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An important contribution to our understanding of the historical development of Benin, in West Africa.
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Book Description Longmans, London, 1969. Hard Cover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Benin formerly Dahomey, in West Africa. At various times it was a colony of the Portuguese, English, Dutch, Spain, Italy and France. CONDITION Tan cloth (clean and unworn) map liners, pp xi 372 with 9 illus plates and 3 maps. Copy is very bright and crisp with name crossed to front ep . DJ has light shelf wear and fading to spine. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Seller Inventory # 15620
Book Description LONGMANS, GREEN & Co., LONDON, 1969. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. Brown cloth boards with gilt titles to spine, 220 x 145 mm approx. Maps to end papers, xii + 372 pp + 4 pp of publisher's adverts.Colour frontis + 8 pp of b/w plates on glossy paper + 3 line maps all as called for. The book; published in the Ibadan History Series under the editorship of K.O.Dike; explores one of the major themes of the pre-colonial period: the relationship between African peoples and the Europeans who came persistently but precariously to their shores. The Portuguese, English, Dutch, Spaniards, Italians and Frenchmen - to trade, evangelise or negotiate. The book ends with the massacre and punitive expedition of 1897 by the British. VG/VG (Book- a little light shelf wear to extremities. No soiling. No previous owner name insc. nor annotations. Dust Jacket - a little light colour rubbing to head of spine and 20mm approx of loss to upper fore edge flap fold at bottom corner typical of being rodent nibbled. No soiling and and non price clipped. Now in a removable proprietary protective sleeve. No other defects to book or jacket). Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. Seller Inventory # 123216
Book Description Longmans, 1969. Condition: Good. This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings inside.This book has hardback covers. In good all round condition. No dust jacket. Seller Inventory # 7014252
Book Description Prentice Hall Press, 1969. Condition: UsedAcceptable. book. Seller Inventory # M058264514X_4
Book Description Prentice Hall Press, 1969. Condition: Good. A+ Customer service! Satisfaction Guaranteed! Book is in Used-Good condition. Pages and cover are clean and intact. Used items may not include supplementary materials such as CDs or access codes. May show signs of minor shelf wear and contain limited notes and highlighting. Seller Inventory # 058264514X-2-4