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1) Africa: The Politics of Independence
Wallerstein, Immanuel
 
New York: Vintage, 1961. New York: Vintage, 1961. First edition. 8vo. Trade paperback, 173, v pp. including index. Unread paperback with light shelfwear and spotting to edges of pages. Very good.. First Edition. Trade Paperback. Very Good. 8vo. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$9.00
2) Africa Today and Tomorrow. An Outline of Basic Facts and Major Problems
Hatch, John
 
New York: Praeger, 1960. New York: Praeger, 1960. No edition stated. 8vo. Trade paperback, 289 pp. An analysis of the complex forces at work in Africa. Dated, but still germane to understanding the state of the continent today. Corner of back cover bent. Appears to have been little-read, if at all. Very good.. Trade Paperback. Very Good. Illus. by Illustrated. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$22.00
3) Africa and the Islands
Church, R. J. Harrison
 
New York: John Wiley & Son, 1967. New York: Wiley, 1967. Second edition. 8vo. Cloth binding, 494 pp. Light spotting to binding, name inside. Dust jacket worn at extremities. Very good in good dust jacket, protected with an archival-quality mylar cover.. Second Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. Illus. by Illustrated. 8vo. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$22.00
4) African Genesis
Ardrey, Robert
 
New York, NY: Atheneum, 1961. New York, NY, Atheneum, 1961. First American edition. 8vo. Brown cloth with gilt lettering and lime green lines embossed on spine, gilt lettering on front board, olive green textured endpapers, illustrated throughout, text block upper edge stained pink, 380 pp. This book is at once the story of an unprecedented search and a story of man that has never before been told. It is shocking in that it challenges assumptions of human uniqueness that color every segment of modern thou... more information

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$24.00
5) The African Queen
Forester, C. S.
 
London: Michael Joseph, 1951. London, Michael Joseph, 1951. Reprint. 12mo. Dark red cloth with light blue lettering on spine and front board. A classic C. S. Forester adventure, made into the popular 1951 film of the same name starring Humphrey Bogart he won an Oscar for this role and Katherine Hepburn Oscar-nominated for Best Actress in this role. No dust jacket, except for the front wrap-around flap. Spine is lightly sunned, endpapers foxed, text block lightly tanned but not brittle, clean, appears g... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$22.00
6) African Sketchbook
Franck, Frederick;Greene, Graham, preface
 
London: Peter Davies, 1961. First edition. Burgundy cloth binding. 180 pp. Preface by Graham Greene. Never borrowed ex-lib in near-new condition.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good. Oblong 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Ex-Library. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$18.00
7) African Textiles: Looms, Weaving, and Design
Picton, John and John Mack
 
London: Trustees of the British Museum, 1979. 4to. Soft cover. 208 p. Black and white and color photographs. The first comprehensive survey of the design, production, and uses of cloth textiles in African culture. Moderate edgewear. Owner's name. Near fine.. Soft Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. ... more information

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$30.00
8) Ah, But Your Land Is Beautiful
Paton, Alan
 
New York: Scribner's, 1982. New York: Scribner's, 1982. Reprint. Cloth binding, 271 pp. Paton's second novel on South Africa. Good in very good dustjacket, protected with a library-issued plastic cover.. Reprint. Cloth. Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ex-Library. ... more information

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$12.00
9) Ah, But Your Land Is Beautiful
Paton, Alan
 
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1982. New York: Scribner's, 1982. First edition, first printing. 8vo. Cloth binding, 271 pp. Paton's second novel on South Africa. Gift inscription, else new. Near fine in new dust jacket, protected with an archival-quality mylar cover.. First Edition. Cloth. Near Fine/New. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ... more information

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$22.00
10) Ambiguous Africa: Cultures in Collision
Balandier, Georges
 
Cleveland: The World Publishing Company, 1969. Cleveland: The World, 1969. First edition in paperback. 8vo. Trade paperback, 275 pp. How modern civilization is clashing with African traditions. Very good.. First Edition in Paperback. Trade Paperback. Very Good. 8vo. ... more information

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$18.00
11) An American Visitor
Cary, Joyce
 
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1961. First American edition. 8vo. Cloth. 247 p. On of Cary's great African novels. Fine in near fine dustjacket in mylar cover.. First American Edition. Cloth. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$50.00
12) Anti-Apartheid Reader : South Africa and the Struggle Against White Racist Rule
Mermelstein, David (editor)
 
New York, NY, U.S.A.: Grove/Atlantic, Incorporated, 1989. New York: Grove/Atlantic, 1989. Stated First Evergreen Edition. 8vo. Thick trade paperback, 538 pp. Near fine.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$22.00
13) Ants Will Not Eat Your Fingers: A Selection of Traditional African Poems
Doob, Leonard W. (editor)
 
New York: Walker and Company, 1996. New York: Walker, 1996. First edition. 8vo. Cloth binding, 127 pp. Ex-university library, apparently never borrowed. Aside from usual library markings, in very good condition. Nice collection, organized by tribe and/or nationality, translated into English.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ex-Library. ... more information

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$22.00
14) The Art of Africa : The Art of the Negro Peoples
Leuzinger, Elsy
 
New York: Crown Publishers, 1960. 8vo. Cloth. 247 p. Index. Bibliography. Over 60 hand-tipped plates in full color with additional black and white photographs and illustrations. The art of the African tribes people. Part of the Art of the World series. Minor edgewear. Dustjacket has a number of tears along the edges. Near fine in good priceclipped dustjacket in mylar cover.. Cloth. Near Fine/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$30.00
15) Ashantee and the Ashantees
Towle, George Makepeace
 
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1874. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1874. First edition. 4to. Unbound original article, 5 pp. on the relationship between the British and the Ashante. Faint foxing. Very good.. First Edition. Unbound. Very Good. 4to.. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$32.00
16) Black Nomad: The Story of Adamu Dogon Yaro, messenger to West Africa's Fulani
Doerksen, Eva
 
Sudan: The Sudan Interior Mission, 1969. Sudan: The Sudan Interior Mission, 1969. First edition. 12mo. Trade paperback, 108 pp. illustrated with black and white drawings. Near fine condition.. First Edition. Wrappers. Near Fine. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Trade Paperback. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$55.00
17) The Bush Rebels: A Personal Account of Black Revolt in Africa
Cornwall, Barbara
 
Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1972. First edition. Black cloth binding, 252 pp. Map endpapers. Illustrated with black and white photographs. An American journalist spends time with Guerrillas in Mozambique and Portuguese Guinea. Dustjacket has light shelfwear, a few short closed tears. Fine in very good dustjacket, protected with a mylar cover.. First Edition. Cloth. Fine/Very Good. Illus. by Illustrated. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$26.00
18) Cecil Rhodes
Plomer, William
 
New York: Appleton, 1933. First edition. Frontispiece photograph,180 pp. Ex-library with external label, stampings, pocket. Clean, solid. Good.. First Edition. Cloth. Good. Illus. by Illustrated. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Ex-Library. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$22.00
19) Congorilla, Adventures with Pygmies and Gorillas in Africa
Johnson, Martin
 
New York: Brewer, Warren & Putnam, 1932. New York: Brewer, Warren & Putnam. First edition, third printing. Ex-library with library binding on spine and cloth tape repairs to hinges. 8vo. Cloth binding, 281 pp. 41 illustrations and some period dialogue: Good. Reprint. Cloth. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ex-Library. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$22.00
20) The Covenant Volume 2
Michener, James A
 
New York: Random House, 1980. NY: Random House, copyright 1980, no publication date. Reprint. 8vo. Hard cover binding, 969 pp. plus glossary. Map endpapers in color. No dust jacket. Appears unread. Fine.. Reprint. Hard Cover. Fine/No Dust Jacket. Illus. by Illustrated. 8vo. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$29.00
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