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SOUTH AFRICAN TRADITION A BRIEF SURVEY OF CULTURE AND ART IN THE REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA

By: N/A

Price: $9.80

Publisher: New York, INFORMATION SERVICE OF SOUTH AFRICA: 1962

Seller ID: 11411

ISBN: B006LDET66

Condition: Very Good


Unmarked. ; Book Description; Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square and with minor wear. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 128 pages View more info

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Things Fall Apart

By: Achebe, Chinua

Price: $7.22

Publisher: New York, Anchor: 1994

Seller ID: 14282

ISBN: 0385474547

Condition: Very Good+


Unmarked. May never have been read. ; Book Description; Spine of the book has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square and with minor wear. One of Chinua Achebe's many achievements in his acclaimed first novel, Things Fall Apart, is his relentlessly unsentimental rendering of Nigerian tribal life before and after the coming of colonialism. First published in 1958, just two years before Nigeria declared independence from Gr... View more info

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Sunset Limited

By: Burke, James Lee

Price: $2.96

Publisher: New York, Island Books: 1999

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 484

ISBN: 0440223989

Condition: Good+


Mild wear on corners. ; Book Description; Spine of the book has mild signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square and with minor wear. In a land soaked with sin, Dave Robicheaux is dueling with killers, ghosts, and a woman's revenge.... The townspeople of New Iberia, Louisiana, didn't crucify Megan Flynn's father. They just didn't catch whoever pinned him to a barn wall with sixteen-penny nails. Decades later, Megan, now a world-... View more info

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THE LOST CITIES OF AFRICA with Maps and Illustrations

By: Davidson, Basil

Price: $5.25

Publisher: Boston, Atlantic / Little, Brown: 1959

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 11382

Condition: Good+


Previous owner's name on inside cover; otherwise unmarked. One corner has moisture stain but no damage or warping. ; Book Description; Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square and with minor wear. Written in 1959, this book is the first in an acclaimed series on Africa by Basil Davidson. It is a scholarly piece of work that describes the rise and fall of the glorious cities and kingdoms of an Africa of years past... View more info

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African Worlds

By: Forde, Darryl

Price: $7.99

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1968

Seller ID: 11386

Condition: Good+


Wear on edges and corners. Unmarked. ; Book Description; Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square and with minor wear. ; Studies in the Cosmological Ideas and Social Values Of African Peoples; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 243 pages View more info

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I Dreamed of Africa Tie In Edition

By: Gallmann, Kuki

Price: $5.88

Publisher: New York, Penguin Books: 2000

Edition: First Edition (?); Second Printing

Seller ID: 14695

ISBN: 0140287442

Condition: Very Good


Unmarked, mild wear on corners. ; Book Description; Spine of the book has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square and with minor wear. At the age of twenty-five, Kuki Gallman, divorced and badly injured in a devastating car accident, left Italy to convalesce in Africa with the man who would become her second husband. Enchanted by the land, they established a vast ranch on the Laikipia plateau in Kenya. But Africa's splend... View more info

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The Late Man

By: Girard, James Preston

Price: $6.37

Publisher: New York, Atheneum: 1993

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 2268

ISBN: 0689121830

Condition: Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket


Unmarked. ; Book Description; Mylar and paper (Demco) protective cover. Dust jacket is intact with no nicks or tears. Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are shiny, square and without wear. In Girard's deceptively spare, yet thoroughly harrowing novel, the brutal death of an unknown person--the apparent victim of a known murderer--draws to it three intriguing and sympathetic characters, each determined--perhaps fated--... View more info

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Inside Africa

By: Gunther, John

Price: $9.49

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1955

Seller ID: 11391

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Previous owner's name on inside cover. ; Book Description; Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square and with minor wear. Gunther started out in Morocco and proceeded more-or-less clockwise around the continent. He gives extensive treatment to Morocco, Kenya (Mau-Mau time) , the Union of South Africa (apartheid) , Nigeria, and Ghana. The latter, still the Gold Coast, was on the verge of independence; Nigeria was n... View more info

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Science in the Federal Government

By: Hunter, Dupree A.

Price: $5.88

Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts, Harvard UP: 1957

Seller ID: 14879

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Unmarked, except for previus owner's embossed stamp on cover page, and pencil notes on back inside cover. Fading of lettering on spine. ; Book Description; Spine of the book has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square and with minor wear. Well bound. Good reading copy. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 460 pages View more info

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Zanzibar Background to Revolution

By: Lofchie, Michael F.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Princeton, New Jersey, Princeton Univ Press: 1968

Seller ID: 11380

Condition: Very Good


Unmarked. Light wear on corners. Previous owner's name stamped on edge. ; Book Description; Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square and with minor wear. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 316 pages View more info

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Broke Heart Blues

By: Oates, Joyce Carol

Price: $7.35

Publisher: New York, Dutton Adult: 1999

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 3107

ISBN: 0525944516

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Unmarked. ; Book Description; Mylar and paper (Demco) protective cover. Dust jacket is intact with no nicks or tears. Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square and without wear. In the tradition of We Were the Mulvaneys, a penetrating look at the burden of celebrity and the making of American myths. Brando. Dean. John Reddy Heart is right up there among them--at least in the eyes of the residents of Willowsville, ... View more info

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White Fire

By: Preston, Douglas & Lincoln Child

Price: $7.13

Publisher: New York, Grand Central Publishing: 2013

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 14079

ISBN: 1455525839

Condition: Very Good


Unmarked. ; Book Description; Mylar and paper (Demco) protective cover. Dust jacket is intact with no nicks or tears. Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square and without wear. Special Agent Pendergast arrives at an exclusive Colorado ski resort to rescue his protégée, Corrie Swanson, from serious trouble with the law. His sudden appearance coincides with the first attack of a murderous arsonist who--with bruta... View more info

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The Missolonghi manuscript

By: Prokosch, Frederic

Price: $7.35

Publisher: New York, Farrar: 1968

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 3328

ISBN: 0491003609

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


Unmarked. Mild wear on corners of dust jacket. ; Book Description; Mylar and paper (Demco) protective cover. Dust jacket is intact with no nicks or tears. Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square and without wear. , The manuscript of Missolonghi, is a deep, fascinanting, even if sometimes over the lines work. It was written in 1968 when the Byron mania wasn't yet at it peak, so it has a naive flavour in the way i... View more info

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The London Embassy

By: THEROUX, PAUL

Price: $8.82

Publisher: New York, Houghton Mifflin: 1983

Edition: First Edition; Second Printing

Seller ID: 5409

ISBN: 0395331072

Condition: Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket


Unmarked. ; Book Description; Mylar and paper (Demco) protective cover. Dust jacket is intact with no nicks or tears. Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square and with minor wear. London today, dangerous and antique - where once-elegant districts decay into slums jammed with former colonials, where economic disaster settles like fog, where terrorist's bombs rip holes in historic stone, & football graffiti read li... View more info

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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

By: Twain, Mark

Price: $5.88

Publisher: New York, Readers Digest, Choice press: 1989

Edition: First Edition; Second Printing

Seller ID: 4301

ISBN: 0945260199

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Unmarked. ; Book Description; Spine of the book has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square and with minor wear. Published without Dust Jacket. Few books capture both the simplicity and complexities of American life quite like these enduring "boyhood" classics by Mark Twain. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer Take a lighthearted, nostalgic trip to a simpler time, seen through the eyes of a special boy named Tom Sawyer. ... View more info

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Les Aventures D'Huckleberry Fin (French Language)

By: Twain, Mark

Price: $31.66

Publisher: Paris, Gallimard: 1973

Seller ID: 14564

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Unmarked, except for previous owner's stamp on inside cover page. ; Book Description; Spine of the book has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square and with minor wear. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 359 pages View more info

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Epithermal Gold in Asia and the Pacific Mineral Concentrations and Hydrocarbon Accumulations in the ESCAP Region

By: United Nations

Price: $65.81

Publisher: ESCAP: 1992

Seller ID: 15647

Condition: Very Good


Unmarked. Bumping on some corners and previous owner's name on outside cover. ; Book Description; Spine of the book has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square and with minor wear. ; Vol. 6; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 224 pages View more info

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Lady's Choice Ethel Waxham's Journals and Letters, 1905-1910

By: Waxham, Ethel & Barbara Love & Frances Love Froidevaux

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Albuguerque, University of New Mexico Press: 1996

Seller ID: 14898

ISBN: 0826317863

Condition: Very Good+


Unmarked. ; Book Description; Spine of the book has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square and with minor wear. When John McPhee discovered these journals he found that Ethel Waxham wrote "with such wit, insight, grace, irony, compassion, sarcasm, stylistic elegance, and embracing humor that I could not resist her." Waxham was a Wellesley graduate who decided in 1905 to accept a teaching job at a one-room school ... View more info

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The Importance of Being Earnest and Other Plays Salome; Lady Windermere's Fan

By: Wilde, Oscar & Sylvan Barnet

Price: $4.90

Publisher: New York, Signet Classics: 1985

Seller ID: 15698

ISBN: 0451525051

Condition: Very Good+


Unmarked. Probably never been read. ; Book Description; Spine of the book has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square and with minor wear. Three classic plays, including Wilde's most famous play which attacks Victorian manners and morals; Signet classics; Mass Market PB; 6.90 X 4.10 X 0.80 inches; 240 pages View more info