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Leo the African

by Amin Maalouf; Peter Sluglett (trans)

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Published
September 1994
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Near Fine
ISBN
9780349106007
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New York: Abacus, September 1994. Trade Paperback. Near Fine. Interior unmarked. Spine straight and tight, but creased. Covers clean. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 360 pages. This fictional autobiography of the famous geographer, adventurer, and scholar Hasan al-Wazzan. Born in Granada in 1488, his family fled the Inquisition and took him to Fez, in North Africa.… Read more
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Leo Africanus

by Amin Maalouf; Peter Sluglett (trans)

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Published
1992
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Paperback Edition
ISBN
9781561310227
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$14.95

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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. Slight wear to bottom front corner. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 360 pages. This fictional autobiography of the famous geographer, adventurer, and scholar Hasan al-Wazzan. Born in Granada in 1488, his… Read more
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The Diamond Smugglers (Collier, AS554V)

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

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Published
1964
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Good+
Edition
First Paperback Edition
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$8.65

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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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Megadiversity : Earth's Biologically Wealthiest Nations

by Russell A. Mittermeier; Cristina Goettsch Mittermeier; Patricio Robles Gil (coord); Edward O. Wilson (foreward)

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Published
1997
Condition
Fine
Edition
First English
ISBN
9789686397505
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$129.00

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Mexico City: CEMEX, 1997. Hardcover. First English Edition (stated). Red linen over boards with blind-stamped titles in a pictorial jacket. Sewn binding. Fine book in a Fine jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight. Light rubbing to jacket. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 501 pages. Folio: 11.75 x 14.25 x 1.80 inches. Profusely illustrated with color… 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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Published
March 2003
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Fine
ISBN
9780375758997
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$14.95

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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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Published
August 1999
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Very Good+
ISBN
9780385334112
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$16.95

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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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Very Good+
ISBN
9780316076876
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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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Published
November 1991
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780877453406
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$17.60

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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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Published
April 2000
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
Movie Tie-in Edition
ISBN
9780140287448
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$10.45

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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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Heart of Darkness and the Secret Sharer

by Joseph Conrad; Albert J. Guerard (intro)

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Published
1983
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Very Good
ISBN
9780451523211
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$14.95

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New York: New American Library / Signet Classic, 1983. Mass Market Paperback. Very Good. Text unmarked. Prior owner name inside front cover. Spine straight but creased. Covers clean and bright. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 158 pages. The story of the civilized, enlightened Mr. Kurtz who embarks on a harrowing journey into the savage heart of… Read more
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I Do Not Come to You by Chance

by Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani

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Published
May 2009
Condition
As New
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781401323110
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$18.90

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New York: Hyperion, May 2009. Trade Paperback. First Edition (stated) / full number line. As New. Pristine inside and out. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 402 pages. A deeply moving debut novel set amid the perilous world of Nigerian email scams, I Do Not Come to You by Chance tells the story of one young… Read more
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The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency

by Alexander McCall Smith

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Published
August 2002
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9781400031344
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$56.95

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New York: Anchor Books, August 2002. Trade Paperback. Fine. Slight corner wear at spine ends, otherwise As New. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 235 pages. This first novel in Alexander McCall Smith's widely acclaimed The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency series tells the story of the delightfully cunning and enormously engaging Precious Ramotswe, who is drawn… Read more
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The Consul's Wife

by W. T. Tyler

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Published
January 1998
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition, Second Printing
ISBN
9780805044256
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$9.95

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New York: Henry Holt and Company, January 1998. Hardcover. First Edition (stated), second printing. Near Fine book in a Near Fine jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight, ends bumped. Light rubbing and edgewear to jacket. No tears. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 216 pages. A novel of Cold War geopolitics and romance involves a young… Read more
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The Kalahari Typing School for Men (No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency, 4)

by Alexander McCall Smith

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Published
April 2003
Condition
Fine
Edition
First American Edition
ISBN
9780375422171
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$8.45

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New York: Pantheon, April 2003. Hardcover. First American Edition (stated) / full number line. Fine book in a Fine jacket. Spine ends lightly bumped, otherwise pristine inside and out. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 186 pages. Laid-in Washington Post article about Alexander McCall Smith's No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series. Follow the continuing story of Botswana's… Read more
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The Golden Hour

by Todd Moss

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Published
September 2014
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780399168604
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$10.95

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New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, September 2014. Hardcover. First Edition / full number line. Fine book in a Fine jacket. Spine head lightly bumped, otherwise pristine inside and out. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 322 pages. In the hundred hours following a coup, there is still a chance that diplomacy, a secret back channel, military action-something-might… Read more
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Malaria Dreams: An African Adventure

by Stuart Stevens

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Published
1989
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780871132789
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$9.95

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New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, 1989. Hardcover. First Edition / First Printing (stated). Very Good+ book in a Very Good jacket. Prior owner's name and date to FFEP. Text block pristine. Spine straight and tight, head bumped. Light cup ring and quarter-inch tear to jacket. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. Nice reading copy. 236 pages. While… Read more
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Africa: Dispatches from a Fragile Continent

by Blaine Harden

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Published
September 1990
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780393028829
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$10.45

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New York: W. W. Norton, September 1990. Hardcover. First Edition (stated) / full number line. Very Good+ book in a Near Fine jacket. Prior owner's name to FFEP. Text block pristine. Spine straight and tight, ends lightly bumped. Jacket clean and bright with slight edgewear. No tears. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 333 pages.
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White Man's Grave

by Richard Dooling

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Published
June 1994
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780374289515
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$6.95

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New York: Farrar Straus Giroux, June 1994. Hardcover. First Edition (stated). Quarter-bound in white linen with purple paper sides and black printing to spine. Very Good book in a Very Good jacket with belly band. Light stain to bottom fore edge. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight, ends bumped. Crease at edge of belly band front flap. Not from a… Read more
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Secrets of the Savanna: Twenty-Three Years in the African Wilderness Unraveling the Mysteries of Elephants and People

by Authors: Mark Owens; Delia Owens; Alexandra Fuller (foreward)

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Published
May 2006
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780395893104
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$281.00

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, May 2006. Hardcover. First Edition / full number line. Inscribed & signed by both authors on the title page. Fine book in a Fine jacket. Text unmarked. Jacket clean and bright. Laid-in tri-fold pamphlet from the Owens Foundation for Wildlife Conservation. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. xxvi + 230 pages. Crossing… Read more
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Little Bee: A Novel

by Chris Cleave

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Published
2008
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Good+
ISBN
9781416589648
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$7.45

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New York: Simon & Schuster, 2008. Trade Paperback. Notes inked in text. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Covers clean and bright. Not from a library. No remainder mark. 271 pages.
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