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[African Market Literature] How To Write Important Letters, Applications, Agreements and Love Letters

By: Abiakam, J.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Onitsha, Nigeria, Do-Well Printers:

Seller ID: 144748

Condition: Very Good


Staple-bound pamphlet. 60 pages. No publication date shown; circa 1970. . A how-to pamphlet from Nigeria originally sold in West African market stalls, including the Onitsha Market (largest open-air market in Africa) in the sixties and seventies. Yellowing paper. "Letter writing is a wonderful economic way through which we can tell something to our friends, brothers and customers who are far away from us. Yet they have to understand our reasons as if we are telling them face to face." View more info

Image for [African Market Literature] 49 Wise Sayings, 72 Idioms, 33 Riddles and Jokes, 44 Questions and Answers

[African Market Literature] 49 Wise Sayings, 72 Idioms, 33 Riddles and Jokes, 44 Questions and Answers

By: Abiakam, J.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Onitsha, Nigeria, J.C. Brothers Bookshop:

Seller ID: 144750

Condition: Very Good


Staple-bound pamphlet. 56 pages. No publication date shown; circa 1970. A how-to pamphlet from Nigeria originally sold in West African market stalls, including the Onitsha Market (largest open-air market in Africa) in the sixties and seventies. Yellowing paper. "Do not trust a liar so that he may not disappoint you and you become like a man who cut his new coat to patch his old knicker." View more info

Image for [African Market Literature] How to Speak & Write Better English, Good Letters, Receipts, Agreements, Compositions, Business Letters, Telegrams, and Applications

[African Market Literature] How to Speak & Write Better English, Good Letters, Receipts, Agreements, Compositions, Business Letters, Telegrams, and Applications

By: Abiakam, J.C.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Orlu, Nigeria, Providence Printing Press:

Seller ID: 144747

Condition: Very Good


Staple-bound pamphlet. 68 pages. No publication date shown; circa 1970. . A how-to pamphlet from Nigeria originally sold in West African market stalls, including the Onitsha Market (largest open-air market in Africa) in the sixties and seventies. Yellowing paper. "In forewarding this booklet, I attach one guarantee, and that is that you stand a very good chance of improving your personality and marking your life more smooth-sailing by owning a copy." View more info

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Once

By: Alice Walker

Price: $11.50

Publisher: Harvest: 1976

Seller ID: 144716

ISBN: 0156687453

Condition: Very Good


Book shows light wear to covers only, a price sticker remains on cover. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 81 pages. View more info

TALES FROM THE DARK CONTINENT: IMAGES OF BRITISH COLONIAL AFRICA IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY.

By: Allen, Charles

Price: $16.95

Publisher: ANDRE DEUTSCH - BRITISH BROADC: 1979

Seller ID: 143312

ISBN: 0563177543

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library book with the usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 165 pages with b&w photos throughout. Appears to be a compilation of the drama and accoutrements of the white man's burden as exercised by the English in Africa: includes appropriate dress of the colonizer, with pith hat and leather boots, advertizement prints for such things as a "Roorkhee chair" to be suspended between the heads of two carriers (with footrest) for carrying the officials from the north. The book is a compilation of transcribed BBC reco... View more info

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[African Market Literature] How to Know Proverbs and Many Things

By: Anorue, J.C.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Onitsha, Nigeria, J.C. Brothers Bookshop:

Seller ID: 144749

Condition: Very Good


Staple-bound pamphlet. 60 pages. No publication date shown; circa 1970. A how-to pamphlet from Nigeria originally sold in West African market stalls, including the Onitsha Market (largest open-air market in Africa) in the sixties and seventies. Yellowing paper. "Sometimes unpalatable statements could be greased with the oils of proverbs. It is for these reasons that the knowledge of proverbs is a very invaluable acquisition to humanity." View more info

Africa Tra Storia E Fantasia

By: Bacchelli, Riccardo

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Milano, Italy, Riccardo Ricciardi:

Edition: Ex Libris, 2nd. Ed.

Seller ID: 098815

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library copy with the usual stamps and markings. Interior clean and unmarked. Text in Italian. View more info

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Passages: Photographs in Africa

By: Beckwith, Carol; Fisher, Angela

Price: $9.71

Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A., Harry N Abrams Inc: 2000

Seller ID: 131585

ISBN: 0810929481

Condition: Near Fine


Covers show light scuffing only, edges and corners are clean and sharp. Text/interior is unmarked in any way and in excellent condition with huge full page -- often double page photos. 122 pages. View more info

Arab Versus European: Diplomacy and War in Nineteenth-Century East Central Africa

By: Bennett, Norman R.

Price: $8.41

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Africana Publishing Corporation: 1986

Seller ID: 122885

ISBN: 0841908613

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. 325 pages. Small tear on dust jacket. View more info

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Birds of Southern Africa.

By: Ber van Perlo

Price: $15.95

Publisher: Princeton University Press: 2001

Seller ID: 141891

ISBN: 0691090343

Condition: Fine


Book is brand new and in excellent condition. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. View more info

Faranji: A Venture into Ethiopia

By: Brown, Judith Reynolds

Price: $8.41

Publisher: Santa Barbara, California, U.S.A., Fithian Press: 1994

Inscription: Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 097058

ISBN: 1564740722

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked copy. Inscribed By Author. 239 pages. Author was in the Ploughshares project doing organic agricultural work. View more info

Image for The Looting Machine: Warlords, Oligarchs, Corporations, Smugglers, and the Theft of Africa's Wealth

The Looting Machine: Warlords, Oligarchs, Corporations, Smugglers, and the Theft of Africa's Wealth

By: Burgis, Tom

Price: $35.95

Publisher: Public Accesss: 2015

Seller ID: 144473

ISBN: 1610394399

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library book with the usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 323 pages with a few with b&w photos. View more info

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L' Etranger (French Edition)

By: Camus, Albert

Price: $6.95

Publisher: Gallimard: 1996

Seller ID: 145700

ISBN: 2070393712

Condition: Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Text in French. 174 pages. View more info

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The Stranger

By: Camus, Albert

Price: $6.95

Publisher: N Y, Vintage: 1954

Seller ID: 145695

ISBN: 0394700023

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 154 pages. Yellowing pages. Later printing, probably from the seventies. View more info

Knight in Africa: Journey from Bukene

By: Chande, J. K.

Price: $46.95

Publisher: Manotick, Ontario, Canada, Penumbra Press: 2008

Seller ID: 120790

ISBN: 1894131835

Condition: Fine


Like new copy of the book in excellent condition in every respect: sharp corners spotless covers and text. Dust jacket shows light edgewear, no tears. View more info

Image for In/sight: African photographers, 1940 to the Present

In/sight: African photographers, 1940 to the Present

By: Clare (intro). Bell

Price: $124.95

Publisher: Distributed by Abrams: 1996

Seller ID: 142369

ISBN: 0892071699

Condition: Fine


Book is in excellent condition with very slight shelf wear to creaseless covers only. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Impressively clean book. 275 pages, almost all full page prints of the 30 African photographers selected for this anthology. The book challenges long-standing Western misconceptions about Africa. Created from the beginnings of the continent's struggles for independence to the postcolonial present, their diverse works include studio portraiture and architectural views... View more info

The Stone Age Cultures of Northern Rhodesia: With Particular Reference to the Cultural and Climatic Succession in the Upper Zambezi Valley and Its Tributaries

By: Clark, J. Desmond

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Negro Universities Press: 1970

Edition: Ex Libris, 2nd. Ed.

Seller ID: 105089

ISBN: 0837145953

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library book with usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior is clean. Contents: General Introduction; Part I: Geology by Dr. F. Dixey - Introduction, Physiography, Geology; Part II: Archaelogy - Stratigraphy and the Cultural Succession, Description of Cultures, Rate of Retrocession of the Zambezi through the Batoka Gorge, Correlations; Bibliography; Appendixes: Addendum: J.D. Clark; Fossil Fauna: H.B.S. Cooke; Human Remains: L.H. Wells; Kalhari Sand: Geoffrey Bond. View more info

Politics of Women's Education: Perspectives from Asia, Africa, and Latin America, The

By: Conway, Jill Ker

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Ann Arbor, MI, Univ of Michigan Pr: 1993

Seller ID: 114350

ISBN: 0472104462

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. Previous owner's name inside. 261 pages. View more info

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The Fire on the Mountain and Other Ethiopian Stories

By: Courlander, Harold; Wolf Leslau

Price: $16.95

Publisher: N Y, Henry Holt: 1950

Seller ID: 145460

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library book with the usual stamps and markings. Front endpaper has been torn out. Full brown cloth buckram boards. Black and white and color illustrations by Robert W. Kane. View more info

West African Resistance: The Military Response to Colonial Occupation

By: Crowder, Michael

Price: $15.85

Publisher: N.Y., Africana Publishing Corporation: 1971

Edition: Ex Libris

Seller ID: 102034

ISBN: 0841900493

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library copy with the usual stamps and markings. View more info