49 Wise Sayings, 72 Idioms, 33 Riddles and Jokes, 44 Questions & Answers [...]. J. ABIAKAM, pseud.

49 Wise Sayings, 72 Idioms, 33 Riddles and Jokes, 44 Questions & Answers [...]

Onitsha: J.C. Brothers Bookshop / Providence Printing Press, [1972?]. A gathering of quotes, speeches, political trivia, and folksy riddles - an attempt at a poor man's guide to becoming more cosmopolitan. An excellent example of the popular literature that flourished in Nigerian market stalls in the 1960s and 70s, most of it characterized by slightly sensational content, rustic production values, and a disarmingly naive (to an American reader's eyes, at least) approach to its subject matter. HOGG 2. Second printing. Slim octavo (21.5cm); illustrated wrappers, stapled; 56pp; illus. Mild toning to text edges, else Fine.

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