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Bridges, Yseult, 1888-1971. Child of the Tropics: Victorian Memoirs. Edited and completed by Nicholas Guppy. London: Collins and Harvill Press, 1980. 205 pages. Photographs. End paper genealogies of the Guppy and Rostant families. The story of a girl who grew up in Trinidad in its Victorian heyday, giving a loving picture of that now-vanished world. Yseult's father was a gentle, learned and rather remote English eccentric. He had been Chief Inspector of Schools and was also the discoverer, among other things, of the Guppy fish which today still bears his name. - Front jacket panel. Very good hardcover in slightly worn dust jacket; many of the upper page corners have creases from folds. ISBN 0002629895. #28243. $170
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Brown, W. J. Jamaican Journey. London: Allen & Unwin, 1948. 1st edition. 204 pages. Good hardcover in poor dust jacket. #10499. $20
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Calixte, D. P. (Demosthenes Petrus), Colonel. Haiti: The Calvary of a Soldier. New York: Wendell Malliet and Company, 1939. xv, 125 pages. Photographs. Frontispiece portrait. Good hardcover, edges slightly creased and frayed. Former owner's bookplate and signature inside front cover. #26968. $70
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Coutant, Frank R. Intimate Glimpses of the West Indies. New York: Vantage Press, 1957. 1st edition. 119 pages. Dated, inscribed and signed by the author. 'For a quarter century I have been traveling to and studying the Caribbean Islands. Now it is my turn to share what I have learned, so that other students may press the study further.' - Preface. Very good hardcover in very good dust jacket. #25594. $15
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Dark, Richard. The Quest of the Indies. Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1920. xii, 241 pages. Index. Illustrations. Maps. Good pictorial hardcover, edges and corners slightly rubbed. Former owner's bookplate and name inside front cover. #26970. $15
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Eaton, T. T. The Cruise of the Kaiserin. With Poetical Narrative By Martin Luther Berger. Louisville, Kentucky: Baptist Book Concern, 1903. Small 8vo (regular size). 125 pages. Map. Photographs. Good hardcover, edges worn. #13746. $30
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Goodwin, William B. The Lure of Gold, Being the Story of the Five Lost Ships of Christopher Columbus. Boston: Meador Publishing Company, 1940. 215 pages. Photographs. Maps. Frontispiece. Very good hardcover. Former owner's signature and bookplate inside front cover. #26972. $60
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Perez, Louis A., Jr., Editor. Cuban Studies 40. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2010. x, 206 pages. Bibliography. Text in English and Spanish. As New hardcover. ISBN 0822943859. #29463. $32.50
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Perez Enriquez, Isabel, Coordinatora, Eugenia Santana Echegaray, Esperanza Garcia Trejo, Jose Antonio Melendez Meza, Grisel Valdes Cotayo, and Carmen Ramos Alonso. Cooperativismo, Colectivismo y Mujeres Campesinas en Cuba y en Mexico. Tuxtla Gutierrez, Chiapas: UNACH: Universidad Autonoma de Chiapas, Colina Universitaria - CONACYT - SICAH, 1993-1994. 1st edition. [x], 368 pages. Photographs. Illustrations. Diagrams. Text in Spanish. Very good pictorial stiff wrappers. #22142. $75
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