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Indian Ocean Books, Maps, and Prints has published Catalogue no. 12. For more information, contact:
Larry W. Bowman, Ph.D.
Indian Ocean Books, Maps, and Prints
PO Box 232,
Storrs, CT 06268-0232, USA,
Tel: 860-429-4289

Grands Livres, located in Kinshasa, supplies books from the Democratic Republic of Congo and other parts of Africa. Contact information:
Kalombo Diyoka
Grands Livres
B.P. 146
Kinshasa 1, Rep.Dem. Du Congo.

Soumbala, Librairie Africaine, issued its May 2006 catalogue.
For more information, see

Maggs Bros. Ltd., Issued catalgoue 1383, "Africa, Part Two: K-Z"
Maggs Bros Ltd,
50 Berkeley Square
London, W1J 5BA.
Tel: 020 7493 7160

Clarke's Africana & Rare Books issued Catalogue no. 24.
For more information, see
Paul Mills
Clarke's Africana & Rare Books
Constantia (Cape Town) 7848, South Africa
Tel: 0027 21 794 0600
Email: africana@

Livraria Sousa & Almeida, Lda. Issued catalgue no. 123.
Rua da fabrica, 40-42
4050-245 Porto, Portugal
Tel: 222 050 073

Kenya Books (academic and antiquarian bookseller located in Brighton, England), has approximately 6,000 out-of-print books on Africa listed on-line at, with browsable sub-catalogues on African Languages & Linguistics, Africa General, Travels & Exploration, Central Africa, German East Africa, Indian Ocean, KENYA 1 (Authors A-K), KENYA 2 (Authors L-Z), North Africa, North East Africa, Southern Africa, Tanganyika/Tanzania, Uganda, West Africa, & Zanzibar. Contact: Kenya Books
31 Southdown Ave. Brighton BN1 6EH, U.K.

African Books Collective (ABC), founded, owned and governed by African publishers, is a consortium of 101 independent and autonomous African publishers from18 African countries. It is a non-profit organization and is supported by government agencies and development organizations. ABC seeks to strengthen indigenous African publishing through collective action and to increase the visibility and accessibility of the wealth of African scholarship. In the U.S., ABC titles are distributed by Michigan State University Press. For ordering and other information email MSU Press at:
Tel: 517 355 9543, ext. 100
To order online, visit:

Frank R. Thorold (Pty) Ltd, Africana & Legal Booksellers issued its April 2006 catalogue.
P.O. Box 241
Johannesburg 2000, South Africa
Tel: +27 11 838 5903/838 6031

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