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Long Drums and Cannons: Nigerian Dramatists and Novelists, Laurence, Margaret
121 Laurence, Margaret Long Drums and Cannons: Nigerian Dramatists and Novelists
Dust jacket is rubbed, long scuff, soiled with light edgewear, now protected by clear mylar sleeve. Book has no defects; pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. . Eleven selections from Nigerian Drama and Novels. Represented are Wole Soyinka, Chinua Achebe, John Pepper Clark, and eight others. A nice copy of the first edition. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 209 pages. S6 NY. NY Frederick A. Praeger 1969 1st Edition Hardcover Fine in Very Good- dust jacket 27380 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Ethnicity and the Making of History in Northern Ghana, Lentz, Carola
122 Lentz, Carola Ethnicity and the Making of History in Northern Ghana
Dust jacket is rubbed and a little scratched, no other defects; now protected by clear mylar sleeve. Book has scattered light pencilled checkmarks and other marks in margins. . International African Library Series. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 384 pages. D3 Edinburgh University Press 2006 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good in Near Fine dust jacket 30342 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Elementary Structures of Kinship, Levi-Strauss, Claude
123 Levi-Strauss, Claude Elementary Structures of Kinship
A very few checkmarks and other penciled marginal marks, no other defects. Yellow cloth covers, binding is tight and square. This is the first English edition of the original second French edition. A classic work. Former owner is social anthropologist Wyatt MacGaffey, and his elegant signature is found on the first endpaper. Laid in is a reprint of "Levi-Strauss on the Elementary Structures of Kinship: A Concordance to Pagination," published by Francis Korn and Rodney Needham, which can be used by scholars to more easily compare and contrast the three editions: the two French and the English. . A handsome copy of a collectible classic. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 541 pages. K4 Eyre & Spottiswoode 1969 Revised Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 30457 
Price: 55.00 USD
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Mothers and Wives:  Gusii Women of East Africa, LeVine, Sarah
124 LeVine, Sarah Mothers and Wives: Gusii Women of East Africa
No defects in book or jacket. Pages are clean and crisp, binding is tight; book appears unread. Jacket now protected by fresh mylar cover. . A beautiful copy. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 391 pages. M3 Chicago. Chicago U. Chicago Press 1979 1st Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 24489 
Price: 22.50 USD
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Painting Africa White. the Human Side of British Colonialism., Lewis, Roy and Foy, Yvonne
125 Lewis, Roy and Foy, Yvonne Painting Africa White. the Human Side of British Colonialism.
Fine book in VG dust jacket. Jacket has light edgewear, now protected by fresh mylar sleeve. Book has no defects. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked, appears unread. . Includes many illustrations, printed on coated paper. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 238 pages. F1 Universe Books 1971 1st Edition. 1st Printing Hardcover Fine in Very Good dust jacket 32165 
Price: 25.00 USD
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First Expedition To Africa, Or Missionary Travels And Researches In South Africa With Notes By Frederick Stanley Arnot, Livingstone, David
126 Livingstone, David First Expedition To Africa, Or Missionary Travels And Researches In South Africa With Notes By Frederick Stanley Arnot
Tan covers are somewhat faded on spine; gilt titles and decoration on spine are bright and attractive. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. Book includes 35 plates and line drawings. Laid in are several bits of ephemera taken clipped from other sources, including a portrait of Livingstone and a copy of his signature as well as other texts. . Former owner was the late Susan Herlin, Professor of African Studies, and she has written her name on the front pastedown. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 468 pages. D1 John Murray 1912 Hardcover Very Good+ 31867 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Livingstone's Missionary Correspondence, 1841-1856, Livingstone, David & L. Schapera, Ed.
127 Livingstone, David & L. Schapera, Ed. Livingstone's Missionary Correspondence, 1841-1856
Fine book in VG jacket. Dust jacket has light edgewear, shallow chipping at extremities of spine, price-clipped. Still bright and attractive, now protected by clear mylar sleeve. Book has no defects; pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; appears unread. Bound in maroon cloth with bright gilt titles. . This is the first US edition. A handsome copy. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 342 pages. F2 U. California Press 1961 1st US Edition Hardcover Fine in Very Good dust jacket 32176 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Drum Damba:   Talking Drum Lessons, Locke, David &  Abubakari Lunna
128 Locke, David & Abubakari Lunna Drum Damba: Talking Drum Lessons
New, no defects. . Thorough discussion of instruments, music, playing technique, and more. . Performance in World Music Series Series. Trade PB. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 212 pages. D5 White Cliffs Media Co 1990 1st Edition Softcover New 30360 
Price: 45.00 USD
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The Dispossessed. a Study of the Sex-Life of Bantu Women in and Around Johannesburg, Longmore, Laura
129 Longmore, Laura The Dispossessed. a Study of the Sex-Life of Bantu Women in and Around Johannesburg
Tiny bumps to corners of green boards, slightly faded spine, no other defects. Bright gilt titles to spine. . Includes two fold-out maps: The Golden Arc and Johannesburg. A handsome copy. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 334 pages. H1 Jonathan Cape 1959 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine 29767 
Price: 21.50 USD
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E. D. Morel's History of the Congo Reform Movement, Louis, Roger and Jean Stengers
130 Louis, Roger and Jean Stengers E. D. Morel's History of the Congo Reform Movement
Dust jacket has light edgewear, a few small spots to front panel and spine, now protected by clear mylar sleeve. Book has no defects; pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. Bound in blue cloth with bright gilt titles to spine. . Morel died before his work could be completed. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. L5 Clarendon Press 1968 Hardcover Fine in Very Good dust jacket 30664 
Price: 55.00 USD
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L'Angola Traditionnel  Une introduction aux problemes magico-religieux, M. L. Rodrigues de Areia
131 M. L. Rodrigues de Areia L'Angola Traditionnel Une introduction aux problemes magico-religieux
Light sunning to margins of gray card covers, no other defects. This is a 90-page softcover book. . Includes a comprehensive bibliography of sources. Scarce. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 90 pages. A1 Coimbra. Coimbra Tipografia Da Atlantida 1974 1st Edition Paperback Near Fine 31326 
Price: 95.00 USD
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Chiefs, Priests, and Praise-Singers:   History, Politics, and Land Ownership in Northern Ghana, MacGaffey, Wyatt
132 MacGaffey, Wyatt Chiefs, Priests, and Praise-Singers: History, Politics, and Land Ownership in Northern Ghana
Minor creasing to extremities of dust jacket, now protected by clear mylar sleeve. Book has no defects; pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. . Case study on the Dagbon chiefdom in Northern Ghana, considering the relationship between secular and ritual and religious sources of power and how they have evolved. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 248 pages. K4 University of Virginia Press 2013 1st Edition Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 30454 
Price: 37.50 USD
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Modern Kongo Prophets Religion in a Plural Society, MacGaffey, Wyatt
133 MacGaffey, Wyatt Modern Kongo Prophets Religion in a Plural Society
Glossy paper covers are a bit rubbed, no other defects. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED by the author on the half-title page to a colleague. . African systems of thought Series. Trade PB. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 285 pages. Signed by Author. L3 Indiana University Press 1983 1st Edition Paperback Near Fine 30536 
Price: 180.00 USD
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Africa: Arts and Culture, Mack, John, Ed.
134 Mack, John, Ed. Africa: Arts and Culture
Creased spine, light rubbing to glossy card covers. Pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. . Five papers address art and culture in four different areas of Africa: bibliography, index. Profusely illustrated in full color. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED by the author to social anthropologist Wyatt MacGaffey.. Trade PB. Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. 224 pages. L4 British Museum Press 2000 1st Edition Paperback Very Good+ 30579 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Murder of an African King  YA-Na Yakubu II, Mahama, Ibrahim
135 Mahama, Ibrahim Murder of an African King YA-Na Yakubu II
No defects. Pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. . Trade PB. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 338 pages. L2 Vantage Press 2009 1st Edition Paperback Fine 30481 
Price: 55.00 USD
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Ya-Naa, the African King of Power, Mahama, Ibrahim
136 Mahama, Ibrahim Ya-Naa, the African King of Power
Book has scattered pencil and pen notes and marks on a few pages. Binding is tight, pages are clean. . The story of Yaa Naa Yakubu Andani II, ruler of the Kingdom of Dagbon from 1974 to 2002, when he was murdered and beheaded as the result of a succession dispute. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR to the late Dr. Susan Herlin, Tamale Zo-Simli-Naa, of Ghana, and history professor, University of Louisville. Scarce. . Trade PB. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 262 pages. K3 Ibrahim Mahama 1987 Softcover Good 30423 
Price: 130.00 USD
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Ya-Naa, the African King of Power, Mahama, Ibrahim
137 Mahama, Ibrahim Ya-Naa, the African King of Power
Book has scattered light pencil marks in margins of a few pages, mostly checkmarks or question marks, corner crease to back cover. . The story of Yaa Naa Yakubu Andani II, ruler of the Kingdom of Dagbon from 1974 to 2002, when he was murdered and beheaded as the result of a succession dispute. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR to social anthropologist Wyatt MacGaffey. Scarce. . Trade PB. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 262 pages. K3 Ibrahim Mahama 1987 Softcover Very Good 30426 
Price: 155.00 USD
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Le Christianisme Dans La Vallee De Kimpese: E. P. I. 1908-1980, Mahaniah, Kimpianga
138 Mahaniah, Kimpianga Le Christianisme Dans La Vallee De Kimpese: E. P. I. 1908-1980
No defects. Side-stapled booklet, 96 pages. . History of Christianity in the Valley Kimpese (Zaire) from 1908 to 1980. SIGNED, DATED AND INSCRIBED by the author to colleagues, on the title page. Scarce. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 96 pages. Signed by Author. C5 Kinshana, Zaire. Kinshana, Zaire Centre De Vulgaristion Agricole 1984 1st Edition Pamphlet Fine 30241 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Angola, Promises and Lies, Maier, Karl
139 Maier, Karl Angola, Promises and Lies
No defects. Pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. . Trade PB. 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 224 pages. D1 W. Waterman Publications 1996 1st Edition Softcover Fine with no dust jacket 28977 
Price: 22.50 USD
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Primitive Government  A Study of Traditional Political Systems in Eastern Africa, Mair, Lucy Philip
140 Mair, Lucy Philip Primitive Government A Study of Traditional Political Systems in Eastern Africa
No defects. Book is New. . Trade PB. Small 8vo 7" - 8" tall. 244 pages. J1 Indiana University Press 1977 Reprint Paperback New 30813 
Price: 25.00 USD
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