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Image for Flora of Tropical East Africa - Anacardiaceae (1986)

Flora of Tropical East Africa - Anacardiaceae (1986)

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: USA, CRC Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 353C9998

ISBN: 906191325X

Condition: Good


906191325X 60 pages. Sturdy bright blue library buckram binding with usual markings. Contents clean and unmarked. A sound copy. View more info

Image for Flora of Tropical East Africa - Araceae (1985)

Flora of Tropical East Africa - Araceae (1985)

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: USA, CRC Press: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 353G0001

ISBN: 9061913225

Condition: Good


9061913225 71 pages. Sturdy bright blue library buckram binding with usual markings. Contents clean and unmarked. A sound copy. View more info

Image for Flora of Tropical East Africa: Euphorbiaceae, Part 1

Flora of Tropical East Africa: Euphorbiaceae, Part 1

By: N/A

Price: $149.95

Publisher: USA, A.A. Balkema: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 353G0002

ISBN: 9061913322

Condition: Good


9061913322 407 pages. Sturdy bright blue library buckram binding with usual markings. Contents clean and unmarked. A sound copy. View more info

Image for The Elephant and the Rooster - An African Folk-Tale

The Elephant and the Rooster - An African Folk-Tale

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: South Africa, Hans Kirsten: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 251C6687

ISBN: 0958305544

Condition: Good


0958305544 Colour illustrated laminated boards. Colour watercolour illustrations upon each page. Unmarked moderate wear. Binding tight. A quality copy. View more info

Image for Afro-Caribbean Religions

Afro-Caribbean Religions

By: N/A

Price: $79.95

Publisher: UK, Ward Lock Educational Co Ltd: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 453C6708

ISBN: 0706237552

Condition: Fair


0706237552 204 pages. "At a time when schools and colleges have been giving greater recognition to the disinctive religious backgrounds of the many minority groups in Britain, the West Indian community has been largely overlooked. This book sets out to redress the balance." - from back cover. Above-average external wear. Contents clean and unmarked. Binding intact. Possible light musty smell. A sound working copy. View more info

Image for Sir Graham Bower's secret history of the Jameson Raid and the South African crisis, 1895-1902 (Second series, No.33)

Sir Graham Bower's secret history of the Jameson Raid and the South African crisis, 1895-1902 (Second series, No.33)

By: N/A

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Cape Town, South Africa, Van Riebeeck Society: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 241G1911

ISBN: 0958411298

Condition: Fine


0958411298 206 pages. Bibliography. Index. "A personal insider's account of the great imperial scandal of the Jameson Raid (1895-6) and the coming of the Anglo-Boer War (1899-1902). - from dust jacket. Clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. Appears unread. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart. An excellent copy. View more info

Image for Africa in Antiquity: The Arts of Ancient Nubia and the Sudan

Africa in Antiquity: The Arts of Ancient Nubia and the Sudan

By: N/A

Price: $59.95

Publisher: U.S.A., Brooklyn Museum Bookshop: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 663G2871

ISBN: 0872730654

Condition: Good


0872730654 143 pages. Bibliography. Printed on glossy stock. Profusely illustrated in colour and black and white. Average wear. Unmarked. A sound copy. View more info

Image for Widows in African Societies: Choices and Constraints

Widows in African Societies: Choices and Constraints

By: N/A

Price: $69.95

Publisher: U.S.A., Stanford University Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 241G4546

ISBN: 0804712999

Condition: Good


0804712999 309 pages. References. Index. "The first comparative anthropological study of widow-hood in Africa, comprising ten case studies that cover a broad spectrum of societies in different parts of the continent." - from dust jacket. Unmarked with average wear. Binding intact. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade cover. A sound copy. View more info

Image for Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, May 20, 1961 - The Apprenticeship of Mordecai Richler / Aksel Schiotz / African Diary

Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, May 20, 1961 - The Apprenticeship of Mordecai Richler / Aksel Schiotz / African Diary

By: Allen, Ralph; Mair, Shirley; Richler, Mordecai; Krantz, Judith; gardner, Ray; Stollery, Peter; Heine, William C.

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Montreal, Maclean Hunter: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201G4719

Condition: Good


72 pages. Features: Colour black label beer inside front cover; Very nice one-page colour-photo ad for the 1961 Buick Electra 225 Convertible (black) at the Thornwood train station; Nice one-page colour-photo Pepsi ad shows couple with baseball and bat; First part of series by Ralph Allen features Sir Sam Hughes, who through together a citizens' army in months during WWI - with photos; Enter the Platypus - on Aching Feet - new 'Platypus Point' shoes will reduce the amou... View more info

Image for Aman Story of a Somali Girl

Aman Story of a Somali Girl

By: Aman

Price: $39.95

Publisher: London, Trafalgar Square: 1994

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 151A5325

ISBN: 0747520224

Condition: Fair


0747520224 349 pages. "A lyrical first-hand account of a complex and charismatic modern-day African heroine." - Kirkus Reviews. Index. Average wear. Unmarked. View more info

Image for 3 Papers on Fishing in Lake Tanganyika: 1. Commercial Purse Seine Fishing on Lake Tanganyika  2. The Introduction of More Efficient Fishing Techniques for the Small-Scale Fisheries of Lake Tanganyika  3. Experimental Beach Seine Fishing on Lake Tanganyika

3 Papers on Fishing in Lake Tanganyika: 1. Commercial Purse Seine Fishing on Lake Tanganyika 2. The Introduction of More Efficient Fishing Techniques for the Small-Scale Fisheries of Lake Tanganyika 3. Experimental Beach Seine Fishing on Lake Tanganyika

By: Andrianos, E.D.

Price: $399.95

Publisher: Rome, Italy, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 241A8506

Condition: Very Good


193 pages. Black and white photos. Numerous line drawings. Chapters in first paper include: The Evolution of the Fishing Method by Light Attraction; Fishing Unit M.F.V. France (a Greek purse seiner on Lake Tanganyika); The Cycle of Fishing Operations; Landing Facilities at Lake Tanganyika (Tanzania); Fishing Areas in Lake Tanganyika (Tanzania) for Industrial Fishing; Insurance of the Fishing Unit. Chapters in second paper include: Existing Fishing Methods and Gear fo... View more info

Image for Eye-Witness to the Annexation of Cameroon 1883-1887

Eye-Witness to the Annexation of Cameroon 1883-1887

By: Ardener, Shirley G. (Signed)

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Cameroon, Ministry of Primary Education and West Cameroon Antiquities Commission: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 241G3404

Condition: Good


89 pages. Signed and dated by author atop half-title page. List of references. Reproductions of black and white illustrations. Average wear. Unmarked. A sound copy. View more info

Image for The Relief of Ladysmith

The Relief of Ladysmith

By: Atkins, John Black

Price: $249.95

Publisher: Boston, L.C. Page & Company: 1900

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 118A9563

Condition: Fair


320 pages. Protected black and white photographic frontis of Sir Redvers Henry Buller. List of Illustrations, Maps and Plans. Three appendices. Attractive gilt lettering and decoration upon front board. Front free endpaper removed. Modest evidence of pocket removal from inside front board. Prior owner's name atop half-title page. Black one inch wide strip across backstrip where library label removed. Narrow crack along each hinge. Above-average wear. View more info

Image for National Home Monthly Magazine, March (Mar.) 1938 - Mustafa Kemal Atatürk (part II) / Horseman Lieutenant W. Marshall Cleland, of the Governor General's Horse Guards

National Home Monthly Magazine, March (Mar.) 1938 - Mustafa Kemal Atatürk (part II) / Horseman Lieutenant W. Marshall Cleland, of the Governor General's Horse Guards

By: Atlee, B.; Colver, A.; Richards, C.; Bristol, E.; Kirkconnell, W.; Christie, Agatha; Phayre, I.; Cooper, P.

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Winnipeg, National Home Monthly / Stovel: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201G4825

Condition: Good


68 pages. Features: Fantastic cover illustration of three large pink flamingoes; Cute illustration of boy and girl inside front cover with caption "Eat Fish!" in ad sponsored by the Government of Canada; Major editorial about CBC Radio; Brief news coverage of - Australia's 150th birthday, League or Anti-League, A Mediator's Difficulties (re: the League of Nations); Vintage one-page photo ad for the 1938 Dodge Custom Six, Four-Door Touring Sedan; The 3 Daughters ... View more info

Image for A Guide to the Egyptian Collections in the British Museum

A Guide to the Egyptian Collections in the British Museum

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $79.95

Publisher: London, The British Museum: 1909

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 241C5072

Condition: Fair


325 pages including extensive index. With black and white plates and illustrations in the text. Above-average wear. Boards attached but loosely. A worthy reference copy of this excellent reference. View more info

Image for The Cape diaries of Lady Anne Barnard, 1799-1800 (Van Riebeeck Society)

The Cape diaries of Lady Anne Barnard, 1799-1800 (Van Riebeeck Society)

By: Barnard, Anne Lindsay

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Cape Town, South Africa, Van Riebeeck Society: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 241G1906

ISBN: 0958411255

Condition: Fine


0958411255 368 pages. Volume I of "the never previously published private and unrevised records of the life of a remarkable Scotswoman, the wife of the Colonial Secretary during the first British occupation of the Cape. They tell of her attempts to reconcile the Dutch to British rule, and are particularly important in recording what official accounts ignore.... Vivid accounts are given of events such as the abortive mutiny in the Castle and the imprisonment and tri... View more info

Image for The Campaign of Adowa and The Rise of Menelik

The Campaign of Adowa and The Rise of Menelik

By: Berkeley, G. F-H.

Price: $395.00

Publisher: London, Constable and Co. Limited: 1935

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 661H3528

Condition: Good


xl, 403 pages. Six maps, including two which fold out inside back board. New edition of the 1902 first edition. "In the first place [the Battle of Adowa] may rank as a peculiar phenomenon, - for it amounts to nothing less, - that a European army of about twenty thousand men should be annihilated by a native African race. To the best of my belief there is no parallel case in modern history." - Preface to first edition. Prior owner's details written atop front... View more info

Image for National Home Monthly Magazine, April 1938 - The Glamour of New Egypt / The Broke the Power of the Medicine Men

National Home Monthly Magazine, April 1938 - The Glamour of New Egypt / The Broke the Power of the Medicine Men

By: Bonnell, James F.; Batten, H.; Gribble, L.; Roberts, T.; Atlee, B.; Peters, J.; Phayre, I.; Godsell, P.; Brown, J.; Bayne, E.

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Winnipeg, National Home Monthly / Stovel: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201G4824

Condition: Good


76 pages. Features: Nice cover illustration of dogs looking at spring robin in tree; News items include - The land where they know it all (Russia), A 'Tough-Minded Arguer, The Will as a Life-Force, The Spiirit of Fair Play, Too Much Commercialism, German's 'Readjustment', In Fascist Italy, Russia's New Revolution, and Northern Ireland; One-page photo ad for the Frigidaire fridge with new silent 'meter-miser'; Nice one-page colour-illustrated Simmons mattress ad shows yo... View more info

Image for Tunisia - The (English) Army at War

Tunisia - The (English) Army at War

By: British Ministry of Information

Price: $79.95

Publisher: London, His Majesty's Stationary Office: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 814C6669

Condition: Fair


60 pages. Undated. Circa 1944. Loaded with amazing black and white photos and supporting text. Above-average wear. Folded in half. Fragile to handle but still a worthy reference copy. View more info

Image for The Illustrated London News, February 28, 1953 - Fire Aboard the Carrier H.M.S. Indomitable / Excavating Old Smyrna

The Illustrated London News, February 28, 1953 - Fire Aboard the Carrier H.M.S. Indomitable / Excavating Old Smyrna

By: Bryant, Arthur; Burton, Maurice; Falls, Cyril; Squire, Sir John; Davis, Frank; Elliott, Clarence; Trewin, J.C.

Price: $149.95

Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News & Sketch Ltd.: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 146G2320

Condition: Good


Pages 549-592. Features: Nice one-page ad for the Hawker Siddeley Group shows young boy above caption "How Much is a Little Boy Worth?"; Title page photo of Governor-General Sir Robert Howe addressing Khartoum crowds at great holiday parade; North Sudan welcomes the Anglo-Egyptian agreement; Photos of life in southern Sudan; Designs for the decoration of the Coronation route; Two-page illustration of multiple aircraft forms; People in the public eye; The Queen v... View more info