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The Diagram Group: 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
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Crewe, Quentin In Search of the Sahara
London, Michael Joseph, 1983. Hardback, 240mm x 175mm brown cloth boards, white titles, first edition, x prelims, 262pp. plus index, Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Illustrations by Tim Beddow. Very Good/Very Good. Book is not new but has no obvious imperfections. Dustwrapper has just a little shelfwear along top, but basically bright and clean. Remarkable travelogue of a wheelchair-bound author and his photographer Tim beddow, into one of the toughest environments on Earth. Catalogue: Travel. Keywords: Sahara, Mauritania, Niger, travel (Book ref. 4410) £7.50
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Raphaelle Anthonioz Les Imragen Pecheurs Nomades De Mauritanie (El Memghar) Parts I & II
None Given, Paris, 1968 Extracts. Binding: Softcover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket. The Islamic Republic of Mauritania is located on the North Western coast of North Africa. This extract looks at the Imragen, the traditional Mauritanian fishermen. Extrait d'un Memoire presente a l'Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes, VI section, Paris. Parts I & II. Part I - pages 695-738 Part II pages 751-768. Books - in Good Plus paper covers - some wear to the spine but as the staples have rusted the pages have been stitched and so are now nice and tight with just some fading and marking to the edges. Contents, previous owner's inscription to the verso top corner of the front cover otherwise clean, bright and tightly bound. Size: 9.5 inches tall by 6 inches. With 16 black and white plates in Part I. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Travel & Places; Inventory No: 5382. (Book ref. 5382) £38.00
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Raphaelle Anthonioz Les Imragen Pecheurs Nomades De Mauritanie (El Memghar) Parts I & II
None Given, Paris, 1968 Extracts. Binding: Softcover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket. The Islamic Republic of Mauritania is located on the North Western coast of North Africa. This extract looks at the Imragen, the traditional Mauritanian fishermen. Extrait d'un Memoire presente a l'Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes, VI section, Paris. Parts I & II. Part I - pages 695-738 Part II pages 751-768. Books - staples have rusted so the pages have been stitched & both parts have their paper covers. Part I, some fading to the spine. Contents, previous owner's inscription otherwise clean, bright and tightly bound. Part II, in stained and creased paper covers. Contents, previous owner's inscription, some staining to the first page and other pages are creased otherwise clean and tightly bound. Size: 9.5 inches tall by 6 inches. With 16 black and white plates in Part I. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Travel & Places; Inventory No: 5381. (Book ref. 5381) £38.00
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Gerteiny, Alfed G. Mauritania
Pall Mall Press, 1967. 1st.U.K. Edn.. 243pp, map. Ex-reference library, 2 stamps, else VG in VG dust-jacket. L14 (Book ref. 06133) £22.00
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R. Eurog Jones [THE SINKING OF THE TITANIC]: "The true hero" and other poems.
Without date [circa 1918?] or place ['Western Mail, Ltd., Cardiff.'] 64 pages, 16mo. In original printed wraps. In poor condition. Ownership inscription at head of front wrap. The two binding staples rusted, and the wraps in particular grubby, torn and worn. Photograph of 'Private JENKIN THOMAS' in what appears to be World War I uniform on front wrap. Illustration of the 'SINKING OF THE "TITANIC." ' on page 9; photograph of 'WILLIAM HERBERT HARRIS, A.L.C.M.' on page 47. Section 2 consists of 'Echoes of the Deep', the first part of which is an extremely long poem (made up of 64 four-line stanzas) entitled 'THE "TITANIC." ', pages 10 to 17, with parts entitled 'THE ICEBERG', 'THAT FATEFUL DAY', 'THE BATTLE OF THE TITANS', 'IN THEIR TOMBLESS GRAVE', and ' "HE SLEPT THROUGH EVERYTHING." | (A baby on board of the "Titanic" who slept through the Wreck).' This is followed by a short poem entitled 'THE "MAURITANIA." | (Composed on board the "Mauritania" 1907)." Not in BLC or COPAC. (Book ref. 3247) £175.00
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CANA. Frank. R. THE SAHARA IN 1915.
London: Royal Geographical Society., 1915. 25pp. Map.. article in complete issue of Journal of the Royal Geographical Society. (Book ref. 156165) £10.00
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FOREIGN OFFICE REPORT FOR THE YEAR 1908 ON THE TRADE AND COMMERCE OF THE CONSULAR DISTRICT OF DAKAR
London: HMSO, 1909. 45pp. 8vo Map. Paper wrappers. . Diplomatic and Consular reports - Annual Series No 4217. A comprehensive report by British Consul Major Baldwin. Neat library mark on cover. A clean copy. (Book ref. 156141) £8.00
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WESTEBBE, Richard M. The Economy of Mauritania.
. Hardback. 191pp 1971. Ex library copy, VG. (Book ref. HALL277891) £20.00
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GERTEINY, Alfred G. Mauritania.
. Hardback. 243pp 1967. VG in DW (Book ref. HALL200921) £20.00
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WARREN MARK D (Editor) THE CUNARD TURNINE-DRIVEN QUADRUPLE-SCREW ATLANTIC LINER MAURITANIA
PATRICK STEPHENS LTD, 1987. 1st. Cloth. VG/VG. Large Folio 0850599148 Facsimile reprint of the 1907 special edition of 'Engineering' magazine detailing this most famous of Cunard liners. Many superb illustrations and deck plans. xvi+56pp + many plates. VG copy in very slightly worn dw, slightly faded on spine. An original postcard of the Mauretania with abstract of her log for April 1920 is tipped in on the front end-paper. Large and heavy - UK postage 7.50. (Book ref. 010445) £35.00
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Hudson, Peter Travels in Mauritania
London: Virgin, 1990. Cloth. Very Good +. "By foot, Camel & Road, Peter Hudson penetrates a fascinating, changing, African Country." "Reactionary Islam...the power of Aid Food...bitterness of downtrodden black Africans." Black cloth cover with silver lettering to spine. 9 1/2" Tall. No inscriptions, jacket not clipped. (Book ref. 006179) £6.00
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gerteiny, alfred Mauritania: Pall Mall Library of African Affairs
Hardback Pall Mall Press London 1967 243 0269673113 All items in stock -posted First Class on day of order Monday to Friday (if received before 4.00pm) - expect next day delivery in UK, or within 3-6 working days for all non-UK destinations dust Very Good (Book ref. 463237) £5.00
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N/a: Mauretania - Launch at the Yard of Cammell Laird & Co.Ltd - Birkenhead - 1938
Cunard White Star - 1938 G - A large format, card backed Souvenir book, with nice unfaded purple cord to spine. The purple and silver covers are rather worn, especially around edges but inside clean and tight. The launch was on Thursday, July 28th 1938 and the naming ceremony perfomed by Lady Bates. (Book ref. 61527) £45.00
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"Gerteiny, A G" "Mauritania"
"Pall London 1967" "Hardback, ex-library, with usual stamps and markings, in good all round condition. Ships within 24 hours., 550grams, ISBN:" (Book ref. 1434373) £30.00
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Quentin Crewe In Search of the Sahara
London: Michael Joseph, 1983. Illustrated by Photographs By Tim Beddow. H. Back. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo A clean and bright copy. pp 262. (Book ref. 051256) £6.00
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Moorhouse, Geoffrey The Fearful Void
Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1986 0140095527. First edition.in paperback. Penguin Travel Library. Crease on back cover but otherwise VG. 288 pages including maps, drawings and photos. The British best seller about a failed attempt to make the first crossing of the Sahara from the Atlantic to the Nile. The author died in November 2009. (Book ref. 476) £4.00
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Norris, H.T. Shinqiti Folk Literature and Song.
Oxford University Press, 1968. Cloth. Very Good. 200 pages, illustrations, very good in dustwrapper. (Book ref. 21088) £10.66
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NIELSEN, Margaret Steentoft. Introduction to the Flowering Plants of West Africa.
London: University of London Press Ltd, 1965. Illustrated, large 8vo, pp x, 246, inscribed "with the author's compliments" on the front endpaper, a good copy in slightly marked dustwrapper. (Book ref. 003372) £20.00
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Dodwell, Christine.: " TRAVELS WITH PEGASUS. A Microlight Journey Across West Africa."
London. Hodder & Stoughton,1989. Christine, with her pilot instructor, flew across West Africa to the Atlantic, over the Cameroun forest canopy, Nigeria, Niger & Mali, over volcanic ranges, the Sahara Desert, Mauritania & Kiffa to Dakar airport . She explored around Lake Chad, camped with Tuareg nomads, rode a camel into the Air mountains, even found a dinosaur graveyard! 208 pages. Illustrated with a sketch of the Pegasus microlight, their travel map & about 35 colour photographs. 9" x 6". Near fine but top of spine & back bottom corner are bumped. D./w. is near fine but top edge is bumped, it isn't price clipped (12.95). ISBN 0340425024. (Book ref. 3429) £8.00
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