bagged for protection. the dust jacket grades fine++ with a few edge blemishes and the book is very fine with 3 minute edge spots and a label having been removed from the lower inside back cover. the weight chart is still attached
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Description du livre Prentice Hall Press, Longman Group Ltd., London, 1980. Hard Cover. État : Near Fine. Etat de la jaquette : Near Fine. First Edition. Hardcover in dustwrapper. xix, 393 pages, Illustrated with maps, photos etc. Folding weight name chart for Ghana and Ivory Coast loosley inserted at rear of the book. 6.5 X 9.5 inches. Near fiine book in a near fine dustwrapper. All clean and unmarked, little sign of any use, only very slight handling/shelf wear. N° de réf. du libraire 007968
Description du livre Longman, London, 1980. Hardback. État : Very Good Plus. Etat de la jaquette : Very Good Plus. First edition, First Printing.. VG+/VG+. First edition, first printing in d/w. ASSOCIATION COPY SIGNED BY TERRY RIDLEY-ELLIS, without dedication or inscription on front endpaper. Ridley-Ellis (of Longman's Africa Division) is mentioned in the Preface (page xix) by the author as, among others, having given 'wise advice and showed inexhaustible patience'. Profusely illustrated with photographs, line-drawings and maps. A well-researched and authoritative history of the Akan peoples goldweights. The Akan people were a meta-ethnicity people of the former Gold Coast region, in what is today the nation of Ghana; Akans also make up the majority of the populace in the Ivory Coast. Akan goldweights are made of brass used as a measuring system by the people of West Africa, particularly for weighing gold dust which was the currency until replaced by paper money and coins. The weights are miniature representations of West Africal culture items, such as plants, animals and people. With Appendixes, Glossary, Bibliography, Index and folding chart of 'Weight Names For Ghana And Ivory Coast'. A very good plus copy, in a very good plus d/w, of a SCARCE first edition, first printing SIGNED ASSOCIATION COPY. D/w now protected in a detachable, non-adhesive, clear sheaf. Signed by Publisher's Staff. N° de réf. du libraire 16233
Description du livre Prentice Hall Press. Hardcover. État : Good. 0582646316 For your consideration is the title, "Akan Weights and the Gold Trade (Legon History Series)," by Timothy F. Garrard. Our book is in excellent overall condition and is graded Good++ in a Very Good dust jacket. The dust jacket is clean and intact with no marks or tears (Now fitted with a new, Brodart jacket protector). The boards show very light wear with "straight" edge-corners. There is moderate foxing to the top and right textblock edges. There is a small sticker to the front endpaper, otherwise endpapers and all text pages are clean and unmarked. Fold-out chart glued to first endpaper is present and intact. The binding is excellent with a straight spine. This book will be stored and delivered in a secure storage box with foam padding. Published by Prentice Hall Press, 1980; 420 pages; Hardcover binding. N° de réf. du libraire SKU-R7404304155
Description du livre Longman Group Limited, 1980. Hardcover. État : Fine. Etat de la jaquette : Fine. First edition. Fine hardcover in a fine dust jacket. Includes fold-out of Weight Names for Ghana and Ivory Coast with equivalent in grams, with a second copy laid in. Book. N° de réf. du libraire 009333
Description du livre Prentice Hall Press, 1980. Hardcover. État : Good. 1st. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!. N° de réf. du libraire 0582646316