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CAPE COLONY TO-DAY

By: Burton, A R E

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Cape Town, Townshend, Taylor, & Snashall, 1907


Rubbing to extremities. Shelfwear to boards. Binding slightly weak in front portion of book ; Still under British rule, South Africa as of 1907 is examined here. Numerous statistics, photos, and maps ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 316 pages View more info

CECIL RHODES

By: Millin, Sarah Gertrude

Price: $30.96

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers, 1933


Biography of Cecil Rhodes, founder of the De Beers diamond company and head of Rhodesia, which is now Zambia and Zimbabwe ; 8vo; 449 pages View more info

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CENTRAL AFRICAN AIRWAYS GUIDE TO THE FEDERATION OF RHODESIA AND NYASALAND

By: Levin, L. S. [editor]

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Salisbury, A. J. Levin, 1957


2" piece of spine missing. Front & rear boards reinforced to spine with tape. Ex-lib with Yale University discard slip laid in. Ink notation to half-title bleeding through to verso of front board. Wear to extremities ; B & W and a few color photos illustrate this guidebook/advertisement for Central Africa. Numerous ads throughout outlining the advantages of vacationing/relocating/doing business in the area ; B&W Photographs; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 264 pages View more info

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COOMASSIE AND MAGDALA The Story of Two British Campaigns in Africa

By: Stanley, Henry M.

Price: $375.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers, 1874


Wear to extremities with corners slightly bumped. Top & bottom of spine worn. Previous owner's writing on title-page. Internally VG+ (including maps and illustrations) with binding tight; Sky-blue boards with clay-brown endpapers. Frontispiece and 27 illustrations. 2 maps. ; 8vo; 510 pages View more info

DENATURED AFRICA

By: Streeter, Daniel W.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Putnam, 1926


Rubbing to extremities. Binding not tight. Ex-lib with minimal markings; With humor and wit, author Streeter recounts how he realized at the age of thirty-nine, that he had never been anywhere, and so decided to travel to Africa. Maps in endpapers. Tissue protected frontispiece; B&W Photographs; 8vo - 8" to 9" tall; 338 pages View more info

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DERVISH The Rise and Fall of an African Empire

By: Warner, Philip

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Taplinger Publishing Company, 1975


Slight wear to DJ with apparent sticker removal; A series of confrontations between the forces of the Mahdi, called the Dervishes, and the British colonialists ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 235 pages View more info

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DIGGING FOR LOST AFRICAN GODS The Record of Five Years Archaeological Excavation in North Africa

By: De Prorok, Byron Khun

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1926


Wear to spine ends. Spine lettering faded; Detailed look not just at the archaeological expeditions, but how they are organized, how excavations are actually done, and how it all relates to the study of prehistoric humans. Top edge gilt. Folding map bound in rear; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 369 pages View more info

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FOR WANT OF A NAIL The Failure of the League of Nations in Ethiopia

By: Wilson Jr. , Hugh R.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Vantage Press, 1959

Edition: First Edition


Light wear & foxing to DJ; The attempt to sanction Italy for its invasion of Ethiopia was not successful. Stated first edition ; 8vo; 96 pages View more info

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FORTY YEARS AMONG THE ZULUS

By: Tyler, Josiah

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Boston, Congregational Sunday-School and Publishing Society, 1891


Slight spotting to boards. Dampstaining throughout, occasionally affecting text. Binding not tight ; Forty years as a missionary in South Africa ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 300 pages View more info

FRAIL BARRIER

By: Gillon, Philip

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Vanguard Press, 1952


Rubbing and shelf wear to DJ; A novel of South Africa and the trials and tribulations of lawyers ; 8vo; 249 pages View more info

GEMINI TO JOBURG The True Story of a Flight over Africa

By: Lewis, Cecil

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Random House, 1984

Edition: First Edition


Small closed tear to front of DJ; Includes Random House promotional photo laid in. Maps in endpapers. Noted pilot Cecil Lewis takes a journey of the self as well as of the air, both looking back to WWI and WWII and looking forward to increased self-awareness ; 8vo; 182 pages View more info

GLIMPSES OF SOUTH AFRICA

By: Wright, Noel

Price: $102.88

Publisher: London, A & C Black, 1929


Corners slightly bumped. Spotting to spine; Thirty-one photographs and one folding map; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 246 pages View more info

GREATER FRANCE IN AFRICA

By: Sloane, William Milligan

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner, 1924


Binding slightly loose; The history of French colonialism in Africa ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 293 pages View more info

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HOME FROM SEA

By: Packer, Joy

Price: $20.17

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton & Co. , Inc., 1963

Edition: First Edition


Light wear to DJ; South African author Packer writes of her upbringing ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 250 pages View more info

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IM DUNKELSTEN AFRIKA [2 VOLUME SET] Aufsuchung, Rettung Und Rückzug Emin Pascha's, Gouverneurs Der Aequatorialprovinz

By: Stanley, Henry M.

Price: $360.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1890

Edition: First German Edition


Boards a bit worn, especially to extremities. Hinges started. First and last pages a bit chipped but not obtrusive. Facsimile letter with small tears in VG- condition. Vol I: Front hinge cracked and first few pages loose but present. Otherwise internally VG+ with binding tight exept for pp 288, vol I: book block split; Green boards with gilt lettering and gilt facsimile of Stanley's signature. With all 150 plates and 3 maps. Includes the beautiful facsimile letter, that ... View more info