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Abominable Snowmen : Legend Come to Life : The Story of Sub-Humans on Five Continents from the Early Ice Age Until Today. First Edition in dustjacket

By: SANDERSON, Ivan T.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Chilton Company - Book Division, Publishers, Philadelphia and New York, 1961,:

Seller ID: 104135


SANDERSON, Ivan T. Abominable Snowmen : Legend Come to Life : The Story of Sub-Humans on Five Continents from the Early Ice Age Until Today. Illustrated. Philadelphia and New York : Chilton Company - Book Division, Publishers, (1961). First Edition. Pp (4),v-xv,(3),1-525,(1),+ 8 pp plates. Text Illustrations and Maps.. Index. 8vo, pale violet cloth, black lettering to spine. Contents : 1. A Certain Unpleasantness: A Brief History of ABSMery. 2. Ubiquitous Woodsmen: Reports from Canada (1860 to 1920). 3. Further Sasquatchery: More Reports from Canada (1920 to 1940). 4. The Appearance of Bigfeet... View more info

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Abraham Esau's War : A Black South African War in the Cape, 1899-1902. First Edition in dustjacket

By: NASSON, Bill African Studies Series, no. 68

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, New York, Port CHester, Melbourne, Sydney, 1991, ISBN:0521385121: 1991

Seller ID: 113192

ISBN: 0521385121


NASSON, Bill. Abraham Esau's War : A Black South African War in the Cape, 1899-1902. Cambridge, New York, Port Chester, Melbourne, Sydney : Cambridge University Press, (1991). First Ediiton. Pp (12),xiii-xxvi,1-245,(1). Illustrated. Maps. Index. 8vo, black cloth, gilt lettering to spine. African Studies Series, no. 68. "The South African War 1899-1902 is no longer treated as 'a white man's war' by historians. Black South Africans were drawn into service by both sides, and the war affected the black communities in a variety of complex ways. Dr Nasson has written a ... View more info

Absurd and the Brave : CORB - The True Account of the British Government's World War II Evacuation of Children Overseas. First Edition in dustjacket, Signed

By: FETHNEY, Michael BRIGGS, Asa, Lord

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Boo Guild Ltd., Sussex, England, 1990, ISBN:0863324479:

Seller ID: 116117


FETHNEY, Michael. The Absurd and the Brave : CORB - The True Account of theBritish Government's World War II Evacuation of Children Overseas. Sussex, England : The Book Guild Ltd., (1990). First Edition. Pp (6),7-333,(3). Wi th many b&w photos and other illustrations in the text . 8vo [140 x 220 mm], blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Michael Fethney (b. circa 1931), himself a CORB child evacuated at age 9 from Bradford, was living in Harrogateat the time of puiblication. "In June 1940, the CORB scheme (Children's Ov erseas Reception Board) opened its doors for the evacuation of Britain'... View more info

Accidental Opportunities : A Journey through Many Doors : An Autobiography.Paperback.

By: PACHAI, Bridgal.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Roseway Publishing, Halifax , 2007, ISBN:9781552662366:

Seller ID: 83665


PACHAI, Bridglal. Accidental Opportunities : A Journey through Many Doors :An Autobiography. Halifax : Roseway Publishing, (2007). First Edition. Pp [1]-197,(3). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated black card covers. “Bridglal (Bridge) Pachai, a life long advocate of social justice, was born in a thatched roof dwelling in Umbulwana, South Africa. His journey has taken him from South Africa to Halifax, Nova Scotia. Along the way he has taught history at universities in Ghana, Malawi, Nigeria, The Gambia, South Africa and Halifax. He has also served as Director of the Black Cultural Centre in Nova S... View more info

Advances in Aquaculture : Papers presented at the FAO Technical Conference on Aquaculture, Kyoto, Japan, 26 May - 2 June 1976

By: PILLAY, T. V. R., and Wm. A. DILL (eds.) DILL, Wm. A. FARWELL, M. K. PORTER, T. R.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Fishing News Books Ltd,, Farnham, Surrey, England, 1979, ISBN:0852380925:

Seller ID: 115031


PILLAY, T. V. R., and Wm. A. DILL (eds.). Advances in Aquaculture : Papers presented at the FAO Technical Conference on Aquaculture, Kyoto, Japan, 26 May - 2 June 1976. Farnham, Surrey, England : Published by arrangement withthe Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, by Fishing Ne ws Books Ltd, (1979). First Edition. Pp (4),v-xviii,1-653,(1). Illustrated.Figures. Tables. Double Column. 4to, green cloth, gilt lettering and decor ation to front board and spine. ADDITIONAL SHIPPING CHARGES WILL BE REQUIRED FOR ORDERS OUTSIDE CANADA DUE TO ITS WEIGHT. Very good. 125.00 Contents :... View more info

Advances in the Study of Societal Multilingualism.

By: FISHMAN, Joshua A. (ed.). MEISEL, John de VRIES, John SCOTTON, Carol Myers

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Mouton Publishers, The Hague / Paris / New York , 1978, ISBN:9027977429:

Seller ID: 98303


FISHMAN, Joshua A. (ed.). Advances in the Study of Societal Multilingualism. The Hague / Paris / New York : Mouton Publishers, (1978). Student Edition. Pp [i]-xiii,(3),1-842,(2). Illustrated. Maps. Index. 8vo, red card covers. Contents : Part One: Language Contact. 1. Bilingualism, Language Contact,and Immigrant Languages in the United States. A Research Report, 1956-1970 (by Einar Haugen). 2. Some (German-English) Language Contact Phenomena at the Discourse Level (by Michael G. Clyne). 3. Triglossia and Swahili-English Bilingualism in Tanzania (by M. H. Abdulaziz Mkilifi). Part Two: LanguageM... View more info

Africa Fights for Independence

By: SOLODOVNIKOV, V.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Novosti Press Agency Publishing House, Moscow, 1970,:

Seller ID: 108874


SOLODOVNIKOV, V. Africa Fights for Independence. Moscow : Novosti Press Agency Publishing House, 1970. Pp (4),5-[149],(3). Small 8vo, blue card covers, lettered in red and white, with a blank orange spine. Contents : From thePublishers; African Nations in the Struggle for National Renascence; Slave Trade and Its Consequences; Colonial Division and the Resistance of the Af rican Peoples; Some Consequences of Colonial Domination; Progressive PublicOpinion in Russia and Africa; African Peoples in Struggle for National Ren ascence; Intensification of Anti-Imperialist Struggle in Africa; Between th... View more info

Africa Pilot, Volume I : Comprising the South and East Coasts of Africa from Cape Hangklip to Ras Hafun. with supplement.

By: Pilot]

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Hydrographer of the navy, London, 1967,:

Seller ID: 102305


[Pilot]. Africa Pilot, Volume I [1] : Comprising Arquipélago dos Açores, Arquipélago da Madeira, Arquipélago de Cabo Verde, and islas Canarias; also the West Cast of Africa from Cabo Espartel to Calabar River. London : "Published by the Hydrographer of the Navy", 1967. Twelfth Edition. Pp. (4),[i]-xv,(1),[1]-685,(1). Illustrated with maps, charts (some folding) and views .8vo, bluish-grey cloth with yellow lettering to front. Light wear to cloth , spine sunned, some pen marking on five early pages and a few other pages,one small pencilled chart (p.132), else very good. 45.00 View more info

Africa Pilot, Volume III : Comprising the South and East Coasts of Africa from Cape Hangklip to Ras Hafun. with supplement.

By: Pilot]

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Hydrographer of the navy, London, 1967,:

Seller ID: 77348


[Pilot]. Africa Pilot, Volume III [3] : Comprising the South and East Coasts of Africa from Cape Hangklip to Ras Hafun. London: "Published by the Hydrographer of the Navy", 1967. Twelfth Edition. Pp. (4),[i]-ix,(3),[1]-529,(1). Illustrated with maps, charts (some folding) and views. 8vo, bluish-greycloth with yellow lettering to front. With Supplement No. 6, 1975 laid in at rear. Boards bowed, hinges shaky, spine ends bumped, else very good. 40.00 View more info

African Folktales & Sculpture : Folktales selected and edited by Paul Radinwith the collaboration of Elinore Marvel. 2nd ed 2nd pr

By: African Art) Bollingen Series XXXII RADIN, Paul (ed.) MARVEL, Elinore

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Pantheon Books, 1966,:

Seller ID: 48500


(African Art). African Folktales & Sculpture. Folktales selected and editedby Paul Radin with the collaboration of Elinore Marvel. (New York) : Panth eon Books, (October, 1966). Pp. 357. Frontis + one folding map + 187 black & white plates at rear. 4to, off-white cloth covered boards with small giltand black decoration to front, black cloth spine, gilt lettering, top edge orange. Bollingen Series XXXII. ""This volume offers a representative coll ection of native African myths and folktales accompanied by selected examples of the plastic art stemming from the same culture. In assembling... View more info

African Women on the Thin Blue Line : Gender-Sensitive Police Reform in Liberia and Southern Sudan. First Edition

By: SALAHUB, Jennifer Erin (ed.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: North-South Institute / L'Institut Nord-Sud, Ottawa, 2011, ISBN:9781897358092:

Seller ID: 111227


SALAHUB, Jennifer Erin (ed.). African Women on the Thin Blue Line : Gender-Sensitive Police Reform in Liberia and Southern Sudan. (Ottawa) : The North-South Institute / L'Institut Nord-Sud, (2011). First Edition. Pp (1),iv-x,1-80. Illustrated. Maps. 8vo, illustrated card covers, lettered in white. Contents : 1. Hearing from Women on Both Sides of the Thin Blue Line (by Jennifer Erin Sakhub). 2. Women's Perspectives on Police Reform in Liberia:Privileging the Voices of Liberian Policewomen and Civil Society (by Caroline Bowah and Jennifer Erin Salahb). 3. Women's Perspectives on the Reform of t... View more info

African Workers and Apartheid

By: DAVIS, David Fact Paper on Southern Africa No. 5

Price: $15.00

Publisher: International Defence & Air Fund, London, 1978,:

Seller ID: 77618


DAVIS, David. African Workers and Apartheid. London: Internatioanl Defence & Aid Fund, March 1978. Pp. (4),1-43,(1). Small 8vo, brown stapled card covers. Fact Paper on Southern Africa No. 5. Contents: The Pass Laws; Migrant Labour; Labour Bureaux; Job Reservation; No Equality; Starvation Wages; Industrial Relations; 'The Right to Strike'; African Trade Unions. Spine sunned, else very good. 15.00 View more info

Africander Land. ex-library

By: COLQUHOUN, Archibald R.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: John Murray, London, 1906,:

Seller ID: 34082


COLQUHOUN, Archibald R. The Africander Land. London : John Murray, 1906. Pp438 + 4 maps (1 folding). 8vo, rebound in brown library cloth. Ex-library (inkstamps, remnant of pouch removed), three-inch tear to pp.17-18 (somewhat affecting text), else very good. 40.00 View more info

Afrikaner Dissidents: A Social Psychological Study of Identity and Dissent.Multilingual Matters 39.

By: LOUW-POTGIETER, Jona.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Multilingual Matters Ltd, Clevedon (UK) / Philadelphia , 1988, ISBN:1853590118:

Seller ID: 99373


LOUW-POTGIETER, Jona. Afrikaner Dissidents: A Social Psychological Study ofIdentity and Dissent. Clevedon (UK) / Philadelphia : Multilingual Matters Ltd, (1988). Pp (10),[1]-157,(1). Index. 8vo, red card covers. Lettered in white. Multilingual Matters 39. Contents : 1. A theory of Afrikaner identity. 2. Sampling and method. 3. The process of change: From a traditional Afrikaner to a dissident Afrikaner. 4. Social categorization: Who is an Afrikaner? 5. “They are still my people”: Residual social identity. 6. Group formation among Afrikaner dissidents. 7. A model of Afrikaner identity and d... View more info

Afrikaners, Nationalists, and Apartheid. An offprint from The Journal of Modern African Studies, 8, 4, 1970

By: DU TOIT, Brian M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Journal of Modern African Studies, 1970,:

Seller ID: 90618


DU TOIT, Brian M. Afrikaners, Nationalists, and Apartheid. An offprint fromThe Journal of Modern African Studies, 8, 4 (1970), pp 531-551,(3). 8vo, s tapled self-wraps. Contents : The Rise of South African Nationalism; Afrikaner Apartheid as an Ideal; The Afrikaner and His View of Apartheid; The Changing Afrikaner; Conclusion. Foxed, else good to very good. 15.00 View more info

Age of Reconnaissance. UK in dj

By: PARRY, J.H. History of Civilization

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1963,:

Seller ID: 63957


PARRY, J.H. The Age of Reconnaissance. L.: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, (1963).UK Edition. Pp (4),v-xv,(1),1-[365],(3),+ 64 pp.plates. 8vo, green cloth. In the History of Civilization series. Chapters : 1. Attitudes and Motives;2. Commercial Experience and Financial Backing; 3. Ships and Shipbuilders; 4. Seamen and Seamanship; 5. Pilotage and Navigation; 6. Charts and Maps; 7. The Fighting Capacity of Men and of Ships; 8. Africa and the Indian Ocean; 9. The Atlantic and the South Sea; 10. The American Conquests; 11. Atlantic Trade and Piracy; 12. New Routes to the East; 13. Fishing, Fur-Trading an... View more info

Aging and the Life Course in Steinkopf, A Rural South African Community. signed

By: OAKLEY, Robin L.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Toronto, 1999,:

Seller ID: 57575


OAKLEY, Robin L. Aging and the Life Course in Steinkopf, A Rural South African Community. [Toronto]: the author, 1999. Pp. 394. With numerous tables, charts and maps. 4to, off-white printed card covers, clear plastic protective cover. A thesis submitted in conformity with the partial requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy, Graduate Department of Anthropology, University of Toronto. Very good. Author's signed inscription to the flyleaf. 75.00 View more info

Alfred Lord Milner : The Man of No Illusions, 1854-1925. First Edition in dustjacket

By: WRENCH, John Evelyn MILNER, Alfred, Lord

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Eyre & Spottiswoode Ltd, London, 1958,:

Seller ID: 113847


WRENCH, John Evelyn. Alfred Lord Milner : The Man of No Illusions, 1854-1925. London : Eyre & Spottiswoode Ltd, 1958. First Edition. Pp (6),7-398,(2),frontispiece portrait. Index. 8vo, blue-gray cloth, gilt lettering to maro on panel to spine, top edge dyed maroon. "Sir Evelyn Wrench's life of Alfred Lord Milner is the result of an admiration for that statesman since earlyyouth, and a close community of ideas. Sir Evelyn's work in furthering the cause of Britain overseas is known to everyone; it has been his primary co ncern, in this book, to see that Alfred Milner's work should be revalue... View more info

Amnesty for Terrorism. Second Edition

By: van der SPUY, D. C., (ed.)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Simondium Publishers on behalf of the Bureau of National and International Communication, Pretoria, 1978, ISBN:0623011476:

Seller ID: 103765


van der SPUY, D. C., (ed.). Amnesty for Terrorism. (Pretoria : Published bySimondium Publishers on behalf of the Bureau of National and International Communication, July 15, 1978). Second Edition. (4),1-76. 8vo, white cloth decorated in red and lettered in black. A critique of Amnesty International's views on South Africa and a defence of South Africa's treatment of its prisoners. Contents : Introduction; Amnesty International; What Is South Africa; Policy; Conspiracy; Prisoners and Police; Conclusion. Slightly splayed, else very good. 25.00 View more info

An African Aristocracy : Rank Among the Swazi

By: KUPER, Hilda

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, International African Institute, London, 1965,:

Seller ID: 99017


KUPER, Hilda. An African Aristocracy : Rank Among the Swazi. London: published for the International African Institute by the Oxford University Press,(1965). Second printing of the second edition. Pp. (4),v-xii,1-251,(1), fo lding map at rear. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "The author gives an account of the social organization of the Swazi, with special reference to the aristocratic structure of their society and the way in whichbirth and rank determine social relationships and activities. The book ope ns with a short historical sketch of the Swazi and the part played by t... View more info