Charlotte Du Rietz Rare Books (ILAB): Eastern Africa
found: 11 books

 
[MOCAMBIQUE IMPRINT].
[MOCAMBIQUE IMPRINT]. O Governador Geral da Provincia de Mocambique e as conferencias do engenheiro Machado na Sociedade de Geographia de Lisboa. Mocambique, Imrensa Nacional, 1881.
Pp. 30, app. xxii. Original printed wrappers, chipped at edges, a small hole on front wrapper without any loss of text. Old inscription on front wrapper.
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Book number: 40033
€  450.00 [Appr.: US$ 528.3 | £UK 410.75 | JP 58442]
Catalogue: Eastern Africa
Keywords: Eastern Africa, mocambique, mozambique, east africa, africa, afrika, african, africana, travel, exploration, explore, travels, portugese,

 
FRENCH - SHELDON, MAY ("BÃÁBÃÁ BWANA"):
Sultan to Sultan. Adventures among the Masai and other tribes of East Africa. Boston, Arena, 1892.
Pp. (viii), 435. With one front portrait, one map and 25 full page plates (from photos) and many textual illustrations. Modern black cloth, title-label on spine. First querie loosening. May French-Sheldon was the first woman to be elected a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society in 1892 because of her pioneering work on the previously unexplored Lake Chala. This is an entertaining account of a pioneering safari led by her in 1891 from Mombasa to the Masai lands beyond Mount Kilimanjaro and back. First edition. Her African nickname Bébé Bwana is Swahili and means "Lady Boss". Robinson p. 27: "must be one of the most colourful characters in the history of African exploration". Middleton, Victorian Lady Travellers, pp. 90-103.
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Book number: 99113
€  300.00 [Appr.: US$ 352.2 | £UK 274 | JP 38961]
Catalogue: Eastern Africa
Keywords: Eastern Africa, east africa, afrique, afrika, african, travel, voyage, exploration, explore, kenya, tanzania, africa, zanzibar

 
ISENBERG, CHARLES WILLIAM (KARL WILHELM):
Grammar of the Amharic language. London, Church Missionary Society, 1842.
Pp. (ii), (x), 184. With 3 folding tables. Modern half morocco. Foredge of first 8 lvs and last two strengthened. Reverend Isenberg, a German Protestant and an accomplished linguist, was in the service of the London Church Missionary Society in East Africa. First edition. Amharic is the second most spoken Semitic language in the world, after Arabic, and is the official working language in Ethiopia. Gay 2699. Vater p.16.
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Book number: 23072
€  700.00 [Appr.: US$ 821.8 | £UK 639 | JP 90910]
Catalogue: Eastern Africa
Keywords: Eastern Africa, africa, africana, afrique, linguistics, languages, amharic, ethiopia, east africa

 
JUNCKER, CHRISTIAN:
Commentarius de vita, scriptisqve ac meritis illustris viri Iobi Ludolfi, ... adjectae sunt epistolae aliquot clarorum viorum, tum etiam specimen linguae Hottentotticae. Lpz & Frankfurt, J. F. Branius, 1710.
Pp. xvi (incl. one blank leaf), 228, (20). With one engraved frontispiece and one folding genealogical table. Title printed in red and black. Contemporary calf, spine richly gilt in compartments and with title label, rubbed and top of spine chipped. (Copy of Ericsberg castle, Sweden). First edition. A biographical study of Hiob Ludolph, the renowned German linguist. Includes an appendix with a small Hottentot vocabulary. Scarce.
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Book number: 99605
€  600.00 [Appr.: US$ 704.4 | £UK 547.75 | JP 77923]
Catalogue: Eastern Africa
Keywords: Eastern Africa, africa, afrika, african, afrique, travel, exploration, ethiopia, hottentot, language, langue, linguist,

 
KIRK, JOHN WILLIAM CARNEGIE:
A Grammar of the Somali Language. With examples in prose and verse and an account of the Yibir and Midgan dialects. Cambridge, the University Press, 1905.
Pp. xvi, 216. Publisher's blue cloth. First edition. Somali is the language spoken by the inhabitants of the region known as the Horn of Africa, which lies between the French port of Djibouti, Cape Guardafin and the river Juba (formerly inhabited by the Gala people).
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Book number: 13212
€  120.00 [Appr.: US$ 140.88 | £UK 109.75 | JP 15585]
Catalogue: Eastern Africa
Keywords: Eastern Africa, somalia, somali, africa, african, language, lingustic, langue, afrika, afrique,

 
KITCHING, ARTHUR LEONARD:
On the Backwaters of the Nile. Studies of some child races of Central Africa. London, T. Fischer Unwin, 1912.
Pp. xxiv, 296. With one map and 56 illustrations from photographs taken by the author. Publisher's cloth stamped in gilt, extremities lightly rubbed. Old ownership signatures on front end paper and title page. First edition. "This book embodies the experiences and observations of ten years spent among the outlying tribes of the Uganda Protectorate" (Foreword).
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Book number: 99600
€  220.00 [Appr.: US$ 258.28 | £UK 201 | JP 28572]
Catalogue: Eastern Africa
Keywords: Eastern Africa, central africa, africa, afrika, afrique, african, travel, voyage, exploration, uganda

 
KOTZ, ERNST / SACHAU, EDUARD (EDITOR):
Grammatik des Chasu in Deutsch-Ostafrika (Pare-Gebrige). Archiv für das Studium deutscher Kolonialsprachen. Band x. Herausgegeben von dem Direktor des Seminars für Orientalische Sprachen. Berlin, Georg Reimer, 1909.
Pp. viii, 79. Contemporary half cloth, original printed front wrapper pasted on upper cover, slightly rubbed. Bookplate. Annotations by a scholar throughout the text. Ernst Kotz was a missionary in East Africa. First edition. Scarce. Not in Vater.
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Book number: 29083
€  120.00 [Appr.: US$ 140.88 | £UK 109.75 | JP 15585]
Catalogue: Eastern Africa
Keywords: Eastern Africa, east africa, africa, african, language, langue, linguistic, afrique, afrika

 
OERTEL (OERTELII), JOHANN GOTTFRIED:
Sacrorum apud sempronienses antistitis theologia aethiopum ex litergiis fidei confessionibus aliisque ipsorum pariter ac rerum habesstnicarum peritissimorum europaeorum scriptis congesta et cum necessariis indicibus instructa. Wittebergae, impensis Io. Michaelis Teubner, impressit Io. Christoph. Tzschiedrich, 1746.
Pp. viii, 264. Title printed in red and black. Old marbled wrappers. Copy of Ericsberg castle (bookplate). A scarce study on chistianity in Ethiopia.
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Book number: 35039
€  300.00 [Appr.: US$ 352.2 | £UK 274 | JP 38961]
Catalogue: Eastern Africa
Keywords: Eastern Africa, ethiopia, abbysinia, africa, afrique, african, afrika, travel, exploration,

 
PORTAL, GERALD H.:
My Mission to Abyssinia. London, E. Arnold, 1892.
Pp. viii, 261, 2 adv. With engraved front portrait of the author, 9 plates and one folding map. Publisher's red cloth, gilt, spine faded. Binding slightly shaken. Some foxing to the front and first few lvs. Deals with the geography, social and political matters. Includes descriptions of Massowah, Monkullu and Asmara.
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Book number: 99225
€  290.00 [Appr.: US$ 340.46 | £UK 264.75 | JP 37663]
Catalogue: Eastern Africa
Keywords: Eastern Africa, abyssina, africa, africana, afrique, afrika, travel, voyages, exploration, ethiopia,

 
STANLEY, HENRY MORTON:
Genom de svartes verldsdel eller Nilens källor; kring de stora sjöarne och utför Livingstone-floden till Atlantiska hafvet. Two volumes. Stockholm 1878.
Pp (iv), 408; (iv), 384. With 2 lithographed portraits, 32 fullpage plates, 8 maps (of which one large folding) and many illustrations in the text. Publisher's pictorial cloth. A Swedish edition of "Through the Dark Continent and the Sources of the Nile ... " (London 1878). During this fatal expedition Stanley explored the African Great Lakes (Lake Victoria, Lake Tanganykia, the Lake Edward), and followed the Lualaba river and the Congo river to the Atlantic coast and finally reached a Portugese outpost Boma at the mouth of the river Congo in August 1877. Cf Ibrahim-Hilmy ii, p.258.
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Book number: 99594
€  140.00 [Appr.: US$ 164.36 | £UK 128 | JP 18182]
Catalogue: Eastern Africa
Keywords: Eastern Africa, africa, afrique, afrika, travel, voyage, african, exploration, central africa, tanzania, congo, angola

 
STERN, HENRY AARON:
Wanderings Among the Falashas in Abyssinia: Together with a Description of the Country and its Various Inhabitants. London 1862.
Pp. viii, 322. With one folding map and 20 wood-engravings (of which 8 are tinted full page plates). Publisher's blue cloth, worn with some staining, hinges weak, spine faded. Bookplate. Erased old library stamp on free front endpaper. First edition. After his conversion to Christianity at the Palestine Chapel in London, Stern travelled widely throughout Asia Minor, working as a missionary to the Jewish communities of Jerusalem, Baghdad, Bussorah and Constantinople. At the request of the London Jew's Society and with the permission of King Theodore, Stern travelled to Abyssinia to conduct a tour of Jewish villages. Fumagalli 242.
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Book number: 26005
€  700.00 [Appr.: US$ 821.8 | £UK 639 | JP 90910]
Catalogue: Eastern Africa
Keywords: Eastern Africa, abyssinia, africa, afrika, african, afrique, travel, travels, exploration, ethiopia, ethiopian

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