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The Story of South Africa

By: MARQUARD, Leo

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

Die Sprache Der Suaheli

By: MEINHOF, Carl

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Berlin, Dietrich Reimer: 1941

Edition: Vierte Durchgesehne Auflage

Seller ID: 16595

Condition: Near Fine


Deutsche Kolonialsprachen, Band II. German language text. 116pp. Bright, clean copy with a sound binding. Virtually no wear to wraps. Weight, 170g. View more info

Rhodes

By: MILLIN, Sarah Gertrude

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Chatto & Windus, London, 1933:

Seller ID: 2503


Biography of Cecil Rhodes, the great British Imperialist. 1st, tall 8vo, 389pp, endpaper maps. Hardcover in black cloth lacking dustjacket. Boards a little scuffed. About VG. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. Images always available. Shipped well packed. [Maximum postage to anywhere within Canada is now approx US$15.00- up to 5kg total weight, boxed, insured, trackable and faster than regular parcels. Less will be charged if rates indicate]. View more info

Rhodes

By: MILLIN, Sarah Gertrude

Price: $6.95

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1936

Edition: Second Printing of This Edition

Seller ID: 15109

Condition: About VG


Life of Cecil John Rhodes [1853-1902], African statesman. A volume in the 'Golden Library', No. 3. 389pp, death-mask frontis. endpaper maps. Bright, clean interior. Binding good though front hinge cracked. Minor wear only to cloth. Weight, 610g. View more info

The Quality of Life; As Illustrated by Architecture in Southern Africa

By: MISZEWSKI, Maciek

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Cape Town, SA, Murray & Stewart Group: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037812

ISBN: 0620028955

Condition: VG+


Examples of South African architecture which can be shown, in the Author's opinion, to enhance the quality of life. 1st edition, 9.75"x9.75", 128pp, profusely photo illus in b&w and in color. Hardcover with dustjacket. Ink gift inscription to half-title page. Dustjacket shows minor edge wear. Weight, 775g. View more info

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The Yao Village : a Study in the Social Structure of a Nyasaland Tribe

By: MITCHELL, J. Clyde

Price: $18.50

Publisher: UK, Manchester University Press: 1966

Edition: Reprint with Minor Corrrections

Seller ID: 045486

Condition: Fine


Study of the Yao people of Nyasaland. Published on behalf of the Rhodes-Livingstone Institute by Manchester University Press. First printed in 1956. xviii, 235 p. : ill., ports., maps, diagrs., tables ; 23 cm. OCLC Number: 1729006. A bright, clean, unmarked copy, still fresh, in a similar, price-clipped dustjacket. See scan. Weight, 562g. View more info

Haile Selassie's War: The Italian-Ethiopian Campaign, 1935-1941

By: MOCKLER, Anthony

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1984

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 047680

ISBN: 0394542223

Condition: About Fine


In 1936, the Italian Fascist invaders drove Emperor Haile Selassie from his throne in Adis Ababa, Ethiopia. Five years later to the day, he returned to the city after the Italians had been driven out by African, French & British forces. This book recounts the military history of those years, describing the initial invasion & the events that led to the reversal. xxxxii, 454 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm. Book is bright and clean and unmarked - except for a small gift inscription top the top edge of the ffep. Binding is tight andsquare showing no wear. The unclipped dustjacket shows tiny wear at the t... View more info

Zoon Van Afrika

By: MODUPE, Prins

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Arnhem, Van Loghum Slaterus: 1961

Edition: First Dutch Printing

Seller ID: 19034

Condition: Near Fine


Autobiography of an African Chief. Translated from the English of 'I was a Savage'. Dutch language text. 194pp. Bright, clean copy with a sound binding. No wear to boards. Boards have a slight, forward curve. Attrative silk-screened dustjacket show virtually no wear. Attractive copy. Reduced 40%. 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 350g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone as pe... View more info

Lady's Letters from Central Africa: A Journey from Mandala, Shire Highlands in 1890

By: MOIR, Jane F.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Malawi, Africa, Central Africana: 1991

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 1126

ISBN: 9990814082

Condition: As New


"A re-issue of the 1891 edition with a new introduction by Colin Wilshaw and contemporary photography added." Originally published: Glasgow, Scotland, 1891. xxvii, 67 pages : illustrations (1 folded), maps ; 19 cm. Series Title: ``Centennial series (Blantyre, Malawi), no. 3``. An às new`copy - bright, fresh and unmarked, seemingly never read. Weight, 205g. Lettermail may apply. View more info

Henry M. Stanley the African Explorer

By: MONTEFIORE, Arthur

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, S. W. Partridge & Co.:

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 12972

Condition: Good VG


Early edition of a Life of the African explorer and Journalist, H. M. Stanley. Undated. Gift inscription on verso of frontis is dated 1889. 160pp, illustrated, 16pp book catalog. Clean interior and a sound binding. Front cover is attractively illustrated with some parts gilt. Slightly darkened spine. Weight, 360g. View more info

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Blue Nile: Ethiopia's River of Magic and Mystery

By: MORELL, Virginia

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Washington, Adventure Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12830

ISBN: 0-7922-7951-4

Condition: As New


An account of a 19999 expedition down the Blue Nile, through Ethiopia.324pp, color photo illustrated. Mint copy, as bright and fresh 'as new'. Unpacked weight, 654g. 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 required, particularly for Canadian and Overseas shipments, but not usually to the USA. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA ca... View more info

Tibesti: Die Entdeckung die Riesenkrater und die Erstdurchquerung des Sudan 1868 - 1874

By: NACHTIGAL, Gustav: SCHIFFERS, Heinrich

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Tubingen, Horst Erdmann Verlag: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 28074

ISBN: 3771103053

Condition: About 'As New'


Travel and exploration in the Sudan. German language text. 432pp, mit 56 Abbildungen. Book is bright, clean and fresh. Unmarked. Tight, square binding, no wear to cloth. About as new. Dustjacket is nearly similar except for slight sun-fading to spine and slight rubbing to spine edges. Weight, 540g. View more info

Lithops. Plantae succulentae, rarissimae, in terra obscuratae, e familia Aizoaceae, ex Africa Australi

By: NEKL, Gert Cornelis

Price: $55.00

Publisher: South Africa, University of Stellenbosch: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14967

Condition: Fine


Lithops is a genus of succulent plants in the ice plant family, Aizoaceae. Members of the genus are native to southern Africa. ... They avoid being eaten by blending in with surrounding rocks and are often known as pebble plants or living stones. Text in English and Africaans. 178pp, illustrated with b&w photographs and with 43 colour plates. Internally bright, clean and unmarked. Very attractivecolour plates. Tight, square binding, sound hinges. Bound in flawless green cloth with gilt titles and decoration. Dustjacket is also clean and unmarked but with a ragged top edge missing 3 small piec... View more info

British Policy towards West Africa. Select Documents, 1786-1874

By: NEWBURY, C. W.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Oxford, Clarendon Press: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037617

Condition: Near Fine


Compiled by C. W. Newbury. OCLC Number:415069. xxviii, 656 pages, [1] folded leaf of plates : maps ; 23 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding, sound hinges. Clean navy cloth shows light surface rubbing . Corners sharp. Weight, 912g. View more info

South African Journey

By: NEWMAN, Bernard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Travel Book Club: 1965

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 760

Condition: Fine


A famous world travellerspent the Summer of 1964 exploring South Africa. 222 pages, maps; 23 cm. very bright, clean interior. Tight, square binding, no wearto the cloth. The unclipped dustjacket shows a very bright, clean, illustrated, front panel and spine. Rear panelshows light creases, slight soilinh and minor edge wear. Unpacked weight, We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. Images always available. Shipped well packed. USA postage usually $6.50 or less. Canadian postage varies... View more info

The Forgotten Path

By: NEWMAN, David E.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: London, The Tracel Book Club: 1965

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 13367

Condition: About Fine


Travel by automobile from London to Lagos in Nigeria, via the forbiding Sahara. 190 pages, illustrations, map ; 23 cm. Edited by Michael Hamlyn. Originally published by Hale. Interuior is clean and bright, pages white. Unmarked. Only small defect - vertical corner crease to the front endpaper. Tight, square binding, no wear to the orange-red cloth. The price-clipped dustjacket is very nearly Fine with a very attractive pictorial jacket front and spine. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overch... View more info

The King's Pillow and Other Plays

By: NG'OMBE, James Lapani

Price: $8.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Evans Brothers Ltd.: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039103

ISBN: 0237509164

Condition: VG


Small volume containing three plays by African playwright, James Ng'ombe [Nigeria]. 71pp. Interior is clean and unmarked, pages lighly browned. Stapled binding is soind and tight. Minor rubbing and edge wear to card wrappers and a corner crease to rear panel. Weight, 90g. View more info