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They Served Africa With Wings: 60 Years of Aviation in Central Africa

by Stirling, WGM & JA House

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Black Sheep Books
Published
2004
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Good+ to Very Good-
Edition
2nd Edition.
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$120.00

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Bookmark Publishing, 2004. 2nd Edition. . Hardcover. Good+ to Very Good-/Good+ to Very Good-. A unique book on the aviation history of Central Africa between 1920 and 1980. Glossy hard cover with gilt titling to front and spine, signed and inscribed by the author Mitch Stirling to the previous owner on ffep, illustrated throughout with black and white… Read more
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I Am Not Myself: The Art of African Masquerade

by Cole, Herbert M. (Editor)

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1985
Condition
Very Good-
ISBN
9780930741020
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$65.00

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Los Angeles, CA: Museum of Cultural History, University of California, 1985. Soft cover. Very Good-/-. Museum of Cultural History Monograph Series Number Twenty Six. Published in conjunction with an exhibition of the same name. Black soft cover with picture of mask to front, purple endpapers, four pages of full-colour photographs, black and white photographs illustrating the text111 pages.… Read more
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Children of the Sun God: A Journey with the White Lions Into the Heart of Human Evolution

by Tucker, Linda

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Black Sheep Books
Published
2001
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition.
ISBN
9780958440219
Item Price
$40.00

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Milpark, South Africa: Earthyear Books/M&G Books, 2001. First Edition. . Hardcover. Good/Good. After being rescued from a frightening encounter with lions in the Timbavati game region.Linda Tucker embarks on a journey into the mysteries of the most sacred animal on the African continent: the legendary white lion." Brown hard cover with gilt titling on spine, black and white… Read more
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Complete Oom Schalk Lourens Stories, The

by Bosman, Herman Charles

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Black Sheep Books
Published
2006
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780798146760
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$70.00

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Cape Town, Pretoria: Human & Rousseau, 2006. Pictorial Cover. Very Good. Edited by Craig MacKenzie. Bosman's Oom Schalk Lourens is a literary creation without equal in South African literature. Here in one volume are all sixty of the Oom Schalk stories, with the illustrations that originally accompanied them. Glossy white hard cover with black and white illustration and… Read more
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London: International African Institute/Oxford University Press, 1945. Hardcover. Good/-. An investigation of the Tale social structure, by Meyer Fortes, Sociologist to the Institute of West African Industries, Arts & Social Science, in Accra, Gold Coast. Dark blue hard cover with gilt titling on spine, black and white frontispiece, black and white diagrams, maps and photographs, black and white… Read more
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$25.00
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Elements of African Socialism

by Onuoha, Bede

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1965
Condition
Very Good-
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$15.00

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London: Andre Deutsch Limited, 1965. Hardcover. Very Good-/Good+. A fresh way of looking at Socialism in its African context, an imaginative contribution to the discussion of contemporary African political ideas." Red cloth with gilt titling on spine, 139 pages, tiny bookseller's plate at back. Pale marks on text block edge, owner's name in ink on end paper, book… Read more
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Egypt in Africa

by Celenko, Theodore, Editor

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1996
Condition
Good+ to Very Good-
Edition
First Edition.
ISBN
9780936260648
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$52.00

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Indianapolis, IN: Indianapolis Museum of Art?Indiana University Press, 1996. First Edition. . Soft cover. Good+ to Very Good-. Book published in conjunction with an exhibition "Egypt in Africa" held at the Indianapolis Museum of Art. Colourfully illustrated black soft cover, black titling on yellow, brown end papers, black and white and colour illustrations throughout, 134 pages. Cover has… Read more
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Tripping Stone, A - Ethiopian Prison Diary (1976-1981)

by Deguefe, Taffara

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Good+ to Very Good-
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$20.00

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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: Addis Ababa University Press. Soft cover. Good+ to Very Good-. Book was published in 2003, and is inscribed/signed by the author. Deguefe was a political detainee in Ethiopia under the Dergue from 1976 to 1981. This book is a diary kept with during his imprisonment. Green soft cover with blue titling on spine and front,… Read more
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Road to Swahili

by Elphinstone, Sir Howard

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Published
1948
Condition
Good+
Edition
Second Edition.
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$15.00

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London: Longmans, Green and Co Ltd, 1948. Second Edition. . Soft cover. Good+. An introduction to Swahili for newcomers to Kenya, first published in 1946. Off-white soft cover with brown illustsration and titling, 94 pages. Cover has shelf wear, creasing, light edge wear, back cover lightly soiled, text block edges darkened, text clean and tight. This is a… Read more
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Salvery By Any Other Name: African Life Under Company Rule in Colonial Mozambique

by Allina, Eric

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Black Sheep Books
Published
2012
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition.
ISBN
9780813932729
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$35.00

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Charlottesville, VA: University of Virginia Press, 2012. First Edition. . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Allina tells the story of the Mozambique Company, which governed central Mozambique after Portugal privatized a part of its empire, built a vast forced labor regime and declared it a civilizing mission. Based on oral testimonies of Mozambican elders and on the archival records… Read more
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White Nile, The

by Moorehead, Alan

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Black Sheep Books
Condition
New
ISBN
9780140036848
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$60.00

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Penguin. Soft cover. New. A new copy, still in shrinkwrap. Book tells "the story of the Nile from the mountains of the Moon to the Mediterranean." Front cover shows an engraving of the Murchison Falls taken from Sir Samuel Baker's The Albert N'yanza, Great Basin of the Nile, adapted and coloured by Ronald Clark. Colourfully illustrated black soft… Read more
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Africa and the West - Elements of Free-World Policy

by Rivkin, Arnold

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Very Good
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$15.00

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New York: Frederick A. Praeger. Soft cover. Very Good. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
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Slope of Kongwa Hill, The - A Boy's Tale of Africa

by Edwards, Anthony R.

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Black Sheep Books
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Very Good-
ISBN
9781897435656
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$22.00

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Victoria, B.C.: Agio Publishing House. Soft cover. Very Good-. This debut novel by Salt Spring Island author Anthony Edwards is based on his own experience living in Africa as a child. The inscription is presumed to be that of the author. Colourfully illustrated soft cover with white and tan titling, illustrated with eleven pages of black and white… Read more
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Empty Eden, The

by Dykes, Mervyn

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1990
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780969425700
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$52.00

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Surrey, B.C.: North-West Book Co. Ltd., 1990. Leather. Very Good. Strohhacker, Hans. A signed presentation copy, this book portrays the beauty of African wildlife and sounds a warning to the world: abundant as wildlife in Africa may seem to be, it cannot withstand the onslaught of human activity that is overtaking the continent. A sensitively written record of… Read more
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Journal of the Society of Arts, Friday, Apr. 29, 1904, No. 2,684, Vol. LII

by N.A.

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Published
1904
Condition
Good-
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$15.00

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London: Society For the Encouragement of Arts, Manufacturing & Commerce, George Bell and Sons, 1904. Paper Cover. Good-. Journal contains pages 491-540. Contains article entitled: The Regeneration of South Africa, by Ben. H. Morgan Green paper cover with black titling, advertising on back cover as well as first and last pages, sewn binding. Cover has sunned edges, two-inch… Read more
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Journal of the Royal Society of Arts, Friday, June 3, 1910, No. 3002, Vol. LVIII

by N.A.

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Published
1910
Condition
Good-
Item Price
$14.00

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London: Society For the Encouragement of Arts, Manufacturing & Commerce, George Bell and Sons, 1910. Card Cover. Good-. Journal contains pages 672-694. Contains articles entitled: The Restoration and Recent Discoveries at the Guildhall, London, by Sydney Perks; Sir Eldon Gorst's Report on Egypt and the Soudan in 1909; Fruit Export from Western Australia; The Japan-British Exhibition. Green card… Read more
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The Beautyful Ones Are Not Yet Born

by Armah, Ayi Kwei

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1999
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780435905408
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$35.00

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Oxford, U.K.: Heinemann Educational Publishers, 1999. Soft cover. Very Good. Inscribed by the author to Evelyn White, author of the biography of Alice Walker. This book "expresses the disillusion and cynicism engendered in Ghana in the last years of Nkrumah." Armah is "probably the best writer ever to come out of Ghana." Colourfully illustrated white soft cover with… Read more
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One-Party Government in the Ivory Coast

by Zolberg, Aristide R.

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Published
1964
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Good+
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$14.00

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Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 1964. Hardcover. Good+/Very Good-. A study about a political system in which authority centers around a single, all-encompassing, mass political party. Dark grey cloth, silver titling to spine, orange endpapers, 374 pages. Textblock edge shows light foxing, brown tape residue to endpapers, previous owner's name inked to ffep. Dust jacket has light… Read more
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Treetops Outspan Paxtu

by Hemsing, Jan

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Published
1974
Condition
Very Good-
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$25.00

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Nairobi: Sealpoint Publicity and Public Relations, 1974. Soft cover. Very Good-. Souvenir booklet of Outspan/Treetops, last residence and burial place of Lord Baden-Powell, Chief Scout. White titling on green; colour photographic illustration on front and back, illustrated with black and white photographs and drawings, 20 pages. With the exception of some minor edge wear, this booklet is in… Read more
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Social Change and the Individual: A Study of the Social and Religious Responses to Innovation in a Zambian Rural Community

by Long, Norman

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1968
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition.
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$15.00

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Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1968. First Edition. . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good-. Based on field research carried out in Serenje District, Zambia, between 1963 and 1964, this book concentrates on the social responses to economic change in a small rural community. It combines a socio-historal accout of the major processes of economic and social change with a type… Read more
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