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Thristland Treks

By: Birkby, Carel

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber Limited: 1936

Seller ID: 45429

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Ex-Library copy; with typical markings. Library label on front board and on spine tail. Wear at spine extremities and corners. Surface rubbing, rubbed soil. Some spine twist. Hinges taped. Endpapers and page edges foxed/freckled. A few small foxed spots on pages here & there. Else pages clean, but for library markings. No dustjacket. Folding map at rear and all plates present. ; 339 pages; Ex-Library View more info

Journal of a Voyage from Boston to the West Coast of Africa; with a Full Description of the Manner of Trading with the Natives on the Coast

By: Carnes, J. A.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Negro Universities Press: 1969

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 41207


Facsimile reprint. Ex-Library copy; with typical markings. Library label on front board and on spine tail. Trace of rubbing at tips of corners. Else binding clean. Pages clean, but for library markings. No DJ. ; 479 pages; Ex-Library View more info

Three Visits to Madagascar During the Years 1853 - 1854 - 1856, Including A Journey to the Capital; with Notices of the Natural History of the Country and of the Present Civilization of the People

By: Ellis, William

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1859

Seller ID: 41425


514 pages, plus 2 page ads. Ex-Library copy; with typical markings. Library rebinding in green buckram. Library label on front board and a faint label ghost on spine tail. A few tiny spots of soil on the rear board. Else binding clean. A bit of foxing to a few pages. Pages somewhat age-toned. Else pages clean, but for library markings. ; Ex-Library View more info

Narrative of Two Voyages to the River Sierra Leone; During the Years 1791 - 1793

By: Falconbridge, A. M.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Frank Cass & Co.: 1967

Seller ID: 24501

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Facsimile Reprint. Ex-Library copy; with typical markings. From the Cass Library of African Studies. Spine extremities and corners lightly bumped, rubbed. Some sunning. Library stickers on front board. ; 287 pages; Ex-Lib View more info

Musk, Hashish and Blood

By: France, Hector

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Falstaff Press: 1900

Seller ID: 44023

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


#281 of 500 copies of the "Art Edition"; with hand-colored frontis and title page. Light bumping at spine tail. Spine lettering is readable, but faded; very faint. Very slight spine twist. Pages clean. ; 447 pages View more info

The Black Journey: Across Central Africa with the Citroen Expedition

By: Haardt, Georges-Marie; and Louis Audouin-Dubreuil

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Cosmopolitan Book Corporation: 1927

Seller ID: 45373

Condition: with no dust jacket


Ex-Library copy; with typical markings. Library label on front board and on spine tail. Light bumping, rubbing at spine extremities and corners. Spine a bit sunned. Front hinge split. Previous owners bookplate on front pastedown. Endpapers and page edges age-toned. Else pages clean, but for library markings. No dustjacket. ; 316 pages; Ex-Library View more info

Trekking the Great Thirst: Travel and Sport in the Kalahari Desert

By: Hodson, Arnold W.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Johannesburg, Africana Book Society: 1977

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 41525


Facsimile reprint; "Africana Reprint Library Volume Twelve". Four fold-out maps. Ex-Library copy; with typical markings. Library label residue on the spine tail. Couple tiny, faint spots on the rear board. Else binding quite clean. VERY slight spine twist. Pages clean, but for library markings. No dustjacket. ; 359 pages; Ex-Library View more info

Ten Years' Wanderings Among the Ethiopians: With Sketches of the Manners and Customs of the Civilised and Uncivilised Tribes, from Senegal to Gaboon

By: Hutchinson, Thomas J.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, Frank Cass & Co.: 1967

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 41537


Facsimile reprint. Ex-Library copy; with typical markings. Library label on front board and on spine tail. Some sun-fading to spine (spine gilt appears unaffected). Also some sunning along upper edge of front board. A bit of light soil to rear board. Light rubbing at extremities. Pages clean, but for library markings. No dustjacket. ; 329 pages; Ex-Library View more info

West African Travels and Adventures: Two Autobiographical Narratives from Northern Nigeria

By: Kirk-Greene, Anthony; & Paul Newman

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Yale University Press: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41204

ISBN: 0300014260


Ex-Library copy; with typical markings. 2 library labels on the front board. Tips of top corners bumped, with short tears. Trace of rubbing at spine tail. Else binding quite clean. Pages clean, but for library markings. No DJ. ; 0.8 x 8.1 x 5.4 Inches; 255 pages; Ex-Library View more info

Travel Journal / Cape to Zululand: Observations by a collector and naturalist, 1838-40

By: Krauss, Ferdinand; edited by O. H. Spohr

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cape Town, South Africa, Published for the Friends of the South African Library by A. A. Balkema: 1973

Seller ID: 41504

ISBN: 0869610465


Ex-Library copy; with typical markings. 2 library labels on the front board. Some rubbing at corners. Light surface rubbing. Pages clean, but for library markings. No dustjacket. ; 90 pages; Ex-Library View more info

In South Central Africa

By: Moubray, John M.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York, Negro Universities Press: 1969

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 41429


Facsimile reprint. Ex-Library copy; with typical markings. 2 library labels on the front board. Else binding quite clean. Pages clean, but for library markings. ; B&W Photographs; 198 pages; Ex-Library View more info

Guinea Journals: Journeys into Guinea - Conarky During the Sierra Leone Phase, 1800 - 1821

By: Mouser, Bruce L. (ed)

Price: $65.00

Publisher: University Press of America: 1979

Seller ID: 41508


Softcover. Ex-Library copy; with typical markings. 2 library labels on the front cover. A bit of light rubbed surface soil. Corners just a bit bumped. Pages clean, but for library markings. ; 280 pages; Ex-Library View more info

The Congo and the Founding of Its Free State: A Story of Work and Exploration (2 volume set)

By: Stanley, Henry M.

Price: $325.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1885

Edition: First US Edition

Seller ID: 32778

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Two-volume set. Ex-library copies, but the ONLY library markings are an inked note on the front pastedown of each volume stating "---- Public Library". No other internal or external library markings. Both volumes have been rebound in the distant past; tastefully done in matching maroon cloth with gilt lettering in black box on spines. Not what you would expect from a typical library rebinding; so probably not done by a library. Cloth is lightly sunned, and there ... View more info

How I Found Livingstone

By: Stanley, Henry Morton

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Norwalk, CT, The Easton Press: 1992

Seller ID: 54862

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


Navy leather with gilt spine lettering and design; gilt page edges. Binding and pages are bright and clean. Includes fold-out map. Gilt bright. This is a fairly heavy book; Priority and/or International may require shipping over and above standard costs. ; 736 pages View more info

The Last Journals of David Livingstone, in Central Africa: From Eighteen Hundred and Sifty-Five to his Death

By: Waller, Horace

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1875

Seller ID: 52177

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Spine extremities are rubbed. Lower corners are a bit bumped. Hinges are cracked. Rear board stained; a couple small stains on the front board. Spine very slightly sun-darkened. Crayon marks on tissue protectors for the plates at pages 484 and 518. 1" closed tear at the fore-edge of pages 515-518. Small damp stain on lower corner of about 100 pages; not affecting text or image. B&W plates. ; B&W Illustrations; 541 pages View more info

The Zambesi Journal of James Stewart 1862-1863

By: Wallis, J.P.R. (Ed)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1952

Edition: NAP

Seller ID: 12670

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


"Central African Archives Oppenheimer Series Number Six". Includes fold-out map. Some spine lean. Sun lightening to spine (but gilt lettering still very readable) and light bumping to spine extremeties. Some mottling to rear board. Bumping to board corners. Page edges bumped. Endpapers foxed. Previous owner's signature on ffep. No DJ. View more info