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Image for THE VICTORIA FALLS A Handbook to the Victoria Falls, the Batoka Gorge and Part of the Upper Zambesi River

THE VICTORIA FALLS A Handbook to the Victoria Falls, the Batoka Gorge and Part of the Upper Zambesi River

By: Clark, J. Desmond

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Northern Rhodesia, Commission for the Preservation of Natural and Historical Monuments and Relics, 1952


Covers a bit worn and browned. Spine nicely tape repaired. Internally VG+ ; 4 color plates, 32 b&w illustrations from photographs, 4 line drawings and 2 maps. Bound-in errata slip. SIGNED by the illustrator Barbara Tyrrell; 8vo; 160 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


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

Image for THINKING BLACK 22 Years Without a Break in the Long Grass of Central Africa

THINKING BLACK 22 Years Without a Break in the Long Grass of Central Africa

By: Crawford, D.

Price: $48.94

Publisher: New York, George H Doran Company, 1912


Corners slightly bumped. Both hinges started. Binding not tight; some photos tipped in; B&W Photographs; 8vo; xvi,485,18 pages View more info

Image for 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

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


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

TRADER HORN Being the Life and Works of Alfred Aloysius Horn

By: Horn, Alfred & Lewis, Ethelreda

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Simon and Schuster, 1927


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

TREKS & PALAVERS

By: Oakley, R R

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, Seeley, Service & Company, 1938


Closed tears to DJ. Binding slightly loose in places; 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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TRIBES OF THE SAHARA

By: Briggs, Lloyd Cabot

Price: $120.86

Publisher: Cambridge, Harvard University Press, 1960

Edition: First Edition


DJ a bit darkened ; Numerous b&w photographs ; 8vo; 295 pages View more info

Image for TUNISIA A Personal View of a Timeless Land

TUNISIA A Personal View of a Timeless Land

By: Anthony, John

Price: $27.37

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner, 1961

Edition: First American Edition


Slight chipping to DJ with very small open tears. Previous owner's name to front pastedown. Notes in rear; Color frontispiece and B&W photos and illustrations (by the author) enhance this overview of Tunisia, from ancient times to the French occupation to independence, with a personal perspective, as the author met his wife there ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 221 pages View more info

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UGANDA QUEST

By: Neal, Ernest

Price: $41.75

Publisher: New York, Taplinger Publishing Company, 1971


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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WILD LIFE AND THE CAMERA

By: Dugmore, A Radclyffe

Price: $30.96

Publisher: Philadelphia, J & B Lippincott, 1912


Wear to extremities. Boards slightly bowed. Hinges started. Binding not tight. Foxing throughout. Bookplate to front pastedown. Protective cover fastened to boards; Early wildlife photos along with descriptions of habits and habitats; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 332 pages View more info

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

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


Binding not tight. Slight wear & spotting to boards; Shooting animals in Africa, sometimes with a gun and sometimes with a camera. Author Schillings has an interesting tale to tell ; Ex-Lib; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 421 pages View more info

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WITH FORKS AND HOPE An African Notebook

By: Huxley, Elspeth

Price: $27.37

Publisher: New York, William Morrow & Company, 1964


Previous owner's name & address sticker in front pastedown. Other notes to half-title page; 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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YALLAH

By: Bowles, Paul

Price: $200.00

Publisher: New York, McDowell, Obolensky, 1957


Wear to DJ. One corner bumped ; 83 pages of photos of the peoples of Northwestern Africa. Text by Paul Bowles. Review copy with slip laid in ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 17,83 pages View more info

ZANZABUKU Dangerous Safari

By: Cotlow, Lewis N.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Rinehart & Company, 1956


Wrinkling and open tears to DJ. Previous owner's name sticker in fep. Binding slightly loose; Over a twenty year period, noted explorer and film producer Cotlow journeyed deep into Equitorial Africa in search of the ancient cultures--and the perfect photograph ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 370 pages View more info

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ZANZABUKU Dangerous Safari

By: Cotlow, Lewis N.

Price: $27.37

Publisher: New York, Rinehart & Company, 1956


Open tears to price clipped DJ. Slight spotting to boards; Over a twenty year period, noted explorer and film producer Cotlow journeyed deep into Equitorial Africa in search of the ancient cultures--and the perfect photograph, like the one in this volume of a Turkana mother simultaneously nursing a baby person and a baby lion! ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 370 pages View more info