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ON TREK IN KORDOFAN : the diaries of a British district officer in the Sudan, 1931-1933

By: C A E Lea; M W Daly; British Academy.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford; Published for the British Academy: 1994

Seller ID: 1125248

ISBN: 0197261280

Condition: Very Good


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... View more info

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.

By: Lee, Mrs. R.; formerly Mrs. T. Edward Bowdich) Henry Fley; Samuel Bentley

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London,, Griffith, Farran, Okeden & Welsh...:

Seller ID: LT 2349

Condition: Good


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" View more info

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The last harmattan of Alusine Dunbar

By: Syl Cheney-Coker

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Oxford, Heinemann: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1125359

ISBN: 0435905724

Condition: Very Good


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 View more info