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A Giant Among Rivers- The Story of the Zaire River Expedition 1974-75

By: Snailham, Richard

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Newton Abbot, Devon, Readers Union, 1977


The story of the Zaire River Expedition. Square, tight hardback - no dustjacket. Previous owner's notes on rear blank endpaper. 294 pages. Illustrated wtih b/w photographs. View more info

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A History of Ghana

By: Ward, W. E. F.

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin Ltd, 1958

Edition: Revised Second Edition


Internally clean copy in an somewhat tatty, unclipped d/w showing wear & tear and some loss and watermarks (see photo). Completely revised and considerably expanded edition which takes into account the momentous events of the previous decade that culminated in Ghana's establishment as an independent state. 434 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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A Passage to Africa

By: Alagiah, George

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, Little, Brown & Co, 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: 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. View more info

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Africa : Despatches from a Fragile Continent

By: Harden, Blaine

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, HarperCollins, 1993


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. View more info

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Africa's Powerhouse - the South African Economy a Pictorial Ensemble

By: N/A

Price: £22.50

Publisher: South Africa, African International Publishing Company, 1974

Edition: First Edition


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. View more info

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Au coeur de l'Afrigue

By: Nouveliere, Jean-Claude

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Paris, France, Vents de Sable, 2001


Large format hardback in an unclipped d/w with TEXT in French. 160 pages. Reliable next post dispatch from the UK. View more info

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Bill Bryson African Diary

By: Bryson, Bill

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Doubleday, 2002

Edition: Fifteenth Edition


Clean, bright copy in unclipped jacket. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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East Africa

By: Huxley, Elspeth

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, William Collins, 1941


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. View more info

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Egypt

By: Chalaby, Abbas

Price: £10.50

Publisher: Firenze, Italy, Bonechi, 1982

Edition: English Edition


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. View more info

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Ethiopian Episode

By: Brown, Leslie

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Country Life, 1965

Edition: First Edition


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. View more info

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In Search of South Africa (SIGNED COPY)

By: Morton, H. V.

Price: £100.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co Ltd, 1948

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author


The fifth volume of the 'In Search of' series, which describes a journey through South Africa from Cape Town, through Cape Province into Natal, Zululand and the two northern provinces of the Free State and the Transvaal. Clean, square hardback with top edges gilted. Some sunning to spine/board. This edition is limited to 500 SIGNED and numbered copies, of which this is No. 239. View more info

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Journey to the Jade Sea

By: Hillaby, John

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Paladin, 1977

Edition: Reprint


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. View more info

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Kenya

By: Editions Berlitz

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Switzerland, Berlitz, 1986

Edition: Eighth Printing


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 View more info

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Kenya : The First Explorers

By: Pavitt, Nigel

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, Aurum Press, 1989

Edition: First Edition


The story of five men, inspired by the exploits of Stanley and Livingstone, who braved great dangers to reveal the secrets of Kenya. Combines extracts from the explorers' diaries, contemporary line engravings and lavish colour photographs to produce a remarkable glimpse of a world that has now all but disappeared. Foreword by Wilfred Thesiger. Clean, bright hardback in an unclipped d/w with light signs of shelf life - 207 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Livingstone and His African Journeys

By: Huxley, Elspeth

Price: £12.50

Publisher: New York, NY, USA, Saturday Review Press, 1974

Edition: First Edition


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. View more info