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Looking For Dilmun

By: Bibby, Geoffrey

Price: $27.50

Publisher: New York, Alfred A Knopf: 1969

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID243978


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Black & white illustrations. 383 pages The author has discovered an ancient society older than Sumer located along the Persian Gulf in the maritime highway between Mesopotamia and India. This is the kingdom known to the Sumerians and Babylonians as Dilmun, the legendary land of immortality referred to in Assyrian records and the Gilgamesh Epic. View more info

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Children of the Resistance. Statements from the Harare Conference on Children, Repression and the Law in Apartheid South Africa

By: Brittain, Victoria & Minty, Abdul S. [Editors]

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Kliptown Books: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID268358

ISBN: 0904759873


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition - Card Covers. 146 pages The editors have brought together some of the testimony of the children and other participants and set it in the context of the situation of children under apartheid. View more info

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Blood River. A Journey to Africa's Broken Heart

By: Butcher, Tim

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID299915

ISBN: 0701179813


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Minor chips to the top edge of DJ. Black & white illustrations and photographs. 363 pages 'An extraordinary, audacuiys journey... Completely enthralling' William Boyd. View more info

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The Strong Brown God - The Story of the Niger River

By: de Gramont, Sanche

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Hart-Davis, MacGibbon: 1975

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID232321

ISBN: 0246107596


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with black and white plates and maps 350 pages View more info

Image for The River Congo The discovery, exploration and exploitation of the world's most dramatic river.

The River Congo The discovery, exploration and exploitation of the world's most dramatic river.

By: Forbath, Peter

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID301084


Octavo Size. Very Good in a Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Wear to dustjacket edges and corners, a sticky-tape repair to a closed tear on front panel. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Numbers neatly inked to upper corner of front free endpaper. Maps of Africa and the Congo to endpapers. xii, 404 pages View more info

White to Move? A Portrait of East Africa Today

By: Foster, Paul

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Eyre & Spottiswoode: 1961

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID253174


Octavo Size. Very Good+ in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic sleeve. A little rubbing and light wear to dustjacket edges and corners. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Gift inscription to front free endpaper (flyleaf). 199 pages View more info

Image for Stanley. An Adventurer Explored

Stanley. An Adventurer Explored

By: Hall, Richard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1974

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID221291

ISBN: 0002117347


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ has small piece missing at top corner of front panel & is now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings/Diagrams. Endpaper maps. 400 pages View more info

Image for King Leopold's Ghost.  A Story of Greed, Terror and Heroism in Colonial Africa

King Leopold's Ghost. A Story of Greed, Terror and Heroism in Colonial Africa

By: Hochschild, Adam

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1999

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID300918

ISBN: 0333661265


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Light reading creases to spine. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. 366 pages "Brilliant.. This book must be read and reread" Neal Ascherson. View more info

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Kaunda on Violence

By: Kaunda, Kenneth David

Price: $14.00

Publisher: London, Collier Books: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID244179

ISBN: 0002161435


Octavo Size. Near Fine copy in Near Fine dustjacket. DJ now protected in our puepose-made plastic sleeve. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. 184 pages Edited and with an Introduction by Colin M. Morris. View more info

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Early Kingdoms in Madagascar 1500-1700

By: Kent, Raymond K.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, Holt, Rinehart & Winston: 1970

Edition: 1st US Edition

Seller ID: ID299640

ISBN: 0030841712


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Maps. 336 pages View more info

Image for Bullion Johannesburg. Men, Mines and the Challenge of Conflict

Bullion Johannesburg. Men, Mines and the Challenge of Conflict

By: Lang, John

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Johannesburg, Jonathan Ball Publishers: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID265907

ISBN: 0868501301


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 509 pages The book is named after the telegraphic address of the Chamber of Mines and tells the story of the Chamber from its foundation in 1886 through to the centenary in 1986. View more info

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Race Propaganda and South Africa

By: Laurence, John C.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Hertfordshire, Garden City Press: 1979

Seller ID: ID247523

ISBN: 057502691X


Octavo Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. DJ faded on Spine. 215 pages The manipulation of Western opinion and policies by the forces of White Supremacy. View more info

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South Africa No Easy Path To Peace

By: Leach, Graham

Price: $16.00

Publisher: London, Routledge & Kegan Paul: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID287733

ISBN: 0710208480


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. B/w maps & photographs. 266 pages View more info

The Remarkable Expedition: The Story of Stanley's Rescue of Emin Pasha from Equatorial Africa

By: Manning, Olivia

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1985

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID241835

ISBN: 0297785664


Octavo Size. Very Good condition. xii, 275 pages View more info

Image for The Gold Fields Revisited being further glimpses of the gold fields of South Africa

The Gold Fields Revisited being further glimpses of the gold fields of South Africa

By: Mathers, Edward P.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Pretoria, The State Library: 1970

Edition: Facsimile Edition

Seller ID: ID265903


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good+ condition. No dustjacket. Grey cloth boards with blue cloth spine and black title etc to face & spine. Fold-out black & white maps. State Library Reprints No 53. 352 pages Originally published in 1887. View more info

King Solomon's Mines Revisited: Western Interests and the Burdened History of Southern Africa

By: Minter, William

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Basic Books: 1986

Seller ID: ID249958

ISBN: 0465037232


Octavo Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic sleeve. Edgewear with cut to mid Spine largely invisible under protective cover. xiii, 401pages View more info

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More Lasting Than Bronze: The Story of the 1820 Settlers National Monument

By: Neville, Thelma

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Pietermaritzburg, The Natal Witness Printing and Publishing Company: n.d. circ mid 1980s

Seller ID: ID239010

ISBN: 0620161140


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm].. Near fine condition in pictorial laminated boards. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings by Tony Grogan. Excellent condition. Inscribed & signed by the author. 111 pages The story of the monument and the Grahamstown national Festival of the Arts. View more info

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Rogues, Rebels and Runaways. Eighteenth-Century Cape Characters

By: Penn, Nigel

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Cape Town, David Philip: 2003

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID297622

ISBN: 0864863861


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Minor wear to cover. 195 pages The author has researched widely in the history of the eighteenth-century Cape. View more info

Image for Liberalism in South Africa 1948-1963 [Inscribed by Author]

Liberalism in South Africa 1948-1963 [Inscribed by Author]

By: Robertson, Janet

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Oxford, Clarendon Press: 1971

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID259084

ISBN: 0198216661


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Near Fine in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic sleeve. Inscribed & signed by the author on title page. viii, 252 pages Describes and explains the development and failure of the liberal idea of equal rights in South Africa. View more info

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Rhodes

By: Thomas, Antony

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Harare, Zimbabwe, African Publishing Group: 1996

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID281078

ISBN: 0797416536


Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. 368 pages This biography of Cecil Rhodes, and the race for Africa, is a brilliant study of one of the nineteennth century's major historical figures. View more info