Africa

Africa

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1 ABSHIRE, David M. and SAMUELS, Michael A. - Editors Portugese Africa: A Handbook
London Pall Mall Press 1969 269025812 First Edition Cloth, Gilt Titles About Fine  Good VG 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Handbook to Portugese Africa - Angola, Mazambique, Portugese Guinea, the Cape Verde Islands, and the two islands of Sao Tome and Principe. 480pp. Bright, clean copy with a sound binding. Previous owner's signature to ffep and details to rear endpaper. Bright orange cloth boards without wear. Dustjacket is bright and clean but with a little tape re-inforcement to extremities of spine. Weight, 830g.  
Price: 35.00 USD
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2 AMAN with BARNES, Virginia Lee and BODDY, Janice Aman: The Story of a Somali Girl
Toronto Knopf Canada 1994 0-394-28037-7 / 9780394280370 First Edition Cloth, Gilt Titles Good VG  Good VG 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Story of a young Somali Woman growing up in a nomadic tribal society. 349pp, map. Very clean copy with sound binding. Ink name on ffep.  
Price: 14.00 USD
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3 ANKEI, Takako Dialogues with a forest people : the Songola and their plant world in the tropical rainforest of Central Africa
Tokyo To¯kyo¯ gaikoku daigaku Ajia, Afurika gengo bunka Kenkyu¯jo 2008 4863370202 / 9784863370203 First Edition Paper Covered Boards As New No Dustjacket: None Issued Hardcover 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
ILCAA study of languages and cultures of Asia and Africa., Monograph series, 47. Japanese title - Mori no hito to no taiwa : nettai Afurika Songo¯rajin no kurashi no shokubutsushi. Japanese language text. 613 p. : illustrated. ; 27 cm. Bright, fresh, unmarked copy. The latest scholarship on the plants of the Songola region of Central Africa. Weight, 1.214g. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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4 ATKIN, Mary Gage Paul Cuffe and the African Promised Land
Nashville Thomas Nelson 1977 0-8407-6521-5 / 9780840765215 First Edition Cloth, Gilt Titles Fine  Good VG 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
A biography of the Afro-American sea captain who sought to attract freed blacks from America to the colony of Sierra Leone. Written for Juvenile market. 160pp. Book is as new. Dustjacket has minor edge wear.  
Price: 11.00 USD
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5 AXELROD, Dr. Herbert R. African Cichlide of Lakes Malawi and Tanganyika
Neptune City, NJ TFH Pubications Inc. 1974 Second Edition Laminated Pictorial Boards Near Fine  No Dustjacket [None Issued] 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Cichlids from Lake Malawi and Lake Tanganyika in Africa. 256pp, profusely photo illustrated, mostly in color. Bright, clean copy with a sound binding. Glossy boards with no wear. Weight, 700g.  
Price: 9.00 USD
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6 BALLARD, John Henry African-American Consciousness: Reclaiming Your History
Marina Del Rey Author Published 1993 0932279996 / 9780932279996 First Edition Laminated Pictorial Boards Fine  8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Discover the Real Africa and your Afro-American roots. Introduction by Nelson Mandela. 195pp, photo illustrated, maps etc. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a sound binding. 'As new'. Weight, 550g.  
Price: 15.00 USD
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7 BALLS, W. Lawrence Egypt of the Egyptians
London Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons 1920 First Edition Cloth, Gilt Titles Good VG  No Dustjacket 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 
History of Egypt and an account of the modern country. 266pp, photo illustrated, 20pp publisher's catalog at back. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a sound binding. Very minor wear to green cloth at tips. Attractive copy. Weight, 530g.  
Price: 28.50 USD
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8 BARNES, J. A. Oilitics in a Changing Society: A Political History of the Fort Jameson Ngoni
UK Manchester Univ Press 1967 Second Edition Cloth Fine VG+ Hardcover 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Sociological analysis of political developments over a period of about 150 years, from 1821-1949, among a group of Ngoni now living in Zambia and Malawi. Second edition, of 1949 first, incorporates, 'Seven Types of segmentation'. Institute for Social Research, University of Zambia. 245pp, photo illustrated, tables, folding chart. Bright, clean, unmarked copy. Virtually 'as new' except for slight wear to the foot of the spine on the dustjacket only. Weight, 462g. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Rule of Fear, BECKER, Peter
9 BECKER, Peter Rule of Fear
London Longmans 1964 First Edition Cloth About Fine VG+ Hardcover 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Life of Dingane [Dingane kaSenzangakhona Zulu (ca. 1795-1840), King of the Zulus. xvii, 283pp, photo plates, maps. Iterior is bright, clean and unmarked. Binding is tight and square and there is no wear to the cloth. The price-clipped dustjacket is also bright and clean with only very minor edge wear present. See scan. Weight, 594g. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10 BERLINER, Paul The Soul of Mbira: Music and Traditions of the Shona People of Zimbabwe
Berkeley Univ of California Press 1979 0520033159 / 9780520033153 First Edition, First Printing Cloth About Fine  Near Fine Hardcover 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Dedicated Author's Inscription
Detailed, scholarly work on the popular Africam musical instrument, the Mbira, and its use by the Shona people of Zimbabwe. 280pp, photo illustrated, musical figures etc. Bright, clean copy. Unmarked except for a dedication, in the author's hand, to the ffep - 'To the Kneiders with great affection, from Paul'. Tight, square binding, no wear to cloth. Nearly similar, unclipped dustjacket. Weight, 650g.  
Price: 40.00 USD
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11 BEWES, T. F. C. Kikuyu Conflict: Mau Mau and the Christian Witness
London Highway Press 1953 First Edition Stiff Card Boards VG+ VG Hardcover 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 
Story of the Christian Church under assault by the Mau Mau tribesmen in the eraly 1950s. 76pp, photo frontis, map. Bright, clean, unmarked copy, insde and outside. Tight, square binding, clean boards. Price-clipped dustjacket shows minor edge wear, and wear to extremities of spine. Weight, 132g. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12 BIERMAN, John Dark Safari: The Life Behind the Legend of Henry Morton Stanley
Austin, Texas, U.S.A. Univ of Texas Press 1993 0292708025 / 9780292708020 First UofT Press Edition Printed Card Wrappers About Fine Trade Paperback 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Biography of Henry Morton Stanley [1841-1904], British explorer of Africa and Victorian hero. 401pp, illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked copy. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. An almost 'as new' copy. Weight, 685g. 
Price: 9.95 USD
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13 BRADNUM, Frederick The Long Walks: Journeys to the Sources of the White Nile
London Readers Union/Gollancz 1970 Cloth, Gilt Titles About Fine  About Fine 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Story of three expeditions to find the Source of the White Nile, 1857-1865 - Burton, Speke, Grant, Baker. 271pp, photo illustrated, endpaper maps.  
Price: 14.00 USD
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14 BRANDEL-SYRIER, Mia Reeftown Elite:a Study of Social Mobility in a Modern African Community on the Reef: A Study of Social Mobility in a Modern African Community on the Reef
London Routledge and K. Paul 1971 0710069286 / 9780710069283 First Edition Cloth Boards, Gilt Titles VG+  Good to Very Good Sociology 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
A volume in 'The International Library of Sociology & Social Reconstruction'. 335pp, tables, 15pp publisher's catalog at rear. Bright, clean interior. Unmarked. Tight, square binding. No wear to cloth. Unclipped dustjacket with a little edge wear. Weight, 660g.  
Price: 12.00 USD
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15 BRITTAIN, Victoria Hidden Lives, Hidden Deaths: South Africa's Crippling of a Continent
London Faber & Faber 1988 0571139078 / 9780571139071 First Edition Cloth About Fine  VG+ 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Conflict in the region of southern Africa, emanating from the old republic of South Africa.189pp. Clean interior, pages browning lightly. Unclipped dustjacket, bright and clean. Weight, 380g.  
Price: 8.00 USD
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16 BROCKWAY, Fenner African Journeys
London Victor Gollancz 1955 First Edition Cloth VG+  Good Hardcover 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Abook about 'people and problems' in four areas of Africa - Kenya, Uganda, the Sudan, Tunisia - in the early-mid 1950s. 227pp. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding, no wear to cloth. Price-clipped dustjacket shows a darkened spoine and minor soiling to front wrapper, but is without significant wear to edges and is bright and mostly clean. Weight, 280g.  
Price: 18.00 USD
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17 BULL, Theodore - Editor Rhodesian Perspective
London Michael Joseph 1967 First Edition Buckram About Fine  About VG 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Political, social and economic developments in Britain's colony of Southern Rhodesia from its earliest times. Edited by a journalist from the Central African Examiner. 184pp, endpaper maps. Book is bright with solid binding. Dustjacket has a little top-edge wear and light soiling.  
Price: 16.00 USD
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18 CALPIN, G. H. There Are No South Africans
London Thomas Nelson and Sons 1941 First Edition Cloth, Gilt Titles Near Fine About Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
A wartime view of South Africa's political and economic problems. 412pp, errata slip laid-in. Bright, clean interior with a sound binding. Small piece cut from rear, free endpaper. Red cloth boards are bright and clean. Corners somewhat bumped. Dustjacket has survived but with wear to most edges and a 1" tear at head of spine. Otherwise quite bright and clean. Weight, 630g. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Culture in Another South Africa , CAMPSCHREUR, Willem (editor] DIVENDAL, Joost (editor)
19 CAMPSCHREUR, Willem (editor] DIVENDAL, Joost (editor) Culture in Another South Africa
Northampton, MA, U.S.A. Interlink Publishing Group, Incorporated 1989 0940793369 / 9780940793361 First Trade Paperback Edition Printed Wraps Near Fine  Cultural Studies 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
Culture in South Africa at the moment of liberation from apartheid. 288pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked copy, nearly 'as new'. No creasing to spine. Micro wear to some edges. Weight, 600g.  
Price: 7.50 USD
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20 CANTEY, R. A. The Mystery of a Cockcrow: A Play in Three Acts
Tema, Ghana Ghana Publishing Co. 1989 9964103565 / 9789964103569 Third Printing Printed Wrappers About Fine  Paperback 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 
'A play in three acts, is centered on a small village, and lays bare the full miseriues of matrilineal inheritance in the Ghanian Society'. 52pp. Bright, clean copy with a tight, square binding. Colorfully illustrated front panel. Weight, 60g.  
Price: 25.00 USD
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