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The Murder of Aziz Khan [Inscribed]
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The Murder of Aziz Khan [Inscribed]

by [POSTCOLONIAL LITERATURE] GHOSE, Zulfikar

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First Edition
Published
1967
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London: Macmillan, 1967. First Edition. First Impression. Octavo (21cm); forest green paper-covered boards, with titles stamped in silver on spine; dustjacket; [12],13-315,[1]pp. Inscribed by the author on the front endpaper: "To Doug / who brought the breath of Fowler to this book / with gratitude / Zulfikar Ghose." Base of spine slightly nudged, corners gently tapped (though still sharp),… Read more about this item
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The Housing Lark [Inscribed]
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The Housing Lark [Inscribed]

by [POSTCOLONIAL LITERATURE] SELVON, Samuel

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First Edition
Published
1965
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London: MacGibbon & Kee, 1965. First Edition. First Impression. Octavo (19cm); dark brown paper-covered boards, with titles stamped in gilt on spine; dustjacket; [ii],[6],7-155,[3]pp. Inscribed by the author on the title page: "To Harold M, fellow poet, writer, and human being / Samuel Selvon / Winnipeg, April 1979." Base of spine gently nudged, vintage bookseller's ticket removed from lower… Read more about this item
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The House of Hunger: Short Stories

The House of Hunger: Short Stories

by [POSTCOLONIAL LITERATURE] MARECHERA, Dambudzo

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First Edition
Published
1978
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London: Heinemann Educational Books Ltd, 1978. First Edition. First Impression. Octavo (18.5cm); original photo-illustrated card wrappers; [vi],154pp. Light surface wear, gentle sunning to spine, with a faint diagonal crease to lower right corner ot front wrapper; Very Good+ or better. Surrealist short stories by the Zimbabwean author, awarded the Guardian Fiction Prize. One of only a handful of published… Read more about this item
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By The Sea

By The Sea

by [POSTCOLONIAL LITERATURE] GURNAH, Abdulrazak

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First Edition
Published
2001
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London: Bloomsbury Publishing, 2001. First Edition. First Impression. Octavo (24cm); dark teal paper-covered boards, with titles stamped in copper on spine; dustjacket; [vi],245,[5]pp. A possible review copy, with the rubber-stamped address of the London-based Rogers, Coleridge & White literary agency on front endpaper, with a pre-publication date (1 May 2001) stamped at upper right corner of same. Spine ends… Read more about this item
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Wand of Noble Wood

Wand of Noble Wood

by [POSTCOLONIAL LITERATURE] NZEKWU, Onuora

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First Edition
Published
1961
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London: Hutchinson & Co, 1961. First Edition. First Impression. Octavo (19cm); black paper-covered boards, with titles stamped in white and gilt on spine; dustjacket; [6],7-207,[1]pp. Early owner's ink name ("Madeline Currie, July 31/63, Lagos Nigeria") on front pastedown and endpaper, faint foxing to text edges and endpapers, with a small, faint splash mark to front cover; Very Good+. Dustjacket… Read more about this item
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Waiting for the Rain

Waiting for the Rain

by [POSTCOLONIAL LITERATURE] MUNGOSHI, Charles L.

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First Edition
Published
1975
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London: Heinemann Educational Books Ltd, 1975. First Edition. First Impression. Octavo (18.5cm); original photo-illustrated card wrappers; [viii],180,[4]pp. Trivial surface wear, else a fresh, Fine copy. The Zimbabwean author's first English-language novel, preceded by a novel in Shona (Makunun'unu Maodzamoyo), and Coming of the Dry Season, a collection of short stories. "Lucifer is about to go overseas. His last visit… Read more about this item
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The Palm-Wine Drinkard and his dead Palm-Wine Tapster in the Deads' Town [Uncorrected Proof Copy]

The Palm-Wine Drinkard and his dead Palm-Wine Tapster in the Deads' Town [Uncorrected Proof Copy]

by [POSTCOLONIAL LITERATURE] TUTUOLA, Amos

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First Edition
Published
1952
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London: Faber and Faber Ltd, 1952. First Edition. First Impression. Octavo (20cm); original light brown wrappers, titled in black on front cover; [6],7-125,[3]pp. Pronounced forward lean, some light overall wear, crown gently bumped, with some of the expected subtle tanning to the text edges; still a clean, Very Good+ copy. The Nigerian author's best-known book, the first African novel… Read more about this item
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A Woman in her Prime

A Woman in her Prime

by [POSTCOLONIAL LITERATURE] KONADU, S.A. (Samuel Asare)

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First Edition
Published
1967
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London: William Heinemann Ltd, 1967. First Edition. First Impression. Octavo (19cm); dark purplish brown paper-covered boards, with titles stamped in gilt on spine; dustjacket; [viii],108,[4]pp. Early owner's ink name ("J. Braidwood, 28-5-69") to front endpaper, text edges and endpapers foxed; Very Good+. Dustjacket is unclipped (priced 18s. net), gently spine-sunned and lightly edgeworn, with a few tiny nicks and… Read more about this item
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Natives of My Person [Inscribed]
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Natives of My Person [Inscribed]

by [POSTCOLONIAL LITERATURE] LAMMING, George

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First U.K. & Caribbean Edition
Published
1972
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London, Trinidad, and Jamaica: Longman Group Limited / London Caribbean Limited, 1972. First U.K. & Caribbean Edition. First Impression. Octavo (20.5cm); dark green paper-covered boards, with titles stamped in lime green on spine; dustjacket; [8],9-350,[2]pp. Inscribed by the author on the front endpaper: "Especially for Jeremy / Peace and love / George Lamming." Slight lean, gentle bump to crown,… Read more about this item
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The Dragon Can't Dance

The Dragon Can't Dance

by [POSTCOLONIAL LITERATURE] LOVELACE, Earl

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First Edition
Published
1979
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London: Andre Deutsch Limited, 1979. First Edition. First Impression. Octavo (20.25cm); dark blue paper-covered boards, with titles stamped in gilt on spine; dustjacket; [9],10-240pp. Previous owner's ink name to front pastedown, spine ends slightly nudged, with some faint foxing to text edges and endpapers; Very Good+. Dustjacket is price-clipped, with the publisher's new price sticker of £4.95 next to… Read more about this item
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The Schoolmaster

The Schoolmaster

by [POSTCOLONIAL LITERATURE] LOVELACE, Earl

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First Edition
Published
1968
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London: Collins, 1968. First Edition. First Impression. Octavo (20.25cm); dark green paper-covered boards, with titles stamped in gilt on spine; dustjacket; [6],7-224pp. Slight forward lean, light wear to extremities, with a very faint stain to lower front board, and faint foxing to text edges and endpapers; Very Good. Dustjacket is price-clipped, lightly edgeworn and dust-soiled, with some faint, irregular… Read more about this item
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At The Rendezvous of Victory: Selected Writings

At The Rendezvous of Victory: Selected Writings

by [POSTCOLONIAL LITERATURE] JAMES, C.L.R.

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First Edition
Published
1984
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London: Allison & Busby, 1984. First Edition. First Impression, cloth issue. Octavo (22.5cm); black paper-covered boards, with titles stamped in gilt on spine; dustjacket; xii,303,[5]pp. Some of the usual subtle tanning to the text edges, light dust-soil and foxing to upper edge of textblock; Near Fine. Dustjacket is unclipped (priced £13.95 net), gently spine-sunned, with some trivial surface wear;… Read more about this item
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While Gods Are Falling

While Gods Are Falling

by [POSTCOLONIAL LITERATURE] LOVELACE, Earl

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Published
1965
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London: Collins, 1965. First Edition. First Impression. Octavo (20.25cm); tan paper-covered boards, with titles stamped in gilt on spine; dustjacket; [6],7-254,[2]pp. Upper corners gently tapped (though still sharp), faint foxing to text edges and endpapers; Near Fine. Dustjacket is unclipped (priced 21s. net), showing light wear to extremities and gentle sunning to spine; Near Fine. The Trinidadian author's first… Read more about this item
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Spheres of Existence: Selected Writings

Spheres of Existence: Selected Writings

by [POSTCOLONIAL LITERATURE] JAMES, C.L.R.

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Published
1980
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London: Allison & Busby, 1980. First Edition. First Impression, cloth issue. Octavo (22.25cm); black paper-covered boards, with titles stamped in gilt on spine; dustjacket; [vi],266pp. Fine in a very Near Fine dustjacket, unclipped (priced £13.95), showing some trivial wear to extremities. The second collection of the Trinidadian author's selected writings - essays, stories, and excerpts from longer works -… Read more about this item
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The Whole Armour [Inscribed]
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The Whole Armour [Inscribed]

by [POSTCOLONIAL LITERATURE] HARRIS, Wilson

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First Edition
Published
1962
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London: Faber and Faber Limited, 1962. First Edition. First Impression. Octavo (19.25cm); red cloth, with titles stamped in gilt on spine; dustjacket; [6],7-128pp. Inscribed by the author on the front endpaper, in an early hand: "Valerie and Mario / warmest wishes / Wilson / February 1963." A few rubbed spots to base of spine, hint of foxing to right… Read more about this item
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Heartland [Inscribed to John Thieme]
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Heartland [Inscribed to John Thieme]

by [POSTCOLONIAL LITERATURE] HARRIS, Wilson

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Published
1964
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London: Faber and Faber Limited, 1964. First Edition. First Impression. Octavo (19cm); original russet cloth, with titles stamped in gilt on spine; dustjacket; [6],7-96pp. A presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the title page: "For John and Barbara Thieme / with warm good wishes / Wilson and Margaret Harris / 25 November 1979." Light wear to spine ends,… Read more about this item
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The Concubine

The Concubine

by [POSTCOLONIAL LITERATURE] AMADI, Elechi

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First Edition
Published
1966
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London: Heinemann Educational Books Ltd, 1966. First Edition. First Impression. Octavo (20.25cm); black paper-covered boards, with titles stamped in gilt on spine; dustjacket; [vi],279,[3]pp. Previous owner's ink name to upper front endpaper, hint of foxing to text edges; Near Fine. Dustjacket is unclipped (priced 21s net), showing modest wear to extremities, with a few tiny tears and attendant creases;… Read more about this item
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Companions of the Day and Night [Review Copy]

Companions of the Day and Night [Review Copy]

by [POSTCOLONIAL LITERATURE] HARRIS, Wilson

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First Edition
Published
1975
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London: Faber and Faber Limited, 1975. First Edition. First Impression, a review copy, with the publisher's slip laid in. Octavo (20.5cm); black paper-covered boards, with titles stamped in gilt on spine; dustjacket; [12],13-83,[5]pp. Small ink marks to margins of five passages in the text, rubber-stamp of the Essex S.U. Bookshop to front pastedown, else Near Fine in a Near… Read more about this item
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Danda [Review Copy]

Danda [Review Copy]

by [POSTCOLONIAL LITERATURE] NWANKWO, Nkem

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First Edition
Published
1964
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London: Andre Deutsch Limited, 1964. First Edition. First Impression, a review copy, with the publisher's typed slip laid in. Octavo (20.25cm); original russet paper-covered boards, with titles stamped in gilt on spine; dustjacket; [4],5-205,[3]pp. Hint of dust-soil to upper edge of textblock, base of spine gently nudged, else Near Fine. Dustjacket is price-clipped, gently spine-sunned, showing moderate wear, some… Read more about this item
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Jingala

Jingala

by [POSTCOLONIAL LITERATURE] KAYIRA, Legson

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First Edition
Published
1969
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Harlow, Essex: Longmans, Green & Company, 1969. First Edition. First Impression. Octavo (20.25cm); dark blue paper-covered boards, with titles stamped in white on spine; dustjacket; [viii],160pp. Base of spine gently nudged, hint of sunning to upper board edges, with faint foxing to text edges; about Near Fine. Dustjacket is unclipped (priced 25/- net), showing trivial wear to extremities, a… Read more about this item
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