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MEMORIES OF MASHONALAND

By: Knight-Bruce, G W H

Price: $225.00

Publisher: London, Edward Arnold, 1895


Chipping to spine. Bookplate in front endpaper. Hinges started; An English missionary lives amongst the Mashona peoples and here tells his tale ; 8vo - 8" to 9" tall; 248 pages View more info

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MILESTONES IN AFRICAN HISTORY

By: Seth, Ronald

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Chilton Book Company, 1969

Edition: First Edition


Wear to price clipped DJ; A comprehensive view of the teeming continent's history; Milestones in History; 8vo; 150 pages View more info

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MOROCCO

By: Bensusan, S L

Price: $250.00

Publisher: London, A & C Black, 1904

Edition: First Edition


Boards with light rubbing to extremities. Minute tears to spine ends. Former owner's name on front free endpaper. First and last few pages browned and a bit frail. Light chipping to half title page ; Butterscotch boards with ornate design to front and spine. Top edge gilt; Color Illustrations; 8vo; xv, 231 pages View more info

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MY AFRICAN NEIGHBORS Man, Bird, and Beast in Nyasland

By: Coudenhove, Hans

Price: $27.37

Publisher: Boston, Little Brown & Company, 1925

Edition: First Edition


Wear to extremities. Fraying to spine ends. Ex-lib with blindstamp to title page and card pocket removal residue to front endpaper ; So immersed in African culture is author Coudenhove that he had not slept in a bed, dined with a human, or seen any entertainment in decades of living there. Quoth he: I have not been in a theatre for twenty-eight years...and I have never seen any of the modern dances--'jazz' I think they are called. So this perspective might be considered ... View more info

NATIVE LIFE IN SOUTH AFRICA

By: Birkby, Carel

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Pretoria, South African Tourist Corporation,


Minor shelf wear to cover ; Condensed view of customs of native peoples of South Africa. Undated, circa 50's ; Color Illustrations; Square 12mo; 48 pages View more info

NEW SONG IN A STRANGE LAND

By: Warner, Esther

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton and Mifflin, 1948


Slight wrinkling and one small closed tear to DJ. Previous owner's inscription in fep; An American artist goes to Liberia and is eventually accepted as a peer. An interesting, unusual story; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 302 pages View more info

NEW SONG IN A STRANGE LAND

By: Warner, Esther

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton and Mifflin, 1948


Small open tear and staining to DJ. Apparent water stain upper corner first few pages. Binding slightly loose; An American artist goes to Liberia and is eventually accepted as a peer. An interesting, unusual story; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 302 pages View more info

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NEW WIND IN A DRY LAND An Account of a Sojourn Among the Nomads of Somaliland

By: Laurence, Margaret

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf, 1965


Slight wear to DJ. Organization stamp in endpapers ; Author Laurence lived two years in the deserts of Somaliland, where her engineer husband was employed building artificial lakes. Living amongst the people of the desert gives unique insight into the human condition ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 295 pages View more info

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NEW WIND IN A DRY LAND An Account of a Sojourn Among the Nomads of Somaliland

By: Laurence, Margaret

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf, 1964

Edition: First American Edition


Open tears and fading to DJ; Author Laurence lived two years in the deserts of Somaliland, where her engineer husband was employed building artificial lakes. Living amongst the people of the desert gives unique insight into the human condition. stated first American edition; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 295 pages View more info

NORTH OF SOUTH An African Journey

By: Naipaul, Shiva

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster, 1979

Edition: First Edition


Wrinkling to top and spine of DJ; Funny, sad, and informative all at the same time, Naipaul's treatment of Africa remains a classic ; 8vo; 349 pages View more info

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ON THE EDGE OF THE PRIMEVAL FOREST

By: Schweitzer, Albert

Price: $1,250.00

Publisher: London, A & C Black Ltd., 1924


Wear to extremities. Browning to endpapers. Occasional foxing. Blurb tipped in to front free endpaper ; Schweitzer's stay in French-controlled equitorial Africa. INSCRIBED in French by the doctor to title page. Bookplate to front pastedown of birth control pioneer Margaret Sanger; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 180 pages View more info

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OVER AFRICAN JUNGLES The Record of a Glorious Adventure over the Big Game Country of Africa 60,000 Miles by Airplane

By: Johnson, Martin

Price: $70.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Brace & Company, 1935

Edition: First Edition


B&W Photographs; 8vo; 263 pages View more info

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PEOPLES OF AFRICA

By: Gibbs Jr. , James L. [editor]

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1966


DJ shows wear with chipping and small open tears. Previous owner's names to front free endpaper ; Original analysis of fifteen cultures of Africa south of the Sahara; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 594 pages View more info

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SAFARI BY JET

By: Del Rey, Maria (Sister)

Price: $23.77

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1962

Edition: First Edition


Wear & chipping to DJ; The sister visits Tanganyika, Ceylon, the Philippines, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Korea, and Japan; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 308 pages View more info

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SOUTH AFRICAN TRAITS

By: Mackinnon, Rev. James

Price: $102.88

Publisher: Edinburgh, James Gremmell, 1887

Edition: ex-library


Wear to extremities. Small parts of spine covering missing to top and bottom. Dewey decimal label to spine. Library of the War Department inkstamps and embossment of General Staff college to title page and front endpaper. Card pocket to rear endpaper. Binding loose in several spots ; Observations based on several years in South Africa; 8vo; 301,16 pages View more info