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Items By Category: All Categories: History: Africa
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1.  
Africa's Powerhouse: The South African Economy: A Pictorial Ensemble
 
Publisher: African Intl Publishing Co Sandton, South Africa 1974
Very good+; no dust jacket. 4to. 190 pp. Select bibliography, numerous color & b/w photos, color illustrated end papers, cloth-backed boards/pictorial front cover. Serving the antiquarian and used book world since 1980 Hard Cover

Appr.: | AUD 9.54 CAD 9.68 EUR 6.67 GBP 5.29 JPY 900.00 MXN 112.50 ZAR 94.74 

Purchase direct from: Abstract Books. Item number: 004179.
    
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2.   Bentsen, Cheryl
Maasai Days
 
Publisher: Summit NY 1989
Fine; near fine dust jacket. 8 vo. 286 pp. B/w plates, tan boards/blue cloth. First Printing Hard Cover

Appr.: | AUD 11.66 CAD 11.83 EUR 8.15 GBP 6.47 JPY 1,100.00 MXN 137.50 ZAR 115.79 

Purchase direct from: Abstract Books. Item number: 005732.
    
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3.   Bjerre, Jens
Kalahari
 
Publisher: Hill and Wand NY 1960
8 vo. 227 pp. Index, b/w & color plates, yellow cloth. Originally published 1958 Denmark. Cover bottom edge faded, very good; dust jacket spine ends & top edge mended tears, good. Hard Cover

Appr.: | AUD 14.85 CAD 15.05 EUR 10.37 GBP 8.24 JPY 1,400.00 MXN 175.00 ZAR 147.37 

Purchase direct from: Abstract Books. Item number: 009598.
    
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4.   Bradford, Mary and Richard, eds.
An American Family on the African Frontier: The Burnham Family Letters, 1893-1896
 
Publisher: Roberts Rinehart Niwot 1993
Fine; dust jacket near fine. 8vo. (xxvii) 300 pp Index, few b/w illustrations. White cloth. Hard Cover

Appr.: | AUD 16.97 CAD 17.20 EUR 11.85 GBP 9.41 JPY 1,600.00 MXN 200.00 ZAR 168.42 

Purchase direct from: Abstract Books. Item number: 010878.
    
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5.   Cooper, Frederick
From Slaves to Squatters: Plantation Labor and Agriculture in Zanzibar and Costal Kenya, 1890-1925
 
Publisher: Yale University Press New Haven 1990
(xv) 328 pages, maps, tables, appendix, people interviewed, bibliography, index; 8vo, tan cloth. Very good+, ink underlining one page introduction, remainder appears unread; dust jacket very good, slightly sunned, sligfht spotting inside. Serving the antiquarian and used book world since 1980 First Printing Hard Cover

Appr.: | AUD 28.63 CAD 29.03 EUR 20.00 GBP 15.88 JPY 2,700.00 MXN 337.50 ZAR 284.21 

Purchase direct from: Abstract Books. Item number: 021801.
    
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6.   Cornwall, Barbara
The Bush Rebels: A Personal Account of Black Revolt in Africa
 
Publisher: Holt, Rinehart and Winston New York 1970
252 pages, b/w plates, map endpapers; 8vo, black cloth. Reports on guerilla war in Mozambique and Portuguese Guinea. Very good, inner hinge cracked, one photo small scuff; dust jacket good, edgewear Stated First Edition Hard Cover

Appr.: | AUD 9.54 CAD 9.68 EUR 6.67 GBP 5.29 JPY 900.00 MXN 112.50 ZAR 94.74 

Purchase direct from: Abstract Books. Item number: 021824.
    
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7.   Courlander, Harold, with Ousmane Sako
The Heart of the Ngoni: Heroes of the African Kingdom of Segu
 
Publisher: Crown NY 1982
Near fine; near fine dust jacket. 8 vo. (vii) 178 pp. Select glossary, select background reading, map, decorated end papers, red paper-covered boards/black cloth; 1st printing. Stated First Edition Hard Cover

Appr.: | AUD 11.66 CAD 11.83 EUR 8.15 GBP 6.47 JPY 1,100.00 MXN 137.50 ZAR 115.79 

Purchase direct from: Abstract Books. Item number: 004974.
    
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8.   Davidson, Basil
The Search for Africa: History, Culture, Poliotics
 
Publisher: Times/Random House New York 1994
374 pages, notes, index; black boards/cloth. Fine; dust jacket good+, mended tear, scuff front Stated First Edition Hard Cover 8vo.

Appr.: | AUD 12.73 CAD 12.90 EUR 8.89 GBP 7.06 JPY 1,200.00 MXN 150.00 ZAR 126.32 

Purchase direct from: Abstract Books. Item number: 012679.
    
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9.   Henry, Paul Marc
Africa Aeterna: The Pictorial Chronicle of a Continent
 
Publisher: Sedo S. A. Lausanne Switzerland 1965
Near fine; dust jacket edge tears, good; carton edges rubbed, good+. 4to. 343 pp. Index, maps, numerous b/w photos, color plates, black cloth. In carton marked International Book Society/Time/Life. Hard Cover

Appr.: | AUD 38.18 CAD 38.71 EUR 26.67 GBP 21.18 JPY 3,600.00 MXN 450.00 ZAR 378.95 

Purchase direct from: Abstract Books. Item number: 004538.
    
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10.   Horne, Alistair
A Savage War of Peace: Algeria 1954-1962
 
Publisher: Viking Press New York 1977
604 pages, b/w illustrations, two maps, chronology, bibliography, reference notes, abbreviations, glossary, index; 8vo, blue boards/cloth. Near fine; dust jacket very good+, slightly chipped. Serving the antiquarian and used book world since 1980 First Edition Hard Cover

Appr.: | AUD 59.38 CAD 60.22 EUR 41.48 GBP 32.94 JPY 5,600.00 MXN 700.00 ZAR 589.47 

Purchase direct from: Abstract Books. Item number: 023660.
    
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11.   Inskeep, R. R.
The Peopling of South Africa
 
Publisher: Barnes & Noble Books New York 1979
159 pages, numerous maps and illustrations, some tinted, a few in color, glossary, further reading list, index; large 8vo, coated boards, pictorial front cover. Very good+, cover slightly bowed, light spotting all edges text block; no dust jacket Hard Cover Ver y Good

Appr.: | AUD 14.85 CAD 15.05 EUR 10.37 GBP 8.24 JPY 1,400.00 MXN 175.00 ZAR 147.37 

Purchase direct from: Abstract Books. Item number: 024033.
    
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12.   Joy, Charles R., and Melvin Arnold
The Africa of Albert Schweitzer, with concluding essay by Albert Schweitzer
 
Publisher: Harper/Beacon New York/Boston 1948
Unpaged (ca. 160 pages), b/w photos, green map illustrated endpapers; olive cloth. Very good, spine sunned, name/nmaeplate front endpaper; no dust jacket Hard Cover 8vo.

Appr.: | AUD 21.21 CAD 21.51 EUR 14.81 GBP 11.76 JPY 2,000.00 MXN 250.00 ZAR 210.53 

Purchase direct from: Abstract Books. Item number: 013127.
    
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13.   Lye, William F. & Colin Murray
Transformations on the Highveld: The Tswana and Southern Sotho
 
Publisher: Barnes & Noble Totowa 1980
FIne; no dust jacket. Tall 8 vo. 160 pp. Further reading, index, acknowledgments, b/w & color illustrations, pictorial glazed boards. First US Edition Hard Cover

Appr.: | AUD 16.97 CAD 17.20 EUR 11.85 GBP 9.41 JPY 1,600.00 MXN 200.00 ZAR 168.42 

Purchase direct from: Abstract Books. Item number: 008493.
    
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14.   Matthiessen, Peter
African Silences
 
Publisher: Random House NY 1991
Fine; dust jacket piece missing bottom spine, good+. Small 8 vo. 225 pp. Map end papers, white boards/green cloth. Stated First Edition Hard Cover

Appr.: | AUD 11.66 CAD 11.83 EUR 8.15 GBP 6.47 JPY 1,100.00 MXN 137.50 ZAR 115.79 

Purchase direct from: Abstract Books. Item number: 004921.
    
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15.   Mazrui, Ali A.
The Africans: A Triple Heritage, Companion Volume to the PBS Series
 
Publisher: Little Brown Boston 1986
Companion Volume to the PBS Series. 336 pages, appendix, notes, select bibliography, index, credits, numerous b/w, color photos; brown/black boards. Very good, ink price marked out front endpaper, few light spots top edge; unpriced dust jacket very good-, light edgewear Stated Second Printing Hard Cover Tall 8vo.

Appr.: | AUD 18.03 CAD 18.28 EUR 12.59 GBP 10.00 JPY 1,700.00 MXN 212.50 ZAR 178.95 

Purchase direct from: Abstract Books. Item number: 012722.
    
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16.   Pavitt, Nigel; Wilfred Thesiger, foreward
Kenya: The First Explorers
 
Publisher: Aurum Press London 1989
207 pages, numerous b/w illustrations, color plates, map, select bibliography, indes, map endpapers; 4to, black boards. Ink gift note front endpaper, rest fine; dust jacket near fine. Serving the antiquarian and used book world since 1980 First Printing Hard Cover

Appr.: | AUD 25.45 CAD 25.81 EUR 17.78 GBP 14.12 JPY 2,400.00 MXN 300.00 ZAR 252.63 

Purchase direct from: Abstract Books. Item number: 023824.
    
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17.   Porch, Douglas
The Conquest of Morocco
 
Publisher: Knopf NY 1983
Near fine, bottom cover edge lt. bumped; dust jacket very good+. 8vo. (xii) 338 pp. History of France's conquest, 1903-1914. Select bibliography, index, double-page map, unused note pages. Brown boards/gray cloth. First American Edition Hard Cover

Appr.: | AUD 18.03 CAD 18.28 EUR 12.59 GBP 10.00 JPY 1,700.00 MXN 212.50 ZAR 178.95 

Purchase direct from: Abstract Books. Item number: 011094.
    
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18.   Sodergren, Sigfrid
Sweet Smell of Mangoes: Anmn Artist Loomks at the French Congo
 
Publisher: Dutton NY 1968
8 vo. 158 pp. Translated John Hewish, b/w plates, map, blue paper-covered boards. Bottom corners few pages creased, very good; dust jacket short tears, rubbed, good. First Edition Hard Cover

Appr.: | AUD 13.79 CAD 13.98 EUR 9.63 GBP 7.65 JPY 1,300.00 MXN 162.50 ZAR 136.84 

Purchase direct from: Abstract Books. Item number: 008519.
    
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19.   Trzebinski, Errol
The Lives of Beryl Markham
 
Publisher: Norton NY 1993
Thin black mark front cover, near fine; fine dust jacket. 8 vo. (xiii) 396 pp. B/w photo plates, map, notes, references, bibliography, index, white boards/blue cloth. First printing. Fine Hardcover Near Fine

Appr.: | AUD 12.73 CAD 12.90 EUR 8.89 GBP 7.06 JPY 1,200.00 MXN 150.00 ZAR 126.32 

Purchase direct from: Abstract Books. Item number: 003390.
    
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20.   Vlahos, Olivia, Illustrated by: Ford, George
African Beginnings
 
Publisher: Viking New York 1968
287 pages, b/w illustrations by George Ford, bibliography, index, large 8vo, orange cloth. Near fine, slight rubbingspine ends; dust jacket very good, edgewear with slight loss Second Printing Hard Cover

Appr.: | AUD 23.33 CAD 23.66 EUR 16.30 GBP 12.94 JPY 2,200.00 MXN 275.00 ZAR 231.58 

Purchase direct from: Abstract Books. Item number: 019509.
    
US$22.00
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21.   Warner, Philip
Dervish: The Rise and Fall of an African Empire
 
Publisher: Taplinger New York 1973
235 pages, b/w illustrations, appendix, index, 8vo, orange/brown boards. Fine an a near fine dust jacket. History of the rise of the Mahdi in the 1889's in Sudan Hard Cover

Appr.: | AUD 23.33 CAD 23.66 EUR 16.30 GBP 12.94 JPY 2,200.00 MXN 275.00 ZAR 231.58 

Purchase direct from: Abstract Books. Item number: 019656.
    
US$22.00
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