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Dictionary of the Hausa Language

By: Abraham, Roy Clive

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Arnold Overseas: 1961

Edition: Second Edition; Reprint

Seller ID: 34125

ISBN: 0340177004

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Please note this is a heavy item and may incur extra shipping charges for international orders.; Bound in orange/brown cloth with gilt lettering to front board & spine, new endpapers, owner's name stamped in gilt to lower front board, spine slightly faded, fore-edge darkened, internally clean, binding firm. University of London Press Ltd. 1961 ; 8vo; 992 pages View more info

Patrons and Power Creating a Political Community in Metropolitan Lagos

By: Barnes, Sandra T.

Price: £22.00

Publisher: Manchester University Press: 1986

Seller ID: 31302

ISBN: 0719019443

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Black boards with gilt lettering, top and bottom of spine bumped and with a rubbed spot to front, dust jacket worn along the edges, no ownership name and internally clean, rear free endpaper creased where it has been folded, binding tight. ; International African Library; 272 pages View more info

Image for Arguments with Ethnography Comparative Approaches to History, Politics and Religion

Arguments with Ethnography Comparative Approaches to History, Politics and Religion

By: Busby, Cecilia & I. M. Lewis

Price: £15.00

Publisher: The Athlone Press: 1999

Seller ID: 35345

ISBN: 0485195704

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


D/jkt slightly marked. Navy boards, silver gilt bright. Internally clean, no ownership markings, binding tight. ; LSE Monographs On Social Anthropology; 8.7 X 5.4 X 0.8 inches; 208 pages View more info

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African Guerrillas

By: Clapham, Christopher

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Indiana University Press: 1998

Seller ID: 33142

ISBN: 025321243x

Condition: Very Good


Stiff card wrappers, pages slightly age-toned, text clean, no ownership markings, binding tight. ; 8.99999999082 X 5.99999999388 X 0.699999999286 inches; 224 pages View more info

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The Workers of African Trade

By: Coquery-Vidrovitch, Catherine & Paul E. Lovejoy

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Beverly Hills, SAGE Publications, Inc: 1985

Seller ID: 34139

ISBN: 0803924720

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Publisher's hardback with gilt lettering to front board & spine, no jacket, as issued, slight mark to fore-edge, boards clean, internally clean, one leaf loose, maps. ; Sage Series on African Modernization & Development; 8vo; 304 pages View more info

Image for We Kissed the Ground/Carrada Ayaan Dhunkannay  A migrant’s journey from Somaliland to the Mediterranean/Waa socdaalkii tahriibka ee Somaliland ilaa badda Medhitereeniyanka

We Kissed the Ground/Carrada Ayaan Dhunkannay A migrant’s journey from Somaliland to the Mediterranean/Waa socdaalkii tahriibka ee Somaliland ilaa badda Medhitereeniyanka

By: Geeldoon, Mohamed Hussein

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Rift Valley Institute: 2016

Seller ID: 32460

ISBN: 190743142X

Condition: Very Good-


Card wrappers, very slightly edgeworn, no ownership name, pages clean and unmarked, binding tight. ; 8.27 X 5.83 X 0.34 inches; 144 pages View more info

Image for Ibn Battuta in Black Africa

Ibn Battuta in Black Africa

By: Hamdun, Said & Noel Quinton King

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Bellew Publishing Co Ltd: 1975

Seller ID: 33935

ISBN: 0901720577

Condition: Good+ in Good dust jacket


Stiff card wrappers with d/jkt. D/jkt is bent along top edges and has small nicks to top of spine. Card wrappers blank, some stains to foreedges, page 32-33 has red ink marginal notes. Folding map at back, some residue of glue from adhesive tape. Binding tight.; 20 x 13 x 0.7 cm; 104 pages View more info

Image for The Wild Sports Of Southern Africa; Being The Narrative Of A Hunting Expedition From The Cape Of Good Hope, Through The Territories Of The Chief Moselekatse To The Tropic Of Capricorn

The Wild Sports Of Southern Africa; Being The Narrative Of A Hunting Expedition From The Cape Of Good Hope, Through The Territories Of The Chief Moselekatse To The Tropic Of Capricorn

By: Harris, William Cornwallis

Price: £100.00

Publisher: London, Henry G Bohn: 1852

Edition: Fifth Edition

Seller ID: 34018

Condition: Poor


Please note this is a heavy item and may incur extra shipping charges for international orders.; Publisher's gilt-decorated red cloth, rebacked with gilt lettering to spine, boards worn and marked, later endpapers, lacks all plates, scattered foxing, a few leaves loose, in Poor condition, reading copy only. ; 7" x 10"; 359 pages View more info

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A History of Hausa Islamic Verse

By: Hiskett, Mervyn

Price: £30.00

Publisher: School of Oriental & African Studies,External Services Division: 1975

Seller ID: 33886

ISBN: 0728600021

Condition: Good+


Stiff card wrappers, creased spine. Text clean, no ownership markings, binding tight. ; 21.5 x 14 x 2.5 cm; 300 pages View more info

Image for The African Poor  A History

The African Poor A History

By: Iliffe, John

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 2008

Seller ID: 33897

ISBN: 0521348773

Condition: Very Good


Publisher's stiff card wrappers, spine slightly faded, leaves age-darkened, internally clean, no ownership marks. ; African Studies; 6" x 9"; 387 pages View more info

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The History of a Slave

By: Johnston, H. H. & Paul Lovejoy

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Markus Wiener Publishers: 2012

Seller ID: 33973

ISBN: 1558765549

Condition: Very Good+


Stiff card wrappers, laminate beginning to peel at foreedge of front wrapper from about halfway down. Text clean, no ownership markings, b&w plates, binding tight. ; 23 x 15 x 1.3 cm; 176 pages View more info

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Islam in Tropical Africa

By: Lewis, I.M.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Hutchinson: 1980

Seller ID: 33979

ISBN: 0091413117

Condition: Good+


Stiff card wrappers, some small creases on front wrapper, heavily creased spine such that the crease lines have lost their colour. Text clean, no ownership markings, binding tight. ; Hutchinson university library for Africa; 21.5 x 13.5 x 2 cm; 320 pages View more info

Image for Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa : Including a Sketch of Sixteen Years' Residence in the Interior of Africa

Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa : Including a Sketch of Sixteen Years' Residence in the Interior of Africa

By: Livingstone, David

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1857

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 34138

Condition: Very Good


Please note this is a heavy item and may incur extra shipping charges for international orders.; Bound in recent brown cloth with gilt lettering to spine, x, 687, 8 pp., new endpapers, boards clean, internally clean, no foxing, folding frontis, portrait, full-page & in-text illustrations, two folding maps in pocket at rear, maps backed on archival conservation paper, adverts at rear dated 'November 1, 1857.' ; 6" x 9"; 687 pages View more info

Image for Transformations in Slavery  A History of Slavery in Africa

Transformations in Slavery A History of Slavery in Africa

By: Lovejoy, Paul E.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1983

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 33887

ISBN: 0521286468

Condition: Very Good


Stiff card wrappers, creased and sunned spine and front joint, rear wrapper creased. Text clean, no ownership markings, binding tight. Signed by author. ; African Studies; 22.5 x 15 x 2 cm; 368 pages; Signed by Author View more info

Image for Salt of the Desert Sun  A History of Salt Production and Trade in the Central Sudan   Edition: First

Salt of the Desert Sun A History of Salt Production and Trade in the Central Sudan Edition: First

By: Lovejoy, Paul E.

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 1986

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 33902

ISBN: 0521301823

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


Publisher's hardback in dust jacket, inscribed by the author on the front endpaper, dj spine faded, leaves slightly age-darkened, text clean, tables & maps. ; African Studies; 8vo; 351 pages; Signed by Author View more info

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Caravans of Kola the Hausa Kola trade 1700-1900

By: Lovejoy, Paul E.

Price: £80.00

Publisher: Zaria, Ahmadu Bello University Press: 1980

Seller ID: 34001

ISBN: 9781545682

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


Publisher's hardback in dust jacket, dj rubbed & edgeworn, boards clean, internally clean, no ownership marks, maps. ; 8vo (app 6" x 9"); 181 pages View more info

Image for The Masque of Africa Glimpses of African Belief

The Masque of Africa Glimpses of African Belief

By: S. Naipaul, V.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Picador: 2010

Edition: First UK Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 35104

ISBN: 0330472054

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Hardback in dust jacket, signed by the author V. S. Naipaul on the title-page, jacket clean, internally clean, no ownership names. ; 9.3 X 5.9 X 1.3 inches; 325 pages; Signed by Author View more info

Sovereignty for Sudan

By: Sabry, H.Zulfakar

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Ithaca Press: 1982

Seller ID: 31303

ISBN: 0903729806

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Black boards, corners sharp but a bit bumped to bottom edge and bottom of spine, dust jacket somewhat besmudged and spine faded, no ownership name and internally clean, binding tight.; Sudan Studies; 8.43 X 5.51 X 0.79 inches; 136 pages View more info

Image for Drum  The Making of a Magazine

Drum The Making of a Magazine

By: Sampson, Anthony

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Jonathan Ball Publishers SA: 2005

Seller ID: 32462

ISBN: 1868422119

Condition: Very Good


Card wrappers, edges very lightly worn in a few places, no ownership name, pages clean and unmarked, binding tight. ; 240 pages View more info

Image for Government in Zazzau  A Study of Government in the Hausa Chiefdom of Zaria in Northern Nigeria from 1800 to 1950

Government in Zazzau A Study of Government in the Hausa Chiefdom of Zaria in Northern Nigeria from 1800 to 1950

By: Smith, Michael Garfield

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1960

Seller ID: 33950

ISBN: 0197241352

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Blue boards with gilt lettering, slightly edgeworn, no ownership name, pages unmarked, light foxing to edges, binding tight.; International African Institute; 384 pages View more info