Category: Africa


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Adventures in the African Jungle

By: Akeley, Carl Ethan & Mary L. Jobe Akeley

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Junior Literary Guild: 1931

Edition: reprint

Seller ID: 30827

Condition: Good

Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 275 pages; Reprint HC in original textured/woven brown cloth with title lettering in gilt to cover and spine; pictorial elements in blind. Soundly bound but somewhat shaken in the spine. Cloth rubbed lightly at spine ends; gilt a little dulled at spine. Boards with light shelf soil and dust. Lower front corner of the cover board is scraped with light abrasion and board peeking through cloth. Illustrated with photographs and maps. Good only copy. View more info

Schlachtungsgebrauche Im Alten Agypten Und Ihre Wiedergabe Im Flachbild Bis Zum Ende Des Mittleren Reiches

By: Arne Eggebrecht

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Munchen, 1973

Seller ID: 13019

Condition: Near Fine

8vo 8" - 9" tall; 301 pages; 1973 Munchen. Reprints author's 1966 dissertation. Original textured red card stock covers. Title lettering to cover; spine unlettered, as issued. Includes VII leaves of plates and in text illustrations. Tight fresh copy appears unread. No marks. Spine slightly sunned. NF View more info

Nasreddine Dinet; Un Maitre De La Peinture Algerienne

By: Baghli, Sid Ahmed (Ed. ) And Ahmed Taleb-Ibrahimi (Preface)

Price: $33.00

Publisher: Algiers, Societe Nationale D'Edition Et De Diffusion: 1979

Edition: Trade

Seller ID: 12402

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket

Color Plates; Folio 13" - 23" tall; [1978/79] Societe Nationale D'Edition Et De Diffusion. Oversize HC/DJ -- folio. Bright clean copy; text in French and Arabic. Color plates tipped on to bordered pages. This copy numbered 13,978. Prior owner name and 1979 date penned neatly to front endpage. Maroon cloth with gilt lettering brightly to spine and cover. Color pictorial dust jacket is clean and bright with just mild edge and surface rubbing. VG+/VG+ ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

Africa Drums

By: Baker, Richard St. Barbe

Price: $14.80

Publisher: London, George Ronald: 1953

Seller ID: 0903B228917

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket

B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 159 pages; 1953 George Ronald HC/DJ bright fresh copy in original dust jacket just mildly surface and edge handled. Firm and neat; no marks. Lovely copy. NF/VG View more info

Geology and Archaeology of Northern Cyrenaica, Libya

By: Barr, F. T. , (Ed.)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Petroleum Exploration Society of Libya: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16019

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket

Tenth Annual Field Conference; Photos; Maps, diagrams, some folding; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 215 pages; Oversize HC/DJ. Square sound and neat; no marks. Dust jacket edge rubbed with several short closed tears. Illustrated with numerous geological maps, some folding, and photographs. Two larger folded maps in pocket at rear. Printed on glossy stock paper. NF/VG. ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

The Nile Boat; Or, Glimpses of the Land of Egypt

By: Bartlett, W. H

Price: $135.00

Publisher: London, Arhtur Hall, Virtue and Co: 1849

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38702

Condition: Good+

Engravings and woodcuts; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 218 pages; 1st edition. Bound in period half-leather and grained brown cloth boards. Illustrated with 35 tissue guarded engraved plates, including the extra-illustrated title page and folding plate of Ports of Alexandria, along with 16 in-text woodcuts. Front board neatly detached at joint; otherwise quite neat. Light shelf rub to leather at corners, spine ends and over raised bands of spine. Period ownership dated 1850 in manuscript top front corner of title page; 20th c ownership in ballpoint to ffep. Occasional superficial toning or... View more info

The Hawk Alone

By: Bennett, Jack

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown and Company: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24061

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket

8vo 8" - 9" tall; 241 pages; HC/DJ. Tight, bright and fresh in pictorial dust jacket. Just a trace of wear to jacket corners and spine ends; small closed tear to bottom of front jacket cover. Book spine ends lightly crimped. Text clean and unmarked. VG++/VG View more info

Zambian Journal Cross-Cultural Encounters With Christ

By: Berk, Dennis B.A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Lewisburg, PA, Areopagite Press: 2007

Seller ID: 12477

Condition: Fine

8vo 8" - 9" tall; 358 pages; 2007 Areopagite Press. Trade paperback in glossy illustrated covers. Superb unread copy. Tight, bright and fresh. Feels and appears as new. Fine View more info

Justice and Judgment Among the Tiv

By: Bohannan, Paul

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London & New York, International African Institute ; Oxford University Press: 1968

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 16211

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket

8vo 8" - 9" tall; 221 pages; 2nd edition, with new preface. Snug clean copy in original dust jacket. Bound in blue cloth with title lettering in metallic silver to spine. Dark blue dust jacket lettered in white to panels. Jacket lightly rubbed at edges and falp folds. Prior owner name penned neatly top corner of front endpage. Attractive copy and uncommon thus. NF/VG View more info

Harambee Country; A Guide to Kenya

By: Bolton, Kenneth

Price: $11.50

Publisher: London, Geoffrey Bles: 1970

Edition: 1st Revised edition

Seller ID: 23498

ISBN: 0713802669

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket

B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 233 pages; HC in pictorial DJ. Text in brown cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine. Tight, bright and fresh. Illustrated throughout with B/W photographs. F/F View more info

A History of Egypt; from the Earliest Times to the Persian Conquest [Karl Kup Copy with Bookplate]

By: Breasted, James Henry

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1935

Edition: Second Revised Edition

Seller ID: 36971

Condition: Very Good-

Color frontis and fold maps, plates and photos; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 634 pages; 2nd revised edition. Soundly bound in original decorative pictorial blue cloth. Design to cover in red and dark blue with an extra gilt design to spine. Prior ownership of art historian and curator of collections NYPL - Karl Kup, with his armorial bookplate to the front pastedown. Cloth lightly sunned and fading at spine; binding slightly cocked in the spine. Short closed tear to cloth at crown; mild rub and fray at lower front corners. Contents clean and neat. VG- ... Oversize book may require additio... View more info

Chiefdom Politics and Alien Law; Basutoland under Cape Rule, 1871 - 1884

By: Burman, Sandra

Price: $49.50

Publisher: New York, Africana Publishing Co.: 1981

Edition: First US Edition

Seller ID: 30-LB7R-FQAE

ISBN: 0333264428

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket

Maps, B&W Photos; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 250 pages; 1981 Africana Publishing HC/DJ 1st ed. Bright, tight and fresh in an immaculate dust jacket. No marks. As new View more info

Britain and West Africa,

By: Cary, Joyce

Price: $9.50

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green and co: 1946

Seller ID: 0220R729996

Condition: Very Good-

[Longmans' pamphlets on the British commonwealth ... Second series; B&W Illustrations; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 71 pages; 1946 Longmans Green small format trade pbck in matte photographic wraps. Square, sound and unmarked Small chip out at crown of spine and front cover spine edge. Mild shelf soiling covers and mild stress bumping. Sound unmarked copy. VG- View more info

Zanzabuku; Dangerous Safari

By: Cotlow, Lewis

Price: $12.95

Publisher: New York, Rinehart & Company Inc: 1956

Seller ID: 20105

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket

Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 370 pages; Early, though not 1st printing. Square sound copy in original pictorial dust jacket. No marks. Dust jacket lightly shelf rubbed at edges with a few small nicks and short closed tears. Spine panle slightly sunned. Illustrated with b&w photographs on glossy stock. VG/VG View more info

Notes on the Folklore of the Fjort (French Congo) (Publications of the Folk-Lore Society. 41)

By: Dennett, R. E. & Mary Kingsley (Intro. )

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, For the Folk-Lore Society By D. Nutt: 1898

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 35906

Condition: Good+

B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 169 pages; Soundly bound in originalbrown cloth paneled in black and with titles brightly in gilt. Ex-library with remanants of catalog label at spine, attachments to endpages; occasional library blind stamp to the pages of the text. Snugly bound and solid. G++ View more info

Le Sénégal et la Gambie

By: Deschamps, Hubert

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Paris, Presses Universitaires De France: 1975

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 22503

Condition: Good

16mo 6" - 7" tall; 125 pages; Mass market sized paperback in glossy, title lettered covers. Soundly bound reading copy with prior owner's sporadic pen underlining scattered through the text and the bibliography at rear. General light to moderate reading and handling wear; expected light toning to page stock. A decent reading or study copy. Good View more info

The Canary Islands; Containing 16 Full-Page Illustrations in Colour

By: Du Cane, Florence & Ella Du Cane (Illust. )

Price: $65.00

Publisher: London, A. & C. Black, Ltd.: 1911

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25294

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket

Color plates and map, folding; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 171 pages; Snug and sound in original pictorial dust jacket. Illustrated with 16 color plates on glossy stock from paintings by Ella Du Cane. Light shelf wear to jacket corners and edges with tiny chips at edges and shallow 1/4" chips missing from the spine panel ends. Jacket spine panel mildly toned. Light shelf wear to cloth at corners and spine ends. Slight split developing mid-text adjacent to illustration. Minor offset toning to front and rear endpages. Fold-out map at rear appears unviewed. VG+/VG View more info

Anthologie De La Litterature Marocaine, Arabe Et Berbere.

By: Duquaire, Henri

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Paris, Plon: 1943

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19081

Condition: Good+

8vo 8" - 9" tall; 277 pages; Paperback in title lettered wraps. Sound unmarked copy has light general shelf soiling to covers. Titles at spine sunned and fading. Lightly bumped at corners with consequent stress creases to the corners of the first and last few leaves. Moderate reader creasing to spine. Sound clean copy. G+ View more info

Some Wild Flowering Plants of Ethiopia

By: Edwards, Sue

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Addis Ababa, Addis Ababa University Press: 1976

Seller ID: 24067

Condition: Near Fine

B&W & Color illlustrations; Oblong 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 60 pages; Oblong format paperback is snug, solid and neat in glossy pictorial covers. Just trace shelf evidence to cover corners and a hint of soiling to rear cover. Illustrated with color and B/W drawings. VG+ to NF View more info

The Civilizations Of Africa; A History to 1800

By: Ehret, Christopher

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Charlottesville, VA, University of Virginia Press: 2002

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 30222

ISBN: 081392085X

Condition: Good

B&W Photographs and Illustrations; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 480 pages; Oversize paperback in glossy pictorial covers. Snugly bound but with wear from prior use. Moderate general shelf/handling wear to covers; spine ends and corners bumped and rubbed with handling/storage creases to cover panels. Moderate to heavy underlining, highlighting and marginalia throughout text. Used book stickers to spine and rear panels. Several page corners creased from earmarks. Sound decent reading copy. Good only .. Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info