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4. Aldridge, B. Pictorial History of South Africa. Pictorial history of the development of South Africa from Portuguese explorers into the 20th century. Cape Town, South Africa: C. Struik, 1973. First Edition. 4to 183 pp. Over 300 illustrations in b/w & color. Original Cloth. Fine in like jacket. $75.00

3020. Alexander, James E. An Expedition of Discovery into the Interior of Africa through the higherto undescribed countries of Great Namaquas, Boschmans and Hill Damaras performed under the auspices of her Majesty’s government and the Royal Geographical Society. Philadelpha: E L Carey, 1838. First American. 16mo In two volumes. 216 & 215 pp. A vg set in original embossed cloth but lacking spine labels. $600.00

7. Alldridge, T. The Sherbro and Its Hinterland. London: Macmillan & Co, 1901. First Edition. 8vo 353 pp. Profuse (77) illustrations. Two Large pull out folding maps in rear pocket Long respected classic of travel and exploration on Sierra Leone. Front hinge weak but VG in original pictorial cloth. Scarce. $350.00

13. Anonymous. Angola (Including Cabinda) Geography, Political, Commerce. Handbook preprared under direction of Historical Section of Foreign office. Brief bibliography in rear. London: Foreign Office Historical Section, 1919. First. 12mo 98pp. Marked Confidential on upper front cover. Soft Cover. Very Good Plus. $250.00

14. Anonymous. Analyses of New Works of Voyages and Travels Published During the Last Six Months in Great Britain. London: Richard Phillips, 1819. First. 12mo107 pp. Index. Descriptions of books by Fitzclarence, Bowdich, Hallam, MacMichael, Hoare, Baillie, and Russell. Half Leather Over Marbled Boards. Very Good copy. $500.00

16. Axelson, E. Congo to Cape Early Portuguese Explorers. Portuguese exploration from west Africa, near the equator, into the estuary of the Congo and as far south as Southwest Africa, the Cape of Good Hope and the Indian Ocean. London: Faber and Faber, 1973. First. 12mo 224 pp. ill. Readable and interesting work by the prolific author. Near fine in VG+ jacket. $100.00

17. Axelson, E. Portuguese in South-East Africa 1600-1700. 17th century activities of Portuguese in S.E. Africa from their base at Mozambique, up the Zambezi, into Mashonaland and to the Mombasa coast.. Johannesburg, South Africa: Witwatersrand Univ Press, 1964. First Edition. 12mo 226 pp. ill. folding text map, other maps. An appendix summarizes shipwrecks on the coast of South Africa during that time period. Fine in like jacket. $100.00

18. Axelson, E. Portuguese in South-East Africa 1488-1600. The main events in Portuguese exploration along the coasts of south and east Africa. Cape Town, South Africa: C Struik, 1973. First Edition. 12mo 276 pp. ill. Glossary, excellent bibliography, index. Fine in like jacket. $150.00

20. Backhouse, J. A Narrative of a Visit to The Mauritius and South Africa. London: Hamilton, Adams & Co, 1844. First Edition. 8vo. 648 pp. ill. Appendix. Very large folding map in rear and smaller folding map as frontis. Detailed and classic work of travel and exploration on the area. Inscribed by author to Lindley Murray Hoof and dated York 1846. Very Good copy in full contemporary leather binding. Recent end papers. All edges marbled. $1,350.00

398. Bagnold, Major R .A. Journeys in the Libyan Desert and Futher Journeys in the Libyan Desert. London: Royal Geographical Society, 1931. First. 8vo. Two volumes of the Royal Geographical Society’s Geographical Journey. July 1931 pp 13-39 and August 1933 pp 103-129. Both issues are profusely illustrated and the 1933 issue had a large colored folding map at the rear. The page numbers shows pages of articles but the price is for the two entire issues. Near fine. $80.00

10. Bailey, Sir A. Catalogue of Valuable Africana. Africana collection of Sir Abe Bailey. Primarily books, but incl. some bronzes and art work. Cape Town, South Africa: Cape Times Limited, 1952. 4to 121 pp. Ill. Very neat and small pencil notations showing prices realized at the sale. Soft Cover. Very Good copy. $150.00

21. Baines, T. Journal of a Residence in Africa 1842-1853. Edited with introduction, notes and map by R F Kennedy. Cape Town, South Africa: Van Riebeck Society, 1961. 12mo Vol 1, 252 pp, ill, .folding map. Vol 2, 355 pp, ill., folding map. This set represents volume 42 and 45 in the Van Riebeck reprint series and are two fhe most sought after volumes in the series. Original Cloth. Fine two volume set. $200.00

3022. Barth, H. Travels and Discoveries in North and Central Africa being the journal of an expedition undertaken under the auspices of HBM’s government in the years 1849-1855. NY: Harper & Bros, 1857. First American. 8 vo Three volumes: 657 pp, ill, 705 pp, ill, & 800 pp, ill. Published in the years 1857-1859. Barth was a German explorer who went to Africa to try to open up relations with European countries. The work was published simultaneously in Britain and in the US (the UK ed was 5 volumes). Encyclopedia Britanica says “For accuracy, interest, variety and extent of information, Barth’s TRAVELS have few rivals among works of its kind. It is a book that will always rank as a standard authority on the regions in question.” A striking set, three vg+ or better) volumes in original black cloth, decorated in elaborately blindstamped covers, spine titled in gold. There is only minor wear and minor, minor foxing. One of the nicest sets we have seen. $650.00

3023. Beckingham, C. (editor). Travels to Discover the Source of the Nile by James Bruce. Edinburgh: University Press, 1964. First Thus. 8 vo 281 pp, large foldout map in rear. Profuse ill. An abridged version of Bruce’s monumental Travels originally published in 1790. Beckingham has done a superb job of editing the work to eliminate a lot of the weary preliminaries in order to concentrate on the more adventurous, zestful, romantic part of the travels. This book was truly one of the most entertainng travel books written and this edited version makes it more so for the modern reader who perhaps cannot afford time or money for an original edition. Former owner has written their name neatly (and small) on title page. Still it is near fine in like dj. $75.00

22. Bergh, J. & A. Tribes and Kingdoms. Introductory overview to the history of the Bantu speaking peoples of Southern Africa.. Cape Town, South Africa: Don Nelson, 1987. Second Edition. 4to 81 pp. Profuse illustrations. Soft Covers. Near Fine. $50.00

31. Besterman, T. World Bibliography of African Bibliographies. New Jersey: Rowman and Littlefield, 1975. Fourth Edition, Revised. 8vo. Lists Africa in general, then by geographic area, and finally by individual countries. fine copy. $100.00

3029. Bindloss, H. In the Niger Country together with James Pinnicok’s BENIN. London: Frank Cass, 1968. Reprint. 8 vo 396 pp, ill, fold out map in rear and text map in front. Reprint of two scarce first editions on the Niger and Benin regions. Fine. $35.00

24. Bingley, W. Travels in Africa from Modern Writers. London: John Sharpe, 1819. First Edition. 12mo - over 6¾” - 7¾” tall. Full Leather. Very Good with remarks and observations exhibiting a connected view of the geography and present state of that quarter of the globe. Full contemporary leather binding, Gilt decorations on front, back and spine. All edges marbled. Covers travels in Egypt, Nubia, Abyssinia, Sudan, Sahara, Western Africa and Guinea. 346 pp. ill. $850.00

1406. Birkinshaw, P. The Livingstone Touch. Covers many facets of Livingstone’s contacts in Africa but especially his relations with the various African peoples and chieftains he met along the way. Cape Town: Purnell & Sons, 1973. First Edition. 8vo 182 pp, ill. VG in VG dj. $45.00

45. Blake, J. W. West Africa: Quest for God and Gold 1454-1578. First century of white enterprise in Wast Africa including achievements of the Portuguese and their rivalries with other European powers. London: Curzon Press, 1977. Second Edition (revised and enlarged). 8vo 246 pp. Fine in like jacket. $50.00

32. Booth, A. The United States Experience in South Africa 1784-1870. Intellectual beginnings of American enterprise in South Africa. Cape Town/Rotterdam: Balkema, 1976. First Edition. 8vo 236 pp. Part of the SA Biographical and Historical Series. Fine in like jacket. $75.00

33. Bovill, E (Editor). Missions to the Niger. Cambridge, England: Hakluyt Society, 1964. Hakluyt-Second Series. 8vo Original Cloth. 4 Volume Set. 1:Hornemann’s travels from Cairo to Murzuk 1824/6, letters of Laing 1824/6 406 pp. ill. text maps & folding map. 2. Bornu Mission part 1 1822-25. 306 pp. ill. text and folding maps. 3. Bornu Mission part 2 1822/25. 285 pp. illl. text & folding maps. 4. Bornu Mission part 3. 1822/5. 798 pp. Ill. text, folding and pull out rear pocket maps. Fine copy. $450.00

1403. Braddon, R. Thomas Baines and the North Australian Expedition. This expedition of 1855-6 was noted for the remarkable art works that emerged, mainly as a result of Baines’ work. Ill. by Thomas Baines. Sydney Australia: Collins, 1986. First Edition. 8vo160 pp, profuse ill from Baines’ works. The author gives insight into the rigors of the trip and what made it possible for Baines’ works to be so “great.” Large format, very heavy book. Both book and jacket are fine. $45.00

26. Bradlow, E. & F. Thomas Bowler of the Cape of Good Hope. Life and work of the artist with a catalogue of extant paintings and a commentary on the Bowler prints by A Gordon-Brown. Cape Town, South Africa: Balkema, 1955. First Signed Limited Edition. 4to 248 pp. Profuse ill. Tripped in col. frontis. Copy #90 of a limited edition of only 150 copies signed by both E. & F. Bradow and A. Gordon-Brown. Near fine half-leather. $750.00

25. Bradlow, E. & F. Thomas Bowler of the Cape of Good Hope. His life and works with a catalogue of extant paintings. With a commentary on the Bowler prints by A Gordon-Brown. Cape Town, South Africa: Balkema, 1955. First limited trade Edition. 4to 248 pp. Profuse ill. Tipped in color. frontis portrait of the artist. Very good original cloth. $300.00

27. Bradlow, F. Thomas Bowler His Life and Work. Life and work of the noted artist. Cape Town/Amsterdam: Balkema, 1967.Second Edition. 4to 318 pp. Profuse ill. in b/w & color. This edition much larger than either first or first limited. This copy one of 44 of 100 unnumbered signed editions. Fine in near fine jacket. $600.00

293. Bridgman, Jon & Clarke, David. German Africa. A select Annotated Bibliography. Books in the collection of the Hoover Instituion on War, Revolution and Peace at Stanford University. Standford CA: Stanford University, 1965. First Edition. 8vo 120 pp. VG copy. $75.00

44. Briggs, L. C. Tribes of the Sahara. Covers major tribes of the area. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University, 1960. First Edition. 8vo 295 pp. Index. VG+ to near Fine. $40.00

3024. Browne, J. O. The Vanishing Tribes of Kenya. A description of the manners and customs of the primitive and interesting trivbes dwelling on the vast southern slopes of Mount Kenya and their fast disappearing native methods of life. London: Seeley Service, 1925. First Edition. 8 vo 284 pp, ill, folding map in rear and one plate map in front. Mwimbe, Chuka, Emberre, Embu, Chuka. Scarce. VG condition only corners bumped, binding showing book has been read several times (no hinges cracked or even starting but just not tight). One closed tear rear top of spine. Interior endpapers darkened. $150.00

35. Burckhardt Travels of M Burckhardt in Egypt and Nubia. London: Sir Richard Phillips, 1819. Extract. 8vo 32 pp extract from The Calcutta Journal describing the travels of the noted explorer. Good only. Part of spine of paper covers missing. Paper cover label (recent) present. Conents are very good. $450.00

36. Burckhardt, J. Arabic Proverbs. Manners and customs of the modern Egyptians illustrated from their proverbial sayings current at Cairo. Translated and explained by Burckhardt. London: Darf, 1990. New Impression. 8vo 283 pp. Reprint of 1830 orig. ed. Fine in like jacket. $75.00

2758. Burton, R. F. A Mission to Gelele, King of Dahome with notices of the so-called amazons, the grand customs, the yearly customs, the human sacrifices, the present state of the slave trade and the negro’s place in nature. London: Tylston and Edwards, 1893. Memorial Edition. 8vo Two volumes. 246 & 305 pp, frontis both volumes. Minor foxing but overall vg+ condition set in orig gilt pictorial cloth. Little wear at top of spine (no loss, no chips), minor wear at bottom of spine, corners square and minor if any wear. Inside hinges firm. Original end papers. Original gilt Pictorial cloth. VG+ copy. $500.00

38. Cagnolo, Fr. C. The Akikuyu. NYeri, Kenya: their customs, traditions and folklore. Mission Printing School, 1933. First Edition. In English. 8vo 324 pp. ill. folding map. New end papers. Orig. spine relaid. The first account of the Kikuyu tribe. Extrenely scarce. Original Cloth. Good condition. $750.00

41. Carman, W. Richard Simkin’s Uniforms of the British Army—The Cavalry Regiments. Ill. by R. Simkin. Exeter, England: Webb & Bower, 1982. First Edition. 8vo 222 pp. Index. Profuse colored illustrations. Fine in like jacket. $150.00

2575. Carson, J. Sun, Sand and Safari. London: Robert Hale, 1957. First. 8vo 192 pp, ill, index, bibliography. From the Arab parts of Kenya through Tanzania (when it was Tanganyika) by motor lorry and a lot on foot. Author was a District Officer in Kenya for 20 years. There is something on scenery, big game, birds, climbing Kilimanjaro, tribal life and more. Fine in vg+ jacket. $20.00

43. Clapperton, Lt-Col. Journal of a Second Expedition into the Interior of Africa. From the bight of Benin to Soccatoo (by Clapperton) to which has been added the journal of Richard Lander from Kano to the seacoast partly by a more eastern route. With a map of the route chiefly laid down from actual observations…From Lake Chad through the Sudan to the Niger. Philadelphia: Carey, Lea and Carey, 1829. Africa, Sudan, Chad, Niger, Trav& Expl.. 8vo 422 pp. Large folding map. New end papers. Full Plain Leather. Leather showing wear. O/w VG. $300.00

214. Cochelet, Charles Narrative of the Shipwreck of the Sophia on the 30th of May 1819 on the western coast of Africa…and of the captivity of a part of the crew in the desert of the Sahara. London: Sir Richard Phillips, 1822. First. 8vo 188 pp. 7 engraved plates (4 folded). Half calf, marbled boards, newer end papers. moderate foxing, some offsetting of frontis onto title. LACKING 8 pp of text (81-88) but with folding maps and all plates present. VG copy. $200.00

49. Colvin, I. Introduction to Africana. Cape Town, South Africa: Balkema, 1979. Reprint. 8vo 72 pp. Newly illustrated reprint of the introduction to Mendelssohn’s South African Bibliography with a new biographical intro. by Bradlow. Fine copy. $85.00

2609. Crile, G. Skyways to a Jungle Laboratory. An African Adventure. NY: WW Norton, 1936. First Edition. 8vo 240 pp, ill. Author and her husband went to Kenya to see game throughout the Great Rift Valley and elsewhere in the deep African jungles. This was, at the time, one of the richest gamelands around. VG+ in orig. cloth. SIGNED by authoress. $30.00

50. Didier, C. Sojourn with the Grand Sharif of Makkah. Record of a journey. During first part of this author was accompanied by Richard Burton. Cambridge, England: Oleander Press, 1985 Reprint. 8vo 151 pp. Ill. Fine in like jacket. $65.00

2300. Doresse, J. Ethiopia. Part of the Ancient Cities and Cultures Series. London: Elek Books, 1959. First English Edition. 8vo 259 pp, ill. A wealth of information on Ethiopia assembled from a wide variety of sources and presented in an orderly and interesting fashion. Author was a noted archaeologist and writer. VG+ to near fine copy in vg dj. $55.00

2525. Dufton, H. Narrative of a Journey Through Abyssinia in 1862-3. London: Chapman & Hall, 1867. First Edition. 8vo 337 pp, large folding colored map frontis and two other folding sketch maps. With an appendix on the Abyssinia captives question. A very rare book. Author departed from Khartoum in Sudan and traveled through Sudan, into German colonies and eventually reached Abyssinia. Author wanted to reach the Galla Countries and the explore the “healthy highlands.” His travels precede even Donaldson Smith into this area. VG in original blindstamped cloth. Internally book is vg+ or even better. Original blindstamped cloth binding does show wear at corners and spine tips and also fading of cloth on outer edges. There is also a 1/2 inch tear at upper right spine (no loss of cloth) and also a snag in cloth for about 1/2 inch about 1/4 up spine. Endpaper are original and hinges remain firm. $1,250.00

52. Dutton, E. A. Lillibulero or The Golden Road. Zanzibar: Privately Printed, 1944. First Edition. 8vo 314 pp. Limited Edition (100 copies). Inscribed from the Printer and Publisher. Rare in this edition. Someone has tipped in, in front of original map of Northern Frontier District, a photocopy of the same map. VG copy. $950.00

2761. Dutton, E. A. Kenya Mountain. London: Jonathan Cape, 1930. New Edition. 8vo 219 pp, ill + 4 pp of maps in rear as well as large folding map. One of the classics on climbing this famous peak in East Africa. VG+ condition in orig cloth. Nicely inscribed (and dated) by the author. Uncommon title. $500.00

2647. Edgerton, C. African Majesty. NY: Scribners, 1939. First. 8vo 348 pp, ill. end paper maps. Cameroons, DOuala and Yaounde. A record of refuge at the court of the Kind of Bangangte in the French Cameroons. VG+ to near fine in orig. cloth. $37.50

11. Egypt Promotion Assn. Egypt and the Sudan illustrated, bibliography, fold out map in rear and three colored map on rear cover inset. Booklet issued to promote tourism in the area. Bolton, England: Tillotson & Son, 12mo 38 pages, Laid inside rear cover is a list of other special books on Egypt from WH Smith in London. Original soft Covers. Very Good. $85.00

54. Ellis, Rev. W. Three Visits to Madagascar during the years 1853-1854-1856 including a journey to the capital. Natural history and info. on inhabitants. London: John Murray, 1815. Fourth Thousand. 8vo 476 pp. ill. map. folding frontis. Original Gilt Pictorial Cloth. Good Plus. $400.00

3030. Fehr, Dr. W Translator Ludwig Alberti’s Account of the Tribal Life & customs of the Xhosa in 1807 from the orig. German mss. The Kaffirs of the South Coast of Africa. Cape Town: Balkema, 1968. First in English. 8 vo 117 pp, ill. Includes folding colored plates that also appeared in earlier editions. This is the first edition in the Englanh language. Comprehensive account of the Bantu tribal life written after several trips make in the early 1800s. Fine in like dj. $45.00

58. Forbes, V. Pioneer Travellers in South Africa. Cape Town, South Africa: Balkema, 1965. First Edition (limited #96 of 100). 4to 177 pp. Profuse ill. incl many text maps, one large folding. Geographical commentary upon routes, records, observations and opinions of travellers at the Cape, 1750-1800. Half Leather. Numbered. Fine in VG+ jacket. $300.00

60. Galton, F. Vacation Tourists and Notes of Travel in 1860. London: Macmillan & Co, 1861. First Edition. 8vo 483 pp. Folding and text maps. Original Pictorial Cloth. VG copy. $600.00

64. Gordon-Brown, A. Pictorial Art in South Africa During Three Centuries to 1875. London: Charles Sawyer, 1952. First Edition. 8vo 172 pp. Profuse ill. Notes on over 400 artists. 59 plates. Near fine in like jacket. $175.00

63. Gordon-Brown, A. The Settlers’ Press 70 years of printing in Grahamstown (1830-1900). Cape Town, South Africa: Balkema, 1979. First Edition. 8vo 150 pp. ill. Fine in like jacket. $80.00

62. Gordon-Brown, A. Pictorial Africana. Cape Town, South Africa: Balkema, 1975. First Edition (limited #158 of 200). 4to 254 pp. Signed by Author. Survey of old South african paintings, drawings, prints to the end of the 19th century. Biographical dictionary of 1,000 artists. Profuse ill, some in color. Half Leather. Fine in like jacket. $250.00

66. Gray, Sir J. The British in Mombasa 1824-1826. Being vol 1 of the transactions of the Kenya History Assn and published for them. London: Macmillan & Co, 1957. First Edition. 8vo 216 pp. Soft Cover. VG+ copy. $100.00

68. Gregory, J. W. The Rift Valleys and Geography of East Africa Origin & history of rift valleys of East Africa…with some account of the (various) resources of the Kenya Colony. London: Seeley Service, 1921. First Edition. 8vo 479 pp. ill. Folding map. Near fine in like jacket. $800.00

70. Gregory, J. W.. The Foundation of British East Africa. London: Horace Marshall, 1901. First Edition. 8vo 271 pp. ill. folding maps in text. Original Pictorial Cloth. VG copy. $500.00

71. Gregory, J. W. The Foundation of British East Africa. London: Horace Marshall, 1901. First Edition. 8vo 271 pp. Set in Zippered Leather Pouch. Good Only. LACKING MAP in rear. Original board cover with map of East Africa has been set in leather pouch. Little better than a reading copy. $200.00

72. Hallet, R (Editor). Records of the African Association 1788-1831. London: Thomas Nelson, 1964. First Edition. 8vo 318 pp. Pull out rear pocket map.VG in like jacket. $100.00

74. Hill, M. F. Permanent Way (both volumes). Nairobi, Kenya: East African Railways & Harbours, 1949. First for Both Volumes. 4to. Vol 1: Story of the Kenya and Uganda Railway 582 pp. ill. folding maps. Vol 2: Story of the Tanganyika Railways.295 pp. ill. Although vol 1 was publ in 1949 and vol 2 in 1957 the books are considered and sold ONLY as a set. VG+ in VG jacket. $425.00

75. Hollett, D. Conquest of the Niger By Land and Sea. From the early explorers and pioneer steamships to Elder Dempster & Co. Abergavenny: PM Heaton, 1995. First Edition. 8vo. 256 pp. ill. text maps. Fine in like jacket. $40.00

76. Hollingsworth, L. A Short History of the East Coast of Africa. London: Macmillan & Co, 1929. First Edition. 8vo 183 pp. ill. Very scarce pamphlet. Concise and interesting history incl. much on slave trade and Arab traders as well as Catholic missionaries. Stiff Board Covers. VG copy. $250.00

78. Hunter, F. An Account of the British Settlement of Aden in Arabia. London: Frank Cass, 1968. New Impression. 8vo. 232 pp. Two folding maps. Near Fine in VG+ jacket. $180.00

82. Johnston, H. British Central Africa. Territories under British influence north of the Zambezi. New York: Negro Univ Press, 1897. Reprint. 8vo 544 pp. six maps incl. folding, 220 illustrations. Incl. history, zoology, natives etc. Near Fine copy. $175.00

371. Johnston, Sir H. Britain Across the Seas in Africa. NY: Negro Univ Press, 1969. Reprint. 8vo 429 pp, profuse ill, index, 3 foldout maps. A history & description of the British empire in Africa. Reprint of one of the finest colonial histories on British Africa (East, West and South). Fine. $95.00

266. Junker, Dr. W. Explorations in Central Africa. London: Royal Geographical Society, 1887. First Edition. 8vo 21 page articles in the RGS proceedings. Entire issue. Wraps. VG copy. $60.00

83. Juta, R. The Cape Peninsula. ill. Westhofen, W. Cape Town, South Africa: JC Juta, 1910. First Edition. 8vo 118 pp plus color ill of the area by the artist. Orig. filt/deco Cloth. VG+ copy. $200.00

86. Kay, S. Travels and Researches in Caffraria describing the characters, customs and moral condition of the tribes inhabiting that portion of Southern Africa. London: John Mason, 1833. First Edition. 8vo 509 pp. Frontis. Original paper label worn. Rare. Housed in open ended leather rimmed (marbled paper) slipcase. Original Cloth. VG copy. $1,000.00

84. Kennedy, R. F. Africana Repository. Notes for a series of lectures (given in 1964). Cape Town, South Africa: Juta, 1965. First Edition. 8vo. 178 pp. ill. Lengthy index. Special sections on Burchell, Harris, early settler/explorers and natives. Near fine in VG+ jacket. $150.00

87. Kingsley, M. Travels in West Africa. London: Macmillan & Co, 1897. First Edition- fourth Printing. 8vo 743 pp. Profuse ill. Classic work on the area. Notable work by a woman traveller to the French Congo and Cameroons. Not much in general on this area, and this work is one of the best from the end of the 19th century. It was so popular that four printings were sold out in the first year. Nice half leather binding. VG to vg+ condition. $375.00

238. Kippis, A. A Narrative of the Voyages Round the World...performed by Captain James Cook with an account of his life during the previous and intervening periods. London: Bickers & Son, 1883. 8vo 404 pp. ill. Full calf leather binding, raised spine bands, gilt deco in bands. Bound by E Bumpus. Marlbed end papers and marbled edges. Former owners stamp on front and rear free endpapers. Bindling modestly scuffed, corners bumped. VG copy. $400.00

88. Kirk, J. Notes on the Somali Language with examples of phrases and conversational sentences. London: Henry Frowde, 1903. First Edition. 16mo 83 pp. In remarkably nice condition, showing almost no signs of use. All edges gilt. Original Self Closing Case. Near fine copy. $275.00

90. Krapf, J. L. Travels, Researches and Missionary Laboura During an Eighteen Years Resident in Eastern Africa. London: Trubner & Co, 1860. First Edition. 8vo 566 pp. Folding map. Ill. Recased with new endpapers. Former owner’s unobtrusive blindstamp on title page. Long respected work by this explorer and missionary whose achievements have been compared by some to those of David Livingstone. Housed in custom made, leather rimmed, marbled paper open ended slipcase. Original Pictorial Cloth. Good Plus copy. $1,800.00

89. Krapf, J. L. Travels, Researches and Missionary Labours During an Eighteen Years’ Residence in East Africa. London: Frank Cass, 1968. Second Edition. 8vo 566 pp. ill. 3 foldout maps. New intro. Unobtrusive former owner’s blindstamp on title page (almost imperceptible). A Christian missionary and explorer, Krapf’s observations on pre-colonial East Africa have long been respected and some compare his achievements to those of David Livingstone. Near Fine in VG+ jacket. $225.00

91. Krek, M. A Gazeteer of Arabic Printing. Weston, MA: Self Published, 1977. First, Ltd Ed, #45 of 200. 4to 138 pp. Scarce because of very limited printing. Original soft Covers. VG+ copy. $125.00

92. Kruger, R.. Good-Bye Dolly Gray. Story of the Boer War. Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1960. First American. 8vo 507 pp. ill. end paper maps. Near Fine in VG jacket. $100.00

93. Lacy, G. South African Exploration (Second Series). Bishopsgate: South Africa, 1915. 16mo 28 pp. Covers capsule biographies of Andersson, Alexander, Beningfield, Baine, Burchell & Campbell and more. A very scarce pamphlet published as part of the South African Epxloration series. Original Printed Soft Covers. VG+ copy. $75.00

228. Lethbridge, Alan West Africa the Elusive. Oxford: John Bale, Sons & Danielsson, 1921. First Edition. 8vo 321 pp., ill. colored folding map in rear. Author was sent by his newspaper to Nigeria to describe that country and West Africa. Scarce but VG condition, bottom corners cloth worn through to boards. Library label inside rear cover (no other markings) Wear at spine tips. VG copy. $100.00

375. Lettow-Vorbeck, General Von East African Campaigns. New York: Robert Speller, 1957. First Edition. 8vo 303 pp, ill. The man called the Prussian Lion of Africa tells the story of his four year battle as Commander in Chief in German East Africa during WWII. This man was a kind of Lawrence of Arabia. A fascinating biography especially for those interested in the history of Tanzania (Tanganyika). VG+ in vg dj. $75.00

96. Lewis, R. & For, Y. Painting Africa White. The human side of British Colonialism. New York: Universe Books, 1971. First American. 8vo 238 pp. Ill. Book review nearly inserted in rear. VG+ in like jacket. $85.00

399. Livingstone, D. Documents Relating to the Search and Relief Expedition and Dr Livingstone’s Explorations of the Upper Congo. London: Royal Geographical Society, 1872. First Edition. 8vo. Two issues of the Processings of the Royal Geographical Society Vol XVL Dec 28, 1872 and Vol XVII Feb 24, 1873. The 1872 issue also contains some other news on Doctor Livingstone and the 1973 issue also contains a copy of Livingstone’s letter to Sir T. Maclear. The price is for two entire issues that also contain other articles. VG for 1872 issue and vg+ for the other. $250.00

247. Lyon, G. F. Narrative of Travels in Northern Africa in the years 1819, 19 and 20 accompanied by geographical notices of the Sudan and of the course of the Niger with a chart of the routes and a variety…of plates illustrative of the costumes of the several natives of Northern Africa. London: Frank Cass, 1966. New Impression. 8vo 333 pp, large folding map. Reprint of 1821 orig. ed. Classic African travel narrative. Near Fine. $150.00

1926. Marquard, L. A Short History of South Africa. NY: Praeger, 1968. First American Edition. 8vo 272 pp, ill. The story of all the people who played a part in South African history and the main events as well. Nice overview. Near fine in like jacket. $35.00

98. Martin, E. Bradley & Martin, C. Cargoes of the East. Ports, trade and culture of the Arabian seas and western Indian Ocean. Foreword by Elspeth Huxley London: Elm Tree Books, 1978. First Edition. 8vo 244 pp. ill. VG+ in like jacket. $100.00

2775. Melland, F. In Witch-Bound Africa. An account of the primitive Kaone tribe and their beliefs. London: Seeley Service, 1923. First Edition. 8vo 316 pp.47 ill, 3 maps (incl one large folding in rear). History, religion, witchcraft, divination, hunting and more. VG condition only, front cover faded and with three light spots, light soiling to spine, rear cover also with fade spots on edges. Internally book is nice and free of foxing. $85.00

101. Moffett, J. Handbook of Tanganyika. Dar Es Salaam: Government of Tanganyika, 1958. First. 8vo - over 7¾” - 9¾” tall. VG+ 703 pp. Many text folding maps. Large colored folding map in rear pocket. In depth look at the country and history on a region by region basis. Extensive index. VG+ (one tiny closed tear at top of spine). $525.00

104. Musiker, R. South African Bibliography. Survey of bibliographies & bibliographical work. London: Crosby Lockwood, 1970. First. 8vo 105 pp. Fine in fine price clipped jacket. $80.00

131. National Maritime Museum. Voyages & Travel Catalogue of the National Maritime Museum. London: Her Majesty’s Stationery Office, 1968. First Edition. 8vo 403 pp. ill. folding map. Fine in like jacket. $275.00

[000107] Oliver, R & Mathew, G. History of East Africa. Oxford: Clarendon Pres, 1963. First. 8vo - over 7¾” - 9¾” tall. Fine / Near Fine (1 Sml tear). 1963 and 1965. 500 pp & 766 pp, text map. Information packed two volumes. Hours of enjoyable, informative and interesting reading. Fine in near fine jackets. $285.00

109. Pelly, L. Report on a Journey to Riyadh in Central Arabia (1865). Cambridge, England: Oleander Press, 1995. Second Edition. 8vo 100 pp. Reprint of a very scarce narrative. Fine copy. $45.00

113. Phillips, W. Unknown Oman. New Jersey: David McKay, 1966. First American. 8vo 319 pp. ill. VG copy. $90.00

114. Pitman, D. Wild Places of Zimbabwe. Bulawayo: Books of Zimbabwe, 1980. First Edition. 8vo 190 pp. ill. A visit to the wild places of Zimbabwe, mostly during the long war. VG+ in near fine jacket. $95.00

115. Prior, J. Narrative of a Voyage in the Indian Seas in the Nisus Frigate to the Cape of Good hope, Isles of Bourbon, France and Seychelles, to Madras, and the Isles of Java, St Paul and Amsterdam. London: Richard Phillips, 1813. First Edition. 8vo. 112 pp. Folding map frontis. Bookplate of Percival Bishop. Plain binding deserves to be replaced as this is a rather scarce work and internally the condition warrants upgrading. Plain Linin Over Paper Boards. VG copy. $550.00

99. Ransford, O. The Great Trek. London: John Murray, 1972. First Edition. 8vo 248 pp, ill. From Cape Colony across the Orange River into Transvaal, fighting the Bantu, Matabele and Zulu. A group of Afrikaners trekked to escape and achieve freedom from their British rulers in South Africa. Ransford is one of the foremost writers on African history. Here he has brilliantly recaptured the trials and successes of those about whom he writes. Former owner unobtrusive blindstamp (almost invisible) on title page, otherwise VG+ in like jacket. $45.00

116. Redgrave, J. & Bradlow, E. Frederick I’Ons Artist. Cape Town, South Africa: Maskew Miller, 1958. First Edition. 4to 74 pp. Ill. Laid inside are two book reviews, one from the Cape Argus Nov 17 1958 and the other a carbon copy typed review by H Purwitzsky. VG+ in VG jacket. $90.00

117. Renshaw, R. Voyages to the Cape of Good Hope and up the Red Sea with Travels in Egypt through the Deserts in the course of the last War. Manchester England: J Watts, 1804. First. 12mo - over 6¾” - 7¾” tall. Half Leather. VG 94 pp. Very scarce and very early narrative of travels in these hitherto little known regions. The author moves his narrative along and is an astute observer. The text and index are complete, however the last page of the list of subscribers has not been bound. A vg copy in half leather over marbled boards. $1,250.00

118. Roberts, C. A Zulu Manual or Vade-Mecum being a companion volume to the Zulu Kafir Language and the English Zulu Dictionar. London: Kegan, Paul, 1900. First Edition. 12mo 154 pp. Near Fine. $275.00

122. Robinson, R. et al. Africa and the Victorians. Climax of imperialism in the Dark Continent. New York: St Martins Press, 1961. First American. 8vo 491 pp. Folding maps. VG+ in like jacket. $95.00

120. Rochon, Abbe. An Abridgement of a Voyage to Madagascar. London: Francis Westley, 1821. First Edition Thus. 8vo 122 pp. Frontis. Containing a description of that island, an account of its produce and manufactures and also of the religion, customs, and manners of the inhabitants, their domestic arrangements and publish Palabras to which is prefixed a highly finished protrait of Prince Rataffe together with a subjoined sketch of the transactions of the London Missionary Society with Madagascar. A good plus copy in original worn boards with a fair part of spine chipped off. Internally very good, former owners almost invisible blindstamp on title page. Collated complete. A very scarce item. $400.00

123. Rookmaker, L. Zoological Exploration of Southern Africa 1650-1790. Rotterdam: Balkema, 1989. First Edition. 4to 366 pp. Ill. in color & b/w. Fine in like jacket. $185.00

124. Rose, C. Four Years in Southern Africa. London: Henry Colburn & R Bentley, 1829. First Edition. 8vo 308 pp. Cape Town, Grahamstown, Cape Flats Natural scenery, wildlife, excursions, description of people and places. One chapter on elephant hunting and the portrait of a hunter. A good plus copy in original boards and contemporary half leather binding. The leather seems okay but the boards show wear. Internally nice with former owner’s unobtrusive blindstamp on title page and lower corner of one page chipped. A very scarce title. Half Leather—Worn. Good Plus. $850.00

133. Saugnier and Brisson. Voyages to the Coast of Africa. Containing an account of their shipwreck and subsequent slavery and interesting details of the manners of the Arabs of the Desert and of the slave trade carried on at Senegal and Galam.. G. G. &J. Robinson: London, 1792. First Edition. 8vo. Original Boards & Label. With an accurate map of Africa. 500 pp. Large folding map. Very rare. VG copy. $3,750.00

271. Schapera, I. The Bantu-Speaking Tribes of South Africa. Cape Town, South Africa: Maskew Miller, 1959. Sixth Printing. 8vo 453 pp, large folding map in rea, illr. An ethnological survey. Comparative survey of South African tribes, especially the Bantu. Offsetting from tape on front/rear endpapers, otherwise very nice in nice jacket. Vg in like jacket. $50.00

436. Scott, Peter The Eye of the Wind. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1968. Sixth Impression. 8vo. Inscribed by Author. 679 pp, ill. The Scott of Sir Robert Scott made a name for himself in his own right. He was a noted painter, a respected ornithologist and a world traveller as well as a naval office, yacht racing champion, glider pilot, tv broadcaster—and author. An interesting autobiography. This copy VG+ in like dj and inscribed for noted big game hunter Russell B Aitken. $50.00

134. Serjeant, R. South Arabian Hunt. London: Luzac, 1976. First. 8vo 143 pp. End paper maps and text maps. Traditional hunt for ibex in southern Arabia. Fine in like jacket. $60.00

136. Simpson, D. Dark Companions: African Contribution to the European Exploration of East Africa. London: Elek, 1975. First. 228 pp. VG+ in like jacket. $95.00

105. Skinner, R. P. Abyssinia of To-Day. NY: Longman’s Green, 1906. First Edition. 8vo. An account of the first mission sent by the American Government to the office of the court of the King of Kings 1903-1904. 227 pp, ill, index. Adventures and reception of the first Mission sent by the US government (under Theodore Roosevelt) to Ethiopia. Author was leader of this group. Signed F P Skinner on front free end paper, perhaps a relative of the author. Near fine copy in original red gilt cloth. $175.00

137. Slot, B. Origins of Kuwait. Leiden: Brill, 1991. First Edition. 4to 127 pp. Ill. Bibliography. Fine in like jacket. $90.00

139. Smith, C. S. Glimpses of Africa: West and Southwest Coast. Nashville: Church Sunday School House, 1895. First Edition. 8vo. Voyage of 6,000 miles from Sierra Leone to St Paul de Loanda and return incl. Rio del Rey and Cameroons Rivers, and the Congo River from its mouth to the Matadi. Very scarce. VG copy. $625.00

138. Smith, K. & Nothling, F. Africa North of the Limpopo. The imperial experience since 1800. Pretoria: University of South Africa, 1985. First Edition. 8vo 437 pp. ill. Bibliography. Covers the increasing European influence that resulted in eventual partitioning of the country and then with Africa during the colonial era. Near fine in like dj. Interesting background reading. $90.00

265. Stanley, Henry Letter from Stanley . London: Royal Geogrphical Society, 1889. First Edition. 8vo Wraps. Letter from Stanley on his journey from Yambuya Camp to the Albert N’Yanza. 12 pp article in the May 1889 issue of the RGS proceedings. Entire issue. VG copy. $100.00

146. Tabler, E. Pioneers of Natal and South-Eastern Africa 1552-1878. Cape Town, South Africa: Balkema, 1976. First Edition. 8vo 118 pp. 244 biographies of hunters, traders, explorers, missionaries, sportsmen. Glossary and bibliography. Fine in like jacket. $80.00

148. Theall, G. History of the Boers in South Africa. London: Swann, Sonnenschein, 1888. Second Edition. 8vo 392 pp. 2pp map frontis. Wanderings and wars of emigrant farmers from their leaving the Cape Colony to the acknowledgement of their independence. VG condition. $300.00

2877. Tibbetts, G. R. Arabia in Early Maps. A bibliography of maps covering the Peninsula of Arabia printed in western Europe from the invention of printing to the year 1751. Cambridge: Falcon Oleander, 1978. First Edition. 8vo 175 pp, profuse ill, incl many in colour. A complete, comprehensive list covering as much topographical detail of the peninsula as possible. A wonderful work. Like new in like new jacket. $175.00

144. Tregenza, J. George French Angas: Artist Traveller and Naturalist 1822-1886. South Australia: Art Gallery Board, 1980. First Edition. 4to 87 pp. Ill. in color & b/w. End paper maps. Fine in like jacket. $85.00

145. Trench, R. Arabian Travellers: The European Discovery of Arabia. Topsfield, MA: Salem House, 1986. First American Edition. 8vo 224 pp. ill., end paper maps. Fine in like jacket. $70.00

276. Trotter, J. K. The Niger Sources and the borders of the new Sierra Leone Protectorate. London: Methuen, 1898. First Edition. 12mo 238 pp, very large folding map in rear. Expedition undertaken to establish the border ofFrench Guinea and Sierra Leone. Spine unevenly faded, and with wear at tips. Good-very Good copy. $60.00

142. Vickers et al. Ivory: An International History and Illustrated Survey. New York: Abrams, 1987. First Edition. 4to 352 pp. Profuse color & b/w ill. As sumptuous and lavish as the material itself. Shows the art if ivory carving through the ages with contributions by a who’s who of scholars, collectors, and collections. Extra large format, very heav work, printed on exceptioanlly thick paper. All Abrams art books are wonderful but this is one of their best. Fine in like jacket. Fine in like jacket. $250.00

150. Villiers, A. Sons of Sinbad. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1940. First Edition. 8vo 346 pp. ill. Sailing with the Arabs in their dhows in the Red Sea, round the coasts of Arabia, to Zanzibar, Tanganyika, Persian Gulf, Tanganyika and the life of the shipmasters and the mariners of Kuwait. VG in like jacket. $225.00

155. Walmsley, H. The Ruined Cities of Zulu Land. Ill. by Kuytenbrouwer. London: Chapman & Hall, 1869. First Edition. 8vo Half Leather. 2 volumes: 255 & 262 pp. ill. VG condition. $950.00

152. Walsh, L. P. Under the Flag and Somali-Coast Stories. London: Andrew Melrose, 1905. Second Edition. 8vo 384 pp. Records meeting Sir Richard Burton and many other prominent explorers (something about Samuel Baker) in East Africa and the Indian subcontinent. VG+ in VG jacket. $300.00

153. Ward, P. Travels in Oman: On the Track of the Early Exploers. Cambridge, England: Oleander Press, 1987. First Edition. 8vo. Fine in like jacket. 571 pp. $60.00

157.Waterfield, G. Sultans of Aden. London: John Murray, 1968. First Edition. 8vo 267 pp. ill. Early days of Aden and foreign rivalries for power in the area. VG+ in VG jacket. $90.00

158. Welz, S. Art at Auction in South Africa. Johannesburg, South Africa: Donker, 1989. First. 4to. 254 pp. Profuse color & b/w ill. Index. Fine in like jacket. $70.00

282. Westermarck, Edward Wit and Wisdom in Morocco. New York: Horace Liveright, 1931. First American Edition. 8vo. A study of native proverbs. 448 pp. The eminent anthropoligt writes his third book based on research into the customs and manners of the Moors. Incl index with Arabic text of the proverbs. VG inVG jacket. $110.00

159 Worsfold, W. B. Portuguese Nyasaland. London: Sampson Low, 1899. First Edition. 8vo. Orig. Gilt Cloth. Discovery, population, resources, and present administration of the territory of the Nyassa Company. with a review of the Portuguese Rule on the East Coast of Africa. 295 pp. ill. Very large pull out folding map in original rear pocket. Unobtrusive Wendell Harris (private) library stamp on bottom title page. and very small white spine numbers otherwise a VG copy. $550.00