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Africa & Middle East

Behrens-Abouseif, Doris. The Minarets of Cairo. Photographs by Muhammad Yusuf. Cairo: American University in Cairo Press, 1987. 2nd printing. 203 pages. Index. Bibliography. Photographs. Illustrations. First published in 1985. Very good large pictorial trade paperback (soft cover). ISBN 9774240359. #29784. $20
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Cowen, Charles. Johannesburg, the Golden Centre of South Africa. Photographs by D. H. Davies. Johannesburg: No publisher, 1900? 12mo (small book). 19 pages of text mounted inside left front cover. Inside rear cover 24 accordion-fold photographs. Good hardcover with taped spine. Accordion-fold detached, not affecting photographs. Name stamp on verso of first photograph. Some tape marks on rear cover. #17920. $125
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Hazlewood, Arthur. Rail and Road in East Africa: Transport Co-Ordination in Under-Developed Countries. Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1964. xiv, 247 pages. Index. Diagrams. Tables. Folding frontispiece map. East African Institute of Social Research and Oxford University Institute of Economics and Statistics, Monograph 7. Label pasted over title imprint: Reprints of Economic Classics, Augustus M. Kelley, Publisher, New York, 1965. 'This book is a study in the economics of freight transport in Kenya, Tanganyika, and Uganda. It deals with the railway tariff, road transport licensing, and road-rail competition.' - Front jacket panel. Good hardcover. Exlibrary: spine label, stamps black out on top, fore and bottom edges, stamps on title page, call number on copyright page; stamp and pocket on rear flyleaf. #27032. $20
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Hennop, Ettienne, Jakkie Potgieter, and Clare Jefferson. The Role of Firearms in Crime in South Africa: A Detailed Analysis of Police Dockets. Pretoria, South Africa: Institute for Security Studies, 2001. 1st printing. 121 pages. Tables. ISS Monograph Series, number 55. Very good stiff pictorial wrappers (soft cover). ISBN 0620276444. #29949. $50
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Mansvelt, N. Hollands-Afrikaanse Liederbundel. Volgens opdracht van het Hoofdbestuur der Nederlandsch Zuid-Afrikaansche Vereeniging. Met veler medewerking verzameld door Dr. N. Mansvelt. Amsterdam, Kaapstad: Holl. Afr. Uitg. Mij. & Pretoria-Johannesburg: J. H. De Bussy, 1916. 2e druk. Small 4to (medium-large book). 153 pages. Music. First published in 1907. Text in Dutch. Hardcover binding. Bookplate inside front cover, name and name label on flyleaf, name stamp on upper right hand corner of title page. #17924. $50
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Oxley, John. Places of Worship in South Africa. Halfway House, South Africa: Southern Book Publishers, 1993. 1st edition, 1st impression. 4to (large book). xii, 208 pages. Index. Color and black-and-white photographs. Endpaper photographs. Describes 56 religious sites in South Africa's Cape Province, Natal, Transvaal, and Orange Free State. Very good hardcover in very good dust jacket. ISBN 186812424X. #24626. $30
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Penning, L. Onder de Vrijstaatsche Vlag. Een Verhaal uit den Engelsch-Zuid Afrikaanschen Oorlog. Leiden: D. Donner, 1901. 183 pages. Text in Dutch. Pictorial cloth-covered hardcover. Top edge of title page missing, not affecting text. Corners very slightly worn, some foxing, else Very Good. #17919. $55
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Penning, L. Transvaalsche Historische Verhalen. De Helden van Zuid-Afrika. Een Verhaal uit den 'Trek' der Afrikaansche Boeren uit de Kaapkolonie naar de Transvaal. Gorinchem: F. Duym, 1900. 4e druk. 3 gekleurde platen en portret. First published Gorinchem: Duym, 1897. This is the first volume of three volume set, which reprints a number of the author's works. Each volume is complete in itself. Volume 2, De Helden van Zuid Afrika; Volume. 3, De Ruiters van Zuid Afrika. Cf. Voorwoord by de Tweede Druk. Text in Dutch. Pictorial red cloth binding. Marginal tears on pages 163/4 and 165/6 not affecting text. Pages browning. Very good hardcover. #17921. $45
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Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain). The Lands of Cazembe. Lacerda's Journey to Cazembe in 1798, translated and annotated by Captain R. F. Burton. Also Journey of the Pombeiros, P. J. Baptista and Amaro Jose, Across Africa from Angola to Tette on the Zambeze. Translated by R. A. Beadle; and a Resume of the Journey of MM. Monteiro and Gamitto, by Dr. C. T. Beke. New York: Negro University Press, 1969. Facsimile reprint. vii, 271 pages. Index. Folding map. First published in 1873. Kazembe; Jose Maria Correa Monteiro; Antonio Candigo Pedroso Gamitto; Description and travel of Southern Africa. Good hardcover. Exlibrary, with spine label, stamps on top and bottom edges, stamp on front flyleaf. #29681. $30
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Waszklewicz-Van Schilfgaarde, B., and H. D. Van Broekhuizen. Paul Kruger's Tocht. Getrouwde beschrijving van Oom Paul's bezoek aan Frankrijk, de Rijnprovincie en Nederland, opgeluisterd door illustratien naar momentphotographien. 's-Gravenhage: A. Abrahams & Leiden: Blankenberg, 1900. 107, 7 (Music) pages. Photographs. Text in Dutch. Good pictorial wrapper, front cover detached, binding weak. Partially unopened pages. Text complete and condition very good. #17922. $50
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Whiteway, R.S. (Richard Stephen), translator and editor. The Portuguese Expedition to Abyssinia in 1541-1543, as Narrated by Castanhoso, with Some Contemporary Letters, The Short Account of Bermudez, and Certain Extracts from Correa. Nendeln, Liechtenstein: Kraus Reprint, 1967. Facsimile reprint. cxxxii, 296 pages. Index. Bibliography. Illustrations. Folding map. Frontispiece illustration. Hakluyt Society, Second Series, Number X. First published by the Hakluyt Society in 1902. Cristovao da Gama, Prester John, Ethiopia, Portugal. Very good hardcover. Exlibrary, label removed from lower spine, stamp on front flyleaf and on title page. #29683. $75
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