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1 (Dombrowski, Baroness Kathe Schonberger von). K.O.S., writer and illustrator BOGA THE ELEPHANT
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1928. First edition. Quarto. Hardcover. Owner's name neatly written to the front pastedown, else near fine with an orange-and-black embossed illustration to the front cover; in an illustrated faux elephant-skin textured dust jacket that is lightly chipped and torn. 
Stories of the jungles of Africa, featuring baby elephant Boga, his mother, a chimpanzee, and a chameleon, with frontispiece and seven additional illustrations by the author. K.O.S. was an explorer, painter, collector of strange animals, and author. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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2 (Schreiner, Olive). Monsman, Gerald OLIVE SCHREINER'S FICTION: Landscape and Power
New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, (1991). 0813517249 / 9780813517247 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Notes, index. 
Critical study of the author of THE STORY OF AN AFRICAN FARM also considers Schreiner's political novel, TROOPER PETER HALKET OF MASHONALAND, her posthumous novel of ideas, FROM MAN TO MAN, her juvenile novel, UNDINE, and a number of shorter pieces. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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3 Bates, Orin & Bates, Natica & Hooton, E.A., editors VARIA AFRICANA [I-V]: Harvard African Studies [Volumes I,II,III, XIII,X]
Cambridge, Massachusetts: The African Department of the Peabody Museum..., 1917-1932. First editions. Hardcover. Five volumes, all fine in 3/4 cloth backed boards with paper spine labels (except for Volume II- bound in brown library cloth with gold lettering on spine.) Volumes III and V have small minor scuffs on front covers, otherwise flawless. 
Royal octavo. 374 full-page plates, plus numerous pull-out maps and panorama photographs. Subjects include; "A Study Of Some Negro-White Families In The United States," which include photographic genealogies with racial percentages of family members. 
Price: 750.00 USD
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4 Cardinall, A(llen).W(olsey). IN ASHANTI & BEYOND
Westport, Connecticut: Negro Universities Press, (1970). 0837132851 / 9780837132853 Reprint. Originally published in 1927. Hardcover. Uniform offsetting to the inner hinge areas, else near fine in brown cloth with gilt titles and devices to the spine; no dust jacket issued. 288 pages; 16 pages of photographs; detailed fold-out map; and an index. 
The record of a resident magistrate's many years in tropical Africa, his arduous and dangerous treks both in the course of his duty and in pursuit of big game, with descriptions of people, their manner of living, and the ways of beasts and insects. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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5 de Wilde, John C. EXPERIENCES WITH AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT IN TROPICAL AFRICA; Volume One: The Synthesis; Volume Two: The Case Studies.
Baltimore, Maryland: John Hopkins Press, (1967). First edition. Hardcover. A very good plus set in slightly rubbed dust jackets with a few short edge tears. Illustrated. 254 & 466 pages. Two volume set. 
A study for profitable employment in underdeveloped nations. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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6 Duvignaud, Jean CHANGE AT SHEBIKA: Report From a North African Village
New York: Pantheon Books, (1970). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Foxing to the page fore-edges, else a near fine copy; in a price-clipped and somewhat nicked pictorial dust jacket. 
Translated from the French by Frances Frenaye. With a foreword by Cecil Hourani. This copy is from the library of poet/critic Kenneth Rexroth with his name and address rubber-stamped to the front endpaper. 303 pages; appendix. Illustrated with photos. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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7 Edric, Robert THE BOOK OF THE HEATHEN
New York: A Thomas Dunne Book/St. Martin's Press, (2002). 0312288883 / 9780312288884 First U.S. edition: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
By the author of THE BROKEN LANDS, and HALLOWED GROUND. Set in 1897, Englishman Nicholas Frere is to be tried for killing a child in the Belgian Congo. The Congo is in a time of devastating transition and Frere's trial becomes more than what it appears. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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8 Erskine, Lieutenant-General Emmanuel A. MISSION WITH UNIFIL: An African Soldier's Reflections
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1989). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. Illustrated with photographs. 
Activities described are with the Arab states, the PLO, Israel and Lebanon. International service in the military science of peacekeeping. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9 Fletcher, Colin; Harris, Tom, illustrator THE WINDS OF MARA
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1973. 0394470915 / 9780394470917 Third printing. Hardcover. Publisher's remainder stamp to the lower page edges, else near fine in brown cloth with gilt animals and tree device to the front cover and gilt lettering and device to the spine; in a photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
343 pages; map endpapers, frontispiece and fourteen b&w illustrations by Harris, and a bibliography. Fletcher, the author of THE COMPLETE WALKER, gives an account of his trip through the Mara--an animal sanctuary in southern Kenya. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10 Forbath, Peter THE RIVER CONGO: The Discovery, Exploration and Exploitation of the World's Most Dramatic River
New York/Hagerstown/San Francisco/London: Harper & Row, Publishers, (1977). 0061224901 / 9780061224904 First edition. Hardcover. Lightly bumped upper corner tips, else near fine in olive cloth with bronze lettering to the spine; in a photo-pictorial dust jacket. 404 pages, map endpapers, thirty-five b&w illustrations, selected bibliography, and an index. 
A history of the discovery and exploration of the Congo River and the surrounding areas which served as the center of the slave trade in Africa for more than three hundred years. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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11 Gulliver, Philip SOCIAL CONTROL IN AN AFRICAN SOCIETY: A Study of the Arusha: Agricultural Masai of Northern Tanganyika
(New York): Boston University Press, 1963. First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Upper page edges foxed, else very good plus copy in green cloth; in a very good price-clipped dust jacket with some insect nibbling to the spine panel and on the front flap fold. 
African Research Studies Number Three. From the library of Kenneth Rexroth, the San Francisco cultural poet and leading influence for Beat poetry, with his stamped name/address. 306 pages. Illustrated with 8 photographic plates, and 10 figures. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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12 Hone, Joseph AFRICA OF THE HEART: A Personal Journey
New York: Beech Tree/William Morrow, (1986). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
A haunting account of the author's encounter with Africa. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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13 Huxley, Elspeth THE AFRICAN POISON MURDERS
New York and London: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1940. First U.S. edition, first printing. U.K. title: DEATH OF AN ARYAN. Hardcover. Very good: spine slant, wear at spine ends, dots of stain to top-edge, interior clean and bright; illustrated dust jacket with nicking, edge tears, edgewear and creasing, 1.25'' piece missing from lower spine panel, separation at front panel spine edge. 
"A cross between P.G. Wodehouse and Evelyn Waugh, Huxley is gifted in portraying, with a mixture of comedy and satire, the reality and the mentality of Whitehall, Africa, and the criminal."--Ann Massa. The third Africa-set Vachell mystery. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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14 Majdalany, Fred STATE OF EMERGENCY: The Full Story of Mau Mau
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1963. First U.S. edition. Black cloth with gilt lettering to the spine. Small octavo. Hardcover. Fine in a price-clipped photo-pictorial dust jacket with a few tiny spots of rubbing to the panels and faint creases to the upper rear panel and flap. 239 pages, thirty-one b&w plates, three maps, a note on sources, and an index. 
An account of the Mau Mau rebellion in Kenya, which officially started in October, 1952, but had been stewing for some time. This brutal conflict pitted the English government and European settlers against a group of native Kenyans. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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15 Matthiessen, Peter AFRICAN SILENCES
New York: Random House, (1991). 0679400214 / 9780679400219 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket monoprint by Mary Frank. SIGNED by the author to the title-page. 
"A journey through Equatorial Africa to study the fate of elephants and other wildlife produces a somber chronicle of irrevocable loss, relieved only by noted naturalist and novelist Matthiessen's lucid prose and concluding intimations of some redress." 
Price: 35.00 USD
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16 Mylius, Norbert AFRIKA BIBLIOGRAPHIE 1943-1951
New York: Kraus Reprint Co., 1969. Reprint. Hardcover. Mild wear to the corners, else near fine in blue cloth with gilt lettering and rules to the spine; no dust jacket. 237 pages and an index. Quarto. 
A reprint of a comprehensive German bibliography on Africa and its numerous nations, which was originally published in 1952 by Dr. Mylius, then Librarian at the International Museum in Wien. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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17 Phillips, Herbert M. SAFARI OF DISCOVERY: The Universe Of Albert Schweitzer
New York: Twayne Publishers, (1958). First edition. Hardcover. Near fine in lightly edge nicked dust jacket. Illustrated with photographs. 
The adventures that led to Lambarene in French Equatorial Africa. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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18 Rathbone, Richard MURDER AND POLITICS IN COLONIAL GHANA
New Haven & London: Yale University Press, 1993. 0300055048 / 9780300055047 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in an illustrated dust jacket. Jacket illustration an Akyem Abuakwa terracotta head. 209 pages, eight b&w illustrations, two maps, select bibliography, and an index. 
In 1943 a ritual religious killing was committed in a large African kingdom in the south of Ghana, which was then a colony of Great Britain. This account tells the story of the murder, the trials, and the appeals of those accused of the crime. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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19 Rogers, Cyril A. and Frantz, C. RACIAL THEMES IN SOUTHERN RHODESIA: The Attitudes and Behavior of the White Population
New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1962. First edition. Hardcover. Page edges foxed with some evidence of foxing to the endpapers, else very good in buckram cloth; in a price-clipped dust jacket that is chipped, rubbed, and shelfworn. 
Foreword by Sir Robert Tredgold, former Chief Justice of the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland. This copy is from the library of Kenneth Rexroth: American poet, critic, and translator; with his rubber-stamped name and address on the front endpaper. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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20 Shoumatoff, Alex IN SOUTHERN LIGHT: Trekking Through Zaire and the Amazon
London/Melbourne/Auckland/Johnannesberg: Hutchinson, (1987). 0091700701 / 9780091700706 First U.K. edition. Hardcover. Fine in an illustrated dust jacket. Jacket illustration from ''The Naturalist on the River Amazon'' by Henry Bates. 239 pages and an index. Small octavo. 
Two separate narratives of travel through tropical rainforests. The first is an account of the ascent of the Nhamunda River, a little-known tributary of the Amazon that is as long as the Hudson. The second describes the two-month journey in Zaire. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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