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JOHANNESBURG Out of the Crucible

By: Chilvers, Hedley A

Price: $70.00

Publisher: New York, Frederick A Stokes Company,


Spine slightly sunned. Gilt spine lettering faded. Binding cracked p. 115 ; 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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JOYCE CARY'S AFRICA

By: Mahood, M. M.

Price: $23.77

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company, 1965

Edition: First American Edition


Wear & open tears to DJ. Ex-lib with inkstamps to DJ flap, front endpaper and foredge ; Author Cary spent five years in Nigeria and Cameroon around the time of WWI; 8vo; 206 pages View more info

JUNGLE GODS

By: Von Hoffman, Carl

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt, 1929

Edition: First Edition


Binding cracked first blank page. Binding not tight; The beliefs and superstitions of the Lala tribe in what is now Zimbabwe are here examined; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 286 pages View more info

JUNGLE LINDSAY The Life and Adventures of Hector Lindsay

By: Lindsay, Hector

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Greenberg,


Binding slightly loose in spots. ; Author Lindsay has done just about everything--performed with a circus, survived a shipwreck, lived amongst cannibals in the jungle, done a stretch in stir, owned an opium den---and that's just chapter one! Circa 1920's ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 282 pages View more info

JUNGLES PREFERRED

By: Miller, Janet

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton and Mifflin, 1931


Binding not tight. Previous owner's note in front endpaper ; Author Miller journeys into Africa at the behest of the Belgian government to offer medical services. Includes many incidental observations about the wildlife; B&W Photographs; 8vo - 8" to 9" tall; 321 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


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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LAKE VICTORIA TO KHARTOUM WITH RIFLE & CAMERA

By: Dickinson, Capt. F. A.

Price: $470.00

Publisher: London, John Lane the Bodley Head,


Bookplate. Very faint foxing to first few pages. Title page and introduction page are a bit smaller due to a binding error. Small closed tear to page xvii. Else a very handsome copy. ; With an introduction by the Rt. Hon. Winston Churchill and numerous illustrations from photographs taken by the author View more info

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LAKE VICTORIA TO KHARTOUM WITH RIFLE & CAMERA

By: Dickinson, Capt. F. A.

Price: $390.57

Publisher: London, John Lane the Bodley Head, N.D.


Foxing throughout. Binding not tight. List of illustrations page has one small closed tear ; With an introduction by the Rt. Hon. Winston Churchill and numerous illustrations from photographs taken by the author ; B&W Photographs; 334 pages View more info

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


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

LIGHTEST AFRICA

By: Chapman, F Spencer

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus, 1955


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

LIGHTEST AFRICA

By: Chapman, F Spencer

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus, 1955


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

LIGHTEST AFRICA

By: Chapman, F Spencer

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus, 1955


Shelf wear and open tears to DJ. Slight staining 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

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LIVINGSTONE

By: Campbell, R. J.

Price: $50.00

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

Edition: First Edition


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

MADAMI My Eight Years of Adventure with the Congo Pigmies

By: Putnam, Anne Eisner; & Keller, Allan

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Prentice Hall, 1954


Ink drawings to title page. Ink notations at end of each chapter and end of book. Binding not tight; Killer leopards, columns of ants devouring anything in their path, poison plants, awakening to find yourself in the jaws of a crocodile--wouldn't YOU like to visit the pigmies in the Congo? Author Putnam and husband run a hospital amongst the pigmies. Maps in endpapers and B&W illustrations throughout; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 303 pages View more info

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MAURITIUS

By: Castelain, Jean-Claude

Price: $20.17

Publisher: Mauritius, Les Editions Nourault, 1972


Wear & small open tears to DJ ; Lots of color photos and info about the island nation; Color Photographs; 8vo View more info