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Onafhankelijk Congoland: Volume 1

By: DENYS, Edmond

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Rousselare en Brussel, Jules De Meester: 1900

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23722

Condition: Good Very Good


Flemish language. First volume only of a two-volume set. 372pp, illustrated, large folding map at back. Fine grained leather spine with four raised bands and gilt titles. Marbled boards. Ex- Church library, very lightly marked - no external marks, stamp & label to tp. Soild, tight binding, no cracking to hinges. Scarce. Weight, 1.1kg. View more info

On the Edge of the Rift

By: DEVITT, Edith

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Langley, British Columbia, Canada, Edith Devitt: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 21936

ISBN: 0969646801

Condition: About Very Good


An account of missionaries in Kenya from the 1930s to the 1940s. Signed by the author on the htp. 299pp, maps, photo illustrated. Bright, clean interior. Sound binding. Slight wear to wraps. Weight, 430g. We ship Worldwide, at cost, using both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges, at cost, without overcharging. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone as per the USPS. World rates based on specific destination and weight. Online estimates by the Listing Site may not be correct and either... View more info

The Sharpeville Six

By: DIAR, Prakash

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart: 1990

Edition: First Canadian Printing

Seller ID: 09413

ISBN: 0-7710-2717-6

Condition: Fine


Story of the South African trial that shocked the World - wrongful convictions under apartheid. 321pp, photo illustrated. Bright copy with tight binding. Unclipped dustjacket. View more info

Shadows in the Grass

By: DINESEN, Isak

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1961

Edition: BoMC Reprint

Seller ID: 040398

Condition: Near Fine


New stories about Africa by the author of 'Out of Africa'. Contents - Farah -- Barua a Soldani -- The great gesture -- Echoes from the hills. OCLC Number: 414825. 149 p., [4] leaves of plates : ill. ; 21 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked copy. Tight, square binding, no wear to the cloth. Dustjacket shows minor top edge wear. A Book-of-the-Month Club reprint. Weight, 383g. View more info

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The African Elephant. Twilight in Eden

By: DiSILVESTRO, Roger L.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, John Wiley: 1991

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 036275

ISBN: 047153207X

Condition: Fine


A National Audubon Society Book. Foreword by Dr. Richard Leakey. Small folio, 9.5"x12.25", 206pp, profusely illustrated. Hardcover in buff cloth with price-clipped dustjacket. Almost as new. Heavy book weighing 1.382kg. View more info

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The African Elephant. Twilight in Eden

By: DiSILVESTRO, Roger L.

Price: $13.00

Publisher: New York, John Wiley: 1991

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 036313

ISBN: 047153207X

Condition: Fine


A National Audubon Society Book. Foreword by Dr. Richard Leakey. Small folio, 9.5"x12.25", 206pp, profusely illustrated. Hardcover in buff cloth with price-clipped dustjacket. Book is 'as new'. Price-clipped dustjacket has small tear at foot of spine and creasing to lower 20% of rear panel. Heavy book weighing 1.382kg. View more info

Change at Shebika: Report from a North African Village

By: DUVIGNAUD, Jean

Price: $13.50

Publisher: New York, Pantheon Books Inc: 1970

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 15224

Condition: Near Fine


Study of the village of Shebika in Tunisia. Translated from the French with a foreword by Cecil Hourani. 303pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean copy with virtually no wear to cloth. Dustjacket has small price clip and minor wear at extremities. Weight, 590g. View more info

East African Railways and Harbours: Time Time, September, 1962

By: EAST AFRICAN RAILWAYS

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Nairobi [?], East African Railways: 1962

Edition: Sept., 1962

Seller ID: 1871

Condition: Ear Fine


Time Table, effective from September, 1962, for East African Railways and Harbours. Rail Services [Nairobi, Mombasa, Dar Es Salaam etc - Kenya, Uganda, Tanganyika]; Marine Services on Lakes Albert, Victoria and Tanganyika; Road Services in Tanganyika and Uganda. Unfolds to 19cm by 24cm, 24pp, illustrated, map at back, calendar for1962/5. Bright, clean and unmarked. Weight, 34g. View more info

World War II and the Destinies of Asian and African Peoples

By: EFIMOV, Dmitri

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Moscow, Novosti Press: 1980

Edition: First Edition in English

Seller ID: 047313

Condition: Near Fine


Book describes the origins and the course of the Second World War, and the effect it had on the peoples of Asia and Africa. Interesting Soviet perspective. 129pp, illustrated. Bright, clean and unmarked, inside and outside, probably never read. Weight, 96g. View more info

Newsweek, December 19, 1966

By: ELLIOTT, Osborn - Editor

Price: $7.95

Publisher: New York, Newsweek, Inc.: 1966

Edition: Vol. LXVIII, No. 25

Seller ID: 34160

Condition: VG+


Single issue of Newsweek magazine for December 19, 1966. Cover features a photo of Rhodesia's Ian Smith [Zimbabwe] and a feature entitled, 'White Power in Africa'. 120pp, photo illustrated, advertising. Bright, clean interior. Sound, stapled wraps. No address label present. Weight, 226g. Postage under $5.00 within Canada; $5.00 to the USA, more overseas. We mail at cost. Image available. View more info

Treasures of ancient nigeria : [catalogue by exhibition in] Royal Academy of Arts London 1982-3

By: EYO, Ekpo; WILLETT, Frank

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, William Collins: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 041326

ISBN: 0002170868

Condition: Near Fine


Catalog of an Exhibition of Nigerian art and antiquities, held in London in 1982-3 by the Royal Academy of Arts.161 p. 27 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked copy. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Only very slight wear to wrappers. Weight, 670g. View more info

African sculpture, an Anthology

By: FAGG, William; PLASS, Margaret

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, Studio Vista: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 043093

Condition: VG+


Survey of sculpture from many parts of the African continent. OCLC Number: 223352790. 157pp, profusely photo illustrated in b&w. BRight, clean, unmarked copy. Tight, square binding with only very faint creasing to the spine. Over 175 photographs! Weight, 263g. View more info

Bantu Bureaucracy: A Century of Political Evolution Among the Basoga of Uganda

By: FALLERS, Lloyd A.

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Chicago, University of Chicago Press: 1970

Edition: 3rd Impression of US Edition

Seller ID: 039762

ISBN: 0226236803

Condition: Near Fine


A century of political evolution among the Basoga of Uganda. A Phoenix book. 283 p. ; 21 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked copy. Tight, square binding, no creases to the spine. Bright, clean, unmarked wrappers. Weight, 302g. View more info

Robben Island : An Account of Thirty-four Years' Work Amongst the Lepers of South Africa

By: FISH, James W.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Kilmarnock,, Scotland, John Ritchie: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 045660

Condition: VG+


An account of thirty-four years' work amongst the lepers of South Africa. OCLC Number: 123208486. 210 p., [8] leaves of plates : ill. ; 19 cm. This copy, while in quite good condition, lacks 2 photo plates. It seems as it they were never bound-in. lean, white interior. Owner's name etc to the ffep otherwise unmarked. Tight, square binding. Slight wear to the green cloth which is otherwise clean and unmarked. Weight, 380g. View more info

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

By: FITZGERALD, Walter

Price: $9.95

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co.: 1967

Edition: Tenth Edition

Seller ID: 21034

Condition: About Fine


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. 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 780g 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 and weight. Online estimates by the Listing Site may not be... View more info

The River Congo: The Discovery, Exploration and Exploitation of the World's Most Dramatic River

By: FORBATH, Peter

Price: $13.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1977

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 06761

ISBN: 0-06-122490-1

Condition: VG+


Full story of the Congo River.404pp, illustrated, endpaper maps. Tight, bright copy. 'Reviewers Copy' marked in felt-pen on half-title page. Otherwise Fine. Dustjacket has price-clip and minor edge wear. View more info

Not Tomorrow - NOW: The Middle East and Africa Today

By: FORREST, A. C.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ryerson Press: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Presentation Copy from the Author

Seller ID: 18804

Condition: VG+


The author visits 22 countries in Africa and the Middle East and reports on political and social conditions of the day [1960]. Signed by the author on the ffep. 207pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean copy with a sound binding. No wear to cloth. Dustjacket has considerable wear - chips, margintears, tiny lost pieces, etc. 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 460g. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by ... View more info

The Lands of Barbary

By: FURLONGE, Geoffrey

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14127

Condition: VG+


An account by an experienced diplomat of the Lands of Barbary, those parts of North Africa occupied by Libya, Morocco, Tunisia and Algeria. 227pp, photo illustrated. Bright copy with a sound binding. Unmarked. Dustjacket is clean and bright with only minor edge wear. Weight, 470g, unpacked. View more info

African Doctor

By: GARRY, Dr. T. Gerald

Price: $8.75

Publisher: London, The Book Club: 1939

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 33545

Condition: Very Good


An account of an English Doctor working in Africa [1880s-1930s], and spending many years in Egypt in private practise. fascinating medical detail. 283pp.Clean, unmarked interior with slight foxing to endpapers. Tight bidning but with a moderate forward lean. Dustjacket is clean, with an attractive front panel. Small piece lost at head of spine. Weight, 600g. View more info

Exploring We Would Go

By: GATTI, Helen

Price: $12.50

Publisher: London, Robert Hale: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 34293

Condition: VG+


Pre-WWII travel in Africa. Hardcover in green cloth, no dustjacket. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding. Cloth is bright and clean and shows virtually no wear. Weight, 760g. View more info