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ON TREK IN KORDOFAN : the diaries of a British district officer in the Sudan, 1931-1933, C A E Lea; M W Daly; British Academy.
1 C A E Lea; M W Daly; British Academy. ON TREK IN KORDOFAN : the diaries of a British district officer in the Sudan, 1931-1933
New York Oxford; Published for the British Academy 1994 0197261280 / 9780197261286 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8 vo,. 
pict cloth, pp., ix, 304 pages, [12] pages of plates : illustrations, maps,, signature crossed out on front free endpaper, else a clean, bright copy,The life of the colonial district officer on trek has seldom been revealed in more detail than in Lea's journals from Kordofan, in the Western Sudan. Never intended for publication, these trek notes contain rare candor and informality, and give an unvarnished view of the land and people during a period of rapid social change. Northern Kordofan, especially Dar al-Kababish, was then little known to the outside world, and these notes therefore form an important and sympathetic record of the customs, economy and politics of the Arab and Nuba tribesmen who inhabited those regions. M.W. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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2 Lee, Mrs. R.; formerly Mrs. T. Edward Bowdich) Henry Fley; Samuel Bentley THE AFRICAN WANDERERS; Or, The Adventures of Carlos and Antonio, Embracing Interesting Descriptions of the Manners and Customs of the Tribes, and the Natural Productions of the Country.
London, Griffith, Farran, Okeden & Welsh... Hard Cover Good Hardbound 8 vo,. 
n.d. (Circa 1892) pp., x, 358, (16) pp. pub's catalogue, a.e.g., beveled boards, illustrated, frontis.,8 full page plates, patterned endpapers, edges bumped, worn, spine end worn, wear along spine, moisture stain across top of rear end paper and top of inside rear cover, covers show some marks and scuffs "Most of the circumstances are drawn from the personal experience of the Author or her friends" 
Price: 30.00 USD
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3 Martin Robert Montgomery; Rapkin, J. Tallis, John THE BRITISH COLONIES; British Possessions in Africa, with 5 Tallis Maps
London & New York John Tallis & Company 1850 Hard Cover Very Good 4 to (28 cm) Maps By Tallis 
n.d., (circa 1850) , red, gilt dec. blind-stamped cloth, cover & spine, pp.,: 12, (subscribers), 208 pages 5 Tallis maps, Africa, Western Africa, Islands in the Atlantic, Natal and kaffraria,Cape Colony, (1) portrait; There is no title page. Information is taken from the prefatory pages and the heading of page 1: CONDITION; wear at corners and spine ends, covers soiled, moisture marks on port.plate, ( Sir Ralph Abercromby); Tallis was in business in London from approximately 1838 to 1851 His company, John Tallis and Company, published views, maps and atlases. Tallis began business as a publisher with Frederick Tallis in Cripplegate.in 1842. In 1846 the business moved to Smithfield and was dissolved in 1849. From 1851 to 1854 Tallis operated as John Tallis and Company. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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The last harmattan of Alusine Dunbar, Syl Cheney-Coker
4 Syl Cheney-Coker The last harmattan of Alusine Dunbar
Oxford Heinemann 1990 0435905724 / 9780435905729 First Edition Paperbound Very Good 8 Vo,.(20 Cm) 
pict. trade paper, pp.,xvii, 398 , small ink sig of former owner on t.p. else a clean, tight, bright copy, In a chimerical world of illusion and truth, fired by a language that challenges the imagination, this book tells the story of a Sierra Leone-like country, from the time of the freed black American slaves who returned to Africa 
Price: 37.50 USD
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