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The Real Eve: Modern Man's Journey Out of Africa

by Oppenheimer, Stephen

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Published
2004
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Fine
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New York: Carroll & Graf, 2004. Soft Cover. Fine. 8vo. Soft cover. xxi, [2], 440 pp. [16 pp] colour plates of photos. Fine condition. Not only are we all ultimately African, but what's more it can now be proved that all modern non-Africans sprang from a single exodus out of Africa, rather than peopling the Earth in… Read more
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Heirs of the Greek Catastrophe: The Social Life of Asia Minor Refugees in Piraeus

by Hirschon, Renee

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Published
2008
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Near Fine
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New York: Berghahn Books, 2008. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 8vo. Reprint. Soft cover, xxx, [2], 280 p.p. B&W illustrations in-text plus [8] p.p. plates of B&W photos. Some creasing to joints and front cover, and bumping to spine head, on page has large crease, else fine. The war between Greece and Turkey ended in 1922 in what Greeks… Read more
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The Early History of Niumi: Settlement and Foundation of a Mandinka State on the Gambia River

by Wright, Donald R.

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Minotavros Books
Published
1977
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Near Fine
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Athens, Ohio: Ohio University Center for International Studies, 1977. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 4to. Papers in International Studies, Africa Series No. 32. SIGNED and inscribed by author. Green pictorial card wraps, sewn and glued binding. B&W maps. vi, 116 p.p. + [5 blue leaves series title list]. Lightly sunned at spine and edges. Slight creasing to covers, else… Read more
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Oral Traditions from the Gambia, 2 Volumes

by Wright, Donald R.

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Very Good
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Athens, Ohio: Ohio University Center for International Studies. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to. Papers in International Studies, Africa Series No, 37 and No. 38. 1979-1980. Both volumes SIGNED and inscribed by author. Green pictorial card wraps, sewn and glued binding. B&W maps. Volume I - Mandinka Griots: xiii, 176 p.p. + [4 blue leaves list of series titles].… Read more
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Africa's Children: A History of Blacks in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia

by Robart-Johnson, Sharon

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Published
2009
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Near Fine
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1st Edition
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Toronto: Natural Heritage Books, 2009. 1st Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 8vo. SIGNED with inscription from author to inside of front cover. Paperback, 236 p.p. Light bumping to corners of front cover, else a fine copy. Chronicling the history of Black families of the Yarmouth area of Nova Scotia, Africa's Children is a mirror image of the hopes… Read more
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Africa's Children: A History of Blacks in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia

by Robart-Johnson, Sharon

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Published
2009
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Near Fine
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1st Edition
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Toronto: Natural Heritage Books, 2009. 1st Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 8vo. SIGNED with inscription from author to inside of front cover. Paperback, 236 p.p. Light bumping to corners of front cover, small spot of soiling to front, else a fine copy. Chronicling the history of Black families of the Yarmouth area of Nova Scotia, Africa's Children is… Read more
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London: The Amalgamated Press Limited/The Fleetway House. Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo (medium). [n.d., ca. 1925]. Scarce set in VG condition. Quarter bound in black morocco with blue cloth boards. Gilt lettering and decoration to spine compartments. Red speckled fore and tail edges. General index to volume VII. Ex-libris stickers to front pastedowns of all volumes. Wear and… Read more
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London: William Stanby and Jacob Bloome, 1634. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 4to. [x] 225 p.p. [14 p.p. table]. Half bound red calf over marbled boards. Title on red leather spine label. Marbled boards well worn and chipped, edges rubbed. Hinges secure. Engraved and printed title pages and colophon leaf. "A" at head of printed title cropped, signature… Read more
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Le Droit Des Morts: Un Appel Pour La Protection Des Tombeaux De Guerre

by Ney, Alfred

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Published
1918
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Very Good
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Zurich: Art. Institut Orell Fussli, 1918. Soft Cover. Very Good. Laage, Bois de W.. 8vo (square). Original grey wraps with woodcut stamped on front cover. 44 p.p., plus [29] leaves showing 79 b/w photographs of first world war cemeteries and monuments in Europe, calling for their protection and preservation. Text in French. Library stamp of Department of Soldier's… Read more
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Omens and Superstitions of Southern India

by Thurston, Edgar

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Published
1912
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Very Good
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1st Edition
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London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1912. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo. Bound in blue cloth with gilt decoration on front board. [6] 7-320 p.p. Frontis photo of a Malayan Exorcist, plus [15] photographic plates. "Presentation Copy" embossed at foot of title page. From the library of Alexander Grant, his bookplate on front pastedown endpaper. Light rubbing to… Read more
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Woman's Mysteries of a Primitive People. The Ibibios of Southern Nigeria

by Talbot, Amaury D.

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Minotavros Books
Published
1915
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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London: Cassell and Company, Ltd, 1915. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo (tall). Original green cloth binding. vii, 252 p.p. [41] plates of photographs incl. frontispiece. Bookplate of Marcus Crahan. Ownership inscription on front free endpaper. Bumped edges with rubbing and wear to spine. Foxing and sporadic staining throughout interior. Some plates curled or creased, but not… Read more
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