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PRISONERS OF THE MAHDI

by Farwell, Byron

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Published
1967
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Very Good
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First U. S. Edition
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Harper & Row, 1967. 356pp. Tan cloth gardback, DJ VG with slight waterstain along bottom edge of DJ, owner name on front end page, index, bibliography, glossary, b&w photos, maps, The story of the Mahdist Revolt which frustrated Queen Victoria's designs on the Sudan, humbled Egypt, and led to the fall of Khartoum, the death of Gordon, and Kitchener's victory… Read more
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THE CITY OF IBADAN

by Lloyd, P.C. (editor); Mabogunje, A.L. (editor); Awe, B. (editor)

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Published
1967
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Very Good
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Cambridge, 1967. 280pp. Blue cloth hardback, DJ VG, light brown foxing spots on first c.5pp and last c.3pp, index, bibliography, b&w photos, charts, maps, figures, THE CITY OF IBADAN its city, people, and life and work, and future, . Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.
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NYANSONGO : A Gusii Community in Kenya

by LeVine, Robert A.; LeVine, Barbara B.

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Published
1977
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Good +
ISBN
9780882755144
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$10.00

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Robert E, Krieger Publishing , 1977. 204pp. Trade paperback, corner tips creased, rubbing along edges, no markings in text, index, charts, bibliography, maps, NYANSONGO : A Gusii Community in Kenya, . Trade Paperback. Good +.
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ETHNIC PROBLEMS OF THE TROPICAL AFRICA, CAN THEY BE SOLVED?

by Ismagilova, R. N.; Uthernitt, A.N. (translator)

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Published
1978
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Very Good
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Progress Publishers, 1978. 302pp. Yellow cloth hardback, DJ has small chips and couple tiny tears, translated from the Russian, indices, bibliography, tiny brown stain on outer page edge, paper has turned light brown, Ethnic problems of the Tropical Africa, . Hard Cover. Very Good/Good+.
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QUARTET : New Voices from South Africa

by Rive, Richard (editor)

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Published
1963
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Very Good
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Crown Publishers, 1963. 223pp. beige cloth hardback, DJ has small chips and several tears along edges, Collection of short stories by South African authors; Richard Rive, Alex La Guma, Alf Wannenburgh, James Matthews, . Hard Cover. Very Good/Good.
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THE GREAT THIRST

by Seed, Jenny

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Published
1973
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First American Edition
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9780878880584
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Bradbury Press, 1973. 188pp. Tan cloth hardback with DJ, VG, First American Edition, "In South-West Africa in the 1830's a boy of the Nama tribe vows to avenge his father's death but despite his warrior's heritage cannot kill when the opportunity comes", . First American Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.
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THE BOER WAR

by Pakenham, Thomas

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Published
1979
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Very Good
ISBN
9780394427423
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Random House, 1979. 718pp. Maroon cloth hardback, DJ VG with a couple very tiny tears, index, chapter notes, maps, b&w photos, bibliography, Includes: Milner's war, Robert's Advance, Buller's Reverse, Kitchener's peace, . Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.
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HAILE SELASSIE'S WAR : The Italian Ethiopian Campaign 1935-1941

by Mockler, Anthony

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Published
1984
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Very Good
ISBN
9780394542225
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$20.00

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Random House, 1984. 454pp. Blue cloth spine with cream boards, DJ VG, owner name embossed on front end page, indices, bibliography, chapter notes, footnotes, b&w photos, HAILE SELASSIE'S WAR : The Italian Ethiopian Campaign 1935-1941, . Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.
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COPTIC BIBLICAL TEXTS IN THE DIALECT OF UPPER EGYPT, Volume Two Only

by Budge, E.A. Wallis (editor)

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Published
1977
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Very Good
ISBN
9780404115524
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AMS Press / New York, 1977. 349pp. maroon cloth hardback, no DJ, EX-LIB, minimal markings, light rubbing at corner tips and spine ends, small dent in back cover, footnotes, plates, index of words, reprint of 1912 edition, Coptic Biblical Texts in the dialect of Upper Egypt,. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket.
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BOURGUIBA'S TUNISIA

by Rossi, Pierre; Matthews, Ronald (translator)

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Published
1967
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Very Good
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Editions Kahia, Tunis, 1967. 204pp, linen cloth hardback, dust jacket with minor wear around upper edge, very good slipcase with same illustration and information as that on the dust jacket, B&W photos, index, #149 of one hundred numbered deluxe copies, History of Tunisia's fight for independence from France, includes a biography of the man most responsible for promoting the… Read more
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THE TRIALS OF BROTHER JERO and THE STRONG BREED : Two Plays

by Soyinka, Wole

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Published
1969
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Very Good
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Dramatists Play Service Inc., 1969. 67pp. Thin trade paperback, VG, ink numbers on front end page, no markings in text, acting edition, THE TRIALS OF BROTHER JERO and THE STRONG BREED : Two Plays, . Trade Paperback. Very Good.
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THE ALBERT N'YANZA GREAT BASIN OFTHE NILE AND EXPLORATIONS OF THE NILE SOURCES New Edition

by Baker, Sir Samuel W.

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Published
1874
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Good +
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Macmillan, 1874. 499pp. Green cloth hardback, black decoration on front cover, gold type and decoration on spine edge, light rubbing at corner and spine tips, New Edition 1874, light brown foxing spots on outer page edge and some pages in text, index, b&w illustrations, THE ALBERT N'YANZA GREAT BASIN OFTHE NILE AND EXPLORATIONS OF THE NILE SOURCES New Edition,… Read more
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CASTING OUT ANGER : Religion Among the Taita of Kenya

by Harris, Grace Gredys

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Published
1986
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Very Good
ISBN
9780881332339
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Waveland Press, 1986. 193pp. Trade paperback, VG, no names or markings in book, index, bibliography, chapter notes, figures, b&w photos, Religion among the Taita of Kenya, . Trade Paperback. Very Good.
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Cambridge University Press,, 1969. 532pp. volume one (1969), 563pp. volume two (1970), Green Hardbacks, DJs has small chips, wear and tears along edges with prices clipped, isbn numbers 0521073731 052107732X , indices, maps, footnotes, two fold out maps in volume one, yellow highlighting in bibliography of volume one, tables, COLONIALISM IN AFRICA 1870-1960, Volume 1, The History and Politics of… Read more
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THE ORIENTALISTS : Delacroix to Matisse, European Painters in North Africa and the Near East

by Stevens, MaryAnne (editor)

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Published
1984
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Very Good
ISBN
9780297784173
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$30.00

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Royal Academy of Arts , 1984. 256pp. Over sized blue cloth hardback, slight waterstain along bottom spine edge and part of covers near spine, DJ has slight rubbing at top spine edge, slight waterstain on underside of jacket at lower spine edge, owner name on front end page, bibliography, b&w and color illustrations, Catalogue of 123 paintings with descriptions, bibliography,… Read more
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MOMBASA, THE SWAHILI, AND THE MAKING OF THE MIJIKENDA

by Willis, Justin

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Published
1993
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Very Good
ISBN
9780198203209
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Clarendon / Oxford, 1993. 231pp. Navy blue cloth hardback, DJ VG with flaps glued to insde covers, EX-LIB, minimal markings, index, glossary, bibliography, appendix, footnotes, maps, Mombasa, the Swahili, and the making of the Mijikenda, . Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.
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THE GREAT PYRAMID PASSAGES AND CHAMBERS Volume One

by Edgar, John; Edgar, Morton

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Published
1910
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Very Good
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$85.00

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Bone & Hulley , 1910. 301pp. Maroon cloth hardback, corner and spine tips slightly bumped and rubbed, bookplate on front end page, Volume One Only, index, b&w photos, plates, maps, The Great Pyramid Passages and Chambers in which is shown how the great pyramid of Gizeh symbolically and by measurement corroborates the philosophy and prophetic times and seasons of the… Read more
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INSIDE THE AFRIKA KORPS : The Crusader battles, 1941-1942

by Kriebel, Colonel Rainer; Gudmundsson, Bruce I. (editor)

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Published
1999
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Very Good
ISBN
9781853673221
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Stackpole Books, 1999. 332pp. Black hardback with DJ, VG, index, bibliography, maps, illustrations, Includes: History of the Campaign in North Africa, Artillery in the desert, German defensive tactics, May 7- June 15, 1941, . Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.
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Cambridge University Press, 1992. 213pp. Brown hardback, DJ VG, spine on DJ slightly sun faded, maps and figures, appendix, chapter notes, bibliography, index, Includes: Wood and wine, gardens and game, Stratification, symbols, and spirits, New legends for new leaders, Serpents and lightning, Dances, moats, and myths, Combat, classes, titles and trade, Schisma and slaves, ghosts and guns, Assassinations, alliances and… Read more
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