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  • OKAI, Atukwei
    LORGORLIGI LOGARITHMS and other poems

    Edition: First printing

    Tema, Ghana: Ghana Publishing Corporation, 1974. Inscribed by Author; Octavo, blue cloth. pp xxviii, 146, [2]. Covers a bit bowed; front and rear cover streaked by damp; VG clean and unworn otherwise. Thin orange dust jacket has lightly sunned spine; a bit rippled from damp; VG otherwise. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR "for my friend___- with admiration and gratitude for all the help and the call to Canada. (Atukweit Okai) 13/9/79." The inscribee is a Toronto writer and impresario who brought him to Toronto for a reading.; Signed by Author

    Book ID: 38818
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  • MAN AND NATURE (per Cleto Munari) by SOYINKA, Wole
    SOYINKA, Wole
    MAN AND NATURE (per Cleto Munari)

    Lugo (Italy): Bradipo, 2005. Card covers in jacket. pp (64). Fine copy. Orignal English text (in holograph) with Italian translation facing. Translation by Armando Pajalich, illustrations by Giuseppe Sciacca. Poetry. Note: light parcel, any default shipping may be reduced.; Octavo

    Book ID: 52989
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  • SOYINKA, Wole
    MANDELA'S EARTH and Other Poems.

    Edition: First printing

    New York: Random, 1988. Cloth and boards. Small red remainder dot to top page edges, else fine in fine, price-clipped jacket. His first book since winning the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1986.

    Book ID: 6943
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  • SOYINKA, Wole
    MANDELA'S EARTH and Other Poems.

    Edition: First printing

    New York: Random, 1988. Cloth and boards. Fine copy, no remainder mark. Jacket has minor rubbbing, spine very slightly sunned, else fine, flap price intact. His first book since winning the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1986.

    Book ID: 41572
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  • NKOSI, Lewis
    MATING BIRDS

    Edition: First US printing

    New York: St. Martin's Press, 1986. Blue boards. Fine in very nearly fine jacket. A first novel by this South African writer.

    Book ID: 41472
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  • ALUKO, T.M.
    ONE MAN, ONE MATCHET

    Edition: Firsr printing

    London: Heinemann, 1964. The paperbound issue. VG+ clean, tight, uncreased copy, no owner names. African Writers Series 11. A novel of Yorubaland by a Nigerian author.

    Book ID: 41413
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  • OCULI, Okello
    ORPHAN

    Edition: First Edition

    Nairobi: East Arican Publishing House, 1968. 12mo. pp (104). Fine copy. A collection of poetry by this Ugandan author.

    Book ID: 41468
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  • AIDOO, Ama Ata
    OUR SISTER KILLJOY, or reflections from a black-eyed squint

    Edition: First of this edition

    Harlow, Essex, England: Longman, 1988. Inscribed by Author; Octavo, card covers. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR in Toronto in 1989, to a Toronto writer and impresario who brought her to Toronto for a reading, with his 1989 ink name at top. Text paper little toned, as always, else fine. Longman African Classics series. Previously published in 1977. ; Signed by Author

    Book ID: 38826
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  • CLARK, J.P.
    OZIDI: a play

    Edition: Firsr printing

    London: Oxford, 1966. 16mo, card covers. Sticker shadow on front cover, VG clean and uncreased copy otherwise, no owner names. Nigerian author.

    Book ID: 41415
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  • CARTEY, Wilfred, editor
    PALAVER: modern African writings

    Edition: First printing

    New York: Thomas Nelson, 1970. Black cloth. Fine copy. Price-clipped jacket has some sunning to spine and margins of front panel, else fine.

    Book ID: 41464
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  • MPHAHLELE, Es'kia
    RENEWAL TIME

    Edition: First UK printing

    London and Columbia, Louisiana: Readers International, 1988. Octavo, yellow boards. pp (4), 215, [1], (4, ads). Light yellowing to text paper, as always, else fine. Light sunning to the yellow spine lettering, else ine. Review copy with sheet laid in. This South African's first collection of stories to be published outside of Africa.

    Book ID: 38820
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  • SERUMAGA, Robert
    RETURN TO THE SHADOWS.

    Edition: First printing

    London: Heinemann, 1969. Advance uncorrected proof. Tan non-pictorial card covers. Bruise to upper outer corner throughout, else fine. Front cover is rubber stamped with the publication year and the price for the hardcover and for the paper issue iis provided by hand in ink. A first novel from the Ugandan author in a very scarce advance format.

    Book ID: 15883
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  • SONG OF LAWINO by p'BITEK, Okot
    p'BITEK, Okot
    SONG OF LAWINO

    Edition: Firsr printing

    Niarobe, Kenya: East Arican Publishing House, 1966. 12mo, card covers. 216 pp. Book a little leaned, soft cover creases, light yellowing to page edges, VG otherwise, no owner names. Satirical poetry by this Ugandan author.

    Book ID: 49342
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  • DE GRAFT, J.C.
    SONS AND DAUGHTERS

    Edition: First printing

    London and Accra: Oxford, 1964. 12mo. (vi), 53 pp, in card covers (not issued in hardcover). Small ink name to first page, else a fine copy of this African play. Noted playwright from Ghana. His grandfather was Dutch, thus the family name. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

    Book ID: 9604
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  • MTSHALI, Oswald Mbuyiseni
    SOUNDS OF A COWHIDE DRUM. Poems. Foreword by Nadine Gordimer.

    Edition: First US printing

    New York: The Third Press / Joseph Okpaku Publishing Company, 1972. Orange cloth. pp (xvi), 79. Bit of sunning to foot of spine and adjacent front cover, else fine. Jacket has one tiny chip; orange spine lettering sunned to grey; tear to rear panel neatly repaired; VG otherwise.. Gordimer foreword occupies pp xi-xv. South African author's first book.

    Book ID: 977
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  • PETRINI, Rino
    SPACE

    Nairobi, Kenya: University of Nairobi Press, no date (ca 1973?). Squarish octavo, white card covers. (60) pages, unpaged. Drawings throughout. Comb binding perished, holes sewn with thread. Covers very lightly yellowed and dusty, VG+ otherwise. A collection of poetry dedicated "to all of my Students". Edition of 300 copies.

    Book ID: 41466
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  • BADIAN, Seydou
    THE DEATH OF CHAKA: a play in five tableaux. Translated from the French by Clive Wake

    Edition: First edition in English

    Nairobi: Oxford University Press, 1968. Small octavo. pp (48), stapled in card covers (not issued in hardcover). Light spine sunning, else fine. Includes a long introduction by the translator. A play about the last few days of Chaka Zulu's life.

    Book ID: 41539
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  • THE INTERPRETERS by SOYINKA, Wole
    SOYINKA, Wole
    THE INTERPRETERS

    Edition: First US issue

    New York: Africana Publishing Corporation, 1972. Octavo, green cloth. Front cover has a ding to top edge and a short abrasion near bottom, ink owner name at front, else fine. In a later issue jacket, non-pictorial, lime green, mentions the 1986 Nobel Prize for Literature on front panel. Jacket has some sunning to spine and inner margin of front panel, else ine. Made from sheets of the 1972 UK second edition (first UK was in 1965).

    Book ID: 38832
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  • LOPES, Henri
    THE LAUGHING CRY: an African cock and bull story. Translated by Gerald Moore

    Edition: First edition in English

    New York: Readers International, 1982. Review copy with sheet laid in. Dark green boards. Text paper tanned, as always, else fine in jacket. A satirical novel by this Congolese author.

    Book ID: 41448
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  • OKAI, John
    THE OATH OF THE FONTOMFROM and other poems

    Edition: Firsr printing

    New York: Simon & Schuster, 1971. Tan boards. pp (159). Fine copy. Price-clipped jacket has some spine sunning, VG otherwise. Ghanian author.

    Book ID: 41424
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