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Under African Sun

By: Alverson, Marianne

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, University of Chicago Press: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: SW332BB

ISBN: 0226016234

Condition: Very Good


AE - A first edition hardcover book in very good condition in very good dust jacket. Dust jacket has chipping and peeling on the bottom spine, wrinkling and crease on some edges and corners, light discoloration and shelf wear. Book has some foxing and stains on the page edges, lightly cocked, and light shelf wear. 9.25"x6.25", 233 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

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Death in the Sahara: The Lords of the Desert and the Timbuktu Railway Expedition Massacre

By: Asher, Michael

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.: 2008

Book ID: EC28419BB

ISBN: 1602396302

Condition: Very Good


CS2 - An advance reading copy trade paperback book in near fine condition. Foreword by Dean King. Death in the Sahara is an amazing true story that is as dramatic as it is frightening. 9.25"x6", 286 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

The First Eden: The Mediterranean World and Man

By: Attenborough, David

Price: $2.50

Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts, USA, Little, Brown and Company: 1987

Book ID: SCW05033

Condition: Very Good


CF2 - A tight, clean, sound copy in dark blue textured paper covered boards quarter bound in textured navy paper with silver and gold lettering on the spine and a graphic blind stamped on the front with pictoral printed full color endpapers with only very minor overall shelf wear. The dust jacket shows very minor overall shelf wear. A book that explores the history and current state of the Mediterranean Sea and the lands surrounding it and its effects on the development of civilization. This book particularly centers on the human impact on the region and the transformation of the entire area t... View more info

Camping With the Prince and Other Tales of Science in Africa

By: Bass, Thomas A.

Price: $2.50

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: EC7119BB

ISBN: 0395415020

Condition: Very Good


M5 - DJ is mylar protected. DJ and book have library markings, DJ has inside flaps glued to the sides opposite the spine of the fixed endpapers, discoloration, and shelf wear otherwise very good. Book has chipping on the front bottom edge, black line mark on the top and bottom of the title page, dog-eared page, discoloration, and shelf wear otherwise very good. This is a book about ideas in action, an intellectual odyssey that explores the human drama of Western science colliding with traditional culture. View more info

Carthage: A Mosaic of Ancient Tunisia

By: Ben Khader, Aicha Ben Abed and Soren, David (Edited by)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, The American Museum of Natural History in association with W.W. Norton & Company: 1987

Edition: First American Edition

Book ID: EC9270BB

ISBN: 0913424110

Condition: Very Good


AP1 - Book has discoloration and shelf wear otherwise very good. View more info

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Mirage: Napoleon's Scientists and the Unveiling of Egypt

By: Burleigh, Nina

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Harper: 2007

Book ID: EC28113BB

ISBN: 0060597674

Condition: Very Good


BT2 - An uncorrected proof trade paperback in very good condition that has light discoloration and shelf wear. The captivating story of one of the first encounters between an Islamic nation and Westerm scientists in the modern era, as seen through the eyes of the men who undertook the first archeoligical survey of Egypt from the headquarters of a scientific institute that met in a Cairo harem room. 9"x6", 269 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

Egypt: A Book of Photographs

By: Chaloupka, Karel

Price: $3.75

Publisher: London, Spring Books:

Book ID: EC8375BB

Condition: Good


Z3 - Book cover is worn with heavy chipping, stains and residue on the cover and page edges, dog-eared page, discoloration, and normal shelf wear otherwise good. With an Introduction by Leonard Cottrell. Text in English, French and German. View more info

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Starlings Laughing: A Memoir of Africa

By: Clark, June Vendall

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Doubleday: 1991

Book ID: EC35297BB

Condition: Very Good


X4 - An uncorrected proof trade paperback book in very good condition that has some smudge on the front, some wrinkling, chpping, and crease, light scratches, light discoloration and shelf wear. 9.25"x6", 300 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

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Khaki and Blue: Military and Police in British Colonial Africa

By: Clayton, Anthony;Killingray, David

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Athens, Ohio, Ohio University Press: 1989

Book ID: EC37486BB

ISBN: 0896801470

Condition: Very Good


BE2 - A paperback book in very good condition that has some bumped corners, wrinkling, crease, and stains, some patch scuffed on the front upper right corner, old price label on the back, some light discoloration and shelf wear. Ohio University Center for International Studies Monographs in International Studies Africa Series Number 51. 8.5"x5.5", 335 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

The Prehistory of East Africa

By: Cole, Sonia

Price: $3.50

Publisher: New York, The MacMillan Company: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: EC14590BB

Condition: Very Good


K5 - Book lightly cocked, light discoloration and shelf wear otherwise very good. View more info

The Partition of Africa:Illusion or Necessity: Illusion or Necessity

By: Collins, Robert O. (Edited by)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, John Wiley & Sons, Inc.: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: EC8317BB

ISBN: 0471165794

Condition: Good


I4 - Book has wrinkling on the spine edges, some rubbing and wear on the cover edges, sides and corners, tanning on the spine, page edges, and endpapers, light soiling, some stains, foxing, moderate discoloration, and normal shelf wear otherwise good. Red covered boards with gilt lettering. View more info

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Not on Our Watch: The Mission to End Genocide in Darfur and Beyond

By: Don Cheadle & John Prendergast

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Hyperion: 2007

Book ID: EC28493BB

ISBN: 1401303358

Condition: Very Good


CS2 - An advance uncorrected proof trade paperback book in fine condition. Foreword by Elie Wiesel, Introduction by Senator Barack Obama & Senator Sam Brownback. 8.25"x5.25", 250 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

African Experience: An Education Officer in Northern Rhodesia

By: Dorman, T.E.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Radcliffe Press: 1993

Edition: First American Edition

Book ID: SCW13035

ISBN: 1850435685

Condition: Very Good


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... View more info

Crossing the Line: A Year in the Land of Apartheid

By: Finnegan, William P.

Price: $1.75

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Canada, HarperCollins Canada, Limited: 1987

Book ID: SCW04834

ISBN: 0060914300

Condition: Good


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. View more info

The Sinai: A Physical Geography

By: Greenwood, Ned H.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas, USA, University of Texas Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: SCW13653

ISBN: 0292727984

Condition: Very Good


BF4 - A hard cover first edition book in very good+ condition with no dust jacket. Stated first edition with no additional printings indicated. An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in burgandy cloth covered boards with silver lettering and a graphic on the spine with only very, very slight overall shelf wear. Bibliography, indexed, 148p. View more info

African Nationalism

By: Hollings, Jill

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, John Day Company: 1972

Edition: First American Edition

Book ID: SCW08800

Condition: Good


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 su... View more info

The Healing Land: The Bushmen and the Kalahari Desert

By: Isaacson, Rupert

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Grove Press: 2003

Edition: First American Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: EC35333BB

ISBN: 0802117392

Condition: Very Good


Y5 - A first American edition hardcover book signed and inscribed by author to previous owner in very good condition in very good dust jacket. Dust jacket has wrinkling, chipping and crease on the edges, light scratches and rubbing, light discoloration and shelf wear. Book has some bumped corners, light stains/smudge on the page edges, light discoloration and shelf wear. 8.5"x5.75", 278 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

The Electronic Elephant: A Southern African Journey

By: Jacobson, Dan

Price: $3.00

Publisher: London, East Sussex, United Kingdom, Penguin Books: 1995

Book ID: SCW11800

ISBN: 0140176209

Condition: Good


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 o... View more info

The Many Houses of Exile

By: Jurgens, Richard

Price: $6.00

Publisher: South Africa, Covos-Day Books: 2000

Book ID: EC9773BB

ISBN: 0620254408

Condition: Very Good


AR6 - Book has old price label on the back and light shelf wear otherwise fine. View more info

The Race for Timbuktu: In Search of Africa's City of Gold

By: Kryza, Frank T.

Price: $12.95

Publisher: New York, Ecco: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: EC21388BB

ISBN: 0060560649

Condition: Very Good


V6 - A first edition hardcover book in near fine condition that has remainder mark on the bottom page edges in near fine dust jacket that is mylar protected and has very light shelf wear. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info