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21 England, Jane The Bull Whip
Garden City, N. Y. Doubleday Doran 1929 First Edition Hard cover Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 310 pages; HC/DJ 1st edition. Square, snug and neat in original mustard cloth. Pictorial dust jacket with pictorial art and graphic design by Wilford Jones. Dust jacket mildly shelf soiled to panels, a bit darkened to spine and with shallow chipping at spine ends and a tiny snag rear. $2.50 issue price intact on unclipped front flap. F/VG+ 
Price: 45.00 USD
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22 Erapu, Laban Restless Feet
Nairobi Oxford University Press 1969 First Edition Paperback Very Good- 
12mo 7" - 7" tall; 123 pages; Trade sized paperback in pictorial covers. Sound clean copy with a light vertical crease to the cover and text block. Light handling rub to covers at edges. One world marginal notation to the publisher copy on the rear cover. Solid and clean. VG-. Hard to find title. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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23 Fallers, Margaret Chave and Daryll Forde (Series editor) The Eastern Lacustrine Bantu (Ganda and Soga)
London International African Institute 1960 First Edition Wraps Very Good 
Ethnographic Survey of Africa; East Central Africa Part XI; Map, folding; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 86 pages; Trade sized paperback in title lettered card stock wraps. Sound clean copy with mild toning and shelf evidence to covers. Prior owner name penned neatly to front endpage. Folding map at rear. VG 
Price: 25.00 USD
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24 Franchetti, Raimondo Nella Dancalia Etiopica Spedizione Italiana, 1928-1929; "Publicazione Posta Sotto Gli Auspici Della Reale Societa Geografica Italiana."
Milano A. Mondadori 1935 Third Edition Paperback with dust jacket Very Good in Good+ dust jacket 
Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 424 pages; Paperback in original pictorial dust jacket. Bound in plain card stock covers. Grpahic pictorial dust jacket in red, black, white and gray. Illustrated with photographs. Prior owner's small name stamp to title page, along with a circular blind stamp which appears to be of government or publisher origin. Mild reader crease to spine. Dust jacket chipped and rubbed at edges with light soiling to the whites of the design. Sound clean copy in a decent dust jacket. VG/G+ 
Price: 79.50 USD
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25 Grantham, A. E The Wisdom of Akhnaton,
New York John Lane 1920 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 179 pages; Gray linen backstrip with titling lettered in black. Slate colored paper over boards. Paper rubbed at edges with several small chips missing lower edge cover board, near corner. Contents clean, snug and unmarked. A few pages opened roughly at front edge. VG- 
Price: 22.50 USD
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26 Griaule, Marcel Dieu D'Eau; Entretiens Avec Ogotemmeli
Paris Fayard 1966 2253039918 / 9782253039914 Mass Market Paperback Near Fine 
B&W Illustrations ; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 256 pages; Small format paperback in glossy, color pictorial covers. Firm and sturdy copy, in excellent condition. Corners lightly rubbed. NF 
Price: 20.00 USD
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27 Gribble, Florence Newberry Undaunted Hope: Life of James Gribble
Ashland, OH Foreign Missionary Society of the Brethren Church 1934 First Edition Hardcover Very Good 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 438 pages; 1934 United Brethren Church. HC 1st edition. Publisher's original blue cloth with title lettering in gilt to cover and spine. Binding solid and contents neat. No marks. Expected light toning to page stock. VG or a little better. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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28 Harris, Captain William Cornwallis The Wild Sports of Southern Africa; Being the Narrative of a Hunting Expedition from the Cape of Good Hope, through the Territories of the Chief Moselekatse to the Tropic of Capricorn
London John Murray 1839 First Edition 1/2 leather Very Good- 
Lithographs, engravings; folding map; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 387 pages; 1st edition printed in England after an 1838 Bombay printing. Bound in a mid 19th century 1/2 rubbed calf leather over burgundy colored paper covered boards. Illustrated with 3 lithographs and 4 engraved plates along with a folding map of "Africa North East of the Cape Colony." Spine in 6 compartments with five raised bands; decorative ruling in gilt to the bands and adjacent compartment edges. Burgundy morocco title label brightly lettered in gilt. Shallow chipping to leather at spine ends and light rubbing to the surface of the leather at corners and spine edges. Upper board detached at joint; contents snugly bound, neat and complete. Lithographs printed on heavier laid paper stand a little proudly at the front edge. Armorial bookplate (H. W. Blake) mounted to the front pastedown; a small smudged and illegible ownership in script to the top corner of the title page. A few stray and very mild ink spots across the title and adjacent verso. One of the lithographed plates shows a mild damp line across the blank top edge; one of the engraved plates has a stray ink smudge in the blank margin. 1st British edition wants mending or rebacking but otherwise neat and attractive. VG- thus 
Price: 325.00 USD
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29 Helser, Albert D. and Franz Boas (Foreword) and Oliver Whitwell Wilson (Illust. ) African Stories
New York Fleming H. Revell 1930 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ 
Woodcuts; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 223 pages; HC in publisher's decorative, pictorial cloth binding. 1st edition. Rust brown cloth with title lettering and borders stamped in black and an orange and black pictorial vignette to the cover board. Snug, bright and neat. Prior owner name neatly penciled to front endpage. Illustrated from woodcuts by Wilson; foreword by Boas. Bright and attractive; uncommon thus. VG++ 
Price: 40.00 USD
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30 Hoffman, Carl Von Jungle Gods
New York Henry Holt and Company 1929 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good Signed by Author
B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 286 pages; HC in blue cloth with titles and pictorial design boldly stamped in orange and black to front cover and spine. 1st printing. Boldly inscribed and signed by the author across the surface of the title page. Square, sound and neat. Small spot of soiling to cloth on the rear board, adjacent to the base of the spine. Illustrated with B&W photographs and pictorial endpages. Lacking dust jacket, but otherwise very neat. VG; Signed by Author 
Price: 23.50 USD
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31 Jahn, Janheinz Through African Doors
New York Grove Press 1962 First US Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
B&W Photographs & Maps; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 235 pages; 1962 Grove Press HC/DJ 1st US ed. Superb unread copy in immaculate condition. Hard to imagine a copy in better condition. As new. F/F 
Price: 27.00 USD
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32 Jr., Henry Louis Gates; Davis, Lynn Wonders of the African World
New York Alfred A. Knopf Publishing- 1999 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
B&W & Color Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 275 pages; 1999 Knopf HC/DJ 1st edition. Oversize oblong format. In original pictorial dust jacket. Bright clean and neat with just superficial handling evidence to externals. Profusely illustrated with period and recent photographs. F/NF. Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 22.50 USD
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33 Kittenberger, Kalman & Peter Capstick (Ed. ) Big Game Hunting and Collecting In East Africa, 1903-1926
New York St. Martin's Press 1989 0312032943 / 9780312032944 First Edition Thus Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket 
B&W Photographs and maps; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 348 pages; Tightly bound and clean in shelf rubbed and edge worn dust jacket. Prior owner's small, inconspicuous circular blind stamp to the front endpage. Illustrated with b&w photographs and maps. VG+/VG- 
Price: 12.50 USD
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34 Kolbe, Rev. F. W. A Language-Study Based on Bantu Or an Inquiry Into the Laws of Root-Formation, the Original Plural, the Sexual Dual, and the Principles of Word-Comparison; with Tables Illustrating the Primitive Pronominal System Restored in the African Bantu Family...
London Trubner & Co. 1888 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- 
Tables & chart, folding; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 97 pages; Sound in original green cloth with titles brightly in gilt to cover and spine. Light shelf tapping to boards at corner tips. A gift bookplate mounted to the front pastedown. Light/moderate general toning to front and rear endpages. Contents bright, fresh and clean; no marks. VG- 
Price: 95.00 USD
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35 Last, Murray The Professionalisation of African Medicine
Manchester, UK Manchester University Press 1986 071901851X / 9780719018510 Hard cover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 293 pages; Manchester University Press HC/DJ Signature of contributor Carol MacCormack to top edge of front endpage. Handwritten note laid in at front (laying out and complaining re: details of the publisher's pricing structure) from principal editor, Murray Last, to MacCormack. Book is square snug and neat. Text unmarked. Dust jacket mildly surface wrinkled. Solid neat copy. VG+/VG+; Signed by Contributor 
Price: 130.00 USD
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36 Latouche, John Treville (Belgian) Congo by John Treville Latouche; Andre Cauvin
Willow, White & Co. 1945 Hardcover Good+ Illustrated by Andre Cauvin 
B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 194 pages; 1945 Willow, White and Co. HC. No dustjacket. Binding tight and square. Red cloth boards are clean and show only hints of shelf-wear, rubbing at rear. Inside is bright, fresh and unmarked. A very good+ copy. 
Price: 13.79 USD
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37 Le Gouic, Gerard and Iba Ndiaye (Illust. ) Geographie De Fleuve; Poeme
Quimper Editions Telen Arvour 1979 Hardcover Very Good+ Illustrated by Iba Ndiaye 
B&W Illustrations; Square 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 160 pages; Square format HC is tight and fresh in original yellow cloth with title lettering in chocolate brown to cover and spine. Light soiling to front cover. Text clean and unmarked. Illustrated with B/W drawings by d'Iba Ndiaye. VG+ 
Price: 17.50 USD
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38 Lee, Richard B. & Irven DeVore Kalahari Hunter-Gatherers; Studies of the !Kung San and Their Neighbors
Cambridge, MA Harvard University Press 1976 0674499859 / 9780674499850 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Photographs and diagrams; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 432 pages; Ardcover in photo pictorial dust jacket. Solid and neat. Dust jacket lightly rubbed at edges and tips with several short closed tears. Mild dust spotting to page block edges; spine slightly cocked and a little shaken. Previous owner's name written neatly to top edge of dust jacket and front endpage. Illustrated with photos and diagrams. VG/VG ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 39.50 USD
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39 Lockyer, J. Norman and Georgio D. Santanilla The Dawn of Astronomy; A Study of the Temple Worship and Mythology of the Ancient Egyptians
Cambridge, MA The MIT Press 1964 0262620030 / 9780262620031 reprint Hardcover Near Fine 
B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 432 pages; HC is tight and solid in purple cloth with title-lettering in silver to spine. Originally issued in paperback; this copy bound in cloth by prior owner. Trace shelf soiling to fore edge of page block. Illustrated with B/W etchings and artwork. VG++ to NF 
Price: 13.50 USD
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40 McLaurin, Hamish & Illustrated What About North Africa? Travel in Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1927 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 362 pages; Snugly bound in orignal black cloth with map and title lettering stamped brightly in gilt to upper board and lettering in gilt to spine. In original pictorial dust jacket with $3 issue price intact to unclipped front flap. Dust jacket with expected general toning to lighter areas of the design; light shelf rub and a few shallow chips to jacket edges. A diagonal stress crease across the front flap, panel and spine of the jacket. Faint damp line along the lower edge and base of spine of the jacket with a whisper of damp evidence to the patina of the cloth along the lower edge of the rear board. Pictorial endpages and photographs from the camera of the author. Prior owner's pictorial bookplate mounted to front pastedown. Solid neat copy, uncommon in jacket. VG+/VG 
Price: 25.00 USD
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