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Not Yet Uhuru: The Autobiography of Oginga Odinga
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Not Yet Uhuru: The Autobiography of Oginga Odinga

By Odinga, Oginga

London: Heinemann, 1980 African Writeres Series. With a foreword by Kwame Nkrumah. Odinga sums up his political beliefs and thells the story of his development form a local teacher to an international figure. Paperback with the author's portrait to front, map to front and back, many black and white photographs, 323 pages. Some shelf wear with rubbing to edges, light smudging to textblock edge, previous onwer's name to ffep. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. Soft Cover. Good +/-. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" Tall - Oblong.

$20.00

Children of the Sun God: A Journey with the White Lions Into the Heart of Human Evolution
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Children of the Sun God: A Journey with the White Lions Into the Heart of Human Evolution

By Tucker, Linda

Milpark, South Africa: Earthyear Books/M&G Books, 2001 "After being rescued from a frightening encounter with lions in the Timbavati game region...Linda Tucker embarks on a journey into the mysteries of the most sacred animal on the African continent: the legendary white lion." Brown hard cover with gilt titling on spine, black and white illustrations as well as a 32 page cluster of colour plates, 400 pages. Cover has edge wear with bumped corners and spine ends, text block edge has some pale smudges, text is clean and tight. Dust jacket has light edge wear, more wear to corners and spine ends and light shelf wear. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$40.00

Complete Oom Schalk Lourens Stories, The
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Complete Oom Schalk Lourens Stories, The

By Bosman, Herman Charles

Cape Town, Pretoria: Human & Rousseau, 2006 Edited by Craig MacKenzie. Bosman's Oom Schalk Lourens is a literary creation without equal in South African literature. Here in one volume are all sixty of the Oom Schalk stories, with the illustrations that originally accompanied them. Glossy white hard cover with black and white illustration and blue and red titling, black and white illustrations throughout, 424 pages. Front cover has a small bump to lower edge, tiny pale smudge on leading text block edge, book is clean, bright and tight. This is a handsome copy. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Pictorial Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$70.00

Illustrated Guide to the Egyptian Museum in Cairo
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Illustrated Guide to the Egyptian Museum in Cairo

By Bongioanni, Alessandro, Maria Sole Croce & Zahi Hawass

Cairo, Egypt: American University in Cairo Press Introduction by Zahi Hawass. "The most comprehensive, fully illustrated guide to the great Egyptian museum, featuring a preface by world renowned archaeologist Zahi Hawass, colour maps showing the best route through the museum's collections, comprehensive explanations of ancient Egyptian history and culture and detailed descriptions of more than 570 objects, illustrated in colour." Colourfully illustrated paper-covered flexible boards, colour plates throughout, 631 pages. Corners lightly bumped, cover has light shelf wear, book is clean, bright and tight - a nice copy. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Paper Covered Boards. Very Good-. Illus. by De Luca, Araldo. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$20.00

South Africa Into the 1980s
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South Africa Into the 1980s

By Bessell, Richard E. & Chester A. Crocker, Editors

Boulder, Colorado: Westview Press Inc., 1979 A volume of Westview Special Studies on Africa. Book examines the position of South Africa as it faces the 1980s - its strengths, its weaknesses, and the probable influences of other states on South Africa in the years to come. Green cloth with purple titling on spine and front, 254 pages. Two tiny rubbed spots on rear spine edge, otherwise book appears to be without flaws. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Hard Cover. Very Good/-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$15.00

Dynamics of Clanship Aming the Tallensi, The: Being the First Part of an Analysis of the Social Structure of a Trans-Volta Tribe
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Dynamics of Clanship Aming the Tallensi, The: Being the First Part of an Analysis of the Social Structure of a Trans-Volta Tribe

By Fortes, Meyer

London: International African Institute/Oxford University Press, 1945 An investigation of the Tale social structure, by Meyer Fortes, Sociologist to the Institute of West African Industries, Arts & Social Science, in Accra, Gold Coast. Dark blue hard cover with gilt titling on spine, black and white frontispiece, black and white diagrams, maps and photographs, black and white fold-out map at back, 270 pages. Cover has minor edge wear, significant shelf wear with multiple spots of pale discolouration, sunned spine and upper front edge, text block edges darkened, owner's name in ink on end paper, front end papers foxed, underlining and notes in ink to the first 42 pages and very occasionally thereafter, occasional fingerprint smudges near a few page edges, binding is tight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Hard Cover. Good/-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$20.00

Geographical Journal Vol. CXVI Nos 1-3, September 1950
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Geographical Journal Vol. CXVI Nos 1-3, September 1950

London: Royal Geographical Society, 1950 Articles include: English Maps and Map-Makers of the Sixteenth Century; Geography and the Development of East Africa; Failure of the Philosophers to Sail with Cook in the Relolution; Irrigation as a Solution to Agrarian Problems in Modern Spain; Urban Hinterlands in England and Wales: An Analysis of Bus Services; Karakoram Survey, 1939: A New Map. Blue card cover with blue titling, black and white illustrations and maps, including two fold-out maps, 136 pages. Wear to spine ends and lower edge including quarter-inch open tear to front lower edge, one-inch closed tear to lower back edge and lower spine-end, upper corner creased extending throughout book, shelf wear with light creases, ink stamp (Entomological Society of British Columbia) on front, book is clean, bright and tight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Card Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$15.00

Elements of African Socialism
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Elements of African Socialism

By Onuoha, Bede

London: Andre Deutsch Limited, 1965 "A fresh way of looking at Socialism in its African context, an imaginative contribution to the discussion of contemporary African political ideas." Red cloth with gilt titling on spine, 139 pages, tiny bookseller's plate at back. Pale marks on text block edge, owner's name in ink on end paper, book is clean, bright and tight. Dust jacket, which is not price-clipped, has light edge wear and white portions are darkened, some small pale marks front and back. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Hard Cover. Very Good-/Good+. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$15.00

Egypt in Africa
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Egypt in Africa

By Celenko, Theodore, Editor

Indianapolis, IN: Indianapolis Museum of Art?Indiana University Press, 1996 Book published in conjunction with an exhibition "Egypt in Africa" held at the Indianapolis Museum of Art. Colourfully illustrated black soft cover, black titling on yellow, brown end papers, black and white and colour illustrations throughout, 134 pages. Cover has edge wear, significant shelf wear particularly to back cover which has multiple white spots, creases to lower front edge which continue through several pages, five-inch crease to lower back corner which continues through the three adjacent pages, text is clean and tight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. First Edition. Soft Cover. Good+. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$35.00

Ancient Nubia: Egypt\'s Rival in Africa
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Ancient Nubia: Egypt's Rival in Africa

By O'Connor, David

Philadelphia: University Museum, University of Pennsylvania Book will "introduce you to the peoples and culture of the ancient land of Nubia. A civilization sometimes threatened by, but more often competitive with, its more powerful northern neighbor, Egypt Ancient Nubia had an identity and a diversity of tradition that is extraordinary to investigate." White soft cover with red and black titling, tipped-in colour frontispiece, illustrated with brown and white illustrations and maps, photographs in colour as well as black and white, 178 pages. Cover has light edge wear, shelf wear, crease to lower front edge which extends to several adjacent pages, some small spots on text block edge, a few of which can be seen at page edges. Book is generally clean and tight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Soft Cover. Good+ to Very Good-. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$20.00

Tripping Stone, A - Ethiopian Prison Diary (1976-1981)

By Deguefe, Taffara

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: Addis Ababa University Press Book was published in 2003, and is inscribed/signed by the author. Deguefe was a political detainee in Ethiopia under the Dergue from 1976 to 1981. This book is a diary kept with during his imprisonment. Green soft cover with blue titling on spine and front, black and white portrait of author on front, illustrated with a few black and white photographs, 471 pages. Cover has minor edgewear, light shelfwear which includes a lengthwise crease parallel to spine on front. Book is clean, bright and tight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Signed by Author. Soft Cover. Good+. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$40.00

Road to Swahili

By Elphinstone, Sir Howard

London: Longmans, Green and Co Ltd, 1948 An introduction to Swahili for newcomers to Kenya, first published in 1946. Off-white soft cover with brown illustsration and titling, 94 pages. Cover has shelf wear, creasing, light edge wear, back cover lightly soiled, text block edges darkened, text clean and tight. This is a nice looking little volume. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Second Edition. Soft Cover. Good+. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$15.00

Salvery By Any Other Name: African Life Under Company Rule in Colonial Mozambique

By Allina, Eric

Charlottesville, VA: University of Virginia Press, 2012 Allina tells the story of the Mozambique Company, which governed central Mozambique after Portugal privatized a part of its empire, built a vast forced labor regime and declared it a civilizing mission. Based on oral testimonies of Mozambican elders and on the archival records of the Mozambique Company he reconstructs this modern form of slavery. Black cloth with gilt titling to spine, a cluster of black and white photographs, 255 pages. Minor edge wear. Dust jacket is now protected in a Brodart cover. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$35.00

White Nile, The
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White Nile, The

By Moorehead, Alan

Penguin A new copy, still in shrinkwrap. Book tells "the story of the Nile from the mountains of the Moon to the Mediterranean." Front cover shows an engraving of the Murchison Falls taken from Sir Samuel Baker's The Albert N'yanza, Great Basin of the Nile, adapted and coloured by Ronald Clark. Colourfully illustrated black soft cover with black titling on front, white titling on spine. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Soft Cover. New. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$60.00

Slope of Kongwa Hill, The - A Boy\'s Tale of Africa
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Slope of Kongwa Hill, The - A Boy's Tale of Africa

By Edwards, Anthony R.

Victoria, B.C.: Agio Publishing House This debut novel by Salt Spring Island author Anthony Edwards is based on his own experience living in Africa as a child. The inscription is presumed to be that of the author. Colourfully illustrated soft cover with white and tan titling, illustrated with eleven pages of black and white photographs, 412+ pages. Cover has light shelf wear, book is clean, bright and tight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Soft Cover. Very Good-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$21.00

Empty Eden, The
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Empty Eden, The

By Dykes, Mervyn

Surrey, B.C.: North-West Book Co. Ltd., 1990 A signed presentation copy, this book portrays the beauty of African wildlife and sounds a warning to the world: abundant as wildlife in Africa may seem to be, it cannot withstand the onslaught of human activity that is overtaking the continent. A sensitively written record of Africa's diminishing wildlife, illustrated by four hundred magnificent photographs. Brown leather cover with gilt titling and faux bands on spine, gilt titling and overall decoration on front, front end papers have watercolour images by artist, Wesley Clark, of the quagga and the bloubok, both now extinct, signed by both author and photographer on presentation page, colour frontispiece, and stunning colour photographs throughout book, 276 pages. There is a folded colour map entitled "The Afrotropical Realm" in a pocket at back of book; also a copy of a congratulatory letter to Strohhacker from Ian McTaggart Cowan, Dean Emeritus of U.B.C. Book is in a slip case with off-white linen back and front, brown titling and decoration on front, brown leather edges with black silhouettes of African animals. There is a tiny rubbed spot on upper spine end at back gutter. Slip case has minor wear to corners. This is a very beautiful volume. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Signed By Author and Photographer. Leather. Very Good. Illus. by Strohhacker, Hans. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

$52.00

Journal of the Society of Arts, Friday, Apr. 29, 1904, No. 2,684, Vol. LII
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Journal of the Society of Arts, Friday, Apr. 29, 1904, No. 2,684, Vol. LII

By N.A.

London: Society For the Encouragement of Arts, Manufacturing & Commerce, George Bell and Sons, 1904 Journal contains pages 491-540. Contains article entitled: The Regeneration of South Africa, by Ben. H. Morgan Green paper cover with black titling, advertising on back cover as well as first and last pages, sewn binding. Cover has sunned edges, two-inch closed tear to front lower edge, binding thread is missing so pages are detached, first and last pages are lightly foxed, text is clean. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Paper Cover. Good-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$15.00

Journal of the Royal Society of Arts, Friday, June 3, 1910, No. 3002, Vol. LVIII
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Journal of the Royal Society of Arts, Friday, June 3, 1910, No. 3002, Vol. LVIII

By N.A.

London: Society For the Encouragement of Arts, Manufacturing & Commerce, George Bell and Sons, 1910 Journal contains pages 672-694. Contains articles entitled: The Restoration and Recent Discoveries at the Guildhall, London, by Sydney Perks; Sir Eldon Gorst's Report on Egypt and the Soudan in 1909; Fruit Export from Western Australia; The Japan-British Exhibition. Green card cover with blue titling, advertising on back cover as well as first and last pages, sewn binding. Cover has multiple spots (damp splashes), minor edge and shelf wear, damp damage continues to first and last few pages cover and pages have some light creases. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Card Cover. Good-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$15.00

The Beautyful Ones Are Not Yet Born
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The Beautyful Ones Are Not Yet Born

By Armah, Ayi Kwei

Oxford, U.K.: Heinemann Educational Publishers, 1999 Inscribed by the author to Evelyn White, author of the biography of Alice Walker. This book "expresses the disillusion and cynicism engendered in Ghana in the last years of Nkrumah...." Armah is "probably the best writer ever to come out of Ghana." Colourfully illustrated white soft cover with white and yellow titling on front, black titling on spine, publisher's advertising on last page, 183 pages. This attractive book appears to be without flaws. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Signed by Author. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$35.00

USSR and Countries of Africa (Friendship, Cooperation, Support for the Anti-Imperialist Struggle)
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USSR and Countries of Africa (Friendship, Cooperation, Support for the Anti-Imperialist Struggle)

By Tarabrin, E.A., Editor

Moscow: Progress Publishers Translated from the Russian by David Fidlon and Stanislav Ponomarenko. Book is a revised and supplemented edition of a book which was published in Russia in 1977. Green letherette cover with gilt titling on spine and front, 320 pages. With the exception of name ink stamp on end paper, book appears to be without flaws. Dust jacket, which is not price-clipped, has light edge wear but is clean and bright. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Hard Cover. Very Good+/Good+. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$10.75

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