Sierra Leone from Books of the World

New Arrivals

image of Level 4: Virus Hunters of the CDC

Level 4: Virus Hunters of the CDC

by Joseph B. McCormick; Susan Fisher-Hoch

Seller
Books of the World
Published
1999
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9781435160606
Item Price
$14.95

Show Details

Description:
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
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$14.95
image of Sierra Leone Trilogy (Highlife for Caliban, Hand on the Navel, Carnival of the Old Coast) (African Writers Library) complete matching set

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

by Lemuel A. Johnson

Seller
Books of the World
Published
1995
Condition
New
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$52.80 $36.96
Save $15.84!

Show Details

Description:
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
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$52.80 $36.96
Save $15.84!
image of No Condition Is Permanent

No Condition Is Permanent

by Cristina Kessler

Seller
Books of the World
Published
January 2000
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition, Third Printing
ISBN
9780399234866
Item Price
$13.95

Show Details

Description:
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
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$13.95
image of What Life Has Taught Me

What Life Has Taught Me

by Siaka Stevens

Seller
Books of the World
Published
1984
Condition
Very Good+
ISBN
9780946041121
Item Price
$69.95 $48.97
Save $20.98!

Show Details

Description:
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.
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$69.95 $48.97
Save $20.98!
image of Operation Certain Death: The Inside Story of the SAS's Greatest Battle

Operation Certain Death: The Inside Story of the SAS's Greatest Battle

by Lewis Damien

Seller
Books of the World
Published
2004
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Paperback Edition
ISBN
9781844136780
Item Price
$33.95 $23.77
Save $10.18!

Show Details

Description:
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
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$33.95 $23.77
Save $10.18!
image of The Sierra Leone Army: A Century of History

The Sierra Leone Army: A Century of History

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

Seller
Books of the World
Published
1987
Condition
As New
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780333435359
Item Price
$284.00 $198.80
Save $85.20!

Show Details

Description:
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.
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$284.00 $198.80
Save $85.20!
image of Paul Cuffe and the African Promised Land

Paul Cuffe and the African Promised Land

by Mary Gage Atkin

Seller
Books of the World
Published
1977
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780840765215
Item Price
$12.45

Show Details

Description:
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.
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$12.45
image of Journey without Maps

Journey without Maps

by Graham Greene

Seller
Books of the World
Published
1971
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780140032802
Item Price
$19.95

Show Details

Description:
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
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$19.95
image of Volunteers in the African Bush: Memoirs from Sierra Leone

Volunteers in the African Bush: Memoirs from Sierra Leone

by David Read Barker

Seller
Books of the World
Published
2013
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9781457516184
Item Price
$42.80 $29.96
Save $12.84!

Show Details

Description:
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
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$42.80 $29.96
Save $12.84!
image of Moving with the Face of the Devil: Art and Politics in Urban West Africa

Moving with the Face of the Devil: Art and Politics in Urban West Africa

by John W. Nunley

Seller
Books of the World
Published
August 1987
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780252010156
Item Price
$42.80 $29.96
Save $12.84!

Show Details

Description:
Urbana & Chicago: University of Illinois Press. Hardcover. August 1987. 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
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$42.80 $29.96
Save $12.84!
image of Fishing in the Rivers of Sierra Leone : Oral Literature (Stories and songs  from Sierra Leone, 25)

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)

Seller
Books of the World
Published
1987
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$69.95 $48.97
Save $20.98!

Show Details

Description:
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. 342 pages. Numerous color and B&W photos.
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$69.95 $48.97
Save $20.98!
image of The Origin of the White Race (Stories and Songs from Sierra Leone, 34)

The Origin of the White Race (Stories and Songs from Sierra Leone, 34)

by Benjei; Frederick Bobor James (trans)

Seller
Books of the World
Published
1987
Condition
Near Fine
Item Price
$100.00 $70.00
Save $30.00!

Show Details

Description:
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. B&W photos. 47 pages. Stories collected at Towaama village, Bo District, Southern Province, May 1st, 1986 and later translated by Frederick Bobor James.
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$100.00 $70.00
Save $30.00!
image of Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty

Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty

by Daron Acemoglu; James A. Robinson

Seller
Books of the World
Published
March 20, 2012
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780307719218
Item Price
$31.40 $21.98
Save $9.42!

Show Details

Description:
New York: Crown. Hardcover. March 20, 2012. Fine book in a Fine jacket. Spine tail bumped, otherwise As New. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. xii + 529 pages.
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$31.40 $21.98
Save $9.42!
image of

"Ecstatic renovation!" : Street Art Celebrating Sierra Leone's 1992 Revolution

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

Seller
Books of the World
Published
January 1994
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$100.00 $70.00
Save $30.00!

Show Details

Description:
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.
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$100.00 $70.00
Save $30.00!
image of The Lebanese Traders in Sierra Leone (Change and Continuity in Africa)

The Lebanese Traders in Sierra Leone (Change and Continuity in Africa)

by H. L. van der Laan

Seller
Books of the World
Published
1975
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9789027978813
Item Price
$67.95 $47.57
Save $20.38!

Show Details

Description:
The Hague: Mouton, 1975. 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.
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$67.95 $47.57
Save $20.38!
image of The Handbook of Sierra Leone

The Handbook of Sierra Leone

by Sierra Leone. Ministry of Information and Broadcasting

Seller
Books of the World
Published
March 1980
Condition
Near Fine
Item Price
$30.00 $21.00
Save $9.00!

Show Details

Description:
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.
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$30.00 $21.00
Save $9.00!
image of West African Diamonds: An Economic History, 1919-83

West African Diamonds: An Economic History, 1919-83

by Peter A. L. Greenhalgh

Seller
Books of the World
Published
1985
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780719017636
Item Price
$62.75 $43.93
Save $18.82!

Show Details

Description:
Manchester, England and Dover, New Hampshire: Manchester University Press, 1985. Fine book in a Fine jacket. Interior pristine but slightly tanned. Spine straight and tight. Jacket in a protective mylar cover. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. xiv + 306 pages.
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$62.75 $43.93
Save $18.82!
image of The Diamond Smugglers

The Diamond Smugglers

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

Seller
Books of the World
Published
1965
Condition
Very Good
Item Price
$6.95

Show Details

Description:
New York: Dell, 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 Fleming… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$6.95
image of The Politics of Elite Culture: Explorations in the Dramaturgy of Power in a Modern African Society

The Politics of Elite Culture: Explorations in the Dramaturgy of Power in a Modern African Society

by Abner Cohen

Seller
Books of the World
Published
1981
Condition
As New
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780520041202
Item Price
$16.45

Show Details

Description:
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.
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$16.45
image of Women's Participation in the Peace Process in Sierra Leone ; Peace and Solidarity Mission Organised by Femmes Africa Solidarité (FAS) : 20-25 February 1997, Freetown, Sierra Leone.

Show Details

Description:
Geneva: Femmes Africa Solidarité, 1997. Trade Paperback. Very Good. As New. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not damaged. 99 pages.
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$9.95