Category: Africa


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By: JEAL, Tim

Price: $9.95

Publisher: London, Pimlico: 1994

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 037488

ISBN: 0712656383

Condition: VG+

A superb biography of a man central to the Victorian imagination, David Livingstone - explorer &, missionary, 1813-1873. 425pp, photo illustrated. Small gift inscription to verso of front endpaper, otherwise unmarked. Tight, square binding with a simgle, central craese to the spine. Weight, 582g. 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

Seller ID: 037607

Condition: About Fine

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

Nubian Rescue


Price: $7.95

Publisher: London, Robert Hale & Co.: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13191

ISBN: 0-7091-4720-1

Condition: Good VG

Story of the archaeological work done in the 1960's on the site of the Assuan Dam, in Nubia. 269pp, photo illustrated, diagrams. Bright copy with a sound binding. Previous owner's name label on ffep. Small stain affecting only the bottom edge, not the interior. Dustjacket is similarly bright with minor edge wear and a small stain affecting a small part of the bottom edge on the back panel only. View more info

Story Time with the Animals


Price: $15.00

Publisher: Tema, Ghana, Ghana Publishing Co.: 1986

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 26380

ISBN: 9964101074

Condition: VG+

Collection of short stories, taking place in rural Africa, for juvenile audiences. 49pp, illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked copy. Tight, square binding. Colorful, illustrated wrappers. Weight, 50g. View more info


By: KNAPP, Wilfrid

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17187

ISBN: 500-12020-X

Condition: Near Fine

A volume in the series 'New Nations and Peoples Library'. The development of modern Tunisia in the context of its history. 224pp, 27 illustrations, 3 maps. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a sound binding. No wear to cloth. Dustjacket has a little wear at some edge s and tips. Weight, 540g. View more info

Six South African Scenes and Verse

By: KOLBE, F. C. et al

Price: $20.00

Publisher: CapeTown - Johannesburg, Juta & Co.: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 038789

Condition: Near Fine

Verses by F.C. Kolbe, herbert Tucker, 'Gordonia', and Maud Wynne Colel; illustrated by W. Westhofen.1 volume (unpaged) : tipped-in illustrations in color ; 24.5 cm. Bright, clean interior, nmarked and undamages. Wrapers show slight age soiling. String-tied binding is tight and sound. Weight, 129g. Lettermail rates apply. View more info

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Guns and Rain: Guerrillas & Spirit Mediums in Zimbabwe

By: LAN, David

Price: $9.00

Publisher: U.S.A., University of California Press: 1987

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 050476

ISBN: 0520055896

Condition: Good Very Good

Almost every anti-colonial struggle this century has been led by an army of guerrillas. No such struggle has succeeded without a very high degree of cooperation between guerrillas and the local peasantry. But what does "cooperation" between peasants and guerrillas really consist of? What effect does it have on the way they view the world for which they fight? In the struggle for Zimbabwe (1966-80), hundreds of thousands of peasants provided the guerrillas with practical help and support. But they went a good deal further. Throughout the country scores of spirit mediums, the religious l... View more info

Innocent Killers: A Fascinating Journey Through the Worlds of the Hyena, the Jackal, and the Wild Dog

By: LAWICK-GOODALL, Jane Van; LAWICK, Hugo van

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 1971

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 15316

ISBN: 0395121094

Condition: Fine

"A fascinating journey through the worlds of the hyena, the jackal, and the wild dog". Reprint. Originally published: London : Collins, 1970. 222 pages, 52 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm. Color maps on lining papers: Wild dogs, Lake Legaja; and, Jackals and hyenas, Ngorongoro Crater. Book is bright, clean and unmarked with a tight, square binding, no wear to the cloth. The price-clipped dustjacket is bright and clean in the main but with some top edge wear and a couple of very small chips. Unpacked weight, 842g. We ship Worldwide using both Canada Post and the Unite... View more info

The Dobe !Kung (Case Studies in Cultural Anthropology)

By: LEE, Richard B.

Price: $5.95

Publisher: New York, Holt Rinehart & Winston: 1984

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 30343

ISBN: 0030638038

Condition: VG+

'...a fascinating ethnography -an informative and engaging stugy of the Dobe !Kung peoples of Botswana, foragers of the Kalahari desert'. xvii, 173pp, illustrated. Interior is bright, clean and unmarked - no notes or underlines. Binding is tight and square. Slight curl to the fore-edge of the front wrapper. Eligible for inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail rates within Canada, slightly more to the USA and other Countries. View more info

Vereenging South Africa

By: LEIGH, Ramon Lewis

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Johannesburg, Courier-Gazette Publishers: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14171

Condition: Near Fine

History of the Town of Vereeniging in the Transvaal, Republic of South Africa. Text in English and in Afrikaans. 332pp, photo illustrated, color plate of Town Arms. Interior is bright, clean and unmarked. Binding is sound. Red cloth boards show no wear. Previous owner's stamp on ffep. Dustjacket has edge wear, margin tears and small tape repairs. Heavy book weighing 1.45kg. View more info

The Great Pyramid: Your Personal Guide From Exploration to Initiation


Price: $8.00

Publisher: Scranton, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., Element Books Ltd: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 30019

ISBN: 1852300167

Condition: About Fine

Authoritative guide to the Great Pyramid. 243pp, illustrated, diagrams, plans etc. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding. Almost 'as new'. Weight, 500g. View more info

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Time: The Weekly Newsmagazine, August 27, 1956

By: LUCE, Henry R. - Editor

Price: $8.95

Publisher: New York, Time Inc.: 1956

Edition: Vol. LXVIII, No. 9

Seller ID: 038987

Condition: Solid VG

Cover features artist drawn portrait of the Second President of Egypt, Gamal Abdel Nasser [1918-1970]. Canada edition - same content as USA edition, plus Canadian news, and scarcer. 80pp. Bright and clean copy. Sound, stapled binding. Address label to left foot of front cover. Pages slightly browning at edges, as usual. Slight edge wear only. Scan available, and many more issue. Weight, 160g. View more info

Let My People Go

By: LUTHULI, Albert

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, McGraw- Hill Book Co.: 1962

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 922

Condition: VG+

Autobiogarphy of Albert Luthuli, Nobel Peace Prize Winner for 1960. Anaccount of Race Relations in South Africa. Introduction by Charles Hooper. 247pp, photo illustrated. Interior is bright, clean and unmarked. Binding is tight and square. No wear to the boards but mild bumps to the bottom corner tips. The dustjacket is unclipped and shows very bright, clean, colorful graphics. Minor edge wear mostly to the bottom edge. Unpacked weight, 537g. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. Cana... View more info

The Cradle Days of Natal [1497-1845]


Price: $19.95

Publisher: Pietermaritzburg, SA, Shuter and Shooter: 1948

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 34572

Condition: VG+

Early history of Natal from its discovery by Vasco da Gama in 1497 until the annexation of Natal to the Cape. 348pp, photo illustrated. Clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding. Bookplate to fpde, otherwise unmarked. Unclipped dustjacket is clean and unmarked but has several msmall, missing chips and light edge wear. Weight, 608g. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. Online estimates by the Listing Site may not be correct and either additional, or reduced postage may be re... View more info

The Call of the Plantain Eater

By: MACLURE, Hugh L.

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Enderby, Author Published: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 19176

Condition: About VG

A self-published account of a Canadian Missionary in Africa from the 1940s to the 1970s. 165pp. Signed by the author on the title page. Generally bright and clean. Title page loosening. Otherwise, binding sound. 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 90g unpacked and qualifies for inexpensive Lettermail postage within Canada. Other Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone as per the USPS. World... View more info

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Mandela: An Illustrated Autobiography

By: MANDELA, Nelson

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A., Little Brown & Co.: 1996

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 045990

ISBN: 0316550388

Condition: As New

Biography of South Africa's Nelson Mandela. Illustrated with over 200 photographs, many never seen before. 208 p. : ill. ; 28 cm. Includes index. An 'as new' copy - bright, clean, unmarked and still fresh. Heavy book weighing 1.065kg. View more info

The Story of South Africa


Price: $9.95

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber Limited: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037468

Condition: About Fine

General history of South Africa. 1st printing, 8vo, 251pp, photo illustrated, maps. Hardcover in gold cloth with red ink titles and decoration, and with price-clipped dustjacket. Excellent copy, clean and tight. Weight, 502g. View more info

The Slaves of Timbuktu

By: MAUGHAM, Robin

Price: $37.50

Publisher: London, Longmans: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 09454

Condition: Near Fine

Story of the still-existing Slave Trade in West Africa around the area of Timbuktu. 234pp, photo illustrated. Clean, bright copy with firm binding. Unmarked. Dustjacket has minor edge wear and is otherwise clean and quite bright. View more info

Lords of the Atlas: Morocco, the Rise and Fall of the House of Glaoua

By: MAXWELL, Gavin

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Cassell: 2000

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 31809

ISBN: 0304354198

Condition: Fine

Madani "and T'hami El Glaoui, sons of a Moroccan Caid by an Ethiopian concubine, rose meteorically to power in the almost medieval state of Morocco at the end of the nineteenth century. This is the epic story of the more than fifty years in which they governed the country in barbaric, ostentatious splendor, until their spectacular downfall in 1956"--Jacket. Originally published: London : Longmans, 1966. 272 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps ; 25 cm. Bright, clean and unmarked, still 'fresh' and 'as new'. Weight, 1.026kg. View more info

Stanley, the Making of an African Explorer

By: McLYNN, Frank

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Oxford University Press, Oxford University Press: 1991

Edition: First Oxford Printing

Seller ID: 044041

ISBN: 0192827766

Condition: As New

Biography of Sir Henry Morton Stanley [1841-1904], the great African explorer. Originally published: London : Constable, 1989. 411 p., [8] p. of plates : ill., 2 maps, ports. ; 20 cm. A 'mint' copy - bright, unmarked, still fresh. Tight, square binding, uncreased spine. Weight, 301g. View more info