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Heartease.

by GOODISON, Lorna.

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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..
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Bahamian Odyssey. A Book of Island Poetry and Illustrations.

by SAWYER, Tyrone G. (Illustrated by Kendal I. Major II).

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(Miami: Self-published, 1989). First edition. 8vo., card covers, pp. 93; illustrated with coloured illustrations and b&w photos of basketball teams. A little worn at spine ends and with a sticker pull to the spine, else very good..
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Honorary White. A Visit to South Africa.

by BRAITHWAITE, E.R.

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London: Bodley Head, 1975. First edition. Very good in dust jacket (slight wear at spine ends)..
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Lucy.

by KINCAID, Jamaica.

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New York: Farrar, Straus, Giroux, (1990). First edition. Signed by the author. Fine in dust jacket..
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Buxton Spice.

by KEMPADOO, Oonya.

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London: Phoenix House, [1998]. 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..
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A Small Place.

by KINCAID, Jamaica.

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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..
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Rights of Passage.

by BRATHWAITE, Edward [Kamua].

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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..
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The Schoolmaster.

by LOVELACE, Earl.

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London: Collins, 1968. First edition. Octavo, dark green paper-covered boards, pp. 224. Signed by Lovelace. The author was born in Trinidad. Faint scattered foxing to page edges and oter leaves, else near fine in a very good plus price-clipped dust jacket, with light soiling to the rear panel..
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(Bridgetown): University of the West Indies, January 1989. Includes essays on "recent fictional autobiography" of Naipaul and Harris, as well as an essay on Erna Brodber. Wrappers slightly creased and rubbed, but very good..
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Higher Ground.

by PHILLIPS, Caryl.

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(New York): Viking, (1989). First American edition. Signed by Phillips. Remainder line to bottom edge, else near fine in a dust jacket which is somewhat darkened at the edges..
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Stories from the Caribbean. An Anthology.

by SALKEY, Andrew. Editor.

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London: Elek Books, (1965). First edition. Octavo, red boards, pp. 256. Contains writings by V.S. Naipaul, Samuel Selvon, R.O. Robinson, Donald Hinds, H. Orlando Patterson, Michael Anthony, C.L.R. James, John Hearne, George Lamming, Jan Carew, Claude Thompson, Edgar Mittelholzer, Dennis Williams, O.R. Dathorne, Edward Braithwaite, A.N. Forde, and Cecil Gray. Large stains to lower edges of covers are obscured by… Read more
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Reluctant Neighbours.

by BRAITHWAITE, E.R.

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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..
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Black and White.

by NAIPAUL, Shiva.

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London: Hamish Hamilton, (1980). First edition. Octavo, black boards, pp. 215. Signed by Shiva Naipaul. Text concerns, the murder of a U.S. congressman, and the subsequent mass suicides known as the Jonestown massacre in Guyana, 1978. " .Shiva Naipaul's interest in the story lies not so much in the events themselves as in the ideas and environments that shaped those… Read more
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A Hot Country.

by NAIPAUL, Shiva.

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London: Hamish Hamilton, (1983). Uncorrected proof copy of the first edition. Pale blue wraps, bumped at the spine and lower corners, else very good..
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Salt.

by LOVELACE, Earl.

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New York: Persea Books, (1997). First American edition. Octavo, black boards backed in green cloth, pp. 260. Signed by Lovelace. The author was born in Trinidad. This novel was the winner of the Commonwealth Writers Prize for its region. Fine in dust jacket, with a few tiny crinkles to the spine ends, and a small crease at the top corner… Read more
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Guinea Woman. New and Selected Poems.

by GOODISON, Lorna.

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(London): Carcanet, (2000). First edition, paper issue. 21.5 cm x 14 cm, card covers, pp. 133. Signed by Goodison. Fine..
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Carnival.

by HARRIS, Wilson.

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London: Faber & Faber, (1985). First edition. Signed by Harris. Fine in dust jacket (with some wrinkling at bottom of the front panel)..
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A State of Independence.

by PHILLIPS, Caryl.

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London: Faber & Faber, (1986). First edition. Signed by Phillips. Corners slightly bumped otherwise fine in dust jacket..
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Talk Stories.

by KINCAID, Jamaica. Foreword by Ian Frazier.

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New York: Farrar, Straus, Giroux, (2001). First edition. Octavo, off-white boards backed with tan cloth, pp. xx, 247. A collection of Kincaid's original writings for the New Yorker's "Talk of the Town", composed during the years after she first arrived in the United States from Antigua, from 1978 to 1983. Near fine in dust jacket..
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Last Cool Days.

by STEWART, John.

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(London): Deutsch, (1971). First edition. Octavo, black boards, pp. [190]. The Trinidadian author's first novel. Fine in a price-clipped dust jacket. Uncommon..
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