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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.


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

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

By: Livingstone, W P

Price: $50.00

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


Minor rubbing to extremities. Front hinge starting; 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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THE NILE [TWO VOLUME SET]

By: Moorehead, Alan

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society, 2001


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

THE PEDRO GORINO The Adventures of a Negro Sea-Captain in Africa

By: Dean, Harry

Price: $84.90

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company, 1929

Edition: First Edition


Spine sunned. Wear to extremities. Previous owner's name to front pastedown. Small closed tear to ffep with slight dampstaining ; The author's attempts to create an Ethiopian empire; 8vo; 262 pages View more info

THE PEDRO GORINO The Adventures of a Negro Sea-Captain in Africa

By: Dean, Harry

Price: $48.94

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company, 1929

Edition: First Edition


Previous owner's name to front pastedown; The author's attempts to create an Ethiopian empire; 8vo; 262 pages View more info

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

By: Playfair, R L

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, Smith, Elder & Company, 1884

Edition: First Edition


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

THE SHERBRO AND ITS HINTERLAND

By: Alldridge, T J

Price: $225.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan, 1901

Edition: First Edition


Previous owner's name in ffep. Organization stamp in front endpaper and title page. Binding not tight; Numerous b&w photos illustrate this account of the author's sojourn in Sierra Leone. Map in rear pocket ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 356 pages View more info

THE STORY OF MY LIFE

By: Johnston, Sir Harry H

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, Bobbs-Merrill, 1923


Sunning to spine and slightly to front board. Binding not tight; Autobiography of lesser-known contemorary of Burton; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 504 pages View more info

THE TRAVELER'S AFRICA

By: Allen, Phillip M; & Segal, Aaron

Price: $70.00

Publisher: New York, Hopkinson and Blake, 1973

Edition: First Edition


Closed tears to DJ. Binding slightly loose; Review copy with publisher's note and review from Publisher's Weekly laid in. A chapter on all the then -current countries on the continent, reviewing modes of travel, currency, sights to see, political atmosphere, etc; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 972 pages View more info

THE TRAVELLER'S HANDBOOK FOR ALGERIA AND TUNISIA

By: [Thos. Cook & Son]

Price: $140.00

Publisher: London, Thos. Cook & Son, Ltd, 1913

Edition: First Edition


Front endpaper a bit soiled; 29 photos, 4 folding maps on japon paper; 12mo - 7" to 7½" tall; 416 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: London, Collins, 1972


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


Wear with small tears and slight staining to DJ. 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

THE VARIED AIRS OF SPRING

By: Chase, Ilka

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New Brunswick, Doubleday, 1969

Edition: First Edition


DJ price clipped and slightly browned. Bookstore sticker on half-title page; Noted writer and actress Ilka Chase, after a proposed trip to the Middle East is postponed due to the 1967 war, takes on Africa and the Mediterranean. Map in endpapers ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 262 pages View more info

THE VARIED AIRS OF SPRING

By: Chase, Ilka

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New Brunswick, Doubleday, 1969

Edition: First Edition


Very light wear to DJ; Review copy with notice laid in. Noted writer and actress Ilka Chase, after a proposed trip to the Middle East is postponed due to the 1967 war, takes on Africa and the Mediterranean. Map in endpapers; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 262 pages View more info

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THE VARIED AIRS OF SPRING

By: Chase, Ilka

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday, 1969


Light wear to DJ; Noted writer and actress Ilka Chase, after a proposed trip to the Middle East is postponed due to the 1967 war, takes on Africa and the Mediterranean. Map in endpapers ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 262 pages View more info