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HOLUB, DR EMIL
Von Der Capstadt Ins Land Der Maschukulumbe. Reisen IM Sudlichen Afrika in Den Jahren 1883-1887 - 2 Volumes
Alfred Holder, hof- und Universitats-Buchhandler, Wien. 1890, First Edition. Hardcover. Two volumes (complete). In German throughout. Teutonic font. Ex-library (Verein "Zentral-Bibliothek" Wien . Eduard Reyer Bibliotek) copies. Both volumes have been rebound in half leather. The spines have original spine-faces attached. The books are handsome and healthy. The leathered corners are sturdy and sound. The spines are fit and sure. The boards have some scuffing, wear, rubbing. They are healthy and confident. The contents of both books are smart, clean, confident, very orderly and tidy, companionable, pleasant. Please note that due to the weight of the books, should they need to be posted to the outside of South Africa, extra postal charges may be required. fk. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 56ky
USD 135.00 [Appr.: EURO 111.5 | £UK 98.5 | JP¥ 13959]

 
FORBES, PROF V S (ED); RUDNER, J & I (TRANSL)
Anders Sparrman: A Voyage to the Cape of Good Hope Towards the Antarctic Polar Circle 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) - Second Series No 6 & 7, Nos I & II - 2 Volumes
Van Riebeeck Society, Cape Town. 1975, First Edition. Hardcover. Two volumes (complete). From the library of the esteemed South African historian, T R H Davenport (once Head of History at Rhodes University, Grahamstown). Signed by Davenport on both frontispages (dated: Grahamstown, March 1976 for volume 1; Grahamstown, Feb 1977 for volume II). The boards of both are very lightly scuffed and slightly worn about the edges and corners from shelving. They are placid and steady. The contents are most pleasing. They have been carefully looked after. The pages are very clean and clear, certain, fresh, smart, agreeable. fk. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. Near Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: 74or
USD 67.00 [Appr.: EURO 55.25 | £UK 49 | JP¥ 6928]

 
SPARRMAN, ANDERS ; FORBES, PROF V S (ED) ; RUDNER, J & I (TRANSLS)
A Voyage to the Cape of Good Hope Towards the Antarctic Polar Circle Round the World and to the Country of the Hottentots and the Caffres from the Year 1772-1776 - 2 Vols
Van Riebeeck Society, Cape Town. 1975, First Edition. Hardcover. Two volumes (complete). Second Series from the Van Riebeeck Society. Vol 1 published 1975. Volume 2 in 1977. Both are based on the English editions of 1785-1786 published by Robinson in London. Both are in most pleasing condition. The boards are elegant and tidy. The contents are gratifying. Volume 1 is very smart. The contents are tight, fresh, clean, clear, diligent. Volume 2 has some very, very light shelving wear to the bottom corner. This too is smart, careful, clean, clear. fk. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 13ip
USD 70.00 [Appr.: EURO 57.75 | £UK 51.25 | JP¥ 7238]

 
JAMES, F L
The Unknown Horn of Africa. An Exploration from Berbera to the River . With an Obituary Notice by J a & W D James
George Philip & Son, London, Liverpool. 1890, Second Edition. Hardcover. 273 pages (complete). A mild-mannered copy. The green boards are worn about. The head and foot of the spine also have wear. There is wear to the edges, corners of the boards, there is rubbing, some scuffing, handling and storage marks. Nonetheless, the boards are sound and secure. The contents are pleasing. Age has not intruded recklessly. The pages are benign, clean and clear, certain and keen, convivial and companionable. fk. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 7nv
USD 135.00 [Appr.: EURO 111.5 | £UK 98.5 | JP¥ 13959]

 
KOCK, DEN WELEERWAARDEN J H M
De Roemrijke Rei Van de Zuid-Afrikaansche Reisbeschrijvers En Hunne Reizen of de Kaap Als Een Niuew Land
Hollandsch-Afrikaansche Uitgevers-Maatschappij v/h Jacques Dusseau & Co, Kaapstad, Amsterdam. 1904, First Edition. Hardcover. 433 pages (complete). In Dutch throughout. A wonderful copy. The green boards are pleasing. They have light shelving wear to the edges, corners and seams. There is light scuffing. The boards are amiable, secure and sure. The contents are gloriously fresh. The coloured plates are bright, evocative. The contents are very clean and clear, confident, comfortable, generous and companionable. fk. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. Near Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: 38mm
USD 400.00 [Appr.: EURO 329.75 | £UK 292 | JP¥ 41360]

 
KOCK, WELEERWAARDEN J H M
De Roemrijke Rei Van de Zuid-Afrikaansche Reisbeschrijvers En Hunne Reizen of de Kaap Als Een Nieuw Land - Deel 1
Hollandsch-Afrikaansche Uitgewers-Maatschappij v/h Jacques Dusseau & Co. Kaapstad - Amsterdam. 1912, 2nd Edition. Hardcover. 330 pages (complete). A pleasing copy. The veld-green boards have slight wear to the corners and edges from shelving. They are scuffed and a little dulled from handling. The spine too is dulled and worn at head and foot from shelving. The stamped gilt decoration and titling are fresh. The boards are steady and sound. The papertrims are very lightly flecked with foxing. The very early and very last pages have scarce smears of foxing. The coloured plates are wonderful. They are gentle, bright, fresh. The pages too are clean, clear, convivial, amiable, tidy, amenable, neat, certain, confident. Please note that should this 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. Near Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: 61rf
USD 280.00 [Appr.: EURO 231 | £UK 204.5 | JP¥ 28952]

 
LAFFITTE, L'ABBE
Le Pays Des Negres Et la Cote Des Esclaves
Alfred Mame et Fils, Tours. 1878, 2nd Edition. Hardcover. 238 pages (complete). In French throughout. A passive copy. The decorated boards are much worn, scuffed, marked all about from handling and storage and age. They are secure and sure. The page trims are gilded (agleam). The front pastedown has an ex-libris plate for James Ambrose Story (a well-known collector) with its classical image of Minerva's owl. Later there is a gift inscription to Story from a pupil. The contents are benignly aged throughout. There are spots, blots and smudges of foxing throughout. There is evidence of contented use. Nonetheless, the pages are certain, confident, generous, benevolent, assured, clean and clear. fk. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 34od
USD 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 41.25 | £UK 36.5 | JP¥ 5170]

 
LUX, A E
Von Loanda Nach Kimbundu: Ergebnisse Der Forchungsreise in Aquatorialen Wes-Afrika (1875-1876)
Eduard Holzel, Wien. 1880, First Edition. Hardcover. 219 pages plus folded maps at the rear(complete). In German throughout. The boards have wear, scuffing, handling and shelving marks all about. The spine has wear to the head and foot and at the seams along the head. However, the boards and spine are healthy, sound. The guttering along the frontispage is cracked but the security of the book is unaffected. The frontispage also has a short closed tear at the foot. The plates have some light tanning and the blank reverse sides have foxing. Although the contents have some indications of age, they are by far fresh-faced, clean and clear, convivial, energetic. fk. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 60rw
USD 600.00 [Appr.: EURO 494.75 | £UK 437.75 | JP¥ 62040]

 
MURRAY, HUGH
Historical Account of Discoveries and Travels in Africa from the Earliest Ages to the Present Time; Including the Substance of the Late Dr Leyden's Work on That Subject - 2 Volumes
Archibald Constable and Company, Edinburgh / Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, ad Brown, London. 1818, Second Edition. Hardcover. Two volumes (complete). Very recently rebound in full leather. New end-papers. Two amiable, vintage books. For both the early and later pages are much worn, marked, foxed, rubbed. Both books have areas, flushes, freckles of foxing here and there throughout. In general and by far - even overwhelmingly - the contents are clean, clear, suitably healthy, suitably antique, convivial, smart, most generous, most amenable, pleasing. Please note that should the books 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: 53se
USD 280.00 [Appr.: EURO 231 | £UK 204.5 | JP¥ 28952]

 
PARK, MUNGO
Travels in the Interior Districts of Africa : Performed in the Years 1795, 1796, and 1797. With an Account of a Subsequent Mission to That Country in 1805 . To Which Is Added an Account of the Life of Mr Park - in Two Volumes - Vol I
John Murray, London. 1816, 2nd Edition. Hardcover. 551 pages (complete). An venerable, assured copy. Please note that this is Volume One only. Half leather. Marbled boards and paper trims. The boards are much worn about all edges, corners and seams. The leathered corners and spine have wear, scuffing. The boards are scuffed, marked from handling and storage. They are, despite their scruffiness, placid. Within, the binding along the dedication page is cracked. The security of the book is unaffected. Especially taking the age of the book into account, the contents are most pleasing. There are very occasional age-related marks. By far the contents are clean, clear, confident, assured, agreeably companionable, engaging and keen. fk. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 68li
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LE VAILLANT; PASTEUR, J D (TRANS)
Reize in de Binnenlanden Van Afrika, Langs de Kaap de Goede Hoop, in de Jaaren Mdcclxxx Tot Mdcclxxxv, Gedaan Door Den Heer le Vaillant, Uit Het Fransch . - 5 Volumes
Honkoop en Allart, Leyden en Amsterdam. 1791, First Edition. Hardcover. Five volumes (complete). All plates and maps complete. Rebound in full leather. New end papers. All five are in thrillingly pleasing condition. All plates are present and are in excellent condition. The clear front page has scuffing, rubbing, handling marks. The edges of the pages are occasionally smeared with age-related tanning. There are some few indications of age and use. Volume 5 (pub: 1798) has a folded map engraved by the young Dutch cartographer, Cornelis van Baarsel: "Kaart van het Zuidelyk gedeelte van Afrika tot verstand van de twee Reizen van Le Vaillant". Printed on thick hand-made, watermarked, paper. The map is in stunning condition: thick, clean (the rims have some very shallow handling and storage marks) and clear, very healthy. Also please note that the pagination of Volume 5 was printed incorrectly towards the end, these were corrected by hand (at time of publication?). The pages of all volume are in tremendous condition: very clean and clear, thick, hale, fresh-faced, sound, certain, keen, barely marked by age and hand. Not only is this an antique of book production, it is also a momento vitae for adventure and passion. fk. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. Near Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: 37sc
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LE VAILLANT; PASTEUR, J D (TRANS)
Reize in de Binnenlanden Van Afrika, Lands de Kaap de Goede Hoop, in de Jaaren Mdcclxxx Tot Mdcclxxxv, Gedaam Door Den Heer le Vaillant, Uit Het Fransch Door J D Pasteur - Deel 1
Willem Holtrop, te Amsterdam. 1804, Third printing. Hardcover. 352 pages (complete). Volume I only. In Dutch throughout. From the library of Edna and Frank Bradlow (the Africana specialists and collectors) - their ex-libris plate is on the front pastedown. A contented copy. This edition most pleasingly includes two fold-out engraving plates: one of Table Bay and another of a Hottentot settlement. There are another three agreeable sepia engravings of local peoples. Half-leather. The leathered corners and spine are worn, scuffed, cracked. They are baleful. The plain boards are worn, scuffed, marked. They are benign. The guttering along the frontispage is cracked, but the security of the book is unaffected. The contents are genially aging. There are some few expected age-related marks. Some very light wear. The pages are comfortable, assured, clean, clear, amiable, confident. fk. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 87rg
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PIERRE, J H B DE SAINT
A Voyage to the Isle of France, the Isle of Bourbon, and the Cape of Good Hope; with Observations and Reflections Upon Nature and Mankind - to Which Is Added Some Account of the Author
Vernor and Hood, in The Poultry / J Cuthell, Holborn/ J Walker, Paternost-Row, London. 1800, Reprint. Hardcover. 334 pages (complete). From the library of Edna and Frank Bradlow (the Africana specialists and collectors) - a bookplate on the front pastedown attests to this. A comfortably pleasing copy of this VERY RARE copy of the 1800 reprint of de Saint Pierre's journey to the island of what is now known as Mauritius. Full leather. The boards are scuffed, scratched, marked and worn all about. The spine has wear. The titling and decoration have been worn away. Nonetheless, the boards and spine are venerable, clubbable, evocative. The contents are most agreeable. The guttering along the frontispage is a little shaky, but the general security of the book is unaffected. Marbled page trims, matching marbled end papers. Especially when one takes the age of the book into account, the pages are refreshing, fresh-faced, very clean and clear, tight, certain, generous, convivial, very smart, unblemished by the weariness of age, alert. fk. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 91pe
USD 630.00 [Appr.: EURO 519.5 | £UK 459.75 | JP¥ 65142]

 
RAPER, PETER E ; BOUCHER, MAURICE (EDS)
Robert Jacob Gordon: Cape Travels, 1777 to 1786 - Volume 2 (Brenthurst Second Series)
Brenthurst Press, Johannesburg. 1988, Limited. (ISBN: 0909079374). Hardcover, with dust jacket. 465 pages (complete). Un-numbered copy of a limited edition of 850 standard copies (1000 copies in total edition). Vol 2. The dustjacket is much worn, marked, scuffed all about. It is secure and sure. The green cloth boards are very smart and attractive. They are healthy, serene, elegant. The contents are printed beautifully on 118 g/m(2) Byronic Text Britewhite paper. The contents are in ravishing condition. Two silk (one green, one pink) bookmarkers are attached. The pages are thick, creamy, clean, clear, proud, fresh, gracious and generous. fk. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. Fine/Poor.
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Book number: 26hn
USD 100.00 [Appr.: EURO 82.5 | £UK 73 | JP¥ 10340]
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LANDER, RICHARD AND JOHN
Journal of an Expedition to Explore the Course and Termination of the Niger; with a Narrative of a Voyage Down That River to Its Termination - Vol II (Family Library No XXIX)
John Murray, London. 1832. Hardcover. 321 pages (complete). Volume two only. Pocket sized. A comfortable copy. Of the popular John Murray Family Library (published between 1829-1834). The linen covered boards are grubby and worn. They have stains, wear, handling marks all about. They are steady and sure. The contents are pleasingly venerable and benign. The pages are tight, mellow, clean and clear, just a little aged, contented, agreeable. fk. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 29mm
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