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The Poetry, Life and Opinions of Sa'adu Zungur
Zaria: Northern Nigerian Publishing Company, 1974. First Edition. Octavo (22cm). Staple-bound, pictorial card wrappers; 109pp. Includes bibliography. Corners bumped, with consequent creasing to wrapper edges; text clean, tight and unmarked. Good.
[Item #20321]
Price: $25.00
 
The Poetry, Life and Opinions of Sa'adu Zungur
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Moremi: An Epic of Feminine Heroism
[Ibadan, Nigeria: Onibonoje Press, 1970]. First Edition. Epic poem based on the deeds of the Yoruba woman Moremi, who saved her village from foreign invaders. Published as a school reader, with a glossary of difficult words and textual questions at the end of the text. 12mo (18cm.); original pictorial staplebound...
[Item #27423]
Price: $75.00
 
Moremi: An Epic of Feminine Heroism
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Mine Boy
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1955. First American Edition. Second printing, octavo (19.5cm.); original decorative cloth in white price-clipped dust jacket designed by Paul Rand, top edge dyed black; 252,[2]pp. Shallow tears to lower jacket edges and spine foot; some dust soiling, else a Very Good copy. One of the...
[Item #22708]
Price: $45.00
 
Mine Boy
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A Night of Their Own
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1965. First American Edition. Octavo (21.5cm.); original cloth-backed boards in blue pictorial dust jacket, blue topstain; [2],ix,[1],236,[4]pp. Jacket spine toned, a few short chips and tears to extremities, else About Very Good. Black South African author.
[Item #24982]
Price: $25.00
 
A Night of Their Own
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Beware, Soul Brother and Other Poems
Enugu, Nigeria: Nwankwo-Ifejika & Co. 1971. First Edition. Uncommon collection of poems by the celebrated African author. "Most of the poems were first published in Nigeria...and were written over a period of four years during the civil war and its immediate aftermath. The first collection contained twenty-three poems; a second...
[Item #21718]
Price: $150.00
 
Beware, Soul Brother and Other Poems
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Beware, Soul Brother and Other Poems
Enugu, Nigeria: Nwankwo-Ifejika & Co. 1971. First Edition. Uncommon collection of poems by the celebrated African author. "Most of the poems were first published in Nigeria...and were written over a period of four years during the civil war and its immediate aftermath. The first collection contained twenty-three poems; a second...
[Item #21743]
Price: $100.00
 
Beware, Soul Brother and Other Poems
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Beware, Soul Brother: Poems
Enugu, Nigeria: Nwafime Publishers Limited, 1973. Collection of poems by the celebrated African author. "Most of the poems were first published in Nigeria...and were written over a period of four years during the civil war and its immediate aftermath. The first collection contained twenty-three poems; a second revised edition, containing...
[Item #26605]
Price: $25.00
 
Beware, Soul Brother: Poems
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Christmas in Biafra and Other Poems
Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc. 1973. First Edition. Scarce collection of the author's poetry, comprised of the 23 poems written for the Nigerian release of Beware, Soul Brother and Other Poems (several re-written and revised for this volume), and adding 7 later poems. First Printing. Octavo; black and tan...
[Item #20330]
Price: $75.00
 
Christmas in Biafra and Other Poems
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Girls at War and Other Stories
Garden City: Doubleday & Company, 1973. First American Edition. Octavo (21.5cm.); original two-toned cloth in pictorial dust jacket; 129pp. Jacket edges a touch shelf-worn, else about Fine.
[Item #22707]
Price: $125.00
 
Girls at War and Other Stories
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Morning Yet on Creation Day: Essays
Garden City: Anchor Press/Doubleday, 1975. First American Edition. Octavo (21.5cm.); original cloth-backed boards in olive pictorial dust jacket; xiii,[3],175pp. A touch rubbed at jacket spine ends, old faint rubberstamp price on front free endpaper; Near Fine.
[Item #24854]
Price: $75.00
 
Morning Yet on Creation Day: Essays
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No Longer At Ease
New York: Ivan Obolensky, Inc. 1961. First American Edition. First American edition of the Nigerian author's second novel, and the second volume in his "African Trilogy," consisting of Things Fall Apart and Arrow of God. The story of an Igbo man who leaves his village for a British education and...
[Item #20225]
Price: $60.00
 
No Longer At Ease
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Okike: An African Journal of New Writing. Vol. 1, no. 2 (December 1971)
Enugu, Nigeria: Nwankwo - Ifejika & Co, 1971. First Edition. Important journal of West African writing, founded by Achebe and with editorial direction from Wole Soyinka, Romanus Egudu, E.N. Ebiechina, and others. This issue with to Achebe contributions - "Remembrance Day," a poem; and "Civil Peace," a short story; as...
[Item #20154]
Price: $30.00
 
Okike: An African Journal of New Writing. Vol. 1, no. 2 (December 1971)
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The Insider: Stories of War and Peace From Nigeria
Enugu, Nigeria: Nwankwo-Ifejika & Co. Publishers, 1971. First Edition. Anthology collection fiction about Nigeria during war and peacetime, with contributions by Chinua Achebe, Andre Aletta, Chukwuma Azuonye, Victor Nwankwo, Samuel Ifejika, Flora Nwapa, and Nathan Okonkwo Nkala, et al. Octavo; illustrated wrappers; 124pp. Some trivial rubbing to backstrip on rear...
[Item #20229]
Price: $35.00
 
The Insider: Stories of War and Peace From Nigeria
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African Short Stories and Other Poems [cover title]
Roxbury, MA: Scoham Bookshelf, [1974]. First Edition. Octavo (21.5cm.); original green printed staplebound wrappers; unpaged. Fine. Collection of six folktales and poems, including "An Ecstasy of African Witchcraft" and "The Story of Palm Wine."
[Item #27422]
Price: $50.00
 
African Short Stories and Other Poems [cover title]
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It Is Time for Stories
[Ibadan]: Onibonoje Press & Book Industries, [1973]. First Edition. 12mo (18.25cm.); original pictorial staplebound wrappers; [4],33pp.; color illus. Fine. Junior African Literature Series, no. 4. Collection of traditional Nigerian folk tales for early readers.
[Item #26341]
Price: $35.00
 
It Is Time for Stories
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The Fat Woman
[Ibadan, Nigeria]: Onibonoje Press & Book Industries, 1976. First Edition. 12mo (18.25cm.); original pictorial staplebound wrappers; [1],7pp.; illus. Light edge wear from handling, else Very Good. Forms part of the Junior African Literature Series. Early reader recounting the story of a very unhappily fat woman and how she loses weight...
[Item #27421]
Price: $35.00
 
The Fat Woman
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All Is Not Lost
Ibadan: Adekile Goodwill Grammar School, [1973]. First Edition. Octavo (20.5cm.); original blue and black staplebound wrappers lettered in yellow and white; 49pp. Fine. Imprint on upper cover: Ilesanmi Press Ltd., Ilesa. 5-act play set in a polygamous home in Nigeria. Unlocated in OCLC as of September, 2015.
[Item #27419]
Price: $75.00
 
All Is Not Lost
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Central Africa and the Franchise: An Examination of the Federal Electoral Bill: 1958
London: Africa Bureau, 1958. First Edition. Octavo (20cm.); original blue staplebound self-wrappers; 11pp.; printed entirely on blue stock. Extremities a bit toned, else Very Good. Price cancel inside upper wrapper. Regarding suffrage in Northern Rhodesia and Nyasaland.
[Item #26710]
Price: $35.00
 
Central Africa and the Franchise: An Examination of the Federal Electoral Bill: 1958
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Socialist Development in Africa [cover title]
[Cambridge, MA: Africa Research Group, 1970]. Reprint. Octavo (21cm.); original yellow decorative staplebound wrappers; [2],12-20,[1],11-30pp. Minor insect damage to bottom edge of upper wrapper, small chip to rear wrapper, else About Very Good. "Reprint" series no. 7. Reproduces two articles originally published in the Monthly Review, Giovanni Arrighi and John...
[Item #27996]
Price: $25.00
 
Socialist Development in Africa [cover title]
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Garvey's Voice: Organ of the Universal Negro Improvement Association and African Communities League [Winter, 1969]
Philadelphia: Universal Negro Improvement Association, [1969]. First Edition. Late issue of this UNIA journal, with contributions by editor Thomas Harvey, Rubie Blackwell, and Arthur King. Scarce; OCLC finds 8 locations. DANKY 2582. Quarto (27.5cm); printed wrappers, stapled; [16]pp; illus. Wrappers are edgeworn, toned, and creased, with a few small nicks...
[Item #28793]
Price: $85.00
 
Garvey's Voice: Organ of the Universal Negro Improvement Association and African Communities League [Winter, 1969]
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The Negro Worker - Vol.2, No.3 (March, 1932)
Hamburg, Germany: International Trade Union Committee of Negro Workers, 1932. Early issue of this journal published by the International Trade Union Committee of Negro Workers. Formed in July, 1930 at an international conference in Hamburg, the Committee was a class organization focussed on organizing and leading the fight in the...
[Item #28774]
Price: $150.00
 
The Negro Worker - Vol.2, No.3 (March, 1932)
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A Glossary of Black Becoming and Knowing
New York: by author, 1974. First Edition. Staple-bound pamphlet. Stiff card wrappers; 32pp. Light wear to wrappers with splash stain to rear wrapper; else a good or better copy with no interior markings.
[Item #15799]
Price: $45.00
 
A Glossary of Black Becoming and Knowing
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Black Lines: A Journal of Black Studies - Vol.1, No.3 (Spring, 1971)
Pittsburgh: Black Lines / University of Pittsburgh, 1971. Third issue of this Black studies journal, this being a special issue dedicated to Pan-Africanism. With contributions by James N. Karioki, C.L.R. James, Ladun Anise, John Nichols, Ronald Walters, and Ali A. Mazrui. DANKY 909. Small quarto (26cm); black and white illustrated...
[Item #28477]
Price: $30.00
 
Black Lines: A Journal of Black Studies - Vol.1, No.3 (Spring, 1971)
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Black Resistance Movements in the United States and Africa 1800-1993
New York: Edwin Mellen Press, 1995. First Edition. Octavo. Blue pictorial wrappers; 327pp; includes bibliography. Lightly soiled and rubbed; else a very good unmarked copy.
[Item #15269]
Price: $40.00
 
Black Resistance Movements in the United States and Africa 1800-1993
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African Opinion: Journal of Independent Thoughts and Expression - Vol.9, Nos.1-2 (May-June, 1969)
New York: African Picture & Information Service, 1969. Uncommon Black Nationalist publication, with contents featuring articles on the Back to Africa quest in Congress, Africa Summit Conference reports, and news from the African continent for American readers. DANKY 166. Quarto (27.75cm); photo-illustrated wrappers, stapled; 16pp; illus. Light wear to extremities...
[Item #28473]
Price: $75.00
 
African Opinion: Journal of Independent Thoughts and Expression - Vol.9, Nos.1-2 (May-June, 1969)


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