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image of A la Gloire de l'Afrique Occidentale Francaise: Trois Siecles d'Efforts Communs, 1626-1938

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1938. Single sheet folded to make a 10 panel brochure, 4.75 x 9.5 inches when folded, illus., worn and lightly foxed, 2 folds split and repaired with tape, a reading copy only. Text in French. Tourist guide to the seven colonies of French Western Africa.
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Proverbs of West Africa

by Bender, C.J.

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Published
1924
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Girard: Haldeman-Julius Publications, 1924. 64p., staplebound booklet, pages toned, light handling wear. Little blue book no. 505.
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My Life in the Bush of Ghosts

by Tutuola, Amos. With a foreword by Geoffrey Parrinder

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Published
1964
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London: Faber and Faber, 1964. Paperback. 174p. Very good.
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Anthills of the Savannah

by Achebe, Chinua

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Published
1987
ISBN
9780434006045
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$15.00

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London: Heinemann, 1987. Hardcover. 233p. first printing. Very good in price clipped dj.
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Agriculture, Elevage et Pauvrete en Afrique de l'Ouest

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

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Published
2007
ISBN
9782912717184
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$25.00

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

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Published
1983
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[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.
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Jali Kunda: Griots of West Africa and Beyond

by Kopka, Matthew and Iris Brooks

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Published
1996
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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.
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Nigeria in history

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

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Published
1977
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9780582602427
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Ikeja: Longman Nigeria Ltd, 1977. Paperback. viii, 230p., preface, appendices, illustrations, maps, lightly-worn reprint trade paperback in red pictorial wraps.
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Shaihu Umar a novel

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

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Published
1967
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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.
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Twelve Nigerian languages

by Dunstan, Elizabeth, editor

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Published
1969
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9780841900318
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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.
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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.
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Bronzes of West Africa

by Underwood, Leon

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Published
1949
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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.
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By the Niger and other poems

by Thorpe, Michael

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Published
1969
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London: The Fortune Press, 1969. 91p., notes, very good first edition in blue cloth, gilt, and unclipped but edgeworn dj. English educator and poet who travelled all over the Far East and Nigeria.
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image of Nigerian student verse 1959; a selection of verse written by students of the Ubiversity College, Ibadan and first published in

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

by Tong, Raymond

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Published
1958
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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.
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Rythmes du Khalam

by Socé, Ousmane, préface de Georges Larché

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Published
1962
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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.
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Democracy and Socialism

by Senghor, Leopold Sedar

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Published
1964
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[Senegal?]: n.pub, 1964. 24p., mimeographed, 8.5x11 inches, edgeworn wraps. "Lecture delivered at the University of Ibadan, April 1964." Senghor was president of Senegal from Independence until 1980.
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Our poets speak: an anthology of West African verse for young readers

by St. John-Parsons, Donald, editor, introduction by O. R. Dathorne

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Published
1971
ISBN
9780340075234
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London: University of London Press, 1971. 64p., introduction, very good second printing trade paperback in decorative wraps.
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Poems of a Black Orpheus

by Senghor, Leopold Sedar, translated by William Oxley

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Published
1981
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9780903400596
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London: The Menard Press, 1981. Paperback. 32p., 5.5x8.25 inches, introduction, translator's notes, poems, bigraphical details, wraps, very good condition. Senghor was president of Senegal from Independence until 1980.
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First National Congress of Africanists; documents

by Nkrumah, Osagyefo Kwame, Dr. K. Onwuka Dike, Chairman, Johannes Nicolaisen, Makombo Bambote, et al.

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Published
1962
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$150.00

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Accra: University of Ghana, 1962. Broken run of 21 documents, various paginations, 8x10 inches, some with pictorial covers, printed recto-only, stapled. Introductory remarks by Chairman Dike and President Nkrumah, documents 4, 7-11, 14, 24, 28, 29, 33, 37, 38, 40, 42, and 47. Speeches on Slavery among the Tuareg, African literature, Music education in West Africa, African art, Ethnic… Read more
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