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AFRICA FROM THE POINT OF VIEW OF AMERICAN NEGRO SCHOLARS;

By: N/A

Price: $32.50

Publisher: Paris,, Presence Africaine: 1958

Seller ID: VA 2559

Condition: Good


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 View more info

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REFLECTIONS; Nigerian Prose & Verse,

By: Ademola, Frances, Edited By

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Lagos, Nigeria, African Universities Press,: 1965

Edition: Reprint of 1962 Edit.

Seller ID: 9012

Condition: Very Good


119 pages, distributors review slip laid in , ink sig on t.p., small mark on front free endpaper, light soil to back wrap, View more info

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ONE MAN, ONE MATCHET,

By: Aluko, T.M.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: London, Heinemann: 1966

Seller ID: 9009

Condition: Very Good


196 pages, ink sig on t.p., a volume in the African Writers Series View more info

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THE CONCUBINE;

By: Amadi Elechi

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Heinemann: 1974

Seller ID: 9000

ISBN: 0 435 90025 0

Condition: Fine


pict paper wraps, 279, first novel from this Nigerian writer, A volume in African Writers Series View more info

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KING COTTON

By: Armstrong Thomas

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Toronto, Collins: 1948

Edition: First Canadian Edition

Seller ID: 1123782

Condition: Very Good


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 ... View more info

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KING LAZARUS; : A Novel

By: Beti, Mongo

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Heinemann: 1970

Seller ID: 9017

ISBN: 0 435 90077 3

Condition: Very Good


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., View more info

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CHINA POEMS

By: Brutus, Dennis

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Austin,, The University of Texas at Austin,: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9014

Condition: Very Good


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 Chin... View more info

NAPOLO POEMS;

By: Chimombo, Steve

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Zomba, Malawi, Manchichi Publishers,: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9020

Condition: Fine


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) View more info

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NOVA SCOTIAN BLACKS: an historical and structural overview,

By: Donald H J Clairmont; Dennis W Magill

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Halifax, Institute of Public Affairs, Dalhousie University: 1970

Seller ID: 1124844

Condition: Very Good


printed paepr wraps, vii, 151 pages, View more info

AFRICAN ART & LITERATURE; The Invisible Present

By: Duerden, Dennis

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Portsmouth, New Hampshire, U.S.A., Heinemann: 1977

Edition: Second Edition,

Seller ID: 9019

ISBN: 0 435 91190 2

Condition: Very Good


blue cloth, xiv, 169, illustrated, 6 pp bibliography, index, ink sig on t. p., d.j. is price-clipped, a clean, bright copy View more info

CYPRIAN EKWENSI,

By: Emenyonu, Ernest

Price: $17.50

Publisher: London, Evans Bros: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9022

ISBN: 0237 28418 9

Condition: Fine


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. View more info

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THE CASSAVA GHOST, A Play in Three Acts,

By: Eze, Ezenta E.,

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Benin City, Nigeria, Ethiope Publishing Corporation: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9013

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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OIL MAN OF OBANGE; African Writers Series

By: Munonye, John

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Heinemann: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9026

ISBN: 0 435 90094 3

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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The last harmattan of Alusine Dunbar

By: Syl Cheney-Coker

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Oxford, Heinemann: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1125359

ISBN: 0435905724

Condition: Very Good


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 View more info