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Vendor SKUAuthorTitlePublisherConditionDescriptionKeywords(s)PriceImage
14293Arksey, Ruth SecordThe Life Story Of Ruth Secord ArkseyYour Life UniqueVery good.Autobiography of Ruth Secord Arksey, Free Methodist missionary in Africa with her husband, 1928 to 1946. There are b&w photos. 8 x 10.75 inches.Autobiography, Ruth Secord Arksey, Free Methodist, Missionary, Africa$30
7590Automobile Association Of East AfricaOfficial Touring guide To East Africa 1970 EditionAutomobile Association Of East Africa 1970 paperback with 348 pages, maps and b&w photos.Good. Plastic protective cover is too tight. Last two pages have water stains on the bottom, light shelf wear and soiling.Official Touring guide To East Africa 1970 Edition. There are photos and maps.Travel, Africa$16
13691Brigfield, Charlotte DaleTo Africa The Journal of Charlotte Dale BrigfieldSelf publishedGood. The front cover has a moisture stain and a sticker removal scar. The back cover has a small stain. The first few pages have a small stain at the very bottom of the page.The autobiography of Charlotte Dale Brigfield, protestant missionary in Liberia and Nigeria. There are some b&w photos.Missionary, Liberia, Nigeria, Africa$20
16416Church, Stevan M.An African Road TripSelf-publishedGood. Light shelf wear on the covers and spine."A light-hearted adventure on the dark continent. Two middle aged Colorado Cowboys search for the meaning of life and a cold beer on the wildest of Continents." This copy is inscribed and signed by the author.Africa, travel$175
15137Cousins, W. H. E.The Siege of Tobruk and overviewThe Rats of Tobruk AssociationVery good.8 x 11.5 inches with b&w and color photos, maps, personel and cemetary lists. The WW2 Siege of Tobruk and Australian 'Rats of Tobruk'. This copy has a tipped in certification by the author and a separate letter from the Newcastle Sub-Branch Rats of Tobruk Association.WW2, Austrailia, Africa, Rats of Tobruk, Rommel$35
16502Culbert, Tom & Andy DawsonPan Africa Across the Sahara in 1941 With Pan AmPaladwr PressVery good. In a very good dust wrapper.There are many b&w photos, "exhibits," bibliography and an index. The author, Pilot Andy Dawson, has a signed one paragraph inscription.Aviation, WW2, Pan Am, Africa$50
13936Dentz, Fred. OudschansCornelis Van Aerssen Van SommelsdijckP. N. Van KampenVery good. Faint fading on the spine. No dust wrapper.In Dutch. There are 13 illustrations, a bibliography and a name list. Suriname. From the Patria Series of Dutch cultrural History. Volume 14Dutch, Suriname, Africa, Cornelis Van Aerssen Van Sommelsdijck$30
3797Doku, E.V.Cassava In GhanaGhana University Press Good.Cassava, growing and using. There are several drawings and b&w photosCassava, Agriculture, Ghana, Africa$20
14823Faupel, J. F.African Holocaust The Story Of The Uganda MartyrsGoeffrey ChapmanGood. Light shelf wear and soiling. Front cover has a small corner crease.Religious martyrdom in Uganda. There are a few b&w illustrations. Notes and an index.Africa, Missionaries$20
13033Ferris, N. S., editorKnow your Rhodesia and Know NyasalandThe Rhodesian printing and Publishing CompanyGood. Light wear on the cover edges. In a fair, chipped and worn, dust wrapperArticles of interest from the Rhodesia Herald. There are many b&w photos, an index and end paper maps. ZimbabweAfrica, Rhodesia, Zimbabwe$20
12251Fish, Burnette C. and Gerald W. FishThe Place of Songs A History Of the World Gospel Mission And The Africa Gospel Church In KenyaWorld Gospel MissionGood. The front cover and spine have creasing.Protestant missionaries in Kenya. There are photos and maps. Both authors have signed on the title page.Missionaries, Kenya, Africa, Burnette Fish, Gerald Fish$20
15914Gibbs, HenryBackground To Bitterness The Story of South Africa 1652-1954Philosophical LibraryGood. In a good dust wrapper.South Africa history.Africa$20
7463Hanmer, Trudy J.UgandaFranklin Watts 1989 first printing with 128 pages, b&w photos and an index.Fine in a very good dust wrapper.Uganda. There are b&w photos, a glossary and an indexAfrica, Uganda$12
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15896Houser, Gwen, Jean Johnson and Henry Church, Jr.Adventures In Africa's GrasslandsLight and Life PressGood. Slight wear, soiling and creasing on the covers. A blank library card pocket in back. No other markings.Free Methodist missionaries in southern Aftica. There are several b&w photos.Africa, Missionaries, Free Methodist$20
14617Kennedy, Bruce LeeSafari Koa ChuiSelf-publishedVery good.A record of a Safari in Kenya and Tanganykia, Africa in 1960. There are illustrations byLowell Hanson.Africa, Safari$50
14908Lowenstein, Allard K.Brutal Mandate A Journey To South West AfricaThe Macmillan CompanyVery good. Faint bumping and wear on cover corners. Small name stamp inside. No dust wrapper.South West Africa. There's a 3 line inscription and signature from the author.Africa$60
13765Procter, jackFools For Christ's SakeAfrica Evangelical FellowshipGood. Some light soiling and creasing on he covers. Small ink dot on the front edges of the pages. 4 pages have a small stain in the margins.Signed by the author, a missionary in Angola, Mozambique and South Africa. There is an appendix in backMissionary, Africa, Angola, Mozambique, South Africa$20
14157Quaritch, BernardAfrica Bernard Quaritch : Catalogue 1283Bernard QuaritchVery goodDealer's book catalogue, books on Africa. There are numerous b&w and a few color illustrations.Bibliophile, print media, Africa, Bernard Quaritch$20
14372Rector, CarolynThe Master List of African Violets...1935 to 1963African Violet Society of America, Inc.Good. Light shelf wear and soiling on the covers.7 x 10 inches, lists of African VioletsAfrican Violets$50
12232Reed, Nellie A.World Treasure TrailsWoman's Missionary SocietyFair to good. Ex-library. There are no outside markings. Three rubber stamps in front, two in back, along with a date due sheet and card pocket. The covers and spine have wear, soiling and some short tears.Missionaries in Africa in the 1920s and 30s. There are b&w photos. Free MethodistMissionaries, Africa, Free Methodist$20
12923Robertson, A. F.Community of Strangers A Journal of Discovery in UgandaScolarGood. Both covers have some shelf wear and creasing.A young anthropology student in 1960s Bugerere, Uganda. There are many b&w photos, maps and an index.Anthropology, Bugerere, Uganda, Africa$20
13632Ruete, EmilyMemoirs Of An Arabian Princess From ZanzibarMarkus Wiener PublishingVery good. Light shelf wear and a crease on the spine.Raised in a harem, Born Salme, Princess of Zanzibar, an autobiographyZanzibar, Africa$20
7915Sketchley, Peter and Frances Moore LappeCasting New Molds First Steps toward Worker Control in a Mozambique Steel FactoryInstitute for Food and Development PolicyVery good1980 2nd printing pap 1980 2nd printing paperback with 60 pages, illus., and a bibliography. 8.5 X 11 in. Africa, MozambiqueAfrica, Mozambique,$14
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11593StaffThis is South AfricaUnion Of South Africa Government Information OfficeGood. There's a circular moisture stain on the front cover, a smaller stain, smaller stains on the back cover, and general soiling on both. The contents are very good.This 1946 stapled brochure has many sepia photos.South Africa$20
4106Thornton, Douglas M.Africa Waiting or The Problem of Africa's EvangelizationStudent Volunteer Movement for Foreign Missions Good. Faint wear top of spine, front endpaper missing, owner's name in ink, no dust wrapper.Africa, missionaries. Bibliography and a fold-out map.Africa Missionaires$25

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Vendor SKUAuthorTitlePublisherConditionDescriptionKeywords(s)PriceImage
4106Thornton, Douglas M.Africa Waiting or The Problem of Africa's EvangelizationStudent Volunteer Movement for Foreign Missions Good. Faint wear top of spine, front endpaper missing, owner's name in ink, no dust wrapper.Africa, missionaries. Bibliography and a fold-out map.Africa Missionaires$25
10696Tinnin, B. AldenMy StorySelf-publishedGood. The bottom right, front corner is bumped as well as the first few pages behind it.2003 paperback, inscribed by the author, with 139 pages and color photos. Autobiography, B. Alden Tinnin, guam, Africa, Arizona$25
14540United States Navy DepartmentH. O. No. 156 Sailing Directions For The Southeast Coast Of AfricaGovernment Printing OfficeGood. Covers have some wear and soiling. Front cover has a faint rubber stamp. Pages have minor creasing on the tips.1936 sailing guide for east Africa with a fold out map, illustrations, appendicies and an index.Sailing, East Africa, marine$30
15821Universal StudiosWith Stanley In Africa Universal's Great Historical Chapter PlayUniversal StudiosGood. 2 inch tear on the crease of the first page.27 inches by 3 inches, 12 fold, pen and ink sketches on both sides. Promotional material for Universal's movie from 1922, "With Stanley In Africa."Universal Studios, With Stanley In Africa, cinema, ephemera.$30
16553Williamson, GlenFrank and Hazel The Adamsons of KobogoraLight & Life PressVery good.Free Methodist missionaries in Africa. There are several b&w photos. Kibogora, Rwanda, UrundiMissionaries, Africa, Kibogora, Rwanda, Urundi$20

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