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  • THE VICEROY OF OUIDAH. by Chatwin, Bruce
    Chatwin, Bruce
    THE VICEROY OF OUIDAH.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Summit Books, (1980.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Novel based on the life and adventures of the white Brazilian slave-trader Francisco Feliz da Sousa in 19th century kingdom of Dahomey in West Africa (the names have been changed, since this is "a work of the imagination." Preface by Chatwin. 155 pp. Map endpapers. ISBN: 0-671-412531.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (faint remainder mark, light edgewear to dj.)

    Book ID: 56152
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  • AGOTIME: Her Legend. by Gleason, Judith.
    Gleason, Judith.
    AGOTIME: Her Legend.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Grossman Publishers, 1970. dj. Hardcover first edition - Novel based on the story of a Black queen of Dahomy who was sold into slavery after the death of her husband, and brought to Brazil her vudu, Zomadonu, king of the water spirits. A book which is "at once an historical novel, an African folk-legend, and a tale of the supernatural and the occult." Ends with a chapter on "In Search of the Legend." Illustrated with drawings by Carybe. Glossary, 300 pp plus 2 pp of maps. Dust jacket art by Jacqueline Schuman.

    Condition: Ex-library with the usual markings, missing front endpaper but otherwise good condition, tight and clean in a near fine unmarked dust jacket.

    Book ID: 79369
    View cart More details Price: $35.00