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Travels Of James Bruce Through Part Of Africa, Syria, Egypt, And Arabia Into Abyssinia To Discover The Source Of The Nile.
London: W. & R. Chambers, nd. (191-?)
8vo., orig. green pictorial cloth, viii, 358, (2)pp.ads. Ownership inscription o/w a fine copy.


$150     Book Number: 32746         Order / Enquire


DE GRAMONT, Sanche.
The Strong Brown God. The Story of the Niger River.
London: Hart Davis, MacGibbon, (1975). First edition.
Cloth, 350pp. Fine in d/w.
Story of the European explorers who tried, first to find the fabled river and then, to reach its mysterious mouth. A fascinating book.

$75     Book Number: 26823         Order / Enquire


HALLET, Jean-Pierre.
animal kitabu.
New York: Random House, (1967). First edition. Signed by the author.
Cloth, 292pp. Fine in a d/w with wear to the spine ends.
"the author portrays in depth and with vivid detail the real animals of Africa as they live in their natural land."

$75     Book Number: 8866         Order / Enquire


ADAMSON, Joy.
Forever Free. Elsa's Pride.
London: Collins & Harvill, 1962. First edition.
Sm. 4to., boards, 192pp. Piece ripped off front e/paper o/w fine in a d/w with some wear to spine ends.


$50     Book Number: 12628         Order / Enquire


AFRICA). MARRIOTT, Michael.
Desert Taxi The Story of an Achievement by a Veteran London Taxi Cab.
London: Longmans, Green, (1956). First edition.
Cloth, viii, 150pp. Fine in d/w with wear to the top of the spine.
Across the Sahara desert from Algiers to Kano (Nigeria) in a 20 year old London taxi.

$45     Book Number: 9329         Order / Enquire


AFRICA). McLYNN, Frank.
Hearts of Darkness. The European Exploration .
New York: Carroll & Graf, (1992). First edition.
Cloth backed boards, x, 390pp. Fine in d/w.
Story of the Victorians who explored Africa; Livingstone, Stanley, Burton, Speke and Baker.

$65     Book Number: 8142         Order / Enquire


AFRICA). LANGEWIESCHE, William.
Sahara Unveiled. A Journey Across The Desert.
New York: Pantheon, (1996). First edition.
Cloth, (302)pp. Fine in d/w.


$45     Book Number: 14702         Order / Enquire


AKELEY, Mary Jobe.
Carl Akeley's Africa. The Account of the Akeley-Eastman-Pomeroy African Hall Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History.
New York: Blue Ribbon Books, (1931). Reprint.
Cloth, 321pp. A good copy.


$50     Book Number: 9015         Order / Enquire


ALLEG, Henri.
The Question. Translated from the French by John Calder. Preface by Jean-Paul Sarte.
London: John Calder, (1958). First edition in English.
Cloth, 96pp. Fine in a near fine d/w.


$60     Book Number: 14697         Order / Enquire


ALLEN, Fletcher.
A Wayfarer In North Africa. Tunisia and Algeria.
London: Methuen & Co., (1931). First edition.
8vo., orig. red cloth, 243pp. Some notes in pencil o/w a near fine copy.


$75     Book Number: 14701         Order / Enquire


ANDERSON, Andrew A.
Twenty-Five Years In A Waggon. Sport and Travel in South Africa.
London: Chapman and Hall, 1888. New edition in One Volume. (so stated).
Tall 8vo., orig. green cloth, (xiv), (424), 40pp.ads dated "April 1889." Inscription on halftitle, inner hinges cracked but o/w a near fine copy.
".....Mr. Anderson's book is almost unique of its kind. The author has undoubtedly a long and intimate acquaintance with those portions of the Dark Continent he so well describes....."

$400     Book Number: 27772         Order / Enquire


ANDERSON, William Ashley.
South of Suez.
New York: Robert McBride, 1920. First edition.
8vo., orig. tan pictorial cloth, xii, 240pp. Fine.


$100     Book Number: 8671         Order / Enquire


ANON.
The Life and Explorations of David Livingstone....Compiled from Reliable Sources.
London: Adam & Company, nd. (188-?)
8vo., orig. green cloth dec. in gilt, 324pp. Inner hinges badly cracked o/w very good.


$85     Book Number: 24122         Order / Enquire


ANON.
The Life History of Doctor Livingstone, the Great Explorer, Including His Extensive Travels and Discoveries in South and Central Africa.........With a Biographical Sketch of Henry M. Stanley, Special Correspondent of the New York Herald.
Philadelphia: John E. Potter, nd. (187-?)
8vo., orig. blue cloth, 482pp. Inner rear hinge cracked, wear to spine ends but certainly very good.


$125     Book Number: 24125         Order / Enquire


ARNOT, Frederick Stanley.
Garenganze; Or, Seven Years Pioneer Mission Work in Central Africa. With Introduction by Dr. A.T. Pierson. Containing Twenty Illustrations and a Map prepared by the Royal Geographical Society.
London: James E. Hawkins..... nd. (189-?) Third edition, so stated.
Tall 8vo., orig. cloth backed pictorial paper boards, (xiv), 276pp.
A bit of scattered foxing, some light wear to the corners but in fact a near fine copy.



$225     Book Number: 28912         Order / Enquire
 
 


ARROWSMITH-BROWN, J.H. (editor).
Prutky's Travels In Ethiopia and Other Countries. Translated and edited by....and annotated by Richard Pankhurst.
London: Hakluyt Society, 1991. Series II, Vol. 174.
Tall 8vo., orig. blue cloth with a pictorial decoration in gilt on the upper board, xxviii, 546pp. Fine in d/w.
Remedius Prutky, Franciscan missionary, was in 1751 appointed vice prefect of a mission sent to Ethiopia in response to an invitation by the then emperor, Iyasu II. He spent 17 months in the country they returned to Rome. Prutky travelled from Rome to Bohemia, and then to Alexandria.

$125     Book Number: 11768         Order / Enquire


ASHTON, Hugh.
The Basuto. A Social Study of Traditional and Modern Lesotho.
London: Oxford University Press, 1967. Second edition.
Cloth, 359pp. Fine in an about fine d/w.
First published in 1952, this book is based on the author's own studies and experiences when living in the village of a Basuto chief, and provides a systematic and comprehensive account of the Basuto people and their changing culture.

$75     Book Number: 12517         Order / Enquire


BAKER, Samuel W.
Ismailia. A Narrative of the Expedition to Central Africa for the Suppression of the Slave Trade. Organized Ismail, Khedive of Egypt.
London: Macmillan & Co,. 1874. In two volumes. First edition.
Tall 8vo., orig. green with pictorial decoration in gilt on the upper covers and spines, viii, 447, 55pp.ads dated "October 1874;" viii, 588pp. There is a two inch tear in the folding map (no loss), bookplates, spines slightly cocked with some wear to the ends, but certainly a very good copy.
"In 1869, at the request of the khedive Ismail, Baker undertook the command of a military expedition to the equatorial regions of the Nile, with the object of suppressing the slave-trade there and opening the way to commerce and civilization. Before starting from Cairo with a force of 1700 Egyptian troops, many of them discharged convicts, he was given the rank of pasha and major-general in the Ottoman army. Lady Baker, as before, accompanied him. The khedive appointed him Governor-General of the new territory of Equatoria for four years at a salary of 10,000 a year; and it was not until the expiration of that time that Baker returned to Cairo, leaving his work to be carried on by the new governor, Colonel Charles George Gordon. He had to contend with innumerable difficulties - the blocking of the river in the Sudd, the bitter hostility of officials interested in the slave-trade, the armed opposition of the natives - but he succeeded in planting in the new territory the foundations upon which others could build up an administration.He returned to England with his wife in 1874...He published his narrative of the central African expedition under the title of Ismailia (1874)."

$1000     Book Number: 26811         Order / Enquire


BAKER, Samuel.
The Nile Tributaries Of Abyssinia, And The Sword Hunters of the Hamran Arabs.
London: Macmillan and Co., 1880. A New Edition.
8vo., brown calf, raised bands, gilt compartments, leather labels, school crest on upper board, inner dentelles gilt, (a prize binding), (xx), 413pp. Piece torn off title (approx. 1/2" deep by 2 1/2" long) affecting the tops of the letters in "Tributaries", outer hinges rubbed and tender (not cracked) o/w a very nice copy.


$250     Book Number: 18584         Order / Enquire


BAKER, Samuel.
The Nile Tributaries Of Abyssinia, And the Sword Hunters of The Hamran Arabs.
Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, 1868. Fourth edition.
8vo., orig. green cloth, xx, 413pp. Fine.


$125     Book Number: 29083         Order / Enquire


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