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Black Man's Town

Black Man's Town

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Black Man's Town

by RYAN, Isobel; Bill Ryan, assistant and illus

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London: Jonathan Cape, [1953]. First Edition. Octavo (20.5cm.); original cloth in brick pictorial dust jacket, red topstain; 249pp.; illus., color pictorial map endpapers. General edge wear to jacket extremities, spine and flap folds darkened, dust-soiling most noticeable to rear jacket panel. About Very Good overall. Social, economic, and personal account of West Africa based of the author's two years spent on the Gold Coast where her husband was working in the lumber trade.

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Bookseller
Lorne Bair Rare Books US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
25428
Title
Black Man's Town
Author
RYAN, Isobel; Bill Ryan, assistant and illus
Book Condition
Used
Quantity Available
1
Edition
First Edition
Publisher
Jonathan Cape
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
[1953]
Keywords
Gold Coast Ghana
Bookseller catalogs
Social History; Economics; Africa; Lumber Industry;

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Jacket
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