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Collection of Thirty-Four (34) publications regarding Africa in the Tumultuous Twentieth Century


Collection of Thirty-Four (34) publications regarding Africa in the Tumultuous Twentieth Century – firsthand accounts of a continent embroiled by decolonisation and Cold-War geo-politics. 1.Charles Allen (editor), Tales from the Dark Continent: Images of British Colonial Africa in the Twentieth Century / 2. William Boyd, Lynda Schuster, Mark Doyle and others, Africa / 3. Miles Bredin, Blood on the Tracks: A Rail Journey from Angola to Mozmabique / 4. Andrew Buckoke, Fishing in Africa: A Guide to War and Corruption / 5. Alex Garland, W.F. Deedes and others, The Weekenders: Travels in the Heart of Africa / 6. Geoffrey Gorer, Africa Dances / 7. Peter Godwin, Mukiwa: A White Boy in Africa / 8. Peter Godwin and Ian Hancock, Rhodesians Never Die: The Impact of War and Political Change on White Rhodesia, c.1970-1980 / 9. Philip Gourevitch, We Wish to Inform You that Tomorrow We will be Killed with Our Families: Stories from Rwanda / 10. Blaine Harden, Africa: Dispatches from a Fragile Continent / 11. Jeremy Harding, Small Wars, Small Mercies: Journeys in Africa’s Disputed Nations / 12. Aidan Hartley, The Zanzibar Chest / 13. Dan Jacobson, The Electronic Elephant: A Southern African Journey / 14. David Lamb, The Africans / 15. David Lamb, The Africans / 16. Patrick Marnham, Fantastic Invasion: Dispatches from Africa / 17. Pater Marshall, Around Africa: From the Pillars of Hercules to the Strait of Gibraltar / 18. Judith Matloff, Fragments of a Forgotten War / 19. Paul Moorcraft, Guns & Poses: Travels with an Occasional War Correspondent / 20. Chris Munnion, Banana Sunday: Datelines from Africa / 21. Redmond O’Hanlon, Congo Journey / 22. Roland Oliver, In the Realms of Gold: Pioneering in African History / 23. Don Peterson, Revolution in Zanzibar: An American’s Cold War Tale / 24 David Read, Beating about the Bush: Tales from Tanganyika / 25. Keith B. Richburg, Out of America: A Black Man Confronts Africa / 26. Alec Russell, Big Men, Little People: Encounters in Africa / 27. Alex Shoumatoff, African Madness / 28. Stephen Taylor, Livingstone’s Tribe: A Journey from Zanzibar to the Cape / 29. Laurens Van Der Post, The Heart of the Hunter: A Journey into the Mind and the Spirit of the Bushmen / 30. Per Wästberg, Assignments in Africa / 31. Lyall Watson, Lightning Bird: One Man’s Journey into Africa / 32. Michela Wong, In the Footsteps of Mr Kurtz.

32 volumes. London / Johannesburg / New York / and others, Hamish Hamilton / Johnathan Ball Publishing / Penguin / Random House / and others, 1982 – 2004. 12.7 cm x 19.7 cm to 15.8 cm x 24 cm. circa.10,400 pages. Numerous plates and illustrations throughout volumes. 2 original hardcover with dustjackets and 30 original softcovers with illustrated boards. Very good condition with only minor signs of external wear. Some minor tanning to otherwise clean and bright interiors.

EUR 680,-- 

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Griffith, Ordinances of the Gold Coast Colony, and the Rules and Orders Thereund

Griffith, Sir William Brandforth.

Ordinances of the Gold Coast Colony, and the Rules and Orders Thereunder in Force 31st March, 1903; An Appendix Containg the Letters Patent; The Imperial Orders in Council, And Various Acts of Parliament in Force in the Colony, And an Index. Also The Ordinances, & c., In Force in Ashanti and the Northern Territories of the Gold Coast. Prepared under the Authority of “The Reprint of the Statutes Ordinance, 1903” by Sir William Brandford Griffith, Chief Justice of the Gold Coast Colony.

Original / First Edition. 2 Volumes (complete set). London, Stevens & Sons, Limited, 1903. 15.5 cm x 24.5 cm Volume 1: XLVI, 878 pages. Volume 2: 907 pages. Interleaved with blank pages throughout for later annotations / notes. Hardcover/ Original, brown half-leather with gilt lettering on spine with raised bands. Massive, stunning set in overall very good condition with only minor signs of external wear (Leather-corner missing from front board bottom corner of Volume I). Minor gutter-split between front endpaper and half title of Volume I but binding still firm and strong. Binding of Volume II is very firm and strong. Boards are faded and carry minor stains. Board of Volume II has minor worming. Volume I carries occasional annotations. Some staining to edges of Volume I. Occasional inkstains and spotting to interiors but both volumes are sharp cornered, bright and for the most part clean. Very Rare, rather scarce original edition !

EUR 950,-- 

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