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Green Mansions: A Romance of the Tropical Forest

by W. H. Hudson

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1989
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9780486259932
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New York: Dover Publications, 1989. Trade Paperback. Unabridged and unaltered republication of the first American edition, published in 1904. Near Fine. Interior pristine. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Covers clean and bright with slight reading wear. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 315 pages. Laid-in book review from Washington Post Book World. The curious call of an… Read more
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The Comedians (Penguin Classics)

by Graham Greene

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Januray 2005
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9780143039198
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New York: Penguin, January 2005. Trade Paperback. Fine. Interior pristine. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Covers clean and bright. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 320 pages. Three men meet on a ship bound for Haiti, a world in the grip of the corrupt "Papa Doc" and the Tontons Macoute, his sinister secret police. Brown the hotelier,… Read more
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Acta de la Sesion Extraordinaria Celebrada el 26 de Octubre de 1983 / Minutes of the Extraordinary Session Held on October 26, 1983 (Considering the Situation in Grenada)

by Consejo Permanente de la Organizacion de los Estados Americanos; Permanent Council of the Organization of American States

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Published
1984
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Washington, DC: Organization of American States, 1984. Unbound Photocopy. Very Good. 51 pages.
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Statements by Cuba on the events in Grenada, October 1983

by Nora Madan

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October 1983
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La Habana: Editora Política, October 1983. Unbound photocopy. Very Good. 28 pages. Translation of: Declaraciones de Cuba sobre los sucesos de Granada. Contains two official statements issued jointly by the Partido Comunista de Cuba and the Cuban government, and the transcript of a news conference by Fidel Castro Ruz. The contents of this edition have been taken from Granma, official… Read more
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Port of Spain: Government of Trinidad and Tobago, October 26, 1983. Unbound Photocopy. Very Good. As circulated to the Permanent Council of the Organization of American States. 13 pages.
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Bridgetown: Government of Barbados, Oct 26, 1983. Unbound Photocopy. Very Good. Speech in which Prime Minister Adams Explained his reasons for taking part in the invasion of Grenada. As circulated to the Permanent Council of the Organization of American States. 8 pages.
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Grenada: Origins and Implications of the 13 March Coup, 20 April 1979

by National Foreign Assessment Center, Central Intelligence Agency

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20 April 1979
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Washington, DC: Central Intelligence Agency, 20 April 1979. Unbound Photocopy. Very Good. Redacted. 10 pages.
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U.S.-Grenada Relations Since the Coup: A Background Paper (AmEmbassy Bridgetown Airgram 83/A-2)

by Lawrence Rossin

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January 18, 1983
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Bridgetown, Barbados: U.S. Embassy, January 18, 1983. Unbound photocopy. Very Good. Redacted. Not from a library. 85 pages.
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The Professor of Light

by Marina Tamar Budhos

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Published
March 1999
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First Edition
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9780399144738
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New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, March 1999. Hardcover. First Edition / full number line. Near Fine book in a Near Fine jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and very tight, ends bumped. Black remainder mark to top edge. Light foxing to edges. Jacket clean and bright with slight edgewear. Not from a library. Not clipped. 254 pages. This is… Read more
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The Loss of El Dorado: A Colonial History

by V. S. Naipaul

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September 2001
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Corrected Edition
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9780330487078
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London: Pan MacMillan / Picador, September 2001. Trade Paperback. Corrected Edition. Second printing. Very Good. Text block tanned, but unmarked. Foxing to top edge. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Covers clean and bright. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 376 pages. "What I had known of Trinidad as a child had seemed to me ordinary, unplanned, just… Read more
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A History of the Guyanese Working People, 1881-1905 (Johns Hopkins Studies in Atlantic History and Culture)

by Walter Rodney; George Lamming (foreword)

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Published
September 1981
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9780801824470
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Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, September 1981. Trade Paperback. Good+. Ex-library, otherwise nice. Text block unmarked. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. xxviii + 282 pages. Completed shortly before Walter Rodney's assassination in June 1980, A History of the Guyanese Working People, 1881-1905 provides an original, well-informed, and perceptive contribution to the historiography of nineteenth-century Guyanese society. This comprehensive examination… Read more
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More about Leemo: the Adventures of a Puma

by Stanley E. Brock

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Published
1968
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First U.S. Edition
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New York: Taplinger, 1968. Hardcover. First U.S. Edition (no additional printings listed). Near Fine book in a Very Good jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight. Heavy rubbing to clipped jacket in a protective mylar cover. No tears or creases. Not from a library. No remainder mark. 188 pages. By the outdoorsman who came of age on a remote ranch… Read more
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Small Island

by Andrea Levy

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2004
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First Edition, second paperback printing
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9780755307517
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London: Headline Review, 2004. Paperback. First Edition, second paperback printing. Near Fine. Interior unmarked. Spine straight and tight but creased. Covers clean. Stickers from Giggles Bookshop, Madras, India to rear cover. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 441 pages. Winner of the Whitbread, Orange and Commonwealth Writer's Prizes. Hortense shared Gilbert's dream of leaving Jamaica and coming… Read more
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Sweetness and Power: The Place of Sugar in Modern History

by Sidney W. Mintz

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Published
August 1986
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9780140092332
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New York: Penguin, August 1986. Trade Paperback. Near Fine. Interior unmarked. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Light reading wear to rear cover. Not from a library. xxx + 274 pages.
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Resistance and Change: The Struggles of Guyanese Workers (1964 to 1994), with Emphasis on the Sugar Industry

by N. K Gopaul

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Published
1997
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9780965644501
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New York: Inside News Publications, 1997. Trade Paperback. Fine. Interior pristine. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Light rubbing to covers. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not damaged. ix + 396 pages.
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The Rise and Fall of the Plantation Complex: Essays in Atlantic History (Studies in Comparative World History)

by Philip D. Curtin

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January 1990
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9780521376167
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Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, January 1990. Trade Paperback. As New. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not damaged. x + 232 pages. Over a period of several centuries, Europeans developed an intricate system of plantation agriculture overseas which was quite different from the agricultural system used at home. Though the plantation complex centered on the American tropics, its… Read more
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The People's Progressive Party of Guyana: 1950-1992, an Oral History

by Frank Birbalsingh

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Published
August 2006
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First Edition
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9781870518918
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London: Hansib Publications, August 2007. Trade Paperback. First Edition. New. Not a remainder. Not damaged. 206 pages.
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All the Cowboys Were Indians

by Stan Brock

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December 1999
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Commemorative Edition
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9781892329004
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Lenoir City, Tennessee: Synergy South, December 1999. Hardcover. Commemorative Edition. Originally published as Jungle Cowboy. As New book in an As New jacket. Pristine inside and out. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. x + 310 pages. For years, Stan Brock was a regular fixture in America's living rooms as co-host of Mutual of Omaha's Wild… Read more
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Death by Migration: Europe's Encounter with the Tropical World in the Nineteenth Century

by Philip D. Curtin

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November 1989
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First Edition
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9780521389228
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Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, November 1989. First Edition. Trade Paperback. As New. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. xx + 251 pages. From the beginning of European trade and conquest overseas, Europeans have known they died from the effect of the strange "climate." Later, they came to understand that it was disease, not climate, that killed, but the… Read more
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Stories of the Wilds : True Experiences in the Jungles of Guyana

by Roy Paul; David A. Granger (Foreword)

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November 2002
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First Edition
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RARE! Phoenix Park, West Bank, Demerara, Guyana: Harpy Books, November 2002. Staple-bound pamphlet. First Edition (stated). Very Good. Stamp of Michael Forde Bookshop to title page, otherwise interior pristine. Rubbing and shelf-wear to covers. Not from a library. 40 pages. Contents: Encounter with a Tiger-Cat, The Year of the Wild Pig, A Night to Forget, Jungle Tug-O-War - Man… Read more
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