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Human Rights Watch: vol. 16, #6 (B) November 2004; Hated to Death: Homophobia, violence and Jamaica\'s HIV/AIDS epidemic
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Human Rights Watch: vol. 16, #6 (B) November 2004; Hated to Death: Homophobia, violence and Jamaica's HIV/AIDS epidemic

New York: Human Rights Watch, 2004. Magazine. 80p., 8.5x11 inches, glossary, note on Jamaican language, summary, recommendations, methods, background, conclusion, footnotes, appendix, very good report in stapled color pictorial wraps.

$25.00

The coinage of Jamaica
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The coinage of Jamaica

By Byrne, Ray; Jerome H Remick

San Antonio, TX: Almanzar's Coins of the World, 1966. 106p., paperback, black and white illustrations; very good. A gift plate signed by the authors and the publisher is tipped in inside the front cover.

$12.00

Caribbean correspondence. June 1975
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Caribbean correspondence. June 1975

Kingston, Jamaica ; New York, NY: Caribbean Correspondence, 1975. 37p., staplebound pamphlet, very good. Front cover decorated with a Leroy Foster drawing originally done for Gwendolyn Brooks' "Aloneness." Discussion of self management in the Caribbean context, with a brief article on the Lip Occupation reprinted from Point Blank.

$65.00

Voices Under the Window
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Voices Under the Window

By Hearne, John

London: Faber and Faber, 1955. Hardcover. 163p., very good first UK edition openweave red cloth boards titled sky-blue. Hearne's first book. Plot revolves around a Jamaican politician mauled by a Kingston mob.

$25.00

American Folk Medicine, A Symposium
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American Folk Medicine, A Symposium

By Hand, Wayland D., editor

Berkeley: University of California Press, 1976. Hardcover. viii, 347p., has a few diagrammatic illustration in text, first edition cloth boards in dust jacket. Jacket is a little edgeworn with rubbing and a short closed tear, a very good copy inscribed and signed as "Wayland" in 1979. "North Americans" include "Central Americans," Caribbeans, African Americans, HIspanics, the French of the St.Lawrence and Lower Mississippi River basins.

$18.00

The Autumn Equinox
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The Autumn Equinox

By Hearne, John

New York: Vanguard, 1961. Hardcover. 272p., very good first US edition in cloth boards and unclipped dj. Jamaican novelist of African descent, born in Canada.

$25.00

Chanting down Babylon, the Rastafari reader
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Chanting down Babylon, the Rastafari reader

By Murrell, Nathaniel Samuel, William David Spencer and Adrian Anthony McFarlane, eds

Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1998. Paperback. x, 467p., wraps slightly edge worn else very good condition, 7x10 inches.

$12.00

Voices Under the Window
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Voices Under the Window

By Hearne, John

London: Faber and Faber, 1955. Hardcover. 163p., very good first UK edition openweave red cloth boards titled sky-blue, edgeworn and unclipped dj with tape re-enforcment on rear at head of spine. Hearne's first book. Plot revolves around a Jamaican politician mauled by a Kingston mob.

$75.00

Tricontinental; no. 104
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Tricontinental; no. 104

Havana: Organization of Solidarity of the Peoples of Africa, Asia, and Latin America, 1976. 64p., staplebound wraps, very good. The slender bulletin format, rather than the thicker theoretical journal with the same title. Number 103 was dated 1977, so it is curious that this issue is dated 1976. Articles on revolutionary movements in Latin America, Asia and Africa. This issue includes sections on Paraguay, Chile, Jamaica, and more.

$15.00

The Autumn Equinox
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The Autumn Equinox

By Hearne, John

New York: Vanguard, 1961. Hardcover. 272p., very good first US edition in cloth boards and unclipped dj with wear at edges especially head and tail of spine. Jamaican novelist of African descent, born in Canada.

$20.00

Seasons of Dust
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Seasons of Dust

By Fulani, Ifeona

New York: Harlem River Press / Writers and Readers Publishing, 1997. Hardcover. 261p. Very good. Jamaica-born, London-raised Afro-Caribbean writer.

$12.00

The leopard
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The leopard

By Reid, Victor Stafford

New York: The Viking Press, 1958. Hardcover. 159p., ownership stamp on fep, remainder mark bottom edge, good only first edition in quarter-cloth boards and edgeworn, chipped, but unclipped dj. Second novel by the Jamaican writer.

$10.00

¿Does Fidel Eat More Than Your Father? conversations in Cuba, a \
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¿Does Fidel Eat More Than Your Father? conversations in Cuba, a "Third World" view of Cuba by a young Jamaican writer

By Reckord, Barry

New York: Praeger, 1971. Hardcover. 191p., introduction, postscript, very good first edition in red cloth boards and unclipped dj. Jamaican playwright's interviews with Cuban workers, children and others.

$11.00

Middle passages
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Middle passages

By Brathwaite, Kamau, Piri Thomas association

New York: New Directions, 1993. Paperback. vii, 120p., personal inscription to Piri [Thomas] signed by the poet, very good first edition trade paperback in pictorial wraps. Poetry of the African Diaspora by the Afro-Jamaican American writer, from Piri Thomas' library.

$25.00

Until it\'s Time to Die
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Until it's Time to Die

By Henry, Ricardo F.

New York: Vantage Press, 1997. Hardcover. 219p., first edition, remainder stripe on bottom fore edge else very good condition in like dj. Jamaican-born African-American writer "currently" (at the time of publication) residing in Washington, D.C. Novel about a Black Jesus that appears on a California beach.

$25.00

Karibu-kai ohirune suketchi [Sketches of naps in the Caribbean Sea]
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Karibu-kai ohirune suketchi [Sketches of naps in the Caribbean Sea]

By Nonaka, Tomoso

Tokyo: Tokyo shoseki, 1996. 159p., very good in wraps, text in Japanese. English title "My Caribbean Days" on cover. The author is a New York-based Japanese journalist. This book records her experiences on several visits to Jamaica, Martinique, Puerto Rico, and Trinidad and Tobago. She notes how she initially went to the Caribbean thinking she could spend some time leisurely napping on beaches but became fascinated with Caribbean culture. She focuses particular attention on the musical scenes in the countries she visits: reggae, calypso, soca, etc. The volume is illustrated with her drawings (both B&W and color) as well as numerous photographs.

$30.00

Sleepy Valley A Jamaican Morality Play
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Sleepy Valley A Jamaican Morality Play

By Created by Knox Summer School (Jamaica) 1952. Foreword by Cicely Waite-Smith

Port-of-Spain, Trinidad: University College of the West Indies Extra-Mural Department / The College Press, 1955. Staplebound. 32p. Covers soiled including a faint cup stain to front cover. Previous owner's name and year to title page. Uncommon. Caribbean Plays No. 1. The end result, according to Cicely Waite-Smith in the foreword (dated January 1954), of "'group play-making." The series general editor was Errol Hill.

$25.00

Regional meeting on behavioral interventions for the prevention of STD and HIV/AIDS; challenges and choices for the 1990\'s: Final Report, December 11-14, 1990, Kingston, Jamaica
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Regional meeting on behavioral interventions for the prevention of STD and HIV/AIDS; challenges and choices for the 1990's: Final Report, December 11-14, 1990, Kingston, Jamaica

Kingston: Pan AMerican Health Organization, World Health Organization, 1990. iii, 36p., 8.5x11 inches, list of attendees, authors, presenters etc., reports, session overviews, recommendations, very good report in stapled tan pictorial wraps.

$45.00

Finding my way
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Finding my way

By Scott, John Irving E.

Boston: Meador, 1949. Hardcover. 308p., very good hardcover in chipped dj. Academic, social and spiritual advice for students, by the Jamaican-born Dean of Alcorn College in Mississippi. He was also the author of "The education of black people in Florida" and other books.

$35.00

Land of the living
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Land of the living

By Hearne, John

New York: Harper and Brothers, 1962. Hardcover. 280p., first American edition, previous owner name on front blank end paper else very good condition in an edge worn dj. The British edition was first and published in 1961.

$12.00

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