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BELISARIO – Sketches of Character
A historical biography of a Jamaican artist

by Jackie Ranston

BELISARIO – Sketches of Character reads like fiction and comes richly illustrated in full colour as an important historical documentation. The story of Belisario’s Jewish forebears reveals new information on Judaism, the Spanish Inquisition and Slavery. 432 pages, 9’ x 10-1/4”, museum quality edition.

Jackie Ranston & Valerie Facey

Jackie Ranston (author & researcher) & Valerie Facey (Publisher) at The Mill, Kingston, Jamaica, West Indies with their new book Photo Credit: Leisha Chen-Young.

JACKIE RANSTON is a researcher/writer specialising in Jamaican family histories. Her published works include The Lindo Legacy; They Call Me Teacher; From We Were Boys and First Time Up, all studies of important personages in Jamaican history.

ISBN: 978-976-8168-16-0
Hardcover — Published Summer 2008

Deluxe Edition — US$120

‘Collectors Edition’ - Autographed presentation
copies numbered 1 - 100 (in special slipcases)
will be sold in order of purchase for US$200

The Mill Press at Constant Spring Box 167 Kingston 8, Jamaica W.I.