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image of Fort-Lamy (Tchad, A.E.F.). rapport d'une enquete preliminaire dans les milieux urbains de la Federation (I)

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Paris: Editions de l'Union Francaise, 1951. 62p + [4]p. of plates., stapled wraps, 6 x 9.25 inches, fold-out map at rear, wraps worn and foxed, staples rusted, spine chipped, beginning to come loose from wraps, a reading copy only. Text in French. Report of a survey of Fort-Lamy, which later became N'Djamena, Chad's capital city.
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De la Négritude dans la littérature Négro-Africaine

by Melone, Thomas

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Published
1962
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Paris: Présence Africaine, 1962. Paperback. 137p., introduction, conclusion, bibliography, text in French, a few red ink bracketed paragraphs in margins lightly-worn trade paper wraps. Tribune des Jeunes 2.
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image of Structures de parenté et d'alliance d'après les formules Pende (ba-Pende, Congo Belge)

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Bruxelles: Éditions J. Duculot, 1955. 92p., frontispiece, introduction, text in French, library rejection stamp otherwise very good in wraps. Académie Royale des Sciences Coloniales Classe des Sciences, Morales et Politiques, Mémoires in 8th, Nouvell Série tome iv, fasc. 1 (ethnographie).
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Batouala, a true black novel

by Maran, René

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Published
1972
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£11.16

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Washington: Black Orpheus Press, 1972. Hardcover. 149p., reprint edition, very good hardcover in slightly worn dj. Novel of French Equitorial Africa by the Martinique-born author, translated by Barbara Beck and Alexandre Mboukou.
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Je suis noir et je n'aime pas le manioc

by Kelman, Gaston

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Published
2003
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9782914388542
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[Paris]: Mad Max Milo Éditions, 2003. Paperback. 182p., text in French, very good first edition in pictorial wraps.
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Madagascar; l'ile heureuse (the island of smiles)

by Dubois, Jean-Jacques, texte

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Published
1960
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Boulogne: Editions Delroisse, 1960. 128p., 7x8.25 inches, captioned color photos throughout, brief texts in French and English, very good in boards and dj. Travel guide to the island.
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Les richesses Africaines et les moyens de les acquérir

by Lanchier, M. A.

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Published
1886
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Paris: Challamel Ainé, Libraire-Éditeur, 1886. 65p., 7x11 inch plain printed wraps, introduction, tables, text in French, ex libris with minimal accession marks but very badly worn, with a shaky chipped spine, some foxing, corner missing from lower cover. Concluding this monograph, author Lanchier lists items to take along , multiple sorts of fire arms and ammunition, for the… Read more
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image of Répartitions et droits du pangolin chez les Balega; extrait de Zaire Novembre 1953 - No. 9

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[Brussells], 1953. pp.899-924. 6.25x9.25 inches, illustrated with tables and 1 b&w plate depicting four tribal members, text in French, very good offprint of an article in "Zaire," in stapled wraps.
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image of Léopold Sédar Senghor; la vie d'un président de l'afrique nouvelle

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Paris: Éditions John Didier, 1967. Paperback. 163p., text in French, photos, pen notation on front wrap else very good in pictorial wraps. Forum- les chefs d'etats, les leaders d'aujourd' hui.
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image of L'Afrique de l'ouest bloquée; l'économie politique de la colonisation 1880 - 1970

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Paris: Les Éditions de Minuit, 1971. 322p., introduction, footnotes, tables, figures, conclusion, bibliography, text in French, pages evenly toned, wraps worn and soiled, front wrap stained at bottom corner, else good in original wraps.
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image of Les États Africains et la garantie monétaire de la France; Où va L'argent des Français

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Dakar: Les Nouvelles Editions Africaines, 1972. 76p., introduction, footnotes, conclusion, bibliography, tables, text in French, ex-library copy in original wraps bound into stiff library boards and backing tape.
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image of La vie quotidienne dans un village Baoulé; suivi d'une bibliographie sur la Société Baoulé par J. P. Chauveau

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Abidjan: Institute par Africain pour le Développement Économique et Social (INADES), 1974. 151p., 5.5x7.5 inches, bibliography, photos, map, text in French, very good reprint in wraps.
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image of La Côte d'Ivoire; passé - présent - perspectives; deuxième édition, revue et augmentée

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Paris: Librairie Orientaliste Paul Geunthner, 1965. 106p.+66 b&w plates, foreword, bibliography, b&w photos, text in French, very good revised and expanded edition in original pictorial wraps.
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image of Mayotte; plaque tournante et microcosme de l'Ocean Indien Occidental; son histoire avant 1841; ouvrage publié avec le concours de la Collectivité Territoriale de Mayotte et du Centre Universitaire Méditerranéen

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Paris: Éditions Anthropos, 1984. 350p., forword, footnotes, tables, charts, maps, photos, facsimiles of manuscripts, text in French, very good first edition in original pictorial wraps.
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image of Le pèlerin; revue illustée de la semaine 50 année - no. 2412 Dimanche 17 Juia 1923

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Paris: Maison de la Bonne Presse, 1923. Untrimmed elephant folio leaf of newsprint, folded to make 16p. 7.25x10.25 inches, text in French, three wood engravings with woodblock color overlays (cover, center doublespread and a vignette), and b&w photoreproductions. Cover story illustrated with a fine color drawing by Clérac, shows austere nun teaching African women to sew.
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image of L' enfant dans la pensée traditionnelle de l'Afrique Noire

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Paris: Le Livre Africain, 1968. 197p., 5.5x7.5 inches, text in French, original wraps rebound in wine cloth and gilt.
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image of Les bases de l'organisation sociale chez les Mouktélé (Nord - Cameroun); structures lignagères et mariage; ouvrage publié avec la concours du Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique

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Paris: Université de Paris Institut d'Ethnologie, 1971. 271p., 8.25x10.5 inches, avant-propos, notice phonetique, introduction, apostilles, conclusion, bibliographie, lexique, tables, maps, photos, figures, a large folding map at the rear, text in French (but of course!) very good in original red wraps. Mémoires de l'Institut de l'Ethnologie VIII.
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image of La diversité humaine en Afrique subsaharienne; recherches biologiques

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Bruxelles: Editions de l'Institut de Sociologie Université Libre de Bruxelles, 1968. 262p., 8.75x11 inches, avant-propos, introduction, bibliographies, illustrated with figures, charts and tables, large folding paper map and 14 maps on translucent sheets in pocket at rear, text in French, joint over the endpocket has a hairline crack from the bulge of maps, hinge remains sound, very good else… Read more
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L'essor du Tchad

by Diguimbaye, Georges et Robert langue

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Published
1969
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Paris: Presses Universitaires de France, 1969. Hardcover. 400p., frontisphoto, introduction, footnotes, conclusion, bibliography, appendixes, illustrated with figures, tables, plates and maps, text in French, very good ex-library copy, original pictorial wraps are cased in blue cloth library binding with a spine label.
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Les Colonies Françaises; une Siècle d'expansion coloniale

by Dubois, Marcel and Auguste Terrier

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Published
1902
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Paris: Augustin Challamel, Editeur, 1902. Paperback. 1072p.+ 8p. ads, text in French, largely unopened, backstrip is creased and cracked, a visible crack to one gutter, threads are holding but slightly slack. The leaves are edgeworn and brittle. Printed wraps are heavily-worn with dust-soiling and some not too obtrusive repair with old document tape, and your cataloguer has just torn… Read more
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