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SOUTH AFRICAN TRAITS

By: Mackinnon, Rev. James

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, James Gremmell: 1887

Edition: ex-library

Order Number: 15945


Boards with moderate wear to extremities. Light fraying to spine ends. Pp 33 gapping (but holding together) ; Observations based on several years in South Africa; 8vo; 301,16 pages View more info

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JOYCE CARY'S AFRICA

By: Mahood, M. M.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1965

Edition: First American Edition

Order Number: 12928


Light wear and two small open tears to DJ ; Author Cary spent five years in Nigeria and Cameroon around the time of WWI; Ex-Library; 8vo; 206 pages View more info

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AFRICAN SILENCES

By: Matthiessen, Peter

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 18447


DJ with light shelfwear and a bit darkened ; 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

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AFRICAN SILENCES

By: Matthiessen, Peter

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 3992


Light shelfwear to DJ and with one small inkstain ; 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

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THE TREE WHERE MAN WAS BORN/THE AFRICAN EXPERIENCE

By: Matthiessen, Peter & Porter, Eliot

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1972

Order Number: 16674


Light wear with small tears and slight staining to price clipped DJ; Writer Matthiessen and photographer Porter join forces to bring Eastern Africa home to the reader; from the Upper Nile to Tanzania, north to Lake Rudolf in Kenya, and always, the animals; Color Photographs; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 247 pages View more info

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THE TREE WHERE MAN WAS BORN/THE AFRICAN EXPERIENCE

By: Matthiessen, Peter; Porter, Eliot

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton & Co. , Inc.: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 18472


DJ with light shelfwear and one small chip; Writer Matthiessen and photographer Porter join forces to bring Eastern Africa home to the reader; from the Upper Nile to Tanzania, north to Lake Rudolf in Kenya, and always, the animals; Color Photographs; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 247 pages View more info

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THE TREE WHERE MAN WAS BORN/THE AFRICAN EXPERIENCE

By: Matthiessen, Peter; Porter, Eliot

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton & Co. , Inc.: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 18471


DJ with light shelfwear; Writer Matthiessen and photographer Porter join forces to bring Eastern Africa home to the reader; from the Upper Nile to Tanzania, north to Lake Rudolf in Kenya, and always, the animals; Color Photographs; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 247 pages View more info

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THE TREE WHERE MAN WAS BORN/THE AFRICAN EXPERIENCE

By: Matthiessen, Peter; Porter, Eliot

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton & Co. , Inc.: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 18470


Small corner on half title page missing. Back board corne lightly bumped; Writer Matthiessen and photographer Porter join forces to bring Eastern Africa home to the reader; from the Upper Nile to Tanzania, north to Lake Rudolf in Kenya, and always, the animals; Color Photographs; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 247 pages View more info

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THE TREE WHERE MAN WAS BORN/THE AFRICAN EXPERIENCE

By: Matthiessen, Peter; Porter, Eliot

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton & Co. , Inc.: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 16675


Wear with small tears and slight staining to DJ. Light foxing to edges and endpapers ; Writer Matthiessen and photographer Porter join forces to bring Eastern Africa home to the reader; from the Upper Nile to Tanzania, north to Lake Rudolf in Kenya, and always, the animals; Color Photographs; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 247 pages View more info

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JUNGLES PREFERRED

By: Miller, Janet

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton and Mifflin: 1931

Order Number: 4150


Boards with light rubbing. Spine a bit sunned. Previous owner's name 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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CECIL RHODES

By: Millin, Sarah Gertrude

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1933

Order Number: 12952


Boards with light rubbing to extremities. Gilt spine lettering faded ; Biography of Cecil Rhodes, founder of the De Beers diamond company and head of Rhodesia, which is now Zambia and Zimbabwe ; 8vo; 449 pages View more info

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THE NILE [TWO VOLUME SET]

By: Moorehead, Alan

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 2001

Order Number: 16398


Spines slightly faded from a sort of olive green to a brownish but otherwise immaculate ; Definitive two volume set collecting the White Nile and the Blue Nile, both lavishly illustrated stories of the decades of exploration and speculation regarding the origins of the Nile River. Beautifully written and illustrated, this is the set you'll need on everything Nile! comes in pristine slipcase; B&W and Color Illustrations; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 320,301 pages View more info

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THE FEARFUL VOID

By: Moorhouse, Geoffrey

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, J B Lippincott Company: 1974

Order Number: 15229


Geoffrey Moorhouse was afraid. Very afraid . So he decided to confront his fear in order to get over it and cross the Sahara desert with two guides and six camels ; Color Photographs; 8vo; 288 pages View more info

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ADVENTUROUS LIFE

By: Mountevans, Admiral Lord

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co.:

Order Number: 11130


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

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NORTH OF SOUTH An African Journey

By: Naipaul, Shiva

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 4245


DJ with light shelfwear ; 8vo; 349 pages View more info

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DAYBREAK IN THE DARK CONTINENT

By: Naylor, Wilson S.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Laymen's Missionary Movement: 1908

Order Number: 18462


Boards with light rubbing to extremities. Front hinge weakening. Light foxing and former owner's name to first blank page. ; Including several fold-out maps; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 315 pages View more info

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UGANDA QUEST

By: Neal, Ernest

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Taplinger Publishing Company: 1971

Order Number: 12931


Light wear to DJ; A look at one of the richest, most varied wildlife areas in the world, Uganda's Queen Elizabeth National Park; Color Photographs; 8vo; 127 pages View more info

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TREKS & PALAVERS

By: Oakley, R R

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, Seeley, Service & Company: 1938

Order Number: 4029


DJ with light wear and small chips. ; Posted to Nigeria as a Political Officer, Capt. Oakley recounts his time furthering the cause of the Empire. With map and photos; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 300 pages View more info

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HOME FROM SEA

By: Packer, Joy

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton & Co. , Inc.: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 12935


Light wear to DJ; South African author Packer writes of her upbringing ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 250 pages View more info

THE LIFE AND TRAVELS OF MUNGO PARK With a Supplementary Chapter Detailing the Results of Recent Discovery in Africa

By: Park, Mungo

Price: $174.81

Publisher: Edinburgh, William P. Nimmo: N.D.

Order Number: 12932


Wear & spotting to extremities. Front board nearly detached. Rear hinge well started. Pages darkened. Previous owner's inscription to front free endpaper ; No date, circa 1870s. All edges gilt; 8vo; 336,20 pages View more info

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CRY, THE BELOVED COUNTRY A Story of Comfort in Desolation

By: Paton, Alan

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1948

Edition: early printing

Order Number: 18479


DJ browned, lightly torn and with some chipping. ; The human hero of this story is an old and humble Zulu parson, from the hills above Ixopo, who sets out for Johannesburg, "the city of evil," in search of his only son ; 8vo; 278 pages View more info

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CRY, THE BELOVED COUNTRY A Story of Comfort in Desolation

By: Paton, Alan

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1948

Edition: early printing

Order Number: 18478


DJ spine sunned, lightly torn and with some chipping. Fore edge lightly soiled ; The human hero of this story is an old and humble Zulu parson, from the hills above Ixopo, who sets out for Johannesburg, "the city of evil," in search of his only son ; 8vo; 278 pages View more info

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SUB-TROPICAL RAMBLES IN THE LAND OF THE APHANAPTERYX Personal Experiences, Adventures, and Wanderings in and around the Island of Mauritius

By: Pike, Nicolas

Price: $300.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1873

Order Number: 17149


Boards with light rubbing to extremities. An unusually handsome copy with tight binding and all maps in NF condition. ; Pike was an American Consul in Mauritius ; Ex-Lib; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; xviii, 511 pages View more info

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THE SCOURGE OF CHRISTENDOM Annals of the British Relations with Algiers Prior to the French Conquest

By: Playfair, R L

Price: $90.00

Publisher: London, Smith, Elder & Company: 1884

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 3848


Chipping and sunning to spine. Apparent inkstain to lower right corner of front board. Front hinge started. Binding not tight; Fold-out maps and charts illustrate this volume, about a period of time in which perhaps the British were not as respectful of the Algerians as they might have been. Although the tone is condescending, this is as full an accounting of the situation from the British point of view as is likely to exist ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 327 pages View more info

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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

Order Number: 6825


Boards with light rubbing and soiling. Artistic ink drawings to half title page and copyright page. Ink notations at end of each chapter and end of book ; 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;... View more info