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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+
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First Paperback Edition
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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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White Man's Grave

by Richard Dooling

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Published
June 1994
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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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How de Body? One Man's Terrifying Journey Through an African War

by Teun Voeten

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Published
August 2002
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Near Fine
Edition
First U.S. Edition
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9780312282196
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$15.95

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New York: St. Martin's Press / Thomas Dunne Books, August 2002. Hardcover. First U.S. Edition (stated) / full number line. Near Fine book in a Near Fine jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight, ends bumped. Corners bumped. Jacket clean and bright with light edgewear at spine. Black remainder dot to bottom edge. Not from a library. Not clipped. 308… Read more
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How de Body? One Man's Terrifying Journey Through an African War

by Teun Voeten

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Published
2002
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Fine
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First U.S. Edi
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9780312282196
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$35.70

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New York: St. Martin's Press / Thomas . Hardcover. 2002. First U.S. Edi. Fine. New York: St. Martin's Press / Thomas Dunne Books, August 2002. Hardcover. First U.S. Edition (stated) / full number line. Fine book in a Fine jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight, tail lightly bumped. Jacket c lean and bright with slight edgewear at… Read more
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Rough Crossings: Britain, the Slaves and the American Revolution

by Simon Schama

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Published
April 2006
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Fine
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First U.S. Edition
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9780060539160
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$11.90

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New York: Ecco / HarperCollins, April 2006. First U.S. Edition / full number line. Fine book with pictorial cover in a Fine half jacket. Not from a library. As New but for a black remainder mark on the bottom edge. xiv + 478 pages. In response to a declaration by the last royal governor of Virginia that any rebel-owned slave who… Read more
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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
ISBN
9781435160606
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$14.95

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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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image of Sierra Leone Trilogy (Highlife for Caliban, Hand on the Navel, Carnival of the Old Coast) (African Writers Library) complete matching set

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Trenton, New Jersey: Africa World Press, 1995. Trade Paperbacks. Complete Matching Set. First Thus. New. Not remainders. Not damaged. 334 pages total. Poetry, with an Introductions by the author and an afterward (vol 1) by Sylvia Wynter. The concern in Johnson's Sierra Leone Trilogy is to return to, and re-frame, the years from the 1500s to the 1960s, and to do… 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
Edition
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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What Life Has Taught Me

by Siaka Stevens

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Published
1984
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780946041121
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$49.95

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Bourne End, Buckinghamshire, England: Kensal Press, 1984. Hardcover. First Edition (no additional printings listed). Green cloth over boards with gilt titles to spine. Very Good book in a Good jacket. Book unmarked. Spine straight, ends bumped. Jacket rubbed, faded at spine, several short tears to top edge, chipping at spine head, soiled patch to rear panel. Not from a library.… 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
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Paperback Edition
ISBN
9781844136780
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$13.95

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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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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, January 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… Read more
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Volunteers in the African Bush: Memoirs from Sierra Leone

by David Read Barker

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Published
January 2013
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9781457516184
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$142.50

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Indianapolis: Dog Ear Publishing, January 2013. 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… Read more
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Moving with the Face of the Devil: Art and Politics in Urban West Africa

by John W. Nunley

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Published
August 1987
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780252010156
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$63.95

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Urbana & Chicago: University of Illinois Press, August 1987. Hardcover. First Edition / full number line. Near Fine book in a Very Good jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight. Lower corners bumped. Edgewear and rubbing to jacket. Eight plates color photos, 75 B&W illustrations, five maps. xxiv + 281 pages. An engaging book about secret societies and urban… Read more
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Fishing in the Rivers of Sierra Leone : Oral Literature (Stories and songs from Sierra Leone, 25)

by Heribert Hinzen (ed); Frederick Bobor James (ed); Jim Martin Sorie (ed); Sheikh Ahmed Tejan Tamu (ed)

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Published
1987
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$66.95

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Freetown, Sierra Leone: People's Educational Association of Sierra Leone, 1987. Very Good. Text block pristine. Gift inscription inside front cover. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Light shelf and reading wear to covers. Not from a library. 342 pages. Numerous color and B&W photos.
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The Origin of the White Race (Stories and Songs from Sierra Leone, 34)

by Benjei; Frederick Bobor James (trans)

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Published
1987
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Near Fine
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$100.00

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Freetown, Sierra Leone: People's Educational Association of Sierra Leone, 1987. Staple-bound pamphlet. Near Fine. Interior unmarked. Securely bound by two rusted staples. Original price penciled to front cover. Not from a library. 47 pages. B&W photos. Stories collected at Towaama village, Bo District, Souther Province, May 1st, 1986 and later translated by Frederick Bobor James.
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"Ecstatic renovation!" : Street Art Celebrating Sierra Leone's 1992 Revolution

by Joseph A. Opala; Raymond Desouza George (forward)

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Published
January 1994
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$47.00

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RARE! Freetown: Sierra Leone Adult Education Association, January 1994. Staple-Bound Pamphlet. Fine. Interior pristine. Securely bound with two clean staples. Rubbing to covers. 39 pages.
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The Lebanese Traders in Sierra Leone (Change and Continuity in Africa)

by H. L. van der Laan

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Published
1975
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9789027978813
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$142.50

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The Hague: Mouton, 1975. Trade Paperback. Very Good. Former owners' impression seal to first two pages (Sybil and Penn Handwerker). Text block unmarked. Spine creased and faded. Shelf and reading wear to covers. Not from a library. No remainder mark. x + 385 pages.
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The Handbook of Sierra Leone

by Sierra Leone. Ministry of Information and Broadcasting

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Published
March 1980
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Near Fine
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$24.95

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Rare! Freetown, Sierra Leone: Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, March 1980. Paperback. Near Fine. Interior pristine. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Cover clear and bright. Light shelfwear. 4to. 47 pages.
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The Diamond Smugglers (Dell 1921)

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

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Published
1965
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Near Fine
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$9.95

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New York: Dell, April 1965. Mass Market Paperback. Dell 1921. Fourth Dell printing, June 1965. With an introduction by "John Blaize" (John Collard). Near Fine. Interior tanned, but unmarked. Spine square and tight with a slight crease at front hinge. Covers clean and bright. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 159 pages. One of two non-fiction books… Read more
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The Politics of Elite Culture: Explorations in the Dramaturgy of Power in a Modern African Society

by Abner Cohen

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Published
1981
Condition
As New
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780520041202
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$14.90

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Berkeley: University of California Press, 1981. Hardcover. First Edition / full number line. As New book in a Fine jacket with the slightest edgewear. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 352 pages.
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