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144 Photographic Views, Panoramas, etc., shewing the Principal Places of Interest throughout the Whole of South Africa. Also most interesting Scenes and Studies taken from Life

By: BENJAMIN, B. - Publisher

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Cape Town, B. Benjamin,

Edition: Edition Unknown; Presusmed First


Undated - circa 1890s - appears to be pre-Boer War. 144 printed photographic views in b&w. Very Good quality images - quite sharp and clean - wide ranging through South Africa and of interesting subjects-views. Some minor soiling in the interior, but no marks or damage. Bindin firm but probably repaired. Orage cloth boards show very little wear but do exhibit bubbling-blistering. Cloth at spine show wear near head of spine. Gilt titles and decoration quite bright. Not ... View more info

A Cure for Serpents

By: PIRAJNO, Alberto Denti Di

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Pan Books, 1957

Edition: First Pan Printing


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

A Glorious Age in Africa: The Story of 3 Great African Empires (AWP Young Readers Series)

By: CHU, Daniel; SKINNER, Elliott P.

Price: $6.50

Publisher: U.S.A., Africa World Press, 1998

Edition: Sixth Printing


The history of the African empires of Ghana, Mali and Songhay from the 8th-16th centuries. Written for the younger reader. 120 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm. Bright, clean copy looking 'as new' but with an ink signature to the verso of the front wrapper. Weight, 177g. Lettermail may apply. 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


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

A History of the Transvaal

By: HAGGARD, H. Rider

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, New Amsterdam Book Co., 1899

Edition: First Edition


History of the Transvaal area of South Africa at the time of the Boer War. xxx, 244pp. Interior is clean and unmarked. Binding is tight and square, hinges showing no cracking. Cloth exterior is somewhat discolored and soiled, Scan available. Weight, 396g. 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


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

A school geography of Zanzibar

By: PIGGOTT, Ruth Joyce

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan, 1961

Edition: First Edition


Published in association with the East African Literature Bureau. For use by children in the schools of Zanzibar. Stamp of the 'Chief Inspector of Schools, Nairobi, Kenya Colony', to the front wrapper and to the title page. 40pp, illustrated with maps, plans and illustrations, some in color. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, stapled binding. Clean bwrappers. Weight, 156g. View more info

Abyssinian Journey

By: GRIAULE, Marcel

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, John Miles, 1935

Edition: New, Second Edition


An account of travel in Ethiopia in the very early 1930s. Translation of 'Flambeurs d'hommes', by E. G. Rich. First published September 1935. New edition September 1935. Preface by S. Charlety. xv, 247 p. illus. (map) plates, ports. 21 cm. Interior is bright and clean and is unmarked. There are two identical bookplates of the Permanent Library of the Times Book Club to the front and rear paste-down endpapers - marked Cancelled. No olther Library marks of any kind, inside... View more info

Africa's Animal Kingdom: A Visual Celebration

By: COPPARD, Kit

Price: $15.00

Publisher: UK, PRC Publishing, 2001

Edition: First Edition


Photographs and text profile the different kinds of mammals, reptiles, and birds found in Africa. 'Breathtaking and as grandly sized as the countryside and wildlife it captures, every outstanding page in this collection of photographs will leave you completely awestruck by the magnificence of nature'. 512 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 31 cm. In 'As New' condition this large, heavy volume will require extra postage. Weight, 2.35kg. View more info

Africa: A Social, Economic, and Political Geography of Its Major Regions

By: FITZGERALD, Walter

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co., 1967

Edition: Tenth Edition


Standard history of Africa updated to 1966. 503pp. maps and figures. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a sound binding. No wear to green cloth. Dustjacket, in brodart, is similar. Weight, 780g. 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


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

African and Oceanic Art

By: TROWELL, Margaret and NEVERMANN, Hans

Price: $13.50

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

Edition: First Edition


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

African art, an Introduction

By: WILLETT, Frank

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, Praeger Publishers, 1975

Edition: Third Printing


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

African Cichlide of Lakes Malawi and Tanganyika

By: AXELROD, Dr. Herbert R.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Neptune City, NJ, TFH Pubications Inc., 1974

Edition: Second Edition


Cichlids from Lake Malawi and Lake Tanganyika in Africa. 256pp, profusely photo illustrated, mostly in color. Bright, clean copy with a sound binding. Glossy boards with no wear. Weight, 700g. 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 g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by ... View more info

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African Designs of the Congo, Nigeria, the Cameroons and the Guinea Coast

By: CARAWAY, Caren

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Owings Mills, Maryland, U.S.A., Stemmer House Pub, 1994

Edition: Third Printing


Originally published as three separate volumes under the following titles: African designs of the Congo; African designs of the Guinea Cost; and African designs of Nigeria and the Cameroons. A volume in the 'International Design Library'. 1 v. (unpaged) : ill. ; 28 cm. Weight, 520g. Bright, cl;ean copy, still fresh. Ink signature to thetitle page otherwise completely unmarked. Tight, square binding, no spine creasing. View more info