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Aspects of the History of Copper Mining in Namaqualand, 1846-1931

By: SMALBERGER, John M.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Cape Town, C. Struik: 1975

Seller ID: 24577

ISBN: 0869770438

Condition: VG+


Colourful hsitory of copper mining in Namaqualand, South Africa, from the 1600 until the 1970s. 152 pages, 10 unnumbered leaves of plates, tables; 22cm. Book is clean amd unmarked with bright, white pages. Tight, square bindin g, sound hinges. Bright, clean, cloth boards. Mild, lower corner bumps. Unclipped dustjacket shows a little edge wear nd a couple of minor chips. Unpacked weight, 433g. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. No taxes on Canadian, American or Overseas Orders. Ima... View more info

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The Boer War: 1899-1902

By: SMURTHWAITE, David

Price: $15.00

Publisher: UK, Hamlyn: 2002

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 25644

ISBN: 0600607739

Condition: As New


Fascinating account of the Boer War in South Africa, 1899-1902. The Boer War pitted the might of the British Empire (with more than half a million men mobilized) against 80,000 South African Boers--and this detailed and lavishly illustrated history goes right to the heart of the struggle. Originally published: 1999. 208 p. : ill. (some col.), col. map ; 28 cm. Profusely photo illustrated. Bright, fresh and unmarked - `as new`. Tiught, square binding, no spine creasing. Heavy book weighing 1.026kg. View more info

Cango: The Story of the Cango Caves of South Africa

By: South African Spelaeological Association

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Cape Town, Maskew Miller: 1960

Edition: Second Edition, Revised

Seller ID: 11948

Condition: VG+


Story of the Cango Caves in South Africa by members of the South African Spelaeological Association. 77pp, photo illustrated, endpaper maps. View more info

The Sphinx Awakes

By: SPARROW, Gerald

Price: $8.95

Publisher: London, Robert Hale: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 34353

Condition: Very Good


Egypt at the time of Nasser and the early days of President Nasser. 1st edition, 8vo., 217pp, photo illustrated. Hardcover in black cloth, no dustjacket. Interior is bright, clean and unmarked. Binding is tight. No wear to black cloth except a little rubbing to boards. Weight, 520g. View more info

Animals of East Africa

By: SPINAGE, C. A.

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Co: 1963

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 31715

Condition: Near Fine


Introduction to African wildlife with more than 90 photos depicting wildlife in action.160pp, photo illustrated in b&w. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding. No wear to cloth. Dustjacket, with price clip, show minro edge wear, a tape repair to head of spine, etc. Weight, 740g. View more info

John L. Stoddard's Lectures: Volume 7, The Rhine, Belgium, Holland, Mexico

By: STODDARD, John L.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Boston, Geo. L. Shuman & Co.: 1911

Edition: Later Edition

Seller ID: 29937

Condition: Very Good


Volume 7 from a series of 10 volumes [plus 4 additional volumes]. 336pp, photo illustrated, color frontis, attractive patterened endpapers, umarked. Clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding, no wear or cracking to hinges. Attractive dark brown leather spine and corners. Red marbled paper completes the binding. Minor wear to leather edges, but quite minimal. Quite an attractive copy, above average. Weight, 910g. View more info

Natal and Kaffraria; Steel Engraved Map

By: TALLIS, John; MONTGOMERY MARTIN, R.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: London, John Tallis & Company: 1851

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 053683

Condition: Very Good +


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 map 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 Natal in South Africa including Kaffraria. Included are decorative vignettes of the Entrance to Port Natal; and a large vignette of Port Natal and To... View more info

Western Africa; Steel Engraved Map

By: TALLIS, John; MONTGOMERY MARTIN, R.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: London, John Tallis & Company: 1851

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 053684

Condition: Very Good +


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 map 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 Western Africa from St. Louis [Senegal] on the northern coast, to the Bight of Biafra in the south. Included are decorative vignettes of Christiansbo... View more info

Cape Colony; Steel Engraved Map

By: TALLIS, John; MONTGOMERY MARTIN, R.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: London, John Tallis & Company: 1851

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 053685

Condition: Very Good +


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 map 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 Cape Colony in South Africa. Included are decorative vignettes of Christiansborg; Cape Coast Castle; Sierra Leone; and Bakel. The map itself is very ... View more info

Israel and South Africa: The Unholy Alliance

By: TOMEH, George J.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, New World Press: 1973

Edition: Second Enlarged Edition

Seller ID: 22616

Condition: Fine


Explores the relationship between Israel and South Africa in the days of white rule and apartheid. Strongly anti-Zionist. 76pp. Bright, clean, unmarked copy, almost 'as new'. Weight, 115g. Ships via inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail. Postage $4.00 to 6.00 within North America, in card sleeve. Enquire for rates to the Rest of the World. We ship at our cost. Image available. View more info

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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

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