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Bound to violence
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Bound to violence

By Ouologuem, Yambo, translated by Ralph Manheim

New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1971. Hardcover. 182p., first US edition in clothbacked boards and dj; book is faintly but pervasively rippled or waved from a tinge of water exposure, the jacket somewhat edgeworn and torn with damp-staining to rear panel along flap fold. Debut novel of ancient Mali and Black and Arab colonialism in Africa, by a young Mali author compared to Rimbaud and Frantz Fanon.

$12.00

Proverbs of West Africa
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Proverbs of West Africa

By Bender, C.J.

Girard: Haldeman-Julius Publications, 1924. 64p., staplebound booklet, pages toned, light handling wear. Little blue book no. 505.

$12.00

My Life in the Bush of Ghosts
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My Life in the Bush of Ghosts

By Tutuola, Amos. With a foreword by Geoffrey Parrinder

London: Faber and Faber, 1964. Paperback. 174p. Very good.

$15.00

Le Flambeau: organe mensuel de l\'union démocratique voltaique (Rassemblement démocratique africain) No. 23
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Le Flambeau: organe mensuel de l'union démocratique voltaique (Rassemblement démocratique africain) No. 23

By Conomba, Joseph, political editor

Ouagadougou, Upper Volta: UDVRDA, 1973. 20p., 8.5x11.5 inch mimeographed sheets stapled together at upper left corner, tri-color printed cover, very good. Text in French. Conomba was minister of foreign affairs and became prime minister of Upper Volta (now Burkina Faso) under president Aboubakar Sangoulé Lamizana. Articles include an editorial on the cease-fire ending the October War, which describes the conflict as a proxy battle between the superpowers of the US and USSR (and has a line thoroughly blacked out that seems to have said something about New York Jews); a piece questioning Soviet motives in Upper Volta; a piece by J.M. Sawadogo on combatting false notions of democracy,and more.

$45.00

Anthills of the Savannah
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Anthills of the Savannah

By Achebe, Chinua

London: Heinemann, 1987. Hardcover. 233p. first printing. Very good in price clipped dj.

$15.00

The only son
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The only son

By Munonye, John

London: Heinemann, 1966. Hardcover. 202p., very good first edition in unclipped dj. Review copy with slip laid in. Debut novel of the Nigerian author.

$30.00

Agriculture, élevage et pauvreté en Afrique de l\'Ouest
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Agriculture, élevage et pauvreté en Afrique de l'Ouest

By Mbaye, Ahmadou Aly; David W Roland-Holst; Joachim Otté

Dakar: Édition CREA, 2007. 207p., very good in wraps, text in French.

$25.00

Atlas sociolinguistique du Benin
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Atlas sociolinguistique du Benin

By Benin. Commission nationale de linguistique. ; Université d'Abidjan.; Institut de linguistique appliquée. ; Agence de coopération culturelle et technique. (Corporate Authors)

[Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire]: Agence de coopération culturelle et technique [et] Institut de linguistique appliquée, 1983. Paperback. 125p., 8x11.5 inches, text in French, very good paperback in decrorative wraps. A French study of the languages, cultures etc of Benin.

$35.00

Jali Kunda Griots of West Africa and Beyond
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Jali Kunda Griots of West Africa and Beyond

By Kopka, Matthew and Iris Brooks

Roslyn: Ellipsis Arts, 1996. Paperback. 96p., 7.5x10.25 inches, color photographs, fine first edition slim trade paperback in pictorial wraps. No Compact Disk. Book only.

$20.00

Nigeria in history
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Nigeria in history

By Fajana, A. & B. J. Biggs, illustrations by C. Pearson, maps by G. Woodman

Ikeja: Longman Nigeria Ltd, 1977. Paperback. viii, 230p., preface, appendices, illustrations, maps, lightly-worn reprint trade paperback in red pictorial wraps.

$12.00

Shaihu Umar a novel
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Shaihu Umar a novel

By Balewa, Alhaji Sir Abubakar Tafawe; translated and with an introduction and notes by Mervyn Hiskett

London: Longmans, Green and Co, 1967. Paperback. 80p., introduction, footnotes, very good first edition slim trade paperback in lightly-worn pictorial wraps. A dramatic portrayal of Hausa family life and Islamic society by the first Nigerian Federal Prime Minister who was later killed in a military coup.

$12.00

Twelve Nigerian languages
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Twelve Nigerian languages

By Dunstan, Elizabeth, editor

New York: Africana Publishing Corp, 1969. Paperback. vi, 185p., foreword, contributors, appendixes, glossary, select bibliography, illustrated with tables and figures, very good first US trade paperback edition in blue printed wraps.

$15.00

The shade changes
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The shade changes

By Odaga, Asenath Bole

Kisumu: Lake Publishers & Enterprises, 1984. 175p., lightly-worn first trade paperback edition in rubbed pictorial wraps. Kenyan detective mystery about a kidbnapped bride-to-be. The author is known for the Kip series of English readers.

$15.00

Achievements of the federal government; verbatim record of an historic debate in the Federal House of Repersentatives on August 15, 1959
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Achievements of the federal government; verbatim record of an historic debate in the Federal House of Repersentatives on August 15, 1959

Lagos: Information Division, Ministry of Research & Information, 1959. 44p., 5.5x8 inches, illustrated with b&w photos, very good in stapled pink printed wraps.

$25.00

Senegal narrative paintings the collection of Maurice Dedieu
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Senegal narrative paintings the collection of Maurice Dedieu

By Dedieu, Maurice

Lafayette: University Art Museum, University of Southwestern Louisiana, 1986. 74p., 8.5c11 inches, preface, introduction, bibliography, illustrated with b&w figures, photos, maps and color plates, very good exhibition catalog in lightly-soiled pictorial wraps.

$15.00

Bronzes of West Africa
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Bronzes of West Africa

By Underwood, Leon

London: Alec Tiranti Ltd, 1949. viii, 32p., 64 plates from b&w photos, 5x7.5 inches, preface, index and descriptive notes, map, good first edition in cloth and heavily worn, chipped and price-clipped dj.

$12.00

By the Niger and other poems
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By the Niger and other poems

By Thorpe, Michael

London: The Fortune Press, 1969. 91p., notes, very good first edition in blue cloth, gily and unclipped but edgeword dj. English educator and poet who travelled all over the Far East and Nigeria.

$20.00

Nigerian student verse 1959; a selection of verse written by students of the Ubiversity College, Ibadan and first published in \
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Nigerian student verse 1959; a selection of verse written by students of the Ubiversity College, Ibadan and first published in "The Horn

By Banham, Martin, editor

Ibadan: Ibadan University Press, 1960. 33p., 5.5x8.5 inches, partial remains of a bookplate on title page otherwise very good first edition booklet in stapled pictorial wraps.

$12.00

Figures in ebony; past and present in a West African city
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Figures in ebony; past and present in a West African city

By Tong, Raymond

Londopn: Cassell, 1958. 131p., author's note, bibliography, index, illustrated with b&w plates, small 8vo, very good first edition in boards, gilt, and unclipped dj.

$12.00

Rythmes du Khalam
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Rythmes du Khalam

By S0cé, Ousmane, préface de Georges Larché

Paris: Nouvelles Editions Latines, 1962. 60p., 4.5x7.5 inches, preface, poems, text in French, pages unopened, very good first edition trade paperback in pictorial wraps. Poetry by one of the first Senegalese novelists.

$25.00

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