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  • SOYINKA, Wole
    THE OPEN SORE OF A CONTINENT: a personal narrative of the Nigerian crisis

    Edition: First printing

    New York: Oxford, 1996. Octavo, cloth & boards. Review copy for Canada, with large rubber stamp on title page. Review sheets laid in. Ink name & date at front, else fine in fine jacket.

    Book ID: 38825
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  • APPIAH, Peggy
    THE PINEAPPLE CHILD and other tales from Ashanti (proof copy)

    Edition: First printing

    London: Deutsch, 1969. Uncorrected proo in pale grey card covers. Very light spine yellowing; light yellowing and foxing to page edges; else fine. Good illustrations. Folk tales from Ghana.

    Book ID: 41459
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  • SOYINKA, Wole
    THE ROAD

    Edition: First printing

    London / Ibadan: Oxford, 1965. pp (6), 101, [3]. Ink name and sticker scar to front free endpaper, else a fine copy of this play by the 1986 Nobel Laureate. A Three Crowns paperback.

    Book ID: 38827
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  • MDA, Zakes
    THE WHALE CALLER: a novel

    Edition: First Canadian printing

    Toronto: Penguin Canada, 2005. Octavo, card covers (not issued in hardcover). Ink name at front, else fine. A novel of homosexual love set in South Africa by this noted South African author.

    Book ID: 38828
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  • XITU, Uanhenga
    THE WORLD OF "MESTRE" TAMODA...translated by Annella McDermott

    Edition: First edition in English

    New York: Readers International, 1988. Yellow boards. Text paper yellowed, as always, else fine. Jacket spine slightly sunned, else fine. A novel by one of the leaders of the resistance to Portuguese rule of Angola.

    Book ID: 41423
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  • CLARK, J.P.
    THREE PLAYS: Song of a Goat, The Masquerade, The Ratt

    Edition: Firsr printing

    London: Oxford, 1964. 12mo, card covers. Spine very lightly sunned, a little rubbing to spine folds, VG+ uncreased copy otherwise, no owner names. Erratum slip tipped in. Nigerian author.

    Book ID: 41414
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  • MPHAHLELE, Ezekiel
    VOICES IN THE WHIRLWIND and other essays

    Edition: First printing

    New York: Hill and Wang, 1972. Green cloth. pp (6), 215. Sunning to extreme edges of covers, yellowing to page edges, else fine in very nearly fine jacket. South African writer resident in the USA.

    Book ID: 41398
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  • MAMA, Raouf
    WHY GOATS SMELL BAD and Other Stories from Benin. Translated and Retold by Raouf Mama. Illustrated by Imna Arroyo.

    Edition: First printing

    North Haven, CT: Linnet Books, 1998. Inscribed by Author; Octavo, black cloth. (xx), 138 pp. Fine in fine dust jacket, and INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR. With promotional sheet laid in giving a capsule author biography. "Twenty tales from the Republic of Benin give a first-hand look at the life beliefs of the Fon, a West African people. As the former Kingdom of Dahomey, Benin was a jumping-off point for the slave trade of the seventeenth century. Remnants of its culture, therefore, are today the heritage of man y black people in the United States, Brazil, Haiti, Cuba, and other Caribbean countries." - jacket.; Signed by Author 0208024697

    Book ID: 18755
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  • JONES, (Eldred Durosimi) [Wole Soyinka].
    WOLE SOYINKA.

    Edition: First Edition

    New York: Twayne, 1973. Maroon cloth, maroon endpapers. 183 pp. Fine copy. Dust jacket has some wear to spine tips; light tanning; VG otherwise. A study of this important Nigerian author, number 256 in Twayne's World Authors Series.

    Book ID: 13829
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