Thornton's Bookshop: Africa
found: 5 books

 
BRITISH INSTITUTE IN EASTERN AFRICA.
Azania, Archaeological Research in Africa. Volume 51 (2016 ) 4 Parts, 548pp. , Softbacks
. Volume 51/1: Past imperfect, present tense: the archaeology of Africa's past 200 years By Natalie Swanepoel // American plants in Sub-Saharan Africa: a review of the archaeological evidence by Daphne Gallagher // A global perspective on the pyrotechnologies of Sub-Saharan Africa by David Killick // An isotopic generation: four decades of stable isotope analysis in African archaeology by Emma Loftus, Patrick Roberts & Julia A. Lee-Thorp // Contributions of archaeological geophysics to field research in Sub-Saharan Africa: past, present, future by Carlos Magnavita. Volume 51/2: Poison arrows and bone utensils in late Pleistocene eastern Africa: evidence from Kuumbi Cave, Zanzibar by Michelle C. Langley, Mary E. Prendergast, Ceri Shipton, Eréndira M. Quintana Morales, Alison Crowther & Nicole Boivin // Soapstone birds in soapstone nests: ethnohistorical interpretation of the Zimbabwe birds based on sixteenth- to nineteenth-century Portuguese documents by Gai Roufe // Reinvestigation of Kuumbi Cave, Zanzibar, reveals Later Stone Age coastal habitation, early Holocene abandonment and Iron Age reoccupation by Ceri Shipton, Alison Crowther, Nikos Kourampas and many others // A technological and anthropological study of iron production in Venda, Limpopo Province, South Africa by Eric Ndivhuwo Mathoho, Foreman Bandama, Abigail J. Moffett & Shadreck Chirikure // The Wadi Khashab ceremonial complex - a manifestation of cattle keepers in the Eastern Desert of Egypt before the end of the fifth millennium BC by Piotr Osypi?ski & Marta Osypi?ska. Volume 51/3: Revisiting the Kalahari debate in the highlands: ancient DNA provides new faunal identifications at Sehonghong, Lesotho by K. Ann Horsburgh, José Víctor Moreno-Mayar & Anna L. Gosling // Iron Age fauna from Sibudu Cave in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa by Andreas le Roux & Shaw Badenhorst // The archaeometallurgical reconstruction of early second-millennium AD metal production activities at Shankare Hill, northern Lowveld, South Africa by Thomas Panganayi Thondhlana, Marcos Martinón-Torres & Shadreck Chirikure // Archaeological evidence for modes of air supply into iron smelting furnaces in the African Great Lakes region by Edwinus C. Lyaya // Imperceptible realities: an ethnoarchaeological perspective on the acquisition, ownership and management of cattle by women in southeastern Zimbabwe by Plan Shenjere-Nyabezi. Volume 51/4: SPECIAL ISSUE: Mobility and African Archaeology: Mobility and African archaeology: an introduction by Ceri Z. Ashley, Alexander Antonites & Per Ditlef Fredriksen // The role of mobility in Saharan archaeological research (1960-present) by Marina Gallinaro & Stefano Biagetti // Shifting sedentism in the Upper Casamance (Senegal) by Sirio Canós Donnay // The mobilities turn and archaeology: new perspectives on socio-political complexity in thirteenth-century northern South Africa by Alexander Antonites & Ceri Z. Ashley // The mobility of memory: space/knowledge dynamics in rural potting workshops in Limpopo Province, South Africa by Per Ditlef Fredriksen & Foreman Bandama // The Green, Green Grass of Home: an archaeo-ecological approach to pastoralist settlement in central Kenya by Oliver J.C. Boles & Paul J. Lane. new set.
Thornton's BookshopProfessional seller
Book number: F3196
GBP 17.50 [Appr.: EURO 20 US$ 22.42 | JP¥ 2539]
Catalogue: Africa
Keywords: Archaeology Archeology Africa Africana

 
PARK, MUNGO
Travels in the Interior Districts of Africa: Performed Under the Direction and Patronage of the African Association, in the Years 1795, 1796, and 1797. . . .
. By Mungo Park, Surgeon. Fourth Edition. London, printed by W. Bulmer and Co. for the author; and sold by G. and W. Nicol, 1800 , XX,551 [1]pp.With portrait frontispiece. Large foldout map (with a 10 cm tear in one of the horizontal folds ) . 5 plates (2 botannic and 3 folding views). Vocabulary of the Mandingo Language. Complete with the half-title page. Quarter calf with leather corners, gilt title and lines on spine, corners bumped, spine worn, small signature on first blank, text clear [ English Short Title Catalog, ESTCT176193 ].
Thornton's BookshopProfessional seller
Book number: F2455KI
GBP 195.00 [Appr.: EURO 220.25 US$ 249.82 | JP¥ 28294]
Catalogue: Africa
Keywords: Africa Travel

 
VAN DER POST, LAURENS
The Heart of the Hunter
. Hogarth Press, 2nd impression 1961. Page edges dusty/sl. marked, red cloth binding with bumped corners and top/bottom spine the latter also sl. sunned, soiled unclipped dustwrapper frayed and worn at edges and corners, small tears at bottom and top of d/j. With a long handwriiten dedicationto a Margaret Donington Powell in ink by her loving and ever grateful Oswald followed by good wishes from the author, dated May 6, 1962, in a sl. different colour of ink. signed in full Laurens van der Post. [DR-M].
Thornton's BookshopProfessional seller
Book number: F0272-C
GBP 9.50 [Appr.: EURO 10.75 US$ 12.17 | JP¥ 1378]
Catalogue: Africa
Keywords: Bibliophile Signed Signed English Literature Africa Weblists2

 
SPEKE JOHN HANNING ,
Journal of the Discovery of the Source of the Nile. With Map and Portraits, and Numerous Illustrations Chiefly from Drawings By Captain Grant.
Cutayar Africa Travel Rare. Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons, 2nd edition. 1864. Very thick 8vo. XXXI, 658pp, frontispiece showing speke standing, plates. In a recent green cloth, while preserving some of the original binding, new title label with gilt lettering. Folding map in linen pocket at the rear, new dark green end papers. Solid copy .[ DR 6 ].
Thornton's BookshopProfessional seller
Book number: F2562
GBP 145.00 [Appr.: EURO 163.75 US$ 185.76 | JP¥ 21039]
Catalogue: Africa

 
STANLEY, HENRY,
In Darkest Africa Or the Quest, Rescue, and Retreat of Emin, Governor of Equatoria. Third Edition. 2 Volumes
. Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington, 1890. XV,529; XV,472pp. 8vo, 3 folding mapS (2 with small repaired tears, ); 15 plates and 150 woodcut illus. in the text; some light spotting to first and last few pages. A very good set in the original pictorial red cloth gilt, gray and black embossed binding , solid set, colopurs of binding well preserved, top/bottom spines bent with small creases, corners sl. worn.
Thornton's BookshopProfessional seller
Book number: F2456KI
GBP 95.00 [Appr.: EURO 107.25 US$ 121.71 | JP¥ 13784]
Catalogue: Africa
Keywords: Africa Travel Rare

| Pages: 1 |