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La Faillite de la Paix (1918-1939). I: De Rethondes à Stresa; II: De l'Affaire Ethiopienne a la Guerre.

By: BAUMONT, Maurice.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Paris:, Presses Universitaires de France, 1951.: 1951

Seller ID: BL3731


2 volumes. Series: Peuples et Civilisations, XX. Third edition. 8vo. [iv], 531, v; [iv], 533-948, [2] pp. Index. Original printed wrappers. A Beautiful copy. View more info

Mission from Cape Coast Castle to Ashantee, with a statistical account of that kingdom, and geographical notices of other parts of the interior of Africa.

By: BOWDICH, Thomas Edward (1791?–1824).

Price: $2,500.00

Publisher: London:, John Murray, 1819.: 1819

Seller ID: LV1954


4to. [iii]-viii, [2], 512 pp. [a1 blank, not present]. Complete with a full set of plates: 2 engraved maps (1 folding frontispiece map: "Discoveries & Improvements in the Geography of Western Africa"), "Arabic Circular," 7 hand-colored aquatint plates (2 folding), wood-engraved "Ichonographical Sketch of Coomassie" [a street map], 2 music sheets (including the 4 page pl.), appendices; some plate offsetting, occasional foxing and stains, three neat... View more info

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Abeokuta and the Camaroons Mountains. An Exploration.

By: BURTON, Sir Richard F.

Price: $1,400.00

Publisher: London:, Tinsley Brothers, 1863.: 1863

Seller ID: ME1008


2 volumes. 8vo. xvi, 333, [1], [2]; v, 306, [2] pp. Vol. I: Original photographic mounted photo as frontispiece plate, 1 plate (facing p. 149); vol. II: frontispiece engraving, folding map of "The Camaroons Mountains", 2 plates (facing pp. 128, 136). Total plates: 4. Ads included at rear of both vols. Partly unopened. Original blind-embossed dark green cloth, neatly rebacked with matching cloth and with original back-strips mounted to restore the original binding... View more info

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First Footsteps in East Africa; or, an exploration of Harar.

By: BURTON, Sir Richard F.

Price: $2,000.00

Publisher: London:, Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1856.: 1856

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: ME1012


8vo. xl, 590, [595]-648 pp. 2 engraved maps, 4 chromolithographed plates, 7 figs., index. Early navy blue gilt-stamped calf, brownish/red spine label, all edges marbled. Bookseller's labels: R.J. Bush, 32 Charing Cross; Jake Zeitlin, Los Angeles [ca. 1932]. Inscribed: "Arthur Vickris Pryor with the best wishes of his friend Edmond L. Hanbury, on his leaving Eton, Election 1864." FIRST EDITION. The appendix skips section IV as usual, due to its discussion of fema... View more info

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Wanderings in West Africa from Liverpool to Fernando Po. By a F.R.G.S.

By: BURTON, Sir Richard F.

Price: $1,850.00

Publisher: London:, Tinsley Brothers, 1863.: 1863

Seller ID: ME1025


2 volumes. Small 8vo. viii, [2], 303, [1]; [vi], 295, [1] pp. Half-titles, folding map of "The West Coast of Africa"; some edge tears. Original publisher's dark maroon blind-stamped cloth, gilt-stamped spine titles, author cited as "R.F. Burton F.R.G.S." on spine. Bookplates of George Merryweather. Near fine. First edition; second issue binding [with Burton's name on the spine]. The first issue binding does include the author's name on the spine. "Th... View more info

A Curious and Exact Account of a Voyage to Congo, in the Years 1666-1667.

By: GUATTINI, Le P. Michele Angelo de (d.1668) [of Gattina]; Denis DE CARLI of Piacenza.

Price: $750.00

Publisher: [London]:, for Henry Lintot and John Osborn, [circa 1744].: 1744

Seller ID: ME1040


Tall 4to. 483-519 pp. Printed in two columns; light foxing. Handsomely bound in period-style half calf marbled boards, five raised bands, gilt-stamped dark leather spine label. Near fine. Extracted from: vol. 1 of Awnsham Churchill's Collection of voyages and travels, 3rd ed., 1744-1746. // The author's account of native attire and his own views: "He only wore a clout of the bigness of a handkerchief made of palm-tree leaves, for decency sake, to cover that which mo... View more info

A Voyage to Congo, and several other Countries chiefly in Southern Africk. By Father Jerom Merolla da Sorrento, a Capuchin and Apostolick Missioner in the year 1682. Made English from the Italian.

By: MEROLLA da Sorrento, Jerom [Girolamo].

Price: $800.00

Publisher: [London]:, for Henry Lintot and John Osborn, [1744?].: 1744

Seller ID: ME1051


Tall 4to. 521-616 pp. Printed in two columns; light foxing. Handsomely bound in period-style half calf marbled boards, five raised bands, gilt-stamped dark leather spine label. Near fine. THIS AN IMPORTANT WORK ON THE EARLY EXPLORATION FOR CONGO, a translation of Breve e succinta relatione del viaggio nel regno di Congo. Extracted from: vol. 1 of Awnsham Churchill's Collection of voyages and travels, 3rd ed., 1744-1746. Includes a single-leaf table of words from the Con... View more info

Science and Medicine in Central Africa: Proceedings of the Central African Scientific and Medical Congress. Held at The College of Further Education Lusaka, Northern Rhodesia 26-30 August 1963.

By: SNOWBALL, George J. (ed.).

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Oxford, et al.:, Pergamon Press, (1965).: 1965

Seller ID: M10311


FIRST EDITION. Thick 8vo. xxvii, 980 pp. Fold-outs, photos, illustrations, figs., tables, indexes; small inked correction on title. Green cloth, silver stamped cover and spine titles, original plastic wrapper; inner hinge a bit cracked, small pieces of tape on wrapper and front free endpaper. Very good. First Edition. View more info

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In Darkest Africa or the Quest, Rescue, and Retreat of Emin Governor of Equatoria. 2 volumes.

By: STANLEY, Henry Morton (1841-1904).

Price: $120.00

Publisher: New York:, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1890.: 1890

Seller ID: SW1250


2 volumes. 8vo. xiv, [2], 547, [1]; xvi, 540 pp. Frontis. portraits, 2 folding maps in rear pockets, plates, figs., index. Original green blind- and gilt-stamped pictorial cloth, showing a silhouette of Africa; some discoloration of covers, corners showing. Very good. A well-illustrated, if somewhat problematic, account of Stanley's famous journeys in Africa. At the time of publication, Stanley and other explorers were counted among the biggest celebrities in the wester... View more info

East African plateaus and rift valleys.

By: WILLIS, Bailey.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Washington:, Carnegie Institution of Washington, 1936. Carnegie Institution of Washington, Publication No. 470. At head of title: Studies in: 1936

Seller ID: S2463


Washington:: Carnegie Institution of Washington, 1936. Carnegie Institution of Washington, Publication No. 470. At head of title: Studies in Comparative Seismology., 1936. 296 x 235 mm. 4to. x, 358 pp. Color frontis., 72 plates, 16 figs., tables, bibliog., index. Gilt-stamped dark green cloth; lightly rubbed, corners bumped. Ex library spine label removed, rubber stamps, label in front paste-down removed. Very good. View more info