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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
ISBN
9789990891805
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$120.00

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Bookmark Publishing, 2004 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 photographs and maps, 275 pages. Light edge wear, about two square… 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 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. Light shelf wear,… 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
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$40.00

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Milpark, South Africa: Earthyear Books/M&G Books, 2001 "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 illustrations as well as a 32… 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 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 blue and red… Read more
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$70.00
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South Africa Into the 1980s

by Bessell, Richard E. & Chester A. Crocker, Editors

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1979
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Very Good
ISBN
9780891583738
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$15.00

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Boulder, Colorado: Westview Press Inc., 1979 A volume of Westview Special Studies on Africa. Book examines the position of South Africa as it faces the 1980s - its strengths, its weaknesses, and the probable influences of other states on South Africa in the years to come. Green cloth with purple titling on spine and front, 254 pages. Two… Read more
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London: International African Institute/Oxford University Press, 1945 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 fold-out map at… Read more
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$20.00
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Geographical Journal Vol. CXVI Nos 1-3, September 1950

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Published
1950
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Good
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$15.00

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London: Royal Geographical Society, 1950 Articles include: English Maps and Map-Makers of the Sixteenth Century; Geography and the Development of East Africa; Failure of the Philosophers to Sail with Cook in the Relolution; Irrigation as a Solution to Agrarian Problems in Modern Spain; Urban Hinterlands in England and Wales: An Analysis of Bus Services; Karakoram Survey, 1939: A New Map.… Read more
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Elements of African Socialism

by Onuoha, Bede

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1965
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Very Good-
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$15.00

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London: Andre Deutsch Limited, 1965 "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 is clean, bright… Read more
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Egypt in Africa

by Celenko, Theodore, Editor

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1996
Condition
Good+
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780936260648
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$35.00

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Indianapolis, IN: Indianapolis Museum of Art?Indiana University Press, 1996 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 edge wear, significant shelf wear particularly to back cover… Read more
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$35.00
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Tripping Stone, A - Ethiopian Prison Diary (1976-1981)

by Deguefe, Taffara

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Black Sheep Books
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Good+
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$40.00

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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: Addis Ababa University Press 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, black and white portrait of author… Read more
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Road to Swahili

by Elphinstone, Sir Howard

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1948
Condition
Good+
Edition
Second Edition
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$15.00

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London: Longmans, Green and Co Ltd, 1948 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 nice looking little volume. Shipping… 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 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 of the Mozambique Company he reconstructs this modern form… Read more
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White Nile, The

by Moorehead, Alan

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Black Sheep Books
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New
ISBN
9780140036848
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$60.00

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Penguin 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 cover with black titling… Read more
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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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$21.00

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Victoria, B.C.: Agio Publishing House 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 photographs, 412+ pages. Cover… 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 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 Africa's diminishing wildlife, illustrated by… 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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Black Sheep Books
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 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 closed tear… 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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Black Sheep Books
Published
1910
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, 1910 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 cover… 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 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 white and yellow titling… Read more
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Afro-Asian States and Their Problems, The

by Panikkar, K.M.

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Black Sheep Books
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Very Good
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$10.75

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London: George Allen & Unwin Ltd. Published in 1959, book is based upon a series of lectures delivered at the Institut d'Etude de Development Economique et Social in Paris, and discusses the problems faced by the many states in Asia and Africa which achieved independence between 1945 and 1957. Blue cloth with red titling on spine, top edge of… Read more
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Africa in the 1980s: A Continent in Crisis

by Legum, Colin; Zartman, I. William; Langdon, STeven; Mytelka, Lynn K.

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1979
Condition
Good +
ISBN
9780070370821
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$9.75

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McGraw-Hill Book Co. Inc., 1979 The 1908s Project was undertaken with the purpose of examing political and economic problems not only individually but also in relationship to each other. Soft cover, 232 pages. Light edge wear, price sticker to top left corner of front cover, light smudging and spotting to textblock edge, clean and tight inside. The book appears… Read more
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$9.75