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White Gold: The Story of African Ivory

By: Derek Wilson,Peter Ayerst

Price: $6.98

Publisher: Taplinger Pub Co: August 1976

Seller ID: 72501

ISBN: 0800882512

Condition: Used - Very Good


No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. Gently read. Dust cover in mylar protective cover, from private collection. View more info

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The African Republic of Liberia and the Belgian Congo; based on the observations made and material collected during the Harvard African Expedition, 1926-1927 (Volume I / Part I: The African Republic of Liberia)

By: Editor-Richard P. Strong

Price: $59.95

Publisher: Harvard University Press: 1930

Seller ID: 6142

ISBN: B001QDLW84

Condition: Collectible - Good


Inscribed By One Of The Memebers Of The Expedition (George C. Shattuck - Asst Professor Of Tropical Medicine) Volume I. Clean! N Volume I - Inscribed By One Of The Memebers Of The Expedition (George C. Shattuck - Asst Professor Of Tropical Medicine) Volume I. Clean! No marks. . . . . . . TOC: 1.) Introduction -- 2.) Geography -- 3.) Climate -- 4.) Inhabitants and Conditions under which they Live -- 4a.) Early history of the colony -- 4b.) Government -- 4c.) ... View more info

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Out of Africa (Traveller's)

By: Karen Blixen

Price: $6.95

Publisher: Century: 1986

Seller ID: 71756

ISBN: 0712610162

Condition: Collectible - Good


No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. Gently read. No dust jacket as issued. Has a very slightly cocked spine. . . . . . . .In this book, the author of Seven Gothic Tales gives a true account of her life on her plantation in Kenya. She tells with classic simplicity of the ways of the country and the natives: of the beauty of the Ngong Hills and coffee trees in blossom: of her guests, from the Prince of Wales to Knudsen, the old charcoal burner,... View more info

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Safari: A Saga of the African Blue

By: Martin Johnson

Price: $6.95

Publisher: Tower Books: 1971

Seller ID: 66859

ISBN: B019JBLH1Q

Condition: Used - Very Good


No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. Gently read. . . . . . . . . Martin Elmer Johnson (October 9, 1884 to January 13, 1937) and his wife Osa Helen Johnson (nee Leighty, March 14, 1894 to January 7, 1953) were American adventurers and documentary filmmakers. In the first half of the 20th century an American couple, Martin and Osa Johnson, captured the public's imagination through their films and books of adventure in exotic, faraway lands. Pho... View more info

Travels in West Africa

By: Mary Kingsley; Editor-Elspeth Huxley; Introduction- Sara Wheeler

Price: $19.95

Publisher: The Folio Society: 2007

Seller ID: 73106

ISBN: B001BP86OU

Condition: Used - Like New


In slipcase - CLEAN!! No marks. Might as well be new. Appears unread. . . . . . . Travels in West Africa, the first book recounting her adventures, was first published in 1895 and became a best seller. It is as engaging a travelogue in the 21st century as it was then. Kingsley's finely detailed descriptions of the people and the terrain bring to life the harsh and frequently fatal conditions of West Africa at the time with seemingly effortless skill, as if she is telling... View more info

To the Elephant Graveyard

By: Tarquin Hall

Price: $3.98

Publisher: Grove Press: September 2001

Seller ID: 71955

ISBN: 0802138357

Condition: Used - Good


No marks in text - a couple dogearred pages. Publisher's mark on bottom of page edges and staining on bottom page corner. View more info