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African Twilight: The Vanishing Rituals and Ceremonies of the African Continent

By Beckwith, Carol; Fisher, Angela

NY: Rizzoli. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 2018. First Printing. Hardcover. 9780847860173 . Two volumes housed in illustrated slipcase. 472pp, bibliography; 400pp, bibliography. Dazzling documentary photography about ceremonies and rituals among various cultures across the African continent, from coming-of-age rites among the Dassenech people of Ethiopia to a festival of masks in the DRC and the Pende culture. Color photos on nearly every page. The authors assert that nearly 40% of the rituals and ceremonies documented in this book have already vanished. ; Folio 13" - 23" tall .

$90.00

Nigeria:  Our Latest Protectorate
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Nigeria: Our Latest Protectorate

By Robinson, Charles Henry

London: Horace Marshall and Son. Very Good with no dust jacket; Spine cocked, boards lightly worn, foxing.. 1900. First Edition. Hardcover. Red cloth with titles and designs stamped in gilt on front boards and spine. Top edges gilt. xii, 223pp, index, appendix. Many photos. Color folding map of Western Africa. Discusses history and Hausa people in this newest British protectorate, including discussion of malaria, Hausa soldiers, travelling advice, missionary work, the Royal Niger Company, the Hausa Association, and Mohammedism. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$50.00

British Somaliland
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British Somaliland

By Drake-Brockman, Ralph E.

London: Hurst & Blackett, Ltd. Good with no dust jacket; Boards scuffed, hinges cracked, pages toned and foxed, shaken. 1912. First Edition. Blue cloth stamped in blind and with two color center cameo of man in loincloth looking at house on stilts stamped on front boards. Titles in gilt on spine. xvi, 334pp. Bibliography, index, glossary. Folding map of the British Somaliland protectorate and adjacent lands at rear. Many illustrations and photo reproductions. The author spent ten years in the Colonial Medical Service in British Somaliland and describes the people, geography, wildlife, livestock, and other topics. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$150.00

Congo Warriors
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Congo Warriors

By Hoare, Mike

London: Robert Hale. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1991. First Edition. Hardcover. 0709043694 . Index, maps. "Colonel Hoare commanded a unit of mercenary soldiers during the armed uprising in the Congo in 1964, and here is his stirring account of those wartorn days." (from front jacket flap). ; 191 pages .

$100.00

Black Shirt, Black Skin
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Black Shirt, Black Skin

By Carter. Boake

Harrisburg, PA: Telegraph Press. Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn, usual library stamps and markings.. 1935. First Edition. Hardcover. Black cloth binding. Map endpapers. Discusses Italy's Fascist takeover of Ethiopia in the runup to World War II. ; Ex-Library; 178 pages .

$7.00

With Kitchener to Khartum
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With Kitchener to Khartum

By Steevens, G. W.

NY: Dodd, Mead & Co. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, spine faded.. 1899. First American Edition; Later Printing. Hardcover. xiv, 326pp. Eight maps, including two foldouts. Red cloth binding with titles in gilt on front boards and spine. An account of the British-Egyptian military campaigns in the Battles of the Atbara and Omdurman in Sudan. .

$25.00

Livingstone\'s Africa:  Perilous Adventures and Extensive Discoveries in  the Interior of Africa
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Livingstone's Africa: Perilous Adventures and Extensive Discoveries in the Interior of Africa

By Livingstone, David; Stanley, H. M.

Philadelphia: Hubbard Brothers. Good with no dust jacket; Boards heavily worn, owner name penciled on . front free endpaper, card pocket on rear pastedown, some finger soiling to . pages.. [1872]. Hardcover. Brick red cloth with black and gilt lettering on front boards and spine. Many engravings. xvi, 615pp. A classic in the literature of African exploration. .

$25.00

Esto Perpetua:  Algerian Studies and Impressions
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Esto Perpetua: Algerian Studies and Impressions

By Belloc, Hilaire

NY: AMS Press. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1969. Reprint. Hardcover. Navy cloth. Reprint of Belloc's 1906 account of his travels in Algeria. Illustrations. viii, 191pp. .

$15.00

Twilight in South Africa
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Twilight in South Africa

By Gibbs, Henry

NY: Philosophical Library. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Boards rubbed, pages toned, jacket . chipped.. 1950. 1st US revised edition. Hardcover. Black cloth. Black and white frontispiece photograph, black and white photographs, and index. Details of a 1949 study of South African political, medical, and cultural conditions. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 288 pages .

$15.00

The Autobiography of Sir Henry Morton Stanley
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The Autobiography of Sir Henry Morton Stanley

By Stanley, Sir Henry Morton; Stanley, Dorothy (editor)

Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company. Good with no dust jacket; Boards sunned, soiled, and worn, front hinge . cracked.. 1911. Popular edition. Hardcover. xvii, 551pp, 16 photo plates, large color folding map of Stanley's travel routes through central Africa. Green cloth binding with titles in gilt on spine. .

$45.00

Daybreak in Livingstonia:  The Story of the Livingstonia Mission, British  Central Africa
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Daybreak in Livingstonia: The Story of the Livingstonia Mission, British Central Africa

By Jack, James W. ; Laws, Robert (editor)

NY: Fleming H. Revell. Good with no dust jacket; Penciled ticks in margins, boards rubbed, price . inked on title page.. N.D.. Revised Edition. Hardcover. Circa 1900s. Revised, with introduction by Robert Laws, MD. Green decorative cloth. Index, appendix, photos, large (14 x 20 inch) folding color map of Central Africa (parts of present day Malawi, Tanzania, Mozambique, and Zambia). Map detached and has several small tears. Account of the Scottish Presbyterian missionary settlement in Livingstonia, located in Malawi. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 371 pages .

$40.00

My Battle of Algiers:  A Memoir
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My Battle of Algiers: A Memoir

By Morgan, Ted

NY: Smithsonian Books. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 2005. First Printing. Hardcover. 0060852240 . Orange paper boards quarter-bound in orange cloth. xx, 284 pages. Index. A remembrance of the author's time as a French soldier in the Algerian War in the mid-1950s. Review copy with notice laid in. .

$7.00

The End of the Game:  The Last Word from Paradise: A Pictorial  Documentation of the Origins, History & Prospects of the Big Game in Africa
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The End of the Game: The Last Word from Paradise: A Pictorial Documentation of the Origins, History & Prospects of the Big Game in Africa

By Beard, Peter

Garden City, NY: Doubleday and Company. Very Good. 1977. Reprint; First Printing. Softcover. 0385131240 . Foreword by Joseph Murumbi. Epilogue by Dr. Richard M. Laws. Bibliography. Part-history, part-photoessay, this book focuses on "the widespread destruction of the African elephant." 300 photoengravings and stonetone plates by Beard and historical photographers. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall .

$30.00

Winds of Change:  The End of Empire in Africa
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Winds of Change: The End of Empire in Africa

By Royle, Trevor

London: John Murray Publishers. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket rubbed.. 1996. First Printing. Hardcover. 0719553520 . Black cloth. xi, 308 pages. Maps, black and white photos, bibliography, and index. The story of the last days of British rule in Africa told through the memories of the people who lived through it, historical narratives, and relevant documents. .

$7.00

Agricultural Change in Tanganyika 1945-1960
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Agricultural Change in Tanganyika 1945-1960

By Fuggles-Couchman, N. R.

Stanford, CA: Food Research Institute. Very Good; Covers rubbed, library stamps on front cover, interior clean . and bright and free of any notation.. 1964. First Printing. Softcover. Maps and charts. A study of agricultural development in East Africa post World War II highlighting the progress made and the obstacles faced. ; Ex-Library; 98 pages .

$15.00

Nationalism in Colonial Africa
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Nationalism in Colonial Africa

By Hodgkin, Thomas

London: Frederick Muller Ltd.. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Owner name on front endpaper, light foxing . to page edges, jacket soiled, rubbed and chipped.. 1968. Sixth Printing. Hardcover. Green cloth. Black and white maps, tables, notes, and index. A study of post WWII Africa focusing on the practices of the colonial nations, political organization, religion, and external influences such Islam. ; 216 pages .

$20.00

On the South African Frontier:  The Adventures and Observations of an  American in Mashonaland and Matabeleland
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On the South African Frontier: The Adventures and Observations of an American in Mashonaland and Matabeleland

By Brown, William Harvey

Bulawayo, Rhodesia: Books of Rhodesia Publishing Co.. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Edges rubbed, store sticker inside . front cover, light foxing of fore-edge. Jacket lightly toned and rubbed.. 1975. Reprint; Second Printing. Hardcover. Red cloth. 9 page publisher introduction, xxii, 457 pages. Tipped-in black and white frontispiece illustration, black and white photos and illustrations, index, appendices. Rhodesiana Reprint Library Volume 12 is a facsimile reproduction of the 1899 edition, with additions, which spoke of pioneer life, race relations, and social and cultural conditions in this part of Africa. .

$40.00

Travels and Discoveries in North and Central Africa:  From the Journal of  an Expedition Undertaken under the Auspices of H. B. M.\' S Government, in  the Years 1849-1855
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Travels and Discoveries in North and Central Africa: From the Journal of an Expedition Undertaken under the Auspices of H. B. M.' S Government, in the Years 1849-1855

By Barth, Henry

Philadelphia: J. W. Bradley. Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn, owner name penciled on front free . endpaper, some foxing and waterstains.. 1859. Later Edition. Hardcover. Original brown blindstamped cloth. Titles stamped in gilt on spine. Frontispiece engraving of Musgu chief and villagers. Many other engravings throughout text. Front folding map (engraving with color) of routes of Dr. Barth's extensive travels on the African continent. 538pp + [4]pp of publisher's ads. .

$35.00

The Betrayal of South Africa:  The Tragic Story of Rhodesia and South  Africa
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The Betrayal of South Africa: The Tragic Story of Rhodesia and South Africa

By McFerran, Warren L.

Winter Park, FL: Garfield Publishing Corporation. Very Good; Edges rubbed.. 1985. First Printing. Softcover. 0935591028 . Footnotes. An historical look at the region highlighting the questions of communism, apartheid, food shortages, and regional disputes. ; 355 pages .

$30.00

Zambia Shall be Free:  An Autobiography
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Zambia Shall be Free: An Autobiography

By Kaunda, Kenneth

London: Heinemann Education Books Ltd.. Very Good; Edges rubbed, title page and page edges foxed, small stain on . fore edge and rear cover.. 1962. Second Printing. Softcover. 0435900048 . Black and white frontispiece portrait, map, black and white photographs, and indexes. Life story of the African political leader and teacher who was a leader in the Zambian struggle for independence and went on to become the nation's first president. ; 202 pages .

$40.00

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