Chapter 1: Africana - Travel Writing
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D'ALMADA, JOSE
Impressoes Da Africa Do Sul
Sociedade Nacional de Tipografia, Lisboa. 1929, First Edition. Softcover, with dust jacket. 149 pages (complete). In Portuguese throughout. A much owned, much neglected copy. The covers are stained, foxed, marked, much worn all about. The covers are stoic and sure. The contents have tanning, foxing, user wear. Nonetheless, they are resolute, clear, competent, certain. fk. Poor/No Jacket.
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Book number: 79nx
USD 42.00 [Appr.: EURO 35.25 | £UK 31.75 | JP 4372]

 
ANDERSSON, CHARLES JOHN
Notes of Travels in South Africa (Africana Collectanea Vol XXXI)
C Struik, Cape Town. 1969, Limited. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 344 pages (complete). Numbered 666 of a limited edition of 750 copies. Facsimile reprint of original edition from Hurst and Blackett, Publishers, London, 1875. A sturdy, sound copy. The dustjacket has scuffing, handling and shelving marks, wear about all edges and seams. It is comfortable and secure. The green boards are clubbable, handsome. The papertrim at the foot have a felt-tip marker mark. The contents are pleasing. They are tight, assured, clean, clear, confident, very certain, agreeable. fk. Very Good/Fair.
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Book number: 72ie
USD 68.00 [Appr.: EURO 57 | £UK 51.25 | JP 7078]

 
ATCHERLEY, ROWLAND J
A Trip to Boerland, or a Year's Travel, Sport, and Gold-Digging in the Transvaal and Colony of Natal
Richard Bentley and Son, London. 1879, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 267 pages (complete). From the library of the South African landscape artist, W H COETZER. The front pastedown has an ex-libris plate SIGNED by Coetzer. A genial copy. Gilt stamped titling and decoration, black stamped decoration. The boards are resolutely benign. The spine is worn, chipped. It is secure. The boards have wear about the edges from shelving and storage. There are handling and shelving marks. Nonetheless, the boards are secure and sure. The page edges are a little tanned from age and shelving. The contents have splatters of foxing just here and there. Otherwise, the pages are thick, healthy, certain, clear, clean, convivial, contented, comfortable and keen. fk. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 12ml
USD 260.00 [Appr.: EURO 217.5 | £UK 195.5 | JP 27065]

 
BAINES, THOMAS ; LAUNAY, BELIN-DE (TRAUIDTS ET ABRéGéS PAR)
Voyage Dans le Sud-Ouest de L'Afrique Ou Rãâ©Cits Dãâ©Xplorations Faites En 1861 Et 1862 Depuis la Baie Valfich Jusqu'Aux Chutes Victoria
Librairie de L Hachette & Cie. Paris. 1868, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 298 pages (complete). In French throughout. The front pastedown has a rustic, serene ex-libris plate indicating previous ownership of this copy by the esteemed Africana experts and collectors, Edna and Frank Bradlow. Fully bound in tan leather. The spine has four ridges, gilt titling and ridge-edging. A most agreeable, avuncular copy. The boards have some very mild shelving wear about the edges. The faces are elegant, handsome. They have mild scuffing, marks from age and shelving. They are healthy, steady, sound. The contents are most gratifying. All plates and map present. The pages have marks appropriate to sanguine aging. They are however, mild-mannered, benevolent, clean, clear, tight, hale and sure, assured and amenable. A comfortable, contented copy. fk. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: cfrt
USD 150.00 [Appr.: EURO 125.5 | £UK 112.75 | JP 15614]

 
BALFOUR, ALICE BLANCHE
Twelve Hundred Miles in a Waggon
Edward Arnold, London / New York. 1895, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. Ill.: Balfour, Alice Blanche. 265 pages with folded map at rear (complete). Ex-library (WH Smith Subscription Library, Strand) with consequent residue, debris, annotations, wear, use, marks. A steady copy. Alice Balfour was the sister of Arthur Balfour (at one time Prime Minister). She travelled with, among others, Albert Grey (who later became Governor-General of Canada) who was en famille. The mulberry coloured cloth covered boards are worn, scuffed all about. Stamped gilt illustration, borders and titling (worn). The paper-edges are untrimmed. The contents are placid, pleasing. They are clean, clear, creamy, convivial, certain, confident, companionable. fk. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 81la
USD 65.00 [Appr.: EURO 54.5 | £UK 49 | JP 6766]
Keywords: Balfour, Alice Blanche

 
BARROW, JOHN ; SEMPLE, ROBERT ; BERGK, I A (TRANSL)
John Barrow's, Esqs. Ebemahligen SekretãÆãâ¤Rs Des Grafen Macartney, Uber-Rechnungsrathes Auf Dem Vorgebirge Der Guten Hoffnung Und SekretãÆãâ¤Rs Des General-Lieutenants, Franz Dundas, WãÆãâ¤Hrend Dessen Dasiger Regierung, Neue Reise in Das Innere Von SãÆãâ¼Dafrika - Nebst Robert Semple's Beschreibung Der Capstadt Un Schilderung Seiner Einwohner.
Anton Doll (In Kommission den..), Wien. 1805, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 429 pages plus 3 pages advertising plus folded map (complete). In German throughout. Teutonic font. A book to bring shivers of delight to any lover of old books. Cotton rag paper. Three title pages. The title quoted is of the third. The first is as: "Bibliothek der neuesten und interessantesten Reisebeschreibungen./line/ Zwen und zwanzigster Band, enthält: John Reise in das Innere von Südafrika"/ line/ Wien, 1805. In commission ben Anton Doll." Second is as: "Archiv der neuesten und interssantesten Reisebeschreibungen./ line/ Zebnter Band, enthält: John Barrow's neue Reise in das Innere von Südafrika./ line/ Wien, 1805. In commission ben Anton Doll." This page has a stamped emblem: Habsburg Imperial Crest with leitmotif: Litomericensis sig Gymnasii Regii" showing possible ownership by this Czech academy. The front pastedown has a serene ex-libris plate showing previous ownership by Edna and Frank Bradlow, the esteemed Africana collectors and specialists. Included: correspondence regarding this copy, between the Africana Library in Johannesburg and Frank Bradlow in Cape Town. A much owned but comfortable and contented copy. The boards are plain, resolute. They are much worn, scuffed and marked all about. The spine too, has wear. Both the boards and spine are stead and sure. The paper is healthy. Untrimmed. The two illustrations are on blue paper. The pages are clean, clear, elderly, benevolent, worthy, more than competent, eager even, thrilling. A bibliophile's book indeed!! fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: cfru
USD 500.00 [Appr.: EURO 418 | £UK 375.75 | JP 52048]

 
BARTH, HENRY ; BETTANY, G T (ED)
Travels and Discoveries in North and Central Africa - Including Accounts of Timbuktu, Sokoto, and the Basins of the Niger and Benuwe, West and Central Soudan (the Minerva Library of Famous Books)
Ward, Lock & Co. Limited. 1890, 1st Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 548 pages (complete). An ex-libris plate affixed to the inside front cover indicates this volume to have come from the library of HARRY STRATFORD CALDECOTT. Caldecott was a painter whose work is now amongst the most sought after by collectors world-wide. A tight, healthy book. The cover has wear and scuffing and markings. The papertrims are lightly foxed. Inside, the contents are august and pleased, diligent and amiable, enjoyed and enjoyable. A handsome, comfortable book from one of Africa's greatest explorers. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 45gk
USD 21.00 [Appr.: EURO 17.75 | £UK 16 | JP 2186]
Keywords: JPG~

 
BEE, A G
Kalahari Camp Fires - Retold from the Manuscript of a S Poultney, Pioneer
The Knox Publishing Co. Durban. 1941, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 276 pages (complete). A comfortable copy. The boards have wear about the edges, corners and seams. They have marks from handling and storage. The spine is a little elderly but has been repaired. The boards are steady and sure. Within, there are previous owner signatures. The pages are clean, clear, convivial, tight, expectant, assured. fk. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 15oj
USD 100.00 [Appr.: EURO 83.75 | £UK 75.25 | JP 10410]

 
BELL, R L P
Diary of a South African Journey (Under the Auspices of the Third (Triennial) Empire Mining and Metallurgical Congress) - March 6th to May 27th, 1930
The Author. 1931, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 287 pages (complete). The frontispage has a generous inscription from Bell, which he also signed (dated: Xmas 1931). The frontispiece was also signed by him. A benign copy. The boards have wear about all edges and corners. They have scuffing, handling and storage marks. Nonetheless, they are comfortable and sure. The contents are in excellent condition. They are fresh-faced, pacey, energetic, most agreeably clean and clear, free of blemish, most companionable. An excellent snapshot of 'Colonial White life' in South Africa between the wars. fk. Near Fine/No Jacket. Signed.
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Book number: 100nr
USD 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 25.25 | £UK 22.75 | JP 3123]

 
BIRKBY, CAREL
Limpopo Journey
Frederick Muller Ltd. London. 1939, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 274 pages (complete). A scruffy but comfortable copy. Most warmly inscribed on the reverse-frontispage by Birkby (dated: Christmas Day 1939). The boards are much worn, marked and stained from storage. They are resolute and sure. Within, the contents too have wear and evidence of contented use. The pages are yet relaxed, clear, certain, amiable and congenial. fk. Fair/No Jacket. Signed.
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Book number: bogl
USD 47.00 [Appr.: EURO 39.5 | £UK 35.5 | JP 4892]

 
BOKWE, JOHN KNOX
Two Weeks' Trip to Capetown : Or, a Native's Impression of the Cape Industrial Exhibition
Lovedale, South Africa. 1884. Softcover, with dust jacket. Complete. Photocopied sheets, stapled at top left corner. The sheets are worn and dutiful. They are competent, clean and clear. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 83ht
USD 28.00 [Appr.: EURO 23.5 | £UK 21.25 | JP 2915]

 
DE BRITO, CANDIDO COELHO
Um Soldado Em Africa - Memorias : 1917-1923 Trinta Anos Depois MIL Quilometros a Pe No Sertao Viagens, Impressoes E Critica (Massulale Alma Nacional Do Imperio Colonial Portugues)
The Author, Porto. 1951, First Edition. Softcover, with dust jacket. 181 pages (complete). In Portuguese throughout. A mild-mannered copy. The covers have some wear about the edges, corners and seams. They are scuffed and marked by handling and storage. They are sure and secure. The contents have some mild shelving / storage wear to the top corners. The frontispage has been stamped with a copy number (139). The pages are most pleasing. They are very clean and clear, comfortable and congenial, fresh, confident, sound. fk. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 31nx
USD 80.00 [Appr.: EURO 67 | £UK 60.25 | JP 8328]

 
BRITTAN, HARRIETTE
Scenes and Incidents of Every-Day Life in Africa
Pudney & Russell, Publishers, New York. 1860, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 353 pages (complete). Ex-library (Albany Hospital Library) copy with consequent residue, debris, labels, marks, annotations, wear, use. A resolute copy. The boards are much worn, scuffed and marked. The spine has been repaired. The boards are stoic, steady. Within, the contents are softly aged. There is evidence of avid use throughout. However, the pages are, in general and by and large, clean, clear, convivial, engaging, keen. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 64lz
USD 40.00 [Appr.: EURO 33.5 | £UK 30.25 | JP 4164]

 
BRYCE, JAMES
Impressions of South Africa
Macmillan and Co. Limited, London. 1897, reprint. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 600 pages plus maps plus index (complete). Half-leather. The front board has the badge of the Civil Service Club, Cape Town. The boards are benign. The spine has been repaired with a leather strip. The leathered corners and spine have much wear. They are sure. The boards are scuffed, marked, worn. They are stead, sure. The contents have some user wear throughout. They are placid, clean, clear, convivial, comfortable, competent. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: cipe
USD 8.00 [Appr.: EURO 6.75 | £UK 6.25 | JP 833]

 
BULPIN, T V
Islands in a Forgotten Sea
Howard Timmins. 1958, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 435 pages (complete). A contented copy. The dustjacket has wear, creasing and scuffing. It is relaxed and sure. The boards are placid. They have shelving marks and wear to the edges. The trims have shelving marks. There is a previous owner signature on the first free page. The contents are mild-mannered, tight, clean, clear, convivial. fk. Very Good/Fair.
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Book number: bzxa
USD 40.00 [Appr.: EURO 33.5 | £UK 30.25 | JP 4164]

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