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London: Bodley Head, 1972. First edition.
Small, faint rubberstamped address on endpaper, else near fine in a very good or better, price-clipped dust jacket, with a tiny tear to rear panel.
$16.50 Book Number: 987 Order / Enquire
Honorary White. A Visit to South Africa.
London: Bodley Head, 1975. First edition.
Very good in dust jacket (slight wear at spine ends).
$16.50 Book Number: 7311 Order / Enquire
BRATHWAITE, Edward [Kamua].
Rights of Passage.
London: Oxford University Press, 1967. First edition.
Octavo, brown cloth with a small slug (291) impressed in lower corner of rear cover, pp. 86. Signed by Brathwaite and dated in the year of publication. The poet's first book, and the first in a trilogy of works.. Lacks front free endpaper, else very good. No dust jacket.
$50.00 Book Number: 989 Order / Enquire
CARPENTIER, Alejo. Translated from the Spanish by Harriet de Onis.
The Kingdom of this World.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1957. First American edition.
Octavo, original publisher's binding of boards printed in blue purple and pink, pp. 150. Blacklisted screenwriter Ian McLennan Hunter's copy, with his last name written on the endpaper. Carpentier was born in Cuba and was widely regarded as a master of his craft. Spine cocked, light wear to extremities of the fragile boards, else very good in a used, soiled dust jacket.
$40.00 Book Number: 13527 Order / Enquire
London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, (1965). Uncorrected proof copy of the first edition.
8vo., pale green wrappers. Wrappers lightly stained and soiled, with the publisher's or the printer's rubber-stamp on the rear cover. The spine panel is darkened with tearing to the head of the spine. A good+ copy of an unusual proof.
$27.50 Book Number: 7738 Order / Enquire
Caribbean Literature. An Anthology.
London: University of London, (1966). First edition.
Includes material by Wallcott, Lamming, Claude McKay, John Hearne and others. Spine slightly cocked, else very good in dust jacket.
$27.50 Book Number: 933 Order / Enquire
Guinea Woman. New and Selected Poems.
(London): Carcanet, (2000). First edition, paper issue.
21.5 cm x 14 cm, card covers, pp. 133. Signed by Goodison. Fine.
$22.00 Book Number: 12654 Order / Enquire
London: New Beacon Books, (1988). First edition, paper issue.
21.5 cm x 14 cm, card covers, pp. 61. The uncommon third book by this important Jamaican poet. Near fine.
$22.00 Book Number: 14109 Order / Enquire
London: Faber & Faber, (1985). First edition.
Signed by Harris. Fine in dust jacket (with some wrinkling at bottom of the front panel).
$110.00 Book Number: 3532 Order / Enquire
From the Heat of the Day.
New York: Persea Books, (1993). First American edition.
Guyanese novelist. Fine in dust jacket.
$22.00 Book Number: 2465 Order / Enquire
New York: Persea Books, (1992). First American edition.
Fine in dust jacket.
$22.00 Book Number: 2466 Order / Enquire
I Want a Black Doll.
London: Collins, 1967. First English edition.
Fine in an exceptionally bright, price-clipped dust jacket.
$55.00 Book Number: 1012 Order / Enquire
London: Phoenix House, . First edition.
Kempadoo was born in England of Guyanese parents in 1966. She was brought up in Guyana, and at the time of this book's publication resided in Grenada. Fine in dust jacket.
$16.50 Book Number: 8769 Order / Enquire
New York: Farrar, Straus, Giroux, (1990). First edition.
Signed by the author. Fine in dust jacket.
$35.00 Book Number: 2765 Order / Enquire
A Small Place.
New York: Farrar, Straus, Giroux, (1988). First edition.
Octavo, pale green boards backed in a darker green cloth, pp. 81. Signed by Kincaid. A book about Kincaid's homeland of Antigua. Fine in price-clipped dust jacket.
$60.00 Book Number: 2766 Order / Enquire