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1 BARBOUR, NEVILL (EDITOR). A Survey Of North West Africa: The Maghrib.
Oxford University Press: 1959. First Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good, clean copy. Some chips in dustjacket. 
An authoritative and informative book for the general reader as well as the student of international affairs. Contains maps. 
Price: 15.25 USD
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2 BARNES, LEONARD. Africa In Eclipse.
St. Martin's Press, New York: 1972. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
Now, in what is largely the post-colonial era, the author is examining the way the emergent African states are going, and with characteristic intellectual honesty he has the courage to say precisely how, in his view, Free Africa is going wrong. Includes an Index. 
Price: 70.54 USD
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3 BEIER, ULLI (EDITOR). Introduction To African Literature: An Anthology Of Critical Writing From Black Orpheus.
Longmans, Green and Co.Ltd., London: 1967. s Softcover. Fair condition. There are spots of discoloration on the cover. 
An anthology of Critical writing on African and Afro-American literature and oral traditions. 
Price: 46.31 USD
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4 BROWN, LESLIE. Africa: A Natural History.
Random House, New York: 1965. A Chanticleer Press Edition. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good reading copy. 
This book tells everything about the country of Africa 
Price: 17.81 USD
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5 CARR, ARCHIE & EDITORS OF TIME-LIFE BOOKS. The Land Wildlife Of Africa.
Time-Life Books, New York: 1971. Life Nature Library. Reprint edition. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. 
Talks about the patterns in the fabric of life being discovered in which the habits and life histories of individual species of plants and animals are the threads. Here is a book which effectively brings to one's notice this complexity and interwoven quality. Highly illustated. Includes an Index. 
Price: 8.22 USD
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6 DINESEN, ISAK. Shadows On The Grass.
Random House, New York: 1961. Book Club Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good condition. 
In these four pieces, this distinguished Danish writer, who lived in Africa for many years, recalls again the African land and people she knews so well. This volume includes "Farah" in which the storyteller describes a mistress-servant relationship "as picturesque as that of Don Quixote and Sancho Panza," "Baua A Soldani (Letter from a King)" in which is told the story of a letter that banishes all pain, "The Great Gesture" in which the storyteller shows how gnerosity triumphs over superstition, "Echoes From The Hills" in which recollections of the past crowd in upon the storyteller, now far away, when she hears news of her friends in Africa. 
Price: 13.97 USD
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7 DINESEN, ISAK. Shadows On The Grass.
Random House, New York: 1961. Book Club Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. Dustjacket has slight chips and scratches. 
In these four pieces, this distinguished Danish writer, who lived in Africa for many years, recalls again the African land and people she knews so well. This volume includes "Farah" in which the storyteller describes a mistress-servant relationship "as picturesque as that of Don Quixote and Sancho Panza," "Baua A Soldani (Letter from a King)" in which is told the story of a letter that banishes all pain, "The Great Gesture" in which the storyteller shows how gnerosity triumphs over superstition, "Echoes From The Hills" in which recollections of the past crowd in upon the storyteller, now far away, when she hears news of her friends in Africa. 
Price: 13.97 USD
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8 DRURY, ALLEN. A Very Strange Society: A Journey To The Heart Of South Africa.
Trident Press, N ew York, 1967. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Poor condition. The back cover is damaged. Stains and soiling on covers. Stains on the edges. 
An expose on South Africa by this Pulitzer Prize winning novelist. 
Price: 1.00 USD
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9 FRANKEL, GLENN. Rivonia's Children: Three Families And The Cost Of Conscience In White South Africa.
Farrar, Straus & Giroux, New York: 1999. 0374250995 / 9780374250997 First Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
This is the story of the harrowing and inspiring account of a handful of white activists, many of them Jewish, who risked their lives to combat apartheid when, in the 1960's, South Africa plunged into an era of darkness from which it has only recently emerged. Includes an Index. 
Price: 17.10 USD
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10 GRAHAM, ALISTAIR AND BEARD, PETER. Eyelids Of Morning: The Mingled Destinies Of Crocodiles And Men.
Chronicle Books, San Francisco: 1990. 0877015392 / 9780877015390 First Chronicle Books Edition. s Softcover. Very good condition. 
Everything you ever wanted to know about crocodiles and then some. The work is also a description of the origins, history, and prospects of Lake Rudolf, its peoples, deserts, rivers, mountains and weather. 
Price: 55.10 USD
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11 GUNTHER, JOHN. Inside Africa.
Harper & Brothers, New York: 1955. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. 
This is the fifth of the author's "Inside" books. It attempts "to describe all of Africa in so far as it is possible to do so in a single volume" (from the "Note by way of Preface"). Includes maps, a chart listing the area, capital, political status, description, and population, of each of the African countries, and an index. 
Price: 7.55 USD
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12 HEMINWAY, JOHN. No Man's Land: The Last Of White Africa.
Harvest HBJ Books, San Diego: 1983. 0156659670 / 9780156659673 First Harvest HBJ Edition. s Softcover. Good condition. 
This brilliantly evocative book shows us white Africans today in all their eccentricity and variety, held by a fascination with the mystery and power that remain the land's most salient features. 
Price: 42.28 USD
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13 HENISSART, PAUL. Wolves In The City: The Death Of French Algeria.
Simon and Schuster, Inc., New York: 1970. 0671205137 / 9780671205133 First Printing. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
Tells, for the first time, the little-known story of the Barbouzes - the French secret police agents sent to Algiers to fight terrorism. Includes an Index. 
Price: 89.06 USD
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14 HUGHES, LANGSTON (SELECTED BY). An African Treasury: Articles/essays/stories/poems By Black Africans.
Pyramid Books, New York: October 1961. Second Printing. s Softcover. Reading copy. 
This is "an extraordinary anthology...here in articles, essays, stories and poems, we have the black native's subjective vision of his land...the effect is sometimes startling, always revealing, and in the sum, I would say, of utmost importance now and in the days to come." John K. Hutchens, New York Herald Tribune. 
Price: 38.00 USD
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15 HUXLEY, ELSPETH & VAN LAWICK, HUGO. Last Days In Eden.
The Amaryllis Press, New York: 1984. 0943276020 / 9780943276021 h Hardcover with dustjacket. Fair condition. 
This book celebrates Africa's spectacular wildlife paradise. With over 100 color photographs, it sends you on a photographic safari to an unspoiled habitat rarely seen with such intimacy. Includes an index. 
Price: 13.06 USD
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16 HUXLEY, ELSPETH; KINGDOM, JONATHAN (ILLUSTRATIONS). With Forks And Hope: An African Notebook.
William Morrow, New York: 1964. First United States Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good reading copy. 
Based on a three month visit to East Africa in 1963, Elspeth Huxley reports on the region then going through a state of rapid, critical change. Tanganyika, Uganda and Zanzibar had all ended their era of colonialism during the previous two years, and in 1964 Kenya also joined the community of independent African nations. Includes an Index. 
Price: 11.92 USD
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17 HUXLEY, ELSPETH; KINGDOM, JONATHAN (ILLUSTRATIONS). With Forks And Hope: An African Notebook.
William Morrow, New York: 1964. First United States Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good reading copy. Except for map coloring ink marks which bleed through to half-title page. 
Based on a three month visit to East Africa in 1963, Elspeth Huxley reports on the region then going through a state of rapid, critical change. Tanganyika, Uganda and Zanzibar had all ended their era of colonialism during the previous two years, and in 1964 Kenya also joined the community of independent African nations. Includes an Index. 
Price: 11.92 USD
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18 IBONGIA, J. & DOBRIN, LYN. The Magic Stone
9966470603 / 9789966470607 First s New 
"A children's story set in Africa, co-written by a Kenyan and a Peace Corps Volunteer." 
Price: 4.75 USD
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19 KUNENE, MAZISI. Emperor Shaka The Great: A Zulu Epic.
Heinemann, London: 1984. 0435902113 / 9780435902117 Reprint of 1979 edition. s Softcover. Very good reading copy. There is some discoloring on front cover. 
The great leader Shaka has occupied in the minds of Africans the place that Caesar holds in the minds of Europeans. The Zulus have found their singer in the poet Mazisi Kunene who has written, in Zulu, this epic praise-song, a massive rendering of the traditional oral history of his people. Translated into English from the Zulu by Mazisi Kunene. Includes an Index. 
Price: 163.26 USD
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20 LEFKOWITZ, MARY. Not Out Of Africa: How Afrocentricism Became An Excuse To Teach Myth As History.
Harper Collins, New York: 1996. 0465098371 / 9780465098378 New Republic / Basic Books. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good condition. 
The author, a professor in the Humanities at Wellesley College, attempts to debunk the Afrocentricist theories on the origins of classical thought and culture. Includes an index. 
Price: 7.60 USD
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