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  • Barnett, Ursula A.
    A Vision of Order : A Study of Black South African Literature in English (1914-1980)

    Edition: First Edition

    London / Amherst: Sinclair Browne / University of Massachusetts, 1983. Octavo, brown boards. pp 336. Fine copy, no owner marks. Pink dust jacket has spine sunning, else fine.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 38823
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  • KONADU, Asare
    A WOMAN IN HER PRIME

    Edition: First printing

    London: Heinemann, 1967. Card covers. pp 108. Small corner crease to rear cover, lower outer corner of last two leave nibbled by bugs, ink name and soft creases to first (blank) leaf; VG otherwise. African Writers Series 40. Note: lighter parcel, any default shipping price may be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 48047
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  • ABRAHAMS, Peter
    A WREATH FOR UDOMO.

    Edition: First printing

    London: Faber, 1956. Blue cloth. Sunning to extreme tips of softly creased spine; very light endpaper tanning from binding; covers have light shelf rubbing to lower edges; yellowimg to page edges; VG, no previous owner names. The orange dust jacket has nicks and small chip s to tips of faintly darkened spine; very small chips, short tears to outer corners; one inch closed tear t front panel; in all a VG, still attractive example, flap price intact. A novel about anti-colonial revolution in Africa by one of the first black South African novelists to achieve international recognition.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 13131
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  • AN AFRICAN NIGHTS ENTERTAINMENT: A Tale of Vengeance. Illustrated by Bruce Onabrakpeya by EKWENSI, Cyprian
    EKWENSI, Cyprian
    AN AFRICAN NIGHTS ENTERTAINMENT: A Tale of Vengeance. Illustrated by Bruce Onabrakpeya

    Edition: First printing

    Lagos, Nigeria: African Universities Press, 1962. Illustrated card covers [printed in black, blue and brown. pp 96. Fine copy. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Soft Cover

    Book ID: 44554
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  • DOOB, Leonard, editor
    ANTS WILL NOT EAT YOUR FINGERS: a selection o traditional African poems

    Edition: First printing

    New York: Walker, 1966. Black boards. pp 127. Small tan spot to fore edges; page edges tanned; else fine in fine, price-clipped jacket.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 41452
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  • OKRI, Ben
    ASTONISHING THE GODS.

    Edition: First printing

    London: Phoenix House, 1995. Brown boards. Fine copy. White dust jacket has light dust soiling, else fine. A modern fable by this Booker Prize-winning Nigerian author.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 14927
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  • WALDER, Dennis
    ATHOL FUGARD

    New York: Grove Press, 1985. Card covers. pp x, 142 + plates. Fine copy. Publisher's Modern Dramatists series. Note: light parcel, any default shipping may be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 50302
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  • EKWENSI, Cyprian
    BEAUTIFUL FEATHERS

    Edition: First printing

    London: Hutchinson. Grey boards. Ink owner name on front pastedown, 1963 Lagos ink inscription on front free endpaper, light yellowing to page edges, very nearly fine otherwise. Dust jacket has creased tears along top margin of front panel, slight rubbing to spine ends, VG otherwise. Noted Nigerian author's second novel.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 41451
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  • KICHWA, Morena (pseud. of Harold Head)
    BUSHMAN'S BREW

    Edition: First printing

    Toronto: Goathair Press, 1974. pp [36], unpaged, stapled in black and white card covers. Copy for review with sheet laid in. Very small abrasion to upper outer corner of front cover, else fine. First book, a collection of poetry by this South Afican exile, who George Elliott Clarke reckons was the first Africa-born literary author to publish in Canada. Scarce book. Note: light parcel, any default postage rate will be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 42040
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  • KICHWA, Morena (pseud. of Harold Head)
    BUSHMAN'S BREW

    Edition: First printing

    Toronto: Goathair Press, 1974. pp [36], unpaged, stapled in black and white card covers. Fine copy. First book, a collection of poetry by this South Afican exile, who George Elliott Clarke reckons was the first Africa-born literary author to publish in Canada. Scarce book. Note: light parcel, any default postage rate will be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 42041
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  • DORSINVILLE, Max
    CALIBAN WITHOUT PROSPERO: essay on Quebec and black literature

    Edition: First printing

    Erin, ON: Press Porcépic, 1974. Paper issue in red card covers, illustrated endpapers. pp 227, [13]. Illustrated with photos.Spiine lightly darkened, else fine. Author is a Haitian immigrant to Quebec.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 49489
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  • NAIDOO, Beverley
    CHAIN OF FIRE

    Edition: Firsr printing

    London: Collins, 1989. Red boards. Fine copy. Jacket spine very lightly sunned, else fine. A novel of young South Africans' resistance to apartheid by a South African author.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 41425
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  • OJAIDE, Tanure
    CHILDREN OF IROKO and other poems

    Edition: First printing

    Greenfield Center, New York: Greenfield Review Press, 1973. Octavo, card covers. pp (12), 51. Covers have soft creases, VG. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR "For___, with fondest regards and best wishes, Tanure Ojaide...Toronto April 5, 1990". The inscribee is a Toronto writer and impresario who brought him to Toronto for a reading. His 1990 ink name is above the inscription. Nigerian author.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 38834
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  • EMECHETA, Buchi
    DOUBLE YOKE.

    Edition: First US printing

    New York: Braziller, 1983. Blue-green cloth. Fine copy. Price clipped black jacket has one edge nick, else fine. A novel set in Nigeria by this acclaimed Nigerian / British writer, she made the 1983 Granta list of best young UK writers.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 5405
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  • ONYEAMA, Dillibe
    FEMALE TARGET

    Edition: First printing

    London: Satellite Books, 1979. Red boards. Fine copy, no owner names. Black dust jacket has a small corner crease to front flap, some surface rubbing, else fine. The fourth novel, a story about a psychopathic sex-killer, by this Nigeria-born author.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 19643
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  • NDEBELE, Njabulo
    FOOLS and other stories

    Edition: First US printing

    New York: Readers International, 1986. Blue boards. Text paper yellowed, as always, else fine. Dust jacket has faded spine, creased tear to upper inner corner of front panel, VG otherwise. Won the 1984 NOMA Award. South African author.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 41444
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  • ARMAH, Ayi Kwei
    FRAGMENTS

    Edition: Firsr printing

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1970. Green cloth. Yellowing to page edges, VG otherwise. Dust jacket has some rubbing; sunning to spine; price-clipped; chips to head of spine; short tears; good. Ghanian author's second novel.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 41412
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  • EMECHETA, Buchi
    GWENDOLEN

    Edition: First UK printing

    London: Collins, 1989. Brown boards. Ink price and short notation at front, else fine in fine, price-clippped jacket. A novel of a Jamaican emigrant to London, the 10th novel of this Nigeria-born author who also emigrated to London.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 41406
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  • ESSOP, Ahmed
    HAJJI MUSA and the Hindu Fire-walker

    Edition: First UK edition

    London & New York: Readers International, 1988. Black boards. Review copy with slip laid in. Text paper tanned, as always, else fine. Dust jacket has slight spine sunning, else fine. Short stories of Johanessburg's Indian community by this South Arican writer.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 41453
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  • WILLIAMS, (J. Grenfell and Henry John May).
    I AM BLACK. The Story of Shabala. Illustrated by Willem Hendrikz.

    London: Cassell, 1937. 2nd printing (first was in 1936). Black cloth. Four bold lino-cut illustrations inserted. Foxing to page edges and to endpapers; ink gift inscription to front free endpaper; a bright, tight, unworn near fine copy otherwise. Dust jacket has some small chips to tips of bit foxed and lightly darkened white spine; shallow chip to upper inner corner of front panel; short creased edge tears to panels; light soiling to white rear panel; darkening to rear flap fold; small ink notation t o top of rear flap; else VG, and still quite attractive. "This is the story of Shabala, the son of a Zulu chieftain, who leaves his father's kraal to go and work in the Johannesburg…

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    London: Cassell, 1937. 2nd printing (first was in 1936). Black cloth. Four bold lino-cut illustrations inserted. Foxing to page edges and to endpapers; ink gift inscription to front free endpaper; a bright, tight, unworn near fine copy otherwise. Dust jacket has some small chips to tips of bit foxed and lightly darkened white spine; shallow chip to upper inner corner of front panel; short creased edge tears to panels; light soiling to white rear panel; darkening to rear flap fold; small ink notation t o top of rear flap; else VG, and still quite attractive. "This is the story of Shabala, the son of a Zulu chieftain, who leaves his father's kraal to go and work in the Johannesburg mines. In the pages of this powerful novel we see just how white civilisation strikes the Black Man; how what we call 'necessary discipline' really appears to the African native; how White Man's justice can be so unmistakably Black Man's injustice." - jacket. White authors.

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    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 14967
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