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CUMMING, ROUALEYN GORDON:
Fem års jägarlif i det inre af Syd-Afrika. Stockholm 1873.
. Pp. xii, 273. With 4 woodcut plates. Publisher's pictorial cloth, gilt. Bookplate. A Swedish abridgment of this early classic on African hunting anonymously translated from the original English (1850). According to the author he was the first European in Bamangwatoland. See Mendelsohn i, 399.
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Keywords: Africa, afrika, africana, travel, travels, voyage, exploration, explore, south africa

 CUMMING, ROUALEYN GORDON:, Five Years of a Hunter's Life in the Far Interior of South Africa. With Anecdotes of the Chase and Notices of the Native Tribes. Two volumes. London, John Murray, 1855.
CUMMING, ROUALEYN GORDON:
Five Years of a Hunter's Life in the Far Interior of South Africa. With Anecdotes of the Chase and Notices of the Native Tribes. Two volumes. London, John Murray, 1855.
. Pp. xvi, 388; x, 381. With engraved fronts, vignettes on titles, thirteen engraved plates and one map. Publisher's blind-stamped cloth, spines lettered in gilt, spines faded. A classic work on African game hunting, first published in 1850. Also valuable for information about the natives, the Boers, as well as for zoological and botanical observations. Cf Czech p. 43. Cf Mendelssohn I, p. 398-9.
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Catalogue: Africa
Keywords: Africa, africa, african, afrique, afrika, afriken, travel, exploration, south africa, game, hunting

 
CUREAU DE LA CHAMBRE, MARINI:
Discours sur les causes du desbordement du Nil. Paris, Jacques Dallin, 1665.
. 12mo. Pp. (xx), 288, 291-312, (2), 313-360. With engraved frontispiece and one folding plan: "Topographie des sources du Nil". Contemporary calf, spine gilt with five raised bands, worn. Bookplate. Old signature on title. Partly with some minor worming, mainly in inner margin. This work had previously been published in his "Pensées" (1634 & 1662). A 4to edition appeared in the same year as this 12mo edition. The author was Louis XIV's physician but mainly known for his studies in the field of physics. This work comprises: 1. Que l'eau du Nil est nitreuse; 2. Que le Nitre est la cause du débordement du Nil; 3. Des signes qui font prevoir le débordement du Nil; 4. Que les Pluyes ni les Neiges ne font point déborder le Nile; 5. Du jour oú le Nil commence à croistre and; 6. La lettre de Monsieur Burattini. Added at end: Discours de la divine selon la philosophie Platonique (= du premier traité de la Platonique) (pp. 313-360). Ferguson i, 505. Ibrahim-Hilmy p. 351. Hirsch ii, 115. Tchermezin p. 250.
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Book number: 39033
€  1200.00 [Appr.: US$ 1279.59 | £UK 1026.75 | JP„ 196103]
Catalogue: Africa
Keywords: Africa, nile, nil, egypt, egyptian, africa, afrika, african, travel, exploration, afrique,

 
DOKE, CLEMENT MARTIN:
The Phonetics of the Zulu Language. Johannesburg 1926.
. Pp. xii, 310. Original blindstamped cloth, spine lettered in gilt. First edition. Scarce. Doke was a noted linguist and missionary in Southern Africa. This is his doctoral thesis at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg.(Bantu studies, A Journal devoted to the Scientific Study, vol. ii, July 1926).
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Book number: 37053
€  240.00 [Appr.: US$ 255.92 | £UK 205.5 | JP„ 39221]
Catalogue: Africa
Keywords: Africa, zulu, africa, african, language, lingustic, langue, afrika, afrique,

 
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$ 63.98 | £UK 51.5 | JP„ 9805]
Catalogue: Africa
Keywords: Africa, africa, africana, afrique, central africa, centralafrika, central africa, equatorial africa, l'Afrique centrale, afrika, zentralafrika, afrique central

 
DUBEN (DÜBEN, 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
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Keywords: Africa, africa, afrika, afrique, africana, science, exploration, explore, central africa, centralafrika, central africa, equatorial africa, l'Afrique centrale, afrika, zentralafrika, afrique central

 
DÜBEN, GUSTAF VILHELM JOHAN VON:
Resa till Kap, Ostindien och Kina, åren 1844-1846. Stockholm, L.J. Hjerta, 1847.
. Small 8vo. Pp. viii, 159. Contemporary half calf, spine richly gilt, rubbed, top of spine chipped. Copy of Axel De la Gardie with his filt monogram on spine. This is a narrative of a voyage to South Africa, India and China. The author was a Swedish medical doctor and professor in anatomy and physiology. He was particulary interested in the natural history of the places he visited. The voyage went to the Cape and from there continued to Mocambique, Zanzibar, Aden (Yemen), Muskat, Bombay, Singapore before reaching Macao and (Whampoa) Canton. His interesting description of Canton contains information about crops and vegetation, opium smoking and its trade, foot binding, tea and bamboo, medical practices, pirates, etc. Cordier BS 2505. Not in Mendelssohn.
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Book number: 99965
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Catalogue: East Asia
Keywords: East Asia, asia, asie, asiatica, orient, east, asien, far east, china, kina, chinese, travel, exploration,

 
EBERS, GEORG MORITZ:
Aegypten in bild und wort. Dargestellt von unseren ersten Künstlern. Two volumes. Stuttgart & Lpz 1879-80.
. Folio. Pp. iv, vi, vi, 387; xii, 432. With 2 coloured lithographed maps, many full page woodcut plates and further more textual illustrations. Publisher's original morocco backed cloth richly gilt, upper covers elaborated in gilt and with turqouise stones, spines gilt in compartments, lettered in gilt, g.e. Somewhat rubbed and corners slightly bumped. Bookplates. Slight foxing to endpapers and occasionally some staining. First edition. Ebers, professor in Egyptology at Leipzig, made two journeys to Egypt in 1869-70 and in 1872. Blackmer 528. Ibrahim-Hilmy i, 205.
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Book number: 17018
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Catalogue: Africa
Keywords: Africa, africa, afrika, africana, afrikana, travels, exploration, exploring, voyage, egypt, aegypten, egypten, Egyptology

 
EFENDI SCHILI / NORBERG, MATTHIAS (Translator):
Beskrifning om regementsförändringen i Circasiska riket. Stockholm, Fr. Cederborgh & Comp., 1816.
. Pp. 80. Uncut copy in later marbled boards. A Swedish translation from the Arabic about the regiment alteration in the Circassian domain by the Swedish orientalist Mattias Norberg. The Circassians migrated from Egypt in the beginning of the 19th century (probably after the 1811 massacre) and have then founded the city of Misrata in Libya.
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Book number: 99663
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Catalogue: Africa
Keywords: Africa, egypt, egyptian, africa, afrika, afrique, travel, exploration, history. historical, circassian,

 
FERNEL, CAPTAIN:
Fälttåget till Afrika år 1830, med ett porträtt af Hussein Pascha, sista deyen af Algier, samt en plankarta öfver krigsoperationerna. Calmar, J. Zander & A.F. Wåhlin, 1834.
. Pp. (iv), 155, 157-158, (1). With one lithographed portrait and one folding map. Contemporary quarter calf on marbled boards, spine with four raised bands, richly gilt and with title-label. A Swedish edition translated from the second and improved edition published in Paris 1831 as "Campagnie d'Afrique en 1830". Cf Gay 895.
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Book number: 27053
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Keywords: Africa, africa, afrika, africana, afrikana, afrique, travels, explore, exploration, exploring, miltary, agier, alger, algeria, algeriet, algerie

 
FEUILLERET, HENRI:
Mungo Park sa vie et ses voyages. Deuxième édition. Tours 1881.
. Pp. 240. With two plates. Original decorated cloth, gilt.
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Book number: 23111
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Catalogue: Africa
Keywords: Africa, afrika, africana, travel, travels, voyages, exploration, explore, afrique, africa,

 
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
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Keywords: Africa, central africa, mountaineering, africa, afrique, afrika, travel, voyage, exploration, explore, congo, kongo, uganda

 FORBES, FREDERICK E.:, Dahomey and the Dahomans: Being the Journals of Two Missions to the King of Dahomey, and Residence at his Capital, in the Years 1849 and 1850. Two volumes. London, Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1851.
FORBES, FREDERICK E.:
Dahomey and the Dahomans: Being the Journals of Two Missions to the King of Dahomey, and Residence at his Capital, in the Years 1849 and 1850. Two volumes. London, Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1851.
. Pp. xii, 244; vi, 248. With ten lithographed plates (coloured and tinted) and three woodcut plates. Errata slip inserted. Publisher's blind-stamped brown cloth, head of spines chipped. Bindings shaken, some wormholes at the beginning of first volume, partly with some foxing.First edition. Dahomey was a West African kingdom (situated in today's Southern Benin) from the beginning of the 17th century up until 1904. Forbes, a British naval officer made two journeys to visit the Court of the King with the unsuccessful mission to convince him to end involvement in the slave trade. Forbes' journals include descriptions of the inhabitants, their customs, culture and vocabularies of the Vahie and Dahoman languages. Gay 2878.
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Book number: 121012
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Catalogue: Africa
Keywords: Africa, dahomey, benin, africa, afrique, afrika, african, travel, exploration, west africa,

 
FRANCKEN, CARL WILHELM:
Engelska Ost-indie-fararen Cabalvas rysliga skeppsbrott, år 1818. Stockholm 1824.
. Pp. (ii), 56. Papercovered boards. A Swedish edition translated from the German. The British East India's frigate Cabalva under command of Captain Dalrymple left Gravesand in April 1818 to go to China but was shipwrecked near to Mauritius. This account by one of the officers vividly describes the disaster and the fortunate landing at Port Louis for the survivors.
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Book number: 27017
€  250.00 [Appr.: US$ 266.58 | £UK 214 | JP„ 40855]
Catalogue: Africa
Keywords: Africa, africa, afrika, africana, afrikana, travels, explore, exploring, cabalvas, mauritius

 GÖTZEN, GUSTAV ADOLF VON:, Durch Afrika von Ost nach West. Resultate und Begebenheiten einer Reise von der Deutsch-Ostafrikanischen Küste bis zur Kongomündung in den Jahren 1893/94. Zweite Auflage. Berlin 1899.
GÖTZEN, GUSTAV ADOLF VON:
Durch Afrika von Ost nach West. Resultate und Begebenheiten einer Reise von der Deutsch-Ostafrikanischen Küste bis zur Kongomündung in den Jahren 1893/94. Zweite Auflage. Berlin 1899.
. Folio. Pp. xiv, 426. With engraved frontispiece, two folding maps in pocket and many textual illustrations. Publisher's decorated cloth. Second edition (first 1895). Götzen was a German explorer and the first governor of German East Africa. He led this expedition through Rwanda and became the first European to visit Lake Kivu. The party encountered and climbed some of the Virunga Mountains, and later continued west through the Congolese jungle and eventually reached the Congo river. Henze II, 375.
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Book number: 121032
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Catalogue: Africa
Keywords: Africa, africa, afrika, african, afrique, east africa, travel, exploration, rwanda, congo

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