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Image for Kennecott Lectures 1960-1961, Number Six (6): Africa in Transition

Kennecott Lectures 1960-1961, Number Six (6): Africa in Transition

By: Bohannan, Paul/Pifer, Alan J./Jones, William O./Harvill. Richard A. (foreword)

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Tucson, University of Arizona Press: 1961

Edition: First Edition 1st printing

Seller ID: 59761

Condition: VG/VG dust jacket


viii, 63 p., 8vo; View more info

Image for An Account of the Discoveries of the Portuguese in the Interior of Angola and Mozambique to Which is Added, a Note by the Author, on a Geographical Error of Mungo Park, in His Last Journal into the Interior of Africa

An Account of the Discoveries of the Portuguese in the Interior of Angola and Mozambique to Which is Added, a Note by the Author, on a Geographical Error of Mungo Park, in His Last Journal into the Interior of Africa

By: Bowdich, T.E.

Price: $31.50

Publisher: NY, AMS Press: 1974

Edition: reprint of 1824 edition

Seller ID: 64396

ISBN: 0404120083

Condition: VG/no dust jacket


[4], ii, 186 p., table, foldout map, 12mo; View more info

South and South Central Africa: A Record of Fifteen Years' Missionary Labors Among Primitive Peoples

By: Davidson, H. Frances

Price: $11.25

Publisher: Elgin, Brethren Publishing House: 1915

Edition: First Edition 1st printing

Seller ID: 34496

Condition: VG/no dust jacket


481 p., frontis, photos, small 8vo; View more info

The Gbandes: A People of the Liberian Hinterlands

By: Dennis, Benjamin C.

Price: $5.85

Publisher: Chicago, Nelson Hall Company: 1972

Edition: First Edition 1st printing

Seller ID: 5094

ISBN: 0911012508

Condition: VG/Fair dust jacket, 6 inch tear to dust jacket


xviii, 331 p., frontis, photos, illus., appendix, glossary, biblio, index, 8vo; View more info

The River Congo: the discovery, exploration and exploitation of the world's most dramatic river

By: Forbath, Peter

Price: $6.75

Publisher: NY, Harper & Row: 1977

Edition: First Edition 1st printing

Seller ID: 33202

ISBN: 0061224901

Condition: VG/Good, dust jacket spine sunned


xii, 404 p., photos, illus, maps, maps on endpapers, biblio, index, 8vo; View more info

Lovers on the Nile: the Incredible African Journeys of Sam and Florence Baker

By: Hall, Richard

Price: $13.50

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1980

Edition: First Edition 1st printing

Seller ID: 7866

ISBN: 0394502272

Condition: Fine/VG dust jacket, 1 inch tear top of dj


255 p., frontis map, illus., biblio, notes, index, 8vo; View more info

Longing for Darkness: Kamante's Tales From Out of Africa

By: Kamante/Beard, Peter (collected by)/Dinesen, Isak (Karen Blixen) (photos/captions)

Price: $31.50

Publisher: NY, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich: 1975

Edition: First Edition 1st printing

Seller ID: 37900

ISBN: 0151530807

Condition: VG/VG dust jacket, 1 inch tear to top front of dust jacket


unpaginated, photos, illus (1 color), 4to; View more info

A State of Blood: The Inside Story of Idi Amin

By: Kyemba, Henry/Lule, Godfrey (foreword)

Price: $38.25

Publisher: NY, Ace Books: 1977

Edition: First Edition 1st paperback printing

Seller ID: 36673

ISBN: 04441785344

Condition: VG


288 p., photos, map, appendix, index, mass market paperback; View more info

Rhodes & Barnato: The Premier and the Prancer

By: Leasor, James

Price: $11.25

Publisher: London, Leo Cooper: 1997

Edition: First Edition 1st printing

Seller ID: 34976

ISBN: 0850525454

Condition: Fine/Fine dust jacket


viii, 277 p., photos, map on endpapers, footnotes, biblio, index, 8vo; View more info

Narratives of an Expedition to the Zambesi and Its Tributaries (Travelers, Explorers & Pioneers series)

By: Livingstone, David/Livingstone, Charles

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Stroud, Nonsuch Publishing: 2005

Edition: reprint of 1865 edition

Seller ID: 32497

ISBN: 184588065X

Condition: VG


480 p., frontis, illus, 8vo wraps; View more info

Livingstone's River: A History of the Zambezi Expedition 18581864

By: Martelli, George

Price: $13.50

Publisher: NY, Simon & Schuster: 1969

Edition: First Edition 1st American printing

Seller ID: 30413

ISBN: 0671204661

Condition: VG/VG, name/address label on front endpaper


286 p., frontis, map on endpapers, biblio, notes, index, 8vo; View more info

Unsere Alte Kolonie Togo (Our Old Colony Togo)

By: Metzger, O.F.

Price: $40.25

Publisher: Newdamm, Verlag J. Neumann: 1941

Seller ID: 16588

Condition: Good/no dust jacket, foxing of interior, slight wear at top of spine and corners, cloth soiled


TEXT in GERMAN, 296 p., photos, tables, maps (1 foldout), large 8vo; View more info

The Blue Nile

By: Moorehead, Alan

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Harper & Row: 1962

Edition: First Edition 1st printing

Seller ID: 2148

Condition: VG/Good dust jacket, dust jacket chipped at edges


xii, 308 p., photos, illus, illus endpapers, index, small 8vo; View more info

The White Nile

By: Moorehead, Alan

Price: $5.40

Publisher: NY, Vintage Books/Random House: 1983

Edition: reprint

Seller ID: 27304

ISBN: 0394714458

Condition: VG


320 p., frontis, color/bw photos/illus, maps, chronology, biblio, index, small 4to paperback; View more info

Out in the Noonday Sun: Edwardians in the Tropics

By: Pakenham, Valerie

Price: $5.85

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1985

Edition: First Edition 1st American printing

Seller ID: 39950

ISBN: 0394522567

Condition: VG/VG dust jacket, dust jacket spine sunned


255 p., photos, illus, maps, illus endpapers, biblio, notes, index, small 4to; View more info

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The Thoughts of General Smuts

By: Smuts, Jan Christian/Blanckenberg, P.B. (compiled by)

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Cape Town, Juta & Co.: 1951

Edition: First Edition 1st printing

Seller ID: 64210

Condition: VG/Good dust jacket, gift inscription on front pastedown, creasing/short tears to dust jacket


[8], 230 p., frontis, illus, 8vo; View more info

Kassai: The Story of Raoul de Premorel, African Trader (Pacific Center for Western Historical Studies, Monograph Special Number 1)

By: Stuart, Reginald Ray

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Stockton, University of the Pacific: 1975

Edition: First Edition 1st printing

Seller ID: 20739

Condition: VG/no dust jacket (as issued)


(ii), i, ii, 129 p., frontis, photos, index, 8vo; View more info

Adventures in Egypt and Nubia: The Travels of William John Bankes (1786 1855)

By: Usick, Patricia

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, British Museum Press: 2002

Edition: First Edition 1st printing

Seller ID: 36891

ISBN: 0714118036

Condition: Fine/Fine


224 p., color/bw illus, chronology, glossary, notes, biblio, index, small 8vo; View more info

The Randlords: The Exploits and Explorations of South Africa's Mining Magnates

By: Wheatcroft, Geoffrey

Price: $5.85

Publisher: NY, Atheneum: 1986

Edition: 2nd printing

Seller ID: 3062

ISBN: 0689117957

Condition: VG/VG dust jacket


xx, 315 p., photos, maps, biographical notes, biblio, index, 8vo; View more info

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The Story of the Expansion of South Africa

By: Wilmot, A. (Alexander)

Price: $36.00

Publisher: Cape Town, J.C. Juta & Co.: 1895

Edition: First Edition 1st South African edition

Seller ID: 59654

Condition: Good/no dust jacket, light rubbing/wear to covers, interior clean/tight, small church library stamp on front endpaper


291 p., foldout color frontis map, footnotes, appendix, small 8vo; View more info