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Black Ivory

(1873)
A Tale of Adventure Among the Slavers of East Africa
A novel by

 
They marched in a long line, fastened to each other by chains and ropes and heavy "gorees" or slave-sticks. The latter implements were poles from six to seven feet long, with a fork at the end of each, in which the necks of the men were fitted and secured by means of an iron bolt, passing across the throat and riveted at both ends. To render marching possible with such encumbrances, the men went in couples, one behind the other, so that the slave-stick of the leading man could be tied to the stick of his fellow behind, which was slewed round to the front for the purpose. Their wrists were also tied, some in front, others behind their backs. Secured thus, Hercules himself might have been reduced to obedience, especially if he had felt the frequent sting of the cruel lash that was laid on these captives.

 
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Hardback Editions

August 2008 : USA Hardback
Title: Black Ivory
Author(s): Robert Michael Ballantyne
ISBN: 0-554-27682-8 / 978-0-554-27682-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: BiblioLife
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August 2008 : USA Hardback
Title: Black Ivory
Author(s): Robert Michael Ballantyne
ISBN: 0-554-36985-0 / 978-0-554-36985-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: BiblioLife
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December 2007 : USA Hardback
Title: Black Ivory
Author(s): Robert Michael Ballantyne, R D McDonald
ISBN: 1-4218-9771-7 / 978-1-4218-9771-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: 1st World Library - Literary Society
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June 1969 : USA Hardback
Title: Black Ivory: A Tale of Adventure Among the Slavers of East Africa
Author(s): R M Ballantyne
ISBN: 0-8411-0009-8 / 978-0-8411-0009-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Metro Books
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Paperback Editions

January 2016 : Paperback
Title: Black Ivory
Author(s): R M Ballantyne
ISBN: 1-5232-8620-2 / 978-1-5232-8620-1
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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September 2015 : Paperback
Title: Black Ivory
Author(s): R M Ballantyne
ISBN: 1-5172-1780-6 / 978-1-5172-1780-8
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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July 2015 : Paperback
Title: Black Ivory
Author(s): R M Ballantyne
ISBN: 1-5151-7448-4 / 978-1-5151-7448-6
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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April 2015 : Paperback
Title: Black Ivory
Author(s): R M Ballantyne
ISBN: 1-5115-9464-0 / 978-1-5115-9464-6
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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March 2015 : Paperback
Title: Black Ivory
Author(s): R M Ballantyne
ISBN: 1-5114-4876-8 / 978-1-5114-4876-5
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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February 2015 : USA Paperback
Title: Black Ivory
Author(s): R M Ballantyne
ISBN: 1-5084-3942-7 / 978-1-5084-3942-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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March 2014 : USA Paperback
Title: Black Ivory
Author(s): R M Ballantyne
ISBN: 1-4974-4046-7 / 978-1-4974-4046-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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May 2013 : USA Paperback
Title: Black Ivory
Author(s): R M Ballantyne
ISBN: 1-4848-8024-2 / 978-1-4848-8024-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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December 2012 : USA Paperback
Title: Black Ivory
Author(s): R M Ballantyne
ISBN: 1-4818-4154-8 / 978-1-4818-4154-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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October 2012 : USA Paperback
Title: Black Ivory
Author(s): R M Ballantyne
ISBN: 1-4801-4453-3 / 978-1-4801-4453-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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October 2012 : USA Paperback
Title: Black Ivory (Large Print)
Author(s): R M Ballantyne
ISBN: 1-4801-4452-5 / 978-1-4801-4452-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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March 2012 : USA Paperback
Title: Black Ivory: A Tale Of Adventure Among The Slavers Of East Africa...
Author(s): Robert Michael Ballantyne
ISBN: 1-278-95756-1 / 978-1-278-95756-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Nabu Press
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January 2010 : UK Paperback
Title: Black Ivory
Author(s): R M Ballantyne
ISBN: 1-4076-2186-6 / 978-1-4076-2186-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: HardPress Publishing
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September 2009 : USA Paperback
Title: Black Ivory (World Cultural Heritage Library)
Author(s): R M Ballantyne
ISBN: 1-4387-8795-2 / 978-1-4387-8795-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Intl Business Pubns USA
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July 2008 : Paperback
Title: Black Ivory
Author(s): R M Ballantyne
ISBN: 8132020391 / 978-8132020394
Publisher: Tutis Digital Publishing Pvt. Ltd.
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January 2008 : Paperback
Title: Black Ivory (Large Print)
Author(s): R M Ballantyne
ISBN: 8184566514 / 978-8184566512
Publisher: Tutis Digital Publishing Pvt. Ltd.
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December 2007 : USA Paperback
Title: Black Ivory
Author(s): M Ballantyne R M Ballantyne, D McDonald R D McDonald, R M Ballantyne
ISBN: 1-4218-9671-0 / 978-1-4218-9671-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: 1st World Library - Literary Society
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August 2007 : UK Paperback
Title: Black Ivory (Illustrated Edition) (Dodo Press)
Author(s): Robert Michael Ballantyne
ISBN: 1-4065-5811-7 / 978-1-4065-5811-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Dodo Press
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August 2007 : Paperback
Title: Black Ivory
Author(s): R M Ballantyne
ISBN: 8184560575 / 978-8184560572
Publisher: Tutis Digital Publishing Pvt. Ltd.
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July 2007 : USA Paperback
Title: Black Ivory: A Tale of Adventure Among the Slavers of East Africa
Author(s): Robert Michael Ballantyne
ISBN: 1-4346-3756-5 / 978-1-4346-3756-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: BiblioBazaar
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July 2007 : USA Paperback
Title: Black Ivory: A Tale of Adventure Among the Slavers of East Africa
Author(s): Robert Michael Ballantyne
ISBN: 1-4346-3770-0 / 978-1-4346-3770-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: BiblioBazaar
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June 2004 : USA Paperback
Title: Black Ivory Adventure Among The Slavers Of East Africa
Author(s): R M Ballantyne
ISBN: 1-4191-1022-5 / 978-1-4191-1022-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Kessinger Publishing, LLC
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Audio Editions

2015 : New Zealand MP3 CD
Title: Black Ivory
Author(s): R M Ballantyne
ISBN: 1-77542-141-4 / 978-1-77542-141-2 (New Zealand edition)
Publisher: IDB Productions
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Kindle Editions

February 2016 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
Title: Black Ivory
Author(s): R M Ballantyne
Publisher: Milk Press
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May 2014 : USA Kindle edition
Title: Black Ivory (Illustrated): Adventure Among of Slavers of East Africa
Author(s): R M Ballantyne
Publisher: www.DelmarvaPublications.com
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