Ink name and sticker to front free endpaper, toning to endpapers; jacket slightly sunned at spine, tear to head of spine with some loss.
Jacket design by Ronald Clyne.
New York, Mcdowell-Obolensky, 1959.
First US edition, second issue (with reviews to rear panel). 8vo. Original grey boards. Dust-jacket, priced $3.95.
One of the BBC’s ‘100 Novels That Shaped Our World’. Achebe’s first book, and the first part of the author’s ‘African Trilogy’, Things Fall Apart is the compelling story of one man’s battle to protect his community against the forces of change. Scarce.