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BRITISH INSTITUTE IN EASTERN AFRICA.
Azania, Archaeological Research in Africa. Volume 51 (2016 ) 4 Parts, 548pp. , Softbacks
. Volume 51/1: Past imperfect, present tense: the archaeology of Africa's past 200 years By Natalie Swanepoel // American plants in Sub-Saharan Africa: a review of the archaeological evidence by Daphne Gallagher // A global perspective on the pyrotechnologies of Sub-Saharan Africa by David Killick // An isotopic generation: four decades of stable isotope analysis in African archaeology by Emma Loftus, Patrick Roberts & Julia A. Lee-Thorp // Contributions of archaeological geophysics to field research in Sub-Saharan Africa: past, present, future by Carlos Magnavita. Volume 51/2: Poison arrows and bone utensils in late Pleistocene eastern Africa: evidence from Kuumbi Cave, Zanzibar by Michelle C. Langley, Mary E. Prendergast, Ceri Shipton, Eréndira M. Quintana Morales, Alison Crowther & Nicole Boivin // Soapstone birds in soapstone nests: ethnohistorical interpretation of the Zimbabwe birds based on sixteenth- to nineteenth-century Portuguese documents by Gai Roufe // Reinvestigation of Kuumbi Cave, Zanzibar, reveals Later Stone Age coastal habitation, early Holocene abandonment and Iron Age reoccupation by Ceri Shipton, Alison Crowther, Nikos Kourampas and many others // A technological and anthropological study of iron production in Venda, Limpopo Province, South Africa by Eric Ndivhuwo Mathoho, Foreman Bandama, Abigail J. Moffett & Shadreck Chirikure // The Wadi Khashab ceremonial complex - a manifestation of cattle keepers in the Eastern Desert of Egypt before the end of the fifth millennium BC by Piotr Osypi?ski & Marta Osypi?ska. Volume 51/3: Revisiting the Kalahari debate in the highlands: ancient DNA provides new faunal identifications at Sehonghong, Lesotho by K. Ann Horsburgh, José Víctor Moreno-Mayar & Anna L. Gosling // Iron Age fauna from Sibudu Cave in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa by Andreas le Roux & Shaw Badenhorst // The archaeometallurgical reconstruction of early second-millennium AD metal production activities at Shankare Hill, northern Lowveld, South Africa by Thomas Panganayi Thondhlana, Marcos Martinón-Torres & Shadreck Chirikure // Archaeological evidence for modes of air supply into iron smelting furnaces in the African Great Lakes region by Edwinus C. Lyaya // Imperceptible realities: an ethnoarchaeological perspective on the acquisition, ownership and management of cattle by women in southeastern Zimbabwe by Plan Shenjere-Nyabezi. Volume 51/4: SPECIAL ISSUE: Mobility and African Archaeology: Mobility and African archaeology: an introduction by Ceri Z. Ashley, Alexander Antonites & Per Ditlef Fredriksen // The role of mobility in Saharan archaeological research (1960-present) by Marina Gallinaro & Stefano Biagetti // Shifting sedentism in the Upper Casamance (Senegal) by Sirio Canós Donnay // The mobilities turn and archaeology: new perspectives on socio-political complexity in thirteenth-century northern South Africa by Alexander Antonites & Ceri Z. Ashley // The mobility of memory: space/knowledge dynamics in rural potting workshops in Limpopo Province, South Africa by Per Ditlef Fredriksen & Foreman Bandama // The Green, Green Grass of Home: an archaeo-ecological approach to pastoralist settlement in central Kenya by Oliver J.C. Boles & Paul J. Lane. new set.
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Book number: F3196
GBP 45.00 [Appr.: EURO 50.5 US$ 59.26 | JP¥ 6691]
Catalogue: Africa
Keywords: Archaeology Archeology Africa Africana

 
KIPLING, RUDYARD,
The Absent-Minded Beggar
. A poem ( famously set to music by Sir Arthur Sullivan) . The song was written as part of an appeal by the Daily Mail to raise money for soldiers fighting in the South African War (sometimes known as the Boer War) and their families. The fund was the first such charitable effort for a war. The chorus of the song exhorted its audience to "pass the hat for your credit's sake, and pay- pay- pay!" The patriotic poem and song caused a sensation and was constantly performed throughout the war and beyond. Kipling was offered a knighthood shortly after publication of the poem but declined the honour. Vast numbers of copies of the poem and sheet music were published, and large quantities of merchandise were sold to aid the charity. The "Absent Minded Beggar Fund" raised a total of about GBP 250,000. 1899, 318 x 230 mm. The text is printed in green, portrait of Kipling in sepia on the the front cover = Caton Woodville"s illustrations of "A Gentleman in Khaki",FIRST EDITION. WITH Kipling's speech: Indictment of the government, the famous speech at Tunbridge Wells on May 16th, 1913 also published by the Daily Express, 4 A-4 pages.
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Book number: F1464
GBP 35.00 [Appr.: EURO 39.25 US$ 46.09 | JP¥ 5204]
Keywords: Boer War South Africa Boerenoorlog English Literature Music

 
MOSZEIK, O.,
Die Malereien Der Buschmaenner in Suedafrika
0. 1910. Mit 173 Abbildungen im Text und drei farbigen Tafeln. Berlin, 1910; [iv], 100 pp. with text illustrations and three plates in colour; publisher's decorated ochre-coloured cloth; slight bump in bottom inner corner of front board (not affecting contents), decoration on spine and front board a little flaked away . First edition. A very good copy from the library of Professor Edgar Wind (his initials,in his own hand, which have apparently been rubbed out, are still faintly visible on the rear paste-down).
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Book number: IS002093
GBP 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 33.75 US$ 39.51 | JP¥ 4461]
Catalogue: Art
Keywords: Ianweb Art History Anthropology Ethnology Archaeology Africa South Africa Bushman Art the Bushmen German Tribal Art

 
PARK, MUNGO
Travels in the Interior Districts of Africa: Performed Under the Direction and Patronage of the African Association, in the Years 1795, 1796, and 1797. . . .
. By Mungo Park, Surgeon. Fourth Edition. London, printed by W. Bulmer and Co. for the author; and sold by G. and W. Nicol, 1800 , XX,551 [1]pp.With portrait frontispiece. Large foldout map (with a 10 cm tear in one of the horizontal folds ) . 5 plates (2 botannic and 3 folding views). Vocabulary of the Mandingo Language. Complete with the half-title page. Quarter calf with leather corners, gilt title and lines on spine, corners bumped, spine worn, small signature on first blank, text clear [ English Short Title Catalog, ESTCT176193 ].
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Book number: F2455KI
GBP 195.00 [Appr.: EURO 218.5 US$ 256.79 | JP¥ 28994]
Catalogue: Africa
Keywords: Africa Travel

 
PIGAFETTA, PHILIPPE OR EDOUARD LOPEZ,
Le Congo.
0. 1883. La Veridique Description du Royaume Africain, Appelé, tant par les Indigènes que par les Portugais, le Congo, telle qu'elle a ete tirée récémment des explorations d'Édouard Lopez, par Philippe Pigafetta, qui l'a mise en langue italienne. Traduite pour la première fois en français sur l'edition latine fait par les frères de Bry, en 1598 ..Bruxelles, J.J.Gay, 1883; 213pp. title printed in red and black, with three folding maps; publisher's printed wrappers; two creases in front wrapper, slight bump to top of inner margins of the last c. 60 pp.two gatherings working loose, pages partly unopened. Printed in an edition of 500 copies. Apparently the first edition in French. Even the publisher is unsure to whom to attribute the work: although the title-page names the author as Philippe Pigafetta (translated by Leon Cahun), the spine gives Ed. Lopez as author, rather than as principle source. Rare.
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Book number: IS00546
GBP 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 56 US$ 65.84 | JP¥ 7434]
Catalogue: Anthropology
Keywords: Ianweb Ian Rare Bibliophile Travel Exploration Antiquarian French Africa Anthropology Congo

 
VAN DER POST, LAURENS
The Heart of the Hunter
. Hogarth Press, 2nd impression 1961. Page edges dusty/sl. marked, red cloth binding with bumped corners and top/bottom spine the latter also sl. sunned, soiled unclipped dustwrapper frayed and worn at edges and corners, small tears at bottom and top of d/j. With a long handwriiten dedicationto a Margaret Donington Powell in ink by her loving and ever grateful Oswald followed by good wishes from the author, dated May 6, 1962, in a sl. different colour of ink. signed in full Laurens van der Post. [DR-M].
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Book number: F0272-C
GBP 9.50 [Appr.: EURO 10.75 US$ 12.51 | JP¥ 1413]
Catalogue: Africa
Keywords: Bibliophile Signed Signed English Literature Africa Weblists2

 
SAUGNIER,
Relations de Plusieurs Voyages
0. 1791. a la Cote d'Afrique, a Maroc, au Senegal, a Goree, a Galam, etc. avec des details interessans pour ceux qui se destinent a la traite des negres, de l'or, de l'ivoire, etc. tirees des journaux de M.Saunier, qui a ete long-temps esclave des Maures et de l'Empereur de Maroc. On y a joint un Carte de ces differens Pays, reduite de la grande Carte d'Afrique de M.Delaborde .. Paris, chez Gueffier jeune, 1791; viii, 341pp. with very large folding map on heavy paper; contemporary French red morocco, spine gilt in compartments, black leather lettering-piece, narrow triple gilt rule to boards. marbled endpapers, a.e.g.;small early ink-stain and small abrasure to surface of the rear board; about the first half of the contents have taken on a concave shape around the folded map bound after the "Avant-propos". Very rare first edition, complete with the map.
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Book number: IS00600
GBP 1250.00 [Appr.: EURO 1399.5 US$ 1646.1 | JP¥ 185859]
Catalogue: Anthropology
Keywords: Ianweb Ian Rare French Travel Africa Exploration Slavery Slaving Slave Trade Africa Maps Cartography of Africa

 
THE SOUTH AFRICAN PHOTO-PUBLISHING COMPANY, CAPE TOWN
Photographs of South Africa, Comprising Representative Views of Its Cities, Streets, Churches, Parliament Houses, Public Buildings, Statues, Memorials, Houses
. Huts, Lighthouses, Harbours; its Diamond Mindes, Goldmines, Railways, Ships, Farms, Plantations; its Scenery, Rivers, Mountains, Karoo, Tropical Vegetation, Waterfalls, Social Life, Scenes on the " Veld," Natives, Besides a large number of Instantaneous Photographs shewing the everyday life of the People in the various States. Collected from Cape Colony, Natal, Orange Free State, Transvaal, Basutoland, Zululand, Swaziland Delagoa Bay, etc. The largest and most perfect Collection of Photographs of South Africa ever published. Each picture carefully and accurately described. With 100 plates with descriptive letter press; Cape Town, The South African Photo-Publishing Company , 1894, Sold by subscription only. Landscape format measuring 275 x 210 mm. the b/w photographs in yellow borders, printed single-sided with the explanations on separately inserted pages opposite. The photographers include J. Gribble, Fripp, Caney. Original full brown leather, the title gilt-embossed on the upper board (padded) This front also has the initials E.R. gilt embossed in the bottom right corner; spine with raised bands in gilt, all edges gilt; dedication in ink dated Oct. 1895 on blank page preceding half title, Binding with rubbed corners and spine edges and top and bottom, but all in all a fine copy, rare in this state.
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Book number: F2391
GBP 135.00 [Appr.: EURO 151.25 US$ 177.78 | JP¥ 20073]
Catalogue: Rare
Keywords: South Africa Photography Photographs Zululand

 
SPEKE JOHN HANNING ,
Journal of the Discovery of the Source of the Nile. With Map and Portraits, and Numerous Illustrations Chiefly from Drawings By Captain Grant.
Cutayar Africa Travel Rare. Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons, 2nd edition. 1864. Very thick 8vo. XXXI, 658pp, frontispiece showing speke standing, plates. In a recent green cloth, while preserving some of the original binding, new title label with gilt lettering. Folding map in linen pocket at the rear, new dark green end papers. Solid copy .[ DR 6 ].
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Book number: F2562
GBP 145.00 [Appr.: EURO 162.5 US$ 190.95 | JP¥ 21560]
Catalogue: Africa

 
STANLEY, HENRY,
In Darkest Africa Or the Quest, Rescue, and Retreat of Emin, Governor of Equatoria. Third Edition. 2 Volumes
. Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington, 1890. XV,529; XV,472pp. 8vo, 3 folding mapS (2 with small repaired tears, ); 15 plates and 150 woodcut illus. in the text; some light spotting to first and last few pages. A very good set in the original pictorial red cloth gilt, gray and black embossed binding , solid set, colopurs of binding well preserved, top/bottom spines bent with small creases, corners sl. worn.
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Book number: F2456KI
GBP 95.00 [Appr.: EURO 106.5 US$ 125.1 | JP¥ 14125]
Catalogue: Africa
Keywords: Africa Travel Rare

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