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BEHOLD THE DREAMERS

by MBUE, Imbolo

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New York: Random House, c2016. Hardcover. Fourth printing. Fine in fine jacket. First novel by this immigrant to the USA from Cameroon. ; Octavo .
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MAN AND NATURE (per Cleto Munari)

by SOYINKA, Wole

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Published
2005
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Lugo (Italy): Bradipo. 2005. Softcover. Card covers in jacket. pp (64). Fine copy. Orignal English text (in holograph) with Italian translation facing. Translation by Armando Pajalich, illustrations by Giuseppe Sciacca. Poetry. Note: light parcel, any default shipping may be reduced.; Octavo .
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BATOUALA

by MARAN, René

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Published
1930
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First of this edition
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New York: Albert and Charles Boni. 1930. First of this edition. Softcover. Card covers, orange endleaves. pp 207, [3]. A book in the BoniBooks series. Page edges yellowed, mild rubbing to spine folds, owner name at front, a little leaned, VG clean and unworn copy. Translated from the French by Adele Szold Seltzer. Maran was the first… Read more
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ATHOL FUGARD

by WALDER, Dennis

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Published
1985
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New York: Grove Press. 1985. Softcover. Card covers. pp x, 142 + plates. Fine copy. Publisher's Modern Dramatists series. Note: light parcel, any default shipping may be reduced.; 12mo .
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CALIBAN WITHOUT PROSPERO: essay on Quebec and black literature

by DORSINVILLE, Max

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Published
1974
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First printing
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Erin, ON: Press Porcépic. 1974. First printing. Softcover. Paper issue in red card covers, illustrated endpapers. pp 227, [13]. Illustrated with photos.Spiine lightly darkened, else fine. Author is a Haitian immigrant to Quebec.; Octavo .
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SONG OF LAWINO

by p'BITEK, Okot

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Published
1966
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Firsr printing
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Niarobe, Kenya: East Arican Publishing House. 1966. Firsr printing. Softcover. 12mo, card covers. 216 pp. Book a little leaned, soft cover creases, light yellowing to page edges, VG otherwise, no owner names. Satirical poetry by this Ugandan author. .
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LOKOTOWN and other stories

by EKWENSI, Cyprian

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Published
1966
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First printing
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London: Heinemann. 1966. First printing. Softcover. Card covers. pp 152. Yellowing and foxing to page edges, a little leaned, corner crease to rear cover, VG otherwise. African Writers Series 19. Note: lighter parcel, any default shipping price may be reduced.; 12mo .
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BUSHMAN'S BREW

by KICHWA, Morena (pseud. of Harold Head)

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Published
1974
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First printing
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Toronto: Goathair Press. 1974. First printing. Softcover. pp [36], unpaged, stapled in black and white card covers. Copy for review with sheet laid in. Very small abrasion to upper outer corner of front cover, else fine. First book, a collection of poetry by this South Afican exile, who George Elliott Clarke reckons was the first Africa-born … Read more
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BUSHMAN'S BREW

by KICHWA, Morena (pseud. of Harold Head)

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Published
1974
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First printing
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Toronto: Goathair Press. 1974. First printing. Softcover. pp [36], unpaged, stapled in black and white card covers. Fine copy. First book, a collection of poetry by this South Afican exile, who George Elliott Clarke reckons was the first Africa-born literary author to publish in Canada. Scarce book. Note: light parcel, any default postage rate will be… Read more
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MANDELA'S EARTH and Other Poems.

by SOYINKA, Wole

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Published
1988
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First printing
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New York: Random. 1988. First printing. Hardcover. Cloth and boards. Fine copy, no remainder mark. Jacket has minor rubbbing, spine very slightly sunned, else fine, flap price intact. His first book since winning the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1986. .
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THE DEATH OF CHAKA: a play in five tableaux. Translated from the French by Clive Wake

by BADIAN, Seydou

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Published
1968
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First edition in English
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Nairobi: Oxford University Press. 1968. First edition in English. Softcover. Small octavo. pp (48), stapled in card covers (not issued in hardcover). Light spine sunning, else fine. Includes a long introduction by the translator. A play about the last few days of Chaka Zulu's life. .
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THREE PLAYS: Song of a Goat, The Masquerade, The Ratt

by CLARK, J.P.

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Published
1964
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Firsr printing
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London: Oxford. 1964. Firsr printing. Trade Paperback. 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. .
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ONE MAN, ONE MATCHET

by ALUKO, T.M.

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Published
1964
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Firsr printing
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London: Heinemann. 1964. Firsr printing. Trade Paperback. The paperbound issue. VG+ clean, tight, uncreased copy, no owner names. African Writers Series 11. A novel of Yorubaland by a Nigerian author. .
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GWENDOLEN

by EMECHETA, Buchi

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Published
1989
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First UK printing
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London: Collins. 1989. First UK printing. Hardcover. Brown boards. Ink price and short notation at front, else fine in fine, price-clippped jacket. A novel of a Jamaican emigrant to London, the 10th novel of this Nigeria-born author who also emigrated to London. .
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OZIDI: a play

by CLARK, J.P.

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Published
1966
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Firsr printing
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London: Oxford. 1966. Firsr printing. Softcover. 16mo, card covers. Sticker shadow on front cover, VG clean and uncreased copy otherwise, no owner names. Nigerian author. .
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SPACE

by PETRINI, Rino

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Nairobi, Kenya: University of Nairobi Press, no date (ca 1973?). Softcover. Squarish octavo, white card covers. (60) pages, unpaged. Drawings throughout. Comb binding perished, holes sewn with thread. Covers very lightly yellowed and dusty, VG+ otherwise. A collection of poetry dedicated "to all of my Students". Edition of 300 copies. .
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ORPHAN

by OCULI, Okello

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Published
1968
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First Edition
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Nairobi: East Arican Publishing House. 1968. First Edition. Trade Paperback. 12mo. pp (104). Fine copy. A collection of poetry by this Ugandan author. .
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MATING BIRDS

by NKOSI, Lewis

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Published
1986
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First US printing
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New York: St. Martin's Press. 1986. First US printing. Hardcover. Blue boards. Fine in very nearly fine jacket. A first novel by this South African writer. .
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PALAVER: modern African writings

by CARTEY, Wilfred, editor

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Published
1970
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First printing
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New York: Thomas Nelson. 1970. First printing. Hardcover. Black cloth. Fine copy. Price-clipped jacket has some sunning to spine and margins of front panel, else fine. .
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THE PINEAPPLE CHILD and other tales from Ashanti (proof copy)

by APPIAH, Peggy

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Published
1969
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First printing
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London: Deutsch. 1969. First printing. Softcover. Uncorrected proo in pale grey card covers. Very light spine yellowing; light yellowing and foxing to page edges; else fine. Good illustrations. Folk tales from Ghana. .
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