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West Indies and the Caribbean

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Travel, Geography & Exploration:West Indies and the Caribbean
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...<b> The Cuban Revolution: Years of Promise </b>The Cuban Revolution: Years of Promise, Babun, Teo A.; Triay, Victor Andres
1 Babun, Teo A.; Triay, Victor Andres ... The Cuban Revolution: Years of Promise The Cuban Revolution: Years of Promise
Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida, 2005.
 0813028604 / 9780813028606 First Edition, First Printing.
 Hardcover in Dust Jacket.
 Photographic Plates.
 
With vivid, unfiltered photographs, an insider tells the story of the Cuban Revolution as it unfolds. These raw photos, combined with the narrative text of Teo A. Babún Jr. and Cuban-American historian Victor Triay, offer a one-of-a-kind perspective on the complex story of the Cuban Revolution.

First Edition, First Printing. No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve,
 
Price: 24.00 USD

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<b>Haunts of High Adventure. Sidelights and Cameos on Travels in Venezuela, Panama, Mexico, Cuba and the West Indies. </b>, Etherton, Percy Thomas
2 Etherton, Percy Thomas Haunts of High Adventure. Sidelights and Cameos on Travels in Venezuela, Panama, Mexico, Cuba and the West Indies.
London: John Long Limited, [no date; c1940]
 First Edition.
 Hardcover. Illustrated with plates.
 
200 pages with index. Lacks jacket. Bindings square and firm. Moderate handling wear. Gift inscription. Text clean. 200 pages with index.

 
Price: 12.95 USD

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...<b>Bahamian Art 1492 - 1992</b>, GLINTON, Patricia; HUGGINS, Charles; SMITH Basil
3 GLINTON, Patricia; HUGGINS, Charles; SMITH Basil ...Bahamian Art 1492 - 1992
Nassau, Bahamas: Finance Corporation of Bahamas Limited 1992. 1st Edition. Hardcover in Jacket.
 
Dark blue cloth covered boards with gilt spine titles; No flaws to book. Dust jacket has a hint of shelf wear and is now in a protective Mylar jacket.
103 pages with index.
Illustrated with color prints, line drawings and historical scenes. 9" by 12"

 
Price: 20.00 USD

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...<b>Looking at Cuba: Essays on Culture and Civil Society  </b><br>, Hernandez, Rafael
4 Hernandez, Rafael ...Looking at Cuba: Essays on Culture and Civil Society

Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida, 2003.
 0813026423 / 9780813026428 First Edition, First Printing.
 Hardcover in Dust Jacket.
 Illustrated with B/W photos.
 
"A refreshing and insightful analysis of the real Cuba as seen by one of the country's leading intellectuals.

Rafael Hernández should be commended for disclosing to the rest of us a complex, sophisticated, thoughtful, and realistic assessment of the relationship of culture and politics in the making of present-day Cuba."--Nelson Valdes, University of New Mexico

No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve.
 
Price: 21.00 USD

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...<b> Cuba Anatomy of a Revolution </b><br>, Huberman, Leo; Sweezy, Paul
5 Huberman, Leo; Sweezy, Paul ... Cuba Anatomy of a Revolution

New York: Monthly Review Press, 1960.
 First Edition, First Printing.
 Hardcover in Dust Jacket.
 
The author's offer to set the "record straight" sets forth an apology for the Revolution. Interesting piece of propaganda.

Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Illustrated with photographs. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has minimal handling wear.
 
Price: 19.95 USD

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...<b>Colorful Barbados  </b><br>, Hughes, Gerald
6 Hughes, Gerald ...Colorful Barbados

London: Universal Publishing Company, Limited.
 1982.
 0862830257
 Hardcover, no jacket, as issued.
 
Carefully handled, Text clean, Bindings firm., Previous owner's name erased from title page. Illustrated with 40+ color captioned photographs. 
Price: 19.95 USD
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...<b> Marine Plants of the Caribbean: A Field Guide from Florida to Brazil </b><br>, Littler, Diane Scullion; Littler, Mark M.; Bucher, Katina E.; Norris, James
7 Littler, Diane Scullion; Littler, Mark M.; Bucher, Katina E.; Norris, James ... Marine Plants of the Caribbean: A Field Guide from Florida to Brazil

Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Books, 1989.
 Softcover.
 Fully illustrated with color photos.
 
This book has been designed for those individuals who wish to increase their knowledge of the extremely important but often overlooked photosynthetic organisms of the reef. This volume depicts 209 marine plants, including 204 kinds of algae and 5 seagrasses.

No Flaws or Blemishes but previous owner's name inside cover; Still Gift Quality.
 
Price: 24.00 USD

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...<b> West Indian Eden; The Book of Barbados </b>, Lynch, Louis
8 Lynch, Louis ... West Indian Eden; The Book of Barbados
Glasgow, Scotland Robert Maclehose & Co. Ltd. 1959 First Edition – First Printing. Hardcover in Dust Jacket.

 
A historic, cultural, social and local account of the island of Barbados. Contains a few recipes for Caribbean food and cocktails.

SIGNED by the author with an inscription /Best Wishes/. Laid in business card of the author.

Fully illustrated with photographs. 37 pages of period business advertisements.

Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. 312 pages. Dust Jacket in clear protective Mylar sleeve is not price-clipped and has light wear to corners.

 
Price: 45.00 USD

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...<b>  The Land of Look Behind. A Study of Jamaica</b><br>, Macmillan, Mona
9 Macmillan, Mona ... The Land of Look Behind. A Study of Jamaica

London: Faber and Faber, 1957 First Edition, First Printing.
 Hardcover in Dust Jacket.
 Illustrated with Folding map and photographic plates. 
Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. Folding map and photographic plates. 224 pages with index. 8.5 inches tall.

 
Price: 65.00 USD

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...<b>Historia De Cuba (Coleccion Cuba y Sus Jueces) (Spanish Edition) (Coleccion Cuba y sus jueces)</b>, Maso, Calixto C.
10 Maso, Calixto C. ...Historia De Cuba (Coleccion Cuba y Sus Jueces) (Spanish Edition) (Coleccion Cuba y sus jueces)
USA: Ediciones Universal, 1998.
 0897298756 / 9780897298759 Soft cover.
 
Sin usar . , Manejo de plataforma Minimal apretadas y limpias.

Unused. Tight and Clean, Minimal shelf handling.

A history of Cuba from pre-Columbian times until 1992.
 
Price: 30.00 USD

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...<b>Desarrollo Agricola De Cuba.</b>, Navarro, Arturo Pina and others
11 Navarro, Arturo Pina and others ...Desarrollo Agricola De Cuba.
Miami, FL: Colegio de Ingenieros Agronomon y Azucareros, 1992. Hardcover in Jacket
 
Unused sin abrir; no hay defectos pero desgaste de plataforma mínima por menor.
Unused unopened; no flaws but minimal retail shelf wear.

 
Price: 20.00 USD

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...<b>Jolly Roger. The Story Of The Great Age Of Piracy   </b><br>, Pringle, Patrick
12 Pringle, Patrick ...Jolly Roger. The Story Of The Great Age Of Piracy

New York: W. W. Norton and Company, 1953 First Edition, First Printing.
 Hardcover in Dust Jacket.
 Illustrated with numerous plates.
 
A history of the golden age of Piracy of the late 1600's and early 1700's, with the likes of Captain Blackbeard, Anne Bonny and Mary Read, Henry Morgan, Captain Bartholomew Roberts, William Kidd, and a host of other Pirates.

Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Minimal handling wear. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has a hint of handling wear with no chips or tears. 294 with an extensive index.
 
Price: 49.95 USD

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...<b> Caribbean Reef Fishes </b><br>, Randall, John E.
13 Randall, John E. ... Caribbean Reef Fishes

TFH Publications, U.S. 1968.
 0876660170 / 9780876660171 First Edition, First Printing.
 Hardcover. No jacket as issued.
 Full illustrated with color and B/W photography and drawings.

 
An authoritative book on Caribbean reef fishes written by two experts in the Marine Biology field.

The primary purpose is to provide identification of the 300 most common fishes that might be observed while snorkeling or diving on the reefs of the Caribbean.

No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality.

 
Price: 19.95 USD

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...<b>The Golden Antilles.</b>, Severin, Timothy
14 Severin, Timothy ...The Golden Antilles.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf. 1970. First Edition Hardcover in Jacket.
 
The Story of the travelers, adventures, and soldiers of fortune who searched for a promised land in the Caribbean.

No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality, First Edition; First Printing; Dust jacket in protective Mylar sleeve. Photos show reflections from clear Mylar protective Dust-jacket cover.

 
Price: 12.00 USD

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...<B>Indian Dance For the Caribbean</b>, Sookdeo, Sandra
15 Sookdeo, Sandra ...Indian Dance For the Caribbean
Trinadad: Chakra Publishing House, 1994. 9768104538 / 9789768104533 Soft cover.
 
No flaws, Unused. [Illustrated]

 
Price: 10.00 USD

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...<b>The Beauty of Bermuda  </b>, Stallard, Scott
16 Stallard, Scott ...The Beauty of Bermuda
Toronto, Canada: Oakwell/Boulton, 1995 0920831141 / 9780920831144 First Edition – First Printing. Hardcover in Dust Jacket.

 Illustrated with Photographs. 
SIGNED with an Inscription by author.

A compilation of the author's first three books plus new photographs.

Introduction by Peter Benchley, author of Jaws.

Carefully handled, Text clean, Bindings firm. Dust Jacket is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. 
Price: 39.95 USD

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...<b> Tours Puerto Rico </b><br>, Tooker, Helen V.
17 Tooker, Helen V. ... Tours Puerto Rico

New Jersey General Drawing Company, 1965.
 Stapled wraps.
 
A delightful piece of Auto / petroleum advertising and travel history as it details four tours one might take.

No flaws or blemishes to note. Illustrated on each pages with photographs and drawings. Pages are color and have color drawing to accent the b/w photos. Text describes the island. Stapled pictorial Wraps. 6inches tall, 4 inches wide. 30 pages.

There are no copies listed on OCLC / Worldcat.
 
Price: 19.95 USD

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...<b> The Islands of Bermuda ; Each Isle and Islet's Individual Story. </b><br>, Tucker, Terry
18 Tucker, Terry ... The Islands of Bermuda ; Each Isle and Islet's Individual Story.

Hamilton, Bermuda: The Island Press, Ltd., 1970.
 Softcover.
 
Bindings tight and square. Text clean, Moderate handling wear. Illustrated with photographs.

Often called the architect of modern Bermuda, Sir Henry Tucker, is considered—with Dr. E.F. Gordon—one of the island’s two most important leaders of the 20th Century. He became Bermuda’s first government leader on May 22, 1968 in the first election held under a new Constitution and a two-party system.
 
Price: 19.95 USD

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...<b>The Caribbean Poetry of Derek Walcott & the Art of Romare Bearden   </b><br>, Walcott, Derek;  Introduction Brodsky, Joseph
19 Walcott, Derek; Introduction Brodsky, Joseph ...The Caribbean Poetry of Derek Walcott & the Art of Romare Bearden

New York: Limited Editions Club, 1983.
 Limited Edition: #787 of 2000 copies. printed by the Anthoensen Press.
 Hardcover in slipcase.
 Signed by Walcott and Bearden in the colophon, as issued.
 Original color lithograph (limited to 275 copies), laid in loose. #15/275.
 Eight color illustrations by Romare Beardon of which 6 are double-page on white Mohawk eggshell paper.
 
Color illustrated linen with wrap-around scene. Fine is a near-fine slipcase. Only flaw is a hint of fading on the spine.

There were 8 different original lithographs created by Bearden for this book, all hand-printed on Rives paper at the Blackburn Studio, New York; although the colophon states the limitation for each lithograph to be 250, this one numbered 15/275. Newsletter laid in.

4to; xix, 210 pages : color illustrations ; 32 cm.
 
Price: 650.00 USD

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...<b>Cuba With Pen and Pencil  </b><br>, [19th Century, Travel] Hazard, Samuel
20 [19th Century, Travel] Hazard, Samuel ...Cuba With Pen and Pencil

Miami, Florida: Editorial Cubana, 1989.
 Reproduction
 Hardcover.
 Illustrated with hundreds of the author's own sketches.
 
A very attractive and quality reproduction of this important text.

Samuel Hazard after fighting in the Civil War went to Cuba to begin working on a guidebook to the island of Cuba. Over a period of several months he traveled throughout what was then still a Spanish colony.

Dark brown leatherette covers with gilt titles and decorations. Titles in red band.

Bindings tight and square. Text clean, Minimal handling wear. Still Giftable.

8.25 inches tall. New Prologue by Guillermo De Zendegui in Spanish, though the text is in English.
 
Price: 120.00 USD

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