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 GUNTHER, JOHN, Inside Africa
GUNTHER, JOHN
Inside Africa
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1955. 1st Edition; 1st Printing. Hardcover. B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping. The text pages are clean and bright. The price clipped dust jacket has some beginning bumping and edge wear. "John Gunther (August 30, 1901 – May 29, 1970) was an American journalist and author. His success came primarily by a series of popular sociopolitical works, known as the "Inside" books (1936–1972) , including the best-selling Inside U. S. A. In 1947. However, he is now best known for his memoir Death Be Not Proud, on the death of his beloved teenage son, Johnny Gunther, from a brain tumor." (from Wikipedia). Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket .
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Book number: 37697
USD 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 18.25 | £UK 15.5 | JP¥ 2181]
Catalogue: Africa
Keywords: Africa John Gunther Travel & Exploration Sociology Africa

 HOOKER, LEROY, The Africanders a Century of Dutch-English Feud in South Africa
HOOKER, LEROY
The Africanders a Century of Dutch-English Feud in South Africa
Chicago, IL: RAND, McNalley & Co. Publishers, 1900. 1st Edition; 1st Printing. Hardcover. B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing to the spine ends and corners of the covers. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a previous owner's inked name on the front pastedown page. The fold-out map at the rear of the book is in Very Good+ or better condition. "In 1795, the Dutch Cape Colony became a British colony after the Battle of Muizenberg. The British decided to take the Cape Colony after the Netherlands became part of the French Empire under Napoléon Bonaparte after France annexed the Netherlands. In 1802, the British returned the Cape Colony to the Dutch after the signing of the Treaty of Amiens, however, in 1806, during the Napoleonic Wars, a second British invasion re-occupied the colony after the Battle of Blaauwberg and it remained a British colony. In 1814 the Dutch government formally ceded sovereignty over the Cape to the British, under the terms of the Convention of London. " (from Wikipedia). Very Good+ .
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Book number: 38571
USD 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 27.25 | £UK 23 | JP¥ 3272]
Catalogue: South Africa
Keywords: South Africa Leroy Hooker African Contient Africaners Dutch Colonies English Colonies South Africa

 KENNY, H. T., In Lightest Africa
KENNY, H. T.
In Lightest Africa
London, England: John Murray, 1935. 1st Edition; 1st Printing. Hardcover. B&W Photographs; This book is in Very Good condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. There is some light bumping and rubbing to the spine ends and corners of the book covers. The book cover have somespots of rubbing. "Some of us live and die in the same locality; others are the Ishmaels of this world, wanderers on the surface of the earth, homeless but not unhappy. Some clamour for civilisation and its attendant luxuries: to these the roar and hum of great cities is as the breath of life. This travelogue and biography tell of the years a London couple live in Algiers and the the Maghrib, as well-to-do expats - they hunt with falcons, visit oasis, survive sand storms, enjoy camel games, learn the rules of dining with Arab families, and much more.. Very Good .
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Book number: 32802
USD 40.00 [Appr.: EURO 36.5 | £UK 30.75 | JP¥ 4363]
Catalogue: Africa
Keywords: North Africa H. T. Kenny Algeria The Sahara Desert The Maghreb North Africa

 POWELL, E. ALEXANDER, In Barbary Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco and the Sahara
POWELL, E. ALEXANDER
In Barbary Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco and the Sahara
New York: Century Co, 1926. Hardcover. B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and is lacking a dust jacket. There is one small tear to the top spine end. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a previous owner's inked name on the front endpaper. "Powell worked as a war correspondent during World War I and his position as a neutral allowed him access to both sides of the battle lines, from 1914 onwards. With the entry of the United States into the Great War in 1917, Powell was commissioned as a captain in military intelligence. He was injured in September 1918, and convalesced until the Armistice in November of that year, thereafter returning to the US. He left the US Armed Services with the rank of Major. Powell published his war journalism in newspapers and magazines such as The War Illustrated, New York World and the Daily Mail and his war books were published by Charles Scribner's Sons. Powell then switched from journalism to a successful career as an adventure and travel writer, traveling widely across the globe and publishing some 20 more books between 1920 and 1954." (from Wikipedia). Very Good+ .
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Book number: 38580
USD 35.00 [Appr.: EURO 31.75 | £UK 27 | JP¥ 3817]
Catalogue: Africa
Keywords: Africa E. Alexander Powell Tunisia Algeria Morocco Sahara North Africa Adventure Africa

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