Chapter 1: Travel Writing
found: 7 books

 
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, with dust jacket. 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. Good/No Jacket.
Chapter 1Professional seller
Book number: 42ol
USD 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 21.25 | £UK 19.25 | JP¥ 2624]

 
GREEN, LAWRENCE G
Strange Africa
Stanley Paul & Co. Ltd. London. 1938, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 288 pages (complete). Please note that the illustration plate at pp248/249 is missing. A resolute, steady copy. The boards have much wear, scuffing, marks all about. The spine has been repaired. The spine has been much knocked about but is sound. The papertrims are little tanned from shelving and age. However, the contents are pleasing. They are clean, clear, certain, comfortable, genial, generous of spirit, companionable. fk. Good/No Jacket.
Chapter 1Professional seller
Book number: 4mg
USD 90.00 [Appr.: EURO 76.25 | £UK 69.25 | JP¥ 9445]

 
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, with dust jacket. 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. Very Good/No Jacket.
Chapter 1Professional seller
Book number: 56ky
USD 135.00 [Appr.: EURO 114.25 | £UK 103.75 | JP¥ 14168]

 
HOWITT, WILLIAM
Two Years in Victoria with Visits to Sydney and Van Diemen's Land
Longman, Green, Longman, and Roberts, London. 1860, 2nd Edition42ri. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 303 pages (complete). 2 Volumes in 1 book. A placid copy. The boards are much worn, scuffed, marked all about from storage. The spine is grubby with wear to head and foot. Gilded page trims (benign). The front pastedown has a highly decorative school presentation plate. Within, the contents/ copyright page has been removed. The frontispage has a stain tide-mark from storage. The contents are smeared, smudged with foxing here and there. There are occasional indications of use (shallow creases for example). In general, and by far, the pages are clean, clear, certain, convivial, amenable, assured, agreeably comfortable. fk. Very Good/No Jacket.
Chapter 1Professional seller
Book number: 42ri
USD 60.00 [Appr.: EURO 50.75 | £UK 46.25 | JP¥ 6297]

 
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, with dust jacket. 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. Good/No Jacket.
Chapter 1Professional seller
Book number: 53se
USD 280.00 [Appr.: EURO 236.75 | £UK 215.25 | JP¥ 29385]

 
PFEIFFER, IDA
A Lady's Second Journey Round the World: From London to the Cape of Good Hope, Borneo, Java, Sumatra, Celebes, Ceram, the Mollucas, Etc. California, Panama, Peru, Ecuador, and the United States - 2 Volumes
Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, London. 1855, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. Two volumes (complete). From the library of S A Rochlin (the South African trade unionist and Jewish Historian): his signature is on both frontispages (dated: 20: 3: 1950). The books are benign and comfortable. Rare first editions of this independently minded woman's legendary journeys en seule. The green boards are scuffed, worn about the edges, corners, seams from shelving and handling. They are comfortable. The contents of both are most pleasing. They are amiable, clean and clear, generous, tidy, assured, comfortable, companionable. fk. Very Good/No Jacket.
Chapter 1Professional seller
Book number: 43ob
USD 500.00 [Appr.: EURO 422.75 | £UK 384.25 | JP¥ 52472]

 
PFEIFFER, IDA; DULCKEN, H W (TRANS)
The Last Travels of Ida Pfeiffer: Inclusive of a Visit to Madagascar with a Biographical Memoir of the Author.
Routledge, Warne, and Routlege, London. 1861, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 338 pages (complete). A comfortable copy. The boards have wear about the edges and corners and seams. The boards have been sunned about the edges. The spine, with stamped gilt titling (faded), is much sunned. The boards have scuffing and marks from handling and shelving. Within, the front pastedown has original bookseller sticker (S & T Gilbert). The back pastedown has the printer's label (Burn of Kirby Street). The contents have evidence of use, happy ownership throughout. The early and last pages have spots and flecks of foxing, some handling marks. There are sparse spots of foxing on the pages in between. Otherwise, the contents are comfortable, clean, clear, most pleasing (considering the age and ownership of the book), companionable, convivial, certain, assured. fk. Very Good/No Jacket.
Chapter 1Professional seller
Book number: 56qe
USD 100.00 [Appr.: EURO 84.75 | £UK 77 | JP¥ 10494]

| Pages: 1 |