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New York: Harper and Row, 1966. Hardcover. Very good+ in very good black and blue dust jacket with white title to front and spine panels. Minor bubling to lamination on dust jacket. Several pages of photographic illustrations index, 300 pages. African History. AFR6/4302. Very Good + in Very Good DJ.
Philadelphia: G.G. Evans, 1860. Hardcover. Illustrated with numerous engravings. Bound in the original tan cloth boards with faded gilt title to spine. Wear to spine ends and edges of boards. Short closed tear to book cloth along hinge. Foxing throughout; although, it is fairly light in tone and does not affect the reading of the text. Previous owner signature to front free endpaper. 442 pages plus 14 pages of advertisements. AFR/071116. Very Good.
Nimo, Nigeria: Asele Institute, NIMO;, 1985. Scarce. "The book gives the history of a great institution that is exactly one hundred years old in Eastern Nigeria - the Roman Catholic Church. The actual setting is a typical local situation - Nnewi. Beside recounting the story of the phenomenal success of the Catholic church in teh town, this book analyses the vital interplay of various circumstances, evangelical strategies, adn the differing roles of key agents in stimulating the tremendous local response to the faith" (rear cover). Brown paper wrappers with black title to spine and front cover. Rubbing to front cover with small part of cover paper rubbed off. Minor soiling to covers and wear to edgess. Ownership markings in red pen across title page. Clean overall aside from occasional light smudge marks / spots of soiling to margins. 205 pages. REL/070920.
Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1896. Hardcover. Contents are mostly about Africa with several stories about New Zealand, Fiji, Australia, and the South Pacific islands. Includes writings by Richard Burton, Henry Stanley, David Livingstone, Lady M.A. Barker, and more. Maroon cloth boards with gilt title to spine and faux-marbled pattern to covers. Clean and bright with photographic illustrations. Minor sunning to spine. 511 pages. AFR/120518. Very Good.
(Italy): 5Continents, 2006. Softcover. A study of a range of significant objects from the cultural and artistic heritage of Babungo. With essays and numerous b&w illustrations and full color plates. Black softcover with pictorial front cover. Light wear but very good condition. 182 pages. African Art. ART/122916. Very Good.
London: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1899. Hardcover. 1st edition. Very good green cloth covered boards with gilt title to spine. Minor rubbing to boards as well as bumping to spine ends and corners. Inscription to front free end page dated 1899. Light foxing throughout though text remains bright. Frontis w/original tissue + 35 other photo plates w/tissue. 183 pages. Africa. AFR/4053. Very Good.
Hachette World Albums, (1956). Hardcover. 8vo. Near fine in gilt decorated red leather covered boards with gilt title to spine. Minor bowing to boards. Original cover bound in. Interior is clean and bright with photographic illustrations throughout. Ribbon bookmark bound in. 126 pages. African History. AFR/071912. Near Fine.
Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press, 2002. Paperback. "In a work that challenges recurring claims that Africans felt (and still feel) no sense of moral responsibility concerning the sale of slaves, Rosalind Shaw traces memories of the slave trade in Temne-speaking communities in Sierra Leone" (rear cover). Fine in orange paper wrappers with white title to spine and front cover. Clean and bright. 312 pages. AFRICA/010417. Fine.
New York: Museum of Modern Art, (1972). Hardcover. Hardback. Near fine in very good dustjacket. Top board is slightly warped. Interior is clean and bright with wonderful illustrations throughout. Maroon and yellow illustrated dust jacket with black title to front panel and whitel title to black spine panel. Minor edge wear to dust jacket includes chipping and creasing. Africa. AFART01/020800. Near Fine / Very Good.
Alger: Maison-Carree; Maison-Mere des Missionnaires D'Afrique (Peres Blancs), 1925. Paperback. About a French mission in Uganda. Very good in green side-stapled paper wrappers with red title to front cover. Browning and light wear to edges of covers. clean interior with photographic illustrations. 38 pages. FRE/121713. Very Good.
Nairobi: Printed by the East African Standard Limited, n.d. [1960s?]. Paperback. Scarce pamphlet issued by the New Kenya Party that discusses the issues facing the country as it strives to develop a stable democracy with an expanding economy and better living standards. Includes recommendations for a new constitution and a voluntary political service register form. Very good condition with some chipping to green wraps. 21 pages. AFR/021815. Very Good.
Zaire: . Paperback. Special issue of this Frence language periodical from Zaire commemorating the life of Mama Mobuto Sese Seko, wife of dictator Mobuto, following her death in 1977 at the age of thirty-six. The issue is filled with articles and photographs in both color and b&w. Slight creasing and signs of handling to paper covers but in very good condition. 36 pages + 6 unpagnated full page color photos. AFR/011614. Very Good.