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A DIPLOMATIST'S WIFE IN MANY LANDS [TWO VOLUME SET]

By: Fraser, Mrs. Hugh

Price: $70.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead & Co, 1913


Volume one frontispiece detached but present. Browning to edges ; The reminiscences of a diplomat's wife, who travelled nearly the entire globe with her statesman husband. top edge gilt; 8vo; 354,324 pages View more info

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A LEAF IN THE WIND Travels in Africa

By: Hudson, Peter

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Walker & Company, 1989

Edition: First Edition


Scotch tape on DJ. Tape residue in front pastedown. Front corner bumped ; Like the leaf of the title, Author Hudson meanders around Africa almost at random, seeking to broaden his range of experience; 8vo; 267 pages View more info

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A YANKEE IN PIGMY LAND Being a Narrative of a Journey Across Africa from Mombasa through the Great Pigmy Forest to Banana

By: Geil, William Edgar

Price: $120.86

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead & Co, 1905

Edition: First Edition


Wear & small open tears to DJ, with foxing and discoloration ; Self-explanatory title about author Geil, noted traveller of a century ago, venturing across Africa into the land of the pygmies. Includes fold -out map; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 364 pages View more info

ADVENTURER'S IN PARADISE

By: Scobie, Alastair

Price: $20.17

Publisher: London, Travel Book Club, 1955


Wear and inexpert tape repair to DJ ; Looking for (and finding! ) wild animals in Eastern Africa; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 249 pages View more info

ADVENTUROUS LIFE

By: Mountevans, Admiral Lord

Price: $16.58

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co.,


Binding not tight. Slight wear to extremities. Spine lettering faded ; No date, circa late 1940s. Account of the author's indeed adventurous life, much of which was spent in the navy; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 259 pages View more info

AFRICA VIEW

By: Huxley, Julian

Price: $70.00

Publisher: New York, Harper, 1931

Edition: First Edition


Front hinge started; Noted scientist Huxley visited colonial Africa at the request of the British government, and gives a unique scientific perspective to the issues facing the continent at the start of the Depression. Vivid orange boards ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 478 pages View more info

AFRICAN CALLIOPE A Journey to the Sudan

By: Hoagland, Edward

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Random House, 1979

Edition: First Edition


A country under the radar of most Westerners, the Sudan of the 70's is here examined ; 8vo; 239 pages View more info

AFRICAN JUNGLE LIFE

By: Dugmore, A Radclyffe

Price: $70.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan, 1928

Edition: First Edition


Slight browning to edges and endpapers; Eight full-page color illustrations enliven this account, interestingly, of Africa from the point of view of the animals. A sympathetic telling, if perhaps a trifle overblown ; Color Illustrations; 8vo; 246 pages View more info

AFRICAN SILENCES

By: Matthiessen, Peter

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Random House, 1991

Edition: First Edition


Two minor ink stains on DJ. Internally NF with binding tight ; An incisive and ultimately sad book about endangered wildlife in Africa, the conditions which give rise to poaching, the rampant corruption in government that contributes to the degradation of the environment. With maps in endpapers ; 8vo; 225 pages View more info

BACK TO THE LONG GRASS My Link with Livingstone

By: Crawford, Dan

Price: $41.75

Publisher: New York, George H. Doran Company, N.D.


Several pages creased and wrinkled, scarcely affecting readability. Previous owner's name carefully printed to front free endpaper ; Meandering and occasionally frustrating account of Crawford's time as a missionary and explorer in Africa. The link with Livingstone is tenuous at best, as the erstwhile explorer died when Crawford was only three years old; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 373 pages View more info

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

By: Ansorje, W J

Price: $90.00

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


Slight sunning to spine; 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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BIRDS OF EAST AFRICA

By: Williams, John G.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Norwalk, Easton Press, 1990

Edition: Reprint


Color plates. AEG. Satin ribbon ; Roger Tory Peterson Field Guides of the World; 8vo; 415 pages View more info

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BLACK POWER A Record of Reactions in a Land of Pathos

By: Wright, Richard

Price: $66.92

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers, 1954


Chipping & small open tears to price clipped DJ. Top corners bumped; Noted Author Wright journeys to the Gold Coast, Africa, when that nation was preparing its drive for independence. An interesting African-American perspective on the emergence of African independence ; 8vo; 358 pages View more info

CAMELS

By: Streeter, Daniel W.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Garden City, 1927


Sunning to spine. Binding cracked page 6. Previous owner's inscription to reverse of frontispiece ; Green boards. Maps in endpapers. Author Streeter turns his inimitable wit to a journey to Khartoum, to see camels, elephants, buffalo, etc~; B&W Photographs; 8vo - 8" to 9" tall; 277 pages View more info

CAMELS

By: Streeter, Daniel W.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Garden City, 1927


Very light rubbing to extremities. Binding not tight; Red boards. Maps in endpapers. Author Streeter turns his inimitable wit to a journey to Khartoum, to see camels, elephants, buffalo, etc~; B&W Photographs; 8vo - 8" to 9" tall; 277 pages View more info