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The River Congo: The Discovery, Exploration and Exploitation of the World's Most Dramatic River

By: FORBATH, Peter

Price: $13.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1977

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 06761

ISBN: 0-06-122490-1

Condition: VG+


Full story of the Congo River.404pp, illustrated, endpaper maps. Tight, bright copy. 'Reviewers Copy' marked in felt-pen on half-title page. Otherwise Fine. Dustjacket has price-clip and minor edge wear. View more info

Not Tomorrow - NOW: The Middle East and Africa Today

By: FORREST, A. C.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ryerson Press: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Presentation Copy from the Author

Seller ID: 18804

Condition: VG+


The author visits 22 countries in Africa and the Middle East and reports on political and social conditions of the day [1960]. Signed by the author on the ffep. 207pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean copy with a sound binding. No wear to cloth. Dustjacket has considerable wear - chips, margintears, tiny lost pieces, etc. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overchargi... View more info

The Lands of Barbary

By: FURLONGE, Geoffrey

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14127

Condition: VG+


An account by an experienced diplomat of the Lands of Barbary, those parts of North Africa occupied by Libya, Morocco, Tunisia and Algeria. 227pp, photo illustrated. Bright copy with a sound binding. Unmarked. Dustjacket is clean and bright with only minor edge wear. Weight, 470g, unpacked. View more info

Map of Africa: Circa 1880

By: GALL & INGLIS

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Gall & Inglis:

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: 039565

Condition: VG


Engraved map. Shows the entirity of Africa, plus, Cape Colony inset. All countries shown, four colors used. Scale approx 800 miles to the inch. Map size - 28 by 24 cm on a sheet 31.5 by 26 cm. From an Atlas published in 1880 but date not present on map itself. Clean and unmarked with some foxing. Scan available. View more info

African Doctor

By: GARRY, Dr. T. Gerald

Price: $8.75

Publisher: London, The Book Club: 1939

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 33545

Condition: Very Good


An account of an English Doctor working in Africa [1880s-1930s], and spending many years in Egypt in private practise. fascinating medical detail. 283pp.Clean, unmarked interior with slight foxing to endpapers. Tight bidning but with a moderate forward lean. Dustjacket is clean, with an attractive front panel. Small piece lost at head of spine. Weight, 600g. View more info

Exploring We Would Go

By: GATTI, Helen

Price: $12.50

Publisher: London, Robert Hale: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 34293

Condition: VG+


Pre-WWII travel in Africa. Hardcover in green cloth, no dustjacket. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding. Cloth is bright and clean and shows virtually no wear. Weight, 760g. View more info

The African Witch with Particular Reference to Witchcraft Beliefs and Practice Among the Shona of Rhodesia

By: GELFAND, Michael

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, E. & S. Livingstone: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 22519

Condition: VG+


Witchcraft in Africa, in particular among the Shona people of Rhodesia [Zimbabwe]. 227pp, illustrated by V. N. barlow. Very bright and clean interior, unmarked. Sound binding, tight and square. Virtually no wear to cloth. Dustjacket is tanned particularly at spine. Minor edge wear, particularly to extremities of spine. Weight, 480g. View more info

The Vision Amazing: The Story of South African Zionism

By: GITLIN, Marcia

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Johannesburg, Menorah Book Club: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19008

Condition: Good VG


Story of the Jews in South Africa. 373pp, photo illustrated, endpaper maps. Presentation label to ffep. letter from the Rhodesian Zionist Council, laid-in. Generally a bright copy. Tape marks to endpapers transferred from brodart. Dustjacket, in brodart, shows only a very little wear. 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 700g unpacked. Can... View more info

The Essential Gesture: Writing, Politics and Places

By: GORDIMER, Nadine; CLINGMAN, Stephen

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Westminister, Maryland, U.S.A., Alfred a Knopf Inc: 1988

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 25044

ISBN: 0394573978

Condition: VG+


Collection of 23 of Gorimer's best essays - on writing and on South Africa. 356pp. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a sound binding. Minor edge wear to dustjacket. Weight, 580g. View more info

Nellie: Letters from Africa

By: GRANT, Nellie; HUXLEY, Elspeth

Price: $17.50

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld and Nicolson: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 29491

ISBN: 0297777068

Condition: Fine


By Nellie Grant ; with a memoir by Elspeth Huxley. x, 326 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations, 1 map, portraits ; 22 cm. Book is clean and unmarked, pages bright white. Binding is tight and square, hinges sound. No wear to the green cloth. Unclipped dustjacket is similar. About 'as new' condition. Unpacked weight, 595g. We ship Worldwide, at cost, using both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges, at cost, without overcharging. ... View more info

On Wings of Fire

By: GREEN, Lawrence G.

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Cape Town, Howard Timmins: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 09025

Condition: VG+


One of Lawrence Green's masterpieces - records and reminiscences of his travels in South West Africa. 249pp, illustrated, color frontis, illustrated endpapers. Very clean, tight copy. Colorful dustjacket has some edge wear but remains attractive. View more info

In Quest of Gorillas

By: GREGORY, William K. and RAVEN, Henry C.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New Bedford, The Darwin Press: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21541

Condition: VG+


Detailed work on Africa's Gorillas. 241pp, photo illustrated, endpaper maps. This copy is from the library of B.C. journalist/author/outdoorsman, Lee Straight. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a sound binding. No wear to green cloth but spine is somewhat sun-darkened. Weight, 1kg. We ship Worldwide, at cost, using both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges, at cost, without overcharging. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weigh... View more info

Abyssinian Journey

By: GRIAULE, Marcel

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, John Miles: 1935

Edition: New, Second Edition

Seller ID: 046414

Condition: Good VG


An account of travel in Ethiopia in the very early 1930s. Translation of 'Flambeurs d'hommes', by E. G. Rich. First published September 1935. New edition September 1935. Preface by S. Charlety. xv, 247 p. illus. (map) plates, ports. 21 cm. Interior is bright and clean and is unmarked. There are two identical bookplates of the Permanent Library of the Times Book Club to the front and rear paste-down endpapers - marked Cancelled. No olther Library marks of any kind, inside... View more info

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The Discovery of the Nile

By: GUADALUI, Gianni

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Edison, NJ, Chartwell Books Inc.: 2002

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 19265

ISBN: 0785815279

Condition: As New


Sumptuous, profusely illustrated book telling the stories of explorers of the River Nile, from ancient times to modern. 351pp, profusely color illustrated. Mint copy, 'as new', from stock of a bankrupt bookseller. Massive, oversize book weighing over 6lbs. Requires additional postage. We ship Worldwide, at cost, using both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges without overcharging. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, si... View more info

A History of the Transvaal

By: HAGGARD, H. Rider

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, New Amsterdam Book Co.: 1899

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036161

Condition: Good


History of the Transvaal area of South Africa at the time of the Boer War. xxx, 244pp. Interior is clean and unmarked. Binding is tight and square, hinges showing no cracking. Cloth exterior is somewhat discolored and soiled, Scan available. Weight, 396g. View more info

An African Survey Revised 1956

By: HAILEY, Lord

Price: $38.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1957

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 16760

Condition: About VG


Revised edition of the original 1938 publication. A study of problems arising in Africa south of the Sahara. 1676pp, numerous maps. An ex-libris copy with minimal marks all of which have been removed. No external marks. Other than removed marks, book and DJ are in VG or better condition. Very heavy book weighing approx 5lbs. View more info

Contemporary art of Senegal = Art contemporain du Senegal : [Catalogue of an Exhibition held at the Art Gallery of Hamilton, August 11-September 23, 1979].

By: HAMILTON, Art Gallery of

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Hamilton, ON, Art Gallery of Hamilton, ON: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037517

Condition: Near Fine


Contemporary Art of Senegal. English and French text. vii, 48 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 34 cm. Preface -- Introduction -- Glass Painting in Senegal -- Artists' Biographies -- Catalogue. Bright, clean and unmarked both inside and outside. Sound, tight binding. Weight, 376g. View more info

Amba Ras: Ein Reise Durch Das Kaiserreich Athiopien

By: HARTLMAIER, Paul

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Frankfurt am Main, Buchergilde Gutenberg: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21798

Condition: About Fine


German language text. 231pp, 80 photo illustrations. Very bright, clean copy. Unmarked. Sound binding. No wear to cloth Unclipped dustjacket has a little wear, otherwise bright and clean. Weight, 520g. We ship Worldwide, at cost, using both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges, at cost, without overcharging. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone as per the USPS... View more info

Sudan Republic

By: HENDERSON, K. D. D.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: London, Ernest Benn Limited: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19942

Condition: VG+


A volume in the 'Nations of the Modern World' series. History of the Sudan to the 1960's. 256pp, large folding map at back. Bright, clean copy with a sound binding. Almost Fine. Small bookstore stamps to front endpapers. Dustjacket, in brodart, has some edge wear but is 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. This item weighs 570g unpacked. ... View more info

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Hedge of Wild Almonds: South Africa, the 'Pro-Boers' and the Quaker Conscience

By: HEWISON, Hope Hay

Price: $16.00

Publisher: London, James Currey: 1989

Edition: First Paperback Ed

Seller ID: 19335

ISBN: 0852550316

Condition: Near Fine


In this readable and lively account, Hewison shows how Quakers played a crucial role in minority protest against the Boer War and the excesses of patriotism. xviii, 389 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm. Bright, clean interior. Inked-out name to the half-title page otherwise completely unmarked. Tight, square binding, no spine creases., Light creasing to the tip of the lower corner on the rear wrapper. Solid, sound copy. Unpacked weight, 701g. We ship Worldwide, at cost, usi... View more info