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The Fortunate Isles: Study in African Transformation

By: Davidson, Basil

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Hutchinson: 1989

Inscription: Signed and Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 004725


Illustrated card covers, some shelfwear but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, signed and inscribed by author to Professor Hargreaves of Aberdeen University, General editor of the Oxford Studies in African Afairs, pp 221, b&w illustrations, maps, notes, references, thematic index. View more info

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Chronicles Of Kenya.

By: Davis, A & Robertson, H.J.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Cecil Palmer, 1928.: 1928

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 954


Hardback, in Very Good condition, front end paper clipped and some foxing. First edition, pp 311. Parodies of life and politics in Kenya. View more info

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Ourika: Translated into English with an Introduction and Epilogue by John Fowles.

By: De Durfort, Claire & Fowles, John (translator)

Price: £65.00

Publisher: Austin, W. Thomas Taylor: 1977

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by Editor

Seller ID: 004482


Hardcover in quarter blue Morocco with gilt ruling and titles to spine, marbled paper over boards, some small scratches to marbled paper but otherwise in Near Fine condition. Limited edition of 500 copies, Signed by translator John Fowles on p64, pp 65. Ourika is a story based on the life of a woman who was purchased as a child (in or around 1786) by the Chevalier de Boufflers, the colonial administrator of Senegal, and given as a gift to the de Beauvau family. View more info

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Freedom and Authority in French West Africa.

By: Delavignette, Robert.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: OUP: 1950

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005182


Hardback in red cloth covers, with gilt titles on spine, with previous owner's name on front end paper, in Very Good condition. No dust wrapper. First edition, pp152. Freedom and Authority in French West Africa. View more info

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Portuguese Africa

By: Duffy, James.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Harvard University Press: 1959

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004098


Hardcover with slightly bumped corners but otherwise in Very Good condition, dustwrapper with some edgewear and small missing chips around hinges, internally repaired and in otherwise Very Good condition. First edition, pp 389, b&w maps and illustrations, notes, index. View more info

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Politics & Government in African States 1960-1985.

By: Duignan, Peter & Jackson Robert H.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Croom Helm: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004093


Hardcover in Very good condition, dustwrapper with some very slight shelfwear, fading to spine but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 442, bibliography, index. View more info

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Lillibullero or The Golden Road.

By: Dutton, E.A.T.

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Privately Printed, Zanzibar, 1947.: 1947

Edition: 4th Edition

Seller ID: 2010


Hardback, in Very Good condition with inscription from author on front end papers, dustwrapper with some minor loss to base of spine and a small piece missing from the middle but otherwise in Very Good condition. Fourth edition, pp xii, 312, double page map to rear. A picture of the northern frontier of Kenya and the southern parts of Abysinnia. SCARCE TITLE. Counter Shelf. POSTAGE RATES ARE BASED ON A BOOK WEIGHT UP TO 1KG. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, AD... View more info

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Tales From the Dark Continent: Images of British colonial Africa in the twentieth century

By: Edited by Charles Allen; Introduction by Anthony Kirk-Greene

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Andre Deutsch - British Broadcasting Corporation: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004144


Hardcover in Near Fine condition with Very Good dustwrapper enclosed in a clear archival wrap. First edition, pp xvii, 166, b&w illustrations, glossary. Includes a typewritten review by Professor John Hargreaves of Aberdeen University, General Editor of the Oxford Studies in African Affairs Series. View more info

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The Traveller's Handbook for Egypt and the Sudan (Cook's).

By: Elston, Roy.

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Simpkin, Marshall Ltd.: 1921

Edition: 4th Edition

Seller ID: 004333


Hardcover with original red cloth covered boards with gilt titles to front cover and spine, some very light shelfwear but otherwise in Very Good condition. Fourth edition, pp cxxxi, 588, 6 fold out maps (one in rear pocket) and 20 plans, some fold out as called for. View more info

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Constitutional Developments in Nigeria.

By: Ezera, Kalu.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1960

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004295


Hardcover in Very Good condition, shelfworn dustwrapper, internally repaired and enclose in a clear archival wrap. First edition, pp xv, 274, maps in text and fold out to rear, bibliography, index. Personal copy of Professor John D. Hargreaves of Aberdeen University, with signature in ink on ffep, one of the General Editors of the Oxford Studies in African Affairs Series. View more info

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Ghana: A Historical Interpretation.

By: Fage, J. D.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: University of Wisconsin Press.: 1959

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004106


Hardcover in Very Good condition, slightly shelfworn dustwrapper in otherwise Very Good condition. First edition, pp xi, 122, notes, index. Personal copy of Professor John D. Hargreaves of Aberdeen University, with signature in ink on ffep, one of the General Editors of the Oxford Studies in African Affairs Series. View more info

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Survey of the Limba People of Northern Sierra Leone.

By: Finnegan, R.H.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: HMSO: 1965

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004727


Hardcover with some very light shelfwear but otherwise in Very Good condition, dustwrapper with some light shelfwear and one closed tear internally repaired and in otherwise Very Good condition. First edition, pp 150, appendices, fold out sketch map of Limba country. Previous owners name in ink on ffep, Professor John Hargreaves, General Editor of the Oxford Studies in African Affairs. View more info

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Barrel of a Gun: Political Power in Africa and the Coup d'Etat (Penguin African Library)

By: First, Ruth.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: ., Penguin Books Ltd: 1972

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 004318


Illustrated card covers, some light shelfwear and fading to spine and previous owners name in ink on ffep but otherwise in Very Good condition. First paperback edition, pp xiii, 513, map of coups, appendix, references, index. View more info

Image for Barbary Legend: War, Trade and Piracy in North Africa. 1415 - 1830.

Barbary Legend: War, Trade and Piracy in North Africa. 1415 - 1830.

By: Fisher, Sir Godfrey.

Price: £150.00

Publisher: Clarendon Press: 1957

Seller ID: 005473


Hardback in publisher's original black cloth with gilt title to spine with just slight shelf wear otherwise in Fine condition. First edition 1957, ppxii, 349, frontis illustration, appendices, bibliography, index, fold out map of Barbary at the end. SCARCE COPY. An examination in detail of Britain's interests, particularly maritime, in the North African countries and in Mediterranean politics. View more info

Image for After Big Game in Central Africa: Records of a Sportsman from August 1894 to November 1897, when Crossing the Dark Continent from the Mouth of the Zambesi to the French Congo.

After Big Game in Central Africa: Records of a Sportsman from August 1894 to November 1897, when Crossing the Dark Continent from the Mouth of the Zambesi to the French Congo.

By: Foa, Edouard.

Price: £400.00

Publisher: Adam and Charles Black: 1899

Edition: 1st English Edition

Seller ID: 005316


Hardcover in original blue cloth covered boards with gilt elephant on front cover and gilt titles to spine, firm and tight binding with original endpapers, previous owners name written neatly in ink on half title page dated 1899, some light shelfwear to head and foot of spine and top and bottom corners commensurate with age and in otherwise Near Fine condition. First English edition, pp xxvii, 330, 9adv, introduced and translated by Frederic Lees, 29 b&w plates, numerous... View more info

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West African Kingdoms in the Nineteenth Century.

By: Forde, Daryll; Kaberry, Phyllis M.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1971

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 004153


Illustrated card covers, some light shelfwear but otherwise in Very Good condition. First soft cover edition, pp xiv, 289, maps in text, index. View more info

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African Politics and British Policy in the Gold Coast: A Study in the Forms and Force of Protest

By: Francis Agbodeka

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Longman: 1971

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004076


Hardcover in Near Fine condition, dustwrapper with some very light edgewear but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp x, 206, b&w illustrations, bibliography, index. View more info

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Horsemen from Beyond

By: Freestone, Basil

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Dobson Books Ltd: 1981

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004061


Hardcover in Very Good condition with slightly shelfworn dustwrapper but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 264, b&w illustrations and maps, sources, index. A look at the battle of Waima between colonial armies of British and French. View more info

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The Making of Contemporary Africa: The Development of African Society Since 1800 (Macmillan international college edition)

By: Freund, Bill

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004186


Illustrated card covers, some fading and creasing to spine but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp xv, 357, b&w illustrations and maps, select bibliography, index. View more info

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Louis Trigart's Trek Across Drakensberg 1837 - 1838.

By: Fuller, Claude.

Price: £45.00

Publisher: The van Riebeeck Society.: 1932

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005156


Hardback in cloth covers, small bump to top of back board but otherwise in Near Fine condition. With map The Thirteen crossings of the Olifants River to the top of the Drakensberg. Map from the Bomo Hills to Delagoa Bay. With four b&w maps, one in colour. Louis Trigart's Trek Across Drakensberg 1837 - 1838. Edited by Leo Fouche, Profesor of History in the University of Pretoria. View more info