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Africa

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History:Africa
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Airman Lost in Africa, Birkby, Carel
1 Birkby, Carel
Airman Lost in Africa
South Africa: Dassie Books: 1957: Reprint: Soft Cover: Good: Wear to the spine, toning to the covers, and creasing to the lower corner of the front cover. Previous owner name inked at top of front cover. The binding is solid, tight, and square. A good, clean reading copy. Reprint of the 1937 Frederick Muller (London) original publication, with some changes by the author to shorten some of the chapters to fit the Dassie publication format. The author also admits to changing a few instances of wording to "fit the tense of to-day," but the main story remains the same as when it was written 20 years prior. A true adventure story of a flying mission in 1930s Africa to rescue a downed Swiss airman. Journalist Carel Birkby and pilot Bill Williamson set off from Capetown in a plane made of wood and wire and fly for a month over territory almost nobody had seen before. 176 pages, no photos.: 07905: 
Price: 12.50 USD
 
 
Kraal and Castle: Khoikhoi and the Founding of White South Africa, Elphick, Richard
2 Elphick, Richard
Kraal and Castle: Khoikhoi and the Founding of White South Africa
New Haven: Yale University Press: 1977: First Printing: Hard Cover: Near Fine: Very Good: Just a trace of shelf wear and some sticker shadow on the front free endpaper. The dust jacket has a small amount of wear at the spine ends, a bit of rubbing along the flap folds, and several small, faint spots or stains on the front cover and spine. Protected now in a clear Mylar sleeve. 266 pages, illustrated with five maps. Bibliography and Index.: 02979: 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
Africa Aeterna: The Pictorial Chronicle of a Continent, Henry, Paul Marc
3 Henry, Paul Marc
Africa Aeterna: The Pictorial Chronicle of a Continent
Lausanne, Switzerland: Sedo S.A. Lausanne: 1965: First Edition: Hard Cover: Very Good: Very Good: Folio size, approx 10 X 13 Inches: Covers have some light spotting, as do the page edges, else a clean copy. The jacket shows some wear at the spine ends and a few creases to the flaps. Light spotting or stains to the spine and rear panel. A new mylar cover protects the jacket now. 342 pages, with Index, illustrated in color and black & white (artwork & photos). Contents: Africa and the Ancient World; Islam: A New Dimension of Africa; The European Interregnum; Converging Forces in Africa; and Africa Emergent. Appendix of maps: Physical Africa with routes of European exploration to 1856; Roman Africa; Zones of influence of the 14th century Sudanese Empires; Zones of influence of the 17th and 18th century Sudanese Empires; Africa in 1895; and Africa in 1964--political map with the zones occupied by the ancient tribes. LARGE, HEAVY BOOK--WILL REQUIRE EXTRA POSTAGE FOR EXPEDITED OR INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING.: 03364: 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
Pan-African Chronology: A Comprehensive Reference to the Black Quest for Freedom in Africa, the Americas, Europe and Asia, 1400-1865, Jenkins, Everett Jr.
4 Jenkins, Everett Jr.
Pan-African Chronology: A Comprehensive Reference to the Black Quest for Freedom in Africa, the Americas, Europe and Asia, 1400-1865
Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland & Company, Inc.: 1996: 0786401397 / 9780786401390: Hard Cover: Very Good: No Jacket: Ex-Library: Library stamps to top-edge, copyright page, and rear endpaper. Spine is free of labels or marks and book is near fine except for the library markings. Nice clean copy throughout. 440 pages, with Bibliography and Index.: 04707: 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
Saharan Conflict: Towards Territorial Autonomy as a Right to Democratic Self-Determination, Ouali, Abdelhamid El
5 Ouali, Abdelhamid El
Saharan Conflict: Towards Territorial Autonomy as a Right to Democratic Self-Determination
London: Stacey International: 2008: 1905299877 / 9781905299874: First Edition: Hard Cover: Fine: Near Fine: Slight bumping to jacket at the head of the spine. 254 pages with Notes, Bibliography, and Index.: 08289: 
Price: 25.00 USD
 



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