway, New York. Ober, Fred A., author of "Camps of the Caribees." Illustrated by Frank H. Taylor. 32 pages.

Grover’s Adventures under the Sea. By the late Sesame Street illustrator and long-term Bermuda visitor Tom Cooke, a frequent Bermuda visitor from the USA. The book reflected his son’s enjoyment of scuba diving at Bermuda's Grape Bay.

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Happy Days in Bermuda, for children. Sandra Taylor Rouja.

HMS Bermuda Days. An Ordinary Seaman's Log. Peter Broadbent. October 10, 2013. In the Royal Navy, he sailed on the Bermuda-named warship. 

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Half A Mile Down. William Beebe. 1934/1935. New York, Harcourt Brace. 344 pages. Illustrated. An account of the dives off Nonsuch Island, Bermuda, in the bathysphere and what was observed. The book was translated into several languages including German,

Hakim: Son of Mazumbo. Philip. 20 pages.

Halifax: Warden of the North.  Thomas H. Raddall.

Hall of History.  Bermuda's Story in Art. Graham Foster and Rosemary Jones.  2011. Large and heavy coffee table book detailing the mural Mr Foster made of Bermuda history at The Commissioner’s House in Dockyard. The mural illustrates Bermuda’s history from its earliest days in the 1600s to modern times and took Mr Foster several years to complete.

Happy Days in Bermuda. Sandra Taylor Rouja. 1969. For children.

Hamilton, Bermuda: City and Capital 1897-1997. Colin Benbow and the late Marian Robb. 1997.

Hamilton - Town and City. 2014. Late David L. White, Bermuda National Trust, seventh in its Architectural Heritage series. $150. 

Hands On. The art of traditional crafts and play in Bermuda. By Bermudian educator and folklorist Shirley Pearman. 2016. Bermuda’s first definitive compendium of the island’s traditional arts and crafts. The 160-page book took years of research, Sections are divided into the seasons by which traditional crafting was carried out.

Hang the Witch High. Terry Tucker.

Hansel Y Gretel Bermudas. Sin Autor. Published by Librifer S. Coop. Spanish.

Head-plate flaws of the King George VI high values of Bermuda, Leeward Islands, and Nyasaland. Interim report no. 2. King George VI Collectors Society, May 1970; 25 pp.

Happy's Christmas Gift. 2010. Bermudian Geoff Parker. Children's book about a Yorkshire terrier with a heart of gold, Happy befriends a homeless girl and tries to help her post her letter to Santa. Along the way Happy accidentally falls into a mailbag destined for the North Pole. Can Happy save the day? Will he get home by Christmas? Conceived around the little dog, Happy, owned by Mr Parker’s mother-in-law, Winnie Ferris. When her husband died someone recommended she get a little dog as company. With Welsh illustrator Lisa Fox. Her drawings are based on photos of Happy and also of members of the Parker family. 

Harpers New Monthly Magazine. March 1872 edition focused on Bermuda.

Held Captive. A History of International Insurance in Bermuda. Catherine R. Duffy. 2004. Bermuda, with London and New York, is one of three global leaders in the fields of insurance and reinsurance. Hardccover.

Held in Trust. The Properties and Collections of the Bermuda National Trust. 2008. Author: Dace McCoy Ground. Editor: Amanda Outerbridge. 138 pages, full colour, hardcover with dust jacket. Covers all aspects of the Trust’s holdings, fully illustrated throughout: The chapters on the Trust’s historic properties and cemeteries cover the history and significance of each property in detail. The chapter on Protected Open Space reviews not only the properties protected by the Trust, but also the conservation significance of the reserves and the challenges inherent in managing open space in Bermuda today. The chapter on the Trust’s collections describes these for the first time, with emphasis on Bermudian artisans who worked in silver and cedar, and the Trust’s collection of fine Bermudian paintings.

Henry Gross and his Dowsing Rod. Water Divining in Bermuda. K. Roberts, 1951, New York, Doubleday. 310 pages.

Henry's Dream. Jonathan Bell and Roger Crombie, and designed by Linda Weinraub of Fluent. Watlington Waterworks Ltd marked its 80th anniversary in 2012 with the release of  this new book chronicling the company’s history. It describes how Sir Henry Watlington, in the early years of the 20th century, saw the need for a supply of fresh water beyond what was gathered from roofs, as demand grew with the expanding tourism industry. His vision of tapping groundwater sources was finally realized with the founding of the company in 1932, a firm which is today one of Bermuda’s most important commercial enterprises, as it provides a critical part of the Island’s fresh water supply and infrastructure. A fresh water supply on a small and remote island was one of the major challenges for the first settlers in the 17th century and remains a challenge to this day. Rainwater gathered from roofs does not meet all demand, especially during drought conditions, and even groundwater has its limits. Because freshwater is less dense than seawater, it sits on the top of the ocean, forming a lens within the Island’s permeable rock. The main lens in Devonshire contains about 2.2 billion gallons of fresh water. Through a system of tunnels and boreholes the water is extracted and then processed. Since a significant upgrade in 1979, Watlington’s water has been potable. Watlington backs up its groundwater supplies with a desalination operation capable of producing more than one million gallons of fresh water per day from seawater. Reverse osmosis technology used in desalination had progressed and become much more energy-efficient in recent years, he added. Way back in 1911, Sir Henry Watlington saw the importance — and the business opportunity — of meeting rising water demand. In 1924, the House of Assembly rejected his initial proposal to test the groundwater resources. In the summer of 1930, he did it himself. The test results were good, so he ploughed everything he had into building a plant on Parsons Lane that cost 80,000 pounds — a massive sum in those times. Water was processed at the plant and piped to a reservoir at Prospect from where two pipelines transported the water in to the City of Hamilton as far as the Princess Hotel, and also to the Elbow Beach Hotel on the South Shore. Over the years the network of pipelines spread throughout the City of Hamilton and along the South Shore, eventually extending as far as Southampton Parish. In 1994 the company invested in a reverse osmosis plant on the North Shore in Devonshire, taking the water from the seawater wells and removing all impurities to provide drinking quality water. This new technology has been continually updated and upgraded and now the North Shore complex houses six reverse osmosis plants. Watlington also owns Pure Water, 32 Parsons Lane, Devonshire, a bottled water firm that it acquired in 1996. The company sells about 250,000 three- and five-gallon bottles of water per year in reusable containers.

Here, There and Everywhere. Hamilton, Lord Frederick. 1921. New York, Doran. 332 pages. Chapters on Bermuda.

Heritage. Late Dr. Kenneth E. Robinson, OBE. 1979. An account of the struggles and achievements of Black Bermudians in the period following emancipation.

Heritage Matters. Volumes 1-5. Dr. Edward Harris, executive director of the Bermuda Maritime Museum. Essays that explore Bermuda's rich history and culture. Heritage Matters was first launched on March 4, 2005 with an article on the history and potential of the abandoned Casemates Prison in the now-gone Mid-Ocean News. Volume 2 explains the integral role that war played in the development of Bermuda, the historical significance of the Casemates Barracks and the frequent visits by literary hero Mark Twain, who is quoted calling Bermuda his 'Isles of Rest. "As the essays’ popularity grew, it was decided to make the series available in a series of books, each volume constituting a year’s worth of articles. Essays are illustrated. $20 each at the National Museum..

Heroines in the Medical Field of Bermuda. Volume 1. Ira Philip. Honoring Bermudians for their contribution. 

Hidden in the Heart. 2013. Catherine West. Novel, based on personal experiences. About a young woman, named Claire, who goes through an early life crisis after losing her mother and suffering a miscarriage. Her husband is fine with trying again for another baby, but she can’t handle the emotions that come from that and turns to pills and alcohol for relief. Author also wrote  ‘Yesterday’s Tomorrow’ about a female journalist who goes to Vietnam to cover the war and make a name for herself. She meets a photographer and they fall in love; he turns out to be a CIA agent. 

Hiking Bermuda. 2003. 20 Nature Walks and Day Hikes. Cecile and Stephen Davidson. 160 pages. Standard hiking book format. A guide to the back roads of Bermuda.

Historic Photographs of Bermuda. Volume 1.  2010. J. A. Mark Emmerson. 

History of British America. Hugh Murray. 1840. Two volumes. New York, Harper Brothers. Bermuda chapters.

Historye of the Bermudaes or Summer Islands. Edited, from an MS in the Sloane Collection, British Museum, by General Sir J. Henry Lefroy, RA, CB, KCMG, FRS, etc, formerly Governor of the Bermudas, Author of "Memorials Of the Discovery and Early Settlement of the Bermudas or Somers Islands." Illustrated with reproductions of engravings of Captain John Smith, a copy of the Sir George Somers portrait by Paul Vansomer (then in the collection of Miss Bellamy) and first stockade at Bermuda. MDCCCLXXXII, London, printed for the Hakluyt Society (No. LXV).

History of The Bermuda Volunteer Rifle Corps, 1891 - 1933. Held at the Bermuda Library, in Hamilton.

History of the Coloured Peoples of Bermuda. Dorothy F. Thompson. A former teacher, school principal and social activist in Bermuda. About 1966. Written for students. The Island Press Ltd. Not a book but more of a series of notes, in a very basic style.

History of the Furness-Withy Bermuda Line 1919-1966. 2002. Allen Soares. The author worked on the "Queen of Bermuda" for 5 years in the 1960s. When it was formed, it began a weekly service between Bermuda and New York. It was also given the charter to develop Tucker's Town; was much involved in the making of the Castle Harbour and St. George's Hotels and brought the ships MS Bermuda, Monarch of Bermuda, Queen of Bermuda and Ocean Monarch.

History of the Lincolnshire Regiment 1914-1918 by C. R. Simpson and Major-General C. R. Simpson. Published in the UK on July 11 2002. Earlier in 1914, before the Great War began, the Lincolnshire Regiment had served in Bermuda. As a result, from 1914, Bermudians also fought with and some died in that conflict for the Lincolnshire Regiment in the Great War (World War 1), as mentioned in the book. 

History of the Lincolnshires 1914-18

History of the War. In several volumes. Bermuda Government records of government actions, legislation and more during World War II. Bermuda National Library.

HM Rescue Tugs in World War 2. By J. A. Williams and J. B. Gray. 1970. Bermuda is mentioned with exploits of UK and one Dutch tugs based in Bermuda and elsewhere carrying out important missions in convoy and related duties.

HM Rescue Tugs in World War 2.

Hodge Podge. A bedtime book. Kennedy, Sister Jean de Chantal. 1975. 143 pages and illustrated.

Home Made Cooking Good 'Nuff for Sharing. Compiled by Vernon Temple AME Church.

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If Nobody Speaks of Remarkable Things. 2002. Bloomsbury. Bermuda-born British writer Jon McGregor, now in Nottingham, England, whose father was Reverend Alistair McGregor at St. James Church, Sandys 1973-76.

Illustrated Bermuda Guide. Stark. 1st edition, 1884, rare. Subsequent editions.

Important Bird Areas of the Caribbean: Key Sites for Conservation. 2008. BirdLife International. Includes a chapter on Bermuda's IBA, the Castle Harbour islands, written by Bermuda Audubon president Andrew Dobson and Government Conservation Officer Jeremy Madeiros.

In Celebration of Sail: Bermuda’s Maritime Heritage. 2017. May 15. A new, glossy magazine celebrating Bermuda’s connection with the sea. features articles on the Bermuda Sloop, pirates and privateers, the Spirit of Bermuda, the history of shipbuilding in Bermuda, biographies on Charles Roach Ratteray and James Darrell, the 35th America’s Cup Endeavour Programme, ship salvage, Bermuda’s Olympic sailors, the Bermuda Fitted Dinghy, shark oil barometers, local Bermudian maritime traditions, whaling, piloting and much, much more. The Department of Community and Cultural Affairs worked in collaboration with The Bermudian magazine and The National Museum of Bermuda to produce this collector’s edition magazine to reflect 400 years of sailing innovation in Bermuda. One excerpt from an article entitled “The Black Seafarer — Mariner, Merchant & Slave” reads: “Black seaman developed an unsurpassed knowledge of the waters around their island ... Their expertise was crucial to the successful completion of the Hurd Survey in 1797. The resulting map of Bermuda, encircled by reefs and nestling in the crater of the extinct volcano, was a triumph that has perhaps been matched by high-tech imaging — but not bettered.” Another article, “Maritime Activities”, begins: “For centuries Bermudians depended heavily on boats for a variety of marine activities, including transportation between the islands, which were not fully connected by bridges until the twentieth century. From the first days of Bermuda’s settlement a large percentage of those who were not engaged in ocean-going voyages or shipbuilding were engaged in local seafaring activities — as fishermen, whalers, pilots, ferrymen, waterborne hucksters or freight boat operators.” The magazine includes dozens of historical photographs and drawings as well as primary accounts of life in Bermuda throughout the centuries.

Independence? 2004. By retired lawyer and former United Bermuda Party MP and Cabinet Minister William Cox. 2,000 copies of this epistolatory booklet were printed in which he makes plain that his sympathies lie with maintaining Bermuda's current constitutional position. In a foreword to a collection of seven letters mostly relating to Bermuda's constitutional relationship to the UK, Mr. Cox makes the case that "Bermuda has always benefited from this UK connection and the peace and prosperity we have enjoyed throughout our history and still enjoy is in no small measure due to this connection". He advises that "as with all relationships, if it is to work it must be a two-way street, which means it is necessary for there to be good relations between the Governor and the local Government." Mr. Cox takes successive Governments to task, arguing that while "the UK Government has always gone more than half way to meet the aspirations of the Bermuda Government . . . the Bermuda Government has not displayed the same goodwill in return, especially in the last 30 or so years". He lists a dozen events or factors that have made things difficult for the UK Government to work in harmony with the Bermuda Government over these years, including the 1972 murder of Police Commissioner George Duckett, the 1973 murders of Governor Sir Richard Sharples and his aide-de-camp Captain Hugh Sayers, and the decision of "the Gibbons Government" to hang the perpetrators. He alleges that "the 1983 Swan Government, spearheaded by the Finance Minister David Gibbons, publicly hounded Governor Richard Posnett out of office on trumped-up, spurious charges" and that the Pamela Gordon Government did likewise to Police Commissioner Colin Coxall in 1997. The Progressive Labour Party is not spared: Jennifer Smith is castigated for announcing the holding of a general election in 2002 without telling the Governor, and Premier Alex Scott for using the need for the appointment of a Chief Justice as an excuse to make irresponsible political and personal attacks on the Governor in the media. Mr. Cox warns: "If the Bermuda Government wishes to sever all links with the UK, it must hold a referendum and get a significant majority of Bermudians to support such a move." He suggests that "for members of the Bermuda Government not to observe at least the basic minimum of the courtesies which should be observed in ordinary human relations when dealing with the Governor indicates nothing other than bad breeding and ill manners".

In the Eye of All Trade: Bermuda, Bermudians, and the Maritime Atlantic World, 1680-1783. Dr. Michael Jarvis, 2009. Bermudians used their ships for commerce and travel between the island, the Caribbean, the continental Americas and wider afield and they were manned by men from all sectors of the community, free and slave, the latter until Emancipation in 1834. The importance of those ships, specifically designed for the island, is laid out in great detail in this new history book. University of Rochester historian Michael Jarvis won the 2010 James A. Rawley Prize in Atlantic History for this book. The honor is given to a single recipient each year by the American Historical Association, the country's premier scholarly organization for historians.

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In the Hour of Victory. By former Police Commissioner Senator Jonathan Smith.  2011. Details the horror, sadness and excitement of a Bermudian fighting on the European front line during the Second World War. The story of Mr Smith’s grandfather, Major Anthony F (Toby) Smith, who fought for the Bermuda Volunteer Rifle Corps (BVRC), a forerunner of today’s Bermuda Regiment, and the Lincolnshire Regiment. He was killed in action in Holland on October 14, 1944. The book is based on his original 300 letters, cards and telegrams and additional research conducted by Mr Smith. Major Smith was one of 12 children, five of whom saw active military duties in two world wars. He and the entire first contingent of soldiers of the BVRC and Bermuda Militia Artillery (BMA), survived a U-boat attack in July 1940 and spent several years in the United Kingdom before finally seeing active combat. Meanwhile, his family struggled to make ends meet during the war from their home in the United States and then in Bermuda. 

In the Trades, Tropics and Roaring Forties. Lady Brassey. 1884/1885. London, Longmans Green, London. 532 pages, illustrated with maps and engravings.

In the Wake of Galleons. Robert F. Marx. Historical research on the 16th-17th century galleon trail near Bermuda. Including his visit to Bermuda with Teddy Tucker.

In the Wings: A Memoir. Diana Dill Darrid. 1999. Author, from Bermuda, was once married to Kirk Douglas. 

Insider's Guide to Bermuda. Currently in Bermuda bookstores.

Island Flames. Jonathan Smith, former Bermuda Commissioner of Police. 2015. A factual account of the events surrounding the Island’s deadly riots of 1977. Drawing on already published works, as well as never before seen documents and first-hand accounts of what took place at the time. Delves into the political murders, executions and Bermuda’s chronic race problems that provided the backdrop to the riots. The former Commissioner of Police said he started working on the project in 2012, when he realized that no one had ever written a book on the topic. The riots of 1977 were the most extensive and deadly riots ever experienced on the Island — Bermuda was on the brink of public order meltdown when US Marines, 250 UK troops and more than 1,500 other police, regiment, reserves, firemen and others were deployed to restore order. Two tourists and a Bermudian hotel worker were killed at The Fairmont Southampton fire and extensive damage was caused to mostly establishment-owned businesses. The riots occurred against the backdrop of the murders of Governor Richard Sharples, Captain Hugh Sayers, Police Commissioner George Duckett and two shopkeepers, Victor Rego and Mark Doe, between 1972 and 1973. Two men, Erskine Durrant ‘Buck’ Burrows and Larry Tacklyn were convicted of the murders and hung on December 2, 1977 — the last hangings to occur on British Soil. “One of the real critical issues was the hanging decision,” Mr Smith said, adding that he was able to get to the bottom of the complex story behind it. Mr Smith, who drew extensively on both the Wooding Commission of 1968 and the Pitt Commission of 1977 for his second book, added: “The real gold mine of information, as far as I was concerned as a researcher and a writer, was the information in the UK National Archives — the files of correspondences, the telexes, the telegrams, letters, the correspondence that went between the UK and Bermuda in those same years — all that had been under seal for 30 years.” The 360-page book draws on close to 200 sources, including already published accounts and new material provided by critical players of the day. These include David Owen, the British foreign secretary at the time, former Governor Peter Ramsbotham, former premiers Sir John Swan, Sir David Gibbons and Alex Scott, the last surviving Bermudian member of the Pitt Commission, social scientist Michael Banton and Dame Lois Browne-Evans. Mr Smith was a teenager when the riots took place.

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From "Island Flames" above.

Island Life 1999. By Scott Stallard. 1999.

Island Sistahs. Patrice Frith.

Island Thyme, Tastes and Traditions of Bermuda. 2004. $37.95. Bigger successor of Bermuda Cookery. Bermuda Junior Service League (BJSL). Bermuda cuisine and culture. 256 pages with more than 200 recipes and colour photos of Bermuda cooking, traditions and celebrations.

Isles of of the Sea. Dawson. 1886. 698 pages. World travel book with a chapter on Bermuda. Betts & Co, Hartford, Conn, USA

I sing to the Sea or Canto Do Mar. Sandra Taylor Rouja. 2013. Ms Rouja, whose background is British and Portuguese and has ancestors who arrived from the Azores in the 1880s, wrote this first Bermuda Government-funded book in English and Portuguese. It was inspired by her love of the natural world and has been used in Bermuda’s public and private schools for a variety of subjects, including social studies. Ms Rouja has written several other books including Happy Days in Bermuda, for children, and The Saint George Dream, a collection of short stories. She has also contributed to anthologies, magazines and has lectured on writing and family history. She worked for a decade in the Bermuda National Archives as a researcher and curator which helped stimulate her interest in storytelling and history.

Intercepted in Bermuda: The Censorship of Transatlantic Mail during the Second World War. Peter A Flynn, published by Collectors' Club of Chicago, 2006, 254pp, ISBN 0916675157. Mail traveling between the U.S. and Europe was censored in Bermuda. This work provides the history of the censorship service. Includes markings, usages, censor tapes, earliest and latest know usages of markings and tapes. Bermuda became the world’s largest transit censorship operation with a peak examiner strength of about 700 in July 1941.

Isle of Devils. Bermuda Under the Somers Island Company. Sister Jean de Chantal Kennedy. 1971. Baxter's/Collins, 288 pages. Illustrated. This American author spent many years in Bermuda as a nun and teacher/author/researcher.

Isle of Devils. 2014. E-book. Novel, mystery. Chris Dvorak, who writes under the pen name Craig Janacek. Set in Bermuda, loosely based on a Sir Arthur Conan Doyle mystery with Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John Watson but with well-known Bermudian characters named as suspects. A hotel guest has been brutally murdered. In the plot, Dr Watson comes to Bermuda in 1880 to recuperate from wounds gained in the Afghanistan war. He stays at the Globe Hotel in St George's. Unfortunately for him, Bermuda is struck by a hurricane during his stay. When the winds die down, a guest at the Globe Hotel is dead, and only someone in the hotel during the storm could have killed him. It's Dr Watson's job to find out who did so. Dr Dvorak has written articles for medical journals under his own name, and several other mystery novels under the pen name of Craig Janacek.

Isles in Summer Seas. Beautiful Bermuda. Redman. 1913. New York, Dillingham. 242 pages. Illustrated.

Isles of the Sea. Dawson. 1886. 696 pages. Illustrated.

I Spy. Novel. Bermuda resident Geoffrey Elliott.  

It Seems Like Only Yesterday. The First 50 Years of TCA, now Air Canada. Philip Smith. Bermuda is mentioned prominently, starting with the flights of 1946 and 1948.

Into the Bermuda Triangle: Pursuing the Truth Behind the World's Greatest Mystery. Gian Quasar (1 Apr 2005)

It's a Dirty, Rotten, Wonderful Business. 2004. Nell Bassett. A Bermudian in American broadcasting. She worked for radio stations in New York. She began her broadcasting career in Bermuda as a DJ.

It's only 4%: Crime in Bermuda. Larry Scott. Bermudian lawyer. 2011. Points to numerous entities including Government House, the Judiciary, the security services, the Bermuda Bar Council, Progressive Labour Party hierarchy and elsewhere, for creating a successful overall crime prosecution rate in Bermuda of only 4% compared to over 50% in New York; alienating Bermuda's young black males and being self-delusional, misguided and misdirected about the extent of crime in Bermuda and proper solutions he believes are needed. 

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Jail Journal. Mitchel. 1910's. 320 pages. Author was an Irish convict in Bermuda who caused the British jail authorities much trouble.

James Bell Heyl. Bermuda's Pharmacist-Photographer. Journal not book of American Institute of the History of Pharmacy, volume 24, no 3, 1982, pp 117-119. 

Jazz of the Rock, Part 1. Curtis. Writers' Machine.

Joe Mills: A Bermuda Labor Legend. Dr. Eva Hodgson.

Justice Denied: Bermuda’s Black Militants, the ‘Third Man’ and the Assassinations of a Police Chief and Governor. Mel Ayton. 2010. Reprinted February 2013. This British author worked in the Bermuda prison service in 1972 and 1973 when Police Commissioner George Duckett, Governor Sir Richard Sharples and his aide Captain Hugh Sayers were murdered by assassins linked to the Black Beret Cadre, a Bermudian black power group. Originally intended to publish as Conspiracy To Kill but the author stated the-then US publisher backed out of the contract at the last minute, afraid of a lawsuit. The book includes a Foreword by once Bermuda-based Dr. Carol Shuman, psychologist, former newspaper reporter, editor and author who led the unsuccessful effort under Bermuda law to have justice prevail, even with the legal expertise of Cherie Blair, QC, wife of a former British Prime Minister.

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Kilcolman, or Raleigh's Visit to Spenser, and other compositions in Verse. Thomas E. Nelmes. 216 pages. 1875.

Kiesha The Mermaid. By children’s book author and illustrator Daron Lowe. He has since has branched out into the world of digital apps and updated his earlier story creation and turned it into an interactive book that can be used on mobile phones, tablets and Kindle devices. The app for this book is available from the Apple App Store and online retailer Amazon..

book Kill Me Once...Kill Me TwiceKill Me Once…Kill Me Twice: Murder on the Queen's Playground. By then-Bermuda resident Dr Carol Shuman. 2010. 292 pages. It examines the way the dreadfully, shamefully and deliberately botched investigation of Canadian teenager tourist Rebecca Middleton was handled after the 17-year-old Bermuda visitor, staying with friends of her family was raped, sodomized, repeatedly stabbed and left for dead at Ferry Reach in 1996 after trying via strangers to get back to where she was staying after a night out in St, George's. The 17 year old Canadian teenager Rebecca Middleton's brutal repeated rape, sodomy,  murder, probably the most sadistic sexual crimes ever committed against a woman and the fact that nobody was convicted for it, has been the focus of international headlines and documentaries over the years. It has also been the focus of several judicial appeals including one from top human rights lawyer Cherie Booth QC. Ms Booth, wife of former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, failed in her attempt, because of an unfortunate defect or peculiarity in Bermuda law that does not exist in the laws of many other countries, to get Bermuda's Chief Justice to quash a prosecutor's decision not to reopen the case in 2007. The Bermuda Government, instead of offering to pay substantial compensation to bereaved parents, merely offered token compensation. The case shames Bermuda to this day, will never be forgotten or forgiven. A 2011 appeal to the European Court of Human Rights is still unresolved. The matter still upsets some Canadian visitors.

Kindley Air Force Base, Bermuda: The First Twenty Five Years. Block, Dolores G. Not a book but a collection of articles about the US base, in a binder. Not produced commercially. The author has since died.

King Carter's Church. Gowans, Professor Alan.

King George VI Large Key Type Stamps of Bermuda, Leeward Islands, Nyasaland. Robert W. Dickgiesser and Eric P. Yendall. Weston, Mass., Triad Publications, 1985, 183 pp.; bibliography.

Kitty Harris. Geoffrey Elliott. In conjunction with Igor Damaskin of Russia. Novel. 

Knick Knacks, Licks. And the Annihilation of the Bermuda Working Class and its Placement in Prison. Writers' Machine.

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Ladies and Gentlemen. Captain J. S. Cowie. 1972. A compilation of talks by the author in Bermuda. Island Press. 

Lands of the Inner Sea. West Indies and Bermuda. Roberts, A. 1948. 301 pages.

La Spiga Readers - Lecturas Simplificadas (A2/B1): El Triangulo de las Bermudas. Published by La Spiga Languages, Italy.

Last Act in Bermuda. Burnham. 1940. 244 pages. Bermuda mystery. Scribner Sons, New York.

Boeing 314Last of the Flying Clippers. The Boeing 314 Story. M. D. Klass. 2006. With amenities modeled on those of the great luxury liners of the period, the 12 Boeing-314 Clippers operated by Pan Am and British Overseas Airlines Corporation remain the most luxurious aircraft ever to take to the skies. The sumptuous flying boats used to fly through Bermuda in the 1930s and '40s. The book includes sections on the aircraft's extensive use of the Darrell's Island airport in Bermuda. They were the largest aircraft of their type ever built, with a maximum of 74 passengers and 10 crew. They used island airports as intermediate stepping stones for ocean-spanning flights across the Atlantic and Pacific. The aircraft were commissioned from Boeing by Pan Am founder Juan Trippe – also the developer of Bermuda's Castle Harbour Hotel – specifically for trans-oceanic flights. PanAm operated nine of the aircraft while three were purchased by Imperial Airways, forerunner of today's British Airways and also flew through Bermuda en route to New York and other destinations. The aircraft were built between 1938 and 1941. After World War Two, seaplanes became obsolete because new, long-range aircraft such as the Lockheed Constellation could cross the Atlantic and Pacific non-stop

Legend of St. Brendan's. By Dr. Juanita Guishard. University of Toronto Press. About the only mental, or psychiatric, hospital in Bermuda and the Irish saint by that name born about 484 AD.

Lennon Bermuda. 2012. Book and CD. Former Beatle's member John Lennon's experiences in Bermuda. In the summer of 1980, John Lennon, accompanied by his 5-year-old son, Sean, his personal assistant, Fred Seaman, and Sean's nanny, Helen Seaman (Fred's aunt) took a sailing trip down to Bermuda. Many songs on Lennon's last album, Double Fantasy, were written or completed during Lennon's two-month stay in Bermuda. The name of the album was even influenced by Lennon's trip when he saw the Double Fantasy freesia flower in the Bermuda Botanical Gardens.

Lest We Forget - They Paved the Way. 2000. Joy Cora Elizabeth Wilson Tucker. Bermuda's Black History. Profile of some of its personalities.

Let's Fly to Bermuda. Marjorie Barrows, 1942. One of this American author's extensive series of children's illustrated books. Whitman, Chicago.

Let’s Sail Away! Bermuda’s Sailing History from the Sea Venture to the America’s Cup. By Lindsey Sirju of the Bermuda Centre for Creative Learning and Tina Harris, head of the primary department at the Bermuda High School. 2017. Illustrated. Two local teachers have turned the America’s Cup in Bermuda 2017 event  into a platform for youngsters to learn about Bermuda. The two got together and started writing about Bermuda, basing their units on the international primary curriculum, which both schools use.

Letters from Bermuda. Jane A. Eames. Two editions, the second of 1881. Written originally for the Concord, New Hampshire "Daily Monitor" newspaper and published in booklet form. Begins with a letter written from the Hamilton Hotel, Hamilton, Bermuda, on January 12, 1875 and with more through 1880.

Letters from Grenfell. Brian Burland. 1971. 125 pages. This Bermudian author reveals how a Peniston family of Bermuda mined for gold in Australia in the 1870s. Sydney University Press, Australia.

Lewis Hughes: The Militant Minister of the Bermudas and his Printed Works. Cole, George Watson. Reprinted from the Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society for October, 1927. 67 pages. 1928, American Antiquarian Society.

Life in Old Bermuda. Cox, John.

Life of John Mitchell. Dillon. Two volumes. 1888. Mitchell was a convict on a Prison Hulk in Bermuda.

Life on Old St. David's. McCallan, Ernest A. 1948. Bermuda Historical Monuments Trust. 1st edition, 258 pages. Illustrated. Later reprinted.

Light the Spark. The Life and Times of Bermudian "Sparky" Lightbourne. Dr. Andrea J. Lightbourne,  English Language Arts Officer, Ministry of Education. About well-known Bermudian bus driver the late Hubert "Sparky" Lightbourne after whom the new Hamilton bus terminal was named. 

Lincolnshire Convicts to Australia, Bermuda and Gibraltar. C. L. Anderson, 1993.

Listen We All Bleed. Bermuda-born Dr. Mandy Wong. 2020. Her first nonfiction book, University of Georgia Press. The book is about contemporary artists who use sound to do animal activism. Along with several artists from around the world, the book features Andrew Stevenson, an award-winning filmmaker who also records the songs of Bermuda’s humpback whales.

Lists, Presented to the House of Commons, of All Ships and Vessels, or Cargoes or Parts of Cargoes, Prosecuted as Prizes in the Name of His Majesty, in the Vice Courts of Jamaica, Newfoundland, Bermuda, Nova Scotia, Bombay, Bahama Islands, Malta and Antigua. London: House of Commons, 1808. 66pp. British Parliamentary Paper HC195. Parliamentary Papers.

Little Bermuda. Pool. 1899. Boston, Page & Co. 163 pages.

Little Story About Bermuda. John Bushnell. 

Live Love Laugh: From Siberia to Bermuda. Nina London. 2019. Her column, Life Begins at 50, appears every Thursday in The Royal Gazette. In  2015 she got a huge wake-up call; she had cancer. Ms London, originally from Russia, now a Bermuda resident, had already written five books, all related to business. She selected her best columns and put them together for this book. 

Lois: Grand Dame of Bermuda Politics. J. Randolf Williams. A  2001 biography of Dame Lois Browne-Evans.

Longtales. A Bermuda Anthology. Writers Club. 1981. 25th anniversary publication.

Lordly Watson. Jonathan Land Evans. A story collection featuring two humorous novelettes and three shorter entertainments, all set in Bermuda in the 1930s and featuring Lordly Wadson, a Bermudian private detective and sometime calypso singer, as well as a rotating assortment of American visitors to the island. The author's stories have been praised by 'The U.S. Review of Books' (reviewing his recent 'Collected Stories' compilation, with which the present book is in series) and by 'Kirkus Reviews' (reviewing his 'Ragbag' story collection). His tales have also been prominent at the on-line literary journal Typishly, whose "most-featured author" he is. Published through Lulu.com in a new pictorial cover. 

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Lost Treasure of Bermuda. Rod. C. Farrington. 2005. Novel.

Look Seaward Bermuda. Pearman. 1938. 62 pages.

Love and Hate in Jamestown: John Smith, Pocahontas, and the Start of A New Nation. David A. Price. Alfred A. Knopf, 2003. Husband of Pocahontas was John Rolfe, formerly of the Sea Venture then of Bermuda.

Love is a Durable Fire. Brian Burland. 1986. 558 pages. Another Bermuda novel by this Bermudian author. W. W. Norton, 1985; HarperCollins, 1985

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Mandy's Mom, the Music Therapist. By Bermudian Hayley Francis Cann. 2020. Author lives and works in Canada as a music therapist. 

Mapping a Divine Destiny. Rev. Dr. Maybelle Denwiddie, co-pastor of Bermuda’s New Creation Worship Centre. 2019. Pastor Denwiddie’s book weaves her own spiritual journey and the lessons she has learned with anecdotes about her life. 117 pages. In both paperback and Kindle editions.

Mapping of Bermuda: A Bibliography of Printed Maps and Charts, 1548-1970. M. Palmer (Editor), Ronald Vere Palmer (Editor).

Marathon - All the Facts, Winners and Drama. Dale Butler.

Marine and Ocean Island Ecology of Bermuda. M. L. H. Thomas. 1997.

Marine Fauna and Flora of Bermuda. Dr. Wolfgang Sterrer. 1986. Wiley Interscience, New York. Out of print.

Marine Mollusks of Bermuda: Checklist and Bibliography. 2009. First complete and comprehensive catalogue of Bermuda's marine mollusks, after over a decade of preparation. Published by the Delaware Museum of Natural History. Compiled and catalogued by the late Bermuda-shell collector Russel H. Jensen and Dr. Timothy A. Pearce - the curator of mollusks at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History in Pittsburgh. The detailed book is compiled from more than 750 literature sources and previously unpublished museum records. With 100 species never before reported, 66 only found in Bermuda and 900 mollusk species in total, it is by far the most thorough and complete list of Bermuda's Marine Mollusks printed to date. Russel Jensen, who's work provides the basis for the book, began studying marine Mollusks in Bermuda shortly after World War 2. He spent nearly 40 years scouring the depths around the island for new species and specimens. Along with Bermudian colleagues Jack Lightbourn and Arthur Guest the trio spent decades dredging the deep waters and exploring the inland waters for new specimens. In 1997 Dr. Pearce joined the team to add thousands of additional literature references and to complete the book after Mr. Jensen's death. Available at Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute and Bermuda Aquarium Museum and Zoo for $30.

Mark Twain and the Happy Island. Wallace, Elizabeth. 1913. Chicago, McClug. 139 pages. Illustrated.

Mark Twain In Paradise – His Voyages to Bermuda. American writer Donald Hoffmann. The special relationship that Mark Twain had with turn of the century Bermuda. University of Missouri Press, 2006. Between 1867 and 1910 Twain spent a total of 187 days in Bermuda. Delves into Clemens’s complex character and the topography and history of the islands. The author has plumbed the voluminous Mark Twain scholarship and Bermudian archives to faithfully re-create turn-of-the-century Bermuda, supplying historical and biographical background to give his narrative texture and depth. He offers insight into Bermuda’s natural environment, traditional stone houses, and romantic past, and he presents dozens of illustrations, both vintage and new.

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Mary: A Story of Young Mary Prince. Margot Maddison-MacFadyen, a Canadian historian. 2017. About a Bermuda-born former slave. Also see below.

Mary Prince and Ashton Warner: Two Slave Narratives Transcribed by Susanna Moodie  2018. New material has emerged about Mary Prince, a Bermudian-born former slave whose autobiography stoked the fires of the British abolitionist movement in the 1830s. Prince’s story was little known on the island until it grabbed attention in the 1980s and scuppered the myth that slavery in Bermuda was benign. Sandy Campbell, a historian and editor at Tecumseh Press in Canada, which published the critical edition, said that a fresh edition of her story, which hit local shelves this week, “makes it more nuanced — it presents her from a different angle”. It also resurrects the forgotten companion story of her contemporary, Ashton Warner, a fellow former slave whose account has been out of print for nearly two centuries. “Mary Prince’s narrative is very important, and reams have been written on it,” Dr Campbell said. But nobody has talked about her and Ashton Warner, which is incredible.” Prince was inducted as a Bermuda national hero in 2012. Dr Campbell suggested the island should erect a statue in her memory, as was done for Sally Bassett, an enslaved woman burnt at the stake in 1730. Like Sally Bassett, she is an individual that emerges from that history of suffering,” she said. Prince told her story in Britain at the London home of Thomas Pringle, secretary of the Anti-Slavery Society, where Warner also found shelter. Both their stories were transcribed by Susanna Strickland, a young writer who became a prominent Canadian author as Susanna Moodie. 

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Mazumbo:100 Facts and Essays about Dr. E. F. Gordon. Butler. 69 pages.

Medical Plants and Old Time Remedies of Bermuda. Brian Burland. 1965.

Me One. Autobiography. By political and social Bermuda activist Roosevelt Browne, writing under the name of Pauulu Roosevelt Osiris Nelson Browne Kamarakafego.

Memorials of the Discovery and Early Settlement of The Bermudas or Somers Isles, 1515-1685. 2 big volumes. Lefroy, Major General John Henry, a former Governor of Bermuda. 1887-1889, 1st edition, London, Longman's. With a preface by the author. Subsequent editions in 1932 and 1981.

Memoirs of a Scatterbrain. Daltonell Cynthia Minors. Poetry from this Bermudian author.

Mettle and Pasture: The History of the Second Battalion of the Lincolnshire Regiment During World War II by Gary J. Weight  July 15, 2014. Some from Bermuda who served in that regiment  because of its links with Bermuda since 1914 died in that conflict. Bermudians were among  the British Army soldiers of the Second Battalion who stormed ashore in northern France and from Hermanville-sur-Mer fought their way to Lengerich in Germany by May 8, 1945.

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Mind the Onion Seed. Nellie E Musson. Explores some of Bermuda's history, with particular reference to the old Lodges and Friendly Societies of Bermuda.

Miracle. The True Story of the Wreck of the Sea Venture. Gail Karwoski of the USA.. 2004. Darby Creek Publishing, a small children's book publisher in Plain City, Ohio, USA. Recommended for children 11 and older, grades 4-6, it is slender at 64 pages, but professionally researched, vividly written and handsomely produced, with ten beautifully engraved illustrations by John MacDonald.

Mohawks in the Onion Patch. Geoff Rothwell.  2002. He debunks the myth that many St. David's Islanders were Mohawks and explains they were really Pequot and Mohican Indians brought to Bermuda as slaves in the mid 17th century.

Mood Bermuda (Moon Handbooks). Rosemary Jones. Several editions. Original 2006, then November 2009. Updated June 25, 2015. 5th edition in 2018, revised  The latest 336-page edition, published by Avalon Travel, includes experiential attractions and promotions to appeal to younger visitors. The guide book has sold close to 25,000 copies in total to date, currently available at The Bookmart in Hamilton for $25.75.

Moore's Poetical Works. 1879. 496 pages. Famed English Irish poet Thomas Moore lived at Bermuda's Tom Moore's Tavern for several months.

Mother and Child. Reg Grundy, 2015 nature book, written in Bermuda. Bermuda Longtails birds were the glorious favorite of Australian Mr Grundy, who made his home in Bermuda for twenty five years with his wife. He made his fortune through Grundy Worldwide, an international TV production and distribution company which was the largest independent production company in the world in the 1980s and 1990s. His programmes, including game show Sale of the Century and soap opera Neighbours, which catapulted singer Kylie Minogue to international stardom, were broadcast in nearly 80 countries. His wife, a world-class photographer, took many of the longtail photos.

Murder in Bermuda. Willoughby Sharpe. Originally published 1933 when author lived in Bermuda with his family, republished 2013. Murder mystery, fiction.

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Murder on the Bermuda Queen. Cheryl Peyton. 2014. Fiction. Takes place on a cruise bound for Bermuda. Author, from Tennessee, has written other books. 

Music on The Rock. Dale Butler. His book detailed many of Bermuda’s most prominent musicians.

My Bermuda 123 Counting Book. By Bermudian artist, book illustrator and graphic designer Dana Cooper.

My Bermuda ABC. By Bermudian artist, book illustrator and graphic designer Dana Cooper.

My Bermuda Namesakes. 2012. E-book. By former resident Maggie Fogarty. Ms Fogarty lived in Bermuda for a year starting April 2011, with her partner, Paul Weall, who was working as a digital forensics consultant with the Bermuda Police Service. The couple now lives in Truro, Cornwall. Her debut novel. Ms Fogarty is a television producer by profession. Amazon. 

My Soul Shouts. Right Rev. Vinton Randolph Anderson, Ph.D who grew up in Bermuda. 2002.

My Way- The Autobiography of Calvin Bubby Symonds. Dale Butler.

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National Audubon Society Field Guide to Tropical Marine Fishes of  the Caribbean, the Gulf of Mexico, Florida, the Bahamas, and Bermuda. By C. Lavett Smith, National Audubon Society. ISBN: 067944601X. With 417  color photographs of the coral reefs and full-text descriptions for more than 400 species, each with its own range map. Easy to use and understand, lightweight, and sturdily constructed for travel.

Native plants. David B. Wingate and C. Zuill, 1971. 

National Geographic Magazine. 1922, 1942, 1971, 1976. Chapters on Bermuda.

Nature Spirits and Bermuda's Fairy Kingdom - Teachings of Norina, The Fairy Queen.  See http://www.nidaba.fi/index.php?page=e-books-and-videos. Jouko Karkela. A Journey to Bermuda's Nature and suggestions how to meet the elemental spirits there. An introduction to Nature Spirituality. Author from Finland was in Bermuda 2009-2012. ISBN 978-952-67929-0-3. E-book in BDF format, easy to download from publisher website http://www.nidaba.fi. which links to www.bermuda-online.org. Includes 163 high quality digital photographs.  

Naval Documents of the American Revolution. W. B. Clark. Bermuda's role is mentioned.

Nineteenth (19th) Century Church Registers of Bermuda. Clara Hallett, a pioneer in genealogy studies on the Island.

Nonsuch, Land of Water. Beebe, William, Dr. 1932. New York, Harcourt Brace. 257 pages. Illustrated. A treatise on Bermuda's Nonsuch Island, off which Beebe and his associates conducted deep sea diving experiments in his famous bathysphere.

Nonsuch Summer. 2005. Autobiography of her childhood by Janet Wingate, (eldest daughter of naturalist David Wingate, who created the Nonsuch Island Living Museum project) 160 pages, paperback, illustrated.

Notes on Bermuda. Morley. 1931. New York, Henry Longwell, 32 pages.

Nothin' But A Pond Dog. Llewellyn Emery. 1996. An intimate account by the author of the area of Bermuda known as Pond Hill, little known by most visitors.

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Observations of Bermuda's Terrestrial Herpetofauna 1956-1965. Noted Bermuda conservationist Dr. David Wingate. His pioneering work began the long process of bringing the cahow species back from the brink of extinction.

Ocean Racing. Loomis. 1936. 300 pages. with much on Bermuda. Illustrated.

Offshore Commercial Law in Bermuda. Second Edition, 2018. By outgoing Chief Justice of Bermuda Ian Kawaley. An updated and useful resource for new and experienced legal Bermuda professionals. Mr Justice Kawaley said the book aimed to give “theoretical and practical insights into the main areas of international commercial law practiced in Bermuda”. He added: “I also hope the book will be of interest to overseas lawyers who interact with Bermuda and will, more broadly still, help to promote Bermuda as a legally sophisticated offshore jurisdiction." Published by Wildy Simmonds & Hill, one of the leading legal publishers in England. Mr Justice Kawaley is also the editor of Cross-Border Judicial Co-operation in Offshore Litigation and contributed to Cross-Frontier Insolvency of Insurance Companies. Mr Justice Kawaley has been chief justice of Bermuda and senior commercial judge for six years. He was appointed to the Supreme Court of Bermuda in July 2003 and was a founding member of Bermuda’s Commercial Court when it was established in 2006. Mr Justice Kawaley was appointed as a part-time judge of the Financial Services Division of the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands in April last year. He has also served short stints as an acting justice of appeal of the Court of Appeal for Bermuda and the Eastern Caribbean Court of Appeal. In October last year, Mr Justice Kawaley became an Overseas Master of the Bench of Middle Temple in London, one of the four Inns of Court and where he was Called to the Bar of England and Wales in 1978. He was Called to the Bermuda Bar two years later and worked as a government lawyer on the island and in the Seychelles. Mr Justice Kawaley has also worked as a criminal legal aid lawyer in Bermuda and London, and he was a commercial litigation lawyer on the island before becoming a judge. 

Oh Gawd I Wish Dis Ig'rance Vud Stop! Jeremy Frith. 1996.  It was unique, humorous and serious at the same time, about possible political independence for Bermuda..

Old Bermuda. Wells, Bernard. 1979, B&C Wells, Bermuda. A collection of photographs taken towards the end of the 19th century. 52 pages.

Old Bermuda Maps: A Cartographic History and Collector's Guide For The Somers or Summer Islands, 1511-1948. Jonathan Land Evans. Book. 2012, National Museum of Bermuda/Bermuda Maritime Museum Press.

Old Virginia and Her Neighbors. Fiske. 1901, Boston and New York. 2 volumes, with much on Bermuda.

On the Yellow Fever Epidemics of Bermuda. William R. E. Smart, MD, Deputy Medical Inspector-General of the Royal Naval Hospital, Bermuda. 1865. 68 pages, report, not book.

Oscar the Onion. Lisa Wilson. 2011. Coloring story book for children. 

Our Lady of Labour. By then Bermuda Industrial Union president Ottiwell Simmons. 2011. A tribute to Dr. Barbara Bertha Ball, MRCS, LRCP, OBE, former Member of Parliament and former Research Officer of the Bermuda Industrial Union (BIU). She died on March 13, 2011. In  the 1960s and beyond she worked tirelessly with the BIU to improve workers' rights. Veteran labour leader and former MP Ottiwell Simmons has chronicled Dr. Ball's work with the BIU in one of the most turbulent periods of Bermuda's history.  In 1942, the young Barbara Ball went to Liverpool University in England on a government scholarship to study medicine.  After graduation she worked for five years in hospitals in Liverpool, Merseyside and Westmoreland. At the age of 30, she returned home to work as a family doctor. She started to gain the notice of the community, in 1960 ,when she spoke at a meeting of an anonymous group called 'The Committee for Universal Adult Suffrage'. They wanted all locals over the age of 21 to have the right to vote. In 1962, when Dr. Ball was first elected Secretary General at a BIU conference, she stuck out like a sore thumb. She was elected partly because some people at the conference thought that because she was white, she might get further with the white establishment they were battling with for things like the right to have union representation, better working conditions and better pay. The Bermudian community was turned upside down by the appointment. Whites seemed to reject her and push her away. Blacks suspected her as being a spy. She was thrown out of the a local medical association not long after she joined the BIU. In those days she had an office on Laffan Street where she treated mainly Portuguese and black patients. Even this was controversial, as white people mainly saw white doctors, and black people mainly saw black doctors. During a labour dispute where non-clinical workers struggled to be allowed union representation, Dr. Ball was suspended from seeing her patients at King Edward VII Memorial Hospital. The suspension was eventually lifted, but not until 6,000 people signed a petition on her behalf. One moment in her labour career that particularly stood out was the Belco strike of February 1965. On February 2, BIU members were picketing various gates at Belco. That day there were an estimated 400 people picketing, not just members of the BIU, but also people from other organizations who were sympathetic. A dispute began between the picketers and the Police seeming to hinge on how fast the picketers cleared the gate so that traffic could get onto the property. Later, the strike had sickening repercussions. 

Outerbridge's Original Cookbook. 2020. From the producers of the famous Sherry peppers, a part of Bermuda cuisine for generations. During the nineteenth century imaginative sailors in the Royal Navy were fortifying sherry with hot peppers to concoct an all-purpose “seasoning.” Like so many hot sauces, the original purpose was to disguise the taste of shipboard rations and ripe meats. A taste for the incendiary additive was passed on to land-bound and sea-faring Bermudians. About a century later Yeaton Outerbridge and his cousin Robbie decided to make up a batch of the long loved “sauce” in Yeaton’s cellar at “Shelly Hall.” That was in 1964. Since then Outerbridge’s has become synonymous with Sherry peppers, and a whole line of zesty gourmet condiments. The humble beginnings of this “cottage” industry, operated by Yeaton, his wife Betsey and their daughter Louisa, was originally located in the cellar of the old slave quarters at “Villa Monticello”. Yeaton would stir up the original secret brew that gives all the Outerbridge’s products their particular kick. This book is a collection of “Bermuda Family” recipes all enhanced, enlivened or just “kicked-up” with a variety of Outerbridge’s Original Products. 

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Palmetto Wine. Bermuda Writers Collective. Short stories.

Partners in Peace & Prosperity: a Premier and a Governor of  Bermuda 1977-1981. Allison Moir of USA. Sir David Gibbons and Sir Peter Ramsbotham. 2001.

Pawpaw Bermuda. Dr. Edwin M.E. Smith, his wife and two sons. September 2019. The author is a Bermuda College senior lecturer. Richly illustrated and elegantly designed, partly about and titled by one of the island’s favourite fruits, a smaller version of the papaya. Part cookbook, part cultural history.

Peaceful Warrior. Sir Edward Trenton Richards. The first black Premier of Bermuda in the 1970s. J. Randolf Williams. 375 pages. 1988. Official biography.

Peace, Prudence and Prosperity; a history of Bermuda from 1919 to 1939. Jonathan Land Evans. October 2013. 140 pages. Beautiful, British and business-friendly, the Atlantic archipelago of Bermuda was one of the 20th Century's great success-stories. This book examines Bermuda between the two World Wars, touching on most aspects of local life, with particular emphasis on its tourism economy, physical and social development, and public affairs. It also discusses the early days of offshore business, the decline of agriculture, the march of technology, and the island's prominent role in the arts and in marine science, as well as Bermuda's special place in the affections of its many well-to-do American devotees. Darker aspects of life, such as racism and crime, are also examined.

Peniston Pedigree 1066-1920. Col William Corbusier. Includes the Bermuda side of this family.

Photography in Bermuda: The First 100 Years. Butterfield and Notman. 1990 Bermudian Publishing Co. Ltd.

Picturesque Bermuda. In Picture, Prose and Poetry. Bushell's Handbook. Bushell, John J. Many yearly editions from 1927-1939. (1938 edition, 196 pages, Glasgow by Macklehose). Last edition was in 1939, 200 pages, printed by Maclehouse, Glasgow. Plus advertisements, maps, photographs.

Picturesque Bermuda at a glance. Roland Skinner. 48 pages. 2012. Gorgeous photographs by this Bermudian press and nature photographer. Aimed at budget-minded air and cruise visitors. Published by AS Cooper & Sons, Bermuda. includes colour photos of Island scenery, its beaches, flora, architecture and aerial shots.Soft cover, meant as an introduction to his more in-depth books.

Picturesque Bermuda. Roland Skinner. 1997. First edition of this delightful in-depth coffee table book. Gorgeous photographs of the island by this Bermudian press and nature photographer

Picturesque Bermuda. Roland Skinner. 2005. Second edition. More gorgeous photographs in this updated coffee table book this Bermudian press and nature photographer.

Picturesque Bermuda. Roland Skinner Third edition, late 2014. Rewritten and re-photographed as the first book is 17 years old and the second one ten years old, thus a new book with fresh images. Most of the photographs are bigger. The other ones had lots of little small images. Published in Florida. Skinner started out during his school holidays working for the Department of Tourism in their photo lab and that's where he acquired his love for photography.  And when he retired from the department, which was then called Information Services, he decided to open up Picturesque Gallery in 1993. For tourists captivated by the beauty of Bermuda, this will remind them of their lovely visit. Limited copies are now available for $48 at Picturesque Gallery and at Bermuda book stores.

Pilgrimage. Paul Maddern. Poetry.

Pillars of the Bridge. Nan Godet and Edward Harris. 1991. The building of the US Military Bases in Bermuda, 50 years later. Title is taken from a quote by Sir Winston Churchill after his war-time visit to Bermuda. Bermuda Maritime Museum Press.

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Pink Sand Poems. 2005. Jane Barcroft and Cathy Stanz. 20 poems and 22 original water colours of scenes around the island. Jane was a Bermuda resident when her parents were based there. She was in 8th, 9th & 10th grade at Kindley High School. See also "Bermuda On My Mind."

Plantation to Nation: Caribbean Museums and National Identity. 2014. A new book about museums in the Caribbean and Bermuda, launched by the Barbados Museum and Historical Society.

Planting the Banner of Christ on the Isle of the Devils. By Father James Wahl, who used to serve in Bermuda, on the history of the Roman Catholic Church in Bermuda. 2003.

Plants of the Bermudas or Somers Isles. 1883. By Oswald Reade, a British pharmacist then working at the Royal Navy Hospital, Dockyard, Bermuda. Publisher unknown.

Playing with the Enemy: A Baseball Prodigy, a World at War and a Field of Broken Dreams. Gary Moore. The story of the June 4, 1944 captured crew of U-505, with the U-boat and crew towed initially to Bermuda then USA. The motion picture Playing with the Enemy resulted, was planned  for release in 2013. 

Plutocracy vs. Democracy. Stovell. A Bermudian viewpoint. 40 pages.

Poems From the Heart. Crystal Holdipp. 2012. A collection of her favourite pieces.

Pond With No End. Esra Turner. Bermuda children's book.

Postal History and Stamps of Bermuda. Morris Hoadley Ludington, published by Quarterman Publications, 1978, 446pp. Includes bibliographical references and an index. This is a revision of the author's 1962 book "Bermuda: the Post Office, postal markings and adhesive stamps" and its 1968 Supplement together with additional new material.

Postal History of Blockade Running through Bermuda During the American Civil War 1861-65. Morris Hoadley Ludington, published by British Caribbean Philatelic Study Group, 1996, 50pp. 

Portuguese Bermudians 1849-1949. Patricia Marirea Mudd. An important early history and reference book, 704 pages, about the significant Bermudianization of Portuguese in Bermuda and their hugely significant and lasting impact on Bermudian society since their first arrival from Madeira. Includes an annual summary report of the history of Bermuda during the years 1850-1900. They first arrived in Bermuda as agricultural workers. Their descendents in the professional businesses and categories have now included prominent Bermudian dentists, doctors, lawyers, politicians, statesmen.

Ports of The Sun. Early, 1937, Boston, Houghton Mifflin. 316 pages. Chapters on Bermuda.

Powder Keg. The Bermuda Gunpowder Mystery. Donald E. Cook. 1971. Fiction, based on fact. In 1775, George Washington needed gunpowder desperately. There was British gunpowder in Bermuda and history shows that the gunpowder was stolen August 14, 1775 and delivered to General Washington. How this might have happened.

Presbyterians in Bermuda. The Story of Christ Church, Warwick 1984. 185 pages.

Presenting Princess Solei on Her First Birthday. By children’s author Dr. Shangri-La Durham-Thompson.  December 2017. She used the birth of her first grandchild as inspiration for this book to celebrate “the gift of her smile”. Published by AuthorHouse.

Principles of Archaeological Stratigraphy.  Bermudian archaeologist Dr. Edward Harris. Originally published 1973, set the industry standard for archaeological recording on excavations. Eight foreign editions, most recent of which is the 2015 Czech edition translated by the archaeologist Jozef Chajbullin Kostial, of Prague. Also available in Italian, Slovene, Hungarian, Japanese, Polish, Spanish, German and Czech. Chinese, French, Russian and Slovak translations are being prepared. The copyright of the book was purchased and the book about the Harris Matrix has been put on the internet for free downloading at a website supported by the University of Vienna in Austria and the National Museum of Bermuda.

Princess Asha and the Lost City of Shambhala. Bermudian author Lisa M. Bishop. 2018. Children's book.

Princess Asha and the Lost City of Dwarka. Bermudian author Lisa M. Bishop. 2017. Children's book

Printed Maps of Bermuda. Palmer. 1974.

Prisoners in Paradise. 2008. An account (not book) of how in 1823 British convicts were approved by the British Government in London and its Navy Board for transportation to Bermuda to work on HM Dockyard. They began early the next year and did so for many years. 

Privateering in King George's War. H. Chaplin. 1928. 259 pages. Includes fulsome details of Bermuda privateers. Johnson, Providence, Rhode Island, USA

Psalms and Hymns for Public Worship. Selected by Robert Hoare, Robert, A. B. 123 pages. Bermuda, 18th century by Edmund Ward, King's Printer.

Prudent RebelsPrudent Rebels: Bermudians and the First Age of Revolution (1774-1849). By Bermudian historian Clarence Maxwell, with contributions from Bermudian Theodore Francis II and Alexandra Mairs-Kessler. June 2019. This  new history book "written to highlight ignored Bermudian stories" is to be distributed to public and private schools and libraries. It was launched and funded by the Bermuda Government’s Department of Community and Cultural Affairs and published by the National Museum of Bermuda Press. A spokeswoman for the national museum said: “Prudent Rebels contextualises previously ignored Bermudian narratives and examines the ways in which different groups of Bermudian mariners and merchants, enslaved and freed, black and white, used the events taking place during the Age of Revolution to further their own prospects by growing their personal networks, purchasing their freedom, and increasing their social status through financial gain and land ownership.” The book depicts aspects of the last decades of the 1700s to the first half of the 1800s, when the Atlantic World experienced a period of intense revolutionary activity. The spokeswoman explained that a Humanitarian Revolution grew out of the unrest, inspired by the Haitian Revolution and decades of anti-slavery campaigns in Europe. This resulted in an attack on slavery and the commerce of human trafficking that fed it, and the legislation that abolished both in the first half of the 1800s. It also placed on the agenda civil rights for all men and women, regardless of race. The book, which took more than ten years to produce, explores the role and response of Bermudians during the Age of Revolution. It is the first book to be launched under the National Museum’s new education strategy, which was designed to make history accessible, relevant to the public and reflect the diversity of Bermuda’s cultural heritage. The National Museum spokeswoman said there was a genuine Bermudian contribution to the changes, which were a self-interested rebellion whose consequences would shape the island long after 1834. The authors gave a free lecture at Bermuda College on Thursday night. A teacher’s guide to the book is expected to be available in the near future. The book is available from the National Museum of Bermuda Press at 234-1333, info@nmb.bm, the Department of Community and Cultural Affairs at 292-1681, and from bookstores island-wide. The publication and its accompanying resources were backed by Bank of Bermuda Foundation, the American Friends of the National Museum of Bermuda and private donors. However,  errors and omissions, some startling, have noted by prominent local historian Jonathan Land Evans and sent by him as a detailed review to local news media in hope they would publish it, but not to-date. It concern to Bermuda's Ministry of Education and the publisher that authors from beyond Bermuda have noted these historical errors. They include the American Society of Authors and Writers, American Society of Journalists and Authors, Historical Writers Association, Society of Authors in UK and Authors Guild. It is hoped these errors and omissions can be corrected early so that the book can indeed become a valuable new and historically correct teachers guide for students of Bermuda's complex and fascinating history. 

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QE2. Warwick, Ronald, and Flayhart, William III. The story of the famous ocean liner, with its special historical links with Bermuda.

Queen of Bermuda & Furness Bermuda Line. Piers Plowman and mane artist Stephen Card. 2002.  Bermuda Maritime Museum. This magnificent vessel which served Bermuda before and after World War 2, left indelible memories. Also see the history in Bermuda of the Furness Withy Line from 1919.

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Racial Dynamics in Bermuda in the 21st Century: Progress and Challenges. A report, not a book.  2015. Keith Lawrence and Raymond Codrington’s 30-page manifesto  Their paper calls for a broader and more committed collective of community figureheads to promote a “comprehensive and sustained social justice agenda. This would be an expanded universe of people in Bermuda who recognise that the society’s longer-term cohesion and prosperity will depend as much on a racial dynamic as on business growth.

Ragbag. Bermudian author Jonathan Land Evans. A short story collection. Offers a glimpse into island life in this wide-ranging and diverse assemblage of tales, which also includes “personal commentary and musings, plus various sketchier odds-and-ends.” More than 80 pieces—some fully developed stories, others mere sketches or humorous scenes—are packed into just over 230 pages. Many span no more than a page or two and some have appeared in the author’s previous collections, Bermuda Stories and Stateside Stories (both 2018). The new book is at its best when Evans explores the unusual facets of Bermudian culture, with its idiosyncratic rhythms and distinct social dynamic. Literary references abound. In the first story, “Cabin Fever,” a character is writing a song cycle based on Joyce’s Ulysses. Another, “Hassles in Spain,” is written in a Henry James-esque style and has Ernest Hemingway encountering a female guerrilla fighter. Evans has a keen eye for detail. Bermuda’s “sea-water, alive with brisk little waves” is said to dance like “some vast, lightly-shaken jeweler's-tray,” and an “an armada of stern little dark-grey clouds” moves across the sky. In “Trump This,” a brief satire, a man proposes rebranding iconic American products like Coke and Drano with names inspired by the current political climate. In “Mis-Observation,” an overeager Mass-Observation volunteer (a real group in England charged with monitoring British life) thinks she may have uncovered a plot to topple the government. “White Roads and Moonlight,” one of the eclectic volume’s longer stories, is also one of its standouts. In the quietly amusing and perceptive effort, the author explores the interconnected lives of a Yankee painter, an idle private detective who moonlights as a calypso singer, and the sleuth’s love interest, the daughter of a prominent Bermudian family.

Railways of the Caribbean. David Rollinson. London, Macmillan Caribbean 2001. Bermuda Railway in included in Chapter 3. 

Ramparts of Empire: the fortifications of Sir William Jervois, Royal Engineer, 1821—1897. Dr. Timothy Crick, UK. Bermuda figures prominently, Jervois was here, book is superb in many respects but contains one major error, namely that every piece of hard stone was not imported but was entirely local.  It was not too soft for military purposes. 

Rare Birds. The Extraordinary Tale of the Bermuda Petrel and the Man Who Brought it Back from Extinction. Elizabeth Gehrman. October 9. 2012. Beacon Press, USA. The author visited Bermuda to talk to Dr. David Wingate about the Bermuda Cahow national bird. Thanks to him and his followers, the Castle Harbour island, Nonsuch Island, is now home to a new colony which has been successfully inhabited by several breeding pairs.

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Rattle and Shake: The Story of the Bermuda Railway. By David Raine. 1992.

Rays of Hope: The Story of Agnes May Robinson and the Sunshine League. Carol G. Hill, 2000, The Writers Machine, Bermuda, 404pp.

Recollections Of 19th Century Bermuda. Horst Augustinovic.  2016. A gallery of pen-sketches of the island during the Georgian and Victorian eras, a collection of first-hand accounts. This Bermuda philatelist has also written the three-volume What You May Not Know About Bermuda series and The Golden Age of Bermuda Postcards. Here, Mr Augustinovic has drawn together eight distinctive narratives chronicling life in Bermuda between 1808 and 1897 from a rich variety of contemporaneous sources. Included are pieces by two pre-eminent 19th-century writers holding violently, almost ridiculously contradictory views of Bermuda: Mark Twain and Anthony Trollope. Twain sings Bermuda's praises with gusto and characteristic charm in his Atlantic magazine series Some Rambling Notes On An Idle Excursion, now considered a minor classic of early travel writing. Originally running over four issues of that magazine in 1877 and 1878, Twain discussed — and extolled — almost every aspect of life on the island which would become his second home and sanctuary. In contrast, Anthony Trollope. the British writer leaves in no doubt his profound distaste for many of the same aspects of island life which so charmed his American contemporary. In marked contrast to the whimsical take on Bermuda presented by Twain, Trollope's view of the island taken from his 1860 book West Indies of the Spanish Main is critical to a fault. And Susette Harriet Lloyd is also compared. She yearned for “that glad day [when] the industry and energy of the negro shall no longer be checked by the withering influence” of that only recently abolished institution and be allowed to reinvigorate what she saw as a somewhat listless and directionless community).

Reefs, Wrecks and Relics. Bermuda's Underwater Heritage. By William Gillies, a self-taught diver.  2010.  One of his earliest memories of shipwrecks was the Spanish luxury liner Cristobal Colon that wrecked on North Rock on October 25, 1936, when Mr. Gillies was six-years-old. After being wrecked it was left where it was, for some time. Little did Mr. Gillies ever imagine at that time that he would one day dive the Cristobal Colon wreck, and many others.

Reflect, Plan, Achieve. By Shaute Simons. 25 years old in 2019  she works for Bermuda's Department of Public Prosecutions. She is on a mission to inspire black girls and women around the world. The book helps women to plan and achieve their goals. The former Saltus Grammar School pupil started a law degree at the University of the West of England aged 17. She went on to take a Master’s degree in law aged 20 and graduated a year later. The former Ms Teen Bermuda also served in the youth parliament for two years and was part of a delegation that travelled to a United Nations youth conference. She also travelled to India and Thailand to volunteer in schools two years ago. 

Regular Sea Communications with Bermuda to 1914. Morris Hoadley Ludington, Reprinted from Bermuda Historical Quarterly, 1979, 12pp

Reminiscences of an Islander. Dill. 1979. 31 pages. Engravers Ltd, Hamilton.

Reminiscences of an Old Bermuda Church. Warwick Presbyterian Church. Joseph H. S. Frith, Joseph H. S. Edited by the Rev. A. B. Cameron, DD. 1911, Edinburgh, The Darien Press, Bristo Place. 103 pages.

Report: Musicians and the Entertainment Industry in Bermuda. Stuart J. Hayward. December 3, 2004. Prepared for the Hon. Dale Butler, JP, MP, Minister of Community Affairs and Sport. 65 pages.

Report on Bermuda's Yellow Fever. C. B. Adderley. Aug 3, 1865. 112 pages.

Reunion in Paradise. M. J. Hinds. Romance in Bermuda.

Residence in Bermuda. Hervey Allen. 1936. Bermuda Trade Development Board.  94 pages. Only 2,000 copies were printed. Hardcover. 

Reverend Edward Fraser — from Slave to Missionary. Cyril Packwood.

Richard Norwood's Survey of Bermuda. 

Rock Lessons. Esra Turner. 2000.  A children's book about Bermuda.

Rogues and Runners. Bermuda and the American Civil War. Catherine Deichmann.  2003. Information about the American Civil War from the exhibition in the Globe Hotel in St George's. Bermuda National Trust. 79 pages, paperback.

Rough Notes and Memoranda Relating to the Natural History of the Bermudas. John L. Hurdis. 1897. R. H. Porter, London.

Roses in Bermuda. Edited and co-edited by Tupagesy Cooper and Lee Davidson. 128 pages. An updated and enlarged version of an earlier edition, 1997. In hard cover and soft cover.

Roses in Bermuda Revisited. Bermuda Rose Society Book Committee. 2013. Winner of World Federation of Rose Societies Literary Award. Updated edition of the book that the Bermuda Rose Society first published in 1984 as Old Garden Roses in Bermuda. In Bermuda roses bloom continually, especially in the months October through May. Also a useful guide to the roses grown in Bermuda. The main thrust is Old Garden Roses, especially the Chinas, Teas, and the many “Mysteries,” some of which have been accorded the ultimate accolade of simply being known as “Bermuda” roses.

Royal Bermuda. 2014. Dr Edward Harris and Rosemary Jones. Details Bermuda's connections to the British monarchy. A collaboration between The National Museum of Bermuda and Brimstone Media. Provides a pictorial history of events since 1609, when the Island was colonized by the English, with chapters devoted to every official visit by the Queen since 1953. The collector's edition includes details of other royal visits since the Victorian Age, profiles local collectors of royal memorabilia and includes a timeline with mini-biographies of monarchs who helped to shape our history. Includes more than 350 photographs taken from public and private collections, including photos of the Queen's seven visits to Bermuda, five of which were with Prince Philip, as well as visits by other royals, including George V, Edward VIII, Princess Margaret, Charles, Prince of Wales and Diana, Princess of Wales. The book includes photos of regal artefacts, icons and hallmarks that include currency, stamps, street signs and Royal Mail pillar boxes. Honorees who received royal orders and honours for civil, diplomatic and military service are listed. $30 at local bookstores and the Museum. 

Royal Bermuda Regiment - 50 years Strong. 2016. Tony McWilliam. Celebrating its half centenary. The 160-page book features interviews with former and serving soldiers and charts the history of the RBR since it was formed in 1965 through the amalgamation of the Bermuda Militia Artillery and the Bermuda Rifles, formerly the Bermuda Volunteer Rifle Corps. Published by the National Museum of Bermuda Press under the auspices of the Bermuda Regiment Charitable Trust, $50.

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Sailing in Bermuda: Sail Racing in the Nineteenth Century. Dr. Jack C. Arnell. 1982. Traces the history of sail racing in Bermuda. Published to coincide with the centennial of the Royal Hamilton Amateur Dingy Club. 255 pages. Illustrated.

Salt and the Sea Venture. Melissa L. Gill, 2014. Historical novel for children. About a unique scruffy white cat called Salt looking for a new life, so sneaks aboard the Sea Venture at Plymouth, supposedly en route to Virginia. Life on the Sea Venture is full of fun and excitement, even though Salt has to deal with the aristocratic Angoras, the exclusive Feline Guild, and the territorial ship’s cats. But then a huge tempest threatens to sink the ship. The passengers labor for days to keep the ship afloat and Salt expects the ship to sink at any moment. But luckily they wreck off the island of Bermuda. The island holds many new adventures, but Salt is determined to get to the New World, so when the humans build two more boats, he joins them. They make it to the New World, but find a horror there that none of them expected. Eventually the story of the shipwreck reaches England and inspires William Shakespeare to write his play, the Tempest.

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Saturday's Children. A Journey from Darkness into Light. Raymond. 1850.

Sealab. Ben Hellwarth. The California resident’s book is about the US Navy's 1964 experiments with the apparatus by that name 25 miles off the coast of Bermuda.

Seasons of Change: A History of Bermuda from 1939 to 1959. Jonathan Land Evans.

Sea Venture: Shipwreck, Survival, and the Salvation of the First English Colony in the New World. Kieran Doherty

Sea Venture. The Tempest Wreck. Sea Venture Trust, 1986, compiled by Allan J. (Smokey) Wingood, DFC, his wife Peggy Wingood and Jonathan Adams. A definitive souvenir of Bermuda. Mr. Wingood, a World War 2 bomber pilot, former diver, former Chairman of the Bermuda Historical Society, personally dived on the wreck.

Sculptor. Bermudian Desmond Fountain. 2003. 184  pages. Or at the Desmond Fountain Gallery, phone 296-3518.

Second Class Citizens; First Class Men. Dr. Hodgson. Second edition. 1988. 273 pages. A Bermudian's perspective.

Seasons of Change: A History of Bermuda from 1939 to 1959. Bermudian author Jonathan Land Evans. Continuing the author's series on Bermuda's modern history, this volume (now in a Second Edition including small emendations and additions) examines the busy and notably change-filled period 1939-1959, including the Second World War, new US naval and air bases, the Imperial Censorship station, the island's role in the Battle of the Atlantic and in economic and intelligence warfare against Nazi Germany, the history of local military forces, the proliferation of automobiles, the cedar tree blight, the post-war rebuilding of tourism, the Cold War, the flourishing of offshore business, and moves towards racial desegregation. The political scene, the advent of unions, improvements to the education system, changes in the retailing of food, activity in the arts, and many other subjects are also discussed. A more detailed history of Bermuda's role in the war is available separately in the author's(2013 "A Colony at War. Bermuda in the global fight against fascism, 1939-1945." Together with the other volumes, the series covers the years 1898-c.1980.

Selling the Sea: An Inside Look at the Cruise Industry. 2002. Andy Vladimir. A former (1984-5) Director of Tourism for the Bermuda Government, who left when his home was fire-bombed.

Setting Sail for the New Millennium. By Bermudian photographer Ian Macdonald-Smith, 2001. About the Tall Ships 2000 race. 233 pages.

Shakespeare, an Island and a Storm. By David L. Raine.

Shark Bait: How I Battled Tides, Fins and Fatigue to Complete the First Non-stop Swim Around Bermuda  By former Bermuda College mathematics professor Seán O’Connell.  A 2017 book about his record-setting two-day swim around Bermuda in 1976. The 116-page autobiographical account details the Mr O’Connell’s months of preparation, a failed attempt, and his grueling but ultimately successful 38-mile swim that raised $11,000 for charity and landed O’Connell in Sports Illustrated and the Guinness Book of Records. Produced by Brimstone Media, Shark Bait: How I Battled Tides, Fins and Fatigue to Complete the First Non-stop Swim Around Bermuda also reveals how Mr O’Connell’s 43-plus-hour feat at the age of 33 — the first known circumnutation of the island — was triggered by a $1,000 bet wagered by a friend at the Robin Hood Pub one Friday evening. “It only happened because of a happy-hour boast that turned into a serious proposition — and it changed my life for ever,” said Mr O’Connell, now 75, who moved to the island in 1974 and spent 29 years teaching at the college. Born in Brooklyn, New York, to a family of Irish heritage, Mr O’Connell, now Bermudian, trained to become a Jesuit priest after high school until he chose teaching as a career instead. But he says his upbringing as the son of a high-ranking New York City police officer, plus the years of discipline he practiced in the religious order, prepared him well for his long-distance effort years later. Mr O’Connell’s seven months of training in the ocean around Bermuda in 1976 saw him battle weight loss, vomiting and psychological challenges, as well as endure combative tides and close encounters with barracuda, sharks, jellyfish, even a freighter. Through it, he learnt the necessities of marathon swimming — how to fuel his body with high-energy supplements and protect against hours in salt water by coating himself with thick grease and wearing a face mask. A team of volunteers and vessels was organized to support him through two attempts, including the final successful clockwise swim around the island August 21 to 23, in a time of 43 hours, 27 minutes. He donated a total of $11,000 raised by his swim to the Bermuda Physically Handicapped Association. The book, which includes contemporary photographs and newspaper clippings, looks at other round-the-island attempts after his achievement, including one by American open-water swimmer Lori King who succeeded in breaking his record in 2016, the 40th anniversary of his swim, just as he finished writing his narrative. Shark Bait is on sale at Bookmart for $19.95. All proceeds go to the BPHA, the charity that benefited from his swim.

Shark Life. True Stories about Sharks & the Sea. Peter Benchley. April 2007 Including when he was on a trip to Bermuda with Teddy Tucker

Shipwreck! History from the Bermuda Reefs. Ivor Noel Hume and E B Teddy Tucker. 1995.

Shipwreck on Devil's Island. Bermuda in 1609. Elaine Egbert. 2013. Fiction. Romance.

Short Bermudas.  Sandra Campbell and Duncan McDowall.  2015. A collection of essays about Bermuda’s colorful past. It’s all here: onions, slavery, mega-yachts, fish houses, Boers, Civil War bioterrorism, women who dared and the making of Tucker’s Town. All topped off with the legendary story of calypso’s Talbot Brothers.

Sidney the Sailboat. Patricia DeCosta. A child's book. 

Siren Songs: a History of Bermuda from 1960 to 1980. Bermudian author Jonathan Land Evans. Continuing the author's wide-ranging series of books on Bermuda's modern history, covers a very prosperous but also very troubled period, notable for controversial political modernisation, labour unrest, Black Power extremism and crime, yet also for continued success in tourism and a growing success in international business (including a promising new industry in the form of "captive" insurance companies for major American corporations, which would eventually make tiny mid-Atlantic Bermuda the world's third-largest insurance market).

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Sir George Somers: A man and his Times. David Raine.  Well researched and very readable.

Sir George Somers: Links Bermuda With Lyme Regis. Owen Darrell. 1st and 2nd editions.

Sir John Plowman. A life time of Social, Economic and Political Changes. By his son Piers Plowman. 2001. A biography of this senior statesman, a former member of the Bermuda Cabinet.

Shakespeare, an Island and A Storm. David Raine. The author examines the connections between Shakespeare and Bermuda.

Shipweck Diving. Dan Berg. June 1991.

Shipwrecked. Bermuda's Maritime Heritage. 2014. Dr Gordon Payne Watts. 278 pages. Traces the Islands role as the shipwreck capital of the mid-Atlantic. Underwater archaeologist Dr Watts, from North Carolina, has been a frequent visitor since 1981 and launched a long-running programme investigating Bermuda's 300+shipwrecks that has seen many US students come to the Island. Published by the National Museum of Bermuda Press.

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Short Bermudas: Essays in Island Life  By Dr. Duncan McDowall, University Historian at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada.  His wife and co-author is Dr. Sandy Campbell. 2015. National Museum of Bermuda Press. 

Sketchbook of the HMS Challenger Expedition 1872-1874. B. Shephard. The expedition arrived in Bermuda on April 3, 1873. 1972 edition by the Philadelphia Maritime Museum. Distributed by the New York Graphic Society Ltd., Greenwich, Connecticut. Illustrated with black and white and color plates.

Sketches of Bermuda. Richard Cotter. 1828. 69 pages. The author visited Bermuda as a purser on a Royal Navy warship. The book was significant then, the first about Bermuda since the 17th century. Effingham Wilson, London.

Sketches of Bermuda. Suzette Harriett Lloyd. First published 1835. With map and reproductions of beautiful steel engravings of different scenes of Bermuda, such as The Flatts. 258 pages. MDCCCXXXV, London, James Cochrane and Co. Re-issued 30 Nov 2005.

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Slavery in Bermuda. Smith, James. 1976. New York, Vantage Press. 314 pages. Illustrated.

Slaves and Slaveholders in Bermuda, 1616 to 1782. Virginia Bernhard, Professor of History at the University of St. Thomas in Houston, Texas. July 1, 1999. University of Missouri Press. Good as an introduction to both the history of the islands & the rich sources for further study, invaluable to scholars of slavery, as well as those interested in historical archaeology, anthropology, maritime interests and more.

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Slave Trade Instructions, being Instructions for the Guidance of The Commanders of Her Majesty's Ships of War employed in the Suppression of the Slave Trade. Issued by the Commissioners for executing the Office of Lord High Admiral of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland. 1865, London, Printed by George E. Eyre and William Spottiswood, printers to the Queen's Most Excellent Majesty. For HMSO. These instructions were sent to the Registrar of the Vice Admiralty Court, Bermuda, for distribution to the commanders of all Royal Navy vessels based in Bermuda.

Slave Trade Instructions, Supplement to. Being Instructions for the Guidance of The Commanders of Her Majesty's Ships of War employed in the Suppression of the Slave Trade. Issued by the Commissioners for executing the Office of Lord High Admiral of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland. Volume I - Treaty Engagements with States other than Uncivilized African States. 1865, London, Printed by George E. Eyre and William Spottiswood, printers to the Queen's Most Excellent Majesty. For HMSO. Paperback. These instructions were sent to the Registrar of the Vice Admiralty Court, Bermuda, for distribution to the commanders of all Royal Navy vessels based in Bermuda.

Small Mercies. Bermudian author Jonathan Land Evans. Short plays, some set in Bermuda, and theatrical skits, mostly humorous in nature, that takes the reader from Ancient Rome to today's United States as well as paying a few visits to the author'snative Bermuda.

Some Essays on Bermuda's History. By prolific Bermudian Author Jonathan Land Evans. 2018. 119 pages. A collection of previously-unpublished essays encompassing various aspects of the history of Bermuda, ranging from military history to Bermuda as an early-20th Century artists' colony, and fromGeorgian-era slavery and shipbuilding to the visits of the noted American painter Prosper Senat. This supplemented edition includes minor additional material for the essay about the 1890 Bermuda novel 'Stolen America' and also for the essay 'Britannia's Combustible Materials'.

Sporty Little Field Guide to Bermuda. Constable, Jennifer and Cooper, James. 2 Halves Publishing. 1997. Illustrated by Frith, Jonathan. $10.

Stark's Illustrated Bermuda Guide. Containing a description of everything on or about the Bermuda islands concerning which the visitor or resident may desire information ... with maps, engravings, and sixteen photo prints. 

Stateside Stories. Bermudian author Jonathan Land Evans. Presented in series with the author's Bermuda Stories and Small Mercies this book contains a selection of his recent short stories and other creative writings set in the USA or whose principal characters are American. The tone is mostly humorous, but some of the dialogue contains vulgar language and therefore the book may not be suitable for younger readers or for those who are fastidious about such things.

St. David's Island, Bermuda, Its People, History and Culture. 2009. By St. Clair (Brinky) Tucker, a Bermudian proud of his St. David's Island ancestry which he can trace back to 1783 descendants of North American Indians brought to Bermuda as slaves in the 1600s and 1700s. Facts on a wide variety of subjects about Indian slavery, especially how the slaves were treated en route from New England to Bermuda and after they arrived; tribes to which they belonged; what work they performed; how they died; how and where they were buried; interracial marriages; executions; religion; fishing.

St. Felix. Told by Two. c. l9OO. Illustrated Bermuda story.

St. George Tucker. Citizen of No Mean City. Coleman. 1958. 190 pages. Tucker was a Bermudian who had a distinguished career in the USA. Dietz Press, Richmond VA.

St. Nicholas and the Tub. Brian Burland. (For children; illustrated by Joseph Low), New York: Holiday House, 1964; 2000

Stolen America. 1890 Bermuda novel.

Stamps from the Bermuda Prize Court Sale. Kasimir Bileski. Canada ca. 1949, 11 pp.

Stephen Decatur, the Devil and the Endymion. Brian Burland. 1975. 127 pages. This Bermudian author's  interpretation of the life and exploits of Stephen Decatur, war hero of the American-British 1812 War. George Allan & Unwin, London 1975.

Stories From Hither And Yon. Bermudian Author Jonathan Land Evans. Presented in series with the author's Bermuda Stories and Stateside Stories, this book contains a further selection of his recent short fiction, set variously in England, continental Europe, the USA,his native Bermuda, and beyond. As with Stateside Stories, there is a little vulgar language here and there and the book may not be suitable for younger readers. Those who enjoy the theatre will find a new short play included here as a bonus, while his Small Mercies collection of short plays and skits is available separately

Story of a Portrait. Mrs. George P. Coleman.

Study Investigating Attitudes to Disabled/Special Needs People in Bermuda. Mark Taylor, 2001. It was part of his studies for a Diploma in Psychology via distance learning with Oxford University, before he left Bermuda for Australia. A copy was given to all who played a role in or who are responsible and accountable to the disabled in Bermuda.

Study of the head-plate flaws of the George VI high values of Bermuda, Leeward Islands and Nyasaland. Edwin H. Folk. Interim report. Philadelphia, August 1968, 7 pp.

Successfully Raising Bermuda Boys. 2003. Dale Butler.

Sunbeam RYS. Lord Thomas Brassey. 1918. Sunbeam RYS was a British luxury yacht, an auxiliary three-masted top-sail composite schooner built by Bowdler, Chaffer & Co., Seacombe, England for this book's author Lord Brassey, to the design of St. C. Byrne. and launched in 1874.  Dimensions 190'×38'4"×25' and tonnage 334 GRT, 227 NRT and 532 tons Thames Measurement. Equipped with a 64 nhp aux. 2-cylinder compound steam engine from Laird Brothers, Birkenhead. The author and his wife Lady Brassey visited included Bermuda and other places and both wrote about their Bermuda experience in other books as well. (The vessel was broken up in 1930) 

Sundays with Codfish and Potatoes.  2002. By UK-born Chef Mathew Line who lives and works in Bermuda.

Surprise. Brian Burland. 1974. Bermuda novel. 223 pages. London: Allen & Unwin, 1974; Harper & Row, 1974; Penguin, 1978.

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Tastes of Bermuda. 1996. Ed Bottone. $9.95. Author is "The Curious Cook" food writer and cook. A gastronomic tour of his favorite restaurants and Pubs.

Thank you, Dr. E. F. Gordon. Brangman. 60 pages. Dr. Gordon started the Bermuda Industrial Union.

That's My Bloody Plane. By  Major Cecil Montgomery-Moore, DFC, formerly in the Royal Corps, whose military exploits in Bermuda included being the Commanding Officer of the Bermuda Flying School formed in the earlier part of World War 2 to train Bermudian pilots for the Royal Air Force and  Royal Navy's Fleet Air Arm, and Peter Kilduff. About the Great War in Bermuda. 1975. The Pequot Press, Chester, Connecticut. 157 pages.

Tea with Tracey. The Woman's Survival Guide to Bermuda. Tracey Caswell. When this Canadian author went to live in Bermuda with her Bermudian husband she found out first-hand what wives encounter environmentally and in many other ways as challenges on this semi-tropical island. Nice read, especially good for newcomers, wives, husbands or singles. Several editions, most recently in 2012, with topics still as true to today as then. Also see her separate book below, Twelve Nights with Tracey

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Tessie's Highway: My Life's Journey. 2014. Autobiography of former Government Minister, Bermudian Dr Clarence Terceira. E-book and print version. Details Dr Terceira's life on the Island, at university in Scotland and his long political career. The grandson of immigrants from the Azores, Dr Terceira qualified as a dentist and one of the founding members of the UBP in 1964, and later held various Ministerial portfolios, including Education, Health and Works and Engineering. As Works and Engineering Minister, he was responsible for the revamp of East Broadway, a notorious accident spot, into the dual carriageway it is today, which was dubbed Tessie's Highway.

The Acid Test. By Bermudian footballer Clyde Best. 2016. From humble beginnings at Somerset Trojans to one of English football’s first black heroes, Clyde Best has shared his inspirational story in his long-awaited autobiography. Best’s book charts his groundbreaking journey and tackles the discrimination he overcame because of the colour of his skin in an era when racism was rife on the terraces. The Acid Test has been more than a decade in the making, with the former West Ham United favourite now set to travel to London to promote its release by publishers deCourbertin Books. Best hopes the book will not only be a trip down memory lane for those who remember his exploits, but also enthrall a younger generation of supporters unaware of the intolerance he encountered. “It’s been good getting down on paper some of the things you had to go through that people may not know about,” said the 65-year-old. “Some of it wasn’t easy and it’s nice for people to hear first-hand from me because a lot of people have done the talking over the years. I’ve always thought, ‘Let them go ahead and say what they want’, but I feel as though it’s my turn now.” Best was a trailblazer for black players in England during the 1960s and Seventies and helped smash the glass ceiling which for so long had hindered players from minority backgrounds. His 58 goals in 218 games for West Ham etched his name in the club’s folklore, but the forward suffered some extreme abuse from fans, mirroring the strong resistance to immigrants landing on Britain’s shores back then. Best particularly enjoyed recounting his days at West Ham where he shared a special bond with the fans over an eight-year love affair, and played alongside England World Cup winners Bobby Moore, Geoff Hurst and Martin Peters. He also described the culture shock of swapping island life for West London and how Ron Greenwood, who later managed England, took him under his wing. “That’s where it all started for me and without West Ham, where would I be,” Best said. “I owe them a lot for giving me an opportunity and they were great people who I will never forget. Hopefully the fans enjoy it and as many people as possible read it; I hope it can go around the world. I’m sure there’s a lot of people who don’t know my story who may take something from it.” The Acid Test also chronicles Best’s time in Holland with Dutch giants Feyenoord, as well as his spell in the United States where he joined the likes of Pelé, Franz Beckenbauer and Johan Cruyff in helping grow the game. The idea for the book was first broached by Jonathan Kent, the Assistant Editor of The Royal Gazette, while Derek Tully, a former deputy principle at Clearwater Middle School, was also involved in its research. Best was later put in touch with sports journalist Andrew Warshaw, the book’s ghostwriter, by Harry Redknapp, the former Tottenham Hotspur manager who played alongside the Bermudian at West Ham. “Jonathan and then Derek were the ones who first put me up to it,” Best said. “It was on and off for a while, but then Andrew went with it and has done a great job, and I’m happy with it. It’s funny because he’s a Spurs fan, but we got on o great! The book’s just come off the press and we’re hoping to get a bundle in Bermuda where people can buy it. I’ll also be setting up something in London to do a book signing at the new stadium. Hopefully that will be soon, though, before it gets too cold!”

The Adventures of Ki. Ezra Turner. 2019. Children's book.

The Adventurers of Bermuda; a History of the Island from its Discovery until the Dissolution of the Somers Island Company in 1884. Henry Wilkinson. 1933

The Adventures of Edward. Jack Finlay. 2017. Children's book. Mr Finlay, Bermuda-based, used the pen name Jack Le Raff. The story follows Edward the baby liraffe — a half-lion, half-giraffe — on a journey through Africa, visiting landmarks and making friends. Author hopes the book is his first in a series to help highlight the plight of endangered African species. Part of profits from the book will go to the Elsa Conservation Trust, a UK-registered charity dedicated to the conservation wildlife in Kenya and East Africa.

The AIG Story. Maurice "Hank" Greenberg and law professor Lawrence A. Cunningham. 2012. Greenburg was CEO until 2005 of the famous American International Group, which has had extensive offices in Bermuda and worldwide since 1948. Published by Wiley in the US (328 pages, $29.95).

The Airmails of Bermuda, 1925-1989: A Specialized Catalogue and Illustrated Price List. William J. Clark. Greenwich, Conn., Havemayer Press,  First, Second, Third Editions  latest 1992. 76 pages, revised and augmented.

The American Loyalists. Lorenzo Sabine. (Collection of the Halifax City Memorial Library).

The Andrew and The Onion. The Story of the Royal Navy in Bermuda 1795-1975. Lieutenant-Commander Ian Stranack, Royal Navy. 1977. 1st edition, Island Press, Bermuda, 155 pages. Subsequently, Bermuda Maritime Museum Press. 

The Art of Kite Making. By Bermudian Eugene O-Connor. 2018. February 27. To the author, there’s nothing better than the buzz of a Bermuda kite. He calls himself the Kite Master, because he’s been making and selling them for 76 years. It contains detailed instructions and photos he has taken of kites over the years. “I wanted to write my own book when another Bermuda kite-making book came out in 1970,” he said. “Over the years, I kept saying I was going to do it but I put it off. Then we tried to get someone else to do it. We’d give them some money, and then a better job would come along for them. Finally, three years ago, my son, Eugene Jr, said he was going to do it himself. He helped with the writing and my daughter-in-law, Juliette, took photographs. He and his brother started making kites for the Phoenix Stores when they were 14 and 13. 

The Atlantic Islands as resorts of Health and Pleasure.  S. G. W. Benjamin. 278 pages. Much on Bermuda including engravings.

The Atlantic Region to Confederation: A History. Philip A. Buckner and John G. Reid. Bermuda is mentioned.

The Berkeley Educational Society's Origins and Early History. Late Dr. Kenneth E. Robinson, OBE.1962. 88 pages. Berkeley Institute is a Bermuda secondary school.

The Bermuda Adventure. Novel, Strudwick Marvin Rogers. 2002. $18.95.

The Bermuda Affair. Alan Edmund Smith. 2001, Print Link. A semi-historical novel with its roots in the RAF’s activities in Bermuda in 1943. An RAF Catalina pilot falls for a Bermudian girl from Riddles Bay, but there are complications that take fifty years to sort out.

The Bermuda Atlas. Graham Faiella. 2009. Features a breakdown of local life and how it is changing physically, environmentally, politically and demographically. With much compiled information about our island. Originally commissioned by the Ministry of Education for use in schools. Part of a series of social studies books that will be prescribed texts in Primary education. Production also with Leona Scott, then Education Officer for Social Studies, and Joan Blades, then Education Officer for Science Studies.

The Bermuda Boater. A Comprehensive Guide to Piloting and Seamanship for Boaters around the Waters of Bermuda. By Bermudian businessman, sailor and author Ralph Richardson. originally published in 1992,  revised in 2004, for revision again in 2013. Author hopes it will help bring more tourism business to the Island by yacht. The guide, now commonly referred to as the “Bermuda Boating Bible” has since gone through two editions and sold 4,000 copies. Hundreds of yachts sail into Bermuda every year. The past commodore of the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club taught marine navigation courses for more than 20 years and taught Royal Yachting Association courses for four. He says he originally wrote the book out of necessity. The main function of this book, initially, was just so that the author would have a text book for his course because there was no book that taught navigation using Bermuda charts. Sailing has a long and rich history in Bermuda, but only recently has it made some take notice of what a shot in the arm it can be to the Island’s economy. In June 2012, the Newport to Bermuda Race, which finishes here every other year, added an estimated $10 million to the local economy with restaurants, hotels and retailers all reporting a surge in business as 160 boats crossed the finish line. Yacht visitors now allowed to stay 90 days, rather than 21.

The Bermuda Cookbook. Cecille Snaith-Simmons. 1982. Bermuda's best foods and recipes and more on Bermuda cuisine.

The Bermuda Factor: Volume 1. Roger Crombie, late 2001. $19.95. First 30 of more than 100 humorous columns written by this British Bermuda-based journalist and writer since 1992, now in book form.

The Bermuda Garden. Whitney (editor). 1955. Garden Club of Bermuda, 231 pages. Illustrated.

The Bermuda Gombey. Louise A. Jackson. Bermuda's Unique Dance Heritage. 

The Bermuda Indenture. Strudwick Marvin Rogers. 2001. Novel. Published jointly by Court Street Press, Montgomery, Alabama and The Bermudian Publishing Co. Ltd.

The Bermuda Islands. Angelo Heilprin. 1889. Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia. Re-published 3 Jan 2012 as The Bermuda Islands: a contribution to the physical history and zoology of the Somers archipelago. With an examination.

The Bermuda Islands. Addison Emery Verril. 1902. Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences 11: 413-956.

The Bermuda Islands: A Convenient, Picturesque and Salubrious Winter Resort, 1875-1876. Quebec and Gulf Ports Steamship Company, New York and Bermuda Division. Reissued 1996.

The Bermuda Jubilee Garden. Edited by Elfrida L. Wardman. 1971. Published by The Garden Club of Bermuda, to mark its 50th anniversary. Printed in Scotland by Robert MacLehose and Company Limited. The University Press, Glasgow. 349 pages. Illustrated.

The Bermuda Love-Triangle. Tom Grothus. 1988. 48 pages.

The Bermuda Maritime Museum and the Royal Naval Dockyard, Bermuda. Dr Jack C. Arnell. 

The Bermuda Packet Mails and the Halifax-Bermuda Mail Service, 1806 to 1886. Dr. Jack (John) C. Arnell and Morris Hoadley Ludington.  Postal History Society, 1989, 103 pp. Includes annual tables showing dates of departure and arrival of each packet and mail boat at its various ports of call.

The Bermuda Post Office Bicentennial — 1812 to 2012. Liz Jones, published 2012.  Local postal history experts such as Horst Augustinovic helped with the book by providing examples of relevant philately. There is also including in the book a series of pen and ink drawings of Bermuda post offices drawn by retired postman Andrew Furbert.

The Bermuda Privateer. Nicholas Fallon. William Westbrook. 2018. Fiction based on fact. Bermudians were once infamous privateers with a vengeance. Nicholas Fallon is captain of the schooner Sea Dog, a privateer that is fast, beautiful and deadly. A woman—Beauty McFarland—is his second-in-command." It's 1796, and Sea Dog’s owner, Ezra Somers, employs Fallon to protect his Caribbean salt trade from French privateers and pirates. Wicked Jak Clayton is especially ruthless. When the two meet just off the Bahamas, even Fallon’s cunning can’t overcome their mismatch in firepower and desertion by a cowardly ally. Later, in Bermuda, Fallon is enlisted by the Royal Navy to intercept a Spanish flotilla carrying gold and silver to France. But a massive hurricane halts the British attack on the Spanish transports, driving several ships, including Fallon’s, onto the Florida shore. Held by Spanish soldiers, Fallon and the surviving crew escape by turning enemies into friends. Once free, only one mission remains. Wicked Jak Clayton must die!

The Bermuda Railway. Gone but not Forgotten. Colin Pomeroy. A definitive history of the line from the formative years of the early 1930s to the end in 1949. It has a full description of the Bermuda Railway Trail. He first came to Bermuda as a Squadron Leader in the Royal Air Force, landing at the USAF's Kindley Air Force Base. His son was a Bermuda Police Officer for four years.

The Bermuda Railway.  Brendan Hollis. Video, Triton Productions Limited, 1989. One of the About Bermuda television series. Includes an interesting interview with Bill Kitchen, son of the line's Chief Engineer, who also worked on the Railway before World War II. Available in bookstores and other shops in Bermuda.

The Bermuda Saga. Alan Edmund Smith, Published in Bermuda 2008. A sequel to The Bermuda Affair.

The Bermuda Salvors Vocabulary, Printed in the Languages of the Nations, Trading in the North-Western Atlantic. Bermuda Salvors (31 Aug 2012).

The Bermuda Shipwreck. Eric Murphy. 2016. Novel. The Canadian author's third children’s book, first based in Bermuda. (The Phantom’s Gold and The Dead Man’s Boot were set in Lunenberg, Nova Scotia). Author is a frequent visitor to Bermuda. Local history is deeply woven into the plot. The book is dedicated to the memory of Joseph H. Rainey, one of the more captivating individuals to have walked St George’s narrow streets. 

The 100 Best Places to Kiss, Smooch and Snuggle in Bermuda. Butler, Dale. The Writer's Machine. 1997.

The Bermuda Triangle. Charles Berlitz. 1974/1975. 189 pages .Many editions and publishers including paperback by Panther Grenada 1979 206 pages.

The Bermuda Triangle. Charles Berlitz, J Manson Valentine. Grafton. Paperback and softcover.

The Bermuda Triangle Incident. (The Unexplained). 2000. Terrance Dicks. Piccadilly Press. Paperback.

The Bermuda Triangle Mystery - Solved. Lawrence David Kusche. 1975, republished 1978. New English Library. Paperback.

The Bermuda Triangle - The World Mystery.  Kindle edition. DeLuxe Edition with Videos. Tony Collins. Feb 5, 2015.

The Bermuda Triangle World Mystery

The Bermuda Virus. Bob O'Quinn. 1995. Bermudian Publishing Co. A novel about a killer virus bred in Bermuda that nearly destroys the world. 322 pages.

The Birds of the Bermudas. Savil G. Reid, RE, FZS, 1883. Written while he was a Royal Engineer stationed in Bermuda. He studied them in detail and collected specimens.

The Black Panthers: Their Dangerous Bermuda Legacy. Mel Ayton. A small part of what He wrote: "The Black Beret Cadre was a militant organization that modeled itself on America’s Black Panthers. Like the Panthers they believed they had a God-given right to inflict their pathologies on the rest of society and in so doing inflicted great harm on Bermuda and its people. The role the Black Berets played in the assassinations has been whitewashed by consecutive Bermudian Governments for three decades and the truth has remained buried – until now. The UK’s Foreign Office and Scotland Yard files show how the tragic events of the early seventies had been viewed by many Bermudian politicians as a stain upon Bermuda’s reputation as a haven for travelers and an island of tranquility. This attitude prompted them to ignore the Black Beret connection to the assassinations lest further investigations stir up trouble between the races and provoke island - wide riots. Political leaders were also afraid that the truth about the murders and the instability of its political system, which the killings exposed, would damage Bermuda’s tourist industry which was its principle source of income. They were also embarrassed that an organization like the Black Berets, which had been widely supported by many Bermudians, was connected to the killings. Although two black Bermudians were tried and executed for the murders the weak response of the Government in establishing a wider conspiracy effectively swept the whole affair under the carpet."

The Blacks in Canada. Robin W. Winks.  Bermuda is mentioned.

The Blockade Runners and the Cruisers. Soley. 1883. New York, Scribners. Much on Bermuda.

The Book of Bermuda Nicknames. Dale Butler. 2016. This Bermudian author started the book in 2009 after he noticed more and more people were including nicknames in obituaries. Some people are so well known by their nicknames that people wouldn’t know who was dead if the nickname wasn’t included. Some nicknames are hilarious, others reflective of their youth or habits or looks or peculiarities.

The British Empire and the Second World War. British historian Dr Ashley Jackson.  2006. Bermuda is mentioned.

The British Overseas. Exploits of a Nation of Shopkeepers. Carrington.1950. With a chapter on Bermuda.

The building of Commissioner's House, Bermuda Dockyard. J Coad, 1983. P-Med. Arch. 17, 1983. 14pp.

The Buses of Bermuda. 2004, Colin Pomeroy. He first came to Bermuda as a Squadron Leader in the Royal Air Force, landing at the USAF's Kindley Air Force Base. His son was a Bermuda Police Officer for four years.

The Cage Birds of Bermuda. 1879. John Tavernier Bartrum. He was a grandson of the English naturalist John Tavernier. Born in Lincolnshire in 1811, Bartrum came here as a member of the British Army (37th Regiment of Foot) in 1832, purchased his discharge in 1837 and resided at Ferry Reach until his death in 1889. 

The Cambridge History of The British Empire. Volumes III & VI mention Bermuda.

The Canadians at War. Volumes I and II, The Reader's Digest. Bermuda is mentioned.

The Captain Class Frigates in the Second World War. Donald Collingwood. 2020. They were seventy-eight sturdy, modern Destroyer Escorts, known affectionately by all who sailed in them as the DEs. They were built in the United States and leased to the Royal Navy. This is a story of vigilance, determination and dogged fortitude combined with high skill and unfailing courage. It describes the close teamwork and comradeship which existed within the Captain Class escort groups, as they faced the lethal submarine threat, in all weathers, week in and week out, with all too little opportunity for rest between operations. These rugged ships and their resilient crews saved many thousands of lives. In assisting the safe passage of countless troops and the delivery of million tons of vital war materials and supplies across the Atlantic, they played a hugely significant role in the Allied victory over the Nazis. Bermuda is mentioned repeatedly.

book The Captain Class Frigates of the Second World War

The Case of the Frightened Fish. Dubois. 1940. Bermuda novel. Little, Brown, Boston, MA.

The Castle Island Case. Mason, Van Wyck. 1937. New York, Reynal and Hitchcock, 185 pages. Illustrated. Murder mystery, fiction, on Bermuda's Castle Island. Author was then a periodic Bermuda resident. Assisted by US photographer Henry Clay Gipson Jr (1908—1998), then a frequent visitor to and admirer of Bermuda.

The Colonial Background of the American Revolution.  C. M. Andrews. 1924. Britain's early policies to all British colonies including Bermuda. Yale University Press, New Haven.

The Colonial Period of American History. C. M. Andrews. 1935. The Settlements. 4 volumes. Bermuda is mentioned many times. Yale University Press, New Haven. Pulitzer Prize 1935.

The Conspicuous Flora and Fauna of Bermuda. Dr. Ralph Cavaliere, Ph.D.

The Cruise of Her Majesty's Ship "Challenger." W. J. J. Spry, R.N. New York, Harpers. Illustrated.

The Cruise of the Montauk. To Bermuda, the West Indies and Florida. James McQuade, of the New York Yacht Club. 1885, New York, Knox. 441 pages. Illustrated. Chapters V, VI & VII are on Bermuda.

The Diary of a Rum Runner. Moray. 1930. 250 pages. During Prohibition, Bermuda was one of the notorious suppliers of illegal rum to the USA.

The Deep. A novel set in Bermuda. Peter Benchley.  1976

The Deep

The Development of Association Football in Bermuda. John Beard, then head of physical education at Saltus Grammar School. A paper, not book.

The Development of the Transatlantic Mail Service to Bermuda. Dr. Jack (John) C. Arnell. Offprint from Bermuda Journal of Archaeology and Maritime History. 1989. 18 pp. (pages 25 to 42).

The Devil's Triangle. Richard Winer. 1974.

The Donkey Child. Frank Ver Beck. 1917.

The Downfall of the Bermuda Company- a Restoration Farce. R Dunn. William and Mary Quarterly, 1963, pp 487-512

The Early Settlers of the Bahamas and colonists of North America. Bethell, Talbot. 1937. Nassau. Bermuda references. 

The Economic Consequences of Political Independence: The Case of Bermuda (1990). J. C. W. Ahiakpor.

The Economy of Bermuda. Robert Stewart. 2002. The author retired as Bermuda CEO of the Royal Dutch Shell Group of Companies in these islands. A sequel to his earlier book.

The Encyclopedia of British Empire Postage Stamps. Volume 5, part 5; Bermuda and British Honduras. Robson Lowe. London, Robson Lowe, 1973; 128 pp.

The English Prison Hulks. Branch-Johnson, 1957, London, Christopher Johnson. 205 pages. Re-published March 1970. All were former Royal Navy warships of various types. After they had outlived their use as warships many became floating prisons. Conditions were grim and diseases were rife. Much about Bermuda and the 9,000 British convicts transported there on a number of the named prison hulks. 2000 died in Bermuda.

The English Prison Hulks

The Escapades of Thelma and Louise. Mary Patricia Patsy Phillips, 2006. For children. Her beloved donkey adventures in Bermuda.

The Experience of Racism in Bermuda and in its Wider Context: Reflections of Dr. Eva Hodgson. By Eva Hodgson. 2008. An an expanded version of an essay she once wrote. Penned in response to discussions in the media over whether black people were as racist as whites, and arguments that we should not dwell on past issues such as Bermuda's segregated past. Commission for Unity and Racial Equality (CURE).

The Flight of the Cavalier. Brian Burland. Aviation facts re the aircraft used by Imperial Airways (later BOAC, later BA) to fly between Bermuda and USA from 1937. London: W. H. Allen, 1980.

The Froggie Twins. How Sticket stuck it. British Bermuda-based artist Sam Morse-Brown, 1994. A story in verse.

The Flying Boats of Bermuda. Colin Pomeroy. A fascinating period in Bermuda history, mostly from 1937 to 1948. 254 pages. He first came to Bermuda as a Squadron Leader in the Royal Air Force, landing at the USAF's Kindley Air Force Base. His son was a Bermuda Police Officer for four years.

The Flying Boats of Bermuda

The Fossil Land Shells of Bermuda. Addison Gulick. 1904. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. Volume 26 no 2 (April to August 1904).

The Fungi of Bermuda. Dr. J. M. Waterston.

The Furness Line to Bermuda. Morris Hoadley Ludington and Michael R Rego, published by British Caribbean Philatelic Study Group, 1991, 60pp

The Gateway to Bermuda, the Isles of Beauty. Reference guide. Susanne E and de Villers, M. F. B. Bell.  122 pages. 1961.

The Generall Historie of Virginia, New England and the Somers Isles. Using original spelling. 1624 first edition, by Captain John Smith. One edition sold recently in London for $48,000.

The Gateway to Bermuda, the Isles of Beauty. Reference guide. Susanne E and de Villers, M. F. B. Bell.  122 pages. 1961.

The Generall Historie of Virginia, New-England, and the Summer Isles: With the Names of the Adventurers, Planters, and Governours from Their First Beginning, Ano: 1584. To This Present 1624. With the Procedings of Those Severall Colonies and the Accidents That Befell Them in All Their Journyes and Discoveries. By Captaine Iohn Smith, Sometymes Governour in Those Countryes & Admirall of New England, 1624. Also the Maps and Descriptions of All Those Countryes, Their Commodities, People, Government, Customes, and Religion Yet Knowne. Divided into Sixe Bookes. One edition sold in London some years ago for $48,000.

The Golden Age of Bermuda postcards. Horst Augustinovic. 2011. $48 from local bookstores. A picture book with a difference, based on his personal collection of picture postcards compiled over 40 years. Captivating and unusual postcard scenes from the late 19th and early 20th century, a compilation of 460 images. The volume begins with an account of the development of the printing process from the first rather plain monochrome postcards to four-colour chromolithographic cards and finally colour film and lithography. A printer himself, Mr Augustinovic determined forensically how the cards were printed and, next to the brief but informative of account of each process, has placed examples drawn from the collection. He also features the key postcard publishers and printers from the large, overseas publishers to smaller, local enterprises, including H G Recht, who owned a souvenir store on Church Street and the Tucker sisters, whose reproductions of their charming water colors were sold with refreshments at their Little Green Door cafe at Barr's Bay. There are the typical city views of Hamilton waterfront, significant buildings such as Gibbs Hill Lighthouse and the view there from, the interiors and exteriors of hotels, public parks and coastal views. There are also elements of our community that no longer exist: the workings of a Royal Naval dockyard, washerwomen, the fish market at Hamilton wharf, and fruit and vegetable sellers on Front Street. Whale-butchering, vegetable-packing, horse racing and stone quarrying are also the subject of the postcards. Among the exotic are striking flora and native children.

The Great Deception. By Bermuda resident Joy Chambers. Novel. Her seventh book. 2012. Ms Chambers, one of the stars of long-running Australian soap opera ‘Neighbours’ and the wife of media mogul Reg Grundy. A thriller about Australians in the Second World War. Ms Chambers and Mr Grundy recently put their Bermuda estate up for sale for $38 million. The Ipswich Advertiser in Australia reported that Ms Chambers started writing in 1990 after starting her career as an actor and television panellist. She is best known for such television soap opera roles as Rita Merrick in ‘The Restless Years’, Dr Robyn Porter in ‘The Young Doctors’ and Rosemary Daniels in ‘Neighbours'. Headline Publishing.

The Great Wave of Tamarind. Nadia Aguiar. 2016.  Puffin Books UK.  For younger readers, fiction. Continues the adventures of the Nelson siblings who live on a boat. The youngest, Penny, is now a teenager and is drawn back to the mysterious island of Tamarind. There, she finds a strange creature wreaking havoc while a great wave is on the way with the magic capable of stabilising the island. The story is set on a fictional island but there are hints of Bermuda. The cove in Tamarind was “directly inspired” by Hungry Bay in Paget, where Ms Aguiar sometimes goes kayaking and rowing. 

The Hapagesy Island. Woodall and Frissell. 1946. New York, Maloney for US Camera Book.

The Historic Towne of St. George. Bermudian David Raine.

The History of the Bermudas or Summer Islands. John Henry Lefroy (10 Sep 2010). The author was a 19th century Governor of Bermuda. Actually, Bermuda was originally referred to as the Somers Isles. 

The History of Mary Prince, A West Indian Slave. Related by herself. Edited by Ferguson.173 pages. April 6, 2015.

The History of Mary Prince (1831). This edition published February 1, 2001 by Penguin Classics. The first narrative of a black woman to be published in Britain. It describes Prince's sufferings as a slave in Bermuda where she was born, Turks Island and Antigua, and her eventual arrival in London with her brutal owner Mr Wood in 1828. Prince escaped from him and sought assistance from the Anti-Slavery Society, where she dictated her remarkable story to Susanna Strickland (later Moodie). A moving and graphic document, The History drew attention to the continuation of slavery in the Caribbean, despite an 1807 Act of Parliament officially ending the slave trade. It inspired two libel actions and ran into three editions in the year of its publication. This powerful rallying cry for emancipation remains an extraordinary testament to Prince's ill-treatment, suffering and survival.

The History of Policing in Bermuda. 2015. The first book documenting the evolution of policing on the Island. When the Second World War broke out in 1939, there were only 45 motor vehicles in Bermuda, none of which were police cars. By comparison, there was an estimated 20,000 pedal cycles on the roads and 550 horse-drawn carriages; today there are probably less than three dozen carriages in use. The main cause of accidents at this time was speeding … on pedal cycles! A major gripe of the cyclists themselves was that they kept getting their wheels caught in the railway lines that ran along Front Street. The effect of the war on Bermuda was immediate; tourism, and with it the economy, quickly nose-dived, and the repercussions were soon felt by everyone. Police officers for example, had their salaries cut by ten per cent. Fortunately this state of affairs did not last too long. By 1941 Britain had signed a land lease agreement with the United States, and work began on building two US bases here. The wages of officers were soon returned to their pre-war levels! A major task for officers during the war years was to keep in line several thousand American Navy Seabees, who had been brought over to the Island to construct the bases. Navy court martials were convened at Kindley Air Force Base, and officers were frequently required to testify. The First Police Car. By mid-1942 the estimated number of motor vehicles on the Island had spiraled to over 1,000, though most were military. To keep up with developments, the police paid Ł375 for a Dodge sedan motor car. However it was solely for the use of the Commissioner! Nazi In Our Midst. We return to events in October 1940, when the SS Excambion berthed in Bermuda. Among the passengers on board was a German national by the name of Otto Strasser, who also happened to be travelling on a forged Swedish passport. What made Strasser so interesting to the British military and the Bermuda police was that he was a known Nazi; not just any Nazi, but a founding member of the Party together with Adolf Hitler. He had even helped to develop their platforms and policies together with such figures as Goering, Himmler and Goebbels. Strasser had allegedly broken with the Party and was on the run, and he was seeking political asylum in Canada in exchange for information that he offered to impart to British Intelligence (the United States was yet to enter the war). During his six months on the Island, Strasser was at liberty; he resided for a while in a house opposite the Cathedral in Hamilton. Once word leaked out about his existence, renowned British author and journalist, HG Wells, sailed to Bermuda specifically to interview him. He demanded to know why Strasser, “a bloodstained Nazi, was not in a concentration camp.” Wells subsequently wrote a damning article about Strasser, which later appeared in the Miami News. In 1941 Strasser was granted the asylum that he craved, and he sailed to Canada, where he took up residence in Paradise, Nova Scotia. The Stapleton Murder. Much more shocking and of particular interest to Bermudians at the time (these were the days before television), was the murder of Margaret Stapleton. Miss Stapleton was a censorette, one of a number of young British women brought to Bermuda during the Second World War, who worked in the basement of the former Hamilton Hotel. Their job was to discreetly open and read foreign mail being sent from Europe (via Bermuda) to North America. Basically they were looking for any information whatsoever about planned enemy (Axis) activities. In July 1941, Miss Stapleton visited friends at Bleak House on Palmetto Road, Devonshire (the same residence where in September 1972, Police Commissioner George Duckett was murdered). When it came time to leave, she declined an escort and began pushing her pedal-cycle along the moonlit railway track towards the train stop at Toby’s Lane, just east of Dock Hill. However, she never caught the train, and when her flat mates telephoned to say that she had not returned home, her friends began to search for her. Miss Stapleton’s half-naked body was later found among the bushes near Prospect Railway Halt. She had been raped and beaten to death. The resultant coroner’s inquest in August 1942 named one 23-year-old Harry Sousa, a soldier in the Bermuda Volunteer Rifle Corps, as the murderer. Police knew exactly where to find Sousa; he was lodging next door in the Hamilton jail (now the site of the main post office), having recently begun serving a ten-year sentence for rape. Sousa’s trial contained a number of sensational twists and turns, and even the Commissioner was called to testify when it was claimed that he had tried to bribe a witness, which he hotly denied. Sousa was subsequently found guilty and sentenced to hang on the anniversary of Miss Stapleton’s death. But that wasn’t the end of events. Just hours before the sentence was due to be carried out, Sousa escaped under suspicious circumstances. Less than 24 hours later however, he was back in prison custody after having been flushed out of his hiding place — a cave near Black Watch Pass. He was hung on July 7, 1943, and it would be another 24 years before Bermuda’s final executions (those of Erskine Durrant “Buck” Burrows and Larry Tacklyn) took place in 1977. Next week: Read the concluding article in this series, about the first policewomen, the birth of the Marine Section, and the Belco riot from the police perspective. The book covers the period 1620 to 2014, available through the Bookmart at Brown & Company, and other book distributors.

The History of the Bermuda Industrial Union (BIU). 2004, Ira Philip, MBE. About the BIU, by a one-time leading member and former Treasurer of the BIU. 

The History of Mary Prince. First published in 1831. The first narrative of Mary Prince, a black woman, published in Britain. It describes Prince's sufferings as a slave in Bermuda where she was born, Turks Island and Antigua, and her eventual arrival in London with her brutal owner Mr Wood in 1828. Prince escaped from him and sought assistance from the Anti-Slavery Society, where she dictated her remarkable story to Susanna Strickland (later Moodie). She became a Bermuda national hero in 2012. A moving and graphic document, The History drew attention to the continuation of slavery in the Caribbean, despite an 1807 Act of Parliament officially ending the slave trade. It inspired two libel actions and ran into three editions in the year of its publication. This powerful rallying cry for emancipation remains an extraordinary testament to Prince's ill-treatment, suffering and survival. Slavery was abolished throughout the British Empire in 1834. Published again on February 1, 2001 by Penguin Classics, London.

The History of the Sailing Packets to the West Indies. Leonard E Britnor, published by BWI Study Circle, 1973, 172pp.

The House That Jack Built. 2001. $40. Former Deputy Premier and Tourism Minister C. V. "Jim" Woolridge. Memoirs of a political career in Bermuda from 1968 to 2001.

The Houses and Gardens of M. H. Baillie Scott. By Bermudian Ian Macdonald Smith. From 1892 until the beginning of the Second World War, Mackay Hugh Baillie Scott exerted a profound influence on English Arts and Crafts Architecture. Indeed, his impact on visual culture was so international, it even affected architecture here in Bermuda. Architects Will Onions and others locally were inspired. With coloured photographs and detailed histories of 43 Baillie Scott houses and gardens. 

The Impact of Climatic Change in Bermuda. Dr. Anne Glasspool, for the Bermuda National Trust. Not a book but a 2010 report. Forecasts stronger hurricanes and extensive flooding. Up to 14 percent of the Island's land area could soon be at risk of flooding during high tides, while sea level rise and increased storm intensity will also threaten coastal areas. Bermuda's challenge will be for leaders and residents to understand and accept the science that supports climate change, be aware of the threats of climate change to Bermuda, and for them to come together and effectively plan for future sustainability, by identifying, agreeing and adopting the correct mitigation measures to offset the forecasted threats of this global phenomenon. 

The Incredible Canadian. A Candid Portrait of Mackenzie King: His Works, His Times, and His Nation. Bruce Hutchison. Includes a significant reference to Bermuda. 456 pages. 1953. Longmans Green, New York. 

The Invisible Billionaire. Jerry A. Shields. 1986. A biography and profile of Daniel K. Ludwig, a very secretive man, and his vast wealth. In 1952 he bought Bermuda's Hamilton Princess Hotel, used it to develop other Princess Hotels including the Southampton Princess Hotel.

The Islands of Bermuda. Tucker, Terry. 1970. Island Press, Bermuda, 138 pages. The author was then head of the research section of the Bermuda Library. The book had 173 islands listed by name, of which, at that time, Mrs Tucker stated 120 still retained their original titles but some no longer existed having been absorbed into the US Bases at St. David's and Southampton, in the Camber [at Dockyard], been blasted out of the ocean-bed, or merged with a neighboring island. Altogether, some 30 islands and islets were disappeared in the national interest for one reason or another, most for military purposes. See Bermuda's Islands.

The Islands of Bermuda. Caribbean Guides Series. 1990. David F. Raine. Macmillan Caribbean. Paperback.

The Island That Disappeared. 2nd edition, 2012. First edition 1995. Elizabeth Musson Kawaley. The former Longbird Island, Bermuda, one of the largest at 62 acres, was destroyed in 1941/42 to make way for the US base at St. David's. 2nd edition has drawings by the author's daughter, Kathy and a number of family and other photographs. Once there was a Musson family house on the island. Published by Long Bird Press.

The Isle of Devils. Craig Janacek. 2013. Mystery. Plot relates to the story of how in November 1880 a wounded 28 year old British Army surgeon was washed ashore. 

The life history characteristics of invasive lionfish in Bermuda. Scientific paper 2019. not book. Dr Corey Eddy was one of the Bermuda-based researchers and one of the paper’s authors. Dr Eddy noted that researchers have found lionfish grow faster and larger in Bermuda than elsewhere, but have greater challenges breeding. A paper suggests the island’s cooler waters have helped to slow the invasion of the invasive species. Lionfish, first recorded in Bermuda in 2000, are considered a serious threat to reef fish in the Atlantic where they have no natural predators. “It appears the waters get just cold enough in the winter so that lionfish are not reproducing year-round as in other places. Even though Bermuda was the first country outside of the US that lionfish invaded, it seems we have not yet experienced the population explosion typical of invasive species. While they’re certainly common, they’re not yet superabundant like people find in Florida and the Bahamas. We have been curious to learn why this might be and this short reproduction season may help explain things.” Lionfish are native to the Pacific and Indian Oceans, but it is believed the species was accidentally introduced to the waters off the coast of Florida in the 1980s. The species have since spread to reefs around the US Southeast, the Caribbean and the Gulf of Mexico. Dr Eddy said that as part of their research into Bermuda’s invasive lionfish, scientists studied more than 1,500 lionfish caught in Bermuda’s waters between 2012 and 2016. He added that the fish were measured and by examining their otoliths — small “ear bones” — researchers were able to determine the ages of the fish caught. Dr Eddy explained: “These otoliths have growth rings just like a tree, which you can count to figure out the age of a fish, which is the general science we relied upon for much of the work. Although it is generally assumed that one growth ring is laid down each year, its really a good idea to verify that and we did. In fact, we are the first to do this for lionfish.” He said the study found that lionfish in Bermuda’s waters live about nine years and males can reach 18.5 inches — although even larger fish have been reported around the island. Dr Eddy said: “Compared to lionfish from other locations in both the invaded and native ranges, lionfish in Bermuda appear on average to reach larger sizes — in both total length and weight. I’m not saying we’re setting world records, but just that the population in Bermuda has a whole lot of monster-big lionfish.” He added the researchers also compared the lionfish found in both deep and shallow water, and found them to be similar in both size, age and reproductive behavior."

The Little Blue Ducky. Bermudian Rebecca Singleton. 2019 Children's book. First book by this designer. Illustrated by Katherine Summerville, self-published. About Fred and Fran, identical ducks, who are best friends.

The Journal of Richard Norwood, Surveyor of Bermuda. Professor Wesley Frank Craven and Walter B. Hayward.

The Journal of Caribbean History, 37, 2 (2003): 233-55. Alyson Brown and Clarence Maxwell, “A ‘Receptacle of Our Worst Convicts’: Bermuda, the Chatham Prison riots and the transportation of violence."

The King George V High Value Stamps of Bermuda 1917-38. Myles Glazer, self published, 1994, 224pp, ISBN 0964496909

The King George VI issue for Bermuda - the 1/2d to 1/6 values: an attempt to examine and evaluate new evidence. Frank R. Saunders. King George VI Collectors Society, 1970. 16 pp.

The King George VI Large Key Type Stamps of Bermuda, Leeward Islands, Nyasaland. Robert W Dickgiesser and Eric P Yendall, published by Triad Publications, 1985, 183pp.

The King George VI Large Key Type Revenue and Postage High Value Stamps, 1937-1953. Eric P Yendall, published by Royal Philatelic Society, London, 2008, 368pp
The book deals with the KGVI high-value postage stamps of Bermuda, Leeward Islands and Nyasaland, as well as the high-value revenue stamps of Ceylon; Nyasaland; Straits Settlements, Malacca, Malaya, Penang and Singapore; and Kenya, Tanganyika and Uganda. A detailed study of the stamps, varieties, postage rates and usages.

The Ladyboats. Life and times of Canada's Merchant Fleet. Felicity Hanington. Hardcover, June 1980. Bermuda was one of their regular ports of call. Following the Canadian Government's participation in Bermuda's shipping services from 1925-1926, the Canadian National Steamships Company was established by Act of Parliament in Ottawa in 1927, to consolidate shipping services from Halifax and Montreal to Bermuda and the West Indies. On Saturday, December 15, 1928, the first of five newly built gracious "Ladies" steamed into Bermuda. She was the Lady Nelson. Her sisters Lady Hawkins and Lady Drake followed on December 21 and January 14, 1929, to establish a fortnightly service. The trio were designed for a combined human and commodity service to the eastern Caribbean, with 218 passengers apiece in three classes and their holds designed to bring sugar from the Caribbean to Canada. Although they were known as the "Lady boats," they were "sugar ships," named after wives of famous British admirals. In April, 1929, they were joined by two "banana boats." The Lady Somers (after the wife of Admiral Sir George Somers who colonized Bermuda) and Lady Rodney served the western Caribbean and Bermuda with 130 passengers and special refrigerated holds for bananas from Jamaica to Canada. Their introduction increased the frequency of the Bermuda schedule of the Lady boats from fortnightly to weekly. On their southbound voyages from Montreal or Halifax and Boston, depending on the season, the Lady boats would often bring more than just cargo and passengers for Bermuda. Sometimes they brought water too, for King Edward VII Memorial Hospital. They served Bermuda well until World War II. During World War 2, all these vessels were requisitioned for war service and three were torpedoed and sunk. Two of the original five Canadian "Lady" boats - the Lady Nelson and Lady Rodney - resumed their services from Halifax and Montreal in 1947 to Bermuda and the West Indies and continued until the end of 1952, when the service was discontinued and the ships sold.

The Ladyboats

Once very important to Bermuda's economy for visitors and freight

The Law of Reinsurance in England and Bermuda. In November 2010 in its 3rd edition. Jan Woloniecki, a partner in a Bermuda law firm, with Terry O'Neill. Published by Sweet & Maxwell. Provides a comprehensive analysis of the law and practice of reinsurance in England and Wales and Bermuda and represents the only scholarly analysis of the Island's reinsurance law to have been published. It also gives an up to date, in depth statement of reinsurance law in the context of its origins, market custom and practice and areas for future development, covering all aspects of law and practice, including contract formation, avoidance, governing law and jurisdiction, brokers, premiums and commissions, underwriting agents, binders and cover holders, dispute resolution, formation and regulation of insurance and reinsurance companies, insolvency and winding-up, restructuring and schemes of arrangement. Previous editions of the book have been relied upon by English, Bermuda and foreign courts as authority for numerous statements of reinsurance law, and it is a staple reference guide for English and Bermudian lawyers practicing in the field of reinsurance law.

The Law of Wills and Estates in Bermuda. 5th Edition. Mello, Michael J., QC, JP. 1993. For local law firm Mello Jones & Martin, by partner Michael Mello. The 6th edition, issued 2008, includes new chapters on the rights of children born outside of wedlock and same-sex couples.

The Legacy of St. David's Islanders. Their Voices Are Not Silent. By Bermuda-born overseas-based author Eugene (Jean) Foggo Simon. Also the principal researcher for the St. David's Island Indian Committee.

The Life of Ed Sherlock. Dale Butler. Sherlock was a top local runner.

The Law of Reinsurance in England and Bermuda. Jan Woloniecki, a partner in a Bermuda law firm.

The Lizard and the Rock. Joanne Burgess. 2008. With the financial support of the Bermuda Arts Council. Hardcover children's boo,. a fable that describes the beginnings of Bermuda and the resistance to and longing for change on a small island that is undiscovered.

The Mapping Of Bermuda.  1983. A Bibliography of Printed Maps & Charts 1548-1970 Third Revised Edition. Edited by R.V. Tooley, London: Holland Press Cartographica.

The May 24th Bermuda Marathon Derby Classic. Dale Butler, JP, MP. 

The Marine Algae of Bermuda. Dr. Ralph Cavaliere, Ph.D.

The Mystery of Princess Louise. December 2013. By British writer and lecturer on art history and 19th century history Lucinda Hawksley.  A new biography of Queen Victoria's rebellious third daughter and sixth child. When  she visited Bermuda in 1883 she caused a sensation. The book gives details. British publisher Chatto & Windus.  The author is a great, great, great granddaughter of Victorian writer Charles Dickens. Her other books include The Essential History of Art (2000), An Encyclopedia of British History (2001) and the best-selling Essential Pre-Raphaelites.

1883 Princess Louise's visit2013 book The Mystery of Princess Louise

The Mystery of the Bermuda Triangle (Can Science Solve?). 2000. Chris Oxlaide. Heinneman Library. 

The Natural History of Bermuda. 1831. By Oxford-educated St. Vincent-born (in 1797) Anglican clergyman, natural historian and artist Lansdown Guilding, from Kingstown, who was appointed colonial chaplain of Saint Vincent. His scientific interests were mainly zoological and he is perhaps best known for his discovery and description of Peripatus (1826). But he also collected the local plants and published on the botany of the Caribbean. He wrote an account of the botanic garden in St Vincent, claimed to be the oldest botanic garden in the western hemisphere (founded 1765) and containing a breadfruit tree grown from the original stock brought to the island by Captain Bligh (1793). Guilding died a few years after his book was published while on vacation in Bermuda. Many species including beetles, centipedes, moss, starfish and a St Vincentian parrot were named in his honor. While in Bermuda he wrote the paper The Natural History of Bermuda. It was donated to the Bermuda Historical Monuments Trust, the precursor of the Bermuda National Trust, by J. Leslie Darling.

The Natural History of Bermuda. Canadian professor emeritus and research scientist Dr. Martin L. H. Thomas. 2004. Island’s fragile environment showcased natural history coffee table book published by the Bermuda Zoological Society. 256 pages, more than 260 colour photographs.

The Naturalist in Bermuda. Jones, J. M. 1859. Reeves & Turner, London. 200 pages. plus map and illustrations.

The Naval War of 1812. Or The History of the United States Navy During the Last War with Great Britain to which is Appended an Account of the Battle of New Orleans. By up-and-coming New York politician Theodore Roosevelt (later a President of the USA). 1882. Mr Roosevelt was then only 23 years old. In volume 1,  Bermuda, from where the naval war began, is mentioned quite prominently Interestingly, he got his interest in naval history from his uncle, James D. Bulloch, originally from the Confederate State of Georgia, an experienced naval officer whom Jefferson Davis, during the American Civil War had appointed as his representative in England to buy ships for the South. After that war he had remained in Liverpool, England, but his celebrated exploits there in buying famous British-built ships such as the Alabama, Florida, Shenandoah and others had made him a hero to many including his nephew notwithstanding Roosevelt's own pro-Union sentiments.

The Oxford History of the American People. Morison, Samuel Eliot.

The People of Bermuda: Beyond the Crossroads. Harries-Hunter, Barbara. 1994. 400 pages. Examines the history of racial development compared to other bi-racial communities. Documents strikes, assassinations, political and constitutional progress, education, sports and arts.

The Pirate Menace. 2015. William S. Zuill. The notorious pirate Blackbeard once threatened to turn Bermuda into a pirate’s den. So claims this Bermudian historian. “In the height of battle, Blackbeard would light slow-burning matches and put them into his hair to create a wreath of smoke around himself. This made him more frightening.” Blackbeard, real name was Edward Teach. In 1718, Blackbeard successfully blockaded Charleston, North Carolina. By taking hostages, he forced the town’s people to hand over a large quantity of money and a medicine chest. Reports reached England that he was threatening to take over Bermuda. In June that year Blackbeard set sail and steered towards Bermuda but became distracted by plunder on the high seas and did not carry out his plan. One of his ships, was the sloop Bermuda, gifted to him by another pirate, Benjamin Hornigold. Blackbeard renamed it Adventure. The pirates took sadistic pleasure in tormenting the officers and crew of captured ships. In one case, pirate crews tied captives to ropes and hoisted them high above the ship, and then let them drop to see their bones break. Blackbeard was said to have 14 wives including the 16-year-old daughter of a plantation owner. After he married her he invited his favorite crew members to rape her. There is no evidence that Bermuda was ever a stronghold for pirates, but a few Bermudians did join the ranks. One example was Nathaniel North. 

The Postage Stamps of Bermuda. Bertram W. H. Poole. W.E.P. philatelic handbook no. 7. London, D. Field, 1911; 39 pp

The Postage Stamps of Bermuda with chapters on Postal Stationery. Henry Robert Holmes, published by Johnson, 1932, 93pp.

The Postal History of Bermuda. Edward B. Proud. E.B. Proud Ltd., 2003; 432 pp.

The Postal History and Stamps of Bermuda. Ludington. 1978. Lawrence, Massachusetts, Quarterman. 432 pages.

The Postal History and Postage Stamps of Bermuda. Lawrence, Mass. Quarterman, 1978; 446 pp.; index.

The Postal History of Blockade Running through Bermuda, 1861-1865. Monograph no. 14. British Caribbean Philatelic Study Group, 1966; iii+47 pp.; 2 indexes

The Prince of Privateers - 2012 book

The Prince of Privateers: Bridger Goodrich and His Family in America, Bermuda and Britain: 1775 - 1825 (Paperback). Nick Hartley, September 1, 2012. Special Amazon review. "As Editor of Bermuda Online I read this book with amazement and admiration for the wealth of detail. Author Nick Hartley (who has also written Monuments Officer) has now plugged many of the gaps or misinterpretations in Bermuda's history as they relate to Bridger Goodrich. He was, as Mr. Hartley says so rightly, not only the "Prince of Privateers" but the first person in Bermuda to launch Bermuda as an island of privateering. It was from Bermuda that the first cedar-built ships were built, initially for trade then commissioned by the British Admiralty as small fast warships and often victorious as legally-sanctioned privateers. A terrific read for all interested in Bermuda and her history with the USA, in particular Virginia as a sister-colony of Bermuda in the early 17th century and before/after Britain's two wars with the USA in both of which tiny Bermuda played a unique part. Definitely an an important, compelling and historically accurate book on the privateering and related aspects of the maritime history of America, Bermuda and Britain in the 1775-1825 period. " Includes 3 pages of illustrations and a useful 6-page index. 328 pages. Publisher: M & M Baldwin. ISBN-10: 0947712518. ISBN-13: 978-0947712518. Available at Amazon.

The Princess Spies. CIA Officer Thomas F. Troy who died in 2008. Article, not book. The operation at the Princess Hotel, near Hamilton, Bermuda, from 1940  was essentially the filter through which all correspondence in the Western hemisphere was inspected. To the average person during World War Two, censorship during times of war was a routine activity. It didn't generate much interest. And that's exactly how British Intelligence authorities wanted it to look because behind the walls of 13 rooms within the hotel, top secret sleuthing, a la James Bond, was taking place. Even the majority of the "examiners" didn't know what went on behind closed doors. Under the leadership of British Intelligence officer William Stephenson, a Canadian some say was one of the real-life inspirations for the literary and movie super-spy James Bond, the co-ordination of the secret "offensive" censorship took place in the 1940s.Troy says espionage experts used technologically-advanced techniques to break into letters and packages in order to produce and plant "forgeries useful in propaganda and blackmail operations." The group of experts could obtain the contents of any package leaving no trace of their tampering. Using innovative techniques for the time they could even extract a letter from an envelope without cutting, steaming or replacing it with a forged replica. Their work proved to be so useful to the combined efforts of the war that Sir William called the censorship initiative "a political weapon of very special importance . . . credit to all concerned." The hotel has many other fascinating connections to the legacy of James Bond and to victory of the Allied Forces in World War two. It's possible, perhaps even likely, the Hamilton Princess Hotel has a copy, given its involvement. If so, it might be available there for inspection.

The Private Life of Georgina Gholson Walker. 1963. Confederate Publishing Company. In 1961, The US Civil War changed her life forever and she began keeping a diary, later this book. She then had a privileged life in Petersburg, Virginia, as a well-connected, happily married Southern hostess. Her husband, Norman Walker, and his brother, John, joined the Confederate Army, and the grim reality of the war came home to her when John was killed at the Battle of Malvern Hill in July 1862. Norman resigned from the army and in November was sent to Bermuda as a Confederate agent. He then sailed on a blockade runner to Nassau and from there went on to England to deliver $2,000,000 in bonds to a Confederate purchasing agent. It was then that she began her journal, which she continued intermittently until 1876. In it she recounted that when her husband returned to Bermuda to take charge of all the affairs of the Confederate States, representing the various Depts, she decided to join him, arriving in March 1863.  The couple stayed in Bermuda until June 1864 when they left for Europe, returning to the island in January 1865. Her diary provides invaluable insights into Bermuda’s part in the war as a centre for Confederate blockade runners.

The Protectors of the Bermuda Triangle - Spinners Episode II. 2006. Rod C. Farrington. Novel.

The Quiet Canadian. H. Montgomery Hyde. A tribute to Sir William Stephenson who did so much for Bermuda during World War 2.

The Rich Papers. Letters from Bermuda 1615-1646. Editor Vernon Ives. Bermuda National Trust 1984. Written principally by Sir Nathanial Rich, a major shatreholder in the Bermuda Company founded in 1612. 

The Rivals. Jonathan Land Evans.Short story, set in Bermuda.

The Romance of Soldiering and Sport. Willcocks, General Sir James, GCB, GCMG, KCSI, DSO, one-time Governor of Bermuda. With Twenty two Illustrations. Chapters 19 and 20 are of special interest to Bermuda. 1925, Cassel and Company, Ltd., London, New York, Toronto, Melbourne.

The Role of Agriculture in Bermuda’s Future. 2010. Not a book but a factual report. Researched and prepared by Aran McKittrick. Summarizes some of the historic and modern challenges facing the agricultural industry, with an aim to better explaining their effect on the use and protection of arable land in Bermuda. Agriculture has played a crucial role in Bermuda’s history forming an essential part of both the Island’s cultural and natural heritage. Despite this, the agricultural industry and agricultural land have been in a steady state of decline over the last 90 years. There is general consensus amongst many stakeholders that both are in a critical state and are fast becoming obsolete. Bermudians themselves have played an active role in the decline of agriculture, whether as agricultural land owners or as consumers. Over time, Bermudians’ diminishing appreciation for the agricultural sector has caused it to become undervalued and neglected. The result is that Bermuda has lost an estimated 87 percent of its agricultural land since the turn of the 20th century. Of the 735 acres of arable land available for agricultural use, only 360 acres are being actively farmed. Although an estimated 40 percent of the population is involved in backyard farming, there are only 18 full time farmers and 33 part-time farmers in the industry today. The challenges the potential collapse of the agricultural industry and the loss of agricultural land pose to Bermuda are far greater than just the loss of commercial farming, however. There are other significant challenges to which most Bermudians are indifferent, the most important of which is food security. 

The Royal Mail Steam Packets to Bermuda and the Bahamas 1842-1859. Morris Hoadley Ludington and Geoffrey A Osborn, published by Robson Lowe, 1971, 24pp, ISBN 085397019X. 

The Sailor and the Fox. Brian Burland. 1973. 142 pages. Bermuda novel. New York: Hill & Wang; 1973; London: Eyre Methuen, 1973; Penguin Books, 1978.

The Saint George's Dream. Bermuda writer Sandra Taylor Rouja. Short stories. 

The Saga of the International-One Design. 75 years after this world-famous racing yacht was born, this is a commemorative history of the class from its genesis in 1936, significantly due to Bermuda, to the present. 2012. 210 pages, large-format coffee table book, consisting of hundreds of photographs from the many years of sailing and racing IODs, as well as drawings and other graphics. The comprehensive text includes an exhaustive history of the class, with descriptions of all the individual fleets; sections of a technical nature, anecdotes from class members past and present; and a complete Registry of all known boats with cascading ownership records. 

The Sea 'Venture."  Mason, F. Van Wyck. 1961. New York, Doubleday, 349 pages. Illustrated. An account of the first British ship and its crew and passengers to colonize Bermuda. The cover for this book, which caused a sensation in Bermuda and became one of his most famous books, was designed by artist John Alan Maxwell

The Search for Speed Under Sail, 1700-1855. Howard I Chapelle. 1968. Bermuda is mentioned. 

The Scent of Eucalyptus. A Journal of Colonial and Foreign Service. By Richard Posnett, with a foreword by David Owen. 2001. Sir Richard was a former Governor of places including Bermuda (1980-1983). In part of this book he says he was unfairly treated by Bermuda's then Minister of Finance David Gibbons, who caused his premature departure from Bermuda. 

The Science Project - Nonsuch Island. Esra Turner of Bermuda. 2010 Children's book, re learning challenges.

The Serpent Never Sleeps. 20th-century American author Scott O'Dell. A fictionalized account of the 1609 Sea Venture shipwreck. 

The Shipwreck That Saved Jamestown: The Sea Venture Castaways and the Fate of America. Lorri Clover and Daniel Blake Smith. 2008. Includes a look at the important role Bermuda played in the successful English settlement of North America.

The Skeeters Murder. Sandra Campbell. Skeeter's Corner, Somerset, was where a notorious 19th century Bermuda murder was committed. The book recounts it in grim detail. 

The Southern Colonies of the Seventeenth Century, 1607-1689. Craven. 1949. 451 pages. Much about Bermuda. Louisiana State University Press.

The Sparks Among the Ashes. Gwyneth Lightbourne. The struggle of the Grace Methodist Church. 2002.

The Spirit Baby and other Bermudian Folk Tales. By  long-serving Bermudian youth librarian, Mrs Florenz Maxwell. 

The Story of A Bermudian Family: The Jackson Clan. Vernon Jackson. Mr. Jackson collected information about his family off and on from 1972 to 1978.

The Story of Bermuda. Strode, Hudson. 1932. New York, Random House. Fish scale cover, 374 pages, with photographs by Walter Rutherford and a forward by Vice Admiral Sir Vernon Haggard, RN. Strode spent three years in Bermuda then returned to the University of Alabama where he was Professor of English. He succeeded in giving a feeling of the place - a rendering of an atmosphere which grew out of climate, scenic beauty, historical events, the character of the people and their manners, the country's architecture and more. Strode's book also referred to the first-ever written record of Bermuda, written in 1515 by Spanish courtier, writer and historian Gonzalo Ferdinandez ' Oviedo y Valdez. He  sailed near Bermuda but was unable to land. However, he recorded an account of the island as it was then.

The Story of Bermuda and Her People. William Sears Zuill. Originally issued many years ago, updated and re-published 19 April 1999 by Macmillan Caribbean with much fanfare. Paperback.

The Story of Bermuda and Her People

The Story of the Bermuda Cedar Tree. Kevin Stevenson. 1997.

The Teachers Association of Bermuda (1949 to 1964). The short History of a Small Trade Union. Colin Benbow. 81 pages, The Writers' Machine, 2000. $ 15.00.

The Tennis Player from Bermuda. 2012. Fiona Hodgkin. Set partly in Bermuda. Matador Press. fictional story of a young Bermudian who qualifies for the Wimbledon Singles Draw in 1962. Author and her spouse have had a summer home on the Island. A lawyer by profession, her first novel. 

The Tontine. Costain. 1955. 465 pages. In two volumes. Historical novel that included Bermuda involvement. Doubleday, Garden City, NY.

The Traditional Building Guide: Advice for Preserving Bermuda's Architectural Heritage. 2002/2003. Anthony Short and Sylvia Shorto, with black and white drawings by Anthony Short. A joint production of the Bermuda National Trust.

The Thin Red Lines. Charles Graves. 1946. Bermuda is mentioned. Thousands of men and women working in more than 70 countries and on the high seas maintained the life-lines of British and Allied communications over the 355,000 mile Imperial Cable and Wireless network in Bermuda, Caribbean and far beyond through nearly six years of world war. Graves, a respected journalist, wrote a number of wartime, and postwar books on the RAF, Royal Armored Corps, the first history of the Home Guard, 'Women in Green' about the WVS, together with his autobiographical books on life in wartime London.

The Third Journey - Making the Most of Your Life After Work. Local retirement experts Bill Storie and Robin Trimingham.  2017. How to enjoy life after work. The two run the Olderhood Group in Bermuda. The book looks beyond financial aspects and concentrates on the importance of a broad-based lifestyle plan to “thrive in the third phase of one’s life." A first aid manual for repairing the consequences and obstacles of later life. Provides practical information for any life situation whether you are planning for, transitioning into, or already in retirement. Offers frank discussion on the topics older people secretly struggle with most, examines obstacles and personal fears faced by older people, with potential solutions to downsizing a home, dealing with relatives, overcoming grief and loneliness, living on a fixed income, keeping busy, dating and preventing elder abuse. Mr Storie, CEO of Olderhood, is a retired chartered accountant and international business consultant to the insurance, reinsurance and banking industries and has produced three TV series on business and retirement issues. Ms Trimingham is the editor of the Olderhood website and chief operating officer of the company. She is a certified retirement coach and outplacement counselor and has worked with international companies on retirement transition education.

The Three Kings of Bermuda & Their Treasure of Ambergris. Washington Irving, American author, biographer, diplomat, essayist. An essay, not strictly speaking a book, written in 1840 shortly after he visited Bermuda. Based on historical fact. The story of Edward Chard, Robert Waters and Christopher Carter inspired him to speculate on a possible connection between these three fugitive vagabonds of 1611 and their stay on Smith's Island, Bermuda and William Shakespeare’s Bermuda-influenced play “The Tempest.”

Washington Irving

Washington Irving

The Tree Frog and the Poinsettia. Joan Aspinall. 2008. Children's story. Illustrated by the author. Tale of a  male tree frog which shares  its home with a potted poinsettia

The Vendor of Dreams. Frederick Rawle.

The Unmasking of Virginia. Nathaniel Butler. 1624. Butler had gone to Virginia after serving as a capable Governor of Bermuda. About the 1622 Indian massacre. The book helped bring about the end of the Virginia Company.

The Voyage of The Beagle. An account of the 1830's voyage of HMS Beagle carrying naturalist Charles Darwin and his party around the world, including Bermuda. Darwin, Charles. 1962 edition by Doubleday & Co., Garden City, New York.

The West Indies and the Spanish Main.  British author Anthony Trollope (1815-1882), prominent and prolific who in 1858 visited Bermuda as a British Post Office manager.  1860. In 2 volumes, 168 pp and 395 pp. His first travel book, written between January and June 1859 and the only one that included Bermuda. With Bermuda mentioned not altogether favorably at the time. London, Chapman & Co. Valued at Ł20 per volume from the Trollope Society in London.  Trollope himself rated this book highly. He thought the future lay in miscegenation. He became one of the most successful, prolific and respected English novelists of the Victorian era. Some of Trollope's best-loved works revolve around the imaginary county of Barsetshire, but he also wrote penetrating novels on political, social, and gender issues and conflicts of his day.

Anthony Trollope

The White House Years: Mandate for Change 1953-1956. Dwight D. Eisenhower, former President of the USA. Bermuda referenced. He visited Bermuda in 1945. 

The Wildlife of Reg Grundy. Australian television pioneer Reg Grundy. 2005. A book of his photographs of his beloved Bermuda longtails. 90 years old in 2013, he put his huge Bermuda Tucker’s Town estate up for sale for just over $38.2 million, one of the most expensive homes ever listed in Bermuda. Mr Grundy’s palatial Idolwood Lagoon Estate is set on the waterfront on 4.25 acres and has a 10,000 square-foot main house, three cottages and its own beach, dock, tennis court and four garages. The home and grounds featured extensively during Mr Grundy’s interview a few years ago with Australian TV host Tracy Grimshaw. He and wife Joy invited her exclusively into their sprawling Bermuda home and grounds. Mr Grundy is the man behind the Restless Years, Young Doctors, Sons and Daughters, Neighbors and Sale of the Century. He has also exhibited his photos of longtails at local galleries and they are displayed at LF Wade International Airport.

The Willowbank Story. Norman Grubb and Irving Harris. Island Press, Bermuda.

The Wooden Houses of Bermuda. 2005. Dale Butler and his Writer's Machine. Mostly West Indian architecture. 

The Works of George Berkeley, DD, Late Bishop of Cloyne in Ireland. Including An Account of his Life and several of his Letters to Thomas Prior, Esq., Dean Gervais and Mr. Pope, etc. etc. Volume 1, 646 pages. Volume 2 662 pages. Mentioned is the ill fated scheme to establish a college in Bermuda. With frontispiece full page illustration of the Bishop. 646 pages. MDCCLXXXIV (1784), Dublin, printed by John Exshaw, No. 98 Grafton Street.

This is My Country. Writers' Machine. Written about Bermuda.

This Poem-Worthy Place. A second national anthology of Bermuda poems. February 2011.

Trade and Commerce in Bermuda 1515-1839. Mary Arton. Old Sea Captain's Tales. Mary Arton. 120 pp. Island Press, 1965.

Traditional Bermuda Recipes. The Sunshine League.

Three Harbors. (Norfolk, Boston and Bermuda). Mason, Van Wyck. 1939, Philadelphia, Lipagesincott. A novel, based on historical facts. 695 pages.

Tiny’s Bermuda Colouring Book. Elizabeth Mulderig.  2018. Designed to give children a new way to interact with the popular cartoon character. The author and artist, said: “I am an artist and loved colouring as a child. Still do, as a matter of fact. So a Tiny colouring book seemed much overdue, especially one that shows Bermuda off by land and by sea.” Mrs Mulderig said as well as giving children an artistic outlet, the book also included questions to add educational value. “At the bottom of each page there is a question pertaining to the illustration and a line for the child to write the answer. The questions ask about numbers, shapes and letters. This idea of having an interactive book was tested out two years ago on my book of manners, Bum Bum Bananas — Oh! Do Mind Your Manners. Because I received so much positive feedback from parents concerning this book — a school in the States ordered a few hundred of them to use for anti-bullying purposes — I have decided to make most of my work going forward include an element of teaching.” The back page of the book also includes a historical explanation of the various sights in Bermuda. She added: “Teachers in Bermuda really like this as it’s a fun way to teach children about the island.” Tiny’s Bermuda Colouring Book is available in local stores and online at tinythetreefrog.com. 

Tiny's Bermuda Colouring Book

Tiny the Tree Frog. Elizabeth A. Mulderig. For children.

Tiny the Tree Frog Tours Bermuda. Elizabeth A. Mulderig. 1996. For children. Hardcover. Bermudian Publishing Company.

Tiny's Night Before Christmas. Elizabeth A. Mulderig. For children.

Tiny and Sharkman Superheroes. Elizabeth A. Mulderig. 2010. For children. Edited by Deborah Jackson. Tiny the Tree Frog and Gilbert Pickles meet a magical sea wizard. He gives them a book of magical sea wizard knowledge, and the power to turn into superheroes. Pickles becomes Sharkman. His special power is reading, and he uses it to battle against the evil pirate Ratter. 

Tiny the Tree Frog's Bermuda Cookbook for Kids. Elizabeth A. Mulderig. For children. The recipes such as Bermudiana Bananarama Bread, Sunny Honey Island Tea and Kooky Kite Day Cookies, are simple and fun for children to make. The cookies are in honour of Good Friday and there are two other recipes honouring Boxing Day and Cup Match.

Tiny’s Super Mommy in Bermuda. Author and illustrator Elizabeth A. Mulderig. 2019. Highlights the love between mother and child. Ms. Mulderig said, “A mother’s love can help build positive attributes in children. If children feel loved then they love themselves and feel worthy. Since a person needs to first love themselves in order to love others, the world would be a better place if we can instil this in kids. When a child shines like a star in their mother’s eyes it brings positivity to everyone around, even tree frogs.”

Told By Two: A Romance of Bermuda. Marie St. Felix. 1901, Chicago, Donohue. Her comments included "Somerset is not famous in any way, that I have heard of, but is said to be very picturesque,’ Another person replied ‘I believe it is a retreat for invalids who find life at Hamilton too gay, Somerset being unmistakably pastoral…’”

Thomas Hurd & His Hydrographic Survey of Bermuda, 1789-97. Dr Adrian Webb. 2016. The remarkable story of two Royal Navy lieutenants who traveled to Bermuda to embark on a ground-breaking project to map the island’s landscape, seabed and perilous reefs. The culmination of eight years’ meticulous work by Thomas Hurd and Andrew Evans was arguably the most important survey ever conducted in Bermuda. Dr Webb spent the past 17 years researching Hurd and Evans’s epic mission to chart and measure the island’s reefs and seabeds; measurements that to this day remain the foundation of modern sea charts of Bermuda. Dr Webb heads up the UK’s Hydrographic Office in Somerset, trawled through thousands of communications and records in both Bermuda and the National Archives in London to produce the book. The original Hurd survey had been kept in the Hydrographic Office archives for more than 200 years before it was moved to the National Archives in London in 2015. Lieutenant Hurd and Lieutenant Evans traveled to Bermuda in 1789, during the American War of Independence, to survey the island and see if it was a suitable venue for a naval port. The pair, led by Lieutenant Hurd, measured the sea depths at thousands of locations using a plumb line to map the seabed. They also meticulously recorded the position of the edges of the reefs. During the project Lieutenant Hurd lived in the Stiles building off St George’s Town Square with his wife. The couple’s son, Samuel Proudfoot Hurd, was born in Bermuda and served at the Battle of Waterloo. Herd also discovered during this process that the longitude that St George’s had previously been measured on was wrong. Hurd was the first person to establish the correct position of Bermuda with great accuracy using the stars and the planets and worked with pilots Jemmy Darrell and Jacob Pitcarn to complete the survey. Hurd and Evans also identified the site of a naval facility at Grassy Bay. After leaving Bermuda in 1797, Lieutenant Hurd, who had already been promoted to commander, was made hydrographer for the Admiral Board and served in this top role until he died in England in 1823.

Tom Moore's Bermuda Poems. William Zuill. An account of British-Irish poet Thomas Moore's 1804 stay in Bermuda and the poetry he wrote while here.

Toppy Tours the Dinosaurs. Elizabeth A. Mulderig. For children. About touring the portrait gallery of his ancestors in the Dinosaur Museum in Lyme Regis, Dorset, Devon.

Touching The Moon.  Lisa Airey. 2013. Daughter of Bermuda-based Theresa Airey.  2013. A paranormal romance.

Toward a History of Jazz in Bermuda. Journal article, The Musical Quarterly, Volume 84 No. 3. autumn 2000. Pages 333-371. 

Toward an understanding of competitive markets: just why is Bermuda the most expensive place on Earth?  Robert Stubbs. 2017/2018. Not a book, a 20 page article. Mr Stubbs believes that a competition authority — with powers to impose fines on offending businesses — could help to bring down costs that make Bermuda one of the world’s most expensive places to live. He cites evidence that Bermuda has suffered from a longstanding issue of uncompetitive pricing, which in turn has an outsize impact on lower earners, in this article. He points to the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority as an example of an active body that investigates a wide variety of industries for evidence of collusion.

Trains: A Photographic Journey. Trains around the world, by Bermudian author Graeme Outerbridge.

Transitions: Voices of Bermudian Women. Writers' Machine.

Treasure Lost at Sea: Diving to the World's Great Shipwrecks. Jenifer Marx and Robert F. Marx (who wrote In the Wake of Galleons). 

Trees and Plants of the Bermudas. Zuill, 1933. Bermuda Book Store, Hamilton.

Trinity Church, Bermuda, a Sketch of its History Drawn from Various Sources. Thomas S. Reid. First published 1886. Re-published 31 Aug 2012.

Triumph of the Spirit. Heroes & Heroines (of Bermuda). Parts 1 & 2. Edit Butler.1995.167 pages (Part 1) and 95 pages (Part 2).

Triumph Over Tragedy. Jay Fox. A popular entertainer known both in his home, Bermuda, as well as in the USA and internationally. This is his personal story of his journey from a beginning as a mixed-blood child of a single mother of limited means in a prejudicial and insular society to a highly popular singer, songwriter, performer, and respected hotel manager. How he handled this challenging double life and how it affected his growing need for meaning in his life leads to a stormy personal situation and his relocation to Crossville, a small town in Tennessee. When all was going well personally, with a family and a horse-training ranch, and professionally, with a busy schedule of performances and an enthusiastic following of loyal fans, tragedy struck when a wasp sting turned into an infectious disease, diagnosed as group-A streptococcal toxic shock syndrome, which cost him his leg and threatened his very life. His faith in God and the support of his family, friends, and fans have led him to a future he could never have anticipated.

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Tucker House. The Story of a House, its people and its contents.  2015. Diana Chudleigh. Historical house guide book. photographs by Ann Spurling. Bermuda National Trust. 68 pages. This guide tells the story of Tucker House, a mid 18th century house in St. George's, and the families who lived in it. The house today is furnished with examples of Bermuda’s finest craftsmanship and many of these are described in words and illustrated by photographs within this book.

Twain's End. United States author Lynn Cullen. 2015. Historical fiction.  The novel imagines the romantic life between celebrated American scribe Mark Twain and Isabel Lyon, his secretary, drawing on Twain’s writings and letters as well as Lyon’s diary. A keen traveller, Twain first came to Bermuda in 1867 and returned several times thereafter — lingering for months at a time up until his death in 1910. Making eight trips here, Twain once famously quipped: “You can go to heaven if you want. I’d rather stay right here in Bermuda.” Thus, readers of Ms Cullen’s latest book are taken to The Princess Hotel of January 1907, in a Bermuda of horse-drawn transportation on roads of crushed limestone, in which many of the businesses lining Front Street are wooden. Twain reminisces how the Island recalls his birthplace of Florida, Missouri. The chapter closes with a trip to Devil’s Hole, where the author exhorts locals in the shade of a cedar tree to “never, ever regret anything that makes you smile.”Gallery Books, an imprint of publishers Simon and Schuster, available at the Bermuda Book Store, Queen Street.

Twelve Months on a Rock. Janice MacKenzie who once resided in Bermuda from Scotland with her husband Murray MacKenzie.

Twelve Nights with Tracey. Tracey Caswell. When this Canadian author went to live in Bermuda with her Bermudian husband she found out first-hand what wives encounter environmentally and in many other ways on this semi-tropical island. She wrote Tea with Tracey. In this subsequent book, under those island conditions, she found innovative ways to make her marriage blossom. Also a nice read. 

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U-Boats off Bermuda. Patrol Summaries and Merchant Ship Survivors Landed in Bermuda 1940-19442017. Eric Wiberg. Hardcover and Kindle editions. Hitherto almost completely unknown accounts of the very considerable German submarine WW2 activity sinking Allied ships going between the USA and UK and the passengers and crew who managed to be rescued and taken to Bermuda.

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Under the Calabash Tree. Robin Trimingham. A history of the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club.

Understanding the Bermuda Roof. Leading to its Effective Repair. Written and Illustrated by Sanders Frith-Brown for the Bermuda National Trust.

Unravished Bride.  Terry Tucker. 1970. A novel.

USS Bermuda - The Rise and Fall of an American Base. Don Grearson. 2009. Written between 2001 and 2006. 450 pages. $49.99.  Self-published, 1,500 copies. The Canadian-Bermudian author states how the two bases at St. David's and Southampton closed in 1995 also refers to the $11 million settlement the Bermuda Government collected in 2002, since referred by Premier Ewart Brown to US Attorney General Eric Holder in hope of a better settlement after, according to the government, the bases left behind vast amounts of oil, as well as mercury, paint and batteries. US Navy contractor JA Jones gave a $65 million estimate for cleaning up the mess at what are now Southside and Morgan's Point. Research for the book included interviews with US Department of State officials involved in negotiating that deal, as well as local players who handled the shutdown of the base lands, such as former Premier Sir John Swan and former Cabinet Minister Grant Gibbons. Grearson was employed by the then-government to administer the newly-acquired base lands. 

Undertow. Brian Burland. 1971. 235 pages. Bermuda novel. Barrie & Jenkins, London, 1971.

Uyghers: Prisoners in Paradise. By 16 year old  Bermudian schoolgirl Hasna Turner. 2017About how the Uighurs were brought to Bermuda from Guantánamo Bay in 2009. Began as a personal project at Somersfield Academy. The Uighurs — a group of four Muslim men from central Asia — were taken in by Bermuda's Premier via a secret deal with the USA deliberately without the knowledge of the British Government in London that looks after Bermuda's external affairs, after being released from Guantánamo Bay in 2009. While the men have since found work, married and have had children, because of the circumstances of their arrival they and their children are considered stateless, leaving them trapped on the island. The group has since been fighting legally to earn passports for themselves and their children. This non-fiction book recounts the compelling plight of four Uighurs from central Asia who fled the grueling oppression of communist China only to be caught in the crossfire of the US led ‘War on Terror’. Their attempt to immigrate into Turkey derails as they are captured as a bounty offer in Afghanistan and turned into the US military for reward money by local tribesmen. Ultimately, this resulted in their imprisonment within the notorious US detention canter in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba. After seven years of being indefinite detainees and overcoming unimaginable obstacles while in captivity, they were released to the remote, mid-Atlantic subtropical island of Bermuda. Despite their new-found freedom in Bermuda they are stateless and stranded to this day. Available through Lulu.com. A digital eBook version costs $9.99, while a printed paperback is available for $39.99 plus shipping.

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Veganise it! By Bermudian Ilona Perry.  2019. Gourmand International placed her cookbook at the top of its list of vegan offerings in 2020. The Bermudian, whose sole claim to cooking was that she could, wrote Veganize It! only to document how she had transformed typical Bermudian dishes to suit a diet that was vegan, off and on, for about ten years. The book took about 12 months to put together and has been available for sale since last autumn. In January, Ms Perry was notified of her win. She and her husband Bayard Outerbridge, moved a decade ago to Los Angeles, USA, so he could pursue a film career. With a potluck dinner to attend, the Bermudian couple was eager to introduce Americans to a local tradition, cassava pie, the friend encouraged her to veganise it. This book was written about cassava pie and other Bermudian dishes as examples. 

Verdmont: The Story of a House, Its People and Its Contents. An Historical House Guide Book. Diana Chudleigh. Bermuda National Trust, 2011. Pages: 44. Paperback. Illustrations in colour. Tells the story of this early 18th century house in Smith’s Parish, and the families who lived in it. The house today is furnished with examples of Bermuda’s finest craftsmanship and many of these are described in words and illustrated by photographs within this book.

Views from a wheelchair. 2010. 180 pages. In 2008 Phil and Victoria Cracknell decided to quit their corporate worlds in Bermuda and set out for life traveling the roads in USA, over 25,000 miles. Phil Cracknell is disabled, wheelchair-bound or in a 3-wheeled invalid car.

Virginia Gold. William Thomas. 2010. Historical novel. The author, a retired pastor and US Army chaplain discovered one of his ancestors, John Thomas, then only 17, was a castaway on the Sea Venture of 1609. In June 1606, King James I granted a charter to a group of London entrepreneurs, the Virginia Company, to establish a satellite English settlement in the Chesapeake region of North America. By December, 104 settlers sailed from London instructed to settle Virginia, find gold, and seek a water route to the Orient. Three years later a  fleet carrying new settlers and provisions to the Jamestown colony was scattered during a storm – and Admiral Sir George Somers’ flagship “Sea Venture” ran aground here, leading to Bermuda’s permanent settlement in 1612. Thomas and other survivors eventually reached Virginia in their two Bermuda-built ships “Deliverance” and “Patience”. This revelation inspired the author to write an historical novel based on this man’s life. “Virginia Gold” is the story of 17-year-old John Thomas, who indentures himself and sets sail from Wales in 1609. Finally John arrived in Jamestown, only to face a series of challenges and dangers that threaten his dreams of land and wealth.

Virginia Historical Portraiture, 1585-1830. Alexander Wilbourne Weddell, FRGS, Litt. D. Bermuda is mentioned prominently.

Visitor's Guide to Bermuda. 3rd Edition. Blair Howard.

Voyage of the Challenger. Narrative, volume 1, The Atlantic, chapter 4, with map. C. Wyville Thomson. 1877. A narrative of the Atlantic and Bermuda portion of the HMS Challenger Expedition around the world from 1872-1874.

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Wanderous Blessings of Raw Foods. Bermudian Wander Hodgson. 2015. Her poor health had turned her into a walking time bomb. She’d survived a bout with breast cancer but was diabetic and overweight; at her heaviest, she weighed 400lbs. In her early 40s, she decided to do something about it. Inspired by a woman she helped early on in her naturopathy career.

Warwick Academy. Our first 350 years. 2013. Co-written by long time educator Andrew Dobson and school parent Catherine Kennedy. Commemorative history book. Intended to paint a picture of where the school has been and where it’s headed in the future. Researching Warwick Academy’s past was difficult. Pre-1930s school records had been lost at sea in 1929, after the data had been sent on a boat to be bound in New York, but sank upon its return to Bermuda. Appeals were made to former students and teachers to get their contributions and many responded. 

What You May Not Know About Bermuda. Horst Augustinovic.  A trove of little-known Bermudian history, replete with facts and pictures never before gathered. Volume 1. Volume 2. Volume 3, 2015, Published November. Re the latter book, The full story is told of historical dioramas once on display at Fort St Catherine, which crumbled apart during renovations in 2010. It includes the legend of the Irish monk, St Brendan, said to have discovered an Island much like Bermuda in the 6th century.  Saved from obscurity is the 1886 picture of Marriott Morris, who brought his penny-farthing bicycle to Bermuda and started a fad for what was then a new form of transport. The latest volume concentrated heavily on military history, in part due to the recent 100th anniversary of the First World War. Scanning dispatches from the War Office in Britain to the local Governor, Mr Augustinovic was intrigued to spot an exceptional payout of Ł8,000 over a 1915 incident. An American visitor, George Montgomery, lost his leg when local sailor Alfred Lottimore, out on a scenic cruise, incurred the gunfire of sentries guarding German prisoners of war on Port’s Island. A rare photograph from that same year, of a broken radio mast at Daniel’s Head that killed four members of the Bermuda Militia Artillery, was identified thanks to the author’s investigations. Mr Augustinovic called on the Bermuda National Museum as part of his research. A mystery picture was unearthed, showing a collapsed structure, that was “clearly the one.” Another rarity from the First World War is a photograph of a black Bermudian serviceman, Lance Bombardier Cyril Chesterfield Eston, taken in France and recently found on eBay. Another obscure fact is that historic Carter House in St David’s, one of Bermuda’s oldest houses, briefly served as a beauty salon when it was taken over in 1941 for the US Base. Asked for his favourite quirk of history brought to light, Mr Augustinovic had a tough time choosing — but the 1937 case of 19-year-old Evelyn Stovell, who forced an apology out of the Bishop of Bermuda, might qualify. To widespread shock, even outrage, King Edward VIII had abdicated in 1936 to marry the American divorcee Wallis Simpson, and thus became Duke of Windsor. Ms Stovell was an employee at the newspaper’s office in Hamilton, where she had pictures on the wall of the new Duke and Duchess of Windsor. On January 5, 1937, she found them torn down. The culprit turned out to be Bermuda’s bishop, the Right Rev Arthur Heber Browne, who had found the pictures “disgraceful” and destroyed them. “She was so furious that she found him and challenged him,” Mr Augustinovic said. The Bishop had to apologize for “yielding to a sudden impulse, which I ought to have known how to control.” Bermuda Book Store and Bookmart

What's Become of Anna. Terry Tucker. 1972. Her historical novel of the 1878 Bermuda murder of Anna Skeeters. But Tucker transformed the 41 year old Anna into a young wife. The account is disfigured with racial condescension toward blacks, especially black men. Nonetheless, a powerful tale.

Whatwanderwith. Brian Burland. Norton, 1987

When the Rock Burned. By former Police Commissioner Jonathan Smith. One of the most violent periods of the island’s history. A full account of the events leading up to the December 1977 riots, and their legacy, at a time when social, economic and racial tensions ignited in protest, street violence and flames. 

When the Sun Goes Down. Island Stories. Maria Strani-Potts. 2013. By y the author of novel The Cat of Portovecchio, Corfu Tales. It captures the atmosphere and distinctive character of various islands in the Mediterranean and the Atlantic, including Bermuda. Swimming in Bermuda concerns an encounter between two women. A foreign visitor meets a local Bermudian woman. Tragic events from the past are gradually revealed. Other stories relate to places beyond Bermuda.

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West Indian Censorship Devices. Handbook no. 2. Geoffrey G. Richie. Harrogate, U.K., Roses Caribbean Philatelic Society, 1977; 105 pp. In addition to Bermuda, contains articles on Bahamas, Barbados (revised), British Guiana (revised), British Honduras, Cayman Islands (revised), French West Indies, Grenada (revised), Jamaica (revised), Leeward Islands, St. Lucia (revised), and St. Vincent.

Whale Song. Andrew Stevenson, also producer of the film Where the Whales Sing, 2010. 2011. Mr Stevenson has been researching humpback whales in Bermuda for several years.

What Hath God Wrought. History of the Salvation Army in Canada and Bermuda.  By General Arnold Brown, Salvation Army.

What You May Not Know About Bermuda. Horst Augustinovic. 2012. 111 pages, most interesting and often little-known facts by a well-known local author. He hopes the book will be a useful resource in teaching Bermudians about their history, but in a fun, approachable way. He was looking for the unusual or quirky things, when things went wrong, the less known topics.

White Ensign Flying. Roger Litwiller. 2015. An accurate summary of one in particular and other corvettes of the Royal Canadian Navy in the Second World War. Of particular interest to anyone in Bermuda, Canada, UK and USA wanting to know more about Canadian and Allied involvement in the WW2 Battle of the Atlantic. Bermuda, much affected during that war, has prominent mentions.

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White Plumes Astern. Commander Anthony Law, RCN. His war-time account in the Atlantic and beyond, Bermuda resident.

Whither Now Bermuda. John Gilbert. 1995. Island Press. A companion volume to A Tale of Two Houses.

Whom Shall I Fear? Pushing the Politics of Change. Dr. Ewart Brown. 2019. An autobiographical book by a controversial former Bermuda premier. 434-pages.  The author recounts how he "transformed Bermuda’s local transport with a system of fast ferries, provided new pivotal air service for resident and visitors alike with the introduction of lower-cost international carriers and increased cruise travel to Bermuda by mega ships with the development of Bermuda’s Dockyard as an internationally competitive port destination that locals also enjoy”. The book also discusses Dr Brown’s work to place more Bermudians in top-level jobs, create opportunities for young black entrepreneurs and black business owners and to introduce FutureCare — “the country’s first comprehensive health insurance programme for senior citizens”. Dr Brown entered Bermuda politics as an MP in 1993 for the Progressive Labour Party and was Premier of Bermuda from 2006 to 2010.

Wild in Bermuda and Beyond on Land. By wildlife photographer and animal behaviorist Jessica Riederer. 2019. Limited edition. Featuring land animals from Bermuda, Australia and Britain. Designed to promote wildlife conservation, educational, about 200 of her photographs over 10 years. She wrote Bermuda: Wildlife and Landscape Images in 2016. 

Wings over Bermuda – 100 years of aviation in the West Atlantic. British aviation authors Ewan Partridge and Tom Singfield, a specialist in aviation history, former Gatwick air traffic controller and Bermuda visitor. 2014. 304 pages. Singfield's other aviation books include Airliners Worldwide and Classic Gatwick Propliners. The two authors got quite a write-up about this work in a Sussex, UK newspaper. Singfield is a Horsham, Sussex, resident. Bermuda's Aviation Pioneers and their unique contributions to Bermuda's aviation history had their finest claims to international fame in the 1930s to 1950s as our own website Bermuda's Aviation Pioneers shows. National Museum of Bermuda. Costs $65 in Bermuda from June 4, 2014, Ł40 in the UK. 

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Winslow Homer Watercolors. Helen A Cooper. 1986. 259 pages. This famous artist visited Bermuda often from 1899-1900 and painted some unique Bermuda scenes. Yale University Press, New Haven.

Winston Churchill: The Struggle for survival, 1940-1965. The diaries of Lord Moran, one-time physician to the great British Prime Minister. Bermuda is mentioned prominently.

Witches, Wife Beaters and Whores: Common Law and Common Folk in Early America. Elaine Forman Crane. 2011. Of interest to Bermudian historians in particular is her inclusion of Bermuda in the context of ‘Early America’ and a close examination of the Bermuda witchcraft trials of the mid-1600s within that context. Though of primary interest to scholars of early American history, there is relevance to Bermuda, particularly in the chapter on witchcraft, as the Island colony’s social and economic development was closely intertwined with that of its sister colonies on the mainland.

Wooden Houses of Bermuda. Dale Butler. 2005. They were introduced to Bermuda from the Caribbean (where they are still very common in some islands) about the turn of the 20th century and adapted well to traditional Bermuda proportions. Some were repainted in several bright colours over the years.

Wolfert's Roost. Irving. 1855. 383 pages. Two chapters on Bermuda.

Woolcock's Wonders.  A book featuring previously unseen works by late author and cartoonist Peter Woolcock. Includes a number of children’s illustrations, including drawings from three unpublished children’s books — The Early Days of -, Pandora’s Pets and A New Bestiary for Children — one unfinished fourth book, The Mad Dog, and a series of illustrated nursery rhymes. Prior to his death late last year, Mr Woolcock had been working with the Bermuda National Gallery for a retrospective of his work which would have included the art. The book is published in a limited run of 1,000 — matching the limited runs of Mr Woolcock’s popular Woppened series — and are set to sell for $30. Meanwhile, the Bermuda National Gallery will open an exhibition of Mr Woolcock’s work early next year, highlighting illustrations from the artist’s entire career, his time serving in the Second World War, and even a drawing done when Mr Woolcock was a teenager. He was an incredibly important figure in the political arena in Bermuda — documenting decades of Bermuda’s politics during a time that was revolutionary.

Woppened. Peter Woolcock. A yearly series since 1987. A different book of Bermudian political cartoons for each year until the 2013 last was Woppened 20. Prepared for Bermuda's daily newspaper by the Argentine-born British artist, cartoonist and illustrator who lived and worked in Bermuda from 1983 until he died in late 2014.  Peter Woolcock had a prolific career as a children’s illustrator and Disney cartoonist The self-taught artist spent 38 years at Amalgamated Press in London, creating comic strips and illustrations, also working on Disneyland comic in the 1970s. 

Woman Into Wolf. The Story of Three Marriages. Terry Tucker. 

World of Bermuda Fish. William Beebe. 1932. A page article in Bulletin of the New York Zoological Society.

Wrecked on the Bermudas. Meyer. 1892. Providence, Rhode Island. Freeman. 252 pages.

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Yankee RN. Commander A. H. Cherry. 1951. 544 pages. The author was American who became an officer in the Royal Navy and was largely based in Bermuda during World War 2. Before the USA entered the war in 1941 he was a Wall Street banker. He served in the North Atlantic on escort duty, including Capt Walker's Group. Jarrolds, London. Hardcover. 

Yet More Essays on Bermuda's History. Bermudian author Jonathan Land Evans. 2019. Volume 3 in the series. Lulu.com. 

Your Bermuda. All you need to know about our island home. George Rushe. 1995. Politics to Shakespeare, slavery to cahows, prisoners of war to bus tickets, censorship to flowers, economics to convict hulks. 206 pages. Nice index. Outdated now but still useful.

Your Guide to Bermuda. Stanley Baron. 1965. London, Redman. 234 pages.

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