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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • SOYINKA, Wole
    KONGI'S HARVEST

    Edition: First printing

    London, Ibadan, Nairobi: Oxford University Press, 1967. Small octavo, card covers. pp [2], (3), [1], 90, [2]. Ink name and date at front, VG+ clean uncreased copy otherwise. A play. Soyinka won the 1986 Nobel Prize for Literature.

    Condition: Binding: Trade Paperback

    Book ID: 38819
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  • LONG DRUMS AND CANNONS: Nigerian dramatists and novelists, 1952-1966 by LAURENCE, Margaret
    LAURENCE, Margaret
    LONG DRUMS AND CANNONS: Nigerian dramatists and novelists, 1952-1966

    Edition: First printing

    London: Macmillan, 1968. Octavo, brown boards. pp 209, (5). Text paper lightly toned, yellowing to page edges, very small bump to upper outer corners of covers, else a fine copy, no owner names. Thin black dust jacket has mild rubbing to spine tips and outer corners; light yellowing and sunning to the spine lettering; soft crease to upper front panel; near fine otherwise, flap price intact. Discusses Wole Soyinka, John Pepper Clark, Chinua Achebe, Amos Tutuola, Cyprian Ekwensi, T.M. Aluko, Elechi Amadi, Nkem Nwankwo, Flora Nwapa, Onuora Nzekwu, and Gabriel Oara.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 33003
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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.

    Condition: Binding: Trade Paperback

    Book ID: 41413
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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.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 41415
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  • TREMEARNE, A. J. N., Major
    Tailed Head-Hunters of Nigeria. An account of an official's seven years' experiences in the northern Nigerian pagan belt, and a description of the manners, habits, and customs of some of its native tribes

    London: Seeley, Service & Co. Second edition, with new author Preface (first also 1912). Original terra cotta cloth stamped in gilt and blind. pp xvi, 17-(342 ), (10, ads) + 16 pp publisher's catalogue + 36 illustrations on 30 plates and one folding map at rear; 2 illustrations in text, indexed. Light offset tanning to endpapers, else a fine, bright & tight copy, no flaking to the gilt cover stamping. With nice engraved Canadian West Coast bookplate of Canadian anthropologist T.F. McIlwraith (U of Toronto Prof. of Anthropology, author of The Bella Coola Indians, 1948).

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 30212
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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).

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 38832
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  • THE MAN DIED: prison notes by SOYINKA, Wole
    SOYINKA, Wole
    THE MAN DIED: prison notes

    Edition: First US printing

    New York: Harper & Row, c1972 (1973). Octavo, cloth & boards. 1989 ink name at front of a Toronto writer and impresario who brought Soyinka to town for a reading; small very mild bump to upper outer corner of front cover, else fine. Price-clipped dust jacket has nick at head of lightly sunned spine, very small rubbed spot to rear panel; near fine otherwise. The 1986 Nobel Laureate for literature was arrested by Nigerian authorities for criticizing the government's actions at the time of the civil war over the succession of Biafra.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 38835
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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.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 38825
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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.

    Condition: Binding: Trade Paperback

    Book ID: 38827
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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.

    Condition: Binding: Trade Paperback

    Book ID: 41414
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