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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


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


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... 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


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... View more info

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Diamonds, Gold, and War The British, the Boers, and the Making of South Africa

By: Meredith, Martin

Price: $16.95

Publisher: New York, PublicAffairs: 2007

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 17635


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 co... View more info