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Brenthurst Archives, 4 Volumes.

By: N/A

Price: £50.00

Publisher: The Brenthurst Press, 1994.: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 3164

Condition: Very Good


(4 Volumes) Hardcovers with illustration and gilt titles with blind stamp of previous owner on ffep, volumes 1, 2, 3 have scrapes to the edge of front cover (see pictures) but otherwise in Very Good condition. Limited editions, pp 56, 56, 56, 56, colour illustrations throughout. S13. A collection of history and Africana from the archives of the Brenthurst Library in Johannesburg. POSTAGE RATES ARE BASED ON A BOOK WEIGHT UP TO 1KG. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, PLEASE CONTACT US BY EMAIL BEFORE ORDERING. View more info

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Sons of Sindbad: The Photographs

By: Alan Villiers

Price: £70.00

Publisher: National Maritime Museum: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004550

ISBN: 0948065753

Condition: Fine


Hardcover in Fine condition, dustwrapper with some shelfwear to top edges but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 224, b&w illustrations, bibliography, index. Sailor, travel writer, and photographer Alan Villiers had a lifelong fascination with traditional sailing techniques, which in 1938 led to him embarking on a remarkable journey by dhow down the East African coast and back to the Arabian Gulf. Joining the Kuwaiti crew of the 'Triumph of Righteousness' at Aden, he sailed to Mombasa, Zanzibar and the Rufiji Delta, and from there back to Oman and Bahrain, ending in Kuwait i... View more info

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Ivory and Slaves in East Central Africa.

By: Alpers, Edward A.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Heinemann Educational Publishers: 1975

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004162

ISBN: 0435320068

Condition: Near Fine


Illustrated card covers, small crease to bottom corner of front cover but otherwise in Near Fine condition. First edition, pp xviii, 296, maps, sources, 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 and Nigeria, 1957-70: A Study of Inter-African Discord.

By: Aluko, Olajide

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Rex Collings: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004069

ISBN: 0901720925

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover in Near Fine condition with slightly shelfworn dustwrapper otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 288, bibliography, index. View more info

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Continuity and Change in African Cultures,

By: Bascom, William R. & Herskovits, Melville J.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: The University of Chicago Press.: 1959

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004138

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in Very Good condition with slightly shelfworn dustwrapper internally repaired and enclosed in a clear archival wrap. First edition, pp vii, 309, index. View more info

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African Historical Studies, Volume IV, Number 3.

By: Bennett, Norman.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: African Studies Centre of Boston University: 1971

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004134

Condition: Very Good


Stapled pamphlet with card covers, some light shelfwear but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 21 (669-690), map. Ethnic movements and acculturation in upper Guinea since the fifteenth century. View more info

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Labour, Race, and Colonial Rule: The Copperbelt from 1924 to Independence (Oxford Studies in African Affairs)

By: Berger, Elena L.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1974

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004018

ISBN: 0198216904

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in Very Good condition with slightly edgeworn dustwrapper but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp ix, 257, appendices, 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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Cocoa, Custom and Socio-economic Change in Rural Western Nigeria (Oxford Studies in African Affairs)

By: Berry, Sara

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Clarendon Press: 1975

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004109

ISBN: 0198216971

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in Fine condition, dustwrapper with some very slight shelfwear but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp xii, 240, maps, appendix, 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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Yankee traders, Old Coasters & African Middlemen: A History of American Legitimate Trade with West Africa in the Ninteenth Century.

By: Brooks, George E.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Boston University Press: 1971

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 003989

Condition: Fine


Hardcover in Fine condition with dustwrapper in Very Good condition. First edition, pp xiv, 370, appendices, bibliography, index. View more info

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Crude Continent: The Struggle for Africa's Oil Prize.

By: Clarke, Duncan.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Profile Books, 2008. 9781846680977: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 1009

ISBN: 1846680972

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in red cloth covers, in very good condition, complete with dust wrapper, also in very good condition. With pp ix, 674, with 8 colour maps, appendix, notes and index. S15.Petroleum industry and trade in Africa; The history. of the Petroleum industry and trade; Political aspects in Africa. Today's scramble for Africa - the great uncharted frontier in world oil and gas. POSTAGE RATES ARE BASED ON A BOOK WEIGHT UP TO 1KG. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, PLEASE CONTACT US BY EMAIL BEFORE ORDERING FOR A POSTAGE QUOTE. View more info

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The Waters of the Nile: Hydropolitics and the Jonglei Canal 1900-1988 (Oxford Studies in African Affairs)

By: Collins, Robert O.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004244

ISBN: 0198217846

Condition: Fine


Hardcover in Fine condition, dust wrapper with very light shelfwear and some extremely light fading to spine but otherwise in Near Fine condition. First edition, pp xvii, 441, b&w maps and diagrams, bibliography, index. SCARCE TITLE. View more info

Image for Priests and Politicians: Protestants and Catholic Missions in Orthodox Ethiopia, 1830-68 (Study in African Affairs)

Priests and Politicians: Protestants and Catholic Missions in Orthodox Ethiopia, 1830-68 (Study in African Affairs)

By: Crummey, Donald

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004017

ISBN: 0198216777

Condition: Fine


Hardcover in Fine condition with dustwrapper in Fine condition. First edition, pp 176, 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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African History

By: Curtin, Philip D.; Vansina, J.; Thompson, L.; Feierman, S

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Little Brown: 1978

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004185

ISBN: 0582646634

Condition: Very Good


Card covers with some light shelfwear and creasing but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp xv, 612, b&w maps, index. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND INTERNATIONAL, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED. View more info

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Precolonial African Trade: Essays on Trade in Central and Eastern Africa Before 1900

By: David Birmingham, Richard Gray

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1970

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004146

ISBN: 019215639X

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in Very Good condition with edgeworn and rubbed dustwrapper, internally repaired and enclosed in a clear archival wrapper and in otherwise Very Good condition. First edition, pp 318, b&w maps, index. Essays on Trade in Central and Eastern Africa Before 1900. 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

ISBN: 070991475x

Condition: Very Good


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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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

ISBN: 0563177543

Condition: Near Fine


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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Constitutional Developments in Nigeria.

By: Ezera, Kalu.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1960

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004295

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Very Good


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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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

ISBN: 0140410333

Condition: Very Good


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

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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

ISBN: 0197241875

Condition: Very Good


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