Garden City, NY: Anchor/Doubleday, 1975. Hardcover. 8vo (8.1 in, 20.6 cm). [xvi],  4-175 [1 blank] pp.
First American edition: Prominent African author, poet, politician during the Nigerian Civil War, and scholar, Chinua Achebe (1930-2013) wrote widely on cultural, political, and social issues. Dominant African novelist, Achebe is noted for the originality, profundity, insight, elegance, and clarity of his works. Chinua Achebe held over 30 honorary degrees and has won numerous literary awards. "Morning Yet on Creation Day covers a variety of subjects: aesthetics, Biafra, African literary criticism; the role of the artist in society; and the problems of writing in a second language." - front flap.
Cox, African Writers Vol 1, p.34. OCEL p.35. Black quarter cloth with gilt lettering to spine, white paper covers. Upper half of spine creased, top and lower cover edges lightly faded, table of contents with red x-marks, twelve pages with inked lines or marks, and twelve creased tips. Dust jacket creased and chipped at extremities. Tight and bright first American edition. Good only in good only dust jacket. Item #1075