Chapter 1: Africana Exploration and Discovery
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The Life and Explorations of David Livingstone, LL. D. , Carefully Compiled from Reliable Sources - Vol II
Adam & Co. London and Newcastle-on-Tyne. 1880. Hardcover. 973 pages (complete). A stout copy. Red boards with black and gilt decoration and titling. The boards are much worn, scuffed, marked all about. The spine is grubby, worn but sturdy. The boards steady. Newer frontispages. Notes in the hand of Frank Bradlow (the Africana specialist and historian). Paper trims are gilded (dulled). The pages are a little aged. There are rashes, freckles of foxing here and there throughout. Nonetheless, the pages are thick, tight, clear, generous, agreeable companionable, very confident. Please note that due to the weight of the book, should the book need be posted to the outside of South Africa, extra postal charges may be required. fk. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 79rm
USD 78.00 [Appr.: EURO 64.25 | £UK 57.25 | JP¥ 8093]

 
ALEXANDER, JAMES EDWARD
An Expedition of Discovery, Into the Interior of Africa, Through the Hitherto Undescribe Countries of the Great Namaquas, Boschmans, and Hill Damaras - 2 Volumes (Africana Collectanea Vols XXII/XXIII) Facsimile Reprint
C Struik, Cape Town. 1967, Limited. Hardcover. Two volumes (complete). Both volumes numbered 185 of a limited edition of 750 copies.Facsimile reprint of the original 1838 edition published by Henry Colburn, Publisher, London. They are comfortable and sure. The boards of vol.1 are marked from storage. They are otherwise sound and steady. Those for Volume II are agreeably studious and healthy. The papertrims of both books have handling marks. The front and end papers have foxing and tanning.Scarring.Stamp. Yet, the contents are very confident, certain, benevolent, assured, amenable.28-10-2020. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 35rh
USD 130.00 [Appr.: EURO 107 | £UK 95.25 | JP¥ 13488]

 
BAINES, THOMAS
The Gold Regions of South Eastern Africa - Accompanied by Biographical Sketch of the Author
Edward Stanford, London / J W C Mackay, Port Elizabeth, Cape C. 1877. Hardcover. 240 pages plus folded facsimile letter and folded map (at the rear in a pocket) (complete). An aged, resolute copy. The boards are much worn all about. They are scuffed, marked, stained. Stamped black decoration, gilt illustration on the front board. The spine has much wear from head to foot. It has been carefully repaired. Gilt titling. The boards are sturdy, sound, sure. Some early pages are facsimiles. The contents are otherwise aged. The pages are a little discoloured from storage and the years, there are smudges, spots, flecks of foxing throughout. Even yet, the pages are benign, placid, tight, clear, convivial, competent, assured, still most suitable for resource. fk. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. Fair/No Jacket.
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Book number: 14rp
USD 55.00 [Appr.: EURO 45.25 | £UK 40.25 | JP¥ 5706]

 
BROWN, ROBERT
The Story of Africa and Its Explorers - 4 Volumes
Cassell and Company, Ltd. 1892, Special Edition. Hardcover. Four volumes (complete). Special subscribers edition. A sure and comfortable set. Volume 1: The Guinea Traders, The Corsairs of Africa, The Tale of Timbuctoo, The Niger. 312 pages (complete). A passive copy. The boards have storage marks and wear, fading. The contents are tanned from age. Nonetheless, they are tight, comfortable, clear, benign. Volume II: The River of Egypt, The Great Lakes, Across the Continent, The Congo. A mildly worn copy. The boards are sound, scuffed. The contents have user wear, tanning. The pages are clear, companionable. Volume III: The Last of a Long Tale, The Sahara, The Missionaries, The Hunters, The International Explorers. A contented, amiable copy. The boards are steady and sound. The contents are mildly aged. They have some light tanning. The pages are tight, assured, agreeable throughout. Volume IV (pub 1895): Europe in Africa, Colonies and Colonists, The Scramble for an Empire, A Continent Under Companies, The Contest for South Africa. A contented, affably aging copy. The boards are steady, a little worn about. The contents are confident, contented, proud, a little tanned. fk. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: cbgb
USD 360.00 [Appr.: EURO 295.75 | £UK 263.25 | JP¥ 37351]

 
BURTON, CAPTAIN SIR RICHARD F ; BURTON, ISABEL (ED)
First Footsteps in East Africa or, an Exploration of Harar (Memorial Edition) - 2 Volumes
Time-Life Books, BV, Belgium. 1983, Reprint. (ISBN: 0705415007). Hardcover. Two volumes (complete). Reprint of original 1894 edition. Two exceptionally pleasing volumes. Both are covered in padded faux leather. The covers have stamped edging and titling which are fresh and clean. The books have yellow satin bookmarkers attached. The pages are trimmed in gilt (gleams and beams). Within, the frontis and end papers are marbled.The contents of both books are in excellent condition. They are tight, very clean, very clear, benevolent, generous - as if new throughout. An exceptional gift at a fantastic price!Due to weight postal adjustments may be required.[Restored]26-06-2020. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: bumg
USD 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 10 | £UK 9 | JP¥ 1245]
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LIVINGSTONE, DAVID AND CHARLES ; WOLDIKE, M TH. (TRANSL)
Livingstones 2den Reise I Syd-Afrika - Oversat Efter Den Engelste Original
Fr Woldike, Copenhagen. 1868, First Edition. Hardcover. 522 pages (complete). In Danish throughout. A benign copy. Half leather. The leathered corners have wear. The leathered spine also has wear and burnishment. The marbled boards have mild shelving wear, scuffing. The boards and spine are assured and placid and steady. Patterned (au bourge) end papers. Previous owner signature. The contents have foxing here and there throughout - particularly to the early and later pages and folded map. Otherwise, the pages are comfortable, clean and clear, amiable, contentedly used, placidly aged, genial, certain. fk. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 24ox
USD 70.00 [Appr.: EURO 57.75 | £UK 51.25 | JP¥ 7263]

 
DENHAM, MAJOR ; CLAPPERTON, CAPTAIN ; OUDNEY, DOCTOR
Narrative of Travels and Discoveries in Northern and Central Africa, in the Years 1822, 1823, and 1824 . Extending Across the Great Desert to the Tenth Degree of Northern Latitude and from Kouka in Bornou, to Sackatoo, the Capital of the Felatah Empire - Volume 2
John Murray, London. 1828, Third Edition. Hardcover. 467 pages (complete). Volume II only. A handsome copy of this thrilling journey of exploration from the fractious three explorers. At some stage in the past the book was handsomely rebound in full leather. Blind stamped decoration, gilt borders. The spine has gilt painted decoration and titling. The spine has four ridges. The boards are steady, healthy. Newer marbled end-papers. The contents are pleasing. The folded maps are a little mottled with foxing and age-related marks. They are otherwise neat, sure. The pages are tight, hale, sound, very clean, very clear, confident, most agreeable considering the age of the book! fk. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 35le
USD 80.00 [Appr.: EURO 65.75 | £UK 58.5 | JP¥ 8300]

 
DURANT, E
Exploration Francaise Au Zambeze
Challamel et Cie, Editeurs, Paris. 1888, First Edition. Hardcover. 115 pages (complete). In French throughout. A placid copy. Half-leather. Marbled boards. The boards, leathered corners and spine all have wear, scuffing, scratches from shelving and storage. There are handling and storage marks. Nonetheless, they are comfortable, sure. Marbled end papers (fresh). The contents have some tanning, especially fore and aft, and to the page edges, from shelving / storage. There are shallow handling marks. Overall, and by far, the contents are austere, clean, clear, confident, convivial, certain. fk. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 45mm
USD 150.00 [Appr.: EURO 123.25 | £UK 109.75 | JP¥ 15563]

 
GATTI, ATTILIO
Nella Foresta Equatoriale - II: Con I Pigmei Alla Cattura Dei Fossili Viventi
Garzanti, Milan. 1944, First Edition. Softcover. 230 pages (complete). In Italian throughout. An aged copy of this book from the indefatigable Gatti. The covers have much wear, creases, marks, scuffing, fading. They are still secure and sure. The contents are foxed throughout. They have pools, smears, flushes of tanning from age and storage. Nonetheless, the pages are firm, assured, clear, companionable, certain, competent. fk. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 13sg
USD 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 24.75 | £UK 22 | JP¥ 3113]

 
GRAETZ, PAUL
IM Auto Quer Durch Afrika
Vereinigte Verlagsanstalten Gustav Braunbeck & Gutenberg-Druckerei Akt.-Ges. Berlin. 1910, First Edition. Hardcover. 357 pages (complete). In German throughout. A most pleasing copy of this book by (in most in-German hyperbole) the 'German Indiana Jones'. This is Graetz's account of his journey across Africa from Dar-es-Salaam to Luderitz (the first of its kind by motor car). The decorated boards are evocative. The gilt titling is fresh, bold. The boards do have some mild scuffing, wear about the edges and corners. They are steady and sound. The contents are most pleasing. They are fresh, clean and clear, confident, generous, thrillingly tidy and neat, healthy. fk. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. Near Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: 24od
USD 125.00 [Appr.: EURO 102.75 | £UK 91.5 | JP¥ 12969]

 
FORBES, PROF V S ; RUDNER, J & I (TRANS)
Anders Sparrman: A Voyage to the Cape of Good Hope Towards the Antarctic Polar Circled Round the World and to the Country of the Hottentots and the Caffres from the Year 1772-1776 - Based on the English Editions of 1785-1786 Published by Robinson, London - 2 Volumes (Van Riebeeck Society Series No 6 - 6 & 7)
Van Riebeeck Society, Cape Town. 1975, First Edition. Hardcover. Two volumes (complete). A pleasingly smart set. The boards are tidy, healthy, sound, steady. Volume I published 1975. Volume II published in 1977. The contents are most agreeable. They are very clean and clear, confident, orderly, neat, certain - almost as new throughout both! fk. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. Near Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: 83mw
USD 67.00 [Appr.: EURO 55.25 | £UK 49 | JP¥ 6951]

 
JOHNSTON, H H
The Kilima-Njaro Expedition: A Record of Scientific Exploration in Eastern Equatorial Africa and a General Description of the Natural History, Languages, and Commerce of the Kilima-Njaro District
Kegan Paul, Trench, and Co. London. 1886, First Edition. Hardcover. 572 pages (complete). A generously owned copy. The spine has been repaired by a leather strip. Illustrated and gilt titled front boards. The boards have shelving, storage, handling wear about all edges and corners. There are handling, storage marks and scuffing. They are tight and sure. The contents bear their age and ownership with dignity and resolution. The pages are amiably generous. They are clean and clear, occasionally marked from storage conditions, some handling marks (about the edges in particular), some occasional foxing. The pages are certain, secure, convivial, agreeable. fk. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 17ot
USD 200.00 [Appr.: EURO 164.5 | £UK 146.25 | JP¥ 20751]

 
LIVINGSTONE, DAVID ; BOUCHER, MAURICE (ED)
Livingstone Letters, 1843 to 1872: David Livingstone Correspondence in the Brenthurst Library, Johannesburg (Brenthurst Second Series)
Brenthurst Press, Johannesburg. 1985, Limited. (ISBN: 0909079269). Hardcover, with dust jacket. 256 pages (complete). Unnumbered copy of a limited edition of 850 copies. A gratifying copy. The dustjacket has wear, scuffing. It is secure and sure. The brown cloth covered boards are handsome, healthy. The contents are in wonderful condition. Luxe, fresh, very clean and clear, produced with care, passion - indeed as if almost new throughout! fk. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. Near Fine/Fair.
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Book number: 44ol
USD 85.00 [Appr.: EURO 70 | £UK 62.25 | JP¥ 8819]
Keywords: 0909079269

 
LIVINGSTONE, DAVID
A Popular Account of Dr Livingstone's Expedition to the Zambesi and Its Tributaries: And of the Discovery of Lakes Shirwa and Nyassa 1959-1864
John Murray, London. 1887, First Edition. Hardcover. 416 pages (complete). A placid copy. Green boards with gilt decoration and titling (clear). The boards have wear about the edges, corners, seams. They are scuffed and marked from handling and storage. They are convivial and sound. The dedication page has a previous owner's rush of a signature. The contents are pleasing: clean, clear, genial, determined, amenable, companionable. fk. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 4ol
USD 145.00 [Appr.: EURO 119.25 | £UK 106 | JP¥ 15044]

 
LORD, W B; BAINES, T
Shifts and Expedients of Camp Life, Travel & Exploration
Horace Cox, London. 1876, 2nd Edition. Hardcover. 734 pages (complete). A comfortable copy. The blue boards have corner knocks, wear and marking, scuffing all about from handling and shelving. The gilt titling on the spine is stamped on a smaller, different leather patch. The boards and spine are sound, steady. The early pages are aged. The guttering along the frontispiece is cracked. But, the page is still secure. The early pages are marked, foxed by age and handling. The contents have some mild spots and sprinkles of foxing here and there. The page borders have some light shelving tanning. Despite these very mild distractions, the pages are clean, clear, attentive, amenable, confident, certain, generous. fk. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 52qs
USD 400.00 [Appr.: EURO 328.75 | £UK 292.5 | JP¥ 41501]

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