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WITH FLASH-LIGHT AND RIFLE Photographing by Flash-Light At Night the Wild Animal World of Equitorial Africa

By: Schillings, C. G.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1905

Order Number: 16603


Boards darkened and with gilt spine lettering faded. ; Shooting animals in Africa, sometimes with a gun and sometimes with a camera. Author Schillings has an interesting tale to tell ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 421 pages View more info

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ON THE EDGE OF THE PRIMEVAL FOREST

By: Schweitzer, Albert

Price: $1,250.00

Publisher: London, A & C Black Ltd.: 1924

Order Number: 15851


Wear to extremities. Browning to endpapers. Occasional foxing. Blurb tipped in to front free endpaper ; Schweitzer's stay in French-controlled equitorial Africa. INSCRIBED in French by the doctor to title page. Bookplate to front pastedown of birth control pioneer Margaret Sanger; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 180 pages View more info

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ADVENTURER'S IN PARADISE

By: Scobie, Alastair

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Travel Book Club: 1955

Order Number: 12948


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

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JUNGLE WAYS

By: Seabrook, W. B.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt Brace: 1931

Edition: First Trade Edition

Order Number: 18449


Boards with light rubbing to extremities. Spine lettering faded. ; An examinaiton of the ways of the jungle people of the Ivory Coast. Includes a shocking chapter where the author eats a roast of human flesh ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 308 pages View more info

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MILESTONES IN AFRICAN HISTORY

By: Seth, Ronald

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Chilton Book Company: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 14554


Light wear to price clipped DJ; A comprehensive view of the teeming continent's history; Milestones in History; 8vo; 150 pages View more info

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GREATER FRANCE IN AFRICA

By: Sloane, William Milligan

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner: 1924

Order Number: 4832


Boards with light rubbing to extremities. Gilt spine lettering a bit faded; The history of French colonialism in Africa ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 293 pages View more info

Image for HOW I FOUND LIVINGSTONE Travels, Adventures and Discoveries in Central Africa: Including an Account of Four Months' Residence with Dr. Livingstone

HOW I FOUND LIVINGSTONE Travels, Adventures and Discoveries in Central Africa: Including an Account of Four Months' Residence with Dr. Livingstone

By: Stanley, Henry M.

Price: $175.00

Publisher: New York, Scribner, Armstrong & Co.: 1872

Edition: First American Edition

Order Number: 18408


Boards with moderate wear. Front hinge nicely fixed, but with some bumps to the inside front board. Light foxing to first few pages. Frontispiece tissue guard with heavy foxing and with some tanning to title page and frontispiece. Front fold out map missing. Lake Tanganika map professionally tape repaired; Decorative green boards with gilt pictorial design including a palm tree. ; 8vo; xxiii, 736, 8 pages View more info

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COOMASSIE AND MAGDALA The Story of Two British Campaigns in Africa

By: Stanley, Henry M.

Price: $375.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1874

Order Number: 3162


Wear to extremities with corners slightly bumped. Top & bottom of spine worn. Previous owner's writing on title-page. Internally VG+ (including maps and illustrations) with binding tight; Sky-blue boards with clay-brown endpapers. Frontispiece and 27 illustrations. 2 maps. ; 8vo; 510 pages View more info

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IM DUNKELSTEN AFRIKA [2 VOLUME SET] Aufsuchung, Rettung Und Rückzug Emin Pascha's, Gouverneurs Der Aequatorialprovinz

By: Stanley, Henry M.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1890

Edition: First German Edition

Order Number: 3325


Boards a bit worn, especially to extremities. Hinges started. First and last pages a bit chipped but not obtrusive. Facsimile letter with small tears in VG- condition. Vol I: Front hinge cracked and first few pages loose but present. Otherwise internally VG+ with binding tight exept for pp 288, vol I: book block split; Green boards with gilt lettering and gilt facsimile of Stanley's signature. With all 150 plates and 3 maps. Includes the beautiful facsimile letter, that ... 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

Order Number: 3330


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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THROUGH THE DARK CONTINENT [TWO VOLUME SET] Or the Sources of the Nile around the Great Lakes of Equatorial Africa and Down the Livingstone River to the Atlantic Ocean

By: Stanley, Henry M.

Price: $750.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1879

Edition: First American Edition

Order Number: 18113


Light wear to spine ends and other extremities. Hinges professionally repaired. ; Decorative dark green boards with pictorial design in black and brown. Gilt lettering to spine and front board. Brown endpapers. "10 maps and 150 woodcuts". Including maps in rear pockets ; 8vo; 522, 566 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

Order Number: 16522


Light wear 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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CAMELS

By: Streeter, Daniel W.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Garden City: 1927

Order Number: 4148


Spine a bit sunned. Light rubbing to boards. Front hinge weakening. Former owner's name on first blank page ; 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

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DENATURED AFRICA

By: Streeter, Daniel W.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Putnam: 1926

Order Number: 18460


Light shelfwear to boards. Bookplate. Front hinge weakening ; With humor and wit, author Streeter recounts how he realized at the age of thirty-nine, that he had never been anywhere, and so decided to travel to Africa. Maps in endpapers. Tissue protected frontispiece; B&W Photographs; 8vo - 8" to 9" tall; 338 pages View more info

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CAMELS

By: Streeter, Daniel W.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: New York, Garden City: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 18454


Boards with light rubbing to extremities. Spine slightly sunned. Bookplate. Edges a bit darkened. Back hinge started; 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

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CAMELS

By: Streeter, Daniel W.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Garden City: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 18452


Boards with light rubbing to extremities. Spine a bit darkened. Light soiling to back board. Else a handsome copy with binding tight ; 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

DENATURED AFRICA

By: Streeter, Daniel W.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Putnam: 1926

Order Number: 4147


Rubbing to extremities. Binding not tight. Ex-lib with minimal markings; With humor and wit, author Streeter recounts how he realized at the age of thirty-nine, that he had never been anywhere, and so decided to travel to Africa. Maps in endpapers. Tissue protected frontispiece; B&W Photographs; 8vo - 8" to 9" tall; 338 pages View more info

CAMELS

By: Streeter, Daniel W.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Garden City: 1927

Order Number: 4226


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

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THE BEAUTY OF KENYA

By: Tetley, Brian; Matheson, Alistair (editors)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Nairobi, Camerapix Publishers International: 1984

Order Number: 18485


Stunning photography of Kenya; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 120 pages View more info

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THE HARMLESS PEOPLE

By: Thomas, Elizabeth Marshall

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1959

Order Number: 11128


DJ top spine chipped. ; The lives of the bushmen of the Kalahari ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 266 pages View more info

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FORTY YEARS AMONG THE ZULUS

By: Tyler, Josiah

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Boston, Congregational Sunday-School and Publishing Society: 1891

Order Number: 14506


Very light dampstaining throughout. Boards with a few spots; Forty years as a missionary in South Africa ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 300 pages View more info

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JUNGLE GODS

By: Von Hoffman, Carl

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 4260


Boards with light shelfwear. Small soiling to back board ; 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

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NEW SONG IN A STRANGE LAND

By: Warner, Esther

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton and Mifflin: 1948

Order Number: 18455


Light wear to DJ. ; An American artist goes to Liberia and is eventually accepted as a peer. An interesting, unusual story; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 302 pages View more info

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NEW SONG IN A STRANGE LAND

By: Warner, Esther

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton and Mifflin: 1948

Order Number: 18459


DJ with moderate wear and light chipping; An American artist goes to Liberia and is eventually accepted as a peer. An interesting, unusual story. Nicely SIGNED by both the artist Jo Dendel and the author Esther Warner on front free endpaper; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 302 pages View more info

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NEW SONG IN A STRANGE LAND

By: Warner, Esther

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton and Mifflin: 1948

Order Number: 4000


DJ with light wear and chipping. First few pages lightly waterstained ; An American artist goes to Liberia and is eventually accepted as a peer. An interesting, unusual story; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 302 pages View more info