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Report on the Recent and Most Interesting BREAKWATERS and Applications of REINFORCED CONCRETE in the MARITIME PORTS OF ALGERIA

By: Algeria, Government of

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Brussels, G.P.O.: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 36979


20 pages; A report presented at the XIIth International Congress of Navigation, Philadelphia 1912 published by the Permanent International Association of Navigation Congresses. Illustrated with two very large folding plans at rear. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

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Gold Coast Education 1953 - One

By: Anonymous

Price: $9.95

Publisher: London, Thomas Nelson: 1953

Seller ID: 37083


60 pages; Near FINE. Stiff Wrappers. The very first issue of this periodical published by the Institute of Education of the Gold Coast University with articles on "The rightsand obligations of Teachers by Prof. L.J. Lewis; Problems of English Pronunciation in the Gold Coast by P. D. Stevens; Some Unadjusted Boys by A. Taylor; etc. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a ... View more info

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EGYPT AND THE SUDAN Handbook for Travellers

By: Baedeker, Karl

Price: $84.95

Publisher: Leipsig, Karl Baedeker: 1908

Edition: Sixth

Seller ID: 40331


With 24 maps, 76 Plans and 57 Vignettes. All maps and plans present and complete. Clean, and tight in original red cloth binding with bright gilt lettering at front cover and spine. Hinrichsen E251 Verlag Karl Baedeker, founded by Karl Baedeker in 1827, is a German publisher that pioneered worldwide travel guides. Usually referred to simply as "Baedekers", these excellent guidebooks contain important introductions to various regions of the world, along with s... View more info

PARTICULARISMES ETHNIQUES EN MILIEU URBAIN : L'EXEMPLE DE NIAMEY

By: Bernus, Suzanne

Price: $9.49

Publisher: Paris, Universite De Paris: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41058


Institut D'Ethnologie - Musee de L'Homme. Urban Ethnic relations in the Nigerian city of Niamey. Memoirs de L'Institut D'Ethnologie - 1 Text in French. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

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The French Refugees at the Cape

By: Botha, Colin Graham

Price: $74.95

Publisher: Cape Town [South Africa], Cape Times Limited: 1921

Edition: Second Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 39596


Autograph; viii & 171 pages; Publisher's pale green buckram cloth, spine lettered in black within two slightly recessed panels. A lovely copy of the 1921 Second edition, an unaltered re-impression of the edition first published in 1919. This copy is signed in ink on the title page by the author [as "C. Graham Botha"] and has the faint, private, impressed stamp of the "Munger Africana Library" -- at one time this excellent copy was the property of Profes... View more info

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IMPRESSIONS OF SOUTH AFRICA

By: Bryce, James Bryce

Price: $24.95

Publisher: New York, The Century Co.: 1898

Seller ID: 40134


xxiv, (2), 499 pages; Clean and tight in original reddish brown cloth binding with gilt lettering at spine. James Bryce, 1st Viscount Bryce OM GCVO PC FRS FBA (10 May 1838 – 22 January 1922) was a British academic, jurist, historian and Liberal politician. Bryce was an ardent Liberal in politics, and in 1880 he was elected to parliament for the Tower Hamlets constituency in London. Bryce's intellectual distinction and political industry made him a valuable member of t... View more info

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L'Impero Italiano dell'Africa Orientale

By: De Magistris, L[uigi] F[ilippo]

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Roma [Rome], La Libreria dello Stato: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38791


2 pl. , 95 & color plates pages; Publisher's color pictorial wrappers, title printed in red -- the vivid cover depicts Benito Mussolini in a typical pose with a map of Africa behind him. Illustrations throughout, including color plates printed on rectos and versos which are hors texte (not included in pagination). Although the cover states that this work is "Il Libro della V Classe Elementare" -- the text and illustrations seem sufficiently advanced for adult ... View more info

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Notes on the FOLKLORE OF THE FJORT (French Congo)

By: Dennett, R. E

Price: $34.95

Publisher: London, The Folk-Lore Society: 1898

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38852


An anthology of folktales of the French Congo. Introduction by Mary H. Kingsley. Illustrated. Original publisher's brown cloth decoratively stamped in black and gilt. Nice old bookplate of J. A. Fuller Maitland. A lovely bright, clean, tight book. It contains more than 30 traditional stories from French Congo which were collected by the Folklore Society of London.; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical his... View more info

TROIS ANS DE GUERRE

By: DeWet, General Christiaan Rudolf

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Paris, Felix Juven: (1902)

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 38638


Nicely bound in light brown leather at spine and corners over marbled boards, pages untrimmed. Frontispiece portrait of the author, folding map at rear. Christiaan Rudolf de Wet (1854 – 1922) was a Boer general, rebel leader and politician. He was born on the Leeuwkop farm, in the district of Smithfield in the Boer Republic of the Orange Free State. De Wet is mentioned in Kipling's poem Ubique. De Wet took part in the early battles of the Boer War of 1899 in Natal a... View more info

Art of the Congo An Exhibition Organized by the Walker Art Center

By: Friedman, Martin

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Minneapolis, Walker Art Center: 0

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41975


72 pages; A wonderful exhibition catalogue of objects from the collection of the Koninklijk Museum voor Midden-Afrika / Musee Royal de l'Afrique Centrale, Tervuren, Belgium. Clean and secure in original glossy pictorial wrappers. View more info

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LA CULTURE MATERIELLE DE LA BOUCLE DU NIGER

By: Gallay, Alain ; & et al.

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Geneve, Musee d'Ethnographie: 2003

Seller ID: 40494


Bulletin du Centre Genevois d'Anthropologie, No. 6; 153 pages; Clean and tight in original glossy pictorial stiff wrappers. Blind stamp of previous owner on titlepage, otherwise clean and tight. OCLC: 66395291; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

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The African Repository for 1872 - Vol. XLVIII, Nos. 1 thru 12 [12 issues complete]

By: Gurley, Ralph Randolph

Price: $124.95

Publisher: Washington, American Colonization Society: 1872

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38608


This book comprises all twelve issues of The African Repository for the year 1872 bound together in plain black cloth with marbled page edges. Cloth has a tear at base of spine, ex-libris but no markings. Contents clean and tight, unmarked, no foxing. Some of the articles include: The Diamond Fields of South Africa, The Bank of West Africa, The Caffres of South Africa, The Present African Slave Trade, Interesting Letter from Dr. Livingston, An African's Plantation, et... View more info

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Life of Jehudi Ashmun, Late Colonial Agent in Liberia

By: Gurley, Ralph Randolph

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Washington DC, James C. Dunn: 1835

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39073


396; 160 pages; With an Appendix, containing extracts from his Journal and other Writings; with a brief Sketch of the Life of the Rev. Lott Cary. Contemporary full calf, edges of the boards showing considerable, deep rubbing, flat spine has the surface nearly rubbed away, hinges cracking, but still holding. A solid copy, but no longer handsome. Frontispiece portrait of Jehudi Ashmun w/ tissue guard. Scattered foxing throughout, with several gatherings somewhat toned b... View more info

"THE" PRACTICAL GUIDE TO ALGIERS

By: Harris, George W. ; Isabel Burton (Preface)

Price: $74.95

Publisher: London, George Philip & Son: 1892

Edition: Second Revised Edition

Seller ID: 41556


xx, 176 pages; Clean and tight in original burgundy cloth with gilt lettering and a gilt image of a palm tree with the skyline of Algiers in the background. Marbled page edges. Pagination: xx, 176, plus many pages of ads at front and rear of text. OCLC: 461601633 Three folding maps, including: (1) 'Plan de la ville d'Alger' by O. Mac Carthy (scale 1: 5000), (2) 'Carte des chemins de fer de l'Algerie et de la Tunisie par L . Chappuis fils' (scale 1: 3,000,000) a... View more info

NEGRITUDE, SOCIALISM AND THE LAW

By: Hazard, John N

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Columbia Law Review: 1965

Seller ID: 39697


Reprint from the Columbia Law Review, Vol. 65; 31 pages; Clean and tight in original printed wrappers. OCLC: 10694596 Legal systems in French-speaking African nations. View more info

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The Key to South Africa: Delagoa Bay

By: Jessett, Montague George

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, T. Fisher Unwin: 1900

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 39607


160 pages; Rebound in mid 20th century full terra-cotta cloth, original printed front wrapper bound in at the end, spine lettered in gilt, green silk placemark. The paper is somewhat toned and brilttle throughout. There is a modern repair to the hinges to the title leaf and half title; two leaves in the first gathering have minor chipping and lost in the black fore-edge margins. This is the scarce reissue of the 1899 first edition, prompted by the on-going Anglo-Boer... View more info

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FREE FRENCH AFRICA

By: Laguerre, Andre

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, France Forever: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39653


30 pages; Clean and tight in original printed wrappers. Marc André Laguerre (1915 – 1979) was a journalist and magazine editor, best known as the managing editor of Sports Illustrated from 1960 to 1974. In the summer of 1927, his French father ( Léon James Laguerre) took a post at the French Consulate General in San Francisco, settling in the upper-class neighborhood of Sea Cliff. In 1938, he covered the Munich Agreement for the French daily Paris-Soir. When Wor... View more info

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ZAMBESIA - ENGLAND'S EL DORADO IN AFRICA , being a description of Matabeleland and Mashonaland, and the less known adjacent territories, and an account of the GOLD FIELDS of British South Africa

By: Mathers, Edward Peter

Price: $249.95

Publisher: Cape Town / London, Juta & Co / King, Sail & Railton: 1895

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39538


480 pages; Contents clean and secure in original yellow glazed pictorial boards worn at spine; previous owner's name stamped inside front cover, label at spine. B&W illustrations throughout and both folding colour maps: Zambesia and South Africa; first map (Zambesia) has a closed tear repaired with archival tape on back. OCLC 557409391 Edward Peter Mathers was a correspondent for the Scotsman & Daily News during the Zulu War in 1879. Intrigued by the discovery of go... View more info

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LEOPOLD SEDAR SENGHOR - Rhythm and Reconciliation

By: Melady, Margaret Badum ; [ Leopold Sedar Senghor ]

Price: $24.94

Publisher: South Orange, Seton Hall University Press: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 40885


Autograph; Clean and tight in original binding in Very Good dustjacket. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED by the AUTHOR on ffep to the U.S. Ambassador to Senegal. OCLC: 669184 Léopold Sédar Senghor (1906 – 2001) was a Senegalese poet, politician, and cultural theorist who for two decades served as the first president of Senegal (1960–1980). Senghor was the first African elected as a member of the Académie Française. Senghor is regarded by many as one of the most important Af... View more info

A VOICE OF REASON - South Africa 1978 - 1986 [SIGNED]

By: Menell, Irene ; Clive Menell ; [Willard Wirtz]

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Johannesburg, J. G. Ince & Son: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 40223


Autograph; A compilation of Irene Menell's speeches as Transvaal Provincial Councillor - primarily those addressing national issues facing South Africa. A very limited edition privately issued for family and friends. Half navy leather over marbled boards. This book is SIGNED by Irene on the first blank and includes a manuscript letter on "Le Tholonet" letterhead from Clive Menell sending this book to Mr. and Mrs. W. Willard Wirtz, Secretary of Labor for the las... View more info