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  • ECHO OF LIONS. by Chase-Riboud, Barbara.
    Chase-Riboud, Barbara.
    ECHO OF LIONS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Morrow, 1989. dj. Hardcover first edition - A historical novel based on the story of the slave-mutineer known as Joseph Cinque, and the trial, the first in US history to reach the Supreme Court, in which he was defended by John Quincy Adams. This novel was the center of controversy when Chase-Riboud sued Stephen Speilberg for plagarism when he made the movie 'Amistad' but regardless of the controversry, this is a story well worth reading. ISBN: 0-688-064078.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (remainder line.)

    Book ID: 45990
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  • IFRIKIYA: True Stories of Africa and Africans. by Wolfe, Louis.
    Wolfe, Louis.
    IFRIKIYA: True Stories of Africa and Africans.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Putnam, (1964.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Stories of nine men who were important in the exploration and history of Africa, from the slave Cinque who led a shipboard uprising, to Howard Carter, the archeologist who discovered the tomb of Tuthankhamen and empire builder Cecil Rhodes. Illustrated by Steele Savage. Written for older children. Index. 155 pp.

    Condition: Good in good dust jacket (missing front endpaper, large chip to bottom edge of dj.)

    Book ID: 42490
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