The Jubilation of Falling Bodies: Poems.[WITH:]Affirmations.

Cambridge, MA.; Chicago, Il. The Pomegranate Press; Third World Press, 1978; 1971.

Octavo-sized booklet stapled in wrappers (20 x 14.5 cm.), 30, [2] pages. FIRST EDITION. Number 85 of an edition of 550 copies printed on Kilmorey Laid Chestnut with 12 pt. Bembo type. Ifeanyi Menkiti (1940-2019), the Bifran philosopher and poet taught philosophy at Wellesley College, co-edited A Companion to African Philosophy (2006), and published influential views on the African concept of personhood. He purchased the Grolier Poetry Book Shop in 2006 to save it from bankruptcy. Internally fine, in publisher's dark tan wrappers, printed in blue and brown. Wrapper sunned, and with some light soil. Inscribed on the title page verso, "for Daphne, with warm regards, Ifeanyi, Cambridge, December 1, 1978." [WITH:] Affirmations. Octavo-sized booklet in wrappers (21.5 x 14 cm.), 24 pages. FIRST EDITION. Some light soil to various leaves. Otherwise fine, in publisher's wrappers. Inscribed on the half-title, "for Daphne, with best wishes, Ifeanyi"

Price: $350.00