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MAKISHI LYA ZAMBIA - MASK CHARACTERS OF THE UPPER ZAMBEZI PEOPLES

by Felix, Marc Leo and Jordan, Manuel

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Published
1998
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fine, pictorial boards (hardcover)
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$150.00

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Munchen, Germany: Verlag Fred Jahn, 1998. HC. fine, pictorial boards (hardcover). color illustrations. Text in English and Germany. 370pp.
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THE STORY OF THE BRITISH SETTLERS OF 1820 IN SOUTH AFRICA - Second Enlarged & Revised Edition

by Hockly, Harold Edward

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Published
1957
Condition
good+ w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover)
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$35.00

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Cape Town, South Africa: Juta & Co., Limited, 1957. HC. good+ w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover). B&W illustrations. First published in 1948. This book chronicles the arrival of the Settlers of 1820 on the shores of Southern Africa; their location on the Eastern Frontier of the old Cape Colony as a buffer against the increasing migration of the Bantu… Read more
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THE KENYA POLICE 1887-1960

by Foran, W. Robert (foreword by R. C. Catling)

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Published
1962
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good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover)
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$135.00

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London: Robert Hale Limited, 1962. HC. good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover). B&W illustrations. Laid in are six vintage photographs of the Police - group and individual shots. 237pp.
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IN DARKEST AFRICA, OR THE QUEST, RESCUE, AND RETREAT OF EMIN, GOVERNOR OF EQUATORIA -- VOLUME II ONLY (Volume 2 ONLY)

by Stanley, Henry M.

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Published
1891
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very good+, decorated green cloth (hardcover) EXCEPTIONAL COPY
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$35.00

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1891. HC. very good+, decorated green cloth (hardcover) EXCEPTIONAL COPY. B&W illustrations, maps. NOTE - VOLUME TWO ONLY - An exceptionally nice clean, tight and bright copy, may never had been read. With two maps, as called for, in the rear pocket. 538pp.
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BAAL, CHRIST, AND MOHAMMED - RELIGION AND REVOLUTION IN NORTH AFRICA

by Cooley, John K. (maps by Charles McDonnell)

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Published
1965
Condition
good+, white cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket - EX-LIB w/one mark
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$7.50

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New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1965. HC. good+, white cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket - EX-LIB w/one mark. 369pp.
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AFRICA CONTEMPORARY RECORD, VOLUME XIII - ANNUAL SURVEY AND DOCUMENTS 1980-1981

by Legum, Colin (edited by)

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Published
1981
Condition
very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover) EX-LIB with marks
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$75.00

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New York: Africana Publishing Company, 1981. HC. very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover) EX-LIB with marks. ISBN 0814905517 Ex-Lib with the usual markings. Nice tight copy.
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$75.00
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UNITED STATES INTERESTS AND POLICES IN AFRICA - TRANSITION TO A NEW ERA

by Magyar, Karl P. (edited by)

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Published
2000
Condition
fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover)
ISBN
9780312223885
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$12.00

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New York: St. Martin's Press, Inc, 2000. HC. fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover). ISBN 0312223889 "During the closing days of the Cold War Africans correctly sensed that this profound development would soon impact on the role that Africa had experienced during that era." 193pp.
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THE COUNTRY OF THE DWARFS

by du Chaillu, Paul

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Published
1969
Condition
fine, brown cloth (hardcover)
ISBN
9780837118406
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$14.50

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New York: Negro Universities Press, 1969. HC. fine, brown cloth (hardcover). ISBN 0837118409 Originally published in 1872. 314pp.
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NORTH AFRICA'S FRENCH LEGACY, 1954-1962 - Harvard Middle Eastern Monographs IX

by Gordon, David C.

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Published
1962
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very good, wraps (softcover)
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$10.00

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Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1962. PB. very good, wraps (softcover). A survey of the cultural relationship between France and the North African nations of Morocco, Tunisia, and Algeria since the Second World War. 121pp.
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SOME HISTORIC JOURNEYS IN EAST AFRICA

by Richards, Charles (edited by)

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Published
1962
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good+, wraps (softcover)
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$7.00

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London: Oxford University Press, 1962. PB. good+, wraps (softcover). B&W illustrations. This book tells of the adventures of some of the early visitors to East Africa. 134pp.
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CURTAIN-UP ON SOUTH AFRICA - PRESENTING A NATIONAL DRAMA

by Allighan, Garry

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Published
1960
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good+ w/good dustjacket (hardcover)
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London: T. V. Boardman & Co., Ltd, 1960. HC. good+ w/good dustjacket (hardcover). B&W illustrations. 276pp.
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THE VANISHING TRIBES OF KENYA

by Browne, J. Orde (Major G. St J. Orde Browne)

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Published
1925
Condition
good+, light brownish cloth (hardcover) EX-LIB w/minimal marks
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$60.00

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London: J. B. Lippincott Company, 1925. HC. good+, light brownish cloth (hardcover) EX-LIB w/minimal marks. B&W illustrations, maps. A DESCRIPTION OF THE MANNERS & CUSTOMS OF THE PRIMITIVE & INTERESTING TRIBES DWELLING ON THE VAST SOUTHERN SLOPES OF MOUNT KENYA, & THEIR FAST DISAPPEARING NATIVE METHODS OF LIFE. Ex-lib from a small county library, and checked out only… Read more
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BACK TO THE LONG GRASS: MY LINK WITH LIVINGSTONE - with dustjacket

by Crawford, Dan

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Published
1920
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very good+ w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover)
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$20.00

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New York: George H. Doran Co, 1920. HC. very good+ w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover). B&W illustrations. The author has based his book on David Livingstone's last pioneer journey: mile by mile he takes us southward through a still untouched Dark Continent and as we travel he pours out for us the great wealth of his African knowledge." 373pp. … Read more
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AN AMERICAN ARTIST IN AFRICA, 1937: SKETCH BOOK AND DIARY

by Norstrom, Wanda (designed and edited by Georgiana Peacher)

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Published
1991
Condition
very good+, wraps (softcover)
ISBN
9780963035707
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$10.00

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South Portland, ME: Pearl Shedding Press, 1991. PB. very good+, wraps (softcover). B&W illustrations. ISBN 0963035703 The contents of this book were taken from Wanda's diary, letters, and sketches in graphite, ink, and water color. 112pp.
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AFRICAN GAMBLE

by Hubbard, Margaret Carson

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Published
1937
Condition
good+, orange cloth (hardcover)
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$7.50

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New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1937. HC. good+, orange cloth (hardcover). B&W illustrations. 279pp.
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ALONG THE AFRIC SHORE: AN HISTORIC REVIEW OF TWO CENTURIES OF U.S.-AFRICAN RELATIONS

by Howe, Russell Warren

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Published
1975
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very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover)
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$8.00

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London: New African Library, 1975. HC. very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover). B&W illustrations. Traces the US political role for two hundred years on the Barbary Coast, in West Africa, at the Cape, in Ethiopia, on Madagascar and Zanzibar. 197pp.
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AFRICA IN PERSPECTIVE - Hayden Series in Social Studies

by Singleton, F. Seth and Shingler, John

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Published
1967
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good+, pictorial boards (hardcover)
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New York: Hayden Book Company, 1967. HC. good+, pictorial boards (hardcover). B&W illustrations. 310pp.
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THE SONJO OF TANGANYIKA: AN ANTHROPOLOGICAL STUDY OF AN IRRIGATION-BASED SOCIETY

by Gray, Robert F.

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Published
1963
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good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) some pencil marks
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London: Oxford University Press, 1963. HC. good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) some pencil marks. B&W illustrations. The first monograph concerning an African people in which an irrigation-based society has been studied in detail and its implications explored. 182pp.
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A SHORT HISTORY OF SOUTH AFRICA

by Marquard, Leo

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Published
1970
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very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover)
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$5.00

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New York: Praeger Publishers, 1970. HC. very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover). 8 B&W plates, 8 maps. The author traces the story of the various peoples that have contributed to the making of modern South Africa. He lays the goundwork for his study with an account of the native cultures of South Africa and discusses economic and political developments… Read more
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AFRICA: PROGRESS THROUGH COOPERATION

by Karefa-Smart, John (editor)

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Published
1966
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very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover)
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New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1966. HC. very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover). Studies of the racial and economic problems of Africa and of the rapid changes taking place are made by leading authorities in the affairs of that continent. These subjects were explored at an African Conference on Progress through Cooperation held in 1965 at Makerere University… Read more
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