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The Big Red Diary 1987: Southern Africa: Victory is Certain

Pluto Press, 1986 An un-used Big Red Diary from 1987. Cover is a little scuffed and slightly creased. Corners and edges are slightly bumped, and there are some small indentations, but mainly only visible when held up to light. Original bookseller's name and address sticker is stuck in bottom corner of inside of back cover. Pages are slightly bumped at corners, but otherwise clean, neat and tightly bound. Diary also includes a 1987 directory of anti-apartheid and African campaigning organisations. . Mass Market Paperback. Good/No Jacket.

$17.82

Zimbabwe Township Music
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Zimbabwe Township Music

By Jenje-Makwenda, Joyce

Zimbabwe: Storytime Promotions, 2005 200 pages. Cover is scuffed and has some small scratches and indentations. Back cover particularly scuffed and slightly discoloured. Edges of cover and spine are bumped and chipped. Spine is creased. Bookseller's price has been written in pencil on top corner of first page, then rubbed out - slight mark remains. Pages a little bumped at corners, but all otherwise neat and tightly bound. A guide to the history of Zimbabwe Township music - and a look at the contemporary artists. Includes a large selection of colour and black and white photographs. Please note - as this is a large book, postage may be more than originally listed - please contact us if you would like more information.. First Edition. Mass Market Paperback. Good/No Jacket.

$49.88

She Plays with the Darkness

By Mda, Zakes

Vivlia Publishers, 1995 207 pages. Cover is a little scuffed and marked. Spine is bumped at top and bottom, but otherwise undamaged. Bookseller's price has been written in pencil on first page and then rubbed out - slight mark remains. Pages are yellowed at edges, but otherwise clean. Pages neat and tightly bound. A novel set in Lesotho, that follows the lives of a pair of twins, over 25 years and 3 military coups. . Mass Market Paperback. Good/No Jacket.

$22.09

Return to Goli

By Abrahams, Peter

Faber and Faber, 1953 224 pages. Dustcover very worn and yellowed and ripped in places. Spine of dustcover has been torn and pieces missing. Edges of dustcover creased and bumped. Book cover has some marking and has some yellowing to insides. Previous owner's name and date has been written in ink on first page - and illegible note written in pencil on first page. Note written on inside of back cover, in pencil. Slight musty smell to pages. Pages yellowed with age and some foxing and staining to edges. Pages tightly bound. Condition consistent with age of book. Author's account of visiting Kenya and South Africa in 1952, what the journey meant to him, and what he found in his home country. . Hard Cover. Good/Poor.

$15.66

Another Nigger Dead: Poems

By Liyong, Taban Lo

Heinemann, 1972 72 pages. Previous owner's name written in ink on first page. Previous owner has made notes on most pages in pencil and on inside of back cover. Cover has some scuffing and creasing, and cover is very bumped and well-worn at edges - and back cover has some light staining. Spine is creased and bumped. Edge of spine is chipped. Pages are yellowed at edges, and a little bumped and creased at edges. Front over is pulling away from binding of rest of book, but is still attached. Condition consistent with age of book. A collection of poems from the acclaimed East African poet.. Mass Market Paperback. Good/No Jacket.

$35.63

Medicine for Love

By Henshaw, James Ene

Hodder and Stoughton, 1982 108 pages. Cover has some scratching/indentations, and bottom corner of front cover is creased. Spine is bumped and has one reading crease. Edges and corners of book are bumped and slightly worn. Previous bookseller's price has been written in pencil on first page, then rubbed out - slight mark remains. Pages are yellowed with age, and title page is stained. Slight musty smell to pages. Pages clean and tightly bound. A good reading copy. A comedy in three acts, set in an imaginary city in West Africa.. Mass Market Paperback. Good/No Jacket.

$14.25

The Lonely African

By Turnbull, Colin M.

Simon and Schuster, 1962 251 pages. Front cover is marked and scuffed, and has lots of foxing. Edges and corners of book are a little bumped. Spine is a little faded and worn. Top and bottom edges of spine are bumped. Page edges have some foxing. Pages are yellowed with age, but are neat and tightly bound. Slight musty smell to pages. Condition consistent with age of book.. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket.

$14.25

Long Walk to Freedom

By Mandela, Nelson

Little, Brown and Company 630 pages. Dustcover has some light scuffing and edges are a little bumped. Some slight yellowing to edges of dustcover. Book in good condition - pages have some slight markings to top edges, but otherwise clean and tightly bound. Small bump to bottom of spine, but spine otherwise undamaged. Autobiography of the South African president, anti-apartheid activist and political leader. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good.

$35.63

Breaking the Silence

South Africa: Fanele (Jacana Media), 2009 135 pages compilation of poetry, short stories and essays from POWA Women's writing competition 2008. First Edition. Mass Market Paperback. As New/As New. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$11.40

Ten Years of Secret Diplomacy: An Unheeded Warning

By Morel, E.D.

National Labour Press, 1918 198 pages. Entire book is very worn and very yellowed with age. Cover is creased and has some marking/staining and foxing. Edges and corners are bumped and creased. Back cover has come detached from rest of book. Spine is very creased, and partly torn away in places, revealing the page bindings. Previous owner's name and address written in ink on first page. Pages are very yellowed with age. Slight musty smell to pages. Pages all tightly bound. A very well-worn and well-loved title! Condition consistent with age of book.. Fifth Edition. Mass Market Paperback. Good/No Jacket.

$21.38

Reflections: Nigerian Prose and Verse

By Ademola, Frances (Editor)

Lagos: African Universities Press, 1962 123 pages. Cover is very tanned with age, and is stained at the back, and a little scuffed. Edges and corners are bumped and corners are a little creased. Spine is stained and bumped/chipped at edges. Previous owner has written some notes in pencil on first page, which have then been rubbed out - slight mark remains. Pages are stained along bottom edges, and creased at corners. Pages are yellowed at edges, but clean, neat and tightly bound. Condition consistent with age of book. A collection of writings and poetry from Nigeria. . Mass Market Paperback. Good/No Jacket.

$13.54

The Youth Africa Experience
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The Youth Africa Experience

By Dearling, Alan and Kigongo, Denis

Russell House Publishing, 2008 75 pages. Also includes an accompanying music CD. Book cover is very scuffed and scratched, particularly on the back. Edges of book are slightly bumped. Previous bookseller's price has been written in pencil on top corner of title page, and then rubbed out - slight mark remains. Pages are a little bumped at edges, but otherwise clean, neat and tightly bound. A guide to engagng young people with African music. . Mass Market Paperback. Good/No Jacket.

$14.25

Anansi the Spider Man: Jamaican Folk Tales

By Sherlock, Philip M.

London: Macmillan & Co., 1959 Macmillan, 1959. 86 pages. Book is in very good condition - pages are yellowed with age but clean, well bound and without any damage. Dust jacket has protective (and removable) plastic cover which has helped to keep it in good condition - it is very slightly bumped at the top corner and by the spine. 14 stories of Anansi, brought from West Africa to the Caribbean. . Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Marcia Brown .

$21.38

Animals Through the Eyes of an Artist

By Thompson, Ralph

The Reader's Digest Association Ltd, 1980 Booklet with thick paper cover, secured with staples. Very small rust marks round staple edges. Slight musty smell to pages. Condition consistent with age of book. . Booklet. Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Thompson, Ralph.

$14.25

Ba Ye Zwa The People Live: South African Daily Life Under Apartheid
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Ba Ye Zwa The People Live: South African Daily Life Under Apartheid

By Seidman, Judy

Boston: South End Press, 1978 South End Press, 1978. 160 pages. Spine very creased and bumped at edges. Cover a little scuffed and bumped at edges. Some indentations and remains of a sticker on back cover. Foxing to edges of pages. Pages all clean and tightly bound. Corners of pages bumped. Observations on daily life in 1970s South Africa, under apartheid. Also includes poems, writings and black and white full-page illustrations.. First Edition. Trade Paperback. Good/No Jacket.

$28.50

A Touch of the Sun
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A Touch of the Sun

By Evans, David

Manchester, UK: Commonword Ltd, 2005 357 pages. Book cover has some small indentations and light scratches - but mainly only visible when held to light. Book cover is faded around the spine area. Edges and corners of book are very slightly bumped. Spine is faded, and has one reading crease. Book is signed and dated by author, in ink, on the title page. Pages have some slight yellowing to edges, but are clean, neat and tightly bound. Includes a glossary of Xhosa terms that are used in the novel. A novel set in apartheid South Africa - a reporter finds himself forced to chose whether to preserve his white priviledges or break the law.. Signed by Author. Mass Market Paperback. Good/No Jacket.

$14.25

Canes and Chains: A Study of Sugar and Slavery
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Canes and Chains: A Study of Sugar and Slavery

By Halcrow, Elizabeth M.

Heinemann CXC History, 1982 Pamphlet, 88 pages - with cardboard cover. Cover has some light scuffing and small indentations - and some light bumping to edges. Cover faded around spine area - and back yellowed. Previous bookseller's price has been written in pencil on first page and then rubbed out - slight mark remains. Pages otherwise clean and tightly bound. Slight bumping to page edges. The first theme book in the Heinemann CXC history series. Examines the African background to the slave trade, from modern African scholarship as well as the author's teaching experience in West Africa.. Pamphlet. Good/No Jacket.

$19.24

Swahili Sayings from Zanzibar 2: Riddles and Superstitions

By Farsi, S.S.

Kenya Literature Bureau 37 pages. Cover is very scuffed, and edges are worn and bumped - corners a little creased. Pages yellowed, particularly at edges. Pages otherwise clean and tightly bound. Previous owner's name written in ink on first page. Phrases and sayings concerning superstitions and riddles, written in both Swahili and English. . Pamphlet. Good/No Jacket.

$17.82

Swahili Sayings from Zanzibar 1: Proverbs

By Farsi, S.S.

East African Literature Bureau, 1973 52 pages. Cover is scuffed and cover edges bumped and rather worn. Pages are yellowed and have some small creases, but otherwise undamaged. and tightly bound. First page of pamphlet is very worn and a little stained - paper has worn completely away, leaving some small holes. Previous owner's name written in ink on first page. Phrases and sayings, written in both Swahili and English.. Pamphlet. Good/No Jacket.

$11.40

Female Genital Mutilation: Legal, Cultural and Medical Issues
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Female Genital Mutilation: Legal, Cultural and Medical Issues

By Skaine, Rosemarie

McFarland and Company, Inc, 2005 McFarland and Company, Inc., 2005. 321 pages. Book in very god condition: Some light scuffing / indentations to front cover, but only visible when held up to light. More noticeable scuffing to back cover, and small crease to bottom edge of back cover - and tip of back cover has been bumped. Spine undamaged. Bookseller's price has been written in pencil on first page, and then rubbed out - slight mark remains. Pages otherwise all clean, neat and tightly bound. Discusses 'the definitition and types of FGM and explores the common justifications for the practice, along with the incidence in Africa and other continents, global laws, legal issues, rights and religion.' . Mass Market Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket.

$21.38

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