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Image for BACK TO THE LONG GRASS My Link with Livingstone

BACK TO THE LONG GRASS My Link with Livingstone

By: Crawford, Dan

Price: $40.00

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

Order Number: 15176

Condition: Very Good+


Several pages creased and wrinkled and with a few small tears, but not affecting readability. Previous owner's name carefully printed to front free endpaper ; Meandering and occasionally frustrating account of Crawford's time as a missionary and explorer in Africa. The link with Livingstone is tenuous at best, as the erstwhile explorer died when Crawford was only three years old; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 373 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

Order Number: 17721

Condition: Very Good+


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

Image for THE STRONG BROWN GOD The Story of the Niger River

THE STRONG BROWN GOD The Story of the Niger River

By: De Gramont, Sanche

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Houghton Mifflin: 1976

Edition: First American Edition

Order Number: 18476

ISBN: 0395197821

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


DJ with light edgewear. Light foxing to top edge ; Maps in endpapers. The turbulent history of a turbulent river; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 350 pages View more info

Image for THE LAND OF THE PEPPER BIRD Liberia

THE LAND OF THE PEPPER BIRD Liberia

By: De La Rue, Sidney

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Putnam: 1930

Order Number: 4001

Condition: Very Good


Boards with light shelfwear. Spine sunned. Rear hinge started ; All about the mysterious land of Liberia. Maps in endpapers; Ex-Library; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 330 pages View more info

Image for DIGGING FOR LOST AFRICAN GODS The Record of Five Years Archaeological Excavation in North Africa

DIGGING FOR LOST AFRICAN GODS The Record of Five Years Archaeological Excavation in North Africa

By: De Prorok, Byron Khun

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1926

Order Number: 15261

Condition: Very Good+


Light wear to spine ends. Spine lettering faded; Detailed look not just at the archaeological expeditions, but how they are organized, how excavations are actually done, and how it all relates to the study of prehistoric humans. Top edge gilt. Folding map bound in rear; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 369 pages View more info

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

By: Dean, Harry

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 12919

Condition: Very Good


Light wear to buckram boards. Spine a bit sunned and gilt spine lettering faded. Former owner's name on front endpaper. Small closed tear to on front free endpaper; The author's attempts to create an Ethiopian empire; 8vo; 262 pages View more info

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

By: Dean, Harry

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 12950

Condition: Very Good+


Green buckram boards with gilt spine lettering a bit faded. Previous owner's name to front pastedown; The author's attempts to create an Ethiopian empire; 8vo; 262 pages View more info

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SAFARI BY JET

By: Del Rey, Maria (Sister)

Price: $23.77

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 12946

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Wear & chipping to DJ; The sister visits Tanganyika, Ceylon, the Philippines, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Korea, and Japan; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 308 pages View more info

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LAKE VICTORIA TO KHARTOUM WITH RIFLE & CAMERA

By: Dickinson, Capt. F. A.

Price: $470.00

Publisher: London, John Lane the Bodley Head:

Order Number: 189

Condition: Very Good+


Bookplate. Very faint foxing to first few pages. Title page and introduction page are a bit smaller due to a binding error. Small closed tear to page xvii. Else a very handsome copy. ; With an introduction by the Rt. Hon. Winston Churchill and numerous illustrations from photographs taken by the author View more info

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LAKE VICTORIA TO KHARTOUM WITH RIFLE & CAMERA

By: Dickinson, Capt. F. A.

Price: $390.57

Publisher: London, John Lane the Bodley Head: N.D.

Order Number: 11605

Condition: Very Good


Foxing throughout. Binding not tight. List of illustrations page has one small closed tear ; With an introduction by the Rt. Hon. Winston Churchill and numerous illustrations from photographs taken by the author ; B&W Photographs; 334 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

Order Number: 2190

Condition: Very Good+


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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THE COUNTRY OF THE DWARFS

By: Du Chaillu, Paul

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1900

Order Number: 12939

Condition: Very Good-


Boards with moderate wear to extremities. Hinges started and with first few pages loosening; 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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WILD LIFE AND THE CAMERA

By: Dugmore, A Radclyffe

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, J & B Lippincott: 1912

Order Number: 11132

Condition: Good+


Protective self adhesive mylar pasted on book (? ). Light foxing to first and last few pages. Hinges loosening ; Early wildlife photos along with descriptions of habits and habitats; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 332 pages View more info

AFRICAN JUNGLE LIFE

By: Dugmore, A Radclyffe

Price: $70.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 4715

Condition: Very Good


Slight browning to edges and endpapers; Eight full-page color illustrations enliven this account, interestingly, of Africa from the point of view of the animals. A sympathetic telling, if perhaps a trifle overblown ; Color Illustrations; 8vo; 246 pages View more info

Image for THE LAND OF THE WHITE HELMET Lights and Shadows around Africa

THE LAND OF THE WHITE HELMET Lights and Shadows around Africa

By: Forbes, Edgar Allen

Price: $75.00

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

Order Number: 12951

Condition: Very Good+


Front hinge weakening. ; hither and thither in Africa; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 356 pages View more info

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GENNET LIVES IN ETHIOPIA

By: Forsberg, Vera

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, MacMillan Company: 1968

Order Number: 18457

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


DJ with very light edgewear and with one small closed tear ; Photogravures by Anna Riwkin-Brick. A nicely produced book for children and young adults; 8vo View more info

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A DIPLOMATIST'S WIFE IN MANY LANDS [TWO VOLUME SET]

By: Fraser, Mrs. Hugh

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead & Co: 1913

Order Number: 4824

Condition: Very Good+


Boards a bit darkened and with slight rubbing to extremities. ; The reminiscences of a diplomat's wife, who travelled nearly the entire globe with her statesman husband. top edge gilt; 8vo; 354,324 pages View more info

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SOUTH OF THE SAHARA

By: Gatti, Attilio

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, National Travel Club: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 18461

Condition: Very Good


Boards with light edgewear and light soiling to back boards. ; 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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SOUTH OF THE SAHARA

By: Gatti, Attilio

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, National Travel Club: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 4144

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ darkened and with light chipping. Small hole to DJ spine. 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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PEOPLES OF AFRICA

By: Gibbs Jr. , James L. [editor]

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Holt, Rinehart and Winston: 1966

Order Number: 16272

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


DJ with light chipping. Former owner's name on front free endpaper. ; Original analysis of fifteen cultures of Africa south of the Sahara; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 594 pages View more info

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FRAIL BARRIER

By: Gillon, Philip

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Vanguard Press: 1952

Order Number: 4404

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Light rubbing and shelf wear to DJ; A novel of South Africa and the trials and tribulations of lawyers ; 8vo; 249 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

Order Number: 12118

Condition: Very Good in Fair dust jacket


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

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THE BLACK JOURNEY Across Central Africa with the Citroen Expedition

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

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Cosmopolitan Book Corp.: 1927

Order Number: 4296

Condition: Very Good


Boards with light rubbing to extremities. Hinges nicely tape repaired. Bookplate; 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

Image for 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...

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

Order Number: 18138

Condition: Very Good-


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

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AFRICAN CALLIOPE A Journey to the Sudan

By: Hoagland, Edward

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 3792

ISBN: 0394504186

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


A country under the radar of most Westerners, the Sudan of the 70's is here examined ; 8vo; 239 pages View more info

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BOER WAR LETTERS

By: Hobhouse, Emily

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Cape Town, Human & Rousseau: 1984

Order Number: 18477

ISBN: 0798118237

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Moderate edgewear and light chipping to DJ. ; Tipped in color frontispiece ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 557 pages View more info

Image for TRADER HORN Being the Life and Works of Alfred Aloysius Horn

TRADER HORN Being the Life and Works of Alfred Aloysius Horn

By: Horn, Alfred & Lewis, Ethelreda

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Simon and Schuster: 1927

Order Number: 4382

Condition: Very Good


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

Image for A LEAF IN THE WIND Travels in Africa

A LEAF IN THE WIND Travels in Africa

By: Hudson, Peter

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Walker & Company: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 6820

ISBN: 0802710980

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


DJ with light rubbing and tape repaired. Tape residue in front pastedown. One corner bumped ; Like the leaf of the title, Author Hudson meanders around Africa almost at random, seeking to broaden his range of experience; 8vo; 267 pages View more info

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WITH FORKS AND HOPE An African Notebook

By: Huxley, Elspeth

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow: 1964

Order Number: 18453

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


DJ with light shelfwear and a bit tanned. ; 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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WITH FORKS AND HOPE An African Notebook

By: Huxley, Elspeth

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow & Company: 1964

Order Number: 12942

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Small stamp. Neat notes in half title page; Eastern Africa during the drive for independence, as reported by Ms. Huxley; B&W sketches; 8vo; 398 pages View more info