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A Land Apart A South African Reader

By: Coetzee, J. M. & Andre Philippus Brink

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16645

ISBN: 0571139337

Condition: Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket


Prev. owner's name on FFEP in black ink, some tanning of pages as is common in British books of this era.; Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. A bright, solid book.; 8.66 X 5.59 X 1.10 inches; 256 pages; "A Land Apart explores the literary traditions (Black and White, English and Afrikaans) of South Africa as they engage with the reality of life there today." View more info

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Search for a Place, Black Separatism and Africa, 1860

By: Delany, M.R. & Campbell, Robert

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Ann Arbor MI, University of Michigan Press: 1969

Edition: 1st Thus

Seller ID: 16934

ISBN: 0472279106

Condition: Fine in Very Good- dust jacket


Price clipped dustjacket shows light soil, closed tear top edge ; A bright, solid book, book as new ; reprint of 2 works published in 1860; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 250 pages; The two works reprinted in this volume are: Official Report of the Niger Exploring Party, by Delany (Chief Commissioner to Africa) and A Pigrimage to My Motherland; An Account of a Journey Among the Egbas and Yorubas of Central Africa in 1859-60 by Robert Campbell who was one of the Commissioners of the Niger Valley Exploring Party. Extensive introduction by Howard H. Bell. View more info

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The Sword and the Cross Two Men and an Empire of Sand

By: Fleming, Fergus

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Grove Press: 2003

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 17710

ISBN: 080211752X

Condition: 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... View more info