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Hinein Nach Afrika: Erlebnisse in Nubien und Somaliland

By: HEYE, Artur

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Zurich, Albert Muller Verlag: 1940

Edition: Dritte Auflage

Seller ID: 20971

Condition: About Fine


Wilde lebensfahrt. Band 3: Hinein nach Afrika. German language text. 160pp. Very bright, clean copy. No wear to cloth. Dustjacket is fine, and in brodart, fixed to boards. 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 340g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone as p... View more info

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King Leopold's Ghost: A Story of Greed, Terror, and Heroism in Colonial Africa

By: HOCHSCHILD, Adam

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Wilmington, Massachusetts, U.S.A., Mariner Books: 1999

Edition: 18th Printing

Seller ID: 041259

ISBN: 0618001905

Condition: Almost 'As New'


Documents the plundering of the Congo by Colonial Belgium in the late 19th century and early 20th century. 366 p. : ill., map ; 23 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked copy. Tight, square binding with no spine creasing. Almost 'as new'. Weight, 495g. View more info

Long Shadows

By: HOFFMAN, Stanley Wally

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Vantage Press: 2002

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Dedicated Author's Inscription & Signature

Seller ID: 037450

ISBN: 0533138922

Condition: As New


Memoir of a Christian missionary in Africa combatting witchcraft. Dedicated presentation inscription in the hand of the author to the ffep. An 'as new' copy - bright, fresh and unmarked in glossy wrappoers with no creasing to the spine. Weight, View more info

Egypt and the Fertile Crescent 1516-1922: A Political History

By: HOLT, P. M.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Longmans: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13734

Condition: Near Fine


History of Egypt and the Fertile Crescent from the Ottoman conquests to the post-World War I period. 337pp, illustrated, maps. Bright, clean copy with a sound binding. Previous owner's name/address on ffep. Dustjacket has price-clip but otherwise bright and clean. View more info

A Savage War of Peace : Algeria 1954-1962

By: HORNE, Alistair

Price: $16.50

Publisher: UK, Pan Books: 2002

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 33548

ISBN: 0330490370

Condition: VG+


The Algerian War (1954-1962) was a savage colonial war, killing an estimated one million Muslim Algerians and expelling the same number of European settlers from their homes. It caused the fall of six French prime ministers and the collapse of the Fourth Republic. This title concerns its history. This ed. originally published: London: Papermac, 1996. Previous ed.: London : Macmillan, 1977. 607 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 22 cm. Interi... View more info

Bourguiba

By: HUISMAN, C.

Price: $6.95

Publisher: Den Haag, Kruseman: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18932

Condition: Fine


Kopstukken uit de geschiedenis, #12. Biography of Habib Bourguiba [1903-2000], Tunisian leader and statesman. Dutch language text. 95pp. About 'as new'. 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 110g. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone as per the USPS. World rates bas... View more info

Census of the Cape of Good Hope,1904: Preliminary Report of the Director of the Census with Detailed Returns of Population and Buildings

By: JANISCH, Noel - Director

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Cape Town, Government Printers: 1904

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 26828

Condition: Very Good


Official Government Census of the Cape of Good Hope, South Africa, for 1904. xxi, 73pp, tables. Bright, clean interior. Tight, square binding. Slight sunning to edges of wrappers. Very little wear evident. Weight, 280g. View more info

Livingstone

By: JEAL, Tim

Price: $9.95

Publisher: London, Pimlico: 1994

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 037488

ISBN: 0712656383

Condition: VG+


A superb biography of a man central to the Victorian imagination, David Livingstone - explorer &, missionary, 1813-1873. 425pp, photo illustrated. Small gift inscription to verso of front endpaper, otherwise unmarked. Tight, square binding with a simgle, central craese to the spine. Weight, 582g. View more info

A History of the African People

By: JULY, Robert W.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Scribner's Sons: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037607

Condition: About Fine


History of the African people. Winner of the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award, 1971. xxii, 650 pages illustrations, maps, portraits; 25 cm. Book is bright, clean and unmarked; binding is tight and square and the cloth boards show no wear. The price-clipped dustjacket, in brodart, shows only minmor edge wear. Weight, 1.229kg. View more info

Nubian Rescue

By: KEATING, rEX

Price: $7.95

Publisher: London, Robert Hale & Co.: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13191

ISBN: 0-7091-4720-1

Condition: Good VG


Story of the archaeological work done in the 1960's on the site of the Assuan Dam, in Nubia. 269pp, photo illustrated, diagrams. Bright copy with a sound binding. Previous owner's name label on ffep. Small stain affecting only the bottom edge, not the interior. Dustjacket is similarly bright with minor edge wear and a small stain affecting a small part of the bottom edge on the back panel only. View more info

Story Time with the Animals

By: KEELSON, M. B.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Tema, Ghana, Ghana Publishing Co.: 1986

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 26380

ISBN: 9964101074

Condition: VG+


Collection of short stories, taking place in rural Africa, for juvenile audiences. 49pp, illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked copy. Tight, square binding. Colorful, illustrated wrappers. Weight, 50g. View more info

Tunisia

By: KNAPP, Wilfrid

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17187

ISBN: 500-12020-X

Condition: Near Fine


A volume in the series 'New Nations and Peoples Library'. The development of modern Tunisia in the context of its history. 224pp, 27 illustrations, 3 maps. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a sound binding. No wear to cloth. Dustjacket has a little wear at some edge s and tips. Weight, 540g. View more info

Six South African Scenes and Verse

By: KOLBE, F. C. et al

Price: $20.00

Publisher: CapeTown - Johannesburg, Juta & Co.: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 038789

Condition: Near Fine


Verses by F.C. Kolbe, herbert Tucker, 'Gordonia', and Maud Wynne Colel; illustrated by W. Westhofen.1 volume (unpaged) : tipped-in illustrations in color ; 24.5 cm. Bright, clean interior, nmarked and undamages. Wrapers show slight age soiling. String-tied binding is tight and sound. Weight, 129g. Lettermail rates apply. View more info

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Guns and Rain: Guerrillas & Spirit Mediums in Zimbabwe

By: LAN, David

Price: $9.00

Publisher: U.S.A., University of California Press: 1987

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 050476

ISBN: 0520055896

Condition: Good Very Good


Almost every anti-colonial struggle this century has been led by an army of guerrillas. No such struggle has succeeded without a very high degree of cooperation between guerrillas and the local peasantry. But what does "cooperation" between peasants and guerrillas really consist of? What effect does it have on the way they view the world for which they fight? In the struggle for Zimbabwe (1966-80), hundreds of thousands of peasants provided the guerrillas with pr... View more info

The Dobe !Kung (Case Studies in Cultural Anthropology)

By: LEE, Richard B.

Price: $5.95

Publisher: New York, Holt Rinehart & Winston: 1984

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 30343

ISBN: 0030638038

Condition: VG+


'...a fascinating ethnography -an informative and engaging stugy of the Dobe !Kung peoples of Botswana, foragers of the Kalahari desert'. xvii, 173pp, illustrated. Interior is bright, clean and unmarked - no notes or underlines. Binding is tight and square. Slight curl to the fore-edge of the front wrapper. Eligible for inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail rates within Canada, slightly more to the USA and other Countries. View more info

Vereenging South Africa

By: LEIGH, Ramon Lewis

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Johannesburg, Courier-Gazette Publishers: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14171

Condition: Near Fine


History of the Town of Vereeniging in the Transvaal, Republic of South Africa. Text in English and in Afrikaans. 332pp, photo illustrated, color plate of Town Arms. Interior is bright, clean and unmarked. Binding is sound. Red cloth boards show no wear. Previous owner's stamp on ffep. Dustjacket has edge wear, margin tears and small tape repairs. Heavy book weighing 1.45kg. View more info

The Great Pyramid: Your Personal Guide From Exploration to Initiation

By: LEMESURIER, Peter

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Scranton, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., Element Books Ltd: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 30019

ISBN: 1852300167

Condition: About Fine


Authoritative guide to the Great Pyramid. 243pp, illustrated, diagrams, plans etc. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding. Almost 'as new'. Weight, 500g. View more info

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Time: The Weekly Newsmagazine, August 27, 1956

By: LUCE, Henry R. - Editor

Price: $8.95

Publisher: New York, Time Inc.: 1956

Edition: Vol. LXVIII, No. 9

Seller ID: 038987

Condition: Solid VG


Cover features artist drawn portrait of the Second President of Egypt, Gamal Abdel Nasser [1918-1970]. Canada edition - same content as USA edition, plus Canadian news, and scarcer. 80pp. Bright and clean copy. Sound, stapled binding. Address label to left foot of front cover. Pages slightly browning at edges, as usual. Slight edge wear only. Scan available, and many more issue. Weight, 160g. View more info

The Cradle Days of Natal [1497-1845]

By: MACKEURTAN, Graham

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Pietermaritzburg, SA, Shuter and Shooter: 1948

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 34572

Condition: VG+


Early history of Natal from its discovery by Vasco da Gama in 1497 until the annexation of Natal to the Cape. 348pp, photo illustrated. Clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding. Bookplate to fpde, otherwise unmarked. Unclipped dustjacket is clean and unmarked but has several msmall, missing chips and light edge wear. Weight, 608g. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, with... View more info

The Call of the Plantain Eater

By: MACLURE, Hugh L.

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Enderby, Author Published: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 19176

Condition: About VG


A self-published account of a Canadian Missionary in Africa from the 1940s to the 1970s. 165pp. Signed by the author on the title page. Generally bright and clean. Title page loosening. Otherwise, binding sound. 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 90g unpacked and qualifies for inexpensive Lettermail postage within Canada. Other Canadian ... View more info