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100 Years of Mining Johannesburg Centenary So Rich An Inheritance
1 100 Years of Mining Johannesburg Centenary So Rich An Inheritance
Parktown, South Africa Prototypal 1986 First Edition Unknown Binding Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
Light edge wear and creasing to DJ; A bright, solid book, DJ in Mylar ; Color Illustrations; 152 pages; A history of Johannesburg SA, packed with advertisements for many products associated with the mining industry that the city was founded on. 
Price: 46.50 USD
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Rockman  One man's crusade against apartheid police, Abrahams, Eugene & Gregory Rockman
2 Abrahams, Eugene & Gregory Rockman Rockman One man's crusade against apartheid police
Melville South Africa Senior Publications 1989 0947025669 / 9780947025663 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
White paper covered boards show only light wear, pages lightly tanned. Dustjacket chipped head and tail of spine, a couple of short tears with attendant creasing. ; Tight solid book, DJ in Mylar. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 185 pages; Lieutenant Gregory Rockman was a young 'coloured' policeman who fought for years against apartheid in the police force and the excesses of the riot police. His experiences are written as told to a young jornalist, Eugene Abrahams. Forewords by Bishop Desmond Tutu and Allan Boesak. 
Price: 21.50 USD
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From Adjustment to Development in Africa  Conflict, Controversy, Convergence, Consensus?, Cornia, Giovanni Andrea &  G.K. Helleiner &  Richard Jolly
3 Cornia, Giovanni Andrea & G.K. Helleiner & Richard Jolly From Adjustment to Development in Africa Conflict, Controversy, Convergence, Consensus?
London St. Martin's Press 1994 0333613619 / 9780333613610 1st Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
DJ shows light edge wear with small tear on bottom back edge. ; A bright, solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; 8.66 X 5.51 X 1.18 inches; 417 pages; "The economic crisis in sub-Saharan Africa in the 1980s and 1990s has generated fierce debate among analysts and policy-makers concerning its causes and appropriate ways out of it. The 'structural adjustment' programmes promoted by the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank have been at the centre of the debate. This volume brings together economists from these international institutions and some of the best known of their critics to show where the debate now stands." 
Price: 39.95 USD
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The Sword and the Cross  Two Men and an Empire of Sand, Fleming, Fergus
4 Fleming, Fergus The Sword and the Cross Two Men and an Empire of Sand
New York Grove Press 2003 080211752X / 9780802117526 First American Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Bookdealers stamp on inside front board. Remainder marks on top and bottom page edges. Top fore corners lightly bumped. ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; 9.34 X 6.34 X 1.25 inches; 249 pages; "The Sword and the Cross takes us to the Sahara at the end of the nineteenth century, when the desert remained largely unexplored by Europeans. But France, which had seized Algeria in 1830, had designs on this hostile wilderness. Charles de Foucauld and Henri Laperrine, two friends, were part of this conquest. The one a layabout and womanizer, the other a stern career soldier, each found his vocation in the desert. Foucauld abandoned his decadent lifestyle and founded a severe monastic order. Living off dates and barley, the gourmand became a sun-baked scarecrow, thought by many to be a saint. Yet he remained a committed imperialist, and continued to assist the military. Laperrine founded a camel corps whose exploits became legendary. Surviving on dates and water, he led his men across the desert as Foucauld, guide and interpreter, trudged along reciting prayers. When the Sahara's fragile peace crumbled during World War I, Foucauld paid a tragic price for his role as imperial pawn. Laperrine, by then recalled to the Western Front, returned to avenge his friend. A haunting narrative of a forgotten period in Europe's colonial crusade, this is also a story of hatred and friendship, discovery and delusion." 
Price: 14.95 USD
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Life in Mozambique and South Africa, Haley, Rev. John Wesley
5 Haley, Rev. John Wesley Life in Mozambique and South Africa
Chicago Free Methodist Publishing House 1926 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by Author; Upper corners of front and back boards by spine have moisture damage, not affecting pages. Some shelfwear evident to boards. ; Inscribed and dated (1926) by the author on FFEP. A tight solid book, hinges intact. ; B&W Plates; Small 8vo 7" - 8" tall; 174 pages; A journal of the author`s time as a Missionary in South Africa. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Historic Overview of the Witwatersrand Goldfields  A Review of the Discovery, Geology, Geophysics, Development, Mining, Production and Future of the W, Handley, J. R. F.
6 Handley, J. R. F. Historic Overview of the Witwatersrand Goldfields A Review of the Discovery, Geology, Geophysics, Development, Mining, Production and Future of the W
Howick J.R.F. Handley 2004 062032127X / 9780620321273 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by Author; DJ shows light shelf wear.; A bright, solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. Inscribed by the author on title page. Skivertex Limited editon of 2900 copies. This is not the leathrbound and does not have a slipcase but the back of heavy dust jacket is illustrated with a map, a replica of an 1885 map. Bound in at back of book is the booklet of colour figures ; B&W and Colour Photographs, Maps; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 224 pages 
Price: 115.00 USD
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The New Societies of Tropical Africa A Selective Study, Hunter, Guy
7 Hunter, Guy The New Societies of Tropical Africa A Selective Study
London Oxford University Press 1963 First Edition; Second Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
DJ has light soiling, shows light edge wear as do the black cloth boards. Previous owner's name on front pastedown. ; A tight solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; B&W Photographs; 376 pages; The book was written as a result of an enquiry and study carried out between 1959 and 1961, when several of the African nations were achieving their independence from Colonial rule by Great Britain, France, and other European interests. Contains fold-out maps and charts. 
Price: 18.50 USD
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British Supremacy in South Africa 1899-1907, Le May,  G.H.L.
8 Le May, G.H.L. British Supremacy in South Africa 1899-1907
London Clarendon Press, Oxford 1965 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Good+ dust jacket 
White and orange dust jacket shows some soil, chipping and short tears, previous owner's name in front free end paper. Store stamp(sticker) base of front pastedown. Minimal text marking. ; A tight solid book hinges intact, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 229 pages; "This book, based on unpublished documents, explains why the Anglo-Boer War was for so long the vital issue in South African politics. It begins with Sir Alfred Milner`s attempt to secure British supremacy in South Africa by transforming the Transvaal Republic into a British colony.`` This only resulted in the increased militancy of the Afrikaner peoples and left the British presence in South Africa as secondary. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Life with the Zulus of Natal, South Africa, Mason, George H.
9 Mason, George H. Life with the Zulus of Natal, South Africa
London Frank Cass & Co. 1968 Facsimile; Second Printing Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Only slight wear ; A bright solid, book, red cloth cover boards with gilt design on front & black & gilt title impression on spine ; Cass Library of African Sudies, 33; 232 pages; This is a facsimile reprint of the 1855 classic travel book 
Price: 54.00 USD
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Stanley - Sorcerers Apprentice, McLynn, Frank
10 McLynn, Frank Stanley - Sorcerers Apprentice
London Constable and Co. 1991 0094702209 / 9780094702202 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket Illustrated by Map Endpapers 
DJ shows light shelf wear.; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 499 pages; "This is the second volume of Frank McLynn's biography of Henry Morton Stanley. It covers the years 1877 to 1904. During this period of his life King Leopold II of the Belgians was a dominant figure. The complexity of Stanley's relationahsip with Leopold is here described - a story of emotional duplicity and double-dealing. Stanley collaborated with the devious Leopold to outwit the nations of Europe and thus to provide the King of the Belgians with the Congo - a personal fief in the heart of Africa. The author does not diminish Stanley's greatness but points up the dark side of the man." 
Price: 17.50 USD
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Diamonds, Gold, and War  The British, the Boers, and the Making of South Africa, Meredith, Martin
11 Meredith, Martin Diamonds, Gold, and War The British, the Boers, and the Making of South Africa
New York PublicAffairs 2007 1586484737 / 9781586484736 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
B&W Photographs; 9.10 X 6 X 1 inches; 570 pages; "Southern Africa was once regarded as a worthless jumble of British colonies, Boer republics, and African chiefdoms, a troublesome region of little interest to the outside world. But then prospectors chanced first upon the world's richest deposits of diamonds, and then upon its richest deposits of gold. What followed was a titanic struggle between the British and the Boers for control of the land, culminating in the costliest, bloodiest, and most humiliating war that Britain had waged in nearly a century, and in the devastation of the Boer republics.Martin Meredith's account of those years portrays the great wealth and raw power, the deceit, corruption, and racism that lay behind Britain's empire-building in southern Africa. Based on significant new research and filled with atmospheric detail, it focuses on the fascinating rivalry between diamond titan Cecil Rhodes and Paul Kruger, the Boer leader whose only education was the Bible, who believed the earth was flat, yet who defied Britain's prime ministers and generals for nearly a quarter of a century. Diamonds, Gold and War makes palpable the cost of western greed to Africa's native peoples, and explains the rise of the virulent Afrikaner nationalism that eventually took hold in South Africa, with repercussions lasting nearly a century." 
Price: 16.95 USD
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Umsebenzi, Molefe, Michael
12 Molefe, Michael Umsebenzi
Self Published 1968 Paperback Very Good- 
Light wear to extremities of white card covers, corners bumped, soiling to covers. ; A tight solid book. Stapled wraps. ; Trade PB; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 57 pages; A personal account by the author of his life in South Africa, where he worked as a company chauffeur for John Deere (PTY) Ltd. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Arabs and Nubians in New Halfa  A Study of Settlement and Irrigation, Salem-Murdock, Muneera
13 Salem-Murdock, Muneera Arabs and Nubians in New Halfa A Study of Settlement and Irrigation
Salt Lake City, Utah University of Utah Press 1989 0874803101 / 9780874803105 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket 
DJ has small tears, 1/4" chip missing from front bottom, book dealer's stamp front pastedown. ; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; 205 pages 
Price: 17.50 USD
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The Great Thirst, Seed, Jenny
14 Seed, Jenny The Great Thirst
Scarsdale, NY Bradbury Press 1971 0878880585 / 9780878880584 First American Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
DJ shows some shelf wear, staining to page tops and top edge of dust jacket does not extend to text, spine faded. Front free end paper is clipped. ; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. Wraparound jacket art by Trevor Stubley ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 188 pages; "In South-West Africa in the 1830's a boy of the Nama tribe vows to avenge his father's death but despite his warrior's heritage cannot kill when the opportunity comes." The story dates back to the 1830s in what is now South Africa. 
Price: 18.50 USD
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Colonial Borderlands. France and the Netherlands in the Atlantic in the 19th century, Sicking, Louis
15 Sicking, Louis Colonial Borderlands. France and the Netherlands in the Atlantic in the 19th century
Boston Martinus Nijhoff Publishers 2008 9004169601 / 9789004169609 Hardcover Fine with No dust jacket as issued 
Boards show very light shelf wear.; A bright, solid book.; History of International Relations, Diplomacy, & Intelligence Vol 4; B&W Illustrations; 9.76 X 6.54 X 0.71 inches; 217 pages; "History of International Relations, Diplomacy and Intelligence, 4 (History of International Relations Library, 4) France and the Netherlands were both important European colonial powers in the nineteenth century. This book, based primarily on archival research, is a contribution to the study of the relations between France and the Netherlands overseas in the nineteenth century. It focuses on those regions of the world where these two nations shared colonial borderlands: the island of St Martin in the Caribbean, the Gold Coast in Africa, and French Guiana and Surinam in South America. The border question in these regions is dealt with in the European context of colonial and international policy, as well as in the local context. The work addresses Franco-Dutch relations in the colonies, but also the interactions with the slaves on St Martin, the peoples of the Gold Coast (Ashanti, Agni of Sanwi, Fanti and Apollonians or Nzema), and the Maroons such as the Boni (Aluku) and the Ndyuka in the Guianese interior. Table of Contents About the author Acknowledgements Introduction Part I The borderland of France and the Netherlands in the Caribbean: St. Martin Part II The borderland of France and the Netherlands in Africa: The Gold Coast Part III The borderland of France and the Netherlands in South America: French Guiana and Surinam Comparison and conclusion Annexes Sources and bibliography Index" 
Price: 60.00 USD
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African Women;  Their legal status in South Africa, Simons, H. J
16 Simons, H. J African Women; Their legal status in South Africa
London C. Hurst and Co. 1968 1st UK Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
Plain blue price clipped DJ has lightly faded spine, some chipping, short tears top edge, price roughly cut out bottom front flap ; A tight solid book. DJ in Mylar ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 299 pages; A scholarly work examining such issues as polygamy, brideprice and male primogeniture etc. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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