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Accidental Opportunities : A Journey through Many Doors : An Autobiography.Paperback.

By: PACHAI, Bridgal.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Roseway Publishing, Halifax , 2007, ISBN:9781552662366:

Seller ID: 83665


PACHAI, Bridglal. Accidental Opportunities : A Journey through Many Doors :An Autobiography. Halifax : Roseway Publishing, (2007). First Edition. Pp [1]-197,(3). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated black card covers. “Bridglal (Bridge) Pachai, a life long advocate of social justice, was born in a thatched roof dwelling in Umbulwana, South Africa. His journey has taken him from South Africa to Halifax, Nova Scotia. Along the way he has taught history at universities in Ghana,... View more info

African Chronicles : a memoir. Volume I: Rhodesia-Zimbabwe. Volume II: Nigeria-Biafra.

By: DEVANNEY, Burris

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New World Publishing, Halifax, N.S., 2010, ISBN:9781895814422:

Seller ID: 95062


DEVANNEY, Burris. African Chronicles : a memoir. Volume I: Rhodesia-Zimbabwe. Volume II: Nigeria-Biafra.. Halifax, N.S.: New World Publishing, (2010).First Printing. Pp (2),[i]-viii,9-445,(1). Illustrated. Maps. 8vo, illustr ated card covers. “In 1965 newlyweds Burris & Louanne Devanney travel to anAfrica of bright prospects on Canada’s new international assistance progra m. Their first posting is to a remote 40 year old mission station in rural Rhodesia, where they ... View more info

African Integration and Disintegration : Case Studies in Economic and Political Union. in dustjacket

By: HAZLEWOOD, Arthur, (ed.) . HOSKYNS, Catherine LEWIS, I.M. ARDENER, Edwin

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press / Royal Institute of International Affairs / RIIA, London, 1966, ISBN:0918456517:

Seller ID: 103984


HAZLEWOOD, Arthur, (ed.). African Integration and Disintegration : Case Studies in Economic and Political Union. London : Oxford University Press,1967. "Issued under the auspices of the Oxford University Institute of Economics and Statistics and the Royal Institute of International Affairs." Pp (6),[vii]-xii,(2),3-414,(2). Maps, tables. 8vo, green cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "The cash market of most African countries individually is no largertnan that of ... View more info

African Night's Entertainment. 1st pr card covers

By: EKWENSI, Cyprian ONABRAKPEYA, Bruce

Price: $35.00

Publisher: African Universities Press, 1962,:

Seller ID: 6829


EKWENSI, Cyprian. An African Night's Entertainment : A Tale of Vengeance. Illustrated by Bruce Onabrakpeya. Lagos : African Universities Press, (1962). First Printing. Pp. 96. 8vo, off-white ill. card covers, black titles to front and spine. Slight browning to spine, small water mark to front fore-edge, light wear to spine ends, else vg. 35.00 View more info

Approaches to African Literature

By: JAHN, Janheinz and John RAMSARAN RAMSARAN, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Ibadan University Press, 1959,:

Seller ID: 47204


JAHN, Janheinz and John RAMSARAN. Approaches to African Literature : Non-English Literature by J. Jahn and English Writings in West Africa by J. Ramsaran, with Reading Lists. (Nigeria): Ibadan University Press, (November), 1959. Pp. 31. 8vo, stapled, off-white carc covers. Some rust stains to stapled spine, else vg. 15.00 View more info

Art, Dialogue & Outrage : Essays on Literature and Culture. 1st Nigerian edition in dj.

By: SOYINKA, Wole

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New Horn Press Limited, Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria, 1988, ISBN:9782266183:

Seller ID: 78193


SOYINKA, Wole. Art, Dialogue & Outrage : Essays on Literature and Culture .Ibadan: New Horn Press, (1988). First Nigerian Edition. Pp. (4),[v]-xxxii, [1]-344. 8vo, purple cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Contents: 1. Towards a True Theatre; 2. From A Common Back Cloth: A Reassessment of the African Literary Image; 3. The Writer in a Modern African State; 4. The Fourth Stage: Through the Mysteries of Ogun to the Origin of Yoruba Tragedy; 5. TheLysistrata of Aristophane... View more info

Arts of Nigeria in French Private Collections. in dustjacket

By: LEBAS, Alain (ed.) COTE, Michel FALOLA, Tony JOUBERT, Hélène

Price: $50.00

Publisher: 5 Continents Editions / Musée de la Civilisation, Milan / Québec, 2012, ISBN:9788874395811:

Seller ID: 103679


LEBAS, Alain (ed.). Arts of Nigeria in French Private Collections. (Milan) : 5 Continents Editions / (Québec) : Musée de la Civilisation, (2012). Pp (6),7-287,(1). Illustrated. 4to, illustrated grey paper covered boards, lettered in white, with matching dustjacket. Contents : Arts of Nigeria in French private collections (by Michel Coté.; Culture and customs of Nigeria (byToyin Falola). Arts of Nigeria and French collectors : an encounter (by Al ain Lebas). Interviews... View more info

Bahia and the West Coast Trade, 1549-1851

By: VERGER, Pierre

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Institute for African Studies, Ibadan University Press, Ibadan, Nigeria, 1964,:

Seller ID: 100585


VERGER, Pierre. Bahia and the West Coast Trade, 1549-1851. Ibadan, Nigeria:published for The Institute of African Studies by Ibadan University Press, 1964. Pp. (4),[1]-39,(3), map frontispiece, + 2 leaves of plates. Illustra ted 8vo, stapled decorated white card covers with black titles to spine. "Today, it is difficult for us to conceive that the profession of slaver could at one time have been considered a worthy and meritorious occupation. Yetthe formulae of licen... View more info

Baptist Family In Global Village

By: LANGLEY, Thelma, (ed.) McDORMAND, Thomas B.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Canadian Baptist Overseas Mission Board, Toronto, 1972,:

Seller ID: 100723


LANGLEY, Thelma, (ed.). Baptist Family In Global Village. [Toronto] : "Published by the Canadian Baptist Overseas Mission Board for the Committee on Missionary Education, the Baptist Federation of Canada", 1972. First Edition. Pp (4),5-173, (1). Illustrated. 8vo, red, black, yellow & white cardcovers, white lettering to spine. Thelma Langley was in Wolfville, N.S. at the time. Foreword by Thomas B. McDormand. Chapters : 1. Australia - What's Up Down Under; 2. Bra... View more info

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Bayan Wuya Sai Da'di !

By: MANI, Abdulmalik

Price: $20.00

Publisher: North Regional Literature Agency, Zaria, 1958,:

Seller ID: 53917


MANI, Abdulmalik. Bayan Wuya Sai Da'di ! Azbinawa Sun Je Neman Rijiyar Kudi. (Zaria : North Regional Literature Agency, 1958). Pp 30. Sm 8vo, illustrated printed wrappers. Very good. 20.00 View more info

Bilingualism and National Development.

By: JONES, Gary M., and A. Conrad K. OZOG (eds.). JERNUDD, Bjorn H. EDWARDS, John PAKIR, Anne

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Multilingual Matters Ltd, Clevedon (UK) / Philadelphia / Adelaide, 1993, ISBN:1853592080:

Seller ID: 98803


JONES, Gary M., and A. Conrad K. OZOG (eds.). Bilingualism and National Development. Clevedon (UK) / Philadelphia / Adelaide : Multilingual Matters Ltd, (1993). Pp (4),1-172. 8vo, mauve glossy paper covered boards. Contents :"An Overview of Language and Development" (by Andrew Gonzales); "Implement ing Bilingualism: Brunei in Perspective" (by John Edwards, St. Francis Xavier University, Antigonish, Nova Scotia, pp 25-38); "Multilingualism and Bilingua... View more info

Blacks in Canada and the Multicultural Mosaic. Typescript of a lecture delivered to the University of Sokoto Students Historical Society, Nigeria,

By: PACHAI, Bridglal

Price: $20.00

Publisher: 1984,:

Seller ID: 93206


PACHAI, Bridglal. Blacks in Canada and the Multicultural Mosaic. Typescriptof a lecture delivered to the University of Sokoto Students Historical Soc iety, Nigeria, 1984. Pp [1]-17 leaves, typed one side only. 4to, corner stapled leaves. Bridglal “Bridge” Pachai, B.A., M.A., Ph.D., D.C.L., (b. November 30, 1927 in Umbulwana, Natal, South Africa) on is a respected educator,historian and author. Dr. Bridglal Pachai was born in rural South Africa, grew up under aparthei... View more info

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By the Niger and other poems.First Ediiton, Signed

By: THORPE, Michael

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Fortune Press, London, 1969,: 1969

Seller ID: 506


THORPE, Michael. By the Niger and other poems. London : The Fortune Press, (1969). First Ediiton. Pp (14),11-91,(1). 8vo [125 x 193 mm], blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Laugher p.566. One of five-hundred copies, Thorpe's first collection. I. Nigeria : By the Niger at Jebba : 1962; Day at Badagry; The Toddy Tapster; Lizard; An Under-developed People; Etude in Negritude; View more info

Crowsnest : The Royal Canadian Navy's Magazine. Vol. 13, No. 02, December, 1960

By: Crowsnest

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Roger Duhamel, Ottawa , 1960,:

Seller ID: 89467


(Crowsnest). The Crowsnest : The Royal Canadian Navy's Magazine. Vol. 13, No. 2, December, 1960. (Ottawa : Roger Duhamel, 1960). Pp 1-28. Illustrated.Triple Column. 4to, illustrated white stapled wrappers. Contents : RCN New s Review; North Atlantic Wildlife; The New 'HMS Bounty'; Officers and Men; Weddings and Births; Swimmer with a Purpose; Operation Earthquake; Columbiain Nigeria; The New Pay Schedule; Afloat and Ashore; Science and the Navy; The Navy Plays; Books for... View more info

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Dance of the Forests. 1st pr.

By: SOYINKA, Wole

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, London / Ibadan, 1963,:

Seller ID: 56198


SOYINKA, Wole. A Dance of the Forests. London / Ibadan : Oxford University Press, 1963. First Printing. Pp (8).[3]-89,(3). 12mo, illustrated card covers. "First performed as part of the Nigerian Independence Celebrations, October, 1960." Small Christmas sticker to first blank page, else a very good copy of the author's first book. Tight and clean. 125.00 View more info

Dangerous Love. Uncorrected Proof

By: OKRI, Ben

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Phoenix House, London, 1996,:

Seller ID: 24631


OKRI, Ben. Dangerous Love. London : Phoenix House, (1996). Uncorrected Proof. Set in Nigeria. Very good. 35.00 View more info

Discrimination through Language in Africa? Perspectives on the Namibian Experience. Contributions to the Sociology of Language 69.

By: PUTZ, Martin (ed.). BOKAMBA, Eyamba G. HARLECH-JONES, Brian MATSELA, Zach A.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Mouton de Gruyer, Berlin / New York , 1995, ISBN:311014817X:

Seller ID: 99368


PUTZ, Martin (ed.). Discrimination through Language in Africa? Perspectiveson the Namibian Experience. Berlin / New York : Mouton de Gruyer, 1995. Pp [i]-ix,(1),[1]-338. Index. 8vo, blue cloth, white lettering to front board and spine. Contributions to the Sociology of Language 69. Contents : Langu age and colonialism in Africa - Introduction (by Martin Putz). Section 1: Language contact and language conflict in Africa. The politics of language planning in Africa: Critic... View more info

Driving Offensively. signed.

By: STEVENSON, Richard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sono Nis Press, Victoria, BC, 1985, ISBN:0919203566:

Seller ID: 70421


STEVENSON, Richard. Driving Offensively . Victoria, BC: Sono Nis Press, 1985. Pp. [1]-103,(1). 8vo, illustrated yellow, black and red card covers. A collection of poems by the Canadian author, inspired by his time spent teaching in Nigeria. Lightly rubbed, else vg. Signed and inscribed by Stevenson on the title page. 15.00 View more info

Encyclopedia of Language and Education. Volume 2 : Literacy. HARDCOVER

By: EDWARDS, Viv, and David CORSON (eds.). BURNABY, Barbara EDWARDS, John R. AUERBACH, Elsa Roberts

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht / Boston / London :, 1997, ISBN:0792345950:

Seller ID: 99620


EDWARDS, Viv, and David CORSON (eds.). Encyclopedia of Language and Education. Volume 2 : Literacy. Dordrecht / Boston / London : Kluwer Academic Publishers, (1997). Pp [i]-xvi,(2),[1]-250,(20). Index. 8vo, red cloth, gilt lettering to front board and spine. Contents : Section 1: Focus on Reading. 1. The Reading Process (by Kenneth S. Goodman). 2. The Teaching of Reading (by G. Brian Thompson). 3. Reading Skills: Emergent Literacy (by Bridie Raban). 4. Metalinguistic Ski... View more info

Essays on Nigerian Shipping Law. Volume I: 1986-1991

By: MBANEFO, Louis Nnamdi NNAEMEKA-AGU, P., foreword.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Professional Books, Lagos, Nigeria, 1991,:

Seller ID: 38054


MBANEFO, Louis Nnamdi. Essays on Nigerian Shipping Law. Volume I: 1986-1991. Foreword by P. Nnaemeka-Agu. (Lagos, Nigeria): Professional Books, 1991. Pp 157. 8vo, pebbled maroon cloth. Contents include: "The Importance of Shipping Laws to Nigeria"; "Application of Foreign Law- A Minfield?"; "Bailment and Bills of Lading"; "The Legal Position of the Master Mariner"; "Problem Areas in Nigerian Admiralty Proceedings"; "The Hague/V... View more info