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Jamaica Farewell: Jamaican Migrants in London
Berkeley: University of California Press, 1978. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo. Cloth boards; dustjacket; 262pp; includes bibliography. Removed from a non-circulating private library, with ink ownership markings to front endpaper and accompanying black ink elisions from de-accession. Else a clean, sharp, tight copy in crisp VG dustwrapper.
[Item #15235]
Price: $25.00
 
Jamaica Farewell: Jamaican Migrants in London. AFRICAN AMERICANS - CARIBBEAN, Nancy FONER.
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White Land, Black Labor: Caste and Class in Late Nineteenth-Century Georgia
Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1983. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo. Cloth boards; dustjacket; 196pp. Includes bibliography. Removed from a non-circulating private library, with ink ownership markings to front endpaper and accompanying black ink elisions from de-accession. Else a clean, sharp, tight copy, with no markings to jacket, boards or text.
[Item #15209]
Price: $15.00
 
White Land, Black Labor: Caste and Class in Late Nineteenth-Century Georgia. AFRICAN AMERICANS, Charles L. Jr FLYNN.
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Slavery In The Americas: A Comparative Study of Cuba and Virginia
Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1967. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo. Cloth boards; dustjacket; 270pp. Removed from a non-circulating private library, with ink ownership markings to front endpaper and accompanying black ink elisions from de-accession. Else a clean, sharp, tight copy in lightly rubbed and faded dustwrapper.
[Item #15212]
Price: $15.00
 
Slavery In The Americas: A Comparative Study of Cuba and Virginia. AFRICAN AMERICANS, Herbert S. KLEIN.
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Whence the "Black Irish" of Jamaica?
New York: Lincoln Mac Veagh - The Dial Press, 1932. First Edition. Hardcover. Attractive copy of Williams's scholarly volume on documenting the history of Black Jamaican's who claim Irish ancestry. "Visitors to Jamaica in the British West Indies frequently remark a seeming anomaly. In even the remotest sections of the...
[Item #35187]
Price: $500.00
 
Whence the "Black Irish" of Jamaica? AFRICAN AMERICANS, CARIBBEAN, Joseph J. WILLIAMS.
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The Inflammable Desire to Rebel
New York: Vantage Press, [1973]. First Edition. Hardcover. Poetry collection "about black people" by Panamanian choreographer and dancer. OCLC notes 17 holdings. Octavo (21cm.); original cloth in red pictorial dust jacket; x,[11]-44pp. Light foxing to jacket spine, else Fine.
[Item #25410]
Price: $75.00
 
The Inflammable Desire to Rebel. AFRICAN AMERICANS, POETRY, Princess Orelia BENSKINA.
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Cannibal Cousins
New York: Minton, Balch & Company, [1934]. First Edition. Hardcover. Sensationalist history of Haiti and voodoo, published during the American occupation in part as a sequel to the author's Black Baghdad (1933), advertised on the rear panel of the present dust jacket as "The Arabian Nights Adventures of a Marine...
[Item #34990]
Price: $250.00
 
Cannibal Cousins. AFRICAN-AMERICANA, HAITI, John Houston CRAIGE.
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How the García Girls Lost Their Accents
Chapel Hill: Algonquin Books, 1991. First Edition. Hardcover. First Printing. 12mo (18.5cm.); publisher's cloth-backed boards in pictorial dust jacket; [14],290pp. A hint of soil else Just About Fine. The Dominican-American author's first novel.
[Item #38080]
Price: $20.00
 
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Night of the Silent Drums
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1975. First Edition. Octavo (23cm). Cloth boards, lettered in silver on spine; dustjacket; 406pp. Fine, unmarked copy in barely edge-rubbed dustwrapper, Near Fine. Narrative of the St. John (Virgin Islands) Slave Rebellion of 1733.
[Item #21064]
Price: $45.00
 
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Poster: Tercer Mundo, Tercera Guerra Mundial [Third World, Third World War]
[Havana, Cuba: S.i.], 1970. Film poster for Cuban director Julio García Espinosa's 90-minute documentary on attrocities and war crimes committed during the Vietnam War. Filmed from the Cuban point of view, the film was a call to resistance by the Third World everywhere against the military-industrial complex of the capitalist...
[Item #26217]
Price: $750.00
 
Poster: Tercer Mundo, Tercera Guerra Mundial [Third World, Third World War]. AZCUY, pseud. of Pablo René Azcuy Cárdenas, Julio García ESPINOSA, director.
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My Paradise Is Hell: The Story of the Caribbean [Signed]
New York: Vista Publishing Corporation, 1948. First Edition. Hardcover. First Impression. Octavo (21.75cm.); original grey pictorial dust jacket; xv,[1],331pp.; green map endpapers. Jacket extremities rather chipped and worn with shallow losses along edges and spine ends, a few affecting text without loss of meaning, dampstaining to jacket very faintly affecting...
[Item #26229]
Price: $50.00
 
My Paradise Is Hell: The Story of the Caribbean [Signed]. Albert BALINK.
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The Woe Shirt: Caribbean Folk Tales
Port Townsend: Graywolf Press, 1982. First Paperback Edition. Paperback. Collection of 13 Caribbean folk tales by Haitian author Paulé Bartón, translated here by Howard A. Norman and illustrated throughout by Norman Laliberté. Octavo (23.5cm); illustrated wrappers; 62, [2]pp; illus. Light creasing and a single closed tear to upper edge of...
[Item #27998]
Price: $25.00
 
The Woe Shirt: Caribbean Folk Tales. Paulé BARTÓN, stories, Norman LALIBERTÉ, drawings.
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Broadside: Grass Roots Black Community Newspaper. Legal Lynching in Britain. Tony Soares, Another Victim
London: Grassroots Black Community Newspaper, [ca.1972]. Broadside drawing attention to the plight of Tony Soares, an Afro-Caribbean activist and well-known member of the Black Liberation Front who was one of the first proponents of Black Power in the UK. Soares was targeted by the Special Branch - a special intelligence...
[Item #29024]
Price: $500.00
 
Broadside: Grass Roots Black Community Newspaper. Legal Lynching in Britain. Tony Soares, Another Victim. BLACK LIBERATION FRONT, Tony SOARES.
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West Indians in Canada: A Selective Annotated Bibliography
Guelph: The Library [of] University of Guelph, 1970. First Edition. Paperback. Quarto (27.75cm.); original orange printed spiral-bound wrappers; [6],41 typescript leaves. Top edge of upper wrapper a bit toned, else Near Fine. Bibliography Series no. 1.
[Item #28946]
Price: $60.00
 
West Indians in Canada: A Selective Annotated Bibliography. Flora Helena BLIZZARD.
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Health Problems in the Developing Caribbean
Bridgetown, Barbados: Caribbean Ecumenical Consultation for Development, [1971]. First Edition. Paperback. Issued as "Study Paper No.7," dealing chiefly with health issues in developing Caribbean nations in two main areas: health problems which actually cause sickness and death, and "those which are related to the services that the governments have set...
[Item #20997]
Price: $30.00
 
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Islands
London: Oxford University Press, 1969. First U.K. Edition. Hardcover. "The third part of Edward Braithwaite's trilogy of poems about the Negro's encounter with the New World interweaves the past and present of his Caribbean homeland - its natural beauty, its violent history, the values that sustain its people - into...
[Item #29477]
Price: $75.00
 
Islands. Edward BRAITHWAITE.
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Writing Away from Home (Issued as Savacou no. 9/10)
Kingston, Jamaica: Savacou Journal, 1974. First Edition. Paperback. Quarto (24cm.); pictorial card wrappers by Aubrey Williams; 134pp.; illus. About Fine. Double issue of the Caribbean literary journal Savacou, "A Journal of the Caribbean Artists Movement." Includes contributions by James Berry (Jamaica), Roy Heath (Guyana), Shake Keane (West Indies), E.A. Markham...
[Item #26536]
Price: $75.00
 
Writing Away from Home (Issued as Savacou no. 9/10). Edward Kamau BRATHWAITE, eds, John La Rose, guest eds Andrew Salkey.
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Rapport Annuel du Bureau d'Ethnologie de la République d'Haiti, 1942-1943
Port-Au-Prince: Bureau d'Ethnologie, 1943. First Edition. Paperback. Octavo (22.5cm.); original grey printed staplebound wrappers; 16pp.; illus. Wrapper extremities faded and rather brittle, small loss to bottom fore-edge corner of upper wrapper not affecting text, additional chips to top edge of rear wrapper, interior about fine. Ownership rubberstamp to upper cover...
[Item #27612]
Price: $25.00
 
Rapport Annuel du Bureau d'Ethnologie de la République d'Haiti, 1942-1943. HAITI BUREAU D'ETHNOLOGIE.
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Lucha - No.7, Ano II (13 December, 1935)
Havana: Liga Anti-Imperialista de Cuba, 1935. First Edition. Paperback. Scarce and early Cuban Communist journal, with extensive coverage of Latin American radical and anti-imperialist movements. Illustrated on front and rear covers; front cover depicts Pedraza and Batista as axe-wielding executioners; rear cover depicts a "Mr. Dods" of Washington absconding into...
[Item #25210]
Price: $200.00
 
Lucha - No.7, Ano II (13 December, 1935). C. E. N. Liga Anti-Imperialista de Cuba.
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Los Cuentos de Juan Bobo
Mayagüez, Puerto Rico: Ediciones Libero, [1979]. First Thus. Paperback. Slim octavo (21.25cm.); publisher's pictorial card wrappers; xii,49pp.; illus. throughout. Just a hint of toning to wrappers, else Fine. Collection of Puerto Rican folktales featuring the traditional character Juan Bobo, adapted from Maria Cadilla de Martinez's collection Raíces de la Tierra...
[Item #34708]
Price: $75.00
 
Los Cuentos de Juan Bobo. Maria CADILLA DE MARTINEZ, adaptation Jose Ramirez Rivera, illus F. Barbarika.
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The Urban Ambience: A Study of San Juan, Puerto Rico
[Totowa, NJ]: Bedminster Press, 1964. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo (24cm.); original cloth in white pictorial dust jacket; [12],243pp.; illus., dark orange map endpapers. Upper jacket panel and spine very slightly rubbed, else Fine. A Social Science Research Center Study, College of Social Sciences, University of Puerto Rico.
[Item #25967]
Price: $30.00
 
The Urban Ambience: A Study of San Juan, Puerto Rico. Theodore CAPLOW, , Sheldon Stryker, Samuel E. Wallace.
21.

House of Flowers
New York: Random House, 1968. First Edition. Hardcover. A musical comedy concerning two neighboring bordellos in an idealized Haitian town. Lyrics were co-written by Capote and Harold Arlen. Sharp copy. First Printing. Octavo; beige paper over black cloth, with titles stamped in gilt on spine and publisher's logo blindstamped to...
[Item #20760]
Price: $400.00
 
House of Flowers. Truman CAPOTE.
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Le Créole dans l'Univers: Etudes comparatives des parlers Français-Créoles. Tome I: Le Mauricien [All Published]
Port-Au-Prince: Imprimerie de l'Etat, 1939. First Edition. Paperback. Octavo (23.5cm.); original blue decorative card wrappers printed in red and black; xxii,[2],214pp. General wear to wrapper extremities, spine and edges a bit toned, contemporary ink note to upper cover, front free endpaper torn in several places in gutter, else Near Very...
[Item #34406]
Price: $150.00
 
Le Créole dans l'Univers: Etudes comparatives des parlers Français-Créoles. Tome I: Le Mauricien [All Published]. CARIBBEANA, HAITI, Jules FAINE.
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War of Time
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1970. First Edition. Octavo. Blue cloth boards, lettered in gilt on spine with title blind-stamped on front cover; canary-yellow top-stain; dustjacket; 179, [3]pp. Review copy, with publisher's slip laid in. Fine and apparently unread, with brilliant yellow top-stain, in crisp and unworn dustwrapper, also Fine...
[Item #25162]
Price: $75.00
 
War of Time. Alejo CARPENTIER.
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La Revolución Tiene en las Mujeres Cubanas hoy día una Impresionante Fuerza Política
Habana: Editorial de Ciencias Sociales, 1974. First Edition. Paperback. 12mo (17.5cm.); original photographic staplebound wrappers; 60pp.; photographic illus. About Fine. Forms part of the Ediciones Políticas. Closing speech delivered by Castro to the second congress of the Federación de Mujeres Cubanas, held on November 29, 1974.
[Item #26703]
Price: $25.00
 
La Revolución Tiene en las Mujeres Cubanas hoy día una Impresionante Fuerza Política. Fidel CASTRO.
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"The Revolution Must Be A School of Unfettered Thought": Speech At University of Havana [Cover Title]
New York: Pioneer Publishers, 1962. First Edition. Paperback. Full text of Castro's speech delivered at the University of Havana on March 13, 1962, commemorating the anniversary of the 1957 student attack on the palace of the dictator Batista, in which student leader José Antonio Echevarría and others were killed. First...
[Item #30000]
Price: $15.00
 
"The Revolution Must Be A School of Unfettered Thought": Speech At University of Havana [Cover Title]. Fidel CASTRO.


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