Near Fine in Near Fine jacket. 244 pp, indexed, illustrated with b/w photographs. Some dust soil to top edge, otherwise clean, tight, unmarked. Dust jacket is price-clipped; else minimal wear. In 1946, the author acted as spokesperson for the Tekyiman people (of what is now part of Ghana) in their dispute with the British and Gold Coast governments over the sovereignty of nine villages incorporated into Ashanti territory in 1935. "A record of bureaucratic intrigue" and "a fascinating account of life in a west African state at every level, " according to the dust jacket.
Good. 8vo 8'-9' tall Used hardcover in dust jacket. Shelfwear to boards, corners slightly bumped; price-clipped dust jacket is worn, with chipping at the corners, the spine, and along the edges, as well as rubbed in places. Light pen markings to the text, else binding and pages remain solid.
First edition, 8vo, pp.244; 2 maps in the text, 29 illus. from photographs on rectos and versos of 8 plates; very good, sound copy in the dust-jacket which shows minor rubbing at spine extremities and a red stain on the back panel. The king in question is Akumfi Ameyaw III, King of Bono-Techiman, a part of Ghana.
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