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1 African Experience: An Education Officer in Northern Rhodesia
Dorman, T.E.

Radcliffe Press New York, New York, USA 1993
Hard Cover
Very Good+, Very Good+
5.75"x8.75"
First American Edition
1850435685 / 9781850435686



BX2 - DJ is mylar protected. A hard cover first American edition book in very good+ condition. The word "PUBLISHED'" and the year appear on the copyright page with no additional printings indicated. An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in textured black paper covered boards with gold lettering and graphics on the spine and monochrome panoramic map endpapers with only very, veyr minor overall shelf wear. The dust jacket shows only very, very minor overall shelf wear. A memoir of the auhtors work as an education officer in Northern Rhodesia during the period leading up to independence. He worked during a time of rapid political change and his book illustrates both an important moment in Zambia's history as well as how good relations were established between expatriate education officers and the emerging Zambian political leaders and administrators. Illustrated with black and white photographs and line drawn maps. Index and glossary, 173p. SCW13035 
Price: 45.00 USD
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2 African Kingdoms
Mair, Lucy

Oxford University Press London 1977
Hard Cover
Very Good, Very Good
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
First Edition
019821698X / 9780198216988

Ex-Library

F2 - DJ is mylar protected. DJ has price clipped, light wrinkling on the edges, and light discoloration (browning) otherwise very good. Book has previous library's name stamped on the top and on the copyright page, "discard" stamped on the top, label on the copyright page, card holder glued on the back of the last page, tape stains on the top and bottom of front and back cover, front loose end paper, and lightly on the bottom of the front fixed end paper, wrinkling on the spine edges and some corners, some wear on the edges, some discoloration mostly on the cover and light shelf wear otherwise very good. Same date appears on the title page and copyright page. This book is concered with the creation and organization of the principal African Kingdoms. EC5091BB 
Price: 35.00 USD
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3 African Nationalism
Hollings, Jill

John Day Company New York, New York, USA 1972
Hard Cover
Good+, Good+
6.25"x8.75"
First American Edition


Ex-Library

BX2 - A hard cover first American edition withdrawn ex-library book in good+ condition. Stated first American edition with no additional printings indicated on the copyright page. A tight, clean, sound copy in black and white photo illustrated green and white cloth covered boards with minor overall shelf wear plus there is a patch of surface damage (about 0.5"x0.5") on the front board cover from where the dust jacket was taped to the boards plus there is also some tape staining on the front and back free endpapers plus there are the usual library stamps and labels on the front board surface, front fixed endpaper, front and back free endpapers, and table of contents page. The dust jacket shows very minor overall shelf wear plus there is a library label on the spine plus it is still in the original library mylar sleeve. This is a title in the publisher's Young Historian Book series. This is a young adult nonfiction book on the history of African nationalism. With maps by Colin Judge. Illustrated with black and white photographs. List of important dates, suggestions for further reading, indexed, 128p. SCW08800 
Price: 10.00 USD
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4 Asking for Trouble
Woods, Donald

Atheneum Books for Young Readers New York, New York, USA 1987
Trade Paperback
Very Good, 
5.5"x8.5"

0689707185 / 9780689707186



BX4 - A trade paperback book in very good condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in silver wraps with minor overall shelf wear plus some light soiling on the outside paper edges plus some very, very light creasing on the covers. The story of the author's growing up white in the remote Transkei Territory of South Africa, his increasingly passionate struggle against the pro-Apartheid government, the guerilla tactics used by and against him, and his dramatic life with his wife and children. A revealing and provocative story about a one-man fight against racism that gained the attention of the world. Indexed, 373p. SCW04807 
Price: 3.50 USD
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5 Crossing the Line: A Year in the Land of Apartheid
Finnegan, William P.

HarperCollins Canada, Limited Toronto, Ontario, Canada 1987
Trade Paperback
Very Good-, 
5.25"x8"

0060914300 / 9780060914301

Ex-Library

CB5 - A tight, clean, sound copy in yellow, black, and purple vinyl covered boards with the usual library marks and stamps on the inside surface of the front board, top and bottom outside paper edges, and title page plus the residue of a library label on the front endpaper plus some yellowing of the paper edges. A book about life under apartheid. It is about a year inside a so-called colored high shcool in South Africa. Indexed, 418p. SCW04834 
Price: 3.50 USD
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6 In the Kingdom of Gorillas: Fragile Species in a Dangerous Land
Weber, Bill and Amy Vedder

Simon & Schuster Trade New York, NY, U.S.A. 2001
Trade Paperback
Very Good, No Jacket as Issued
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall



Advance Reading Copy (ARC)

CH4 - A trade paperback advance reading copy (ARC)/advance uncorrected proof first edition book in very good+ condition with no dust jacket as issued (trade paperback). A tight, clean, sound copy in white wraps with very minor overall shelf wear plus the book is slightly shelf cocked. A book the authors' founding of the Mountain Gorilla Project at the same times that the Rwandan civil war degenerated into genocide. 370p. SCW05337 
Price: 7.00 USD
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7 Straight on till Morning: The Biography of Beryl Markham
Lovell, Mary S.

Saint Martin's Press, LLC New York, New York, USA 1988
Trade Paperback
Very Good, No Jacket as Issued
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

0312018959 / 9780312018955



BG2 - A trade paperback book in very good- condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in photo illustrated tan wraps with minor overall shelf wear plus a crease on the front cover at the top right corner and on the back at the top left corner plus some soiling of the outside paper edges. A biography of one of the most famous of early women pilots who is notable for the firsts she accomplished and the richness and achievements of her life. It is also a book that presents a picture of colonial British East Africa and the colonial culture and mores of the whites there. Beryl Markham was the first person ever to fly the Atlantic solo from England to North America. By the author of "West With the Night." Endnotes, bibliography, acknowledgments, indexed, 408p. SCW04847 
Price: 3.50 USD
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8 The Electronic Elephant: A Southern African Journey
Jacobson, Dan

Penguin Books London, East Sussex, United Kingdom 1995
Trade Paperback
Good+, 
5"x7.75"

0140176209 / 9780140176209



CE2 - A trade paperback book in good+ condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in color wraps with very minor overall shelf wear with some light creasing on the spine plus there is some light creasing on the front cover at the extreme top right and bottom right corners and on the back cover at the extreme top left and bottom left corners plus there is some light scattered surface chipping along the spine edges plus there is some very light yellowing of the outside paper edges plus there are several dogeared pages plus the book is very slightly shelf cocked. A book about the author's exploration of a the southern beginnings of a 'road to the north' planned by British colonialists and imperialists. It involves travels in the area of the north-western border of the Republic of South Africa, Botswana, and the west-central region of Zimbabwe and examines the history of the region. this includes conflict between the Boers and Britons as well as the Tswana and Ndebele. There are also stories of noted imperialists Cecil Rhodes, David Livingstone, and Lobengula. By the author of "All for Love," "The Beginners," "The Confessions of Josef Baisz," "The Evidence of Love," "Her Story," "Heshel's Kingdom," "The Price of Diamonds," "The Rage of Tamar," "The Story of the Stories," "The Trap and a Dance in the Sun," and "The Wonder Worker." Additional references, 373p. SCW11800 
Price: 6.00 USD
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9 The Lonely African
Turnbull, Colin M.

Simon & Schuster New York, New York, USA 1962
Hard Cover
Good, Good
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
First American Edition


Ex-Library

BV4 - A hard cover first American edition withdrawn ex-library book in very good- condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in yellow paper covered boards quarter bound in black cloth with gold lettering and graphics on the spine and a large graphic blind stamped on the front cover with minor overall shelf wear plus some light fading on the top and bottom board edges plus some very light soiling of the right outside paper edges plus some very light edge wear on the bottom board edges plus a stain on the front endpaper plus there are the usual library stamps, label, marks, embossing, and pocket on the top and bottom outside paper edges, inside surface of the front endpaper, back endpaper and title page plus the dust jacket endflaps are glued down to the inside surfaces of the boards. The dust jacket shows very minor overall shelf wear plus some light sunning on the spine plus there is the usual library label on the spine plus it is still in the original library mylar sleeve plus there is the usual library label on the spine plus the endflaps are glued down to the inside surfaces of the boards. A book about Africa in the age of independence during the the post World War II years up to the early 1960s. It is notable for its examination of tribal customs and the tribe as they have become modern Africans. By the author of "The Forest People." 251p. SCW04793 
Price: 4.50 USD
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West With the Night, Markham, Beryl
10 West With the Night
Markham, Beryl

North Point Press San Francisco, California, USA 1983
Trade Paperback
Very Good, No Jacket as Issued
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

0865471185 / 9780865471184



BI2 - A tight, clean, sound copy in green and black and white photo illustrated wraps with very minor shelf wear plus some light creasing of the front cover plus some very light soiling of the outside paper edges plus some writing blacked out with black marker on the inside surface of the front cover. A wonderfully well written book by an acquaintance of Issac Denison. She was an early woman avaitor in colonial East Africa and was involved in many early avaition accomplishments. A great read with a clear voice and strong literary skill but this memoir has been self-edited for content. This book should be of particular interest to readers familiar with "Out of Africa" and "White Mischief". 294p. SCW00274 
Price: 3.50 USD
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