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1 ARMBRUSTER, C.H. DONGOLESE NUBIAN: A GRAMMAR [and] DONGOLESE NUBIAN: A LEXICON
Cambridge University Press 1960 Hard Cover Good 
Two volumes, large quarto: A Grammar (1960) xxxi + 460pp. [1]; A Lexicon (1965) xvi + 268pp. [1]. Dustwrapper (Grammar) with some marginal wear, a few small soils and scuffs, a few small tears, loss minimal. Dustwrapper (Lexicon) with a few minor marks, very good. Both books clean and sound, with no remarkable wear, and overall quite presentable in removable clear protective wraps. 
Price: 100.00 EUR
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2 BALOGUN, M. Jide, and MUTAHABA, Gelase (eds.) ECONOMIC RESTRUCTURING AND AFRICAN PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION: ISSUES, ACTIONS AND FUTURE CHOICES
West Hartford Kumarian Press 1989 0931816920 / 9780931816925 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good 
Large octavo, xxviii + 246pp., tables. Pages lightly tanned, very slight edge-wear at dustwrapper. A very good, clean and sound copy. African Associaton for Public Administration and Management. 
Price: 25.00 EUR
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3 BARRATT, John, et al (eds.) STRATEGY FOR DEVELOPMENT
London Macmillan 1976 0333194624 / 9780333194621 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good 
Octavo, viii + 324pp., tables. A very good, clean and sound copy in like dustwrapper. Published in association with the Foundation for Foreign Affairs, the Rand Afrikaans University and the South African Institute of International Affairs. 
Price: 30.00 EUR
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4 BULL, Deborah, and LORIMER, Donald UP THE NILE: A PHOTOGRAPHIC EXCURSION: EGYPT 1839-1898
New York Clarkson N. Potter Inc. 1979 0517535122 / 9780517535127 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good 
Landscape quarto, xviii + 131pp., map, full-page sepia photo. reproductions. A little curling at dustwrapper edges, and no significant defects. A very good copy. 
Price: 20.00 EUR
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5 CADBURY, William A. LABOUR IN PORTUGUESE WEST AFRICA
London George Routledge and Sons, Ltd. 1909 First Edition Hard Cover 
Small octavo, green cloth, gilt title at spine and front board, vii + 162pp., folding map (very good order) following text. Minor tanning/foxing at endpapers and edges, and apart from marginal loss at corner of one leaf (text not affected), no remarkable wear. Ownership notes (1909) at fly-leaf. A very good copy. 
Price: 22.00 EUR
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6 CADBURY, William A. LABOUR IN PORTUGUESE WEST AFRICA
London George Routledge & Sons Ltd 1910 Second Edition with added chapter Hard Cover 
Octavo, black cloth, gilt lettering, xii + 187pp., folding colour map at rear. Waterstaining at board margins (light, not penetrating), a little wear around head of spine and spine edges, slight loss; edges and endpapers lightly tanned. Original owner's copperplate signature and inscription (a gift from the author) at fly-leaf. Text clean, a sound, square copy. 
Price: 20.00 EUR
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7 CANOT, Theodore (ed. A.W. Lawrence) MEMOIRS OF A SLAVE-TRADER
London Jonathan Cape 1929 The Travellers' Library Hard Cover Fair 
Small octavo, 284pp. + adverts. Unclipped dustwrapper darkened, and with creasing and small tear at one corner, very slight loss; book with foxing at edges, endpapers and prelims., text clean. A sound copy in removable clear protective wrap. 
Price: 10.00 EUR
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8 CAPART, Jean, with Marcelle Werbrouck THEBES: THE GLORY OF A GREAT PAST
London George Allen & Unwin Ltd 1926 Hard Cover 
Large quarto, dark blue pictorial cloth, gilt, fronts., 362pp., top edge dark red, profusely illustrated in mono. A touch of bumping at corners, very lightly shaken, very minor wear only. Early owner's small signature and date (1934) at front free endpaper. Clean throughout, in very good order. A nice copy. 
Price: 120.00 EUR
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9 CHAPMAN, Michael, and DANGOR, Achmat (eds., intr.) VOICES FROM WITHIN: BLACK POETRY FROM SOUTHERN AFRICA
Parklands AD. Donker (Pty) Ltd 1990 0868521191 / 9780868521190 Reprint Soft Cover 
Octavo, publisher's pictorial wraps, 258pp. Wraps worn, not seriously, pages tanned, not heavily. A good, sound, usable copy. 
Price: 10.00 EUR
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10 CLEGG, Ian WORKERS' SELF-MANAGEMENT IN ALGERIA
New York Monthly Review Press 1971 0853452008 / 9780853452003 First Printing Hard Cover Fair 
Octavo, 249pp, Pages tanned at margins, dustwrapper partially faded, some wear, minimal loss. A sound copy in removable clear protective wrap. 
Price: 12.50 EUR
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11 CUMMING, Duncan THE GENTLEMAN SAVAGE: THE LIFE OF MANSFIELD PARKYNS 1823-1894
London Century 1987 0712617345 / 9780712617345 First Edition. Hard Cover Very Good 
Octavo, xi + 176pp., mono. illustrations. Just a touch of edge foxing, minimal wear. A very good, sound copy in like dustwrapper and removable clear protective wrap. 
Price: 10.00 EUR
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12 DAWISHA, Karen SOVIET FOREIGN POLICY TOWARDS EGYPT
London Macmillan 1979 0333252942 / 9780333252949 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good 
Octavo, xiii + 271pp., tables, map. Top edge a bit dusty, no significant defects. A very good, sound copy in like dustwrapper. 
Price: 10.00 EUR
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13 EPRILE, Cecil WAR AND PEACE IN THE SUDAN 1955-1972 [World Realities]
Newton Abbot David & Charles 1974 0715362216 / 9780715362211 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good 
Octavo, 191pp., double-oage map. Some foxing at text-block edges, minor smudging at endpapers. A good, sound copy in very good, unclipped dustwrapper and removable clear protective wrap. 
Price: 15.00 EUR
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14 FESSEHATZION, Tekie SHATTERED ILLUSION, BROKEN PROMISE: ESSAYS ON THE ERITREA-ETHIOPIA CONFLICT (1998-2000)
Lawrenceville The Red Sea Press 2002 1569021716 / 9781569021712 First Edition Soft Cover 
Octavo, stiff pictorial wraps, ix + 276pp. A very good, clean and sound copy. 
Price: 15.00 EUR
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15 FITZSIMONS, F.W. THE MONKEYFOLK OF SOUTH AFRICA
London Longmans, Green and Co. 1924 Second Edition Hard Cover 
Octavo, dark green cloth, gilt title at spine, xiv + 172pp.,mono. illustrations. Lacking fly-leaf, front hinge split, but a long way from detaching; a few weakened joints, edges tanned. Still, reasonably good, contents clean, and a perfectly usable copy. Binding mildly rubbed, quite presentable. 
Price: 15.00 EUR
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16 GIBSON, Charles Dana SKETCHES IN EGYPT
New York Harper & Brothers 1899 Hard Cover The Author 
Quarto, pictorial cloth, fronts., xv + 114pp., mono. illustrations. Cloth darkened and with some soiling (chiefly rear panel); volume s little shaken, some tender hinges, no imminent detachments; some interior smudging, neither heavy nor extensive. Complete, illustrations largely clean and sharp. 
Price: 40.00 EUR
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17 GORDON-BROWN, Alfred PICTORIAL AFRICANA: A SURVEY OF OLD SOUTH AFRICAN PAINTINGS DRAWINGS AND PRINTS TO THE END OF THE NINETEENTH CENTURY WITH A BIOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY OF ONE THOUSAND ARTISTS
Cape Town A.A. Balkema 1975 0869610708 / 9780869610701 First Edition Hard Cover Dustwrapper 
Quarto, x + 254pp., profusely illustrated in mono. and colour (one folding plate), errata slip bound-in after final leaf, presentation slip (not author) pasted-down at fly-leaf. Bookseller's ticket (Adams, Durban) at front paste-down. Edge-wear and a few marginal tears at dustwrapper, but with minimal loss. Book very good, clean and sound. Clear protective wrap. 
Price: 35.00 EUR
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18 HAAG, Michael ALEXANDRIA: CITY OF MEMORY
New Haven Yale University Press 2004 0300104154 / 9780300104158 First Edition. Hard Cover Very Good 
Quarto, xiv + 368pp., mono. illustrations, maps. Owner's name at half-title, extremely minor wear at dustwrapper tips. A very good, clean and sound copy in removable clear protective wrap. 
Price: 22.00 EUR
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19 HALLIDAY, Fred, and MOLYNEUX, Maxine THE ETHIOPIAN REVOLUTION
London Verso 1981 086091741X / 9780860917410 Soft Cover 
Octavo, stiff pictorial wraps, 304pp. A very good, clean and sound copy, wraps in clear protective laminate. 
Price: 15.00 EUR
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20 HILL, Allan G. (ed.) POPULATION, HEALTH AND NUTRITION IN THE SAHEL: ISSUES ION THE WELFARE OF SELECTED WEST AFRICAN COMMUNITIES
London KPI 1985 0710300999 / 9780710300997 First Edition Soft Cover 
Large octavo, stiff pictorial wraps, xxiii + 399pp., mono. photo. illustrations, tables. Label remains at front wrap, minor scuff at top edge, very small closed tear at wrap, lower panel corner. A very good, sound copy, scarcely used. 
Price: 20.00 EUR
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