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Shrove Tuesday march: A play of the steelband

by Walcott, Roderick

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Published
1966
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Port-of-Spain: Extra-Mural Department, University of the West Indies, 1966. 21p., staplebound booklet, very good. Caribbean plays, 39. Script for a one-act play by the twin brother of Nobel laureate Derek Walcott, depicting internal tensions between members of a steel band, and rivalry between different bands.
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Reorganisation of the public service: Three speeches

by Williams, Eric

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Published
1965
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Port-of-Spain, Trinidad: PNM Publishing Company Limited, 1965. 131p., slender paperback, pages evenly toned, mild handling wear. Three speeches from October 1965 by the head of the People's National Movement and the first Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago.
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Philadelphia: [Philadelphia Commercial Museum], 1900. Two gelatin silver photographs, titled "Cocoanut Plantation-Ceylon" and "Cacao Tree in Fruit-Trinidad", each 9 x 7.25 inches mounted on 12 x 9.75 cardboard boards with descriptive text on back. Cardboard lightly worn, both have stickers on back else very good condition. Part of a larger set of photographs prepared by the Philadelphia… Read more
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Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1970. Hardcover. xiii, 331p., black cloth boards gilt in glossy blue dust jacket, a very good clean copy. Author treats of Black people as 'Negroes', 'creoles' and 'coloured'.
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The Naked Fear: an ACE Original

by Offord, Carl

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Published
1954
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New York: Ace Books, 1954. Paperback. 160p., toning to edges of text block otherwise very good first edition PBO in bright red and yellow pictorial wraps. ACE Books S-54. Suspense novel from Leftist African American author from Trinidad.
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A Morning in Trinidad

by Mittelhölzer, Edgar

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Published
1950
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Garden City: Doubleday & Co, 1950. Hardcover. 250p., light toning to covers otherwise a very good first US edition in blue cloth boards and unclipped dj with illustration by M. Korach; jacket is somewhat edgeworn and the spine panel (part of Korach sketch) is quite toned with damage to both rims. "A beguiling novel about Port of Spain" cover… Read more
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Where the hummingbird flies

by Hercules, Frank

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Published
1961
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New York: Harcourt, Brace & Company, 1961. Hardcover. 212p.,first printing, edge worn and soiled dj showing some fading along length of spine. Trinidad-born African American writer's first novel.
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Last cool days

by Stewart, John

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Published
1971
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9780233962085
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London: Andre Deutsch, 1971. Hardcover. 190p., first edition, old bookseller stamp on front blank endpaper else very good condition in a slightly shelf worn dj. African American writer, born in Trinidad.
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Last cool days

by Stewart, John

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Published
1971
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9780233962085
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London: Andre Deutsch, 1971. Hardcover. 190p., first edition, very good condition in a slightly shelf worn dj. African American writer, born in Trinidad.
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image of Our fourth anniversary ...the last lap; political leader's address on September 24, 1960, at the University of Woodford Square, marking the fourth year of P.N.M.'s first term of office

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Port of Spain, Trinidad: P.N.M., 1960. 15p., wraps with Williams' photo on front. A 'state of the nation' address.
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Jumping ship and other stories

by James, Kelvin Christopher

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Published
1992
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9780679411833
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New York: Villard Books, 1992. Hardcover. 226p., very good hardcover in dj, signed, with a small drawing beneath the signature by the author on the half title page. First collection of stories by the Afro-Trinidadian author.
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History of the people of Trinidad and Tobago

by Williams, Eric

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Published
1962
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Port-of-Spain: PNM Publishing Co, 1962. Paperback. 294p. first printing, map endpapers, small abrasion on front wrap, minor internal creasing. General soiling and browning to wraps. Previous owner's name to top right corner of front cover. First appearance of Williams' homage to his country's independence on August 31, 1962, and his ascendency to the Prime Ministry.
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Childhood, a novel

by Alexis, André

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Published
1994
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9780805059816
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New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1994. Hardcover. 212p., first edition boards in glossy dust jacket, a fine copy that is signed by author Alexis on the title page. First novel by the Afro-Trinidadian Canadian author.
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The games were coming

by Anthony, Michael

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Published
1968
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Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1968. Hardcover. 184p., first American edition, very good hardcover in a shelfworn dj with a few closed tears. First published in England in 1963. Afro-Trinidadian writer, novel set in Trinidad about bicycle racing and carnival.
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London: Heinemann in association with Andre Deutsch, 1970. Trade Paperback. 184p., wraps, Humanities Press imprint sticker on title page and Humanities Press review slip tipped in on front blank end paper, very good condition, 5x7.25 inches. Afro-Trinidadian writer. Caribbean writers series.
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Selected poems

by Giuseppi, Neville

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Published
1972
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San Fernando, Trinidad: n.pub, 1972. 54p., wraps, first edition, very good condition. Poetry.
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Kingston and London: University of the West Indies and Zed Books, 1996. 216p., very good in wraps. A study of Trinidad & Tobago, and "the sense of nationalism and peoplehood caused by migration and the ethnicization of migrant communities in the metropoles" - rear wrap -- using works by Earl Lovelace, Valerie Belgrave, Willli Chen, V. S. Naipaul, C.L.R.… Read more
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Godliness equality freedom

by Humphrey, John D.

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Published
1966
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Port of Spain: [the author], 1966. 31p., soiled wraps. Humphrey's letters to Eric Williams and others, debating communism, capitalism and his proposed third way, based on the three titular principles.
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Bruised hibiscus; a novel

by Nunez, Elizabeth

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Published
2000
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9781580050364
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Seattle: Seal Press, 2000. Hardcover. 286p., first Seal printing, dj. Very good. Afro-Trinidadian novelist.
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Long road to nowhere

by Johnson, Amryl

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Published
1985
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9780860686873
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London: Virago Press, 1985. 64p., first printing, 8x5 inch wraps. Remainder mark to top page edges at spine. Afro-Trinidadian poet and urban intellectual, residing in England, writing in both conventional English and patois.
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