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HILL, Lawrence. The Book of Negroes : Illustrated Edition. (Toronto): HarperCollins, (2009). First Canadian Printing. Pp. (8),[ix]-xv,(3),-. Illustrated in colour. Illustrated map endpapers. Large square 8vo, decorated glossy paper covered tan boards with glossy red paper spine, tan lettering to spine. A vividly illustrated edition of the masterful Commonwealth Writers' Prize-winning novel by the renowned Canadian author, documenting the life of Aminata Diallo, who was abducted by slave traders when she was 11, and sent to North America. "A sweeping story that transports the reader from an African village to a plantation in the southern United States, from the teeming Halifax docks to the manor houses of London", introducing one of the "strongest female characters in recent Canadian fiction". - from the rear cover of the first edition. Very good in clean, crisp dustjacket. Signedwithout inscription by Hill in black marker on the title page. Due to the weight of this book (about four pounds), extra shipping charges may be necessary to cover postage on international orders. 100.00
Title: Book of Negroes : Illustrated Edition. First edition in dustjacket, signed.
Publisher: HarperCollins, Toronto, 2009, ISBN:9781554686957:
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