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Egypt Handbook for Travellers. Fourth Remodelled Edition

by Karl Baedeker, Editor

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art longwood books
Published
1898
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Fourth Edition
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$92.00

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Leipsic/London: Karl Baedeker and Dulau and Co., 1898. cloth, flexible hardcover. marbled edges., first two endpapers separating, first of which has an old owner name and place. small bump to rear top fore-corner with minor internal artifact to several page tips. slight exterior wear. clean. no other markings. all pages, maps present. cciv-395pp., numerous maps, plans, views, vignettes. a very… Read more
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Weight of Whispers

by Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor

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art longwood books
Published
2006
Condition
Near Fine Plus
Edition
First Edition Thus
ISBN
9789966700834
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$45.00

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Nairobi: Kwani Trust, 2006. soft cover, as issued., no flaws or wear. clean, no markings. no bumps, creases, tears. tight binding. appears unused.; english text., 71pp., winner of the caine prize, 2003. kwanini? series.. First Edition Thus. Soft Cover. Near Fine Plus. 24mo - over 5" - 5¾" tall.
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The Ethiopian Church

by Ephraim Isaac, with Marjorie LeMay

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Published
1968
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$48.00

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Boston: Henry N. Sawyer Company, 1968. hard cover, illustrated boards., only minute wear to some corners, negligible impact. small offset-smudge on title-page. no other flaws or wear. a well preserved, clean copy. no markings. strong binding.; 59pp., 14 tipped-in color plates. 3 b/w illustrations. introduction to the christian religion of ethiopia, its history, how it is distinct from the copts..… Read more
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African Zion: The Sacred Art of Ethiopia

by Marilyn Heldman, Stuart C. Munro-Hay, et al.

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Published
1993
Condition
Very Good Plus
Edition
First Edition, U.S., Softcover
ISBN
9780300059151
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$52.00

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New Haven: Yale University Press, 1993. soft cover. gift inscription on half-title page. only very slight exterior rubbing, truly minor. no other flaws. no other writing or markings. tight sewn binding.; xi-272pp., illustrated throughout in color, some b/w., contains seven essays and six catalogue sections authored by nine contributors. examines ethiopian christian art with its coptic, nubian, byzantine influences.. First… Read more
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The Sign of the Leopard: Beaded Art of Cameroon

by Tamara Northern

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Published
1975
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$42.00

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Storrs, CT: The William Benton Museum of Art, University of Connecticut, 1975. soft cover, as issued., corners bumped with some internal echoes. else, minor exterior rubbing, wear. no other flaws, clean, no writing or markings, sturdy sewn binding.; english text. loaned from cameroon collections of the linden museum stuttgart.; 136pp., 150 b/w illustrations, 4 color plates, and a number of… Read more
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The Heart of Libya: The Siwa Oasis, Its People Customs and Sport

by G. E. Simpson

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Published
2005
Condition
Fine
Edition
Reprint Edition
ISBN
9781850779834
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$68.00

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Tripoli, Cairo, London: Darf Publishers, 2005. hardcover in dust jacket., no flaws - clean, no writing or markings. strong binding.; reissue of the 1929 original.; 207pp., 24 b/w illustrations.. Reprint Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Excursions Along the Nile: The Photographic Discovery of Ancient Egypt

by Kathleen Stewart Howe and Michael G. Wilson

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Published
1994
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Softcover Edition
ISBN
9780899510897
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$52.00

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Santa Barbara, CA: Santa Barbara Museum of Art, 1994. wrappers, sewn and glued., no flaws, clean, no writing or markings, tight binding, no bumps or creases, an unusually well preserved copy.; 175pp., 106 plates, 9 figures, map. catalogue, reference material. exhibition of 19th century photographs of egypt by assorted, mostly visiting photographers.. First Softcover Edition. Soft Cover. Fine/No Jacket, as… Read more
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Munchen: R. Oldenbourg Verlag, 2006. hardcover, illustrated boards., no flaws - clean, unmarked, tightly bound.; german text.; 432pp.; pariser historische studien herausgegeben vom deutschen historischen institut paris, band 74. der rifkrieg, 1920s morocco.. Erste Auflage. Hard Cover. Fine/No Jacket, as Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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objects as envoys: cloth, imagery, and diplomacy in madagascar.

by christine mullen kreamer and sarah fee (editors).

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art longwood books
Published
2002
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780295981963
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$20.00

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Washington, D. C. And Seattle: National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution in Association with University of Washington Press, 2002. wraps/folded card covers, as issued.; a fine copy, no flaws.; 205pp., 97 illustrations in color, b/w. several very interesting, well researched articles on madagascar, it's textiles, the roles of various foreigners and the malagasy diaspora. unusually handsome effort..… Read more
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