Pottersfield Press, Porters Lake, 1985, : 1985
Seller ID: 7500
LEMM, Richard. A Difficult Faith. Porters Lake, Nova Scotia : Pottersfield Press, (1985). First Edition. No printer given. Pp (6),7-63,(1). 8vo (135 x 212 mm), photo-illustrated blue glossy card covers, with white lettering to covers & spine.
Richard Lemm (b. September 7, 1946, Seattle, Washington) was living in Charlottetown at the time of publication. There is a b&w photo of him on the rear cover.
His second book of poetry.
Part I. Secret Purpose.
"While Your Natives",
"Lady from South Africa",
"Only Your Fever" (for Libby),
"A Few Transformations",
"Passing The Time in... View More...
DE VILLIERS, Marq and Sheila HIRTLE. A Dune Adrift : The Strange Origins and Curious History of Sable Island. (Toronto, Ontario) : McClelland & Stewart, (2004). First Printing. "Printed and bound in Canada". Pp (12),1-276. Illustrated with  pp map to text. 8vo (161 x 235 mm), grey cloth, with metallic red lettering to spine.
Marq de Villers, C.M. (b. October 22, 1940, Bloemfontein, South Africa). He and Sheila Hirtle were living near Port Medway, Queens County, Nova Scotia at the time of publication. There is a b&w photo of them on the rear jacket flap.
"Now, with A Dune Adrift, th... View More...
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...
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 Book Company, (1961). First Edition. Pp (4),v-xv,(3),1-525,(1) + 8 leaves of b&w photos, &c. Other illustrations, maps, &c in the text. 8vo (144 x 209 mm), grey cloth, with black lettering to spine.
Ivan Terence Sanderson, F.L.S., F.R.G.S., F.Z.S. (b. January 30, 1911, Edinburgh – d. February 19, 1973, New Jersey).
"Do Abominable Snowmen exist? Prepare yourself for a shock. In the opinion of t... View More...
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, New York, Port CHester, Melbourne, Sydney, 1991, ISBN:0521385121 : 1991
Seller ID: 113192
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 closely focused regional study... View More...
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...
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...
SOLODOVNIKOV, V. Africa Fights for Independence. Moscow : Novosti Press Agency Publishing House, 1970. Pp (4),5-,(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...
Hydrographer of the navy, London, 1967,
Seller ID: 102305
[Pilot]. Africa Pilot, Volume I  : 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),-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...
Hydrographer of the navy, London, 1967,
Seller ID: 77348
[Pilot]. Africa Pilot, Volume III  : 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),-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...
(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...
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...
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...
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...
LOUW-POTGIETER, Jona. Afrikaner Dissidents: A Social Psychological Study ofIdentity and Dissent. Clevedon (UK) / Philadelphia : Multilingual Matters Ltd, (1988). Pp (10),-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 disse... View More...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Dorrance and Company, Philadelphia, 1974, ISBN:0805919899
Seller ID: 67894
ROBERTS, Gildas O. Angels of God . Philadelphia: Dorrance and Company, (1974). First Printing. Pp. (8),1-76. 8vo, blue cloth with silver lettering to spine. A novella by the Memorial University (St. John's) professor, set amid the backdrop of his native South Africa during Apartheid in the 1960s and1970s, depicting the horrors of the "universal human tragedy" of racism. T op- and fore-edges lightly spotted, else very good in spine-browned dustjacket. Signed and inscribed by the author on the flyleaf. 30.00 View More...