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Ghana Books & Ephemera

The Atlantic sound

The Atlantic sound

by Phillips, Caryl

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2000. Hardcover. 275p., first US edition, dj.
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$12.00
The Agricultural and Forest Products of British West Africa

The Agricultural and Forest Products of British West Africa

by Dudgeon, Gerald C

London: John Murray, 1911. Hardcover. Good. photos, maps (including frontis), index, x, 170p. Red cloth. 22cm. Some cover soil and darkening. Corner frayed. Contents sound. No Jacket.
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$75.00
Ten Years' Wanderings among the Ethiopians; With Sketches of the Manners and Customs of the Civilised and Uncivilised Tribes, from Senegal to Gaboon

Ten Years' Wanderings among the Ethiopians; With Sketches of the Manners and Customs of the Civilised and Uncivilised Tribes, from Senegal to Gaboon

by Hutchinson, Thomas J

London: Frank Cass, 1967. Hardcover. Very Good. xx, 320p. Red cloth. 22cm. Backstrip slightly faded. No Jacket. Reprint of the London edition of 1861. Travel in and along the coast of West Africa.
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$45.00
The eagle, my mentor: achieving your potential through divine mentorship

The eagle, my mentor: achieving your potential through divine mentorship

by Addison, Samuel B

Accra, Ghana: Eagles Nest Production, 2011. xiii, 72p., very good in 7x4.5 inch laminated purple wraps. The author's card, describing him as "Prophet," laid in. Inscribed by the author, currently living in Accra.
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$18.00
Europe and Africa: trends and relationships: four addresses delivered to a seminar at the Guildhall in the City of London on Thursday 20th October 1977

Europe and Africa: trends and relationships: four addresses delivered to a seminar at the Guildhall in the City of London on Thursday 20th October 1977

by Cheysson, Mr. Claude, H. E. Mr. K. B. Asante, Chief (Dr.) Henry Fajemirokun, Mr. Len Abrahamse, et al

London: Royal Africa Society, 1978. 49p., 6x8.25 inches, foreword, opening address, tables, very good in original stapled wraps.
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$18.00
They Went to Bush

They Went to Bush

by Collins, W. B

London: Macgibbon & Kee. 1961. Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 231 pages The author recounts how the forest in Ghana was mapped, demarcated and legally secured and creates a pen picture of the lives of the Forest Officers. A picture of one aspect of colonial life in Ghana. . 1st Edition. Hardcover.
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AU$12.00
Broken Myths: News Commentaries from Radio Ghana (March, 1966)

Broken Myths: News Commentaries from Radio Ghana (March, 1966)

by Ghana Broadcasting Corporation

Accra: Ministry of Information, 1966. Paperback. Good. photos, 32p. Softcover in original green wrapper. 23cm. Former owner's name stamp on upper right corner of front cover. Scuffed. Modest staining and wear along top edge.
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$85.00
Ashantee and the Gold Coast: Being a Sketch of History, Social State and Superstitions of the Inhabitants of Those Countries: With a Notice of the State and Prospects of Christianity Among Them

Ashantee and the Gold Coast: Being a Sketch of History, Social State and Superstitions of the Inhabitants of Those Countries: With a Notice of the State and Prospects of Christianity Among Them

by Beecham, John

London: John Mason, 1841. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Good. folding map, xix, 376p. Rebound in old mid-19th century 1/2 leather (marbled boards with dark leather backstrip and corners). 18cm. Joints scuffed. Extremities frayed and rather worn. Paper remnants of an old bookplate or label on endpaper. A few short tears. Contents sound and clean. From the John R. Willis Collection of Africana with his bookplate on endpaper (over remnants of an earlier bookplate or label).
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$200.00
Education for the masses: a collection of poetic works

Education for the masses: a collection of poetic works

by Best, K. Neville A

Accra: Bestweek Publication, 1970. 16p., 7.25x8.5 inches, very good first edition in creased stapled pictorial wraps.
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$35.00
Fontes historiae Africanae: commission XXII

Fontes historiae Africanae: commission XXII

by Hunwicke, J. O., director

Evanston: International Academic Union, 1981. viii+74p., 8.5x11 inches, foreword, facsimiles of Arabic texts, bibliography, text in French and English, very good in original wraps. Bulletin of Information No. 6.
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$20.00
Sculpture in Ghana

Sculpture in Ghana

by Kofi, Vincent Akwete, text, Walter E. Marten, photography

Accra: Ghana Information Services, 1964. [10p] + 70 b&w plates, 9x10 inches, foreword, essay, notes, captions, photos, first edition in lightly worn and soiled original illustrated cloth and dj.
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$35.00
Ghanaian writing today; volume I.

Ghanaian writing today; volume I.

by Kwakwa, B. S., editor

Accra-Tema: The Ghana Publishing Corp, 1974. 193p., introduction, notes on the authors, sources, very good first edition trade paperback in wraps.
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$15.00
The Pages of Time: a collection of poems

The Pages of Time: a collection of poems

by Kessey, K. O

Accra: Ghana Universities Press, 1991. Pamphlet. 52p., wraps, on corner bumped, previous owner's gift inscription on half-title page, else very good condition.
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$15.00
The Rise & Rise of General Gun

The Rise & Rise of General Gun

by Adu, Rauf

London: Karnak House, 1981. Paperback. Very Good. Barbara Reid, Alison Gilmore. illustrations (by Barbara Reid), photos (by Alison Gilmore), 39p. Wrapper. 21cm. Pan Afrikan Literature Series. Poetry by a Ghanaian poet.
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$35.00
Ghana and Nigeria 1957 - 70: a study in inter-African discord

Ghana and Nigeria 1957 - 70: a study in inter-African discord

by Aluko, Olajide

London: Rex Collings, 1976. Hardcover. 275p., introduction, notes, select biliography, index, very good first UK edition in dj.
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$20.00
The Tshi-Speaking Peoples of the Gold Coast of West Africa: Their Religion, Manners, Customs, Laws, Language, etc.

The Tshi-Speaking Peoples of the Gold Coast of West Africa: Their Religion, Manners, Customs, Laws, Language, etc.

by Ellis, Alfred Burdon

London: Chapman and Hall, 1887. 1st ed. Hardcover. Good. map, musical scores, vii, 343p. plus 40p. publisher's catalog (dated June, 1887) at end. Original burgundy cloth. 22cm. Top portion of covers stained as is the same portion of the front endpaper. Contents sound. Last several pages of text unopened. From the John R. Willis Collection of Africana with his bookplate on endpaper. A pioneering ethnographic study.
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$275.00
The Arts of Ghana. Exhibition dates October 11 to December 11, 1977 [&c &c]

The Arts of Ghana. Exhibition dates October 11 to December 11, 1977 [&c &c]

by Cole, Herbert M. and Doran H. Ross

Los Angeles: UCLA, 1977. Paperback. xvi, 230p., nice softbound, an 11x8.5 inch paperback with a wraparound color-photo image (a "concrete military shrine"). Head of spine and adjacent upper margin have a small wavy splash stain, first blank bears tiny ownership initials in pencil, quite presentable despite the splash, a very good copy. Museum of Cultural History.
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$25.00
Gold Coast Native Institutions. With Thoughts Upon a Healthy Imperial Policy for the Gold Coast and Ashanti

Gold Coast Native Institutions. With Thoughts Upon a Healthy Imperial Policy for the Gold Coast and Ashanti

by Hayford, Joseph Ephraim Casely, 1866-1930

London: Sweet and Maxwell, 1903. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. index, xvi, 418p. Rebound in later green cloth. 21cm. Endpapers cracked along hinges. PRESENTATION INSCRIPTION on endpaper in 1954 by the author's son (The Hon. A. Casely Hayford who served as first Minister of Agriculture and Natural Resources in Ghana's first Republic). From the John R. Willis Collection of Africana with his bookplate also on endpaper.
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$350.00
Ghanaian Writing today: Volume 1

Ghanaian Writing today: Volume 1

by Kwakwa, B.S

Tema, Ghana: Ghana Publishing Corporation, 1974. Paperback. 193p. Roll/lean to spine. Covers somewhat soiled. Crease to lower right front cover.
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$15.00
A Bibliography of the Gold Coast

A Bibliography of the Gold Coast

by Cardinall, A. W

Accra: Printed by the Government Printer, 1931. 1st ed. Hardcover. Very Good. xix, [5], 393p. Original cloth. 25cm. Mostly light foxing. "From the Library of Vernon McKay" stamped in green on endpaper. Short tear at head of front joint. No jacket (probably as issued). "Issued as a companion volume to the Census Report of 1931" [statement on title-page].
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$50.00
The Oath of Fontomfrom and Other Poems

The Oath of Fontomfrom and Other Poems

by Okai, John

New York: Simon and Schuster, 1971. Hardcover. 158p., remainder mark on bottom edge otherwise a very good first edition in boards and unclipped, lightly-rubbed and sunned dj. Ghana-born poet's first book. He earned an MA in literature at the Gorky Literary Inst. in Moscow.
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$15.00
The African Consciousness: continuity and change: with a foreword by Elsie Bown Meyer

The African Consciousness: continuity and change: with a foreword by Elsie Bown Meyer

by Busia, K. A

New York: American African Affairs Association, 1968. 20p., 7x10 inches, introduction, footnotes, illustrated with drawings and a map, very good in original stapled pictorial wraps.
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$18.00
Ten Years' Wanderings among the Ethiopians; With Sketches of the Manners and Customs of the Civilised and Uncivilised Tribes, from Senegal to Gaboon

Ten Years' Wanderings among the Ethiopians; With Sketches of the Manners and Customs of the Civilised and Uncivilised Tribes, from Senegal to Gaboon

by Hutchinson, Thomas J

London: Frank Cass, 1967. Hardcover. Good. xx, 320p. Red cloth. 22cm. Backstrip scuffed and rather faded. No Jacket. Reprint of the London edition of 1861. Travel in and along the coast of West Africa.
Item Price
$30.00
Earlier Poems

Earlier Poems

by Blay, J. Benibengor

Accra: Ringway Press, 1971. 70p., 5.5x8.5 inches, stapled pink wraps with tanning to the edges. Ghanian poet-author.
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$25.00
Africa report: vol. 15, no. 3,  March 1970: Ghana dances and plays politics

Africa report: vol. 15, no. 3, March 1970: Ghana dances and plays politics

Washington: African-American Inst, 1968. 43p., 8.5x11 inches magazine format, illustrated, very good in original wraps. Chinua Achebe on Committment and African writers. Ghana Dance company.
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$20.00