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Black Studies

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1 AFRICA FROM THE POINT OF VIEW OF AMERICAN NEGRO SCHOLARS;
Paris, Presence Africaine 1958 Paperbound Good 8 Vo., 
pict. paper wraps, pp.,xii, 418, 14 pp of adverts, illustrated, 9 full page black & white plates, binding slightly cocked, light edge wear, ex private library with personal bookplate of former owner, Contains preface by Alioune Diop, Introduction by John A Davis. Essays by African scholars under the headings; Analysis of African Societies; African Art, Dance, and Literature; American Negro Relations with Africa. Of special note are the essays on African art & sculpture 
Price: 32.50 USD
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REFLECTIONS; Nigerian Prose & Verse,, Ademola, Frances, Edited By
2 Ademola, Frances, Edited By REFLECTIONS; Nigerian Prose & Verse,
Lagos, Nigeria African Universities Press, 1965 Reprint of 1962 Edit. Paperbound Very Good 8 Vo., 
119 pages, distributors review slip laid in , ink sig on t.p., small mark on front free endpaper, light soil to back wrap, 
Price: 8.50 USD
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ONE MAN, ONE MATCHET,, Aluko, T.M.
3 Aluko, T.M. ONE MAN, ONE MATCHET,
London Heinemann 1966 Paperbound Very Good 8 Vo., 
196 pages, ink sig on t.p., a volume in the African Writers Series 
Price: 9.00 USD
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THE CONCUBINE;, Amadi Elechi
4 Amadi Elechi THE CONCUBINE;
London Heinemann 1974 0 435 90025 0 / 9780435900250 Paperbound Fine 8 Vo., Cover Drawing By Shyam Varma 
pict paper wraps, 279, first novel from this Nigerian writer, A volume in African Writers Series 
Price: 10.00 USD
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KING COTTON, Armstrong Thomas
5 Armstrong Thomas KING COTTON
Toronto Collins 1948 First Canadian Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8 Vo,.22 cm. 
cloth, 928 pages, ex priv. library w/bookplate inside front cover, edge chips to d.j. with some small losses, spine of d.j. toned,d.j is NOT price-clipped, in protective mylar jacket, ...a young Lancashire man invents a new way of processing cotton..on the verge of prospering from his discovery the young man is forced to choose sides in the US Civil War..does he support his cotton suppliers the South or the North...champions of freedom...The Federal Government imposed a blockade on the Confederacy, starving the Lancashire mills of cotton. a grand read!! 
Price: 35.00 USD
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KING LAZARUS; : A Novel, Beti, Mongo
6 Beti, Mongo KING LAZARUS; : A Novel
London Heinemann 1970 0 435 90077 3 / 9780435900779 Paperbound Very Good 8 Vo., 
pict paper wraps, 191, ink sig on t.p., paperpull at lower edge of rear panel resulting in the loss of 2 lines of type., 
Price: 15.00 USD
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CHINA POEMS, Brutus, Dennis
7 Brutus, Dennis CHINA POEMS
Austin, The University of Texas at Austin, 1975 First Edition Paperbound Very Good Oblong 8 Vo., 
illustrated paper wraps, 36 pages, one b & w illustration, ink sig on t.p.,a small crease at lower corner of front cover. Brutus was a anti-Apartheid leader and teacher who was at one time sentenced to eighten months hard labor on Robben Island where Nelson Mandella was also held. After his term he left South Africa , and for a time lived in London. He later moved to the US and taught at Northwestern and the Univ. of Texas at Austin. The poems were translated by Ko Ching-Po. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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8 Chimombo, Steve NAPOLO POEMS;
Zomba, Malawi Manchichi Publishers, 1987 First Edition Paperbound Fine 8 Vo., 
printed paper wraps, ix, 55 pages, , ink sig on t. p. Steve Chimombo was educated in Malawi, Wales, England and the US. He holds a doctorate from Columbia Univ,...and an Honorary Fellowship in Writing from Iowa. (from the back cover) 
Price: 30.00 USD
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NOVA SCOTIAN BLACKS: an historical and structural overview,, Donald H J Clairmont; Dennis W Magill
9 Donald H J Clairmont; Dennis W Magill NOVA SCOTIAN BLACKS: an historical and structural overview,
Halifax Institute of Public Affairs, Dalhousie University 1970 Paperbound Very Good 4 to., ((28 cm) 
printed paepr wraps, vii, 151 pages, 
Price: 35.00 USD
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10 Duerden, Dennis AFRICAN ART & LITERATURE; The Invisible Present
Portsmouth, New Hampshire, U.S.A. Heinemann 1977 0 435 91190 2 / 9780435911904 Second Edition, Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8 Vo., 
blue cloth, xiv, 169, illustrated, 6 pp bibliography, index, ink sig on t. p., d.j. is price-clipped, a clean, bright copy 
Price: 20.00 USD
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11 Emenyonu, Ernest CYPRIAN EKWENSI,
London Evans Bros 1974 0237 28418 9 / 9780237284183 First Edition Paperbound Fine 8 Vo., 
xiv, 137, pict. paper wraps, port. frontis., 2 pp bibliography, index, Author presents the first thorough chronological study of the works of Ekwensi, a key figure in the historical development of modern West African writing in English. 
Price: 17.50 USD
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THE CASSAVA GHOST, A Play in Three Acts,, Eze, Ezenta E.,
12 Eze, Ezenta E., THE CASSAVA GHOST, A Play in Three Acts,
Benin City, Nigeria Ethiope Publishing Corporation 1974 First Edition Paperbound Very Good 12mo. 
vi, 147, ink sig on t.p., Ezenta Eze's play is based on the historical fact of the Aba women's riot in 1929. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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WHISTLING BANJOMAN: George Hector, George Hector; Anne Fawcett
13 George Hector; Anne Fawcett WHISTLING BANJOMAN: George Hector
Gagetown, New Brunswick Otnabog Editions 1999 0968599907 / 9780968599907 First Edition Paperbound Fine Folio, 21 x 28 cm. Signed by Author
pict. paper wraps, xii, 123 pages, illustrated, bibliography, index, signed on title page by author, Autobiography based on interviews with George Hector by Anne Fawcett (1998-1999) and Neil Rosenberg (1975), limited edition one of 250 copies, 
Price: 50.00 USD
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OIL MAN OF OBANGE; African Writers Series, Munonye, John
14 Munonye, John OIL MAN OF OBANGE; African Writers Series
London Heinemann 1971 0 435 90094 3 / 9780435900946 First Edition Paperbound Very Good 8 Vo., 
pict paper wraps, 238 pages, ink sig on title page, Vol 94 in the African Writers Series. Munonye, a Nigerian, had three other novels published in the African Writers Series: The Only Son , Obi and A Wreath For The Maidens. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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15 Plomley, N.J.B. THE TASMANIAN ABORIGINES; A Short Account of Them and Some Aspects of Their Life;
Launceston,Tasmania Self Published 1977 First Edition Paperbound Fine 8 Vo., 
printed paper wraps, stapled at spine, pp., viii,72; illustrated with line drawings, 3 pp bibliography. The Tasmanian aborigines are an extinct people. They had no written language, so that our information about them is not only limited but comes either from the records of those others who were their contemporaries, or through the artefacts and material remains of the aborigines. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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SLAVERY IN BERMUDA, Smith James E.
16 Smith James E. SLAVERY IN BERMUDA
New York Vantage Press, 1976 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8 vo,. 
brown cloth, 314 pages, illustrated, 6 pp bibliography, d.j. is price-clipped, light wear to spine ends of d.j., In this book, the author, a native of Bermuda and an accomplished scholar in English Literature and History, presents a graphic, documented, and detailed account of a little-known but significant phase of the practice of slavery in the New World. Originally presented as the author's thesis (M.A.), University of Wales, 1972. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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The last harmattan of Alusine Dunbar, Syl Cheney-Coker
17 Syl Cheney-Coker The last harmattan of Alusine Dunbar
Oxford Heinemann 1990 0435905724 / 9780435905729 First Edition Paperbound Very Good 8 Vo,.(20 Cm) 
pict. trade paper, pp.,xvii, 398 , small ink sig of former owner on t.p. else a clean, tight, bright copy, In a chimerical world of illusion and truth, fired by a language that challenges the imagination, this book tells the story of a Sierra Leone-like country, from the time of the freed black American slaves who returned to Africa 
Price: 37.50 USD
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