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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 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
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.
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.
History Will Absolve Me

History Will Absolve Me

by Fidel Castro

Hazardous Duty

Hazardous Duty

by Col David H Hackworth

Panamexico

Panamexico

by Carveth Wells

History Of the Bahamas

History Of the Bahamas

by Michael Craton

Six Days In Havana

Six Days In Havana

by James a And John Kings Michener

October Fury

October Fury

by Peter Huchthausen

Fidel

Fidel

by Tad Szulc

Six Days In Havana

Six Days In Havana

by James a ; Kings, John Michener

90 Miles From Home

90 Miles From Home

by Warren Miller

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Bay Of Pigs

by Peter Wyden

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Best Nightmare On Earth

by Herbert Gold

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The Fish Is Red

by Warren Hinckle; William W Turner

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The Story Of Bermuda

by Hudson Strode

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Papa Doc

by Bernard, and Burt, Al Diederich

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Virgins

by Jeanne Perkins Harman

Caribbean Books & Ephemera

Cuba

Cuba

by Suchlicki, Jaime

The Emigrants [Advance Reading Copy for Ralph Ellison]

The Emigrants [Advance Reading Copy for Ralph Ellison]

by George Lamming

New York: McGraw-Hill, 1954. First Edition. Advance Review Copy with 1p. TLS. Cloth. Octavo. Near fine in a dust jacket which is lightly soiled and lightly chipped. Attractive copy of an advance review copy sent to Ralph Ellison, author of The Invisible Man, with a one-page TLS from Sonia Levinthal at McGraw-Hill seeking a favorable review. Levinthal describes the emigrants as a "group of West Indians who have set out for England in an instinctive search for a 'better break.'" The book describes their... Read more
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$125.00
The Negro and the Post-War World, A Primer

The Negro and the Post-War World, A Primer

by Rayford Whittingham Logan (1897-1982)

Washington, D.C.: The Minorities Publishers, 1945. viii, [1], 95pp. First Edition. Sm. 8vo. Publisher's black cloth; dust jacket. Near fine in a good dust jacket with age toning, chips and short tears along edges, and front flap clipped; lettering rubbed on cloth spine. Immediate post-World War II survey of the plight Blacks in Africa, the West Indies, Latin America, and the United States by Howard University professor, author, and Pan-Africanist, Rayford Whittingham Logan (1897-1982). Published by the... Read more
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$35.00
The Fish Is Red: The Story of the Secret War Against Castro

The Fish Is Red: The Story of the Secret War Against Castro

by Warren Hinckle

1981-01-01. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be re-issue. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!
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$97.29
Havana Dreams: A Story of Cuba

Havana Dreams: A Story of Cuba

by GIMBEL, Wendy

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1998. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. First Edition. 234 pages. Light bumping at the extremities, else fine in a near fine dustwrapper with a few spots on the flaps.
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$20.00
Surprise De St. Eustache

Surprise De St. Eustache

by PONCE, Nicolas

Engraving. Page measures 10 1/4" x 13". This colorful engraving depicts the surprise attack by the French against the British at St. Eustache in 1781 during the American Revolution. St. Eustache, the Dutch owned island in the Caribbean was a major port and trading post during the Revolution and at this time was ultimately captured by the French thus ending British control. The hand coloring distinguishes the French and British uniforms showing the French overpowering the battle scene.... Read more
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$500.00
Saludo A Espana

Saludo A Espana

by Luis Conte Aguero

Miami: Editorial A.I.P, 1975. First Edition. Paper. Good. Signed. 126pp with printed ads, insider covers. Former friend of Castro and exile.
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$15.00
A True and Exact History of the Island of Barbadoes 1657

A True and Exact History of the Island of Barbadoes 1657

by Ligon, Richard [Edited and Annotated by J. Edward Hutson]

St. Michael, Barbados: The Barbadoes National Trust. 2000. Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good+ condition. Only flaw is an ownership blind-stamp to prelims. Black & white illustrations. 176 pages. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. . Reprint. Softcover.
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AU$25.00
The History, Civil and Commercial, of the British Colonies in the West Indies.

The History, Civil and Commercial, of the British Colonies in the West Indies.

by EDWARDS, Bryan

London, Printed for John Stockdale, 1801. Third edition, with considerable additions, three volumes, xxlv,xxxlll [1],576,vlll,617,[1],xxxll,477,[1]pp, with engraved frontispice portrait of the author, 11 folding maps, 10 folding plates, 8vo, contemporary marbled halfcalf. All volumes skilfully rebacked and apart from some minor browning/foxing in an excellent interior condition. The maps represent a general map of the West Indies, Jamaica, Barbados, Grenada, St. Vincent, Dominica, St. Christopher's,... Read more
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€1,920.00
St. John People Stories about St John Residents by St John Residents

St. John People Stories about St John Residents by St John Residents

by A Variety Of St John Authors

Amer Paradise Pub. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1993. First Edition; First Impression. Paperback. 0963106058 . St John People is a collection of 22 personality profiles written by 14 St John writers. The result is an entertaining journey straight to the heart of what makes St John, US Virgin Islands, so special.This book is a richly diverse as the people it celebrates. It shines a sort of literary flashlight into the private lives of a few individuals who, in turn, serve to illuminate us as a... Read more
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$12.97
Grenada : Revolution, Invasion and Aftermath

Grenada : Revolution, Invasion and Aftermath

by Hugh O'Shaughnessy

London: Sphere Books. Trade Paperback. 1984. First Edition. Very Good. Light spine crease and tanning, otherwise As New. Interior unmarked. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 258 pages.
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$17.50
Obra Poetica

Obra Poetica

by Marti, Jose

Dominican Republic: La Moderno Poesia, Inc.. Near Fine in Good dust jacket. 1983. First Edition; First Impression. Hardcover. Book looks new. Dust has minor rubbing. Text in Spanish. Prologue by Lucila Marrero. Printed in the Dominican Republic. Dark blue cloth, very bright gilt lettering on spine, Fully indexed. Dust jacket in mylar protective cover. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 382 pages .
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$17.97
Autographed Musical Manuscript with three bars of music from "Scandinavian Symphony

Autographed Musical Manuscript with three bars of music from "Scandinavian Symphony

by COWEN, Frederic H. (1852 - 1935)

London, 1919. unbound. 1 page, 4.5 x 7 inches, boldly signed "Frederic H. Cowen, London, June 23, 1919." One vertical fold; tiny stain in the upper right corner. Very good condition. Born in Jamaica as Hyman Frederic Cohen; composer, conductor, and pianist best known for his dramatic interpretation of "Scandinavian Symphony.
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$900.00
THE HISTORY AND CONQUEST OF THE PHILIPPINES & OUR OTHER POSSESSIONS (1899)

THE HISTORY AND CONQUEST OF THE PHILIPPINES & OUR OTHER POSSESSIONS (1899)

by March, Alden

Very Good-. 1899. Hardcover. Clean green cloth decorated with gilt. Text clean, tight & Intact. Color map frontispiece. Illustrated with half-tone and other engravings. Our war with the Filipinos in 1899; Authentic history of the Spanish War; History of Cuba, Porto Rico, The Ladron & Hawaiian Islands. Rear internal hinge with partially mended paper tear, cover firmly attached. Pages slightly tanned. Military; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 496 pages .
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$41.50
Beautiful Havana. Habana Bella

Beautiful Havana. Habana Bella

by [Unkwn.]

Havana, Cuba: Published C. Jordi. Box 2334, c.1929. [18] leaves of plates. View Book. 8¼ x 10¼ inches. Color printed wrappers; stapled. Color illustrations on rectos and versos captioned in English and Spanish. English-language text on front endpaper; Spanish-language text of rear endpaper. Wrappers separated at lower spine with short tear to upper cover at staple; brief wear at fore-edge; otherwise, very good. Vibrant souvenir color view book of Havana, Cuba with over 50 illustrations depicting the... Read more
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$125.00
The Black Jacobins; Toussaint Louverture and the San Domingo revolution

The Black Jacobins; Toussaint Louverture and the San Domingo revolution

by James, Cyril Lionel Roberts

London: Secker and Warburg, 1938. Hardcover. xvi, 322p., first edition, minor browning of end papers, trace of handling soil on lower edge, neat previous owner's name on front blank pastedown, else very good condition in a professionally restored dj (small chips repaired, minor color restored), flap price intact.
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$2,750.00
The Bay of Pigs: The Untold Story

The Bay of Pigs: The Untold Story

by Peter Wyden

1980-06-04. New. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May be re-issue. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!
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$344.03
The Outermost Island: An Oral History of San Salvador, The Bahamas

The Outermost Island: An Oral History of San Salvador, The Bahamas

by Virginia White

Ft. Lauderdale: College Center Finger Lakes, Bahamian Field Station, 1987. First Edition. Trade Paperback . Near Fine. 70 pages. Illustrated with B/W photographs, maps and drawings. First edition (first printing). A near fine copy in color illustrated wrappers (paperback).
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$31.25
The Caribbean: The Genesis of a Fragmented Nationalism (Latin American Histories)

The Caribbean: The Genesis of a Fragmented Nationalism (Latin American Histories)

by Franklin W. Knight

1990-02-07. New. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May be re-issue. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!
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$273.91
St. Thomas Negroes - A Study of Personality and Culture. [Psychological Monographs, Vol. 55, No. 5]

St. Thomas Negroes - A Study of Personality and Culture. [Psychological Monographs, Vol. 55, No. 5]

by Albert A. Campbell [Albert Angus Campbell]; John F. Dashiell, editor

Evanston, Ill.: The American Psychological Association, Inc., 1943. [1], [1], v, 90pp. Serial. 10 x 7 inches. Gray printed wrappers; side stapled. Inscribed by the author on upper cover: "To Dr. Arthur Roper with regards of the writer." Filing annotation in ink on upper cover; upper wrapper and preliminary leaves lightly creased at bottom corner; very good. A psychological and sociological study of African Americans living in St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands. The text discusses slavery, the... Read more
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$40.00
A COLOR PORTRAIT OF "PETER JACKSON, COLORED," PUERTO RICAN-BORN BOXER, BY MECCA CIGARETTE COMPANY

A COLOR PORTRAIT OF "PETER JACKSON, COLORED," PUERTO RICAN-BORN BOXER, BY MECCA CIGARETTE COMPANY

by Jackson, Peter

New York: Mecca Cigarette Company, 1910. 3-1/4" x 2-1/2". A color portrait of Jackson, in the ring with white trunks, against an elegant Caribbean background. Light soil, Very Good. The verso prints his date and place of birth [Porto Rico, 3 July 1861], his height [6'- 1/2"], and his record from 1882 through 1889. "Mecca Cigarettes Champion Athlete and Prize Fighter Series," printed at the bottom. An Australian citizen, he was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame and the Australia... Read more
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$350.00
Welcome. Retain this Invitation... [Advertisement Card for Tropical Beer of Cuba]

Welcome. Retain this Invitation... [Advertisement Card for Tropical Beer of Cuba]

by [Nueva Fabrica de Hielo]

[Habana, Cuba]: [Nueva Fabrica de Hielo, ca. 1930s?]. Color lithographic trade card printed on thick card stock. Approx. 5 x 3 ½  inches. Fine condition. Trade card for the Cuban brewery, Nueva Fabrica de Hielo, makers of Tropical Beer. Their trade card offered an invitation to the company's tropical gardens with a promise of entertainment and "Free Beer!" guaranteeing a "permanent smile and everlasting pep you'll only find in cristal [sic] beer". We imagine this pitch card was geared towards American... Read more
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$40.00
Cuba

Cuba

2002-01-04. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be re-issue. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!
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$85.21
British Slavery and its Abolition 1828-1838

British Slavery and its Abolition 1828-1838

by William Law Mathieson

London, et al: Longmans, Green and Co., Ltd. 1926. 318pp. First Edition. Near fine in original cloth, head and heel of spine gently bumped. In the publisher's printed dust jacket, which is chipped and worn, and now protected in a new mylar wrapper. Slavery in the West Indian Colonies exclusively studied. Mathieson sketches the "development of sugar cultivation in the West Indies, and shows how it was affected by French competition and the slave trade. He then depicts daily life of the slaves, and... Read more
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$40.00
The Traveller's Tree

The Traveller's Tree

by Fermor, Patrick Leigh

Hardcover in dust jacket. June 1952 reprint. Green cloth boards. Excellent FINE copy with no apparent flaws. Mylar covered dust jacket is NOT clipped (25s.net) but has chipping at head of spine and at corners, a few short closed tears (see pics). Photos and illustrations by A. Costa. 4th printing, June 1952. FINE/GOOD. 403 pp.
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$200.00
Tales of Tortola and the British Virgin Islands

Tales of Tortola and the British Virgin Islands

by Lewisohn, Florence

Clean, tight, unmarked. 1" closed tear heel of spine, light edge wear otherwise. Revised, 4th printing, 1979. International Graphics publisher. Black & white illustrations throughout.
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$23.00