Describes a group of young Nigerian intellectuals trying to do something worthwhile with their lives in a society ruled by corruption, cynicism, social climbing and conformity.Describes a group of young Nigerian intellectuals trying to do something worthwhile with their lives in a society ruled by corruption, cynicism, social climbing and conformity.Read Less
SIGNED. 253pp. Octavo [21 cm] Green spine and boards. Light bumping at the head and tail of the spine and at the tip of the lower front corner. Near fine. Very light rubbing at the spine ends and tips of the corners. In a near fine dust jacket, with very subtle age toning. The spine is barely perceptibly faded. Signed by the author on the title page in black pen. Beautiful copy signed by the Nobel Prize winning author!
Octavo, green cloth. Front cover has a ding to top edge and a short abrasion near bottom, ink owner name at front, else fine. In a later issue jacket, non-pictorial, lime green, mentions the 1986 Nobel Prize for Literature on front panel. Jacket has some sunning to spine and inner margin of front panel, else ine. Made from sheets of the 1972 UK second edition (first UK was in 1965).
First Edition, First Printing in U.S. of author's first novel, in the first state binding [title page logo APC in oval and black box] and first state dust jacket [no isbn, no mention of Nobel Prize]. Glossary at rear. Original edition was 1965. 253 pages. Hardcover, green cover. Condition: very good (owner blind-stamped 3 places) with near fine dust jacket. --Please note: the Collier 197o paperback has different text.
First U.K. Edition, First Printing of the author's FIRST NOVEL. Hardcover. Condition: Very good (faint irregular fade to orange cloth cover; owner name) in very good, unclipped dust jacket (lightly edge-worn and rubbed).
Good jacket. Second Impression, 1972. Former church library copy. Appears barely used. No outside library markings. No markings throughout text. Jacket in Good condition. Family owned since 1989. Selling online since 1995. Exceptional shopping experience, 100% Satisfaction Guaranteed!
Good to Very Good in Good jacket. Book. Signed by Author(s) Textblock is age toned but unmarked. Binding is tight. Green boards and spine are slightly dust soiled and faded. Spine has gilt lettering. Top edge is slightly dust soiled but otherwise clean. Corners and spine are bumped and slightly scuffed. 254 pgs. DJ is tanned, dust soiled and has few stains.
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