Constitutional Assembly, 1997. Annotated Version. Approx. 8.25" x 11.5" VG French blue softcover with lettering in white & pale blue. "Act 108 of 1996: As adopted on 8 May 1996 and amended on 11 October 1996 by the Constitutional Assembly." Wraps softened at corners; front cover creased. Clean and tight throughout.
Yugoslavia: El Moudjahid, 1962. Two Hardcover Quartos. Both in VG- condition. Shelf and edge wear to boards. Corners of boards bumped and frayed. Library of Congress stamps on front endpages. Heavy fraying to paper on ends of spines. Text is in French. Bindings are solid. [Oversized, two volume set. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. (Set should come to 7lbs, factoring in packing materials) For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates].
Addis Ababa: Author, 1993. first. Small octavo in white and yellow soft covers with black letters; VG; spine discolored; covers with minimal soiling; previous owner' s inscription on ffep; paper and text block clean; some pages faded; text in large print; no illustrations; pp. 510; shelved in room 12.
Zimbabwe: The African Capacity Building Foundation, 2012. Qto. VG+/ - no DJ. tall wraps volume, smooth and matte white spine as background to small black uppercase title and publisher; separated by a mid panel band of scattered tiny orange squares that extends across large volume middle. striking color graphic fills bottom half, beneath solid white portion with titling enlarged in the foreground. numbered and colored figures and tables within this barely skimmed copy. softcovers and exterior edges and extremities are like new, likewise without markings throughout the 388 pp softcover volume. ISBN# 9781779370259.
Mauritius: Editions de L'Ocean Indien / King Keong Printing, 1999. Revised Edition, 2nd Reprint. slim, small Qto. VG/ - no DJ. light tan glossy slim wraps spine with tiny medium red titles.partly pictorial softcover front with dark red on pink illustration. light edgewear, a touch to the outer corners. includes b/w illustrations, few maps. 122 pp. ISBN# 9990301662.
London: Thames and Hudson, 1992. Small folio in cloth with DJ. VG+/VG-. DJ has some shelf and edge wear. Small closed tear on top of DJ spine. Small price sticker on back of DJ. 131 color plates of textiles. Binding is solid. 192 pp. Shelve in African Art section. DJ spine is white with red text. LR CONSIGNMENT.
Berkeley and Toronto: Ten Speed Press, 2000. First printing. Quarto; VG-/G-; Black spine with white text; Dust jacket has minor rubbing along edges, with light shelf wear on exterior where it is slipping away from boards and out of alignment, condition is 'as is', but overall clean; Boards have slightly rubbled fore edges and light bumped corners with strong and sturdy panels; Text block shows minimal shelf wear on pages or at exterior edges with tight binding; pp 156.
Addis Ababa: Author, 1970. first;. small quarto in ivory soft covers with navy blue letters; VG; covers slightly soiled around edges; binding strong; previous owner's name on top of front cover; text block clean; contains historical documents about the relations between the Greek Orthodox Church and the Ethiopian Orthodox Church including a facsimile of a letter to the Patriarch of Alexandria; in good condition; pp. 270; shelved in room 12.
Ardsley-on-Hudson, New York: Transnational Publishers Inc. 1991. First Edition. 8vo. VG/VG. solid glossy gray DJ spine, with white block lettering for tightly spaced title and author, followed by publisher logo. DJ appears to be in excellent shape, with slim inner flaps; all under clear protective cover. dark faux leather, finely grained in evergreen, covering gilt stamped volume spine and enlarged gilt characters on front board. a touch worn ends and corners. prior owner's label adhered to front pastedown, SIGNED/INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR ON FRONT ENDPAPER. solidly bound ivory interior, sheets neat but some yellow-highlighting, just small paragraph and several lines, only a few times. solid form otherwise. 547 pp. ISBN# 0941320650. SHELVED in Netdesk office, above ephemera section.
Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1974. US Printing. 8vo. VG-/VG-. red tipped head and foot with lengthy black segment between, contrast titling in red, toned ivory and smaller black publisher. edgewear moderate to ends and outer extremities and with minimal surfacewear, some discoloration to jacket rear. medium gray clothbound HB with bronze stamped titling. lightly foxed fep/ffep and slipped in SHEET, SIGNED/iNSCRIBED BY AUTHOR & SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON TITLE PAGE. contents include tables, few maps. heavily foxed head-edge, fore-edge and less so the tail-edge. few marginal areas are a touch foxed. note condition, volume as is. 384 pp. ISBN# 0520020669.
London: Macmillan and Co. 1867. First Edition. Octavo, 596pp.; VG; spine black with eight pairs of horizontal gilt lines, writing in gilt, spine has slight cracking, top and bottom fraying; top corners of cover frayed; text block faded red; text clear; minor shelfwear; maps and plates present and in excellent condition; has the printing error denoting the first edition, the Coor is on 213 not page 225 as stated in the list of illustrations; shelved case 9.
Paris: Arts et Metiers, 1955. G+ Condition. Wide 4to in dark green boards half-bound (spine and corners) in green cloth, title on spine in gilt. No DJ. Edges of boards rubbed, spine agetoned, light scattered wear and staining to boards. TEXT IN FRENCH. Top and fore edges of textblock foxed, pages otherwise clean. A number of pages of photo images scattered throughout. 543 pp. Dual listed on internet. Seller please contact Alan/Jonathan once book sells.
London: Paul Hamlyn, 1965. first edition;. quarto in green hardcovers with brown and green DJ with lion photograph; VG/VG; spine green with white letters; DJ, boards, paper and text in good condition; previous owner's inscription on ffep; a couple of plates in color; covers the 1960s game hunting period of Kenya and Tanganyka; shelved alcove.
California: University of California Press, 19778. UK Printing. 8vo. VG/VG-. plain ivory glossy DJ spine with small dark auburn titling, minor spotting, heavily foxed inner flaps. light blue clothbound HB is chafing and worn, abraded and whitish from exposure and excessive contact. stamped gold titles down spine. HALF-TITLE PAGE inscribed by prior owner. volume form is intact though chafed along the thin board sides. dark plum lined fep/ffep. textblock has figures and tables. plum tinted head-edge, also faintly foxed. contents include 21 tables, 2 figures, 2 maps. 287 pp. ISBN# 0520032217.
London, England: Oxford University Press, 1966. Reprint. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Brown spine with bronze text; Boards strong, generally clean with shelfwear and edgewear, light rubbing at corners and both ends of spine, light stain on front cover - suggests possible water damage, small dark stain on spine; Textblock clean, name of previous owner and date of receipt inscribed on front free endpaper, fold-out map well preserved, small tear along one fold, dark marks on fore and tail edge; pp 407. Dual language text, English/French.
Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1973. Quarto, 268pp + plates. Hardcover with dust jacket in VG-/VG- condition. Bumping and shelf-wear. Dust jacket is encased in a protective mylar covering. Edge-wear to jacket, including light rubbing and creasing. Small chip to head edge of jacket spine. No markings or creases to the text. Binding is sturdy. LR CONSIGNMENT. Shelve: HISTORY - AFRICA Spine is black with white text.
Evanston, IL: Northwestern University Press, 1968. US Printing. 8vo. VG-/ - no DJ. dark orange clothbound HB with large black centered titlblock at mid-spine with gilt-stamped titling between smaller uppercase authors and publisher. mild rubbing evident on front board. ivory textblock is clean, contents include 25 figures and 18 tables. generally handled within, few yellow spots p. 260-265 of the index, up to right ffep. 265 pp.
New York: A. L. Burt Company, 1933. First Edition. Small Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Grey/brown age-toned spine with black lettering; Boards are strong with minimal age damage, residue of sticker glue on front cover, spine is sun damaged but is in otherwise sturdy condition; Pasteboard and front and back end papers darkened from age, hinge is strong, textblock darkened with age show signs of significant stains in the first few chapters, beyond that texblock is clean.
New York and Houston: The African-American Institute and The Institute for the Arts, 1982. First. Quarto, 159 pages. Soft cover no dust jacket. Inscribed by former owner on the half-title page. Light staining on the lower extremities between pages 8 and 10. Sturdy binding. Text and pages are clean and unmarked. Light shelf wear, rubbing, and a few creases to covers. Thin black spine with text in white and light blue. Light staining to text block. Shelve with African Art. Consignment - LR.
Vercelli, Italy; Cairo, Egypt: White Star S.r.l./American University in Cairo Press, 1999. Second Edition, First Printing. 4tos., 288 pp. [Vol. 1, EGYPT AND NUBIA], 320 pp. [Vol. 2, THE HOLY LAND]; VG/VG-; housed in G slipcase; brown cloth-covered spines and boards with gilded lettering, very slight rubbing to gilded text on front boards, both volumes; interiors clean; slight bumping to head of spine and corners, Vol. 1; 248 full-color lithographs by David Roberts R.A. contained in both volumes; includes pamphlet titled "The Life, Works, and Travels of David Roberts R.A."; shelfwear to edges and corners of dust jackets; water damage to dust jackets, with mild staining to dust jacket of Vol. 2; fraying and chipping to head and tail of spine [slipcase]; shelved Renaissance.
New York: Putnam, 1913. 8vos., 3 volumes; VG; bound in uniform blue cloth, gilt lettering and tooling to spines, front boards; mild shelfwear; top edges of all volumes gilt; blind-stamp of previews owner on title page of volume one, half-title page of volume two, ffep of volume three; volume 3 has 37 color plates; shelved case 7.
London: John Murray, 1920. 2 octavos in cloth. Both VG-. Light shelf and edge wear to boards. Corners of boards bumped and lightly frayed. Gutter cracked in volume 1 in the area of page 192 and rear board. Gutter cracked in volume 2 in area of 365. 100 black and white illustrations and photos in both volumes combined. Entire title reads: "BY NILE AND TIGRIS: A NARRATIVE OF JOURNEYS IN EGYPT AND MESOPOTAMIA ON BEHALF OF THE BRITISH MUSEUM BETWEEN THE YEARS 1886 AND 1913." Spines are red cloth with gold text. Shelve in case 9. MM CONSIGNMENT.
London, Great Britain: Figurehead, 1933. UK Edition. 8vo. VG-/ - no DJ. medium brown cloth HB spine with tiny black lettering imprinted near head of spine. tip and tail are slighlty curled and worn, chafing shows where tint nicked off. along HB cloth spine is light abrasions along spine strip sides. curved in HB cloth corners. grayish and discolored top, bottom and foreedge. heavily browned center from age and exposure on fep. ffep is a light beige with no markings. rear front and bottom HC corners are cracked. volume scarce. includes some off white glossy pages with black/white photography, including frontispiece. one cracked hinge shows binding material and intact joints, page before half-title page. map of Angola on final page, 201 p.
New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1957. First Edition. First Edition; Octavo; G+/G+; Spine is light blue and red with white text; DJ has edge wear, age-toning, some small open and closed tears, rubbing to front and back, design is clear; Boards have rubbing to edges and corners, general shelf wear, joints and hinges are strong; Text block has general signs of handling, age-toning, content is clear; pp 402.
London: George Allen & Unwin LTD. 1926. First Edition. Hardcover small folio in Very Good - condition. Signed and dated on front endpaper by two previous owners (1927 & 1936), otherwise no markings to text. Binding intact but shakes and some signatures loosening. B&W photographs throughout. Light-to-moderate shelf wear and rubbing to corners and edges. Some bumping to boards. 362 pp. Weighs 6 lbs. Measures 13 x 10.5 x 1.75 inches. -Shelve 2017 Islands (binding blue cloth with gilt text).
Bloomington, Indiana: Indiana University Press / Hutchinson, 1985. First U.S. Edition. 8vo. VG/VG-. faded orange DJ spine with full orange jacket front, dark red and white with tiny cuts and edgewear to ends and corners, minorly to jacket edges. light metallic type stamped on HB bound in muted red cloth. light yellow spot to fore-edge side of final sheets and ffep, with affixed strip close to fore-edge. 364 pp. ISBN# 0253302552.
New York: Fountainhead, 1970. First Edition. Octavo; VG/G+; Yellow spine with black text; DJ has moderate edgewear with few closed tears up to 1" on head/tail of covers, light surface scuffing, spine sunned with slight discoloration on rear cover head; Boards strong, minor rubbing to spine; Textblock clean; 457pp.
Chicago, IL: The University of Chicago Press, 1976. US Edition. 8vo. VG/VG. solid, vivid red is background for white author and uppercase black title, thin white band and tiny black publisher close to DJ spine tail. mild chafing to rear upper edge and fore-edge fold of back cover, visible as tiny scuffs. medium brown clothbound HB with gilt lettering, boards are evenly hued. textblock interior is ivory, with no markings past right fep with previous owner's name and date in blue ink. smooth edges with no discoloration. light handling, minimal wear. 382 pp. ISBN # 0226099717.
London, Great Britain: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited, 1969. First Edition. 8vo. VG/VG-. light blue, sunned DJ spine, dulled perimeter and spine sides: tiny black uppercase title beneath tip, center spine author and tiny publisher in black type at very tail end. tiny chips and wear, corners and light soiling and finger marks show on half b/w pictorial cover and ivory rear. abraded much along jacket front upper edge. evergreen clothbound HB, gilt-stamped with gold titling, gently pushed in ends and panel corners. unmarked fep/ffep. 15 numbered tables and charts, 5 maps and 8 titled b/w plates on semi-glossy stock mid-volume. core interior shows mild wear, discoloration to outer edges light. 294 pp. 15 pp. rear publisher supplement.
London, Great Britain: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1969. First UK Edition. 8vo. VG/VG-. light turquoise DJ spine with small black titling centered and neatly aligned at head, mid-spine and publisher. tiny cuts and abrasions at tip and tail, a wide slight through partial title. dulled ivory jacket ivory rear. clipped front inner flap. forest green clothbound HB with stamped tiny golden titling. prior owner signature on right fep. clean sheets inlcude 15 tables of charts, 5 maps and 8 plates between p. 118-119. basically clear textblock and edges, no writing within the 294 pp. ISBN# 71006429X.
Cape Town, Johannesburg, London and New York: Purnell & Sons, Ltd. 1977. Limited Edition. Approx. 11.75" x 13" VG hardcover in VG richly illustrated dustjacket with black lettering, the whole in VG brown slipcase with full-sized colorful illustrations of warring colonists on both sides. Limited Edition of 1000 copies, of which this is hand-penned copy #41 on copyright page. Rubbing to corners and spine ends of boards. Subtle stain to spine head meets same stain along jacket spine. Abrasion with short tears along top edge of jacket; discoloration along foldovers to front & rear flaps where book fits snugly into slipcase. Slipcase significantly dusty; otherwise, normal wear. Interior clean & tight throughout. Shelve Front Table.
New York: Rizzoli International Publications, 2001. First U.S. Edition. Oblong thick quarto in light brown cloth with folding case; VG/VG; in very good condition; contains book and 10 inserts of watercolors; shelved in Arts (Africa) section or under review table; please contact us for shipping costs.
New York: Harper and Row, 1967. First U.S. Edition. First U.S. Edition; Octavo; VG/VG Spine Brown with Yellow Text; Dust jacket shows finger-pull creased at top of spine and slight edge wear;Boards are strong with slight shelving marks;Front Paste Down has an abrasion where a price sticker was removed near the top hinge edge; Text Block is Clean and Tight, Age Toned with Fore and top and bottom Edges Foxed, pp.139.
Manchester: Manchester University, 1961. Octavo; G/G; Tan spine with green text; DJ front cover interior flap price clipped, multiple tears around edges up to 1", slight surface scuffing and faint staining; Boards strong, plastic cover over majority of exterior, pink highlighter writing on front pasteboard; Textblock has strong foxing on exterior head, faint discoloration to exterior fore edge, few pages with highlighting; Binding strong; 409pp.