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Far and Wide

by Reed, Douglas

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Published
1951
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Very Good
Edition
First British Edition
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London: Jonathan Cape, 1951. One of Reed's scarcest books - deals with Zionism and Communism. Author was one of the first to cast doubt on the holocaust. Book is in great condition; 398 pg; the only defects being a former owner's signature and glue smudge at top of flyleaf; it appears at one time a personal message from… Read more
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Jumbo Guide to Rhodesia 1973/4

by Edwards, Norna

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Good
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First Edition (?)
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£32.10

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Salisbury (Rhodesia): Wilrey Publications This 1973/4 guide to Rhodesia highlights its history, climate, people, customs, celebrations, industries - pretty much anything you would want to know about Rhodesia in 1973/4. Book shows wear along spine and outer edges; crease marks on front and back; some scuffing; a reddish stain [light] at top of back cover; Pages are still intact;… Read more
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Snakes of Africa

by Isemonger, R.M.

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Published
1968
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Fine
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First Edition
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Capetown: Books of Africa [PTY] Limited, 1968. A concise and detailed study of the great majority of the snakes in Africa. Their distribution, prey, habits, venom symptoms and treatments. 263 pg; book is missing front fly leaf; front pastedown is slightly stained and scuffed; minor edgewear; dust jacket is not price clipped; shows slight edgewear and has small… Read more
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Year Book and Guide of The Rhodesias and Nyasaland 1961 Edition

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Good
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First Edition (?)
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Salisbury (Rhodesia): Rhodesian Publications Ltd Summation of the industries, natural resources, government, school calendars, government, travel opportunities and various maps of these countries. 446 pg; pages are intact; some discoloration and scuffing; Front cover shows the Ambassador Hotel in Salisbury; fold out map is intact but shows some tearing along folded edges; from private library collection; . First Edition… Read more
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Post-Christianity in Africa A Theological and Anthropological Study

by Oosthuizen, G. C.

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Published
1968
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Fine
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First Edition (?)
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Grand Rapids MI: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 1968. Author present an overview of Christianity's growth in Africa over the ages. He points out what appear to be parallels between Christianity and native religions in areas such as the Holy Spirit vs. ancestor spirit and baptism vs. purification. 273 pg; book is in fine condition but is remainder;… Read more
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The Penguin Atlas of African History

by McEvedy, Colin

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Published
1980
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Fine
Edition
First Edition
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£115.74

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536 King's Road London: Allen Lane / Penguine Press, 1980. 59 maps of Africa dating from 175 million years ago to [projected] 2000. From the super continent of Pangaea to the continent's current geography, this atlas outlines the rise and fall of conquerors, kingdoms and countries along with the ever-changing population centers. 142 pg; Book and dust… Read more
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Big Cats An Anthology

by Brentano, Frances [editor]

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Published
1949
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Good
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First Edition (?)
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London: Ernest Benn Limited, 1949. Big cat stories and poems from 35 authors including Honore de Balzac, Vita Sackville-West, Theodore Roosevelt; Book is in Good condition - the top and bottom of leaves have slight staining and also some edgewear; flyleaf and title page are still attached but slightly separated from spine; front flyleaf contains handwritten address; dust jacket… Read more
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Don't Bow to Rhodesians

by Somerville, Veronica

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Published
1972
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Fine
Edition
First Edition
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£18.59

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Salisbury (Rhodesia): Mardon Printers, 1972. Humorous account of a holiday in the Far East and Northern India and the return home to Rhodesia. Book is in fine condition with only slight edgewear on spine; there is light staining on the back of the front cover; from private library collection;. First Edition. Softcover. Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾"… Read more
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Don't Feed the Tiger

by Culwick, A.T.

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Published
1968
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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Capetown: Nasionale Boekhandel, 1968. The author looks back on his many years in the British Colonial service and reflects on the benefit he and his countrymen brought to the African peoples. Book is in very good condition - front pastedown has slight staining & small wrinkle; back pastedown & flyleaf have slight staining; 119 pg; dust jacket show… Read more
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The Voortrekkers The Story of the Great Trek and the Making of South Africa

by Meintjes, Johannes

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Published
1973
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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£105.60

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35 Red Lion Square, London: Cassell & Company Ltd., 1973. The greatest adventure story in South African history. The author illustrates the 30 year trials, triumphs and tragedies encountered by the migration of the Boer as they wandered across the veld. 287 pg; A very good copy wiht the only discernable defects being slight edge wear on… Read more
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Britannia Waives the Rules

by Culwick, A.T.

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Published
1966
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Very Good
Edition
Eleventh Impression.
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Capetown: Nasionale Boekhandel, 1966. Book. Very Good. Hard. Former Owner Stamp & Signature. Eleventh Impression.. The author presents a "behind the scenes" observation of the machinations of the British rule in what was referred to as "The British Empire". 112 pg; Flyleaf [front and back] showns light staining; small tear between front & back pastedowns & flyleaf; slight staining on… Read more
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Painting Africa White The Human Side of British Colonialism

by Lewis, Roy and Foy, Yvonne

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Published
1971
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As New
Edition
First Edition
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£33.79

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New York NY: Universe Books, 1971. The study in the social history of Africa starting with the British involvement with the slave trade to ultimately developing independent nations. The book illustrates the impact of the British immigrants on the native African tribes and vice versa. Dust jacket not clipped; discernable tear in bottom right front; small tear in… Read more
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A Central African Odyssey

by Cowen, William W.

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Published
1995
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As New
Edition
First Edition
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£63.36

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45 Bloombury Square Lond : The Radcliffe Press, 1995. Chronicles author's sojourn through Central Africa during the turbulent events that transformed the countries of Southern Rhodesia, Northern Rhodesia and Nyasaland into Zimbabwe, Zambia and Malawi. Copy is in pristine condiiton; pages crisp; tight binding; 212 pg; dust jacket neatly encased in acid free archival protector; from private library collection;.… Read more
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The Great Trek

by Ransford, Oliver

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Published
1972
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Fine
ISBN
9780719526251
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£50.69

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London, United Kingdom: John Murray Publishers Ltd, 1972. Chronicles the migration of Africaners into the land of the Bantu Empire; crashing headlong with the might Zulu and Matabele nations; outlines impact to the then existing race problems and to increased presence of whites; 248 pgs; book has some slight staining on fore edge; former owner stamp [02/28/83] - private collection;… Read more
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Livingstone's Lake The Drama of Nyasa Africa's Inland Sea

by Ransford, Oliver

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Published
1967
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Fine
Edition
First US Edition
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New York: Thomas Y Crowell Company, 1967. The author describes in detail the ever changing nature of this inland sea. For days it remains a sleepy giant but when hot springs start their boil along its shores,the lake turns from a pastoral scene to one akin to the depths of Hades. One moment you are lulled by the… Read more
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The Boer War

by Pakenham, Thomas

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Published
1979
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As New
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First American Edition (stated)
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New York: Random House, 1979. Drawing from secret war journals, private letters and files in the British Public Record Office and South Africa, the author weaves the story of not only the players leading up to the Boer War,but also the participants and the survivors. He explores how the riches of this vast territory combined… Read more
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The Rules of Rhodesia From Earliest Times to the Referendum

by Ransford, Oliver

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JB Books
Published
1968
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Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780791518229
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London: John Murray Albemarle St By The Camelot Press, 1968. Outlines the history of the Country of Rhodesia [named after Cecil Rhodes] from its earliest rulers "The First Rhodesians" [Bushmen], the impact on indigenous peoples from the arrival of the Portuguese to the referendum where the voters chose to model their country after British ideals. Describes the leaders… Read more
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Bid The Sickness Cease Disease In The History of Black Africa

by Rankin, Thomas E. ; Wilford M. Aikin

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Published
1983
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Fine
Edition
First Editions
ISBN
9780719539862
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£54.91

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Londini: John Murray Publishers Ltd, 1983. Describes the dramatic increases in indigenous diseases due to the greater mobility afforded the native peoples resulting from the influx of missionaries, explorers and opportunists. The author takes the reader through the multitude of diseases, the ravages to those who contract them and the medical efforts to cure, control and eradicate. … Read more
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Ambassador in Black and White Thirty Years of Changing Africa

by Scott, David

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JB Books
Published
1981
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Fine
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First Edition
ISBN
9780297778653
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London: George Weidenfeld & Nicolson Limited, 1981. Written by Sir David Scott, a British diplomat with 30 years of experience in Africa, this book chronicles the conflict and maneuvering that transformed the former British colony Rhodesia into the independent nation of Zimbabwe. Fine copy. 258 pg; Light erasure marking in upper right corner of front fly leaf;… Read more
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The Slave Trade

by Ransford, Oliver

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JB Books
Published
1971
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780719522536
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£54.91

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London: John Murray Publishers Ltd, 1971. Chronicles the history of the transatlantic slave trade; from initial slave hunt, to capture to the transportation of millions to the Americas' and Caribbean plantations; b/w illustrations; 292 pg; jacket is price clipped; some chipping on binding; slight staining on fore edge; red cloth on board; has prior owners stamp [02/28/83] - has been… Read more
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