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The Abyssinian
 by Rufin, Jean-Christophe
Price: US $15.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition
Beautiful copy of the author's first book, winner of the Prix Goncourt, and deservedly so. A great story revolving around an Embassy to the ruler of... Details
Black Man's Palaver
 by Ryan, Isobel
Price: US $8.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Edition: First Edition
Near fine original brown cloth / no dustjacket. A delightful introduction to "wawa", (West Africa Wins Again), life for the expatriate in Lagos in th... Details
Maasai
 by Saitoti, Tepilit Ole
Price: US $45.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition
Superb report, the author a Maasai, with profuse, stunning color photos. Fine, in a fine dustjacket. No prior owner marks. Details
Juan Maria Schuver's Travels in North East Africa 1880-1883
 by Schuver, Juan Maria, Edited By Wendy James
Price: US $25.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition
Schuver was a Dutch explorer, who went south from Cairo in 1880, seeking a new route to East Africa. The Mahdist revolt in Sudan forced him into the ... Details
From Rifle to Camera, the Reformation of a Big Game Hunter
 by Sleeman, Colonel Sir James
Price: US $10.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: Good
Original green cloth with bright gilt title on the spine and only a hint of edgewear. Crack in the internal front hinge has been repaired. Very clea... Details
Isara, a Voyage Around "Essay"
 by Soyinka, Wole
Price: US $10.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition
Fine/ fine dustjacket. Recommended to anyone interested in the ambiguities between British colonialist and Africans late 19th & early 20th C. A won... Details
The Open Sore of a Continent
 by Soyinka, Wole
Price: US $12.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition
Subtitled, "A Personal Narrative of the Nigerian Crisis". This is a cry of the heart by the Nobel Laureate, who had to flee the Generals of a corrupt... Details
Pioneering In The Congo
 by Springer, John M and Helen
Price: US $19.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good
Very good original tan cloth. Methodist missionaries, SIGNED on the front endpaper to the Bishop & Mrs Fisher in Capetown, during their 1925 visit. Il... Details
Pioneering In The Congo - inscribed by the Authors
 by Springer, John M and Helen
Price: US $25.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: Protected in Mylar
Inscribed by the author to the Methodist Bishop in Cape Town. Early 20th Century missionary effort in the Belgium Congo, not an easy task at that tim... Details
The African Republic of Liberia , and the Belgian Congo, 2 Vol.
 by Strong, Richard P (editor)
Price: US $70.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Good
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Edition: First Edition
Subtitled, "Based on the Observations Made and Material Collected During the Harvard African Expedition 1926-1927". Original brown cloth with some we... Details
In the Shadow of the Bush
 by Talbot, P. Amoury
Price: US $135.00
Binding: Decorative Cloth
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Protected in Mylar
Edition: First Edition
Author was a member of the Nigerian Political Service. From the British 1st ed. sheets, the same year as the British first edition. Thus essentially... Details
Campaigning on the Upper Nile and Niger
 by Vandeleur, Seymore
Price: US $180.00
Binding: Decorative Cloth
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: None
Edition: First Edition
The author was a Lieutnenant of the Scots Guards, with much campaigning experience leading native troops. A fine military memoir of British empire bu... Details
The Literature and Thought of Modern Africa , a Survey
 by Wauthier, Claude
Price: US $9.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition
Translation from the French by Shirley Kay. First French ed. was in 1964, this is the first English edition. Dj has some edgewear, wrinkles and is p... Details
Expedition In East-Central Africa, 1888-1891, a Report
 by Wiese, Carl
Price: US $28.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
mint orange cloth. Edited, with introduction & comments by Harry W Langworthy. The only contemporary description of Zambia, Malawi & Mozambique. Illus... Details
Star of Empire, a Study of Britain as a World Power 1485-1945
 by Willcox, William B.
Price: US $4.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition
A thorough overview of the four plus Centuries in which Britain build and ruled its far flung empire. Pages xiv, 400, and xxiii (the index), also inc... Details
The Red Men of Nigeria
 by Wilson-Haffenden, J.R. (Captain)
Price: US $65.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Protected in Mylar
Near fine orig red cloth. The British knew Northern Nigeria; this is a very clean copy by a longtime resident who remains a respected expert on the im... Details
Lectures on India, also Descriptions of Remarkable Customs & Personages in other Pagan & Mohammedan Countries
 by Wright, Caleb
Price: US $80.00
Binding: Decorative Cloth
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Handome original brown cloth with very little edgewear, and bright gilt title and decoration on the spine, an Indian couple in gilt on the front board... Details
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