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Agriculture, Trade and Food Security : Issues and Options in the WTO Negotiations from the Perspective of Developing Countries. Report and papers of an FAO Symposium held at Geneva on 23-24 September 1999. Vol. I [and] Vol. II : Country case studies

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations)

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Commodities and Trade Division, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Rome, 2000,:

Seller ID: 111224


(Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations). Agriculture, Trade and Food Security : Issues and Options in the WTO Negotiations from the Perspective of Developing Countries. Report and papers of an FAO Symposium held at Geneva on 23-24 September 1999. Vol. I [and] Vol. II : Country casestudies. Rome : Commodities and Trade Division, Food and Agriculture Organ ization of the United Nations, 2000. Pp (2),iii-x,(2),1-174; (2),iii-viii,(2),3-350,(2). 8vo, green card covers, lettered in black. Contents : Vol. I.Part One - Report of the Symposium. 1. Introduction. 2. Agriculture, Trade ... View more info

Alluring Antilles : A Cruising Guide To The West Indies. 1st US in dj

By: RIGG, J. Linton

Price: $30.00

Publisher: 1963,:

Seller ID: 23491


RIGG, J. Linton. The Alluring Antilles : A Cruising Guide To The West Indies. Illustrated. Princeton : D. Van Nostrand Co., (1963). First Edition. Pp 267. Lg 8vo, blue cloth. Toy 2909, Morris & Howland p.114. "J. Linton Rigg,who was born and raised on the island of jamaica, has an unusually sympath etic understanding and knowledge of the West Indian people, their customs and outlook on life. To gather accurate, precise and ample information abouteach island under different conditions of weather, season, and circumstanc e, the author spent almost two years, 1960-1962, visiting every one on ... View more info

Autobiography of My Mother. First Edition in dustjacket, signed

By: KINCAID, Jamaica

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Farrar Strauss Giroux, New York, 1996, ISBN:0374107319:

Seller ID: 106189


KINCAID, Jamaica. The Autobiography of My Mother. New York : Farrar StraussGiroux, (1996). First Edition. Pp (12),3-228,(2). 8vo, brown cloth, black lettering to front board and spine. "Jamaica Kincaid's new novel is the haunting, deeply charged story of a woman's life on the island of Dominica. Xuela Claudette Richardson, daughter of a Carib mother and a half-Scottish, half-African father, was delivered to his laundress as an infant, bundled uplike his clothes: 'It is possible that he would have expected better care for one than the other, but which one I do not know, because he was a ver... View more info

Back on Tuesday

By: GILMOUR, David

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Coach House Press, Toronto, 1993, ISBN:0889102937:

Seller ID: 101185


GILMOUR, David. Back on Tuesday. (Toronto): The Coach House Press, (1986). Third Printing. Pp. 201. 8vo, ill. card covers. David Gilmour (b. December 22, 1949, London. Ont.) Canadian writer and critic. This is the third printing of his first novel, still in 1986. "After a nasty flare-up with his ex-wife, Eugen H. snatches their five-year-old daughter from school and flees to Jamaica. Over the next eighteen hours, he embarks on a starlit walk downan endless seacoast road, muddles over his life, fumes, plots, drinks over proof, regrets, reminisces, encounters a young woman with grey eyes, a ... View more info

Behold the West Indies. in dj.

By: OAKLEY, Amy Oakley, Thornton

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Appleton-Century, New York, 1941,:

Seller ID: 55708


OAKLEY, Amy. Behold the West Indies. Illustrated by Thornton Oakley. N.Y.: D. Appleton-Century, 1947. Pp. 540. Frontis., maps to endpapers, and numerous illustrations to text, some full page. 8vo, mustard cloth. Comitas, Caribbeana 1900-1965, 3.224. Amy and Thornton Oakley record their impressions of Nassau, Cuba, Jamaica, Haiti, the Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, the Leeward and Windward Islands, Guadalupe, Martinique, Barbados, Trinidad, Tobago, the Dutch West Indies, Venezuela, Columbia, and Panama. Cocked, boards somewhat soiled, ow very good solid copy, in fair price... View more info

Being Brown : A Very Public Life. First Edition in dustjacket, Signed copy

By: BROWN, Rosemary

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Random House, Toronto, 1989, ISBN:0394220501:

Seller ID: 93605


BROWN, Rosemary. Being Brown : A Very Public Life. Toronto : Random House, (1989). First Edition. Pp (8),1-248,+ 8 pp plates. Index. 8vo, brown cloth,gilt lettering to spine. ”Rosemary Brown is one of Canada's most dynamic a nd outspoken personalities. Whether talking as a politician, mother educator, her views are always insightful and highly respected. In Being Brown, Rosemary writes about the people and events she has known and witnessed – from her childhood in Jamaica and the family life that helped to shape her early views of life, to her rise within Canada's social fabric, as a polit... View more info

Black Caribbean. First Edition

By: THOMPSON, R.W.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Macdonald & Co., London , 1946,:

Seller ID: 98405


THOMPSON, R.W. Black Caribbean. Decorated by W.A. Redgrave. London : Macdonald & Co., (Publishers) Ltd., (October 1946). First Printing. Pp [i]-vi,(2),9-286,(2). Illustrated. Map Endpapers. 8vo, black cloth, gilt lettering tospine, top edge dyed blue. Contents : Part I. – The Road to the Isles. 1. The Lady is Vulnerable. 2. Mid-Ocean. 3. The Basket is Late. 4. Straws in the Wind. 5. New World - New York. Part II. – The Blessed Isle. 6. Black Paradise Island. 7. The First Island March. 8. Rum Sour. Part III. – The Spanish Main. 9. "On the Wings of the Morning." 10. The Never Never... View more info

British Historians and the West Indies.

By: WILLIAMS, Eric

Price: $20.00

Publisher: P.N.M. Publishing Company, Port-au-Spain, Trinidad, 1964,:

Seller ID: 82982


WILLIAMS, Eric. British Historians and the West Indies. Port-au-Spain, Trinidad : P.N.M. Publishing Company Limited, 1964. Pp (2),[i]-vii,(1),[1]-187,(3). 8vo, illustrated white and red card covers. Contents : 1. British Historical Writing in the Slavery Period. 2. The World's Britain's Oyster. 3. British Historical Writing, 1830-1880. 4. The Neo-Fascism of Thomas Carlyle.5. British Historical Writing and the West Indies, 1830-1880. 6. The Backg round to the Jamaica Rebellion of 1865. 7. The Jamaica Rebellion of 1865. 8. The British Intellectuals and the Jamaica Rebellion. 9. The Economic Ecli... View more info

Buccaneers in the West Indies in the XVII Century. Archon Reprint in dustjacket

By: HARING, C.H

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Archon Books, Hamden, Conn. , 1966,:

Seller ID: 34907


HARING, C.H. The Buccaneers in the West Indies in the XVII Century. Hamden,Conn.: Archon Books, 1966. Pp (4),v-viii,(2),1-298,(6), + folding map fron tispiece + 11 leaves of maps and plans. 8vo, gold cloth, black lettering tospine. Gosse, My Pirate Library, pp.41-42: "This most scholarly and intere sting work"; Catalogue of the Library of the National Maritime Museum, Vol 4. Piracy and Privaterring 243 : "An invaluable study". A reprint edition of a classic work first published by Methuen in 1910. Contents include: 1 . Introductory : The Spanish Colonial System - The Freebooter... View more info

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Caribbean Life and Culture : A Citizen Reflects. First Edition in dustjacket, Signed

By: PHILLIPS, Fred, Sir

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Heineman Publishers (Caribbean) Limited, Kingston, Jamaica, 1991, ISBN:9766051240:

Seller ID: 47011


PHILLIPS, Fred, Sir. Caribbean Life and Culture : A Citizen Reflects. Kingston, Jamaica: Heineman Publishers (Caribbean) Limited, (1991). Pp. 252. 8vo, red cloth. Very good in dustjacket. Author's signed gift inscription to flyleaf. 75.00 View more info

Celebration : Collected Liturgical and Folk Songs. signed

By: LUNG, Richard Ho

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Jesuit Music Ltd., Kingston, Jamaica, 1978,:

Seller ID: 111686


LUNG, Richard Ho, Fr. Celebration : Collected Liturgical and Folk Songs. With Chords and Vocal Arrangements vby Bart Hopkin and Others. Copied and Illustrated by Bart Hopkin. Kingston, Jamaica : Jesuit Musc Ltd., 1978. Pp (2),3-112. Illustrated. 4to, tan card covers, lettered illustrated in brown, with a blank spine. Very good. Signed with inscription by the author. 30.00 View more info

Civilising Subjects : Colony and Metropole in the English Imagination, 1830-1867. First Paperback Printing

By: HALL, Catherine

Price: $30.00

Publisher: University of Chicago Press, Chicago and London, 2002, ISBN:0226313352:

Seller ID: 112714


HALL, Catherine. Civilising Subjects : Colony and Metropole in the English Imagination, 1830-1867. Chicago and London : The University of Chicago Press, (2002). First Paperback Printing. Pp (4),[v]-xviii,[1]-556,(2). Illustrated. Map. Index. 8vo, illustrated red card covers, lettered in white and orange. How did the English get to be English? Catherine Hall argues that theidea of empire was at the heart of mid-19th century self-imagining. This s tudy of Englishness explores the cultural agenda of self-construction and home and abroad.. Contents : Introduction. Prologue : The Making of an Imper... View more info

Colonial Admiralty Jurisdiction in the Seventeenth Century. First Edition.

By: CRUMP, Helen J.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Published for The Royal Empire Society by Longmans, Green and Co., London, New York, Toronto , 1931,:

Seller ID: 93871


CRUMP, Helen J. Colonial Admiralty Jurisdiction in the Seventeenth Century.London, New York, Toronto : Published for The Royal Empire Society by Long mans, Green and Co., 1931. First Edition. Pp (8),[ix]-x,(2),[1]-200. Index.8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Imperial Studies, No. 5. See Cat alogue of the Library of the National Maritime Museum, Vol 5. History 897. A Thesis approved for the Degree Doctor of Philosophy in the University of London. Contents : 1. The English Vice-Admiralty System. 2. The Colonial Promoters and Vice-Admiralty Jurisdiction. 3. The Development of Vice-Admiral... View more info

Columbus : The story of Don Cristobal Colon, Admiral of the Ocean, and his four voyages westward to the Indies according to contemporary sources retold and illustrated by Björn Landström. In slipcase.

By: COLUMBUS, Christopher). LANDSTROM, Bjorn

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Macmillan, New York, 1967,:

Seller ID: 17558


(COLUMBUS, Christopher). LANDSTRÖM, Björn. Columbus : The story of Don Cristobal Colon, Admiral of the Ocean, and his four voyages westward to the Indies according to contemporary sources retold and illustrated by Björn Landström. New York : The Macmillan Company, (1967). Pp (6),7-207,(1). Double column. Illustrated. 4to, red cloth. Sections: Preface; The World Picture; West to the East; Cristoforo Colombo of Genoa; Cristovão Colom in Lisbon, Cristóbal Colón in Castile; The Agreement; Crews and Equipment; Southwest by South; Crossing the Ocean; Guanahani, Island of the Saviour; The Ques... View more info

Columbus : The story of Don Cristobal Colon, Admiral of the Ocean.

By: COLUMBUS, Christopher). LANDSTROM, Bjorn

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Macmillan, New York, 1967,:

Seller ID: 16797


(COLUMBUS, Christopher). LANDSTRÖM, Björn. Columbus : The story of Don Cristobal Colon, Admiral of the Ocean, and his four voyages westward to the Indies according to contemporary sources retold and illustrated by Björn Landström. New York : The Macmillan Company, (1967). Pp (6),7-207,(1). Double column. Illustrated. 4to, red cloth. Sections: Preface; The World Picture; West to the East; Cristoforo Colombo of Genoa; Cristovão Colom in Lisbon, Cristóbal Colón in Castile; The Agreement; Crews and Equipment; Southwest by South; Crossing the Ocean; Guanahani, Island of the Saviour; The Ques... View more info

Columbus : The story of Don Cristobal Colon, Admiral of the Ocean. in dj

By: COLUMBUS, Christopher). LANDSTROM, Bjorn

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Macmillan, New York, 1967,:

Seller ID: 17557


(COLUMBUS, Christopher). LANDSTRÖM, Björn. Columbus : The story of Don Cristobal Colon, Admiral of the Ocean, and his four voyages westward to the Indies according to contemporary sources retold and illustrated by Björn Landström. New York : The Macmillan Company, (1967). Pp (6),7-207,(1). Double column. Illustrated. 4to, red cloth. Sections: Preface; The World Picture; West to the East; Cristoforo Colombo of Genoa; Cristovão Colom in Lisbon, Cristóbal Colón in Castile; The Agreement; Crews and Equipment; Southwest by South; Crossing the Ocean; Guanahani, Island of the Saviour; The Ques... View more info

Consequences of Class and Color : West Indian Perspective. pbk original.

By: LOWENTHAL, David and Lambros COMITAS, eds. COMITAS, Lambros, ed. WALCOTT, Derek JAMES, C.L.R.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Anchor Press/Doubleday, Garden City, NY, 1973, ISBN:038504402x:

Seller ID: 76766


LOWENTHAL, David and Lambros COMITAS, (eds.). Consequences of Class and Color : West Indian Perspective . Edited and introduced by David Lowenthal andLambros Comitas. Garden City, NY: Anchor Press, Doubleday, 1973. First Anc hor Books edition. A Doubleday Anchor Original. Pp. xx,[1]-334,(6) of ads at rear. Small 8vo, illustrated black card covers. Mass market paperback. Contents: 1. Marcus Garvey's "The Race Question in Jamaica"; 2. C.V.D. Hadley's "Personality Patterns, Social Class, and Aggression in the British West Indies"; 3. Rex Nettleford's "National Identity and Att... View more info

Corsair. First Edition in dustjacket

By: POPE, Dudley

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Secker & Warburg, London, 1987, ISBN:0436377543:

Seller ID: 73706


POPE, Dudley. Corsair: a novel. London : Alison Press / Secker & Warburg, (1987). First Edition. Pp. (8),1-193(3). 8vo, blue cloth with gilt letteringto spine. The third Pope novel to feature the figure of Ned Yorke, Admiral of the Brethren of the Coast, a buccaneer whose freedom is threatened equa lly by Spanish marauders and by the suspicious English governor of Jamaica.Remainder mark to bottom edge, previous owner's name inked to flyleaf, els e very good in price-clipped dustjacket. 35.00 View more info

Corsair. 1st UK in dj.

By: POPE, Dudley

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Secker & Warburg, 1987,:

Seller ID: 30002


POPE, Dudley. Corsair: a novel. L: Secker & Warburg, (1987). First UK Edition. Pp 193. 8vo, blue cloth. The third Pope novel to feature the figure of Ned Yorke, Admiral of the Brethren of the Coast, a buccaneer whose freedom is threatened equally by Spanish marauders and by the suspicious English governor of Jamaica. Remainder mark to bottom edge, else vg in dj. 60.00 View more info

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Courting of Dinah Shadd and other stories AND The Courting of Dinah Shadd: A Contribution to a Bibliography of the Writings of Rudyard Kipling. FirstAmerican Edition.

By: KIPLING, Rudyard. LANG, Andrew. Harper's Franklin Square Library, 680.

Price: $750.00

Publisher: Harper and Brothers, New York, 1890,:

Seller ID: 107655


KIPLING, Rudyard. The Courting of Dinah Shadd and other stories. With a biographical and critical sketch by Andrew Lang. New York: Harper and Brothers, Publishers, September 1890. Harper’s Franklin Square Library, 680Pp. (6),[vii]-xii,[1]-182,(2) of ads, including frontispiece. 8vo, printed bluish-green wraps, blue lettering to front cover and spine. WITH The Courting of Dinah Shadd: A Contribution to a Bibliography of the Writings of Rudyard Kipling. (Jamaica, Queensborough, NY: The Marion Press), [ca. 1898]. Pp. (4),1-20,(8) including colophon. 8vo, printed sewn blue paper wr... View more info