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A First Luyia Grammar with Exercises

By: Appleby, L.L.

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Nairobi, The East Africa Literature Bureau, 1961

Edition: Third Edition


24 x 20 cm, pp. [4], 119, [27]. Includes number exercises tipped in between pages 20/21, foldout exercises tipped in at end. Duplicated typed pages, brown cardstock cover, bound with blue tape. Former owner's name inside front cover (C.A. Wood of Kisumu, 1967). Tape binding has disintegrated at head of spine, front cover shows dampstaining, rear cover has sun browning. Luyia (or Luhya) is a Bantu language with multiple dialects spoken by tribes in Western Kenya. Appleby,... View more info

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Hunter and Habitat in the Central Kalahari Desert

By: Silberbauer, George B.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press, 1981

Edition: First edition


Octavo (23 cm), pp. 330 pages with index, b/w photos. Brown cloth with gilt lettering on spine. Jacket has light wear along top edge and at corners, spine is slightly toned. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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Patients and Healers in the Context of Culture

By: Arthur Kleinman

Price: $12.00

Publisher: University Of California Press, 1981


First paperback printing. 427 pages with index. Cover has slight wear along corners and edges. View more info

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Schism and Continuity in an African Society: A Study of Ndembu Village Life

By: Turner, V.W.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Manchester, Great Britain, Manchester University Press, 1957


Octavo (21.5 cm), pp. 348. Reprint. Olive green boards with gilt titling, beige jacket. Includes foldout map of Mukanza, and foldout skeleton genealogy charts of Mukanza village, Skika and Nswanakdya, and Nsang'anyi group of villages. Jacket is clipped at bottom corner and has substantial wear with material missing along spine; penciled notes on free front endpaper; text block edges smudged. Boards have light edge wear, charts are in fine condition, map has been repaired... View more info

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Tales from Southern Africa

By: A.C. Jordan

Price: $20.00

Publisher: University of California Press, 1973

Edition: First edition


277 pages. Jacket is price-clipped with multiple chips and tears. Bookstore price sticker inside front cover. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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The Basuto

By: Ashton, Hugh

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, 1967

Edition: Second edition


Octavo (21.5 cm), pp. 359. Second edition. Green cloth with gilt lettering on spine. Includes index, b/w photos. Jacket has moderate wear along edges, spine is faded, small stains on back. Former owner's name on front pastedown. Dust jacket present. View more info

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The Basuto

By: Laydevant, Francois

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Lesotho, Anthropological Studies, 1952


Quarto (25 cm), pp. 87. Bound, typewritten manuscript with pictorial wraps. Anthropological study of Basuto people in southern Africa by Catholic priest Laydevant at St. Michael's Mission in Lesotho. Former owner's name (biologist Thomas J. Cox) inside front cover. Volume is intact and readable despite substantial water damage. View more info

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The Family Estate in Africa

By: Robert F. Gray and P.H. Gulliver (eds)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1964

Edition: First edition


265 pages with index, fold-out diagram. Jacket has light wear along edges, staining on spine. Small stain on top edge, foxing on side edge. Slight discoloration of front and rear endpapers. Binding is tight, pages are clean. Overall, VG. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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The Pasiegos Spaniards in No Man's Land

By: Susan Freeman

Price: $10.00

Publisher: University Of Chicago Press, 1979


Jacket has a scratch in front. Dust jacket present. View more info

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The Peoples of Southern African and their Affinities

By: Nurse, G.T., J.S. Weiner and Trefor Jenkins

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press, 1985

Edition: First Edition


Octavo (23.5 cm), pp. 409. Black cloth with gilt titling. Includes biblography and index. No jacket, boards have slight edge wear. Anthropological study of the people of Southern Africa with an emphasis on their environment. Number three in the Oxford series of Research Monographs on Human Population Biology. First Edition. View more info

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The Tibetans

By: Kapstein, Matthew

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Malden, MA, Blackwell Publishing, 2006


Octavo (23 cm), pp. 360. Later printing. Black boards, pictorial jacket. Includes section on spelling of Tibetan names and terms, bibliography and index. Black and white photos throughout. Jacket and boards with very light edge wear. Dust jacket present. View more info