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A Night of Their Own.
London: Faber & Faber, (1965). First edition.
Tiny chip to border of last page, not affecting text, else near fine in a very good, edge-worn, price-clipped dust jacket.
$16.50 Book Number: 941 Order / Enquire
This Island Now.
London: Faber & Faber, (1966). First edition.
Inscription/name on endpaper, slight lean to spine, else very good in a used dust jacket.
$16.50 Book Number: 6659 Order / Enquire
Anthills of the Savannah.
London: Heinemann, (1987). First edition.
Shortlisted for the Booker Prize. Remainder mark to bottom edge, else fine in a price-clipped dust jacket.
$16.50 Book Number: 976 Order / Enquire
CARTEY, Wilfred. Editor.
Palaver. Modern African Writings.
New York: Thomas Nelson, (1970). First edition.
A broad ranging anthology with selections by well known African writers. Fine in a very good, price-clipped dust jacket, with a few edge-tears.
$16.50 Book Number: 6663 Order / Enquire
(Saint Paul): Graywolf Press, (1992).
Trade paperback format, pp. 263. Light shelf wear, light creasing at corners of covers, else very good.
$16.50 Book Number: 13011 Order / Enquire
Sweet and Sour Milk.
(Saint Paul): Graywolf Press, (1992).
Trade paperback format, pp. 242. Light shelf wear, else near fine.
$16.50 Book Number: 13012 Order / Enquire
The Baganada at Home.
London: Frank Cass & Co. Ltd., 1968. New impression originally printed in 1908.
Octavo, red cloth, pp. [xviii], 227; "With one hundred pictures of life and work in Uganda". Page edges show yellowing, else very good in dust jacket, red lettering faded at spine and with some creasing and edge tears. Looks attractive in an archival quality mylar sleeve.
$30.00 Book Number: 14469 Order / Enquire
Neo-African Literature. A History of Black Writing.
New York: Grove, (1969). First edition.
Very good in a price-clipped dust jacket.
$22.00 Book Number: 1016 Order / Enquire
JELLOUN, Tahar Ben.
The Sacred Night.
London: Quartet, (1985). First English edition.
Fine in dust jacket.
$16.50 Book Number: 6233 Order / Enquire
KANE, Cheikh Hamidou. Translated from the French by Katherine Woods
New York: Walker, (1963). First American edition.
Originally published under the title, L'Aventure AmbiguŽ. A novel of Modern Africa, and winner of the the Grand Prix Littiraire d'Afrique Noire in 1962. Near fine in dust jacket showing some toning to edges and spine, slight fade to red lettering of author's name on spine, and a few small closed nicks at the spine ends, else near fine.
$16.50 Book Number: 974 Order / Enquire
MacGOYE, Marjorie Oludhe.
Coming to Birth.
London: Heinemann, (1986). First edition.
"Review copy" rubber-stamped on endpaper. Sinclair Prize Winner, 1986. Fine in dust jacket.
$22.00 Book Number: 2854 Order / Enquire
Wand of Noble Wood.
London: Hutchinson, (1961). First edition.
Small octavo, black boards, pp. 208. The first novel by this Nigerian writer. Previous owner's inscription reads. "Madeline Currie, July 31/63, Lagos Nigeria". Browning and foxing to endpapers, spine a bit cocked, covers are slightly soiled, otherwise good, in an about very good dust jacket with some foxing.
$30.00 Book Number: 2435 Order / Enquire
OBIECHINA, Emmanuel N.
Greenfield Center: The Greenfield Review (Press), (1976). First edition.
Stapled wrappers, 32pp. Poetry. Spine sunned, price has been inked-out on rear cover, else very good. .
$24.75 Book Number: 4782 Order / Enquire
Astonishing the Gods.
(London): Phoenix House, (1995). First edition.
Signed by Okri. Fine in dust jacket.
$40.00 Book Number: 4587 Order / Enquire
Stars of the New Curfew.
(New York): Viking, (1989). First American edition.
Remainder mark to bottom edge, else near fine in dust jacket.
$16.50 Book Number: 6664 Order / Enquire