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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


DJ price clipped. Binding slightly loose; 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

SOUTH OF THE SAHARA

By: Gatti, Attilio

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, National Travel Club, 1945

Edition: First Edition


Two small open tears to DJ. Previous owner's name in half-title page ; Book club edition, with blank back to DJ. Author Gatti, veteran of many trips to Africa, recounts his adventures among the pygmies, pythons, elephants, and okapi of the jungle ; B&W Photographs; 8vo - 8" to 9" tall; 266 pages View more info

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SPORTING SCENES AMONGST THE KAFFIRS OF SOUTH AFRICA

By: Drayson, Alfred W. (Capt. )

Price: $275.00

Publisher: London, Routledge, Warne, & Routledge, 1860

Edition: Second Edition


Some rubbing to outer hinges and corners. Small chips to top and bottom spine. Internally fine ; 1/2 contemporary dark red leather boards, blindstamped with linear design. Spine with dark brown label and gilt lettering and five raised bands. Marbled edges. Numerous absolutely outstanding b&w etchings; 12mo; 327 pages View more info

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STANLEY'S EMIN PASHA EXPEDITION

By: Wauters, A. J.

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, J. B. Lippincott Company, 1890

Edition: First Edition


Boards with light rubbing to extremities. Small stamp to front free endpaper. A handsome and tight copy ; Decorative buckram boards with gilt pictorial design. Gilt spine lettering. Published one year after the completion of the expedition, which was one of the last big European expeditions into Africa; B&W Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 378 pages View more info

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STANLEY'S WAY A Sentimental Journey through Central Africa

By: Sterling, Thomas

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Atheneum, 1960


Wear with chipping and very small tears to DJ; Since boyhood, author Sterling dreamed of tracing Stanley's footsteps in Africa and contrasting that continent as it was in 1871 as compared to the nineteen fifties; 8vo; 258 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


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 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


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

THE BLACK JOURNEY Across Central Africa with the Citroen Expedition

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

Price: $90.00

Publisher: New York, Cosmopolitan Book Corp., 1927


Hinges tape repaired. Binding not tight; 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

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THE CONGO AND COASTS OF AFRICA

By: Davis, Richard Harding

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1907

Edition: First Edition


The West Coast of Africa illustrated and described by author Davis. Top edge gilt ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 220 pages View more info

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THE CONGO AND THE FOUNDING OF ITS FREE STATE [2 VOLUME SET] A Story of Work and Exploration

By: Stanley, Henry M.

Price: $400.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers, 1885


Boards a bit sunned and lightly soiled. Volume I: Hinges cracked and map at rear loose but present. Internally NF including maps and with binding tight ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 528, 483 pages View more info

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THE COUNTRY OF THE DWARFS

By: Du Chaillu, Paul

Price: $30.96

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers, 1900


Wear to extremities. Book bowed. Binding not tight. Hinges well started ; Travelling across Africa after a four year absence, author Du Chaillu revisits old haunts and old friends; B&W Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; vii,314 pages View more info

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THE FEARFUL VOID

By: Moorhouse, Geoffrey

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, J B Lippincott Company, 1974


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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THE HARMLESS PEOPLE

By: Thomas, Elizabeth Marshall

Price: $27.37

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf, 1959


Small open tears to price clipped DJ; The lives of the bushmen of the Kalahari ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 266 pages View more info

THE LAND OF THE PEPPER BIRD Liberia

By: De La Rue, Sidney

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Putnam, 1930


Sunning to spine. Binding not tight; All about the mysterious land of Liberia. Maps in endpapers; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 330 pages View more info

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THE LAND OF THE WHITE HELMET Lights and Shadows around Africa

By: Forbes, Edgar Allen

Price: $84.90

Publisher: New York, Fleming H. Revell Company, 1910


Binding could be tighter ; hither and thither in Africa; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 356 pages View more info