Charlotte Du Rietz Rare Books (ILAB): Central Africa
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BAKER, SAMUEL W. BAKER:
Ismailia: A Narrative of the Expedition to Central Africa for the Suppression of the Slave Trade. Organized by Ismail, Khedive of Egypt. New York, Harper & Brothers, 1875.
Pp. 542. With two maps (one folding), engraved front portrait and 50 wood cut plates, all protected with tissue guards. Publisher's burgundy cloth, gilt, with gilt vignette of a camel caravan on the upper cover, spine faded. First American edition (first London 1874). This classic work by a celebrated African explorer is about an expedition in 1869, headed by Baker, with the aim to surpress the slave-trade in Central Africa. Baker was the first Englishman to undertake high office under the Egyptian government. A very good copy. Cf Blackmer 66.
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Book number: 100454
€  420.00 [Appr.: US$ 493.08 | £UK 383.5 | JP¥ 54546]
Catalogue: Central Africa
Keywords: Central Africa, africa, afrika, african, afrique, travel, exploration, slavery,

 
BAKER, SAMUEL WHITE:
Ismalia. Beraettelse om den af Isamail, Khediv af Egypten, foer undertryckande af slafhandeln i Centralafrika utsaende expedition. Stockholm 1875.
Pp. (iv), 398, (2). With 2 maps and 60 illustrations (of which 41 full-page). Contemporary half calf, rubbed. A slightly worn copy. A Swedish edition translated by C.A. Swahn from the English (London 1874). Cf Ibrahim-Hilmy i, p.49.
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Book number: 15102
€  140.00 [Appr.: US$ 164.36 | £UK 128 | JP¥ 18182]
Catalogue: Central Africa
Keywords: Central Africa, africa, africana, afrique, egypt, ismalia, slavery, central africa, centralafrika, central africa, equatorial africa, l'Afrique centrale, afrika, zentralafrika, afrique central

 
DRUMMOND, H.:
Central-Afrika. Stockholm 1890.
Small 8vo. Pp. 194. With one coloured large folding map and 8 plates. Old inscriptions on title. Modern half calf. A Swedish translation.
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Book number: 15069
€  60.00 [Appr.: US$ 70.44 | £UK 55 | JP¥ 7792]
Catalogue: Central Africa
Keywords: Central Africa, africa, africana, afrique, central africa, centralafrika, central africa, equatorial africa, l'Afrique centrale, afrika, zentralafrika, afrique central

 
DUBEN (DÃOEBEN, DUEBEN), C. VON:
Forskningarna i Central-Afrika. Stockholm 1878.
Pp.148. With a large folding map (in a pocket). Cloth. A Swedish translation of the English "Science Primers", mainly published for school use.
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Book number: 14216
€  50.00 [Appr.: US$ 58.7 | £UK 45.75 | JP¥ 6494]
Catalogue: Central Africa
Keywords: Central Africa, africa, afrika, afrique, africana, science, exploration, explore, central africa, centralafrika, central africa, equatorial africa, l'Afrique centrale, afrika, zentralafrika, afrique central

 
DE FILIPPI, FILIPPO (EDITOR) / PRINCE LUDWIG AMADEUS OF SAVOY:
Der Ruwenzori. Erforschung und erste Ersteigung seiner höchsten Gipfel. Leipzig, Brockhaus, 1909.
Pp. xii, 471. With one folding coloured map, 2 folding panoramas, 25 full page plates and many textual illustrations. Publisher's pictorial cloth. A mint copy of the first German edition. This is a classic mountaineering work of a scientific expedition to the Ruwenzori on the borders of Congo and Uganda in 1906. These snowy mountains drain into the lakes that feed the Nile, making them the true source of the river. Many explorers had tried to ascend these peaks but had never succeded. The Duke's expedition was the first to truly explore and document the range.
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Book number: 32022
€  450.00 [Appr.: US$ 528.3 | £UK 410.75 | JP¥ 58442]
Catalogue: Central Africa
Keywords: Central Africa, central africa, mountaineering, africa, afrique, afrika, travel, voyage, exploration, explore, congo, kongo, uganda

 
LAMAN, KARL EDVARD:
Lärobok i Kongospråket (Kikongo). Stockholm, Svenska Missionsförbundets Expedition, 1912.
Pp. xxvi, 336, (2). Original red cloth. First edition of this textbook on the Congo language. At the turn of the 20th century the Swedish mission was the largest of all missions in the Lower Congo. The author, a Swedish missionary, came to Congo in 1891 where he worked for six years at the Kibunzi missionary station and later on at Mukimbungu. He published a vast number of linguistic works and he also made a translation of the Bible.
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Book number: 99576
€  160.00 [Appr.: US$ 187.84 | £UK 146.25 | JP¥ 20779]
Catalogue: Central Africa
Keywords: Central Africa, kongo, kikongo, bantu, language, langue, linguistic, africa, africana, afrika, afrique, central africa, southern africa, lower congo, zaire

 
STANLEY, HENRY MORTON:
I det mörkaste Afrika. Emin Paschas uppsökande, befrielse och återtåg. Two volumes. Stockholm 1890.
Pp. xv, 559; xiv, 550. With 3 folding maps and 144 illustrations. Publisher's pictorial cloth, gilt. Top of spines slightly chipped. A Swedish edition of "In Darkest Africa" published by E.W. Dahlgren.
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Book number: 15005
€  220.00 [Appr.: US$ 258.28 | £UK 201 | JP¥ 28572]
Catalogue: Central Africa
Keywords: Central Africa, africa, afrique, afrika, travel, voyages, african, explorations

 
STANLEY, HENRY MORTON:
Im dunkelsten Afrika. Aufsuchung, Rettung und Rückzug Emin Pascha´s, Gouverneurs der Aequatorialprovinz. Two volumes. Leipzig, Brockhaus, 1890.
Pp. xii, 515, (1); viii, 480, (8) adv. With two portraits, one folding facsimile letter, 3 maps, 36 full page plates and many more textual illustrations. Publisher's pictorial cloth, gilt. Small library stamp verso of titles. First German edition, translated from the English by H. von Wobeser. This narrative is from Stanley's last African expedition. He travelled up the Congo River and crossed central Africa in command of a relief expedition for Emin Pasha. He explored the Semliki River and made European discovery of the Ruwenzori Range and completed the journey in Zanzibar in 1889. The facismile letter is only included in the German edition. A great copy. Borst 3873. Kainbacher p. 133.
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Book number: 26044
€  280.00 [Appr.: US$ 328.72 | £UK 255.75 | JP¥ 36364]
Catalogue: Central Africa
Keywords: Central Africa, africana, afrika, afrique, travel, travels, voyages, exploration, exploring, central africa, ruwenzori, zanzibar

 
STANLEY, HENRY MORTON:
Kongo den nya fristaten i de svartes verldsdel. En skildring af forskningsfärder och koloniseringsarbete. Two volumes. Stockholm 1885.
Pp. (iv), 404; 368. With two frontispieces, 40 full page plates, 5 folding maps and many more illustrations in the text. Publisher's pictorial cloth, gilt. First volume loose in binding. A Swedish edition of "The Congo and the Foundings of its Free State: ... "(London 1885). This expedition commissioned by the Belgian king Leopold II resulted in the establishment of the Congo State, the first free commercial state of Equatorial Africa.
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Book number: 111117
€  140.00 [Appr.: US$ 164.36 | £UK 128 | JP¥ 18182]
Catalogue: Central Africa
Keywords: Central Africa, africa, african, afrique, afrika, travel, voyages, kongo, congo

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