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  • THE WHITE WITCH OF ROSEHALL. by De Lisser, Herbert G
    De Lisser, Herbert G
    THE WHITE WITCH OF ROSEHALL.

    Edition: Later printing.

    London: Ernest Benn Limited , (1978) dj. Hardcover - Reprinted many times, this is the author's best known novel, "founded on fact, of the West Indies of the early nineteenth century. . . Robert Rutherford is sent to the Islands to learn the planter's business from the bottom. He becomes an overseer at Rosehall, the property of a young widow, Mrs Palmer, whose three husbands have all died in curious circumstances." 255 pp. Photo on back of dust jacket is of Rosehall, now in ruins. ISBN: 0-510-199046.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 63524
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  • THE MERMAID'S TWIN SISTER: More Stories from Trinidad . by Joseph, Lynn. Illustrated by Donna Perrone.
    Joseph, Lynn. Illustrated by Donna Perrone.
    THE MERMAID'S TWIN SISTER: More Stories from Trinidad .

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Clarion, (1994.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A retelling of traditional stories about things that happened in Trinidad long ago, and about the spirits (La Diablesse, duennes, obeah people) and other magical beings who play a part in everyday life on the island and stories about traditional foods - like callaloo. The second collection by this author who was born in Trinidad, and remembers hearing these stories as a little girl. Illustrated with striking full-page black, white and gray-toned illustrations by Perrone. Author's note. 63 pp. Slightly oversized format. ISBN: 0-395-643651.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 39695
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  • AN AMERICAN TRAVELER: True Tales of Adventure, Travel, and Sport. by White, Randy Wayne.
    White, Randy Wayne.
    AN AMERICAN TRAVELER: True Tales of Adventure, Travel, and Sport.

    Edition: First printing.

    Guilford, Connecticut : The Lyons Press, (2003) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A collection of essays on his adventures in Costa Rica, with Peter Blake and the New Zealand sailing team, crocodile hunting in Australia, diving with the great white sharks in South Africa and much more by the author best known for his Doc Ford mysteries - but who has also been a fishing guide and the author of the "Out There" column for Outside magazine. SIGNED on the title page. xv, 195 pp. ISBN: 1592280331.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 68994
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