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The Rough Riders

The Rough Riders

by Theodore Roosevelt

In 1898, as the Spanish-American War was escalating, Theodore Roosevelt assembled an improbable regiment of Ivy Leaguers, cowboys, Native Americans, African-Americans, and Western Territory land speculators. This group of men, which became known as the Rough Riders, trained for four weeks in the Texas desert and then set sail for Cuba. Over the course of the summer, Roosevelt's Rough Riders fought valiantly, and sometimes recklessly, in the Cuban foothills, incurring casualties at a far greater rate than... Read more
The Serpent and The Rainbow

The Serpent and The Rainbow

by Davis Wade


In April 1982, ethnobotanist Wade Davis arrived in Haiti to investigate two documented cases of zombis -- people who had reappeared in Haitian society years after they had been officially declared dead and had been buried. Drawn into a netherworld of rituals and celebrations, Davis penetrated the vodoun mystique deeply enough to place zombification in its proper context within vodoun culture. In the course of his investigation, Davis came to realize that the story of vodoun is the history of Haiti --... Read more
Havana Nocturne

Havana Nocturne

by T J English

Includes bibliographical references and index.
The Cuban Story

The Cuban Story

by Herbert L Matthews

A personal interpretation of the Cuban revolution and its impact on the United States and on Latin America by the noted New York Times correspondent and editor.
The Traveller's Tree

The Traveller's Tree

by Patrick Leigh Fermor

Patrick Leigh Fermor (1915-2011) was an intrepid traveler, a heroic soldier, and a writer with a unique prose style. After his stormy schooldays, followed by the walk across Europe to Constantinople that begins in A Time of Gifts (1977) and continues through Between the Woods and the Water (1986), he lived and traveled in the Balkans and the Greek Archipelago. His books Mani (1958) and Roumeli (1966) attest to his deep interest in languages and remote places. In the Second World War he joined the... Read more
Havana Dreams

Havana Dreams

by Wendy Gimbel

Wendy Gimbel made many childhood visits to the family of her paternal grandmother in pre-Castro Cuba. She later went on to receive a Ph.D. in English literature, and is the author of a scholarly book on Edith Wharton. Her articles have appeared in the New York Times, Vogue, Mirabella, The Nation, and other publications. She has two grown sons and lives with her husband in New York City.From the Hardcover edition.
Panamexico

Panamexico

by Carveth Wells

Best Nightmare On Earth

Best Nightmare On Earth

by Herbert Gold

History Of the Bahamas

History Of the Bahamas

by Michael Craton

Bay Of Pigs

Bay Of Pigs

by Peter Wyden

Six Days In Havana

Six Days In Havana

by James a ; Kings, John Michener

History Will Absolve Me

History Will Absolve Me

by Fidel Castro

Six Days In Havana

Six Days In Havana

by James a And John Kings Michener

Fidel

Fidel

by Tad Szulc

October Fury

October Fury

by Peter Huchthausen

The Story Of Bermuda

The Story Of Bermuda

by Hudson Strode

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The Fish Is Red

by Warren Hinckle; William W Turner

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90 Miles From Home

by Warren Miller

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Virgins

by Jeanne Perkins Harman

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Papa Doc

by Bernard, and Burt, Al Diederich

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Isles Of the Caribbean

by Donald J Crump

Caribbean Books & Ephemera

Cuba

Cuba

by Suchlicki, Jaime

Insider

Insider

by Llovio-Menendez, Jose Luis

Defending the Spirit; A Black Life in America

Defending the Spirit; A Black Life in America

by Robinson, Randall

New York: A Plume Book / Penguin Group, 1998. Trade Paperback. xv, 304p., trade-size softbound, 8x5 inch glossy wraps, paperstock is slightly toned otherwise entirely sound and clean; and signed with Robinson's signature across the title page. The Virginia-born African American author, who founded TransAfrica, emigrated to the Caribbean. He recounts in this book the antagonistic relationship of TransAfrica to the ANC and Mandela's South Africa.
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$12.00
Extract eens Briefs uyt Vlissingen, Inhoudende een Roef-Praatje, t'scheep voor-gevallen, tusschen Dort en Ter Vere

Extract eens Briefs uyt Vlissingen, Inhoudende een Roef-Praatje, t'scheep voor-gevallen, tusschen Dort en Ter Vere

by [Dutch West India Company] Anonymous

In 'sGraven-Hage [The Hague]: D.H. van Waalsdorp [but H. Verdussen], 1650. Good. In 'sGraven-Hage [The Hague]: D.H. van Wallsdorp [H. Verdussen], 1650. First edition. Small quarto (18.5cm.); removed; 24pp. [A-C4]; woodcut title page device, text printed almost entirely in Dutch blackletter. Imprint provided by KNUTTEL 6855. Third gathering separated but present, stock rather toned and dusty, else Good, the impression quite dark. Political pamphlet issued during the turmoil leading up to the... Read more
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$250.00
THE SPORTSMAN'S GUIDE TO THE CARIBBEAN

THE SPORTSMAN'S GUIDE TO THE CARIBBEAN

by Ellam, Patrick

New York: A. S. Barnes & Company. Near Fine. 1956. Hardcover. The slightest of wear to spine ends. Small intention to front board; Detailed, illustrated look at the various options for participatory and spectator sports in the Caribbean, mostly hunting, boating, and fishing ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 130 pages .
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$19.80
Cuba: separating fact from fiction

Cuba: separating fact from fiction

by Benjamin, Medea; Kevin Danaher

San Francisco: Global Exchange, 1991. Pamphlet. 7p., wraps secured by folding, 8.5x11 inches, very good condition.
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$12.00
Speech at the United Nations by Fidel Castro General assembly session September 26, 1960

Speech at the United Nations by Fidel Castro General assembly session September 26, 1960

by Castro, Fidel

New York: Fair Play for Cuba Committee, 1960. Pamphlet. 30p., 10.75 x 8 inch staplebound wraps, cover lightly creased else good condition.
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$17.00
Annual report of the governor of the Virgin Islands to the Secretary of the Interior. Condensed War Edition, fiscal year ended June 30, 1942

Annual report of the governor of the Virgin Islands to the Secretary of the Interior. Condensed War Edition, fiscal year ended June 30, 1942

by Cramer, Lawrence W

Washington DC: GPO, 1942. 16p., minor ink smudge to cover, otherwise very good in staplebound wraps. Includes reports on fiscal situation, health and sanitation, public works and more.
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$25.00
Canciones de amor y esperanza: volumen uno

Canciones de amor y esperanza: volumen uno

by Rodriguez, Silvio

Mexico City: Otras Voces Otros Ámbitos, 2000. Paperback. 44p., 4.25x10.75 inches, text in Spanish, fine limited first edition of 500 copies in stapled glossy yellow pictorial wraps.
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$35.00
Mi libro de Puerto Rico

Mi libro de Puerto Rico

by Freire Díaz, Joaquín

Santurce: Cultural Puertorriqueña, 1987. Paperback. 73p., signed and inscribed in Spanish by the author, text in Spanish, illustrated wioth photos, very good first edition trade paperback in pictorial wraps. Brief biographical sketches of noted Puerto Ricans. OCLC lists five holdings.
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$45.00
The Free Press [7 issues, partial run]

The Free Press [7 issues, partial run]

Somerville, MA: the newspaper, 1979. Newspaper. Seven issues of this folded tabloid-format activist newspaper, 8pps, published mostly monthly but sometimes every two months, community news, much on rent strikes, affirmative action, opposition to racist violence, etc., including coverage in Spanish, Portuguese, and French (for the local Haitian population). Toned wraps along folds and edges of paper, else in good condition. Issues include Aug, Oct, Dec for 1977, Mar,Oct, Nov for 1978 and Jan-Feb for 1979.
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$45.00
From 'Abeng, a Description of Nanny the Leader of the Windward Maroons' [broadside]

From 'Abeng, a Description of Nanny the Leader of the Windward Maroons' [broadside]

by Cliff, Michelle

Martinsville, IN: Helaine Victoria Press, 1984. Broadside. 12x18 inch broadside, rubricated and ornamented text. "This edition of two hundred broadsides was printed on a Chandler & Price platen press. Design, presswork, and hand composition by Jocelyn H. Cohen using Munder Venezian foundry types and sixteenth century initials... The broadside was printed on Strathmore Brigadoon paper and the type distributed in May 1984..." The press, which took its name from the middle names of founders Jocelyn Helaine... Read more
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$65.00
Venceromos!; Newsletter of the Committees in Solidarity with Central America and the Caribbean, vol. 2, no. 6 (October 1983). El Salvador: The Struggle Advances

Venceromos!; Newsletter of the Committees in Solidarity with Central America and the Caribbean, vol. 2, no. 6 (October 1983). El Salvador: The Struggle Advances

Sydney, Australia: CISCAC, 1983. Newsletter. 15p., 8x10 inches; photos., illus., in very good condition.
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$15.00
SWP discussion bulletin: vol. 22, no. 14, June, 1961

SWP discussion bulletin: vol. 22, no. 14, June, 1961

by Socialist Workers Party

New York: Socialist Workers Party, 1961. Newsletter. 17p., stapled wraps, mimeographed on one side only, 8.5x11 inches, wraps lightly worn else very good condition. Contents: Resolution on the Cuban revolution submitted by Shane Mage [and] Amendments to PC world resolution submitted by Tim Wohlforth.
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$15.00
Crónicas del Caribe

Crónicas del Caribe

by Pita, Juana Rosa

Miami: Solar, 1983. Paperback. 62p., text in Spanish, illustrations, very good first edition slim white paperback in pictorial wraps. 21st chapbook issued by the poet's press. Solar XXI.
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$25.00
Main report: Second Congress of the Communist Party of Cuba

Main report: Second Congress of the Communist Party of Cuba

by Castro, Fidel

New York: Center for Cuban Studies, 1981. 48p., very good in wraps, 8.5x11 inches. Issued as v. 2, no. 1 of Cuba Update.
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$12.00
Havana La Vida (The Elephant's Eye)

Havana La Vida (The Elephant's Eye)

by Schommer, Alberto

Woodstock, NY: Overlook Hardcover, 1994. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near FIne. Woodstock, NY: Overlook Hardcover, 1994. First Edition, First Printing. Near Fine/Near FIne. First Edition, first printing, in clean unchipped original dust jacket. Clean black boards with blind-stamped lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Size is approximately 11-1/2" x 14-1/2". 140 gorgeous quadratone photographs. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped... Read more
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$65.00
Westward to laughter

Westward to laughter

by MacInnes, Colin

New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1970. Hardcover. 238p., first US edition, very good in a like dj. Novel based on the slave societies of the West Indies in the 1750s.
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$10.00
Fidel Castro über Che Guevara

Fidel Castro über Che Guevara

by Castro, Fidel

Berlin: Voltaire Verlag, 1967. 34p., slender paperback, very good. Voltaire Flugschrift Nr.16.
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$17.00
The Caribbean; survival, struggle and sovereignty

The Caribbean; survival, struggle and sovereignty

by Sunshine, Catherine A

N. pl: EPICA, 1985. Oversized Paperback. 232p., 8.5x11 inches, Edgeworn pictorial wraps. Loss along lower edge of front cover. A critique of American policy in the Caribbean, emphasizing the Cuban and Grenadan alteratives.
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$22.00
Economic History of Cuba

Economic History of Cuba

by Le Riverend, Julio

Havana: Book Institute, 1967. Hardcover. 277p., illustrated with scattered period and press photography, hardbound in 9x6 inch pebbled gray boards titled in blind, in dust jacket. The book itself is mildly shelf- and edgeworn with a neat small ownership signature on the ffep, the dj is quite edgeworn with some chipping and wrinkling; sound, clean and unmarked except for the ownership, a good copy.
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$15.00
Tropical Forests of the Caribbean

Tropical Forests of the Caribbean

by Gill, Tom

[Washington, D.C.]: Tropical Plant Research Foundation, in cooperation with the Charles Lathrop Pack Forestry Trust, 1931. Hardcover. Fine; very crisp and bright, with memorial bookplate to paste-down.. Quarto in dark green cloth; xix, 317 pages, 82 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm; bibliographical references (pages 307-309). "This edition is limited to one thousand numbered copies of which this is no. [118]" / Forests and forestry -- Caribbean Sea. Forests and forestry --... Read more
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$90.00
The Pencil of God

The Pencil of God

by THOBY-MARCELIN, Philippe; MARCELIN, Pierre

Boston: Houghton Mifflin. 1951. Their second collaboration, inscribed by Thoby-Marcelin to Barbara Howes in 1971. Howes/Smith bookplate front pastedown, causing offsetting to flyleaf at inscription. Introduction by Edmund Wilson, with Howes' pencilled markings in the text of the introduction; spine cloth faded; very good in a very good, price-clipped dust jacket with several small edge chips. Uncommon, especially signed. Unless otherwise noted, our first editions are first printings. First Edition.... Read more
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$265.00
Our Artist in Cuba.  Fifty Drawings on Wood.  Leaves from the Sketch-Book of a Traveler, During the Winter of 1864-5

Our Artist in Cuba. Fifty Drawings on Wood. Leaves from the Sketch-Book of a Traveler, During the Winter of 1864-5

by Carleton, George W

New York: Carleton, 1865. First Edition. Pebbled Cloth. Very Good. 8vo. 16.5 by 11 cm. viii, 50 pp., each with a comical illustration or two. Charming, if arguably Rascist. Probably capturing very well the common impressions of the tourists of the era, with noisome insects, heat and other afflictions sabotaging the pleasure of the visit. A clean, fresh copy, with the lightest of wear.
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$125.00
Los Incunables de la Biblioteca Nacional Jose Marti. La Habana, octubre de 1974 Ano del XV Aniversario

Los Incunables de la Biblioteca Nacional Jose Marti. La Habana, octubre de 1974 Ano del XV Aniversario

La Habana: Consejo Nacional de Cultura, 1974. Pamphlet. 25p., softbound, a 10x6.5 inch pamphlet in decorated stapled wraps; contents exclusively facsimile reproductions in sepia with short descriptive captionings, exhibit texts in Latin and captions in Spanish. Staples mildly rusted with a touch of migration, lower edge of item is impacted, bent, and creased irregularly for about a quarter inch (an eyesore slightly affecting ease of handling), else a good copy. As an example of the holdings, find... Read more
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$22.00
The idols and the prey

The idols and the prey

by Goodwin, John

New York: Harper & Brothers, 1953. Hardcover. 341p., previous owner's signature, very good first edition in quarter-cloth boards and unclipped dj worn at head and tail of spine. Novel of the degeneration of three young people; a husband and wife and a young artist, set in Haiti. *Young 1535.
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$25.00
Diez cuentos de Ciudad Amarga

Diez cuentos de Ciudad Amarga

by Gomez-Vidal, Oscar

Madrid: the author, 1975. Paperback. 90p., text in Spanish, very good first mass-market paperback edition in pictorial wraps. Short stories by the California-based exiled Cuban American author.
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$15.00