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THE STORY OF THE JAMAICAN PEOPLE
Written by Philip Sherlock; Hazel Bennett.
Stock no. 1828271
Published by Ian Randle Publishing. 1st 1998. Slightly better than very good condition.

A general history of Jamaica. Pictorial card wraps. B/w illustrations. 424 pages. ISBN: 9768100303. Text block very slightly grubby. Very slight bowing to front cover. Contents clean.

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THE UNFORTUNATE VALENTINE MORRIS
Written by Ivor Waters.
Stock no. 2140448
Published by The Chepstow Society. 1st 1964. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Red cloth. Limited to 1000 copies. B/w illustrations. Valentine Morris was born in the island of Antigua in 1727 but lived for 30 years at the Piercefield, part of which is now Chepstow racecourse. SIGNED by author to front endpaper, dedicated to a previous owner. Foxing to spine. Foxing and browning to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few small tears and chips; minimal loss.

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WILD TREES IN THE CAYMAN ISLANDS
Written by Fred Burton. Illustrated by Penny Clifford.
Stock no. 2140389
Published by The International Reptile Conservation Foundation. Circa 2007. Slightly better than very good condition.

Card wraps. B/w photos. B/w illustrations. 2nd edition. ISBN: 9781427621689.

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SEA STARS, SEA URCHINS, AND ALLIES: ACHINODERMS OF FLORIDA AND THE CARIBBEAN
Written by Gordon Hendler; John E. Miller; David L. Pawson; Porter M. Kier.
Stock no. 2139131
Published by Smithsonian Institution Press. 1st 1995. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Black boards, green titles. Colour and b/w photos throughout. ISBN: 1560984503. Some light edge-creasing to wrapper.

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HUMMINGBIRDS OF THE CARIBBEAN
Written by Esther Quesada Tyrell.
Stock no. 1823712
Published by Crown Publishers. 1st 1990. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A stunning, easy-to-read book that combines the best in bird photography with the most complete and informative text on hummingbirds of the Caribbean. Large format. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour photos. xv and 238 pages including index. ISBN: 0517573687. Top & tail of spine lightly bumped. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is a little grubby.

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THE WEST INDIES
Written by John Henderson. Illustrated by A.S. Forrest.
Stock no. 2137139
Published by Adam & Charles Black. Circa 1908. Almost very good condition.

A & C Black Colour Book 20 Shilling Series. Cerulean blue cloth with attractive sailing ship, crab and sun vignettes. Gilt titles to spine and front cover. 74 tissue-guarded colour plates. Top edge gilt. Index and booklist to rear that lists books later than 1905. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Spine and edges are browned; a few nicks to cloth to top and tail of spine. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Joints are a bit cracked. Frontis is MISSING! Tape marks to tissue-guard of plate opposite page 104. Some light foxing and browning. Assumed reprint from books listed in booklist to rear.

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JAMAICA AND ITS BUTTERFLIES
Written by F. Martin Brown; Bernard Heineman. Illustrated by Marjorie Statham Favreau.
Stock no. 1823231
Published by E.W. Classey Ltd.. 1st 1972. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Beige cloth boards, gilt title to spine. 10 colour plates to rear plus colour frontispiece. ISBN: 0900848448. Text block lightly browned. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is slightly grubby/scuffed.

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A HISTORY OF BELIZE
Written by Narda Dobson.
Stock no. 1819548
Published by Longman Caribbean. 1st 1973. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A comprehensive history of the former British Honduras - the only British Commonwealth state in Central America. Brown boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 058276601X. Browning & foxing to text block. Grease stain to lower gutter edge of last few pages. Minor foxing to endpapers. Pictorial dustwrapper is browned across top edge and faded to spine, a little creased.

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CARIBBEAN SEASHELLS
Written by Germaine L. Warmke; R. Tucker Abbott.
Stock no. 1818337
Published by Livingston Publishing Company. 1962. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A guide to the Marine Mollusks of Puerto Rico and other West Indian Islands, Bermuda and the Lower Florida Keys. Blue cloth boards, gilt titles and palm vignettes. Colour and b/w photos. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0870980041. Third printing. Corners rubbed. Text block grubby. Browning to endpapers. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-rubbed.

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THE BRINK CUBAN MISSILE CRISIS, 1962
Written by David Detzer.
Stock no. 1606506
Published by Thomas Y. Crowell. 1st USA 1979. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A dramatic account of the critical point in history. B/w photos. ISBN: 0690016824. Foxing to textblock.

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SIRIUS AND SABA
Written by Deborah King. Illustrated by Deborah King.
Stock no. 624433
Published by Hamish Hamilton Childrens Books. 1st 1981. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Sirius and Saba are dogs who undertake a journey round the exotic Caribbean island of Saint Lucia... Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0241105994. Small pink pen mark to title page and just a few light margin marks. Pictorial wrapper a little grubby with a couple of tiny nicks.

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