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1 Bakkes, Christiaan Die Lang Pad Van Stoffel Mathysen
Kaapstad Human & Rousseau 1998 0798137800 / 9780798137805 Paperback Very good 
Octavo (21.5cm), pp. 176. Association Copy. Some light corner bumping. Includes gift inscription to naturalist Doug Peacock on half title page from the author. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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2 Carroue, P. Cours Elementaire d'Anglais Commercial
Paris Librairie Armand Colin 1903 Hardcover Good 
Duodecimo (18 cm), pp. 232. Tan boards with black quarter binding. "Elementary Course of Commericial English" with lessons, vocabulary, grammar and lexicon in French and English. Illustrated throughout. Light foxing and a few pages with very light pencil margin notes. Boards show moderate wear, but cover and spine text is unfaded and very readable. No jacket as issued. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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3 Goodenough, Ward H. and Hiroshi Sugita Trukese-English Dictionary
Philadelphia American Philosophical Society 1980 Paperback Good 
Octavo (23cm), pp. 399. Cover has moderate wear. Previous owner has added tabs to mark the alphabet throughout, name on half title page in ink. Front hinge is cracked at cover. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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Nieznon a lekko   bytu (The Unbearable Lightness of Being), Kundera, Milan
4 Kundera, Milan Nieznon a lekko bytu (The Unbearable Lightness of Being)
London Aneks 1984 0906601150 / 9780906601150 Paperback Very good 
Octavo (21.5 cm), pp. 215. First thus, Polish language edition. Light reading wear and minor staining to text block. Kundera's fourth and most celebrated novel, translated from Czech by Agnieszka Holland. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Moorosi: Morena oa Baphuthi, Mosebi Damane
5 Mosebi Damane Moorosi: Morena oa Baphuthi
Moria, Basutoland Sesuto Book Depot 1960 Pamphlet Very good 
Duodecimo (18 cm), pp. 64. Second printing. Cinnamon wraps with stapled binding. Sun damage along spine. A historical novel that translates, "'Moorosi, the King of the Baphuthi,' and tells the story of Moorosi and his dealings with the British." (Encyclopedia Britannica) 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Sur Les Routes de L'Ouest, Perriot, Francoise
6 Perriot, Francoise Sur Les Routes de L'Ouest
Paris Le Pre Aux Clercs 2004 Paperback Fine 
Unknown edition. 26 x 26 cm, pp. 112, [8]. Pictorial wrappers, color photos and illustrations throughout. In French, includes Visitors' Guide, bibliography and list of relevant internet sites. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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7 Pietri, Arturo Uslar En Busca Del Nuevo Mundo
Mexico Fondo de cultura economica 1969 First edition Paperback Very good 
Sextodecimo (17cm), pp. 224. Some minor bumping around the edges and at corners. First Edition. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Bataung Lipale 12, Santho, Davidson Mokothu Kekeletso
8 Santho, Davidson Mokothu Kekeletso Bataung Lipale 12
Basutoland Catholic Centre, Mazenod Institute undated Pamphlet Very good 
Duodecimo, (18 cm), pp. 40. Tan and brown wrappers with black lettering, stapled binding. Part of a series of pamphlets put out by the Catholic Church in southern Africa. While undated, former owner (biologist Tom Cox) wrote name and 1965 inside front cover. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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A Vocabulary of the Navaho Language, Vol 2, The Franciscan Fathers
9 The Franciscan Fathers A Vocabulary of the Navaho Language, Vol 2
St. Michaels, AZ The Franciscan Fathers 1912 First edition Paperback Fair 
Octavo (24 cm), pp. 212. Brown wrappers with black lettering and "Navajo Indian Mission" logo. String binding, deckle edge. Scarce first edition, unnumbered copy from a limited edition of 325 copies. Translations of Navajo into English. Wrappers have come off book completely are in two pieces. Binding is intact though frail. Pages are clean. The dictionary is credited to the three Franciscan friars who moved to establish the St. Michael's mission in 1898, and offered visitors food and coffee in exchange for the names of objects in Navajo, though authorship is generally attributed to Father Bernard Haile. (Trip of the Tongue: Cross Country Travels in Search of America's Languages). This is a book that was not supposed to exist: Navajo code talkers were used during World War II based in part on the premise that the language was only spoken, not written. First Edition. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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Autobiografie van een Yogi, Yogananda, Paramahansa
10 Yogananda, Paramahansa Autobiografie van een Yogi
Deventer, Netherlands Ankh-Hermes 1975 Hardcover Fine 
Octavo (24.5 cm), pp. 494. Fourth edition. Blue cloth boards with gilt titling on maroon block on spine. Sixteen plates of black and white photos. Full color 5" x 7" photo of the author tipped in on back board. The Dutch language version of the spiritual classic Autobiography of a Yogi, which detail the life and Kriya yoga teachings of Yogananda in India and the United States. No jacket. 
Price: 26.00 USD
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