"The greatest Lady of This Century in whom Africa has found a friend in deed": First Edition of Ojike's My Africa; Inscribed by Him to Eleanor Roosevelt
Ojike, Mbonu [Eleanor Roosevelt].$1,500.00
Item Number: 102465
New York: The John Day Company, 1946.
First edition of this work by the Nigerian novelist and nationalist, inscribed by him to Eleanor Roosevelt. Octavo, original cloth, illustrated. Association copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, “To Eleanor Roosevelt The greatest Lady of this Century in whom Africa has found a friend in deed. Mbonu Ojike.” Bookplate of Eleanor Roosevelt, near fine in a very good dust jacket. Introduction by Pearl S. Buck. An exceptional association copy.