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Image for South Africa Workshop of a Continent

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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Johannesburg : City of Gold - 1886-1956

By: N/A

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Johannesburg, RSA., Eagle Press Limited: 1956

Edition: Souvenir Brochure

Seller ID: 066103

Condition: Good


80 page, stapled brochure commemorating seventy years in the life and times of the vibrant Transvaal city. Includes dozens of advertisements of the day. Good clean copy. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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African Land Development In Kenya 1946-1955

By: Baring, Sir Evelyn (foreword)

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Nairobi, Keyna, The MInistry of Agriculture: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 066034

Condition: Very Good


Gives an account of the stewardship of the Board over the ten years following the end of the Second World War. With a foreword by the Governor of Kenya. Previous owner's details to ffep else a clean, glossy copy in a d/w showing shelfwear & tear and small losses (see photo). Coloured, fold-out map housed inside rear cover - 241 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Karamojo Safari

By: Bell, Walter D. M.

Price: £32.50

Publisher: Sudbury, Suffolk, Neville Spearman: 1984

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 066165

ISBN: 0854351655

Condition: Good


The story of the man who became a legend within his lifetime and perhaps the greatest of all elephant hunters, relating a journey into the Karamojo of some hundred years or more when it was still an unknown part of Africa. With an introduction by Negley Farson. Light tanning to page margins else a clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 288 pages. Prompt 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

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

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. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Dirtroads : Footloose in Africa

By: Cole, Mary

Price: £10.50

Publisher: Dublin, Ireland, Gill & Macmillan Ltd: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 065910

ISBN: 0717107701

Condition: Very Good


The remarkable chronicle of a young Irish teacher who decided to abandon the conventional opportunities open to her at home and take the less predictable ones offered by Africa. Clean, square hardback in a price-clipped d/w showing light sunning to spine - 246 pages. Prompt 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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Twilight of the Bwanas

By: Dyus, Gordon

Price: £14.00

Publisher: Bloomington, IN, USA, Xlibris: 2011

Seller ID: 066012

ISBN: 1465366539

Condition: As New


An account of life in East Africa during the colonial period. Clean, bright paperback which appears unread - 196 pages. Prompt dispatch. 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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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

Image for Africa : Despatches from a Fragile Continent

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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African Morning

By: Hennings, R. O.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 065931

Condition: Good


Written with sympathy, understanding and humour about the people of the Baringo region of Kenya and the author's work among them in the thirties. Good, clean copy - 240 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. 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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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. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Johannesburg : The Cosmopolitan City

By: Hughes, Laurence

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Johannesburg, RSA., Delta Books: 1986

Edition: Revised & Updated Edition

Seller ID: 066109

ISBN: 0908387369

Condition: Very Good


Charts the amazing growth of the city since 1886 when a farm worker stumbled upon an outcrop of rock. Clean, bright, large format copy - 144 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info