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A History of Zanzibar: a Study in Constitutional Development 1934-1964

By: Ayany, S.G.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Nairobi, East African Literature Bureau, 1970

Edition: First Edition


Textblock is very clean and tight; Binding minimally edge and corner rubbed; some light shelf rubbing on the bae of the spine. Spine-sunned dust jacket moderately edge and corner worn; some light surface soiling on front panel and light wear at the spine extremities; 208p., including index. View more info

A Toy for The Lion

By: Nicholson, T. R. (by)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, William Kimber, 1965

Edition: First Edition


Minor, faint spotting on ffep and index pages, otherwise textblock is very clean and tight; Corners and spine extremities lightly worn and bumped; Unclipped but surface-rubbed dust jacket, with several closed tears and a couple small open tears to head and foot of spine, tears to flap corners; 139p., including index. View more info

Africa Speaks: A Story of Adventure: The Chronicle of the First Trans-African Journey By Motor Truck from Mobasa on the Indian Ocean to Lagos on the Atlantic, Throught Central Equatorial Africa

By: Hoefler, Paul L.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, John Lane the Bodley Head Limited,


Undated. Circa 1920-30. Lightly moisture-stained exterior edges of textblock, else clean and tight textblock; Previous owner's ink signature on title page and small round moisture stain on index pages. Minimal shelf and character wear to teal cloth binding, title/auth/pub stamped in gilt down spine; Lacks dust jacket; 469p., including glossary, list, and index. View more info

Africa: A Supplementary Geography: The Continents and Their People

By: Chamberlain, James Franklin; Chamberlain, Arthur Henry

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, The Macmillan Company, 1914


Ex-library copy with stamps and ink markings, else a well aged copy, brown endpages, b&w photographs. Brown cloth binding with stamped illustration and bordering on front cover, light fraying to head and foot of spine, lightly bumped/frayed corners, light rubbing to covers, slight soiling. 210p., including index of vocabulary. View more info

African Game Trails: An Account of the African Wanderings of an American Hunter-Naturalist

By: Roosevelt, Theodore (by)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Camden, SC, Briar Patch Press / African Collection, 1987

Edition: Reprint


Gift quality copy; Decorative endpapers, bright and tight textblock, black silk bookmarker sewn into headband. All edges gilt. Three raised bands and gilt stamped lettering, decoration on spine and front cover. 559pp., including appendix. View more info

Bell of Africa: The Greatest Elephant Hunter of Them All

By: Bell, Walter D.M.

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Boston, Charles T. Branford Company, 1961

Edition: First American Edition


Light underlining and annotations through the last half the textblock. Binding slightly edge and corner rubbed; some light shelf rubbing at the base of the spine. Dust jacket lightly edge and corner worn, with light wear at the spine extremities. 236p. View more info

Caesar in Abyssinia

By: Steer, G. L.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, Hodder and Stoughton, 1936

Edition: First Edition


Textblock is very clean and tight. Binding lightly edge and corner rubbed; some light wear at the base of the spine. Lacks dust jacket; 411p., including index, followed by a large, folded map at rear. View more info

East Central Africa Part IV: The Nilotes of the Sudan and Uganda [Ethnographic Survey of Africa]

By: Butt, Audrey; Edited by Daryll Forde

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, International African Institute, 1964


Retired library copy with the usual stamps, stickers, and labels. Textblock is very clean and tight. Very sunned binding, covered in clear vinyl laminate, lightly edge and corner worn. 198p. Also includes a Supplementary Bibliography of the Nilotes of the Sudan and Uganda by Aubrey J. Butt. View more info

Egyptian Days

By: Marden, Philip Sanford

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company, 1912

Edition: First Edition


Previous owner's bookplate on fep, else textblock is clean and tight. Binding lightly sunned with minor edge and corner wear; 324p. Index at end. View more info

England's Pride: The Story of the Gordon Relief Expedition

By: Symons, Julian

Price: $13.99

Publisher: London, The History Book Club, 1966

Edition: Book Club Edition


Previous owner's ink signature, dated June 1980, Mansura, Egypt at the top corner of the ffep; Overall textblock is extremely clean and tight. Minimally shelf worn binding; Jacket has a couple small chips at the corners of head of spine, small chips to board corners, two kitten paw prints soiling the rear jacket panel; 299p., including bibliography and index. View more info

Hassan II: King of Morocco

By: Landau, Rom

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin Ltd., 1962

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed & Inscribed By Author


Author's ink signature and inscription on ffep. Textblock is clean and tight. Red top edge. Minor shelf wear to the binding. Unclipped dust jacket, with lightly scuffed and worn top edge and corners, lightly character worn. 95p. View more info

In Ethiopia with a Mule

By: Murphy, Dervla

Price: $13.95

Publisher: London, John Murray, 1969


Mapped end pages, b&w photographs, clean and tight textblock. Sunning to head of spine, bumped corners, and bumped head and foot of spine. Jacket has several closed tears to head and foot of spine, several closed tears to corners, and overall moderate edge wear; 276p. View more info

Katakala

By: Kittermaster, Michael

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Constable and Company Ltd., 1957

Edition: First Edition


immaculate textblock. Binding has a faded & sunned spine, with light edge wear. Lacks dust jacket; 212pp. View more info

Long Walk to Freedom: The Autobiography of Nelson Mandela

By: Mandela, Nelson (by); Kelso, Richard W. (abridgment and connecting notes by)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Austin, Holt, rinehart and Winston, 2010

Edition: Reprint


Immaculate textblock, bright and tight, includes map. No remainder marks. Glossy boards, dent on back cover on edge of spine, bumped corners, slightly scuffed covers. 507p. View more info

Lovers on the Nile: The Incredible African Journeys of Sam and Florence Baker

By: Hall, Richard

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Random House, 1980

Edition: First Edition


Previous owner's inked name/date along top edge of ffep. Else textblock is clean and tight. Lightly edge worn binding. Unclipped dust jacket with light wear to edges and spine. 254p., including notes and index. View more info