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The Games Were Coming [Bound Galley Copy]

by [CARIBBEANA] ANTHONY, Michael

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Published
1968
Edition
First American Edition
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$150.00

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1968. First American Edition. Paperback. The Trinidadian author and historian's first novel (initially publshed by Andre Deutsch in 1963), a cycling novel set against the backdrop of the Southern Games and Trinidad's annual Carnival. Octavo (28cm); publisher's galley sheets, comb-bound into printed card covers; pp.1-68a. Light wear and dustiness to covers and text edges, with… Read more
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Mr. Stone and the Knights Companion

by NAIPAUL, V.S.

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Lorne Bair Rare Books
Published
1963
Edition
First Edition
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$125.00

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London: Andre Deutsch, 1963. First Edition. Hardcover. First Impression. Octavo (20.25cm); russet cloth, with titles stamped in gilt on spine; mauve topstain; dustjacket; [4],5-159,[1]pp. Spine gilt just a touch dulled, else Fine in a Very Good+ dustjacket, unclipped (priced 16s net), with light wear to extremities, gentle sunning to spine, a few tiny tears, and two small splash marks… Read more
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No Longer At Ease

by ACHEBE, Chinua

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Lorne Bair Rare Books
Published
1962
Edition
Reissue
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$50.00

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London: Heinemann / Contemporary Fiction, 1962. Reissue. Hardcover. The Nigerian author's second novel, and the second volume in his "African Trilogy," consisting of Things Fall Apart and Arrow of God. The story of an Igbo man who leaves his village for a British education and a job in the Nigerian colonial civil service, but struggles to adapt to… Read more
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Bonheurs (52 sémaines)

by MEMMI, Albert

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Published
1992
Edition
First Edition
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$25.00

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Paris: Arléa, 1992. First Edition. Paperback. Octavo. Pictorial card wrappers; 188pp. Fine and unmarked. Text entirely in French.
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[London?]: Bertrand Russell Peace Foundation, n.d., ca. 1967. Paperback. Octavo (22cm.); publisher's white printed staplebound card wrappers; [11]pp.; text printed in double columns. Light toning, else Fine. Address first delivered at the Afro-Asian Economic Conference at Algiers, February, 1965.
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Changes in Incomes and Imports of Consumer Goods in Sierra Leone

by DUE, Jean M.

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Lorne Bair Rare Books
Published
[1966]
Edition
First Edition
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$25.00

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[Urbana]: University of Illinois / College of Agriculture / Agricultural Experiment Station, [1966]. First Edition. Paperback. Octavo (23cm.); publisher's photo-illustrated staplebound wrappers; 62pp.; graphs throughout text. Wrapper extremities a bit worn, spine edge toned, else Very Good overall.
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Memoirs, 2nd Congress of the Association of Third World Economists

by ASSOCIATION OF THIRD WORLD ECONOMISTS

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Published
1982
Edition
First Edition
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$25.00

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Habana: Editorial de Ciencias Sociales, 1982. First Edition. Paperback. Octavo (23cm.); publisher's white decorative card wrappers; 171pp. Some minor wear to wrapper extremities, general dust-soil, else Very Good, internally clean and fine. Collected papers and schedule of the 1981 Congress, the main topic "The International Economic Crisis and Its Effect Upon the Third World.
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SWAPO Information Bulletin, October, 1984

by SOUTH WEST AFRICA PEOPLE'S ORGANIZATION [SWAPO]

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Published
1984
Edition
First Edition
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$20.00

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[Luanda, Angola: SWAPO Dept. of Information & Publicity], 1984. First Edition. Paperback. Octavo (ca. 21cm.); photo-illustrated staplebound self-wrappers; 31pp. Light wear from handling, brief ink note to upper cover, else Very Good or better. Articles include "Reagan Guilty of Blocking Namibian Independence and Crimes Against Humanity" and "The Dirty Political Motive Behind the West German 'Aid.'
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Political Renaissance in Africa

by [MINISTRY OF EXTERNAL AFFAIRS]

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Lorne Bair Rare Books
Published
[1960]
Edition
First Edition
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$75.00

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New Delhi: Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India, [1960]. First Edition. Pamphlet. Octavo. Staple-bound pamphlet; printed card wrappers; 13pp + two large folding maps in color. Bit of staining to covers; age-darkening to adhesive at gutter; Very Good. "The political map of the African continent hs, during the past decade, been transformed beyond recognition. Vast areas which were… Read more
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Fugitive Offender: An Autobiography

by ENAHORO, Anthony

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Published
1965
Edition
First Edition
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$35.00

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London: Cassell, 1965. First Edition. Hardcover. Enahoro (1923-2010) a major figure in the Nigerian independence movement of the Sixties, imprisoned for treason by the colonial government in 1963. His memoir was written from prison. Octavo (21cm.); blue cloth boards, lettered in gilt on spine; dustjacket; 436pp; illus. Corners bumped, a hint of shelf wear to jacket extremities, else Near… Read more
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Poetic Heritage: Igbo Traditional Verse

by EGUDU, Romanus N. and Donatus I. Nwoga, eds

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Published
[1971]
Edition
First Edition
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$30.00

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Enugu, Nigeria: Nwankwo-Ifejika & Co, [1971]. First Edition. Hardcover. 12mo (19.5cm); publisher's textured boards in red pictorial dust jacket; [6],137pp. Some general shelf wear to jacket extremities, jacket a bit dust-soiled, else Near Fine in Very Good jacket. Bilingual poetry anthology, text in Igbo and English.
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Cameroun: Le Deuxième Livre de Lecture de l'Écolier Camerounais

by MBARGA, H. Bala, H. Combelles, and L. Groisard; J. Boubert, illus

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Lorne Bair Rare Books
Published
[1964]
Edition
First Edition
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$25.00

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Paris: Hatier, [1964]. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo (22cm.); publisher's orange pictorial boards; 128pp; illus. A hint of shelf wear, else Near Fine. Primary-school French reader for colonial subjects. Illustrated throughout with simple drawings keyed to the text, all illustrating the daily life of Camerounian natives.
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Temps de Mémoire

by DIAKHATÉ, Lamine; Papa Ibra Tall, illus

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Published
[1967]
Edition
First Edition
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$25.00

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Paris: Présence Africaine, [1967]. First Edition. Paperback. Small, slim octavo (19cm.); publisher's pale grey card wrappers printed in red and black, yapp edges; 63pp.; illus. A hint of shelf wear, else a Fine, unopened copy. Poetry collection by the Senegalese author, politician, and member of the négritude movement.
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Kalasanda Revisited

by KIMENYE, Barbara

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Lorne Bair Rare Books
Published
1966
Edition
First Edition
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$20.00

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London: Oxford University Press, 1966. First Edition. Paperback. 12mo (18.5cm.); publisher's white pictorial card wrappers printed in yellow and black; 110pp. A hint of toning to extremities, else Near Fine. Collection of connected short stories set in a small village in Buganda. "A Three Crowns Book" (upper cover).
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Africa on the New Road

by MANCHKHA, Pyotr

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Lorne Bair Rare Books
Published
1972
Edition
First English Language Edition
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$20.00

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Moscow: Novosti Press Agency Publishing House, 1972. First English Language Edition. Paperback. 12mo (16.5cm.); publisher's green pictorial card wrappers; 183pp.; photographic illus. throughout. Light shelf wear, textblock uniformly toned due to poor paper quality, occasional faint pen marginalia, else Very Good and sound. Soviet author's study of post-colonial Africa.
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Africanité Traditionnelle et Moderne

by MAQUET, Jacques

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Published
[1967]
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First Edition
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$25.00

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Paris: Présence Africaine, [1967]. First Edition. Paperback. Octavo (21.5cm.); publisher's white pictorial card wrappers printed in green and black; 180pp. A hint of shelf wear, else Near Fine. Belgian ethnographer's study of sub-Saharan African traditions and characteristics, text entirely in French.
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Song of Lawino and Song of Ocol

by P'BITEK, Okot; G.A Heron, intro.; Frank Horley, illus

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Published
[1972]
Edition
First Thus
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$30.00

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[Nairobi]: East African Publishing House, [1972]. First Thus. Paperback. 12mo (18cm.); publisher's green pictorial card wrappers; 254pp.; frontispiece. Wrappers a bit worn and textblock uniformly toned, else Very Good overall. "First combined cheap edition" of p'Bitek's two long poems.
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Africa, Africa! A Continent Rises to Its Feet

by KARTUN, Derek; Alphaeus Hunton, foreword

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Published
[1954]
Edition
First Edition
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$20.00

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New York: International Publishers, [1954]. First Edition. Hardcover. Wrapper issue. Small octavo (18.5cm.); publisher's yellow card wrappers lettered in red; vii,[3],99pp. Wrappers slightly worn and dust-soiled, else Very Good and sound. Account of "the struggle for freedom throughout British colonial Africa in the face of terrible repressions.
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Katiba

by MATLOSA, S.

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Published
[1966]
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$45.00

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Mazenod, Basutoland: Catholic Centre, [1966]. Paperback. 12mo (18cm.); publisher's photo-illustrated staplebound card wrapeprs; 116pp. A hint of shelf wear and dust-soil, else Fine. Sesotho-language play first published in 1950, though the author is best known for his novel "Mopheme," addressing problems that arise from polygamy while based on the story of "The Scarlet Pimpernel." (See Nhlanhla Maake, "Watermarks in… Read more
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Poster: 75 Jaar ANC / Afrikaans Nationaal Congres [75 Years of the ANC / African National Congress]

by SCHRÖDER, Rob, Lies Ros, and Frank Beekers, design

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Lorne Bair Rare Books
Published
n.d. but 1987
Edition
First Edition
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$250.00

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Amsterdam: Anti-Apartheids Beweging Nederland, n.d. but 1987. First Edition. Original poster (84x29.75cm.) printed offset in colors over glossy white stock. Some general wear to extremities, including very faint dampstain along left-hand edge, faint horizontal fold, else Near Very Good and sound. Issued on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the 1912 founding of South Africa's anti-apartheid political party… Read more
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