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UGANDA QUEST

By: Neal, Ernest

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Taplinger Publishing Company: 1971

Order Number: 12931

ISBN: 0800879236

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


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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TREKS & PALAVERS

By: Oakley, R R

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, Seeley, Service & Company: 1938

Order Number: 4029

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ with light wear and small chips. ; 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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HOME FROM SEA

By: Packer, Joy

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton & Co. , Inc.: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 12935

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Light wear to DJ; South African author Packer writes of her upbringing ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 250 pages View more info

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.

Order Number: 12932

Condition: Good+


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

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CRY, THE BELOVED COUNTRY A Story of Comfort in Desolation

By: Paton, Alan

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1948

Edition: early printing

Order Number: 18479

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ browned, lightly torn and with some chipping. ; The human hero of this story is an old and humble Zulu parson, from the hills above Ixopo, who sets out for Johannesburg, "the city of evil," in search of his only son ; 8vo; 278 pages View more info

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CRY, THE BELOVED COUNTRY A Story of Comfort in Desolation

By: Paton, Alan

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1948

Edition: early printing

Order Number: 18478

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ spine sunned, lightly torn and with some chipping. Fore edge lightly soiled ; The human hero of this story is an old and humble Zulu parson, from the hills above Ixopo, who sets out for Johannesburg, "the city of evil," in search of his only son ; 8vo; 278 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

Order Number: 17149

Condition: Near Fine


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

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

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

By: Playfair, R L

Price: $90.00

Publisher: London, Smith, Elder & Company: 1884

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 3848

Condition: Very Good


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

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MADAMI My Eight Years of Adventure with the Congo Pigmies

By: Putnam, Anne Eisner; & Keller, Allan

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Prentice Hall: 1954

Order Number: 6825

Condition: Very Good


Boards with light rubbing and soiling. Artistic ink drawings to half title page and copyright page. Ink notations at end of each chapter and end of book ; Killer leopards, columns of ants devouring anything in their path, poison plants, awakening to find yourself in the jaws of a crocodile--wouldn't YOU like to visit the pigmies in the Congo? Author Putnam and husband run a hospital amongst the pigmies. Maps in endpapers and B&W illustrations throughout; B&W Photographs;... View more info

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MADAMI My Eight Years of Adventure with the Congo Pigmies

By: Putnam, Anne Eisner; & Keller, Allan

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Prentice Hall: 1954

Order Number: 18602

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ with moderate wear and chipping. Former owner's name stamp on front free endpaper. ; Killer leopards, columns of ants devouring anything in their path, poison plants, awakening to find yourself in the jaws of a crocodile--wouldn't YOU like to visit the pigmies in the Congo? Author Putnam and husband run a hospital amongst the pigmies. Maps in endpapers and B&W illustrations throughout; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 303 pages View more info

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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

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


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

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


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

Condition: Very Good+


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

Condition: Good+


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

Condition: Very Good


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

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

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

Condition: Good+


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

Condition: Very Good-


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

Condition: Very Good-


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

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


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

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Very Good+


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

Condition: Very Good+


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

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Very Good+


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

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


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