Category: Africa


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Stanley, the Making of an African Explorer

By: McLYNN, Frank

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Oxford University Press, Oxford University Press: 1991

Edition: First Oxford Printing

Seller ID: 044041

ISBN: 0192827766

Condition: As New

Biography of Sir Henry Morton Stanley [1841-1904], the great African explorer. Originally published: London : Constable, 1989. 411 p., [8] p. of plates : ill., 2 maps, ports. ; 20 cm. A 'mint' copy - bright, unmarked, still fresh. Tight, square binding, uncreased spine. Weight, 301g. View more info

Die Sprache Der Suaheli


Price: $35.00

Publisher: Berlin, Dietrich Reimer: 1941

Edition: Vierte Durchgesehne Auflage

Seller ID: 16595

Condition: Near Fine

Deutsche Kolonialsprachen, Band II. German language text. 116pp. Bright, clean copy with a sound binding. Virtually no wear to wraps. Weight, 170g. View more info


By: MILLIN, Sarah Gertrude

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Chatto & Windus, London, 1933:

Seller ID: 2503

Biography of Cecil Rhodes, the great British Imperialist. 1st, tall 8vo, 389pp, endpaper maps. Hardcover in black cloth lacking dustjacket. Boards a little scuffed. About VG View more info


By: MILLIN, Sarah Gertrude

Price: $6.95

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1936

Edition: Second Printing of This Edition

Seller ID: 15109

Condition: About VG

Life of Cecil John Rhodes [1853-1902], African statesman. A volume in the 'Golden Library', No. 3. 389pp, death-mask frontis. endpaper maps. Bright, clean interior. Binding good though front hinge cracked. Minor wear only to cloth. Weight, 610g. View more info

The Quality of Life; As Illustrated by Architecture in Southern Africa


Price: $17.50

Publisher: Cape Town, SA, Murray & Stewart Group: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037812

ISBN: 0620028955

Condition: VG+

Examples of South African architecture which can be shown, in the Author's opinion, to enhance the quality of life. 1st edition, 9.75"x9.75", 128pp, profusely photo illus in b&w and in color. Hardcover with dustjacket. Ink gift inscription to half-title page. Dustjacket shows minor edge wear. Weight, 775g. View more info

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The Yao Village : a Study in the Social Structure of a Nyasaland Tribe

By: MITCHELL, J. Clyde

Price: $18.50

Publisher: UK, Manchester University Press: 1966

Edition: Reprint with Minor Corrrections

Seller ID: 045486

Condition: Fine

Study of the Yao people of Nyasaland. Published on behalf of the Rhodes-Livingstone Institute by Manchester University Press. First printed in 1956. xviii, 235 p. : ill., ports., maps, diagrs., tables ; 23 cm. OCLC Number: 1729006. A bright, clean, unmarked copy, still fresh, in a similar, price-clipped dustjacket. See scan. Weight, 562g. View more info

Zoon Van Afrika

By: MODUPE, Prins

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Arnhem, Van Loghum Slaterus: 1961

Edition: First Dutch Printing

Seller ID: 19034

Condition: Near Fine

Autobiography of an African Chief. Translated from the English of 'I was a Savage'. Dutch language text. 194pp. Bright, clean copy with a sound binding. No wear to boards. Boards have a slight, forward curve. Attrative silk-screened dustjacket show virtually no wear. Attractive copy. Reduced 40%. 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 350g un... View more info

Lady's Letters from Central Africa: A Journey from Mandala, Shire Highlands in 1890

By: MOIR, Jane F.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Malawi, Africa, Central Africana: 1991

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 1126

ISBN: 9990814082

Condition: As New

"A re-issue of the 1891 edition with a new introduction by Colin Wilshaw and contemporary photography added." Originally published: Glasgow, Scotland, 1891. xxvii, 67 pages : illustrations (1 folded), maps ; 19 cm. Series Title: ``Centennial series (Blantyre, Malawi), no. 3``. An às new`copy - bright, fresh and unmarked, seemingly never read. Weight, 205g. Lettermail may apply. View more info

Henry M. Stanley the African Explorer


Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, S. W. Partridge & Co.:

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 12972

Condition: Good VG

Early edition of a Life of the African explorer and Journalist, H. M. Stanley. Undated. Gift inscription on verso of frontis is dated 1889. 160pp, illustrated, 16pp book catalog. Clean interior and a sound binding. Front cover is attractively illustrated with some parts gilt. Slightly darkened spine. Weight, 360g. View more info

The White Nile


Price: $8.50

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton: 1960

Edition: First Edition, First Impression

Seller ID: 1029

Condition: About Fine

Story of the daring exploration of the Nile River in the second half of the nineteenth century, which was at that time the most mysterious and impenetrable region on earth. 38pp, illustrated with photo plates, folding map at p342, endpaper maps. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding, no wear to the red cloth. Sharp corners. Price clipped dustjacket is also bright and clean but has a small loss along the bottom edge of ther front panel. Unpacked weight, ... View more info

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Blue Nile: Ethiopia's River of Magic and Mystery

By: MORELL, Virginia

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Washington, Adventure Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12830

ISBN: 0-7922-7951-4

Condition: As New

An account of a 19999 expedition down the Blue Nile, through Ethiopia.324pp, color photo illustrated. Mint copy, as bright and fresh 'as new'. Unpacked weight, 654g. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. Online estimates by the Listing Site may not be correct and either additional, or reduced postage may be required, particularly for Canadian and Overseas sh... View more info

Tibesti: Die Entdeckung die Riesenkrater und die Erstdurchquerung des Sudan 1868 - 1874

By: NACHTIGAL, Gustav: SCHIFFERS, Heinrich

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Tubingen, Horst Erdmann Verlag: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 28074

ISBN: 3771103053

Condition: About 'As New'

Travel and exploration in the Sudan. German language text. 432pp, mit 56 Abbildungen. Book is bright, clean and fresh. Unmarked. Tight, square binding, no wear to cloth. About as new. Dustjacket is nearly similar except for slight sun-fading to spine and slight rubbing to spine edges. Weight, 540g. View more info

Lithops. Plantae succulentae, rarissimae, in terra obscuratae, e familia Aizoaceae, ex Africa Australi

By: NEKL, Gert Cornelis

Price: $55.00

Publisher: South Africa, University of Stellenbosch: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14967

Condition: Fine

Lithops is a genus of succulent plants in the ice plant family, Aizoaceae. Members of the genus are native to southern Africa. ... They avoid being eaten by blending in with surrounding rocks and are often known as pebble plants or living stones. Text in English and Africaans. 178pp, illustrated with b&w photographs and with 43 colour plates. Internally bright, clean and unmarked. Very attractivecolour plates. Tight, square binding, sound hinges. Bound in flawless green ... View more info

Cape Town Shipping: Ships at Cape Town from 1862-2000

By: NEWALL, Peter

Price: $18.00

Publisher: UK, Black Dog Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051968

ISBN: 0953939103

Condition: As New

Largely photographic history of world shipping visiting Cape Town in South Africa, 1862-2000. 112 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 30 cm. Includes index. Bright and fresh, '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. This item weighs 730g. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone... View more info

British Policy towards West Africa. Select Documents, 1786-1874


Price: $20.00

Publisher: Oxford, Clarendon Press: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037617

Condition: Near Fine

Compiled by C. W. Newbury. OCLC Number:415069. xxviii, 656 pages, [1] folded leaf of plates : maps ; 23 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding, sound hinges. Clean navy cloth shows light surface rubbing . Corners sharp. Weight, 912g. View more info

The King's Pillow and Other Plays

By: NG'OMBE, James Lapani

Price: $8.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Evans Brothers Ltd.: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039103

ISBN: 0237509164

Condition: VG

Small volume containing three plays by African playwright, James Ng'ombe [Nigeria]. 71pp. Interior is clean and unmarked, pages lighly browned. Stapled binding is soind and tight. Minor rubbing and edge wear to card wrappers and a corner crease to rear panel. Weight, 90g. View more info

David Livingstone, his Triumph, Decline and Fall


Price: $8.95

Publisher: Philadelphia, Westminster Press: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 34620

ISBN: 0664209807

Condition: Near Fine

Biography of explorer-missionary David Livingstone [1813-1873]. 140pp, fold-out maps. Hardcover in gold cloth with unclipped dustjacket. Ink dedication to inside front board. Otherwise bright and clean. Weight, View more info

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The Atlantic Slave Trade

By: NORTHRUP, David - Editor

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Wilmington, Massachusetts, U.S.A., D C Heath & Co: 1994

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 047035

ISBN: 0669331457

Condition: VG

Collection of articles on the Atlantic Slave Trade by a variety of authorities. xvii, 221 p. : ill. ; 21 cm. Interior is very bright and clean and is unmarked. Wrappers show light wear to some edges. Front wrapper shows a moderate, top-corner crease. Weight, 275g. View more info

Political Authority & the Nigerian Civil Service

By: NWOSU, Dr. Humphrey N.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Enugu, Nigeria, Fourth Dimension: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 28706

Condition: VG+

Book examines the nature of public authority and the Civil Service in Nigeria. 176pp. Hardcover in black cloth, with dustjacket. Book is bright, clean and unmarked with no wear to cloth. Unclipped dustjacket show minor rubbing to some surfaces. Solid, sound copy. Weight, 342g. View more info

Fortunate Empire; Moroccan Tourist Brochure, 1957


Price: $8.00

Publisher: Rabat, Maroc, Office mAROCAIN DU tOURISME: 1957

Seller ID: 054254

Condition: VG+

Folkd-out Tourist Brochure from Morocco, dated 1957. Unfolds to 16" by 17"Full color on one side, monochrome verso. Exterior, in color, is all photois; Verso shows lots of text, a small map and 21 photos.Bright, clean and unmarked with sound folds. Ships via Canada Post Lettermail. View more info