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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

Image for Patrons and Power  Creating a Political Community in Metropolitan Lagos

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

Image for Islam in Tropical Africa

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 Sovereignty for Sudan

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

Image for Sudan Under Nimeiri.

Sudan Under Nimeiri.

By: SYLVESTER, Anthony.

Price: £22.00

Publisher: Bodley Head: 1977

Seller ID: 31304

Condition: Very Good- in Poor dust jacket


Green boards, edges age toned, some tears to dust jacket along top edge and to top of front, to bottom of spine and to corner of back cover, previous owner's name in ink to front free end paper but otherwise internally clean, some light foxing to page edges, binding tight. View more info