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South Africa Workshop of a Continent

By: N/A

Price: £27.50

Publisher: South Africa, Da Gama Publishers: 1974

Seller ID: 053278

Condition: Very Good


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. 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

Seller ID: 053300

Condition: Very Good


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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A Passage to Africa

By: Alagiah, George

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, Little, Brown & Co: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 040748

ISBN: 0316855545

Condition: Very Good


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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Ethiopian Episode

By: Brown, Leslie

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Country Life: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 054258

Condition: Good


The author tells of his travels to Ethiopia in 1963 to study two of its native animals - the Walia Ibex and the Mountain Nyala. Some mottling to covers and spine but internally clean. Map endpapers. 160 pages including index. View more info

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Bill Bryson African Diary

By: Bryson, Bill

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Doubleday: 2002

Edition: Fifteenth Edition

Seller ID: 017182

ISBN: 0385605145

Condition: Near Fine


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

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The Cape : A Collection of Photographs of the Cape Peninsula and its Environs

By: Bulpin, T. V.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Cape Town, South Africa, Private:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 062275

Condition: Very Good


Large format spiralled hardback in laminated boards. Numerous glossy photographs, using Kodak colour film, along with commentary circa mid-1960s. Light shelfwear. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Egypt

By: Chalaby, Abbas

Price: £10.50

Publisher: Firenze, Italy, Bonechi: 1982

Edition: English Edition

Seller ID: 038206

ISBN: 8870091597

Condition: Very Good


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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South Africa (Collins Maps)

By: Collins

Price: £8.25

Publisher: London, Collins: 2001

Seller ID: 020563

ISBN: 0007113439

Condition: 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. View more info

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Quest for the Babingas - the World's Most Primitive Tribe

By: Demesse, Lucien

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, The Adventurers Club: 1958

Seller ID: 054296

Condition: Good


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. View more info

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Kenya

By: Editions Berlitz

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Switzerland, Berlitz: 1986

Edition: Eighth Printing

Seller ID: 015847

ISBN: 030496929X

Condition: Very Good


Pocket size travel guide to the African country of Kenya covering National Park, Game Reserves, Nairobi, Mombasa and the coast. With maps and photos in colour. 128pp View more info

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Scribbling the Cat: Travels with an African Soldier

By: Fuller, Alexandra

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Picador: 2004

Seller ID: 016487

ISBN: 033043327X

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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Sangoma

By: Gatti, Attilio

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Frederick Muller: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 054293

Condition: Good


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 with b/w photographs. 229 pages. View more info

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Africa : Despatches from a Fragile Continent

By: Harden, Blaine

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, HarperCollins: 1993

Seller ID: 037988

ISBN: 0006378560

Condition: Near Fine


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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Journey to the Jade Sea

By: Hillaby, John

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Paladin: 1977

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 012107

ISBN: 0586081402

Condition: Good


Some tanning to page edges else good, tight copy - 208 pages. An account of a 1,100 mile walk through Africa by one of the world's greatest walkers. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Namibia

By: Hoberman, Marc (text)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Cape Town, South Africa, The Gerald & Marc Hoberman Collection: 2002

Edition: Second Edition Reprint

Seller ID: 065137

ISBN: 9991676465

Condition: Good


Stunning, glossy photographs depicting scenes of the former South West Africa. Boards show some bowing but contents remain unaffected hence price reduced. Prompt dispatch. View more info

Image for Two Rivers : Travels in West Africa on the Trail of Mungo Park

Two Rivers : Travels in West Africa on the Trail of Mungo Park

By: Hudson, Peter

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Chapmans Publishers: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037424

ISBN: 1855925281

Condition: Very Good +


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. 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

Seller ID: 025124

ISBN: 0841502897

Condition: Very Good


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

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The Sorcerer's Apprentice : A Journey Through East Africa

By: Huxley, Elspeth

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1956

Edition: Fourth Impression

Seller ID: 047362

Condition: Good +


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... View more info

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East Africa

By: Huxley, Elspeth

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, William Collins: 1941

Seller ID: 054590

Condition: Good


Written in the 1940s - the author's account of East Africa has all the fascination and colour of a travel book whilst at the same time outlining 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 : Painted and Described

By: Kelly, R Talbot

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London, Adam & Charles Black: 1926

Edition: Reprinted with Corrections

Seller ID: 064987

Condition: Good


The author presents some of the impressions and experiences derived from a somewhat lengthened residence in Egypt. Some light fold marks to prelims else an extremely clean, bright copy with the numerous coloured plates protected by tissue. Boards show light shelfwear and the darkened spine has small scuff marks/fraying - 246 pages including an index and glossary. Prompt dispatch. View more info