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The Arts of Ghana. Exhibition dates October 11 to December 11, 1977 [&c &c]
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The Arts of Ghana. Exhibition dates October 11 to December 11, 1977 [&c &c]

By Cole, Herbert M. and Doran H. Ross

Los Angeles: UCLA, 1977. Paperback. xvi, 230p., nice softbound, an 11x8.5 inch paperback with a wraparound color-photo image (a "concrete military shrine"). Head of spine and adjacent upper margin have a small wavy splash stain, first blank bears tiny ownership initials in pencil, quite presentable despite the splash, a very good copy. Museum of Cultural History.

$25.00

Hurricane Dust
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Hurricane Dust

By Djoleto, Amu

London: Longman Group, 1987. Paperback. 154p., very good first trade paperback edition in pictorial wraps. Longman African Writers series.

$10.00

A Woman in Her Prime
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A Woman in Her Prime

By Konadu, S. A.

London: Heinemann, 1967. Hardcover. 108p., glossary of Ghanian words, very good first UK edition in boards and unclipped orange dj. "This remarkable Ghanaian novel describes the plight of a childless woman after her three marriages." [from cover blurb] Debut novel by Ghanaian short story writer.

$35.00

Ride me, memory
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Ride me, memory

By Awoonor, Kofi

Greenfield Center, NY: Greenfield Review Press, 1973. 47p., staplebound booklet; title page has had a small rectangular portion razored out. A decent reading copy (excised bit removes the word "copyright" from the copyright-page and the comma on title side). Poems by the Ghanaian author, then living in the United States. The author was killed in the 2013 attack on the Westgate shopping mall in Nairobi.

$10.00

The Oath of Fontomfrom and Other Poems
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The Oath of Fontomfrom and Other Poems

By Okai, John

New York: Simon and Schuster, 1971. Hardcover. 158p., remainder mark on bottom edge otherwise a very good first edition in boards and unclipped, lightly-rubbed and sunned dj. Ghana-born poet's first book. He earned an MA in literature at the Gorky Literary Inst. in Moscow.

$15.00

The Oath of Fontomfrom and Other Poems
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The Oath of Fontomfrom and Other Poems

By Okai, John

New York: Simon and Schuster, 1971. Hardcover. 158p. Stated first printing. Very good in somewhat edge worn and rubbed price-clipped dj. Ghana-born poet.

$12.00

The strange man
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The strange man

By Djoleto, Amu, dj illustrated by Charles Keeping

London: Heinemann, 1967. Hardcover. 279p., very good first edition in boards and unclipped dj with a short closed tear at head of spine. Designer Keeping's fine dust jacket is a wraparound.

$25.00

Ghanaian Writing today Volume 1
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Ghanaian Writing today Volume 1

By Kwakwa, B.S.

Tema, Ghana: Ghana Publishing Corporation, 1974. Paperback. 193p. Roll/lean to spine. Covers somewhat soiled. Crease to lower right front cover.

$15.00

The Dark Wanderer Poems
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The Dark Wanderer Poems

By Kayper-Mensah, Albert W.

Tübingen, German: Horst Erdmann Verlag, 1970. Hardcover. 133p. First printing. Edgeworn and creased dust jacket with internal tape reinforcement across top of spine. Ghana-borrn and England educated, the poet "has lived in Germany for many years" at the time this book was published.

$25.00

The eagle, my mentor: achieving your potential through divine mentorship
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The eagle, my mentor: achieving your potential through divine mentorship

By Addison, Samuel B.

Accra, Ghana: Eagles Nest Production, 2011. xiii, 72p., very good in 7x4.5 inch laminated purple wraps. The author's card, describing him as "Prophet," laid in. Inscribed by the author, currently living in Accra.

$18.00

The novels of Ayi Kwei Armah A study in polemical fiction
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The novels of Ayi Kwei Armah A study in polemical fiction

By Fraser, Robert

London: Heinemann, 1980. Paperback. xiii, 113p., preface, consideration of five novels, conclusion, bibliography, index, very good first edition trade paperback in pictorial wraps. Studies in African Literature. West African writer who studied at Harvard, translated for Révolution Africaine and taught at University of Wisconsin.

$30.00

Road to Ghana: a delightful mix of escape, travel & political actuality by one of the accused in the South African Treason Trials
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Road to Ghana: a delightful mix of escape, travel & political actuality by one of the accused in the South African Treason Trials

By Hutchinson, Alfred

London: Victor Gollancz, 1960. 190p., very good hardcover; contains banner on cover with Alan Paton's blurb and Paton statement laid in, dj with minor soiling and discoloration at top of rear cover.

$20.00

Road to Ghana: a delightful mix of escape, travel & political actuality by one of the accused in the South African Treason Trials
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Road to Ghana: a delightful mix of escape, travel & political actuality by one of the accused in the South African Treason Trials

By Hutchinson, Alfred

London: Victor Gollancz, 1960. 190p., very good hardcover with bookplate of Anne M. Virgil; edgeworn dj with minor chipping.

$12.00

The pages of time, a collection of poems
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The pages of time, a collection of poems

By Kessey, K. O.

Accra: Ghana Universities Press, 1991. Pamphlet. 52p., wraps, on corner bumped, previous owner's gift inscription on half-title page, else very good condition.

$15.00

Kwame Nkrumah, the father of African nationalism. Revised edition
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Kwame Nkrumah, the father of African nationalism. Revised edition

By Birmingham, David

Athens: Ohio University Press, 1998. Paperback. xiii, 129p., wraps, very good condition. Makers of the twentieth century.

$12.00

The catechist
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The catechist

By Abruquah, J. W., with a foreword by Elspeth Huxley

London: Allen and Unwin, 1965. Hardcover. 202p., preface, foreword, errata page tipped-in, very good first edition in cloth boards and lightly-worn unclipped dj. Semi-biographical debut novel by the author from Ghana; "deals with the life of that unusual creation of the European missionaries in Africa --the Catechist-- a Minister's helper who cannot baptize or marry, but who may bury villagers;" such was Abruquah's father.

$45.00

The torrent: a novel
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The torrent: a novel

By Abruquah, Joseph W.

London: Longmans, Green and Co, 1968. Hardcover. 275p., very good first edition in cloth boards and bit worn, rubbed and soiled unclipped dj. Ghana author.

$25.00

Education for the masses: a collection of poetic works
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Education for the masses: a collection of poetic works

By Best, K. Neville A.

Accra: Bestweek Publication, 1970. 16p., 7.25x8.5 inches, very good first edition in creased stapled pictorial wraps.

$35.00

Ashanti saga: the fort
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Ashanti saga: the fort

By O'Grady, Alice R.

New York: iUniverse, Inc, 2008. xv, 91p., very good first trade paper edition in pictorial wraps. Historical novel set during the final Ashanti uprising of 1900. Self-published; pretty wooden stuff.

$12.00

Ghanian writing today; volume I.
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Ghanian writing today; volume I.

By Kwakwa, B. S., editor

Accra-Tema: The Ghana Publishing Corp, 1974. 193p., introduction, notes on the authors, sources, very good first edition trade paperback in wraps.

$20.00

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