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Morning Yet on Creation Day: Essays
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Morning Yet on Creation Day: Essays

By ACHEBE, Chinua

Garden City: Anchor Press/Doubleday, 1975. First American Edition. Hardcover. Octavo (21.5cm.); original cloth-backed boards in olive pictorial dust jacket; xiii,[3],175pp. Jacket approx. 1/2cm. shorter than boards and a touch rubbed extremities, old faint rubberstamp price on front free endpaper, else Very Good to Near Fine.

$75.00

Poster: 75 Jaar ANC / Afrikaans Nationaal Congres [75 Years of the ANC / African National Congress]

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

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 the National African Congress, today the country's majority political party. The poster depicts a photo-montaged speer (?), a black man's screaming face in the middle of the blade. IISH only in OCLC as of June, 2017.

$250.00

Oracle Answers Your Questions
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Oracle Answers Your Questions

By [NIGERIAN MARKET LITERATURE - MAGIC & FORTUNE TELLING] ODUNLAYE, Omo

Lagos: Wuraola Press, 1969. First Edition. Pamphlet. A late but extremely scarce addition to the genre of Nigerian market literature. Odunlaye here presents the results of "...many years research with late Pa Olagumorioye an occulist [sic] a great elephant and other wild animal hunter in Owo Division...as he was my cousin with whom I moved very closely; I was able to inquire more deeply into the accuracies of what each oracle foretells..." Includes illustrated instructions for "casting" the oracle, and a key to interpretation. Hogg give three locations (BL, Birmingham and Ibadan), but OCLC returns only microform holdings. This is the sole edition. HOGG 943. 12mo ( 19cm). Staple-bound pamphlet; printed textured paper wrappers; 26pp. Text printed within varicolored borders. Trivial fading to wrapper edges, else Fine.

$200.00

Lumumba's Congo: Roots of Conflict
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Lumumba's Congo: Roots of Conflict

By OKUMU, Washington; Rupert Emerson, foreword

New York: Ivan Obolensky, [1963]. First Edition. Hardcover. First Printing. Octavo (21.5cm.); publisher's boards in brown and tan dust jacket; [4],xv,[3],250pp. Some shallow chipping at jacket extremities, mostly at top edge of rear jacket panel, light dust-soil, else Near Fine in Near Very Good jacket.

$25.00

Ghana Sings
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Ghana Sings

By BLAY, J. Benibengor; Kwame Nkrumah, foreword

Accra: Waterville Publishing House, [1965]. First Edition. Paperback. 12mo (18.25cm.); original green staplebound pictorial wrappers; 78pp. Spine foot bumped, else Near Fine. Folk poetry and songs, described as "Victorian pieties" (Albert S. Gérard, ed. European-Language Writing in Sub-Saharan Africa, p. 112).

$25.00

Mithimukyo na Ngewa Ingi [Mithimukyo and Other Stories]
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Mithimukyo na Ngewa Ingi [Mithimukyo and Other Stories]

By NGOTHO, Thomas M.

Nairobi: East African Literature Bureau, [1962]. 1966 Printing. Paperback. 12mo (18cm.); publisher's orange pictorial staplebound card wrappers; [4],53pp. Light toning, else Near Fine. Collection of folk tales in the Bantu language Kamba, spoken in Kenya. OCLC locates five copies as of November, 2018, at Northwestern, Indiana, Harvard, Michigan State, and Wisconsin.

$35.00

Kimena Kya Nzou na Mbui / Kamba: The Enmity Between the Elephant and the Goat
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Kimena Kya Nzou na Mbui / Kamba: The Enmity Between the Elephant and the Goat

By NGOTHO, Thomas M.

Kampala: East African Literature Bureau, [1962]. 1970 Printing. Paperback. 12mo (18.5cm.); publisher's pictorial staplebound card wrappers; [4],35pp. Fine condition. Folk tale written in the Bantu language Kamba, spoken in Kenya. Includes reading comprehension questions in rear.

$35.00

Lagos is a Wicked Place
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Lagos is a Wicked Place

By ONIORORO, Niyi

[Ibadan: 1968]: Ayo-Olu Finery Press. Second Edition. Pamphlet. 12mo. Pictorial paper wrappers; 76pp. Light wear and dusting; Very Good to Near Fine. Moral tale exposing the "indecency, lies, and immoral acts of a typical uninitelligent, rustic countryside lady who went to Lagos, and became sophisticated" (from wrapper copy). HOGG 1277; identified as the second edition by cover price of 2/6d.

$50.00

New Forces in Africa
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New Forces in Africa

By LEWIS, William H., ed

Washington DC: Public Affairs Press, [1962]. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo (23cm.); publisher's cloth in green pictorial dust jacket; [8],132pp. Some light chipping to jacket extremities, most notably at spine crown, corners a bit bumped, else Very Good and sound. Collected papers presented at a symposium on postcolonial Africa and Pan-Africanism.

$20.00

The African Kaleidoscope
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The African Kaleidoscope

By LESSING, Pieter

New York: McBride Books, [1962]. First American Edition. Hardcover. Octavo (22cm.); publisher's simulated cloth in pictorial dust jacket; 382pp.; six leaves of photographs printed on rectos and versos, maps in text. Light dust-soil and shelf wear to jacket, else Very Good or better. Though the American edition, issued (as usual) in the British jacket with the Collins imprint at spine foot and original price (30s.). Study of the economic and political state of the newly independent countries in postcolonial Africa.

$20.00

Africa: Politics, Economy, Ideology
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Africa: Politics, Economy, Ideology

By ISKENDEROV, A.

Moscow: Progress Publishers, [1972]. First English Language Edition. Paperback. Small, slim octavo (20cm.); publisher's green card wrappers; 158pp. Near Fine condition. Study of postcolonial Africa by the Soviet author and historian of the National Liberation Movement.

$25.00

Journal of the New African Literature, No. 1, Spring, 1966
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Journal of the New African Literature, No. 1, Spring, 1966

By OKPAKU, Joseph O.O., ed

Stanford, CA: Journal of the New African Literature, 1966. First Edition. Paperback. Octavo (23cm.); publisher's black paper spine over tan pictorial card wrappers; [4],79pp.; illus. Spine chipping at ends, additional shelf wear along wrapper extremities tiny splash mark to upper cover; Near Very Good overall. Founding issue of this short-lived Journal, the second installment not appearing until 1970. Contents include reviews, poetry, short stories, and essays, with much of the content provided by Okpaku himself.

$20.00

Wiriyamu: My Lai in Mozambique
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Wiriyamu: My Lai in Mozambique

By HASTINGS, Adrian

[Maryknoll: Orbis Books, 1974]. First Edition. Paperback. Octavo (20.5cm.); publisher's white pictorial card wrappers; 153pp.; map illus. Light wear and dust-soil from handling, else Very Good and sound. Account of the Wiriyamu massacre in which Portuguese troops shot and killed between 150 and 300 villagers.

$25.00

Revolution [Africa Latin America Asia Monthly], Vol. 1, no. 7
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Revolution [Africa Latin America Asia Monthly], Vol. 1, no. 7

By VERGÈS, J.M., ed

[Paris]: Revolution, [1963]. First Edition. Paperback. Small octavo (18.5cm.); publisher's photo-illustrated card wrappers; 144pp.; photographic illus. throughout. Wrappers rather worn, especially at spine ends, else About Very Good. Laid in illustrated mimeographed letter addressed "Dear Friend, Here is your free trial copy of Revolution," together with mimeographed order blank.

$25.00

South West: The Last Frontier in Africa
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South West: The Last Frontier in Africa

By RHOODIE, Eschel

[Johannesburg]: Voortrekkerpers, 1967. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo (21cm.); publisher's simulated cloth in white pictorial dust jacket; [16],264pp.; 22 leaves of photographic illus. and maps printed on rectos and versos. Jacket shows some light shelf wear and dust-soil, else Very Good to Near Fine. An account of political and educational growth in Namibia by the South African civil servant, later found guilty for his involvement in the 1978-79 Information Scandal in which he and Prime Minister Connie Mulder plotted to illegally use government funds to fight anti-apartheid propaganda.

$25.00

Afrique et Parole: Etudes et enquêtes sur la traduction de la Parole de Dieu dans les langues négro-africaines
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Afrique et Parole: Etudes et enquêtes sur la traduction de la Parole de Dieu dans les langues négro-africaines

By COSMAO, V. et al.; R.P. M.-D. Chenu, pref

Paris: Présence Africaine, [1969]. First Edition. Paperback. Octavo (21.5cm.); publisher's tan card wrappers printed in red and black, yellow printed belly-band; 220pp. Fine condition. Study of Bible translations into African languages. Forms part of the series "Culture et Religion."

$25.00

The African: A Novel
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The African: A Novel

By CONTON, William

Boston: Little, Brown, [1960]. First Edition. Hardcover. The Gambian author's first book, a novel tracing the journey of a young man born in the West African colony of Songhai from childhood until he eventually becomes his country's first Prime Minister upon achieving independence. First Printing. Octavo (21.5cm); purple and red cloth-covered boards, with titles stamped in black on spine; price-clipped dustjacket; 244pp. Some rubbing to jacket extremities, corners bumped, spine a bit faded, else Very Good.

$25.00

The World of "Mestre" Tamoda [Review Copy]
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The World of "Mestre" Tamoda [Review Copy]

By XITU, Uanhenga; António Jacinto, intro.; Annella McDermott, trans

[London]: Readers International, [1988]. First English Language Edition. Paperback. Wrapper Issue. Octavo (20cm.); publisher's pictorial card wrappers; [6],vi,[2],158pp.Textblock a bit toned, minor wear to upper wrapper, else Very Good or better. Review copy with promotional materials laid in. Humorous short stories featuring the bush lawyer "Mestre" Tamoda, written by the Angolan author Uanhenga Xitu while a political prisoner of the Portuguese.

$15.00

Schwarze Macht zur Afrikanischen Revolution [Black Power]
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Schwarze Macht zur Afrikanischen Revolution [Black Power]

By WRIGHT, Richard

Hamburg: Claassen Verlag, [1956]. First German Edition. Hardcover. Octavo (22.5cm.); publisher's cloth in black decorative dust jacket, yellow topstain; 342pp. Some light shelf wear to jacket extremities including two tiny closed tears at top edge of upper panel with minor creasing, some foxing to upper cover cloth, else Very Good and sound.

$25.00

Interviews in Depth. Zimbabwe-ZAPU #1: Zimbabwe African People's Union. Interview with George Nyandoro
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Interviews in Depth. Zimbabwe-ZAPU #1: Zimbabwe African People's Union. Interview with George Nyandoro

By NYANDORO, George

[Richmond, B.C.: LSM Information Center, 1973]. Third Printing. Paperback. Octavo (21.5cm.); publisher's yellow pictorial staplebound card wrappers printed in red and black; [2],12pp.; illus. A hint of wear, else Near Fine. Inteview with Nyandoro, General Secretary of the ZAPU.

$25.00

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