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Arabic Books Published in the U.A.R. "Egypt" Between 1926 & 1940: a study & a bibliography, American University of Egypt
1 American University of Egypt Arabic Books Published in the U.A.R. "Egypt" Between 1926 & 1940: a study & a bibliography
Cairo American University of Egypt Press, 1969 First Edition Hard Cover Good Hard Cover 4to 11" - 13" tall 
Published by the American University of Egypt, in Cairo, in 1969, this folio-sized hardcover copy is written in both English (up-front/at the back) and Arabic. Published in the U.A.R. ("Egypt"). Illustrated end-papers, though front paste-down is cracked and first free end-paper is folded, with penned inscription at rear endpaper and publishing flaw to a single page. Slight age-toning here and there to some pages. This is an extremely Important and quite scarce work on the bibliography of Egypt-focused books written in English between the wars. Oversize. Sole mark of ex-library status is call numbers to spine. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 17.00 USD
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Abusir XIII: Abusir South 2: Tomb Complex of the Vizier Qar, His Sons Qar Junior and Senedjemib and Iykai (Excavations of the Czech Institute of Egyptology), Barta, Miroslav, ed.
2 Barta, Miroslav, ed. Abusir XIII: Abusir South 2: Tomb Complex of the Vizier Qar, His Sons Qar Junior and Senedjemib and Iykai (Excavations of the Czech Institute of Egyptology)
Prague Czech Institute of Egyptology, by Dryada, 2009 8087025210 / 9788087025215 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Hardcover Folio - over 12 - 15" tall 
Sterling condition hardcover copy, Folio format, with gorgeously illustrated pictorial covers, and with unbruised tips, tight binding, and clean internals, showing only very slight shelf- and edge-wear, more along the lines of slight smudging; not ex-library, with neither underlining nor highlighting anywhere. Contributions by the author, Miroslav Barta, and also Ales Bezdek, Viktor Cerny, Salima Ikram, Petr Kocar, Roman Krivanek, Martina Kujanova, Petr Pokorny, Colin Reader, Zdenka Suvova, and Petra Vlckova. Volume contains scholarly apparatus in the form of, e.g., notes, index, and bibliography. xviii + 364 and with folding map, pristine and seemingly untouched. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Eden Revival: Spiritual Churches in Ghana, Beckmann, David M.
3 Beckmann, David M. Eden Revival: Spiritual Churches in Ghana
St. Louis, Missouri Concordia Publishing House, 1975 0570031974 / 9780570031970 Paperback Very Good Paperback 12mo 7" - 7 
Sturdy, still tightly bound softcover copy, minor to moderate wear of covers and text-block, but with neither underlining nor highlighting. Perfectly readable, usable copy. Foreword provided by William J. Danker. Notes, bibliography. 220 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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L'algerie: Terre d'art & d'histoire, Berque, A.
4 Berque, A. L'algerie: Terre d'art & d'histoire
Alger V. Heintz, 1937 Hardcover Very Good No Dust Jacket Hardcover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Banded red, quarter leather binding, with matching red, marbled leather boards and marbled endpapers, bumped and rubbed at extremities; gift inscription on front free endpaper, rubbing to corners, all four tips showing through to boards. Leaf edges slightly foxed. Else a tight, clean copy. Many nice black and white photos, illustrations. Text in French. 369 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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5 Beveridge, Andrew A. and Anthony R. Oberschall African Businessmen and Development in Zambia
Princeton Princeton University Press, 1979 0691031215 / 9780691031217 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good Hard Cover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Nice-looking copy, still very sturdy and attractive, of this important contribution to Zambia studies. Tips slightly bruised but unbroken, spine and binding tight, pages bright and clear, paste-downs neat and tidy, and not ex-library; neither highlighting nor underlining. Filled with cases studies, illustrations, an Index, and a bibliography. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 7.20 USD
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Naturally '63 Portfolio, Braithwaite, Cecil
6 Braithwaite, Cecil Naturally '63 Portfolio
New York Black Standard Publishing, 1963 First Edition Softcover Fair Softcover 4to 11" - 13" tall 
Moderate wear to interior, handle card stock wrappers with care beause tender, set within a plastic sleeve. Unusual piece of Africana, being composed of black-and-white photographs of Afrocentric coiffure and fashion, modeled by African American women. Stapled wrappers, detached. 12 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7 Conover, Helen F. Africa South of the Sahara: a selected, annotated list of writings
Washington, D.C. Library of Congress, 1963 Soft Cover Good Soft Cover 
Generally clean copy but showing shelf-wear, withdrawn from an academic library but with minimal markings thereof. Comprises a bibliographical analysis of writings on Africa south of the Sahara. Spine and binding pretty tight, though tips are a bit furled. Neither highlighting nor underlining anywhere. Oversize. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 3.80 USD
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8 Crwys-Williams, Jennifer South African Despatches: two centuries of the best in South African journalism
Johannesburg, South Africa Ashanti Publishing, 1989 0620099542 / 9780620099547 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good Hard Cover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Sterling condition hardcover copy, near gift-quality but for an otherwise fully intact dust jacket, still bright and shiny, that has one small chip and slight signs of shelf-wear. Tips unbruised, spine and binding tight, pages bright and clear, paste-downs neat and tidy, and not ex-library; neither underlining nor highlighting. Profusely illustrated with black-and-white photos. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 8.80 USD
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A Geography of Subsaharan Africa, de Blij, Harm J.
9 de Blij, Harm J. A Geography of Subsaharan Africa
New York Rand-McNally, 1964 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Hardcover Large 8vo 9" - 10 
Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. Nice-looking, structurally sound, oversized quarto format hardcover, handsomely produced, stuffed with black-and-white illustrations and photographs. Useful reader in cultural geography and human geography of Sub Saharan Africa. Notes, index, bibliography. v + 435 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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10 Desmond Tutu Rainbow People of God, The
New York Doubleday, 1994 0385475462 / 9780385475464 Hardcover Fine Fine Hardcover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Hardbound book and dust jacket in Fine condition. Sturdy, attractive hardcover copy, spine and binding tight, pages bright and clear, and only minimal wear to covers and tips. Now covered by mylar. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 5.40 USD
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Le Zaire Aujourd'hui, 2nd edition, Diallo, Siradiou
11 Diallo, Siradiou Le Zaire Aujourd'hui, 2nd edition
Paris Les Editions Jeune Afrique, 1984 Hardcover Fine No Dust Jacket Hardcover Thin 4to 11" - 13" tall 
Sturdy, attractive hardcover copy, tall, slender, oversized format, a stated Second Edition (the first having been published in 1975), spine and binding tight, pages bright and clear, and only minimal wear to covers and tips. Gorgeous photography throughout. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 9.60 USD
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12 Dr Robert Bianchi Splendors of Ancient Egypt: From the Egyptian Museum, Cairo
Booth-Clibborn Editions, 1996 1873968914 / 9781873968918 Softcover Fine Softcover 4to 11" - 13" tall 
No Jacket; Brand new, uncirculated trade paperback. Gift Quality! Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 5.60 USD
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Ancient Egyptian Calligraphy: A Beginner's Guide to Writing Hieroglyphs, Fischer, Henry George
13 Fischer, Henry George Ancient Egyptian Calligraphy: A Beginner's Guide to Writing Hieroglyphs
New York Metropolitan Museum of Art, Hardcover New New Hardcover 4to 11" - 13" tall 
Brand-new, shrink-wrap removed for proper collation, neither shelf- nor edge-worn, neither sunned nor marked as a remainder. Gift-quality condition, inside and out. Bright and shiny dust jacket, illustrated, showing only very minor wear, not price-clipped. According to the publisher, "The aim of this book is twofold: first, to provide beginning students with step-by-step guidance in drawing hieroglyphs; and secondly, to supplement the observations of Gardiner in the Sign List at the back of his Egyptian Grammar. The examples include all 24 of the common forms of alphabetic (monoconsonantal) signs, and a selection of other signs that are either difficult to draw or that call for additional comment-a total of about 200 in all. Comparative material, emphasizing Old Kingdom models, is presented in 175 line drawings. By familiarizing themselves with this material, along with the points made in the Introduction, students will, at the same time, learn a good deal about hieroglyphic palaeography." Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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Ancient Egyptian Calligraphy: A Beginner's Guide to Writing Hieroglyphs, Fischer, Henry George
14 Fischer, Henry George Ancient Egyptian Calligraphy: A Beginner's Guide to Writing Hieroglyphs
New York Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1988 0870995286 / 9780870995286 First Edition Thus Hardcover New New Hardcover 4to 11" - 13" tall 
Brand-new, still in shrink-wrap, neither shelf- nor edge-worn, neither sunned nor marked as a remainder. Gift-quality condition, inside and out. Bright and shiny dust jacket, illustrated, showing only very minor wear, not price-clipped. According to the publisher, "The aim of this book is twofold: first, to provide beginning students with step-by-step guidance in drawing hieroglyphs; and secondly, to supplement the observations of Gardiner in the Sign List at the back of his Egyptian Grammar. The examples include all 24 of the common forms of alphabetic (monoconsonantal) signs, and a selection of other signs that are either difficult to draw or that call for additional comment-a total of about 200 in all. Comparative material, emphasizing Old Kingdom models, is presented in 175 line drawings. By familiarizing themselves with this material, along with the points made in the Introduction, students will, at the same time, learn a good deal about hieroglyphic palaeography." Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Africa Today: up-to-date, comprehensive, authoritative information on Africa, Haines, C. Grove, ed.
15 Haines, C. Grove, ed. Africa Today: up-to-date, comprehensive, authoritative information on Africa
Baltimore, Maryland Johns Hopkins University Press, 1956 Second Printing Hardcover Very Good Good Hardcover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Comprehensive volume for its time, with multiple sections and sub-sections and chapters, and with Commentary on each, both being contributions by leading scholars from the fields of history, anthropology, geography, and sociology. Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. Dust jacket fully intact, not price-clipped, showing only minor shelf- and edge-wear. Second Printing in 1956 of the 1955 First Edition. xvi + 510 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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16 Hibou, Beatrice; Brown, Andrew The Force of Obedience: The Political Economy of Repression in Tunisia
Polity Press, 2011 0745651801 / 9780745651804 Soft Cover Near Fine Soft Cover 
Sterling condition softcover copy, gift-quality. Tips unfurled, spine and binding tight, pages bright and clear, and not ex-library; neither underlining nor highlighting. 380 pp Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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17 Hodgkin, Thomas, ed. Nigerian Perspectives: an historical anthology
London Oxford University Press, 1960 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good- No Dust Jacket Hard Cover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Sterling collection of short pieces edited by Thomas Hodgkin (Gerald S. Graham, Series Editor), published by Oxford University Press as a contribution to their West African History Series. Ex-library (with all usual markings), but a perfectly serviceable reference copy. Major sections devoted to Legends of Origin, Ninth to Fourteenth Century, etc., and then individual century sections thereafter. Clean internals, tight binding and sturdy spine. Lots of maps, photos (black-and-white), and illustrations, full index. Contributors include British anthropologists, Nigerian nationals, poets, activists, and diplomats. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 7.20 USD
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Rhodesia of To-Day: a description of the present condition and the prospects of Matabeleland & Mashonaland, Knight, E.F.
18 Knight, E.F. Rhodesia of To-Day: a description of the present condition and the prospects of Matabeleland & Mashonaland
London Longmans, Green, & Co., 1895 First Edition Hardcover Good Hardcover 12mo 7" - 7 
Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. Greenish-blue covers, mild soiling and edge-wear, gilt lettering to spine, rough-cut pages, else clean, tightly bound, and unmarked of interior. vii + 151 pp. + 20+ pages of publisher's ads. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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19 Latouche, John Congo
Willow, White & Co., 1945 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good- No Dust Jacket Hard Cover 6vo 10"-11 
Illustrated by the beautiful and stunning black-and-white photographs of Andre Cauvin, yellow buckram cloth-bound, lettered in black. De-accessioned from academic library (with usual markings), lightly marked/stamped. Still sturdy and attractive, a perfectly serviceable reference copy. Some sunning and age-toning to end-papers. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 6.40 USD
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Letters and Documents, 1841-1872, Livingstone, David; Holmes, Timothy, ed.
20 Livingstone, David; Holmes, Timothy, ed. Letters and Documents, 1841-1872
London James Currey, 1990 0852550413 / 9780852550410 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Hardcover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Contains the Zambian Collection at the Livingstone Museum, and contains a wealth of restored, previously unknown or unpublished texts. Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. Handsomely produced burgundy cloth covers, gilt lettering to spine. Bright and shiny dust jacket, illustrated, showing only very minor wear, not price-clipped. Illustrated endpapers (maps). Volume contains scholarly apparatus in the form of, e.g., notes, index, and bibliography. xx + 202 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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