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Africa's Powerhouse - the South African Economy a Pictorial Ensemble
1 Africa's Powerhouse - the South African Economy a Pictorial Ensemble
South Africa African International Publishing Company 1974 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Written in the 1970's it offers a pictorial overview of the South African economy covering infrastructure, population, national income, banking, foreign investment, trade, natural resources, mining and manufacturing etc. 
Price: 22.50 GBP
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South Africa Workshop of a Continent
2 South Africa Workshop of a Continent
South Africa Da Gama Publishers 1974 Hard Cover Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
A survey of the economy of the Republic of South Africa written in the 1970s and looking at the various sectors of the economy including agriculture, natural resources, infrastructure, mining, industry, trade, tourism, banking, economic policy, foreign investment, etc. A very good clean large format hardback illustrated with b.w and colour photographs. 152 pages. Next post UK dispatch. 
Price: 27.50 GBP
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A Passage to Africa, Alagiah, George
3 Alagiah, George A Passage to Africa
London Little, Brown & Co 2001 0316855545 / 9780316855549 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Signed by Author
Powerful, passionate, thought-provoking account - an autobiography not so much of George Alagiah, but of Africa itself. Good, tight hardback in an unclipped d/w and SIGNED across title page '' George Alagiah Oct '01'' Some light sunning to page edges - 286pp including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 17.50 GBP
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Ethiopian Episode, Brown, Leslie
4 Brown, Leslie Ethiopian Episode
London Country Life 1965 First Edition Hard Cover Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
The author tells of his travels to Ethiopia in 1963 to study two of its native animals - the Walia Ibex and the Moutain Nyala. Some mottling to covers and spine but internally clean. Map endpapers. 160 pages including index. 
Price: 10.50 GBP
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Bill Bryson African Diary, Bryson, Bill
5 Bryson, Bill Bill Bryson African Diary
London Doubleday 2002 0385605145 / 9780385605144 Fifteenth Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Clean, bright copy in unclipped jacket. Next post UK dispatch. 
Price: 7.50 GBP
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The Cape : A Collection of Photographs of the Cape Peninsula and its Environs, Bulpin, T. V.
6 Bulpin, T. V. The Cape : A Collection of Photographs of the Cape Peninsula and its Environs
Cape Town, South Africa Private First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Landscape McNally, Terence 
Large format spiralled hardback in laminated boards. Numerous glossy photographs, using Kodak colour film, along with commentary circa mid-1960s. Light shelfwear. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Egypt, Chalaby, Abbas
7 Chalaby, Abbas Egypt
Firenze, Italy Bonechi 1982 8870091597 / 9788870091595 English Edition Soft Cover Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Clean, bright, large format brochure with 184 colour illustrations being a guide to the North African country. Translated by Susan Fraser. 127 pages including index. ISBN 8870091597. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 10.50 GBP
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South Africa (Collins Maps), Collins
8 Collins South Africa (Collins Maps)
London Collins 2001 0007113439 / 9780007113439 Soft Cover Near Fine 
A map covering all the key tourist sites, areas of national beauty, local activity centres, essential travel connections, detailed maps of major cities and a comprehensive index to towns, villages and places of interest. 
Price: 8.25 GBP
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The Bridge is Love, De Boer, Hans A.
9 De Boer, Hans A. The Bridge is Love
London Marshall, Morgan and Scott 1958 First English Edition Hard Back Good Good 8vo 
The jottings from a German Christian's notebook as he travelled through Afrcia and Asia. A good clean hardback in dustwrapper which shows signs of wear/tear. 256 pages. Foreword by Dr. Martin Niemoller. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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Quest for the Babingas - the World's Most Primitive Tribe, Demesse, Lucien
10 Demesse, Lucien Quest for the Babingas - the World's Most Primitive Tribe
London The Adventurers Club 1958 Hard Cover Good No Jacket 8vo 
The story of the author's search for the Baninga Pygmies in a remote part of the Congo. Square, tight hardback with faded spine. No jacket. A little foxing to page edges. 187 pages. 
Price: 10.50 GBP
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Kenya, Editions Berlitz
11 Editions Berlitz Kenya
Switzerland Berlitz 1986 030496929X / 9780304969296 Eighth Printing Card Covers Very Good 24mo - over 5" - 5" tall 
Pocket size travel guide to the African country of Kenya covering National Park, Game Reserves, Nairobi, Mombassa and the coast. With maps and photos in colour. 128pp 
Price: 6.00 GBP
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Scribbling the Cat: Travels with an African Soldier, Fuller, Alexandra
12 Fuller, Alexandra Scribbling the Cat: Travels with an African Soldier
London Picador 2004 033043327X / 9780330433273 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo 
Clean, bright copy in an un-clipped d/w which shows slight signs of shelf life. Fuller retraces the steps of one of the most unnecessary civil wars in history with 'K', a though survivor of the Rhodesian conflicts. 256 pages including glossary. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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Sangoma, Gatti, Attilio
13 Gatti, Attilio Sangoma
London Frederick Muller 1962 First Edition Hard Back Good Fair 8vo 
The author tells of his search for the Mulahu, a giant ape reputed by the natives to be capable of striking a man dead by looking at him. Clean, bright hardback in price-clipped dustwrapper which shows signs of wear/tear with creasing and fading to spine. . Illustrated wtih b/w photographs. 229 pages. 
Price: 10.50 GBP
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Africa : Despatches from a Fragile Continent, Harden, Blaine
14 Harden, Blaine Africa : Despatches from a Fragile Continent
London HarperCollins 1993 0006378560 / 9780006378563 Soft Cover Near Fine 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
The distinguished American reporter reveals the true and often unsightly picture of this vast continent, addressing such issues as the incompetent intervention of Western governments and the battle between the tribal way of life and modernity. A clean, unread paperback which shows signs of slightest shelfwear. 333 pages including index.. Next post from UK. 
Price: 7.50 GBP
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Journey to the Jade Sea, Hillaby, John
15 Hillaby, John Journey to the Jade Sea
London Paladin 1977 0586081402 / 9780586081402 Reprint Card Covers Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Some tanning to page edges else good, tight copy - 208 pages. An account of an 1,100 mile walk through Africa by one of the world's greatest walkers. 
Price: 6.50 GBP
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Two Rivers : Travels in West Africa on the Trail of Mungo Park, Hudson, Peter
16 Hudson, Peter Two Rivers : Travels in West Africa on the Trail of Mungo Park
London Chapmans Publishers 1991 1855925281 / 9781855925281 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good + Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Beguiling account of a journey through West Africa in the footsteps of one of Britain's greatest explorers, Mungo Park. Clean, bright hardback in an unclipped d/w - 251 pages. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 10.50 GBP
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East Africa, Huxley, Elspeth
17 Huxley, Elspeth East Africa
London William Collins 1941 Hard Cover Good Fair 8vo 
Written in the 1940s - the author's account of East Afrcia has all the fascination and colour of a travel book whilst at the same time outliining the problems which have to be faced, showing what has been done to solve them and what yet remains to be done. Wear/tear to dustwrapper. Illustrated with colour plates and b/w photos. 48 pages. 
Price: 10.50 GBP
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Livingstone and His African Journeys, Huxley, Elspeth
18 Huxley, Elspeth Livingstone and His African Journeys
New York, NY, USA Saturday Review Press 1974 0841502897 / 9780841502895 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
The story of the first European to cross the African continent. Good, square copy with some odd spotting in an unclipped d/w. 224 pages including index. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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The Sorcerer's Apprentice : A Journey Through East Africa, Huxley, Elspeth
19 Huxley, Elspeth The Sorcerer's Apprentice : A Journey Through East Africa
London Chatto & Windus 1956 Fourth Impression Hard Back Good + Fair 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Comprehensive and sympathetic account of East Africa as it was over half a century ago. Huxley's travels took her from Zanzibar to the Congo, through Tanganyika, Kenya and Uganda, observing everywhere both people and conditions and the great question whether the sorcerer's apprentice can learn to control the magic. Some spotting to page edges else a clean square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing a smallish tear to front cover - 366 pages plus an attached, fold-out map inside rear board. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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Livingstone's Travels, MacNair, Dr. James I. ( Editor )
20 MacNair, Dr. James I. ( Editor ) Livingstone's Travels
London Readers Union 1956 Book Club Hard Cover Very Good Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
An account, in one volume, of the travels that made the great explorer famous. Clean, bright copy in an unclipped d/w showing some wear & tear - 429 pages including index plus illustrated map endpapers. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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