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1 BAKIG, Arslan Ramadan, Capt. (Ret'd). (Arslan on dust jacket; Arsalan in text); Foreword by Ali Saido AL KURDI AMMAN YESTERDAY & TODAY ... FINE HARD COVER First Edition, selling in London.
Published by the author, 1983. Printed by W. S. Cowell, London & Ipswich. 
Hard cover, quarto, sand-coloured cloth lettered in gilt, fully illustrated with ancient and modern photographs in monochrome and colour; printed on white art paper. Dual text in Arabic and English, printed backwards. Rare in hardback. Condition: FINE, in FINE unclipped dust jacket. Packed weight 1200g. 
Price: 14.50 GBP
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2 BUCKOKE, Andrew FISHING IN AFRICA : A GUIDE TO WAR AND CORRUPTION ... FINE First Edition, SIGNED BY AUTHOR, selling in London.
Published by Picador, London, 1991. 
Hard cover, 8vo, 227pp. First Edition, stated First Printing. ISBN 0330318950. The author, a journalist and keen fisherman, takes a sanguine and unromantic look at Ethiopia, Sudan, Somalia, Tanzania, Zimbabwe, Malawi, Rwanda, Burundi, and Kenya. Condition: FINE; dust jacket FINE, price not clipped. INSCRIPTION BY AUTHOR to "John & Joan" on front endpaper, dated 17/5/91. Laid in is an invitation card to John Callaghan to attend a party to celebrate the publication of this book on 17th May (1991). Packed weight 700g. 
Price: 29.50 GBP
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3 BURTON, Deaconess Maria S. B., with preface by The Right Rev. Bishop WEBB, Dean of Salisbury HAPPY DAYS AND HAPPY WORK IN BASUTOLAND ... 1902 First Edition, selling in London.
Published by SPCK Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, London, 1902. 
Hard cover, red cloth gilt, 6.9" x 4.8", 64pp. Binding is G, contents Fine. Frontispiece portrait of The Late Bishop Hicks, tissue guard intact. Other illustrations of Bloemfontein Cathedral; European Church at Maseru, Basutoland; St. James's Native Mission House; Sir Godfrey Lagden & Officers; the house where Bishop Hicks died. This book was carefully priced to ensure that you cannot buy a cheaper copy on the internet in the same or better condition. Rare: only one other example found on internet at time of listing. Weight 200g. 
Price: 38.50 GBP
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4 CHADWICK, W. S. SULTAN ON SAFARI ... First Edition.
Beperk, Cape Town: Unie-Volkspers, 1945. 
Hard cover, grey cloth, 8vo, 134pp. Life story of an elephant in Northern Rhodesia. Covers G, contents VG, no d/j. Rare: no other example found on internet at time of listing. Weight 400g. 
Price: 88.50 GBP
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5 DEANE, Shirley TALKING DRUMS: From a Village in Cameroon ... near FINE First Edition.
Published by John Murray, London 1985. 
Hard cover, 8vo. First Edition. ISBN 0719542200. Condition: nearly FINE, in VG unclipped dust jacket. Packed weight 700g. 
Price: 9.95 GBP
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6 DEBEL, Anne ... translated into English by Sylvia BARNES CAMEROON TODAY ... FINE First Edition, selling in London.
Published by Úditions j.a., Paris, 1977. ISBN 2852580721. 
Hard cover, laminated boards, tall thin format (11.5" x 5.5"), 256pp. With 98 pages of colour photographs and 19 maps & plans. Condition: slight scuffing at corners, otherwise MINT. Beautiful book. Rare: no other example found on internet at time of listing. Weight 900g. 
Price: 39.50 GBP
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7 DELAVIGNETTE, Robert ... photos by Michel HUET, Michel MAKO, Pierre ICHAC ... Geographical Ethnological and Economic Notes by Jacques VULAINES FRENCH EQUATORIAL AFRICA : Series "Hachette World Albums" Librairie Hachette ... FINE 1957 First Edition, selling in London.
Published by Librairie Hachette, 1957. 
Hard cover, large 8vo, 128pp consisting largely of photographs, some in colour. First Edition. Text in English. Condition: FINE, in VG unclipped dust jacket. Packed weight 700g. 
Price: 19.95 GBP
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8 DOWER, Kenneth Gandar (compiler) ABYSSINIAN PATCHWORK An Anthology by Kenneth Gander Dower ... First Edition, selling in the UK.
London: Frederick Muller, 1949. 
Hard cover, navy cloth, 8vo. Cover is G but badly stained with some colour-removing substance down front & back outer edges. Boots Booklovers Library sticker on front. Contents VG; hinges reinforced with fabric tape. A book about the Second World War in Africa, nicely illustrated in colour by various artists. Rare, particularly in the UK where only one other example found on internet at time of listing. Weight 500g. 
Price: 29.50 GBP
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9 DUNCAN, Andrew MONEY RUSH ... near FINE, selling in London.
Published by Corgi, 1980. 
Standard paperback. ISBN 0552113344. Condition: nearly FINE; no spine creasing at all, contents apparently unread. Cover has been used as a rest while writing and has a number of light indentations. Packed weight 300g. 
Price: 1.64 GBP
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10 FARSON, Negley LAST CHANCE IN AFRICA ... First Edition, SIGNED BY AUTHOR, selling in the UK.
London: Victor Gollancz, 1949. 
Hard cover, green cloth, 8vo, 384pp + 12 b/w photos. Binding G to VG but the leading edges of both covers have been rubbed through to the cardboard from midway to the bottom corner; contents FINE. Author's inscription on title page: "To "C-B", with best wishes and much thanks (sic) for all you did for me. Negley Farson, Devon, Oct. 17, '49." No other signed example found on internet at time of listing. Weight 600g. 
Price: 28.50 GBP
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11 FORDHAM, Paul THE GEOGRAPHY OF AFRICAN AFFAIRS ... paperback, selling in London.
Published by Penguin Books (Pelican), 1974. 4th Edition. 
Standard paperback. ISBN 0140207066. Condition: G. Packed weight 300g. 
Price: 1.95 GBP
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12 GATTI, Attilio (Commander) TOM-TOMS IN THE NIGHT ... First Edition, selling in the UK.
London: Hutchinson, 1932, 3rd imp. Printed at The Mayflower Press, Plymouth. 
Hard cover, navy cloth gilt, 8vo, 285pp + photo plates. VG with 1.5" blue ink stain on outer page edge (edges only, pages up to p.32 affected). Rare in the UK: no other example found on internet at time of listing. Weight 700g. 
Price: 24.50 GBP
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13 GREAVES, Nick ; illustrated by CLEMENT, Rod WHEN HIPPO WAS HAIRY And other tales from Africa ... VG large paperback, selling in London.
Mbabane, Swaziland: Bok Books, 1990. ISBN 0947444122 (hardback is 0947444114) 
Paperback, large, square format. 36 fascinating animal stories from African Mythology. Beautiful colour illustrations of every animal, plus many b/w illustrations and map of Africa locating animal habitats. All our books are checked before we price them, to ensure that you cannot buy a cheaper copy in the UK in the same or better condition. We will happily supply further details of condition, size, binding, etc., upon request. We were unable to find any other examples offered in the UK at time of listing. Weight 500g. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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14 HOLDEN, David, and Richard JOHNS THE HOUSE OF SAUD ... selling in London.
Published by Pan, 1982. 
Paperback. Condition: average used. Packed weight 400g. 
Price: 6.50 GBP
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15 HONIKMAN, A. H. (Editor & Producer); Willem JORDAAN (Art Direction & Design) CAPE TOWN : CITY OF GOOD HOPE ... 1966 First Edition, LIMITED TO 250 COPIES, selling in London.
Published by Howard B. Timmins, Cape Town, 1966. 
Hard cover, large quarto, 280pp, bound in greenish-grey hessian-like cloth with a printed Cape Town street scene. This specially bound edition was limited to 250 copies, although this one is not numbered (see back endpaper). Condition: structurally almost FINE, but with some signs of handling on the back & front; internally MINT; no d/j. At time of listing we could not find another internet example of this limited edition, nor a cheaper copy in the UK. Weight 1900g. 
Price: 23.50 GBP
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16 HUXLEY, Elspeth OUT IN THE MIDDAY SUN : MY KENYA (ISBN: 0701139757) ... FINE
Published by Chatto and Windus, London, 1985. 
Hard cover, 8vo, X + 262pp. First Edition. ISBN 0701139757. Condition: externally FINE; contents FINE; dust jacket FINE, price not clipped. Packed weight 800g. 
Price: 9.95 GBP
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17 ISMAGILOVA, R. N. ... translated from the Russian by A. N. UTHERNITT (yes, that's really what it says!) ETHNIC PROBLEMS OF THE TROPICAL AFRICA : CAN THEY BE SOLVED? (no) ... Russian book, selling in London.
Published by Progress Publishers, Moscow, English First Edition, 1978. 
Hard cover, yellow cloth, 8vo. Condition: almost FINE, in almost FINE unclipped dust jacket. Packed weight 600g. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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18 JONES, David Keith FACES OF KENYA ... FINE First Edition, with dust jacket, selling in London.
Published by Hamish Hamilton, London 1977. 
Hard cover, folio size, 215pp, illustrated in colour and b/w. Condition: FINE apart from 3 slightly bumped corners, in VG+ unclipped dust jacket (small tear at top of spine, no loss). Weight 1700g. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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19 LA GUMA, Alex ... cover by Lothar REHER THE STONE COUNTRY ... rare Seven Seas paperback, selling in London.
Published by Seven Seas Publishers, East Berlin, DDR, 1967. 
Standard paperback. Text in English. Condition: average used. Packed weight 300g. 
Price: 8.50 GBP
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20 MATHER, Cecile (7 books); Nkosi JOHNSON (1 book) AFRICA AIDS EDUCATION SERIES : Rare BOXED SET, 8 books: CARE FOR US & ACCEPT US; TRUTH ABOUT AIDS; RIGHTS & AIDS; MASAKHANE; WHAT ARE HIV & AIDS; AIDS IN AFRICA; LIVING WITH AIDS ... selling in London.
Published by Awareness Publishing, Gallo Manor, South Africa, 2002. 
Attractive boxed set of eight hard cover books, illustrated laminated boards,7.7" x 7.25". First Edition. ISBN 1919910093. Condition: all books are FINE and so is the box. There attractive books seem to be intended as a teacher's resource for showing to pupils to increase AIDS awareness and tolerance, if that is what you think you ought to do. This is a rare itrem and we could not find another example anywhere on the internet. Packed weight 2200g. 
Price: 68.50 GBP
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