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Modern African Stories

First edition of Modern African Stories by Chinua Achebe et al.

Edited by Ellis Ayitey Komey and Ezekiel Mphahlele; Chinua Achebe; Cyprian Ekwensi; Alex La Guma; James Matthews; James Ngugi; Nkem Nwankwo; Grace A. Ogot; Gabriel Okara; Amos Tutuola; Can Themba
First edition. 8vo. Pp. 227, [1 (blank)]. Brown cloth, lettered in gilt to spine.
Dust-wrapper price clipped, slightly water-stained to front and foot of darkened spine. Miniscule nicks/tears to spine crown. Top page edges dusty, else gilt bright and binding sound. Contents clean and crisp.
Edited by Ghanaian writer and poet Ellis Ayitey Komey and South African writer, poet, and critic Es'kia [Ezekiel] Mphahlele. Listed as an 'Outstanding 1964 Book' by Books Abroad (Summer, 1965). Twenty-five short stories by African authors including luminaries such as Chinua Achebe, Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o [James Ngugi], and Amos Tutuola.
edition
first edition
format
hardback
publisher
Faber and Faber
published in
London
publication year
1964
ISBN
not assigned
pagination
227 pages
width × height
14 × 20.5 cm
genre
literary fiction
language
English
binding style
cloth
binding state
original binding
remark
price‑clipped
condition  . . .
near fine
of jacket
good
GBP£ 12
EUR€ 13.90
USD$ 14.90
ref.L31 U31