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Arabs and Nubians in New Halfa: A Study of Settlement and Irrigation

By: SALEM-MURDOCK, Muneera

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Salt Lake City, University of Utah Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18796

ISBN: 0874803101

Condition: Fine


Foreword by Michael M. Horowitz. 205pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked copy. Sound binding. No wear to cloth. Dustjacket is bright and clean with a small, internal tape repair to bottom of spine. 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 540g. 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. View more info

Arabs and Nubians in New Halfa: A Study of Settlement and Irrigation

By: SALEM-MURDOCK, Muneera

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A., Univ of Utah Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 32045

ISBN: 0874803101

Condition: Fine


Settlement and Irrigation in the Sudan. 205pp. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding, no wear to cloth. Nearly similar, unclipped dustjacket. Weight, 525g. View more info

The Suez Canal in Peace and War 1869-1969

By: SCHONFIELD, Hugh J.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Coral Gables, University of Miami Press: 1969

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 07476

ISBN: 87024-126-5

Condition: Fine


History of the Suez Canal up to, and including, the Suez Crisis of 1956 and the Six-Day War. 214pp, photo illustrated View more info

Afrikanisches Skizzenbuch: Verschollene Merkwurdigkeiten

By: SCHWEINFURTH, Georg

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Berlin, Deutsche Buch-Gemeinschaft: 1925

Edition: First Edition [presumed]

Seller ID: 21840

Condition: About Very Good


German language text. 312pp, illustrated, photo illustrated, fixed silk page marker. Interior is bright and clean. Binding is sound though front hinge is partly cracked. Small name stamps in a couple of places. Minor wear to edges of boards. Very little wear to leather spine. Gilt titles and decoration are bright. 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... View more info

On the Edge of the Primeval Forest, &, More Fro the Primeval Forest: Experiences and Observations of a Doctor in Equatorial Africa

By: SCHWEITZER, Albert

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, A. & C. Black: 1951

Edition: CoMbined Editiuon, Second Printing

Seller ID: 08951

Condition: VG+


Schweitzer's own observations on his mission in Africa. Combined edition of two parts. Translated from the German by Ch. Th. Campion. 222pp, 25 photo illustrations, map, 4pp ads. Gift inscription to ffep. Binding solid, interior clean, boards clean and without wear. Price-clipped dustjacket is complete but showing some edge wear and is quite heavily sun-darkened. Weight, 512g. View more info

Crisis in Rhodesia

By: SHAMUYARIRA, Nathan M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Andre Deutsch: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14281

Condition: Near Fine


Story of the political crises in Rhodesia in the years 1955-1964. Foreword by Sir Hugh Foot. 240pp. Bright, clean interior with a sound binding. Inked-out name on ffp. Dustjacket has a little edge wear and some light rubbing. Weight, 370g. View more info

The Igbo-Igala Borderland: Religion & Social Control in Indigenous African Colonialism

By: SHELTON, Austin J.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Albany, State University of New York Press: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23001

ISBN: 0873950828

Condition: About Fine


History of the Nsukka borderlands of Nigeria. 274pp, illustrated.Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a sound binding. No wear to cloth. Unclipped dustjacket has a little edge wear, some rubbing and fading to spine. Weight, 570g. 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 rat... View more info

In Southern Light: Trekking Through Zaire and the Amazon

By: SHOUMATOFF, Alex

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, Hutchinson: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 27058

ISBN: 0091700701

Condition: VG+


Travel to Zaire and the Amazon by a gifted travel writer. 239pp. Bright, clean, unmarked copy. Tight, square binding.No wear to cloth. unclipped dustjacket with only very slight wear to some edges. Weight, 410g. View more info

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

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Figures in Ebony: Past and Present in a West African City

By: TONG, Raymond

Price: $12.00

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 sound binding. Dustjacket, unclipped and in a protective brodart, is very bright and clean. Minor top edge wear. Weight, 340g. 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 ... 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