African History from Christison Rare Books, IOBA SABDA

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(Cape Town: New Africa Books, 2003) 085255091X. The first six volumes in this eight-volume series, laminated pictorial wrappers in each case; 210 x 145 mm; pp. xviii + 349, incl. index, xx + (ii) + 420, incl. index, xviii + 398, incl. index, xxii + 294, incl. index, xviii + (ii) + 491, incl. index, xxiii + (i) + 356,… Read more
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Dictionary of African Biography (6-volume set)

by Akyeampong, Emmanuel K., and Henry Louis Gates, Jr. (Editors in Chief)

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9780195382075
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$178.68

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(New York: Oxford University Press, 2012) 9780195382075. Six 4to volumes; uniform yellow pictorial boards; pp. xlix + (iii) + 522, (vi) + 545, (viii) + 542, (viii) + 544, (viii) + 544, (viii) + 592, incl. appendices and index; portrait illustrations. Fine condition. "The print edition of the Dictionary includes 2,126 entries in six volumes dealing with individuals drawn from… Read more
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This Africa

by McNeile, Michael

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(no place: McAlan, 1958). Dustwrapper title: More True Stories from THIS AFRICA. 8vo; original pale blue cloth, lettered in gilt on spine; pictorial dustwrapper, housed in removable protector; decorative endpapers; pp. xiii + (i) + 313; line drawings as head-pieces. Slightest edgewear to dustwrapper. Very good condition. 'Again, as in his first successful book of this… Read more
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Gebeure in Afrika. Vyf-en-veertig radiopraatjies

by van der Merwe, H.J.J.M.

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(Johannesburg: Dagbreek Boekhandel, 1961). 8vo; original blue boards, lettered in black on spine; dustwrapper; endpaper map; pp. 241; plates. Dustwrapper slightly edgeworn and rubbed; spine a bit cocked; light browning and a few fox spots to edges. Good condition. Afrikaans text. A series of essays on the winds of change affecting Africa, as independence movements gained… Read more
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The Third Africa

by Rhoodie, Eschel

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(Cape Town: Nasionale Boekhandel, 1968). 8vo; original black boards, lettered in gilt on spine; laminated pictorial dustwrapper; pp. (vi) + 313, incl. index; maps; tables. Dustwrapper sunned to spine panel; archival tape repair to reverse at head of upper panel; earlier owner's hand-stamp to front free endpaper; occasional fox spot. Very good condition. Later to attain some… Read more
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Southern Africa since 1800

by Denoon, Donald, with Balam Nyeko and the advice of J. B. Webster

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9780582603219
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$5.72

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(London: Longman, 1980) 0582603218. 215 x 135 mm; printed wrappers; pp. vi + 242, incl. index; maps; photographs. Wrappers a little rubbed; slight damp stain to top edge of inner wrappers; earlier owner's name signed on half-title. Good condition. "In 1800 Southern African affairs could be seen in the same context as developments in East or West… Read more
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The African Experience

by Oliver, Roland

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ISBN
9780297820222
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$10.72

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(London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1991) 0297820222. 8vo; original black boards, lettered in silver gilt on spine; laminated pictorial dustwrapper; pp. xii + 284, incl. index; several maps; some line drawings. Earlier owner's bookplate to front free endpaper; light browning to endpapers. Very good condition. "This authoritative work covers the entire span of human history across the African… Read more
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(London: Oxford University Press, 1945). Second edition. 8vo; original blue buckram, lettered in gilt on spine; dustwrapper; tinted top edge; pp. xxviii + 1837, incl. index; several maps and tables, incl. folding. Dustwrapper somewhat edgeworn and foxed, with earlier tape repairs to head of spine panel; earlier owner's name signed on front pastedown; some foxing. Good condition.… Read more
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The Scramble for Africa 1876-1912

by Pakenham, Thomas

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9780947464479
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(Johannesburg: Jonathan Ball, 1991) 0947464476. 8vo; original brown boards, titled in gilt on spine; laminated pictorial dustwrapper; pictorial endpapers; pp. xix + (i) + 738, incl. index; monochrome plates; several maps; some cartoons and engravings in text. Merest trace of spotting to top edge. Very good condition. "The Scramble for Africa astonished everyone. In 1880 most of… Read more
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(Cape Town: Juta, 1951). 8vo; original blue cloth, lettered in gilt on spine and upper cover; no dustwrapper; pp. (vi) + 944, incl. index. Backstrip sunned; cloth very slightly rubbed; bump to bottom fore-corners; name of earlier owner, illustrator Alba Bouwer, signed on front free endpaper; trace of foxing to endpapers; light browning to edges. Very good condition.… Read more
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Afrika

by de Villiers, Cas

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(Johannesburg: South African Broadcasting Corporation, 1973). 215 x 133 mm; saddle-stitched wrappers; pp. 54. Earlier owner's name on title page. Very good condition. Afrikaans text. " 'n Reeks praatjies wat uitgesaai is in die Afrikaanse Diens van die Suid-Afrikaanse Uitsaaikorporasie vanaf 3 tot 24 Mei 1973." An ambitious project for such small space: Twenty-five short… Read more
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African Afterthoughts

by Mitchell, Philip

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(London: Hutchinson, 1954). 8vo; original salmon-coloured cloth; no dustwrapper; endpaper maps; pp. 288, incl. index; frontis. portrait. Extremities very slightly worn; trace of fishmothing to fore-edge of upper cover; ownership inscription to half-title; sporadic moderate foxing. Good condition. Recollections of Sir Philip Mitchell after a career in the colonial service in Africa. There are some interesting… Read more
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Historical Dictionary of Ethiopia

by Prouty, Chris, and Eugene Rosenfeld

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9780810814486
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(Metuchen, NJ: The Scarecrow Press, 1981) 081081448x. African Historical Dictionaries, No. 32. 8vo; original brown cloth, with yellow lettering to spine and upper cover; pp. xv + (i) +436, incl. index; map. Ex-library copy, with ink stamps, codes and two small labels to endpapers; trace of gum residue to tail of spine. Good to very good condition.… Read more
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Historical Dictionary of Libya

by Hahn, Lorna, with the assistance of Maureen Muirragui

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ISBN
9780810814424
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$9.29

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(Metuchen, NJ: The Scarecrow Press, 1981) 0810814420. African Historical Dictionaries, No. 33. 8vo; original green cloth, lettered in gilt on spine and upper cover; pp. xiii + (i) + 116. Ex-library copy, with ink stamps, codes and small label to endpapers; slight bump to top fore-corner of upper board; trace of gum residue to tail of spine. … Read more
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(London: Longmans, Green and Co., 1931). Crown 8vo; original black cloth; no dustwrapper; pp. xiii + (i) + 125, incl. index; plates. Spine sunned; boards slightly rubbed; label and "Withdrawn" stamp of Talbot Reference Library to front pastedown; light browning to endpapers. Good condition. The first edition of this important work. The deliberations of the Conference… Read more
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(Pretoria: University of South Africa, 1985) 0869813242. 4to; original yellow boards; laminated pictorial dustwrapper; pp. x + 418; maps. Dustwrapper very slightly rubbed. Very good condition. Afrikaans text. "Afrika noord van die Limpopo bied 'n geselekteerde beeld van die Afrika-verlede. Dit is dikwels meer gemoeid met Europese motiewe en optredes as met die gevolge van… Read more
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$21.44
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Africa in the Nineteenth Century

by Sanderson, Edgar

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(London, Seeley and Co., 1898). Original brown cloth, little soiled, spine little creased with short tear at the head of the spine, pp. 335, frontispiece portrait, few plates. Endpapers very browned, a little foxing, dust-soiling on some pages. Fair. .
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Aspects of Central African history

by Ranger, T.O. (editor)

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(Evanston, Northwestern University Press, 1968). Dustwrapper, pp. 291. 'In central Africa a considerable amount of historical research has been carried out, especially in the field of radio-carbon dating and in the taking of linguistic evidence. ... on into the nineteenth and twentieth centuries in Rhodesia, Zambia, and Malawi. ...' .
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(London, Longmans, Green, 1942). Original blue cloth, somewhat stained, corners of boards bruised, pp. 284, few maps, charts. Some foxing, mark on one page. .
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(London, The African Publications Trust, 1960). Card wraps, very light soil, pp. 44, saddle-stitched. Federation of the Rhodesias and Nyasaland. .
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