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Image for Figures in Ebony: Past and Present in a West African City

Figures in Ebony: Past and Present in a West African City

By: TONG, Raymond

Price: $12.50

Publisher: London, Cassell: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23259

Condition: VG+


History of the West African region known as Benin, a province of Nigeria. 131pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a soundd binding. Dustjacket, unclipped and in a protective brodart, is very bright and clean. Minor top edge wear. Weight, 340g. View more info

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Egypt: A Travel Quarterly, Autumn 1937

By: Tourist Development Association of Egypt

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cairo, Tourist Development Association of Egypt: 1937

Edition: First Issue

Seller ID: 19843

Condition: VG+


First Issue, Autumn 1937, of a short-lived, deluxe magazine promoting Egypt as a travel destinatiom. Dual English and French language text. Profusely illustrated with photo halftones. Unpaginated [32pp]. Bright, clean, unmarked copy. A little rust to staples but this does not affect body of magazine in any way. Wraps are very bright and clean. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual cos... View more info

Road to Ophir: The Autobiography of a Prospector

By: TREMLETT, Rex

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, Adventurers Club:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 29318

Condition: Near Fine


The author recounts many of his experiences as a prospector in Africa. 190pp, illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding, no wear to cloth. Dustjacket shows a sun-darkened spine and minor edge wear. Weight, 420g. View more info

African and Oceanic Art

By: TROWELL, Margaret and NEVERMANN, Hans

Price: $13.50

Publisher: New York, Harry N. Abrams Inc: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 29257

Condition: Near Fine


A volume in the series 'Panorama of World Art'. 263pp, 287 plates, including 154 in full color, 2 maps, illustrated endpapers. Bright, clean, unmarked copy. Tight, square binding. No wear to cloth. Slight age soiling to dustjacket and one, small margin tear to foot of front panel. Heavy book weighing 1.15kg. View more info

West Africa: A Background Book from Ancient Kingdoms to Modern Times

By: TRUPIN, James E.

Price: $8.95

Publisher: New York, Parents' Magazine Press: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11079

ISBN: 0-8193-0490-5

Condition: Fine


History of peoples and countries of West Africa - Ghana, Mali, Songhai, Benin etc. 246pp, illustrated, maps. Bright copy with a sound binding. Dustjacket has bright. clean front panel but a slightly soiled back panel. View more info

The Lives of Beryl Markham: Out of Africa's Hidden Free Spirit and Denys Finch Hatton's Last Great Love

By: Trzebinski, Errol

Price: $9.95

Publisher: U.S.A., W W Norton & Co Inc: 1992

Edition: First American Edition, Third Printing

Seller ID: 12904

ISBN: 0393035565

Condition: Fine


A woman of captivating presence whose affairs scandalized Kenya, Beryl Markham became famous after her pioneering transatlantic solo flight in 1936. 'A powerfully written portrait... Trzebinski writes of Markham's years in Africa with enormous passion...'. xx, 396 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm. Bright, clean and unmarked, inside and outside. Tight, square binding, no wear to the cloth. Similar, unclipped dustjacket. Weight, 822g. View more info

Man in Africa

By: TURNBULL, Colin M.

Price: $8.75

Publisher: Anchor/Doubleday, Garden City, 1976:

Seller ID: 3139


Description of the cultures of Africa from Cairo to the Cape - spread of Islam, totemism, craftsmanship, music, witchcraft, divination, slavery, women and government. 8vo, 313pp, illus, photo illus. Hardcover in tan cloth with price-clipped dustjacket. VG/G+ View more info

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Antique Postcard of Egyptian Men in Traditional Costume

By: UNKNOWN PUBLISHER

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Egypt, Unknown Publisher:

Seller ID: 052746

Condition: Near Fine


Attractive, color litho postcard showing two Egyptian men and a little boy, wearing traditional costume Only identification on the divided back is the - Nr. 211/1. Antique, circa 1910. Unused and unmarked. Embossed figures and embossed, stippled background. View more info

Anaomy of Traditional Markets in Nigeria: Focus on Ibadan City

By: VAGALE, L. R.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Ibadan, The Polytchnic: 1974

Edition: Second Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 036813

Condition: Near Fine


Study of Traditional Markets in a Nigerian City. Vii, 46pp, photo illustrated, maps, charts. Very clean copy with firm binding showing very little wear. 32.5cm tall. Weight, 708g. View more info

Structure of a Nigerian Town: Outline Development Proposals for IWO, 1969-1989

By: VAGALE, L. R. - Editor

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Ibadan, MInistry of Lands: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036814

Condition: VG+


Prepared in the Technical College, Ibadan, by the final year students of town planning 1969 class under the guidance of Professor L. R. Vagale, United Nations Advisor. Oblong, 15.25"x10.25", 67pp, photo illustrated, maps, folding plates etc. Very clean, tight copy. Front cover has pasted-on illustrations with small corner piece lost. Attractive book. Editors 'compliments' slip etc, lain in. 39cm wide. Weight, 1.2kg. View more info

Pieter Van Den Broecke's Journal of Voyages to Cape Verde, Guinea and Angola [1605-1612]

By: VAN DEN BROECKE, Pieter

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, K. L. CameroHakluyt Society: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11499

ISBN: 0-904180-68-9

Condition: Fine


First English translation of those parts of Van den Broecke's original manuscript which describe four trading voyages made to Africa in the early seventeenth century. Edited and translated by J. D. La Fleur. Hakluyt Society, Third Series, No. 5. 139pp, maps. Mint copy, as issued. View more info

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Bantu customs in mainland Tanzania

By: VAN PELT, P.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Tabora, Tanzania, T.M.P. Book Dept.: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 043353

Condition: Near Fine


Bantu customs in mainland Tanzania. vii, 199 p. map. 19 cm. OCLC Number: 763366. A very bright and clean copy, unmarked. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Near new except for slight wear to some edges. Weight, 173g. View more info

Warrior Marks: Female Genital Mutilation and the Sexual Blinding of Women

By: WALKER, Alice and PARMAR, Pratibha

Price: $8.50

Publisher: New York, Harcourt Brace: 1993

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 34800

ISBN: 0151000611

Condition: As New


1st ed. 8vo, 373pp, photo illustrated. Hardcover in red cloth and green paper boards, with dustjacket. Rmainder mark to bottom edge. otherwise, almost 'as new'. Fine/Fine. Weight, 1kg. View more info

Image for Juju: A Social History and Ethnography of an African Popular Music

Juju: A Social History and Ethnography of an African Popular Music

By: WATERMAN, Christopher Alan

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A., Univ of Chicago Press: 1990

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 15370

ISBN: 0226874656

Condition: VG+


'Chicago studies in ethnomusicology'. xii, 277 p., [14] p. of plates : ill., maps (some col.) ; 24 cm. Book only, no cassette. Bright, clean interior. Ink signature to the inside of the front wrapper, otherwise the copy is unmarked. Tight, square binding, no spine creases, but sun-faded. Near new. Weight, 420g. View more info

Map of Egypt; 1808

By: WILKES, John

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, John Wilkes: 1808

Seller ID: 053687

Condition: Good Very Good


Antique Copper Engraved Map of Egypt from North Latitude 31.5 degrees south to North Latitude 24.5 degrees. Black and white, as published, no colour. At foot of map is stated - 'London Pubd. as the Act directs April 11th, 1808 by J. Wilkes'. Size of map within heavy black borders is 18.5cm by 23.2cm. Clean white, thick paper, no foxing, stains, tears, creases, marks etc. Adequate margins for matting. We ship worldwide by mail at cost. View more info

Saat : the native slave-boy of Khartoum : one of Sir Samuel Baker's expedition to the Albert Nyanza

By: WILKINSON, Thomas Edward

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge: 1898

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10238

Condition: VG+


A account of a Slave Boy in the Sudan in the late 19th century - a Christian interpretation. OCLC Number: 82154269. 74pp, frontis view of Khartoum. 6pp publisher's catalog at rear. Interior is bright and clean. Gift inscription dated 1898 to the ffep otherwiseunmarked. Sound, tight binding. Red cloth with attractive illustrated front board is clean, perhaps a little darkened. Above average copy. Weight, Scan available.129g. View more info

African art, an Introduction

By: WILLETT, Frank

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, Praeger Publishers: 1975

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 044010

Condition: VG+


Introduction to the art of sub-Saharan Africa. OCLC Number: 146401. Description: 288 p. illus. (part col.), maps, plan. 22 cm. [Praeger world of art series]. Bright, clean copy, unmarked. Attractive, unused bookplate to the ffep. Tight, square binding with a light, central crease to the spine. Weight, 435g. View more info

The Dictionary of Contemporary Politics of Southern Africa

By: WILLIAMS, Gwyneth and HACKLAND, Brian

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan: 1989

Edition: First USA Edition

Seller ID: 036578

ISBN: 0028974719

Condition: VG+


Survey of the political landscape of 11 countries located in southern Africa. 1st U.S. edition, 8vo, 339pp, maps. Hardcover in black cloth with dustjacket. Fore-edge has black felt-pen mark as does ffep. Otherwise, bright and clean. Weight, 534g. View more info

Introduction to the History of Central Africa, An

By: WILLS, A. J.

Price: $5.95

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1969

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 34219

Condition: Very Good


History of the present day areas of Malawi, Zimbabwe and Zambia. 412pp, maps. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding. Light creasing to spine. Clean, unmarked and uncreased wrappers. Weight, 590g. View more info

Autograph Letter Signed

By: WODEHOUSE, John. First Earl of Kimberley

Price: $65.00

Publisher: London, 1881

Inscription: ALS

Seller ID: 18432

Condition: About Fine


Letter Signed, July 25, 1881 to Lord Eleytesbury on Colonial Office notepaper, embossed. In the hand of Early of Kimberley - British statesman, supported military operations in the Boer War. Namesake of both Kimberley, South Africa and of the Kimberley diamond. View more info