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Not Yet Uhuru: An Autobiography

by Odinga, Oginga

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Published
1969
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Good; Pages toned, edges and rear cover foxed.
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Later Printing
ISBN
9780809013494
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$30.00

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NY: Hill and Wang. Good; Pages toned, edges and rear cover foxed.. 1969. Later Printing. Softcover. 0809013495 . Photos, index, glossary. Autobiography of the Kenyan leader who helped found the first post-colonial government with Jomo Kenyatta, later breadking with him and establishing the Kenya People's Union opposition party. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 323 pages… Read more
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The Magic Horns: Folk Tales from Africa

by Stuart, Forbes

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Published
1976
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Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Edition
First American Edition
ISBN
9780201073591
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$40.00

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Reading, MA: Addison-Wesley Publishing Company. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1976. First American Edition. Hardcover. 0201073595 . Dramatic black and white illustrations by Charles Keeping. Illustrated boards. Glossary. Eight folktales from the Bantu and Hottentot people of Botswana retold by Stuart and illustrated by Keeping, a two-time winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal. ; 8vo… Read more
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cover of Zulu Fireside Tales

Zulu Fireside Tales

by Savory, Phyllis

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Published
1961
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Good in Good dust jacket; Boards and endpapers dampstained, jacket sunned, price-clipped, and dampstained.
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NY: Hastings House. Good in Good dust jacket; Boards and endpapers dampstained, jacket sunned, . price-clipped, and dampstained.. 1961. Hardcover. Foreword by D. McK. Malcolm. A collection of twelve Zulu folk tales. Glossary. Black and white illustrations and color jacket art by Sylvia Baxter. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 64 pages .
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cover of The King of the World in the Land of the Pygmies

The King of the World in the Land of the Pygmies

by Mark, Joan

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Published
1995
Condition
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket lightly worn.
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780803231825
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$20.00

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Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket lightly worn.. 1995. First Edition. Hardcover. 0803231822 . Inscribed by the author on the title page. xvi, 276pp. Notes, bibliography, index, photos. Burgundy cloth binding. Biography of well-heeled American anthropologist Patrick Tracy Lowell Putnam (1904-1953) , who spent twenty five years living among… Read more
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cover of Small Bridges to One World:  A Peace Corps Perspective, Nigeria 1963-1965

Small Bridges to One World: A Peace Corps Perspective, Nigeria 1963-1965

by Saltonstall, Katharyn W.

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Published
1986
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Very Good
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Portsmouth, NH: Peter E. Randall. Very Good. 1986. Softcover. Warmly inscribed by the author on the half-title. xi, 213pp. Photos. The author was the wife of an early Peace Corps Representative in charge of 750 volunteers in Nigeria from 1963-65, and recounts her adventures raising five kids, meeting staff, local chiefs and emirs, school pupils, musicians,… Read more
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cover of African Hunt:  A Big-Game Safari in the Golden Days of the African Hunter

African Hunt: A Big-Game Safari in the Golden Days of the African Hunter

by Arbuthnot, Thomas S.

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Published
1954
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Very Good in Fair dust jacket; Stain at page tops of first few leaves, boards worn, jacket foxed and tattered, front jacket fla
Edition
First Edition
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$35.00

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NY: W. W. Norton. Very Good in Fair dust jacket; Stain at page tops of first few leaves, . boards worn, jacket foxed and tattered, front jacket flap clipped.. 1954. First Edition. Hardcover. 86 black and white photos plus photo collage on endpapers. Relates the physician author's big game hunting trip in Tanzania in 1927. ; 8vo 8"… Read more
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cover of The Great Gold Reef:  The Romantic History of the Rand Goldfields

The Great Gold Reef: The Romantic History of the Rand Goldfields

by Lezard, Adele

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Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket tattered, front flap detached, pages toned.
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First Edition
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$35.00

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Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Company. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket tattered, front flap detached, pages . toned.. First Edition. Hardcover. Orange cloth binding. Photos, folding map, index. History of the Great Gold Reef in South Africas Rand, the rise of Johannesburg, gold mining techniques, Jameson Raid, Boer War, and various South African mining magnates. ; 8vo… Read more
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cover of How a Little Girl Went to Africa:  Told by Herself

How a Little Girl Went to Africa: Told by Herself

by Bicknell, Leona M.

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Published
1904
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Good with no dust jacket; Boards sunned, edges foxed, pages curled.
Edition
First Edition
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$50.00

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Boston: Lothrop, Lee & Shepard. Good with no dust jacket; Boards sunned, edges foxed, pages curled.. 1904. First Edition. Hardcover. Red decorated cloth. Many black and white photos. The Burlington, Vermont girl relates the two years she spent in South Africa with her missionary parents. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 172 pages .
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cover of Running after Pills:  Politics, Gender, and Contraception in Colonial  Zimbabwe

Running after Pills: Politics, Gender, and Contraception in Colonial Zimbabwe

by Kaler, Amy

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Published
2003
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Very Good; Edges rubbed, top front corner creased, sticker on rear cover.
Edition
First Paperback Edition; First Printing
ISBN
9780325070438
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$20.00

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Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann. Very Good; Edges rubbed, top front corner creased, sticker on rear cover.. 2003. First Paperback Edition; First Printing. Softcover. 0325070431 . x, 247pp. Acknowledgements, black and white photos, tables, figures, references, and index. By focusing on the very beginning of the contraceptive revolution in Zimbabwe, Kaler gives demographic change a place in a social… Read more
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cover of Songs and Stories from Uganda

Songs and Stories from Uganda

by Serwadda, W. Moses; Pantaleoni, Hewitt (editor)

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Published
1974
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Good in Good dust jacket; Usual library stamps and markings, jacket flaps glued to endpapers.
Edition
First Edition; First Printing
ISBN
9780690752403
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$15.00

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NY: Thomas Y. Crowell. Good in Good dust jacket; Usual library stamps and markings, jacket flaps . glued to endpapers.. 1974. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0690752407 . ix, 80pp. A sampling of story songs, work songs, lullabies, and game songs from Ugana, accompanied with color woodcut illustrations by the two-time Caldecott medalists, Leo and Diane Dillon. ;… Read more
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cover of Miscast:  Negotiating the Presence of the Bushmen

Miscast: Negotiating the Presence of the Bushmen

by Skotnes, Pippa (editor)

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Very Good; Edges rubbed.
Edition
First Printing
ISBN
9780799216523
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$75.00

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Cape Town, South Africa: University of Cape Town Press. Very Good; Edges rubbed.. First Printing. Softcover. 0799216526 . Glossy illustrated softcover. Foreword, acknowledgements, black and white photographs and illustrations, color photographs, references, map, and index. Collection of essays exploring the dehumanizing relationship between the Khoisan peoples and European colonizers. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall;… Read more
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cover of Kwaku:  A Boy of Ghana

Kwaku: A Boy of Ghana

by Schloat, G. Warren

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Published
1962
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Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket worn, library stamp on front free endpaper.
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$25.00

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NY: Alfred A. Knopf. Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket worn, library stamp on front free endpaper. 1962. Hardcover. Green cloth binding. Profusely illustrated with black and white photos. Profiles a boy from Tema, Ghana and life in his newly independent country. ; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .
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cover of The Last Ivory Hunter:  The Saga of Wally Johnson

The Last Ivory Hunter: The Saga of Wally Johnson

by Capstick, Peter Hathaway

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Old Saratoga Books
Published
1988
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Good in Very Good dust jacket; Edges foxed, jacket lightly worn and soiled.
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First Edition; First Printing
ISBN
9780312000486
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$20.00

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NY: St. Martin's Press. Good in Very Good dust jacket; Edges foxed, jacket lightly worn and soiled.. 1988. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0312000480 . Many photos. Big game hunting and ivory hunting exploits of Wally Johnson in Mozambique. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 220 pages .
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cover of Explorations and Adventures in Equatorial Africa;  With Accounts of the  Manners and Customs of the People

Explorations and Adventures in Equatorial Africa; With Accounts of the Manners and Customs of the People

by Du Chaillu, Paul B.

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Published
1861
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Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards moderately worn, foxing to preliminary leaves, map is toned and worn at edges and has sev
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First Edition
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$200.00

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London: John Murray. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards moderately worn, foxing to . preliminary leaves, map is toned and worn at edges and has several tears.. 1861. First Edition. Hardcover. Subtitle continued: And of the Chace of the Gorilla, Crocodile, Leopard, Elephant, Hippopotamus, and Other Animals. Half black leather titled in gilt on spine with marbled… Read more
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cover of Ethiopia:  Land of the Lion

Ethiopia: Land of the Lion

by Perl, Lila

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Old Saratoga Books
Published
1972
Condition
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket toned and a few tears.
Edition
First Printing
ISBN
9780688200336
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$15.00

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NY: William Morrow. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket toned and a few tears.. 1972. First Printing. Hardcover. 0688200338 . Mustard cloth. Frontispiece map, acknowledgements, black and white photographs, glossary, bibliography, and index. A Morrow Junior Books history focusing on geography and the Amhara people. Review copy with slip laid in. ; 8vo 8"… Read more
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cover of Canadians on the Nile, 1882-1898:  Being the Adventures of Voyageurs on  the Khartoum Relief Expedition and Other Exploits

Canadians on the Nile, 1882-1898: Being the Adventures of Voyageurs on the Khartoum Relief Expedition and Other Exploits

by MacLaren, Roy

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Old Saratoga Books
Published
1978
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Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Edges foxed, jacket rubbed.
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780774800945
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$15.00

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Vancouver, BC: University of British Columbia Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Edges foxed, jacket rubbed.. 1978. First Edition. Hardcover. 0774800941 . xix, 184pp. Illustrations, notes, bibliography, index. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .
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All God's Children Need Traveling Shoes

by Angelou, Maya

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Old Saratoga Books
Published
1986
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Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Dampstain to head of spine and jacket, price sticker on the front jacket flap.
Edition
First Trade Edition
ISBN
9780394521435
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$10.00

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NY: Random House. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Dampstain to head of spine and jacket, . price sticker on the front jacket flap.. 1986. First Trade Edition. Hardcover. 0394521439 . Black paper quarter-bound in black cloth. The author's personal narrative of her time spent in Ghana. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 210 pages .
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Arab Interlude

by Hulme, Kathryn

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Published
1930
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Good with no dust jacket; Boards sunned and rubbed, light foxing to endpapers and some pages.
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$25.00

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Philadelphia: Macrae Smith Company. Good with no dust jacket; Boards sunned and rubbed, light foxing to . endpapers and some pages.. 1930. Hardcover. Striking block print illustrations throughout by Helene Vogt. Brown cloth binding. An account of two women's 1920s motor car journey through Tunisia, Algeria, and Morocco. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 227 pages .… Read more
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African Silences

by Matthiessen, Peter

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Old Saratoga Books
Published
1991
Condition
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket lightly rubbed.
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780679400219
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$15.00

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NY: Random House. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket lightly rubbed.. 1991. First Edition. Hardcover. 0679400214 . Cloth-backed boards, map endpapers. Account of the author's wildlife surveys In 1978 in Ivory Coast, Liberia, Senegal, Guinea-Bissau, and the Gambia and in 1986 in Kenya, Zaire, Tanzania, Congo, Angola, Gabon, Central African Republic, and Sudan. ; 8vo… Read more
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cover of Heroes of the Dark Continent and How Stanley Found Emin Pasha

Heroes of the Dark Continent and How Stanley Found Emin Pasha

by Buel, J. W.

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Published
1890
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Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards lightly worn, a few pages stained.
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$80.00

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Richmond, VA: B. F. Johnson & Co.. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards lightly worn, a few pages stained.. 1890. Hardcover. Decorated red cloth binding. 500 engravings, fold-out map of Africa, color frontispiece of African superstitions and two other color lithograph plates. Describes peoples of various parts of Africa and Victorian exploration and missionary work of… Read more
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