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Level 4: Virus Hunters of the CDC

by Joseph B. McCormick; Susan Fisher-Hoch

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Published
1999
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Fine
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9781435160606
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New York: Sterling / Fall River Press, 1999. Hardcover. Full number line. Fine book in a Fine jacket. Slight shelfwear, otherwise As New. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 397 pages. Ebola, Lassa Fever, AIDS--few natural disasters inspire such utter panic as a rampaging virus. In this gripping, true account of the war against worldwide epidemics,… Read more
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No Condition Is Permanent

by Cristina Kessler

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Published
January 2000
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Fine
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First Edition, Third Printing
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9780399234866
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$13.95

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New York: Philomel, January 2000. Hardcover. Fine book in a Fine jacket. Black remainder mark to bottom edge, otherwise book As New. Light rubbing to jacket. Not from a library. Not clipped. 183 pages. When shy fourteen-year-old Jodie accompanies her anthropologist mother to live in Sierra Leone, she befriends a local girl but encounters a cultural divide that cannot… Read more
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Arrow of God (African Trilogy, 2) (African Writers Series, 16)

by Chinua Achebe

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Published
1965
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Very Good-
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Later Printing
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9780435900168
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London: Heinemann, 1965. Paperback. 1970 reprint. Paperback Very Good-. Damp stains to spine and top edge. Text unmarked. Spine straight, but creased. Edgewear. Covers rubbed, partial cup ring to front cover. Not from a library. 287 pages. In this novel, Africa's best-known writer describes the conflict between old and new in its most poignant aspect: the personal struggle between father and… Read more
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The Mande Blacksmiths: Knowledge, Power, and Art in West Africa (Traditional Arts of Africa)

by Patrick McNaughton

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Published
March 1993
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Near Fine
ISBN
9780253207982
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Bloomington & Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, March 1993. Midland Books, 798. Second printing. Traditional Arts of Africa Series. Trade Paperback. Near Fine. Interior pristine. Sun fading to spine and cover edge. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. xxiv + 241 pages. 77 plates. Two maps. 6.1 x 9.25 inches. Examining the… Read more
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In an Antique Land

by Amitav Ghosh

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Published
2000
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Near Fine
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First Indian Paperback Edition
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9788175300408
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New Delhi: Permanent Black / Ravi Dayal, 2000. Trade Paperback. First Indian Paperback Edition. No additional printings listed. Near Fine. Interior pristine. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Rear cover has sticker from Giggles Bookshop and three-inch crease at bottom edge. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 393 pages. An ethnography in narrative form. Combining shrewd observations… Read more
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The Realm of Prester John

by Robert Silverberg

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Published
1972
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Near Fine
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First Edition
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Garden City, New York: Doubleday, 1972. Hardcover. First Edition (stated). Grey linen over boards with purple and gold lettering to spine. Map endpapers. Deckle edge. Near Fine book in a Very Good jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight, ends bumped. Jacket is rubbed with light edgewear and a one inch tear to rear panel, now in a mylar protector.… Read more
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What Life Has Taught Me

by Siaka Stevens

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Published
1984
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Very Good+
ISBN
9780946041121
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Bourne End, Buckinghamshire, England: Kensal Press, 1984. Hardcover. Green cloth over boards with gilt titles to spine. Very Good+ book in a Good jacket. Book unmarked. Spine straight and sound, ends bumped. Jacket rubbed, faded at spine, several short tears to top edge, chipping at spine head, soiled patch to rear panel. 448 pages.
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African civilizations : Precolonial cities and states in tropical Africa: an archaeological perspective

by Graham Connah

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Published
April 1987
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Near Fine
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9780521319928
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Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, April 1987. Trade Paperback. Third printing, 1990. Near Fine. Unmarked. Lightly tanned. Spine straight, tight and uncreased, but faded. Covers rubbed. Light corner wear. x+259 pages. Urban settlements and states were a feature of precolonial societies in many parts of Africa. In this study, Graham Connah uses the direct evidence provided by archaeological investigation to demonstrate… Read more
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The Missing American (An Emma Djan Investigation)

by Kwei Quartey

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January 2020
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As New
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First Edition
ISBN
9781641290708
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New York: Soho Crime, January 2020. Hardcover. First Edition / full number line. As New book in an As New jacket. Not from a library. Pristine inside and out. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 419 pages.
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Great Battles of the Ancient World (The Great Courses, 3757)

by Garrett G. Fagan

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Published
2005
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9781598030501
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Chantilly, Virginia: Teaching Company, 2005, DVD. Twenty-four 30-minute lectures on four As New DVDs in a Fine original case along with an As New 169-page paperback Course Guidebook. No shrinkwrap, otherwise As New. Pristine inside and out. Not from a library. Suitable for gifting. These 24 lectures take you into the thick of combat in some of the most… Read more
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Operation Certain Death: The Inside Story of the SAS's Greatest Battle

by Lewis Damien

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Published
2004
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Very Good
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First Paperback Edition
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9781844136780
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London: Century, 2004. Trade Paperback. First Paperback Edition / full number line. Very Good. Interior unmarked. Spine creased, but straight and tight. Covers clean and bright. Light foxing to edges. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. xx + 459 pages. This book chronicles the story of the single most daring Special Forces operation since World War… Read more
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The Sierra Leone Army: A Century of History

by E. D. A. Turay; A. Abraham; J. S. Momoh (foreward)

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Published
1987
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As New
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780333435359
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London and Basingstoke: Macmillan, 1987. Trade Paperback. First Edition. As New. Pristine inside and out. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. iv + 180 pages. An account of the Sierra Leone army from its early development in colonial days through the 1980s. Discount available for academic libraries.
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A Bend in the River

by V. S. Naipaul

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Published
1980
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Very Good-
Edition
First Paperback Edition
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9780394743141
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$9.95

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New York: Vintage, May 1980. Paperback. V-314. Very Good-. First paperback printing of V. S. Naipaul's classic novel. Prior owner's name penciled on first page. Tanned. Heavy reading and shelf wear. Text unmarked. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 278 pages. Naipaul takes us deeply into the life of an Indian… Read more
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The Mission Song

by John le Carré; John le Carre

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Published
September 2006
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Fine
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First Edition
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9780316016742
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New York: Little, Brown and Company, September 2006. Hardcover. First Edition (stated) / full number line. Quarter-bound in black cloth over boards with black paper sides; title in metallic red on spine. Fine book in a Near Fine jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight. Rubbing to jacket. No tears, creases or folds. Black remainder mark to bottom edge. Not… Read more
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Paul Cuffe and the African Promised Land

by Mary Gage Atkin

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Published
1977
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Fine
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First Edition
ISBN
9780840765215
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Nashville: Thomas Nelson. Hardcover. 1977. First Edition (stated). Fine book in a Good jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and very tight. Remainder mark to bottom edge. Jacket has small tears and soiling. 160 pages. A biography of the Afro-American sea captain who sought to attract freed blacks from America to the colony of Sierra Leone.
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Madame President: The Extraordinary Journey of Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

by Helene Cooper

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Published
2017
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As New
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First Edition
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9781451697353
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New York: Simon & Schuster. Hardcover. 2017. First Edition / full number line. Fine book in an As New jacket. Black remainder mark to top edge, otherwise As New. Not from a library. Not clipped. Not damaged. xii + 320 pages.
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Journey without Maps

by Graham Greene

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Published
1971
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Very Good
ISBN
9780140032802
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Harmondsworth, England: Penguin, 1971. Mass market paperback. Third printing, 1978. Very Good. Interior unmarked, but tanned. Spine straight, tight and uncreased, but faded. Light adhesion damage to covers (see photo). Corners sharp. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 250 pages. White men were not particularly welcome in Liberia when Graham Greene made it the object of his… Read more
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Volunteers in the African Bush: Memoirs from Sierra Leone

by David Read Barker

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Published
2013
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Fine
ISBN
9781457516184
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Indianapolis: Dog Ear Publishing. Trade Paperback. Fine. Slight reading wear to corners, otherwise pristine. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. Not damaged. Suitable for gifting. 163 pages. The 25 authors of this book were volunteers in the first Peace Corps rural community development project in Africa: Sierra Leone, 1965-67. They are also the first group to tell… Read more
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Into Africa: The Epic Adventures of Stanley and Livingstone

by Martin Dugard

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Published
2004
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Near Fine
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9780767910743
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New York: Broadway. Trade Paperback. 2004. Near Fine. Interior pristine. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Cover clean. Light corner wear. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 340 pages. Notes, Bibliography, Index; illustrated in vintage photos, frontis map. Account of explorers Stanley and Livingstone in Africa. In the mid-1860s, exploration had reached a plateau. The seas and… Read more
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The Travels of Ibn Baṭṭūṭa, A.D. 1325-1354, Volume IV (Works issued by the Hakluyt Society, Second Series, 178)

by Ibn Batuta

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Published
1994
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As New
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First Edition
ISBN
9780904180374
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London: The Hakluyt Society, 1994. Hardcover. Blue cloth over boards with gilt titles to spine and vignette of sailing ship Victoria on front board. As New book in a Near Fine jacket. Light rubbing to jacket. First Edition; not a reprint. Full title: The Travels of Ibn Baṭṭuṭa, A.D. 1325-1354, Translated with revisions and notes from the Arabic text edited by… Read more
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