Category: Africa


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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

Hints on Natal Coast Gardening

By: OKELL, L and Others

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Durban, South Africa, Durban & Coast Horticultural Society: 1959

Edition: Seventh Edition

Seller ID: 051903

Condition: About Fine

Published by the Durban & Coast Horticultural Society. OCLC Number: 896565489. 101 pages : photo frontis. Interior is clean and unmarked. Binding is tight and square. Botyh boards are Fine; front board with attractive colour illustration. Dustjacket is comple, lightly soiled, minor edge wear, small lost piece to bottom edge of rear board. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, w... View more info

Entertaining with Wines of the Cape


Price: $8.00

Publisher: Paarl, Cape (RSA), 1971:

Seller ID: 2537

Choosing, Cellaring, Serving, Cooking, Recipes. 4th ed, 8vo, 80pp, color illustrated, printed rear endpapers. Hardcover in pictorial boards. Tiny edge wear. Good VG View more info

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Spellbound: Inside West Africa's Witch Camps

By: PALMER, Karen

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New York, Free Press: 2010

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 21341

ISBN: 1439120501

Condition: About 'As New'

Documents the author's visit to remote West African camps where men and women accused of practicing witchcraft are exiled to lives of poverty, describing the pervasiveness of superstitious belief systems through which even victims blame themselves. 247 pages ; 23 cm. Bright, fresh and unmarked. One tiny edge-tear closed with acid-free tape otherwise the book appears 'as new'. Weight, 354g. We ship Worldwide, at cost, using both Canada Post and the United States Postal Se... View more info

The Afro-Asian States and Their Problems


Price: $9.95

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin: 1961

Edition: Third Impression [of 1959]

Seller ID: 21012

Condition: VG+

The author examines the problems of the many new States created in Asia and in Africa, in the years from 1945 to 1957. 104pp. Bright, clean, unmarked interior with a sound binding. No wear to cloth. Dustjacket is bright and clean but with some wear to head of spine. Weight, 210g. View more info

Ah, but Your Land Is Beautiful

By: PATON, Alan

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Scribner: 1982

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 34347

ISBN: 0684173360

Condition: Fine

The author writes on South Africa, '...the day to day experiences of a group of men and women whose lives reflect the human costs of maintaining a racially divided society'. 271pp. Bright, clean interior, unmarked. No wear to boards. Dustjacket is price clipped and has a little creasing to its inside flaps. Otherwise a near Fine dustjacket. Weight, 515g. View more info

Barrier of Spears: Drama of the Drakensberg


Price: $15.00

Publisher: [Cape Town], H. Timmins: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 040333

ISBN: 0869780506

Condition: Near Fine

An account of the dramatic Drakensberg mountain range in South Africa spanning the borders of Natal and Lesotho - exploration, mountaineers, wildlife, natural history etc. xi, 304 pages illustrations (some color), endpaper maps; 29 cm. Internally bright and clean, unmarked. Tight, square binding, sound hinges. Attractively patterened blue and white cloth binding is bright and clean. Mild corner bumps to the top fore-edge. The unclipped dustjacket shows some wear only at... View more info

The Vision Splendid: The Future of the Central African Federation

By: PHILLIPS, C. E. Lucas

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Heinemann: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17331

Condition: Near Fine

Politics of Central Africa, particularly the former British Territories of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, up to circa 1960. 384pp, photo illustrated, maps, endpaper maps. Bright, clean copy with a tight, sound binding. Unmarked. Dustjacket is bright and clean with a little edge wear. Weight, 820g. View more info

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Gentleman's Walk: The Romantic Story of Cape Town's Oldest Streets, Lanes and Squares

By: PICARD, Hymen W. J.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Cape Town, C. Struick Ltd.: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 041944

Condition: Fine

The Story of Cape Town's streets, lanes and squares in the colorful setting of South Africa. This is the first of two books on the same subject by the same Author. 188pp, illustrated, color plates, maps. Near Fine copy of a beautiful book. Heavy to ship weighing 1.295kg. View more info

A Cure for Serpents

By: PIRAJNO, Alberto Denti Di

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Pan Books: 1957

Edition: First Pan Printing

Seller ID: 23500

Condition: VG+

Vintage, British paperback. Details a Doctor's experiences in the Italian Colonies of North Africa of the 1920s & 1930s. Great Pan GP70.272pp, photo illustrated. Extremely bright, attracive front cover - display quallity. Slight forward lean. Tight binding. No creasing to spine. A little rubbing to back panerl. Weight, 200g. View more info

Sins of the Fathers: A Study of the Atlantic Slave Traders 1441-1807


Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, Readers Union/Weidenfeld and Nicolson: 1968

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 27313

Condition: VG+

Four hundred years of history in the Atlantic Slave Trade. 296pp, maps. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding with only very minor wear to red cloth. Unclipped dustjacket shows some rubbing to edges. Weight, 420g. View more info

Conservationists and the Killers: Story of Game Protection and the Wild Life Society of Southern Africa (The Heritage of Africa series)

By: PRINGLE, John A. et al

Price: $50.00

Publisher: South Africa, T. V. Bulpin: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Author Signed Copy

Seller ID: 052853

ISBN: 0949956236

Condition: Fine

Heritage of Africa series'. 319 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 32 cm. John A. Pringle ; assisted by Creina Bond and John Clark ; editorial supervision, Hilary Rennie. Signed by the author on the title page. Interior is bright, clean and unmatrked. Binding is tight and square. No wear to the boards. The unclipped dustjacket show some minor edge wear and is bright, clean and unmarked. Heavy book weighing 1.551kg. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United... View more info

Souvenir of Rhodesian Natives: 12 Gravure Post Cards in High Grade Process


Price: $17.50

Publisher: Port Elizabeth, SA, H. & Co.:

Edition: First [presumed]

Seller ID: 28483

Condition: VG+

Booklet of 10 gravure postcards featuring Rhodesian 'natives'. Undated, circa 1910-20. Postcards can be removed from the central core by means of perforations. Three of the 10 cards are loose, but these, and all others, are unused and unmarked. Postcards and wrappers are nearly 'as new'. Weight, 56g. View more info

Economic Integration in Africa

By: ROBSON, Peter A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, George Allen and Unwin Ltd: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23877

Condition: Very Good

Study for Africa of the opportunities and problems of economic integration between independant states. 320pp, map. Book is a lightly marked, ex-library. No external marks. Internal marks only on title page. Otherwise, very bright and clean with a tight, square binding. No marks to boards. Unclipped dustjacket has no library marks and is almost as bright and clean as new. Weight, 630g. View more info

Encyclopedia of Southern Africa

By: ROSENTHAL, Eric - Compiler

Price: $14.50

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne and Co.: 1970

Edition: Fifth Edition

Seller ID: 11225

ISBN: 0-7232-1260-0

Condition: VG+

Panorama of the variegated south of Africa from the Cape of Good Hope to the borders of the Congo. Over 5000 entries. 653pp, photo illustrated, decorated endpapers. Bright copy withna sound binding. Small owner's name on verso of frontis and on rear endpaper. Dustjacket is also bright and clean with a little edge wear and tape reinforcement to edges. View more info

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Map of the Snowy Mountains Kilima-ndjaro; Illustrating the Paper of Baron C. Von der Decken


Price: $22.00

Publisher: London, J. Murray: 1864

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 042292

Condition: About Fine

Map of the mountains surrounding M. Kilimanjaro. 1:400,000, 19.4 by 19.4 cm, plus margins. From the RGS Journal Vol. 34, before p.1. Inset is a sketch map of Baron C. Von der Decken's journeys fom the East Coast of Africa to Mt. Kilimanjaro [now in Tanzania]. Bright, clean and unmarked, original fold. View more info