Category: Africa . S. Africa


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A Tour from Gibraltar to Tangier, Sallee, Mogodore, Santa Cruz, Tarudant; and Thence, over Mount Atlas, to Morocco: Including a Particular Account of the Royal Harem, etc.

By: Lempriere, William (Surgeon)

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, Printed for the Author, Sold By J. Walter, Charing-Cross,, 1791

Edition: First Edition

CONTENTS generally Good to Very Good, and COMPLETE - but the book is virtually disbound - this copy has both front and rear boards which are detached - but NO SPINE. Needs some TLC to restore it. The boards are full leather, with a gilt border, quite worn and scratched but likely contemporary to the book. Plain endpapers with a Library name and Number written in faded ink on the front pastedown. Title page has a little light browning and a few light marks but is overall ... View more info


By: Blum Dieter & Gisela Brown

Price: £75.00

Publisher: New York, Harry N. Abrams, Inc. Publishers, 1976

Edition: 1st English Edn (USA)

In the Original Heavy brown buckram/hessian cloth with gilt embossed titles and colour photo plate of beaded African woman inset on front cover. In the original Imitation Ostrich Skin 'slip-around' 'slip-case'. 208 pp. Foreword by Leopold Sedar Senghor. Full of VERY STRIKING Full Colour photographs on heavy photographic paper by a top class photographer who travelled throughout Africa. Photographs taken in North, West, East, South and Central Africa with maps and descrip... View more info

Africa's White Magic

By: Appel, Joseph H.

Price: £14.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1928

Edition: First Edition

Stated First Edition but has letters K-C beneath that on the publisher's page. Red boards with turquoise titling to the spine and front cover. No dustjacket. There are foxing (brown) spots to the page fore-edges and to some of the page edges. There are NO inscriptions or other marks. (xiv) + 166 pp. Illustrated with b/w plates. Overall, apart from the 'faults', as detailed above, this is a Tight and Secure, 'Very Good' copy. "White magic is replacing the worn out bla... View more info

All in the Day's March

By: Belchem, Major-General David

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Collins, 1978

Edition: First Edition

Brown boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publishers pictorial dustjacket which has small surface chips to the top front corner and bottom of the spine only. Dustjacket is not price-clipped but does have a price sticker covering the original price. There is a facsimile of a note written by Field Marshal Montgomery and this is written on the half-title page. Otherwise No other Inscriptions or Marks. 320 pp. Illustrated with b/w photographs and ma... View more info

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Architecture of the Tigre, Ethiopia

By: Plant, Ruth

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Worcester, Ravens Education & Development Services, 1985

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Red cloth boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's glossy pictorial dustjacket. The dustjacket is not price clipped. NO Inscriptions or Marks - This copy is As New. (6) + 230 pp. Illustrated throughout with Maps, Drawings, Diagrams and Photos, etc. Contents cover: - Background Information; Introduction; Architecture; List of churches; The Churches; Aksumite churches; Appendix - schedule of stelae; Bibliography; Index. Ruth Plant here pres... View more info

Atlas of the Christian Church

By: Chadwick, Henry; G. R. Evans

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Oxford, Phaidon, 1990

Edition: New Edition

Black boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket which is not price-clipped. The dustjacket has fading to the base colour of the spine, although the lettering is still bright and clear. The dustjacket also has some negligible smudging/scratching which can only be seen if held up to the light, otherwise the book is 'As New' and there are no Inscriptions or other Marks. 240 pp. Illustrated with b/w and colour photographs,... View more info

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Black Royalty

By: Mills, Arthur

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, The Literary Press Ltd, (1935)

Edition: Reprint

NO Date, (mid 1930's? . An Early UK Reprint of a title that first appeared in 1933.) In the Original Pictorial Period dustjacket, which is now in a new protective clear - Removable - bookfilm plastic cover and looks pretty good. The evocative period dustjacket is bright, complete and not clipped. The front cover of the d/j is Bright, Clean and Unfaded with a little light creasing/edgewear. The red base to the spine is affected by the lime green of the boards underneath I... View more info

Broken Images A War Journal, Britain, North Africa and Italy

By: Guest, John

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, Leo Cooper, 1970

Edition: Re-issue

Men at War Series 1. Grey Boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's decorated dustjacket. The page fore-edges at the top are slightly browned/foxed. No Inscriptions or Marks. 231 pp. Overall an Excellent Very Clean, Tight and Bright copy. " First published 1949 & Originally written for private eyes,. This re-issue is a first-hand account of the author's wartime experiences, His WWII service with the 83rd Light Anti Aircraft Battery and... View more info

Diversity and Unity in Early North America

By: Morgan, Phillip

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Routledge, 1993

Edition: First Paperback Edition

In the original publisher's glossy pictorial card covers. No dustjacket as issued. There is a former owner's small b/w name and address sticker on the top corner of the 'Reviews' page o/w No inscriptions or other marks. (x) + 284 pp. Map in b/w. Overall this is an excellent very clean, tight and bright near 'As New' copy. "Opens up previously unexplored areas such as cultural diversity, ethnicity, and gender, and reveals the importance of new methods such as anthropo... View more info


By: MARTIN, Chryssee MacCasler Perry, and Esmond Bradley Martin

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Nairobi, Privately Published and Printed By The Regal Press, 1967

Edition: First Edition - Limited Edition 43/100

This Private Edition SIGNED by the Authors is Limited to 100 copies of which this is No. 43. (10) + 53 pp. With 2 Maps drawn by Chryssee Martin and 32 b/w Photographs by Esmond Martin. Green cloth, gilt titling. " Since 1962 (and Algeria's Independence) visitors, especially Americans, have been discouraged from travelling in Algeria....... I managed to get into Algeria ...with Chryssee. since Chryssee and I visited Algeria the borders have again been closed to ... View more info

Edward Gibbon's Atlas of the World.

By: Gibbon Edward; Fernandez Armesto, Felipe ( Introduction and Commentary by )

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society, 1991

Edition: 1st Folio Society Edition; First Printing

In the original plain navy matching slipcase. Dark blue boards with bright gilt titling/decoration to the front cover and to spine. No marks, Near As New - Very clean, looks unread. Pictorial endpapers. No Inscriptions or Marks. 116 pp. Black/white frontispiece, black/white illustrated title page. Modern maps and Index gazetteer by Andrew Heritage and P. J. M. Geelan. Profusely illustrated throughout with black and white maps throughout, mainly full page, and including s... View more info

FIFTH Report from the Select Committee on Estimates Session 1947-48 Colonial Development (On AFRICA - Mainly Nigeria and the Colonies)

By: HMSO (Unknown Author)

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, His Majesty's Stationary Office, 1948

Edition: Presumed First UK Edition

Tall Paperback. Good Plus. Covers a little marked/stained /chipped/torn but sound. Internally pages browning but o/w VG. 'ORDERED BY THE HOUSE OF COMMONS to be printed 30th June 1948'. LARGE FOLD OUT MAP of Nigeria. This is mainly on Africa - with particular relevance to NIGERIA and the Colonies. ; 8vo (tall) View more info

Frederick Douglass . In His Own Words

By: Douglass, Frederick; Milton Meltzer

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Harcourt Brace & Company, 1995

Edition: First Edition

Blue boards with bright gilt titling to the red quarter-bound spine and bright silver gilt illustration to the front board. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket, which is not price-clipped. There is some light rubbing to the bottom edge of the boards, otherwise there are NO inscriptions or other marks. (xviii) + 220 pp. Illustrated with the great b/w linocuts of Stephen Alcorn. Afterword; Biographical Profiles and Portraits; A Note on Sources and Further Read... View more info

In Witch-Bound Africa. An Account of the Primitive Kaonde Tribe and Their Beliefs

By: Melland Frank H.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Seeley Service & Co. Limited, 1923

Edition: First Edition

In the original bright orange cloth lettered in black, with a black vignette illustration of a native archer to the upper cover. The spine background colour is faded but all titling, in deep black, is Very clear and solid. The covers also have some patchy fading/spotting - but this bright orange is not a colour that lasts well! . Head/Tail of spine and corners of boards 'bumped' but if it wasn't for the fading the covers would be VG. No Dustjacket. 316 pp. + 4 pp Publish... View more info

Introduction to African Art

By: Rachewiltz, Boris De; Peter Whigham

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, John Murray, 1966

Edition: 1st Edition UK

Black cloth bound boards with bright gilt titling to the spine and bright gilt decoration to the front cover. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket, which is price-clipped. There are light foxing (brown) spots to the dustjacket covers, along with light edge-wear and a scratch mark to the top of the dustjacket. There are NO inscriptions or other marks. (xx) + 200 pp. Illustrated with b/w plates. Bibliography; Index. Translated by Peter Whigham. Overall, apart f... View more info