Grains of Pepper: Folktales from Liberia
Abelard-Schuman, 1970. Illustrated by Miatta, Musu. 1st Edition Uk. Hardback. Very Good. 1970 Abelard-Schuman first Uk edition laminated pictorial hardback, no dj;; Very Good condition; UK dealer, immediate dispatch (Book ref. J915) £9.99
Liberia and Sierra Leone: An Essay in Comparative Politics ( African Studies Series)
Hardcover Cambridge University Press 1st Edition 1976 164 052121095X All items in stock -posted First Class on day of order (if received before 4.00pm) - expect next day delivery in UK, or within 3-6 working days for all non-UK destinations previous Very Good (Book ref. 541000) £30.00
History of West Africa
New York, Facts on File, 2003 ISBN 0816050627 Hardback, first edition, first printing, near fine condition, no dust jacket as published, publisher's original laminated illustrated boards, 112 pages including glossary, index, bibliography and two-tone line illustrations, charts, maps------------"Following a brief overview of the geography, climate, and people who characterise the region, each successive historical era is explored in detail, from prehistory to today. Migrations and kingdoms, colonialism and resistance, and the independence movements. (Book ref. 1904) £15.00
Liberia, with an Appendix on the Flora of Liberia by Otto Stapf, 2 vols.,
1906 First edition, 2 volumes, very good condition, original maroon cloth boards with gilt armorial emblem to front board and blocking to spine, boards lightly rubbed and marked, hinges slightly cracked, some wear to spines, pictorial eps, 8vo , numerous maps and illusts. etc., some folding, complete as listed, occasional spotting, t.e.g., (Book ref. 1153) £175.00
West Africa, THe Rough Guide
London: Harrap Columbus, 1990 Paperback in very good condition, but with some creasing nd wear to cover and sunning to page edges, 1232 pages including index, (Book ref. 441) £7.00
History of the African Mission of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States. With Memoirs of Deceased Missionaries, and Notices of Native Customs.
N. Y.: Stanford and Swords, 1850. 1st. Edition. 300pp. + 12pp publisher's adverts. Small. 8vo. Folding frontispiece map (repaired). Rebound in green gilt lettered buckram. West Africa, With some some information respecting the country and customs of the people. In December 1831, the Maryland state legislature appropriated US$10,000 for 26 years to transport free blacks and ex-slaves from the United States to Africa, and the Maryland State Colonization Society was established for this purpose. First Edition. Scarce. O25C (Book ref. 12239) £85.00
Contemporary West African states.
Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 1995. Reprint. African Studies series 65. Vg green p/b. 15cms x 23cms, 227pp. 11 chaps, notes, index. Considers Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria, Senegal & Sierra Leone. Some creasing bottom front cover. Weight 341g. 0521368936. (Book ref. 235) £7.50
African Jungle Doctor
Panther Book, 1956. First Thus. Paperback. Very Good +/No Dustjacket. 12mo A first Panther edition of this book in very nice condition without owner's inscriptions. (Book ref. 005707) £5.00
Catholic Missionaries and Liberia: A Study of Christian Enterprise in West Africa, 1842-1950.
Cork University Press, 1981. First edition (hardback). 8vo, xvi, 268pp. 4 plates, 6 maps. Original brown cloth, dustwrapper. The book itself is in excellent condition - the dustwrapper has a couple of short closed tears. (Book ref. 13718) £10.00
MAP Croquis du Sahara et ses Regions Limitrophes au 1.000.000e. Dresse par the A.O.F. a Dakar en 1926.
Heliograve et imprime par le Service Geographique de l'Armee en 1928. Map printed in black, blue, brown and pink, size 18" x 80", plus margins, composed of several sheets butted together. 1" = approx. 25 kilometres. Goes from Jebba in Nigeria in the east to Makump in Sierra Leone in the west --- Please e-mail for one of my FREE CATALOGUES which include GENERAL [ Manuscripts, Maps, Ephemera, Views, etc., etc. ] --- (Book ref. UK29-2762) £35.00
The Great PanLibHon Controversy.. The fight over the flags of shipping.
Gower Press 1972. 4to, 175pp, photo plates, cloth, slight wear to jacket, VG. (Book ref. RHB3472) £15.00
Liberia: America's African Friend
Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 1952. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Some fading and chipping to d/j. (Book ref. 033978) £75.00
Two Young Men See the World
London: George Allen & Unwin, 1934. First Edition. Cloth. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 3882243589 Including Africa, Australia, South Sea Islands and Japan. (Book ref. 026391) £15.00
Africa as I have Known it: Nyasaland, East Africa, Liberia, Senegal
London: John Murray, 1929. First Edition. Cloth. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall B001BWOVRO Ex-Library Rebound instrong library binding. (Book ref. 026375) £20.00
A Kind of Homecoming
London: Frederick Muller, 1963. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall B0019Y4RWS Ex-Library Travels in Sierra Leone, Guinea, Liberia and Ghana. (Book ref. 024790) £6.00
Political Institutions of West Africa
London: Hutchinson, 1967. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0090828704 Ex-Library (Book ref. 025639) £12.95
The Cultural Context of Learning and Thinking: An Exploration in Experimental Anthropology
London: Methuen and Co., 1971. First Edition. Cloth. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0416755100 Ex-Library Report of a cross cultural study in Kpelle, Liberia. (Book ref. 019510) £15.00
The Native Problem in Africa
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1928. First Edition. Cloth. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall B001AFPSL0 Ex-Library 2 volumes. A comprehensive study of race relations and the native policies of the various European powers in sub-Saharan Africa. A report to the Committee of International Research of Harvard University and Radcliffe College, based upon 15 months of investigation in the Union of South Africa, Portuguese East Africa, Basutoland, Rhodesia, the Belgian Congo, Tanganyika, Zanzibar, Kenya, Uganda, French Equatorial Africa and the Cameroons, Nigeria, the Gold Coast, French Togo, Liberia, and Sierra Leone. An exhaustive and scholarly study of all aspects of the relationship between the people of Africa and the Colonists. The author was a professor of government at Harvard University. Rebound in strong library binding. (Book ref. 017822) £145.00
Tribe and Class in Monrovia
London: Oxford University Press, 1965. Second Printing. Cloth. Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0197241573 Ex-Library Republic of Liberia has no history of rule by a colonial power and until recently governed by a minority group of former slave Negro immigrants from America. Liberia experienced social unheaval following WW II. Monrovia's population burgeoned from a pre-war level of 12,000 to 50,000, an increase fueled by native immigrants from over a dozen tribes within Liberia. American-descent Liberians, a majority in 1900, formed only 16% of the town's population by 1959. Fraenkel's study examines the new social, political, and economic systems developed in response to these changes. (Book ref. 014004) £10.00
London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1929. First Edition. Cloth. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall B0006DDGDE Ex-Library Features Abyssinia (Ethiopia) Sudan, Arabia, Sierra Leone, Liberia, China, Burma and Nepal. The Viscountess Simon was a social reformer and abolitionist. She was created a Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire in 1933 and died in 1955. Front hinge cracked, spine extremities worn. (Book ref. 011804) £15.00