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  • THE PLEASURES OF EXILE. by Lamming, George.
    Lamming, George.
    THE PLEASURES OF EXILE.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, (1996.). SIGNED - Originally published in 1960, at a time when the colonies were moving towards independence and Caribbean literature was making its first worldwide impact, this series of interrelated essays focus on his life as a writer in self-imposed exile in England and of his travels in the Caribbean, West Africa, and the United States and on the experiences of other writers from the Caribbean - Salkey, Naipaul and more. Index. Includes a foreword by Sandra Pouchet Paquet, with references. INSCRIBED by Lamming on the dedication page, with the words "best wishes." Index. xxvii, 232 pp. ISBN: 0-472-064703.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 80334
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  • NATIVES OF MY PERSON. by Lamming, George.
    Lamming, George.
    NATIVES OF MY PERSON.

    Edition: First thus.

    New York & London: Allison & Busby, (1986) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A reissue of Lamming's allegorical novel which tells the story of a journey of a slave ship toward San Christobal during the early colonial period. Originally published in 1972, this is one of the most important novels by this award-winning author, who was born and educated in Barbados. INSCRIBED on the front endpaper, and uncommon thus. 351 pp. ISBN: 0-850316952.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 83250
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  • NATIVES OF MY PERSON. by Lamming, George.
    Lamming, George.
    NATIVES OF MY PERSON.

    Edition: First thus.

    New York & London: Allison & Busby, (1986) dj. Hardcover first edition - A reissue of Lamming's allegorical novel which tells the story of a journey of a slave ship toward San Christobal during the early colonial period. Originally published in 1972, this is one of the most important novels by this award-winning author, who was born and educated in Barbados. INSCRIBED on the front endpaper, and uncommon thus. 351 pp. ISBN: 0-850316952.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 83508
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  • IN THE CASTLE OF MY SKIN. by Lamming, George.
    Lamming, George.
    IN THE CASTLE OF MY SKIN.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: McGraw-Hill, (1953) dj. Hardcover first edition - Author's first novel, which was very highly praised on its original publication in England, The story of a boy growing into manhood in the 1930s on the island of Barbados. With an introduction by Richard Wright. The true first American edition is quite hard to find (book clubs are common and often misidentified as firsts). Endpapers and frontispiece illustrations by Denis Williams. Winner of the Somerset Maugham Award for Literature. xii, 313 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in sienna boards with black spine with white lettering in a good only dustjacket with several chips to the edge, one to the side of the spine and sunning to spine. Original price of $3.75 on dj flap.

    Book ID: 87977
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  • CALLALOO: Callaloo Volume 20, Number 4 Fall 1997: Eric Williams and the Postcolonial Caribbean. by [Williams, Eric, 1911-1981.] Rowell, Charles H. , editor; Sandra Pouchet Paquet, guest editor, George Lamming, signed.
    [Williams, Eric, 1911-1981.] Rowell, Charles H. , editor; Sandra Pouchet Paquet, guest editor, George Lamming, signed.
    CALLALOO: Callaloo Volume 20, Number 4 Fall 1997: Eric Williams and the Postcolonial Caribbean.

    Edition: First printing.

    Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press 1997. SIGNED first edition - A special issue devoted to the work of Dr Eric Williams, as an historian and a politician. SIGNED by George Lamming at his article "The Legacy of Eric Williams." Includes an excerpt from William's works, articles by Selwyn Cudjoe, Patricia Mohammed, William Darrity Jr, a select bibliography by Deborah Craig Nestor and more. Photograph. ix, pp 703-912. ISBN: 0161-2492.

    Condition: Near fine in illustrated wrappers (one corner bent.)

    Book ID: 52898
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