London: Hutchinson, 1961. Hardcover. Small 8vo (7..9 in, 20.1 cm).  5-192 pp. Jacket design by Dorothy Brooks.
First edition stated: "Cyprian Ekwensi was born in Nigeria in 1921 and educated in Ibadan, Nigeria, and Achimota College." - rear flap. "Peter Abrahams, the eminent South African writer, said of Mr. Ekwensi that his writing is "as important to the literary development of South Africa as Nkrumah to its politics." - front flap.
OCLC. Red cloth, spine with black and yellow titling and minor decoration, front cover with black decorative centerpiece. Spine ends and two lower corners rubbed with color loss, free endpapers toned, recto of rear free endpaper with small numbers crossed out, 10 page tips lacking, 5 small smudges plus offset to adjacent margins not affecting text. Dust jacket corners worn and torn, jacket lower rear flap smudged, and jacket interior foxed. Tight and legible first edition. Good+ in good only dust jacket. Item #1100
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