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Africa Dances : a book about West African Negroes.
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Warrior Herdsmen.
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Marching Over Africa : letters from Victorian soldiers.
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The Downfall of Prempeh. A Diary of life with the Native Levy in Ashanti 1895-96.  With a chapter on the political and commercial position of Ashanti by Sir George Baden-Powell., BADEN-POWELL, Major R.S.S.
The Downfall of Prempeh. A Diary of life with the Native Levy in Ashanti 1895-96. With a chapter on the political and commercial position of Ashanti by Sir George Baden-Powell.
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Ismailia : a narrative of the expedition to Central Africa for the suppression of the slave trade organized by Ismail, Khedive of Egypt., BAKER, Sir Samuel W.
Ismailia : a narrative of the expedition to Central Africa for the suppression of the slave trade organized by Ismail, Khedive of Egypt.
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Kanyoko., HARRIS, Rex.
Kanyoko.
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Zambesi : England's El Dorado in Africa.
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Wild Places of Zimbabwe.
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1 ARNOLD, W.E. The Goldbergs of Leigh Ranch.
Bulawayo Books of Zimbabwe 1980 
Men of Our Time series, Volume Four. xv, 140pp, frontispiece colour portrait , black & white photographs, two coloured photographs. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. Near fine. ISBN 0869202227 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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2 ASHE, Robert Pickering. Chronicles of Uganda.
London Frank Cass & Co 1971 
(Missionary Researches and Travels no. 20). New Introduction by John A. Rowe. Second edition. xvi, 480pp, portrait frontis, 26 black and white illustrations. Original cloth with dustwrapper (rear and flaps of jacket a little darkened). Very good. ISBN 0714618616 
Price: 65.00 AUD
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The Matabele Campaign 1896 : being a narrative of the campaign in suppressing the native uprising in Matabeleland and Mashonaland., BADEN-POWELL, Colonel R.S.S.
3 BADEN-POWELL, Colonel R.S.S. The Matabele Campaign 1896 : being a narrative of the campaign in suppressing the native uprising in Matabeleland and Mashonaland.
London Methuen 1897 
(Methuen's Colonial Library.) xvi, 500pp, frontis, numerous plates, maps and text illustrations. Original red cloth, spine faded and very slight rubbing to the extremities. Edges uncut. The front free endpaper had been torn out, otherwise a very good copy. 
Price: 60.00 AUD
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The Downfall of Prempeh. A Diary of life with the Native Levy in Ashanti 1895-96.  With a chapter on the political and commercial position of Ashanti by Sir George Baden-Powell., BADEN-POWELL, Major R.S.S.
4 BADEN-POWELL, Major R.S.S. The Downfall of Prempeh. A Diary of life with the Native Levy in Ashanti 1895-96. With a chapter on the political and commercial position of Ashanti by Sir George Baden-Powell.
London Methuen 1896 
(Methuen's Colonial Library.) First (colonial) edition. 200pp, frontis with tissue guard, map, 20 plates. Original red cloth, spine faded, slightly rubbed at head and tail of spine. All edges uncut. A very good clean copy. 
Price: 135.00 AUD
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Ismailia : a narrative of the expedition to Central Africa for the suppression of the slave trade organized by Ismail, Khedive of Egypt., BAKER, Sir Samuel W.
5 BAKER, Sir Samuel W. Ismailia : a narrative of the expedition to Central Africa for the suppression of the slave trade organized by Ismail, Khedive of Egypt.
London Macmillan 1874 
With maps, portraits and upwards of fifty full-page illustrations by Zwecker and Durand. Two volumes. First edition. [I] viii, 448pp (last colophon only), 55pp publisher's catalogue; frontis & 20 plates, folding coloured map (old neat repair to short clean tear at fold). [II] viii, 588pp, frontis & 29 plates, full-page coloured map. Original green cloth, decorated in gilt on spine and upper board; extremities a little rubbed, 1cm break in the cloth at head of spine Vol I and a few other tiny breaks at head and tail of both spines, slight 1cm break halfway along upper joint of Vol II. Hinges starting in Vol II but binding solid. Edges a little soiled, foxing on first and last pages of Vol II, otherwise very clean inside. A good to very good set, now in new mylar wrappers. 
Price: 500.00 AUD
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6 CARDINALL, A.W. A Bibliography of the Gold Coast.
Accra, Gold Coast Colony Government Printer nd [1932? 
Issued as a companion volume to The Census Report of 1931. xix, 384pp. Index. Original cloth (25mm top edge slightly faded, some black ink splashes along front edge of spine, a few small stains). Edges yellowed and spotted, pale foxing on endpapers and first and last few leaves. Still a very good copy. 
Price: 150.00 AUD
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7 CARDINALL, A.W. In Ashanti & Beyond. The Record of a Resident Magistrate's many Years in Tropical Africa, his Arduous & Dangerous Treks both in the Course of his Duty & in Pursuit of Big Game...
London Seeley, Service & Co. Limited 1927 
***title continues "with Descriptions of the People, their Manner of Living & the Wonderful Ways of Beasts and Insects". First edition. 288pp, [8] publisher's advertisements, 24 black & white photographs, folding map at rear. Original yellow cloth with illustrative device (an African woman) on upper board; soiled, corners bumped, deep bump to front tail edge, trifling rubbing on extremities. Edges discoloured, with top edges spotted. Spotting on first few and a couple of the last pages, discolouration in gutters and spotting on pages adjacent to photographs, square stain on pp16-17 from some item now not present, otherwise interior generally clean. Owner's inscription on second leaf. Good. 
Price: 80.00 AUD
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8 DE GRAMONT, Sanche. The Strong Brown God : the story of the Niger River.
London Hart Davis, MacGibbon 1975 
350pp, b/w photographs, maps. Cloth with d/w. A good clean copy. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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9 DI PERNA, Anthony P. A Right to be Proud : the struggle for self-government and the roots of white nationalism in Rhodesia, 1890-1922.
Bulawayo Books of Rhodesia 1978 
(Rhodesiana Reprint Library, Silver Series, volume 22). Reprint of the thesis published in 1973, together with a new postscript and conclusion; also a supplemental bibliography and illustrations. xvii, 245pp, frontispiece author photograph, 29 further black & white photographs. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (spine lightly discoloured, trifling rubbing). Very good. ISBN 086920176X 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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10 DICKINSON, Capt. F.A. Lake Victoria to Khartoum with rifle and camera.
London Bodley Head 1910 
With an Introduction by the Rt. Hon. Winston Churchill and numerous illustrations from photographs by the author. First edition. xix, 334pp,16 pp publisher's list, frontis & 47 plates (80 images). Original red cloth, spine quite faded, boards marked, extremities rubbed. Top edges gilt, others yellowed, a little light spotting on endpapers and first and last couple of leaves, otherwise very clean. A good to very good copy. Owner's name. ***WSC appears in three of the photographs. 
Price: 285.00 AUD
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11 DU TOIT, S.J. Rhodesia Past and Present.
Bulawayo Books of Rhodesia 1977 
(Rhodesiana Reprint Library, Silver Series, volume 15.) Facsimile reproduction of the 1897 edition with a new Foreword and index. [xiv], xviii, 218, [10]pp, 16 b&w plates. Decorated cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. Very good. ISBN 0869201530 ***The author's journey through Rhodesia in 1894. 
Price: 50.00 AUD
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12 EMERY, Frank. Marching Over Africa : letters from Victorian soldiers.
London Hodder & Stoughton 1986 
204pp, maps and illustrations. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0340382910 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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13 FRIEDLAND, William & Carl G. Rosberg (eds). African Socialism.
Stanford, California Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace 1964 
313pp. Cloth with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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14 GALE, W.D. One Man's Vision : the story of Rhodesia.
Bulawayo Books of Rhodesia 1976 
(Rhodesiana Reprint Library, Silver Series, volume 12.) Facsimile reproduction of the 1935 edition to a reduced format and incorporating new author's preface and illustrations. [xii], 288pp, b&w plates. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. Very good. ISBN 0869201425 ***The first six dramatic years of Rhodesia history - the man being Mr Rhodes. 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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15 GORER, Geoffrey. Africa Dances : a book about West African Negroes.
London Faber & Faber 1935 
Second impression. 363pp, b&w photographs, maps. Original cloth. Owner's name on ffep. A very good clean copy. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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16 GREEN, Elsa Goodwin. Raiders and Rebels in South Africa.
Bulawayo Books of Rhodesia 1976 
(Rhodesiana Reprint Library, Silver Series, volume 9.) Facsimile reproduction of the 1898 edition with a new Foreword and index. [xii], xii, 210, [4]pp, 14 b&w plates. Decorated cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. Very good. ISBN 0869201360 ***The author's first-hand account of her experiences, as a nurse, in Rhodesia in the 1890s, during the time of the Jameson Raid and the Mashona and Matabele Rebellions. 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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Kanyoko., HARRIS, Rex.
17 HARRIS, Rex. Kanyoko.
London Constable 1960 
Inscribed by the author on front free endpaper. 246pp. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (trifling rubbing on extremities, back spotted). Light spotting on edges. Good to very good. 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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18 HOLE, Hugh Marshall. The Passing of the Black Kings.
Bulawayo Books of Rhodesia 1978 
(Rhodesiana Reprint Library, Silver Series, Volume 20.) Facsimile reproduction of the 1932 edition with a new Foreword. xi,322pp, black and white photograph frontispiece,8 further black & white photographs, 2 maps Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (minor rubbing). Very good. ISBN 0869201670 
Price: 45.00 AUD
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19 LIVINGSTONE, David. Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa; including a sketch of sixteen years' residence in the interior of Africa, and a journey from the Cape of Good Hope to Loanda on the West Coast; thence across the Continent...
Amsterdam Time-Life Books 1986 
(Classics of Exploration.) Facsimile of the first edition of 1857. 8vo. ix, [iii], 711pp, folding frontispiece engraved illustration.47 illustrations, including 2 folding maps at rear. Faux leather with simile spine labels and raised bands, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt, ribbon marker. Very good to fine. ***Titile continues: ...down the River Zambesi, to the Eastern Ocean. 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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20 MATHERS, E.P. Zambesi : England's El Dorado in Africa.
Bulawayo Books of Rhodesia 1977 
(Rhodesiana Reprint Library, Silver Series, volume 18.) Facsimile reproduction of the 1891 edition with a new Foreword. [xi], vii, 480pp, 2 folding maps (one coloured), b&w illus, publisher's and other adverts (from the original edition). Decorated cloth-textured papered boards (as per the original) with dustwrapper. Very good. 
Price: 45.00 AUD
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