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  • THROUGH BLACK EYES: Journeys of A Black Artist To East Africa and Russia. by Fax, Elton C.
    Fax, Elton C.
    THROUGH BLACK EYES: Journeys of A Black Artist To East Africa and Russia.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Dodd, Mead, (1974) dj. Hardcover first edition - An account of Fax's trips first to African - to Uganda, Northern Sudan, Ethopia, Tanzania - and then to Moscow and the then Soviet Republic of Uzbekistan. "In each of these exotic areas, so different in many respects, he was to find the history of oppression by colonialism, as it had occurred in similar ways among his own people at home. Everywhere he went the artist in Elton Fax recorded with beautiful drawings, even as the text did in words, what he saw with his own discerning eyes to produce a fascinating parts of the world." Illustrated with drawings by the author/artist. Index. x, 203 pp. ISBN: 0-396068421.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket (short closed tears to dj, minor edgewear)

    Book ID: 61477
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  • THROUGH BLACK EYES: Journeys of A Black Artist To East Africa and Russia. by Fax, Elton C.
    Fax, Elton C.
    THROUGH BLACK EYES: Journeys of A Black Artist To East Africa and Russia.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Dodd, Mead, (1974) dj. Hardcover first edition - An account of Fax's trips first to African - to Uganda, Northern Sudan, Ethopia, Tanzania - and then to Moscow and the then Soviet Republic of Uzbekistan. "In each of these exotic areas, so different in many respects, he was to find the history of oppression by colonialism, as it had occurred in similar ways among his own people at home. Everywhere he went the artist in Elton Fax recorded with beautiful drawings, even as the text did in words, what he saw with his own discerning eyes to produce a fascinating parts of the world." Illustrated with drawings by the author/artist. Index. x, 203 pp. ISBN: 0-396068421.

    Condition: Near fine in a very good dust jacket (bookplate, sunning to spine of dj, minor edgewear)

    Book ID: 61478
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  • THE IRON SNAKE. by Hardy, Ronald.
    Hardy, Ronald.
    THE IRON SNAKE.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Putnam, (1965) dj. Hardcover first edition - The Story of the Uganda Railway. The line from Mombasa to Victoria Nyanza, 582 miles in length, is still the mainspring of Kenya's economic life. This books describes the men who planned it and built it, the dangers they encountered from wild beasts and savage tribes, and the politics of colonial expansion which were really behind it. Photographs, sources. 318 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket.

    Book ID: 75370
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  • ABYSSINIAN CHRONICLES. by Isegawa, Moses.
    Isegawa, Moses.
    ABYSSINIAN CHRONICLES.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2000. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's very highly praised first novel, an account of life in 20th century Uganda, set against the backdrop of Idi Amin's nightmare reign, by this young writer who was born in Uganda, but emigrated to the Netherlands in 1990. Originally published in Dutch in 1998, this was written in English by the author. SIGNED by the author on the title page with the date - 30/11/00 and "New York" beneath his signature. Includes a list of African words, and a list of characters. 462 pp. ISBN: 0-375406131.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 80945
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  • TOWNSMEN IN THE MAKING: Kampala and Its Suburbs. by Southall, Aiden W and Peter C. W. Gutkind.
    Southall, Aiden W and Peter C. W. Gutkind.
    TOWNSMEN IN THE MAKING: Kampala and Its Suburbs.

    Edition: 2nd printing.

    Kampala, Uganda: East African Institute of Social Research, 1957. Hardcover - A description of the social conditions in the dense African settlements on the outskirts of Kampala, as the old order is changing, although not without resistance. Includes 3 folding maps in rear pocket. Foreword by A. Kalule Sempa. East African Studies, No. 9. Glossary, tables xiii, 248 pp. From the library of author and political scientist Constance A. Freydig, with her label on first page.

    Condition: Good overall in stiff light green cardboard covers (some minor wear to covers, few spots foxing, maps are in very good condition)

    Book ID: 76122
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  • KAWAHA. by Westlake, Donald E.
    Westlake, Donald E.
    KAWAHA.

    Edition: First thus.

    New York: Mysterious Press, (1995.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Reissue of a book originally published in 1982 with a new introduction for this edition by the author. SIGNED on the title page. A story of grand larceny set in Idi Amin's corrupt Uganda. Map. xi, 475 pp plus afterword. ISBN: 0-89296-533-9.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 47054
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  • KAWAHA. by Westlake, Donald E.
    Westlake, Donald E.
    KAWAHA.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Viking, (1982.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A story of grand larceny set in Idi Amin's corrupt Uganda. Map. 459 pp plus afterword. ISBN: 0-670-411329.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 66515
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