On this page you can travel to Africa and Egypt by browsing through the 87 titles that are on our shelves in Walpole, NH on August 29, 2011.  And, remember, it is easy to order from Ray Boas, Bookseller at any time. Thank you, RAY

1. Allighan, Garry, CURTAIN-UP ON SOUTH AFRICA - PRESENTING A NATIONAL DRAMA, T. V. Boardman & Co., Ltd., London, (1960), B&W illustrations, 276pp, good+ w/good dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 53687 ), $5.00

2. Bellotti, Felice (translated from the Italian by Mervyn Savill), FABULOUS CONGO, Andrews Dakers Limited, London, n.d., B&W photographs, 221pp, good+ w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), Some time ago the author became particularly interested in the phenomenon that is the Belgian Congo, and this book is the result of the special studies he undertook into its tribes, customs and laws, its manifold species of wild life and vegetation, its prodigious natural resources and fertility and, above all, its fascinating peoples., (Order No: 29569 ), $5.00

3. Bennett, Norman R. and Brooks, George E. (edited by), NEW ENGLAND MERCHANTS IN AFRICA: A HISTORY THROUGH DOCUMENTS 1802 TO 1865, Boston University Press, Boston, MA, 1965, 576pp, good+ w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), Presents a picture of the process of trade and its effects on both the Americans and Africans concerned with it during the active commercial period of the first half of the nineteenth century., (Order No: 58381 ), $50.00

4. Benson, Mary, THE AFRICAN PATRIOTS: THE STORY OF THE AFRICAN NATIONAL CONGRESS OF SOUTH AFRICA, Encyclopaedia Britannica Pr., New York, (1964) 1st Amer, B&W illustrations, 310pp, good w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 35333 ), $6.00

5. Beshir, Mohamed Omer, THE SOUTHERN SUDAN: BACKGROUND TO CONFLICT, Khartoum University Press, Sudan, (1970) 2nd ptg, 192pp, good+, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 40732 ), $20.00

6. Bierman, John, DARK SAFARI - THE LIFE BEHIND THE LEGEND OF HENRY MORTON STANLEY, Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1990 1st ed, 401pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 039422180X, (Order No: 56615 ), $5.00

7. Bradford, Mary and Bradford, Richard, AN AMERICAN FAMILY ON THE AFRICAN FRONTIER: THE BURNHAM FAMILY LETTERS, 1893-1896, Roberts Rinehart Publishers, Niwot, CO, (1993), B&W illustrations, 300pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 1879373661 In a collection of letters edited by historians, the Burnham's life in Africa comes alive, revealing a seldom-seen portrait of turn-of-the-century South Africa through the eyes of an American family that believed, as many of that time did, that a land's resources were available for the taking., (Order No: 34922 ), $6.00

8. Brady, Alexander, DEMOCRACY IN THE DOMINIONS - A COMPARATIVE STUDY IN INSTITUTIONS - SECOND EDITION, University of Toronto Press, Toronto, Canada, 1952, 604pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover) some pencil marks, Revised and enlarged edition of Professor Brady's noted study of the nature and development of democratic institutions in Canada, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa. Some occasional pencil notes in the margins., (Order No: 50956 ), $7.50

9. Browne, J. Orde (Major G. St J. Orde Browne), THE VANISHING TRIBES OF KENYA, J. B. Lippincott Company, London, 1925, B&W illustrations, maps, 284pp, map, good+, light brownish cloth (hardcover) EX-LIB w/minimal marks, A DESCRIPTION OF THE MANNERS & CUSTOMS OF THE PRIMITIVE & INTERESTING TRIBES DWELLING ON THE VAST SOUTHERN SLOPES OF MOUNT KENYA, & THEIR FAST DISAPPEARING NATIVE METHODS OF LIFE. Ex-lib from a small county library, and checked out only once., (Order No: 52840 ), $85.00

10. Burns, Alan, HISTORY OF NIGERIA, George Allen & Unwin, Ltd., London, (1948) 4th ed, fold-out map, 332pp, good, green cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket, faded spine, First published in 1929., (Order No: 57694 ), $10.00

11. Burton, Sir Richard (edited with an introduction and notes by C. W. Newbury), A MISSION TO GELELE KING OF DAHOME - TRAVELLERS AND EXPLORERS SERIES, Frederick A. Praeger, Pub., New York, (1966), B&W illustrations, 372pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), The integral text from MISSION TO GELELE is reproduced here with Burton's notes, together with the editor's introduction, which reassesses Burton's contribution to West African history and the kingdom of Dahmey in the light of later studies., (Order No: 47018 ), $14.50

12. Campbell, Alexander, THE HEART OF AFRICA, Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1954 1st ed, B&W ill., B&W maps, 487pp, index, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), An up-to-the-minute survey of a continent in turmoil., (Order No: 24674 ), $5.00

13. Carpenter, Frances, THE STORY OF EAST AFRICA, McCormick-Mathers Pub. Co., Wichita, KS, (1967), B&W illustrations, 140pp, very good, wraps (softcover) inscribed by the author, Contents include: The Land; The People; The Cities; The Animals; Religion and Magic; The Arts; Independence; Glossary; Index., (Order No: 51452 ), $6.75

14. Carter, Howard, THE TOMB OF TUT-ANKH-AMEN DISCOVERED BY THE LATE EARL OF CARNARVON AND HOWARD CARTER - THE SECOND VOLUME, George H. Doran Company, New York, (1927) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 408pp, very good, red cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket, Second of three volumes, each published separately. Nice clean and tight copy. "With 153 illustrations from photographs by Harry Burton of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.", (Order No: 54704 ), $350.00

15. Cartey, Wilfred (edited by), PALAVER: MODERN AFRICAN WRITINGS, Thomas Nelson Inc., New York, (1970), 184pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), The literature selected is contemporary, but it is also old--full of folk myths which live in the oral traditions of Africa today., (Order No: 44708 ), $7.00

16. Cleator, P.E., ARCHAEOLOGY IN THE MAKING, St. Martin's Press, New York, (1976), B&W photos & ill., 238pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0709155344, (Order No: 8695 ), $5.00

17. Cooley, John K. (maps by Charles McDonnell), BAAL, CHRIST, AND MOHAMMED - RELIGION AND REVOLUTION IN NORTH AFRICA, Holt, Rinehart and Winston, New York, (1965) 1st ed, 369pp, good+, white cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket - EX-LIB w/one mark, (Order No: 60158 ), $7.50

18. Cott, Hugh B., LOOKING AT ANIMALS: A ZOOLOGIST IN AFRICA, Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, (1975), ill. by Hugh B. Cott, 221pp, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), USBN 068414249X A famous zoologist and explorer shares with the reader the fascination and delight he finds among the wildlife of that richest of all regions, East Africa., (Order No: 21446 ), $8.00

19. Cottrell, Leonard, EGYPT, Oxford University Press, New York, 1966, B&W & color ill., color map, 280pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), Not only does the author describe the scenery, pyramids, temples and tombs, but recalls the great archaeological discoveries; from paintings, carvings and artefacts, reconstructing for us the pattern of life in the ancient past., (Order No: 33705 ), $8.00

20. Crawford, Dan, BACK TO THE LONG GRASS: MY LINK WITH LIVINGSTONE, George H. Doran Co., New York, n.d. (1920s), B&W illustrations, 373pp, very good+ w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), "The author has based his book on David Livingstone's last pioneer journey: mile by mile he takes us southward through a still untouched Dark Continent and as we travel he pours out for us the great wealth of his African knowledge.", (Order No: 2663 ), $30.00

21. de Kock, Victor, ONS ERFENIS - OUR HERITAGE, Nasionale Boekhandel Beperk, Kaapstad, Cape Town, 1960, B&W and color ill., 244pp, good, dark blue cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket), This book presents a photographic record of some of the things contributed by the various sections of the population to the cultural heritage of South Africa., (Order No: 31347 ), $20.00

22. du Chaillu, Paul, THE COUNTRY OF THE DWARFS, Negro Universities Press, New York, (1969), 314pp, fine, brown cloth (hardcover), ISBN 0837118409 Originally published in 1872., (Order No: 56342 ), $14.50

23. Eckenstein, L., TUTANKH-ATEN: A STORY OF THE PAST, Jonathan Cape, London, (1924), 160pp, good, blue cloth (hardcover) some light wear to cloth, Contents include: On the River; The Drive to the Temple; The Cult of the Sun; The Palace at Akhet; The Place of the Records; The Entertainment; Tutankh-aten at Akhet; The Son of Mert-aten's Adoption; Twelve Years Later; The Visit to the Tombs; Tutankh-aten at Thebes; Moses at Thebes; The Reforms of Horemheb; The Campaign; The Truimph; The Situation in Goshen; The Curtain is Rung Down; List of Authorities Consulted., (Order No: 45685 ), $30.00

24. Edwards, I. E. S. (foreword by Lord Trevelyan), THE TREASURES OF TUTANKHAMUN, The Viking Press, New York, (1972), B&W and color ill., 54pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0670727237 An astonishing glimpse into the legacy of Tutankhamun and his tomb., (Order No: 34203 ), $5.00

25. Elisofon, Eliot (introduction by Laurens van der Post), THE NILE, The Viking Press, NY, (1964), 212pp ill. w/24 in color, 292pp, good w/chipped dustjacket (and 1" square piece missing from dj), To capture in a book of photographs and text the wonders of a great river that travels through four thousand miles of the African continent and four thousand years of history was Eliot Elisofon's dream twenty years ago. Finally completed, Elisofon brings to the reader a sense of the great adventure in beauty, travel, and history that a trip down the Nile affords., (Order No: 15512 ), $25.00

26. Emerson, Rupert, FROM EMPIRE TO NATION: THE RISE TO SELF-ASSERTION OF ASIAN AND AFRICAN PEOPLES, Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA, 1960, 466pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), To what extent are the emergent national patterns of Asia and Africa different from the classical models of Western Europe? A searching investigation is focused upon these differences, resulting in the first full-scale Afro-Asian application of concepts elaborately worked out in relation to European patterns., (Order No: 46756 ), $10.00

27. Featherstone, Donald, CAPTAIN CAREY'S BLUNDER: THE DEATH OF THE PRINCE IMPERIAL - JUNE 1879, Leo Cooper Ltd, London, (1973), B&W illustrations, 240pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0850520606 The death of the Prince Imperial was the biggest story of the year 1879, arousing even more interest and sympathy than had the massacre of an entire British force at Isandhlwana a few months earlier, in which fourteen hundred men lost their lives. It is a story which poses the question--is it preferable to be a live coward or a dead hero?, (Order No: 31841 ), $85.00

28. Gardner, Brian, THE AFRICAN DREAM: FROM CAPE TO CAIRO THE EPIC ADVENTURE OF THE CONQUEST OF AFRICA, G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York, (1970) 1st Amer, B&W illustrations, 314pp, good+ w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), The epic adventure of the conquest of the "dark continent" of Africa-from Cairo to Cape Town-and of the men who fought for their lives and fortunes on that continent's own uncompromising terms., (Order No: 14031 ), $5.00

29. Gordon, David C., NORTH AFRICA'S FRENCH LEGACY, 1954-1962 - HARVARD MIDDLE EASTERN MONOGRAPHS IX, Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA, 1962, 121pp, very good, wraps (softcover), A survey of the cultural relationship between France and the North African nations of Morocco, Tunisia, and Algeria since the Second World War., (Order No: 54265 ), $10.00

30. Gray, Robert F., THE SONJO OF TANGANYIKA: AN ANTHROPOLOGICAL STUDY OF AN IRRIGATION-BASED SOCIETY, Oxford University Press, London, 1963, B&W illustrations, 182pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) some pencil marks, The first monograph concerning an African people in which an irrigation-based society has been studied in detail and its implications explored., (Order No: 38068 ), $10.00

31. Haardt, Georges Marie; Audouin-Dubreuil, Louis; Citroen, M. Andre (introducion by); d'Albe, E. E. Fournier (translated by), ACROSS THE SAHARA BY MOTOR CAR: FROM TOUGGOURT TO TIMBUCTOO, T. Fisher Unwin, Ltd., London, (1924), B&W ill., folding map, 256pp, good, green cloth (hardcover) edgewear, wear/tear top of spine, The extraordingary story of the first Citroen Mission to Central Africa. An uncommon title, this copy has wear to the top and edges of the spine with tears along the spine edge. A clean and tight copy, albiet with these faults to the cloth., (Order No: 50045 ), $150.00

32. Headlam-Morley, James, STUDIES IN DIPLOMATIC HISTORY, Alfred H. King, Inc., New York, [1930], 312pp, very good+, blue cloth (hardcover) in lightly worn slipcase, Essays written by the Historical Adviser to the British Foreign Office. Among the subjects included are the difficult questions of Arbitration, Treaties of Guarantee, and the "Problem of Security" dealing with the Low Countries and the Rhine Frontier. Other chapters give an historical summary of British policy in Egypt up to the present time, and also the history of Russia and the Straits., (Order No: 15249 ), $25.00

33. Henry, Paul Marc, AFRICA AETERNA: THE PICTORIAL CHRONICLE OF A CONTINENT, Sedo S.A. Lausanne, Switzerland, (1965), B&W and color illustrations, 343pp, very+ good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) in very good slipcase, (Order No: 3752 ), $10.00

34. Hermassi, Elbaki, LEADERSHIP AND NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT IN NORTH AFRICA: A COMPARATIVE STUDY, Univ. of California Press, Berkeley, CA, (1972), 241pp, very good+ w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0520021703, (Order No: 38029 ), $15.00

35. Hey, Douglas, WILDLIFE HERITAGE OF SOUTH AFRICA, Oxford University Press, London, 1966, B&W ill., 246pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), The whole living community of South African wildlife--Plants, Invertebrates, Insects, Fishes, Reptiles, Birds, and Mammals--from the simplest one-celled organisms to the most highly specialized animals, is within the scope of this richly illustrated book., (Order No: 34588 ), $25.00

36. Hopkins, Harry, EGYPT, THE CRUCIBLE: THE UNFINISHED REVOLUTION IN THE ARAB WORLD, Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, MA, (1970) 1st Amer, B&W illustrations, 533pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), This book reports on the processes of social, economic, and political change in Egypt., (Order No: 29218 ), $5.00

37. Horwitz, Ralph, THE POLITICAL ECONOMY OF SOUTH AFRICA, Frederick A. Praeger, Pub., New York, (1967), 522pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), This is a major analysis of the economic development of one of the world's fastest-growing economies and of the highly controversial social system of Apartheid., (Order No: 16689 ), $7.50

38. Howe, Russell Warren, ALONG THE AFRIC SHORE: AN HISTORIC REVIEW OF TWO CENTURIES OF U.S.-AFRICAN RELATIONS, New African Library, London, (1975) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 197pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), Traces the US political role for two hundred years on the Barbary Coast, in West Africa, at the Cape, in Ethiopia, on Madagascar and Zanzibar., (Order No: 38712 ), $8.00

39. Hubbard, Margaret Carson, AFRICAN GAMBLE, G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York, 1937, B&W illustrations, 279pp, good+, orange cloth (hardcover), (Order No: 40024 ), $7.50

40. Jinadu, L. Adele, FANON - IN SEARCH OF THE AFRICAN REVOLUTION, Kegan Paul, London, (2003), 262pp, fine, pictorial boards (hardcover), ISBN 0710301855 Approaches Fanon as both a political philosopher and political sociologies of the African experience. It suggests that Fanon's political writings be viewed in terms of his concern with how relations are structured in colonial and post-colonial Africa and the implications of those structure arrangements for political conflict in Africa., (Order No: 41590 ), $50.00

41. Jones, William O., MANIOC IN AFRICA, Stanford University Press, Stanford, CA, (1969) printing, 315pp, fine, green cloth (hardcover), A publication of the Food Research Institute, and first published in 1959. From his preface the author states, "It was my intention to described the production and trade in manioc and the ways and amounts in which manioc appeared in human diets in each of the major tropical regions, with the objective of appraising its competitive position as an agricultural crop and as a starchy staple foodstuff.", (Order No: 13743 ), $15.00

42. Kaplan, Flora Edouwaye S. (editor), QUEENS, QUEEN MOTHERS, PRIESTESSES, AND POWER - CASE STUDIES IN AFRICAN GENDER, New York Academy of Sciences, New York, 1997, 448pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 1573310557 New York Academy of Sciences - Volume 810., (Order No: 57859 ), $85.00

43. Karefa-Smart, John (editor), AFRICA: PROGRESS THROUGH COOPERATION, Dodd, Mead & Company, New York, 1966, 288pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), Studies of the racial and economic problems of Africa and of the rapid changes taking place are made by leading authorities in the affairs of that continent. These subjects were explored at an African Conference on Progress through Cooperation held in 1965 at Makerere University College in Kampala, Uganda, under the auspices of the Council on World Tensions., (Order No: 11759 ), $7.50

44. Laband, John, THE RISE & FALL OF THE ZULU NATION, Arms and Armour, London, (1997), B&W illustrations, 517pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 1854094211 The kingdom forged by Shaka kaSenzangakhona was once one of the most powerful and sophisticated black states in Africa., (Order No: 58544 ), $7.50

45. Lambrecht, Frank L., IN THE SHADE OF AN ACACIA TREE: MEMOIRS OF A HEALTH OFFICER IN AFRICA, 1945-1959, Amer. Philosophical Society, Philadelphia, PA, 1991, color frontis, B&W ill., 418pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0871691949 A poignant glimpse of a disappearing world in Africa, of a European family interacting with the native population in a loving, respectful way--even to the point of moving a trusted household aide and his family many miles to be with them--and of a dedicated health officer working in frequently primitive conditions to further his research and to treat his patients., (Order No: 52354 ), $7.00

46. Lawson, William, THE WESTERN SCAR: THE THEME OF THE BEEN-TO IN WEST AFRICAN FICTION, Ohio University Press, Athens, OH, (1982), 151pp, fine w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0821406493 Although other scholars have noted the frequent use of the theme of the African recently returned from the West, none has discussed it at length. This study defines the convention, describes its characteristics, and traces its history through the analysis of major and minor works of We st African fiction through 1974., (Order No: 15417 ), $10.00

47. Legum, Colin (edited by), AFRICA CONTEMPORARY RECORD, VOLUME XIII - ANNUAL SURVEY AND DOCUMENTS 1980-1981, Africana Publishing Company, New York, (1981), very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover) EX-LIB with marks, ISBN 0814905517 Ex-Lib with the usual markings. Nice tight copy., (Order No: 57625 ), $60.00

48. Lewis, David Levering, THE RACE TO FASHODA: EUROPEAN COLONIALISM AND AFRICAN RESISTANCE IN THE SCRAMBLE FOR AFRICA, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, New York, (1987) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 304pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 1555840582 A major history of the European colonial movement in Africa which tells the story of the African resistance while also giving a parallel account of the European side., (Order No: 29485 ), $6.00

49. Little, W. J. Knox, SKETCHES AND STUDIES IN SOUTH AFRICA, Isbister and Company Ltd., London, 1899 2nd ed, 328pp, good, red cloth (hardcover) light edgewear, EX-LIB minimal marks, (Order No: 13254 ), $12.50

50. Mackenzie, Jean Kenyon, AFRICAN ADVENTURERS, The Central Committee, West Medford, MA, (1917), 19 B&W ill., 119pp, good, pictorial boards (hardcover) light edgewear, Published by The Central Committee on the United Study of Foreign Missions and the Missionary Education Movement of the United States and Canada., (Order No: 12909 ), $10.00

51. Magubane, Bernard Makhosezwe, THE MAKING OF A RACIST STATE: BRITISH IMPERIALISM AND THE UNION OF SOUTH AFRICA, 1875-1910, Africa World Press, Inc., Trenton, NJ, (1996) 1st ptg, 450pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0865432414 Explores the question, "How did the Union of South Africa come to be dominated for almost a hundred years by a white minority?", (Order No: 53630 ), $20.00

52. Magyar, Karl P. (edited by), UNITED STATES INTERESTS AND POLICES IN AFRICA - TRANSITION TO A NEW ERA, St. Martin's Press, Inc., New York, (2000) 1st ptg, 193pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0312223889 "During the closing days of the Cold War Africans correctly sensed that this profound development would soon impact on the role that Africa had experienced during that era.", (Order No: 57155 ), $12.00

53. Marquard, Leo, A SHORT HISTORY OF SOUTH AFRICA, Praeger Publishers, New York, (1970) 2nd ptg, 8 B&W plates, 8 maps, 272pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), The author traces the story of the various peoples that have contributed to the making of modern South Africa. He lays the goundwork for his study with an account of the native cultures of South Africa and discusses economic and political developments in Europe that fed the drive for trading posts, and eventually for colonies, along the trade routes to the East. He also stresses the importance of colonialism in shaping the character of South Africa's social, political, and economic life., (Order No: 13964 ), $5.00

54. Maspero, Gaston, EVERYDAY LIFE IN ANCIENT EGYPT AND ASSYRIA, Kegan Paul, London, (2003), B&W illustrations, 376pp, fine, pictorial boards (hardcover), ISBN 0710308833 Written by the eminent French Egyptologist who was Director of Archaeology for the French government in Egypt, this book is a complete account of the ancient worlds of Egypt and Assyria. All aspects of society, from royalty to peasantry, religion to death, war to peace are described here in great detail., (Order No: 40850 ), $30.00

55. McEwan, Peter J. M. & Sutcliffe, Robert B. (editiors), MODERN AFRICA, Thomas Y. Crowell Company, NY, (1965), 5 B&W maps, 444pp, very good, brown cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket), EX-LIB, A collection of writings by established authorities about aspects of African civilization and contemporary life. EX-LIB - only one mark on top edge., (Order No: 12979 ), $6.00

56. McKenzie, John, SOUTH AFRICAN STEAM JOURNEY IN COLOUR, published by the author, Crawley, West Sussex, UK, 1982, color illustrations, 61pp, very good, wraps (softcover), Per the author's comment this is not intended to be "a definitive work on South African Railways ... It is more a recollection of happy memories of my most recent visit through the medium of colour photography.", (Order No: 43873 ), $25.00

57. Milton, Joyce (preface by William Kelly Simpson), SUNRISE OF POWER: ANCIENT EGYPT, ALEXANDER AND THE WORLD OF HELLENISM, Boston Publishing Company, Boston, MA, (1986), over 300 color ill., 174pp, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0150040425 Part of EMPIRES: THEIR RISE AND FALL series. Through pictures and words, this book brings the reader face to face with one of the world's greatest empires., (Order No: 16413 ), $4.50

58. Montet, Pierre, ISIS OR THE SEARCH FOR EGYPT'S BURIED PAST, Editions Ferni, Geneva, (1977), B&W illustrations, 252pp, very good+, decorated blue boards (hardcover), (Order No: 42489 ), $5.00

59. Moraes, Frank, THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING BLACK: AN ASIAN LOOKS AT AFRICA, The Macmillan Company, New York, (1965) 1st ptg, B&W ill., map, 436pp, good w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover), The author, a veteran Indian journalist, reports on the Africa with which West and East must learn to live. This is the Africa of the underdeveloped nations, of lingering tribalism, and of the "one-party, one-man" governments that defy our traditional concept of democracy., (Order No: 15728 ), $6.00

60. Morsy, Magali, NORTH AFRICA 1800-1900 - A SURVEY FROM THE NILE VALLEY TO THE ATLANTIC, Longman, London, (1984), 356pp, very good, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0582783771, (Order No: 57356 ), $10.00

61. Noer, Thomas J., BRITON, BOER, AND YANKEE - THE UNITED STATES AND SOUTH AFRICA 1870-1914, Kent State University Press, Kent, OH, (1978), 192pp, very good w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0873382161, (Order No: 59775 ), $7.00

62. Norstrom, Wanda (designed and edited by Georgiana Peacher), AN AMERICAN ARTIST IN AFRICA, 1937: SKETCH BOOK AND DIARY, Pearl Shedding Press, South Portland, ME, (1991) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 112pp, very good+, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0963035703 The contents of this book were taken from Wanda's diary, letters, and sketches in graphite, ink, and water color., (Order No: 45158 ), $25.00

63. Ogunbowale, P. O., THE ESSENTIALS OF YORUBA LANGUAGE, David McKay Company, Inc., New York, (1970), music examples, 206pp, good, wraps (softcover), A comprehensive study of the Yoruba language of Nigeria for Yorubas; and for non-Yorubas with some knowledge of the language. Each aspect of the language and literature is explained with examples translated into English., (Order No: 27488 ), $15.00

64. Paton, Alan (Abridgement by Dudley C. Lunt), SOUTH AFRICAN TRAGEDY - THE LIFE AND TIMES OF JAN HOFMEYR, Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, (1965) 1st ptg, B&W illustrations, 424pp, good+ w/good dustjacket (hardcover), The story of South Africa today is inextricably bound to the life of Jan Hofmeyr. For Hofmeyr represented perhaps the last hope for a liberal policy in government as opposed to the prsent extremist policies of apartheid., (Order No: 48315 ), $5.00

65. Pavitt, Nigel (foreword by Wilfred Thesiger), KENYA: THE FIRST EXPLORERS, Aurum Press, London, (1989), B&W and color illustrations, 207pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 1854100122 Until the latter half of the nineteenth century the interior of the country we now know as Kenya was hidden from the outside world. Scene of internecine strife, hostile tribes, waterless scrubland and trafficking in slaves and ivory, its secrets were revealed only when a handful of remarkable men braved the many dangers to travel inland -- this is the story of five of them., (Order No: 16679 ), $7.50

66. Petrie, W. M. Flinders, SYRIA AND EGYPT FROM THE TELL EL AMARNA LETTERS, Ares Publishers, Inc., Chicago, IL, 1978, 187pp, very good+, red cloth (hardcover) owner's name, ISBN 0890052344 Reprint of the 1907 London edition., (Order No: 47227 ), $50.00

67. Petrie, W. M. Flinders (with chapters by F. L. Griffith; Dr. Gladstone; and, Oldfield Thomas), DENDEREH 1898, Order of the Committee, London, 1900, color frontis, B&W ill., 74pp, plates, good, black cloth spine, (hardcover) fray top/bottom of spine, SEVENTEENTH MEMOIR OF THE EGYPT EXPLORATION FUND. Contents include: Introduction; Tombs Of The Old Kingdom; Tombs Of VIIth-XIth Dynasties; The Pottery; Funereal Furniture; Catacombs Of Sacred Animals; The Later Burials; Bronzes, Glass, And Coins; The Inscriptions; Index., (Order No: 54369 ), $95.00

68. Pieterse, Cosmo and Munro, Donald (editors), PROTEST & CONFLICT IN AFRICAN LITERATURE, Africana Publishing Corp., New York, (1971), 4 B&W ill., 128pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), The essays range from the politics of negritude to protest against apartheid, and from cultural conflict to satire against the elites. Through the works of such leading African writers as Achebe and Soyinka, Senghor and Fanon, Mphahlele and Ngugi, the contributors offer new and stimulating insights into the dynamics of African societies of yesterday and today., (Order No: 15097 ), $12.50

69. Pirenne, Jacques, HISTORIA DE LA CIVILIZACION DEL ANTIGUO EGIPTO - VOLUMEN II (ONLY), Editorial Exito, S. A., Barcelona, Spain, (1966) 2nd ed, B&W illustrations, 550pp, good+, tan cloth (hardcover) nice clean and tight copy, Volume II only of this three volume set with great photographs illustrating the history of Egypt. Text in Spainish., (Order No: 47503 ), $60.00

70. Redford, Donald B., EGYPT, CANAAN, AND ISRAEL IN ANCIENT TIMES, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, (1992), B&W illustrations, 488pp, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0691036063 Covering the time span from the Paleolithic period to the destruction of Jerusalem in 586 B.C., the eminent Egyptologist Donald Redford explores three thousand years of uninterrupted contact between Egypt and Western Asia across the Sinai land-bridge., (Order No: 46364 ), $5.00

71. Richards, Charles (edited by), SOME HISTORIC JOURNEYS IN EAST AFRICA, Oxford University Press, London, (1962), B&W illustrations, 134pp, good+, wraps (softcover), This book tells of the adventures of some of the early visitors to East Africa., (Order No: 54264 ), $7.00

72. Robeson, Eslanda Goode (Mrs. Paul Robeson), AFRICAN JOURNEY, The John Day Company, New York, (1945) 4th ptg, B&W illustrations, 154pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover) pen marks 7 pages, Journey by the wife of the great singer and actor Paul Robeson., (Order No: 59930 ), $6.00

73. Samivel, TRESOR DE L'EGYPTE, Arthaud, France, (1960), B&W & color ill., 214pp, good+, white cloth w/original acetate cover (hardcover), (Order No: 31169 ), $12.50

74. Schwab, Jewel Huelster, IN THE AFRICAN BUSH: A COURSE FOR JUNIOR BOYS AND GIRLS, Friendship Press, New York, (1928), 130pp, good, black cloth (hardcover) small tears two pages, This book designed for teachers and their pupils includes a number of stories based on African life, suggestions for worship services, and for handwork and dramatization., (Order No: 15818 ), $7.50

75. Segy, Ladislas, AFRICAN ART STUDIES: VOL. 1, A COLLECTION OF PUBLISHED ORIGINAL REPRINTS OF ESSAYS ON AFRICAN SCULPTURE, Wittenborn & Co., New York, [1956], B&W illustrations, good, clay colored cloth (hardcover), The author has grouped his published papers as follows: 1.The Aesthetic Approach; 2.The African Background, which is divided into four sections: a)African Concepts b)African Symbolism c)Monographies of specific tribal art products d)Historical considerations., (Order No: 48026 ), $75.00

76. Showers, Kate B., IMPERIAL GULLIES: SOIL EROSION AND CONSERVATION IN LESOTHO - SERIES IN ECOLOGY AND HISTORY, Ohio University Press, Athens, OH, (2005) 1st ptg, B&W illustrations, 346pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover) faint corner bump, ISBN 0821416138 "Once the grain basket for South Africa, much of Lesotho has become a scarred and degraded landscape. The nation's spectacular erosion and gullying have concerned environmentalists and conservationists for more than half a century.", (Order No: 56595 ), $25.00

77. Singleton, F. Seth and Shingler, John, AFRICA IN PERSPECTIVE - HAYDEN SERIES IN SOCIAL STUDIES, Hayden Book Company, New York, (1967), B&W illustrations, 310pp, good+, pictorial boards (hardcover), (Order No: 25826 ), $5.00

78. Spitzer, Dan (photographs by Marzi Schorin), WANDERLUST: OVERLAND THROUGH ASIA AND AFRICA, Richard Marek Publishers, New York, (1979), B&W ill., maps, 276pp, very good w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0399900365 From the mosques and minarets of Istanbul, across the blazing sands of Afghanistan, through the awesome Himalayas and the tangled rain forests of Southeast Asia, Dan Spitzer and his companion trekked overland, recording a journey as exciting and exotic as any imaginable., (Order No: 15506 ), $7.50

79. Stewart, Desmond, YOUNG EGYPT, Allan Wingate, London, (1958) 1st ptg, B&W illustrations, 198pp, good+ w/good dustjacket (hardcover), Contents include: Introduction; Napoleon to Cromer; Revolution; The Revolution and the Outside World; Egypt and Nasser., (Order No: 40329 ), $6.00

80. Swearingen, Will D., MOROCCAN MIRAGES: AGRARIAN DREAMS AND DECEPTIONS, 1912-1986, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, (1987), 17 B&W ill., tables, figures, 217pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 069105505X, (Order No: 15563 ), $7.50

81. Thielicke, Helmut, AFRICAN DIARY - MY SEARCH FOR UNDERSTANDING, Word Books, Publisher, Waco, TX, (1974), 213pp, good+ w/good dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 50389 ), $6.00

82. Tompkins, Peter, SECRETS OF THE GREAT PYRAMID, Harper & Row, New York, (1971), B&W illustrations, 416pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0060143274, (Order No: 5129 ), $7.00

83. Tregenza, L. A., EGYPTIAN YEARS, Oxford University Press, London, 1958, B&W ill., B&W maps, 198pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), The author, a twenty-five year resident of Egypt, describes the Nile and its agriculture at the different seasons of the year., (Order No: 34256 ), $10.00

84. Van Offelen, Marion (text by); Beckwith, Carol (photographs by), NOMADS OF NIGER, Harry N. Abrams, Inc., New York, (1983), color illustrations, 224pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0810907348 About a unique and colorful people - the Wodaabe of Niger, in sub-Saharan Africa., (Order No: 57056 ), $20.00

85. Vassilika, Eleni, PTOLEMAIC PHILAE -- ORIENTALIA LOVANIENSIA ANALECTA 34, Peeters Press, Louvain, 1989, B&W illustrations, 403pp, plates, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 9068312006 This book examines the Ptolemaic temples of the island of Philae in Upper Egypt., (Order No: 60359 ), $135.00

86. Warner, Philip, DERVISH: THE RISE AND FALL OF AN AFRICAN EMPIRE, Taplinger Publishing Co., New York, (1975), B&W illustrations, 235pp, very good w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0800821688 At the zenith of British colonial power, a local Holy War against the tyranny of Turkish/Egyptian overlords, led by a Sudanese religious leader called the Mahdi, spread in the 1880s to engulf a million square miles of arid desert territory., (Order No: 55421 ), $6.00

87. Watson, R. G. T., TONGAATI - AN AFRICAN EXPERIMENT, Hutchinson & Co., Publishers, London, (1960), B&W illustrations, 260pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), "The story of an experiment in living. On a sugar estate, founded in the early days of Natal, there has grown up a multi-racial community - European, African and Indian - existing in mutual harmony and trust.", (Order No: 50209 ), $8.00

Ray Boas, Bookseller
HOME

DIRECTORY
TO OUR SHELVES

NEW
ARRIVALS

ORDERING
INFORMATION