Quick Search

Author
Title
Description
Keyword
 
 
 
 

World History

 - 37 items found in your search
World History

Click on Title to view full description

 
Qwa Qwa / Thaba Nchu Clippings 1975-1982
1 Qwa Qwa / Thaba Nchu Clippings 1975-1982
Roma, Lesotho Institute for Southern Africa Studies, National University of Lesotho 1983 Paperback Very good 
Quarto (30 cm), pp. 112. Blue paper wrappers. Xeroxed newspaper articles on hand-numbered pages from nine English language publications in Johannesburg, Bloemfontein, and Qwa Qwa. Wrappers are sunned, with light edge wear. 
Price: 25.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
2 Ahamed, Liaquat Lords of Finance
New York Penguin Books 2009 159420182X / 9781594201820 First Edition Hardcover Very good very good 
Octavo (23.5 cm), pp. 564. Light gray boards with dark gray quarter binding, silver spine titling and pictorial jacket. Includes bibliography, notes and index. Jacket has light wear, text block smudged. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 16.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
3 B.M. Khaketla Lesotho 1970
C. Hurst & Co. 1971 First edition Hardcover Very good very good 
Octavo (22 cm), pp. 350. Brown boards with gilt lettering on spine. Includes index, map of Lesotho. Jacket has moderate wear, boards are crimped at corners. Gift inscription on free front endpaper. Stain on bottom and side edges. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 12.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Adulis: Red Sea Wars on the Eve of Islam, Bowersock, G.W.
4 Bowersock, G.W. Adulis: Red Sea Wars on the Eve of Islam
New York Oxford University Press 2013 0199739323 / 9780199739325 First Edition Hardcover Fine Fine 
Octavo (21 cm), pp. 181. Red boards, silver titling, pictorial jacket. Includes two maps, eight black and white illustrations, index. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Botswana, British Information Services
5 British Information Services Botswana
London Central Office of Information 1966 Pamphlet Very good 
Octavo (23.5 cm), pp. 32 pages. Unknown edition. Staplebound green and white wrappers, includes black and white photos, map of Botswana. Small pen mark on page 32, stain on back cover. Light edge wear. 
Price: 10.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
6 Buel, I.W. Heroes of the Dark Continent and How Stanley Found Emin Pasha
Philadelphia Historical Publishing Co. 1890 Hardcover Good 
Large octavo (26.5 cm), pp. [2], 17-590, [8]. Red cloth-covered boards with half-leather and gilt stamping. Marbled text block edges, blue speckled endpapers. Color frontispiece, two-color title page. Profusely illustrated throughout with engravings, initial letters and several full-page plates of chromolithigraphs. Two-page fold out map of Africa (John Ogilby, 1670). Six pages of advertisements. Pencil provenance notation on front free endpaper describing the book being bought by "Mr. Grande -- becoming my property upon his death. (signed) A.C. Grande, 1930." Andreas C. Grande was a Lennep, Montana banker, rancher, musician and tap dancer. Sun fading and smudging to boards and leather, bumping and fraying to edges. 
Price: 60.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Infidel Kings and Unholy Warriors: Faith, Power and Violence in the Age of Crusade and Jihad, Catlos, Brian A.
7 Catlos, Brian A. Infidel Kings and Unholy Warriors: Faith, Power and Violence in the Age of Crusade and Jihad
New York Farrar Straus Giroux 2014 0809058375 / 9780809058372 First edition Hardcover Near fine near fine 
Octavo (23.5 cm), pp. 390. Gray boards with silver spine text. Slight bumping to corners and jacket edges. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 20.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
The Woman Who Would Be King, Cooney, Kara
8 Cooney, Kara The Woman Who Would Be King
New York Crown Publishing 2014 0307956768 / 9780307956767 First Edition Hardcover Fine near fine 
Octavo (23.5 cm), pp. 298. Black boards with gilt spine titling, pictorial jacket, deckle edge. Map of ancient Egypt is on endpapers, includes index. Jacket has very slight edge wear. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 12.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Another Development for Lesotho? Alternative Development Strategies for the Mountain Kingdom, Dag Hammarskjold Foundation
9 Dag Hammarskjold Foundation Another Development for Lesotho? Alternative Development Strategies for the Mountain Kingdom
Maseru, Lesotho Dag Hammarskjold Foundation 1989 Paperback Very good 
Octavo (20 cm), pp. 217. Unknown edition. Green paper wrappers with white titling. Includes presentations, lectures and reports from the seminar which took place in December 1987. Topics include trade, infrastructure, culture, communications, agriculature, ecology and more. The opening speech of King Moshoeshoe II, who attended and participated in the entire proceedings, is included as well. Wrappers have rub marks, light edge wear. 
Price: 20.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
A New Voyage Round the World, Dampier, William
10 Dampier, William A New Voyage Round the World
London Adam and Charles Black 1937 Hardcover Very good 
Octavo (22.5 cm), pp. 376. Reprint. Brown cloth boards with gilt spine titling. Includes four maps (three foldout), reproduction of original 1697 title page and a page from Dampier's journal, bibliographic preface by N.M. Prenser, introduction by Sir Albert Gray, president of the Hakluyt Society, and index. Boards have light edge and corner wear. No jacket. Gift inscription dated 1946 on free front endpaper. 
Price: 25.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Pictures of the First French Revolution Being Episodes from the History of the Girondists with a Summary of the Intermediate Events; and Zenobia, or The Fall of Palmyra, De Lamartine, Alphonse and William Ware
11 De Lamartine, Alphonse and William Ware Pictures of the First French Revolution Being Episodes from the History of the Girondists with a Summary of the Intermediate Events; and Zenobia, or The Fall of Palmyra
London Simms and McIntyre 1850 Hardcover Good 
Two volumes in one binding. 12mo (15.5 cm), pp.288, 283. Contemporary half-leather over marbled boards with marbled endpapers. Decorative gilt spine text. Boards are scuffed and worn, scattered foxing, and what appears to be residue from a book plate (now removed). These two books were published as part of Simms and McIntyre's Parlour Library series, originally bound in stiff green paper boards. Called "yellow-backs," these reprints were made and sold cheaply, so as to be accessible to the average person. 
Price: 150.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
The Raid: A Dramatic Retelling of Ireland's Epic Tale, Eickhoff, Randy Lee
12 Eickhoff, Randy Lee The Raid: A Dramatic Retelling of Ireland's Epic Tale
New York Tom Doherty 1997 0312862385 / 9780312862381 Hardcover Fine fine Signed
Octavo (21 cm), pp. 283. Inscribed and signed on title page by Eickhoff to Spur Award-winning author Richard Wheeler: "For Richard- Who broke the new ground and inspires us all. Randy Lee Eickhoff." Later printing. Black boards, gilt titling. Includes glossary of names and terms. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 30.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
13 Flannery, Tim Here on Earth: A Natural History of the Planet
New York Atlantic Monthly Press 2010 080211976X / 9780802119766 Hardcover Very good very good 
Octavo (23.5cm), pp. 316.First edition thus. Green boards with gilt lettering on spine and an 'A' stamped on front board. Includes full color photographs throughout. Small stain on bottom corner of front dust jacket. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 10.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
A Short History of Sierra Leone, Fyfe, Christopher
14 Fyfe, Christopher A Short History of Sierra Leone
London Longman Group 1973 0582602513 / 9780582602519 Paperback Very good 
Reprint. 12mo. (18.5 cm), pp. 192. Pictorial wrappers have light edge wear, few pages dog-eared. Includes black and white photos, notes for teachers, and index. A condensed edition of Fyfe's seminal 1962 History of Sierra Leon, this version "was cherished in many Freetown homes, and became an indispensable text in schools." Fyfe chanced into his role as the authoritative historian of Western Africa when his brother-in-law tapped him in 1950 to be the official archivist for Sierra Leone. (Hargreaves, The Guardian, 10/27/08). 
Price: 200.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Nepal: The Hard Drug Scene, and The Role of Parents and Teachers in Saving Their Children From Drugs, Gafney, Fr. Thomas E. and Sampurna Man Maskey
15 Gafney, Fr. Thomas E. and Sampurna Man Maskey Nepal: The Hard Drug Scene, and The Role of Parents and Teachers in Saving Their Children From Drugs
Kathmandu, Nepal Nepal Jesuit Society 1989 Other Very good 
A contemporaneous copy of a three-page, staplebound speech given by Maskey on his first-hand experiences as a heroin addict and subsequent recovery with the help of the Jesuit-founded Freedom Centre (a drug rehab program for boys and men); with statistics and observations of the drug problem in Nepal more broadly. Also includes a two-page companion piece by Gafney, founder of St. Xavier Social Centre which houses the Freedom Centre, on how authority figures should direct youth away from "the attractive but unattainable elements of the modern world..." Both pieces have light edge wear, and dog-eared pages. 
Price: 30.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Azerbaijan Diary, Goltz, Thomas
16 Goltz, Thomas Azerbaijan Diary
Armonk, NY M.E. Sharpe 1998 0765602431 / 9780765602435 First Edition Hardcover Very good Very good Signed
Octavo (22.5 cm), pp. 496. Presentation copy, inscribed by author to actor Margot Kidder: "To the Miss K, wih warmest and deepest from Tommy the Traveling Turk to his [illegible] camera crew ... Deadrock, July 4, 1998." Pictorial jacket, black boards with red quarter cloth, gilt titling. Includes black and white photos, index. Spine is cocked, jacket has light edge wear. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 50.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
The Aftermath of Revolution in Latin America, Halperin-Donghi, Tulio
17 Halperin-Donghi, Tulio The Aftermath of Revolution in Latin America
New York Harper Torchbooks 1973 Paperback Very good 
Octavo (20cm), pp. 149. Very small closed tear at top cover, light staining on textblock. 
Price: 20.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Missions Berliet Ténéré Tchad 9 Nov. 1959 - 7 Janv. 1960, 23 Oct. 1960 - 9 Déc 1960, Hugot, Henri
18 Hugot, Henri Missions Berliet Ténéré Tchad 9 Nov. 1959 - 7 Janv. 1960, 23 Oct. 1960 - 9 Déc 1960
Paris Arts et Métiers Graphiques 1962 Paperback Good good 
Quarto (27 cm), pp. 376. Paperback in paper wrapper. Four color plates and maps tipped in throughout, including two foldout maps. Illustrated with many b/w photos of rock art, projectile points and other artifacts. Front cover is loose at hinge, paper wraps are well-worn with numerous chips and tears. Documenting two French scientific expeditions in the Sahara desert sponsored by the truck company Berliet in order to demonstrate the ruggedness of their vehicles. Experts in biology, archaeology, geology and ethnography all contributed chapters. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 60.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
The Bantu-Speaking Tribes of South Africa, I. Schapera (ed)
19 I. Schapera (ed) The Bantu-Speaking Tribes of South Africa
Cape Town Maskew Miller Limited 1962 Hardcover Good good 
Octavo (23 cm), pp. 453 with index. Later printing. Burgandy boards with gilt lettering on spine. Tan jacket with red lettering. Includes map of "Distribution of Bantu-Speaking Tribes of the Union of South Africa." Jacket has moderate edge wear, along with substantial moisture damage to spine, back of jacket and back board. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 10.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Botswana 1939-1945: An African Country at War, Jackson, Ashley
20 Jackson, Ashley Botswana 1939-1945: An African Country at War
Oxford University Press, Usa 1999 0198207646 / 9780198207641 First edition Hardcover Near fine near fine 
Octavo (21.5 cm), pp. 281. Black boards with gilt titling, navy blue jacket. Includes bibliography and index, advance copy slip from publisher laid in. Jacket has slight wear along top edge. Small spot on top edge. Jackson is a military and imperial historian who specializes in the British Empire. This book covers a time period he pinpoints as a turning point between the third and fourth eras of the British Empire. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 100.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
  1  2  NEXT >  


Questions, comments, or suggestions
Please write to info@elkriverbooks.com
Copyright©2018. All Rights Reserved.
Powered by ChrisLands.com

 

 

cookie