The Palm-Wine Drinkard and his dead Palm-Wine Tapster in the Deads’ Town

Amos
Tutuola

$500

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Tutuola
Amos
The Palm-Wine Drinkard and his dead Palm-Wine Tapster in the Deads’ Town
125 pp
8vo
London
Faber and Faber
1952
First edition of the Nigerian writer’s first book
Orange boards. Very good in very good dust jacket by Barnett Freeman (some staining to spine panel)
310694
$500

An astonishing book! Every word is the King’s English and yet with those words Tutuola creates another language and another world. A landmark of twentieth century literature, uncommon in dust jacket