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Arabs and Nubians in New Halfa: A Study of Settlement and Irrigation

By: SALEM-MURDOCK, Muneera

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Salt Lake City, University of Utah Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18796

ISBN: 0874803101

Condition: Fine


Foreword by Michael M. Horowitz. 205pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked copy. Sound binding. No wear to cloth. Dustjacket is bright and clean with a small, internal tape repair to bottom of spine. 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 540g. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calcu... View more info

Arabs and Nubians in New Halfa: A Study of Settlement and Irrigation

By: SALEM-MURDOCK, Muneera

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A., Univ of Utah Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 32045

ISBN: 0874803101

Condition: Fine


Settlement and Irrigation in the Sudan. 205pp. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding, no wear to cloth. Nearly similar, unclipped dustjacket. Weight, 525g. View more info

The Suez Canal in Peace and War 1869-1969

By: SCHONFIELD, Hugh J.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Coral Gables, University of Miami Press: 1969

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 07476

ISBN: 87024-126-5

Condition: Fine


History of the Suez Canal up to, and including, the Suez Crisis of 1956 and the Six-Day War. 214pp, photo illustrated View more info

Afrikanisches Skizzenbuch: Verschollene Merkwurdigkeiten

By: SCHWEINFURTH, Georg

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Berlin, Deutsche Buch-Gemeinschaft: 1925

Edition: First Edition [presumed]

Seller ID: 21840

Condition: About Very Good


German language text. 312pp, illustrated, photo illustrated, fixed silk page marker. Interior is bright and clean. Binding is sound though front hinge is partly cracked. Small name stamps in a couple of places. Minor wear to edges of boards. Very little wear to leather spine. Gilt titles and decoration are bright. Weight, 430g. We ship Worldwide, at cost, using both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges, at cost, without overchargin... View more info

On the Edge of the Primeval Forest, &, More Fro the Primeval Forest: Experiences and Observations of a Doctor in Equatorial Africa

By: SCHWEITZER, Albert

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, A. & C. Black: 1951

Edition: CoMbined Editiuon, Second Printing

Seller ID: 08951

Condition: VG+


Schweitzer's own observations on his mission in Africa. Combined edition of two parts. Translated from the German by Ch. Th. Campion. 222pp, 25 photo illustrations, map, 4pp ads. Gift inscription to ffep. Binding solid, interior clean, boards clean and without wear. Price-clipped dustjacket is complete but showing some edge wear and is quite heavily sun-darkened. Weight, 512g. View more info

Crisis in Rhodesia

By: SHAMUYARIRA, Nathan M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Andre Deutsch: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14281

Condition: Near Fine


Story of the political crises in Rhodesia in the years 1955-1964. Foreword by Sir Hugh Foot. 240pp. Bright, clean interior with a sound binding. Inked-out name on ffp. Dustjacket has a little edge wear and some light rubbing. Weight, 370g. View more info

The Igbo-Igala Borderland: Religion & Social Control in Indigenous African Colonialism

By: SHELTON, Austin J.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Albany, State University of New York Press: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23001

ISBN: 0873950828

Condition: About Fine


History of the Nsukka borderlands of Nigeria. 274pp, illustrated.Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a sound binding. No wear to cloth. Unclipped dustjacket has a little edge wear, some rubbing and fading to spine. Weight, 570g. View more info

In Southern Light: Trekking Through Zaire and the Amazon

By: SHOUMATOFF, Alex

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, Hutchinson: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 27058

ISBN: 0091700701

Condition: VG+


Travel to Zaire and the Amazon by a gifted travel writer. 239pp. Bright, clean, unmarked copy. Tight, square binding.No wear to cloth. unclipped dustjacket with only very slight wear to some edges. Weight, 410g. View more info

The Foreign Policy of Senegal

By: SKURNIK, W. A. E.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Evanston, Northwestern University Press: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20057

ISBN: 0810103737

Condition: Fine


Analysis of the Foreign Policy of the African nation of Senegal. 308pp, map. Bright, clean copy, 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. This item weighs 570g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone as per the USPS. World rates are based on specific destination ... View more info

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The Boer War: 1899-1902

By: SMURTHWAITE, David

Price: $15.00

Publisher: UK, Hamlyn: 2002

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 25644

ISBN: 0600607739

Condition: As New


Fascinating account of the Boer War in South Africa, 1899-1902. The Boer War pitted the might of the British Empire (with more than half a million men mobilized) against 80,000 South African Boers--and this detailed and lavishly illustrated history goes right to the heart of the struggle. Originally published: 1999. 208 p. : ill. (some col.), col. map ; 28 cm. Profusely photo illustrated. Bright, fresh and unmarked - `as new`. Tiught, square binding, no spine creasing. H... View more info

Cango: The Story of the Cango Caves of South Africa

By: South African Spelaeological Association

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Cape Town, Maskew Miller: 1960

Edition: Second Edition, Revised

Seller ID: 11948

Condition: VG+


Story of the Cango Caves in South Africa by members of the South African Spelaeological Association. 77pp, photo illustrated, endpaper maps. View more info

The Sphinx Awakes

By: SPARROW, Gerald

Price: $8.95

Publisher: London, Robert Hale: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 34353

Condition: Very Good


Egypt at the time of Nasser and the early days of President Nasser. 1st edition, 8vo., 217pp, photo illustrated. Hardcover in black cloth, no dustjacket. Interior is bright, clean and unmarked. Binding is tight. No wear to black cloth except a little rubbing to boards. Weight, 520g. View more info

Animals of East Africa

By: SPINAGE, C. A.

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Co: 1963

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 31715

Condition: Near Fine


Introduction to African wildlife with more than 90 photos depicting wildlife in action.160pp, photo illustrated in b&w. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding. No wear to cloth. Dustjacket, with price clip, show minro edge wear, a tape repair to head of spine, etc. Weight, 740g. View more info

Animal Life in Africa

By: STEVENSON-HAMILTON, Major James

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037970

Condition: VG+


The author, warden of the Transvaal Government Game Preserve, describes in detail all manner of African wildlife, including elephant, lion, rhinoceros, buffalo and a host of antelope species. With a foreword by Theodore Roosevelt. xvii, 539 pages frontispiece, illustrations, plates (1 folded) maps (some folded); 24 cm. Interior is bright and clean. Details of two previous owners to the ffep and an attractive old bookplate to the fpde. Otherwise unmarked. Tight, square bi... View more info

John L. Stoddard's Lectures: Volume 7, The Rhine, Belgium, Holland, Mexico

By: STODDARD, John L.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Boston, Geo. L. Shuman & Co.: 1911

Edition: Later Edition

Seller ID: 29937

Condition: Very Good


Volume 7 from a series of 10 volumes [plus 4 additional volumes]. 336pp, photo illustrated, color frontis, attractive patterened endpapers, umarked. Clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding, no wear or cracking to hinges. Attractive dark brown leather spine and corners. Red marbled paper completes the binding. Minor wear to leather edges, but quite minimal. Quite an attractive copy, above average. Weight, 910g. View more info

Africa; Steel Engraved Map

By: TALLIS, John; MONTGOMERY MARTIN, R.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: London, John Tallis & Company: 1851

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 053591

Condition: VG+


Decorative, steel engraved map with contemporary hand-coloured outlines of counties, routes, roads etc. From 'Tallis's Illustrated Atlas' of 1851 published in London at the time of the Great Exhibition. Engraved by John Rapkin. This copy from a recently disbound Atlas. It is accompanied by the original two page printed description. Also available is a copy of the original title page of the Atlas from which this map was removed. The map illustrates the African Continent s... View more info

Natal and Kaffraria; Steel Engraved Map

By: TALLIS, John; MONTGOMERY MARTIN, R.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: London, John Tallis & Company: 1851

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 053683

Condition: Very Good +


Decorative, steel engraved map with contemporary hand-coloured outlines of counties, routes, roads etc. From 'Tallis's Illustrated Atlas' of 1851 published in London at the time of the Great Exhibition. Engraved by John Rapkin. This map from a recently disbound Atlas. It is accompanied by the original two page printed description. Also available is a copy of the original title page of the Atlas from which this map was removed. The map illustrates Natal in South Africa in... View more info

Western Africa; Steel Engraved Map

By: TALLIS, John; MONTGOMERY MARTIN, R.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: London, John Tallis & Company: 1851

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 053684

Condition: Very Good +


Decorative, steel engraved map with contemporary hand-coloured outlines of counties, routes, roads etc. From 'Tallis's Illustrated Atlas' of 1851 published in London at the time of the Great Exhibition. Engraved by John Rapkin. This map from a recently disbound Atlas. It is accompanied by the original two page printed description. Also available is a copy of the original title page of the Atlas from which this map was removed. The map illustrates Western Africa from St. ... View more info

Cape Colony; Steel Engraved Map

By: TALLIS, John; MONTGOMERY MARTIN, R.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: London, John Tallis & Company: 1851

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 053685

Condition: Very Good +


Decorative, steel engraved map with contemporary hand-coloured outlines of counties, routes, roads etc. From 'Tallis's Illustrated Atlas' of 1851 published in London at the time of the Great Exhibition. Engraved by John Rapkin. This map from a recently disbound Atlas. It is accompanied by the original two page printed description. Also available is a copy of the original title page of the Atlas from which this map was removed. The map illustrates Cape Colony in South Afr... View more info

Israel and South Africa: The Unholy Alliance

By: TOMEH, George J.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, New World Press: 1973

Edition: Second Enlarged Edition

Seller ID: 22616

Condition: Fine


Explores the relationship between Israel and South Africa in the days of white rule and apartheid. Strongly anti-Zionist. 76pp. Bright, clean, unmarked copy, almost 'as new'. Weight, 115g. View more info