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Culture in Another South Africa

By: CAMPSCHREUR, Willem (editor] DIVENDAL, Joost (editor)

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Northampton, MA, U.S.A., Interlink Publishing Group, Incorporated: 1989

Edition: First Trade Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 20568

ISBN: 0940793369

Condition: Near Fine


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. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. This item weighs 600g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by w... View more info

The Mystery of a Cockcrow: A Play in Three Acts

By: CANTEY, R. A.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Tema, Ghana, Ghana Publishing Co.: 1989

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 26381

ISBN: 9964103565

Condition: About Fine


'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. View more info

Cape Town and the Picturesque Peninsula

By: CAPE TIMES LIMITED

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Cape Town, SA, Cape Times:

Edition: Not Stated

Seller ID: 041913

Condition: Very Good


Photo booklet showing the sights of the Cape Town, South Africa, and environs. Sepia-toned photo illustrations, text in English. 32pp. Bright, clean interior. Sound, stapled binding. Undated, probably 1930s. Price of 2/- [2 shillings], on the front cover. Clean wraps with minor wear to some edges and a little soiling to the rear wrap Weight, 280g. View more info

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African Designs of the Congo, Nigeria, the Cameroons and the Guinea Coast

By: CARAWAY, Caren

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Owings Mills, Maryland, U.S.A., Stemmer House Pub: 1994

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 047116

ISBN: 0880450932

Condition: About Fine


Originally published as three separate volumes under the following titles: African designs of the Congo; African designs of the Guinea Cost; and African designs of Nigeria and the Cameroons. A volume in the 'International Design Library'. 1 v. (unpaged) : ill. ; 28 cm. Weight, 520g. Bright, cl;ean copy, still fresh. Ink signature to thetitle page otherwise completely unmarked. Tight, square binding, no spine creasing. View more info

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Power Lines: Two Years on South Africa's Borders

By: CARTER, Jason

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Washington, National Geographic Magazine: 2002

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 16788

ISBN: 0-7922-8012-1

Condition: As New


The author recounts time spent in South Africa as a member of the Peace Corps. Introduction by President Jimmy Carter. 278pp, color photo illustrated. Mint copy, quite 'as new'. Weight, 610g. View more info

Gold Paved the Way: The Story of the Gold Fields Group of Companies

By: CARTWRIGHT, A. P.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 038257

Condition: VG, or Better


Story of the Consolidated Gold Fields Company of South Africa from Rhodes to modern times. 1st printing, 8vo, 326pp, photo illustrated, maps. Hardcover in red cloth with unclipped dustjacket. Book is tight and clean. DJ has a little edge wear mainly along top-edge. Weight, 708g. View more info

Growing Up in East Africa

By: CASTLE, E. B.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 07452

Condition: About Fine


A British professor's experience in East Africa 1961-5 with particular reference to education. 272pp. Fine copy. Dustjacket has been professionaly [?] taped to book, almost invisibly. Weight, 644g. View more info

The Volta Resettlement Experience

By: CHAMBERS, Robert - Editor

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Praeger Publishers: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14621

Condition: Near Fine


Collection of essays on the vast problems surounding the construction of a giant dam on the Volta River in Ghana. xvi, 286pp, photo illustrated. Bright copy with a sound binding. No wear to cloth. A little edge wear to dustjacket. Good copy. 540g. View more info

The Seven Wonders of Southern Africa

By: CHILVERS, Hedley A.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Johannesburg, South African Railways: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 09379

Condition: Good VG


Travel and description in South Africa. 386pp, , photo illustrated, color plates, endpaper maps. Bright, clean copy with sound binding. Would be fine but for a crease on the front board. Dustjacket has loss at extremities of spine, closed tear etc. View more info

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A Glorious Age in Africa: The Story of 3 Great African Empires (AWP Young Readers Series)

By: CHU, Daniel; SKINNER, Elliott P.

Price: $6.50

Publisher: U.S.A., Africa World Press: 1998

Edition: Sixth Printing

Seller ID: 1248

ISBN: 0865431671

Condition: Fine


The history of the African empires of Ghana, Mali and Songhay from the 8th-16th centuries. Written for the younger reader. 120 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm. Bright, clean copy looking 'as new' but with an ink signature to the verso of the front wrapper. Weight, 177g. Lettermail may apply. View more info

Starlings Laughing: A Memor of Africa

By: CLARK, June Vendall

Price: $8.50

Publisher: New York, Morrow: 1990

Edition: First USA Printing

Seller ID: 036383

ISBN: 0688105408

Condition: Fine


A memoir of the author's life in Africa during the waning days of British colonial government. 1st U.S. printing, 8vo, 304pp, photo illustrated. Hardcover with dustjacket. Book is about Fine - bright, fresh and unmarked. Dustjacket has tiny wear at head of spine and 1/4" tear at bottom of front cover. About Fine/VG+. Weight, 665g. View more info

These Vessels...: The Story of Inyati 1858-1959

By: CLINTON, Iris

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Bulawayo, Stuart Manning: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19557

Condition: About Fine


An account of the Matabeleland Mission over one hundred years, 1859-1959. 96pp, photo illustrated, large folding plate at rear. Book is bright and clean. Gift inscription to ffep. No wear to red cloth. Sound binding. Dustjacket has edge wear, chips etc, otherwise clean. Weight, 210g. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. Canadian domestic postal rates rise ... View more info

African Encounter: A Doctor in Nigeria

By: COLLIS, Robert

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, Scribner's: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 34779

Condition: Near Fine


A British docto's experience in Africa, particularly in Nigeria. 1st U.S. edition. 8vo, 211pp, photo illustrated, endpaper maps. Book is bright, cklean and unmarked with a tight, square binding and no wear to the cloth. Hardcover in green cloth with dustjacket. Dustjacket is price-clipped and a little worn. Weight, 440g. View more info

Africa's Animal Kingdom: A Visual Celebration

By: COPPARD, Kit

Price: $15.00

Publisher: UK, PRC Publishing: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 26717

ISBN: 1856485900

Condition: As New


Photographs and text profile the different kinds of mammals, reptiles, and birds found in Africa. 'Breathtaking and as grandly sized as the countryside and wildlife it captures, every outstanding page in this collection of photographs will leave you completely awestruck by the magnificence of nature'. 512 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 31 cm. In 'As New' condition this large, heavy volume will require extra postage. Weight, 2.35kg. View more info

Fabled Tribe: A Voyage to Discover the River Bushmen of the Okavango Swamps

By: COWLEY, Clive

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York, Atheneum: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 34715

Condition: VG


Study of a Lost Tribe of Bushmen. Foreword by R.C.J.Van Hoogstraten. 1st ed., 8vo, 232pp, photo illustrated. Hardcover in brown coth with clipped dustjacket. Dustjacket has small repaired tears. VG/G+. Weight, 508g. View more info

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Islamic art in Cairo : from the 7th to the 18th Centuries

By: D'AVENNES, E. Prisse

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Dulles, Virginia, U.S.A., Amer Univ in Cairo Pr/Zeitouna: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 046230

ISBN: 9774245156

Condition: As New


English language text. Introduction by George T. Scanlon ; captions by Yasmeen Siddiqui. x, 228 p. : chiefly ill., some col. ; 25 cm. "A Zeitouna book." "Dar el Kutub no. 15561/98"--T.p. verso. Bright, clean, fresh copy, unmarked. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Weight, 842g. View more info

The Afrikaner Bond: The History of a South African Political Party [1880-1911]

By: DAVENPORT, T. R. H.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Cape Town, Oxford University Press: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18676

Condition: About Fine


History of the Afrikaner Bond, the first real political party in South Africa. 431pp, photo illustrated, maps. Bright, clean copy with a sound binding. No wear to green cloth. Previous owner's name to ffep, the only defect. Dustjacket is nearly similar, bright and clean. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. Unpacked weight 680g. Canadian domestic postal rat... View more info

South Africa: A Modern History

By: DAVENPORT, T. R. H.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Downsview, Ontario, Canada, Univ of Toronto Press: 1987

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 037058

ISBN: 0802065740

Condition: As New


Comprehensive history of South Africa to 1985. 692pp, illustrated. Bright, fresh copy, 'as new'. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Very thick and heavy for a paperback at 1.06g. View more info

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Sorcerers' Village

By: DAVIS, Hassoldt

Price: $8.95

Publisher: New York, Duell, Sloan and Pearce: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 08181

Condition: VG+


Record of a journey into the jungles of the Ivory Coast in search of a secret school of magicians and witch doctors.334pp, photo illustrated by the author and his wife. Tight, clean copy. Dustjacket has faded spine & edge wear but is generally very clean. Weight, 600g. View more info

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Dead Reckoning: The Dunedin Star Disaster

By: DAWSON, Jeff

Price: $15.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Weidenfeld & Nicolson Ltd: 2005

Edition: First Edition, First Impression

Seller ID: 042185

ISBN: 0297848798

Condition: As New


The dramatic story of the sinking of the Dunedin Star on the coast of Namibia during the Second World War, and of the survivors struggle to stay alive and be rescued. 262 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 24 cm. A 'mint' copy - bright, fresh and unmarked in a similar, unclipped dustjacket. Weight, 630g. View more info