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  • V.I. CALLALOO: POEMS FROM THE CARIBBEAN. by Callaloo Poets.
    Callaloo Poets.
    V.I. CALLALOO: POEMS FROM THE CARIBBEAN.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    AuthorHouse, (2006). First edition - Collects poems of love, awareness, community involvement and culture by eighteen poets from across the Caribbean but now living in the Virgin Islands. The poets include Lavanta Thompson, Oren Hodge, Tremis Skeete, Linette Rabsatt, April T. Glasgow, V. Celeste Fahie, Earold O'Kieffe, Urenna Francis, Stephen Payne, Prudence George, Raja H. Pemberton, Jehu Nisbett, Quincy Lettsome, PH.D., Charles P. Bartholomew, Elton Hazel, Jerome Joseph, Sonjah Smith and Justin Hodge. Notes on contributors. 83 pp. ISBN: 978-1425947378.

    Condition: Near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers (inscription on first page)

    Book ID: 81255
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  • Fuller, Halsey Oakley.
    HALSEY IN THE WEST INDIES.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Putnam, 1928. dj. Hardcover first edition - Rather uncommon book describing the fourteen year-old author's adventures during seven months spent in the Virgin Islands of the West Indies, He kept a diary of his experiences during "the most exciting winter of his life" and here he retells them in 'a straightforward boy-to-boy fashion for all boys to enjoy.' Includes accounts of shark fishing, tarantula hunting, an encounter with Voodoo worship, horse races, his comments on racial issues, West Indian food, and more. Illustrated with a frontispiece of the author, other photographs and sketches by a twelve-year old artist, Arthur Lindborg. Foreword by Kennett Harris. 180 pp plus 4 pp of selections from Putnam's catalogue featuring 'boys books by boys.' Illustrated endpapers.

    Condition: Near fine in magenta cloth with black lettering in a partial dust jacket (only the front cover and front flap remains.)

    Book ID: 37984
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  • DANCE OF THE MONGOOSE. by Phillips, T. J. (pseudonym of Tom Savage)
    Phillips, T. J. (pseudonym of Tom Savage)
    DANCE OF THE MONGOOSE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Berkley, (1995) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The first mystery novel written under this pseudonym - set in St Thomas in the Virgin Islands. INSCRIBED on the title page to the late Oklahoma collector Larry Owens and his wife "aka Tom Savage." 281 pp. ISBN: 0-425-14786X.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 61464
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