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One Man and His Town, Gill, Sidney & D Humphriss
81 Gill, Sidney & D Humphriss One Man and His Town
Dust jacket has light edgewear, short tear at spine, now protected by fresh mylar sleeve. Book has no defects, and appears unread. . The story of Morris Nestadt and the South African town Benoni, SIGNED BY MORRIS NESTADT, the book's subject, Inscribed to Mildred Piser. Laid in is a typed and signed letter from "Morrie" to Mildred. Also laid in is a photograph of the four Nestadt brothers, of which one is Morrie. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 79 pages. Signed by Biographee. T4 Cape Town, South Africa. Cape Town, South Africa Juta 1985 1st Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 31125 
Price: 130.00 USD
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Le Congo: Geographie Physique, Politique Et Economique (Deuxieme Edition Revue et Mise a Jour), Goffart, Ferdinand
82 Goffart, Ferdinand Le Congo: Geographie Physique, Politique Et Economique (Deuxieme Edition Revue et Mise a Jour)
Two 2-page folding maps have separated along the fold, still present. Quarter-bound in black faux-leather and boards, are rubbed and scuffed; author and title have been handwritten on a label pasted to the spine, which is otherwise blank. Owner name inked to front pastedown. The contents are excellent; binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. Text is in French. . Author treats all aspects of life in the Congo, including geology and physical and economic geography, climate and ethnography. This is the second edition, revised and enlarged, published in 1908. It is the original hardcopy edition, NOT a modern reprint. A solid, attractive book that appears unread. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 502 pages. M4 Paris. Paris Marcel Riviere & Misch et Thron 1908 2nd Revised Edition Hardcover Very Good 30760 
Price: 80.00 USD
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La Symbolisation Politique  Le 'prophetisme' Kongo au XVIIIème Siècle, Goncalves, Antonio C.
83 Goncalves, Antonio C. La Symbolisation Politique Le 'prophetisme' Kongo au XVIIIème Siècle
No defects, book is As New. Bound in blue paper-covered boards. . Text is in French. . M4 Monchen. Monchen Weltform Verlag 1980 Hardcover Fine 30809 
Price: 55.00 USD
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Kongo: Le Lignage Contre L'Etat:  Dynamique Politique Kongo du XVieme au XVIIieme Siecle, Goncalves, Antonio Custodio
84 Goncalves, Antonio Custodio Kongo: Le Lignage Contre L'Etat: Dynamique Politique Kongo du XVieme au XVIIieme Siecle
Glossy paper covers are heavily rubbed, a few pencil marks in margins, some discoloration inside front cover where a newspaper clipping had been stored. . Includes ten plates. Text is in French. . Trade PB. 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 255 pages. E4 Instituto De Investigaco Científica Tropical 1985 Softcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 25029 
Price: 60.00 USD
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The Domestication of the Savage Mind, Goody, Jack.
85 Goody, Jack. The Domestication of the Savage Mind
Dust jacket is age-toned to gray on spine and top edge of front panel, slight edgewear, now protected by clear mylar sleeve. Book has slight corner bumps, no other defects. Bound in purple cloth with bright gilt titles to spine; binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . Author presents a new and refined way of looking at the concepts of "primitive" and "advanced." This is the first printing. A solid, attractive copy of a classic work. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 179 pages. L2 Cambridge University Press 1977 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 30475 
Price: 45.00 USD
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Lying Days, Gordimer, Nadine
86 Gordimer, Nadine Lying Days
Jacket has a small tear, light rubbing to panels and edges with light wear to the latter, light soil to back panel. Front panel and spine are bright and attractive, now protected by fresh mylar cover. Book has tiny tear to foot of spine, no other defects, stated first printing. Jacket price is $3.95.. Gordimer's second book and first novel. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. K1 Simon & Schuster 1953 1st American Edition. 1st Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 23345 
Price: 55.00 USD
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The Strong Brown God The Story of the Niger River, Gramont, Sanche De
87 Gramont, Sanche De The Strong Brown God The Story of the Niger River
Fine book in VG dust jacket. Jacket has light edgewear, price-clipped, now protected by fresh mylar sleeve. Book has no defects. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. Includes 7 maps, 16 pages of plates. . A nice copy of the first printing. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 350 pages. F1 Houghton Mifflin 1976 1st Edition. 1st Printing Hardcover Fine in Very Good dust jacket 32169 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Inventaire des archives des Affaires etrangeres de l'Etat Independant du Congo et du ministere des Colonies 1885-1914, Grieken-Taverniers, Madeleine van
88 Grieken-Taverniers, Madeleine van Inventaire des archives des Affaires etrangeres de l'Etat Independant du Congo et du ministere des Colonies 1885-1914
Rough spine area, some sunning to covers, no other defects. . Invaluable listing of resources for the study of Congolese affairs in the colonial period. Text is in French. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 122 pages. A1 Bruxelles. Bruxelles Academie Royale Des Sciences Coloniales 1955 Paperback Very Good 31335 
Price: 95.00 USD
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Sante et redemption par les genies au Congo  La "medecine traditionnelle" selon le Mvulusi, Hagenbucher-Sacripanti, Frank
89 Hagenbucher-Sacripanti, Frank Sante et redemption par les genies au Congo La "medecine traditionnelle" selon le Mvulusi
Book has scattered light pencil marks in margins of a few pages, mostly checkmarks or question marks. . Text is in French. . French Edition Series. Trade PB. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 304 pages. K1 Publisud 1990 Paperback Very Good+ 30375 
Price: 55.00 USD
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Mentalites Indigenes Du Katanga [Attitudes of Indigenous Peoples of Katanga] {French Edition}, Harfeld, Com
90 Harfeld, Com Mentalites Indigenes Du Katanga [Attitudes of Indigenous Peoples of Katanga] {French Edition}
Heavy card covers are rubbed, sunned and soiled binding is tight, pages clean and unmarked. Owner name penned to verso of front cover. . This is the first edition, published in 1913. It is not a modern reprint. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED by the author on first endpaper. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 56 pages. Signed by Author. D2 Paris. Paris Plon-Nourrit 1913 1st Edition Softcover Good 30316 
Price: 65.00 USD
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Games against Nature  An Eco-Cultural History of the Nunu of Equatorial Africa, Harms, Robert
91 Harms, Robert Games against Nature An Eco-Cultural History of the Nunu of Equatorial Africa
Dust jacket has slight edgewear, no other defects, now protected by clear mylar sleeve. Book has no defects; pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. . Studies in Environment and History Series. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 288 pages. D3 Cambridge University Press 1988 1st Edition Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 30335 
Price: 40.00 USD
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The Press and Political Culture in Ghana, Hasty, Jennifer
92 Hasty, Jennifer The Press and Political Culture in Ghana
No defects; pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. . Trade PB. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 216 pages. B5 Indiana University Press 2005 1st Edition Softcover Fine with no dust jacket 28651 
Price: 25.00 USD
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The Breytie Book (Die Breytie Boek)  A Collection of Articles on South African Theatre Dedicated to P. P. B. Breytenbach, Hauptfleisch, Temple, Ed.
93 Hauptfleisch, Temple, Ed. The Breytie Book (Die Breytie Boek) A Collection of Articles on South African Theatre Dedicated to P. P. B. Breytenbach
Book is in beautiful condition save for minor bumps to cover edges. Bound in leather: quarter-bound with violet leather spine and corners with purple suede-covered boards -- truly a kingly tribute. Contents are Fine. Printed on coated paper. . P. P. B. Breytenbach was the first director of the first state supported theatre in South Africa: the National Theatre Organisation (NTO). NTO was a bilingual (Afrikaans and English) organisation, now the national theater and named for Breytenbach. This book is filled with articles about South African theatre and Breytenbach himself, in Afrikaans and English. Also includes a chronology and reading list. Published in a limited edition of 500, this is #119.. 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 188 pages. F6 Limelight Press 1985 Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 25354 
Price: 95.00 USD
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Angola on the Move: Transport Routes, Communications and History / Angola em Movimento: Vias de Transporte, Comunicacao e Historia, Heintze, Beatrix & Achim von Oppen (Eds. )
94 Heintze, Beatrix & Achim von Oppen (Eds. ) Angola on the Move: Transport Routes, Communications and History / Angola em Movimento: Vias de Transporte, Comunicacao e Historia
No defects. Pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. . Fifteen papers (6 in Portuguese, 9 in English) discuss aspects of the general topic. . Trade PB. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 265 pages. M2 Frankfurt. Frankfurt Lembeck 2008 Perfect Paperback As New 30691 
Price: 155.00 USD
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Igreja Em Angola: Um Rio Com Varias Correntes (Portuguese Edition), Henderson, Lawrence W.
95 Henderson, Lawrence W. Igreja Em Angola: Um Rio Com Varias Correntes (Portuguese Edition)
Card covers are a little rubbed at extremities, no other defects. Pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. . SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR on the title page. Text is in Portuguese. . Trade PB. 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 494 pages. Signed by Author. D3 Lisboa. Lisboa Alem-Mar 1990 1st Edition Softcover Near Fine 30334 
Price: 40.00 USD
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The Politics of Reform in Ghana, 1982-1991, Herbst, Jeffrey
96 Herbst, Jeffrey The Politics of Reform in Ghana, 1982-1991
As New, no defects. . Author concentrates on economic reform. . Trade PB. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 192 pages. M2 University of California Press 1993 1st Edition Paperback Fine 30685 
Price: 20.00 USD
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In the Presence of Spirits  African Art from The National Museum Of Ethnology, Lisbon, Herreman, Frank
97 Herreman, Frank In the Presence of Spirits African Art from The National Museum Of Ethnology, Lisbon
Dust jacket has minor edgewear, now protected by clear mylar sleeve. Book has no defects; bound in gorgeous crimson cloth covers. Pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. . Ten essays by international experts, profusely illustrated with many full-color photos. . 4to 11" - 13" tall. 189 pages. K2 Museum for African Art, New York 2000 Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 30389 
Price: 130.00 USD
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Resonance from the Past: African Sculpture from the New Orleans Museum of Art, Herreman, Frank (Ed.)
98 Herreman, Frank (Ed.) Resonance from the Past: African Sculpture from the New Orleans Museum of Art
No defects; book is As New. Bound in illustrated wrappers, pages and wrappers printed on coated paper. . Exhibition catalog. A beautiful copy. . Trade PB. 4to 11" - 13" tall. 151 pages. M0 Museum for African Art, NY; New Orleans Museum of Art 2005 Softcover As New 30657 
Price: 45.00 USD
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An Enchanting Darkness:   The American Vision of Africa in the Twentieth Century, Hickey, Dennis &  Kenneth C. Wylie
99 Hickey, Dennis & Kenneth C. Wylie An Enchanting Darkness: The American Vision of Africa in the Twentieth Century
No defects in book or jacket, the latter protected with fresh mylar sleeve. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 352 pages. D3 Michigan State University Press 1993 1st Edition Hardcover As New in As New dust jacket 30338 
Price: 21.50 USD
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Mort, Funerailles, Deuil Et Culte Des Ancestres Chez Les Populations Du Kwango/bas-Kwilu Rapports et Compte Rendu de la Illeme Semaine D'Etudes Ethno-Pastorales Bandundu 1967, Hochegger, Hermann et al.
100 Hochegger, Hermann et al. Mort, Funerailles, Deuil Et Culte Des Ancestres Chez Les Populations Du Kwango/bas-Kwilu Rapports et Compte Rendu de la Illeme Semaine D'Etudes Ethno-Pastorales Bandundu 1967
Corner bumping, no other defects. Pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. . Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. 237 pages. K5 Centre D'Etudes Ethnologiques 1967 1st Edition Paperback Very Good+ 30461 
Price: 55.00 USD
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