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THE SHERBRO AND ITS HINTERLAND

By: Alldridge, T J

Price: $200.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1901

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 4826

Condition: Very Good


Boards a bit darkened and with light shelfwear. Stamp and former owner's name on front endpaper. ; Numerous b&w photos illustrate this account of the author's sojourn in Sierra Leone. Map in rear pocket ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 356 pages View more info

THE TRAVELER'S AFRICA

By: Allen, Phillip M; & Segal, Aaron

Price: $70.00

Publisher: New York, Hopkinson and Blake: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 4040

Condition: Very Good+ in Good dust jacket


Closed tears to DJ. Binding slightly loose; Review copy with publisher's note and review from Publisher's Weekly laid in. A chapter on all the then -current countries on the continent, reviewing modes of travel, currency, sights to see, political atmosphere, etc; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 972 pages View more info

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BAJO EL SOL AMERICANO Description De Las Razas Indigenas De Uganda Aventuras De Caza Y Otras Observaciones

By: Ansorje, W J

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Madrid, Espasa-Calpe, S A: 1934

Order Number: 4636

Condition: Very Good+


Slight sunning to spine and with gilt lettering faded ; In Spanish. An overview of the indigenous peoples of Uganda and Southern Africa. Ornate gilt lettering on spine, with gilt deptiction of sailing ship ; B&W Photographs; 8vo - 8" to 9" tall; 352 pages View more info

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TUNISIA A Personal View of a Timeless Land

By: Anthony, John

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner: 1961

Edition: First American Edition

Order Number: 11081

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Slight chipping to DJ. Previous owner's name to front pastedown. Notes in rear; Color frontispiece and B&W photos and illustrations (by the author) enhance this overview of Tunisia, from ancient times to the French occupation to independence, with a personal perspective, as the author met his wife there ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 221 pages View more info

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TREASURY OF BIG GAME ANIMALS

By: Bauer, Erwin A.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Outdoor Life Books/Harper & Row: 1972

Order Number: 18469

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ tape repaired, with light shelfwear and a few small closed tears; A famous photographer and author presents the great game animals of North America, Africa, Asia, South America, and Europe; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 398 pages View more info

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MOROCCO

By: Bensusan, S L

Price: $250.00

Publisher: London, A & C Black: 1904

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 17876

Condition: Very Good+


Boards with light rubbing to extremities. Minute tears to spine ends. Former owner's name on front free endpaper. First and last few pages browned and a bit frail. Light chipping to half title page ; Butterscotch boards with ornate design to front and spine. Top edge gilt; Color Illustrations; 8vo; xv, 231 pages View more info

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DARK SAFARI The Life Behind the Legend of Henry Morton Stanley

By: Bierman, John

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1990

Order Number: 18473

ISBN: 0-394-58342-6

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


8vo; 401 pages View more info

NATIVE LIFE IN SOUTH AFRICA

By: Birkby, Carel

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Pretoria, South African Tourist Corporation:

Order Number: 4556

Condition: Very Good+


Minor shelf wear to cover ; Condensed view of customs of native peoples of South Africa. Undated, circa 50's ; Color Illustrations; Square 12mo; 48 pages View more info

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The Personal Life of David Livingstone Chiefly from His Unpublished Journals and Correspondence in the Possession of His Family

By: Blaikie, W. Garden

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Fleming H. Revell Company:

Order Number: 18448

Condition: Very Good


Boards with light wear to extremities. Spine sunned. Bookplate. ; 8vo View more info

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YALLAH

By: Bowles, Paul

Price: $200.00

Publisher: New York, McDowell, Obolensky: 1957

Order Number: 11933

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Wear to DJ. One corner bumped ; 83 pages of photos of the peoples of Northwestern Africa. Text by Paul Bowles. Review copy with slip laid in ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 17,83 pages View more info

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TRIBES OF THE SAHARA

By: Briggs, Lloyd Cabot

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Harvard University Press: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 8541

ISBN: 0674908708

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


DJ a bit darkened ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 295 pages View more info

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CAPE COLONY TO-DAY

By: Burton, A R E

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Cape Town, Townshend, Taylor, & Snashall: 1907

Order Number: 4557

Condition: Very Good


Boards with light shelfwear. ; Still under British rule, South Africa as of 1907 is examined here. Numerous statistics, photos, and maps ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 316 pages View more info

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LACERDA'S JOURNEY TO CAZEMBE IN 1798

By: Burton, Richard F.

Price: $500.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1873

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 15949

Condition: Very Good+


Wear to extremities. Front hinge started with ffep slightly loose. Archival tape repair to fold-out front map. Binding loose in spots; The story of the Portugese expeditions through central Africa, translated and annotated by Sir Richard Burton; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 271 pages View more info

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LIVINGSTONE

By: Campbell, R. J.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead & Company: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 18017

Condition: Very Good+


Spine a bit browned. Boards with light rubbing to extremities. Former owner's name on front free endpaper; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 295 pages View more info

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MAURITIUS

By: Castelain, Jean-Claude

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Mauritius, Les Editions Nourault: 1972

Order Number: 12947

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Light wear and chipping to DJ; Lots of color photos and info about the island nation; Color Photographs; 8vo View more info

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LIFE ON THE ROCKS Among the Natives of the Union of South Africa

By: Cegielka, Francis A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: North Tonawanda, Pallottinum: 1957

Order Number: 4862

Condition: Very Good


Tape marks to boards. Previous owner's name written and crossed out on half title; A study of attempts to convert the peoples of South Africa to Catholicism ; Ex-Library; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 188 pages View more info

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LIGHTEST AFRICA

By: Chapman, F Spencer

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1955

Order Number: 3968

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


Open tear and small closed tear to DJ. Slight sunning to boards; How would you like to take your wife, three children (the oldest six) , and their nanny in a small van all the way across Africa for eight months? The Chapman family did it, and a fine story it is ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 288 pages View more info

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LIGHTEST AFRICA

By: Chapman, F Spencer

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1955

Order Number: 4799

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Light shelfwear and light chipping to DJ ; Author Chapman took his wife and three sons 17, 000 miles through Africa in a van. ; Color Photographs; 8vo; 288 pages View more info

LIGHTEST AFRICA

By: Chapman, F Spencer

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1955

Order Number: 3969

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Chipping and minute closed tears to DJ ; How would you like to take your wife, three children (the oldest six) , and their nanny in a small van all the way across Africa for eight months? The Chapman family did it, and a fine story it is. Numerous photographs, some in color, illustrate this exciting narrative. Bright yellow boards ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 288 pages View more info

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THE VARIED AIRS OF SPRING

By: Chase, Ilka

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New Brunswick, Doubleday: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 3978

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Very light wear to DJ; Review copy with notice laid in. Noted writer and actress Ilka Chase, after a proposed trip to the Middle East is postponed due to the 1967 war, takes on Africa and the Mediterranean. Map in endpapers; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 262 pages View more info

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THE VARIED AIRS OF SPRING

By: Chase, Ilka

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New Brunswick, Doubleday: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 3977

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


DJ price clipped and slightly browned. Bookstore sticker on half-title page; Noted writer and actress Ilka Chase, after a proposed trip to the Middle East is postponed due to the 1967 war, takes on Africa and the Mediterranean. Map in endpapers ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 262 pages View more info

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THE VARIED AIRS OF SPRING

By: Chase, Ilka

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday: 1969

Order Number: 14620

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Light wear and tanning to DJ; Noted writer and actress Ilka Chase, after a proposed trip to the Middle East is postponed due to the 1967 war, takes on Africa and the Mediterranean. Map in endpapers ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 262 pages View more info

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JOHANNESBURG Out of the Crucible

By: Chilvers, Hedley A

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, Frederick A Stokes Company:

Order Number: 4562

Condition: Very Good


Spine slightly sunned. Gilt spine lettering faded. ; More about the discovery of gold in the Witwatersrand field than about Johannesburg, this is the tale of the 1884 discovery of a field estimated to contain two billion pounds of gold; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 274 pages View more info

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THE VICTORIA FALLS A Handbook to the Victoria Falls, the Batoka Gorge and Part of the Upper Zambesi River

By: Clark, J. Desmond

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Northern Rhodesia, Commission for the Preservation of Natural and Historical Monuments and Relics: 1952

Order Number: 2191

Condition: Very Good


Covers a bit worn and browned. Spine nicely tape repaired. Internally VG+ ; 4 color plates, 32 b&w illustrations from photographs, 4 line drawings and 2 maps. Bound-in errata slip. SIGNED by the illustrator Barbara Tyrrell; 8vo; 160 pages View more info

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AFRICAN MAJESTY A Record of Refuge At the Court of the King of Bangangte in the French Cameroons

By: Clement, F; Egerton, C

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 4264

Condition: Very Good


Boards with light rubbing to extremities and with gilt spine lettering fadedEx-lib with minimal markings. Browning to endpapers; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 348 pages View more info