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Cleopatra: A Life

by Stacy Schiff

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First Edition, fourth printing
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November 2010
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Hardcover
ISBN 10
0316001929
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New York: Little, Brown and Company, November 2010. First Edition, fourth printing. Near Fine book in a Near Fine jacket. Unmarked. Top front corner bumped. Two dog-eared pages. Spine straight and tight. Jacket clean and bright. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 368 pages. The life of the most intriguing woman in the history of the… Read more
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The Harafish

by Naguib Mahfouz; Naguib Mahfuz; Najib Mahfouz; Najib Mahfuz; Najīb Maḥfūẓ; Catherine Cobham (trans)

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Published
April 1995
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Trade Paperback
ISBN 10
0385423357
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New York: Anchor Books, April 1995. Trade Paperback. Very Good+. Interior tanned, but unmarked. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Covers clean. Slight dogear to top front corner. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 406 pages. An epic novel that chronicles the dramatic history of the al-Nagi family: a family that moves, over many generations, from the height… Read more
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Girls at War and Other Stories

by Chinua Achebe

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Published
March 1974
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Mass Market Paperback
ISBN 10
038500852X
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Greenwich, Connecticut: Fawcett Premier, March 1974. Mass Market Paperback. No additional printings listed. Near Fine. Unmarked. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Light shelf and reading wear to covers. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 128 pages. Contents: The Madman; The Voter; Marriage is a Private Affair; Akueke; Chike's School Days; The Sacrificial Egg; Vengeful Creditor; Dead Men's… Read more
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East African Wildlife (Insight Guides)

by Insight Guides

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Second Edition
Published
1999
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Trade Paperback
ISBN 10
0887296602
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London: APA Publications, 1999. Trade Paperback. Second Edition. As New. Pristine inside and out. Not from a library. No remainder mark. 362 pages.
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North African Cooking : Exotic Delights from Morocco, Tunisia, Algeria, and Egypt

by Hilary Walden

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September 1995
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Hardcover
ISBN 10
1853487015
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London: New Burlington Books, September 1995. Hardcover. Fine book in a Very Good jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight. Jacket spine faded, otherwise clean and bright. No tears, creases, or folds. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 128 pages. 100 recipes. Color illustrations.
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The Discovery of Ancient Egypt

by Alberto Siliotti

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Fine
Published
1998
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Hardcover
ISBN 10
8880953206
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Boston & Chermignon, Switzerland: White Star, 1998. Hardcover. Very Good book in a Fine jacket. Interior pristine. Dust stains to top edge. Jacket clean and bright. No tears, folds or creases. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 359 pages. Lavishly illustrated. 14.25 x 10.25 x 1.3 inches. 6.75 pounds. Heavy item: extra charges for expedited or international… Read more
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The Slave Trade : The Story of the Atlantic Slave Trade : 1440 - 1870

by Hugh Thomas

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February 1999
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ISBN 10
0684835657
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New York: Simon & Schuster / Touchstone, February 1999. Trade Paperback. As New. Pristine inside and out. Not from a library. Not damaged. 908 pages.
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Africa in History: Themes and Outlines, Revised and Expanded Edition

by Basil Davidson

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Revised and Expanded Edition
Published
1991
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Trade Paperback
ISBN 10
0020427913
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New York: Collier Books, 1991. Trade Paperback. Fine. Unmarked. Spine straight and tight. Covers clean and bright. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. xxviii + 425 pages. Basil Davidson's landmark work presents the inner growth of Africa and its worldwide significance, the internal dynamic of its old civilizations and their links with Asia, Europe and America, as… Read more
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Africa: The Art of a Continent

by Tom Phillips (ed); Cornel West; Kwame Anthony Appiah; Henry Louis Gates, Jr.; Peter Garlake; Edna R. Russmann and Laslo Torok; John Mack; Patricia Davison; Daniel Biebuyck; Frank Herreman; John Picton; Rene A. Bravmann; Timothy A. Insoll, M. Rachel MacLea

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March 1999
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Paperback
ISBN 10
3791320041
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Munich: Prestel, March 1999. Paperback. Near Fine. Unmarked. Interior pristine. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Light rubbing to covers. Light reading wear to corners with a curl to bottom corner. A book that clearly has been used, but remains in very nice condition. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. More than 600 photographs, nine detailed maps, bibliography,… Read more
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Journey without Maps (Penguin Twentieth-Century Classics)

by Graham Greene

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Published
1980
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ISBN 10
0140185798
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London: Penguin, 1980. Trade Paperback. Ninth printing. Very Good+. Interior unmarked, but lightly tanned. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Crease to rear cover. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 250 pages. Map. A travelogue by Graham Greene, about a 350-mile, four-week walk through the interior of Liberia in 1935. It was Greene's first trip outside of Europe. He… Read more
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Midaq Alley

by Naguib Mahfouz; Naguib Mahfuz; Najib Mahfouz; Najib Mahfuz; Najīb Maḥfūẓ; Trevor Le Gassick (trans)

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Published
1975
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Paperback
ISBN 10
9774240588
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Cairo: American University in Cairo Press, 1975. Paperback. Fourth Printing, 1988. Very Good. Gift inscription to title page. Text unmarked. Spine cocked. Heavy reading wear to covers and edges. Not from a library. No remainder mark. xi + 246 pages. Translation of: Zuqāq al-Midaqq.
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The Search

by Naguib Mahfouz; Naguib Mahfuz; Najib Mahfouz; Najib Mahfuz; Najīb Maḥfūẓ; Mohamed Islam (trans), Magdi Wahba (ed)

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Published
1987
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Paperback
ISBN 10
9774241606
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Cairo: American University in Cairo Press, 1987. Paperback. Third Printing, 1988. Very Good. Interior unmarked. Spine cocked and creased. Reading wear to covers and edges. Not from a library. No remainder mark. 126 pages. Translation of: al-Ṭarīq.
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A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier

by Ishmael Beah

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First Edition
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February 2007
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Hardcover
ISBN 10
0374105235
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New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux / Sarah Crichton Books, February 2007. Hardcover. First Edition (stated), later printing. Fine book in a Fine Jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight. Jacket clean and bright. Not from a library. Not clipped. 229 pages. In A Long Way Gone Beah tells a riveting story: how at the age of twelve, he… Read more
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Leo Africanus

by Amin Maalouf; Peter Sluglett (trans)

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First Paperback Edition
Published
1992
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Trade Paperback
ISBN 10
1561310220
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Lanham, Maryland: New Amsterdam Books, 1992. Trade Paperback. First Paperback Edition (stated). Fine. Interior pristine. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Covers clean and bright. Very slight wear to bottom front corners. Not from a library. No remainder mark. 360 pages. This fictional autobiography of the famous geographer, adventurer, and scholar Hasan al-Wazzan. Born in Granada in 1488, his family fled the… Read more
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The Diamond Smugglers (Collier, AS554V)

by Ian Fleming; John Blaize (intro); John Collard (intro)

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Used - Good+
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First Paperback Edition
Published
1964
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Mass Market Pa
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New York: Collier Books, 1964. Mass Market Paperback. First Paperback Edition. Collier AS554V. With an introduction by "John Blaize" (John Collard). Good+. Interior pristine. Spine cocked with a single crease. Rubbing and reading wear to covers. Two adhesion scars to front cover. No ownership markings. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 124 pages + 16 pages of… Read more
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Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight: An African Childhood

by Alexandra Fuller

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March 2003
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ISBN 10
0375758992
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New York: Random House, March 2003. Trade Paperback. Fine. Pristine inside and out. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 315 pages including reader's guide. Visceral memories of an unruly childhood in an often inhospitable place. In wry and sometimes hilarious prose, the author stares down disaster and looks back with rage and love at the life… Read more
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Zarafa: A Giraffe's True Story, from Deep in Africa to the Heart of Paris

by Michael Allin

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August 1999
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ISBN 10
0385334117
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New York: Dell / Delta, August 1999. Trade Paperback. Very Good+. Light reading wear to covers. Text unmarked. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 215 pages. In October 1826, a ship arrived at Marseille carrying the first giraffe ever seen in France. A royal offering from Muhammad Ali, Ottoman Viceroy of… Read more
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French Lessons in Africa: Travels With My Briefcase in French Africa

by Peter Biddlecombe

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Published
April 1994
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ISBN 10
0316076872
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London: Abacus, April 1994. Trade Paperback. Very Good+. Unmarked. Spine creased but straight and tight. Covers clean and bright with two inch dog-ear to upper front corner. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 434 pages, maps.
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Letters from Togo

by Susan Blake

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Used - Fine
Edition
First Edition
Published
November 1991
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Trade Paperback
ISBN 10
0877453403
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Iowa City: University Of Iowa Press, November 1991. Trade Paperback. First Edition (stated). Fine. Slight corner wear, otherwise pristine inside and out. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. xiv + 179 pages.
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I Dreamed of Africa (Movie Tie-In Edition)

by Kuki Gallmann

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Movie Tie-in Edition
Published
April 2000
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Trade Paperback
ISBN 10
0140287442
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New York: Penguin Books, April 2000. Trade Paperback. Movie Tie-In Edition, first printing / full number line. Very Good+. Prior owner's name inside cover. Text unmarked. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Light edgewear to covers. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. xx + 315 pages. At the age of twenty-five, Kuki Gallman, divorced and badly injured… Read more
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