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Travels in Africa.

By: N/A

Price: $75.00 USD

Publisher: London, Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge: 1846

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3962

Condition: Good+


136 pages, frontispiec, map and several text illustrations. Covers slightly soiled, ink stains on front endpaper, old name on title page. View more info

Journal of Geology of the United Arab Republic. Volume IV, Number 2, 1960 to Volume X, Number 2, 1966. Run of 13 Issues.

By: N/A

Price: $150.00 USD

Publisher: Cairo, Geological Society of Egypt:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4730

Condition: Good


Run of 13 issues from 1960 to 1966. A few copies show some wear on spine, small institutional stamps on front covers. Individual copies can be puchased. Please contact us. View more info

Technical Report. Investigation of Geothermal Resources for Power Development. Ethiopia. Geology, Geochemistry and Hydrology of Hot Water Springs of the East African Rift System Within Ethiopia.

By: N/A

Price: $150.00 USD

Publisher: New York, United Nations: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5567

Condition: Good-


275 pages, plus appendix, many maps and b/w illustrations. Spiral binding damaged at the back and rear cover detached. View more info

Art Africain et Océanien. Christie's, Paris. 4 décembre 2008.

By: N/A

Price: $28.00 USD

Publisher: Paris, Christie's: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 007081

Condition: Very Good


124 pages, hundreds of colour photos. Gilbet Hampden Manley collection. Tribal art from Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand, New Guinea, Melanesia, Polynesia, Cook Islands, Carolines, Fiji, Solomon Islands, Tahiti, Marquesas, Hawaii, Marshall Islands, Philippines, Vanuatu, Niue, Tibet, Arizona, North America, Mali, Ivory Coast, Nigeria, Ghana, Cameroon., Gabon, Congo, South Africa, View more info

Radiological Conditions at the Former French Nuclear Test Sites in Algeria: Preliminary Assessment And Recommendations: Radiological Assessment Reports.

By: N/A

Price: $60.00 USD

Publisher: Vienna, International Atomic Energy Agency: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007380

ISBN: 9201133049

Condition: Very Good


60 pages. Ex-institutional library. View more info

The Alexander S. Honig Collection of African Art. Sotheby's New York, May 18, 1993.

By: N/A

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: New York, Sotheby's: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008340

Condition: Very Good


Auction catalogue listing 240 items with many colour photos. Items from Guinea, Sierra Leone, Mali, Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Nigeria, Cameroon, Gabon, Zaire, Angola. View more info

Sotheby's London - Important African Art: The Michel Gaud Collection, November 29th, 1993.

By: N/A

Price: $45.00 USD

Publisher: London, Sotheby's: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008341

Condition: Very Good


Auction catalogue of 171 items, all with colour photos. Carvings from Mali, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Nigeria, Cameroon, Gabon, Zaire, Eastern and Southern Africa. View more info

Poems for Black Liberation. A Collection from Southern Africa compliled by the National Anti-Apartheid Council.

By: N/A

Price: $22.00 USD

Publisher: National Anti-Apartheid Council: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009187

Condition: Good


16 pages. View more info

Dahomey and Its Neighbours, 1708-1818.

By: Akinjogbin, I. A.

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: London, Cambridge University Press: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6823

Condition: Very Good


x, 234 pages, frontispiece, 6 maps. Dust wrapper worn on edges. View more info

Nimrod Smith

By: Alan Wykes

Price: $18.00 USD

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton: 1961

Seller ID: 009367

Condition: Good


207 pages, frontispiece and b/w plates. Ex-library copy. View more info

The Egyptian Soudan Its Loss and Recovery : Including I. A Rapid Sketch of the History of the Soudan, II. A Narrative of the Dongola Expedition, 1896, III. A Full Account of the Nile Expeditions, 1897-8.

By: Alford, Henry S.L.; Sword, W. Dennistoun

Price: $60.00 USD

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1898

Edition: First Edition Reprint

Seller ID: 4448

Condition: Fair


xiv, 336 pages, all maps present, one plate lacking. Spine perished, ex-lending library with a few old labels and stamps. View more info

The First Ascent of Kasai: Being the Records of Service Under The Lone Star.

By: BATEMAN, Charles Somerville Latrobe

Price: $600.00 USD

Publisher: London, George Philip: 1889

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3393

Condition: Very Good


xx, 192 pages, 5 chromo-lithographs, 6 etchings, 6 full page engravings, 40 smaller illustrations, 2 coloured maps (one folding). Slight foxing on first and last pages, short closed tear in one map, light wear to spine ends but overall a really nice copy. Very clean covers and illustrations, tissue guards intact. Dedication on endpaper: "with the publisher's compliments February 18th 1889. Considered one of the most beautiful books on African exploration. View more info

The Inland Waters of Tropical Africa: An Introduction to Tropical Limnology

By: Beadle, L. C.

Price: $48.00 USD

Publisher: Longman: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5332

ISBN: 0582448522

Condition: Very Good


viii, 365 pages, b/w illustrations, diagrams, maps. View more info

The Island of Rodriguez. A British Colony in the Mascarenhas Group.

By: Bertuchi, A.J.

Price: $110.00 USD

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1923

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008716

Condition: Very Good


112 pages, b/w plates and folding map (all present). Some foxing, otherwise a tidy copy. Rodrigues (French: Île Rodrigues) is a 108-square-kilometre autonomous outer island of the Republic of Mauritius in the Indian Ocean, about 560 kilometres (350 mi) east of Mauritius. It is part of the Mascarene Islands which include Mauritius and Réunion. View more info

The Canarian, or, Book of the Conquest and Conversion of The Canarians in the Year 1402 by Messire Jean De Bethencourt.

By: Bethencourt, Jean De; Pierre Bontier, Jean Le Verrier (translated and Edited By Ricard Henry Major)

Price: $225.00 USD

Publisher: London, Hakluyt: 1872

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 3238

Condition: Nearly Very Good


lv, 229 pages, frontispiece, 2 other illustrations, map. Reform Club blind stamp on title page, lacks 2mm at top of spine, spine darkened. View more info

The Geology of the Country Around Umvuma and Felixburg.

By: Bliss, N.W.

Price: $60.00 USD

Publisher: Salisbury, 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5885

Condition: Very Good


Southern Rhodesia Geological Survey Bulletin No. 56. 103 pages plus index, plans, photos, large folding coloured map. View more info

The Border Region. Natural Environment and Land Use in the Eastern Cape. Maps Volume.

By: Board, C.

Price: $75.00 USD

Publisher: Cape Town, Oxford University Press: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4527

Condition: Good


This is the maps volume only with 4 large folding and coloured maps on geology, vegatation, native areas and land use. View more info

Missions to the Niger. Volume III. The Bornu Mission 1822-25, Part II.

By: Bovill, E.W. (editor)

Price: $35.00 USD

Publisher: London, Hakluyt: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4488

Condition: Fine


Hakluyt, 2nd series no. CXXIX. Maps and plates. Volume three only of the 4 volume set. View more info

Missions to the Niger. Volume IV. The Bornu Mission 1822-25, Part III.

By: Bovill, E.W. (editor)

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: London, Hakluyt: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4489

Condition: Fine


Hakluyt, 2nd series no. CXXIX. Maps and plates. Volume four only of the 4 volume set. View more info

Missions to the Niger. [Complete 4 Volume set]

By: Bovill, E.W. (editor)

Price: $75.00 USD

Publisher: London, Hakluyt: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4984

Condition: Very Good


Hakluyt, 2nd series nos. CXXIII, CXXVIII, CXXIX, CXXX. Maps and plates. Dustwrapper for volumes II complete, dust wrapper for volume I split on the spine and pieces missing. The other dust wrappers are not present. View more info

Further Selections from the Tragic History of the Sea 1559-1565 : Narratives of Shipwrecks of the Portuguese East Indiamen Aguia and Garca (1559) Sao Paulo (1561) and the Misadventures of the Brazil-ship Santo Antonio (1565).

By: Boxer, C.R. (editor)

Price: $11.00 USD

Publisher: Cambridge, Hakluyt: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5569

Condition: Fine


x, 170 pages, 5 plates, 8 text illustrations, 2 sketch maps. View more info

The Documentation of David Livingstone: Some New Materials (and) Annual Report and Statement of Accounts for 1977.

By: Bridges, Dr R.C.

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: London, Hakluyt: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5786

Condition: Very Good


19 pages, 4 b/w illustrations. View more info

On a Suite of Igneous Rocks near Kidete, Tanganyika, and Associated Development of Copper Ore.

By: Bridges, R.J.

Price: $35.00 USD

Publisher: Geological Society of Africa: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007336

Condition: Very Good


28 pages, maps, b/w plates. Offprint from The Transactions of the Geological Society of Africa, Vol. XXXVIII, 1935. Staples rusty, otherwise very good. View more info

Stirring Adventure in African Travel. Great explorers, hunting exploits, shipwreck, captivity, Bombardment.

By: Bruce, Charles

Price: $40.00 USD

Publisher: Edinburgh, Nimmo, Hay & Mitchell:

Seller ID: 5622

Condition: Good


256 pages. Spine split on one side also across at the bottom (can be reattached). Includes big game hunting for lions, elephants, buffalo, rhinoceros. View more info

Travels to Discover the Source of the Nile in the Years 1768, 1769, 1970, 1771, 1772 and 1773. In Six Volumes. [Complete set]

By: Bruce, James, of Kinnaird

Price: $1,800.00 USD

Publisher: Dublin, 1790

Seller ID: 6244

Condition: Good


Printed by William Sleater for P. Wogan, L. White, P. Byrne, W. Porter, W. Sleater, J. Jones, J. Moore, B. Dornin, C. Lewis, W. Jones, G. Draper, J. Milliken and R. White. Vol. I: lxxx, 381 pages of text; six plates. Vol. II: [viii], 592 pages; three plates including one fold-out. Vol. III: [vi], 687 pages; three plates including one fold-out map. Vol. IV: [viii], [777] pages (misnumbered 775) followed by three sheets, printed on one side only, four plates including thre... View more info

The Lake Regions of Central Africa, a Picture of Exploration.

By: Burton, Richard

Price: $375.00 USD

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1860

Edition: First US Edition

Seller ID: 5549

Condition: Good


xvi, 572, [4] pages, folding map, b/w illustrations, old library numbers at bottom of spine and one old library sticker on front endpaper, 1x1cm piece missing at top of spine, tear acroos middle of spine, and also halfway on one side. Otherwise a firm and clean copy. View more info

The White Impala. The Story of a Game Ranger.

By: Carr, Norman

Price: $78.00 USD

Publisher: London, Collins: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009197

Condition: Very Good


190 pages, b/w photos, map. Old inscription on half title page. View more info

Social Organisation and Ceremonial Institutions of the Bomvana.

By: Cook, P.A.W.

Price: $40.00 USD

Publisher: Cape Town, Juta [1930?]:

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 008409

Condition: Good


xi, 171 pages, diagrmas, b/w plates. Half-title page is pasted to the front endpaper, some light foxing. Rare anthropological book on the Bomvana people in South Africa. View more info

Back to the long grass, my link with Livingstone.

By: Crawford, Dan

Price: $24.00 USD

Publisher: London, Hodder and Stoughton [1922]:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008405

Condition: Very Good


373, [1] pages, b/w plates and maps. Old names on front endpaper. The front cover of the dust wrapper is pasted to the left hand side of the half-title page. The rest of the dust wrapper is not present. View more info

The Manchester Museum Mummy Project: Multidisciplinary Research on Ancient Egyptian Mummified Remains.

By: David, A. Rosalie; Manchester Museum (University of Manchester)

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: Manchester, Manchester Museum: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4316

ISBN: 0719012937

Condition: Nearly Very Good


viii, 160 pages, many b/w photos, diagrams and tables. Ex-library copy, clean, dust wrapper in plastic cover. View more info