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A First Luyia Grammar with Excercises

By: Appleby, L.L.

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Nairobi, The East Africa Literature Bureau: 1961

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 9931

Condition: Good


Octavo (24 x 20 cm), pp. [4], 119, [27]. Includes number exercises tipped in between pages 20/21, foldout exercises tipped in at end. Duplicated typed pages, brown cardstock cover, bound with blue tape. Former owner's name inside front cover (C.A. Wood of Kisumu, 1967). Tape binding has disintegrated at head of spine, front cover shows dampstaining, rear cover has sun browning. Luyia (or Luhya) is a Bantu language with multiple dialects spoken by tribes in Western Kenya. Appleby, a missionary linguist, worked for the Church Missionary Society which advocated unsuccessfully for a single, standa... View more info

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The Basuto

By: Ashton, Hugh

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1967

Edition: Second edition

Seller ID: 6815

Condition: Very good


Octavo (21.5 cm), pp. 359. Second edition. Green cloth with gilt lettering on spine. Includes index, b/w photos. Jacket has moderate wear along edges, spine is faded, small stains on back. Former owner's name on front pastedown. Dust jacket present. View more info

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The Tibetans

By: Kapstein, Matthew

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Malden, MA, Blackwell Publishing: 2006

Seller ID: 17328

ISBN: 0631225749

Condition: Very good


Octavo (23 cm), pp. 360. Later printing. Black boards, pictorial jacket. Includes section on spelling of Tibetan names and terms, bibliography and index. Black and white photos throughout. Jacket and boards with very light edge wear. Dust jacket present. View more info

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The Basuto

By: Laydevant, Francois

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Lesotho, Anthropological Studies: 1952

Seller ID: 10466

Condition: Fair


Quarto (25 cm), pp. 87. Bound, typewritten manuscript with pictorial wraps. Anthropological study of Basuto people in southern Africa by Catholic priest Laydevant at St. Michael's Mission in Lesotho. Former owner's name (biologist Thomas J. Cox) inside front cover. Volume is intact and readable despite substantial water damage. View more info

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People of the Deer

By: Mowat, Farley

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, Little, Brown & Co.: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 27102

Condition: Very good


Octavo (21 cm), pp. 344. Green cloth boards with gilt spine text. Illustrated jacket with $4 original price. Map endpapers. Sight spine tilt and rubbing to boards. Minor chipping to edges of jacket. Illustrated throughout with drawings by Samuel Bryant. The first book by the author of Never Cry Wolf. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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The Desperate People

By: Mowat, Farley

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Little, Brown & Co.: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 27104

Condition: Fine


Octavo (21 cm), pp. 305. Black cloth boards with blue spine titling. Illustrated jacket with original $4.50 price. Map endpapers. Illustrated with woodcuts by Rosemary Kilbourn. Slight edgewear to jacket with soiling to back. The author's fifth book and a sequel to People of the Deer. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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The Peoples of Southern African and their Affinities

By: Nurse, G.T., J.S. Weiner and Trefor Jenkins

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15580

Condition: Near fine


Octavo (23.5 cm), pp. 409. Black cloth with gilt titling. Includes biblography and index. No jacket, boards have slight edge wear. Anthropological study of the people of Southern Africa with an emphasis on their environment. Number three in the Oxford series of Research Monographs on Human Population Biology. First Edition. View more info

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Hunter and Habitat in the Central Kalahari Desert

By: Silberbauer, George B.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1981

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 6882

ISBN: 0521235782

Condition: Very good


Octavo (23 cm), pp. 330 pages with index, b/w photos. Brown cloth with gilt lettering on spine. Jacket has light wear along top edge and at corners, spine is slightly toned. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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Schism and Continuity in an African Society: A Study of Ndembu Village Life

By: Turner, V.W.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Manchester, Great Britain, Manchester University Press: 1957

Seller ID: 15579

Condition: Very good


Octavo (21.5 cm), pp. 348. Reprint. Olive green boards with gilt titling, beige jacket. Includes foldout map of Mukanza, and foldout skeleton genealogy charts of Mukanza village, Skika and Nswanakdya, and Nsang'anyi group of villages. Jacket is clipped at bottom corner and has substantial wear with material missing along spine; penciled notes on free front endpaper; text block edges smudged. Boards have light edge wear, charts are in fine condition, map has been repaired with tape. Dust jacket present. View more info