Chapter 1: Africana Travel Writing Historic
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BOKWE, JOHN KNOX
Two Weeks' Trip to Capetown : Or, a Native's Impression of the Cape Industrial Exhibition
Lovedale, South Africa. 1884. Softcover. Complete. Photocopied sheets, stapled at top left corner. The sheets are worn and dutiful. They are competent, clean and clear. fk. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 83ht
USD 28.00 [Appr.: EURO 23.25 | £UK 20.5 | JP¥ 2905]

 
BRITTAN, HARRIETTE
Scenes and Incidents of Every-Day Life in Africa
Pudney & Russell, Publishers, New York. 1860, First Edition. Hardcover. 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. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 64lz
USD 40.00 [Appr.: EURO 33 | £UK 29.25 | JP¥ 4150]

 
BRYCE, JAMES
Impressions of South Africa
Macmillan and Co. Limited, London. 1897, reprint. Hardcover. 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. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: cipe
USD 8.00 [Appr.: EURO 6.75 | £UK 6 | JP¥ 830]

 
BURTON, RICHARD
Wanderings in West Africa from Liverpool to Fernando Po. Vol II
Tinsley Brothers, London. 1863, First Edition. Hardcover. 295 pages (complete). This is the SECOND VERSION of the first edition with Burton's name on the spine. Volume II only (of intended two volumes). Frontispiece present. Even though the boards appear to be original, the end papers are new. A RARE copy in pleasing condition. The boards have wear about the edges, corners and seams from shelving. The boards are a little scuffed, rubbed, marked by handling and shelving. They are otherwise healthy, sound, sure. Within, the tissue guard at the frontispiece has some wear. There is also some shallow/ mild evidence of use throughout with some light wear about the edges. The pages are gratifyingly clean, clear, youthful, hale, generous, confident, companionable, surprisingly - and agreeably - fresh-faced. fk. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 2qi
USD 350.00 [Appr.: EURO 287.75 | £UK 256 | JP¥ 36313]

 
DE LA CAILLE, NICOLAS LOUIS ; RAVEN-HART, R (TRANS, ED)
Travels at Cape 1751-53 : An Annotated Translation of Journal Historique Du Voyage Fait Au Cap de Bonne-Esperance Into Which Has Been Interpolated Relevant Passages from Memoires de L'Academie Royale Des Sciences
Friends of the South African Library / A. A. Balkema - Cape Town, Rotterdam. 1976, Limited. (ISBN: 0869610686). Hardcover. 52 pages (complete). Unnumbered copy of a limited edition of 500 copies. A smart copy. Leather spine (healthy and handsome). The boards are neat, tidy, pleasing. The contents are are in excellent condition. They are tight, fresh, very clean and clear, very assured - as if almost new throughout! fk. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. Near Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: 99jf
USD 60.00 [Appr.: EURO 49.5 | £UK 44 | JP¥ 6225]
Keywords: 0869610686

 
CECIL, EVELYN
On the Eve of the War : A Narrative of Impressions During a Journey in Cape Colony, the Free State, the Transvaal, Natal, and Rhodesia - September, 1899, to Januar, 1900
John Murray, London. 1900, First Edition. Hardcover. 147 pages (complete). A benign copy. Of particular INTEREST and NOTE is the previous owner signature. Lionel Cripps of "Cloudlands", Umtali was one of the most important men of early Rhodesia. Not only was he the first farmer to grow tobacco for commercial use, but he also became the first Speaker of the Colony's Legislative Assembly. After his retirement he helped establish the National Archives and was a most engaged member of the Historical Monuments Commission. One of his greatest achievements was to copy all the Rock Art known at the time, in Rhodesia. The illustrated boards are grubby. They have wear, knocks to the corners, marks from handling and storage, scuffing. They are still friendly and placid. The contents have evidence of contented ownership throughout. Nonetheless, the pages are clean, clear, comfortable, convivial, benevolent, keen. fk. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 70lm
USD 120.00 [Appr.: EURO 98.75 | £UK 87.75 | JP¥ 12450]

 
COLENSO, JOHN WILLIAM
Ten Weeks in Natal : A Journal of a First Tour of Visitation Among the Colonists and Zulu Kafirs of Natal
Macmillan & Co. London. 1855, First Edition. Hardcover. 287 pages (complete). A gentlemanly copy. Half leather. The leathered corners and spine have wear and scuffing. The back top corner has been knocked during storage. Gilt titling and decoration on the spine (benign and a little worn). The marbled boards are amiable. They have some wear about the edges, some scuffing, some handling and storage marks. The spine and boards are healthy, steady. The contents are pleasing. The title page has a previous owner signature. There are occasional flurries of shallow foxing. In general, and by far, the contents are clean and clear, convivial and certain, confident and competent. fk. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 92ng
USD 200.00 [Appr.: EURO 164.5 | £UK 146.25 | JP¥ 20751]

 
COLVILLE, MRS ARTHUR
1000 Miles in a Machilla : Travel and Sport in Nyasaland, Angoniland, and Rhodesia, with Some Account of the Resources of These Countries; and Chapters on Sport by Colonel Colville, Cb
The Walter Scott Publishing Co. Ltd, London and Felling-on-Tyne. 1911, First Edition. Hardcover. 311 pages plus folded map at rear. Eight illustration plates are missing : these absences are marked on the illustrations list page. A much owned, resolute copy. The spine has been repaired with a leather strip. The boards are much worn, scuffed, marked by handling, storage and handling. They are comfortable, baleful. The contents have evidence of much contented use. The evidence of age is about. The contents have foxing, age-related marks, some handling marks about. However, the pages are comfortable in their own dignity. They are clear, clean, certain, competent, convivial. fk. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. Fair/No Jacket.
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Book number: 34jz
USD 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 41.25 | £UK 36.75 | JP¥ 5188]

 
ELLIOT, G F SCOTT
Naturalist in Mid-Africa : Being an Account of a Journey to the Mountains of the Moon and Tanganyika
A D Innes & Co. London. 1896, First Edition. Hardcover. 413 pages (complete). A benignly aged copy. The boards are scuffed, worn, marked from handling and storage. The binding has been repaired. The boards are secure and sure. The contents are mild-mannered. There are flurries, sprinkles of foxing throughout. There are some very occasional handling marks. In general and by far the contents are confident, congenial, clean, clear, alert, agreeably companionable. fk. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 16lz
USD 285.00 [Appr.: EURO 234.25 | £UK 208.5 | JP¥ 29570]

 
FARINI, G A
Through the Kalahari Desert : A Narrative of a Journey with a Gun, Camera, and Note-Book to Lake N'Gami and Back (Facsimile Reprint) (Africana Collectanea Volume XLIII)
C Struik, Cape Town. 1973, Limited. (ISBN: 0869770284). Hardcover. 475 pages (complete). Unnumbered copy of a limited edition of 1000 copies. Facsimile reprint of original 1886 publication with Sampson, Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington, London. Full leather. The boards are sturdy and sound. They have some light wear about the edges and corners. They have mild rubbing and storage marks. The papertrims are foxed. The contents are fresh-faced, tight, clear, amiable, orderly, tidy, clean, hearty. fk. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 65ib
USD 90.00 [Appr.: EURO 74 | £UK 66 | JP¥ 9338]
Keywords: 0869770284

 
FREEMAN, J J
A Tour in South Africa, with Notices of Natal, Mauritius, Madagascar, Ceylon, Egypt, and Palestine
John Snow, London. 1851, First Edition. Hardcover. 492 pages (complete). Folded map is absent. A resolutely venerable copy. The boards are much worn, marked, scuffed all about. The corners are knocked, the spine seams are worn. The spine and binding are strong. The boards are secure and sure. The contents are mild-mannered and dedicated. The contents are flocked with age-related foxing throughout. Nonetheless, the pages of this compelling account by the well-travelled missionary, are tight, hale, strong, clean and clear (aside from the foxing), only mildly worn about the edges, certain, companionable, contented. fk. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 64li
USD 80.00 [Appr.: EURO 65.75 | £UK 58.5 | JP¥ 8300]

 
GALTON, FRANCIS ; GROVE, SIR GEORGE; CLARK, W G; BETTANY, G T (ED)
Narrative of an Explorer in Tropical South Africa - Being an Account of a Visit to Damaraland in 1851 / Vacation Tours in 1860 and 1861 (Minerva Library of Famous Books)
Ward, Lock and Co. 1889, Reprint. Hardcover. 320 pages (complete). A benign copy. The books are placid, worn about the edges, corners. They have scuffing, handling and storage marks. They are comfortable. The contents are a little aged. There is evidence of casual use throughout. The inside front cover has an ex-libris plate (for Charles Purdue). The pages have foxing, age-related marks spotting. Nonetheless, the pages are clean, clear, convivial, competent, certain. fk. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 42ol
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CONINX-GIRARDET, DR PHIL. BERTA
Aequatorial- Afrika Vom Auto Aus
Orell Fussli Verlag, Zurich / Leipzig. 1931, First Edition. Hardcover. 210 pages plus folded map at the rear (complete). In German throughout. A benign copy. The green boards are pleasant. They have some light wear and scuffing about. They are secure and sure. The gutterings along the frontis and end papers are cracked. The general security of the book is unaffected. The contents are most agreeable. They are fresh clean and clear, tranquil and assured, confident and generous, fresh-faced and healthy. fk. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 98ny
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HEUGLIN, THEODOR VON
Reisen in Nord-Ost-Afrika - Tagebuch Einer Reise Von Chartum Nach Abyssinien, Mit Besonderer Rucksicht Auf Zoologie Und Geographie Unternommen in Dem Jahre 1852 Bis 1853
Justus Pertes, Gotha. 1857, First Edition. Hardcover. 136 pages plus folded maps (complete). In German throughout. Teutonic font. Rebound by a previous owner. Quarter leather. Marbled boards. A sound copy. Black morocco spine with five ridges and gilt titling. The spine is handsome and healthy. The boards have very light shelving wear to the corners. They are otherwise hale and steady and sure. The contents are amiably aged. They have rashes, smears, pools of age-related marks and foxing. The coloured lithographs are genial, calm, fresh. The pages are tight, clean and clear, certain, assured, amenable. fk. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 97rg
USD 600.00 [Appr.: EURO 493 | £UK 438.75 | JP¥ 62252]

 
HOHNEL, LIEUT. LUDWIG VON ; BELL, NANCY [NANCY D'ANVERS] (TRANSL)
Discovery of Lakes Rudolf and Stefanie : A Narrative of Count Samuel Teleki's Exploring & Hunting Expedition in Eastern Equatorial Africa in 1887 & 1888 by His Companion . - 2 Volumes
Longmans, Green, and Co. London. 1894, First Edition. Hardcover. Two volumes (complete). Two sturdy, robustly noble books. The boards have stamped gilt vignettes on the front. The spines have stamped gilt titling (worn, dulled). The boards of both books have wear about all edges, corners, faces, seams. They are scuffed, marked from shelving and handling. They are tight and comfortable. Volume I: The half title page has a previous owner's scrawl (dated: August 1896). The frontis papers have some light wear. The contents have aging throughout. There are flushes, blushing of foxing. There are handling and age marks. Nonetheless, the contents are comfortable, clear, generous of spirit, certain, stately, evocative. Vol II: the condition is very similar to that of Volume I. The opp-title page and title page have the rust-stains of a paper clip. The contents are companionable. The illustrations are clean, resonant, vividly expressive. The pages are certain. The index pages are uncut. fk. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 68mo
USD 690.00 [Appr.: EURO 567 | £UK 504.5 | JP¥ 71589]

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