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  • NAIPAUL, V.S.
    A BEND IN THE RIVER

    Edition: First printing

    London: Deutsch, 1979. Green boards. A fine copy. Jacket has soft creases to lower front panel with small bit of peeling to the surface lamination at lower edge; price-clipped with a new publisher's price sticker with a price of £5.95; else fine, no chips or tears. A novel set in central Africa, shortlisted for the Booker Prize.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 50149
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  • BISSOONDATH, Neil
    A CASUAL BRUTALITY

    Edition: First printing

    Toronto: Macmillan, 1988. Blue boards. Tiny soil spot to fore margin of pp 23-26 and to upper outer corner of p. 132; small bruise to lower outer corners of covers; light spots to top page edges and faint soiling to page edges; book a little leaned; VG otherwise. Jacket has soft creases to lower margin of rear panel, minute wear to spine tips, else fine. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR on the title page "For _____, thanks for a great interview. I really enjoyed it. Neil. Toronto, Sept., 1988." Additionally signed in full by the author at the top margin. Acclaimed first novel, second book, by this Trinidadian-born Canadian author, nephew of V.S. Naipaul. Set in the fictional West Indian republic of Casaquemada.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 7243
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  • NAIPAUL, Shiva
    A HOT COUNTRY (proof)

    Edition: First printing

    London: Hamish Hamilton, 1985. Advance uncorrected proof in light blue card covers. Tiny abrasion to front cover, ink publication date (26 September), and price (GBP 8.50) on front cover, else fine. The author's last novel, set in a fictional Guyana.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 46730
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  • PHILLIPS, Caryl
    A STATE OF INDEPENDENCE

    Edition: First US printing

    New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1986. Cloth & boards. Sunning to extreme top edge of spine cloth, else fine. Price-clipped jacket lightly rubbed to rear panel, light tanning to upper and lower edges of flaps, else fine. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR (simple ink signature to title page). Second novel of this noted St. Kitts author.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 7797
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  • NAIPAUL, V.S.
    A TURN IN THE SOUTH (proof)

    Edition: First US edition

    New York: Knopf, 1989. Advance uncorrected proof in white card covers. Front cover has small corner creases, rear cover has faint dust soiling; near fine. Ink name of a Canadian author and impresario who brought him to Toronto for a reading.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 37450
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  • NAIPAUL, V.S.
    A WAY IN THE WORLD (ARC)

    Edition: First printing

    London: Heinemann, 1994. Advance reading copy in colour pictorial card covers. Book a bit leaned; corner crease to rear cover; light soiling to page edges; very soft crease to first two leaves; reviewer's very light pencil notes to rear blank page and light marginal pencil marks in text; light soiling to lower page edges; light damp stain to edge of lower outer corners (no penetration into text margins); VG otherwise.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 8620
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  • NAIPAUL, V.S.
    A WAY IN THE WORLD (proof)

    Edition: First US printing

    New York: Knopf, 1994. Advance uncorrected proof in grey card covers. "A Novel" on a printed slip taped to the front cover. With ink owner name and 1999 date of a Canadian author and impresario who brought Naipaul for a reading. Fine copy.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 37436
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  • NAIPAUL, V.S.
    A WAY IN THE WORLD: a sequence (signed ARC)

    Edition: First US edition.

    New York: Knopf, 1994. ADVANCE READING COPY SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. White card covers in white card clipcase, both with embossed lettering in blind. Fine copy. Slipcase has soft creases to spine, else fine. Fiction by the Nobel Laureate from Trinidad. Naipaul doesn't sign a lot of books.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 37449
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  • SALKEY, Andrew
    ANANCY'S SCORE

    Edition: First printing

    London: Bogle-L'Ouverture Publications, 1973. The simultaneous paper issue. 178, [2] pp, in black & white card covers. Light tanning to spine and margins of covers; tanning to page edges and first page lightly tanned from laid in newspaper clipping about the Ashanti-West Indian trickster spider-man Anansi; VG copy otherwise. The acclaimed Jamaican writer's first collection of short stories, 20 contemporary tales about Anancy.

    Condition: Binding: Trade Paperback

    Book ID: 12240
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  • BELIZEAN POETS

    Belize City: Government Information Service, no date (1961?). Octavo, pp 35, i-vii, stapled in cream card covers. Staples slightly rusty; 1 cm split at head of spine, soft creases, VG. The last section contains photos and notes on the authors. According to the introduction by Education Minister J.W. Macmillan, he believed this to be the first anthology of Belize poetry published in that country. Very scarce. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 45633
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  • BELIZEAN POETS VOLUME TWO (cover title)

    Belize City: Government Information Service, no date (1965?). Squarish 12mo, pp 69 stapled in white illustrated card covers. Last leaf is creased, with insect holes to bottom margin (no text lost). Contains a Foreword by Premier George Price and the text of a tribute he read at the National Memorial Service on 1 Sept., 1965. This may be the second anthology of Belize poetry published in that country. Scarce. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 45634
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  • NAIPAUL, Shiva
    BEYOND THE DRAGON'S MOUTH (proof copy)

    Edition: First printing

    London: Hamish Hamilton, 1984. ADVANCE UNCORRECTED PROOF. Light blue non-pictorial card covers. Soft creases to inner corners, inner edge of front cover, else a fine copy.

    Condition: Book: Very Good, Binding: Softcover.

    Book ID: 11484
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  • NAIPAUL, Shiva
    BEYOND THE DRAGON'S MOUTH (proof copy)

    Edition: First printing

    London: Hamish Hamilton, 1984. ADVANCE UNCORRECTED PROOF. Light blue non-pictorial card covers. Faint spine yellowing, very soft cover creases, VG+ otherwise.

    Condition: Book: Very Good, Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 44829
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  • NAIPAUL, Shiva
    BLACK AND WHITE (proof)

    Edition: First printing

    London: Hamish Hamilton, 1980. Advance uncorrected proof. Octavo, yellow card covers. Short tears to spine tips, covers have light soiling, corner creases; good. Scarce. About the Jonestown massacre in Guyana.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 46731
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  • CUMMINS, Willis
    CALYPSOS, SYMPHONIES AND INCEST.

    Edition: First edition

    Toronto: Arawak Publishing House, 1974. Orange boards. (iv), 123 pp. Fine in fine jacket. The book is "a hard hitting, carefully constructed indictment of Western European society. The author utilizes the medium of music as a mirror with which to present some startling , disturbing and definitive statements on the status of women, and homosexuality. He shrewdly weaves a strong case against the social divisiveness of Western European music (classical music), in all cultures, and remarkably presents a new refreshing perspective of folk music, modern jazz, and calypso." - jacket flap. Author was born in Barbados and took up the formal study of the violin. After schooling in the USA, including post-graduate study at the Peabody Conservatory of Music, he immigrated to Canada in 1972.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 9934
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  • PHILLIPS, Caryl
    CAMBRIDGE (proof copy)

    Edition: First US printing

    New York: Knopf, 1992. Advance uncorrected in non-pictorial pink card covers. Soft vertical crease to front cover and first 4 leaves; crease to fore margin of rear cover; else fine. A novel of the British West Indies in the 19th century by this noted author from St. Kitts.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 9734
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  • CROMWELL, Liz
    CANADIAN JUNGLE TEA. Poems.

    Edition: First edition.

    Toronto: Khoisan Artists, 1975. Octavo, pp 47, stapled in card covers. Vern nearly fine copy of a book of verse by this Trinidadian-Canadian author based in Toronto.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 35244
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  • CLITANDRE, Pierre
    CATHEDRAL OF THE AUGUST HEAT. Translated by Bridget Jones

    Edition: First edition in English

    London: Readers International, 1982. Yellow boards. Text paper tanned, as always, else fine in fine jacket. A novel of Haiti.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 41419
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  • BRAITHWAITE, E.R.
    CHOICE OF STRAWS.

    Edition: First printing

    London: Bodley Head, 1965. Brown boards. Gilt oval new bookstore ticket to lower inner corner of front free endpaper, else fine in fine, price-clipped dust jacket, with art by Raymond Williams. A lovely copy of this uncommon title, the third novel of this West Indian author of TO SIR, WITH LOVE.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 15774
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  • DABYDEEN, Cyril
    COASTLAND. New and Selected Poems (1973-1987).

    Edition: First Edition

    Oakville, Ontario: Mosaic Press, 1989. 119 pp, in glossy card covers (not issued in hardcover). Sunning to spine and inner margin of front cover, else a fine copy. This second state crudely corrects the errors on the half-title and title pages. Guyanese-Canadian author. Note: light parcel, any default shipping may be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Trade Paperback

    Book ID: 16552
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