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The Journey Within (African Writers Series 206)

By: Aniebo, I.N.C.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London: Heinemann: 1978

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2135212

Condition: Very Good


First edition - a paperback original. Spine faded, seller bookplate inside. 1978 Trade Paperback. xiv, 242 pp. A novel chronicling two Igbo marriages, one traditional and one Christian. View more info

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Eneas Africanus

By: Edwards, Harry Stillwell

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The J.W. Burke Company: 1920

Seller ID: 2290418

Condition: Near Fine


Minimal loss of gilt from front board, brief pencil note on rear endpaper. 1920 Hard Cover. 47, [1] pp. Eneas Africanus is perhaps the most popular pro-slavery text in United States' history. Published by Harry Stillwell Edwards (1855-1938) in 1919, this tract's claimed astronomical sales in the millions may have been exaggerated but are nonetheless indicative of the story's enormous popularity. At least 45 editions were published between 1920-2007; they include one Spanish translation (New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1920) and a Canadian edition (Toronto: McClellan & Stewart, 1937). An illustrate... View more info

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The Poisonwood Bible: A Novel

By: Kingsolver, Barbara

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Harper Flamingo: 1998

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 2294692

ISBN: 0060175400

Condition: Very Good


4th printing. Edges lightly rubbed. 1998 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 546 pp. 8vo. The Poisonwood Bible is a story told by the wife and four daughters of Nathan Price, a fierce, evangelical Baptist who takes his family and mission to the Belgian Congo in 1959. They carry with them everything they believe they will need from home, but soon find that all of it--from garden seeds to Scripture--is calamitously transformed on African soil. What follows is a suspenseful epic of one family's tragic undoing and remarkable reconstruction over the course of three decades in ... View more info

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Rembrandt's Hat

By: Malamud, Bernard

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Farrar Straus Giroux: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2273033

ISBN: 0374249091

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Page ridges lightly foxed, jacket lightly toned with two light creases on front flap. 1973 Hard Cover. A collection of 8 stories. 'Compact, skillfully executed, uniquely human... Malamud magically transposes brief, finite units of experience into the most imaginative and readable art.' -- Washington Post Book World CONTENTS: The Silver Crown; Man in the Drawer; The Letter; In Retirement; Rembrandt's Hat; Notes from a Lady at a Dinner Party; My Son the Murderer; Talking Horse. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Bernard Malamud (April 26, 1914 - March 18, 1986) was an American writer. Malamud was ... View more info