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PEOPLES OF AFRICA

By: Gibbs Jr. , James L. [editor]

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Holt, Rinehart and Winston: 1966

Order Number: 16272


DJ with light chipping. Former owner's name on front free endpaper. ; Original analysis of fifteen cultures of Africa south of the Sahara; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 594 pages View more info

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FRAIL BARRIER

By: Gillon, Philip

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Vanguard Press: 1952

Order Number: 4404


Light rubbing and shelf wear to DJ; A novel of South Africa and the trials and tribulations of lawyers ; 8vo; 249 pages View more info

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THE YEAR BOOK AND GUIDE TO EAST AFRICA

By: Gordon-Brown, A.

Price: $102.89

Publisher: London, Robert Hale Ltd.: 1958

Order Number: 12118


DJ tattered with open tears. Wear to extremities. Slight staining to boards; Folding map in front pocket; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall View more info

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THE BLACK JOURNEY Across Central Africa with the Citroen Expedition

By: Haardt, Georges-Marie and Audouin-Dubreuil, Louis

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Cosmopolitan Book Corp.: 1927

Order Number: 4296


Boards with light rubbing to extremities. Hinges nicely tape repaired. Bookplate; Across Central Africa in a motor-car! The Citroen company organized an expedition to do so, and the narrative of the journey is an excellent example of the early influence of the automobile on exploration ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 316 pages View more info

Image for THE ACHIEVEMENTS OF STANLEY AND OTHER AFRICAN EXPLORERS Comprising all the Late and Really Great Achievements Won in the Exploration of the Vast Unknown Region of Equatorial Africa; Chef Among Which Are the Finding of the Lost Livingstone by Stanley, the Explorations of the Great Lakes, the Wonderful...

THE ACHIEVEMENTS OF STANLEY AND OTHER AFRICAN EXPLORERS Comprising all the Late and Really Great Achievements Won in the Exploration of the Vast Unknown Region of Equatorial Africa; Chef Among Which Are the Finding of the Lost Livingstone by Stanley, the Explorations of the Great Lakes, the Wonderful...

By: Headley, J. T.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Hubbard Brothers: 1878

Order Number: 18138


Moderate wear to boards and with light fraying to spine ends. Front hinge weakening. Small closed tear to first two pages. Very light foxing; Profusely illustrated and with a rear folding map in color. Detailed account on the early African explorers; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 605 pages View more info

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AFRICAN CALLIOPE A Journey to the Sudan

By: Hoagland, Edward

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 3792


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

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BOER WAR LETTERS

By: Hobhouse, Emily

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Cape Town, Human & Rousseau: 1984

Order Number: 18477


Moderate edgewear and light chipping to DJ. ; Tipped in color frontispiece ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 557 pages View more info

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TRADER HORN Being the Life and Works of Alfred Aloysius Horn

By: Horn, Alfred & Lewis, Ethelreda

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Simon and Schuster: 1927

Order Number: 4382


Light rubbing to extremities. Binding slightly loose. Previous owner's name on half-title ; A travelling salesman visits the home of Ms. Lewis and they strike up a conversation, the result of which is this book, the life story of the pseudonymous Horn; 8vo; 302 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

Order Number: 6820


DJ with light rubbing and tape repaired. Tape residue in front pastedown. One 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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WITH FORKS AND HOPE An African Notebook

By: Huxley, Elspeth

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow: 1964

Order Number: 18453


DJ with light shelfwear and a bit tanned. ; Eastern Africa during the drive for independence, as reported by Ms. Huxley; B&W sketches; 8vo; 398 pages View more info

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WITH FORKS AND HOPE An African Notebook

By: Huxley, Elspeth

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow & Company: 1964

Order Number: 12942


Small stamp. Neat notes in half title page; Eastern Africa during the drive for independence, as reported by Ms. Huxley; B&W sketches; 8vo; 398 pages View more info

AFRICA VIEW

By: Huxley, Julian

Price: $70.00

Publisher: New York, Harper: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 4718


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

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OVER AFRICAN JUNGLES The Record of a Glorious Adventure over the Big Game Country of Africa 60,000 Miles by Airplane

By: Johnson, Martin

Price: $70.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Brace & Company: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 16964


B&W Photographs; 8vo; 263 pages View more info

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FOUR YEARS IN PARADISE

By: Johnson, Osa

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Garden City, Halcyon House:

Order Number: 18481


Boards with light rubbing to extremities. ; An American travels to British East Africa ; B&W Photographs; 8vo View more info

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THE STORY OF MY LIFE

By: Johnston, Sir Harry H

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, Bobbs-Merrill: 1923

Order Number: 4816


Boards with light rubbing to extremities. Spine sunned. Former owner's name on front free endpaper. Front hinge weakening; Autobiography of lesser-known contemorary of Burton; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 504 pages View more info

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MEMORIES OF MASHONALAND

By: Knight-Bruce, G W H

Price: $200.00

Publisher: London, Edward Arnold: 1895

Order Number: 4334


Chipping to spine. Bookplate. Hinges started; An English missionary lives amongst the Mashona peoples and here tells his tale ; 8vo - 8" to 9" tall; 248 pages View more info

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GOOD-BYE DOLLY GRAY The Story of the Boer War

By: Kruger, Rayne

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, Cassell: 1961

Order Number: 18480


DJ tanned and with light chipping. One larger tear to bottom spine. Bookplate. Stamped. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 540 pages View more info

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NEW WIND IN A DRY LAND An Account of a Sojourn Among the Nomads of Somaliland

By: Laurence, Margaret

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1965

Order Number: 4723


Slight wear to DJ. Organization stamp in endpapers ; Author Laurence lived two years in the deserts of Somaliland, where her engineer husband was employed building artificial lakes. Living amongst the people of the desert gives unique insight into the human condition ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 295 pages View more info

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NEW WIND IN A DRY LAND An Account of a Sojourn Among the Nomads of Somaliland

By: Laurence, Margaret

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1964

Edition: First American Edition

Order Number: 15638


DJ with light chipping and one open tear ; Author Laurence lived two years in the deserts of Somaliland, where her engineer husband was employed building artificial lakes. Living amongst the people of the desert gives unique insight into the human condition. stated first American edition; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 295 pages View more info

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CENTRAL AFRICAN AIRWAYS GUIDE TO THE FEDERATION OF RHODESIA AND NYASALAND

By: Levin, L. S. [editor]

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Salisbury, A. J. Levin: 1957

Order Number: 6925


2" piece of spine missing. Front & rear boards reinforced to spine with tape. Ex-lib with Yale University discard slip laid in. Ink notation to half-title bleeding through to verso of front board. Wear to extremities ; B & W and a few color photos illustrate this guidebook/advertisement for Central Africa. Numerous ads throughout outlining the advantages of vacationing/relocating/doing business in the area ; B&W Photographs; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 264 pages View more info

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GEMINI TO JOBURG The True Story of a Flight over Africa

By: Lewis, Cecil

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 3924


Tiny hole to DJ. Stamp on half title page ; Includes Random House promotional photo laid in. Maps in endpapers. Noted pilot Cecil Lewis takes a journey of the self as well as of the air, both looking back to WWI and WWII and looking forward to increased self-awareness ; 8vo; 182 pages View more info

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JUNGLE LINDSAY The Life and Adventures of Hector Lindsay

By: Lindsay, Hector

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Greenberg:

Order Number: 4187


Spine with slight tanning and endpapers a bit yellow; 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

Image for SOUTH OF THE MOON On Stanley's Trail through the Dark Continent

SOUTH OF THE MOON On Stanley's Trail through the Dark Continent

By: Littell, Blaine

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 4232


DJ price clipped and with slight wear ; Author Littell retraces Henry Stanley's voyage through Africa, and reports on the state of affairs in the mid-sixties. A candid and interesting book ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 300 pages View more info

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THE LIFE OF ROBERT LAWS OF LIVINGSTONIA A Narrative of Missionary Adventure and Achievement

By: Livingstone, W P

Price: $45.00

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

Order Number: 4246


Minor rubbing to extremities. Front hinge starting. Former owner's name on front free endpaper; Everybody knows that Christian missionaries went into Africa, for better or worse, to convert them to the ways of 'civilization' and now you can read about these efforts from the side of the missionaries themselves; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 385 pages View more info

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UGHANDA TO KHARTOUM Life and Adventure on the Upper Nile

By: Lloyd, Albert B.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1911

Edition: Third Edition

Order Number: 18456


Light rubbing to boards. Moderate foxing to first few pages, light foxing throughout the book. Occasional unopened pages ; Decorative boards; 8vo; 317 pages View more info