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African Experience: An Education Officer in Northern Rhodesia

By: Dorman, T.E.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Radcliffe Press: 1993

Edition: First American Edition

Book ID: SCW13035


BX2 - DJ is mylar protected. A hard cover first American edition book in very good+ condition. The word "PUBLISHED'" and the year appear on the copyright page with no additional printings indicated. An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in textured black paper covered boards with gold lettering and graphics on the spine and monochrome panoramic map endpapers with only very, veyr minor overall shelf wear. The dust jacket shows only very, very minor overall shelf wea... View more info

Crossing the Line: A Year in the Land of Apartheid

By: Finnegan, William P.

Price: $1.75

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Canada, HarperCollins Canada, Limited: 1987

Book ID: SCW04834


CB5 - A tight, clean, sound copy in yellow, black, and purple vinyl covered boards with the usual library marks and stamps on the inside surface of the front board, top and bottom outside paper edges, and title page plus the residue of a library label on the front endpaper plus some yellowing of the paper edges. A book about life under apartheid. It is about a year inside a so-called colored high shcool in South Africa. Indexed, 418p. View more info

African Nationalism

By: Hollings, Jill

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, John Day Company: 1972

Edition: First American Edition

Book ID: SCW08800


BX2 - A hard cover first American edition withdrawn ex-library book in good+ condition. Stated first American edition with no additional printings indicated on the copyright page. A tight, clean, sound copy in black and white photo illustrated green and white cloth covered boards with minor overall shelf wear plus there is a patch of surface damage (about 0.5"x0.5") on the front board cover from where the dust jacket was taped to the boards plus there is also som... View more info

The Electronic Elephant: A Southern African Journey

By: Jacobson, Dan

Price: $3.00

Publisher: London, East Sussex, United Kingdom, Penguin Books: 1995

Book ID: SCW11800


CE2 - A trade paperback book in good+ condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in color wraps with very minor overall shelf wear with some light creasing on the spine plus there is some light creasing on the front cover at the extreme top right and bottom right corners and on the back cover at the extreme top left and bottom left corners plus there is some light scattered surface chipping along the spine edges plus there is some very light yellowing of the outside paper edg... View more info

Straight on till Morning: The Biography of Beryl Markham

By: Lovell, Mary S.

Price: $1.75

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Saint Martin's Press, LLC: 1988

Book ID: SCW04847


BG2 - A trade paperback book in very good- condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in photo illustrated tan wraps with minor overall shelf wear plus a crease on the front cover at the top right corner and on the back at the top left corner plus some soiling of the outside paper edges. A biography of one of the most famous of early women pilots who is notable for the firsts she accomplished and the richness and achievements of her life. It is also a book that presents a pi... View more info

African Kingdoms

By: Mair, Lucy

Price: $9.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: EC5091BB


F2 - DJ is mylar protected. DJ has price clipped, light wrinkling on the edges, and light discoloration (browning) otherwise very good. Book has previous library's name stamped on the top and on the copyright page, "discard" stamped on the top, label on the copyright page, card holder glued on the back of the last page, tape stains on the top and bottom of front and back cover, front loose end paper, and lightly on the bottom of the front fixed end paper, wrinkli... View more info

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West With the Night

By: Markham, Beryl

Price: $1.75

Publisher: San Francisco, California, USA, North Point Press: 1983

Book ID: SCW00274


BI2 - A tight, clean, sound copy in green and black and white photo illustrated wraps with very minor shelf wear plus some light creasing of the front cover plus some very light soiling of the outside paper edges plus some writing blacked out with black marker on the inside surface of the front cover. A wonderfully well written book by an acquaintance of Issac Denison. She was an early woman avaitor in colonial East Africa and was involved in many early avaition accompli... View more info

The Lonely African

By: Turnbull, Colin M.

Price: $2.50

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Simon & Schuster: 1962

Edition: First American Edition

Book ID: SCW04793


BV4 - A hard cover first American edition withdrawn ex-library book in very good- condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in yellow paper covered boards quarter bound in black cloth with gold lettering and graphics on the spine and a large graphic blind stamped on the front cover with minor overall shelf wear plus some light fading on the top and bottom board edges plus some very light soiling of the right outside paper edges plus some very light edge wear on the bottom bo... View more info

In the Kingdom of Gorillas: Fragile Species in a Dangerous Land

By: Weber, Bill and Amy Vedder

Price: $3.50

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Simon & Schuster Trade: 2001

Book ID: SCW05337


CH4 - A trade paperback advance reading copy (ARC)/advance uncorrected proof first edition book in very good+ condition with no dust jacket as issued (trade paperback). A tight, clean, sound copy in white wraps with very minor overall shelf wear plus the book is slightly shelf cocked. A book the authors' founding of the Mountain Gorilla Project at the same times that the Rwandan civil war degenerated into genocide. 370p. View more info

Asking for Trouble

By: Woods, Donald

Price: $1.75

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Atheneum Books for Young Readers: 1987

Book ID: SCW04807


BX4 - A trade paperback book in very good condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in silver wraps with minor overall shelf wear plus some light soiling on the outside paper edges plus some very, very light creasing on the covers. The story of the author's growing up white in the remote Transkei Territory of South Africa, his increasingly passionate struggle against the pro-Apartheid government, the guerilla tactics used by and against him, and his dramatic life with his wi... View more info