New York: St. Martin's Press, 1962. First Edition. Cloth and boards. 8vo, orange cloth over tan boards, Mylar-protected pictorial dust jacket with three natives: one bearing a spear, 256 pages. Very Fine / Very Fine. Item #1335
"The incidents described in this book are based upon eyewitness accounts of what actually took place during the East Coast Insurrection of 1823 [at Demerara in British Guiana], and most of the characters actually took part in these events."--Author's Note. Third novel by the author who was born in British Guiana.
SCARCE title on an uncommon but significant subject which has been treated with great expertise and realism!