Cavan McCarthy, Ph.D.
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Sample Images of Onitsha Market Literature

Illustrative materials to accompany the text of: McCarthy, Cavan. Printing in Onitsha:
some personal observations on the production of Onitsha Market literature.


Learn to speak English, Ibo, Hausa and Yoruba languages

Oji, Gordian, Raimi A. Salami, and Mallam P. Umoru. Learn to speak English, Hausa, Ibo and Yoruba languages / compiled by 3 authors: Gordian Oji, R.A. Salami, Mallam B. Umoru. Onitsha [Nigeria]: Gebo & Bros., 1972? 48 p. ill. ; 21 cm. Title page: "... English, Hausa, Ibo, and Yoruba ..."; wrapper: "... English, Ibo, Hausa and Yoruba ..." Cover illustration, captioned "Learners of the four Nigerian main languages", in fact shows the interior of an Onitsha publishing house of that period.

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