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 34.75 | £UK 29.75 | JP 4584]

 
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 56 | £UK 48 | JP 7422]

 
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 213.75 | £UK 183.75 | JP 28378]

 
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 123.5 | £UK 106 | JP 16372]

 
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.