Charlotte Du Rietz Rare Books (ILAB): Southern Africa
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LIVINGSTONE, DAVID:
En missionaers resor och forskningar i Syd-Afrika. 2 volumes. Stockholm, E.T. Bergegren, 1860.
. Pp. 384, (4); 3-352, (1). With one portrait, 2 folding maps, 23 tinted lithograph plates and many woodcut ills in the text. Contemporary half calf, title-labels on spines, rubbed. Volume one slightly shaken but o/w a nice copy. Second Swedish edition, translated from the original edition (London 1857).
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Book number: 18067
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Keywords: Southern Africa, africa, africana, afrique, missionary, travels, voyages, explore, exploration, south africa, viajes, viaggio, reisen, southern africa, afrique du sud, südafrika

 
MACLEAN, JOHN COLONEL:
A Compendium of Kafir Laws and Customs, Including Genealogical Tables of Kafir Chiefs and Various Tribal Census Returns. Printed for the government of British Kaffraria. Mount Coke, Wesleyan Mission Press, 1858.
. Pp. viii, 168. With three folding tables. Original cloth, paper label (partly chipped) on spine, sprinkled edges. With old inscription. Copy of Knut Olivecrona (1817-1905), renowned Swedish lawyer and philosopher. First edition. Colonel John Maclean (1810-74) was Chief Commissioner of the province known as "British Kaffraria" in South Africa. In 1860 it became a separate Crown Colony with its own administration under Maclean as Lieutenant Governor, and finally re-incorporated into the Cape Colony in 1866. The word Kaffir is derived from the Arabic term Kafir which means disbeliever and historically used as a neutral term for southern African people. This work is a comprehensive account of the natives containing papers and letters by the Rev. H.H. Dugmore, Warner, Brownlee and Ayliff. A fine copy. Mendelssohn i, 960.
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Book number: 100415
€  500.00 [Appr.: US$ 594.81 | £UK 445.5 | JP¥ 62171]
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Keywords: Southern Africa, africa, afrique, afrika, african, exploration, travel, kaffir, kafir,

 
PUSHKIN, ALEXANDER / KONASHEVICH, VLADIMIR (ILL.):
Skazka o rybake i rybke (The Tale of the Fisherman and the Fish). Moscow & Leningrad, Detizdat, 1936.
. 4to. Pp. 16. With colour illustrations. Publisher's pictorial boards, rubbed. Old inscriptions on front end paper and old library marking on title. Second edition (first 1922) of this famous Russian children book illustrated by Konashevich. It was written by Pushkin in 1833, and published multiple times.
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Book number: 120990
€  180.00 [Appr.: US$ 214.13 | £UK 160.5 | JP¥ 22381]
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Keywords: Southern Africa, russia, russian, russe, children, barnbok, juvenalia, illustrated,

 
SCHREUDER, HANS PALUDAN SMITH:
[ZULU]. Grammatik for Zulu-sproget. Med fortale og anmaerkningar af Christoph Andreas Holmboe. Christiania, W.C. Fabritius, 1850.
. Pp. viii, 88. Text in Norwegian. Modern boards. The paper is very brittle and three leaves are strengthened. First edition of the first complete grammar of the Zulu language. Schreuder was the first permanent missionary in Zululand in South Africa where he started Norwegian mission stations in the mid 19th century. Mendelssohn ii, pp. 286-87. Not in Vater.
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Book number: 24060
€  400.00 [Appr.: US$ 475.85 | £UK 356.25 | JP¥ 49736]
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Keywords: Southern Africa, africa, africana, afrique, linguistics, languages, grammar, zulu, south africa, langue, afrika

 SELOUS, FREDERICK COURTENEY:, African Nature Notes and Reminiscences. London, Macmillian and Co., 1908.
SELOUS, FREDERICK COURTENEY:
African Nature Notes and Reminiscences. London, Macmillian and Co., 1908.
. Pp. xxx, 356. With frontispiece and twelve plates, some after drawings by E. Caldwell. Foreword by Theodore Roosevelt. Publisher's cloth, lightly faded. Bookplate. First edition. A narrative devoted to hunting adventures mainly taken from the author's experiences in Mashonaland and Matabeleland (Zimbabwe). Mendelssohn II, p.303.
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Book number: 121017
€  240.00 [Appr.: US$ 285.51 | £UK 213.75 | JP¥ 29842]
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Keywords: Southern Africa, africa, africn, afrika, afrique, travel, exploration, hunting, game, shooting, lion, zimbabwe

 SELOUS, FREDERICK COURTENEY:, Travel and Adventure in South-East Africa. Being the Narrative of the last Eleven Years spent by the Author of the Zambesi and its Tributaries; with an Account of the Colonisation of Mashunaland and the Progress of the Gold Industry in that Country. London, Rowland Ward and Co., 1893.
SELOUS, FREDERICK COURTENEY:
Travel and Adventure in South-East Africa. Being the Narrative of the last Eleven Years spent by the Author of the Zambesi and its Tributaries; with an Account of the Colonisation of Mashunaland and the Progress of the Gold Industry in that Country. London, Rowland Ward and Co., 1893.
. Large 8vo. Pp. xviii, 503, adv. (4). With one folding map and numerous text illustrations. Modern half morocco. First edition. A handsome copy. The narrative describes his experiences with the Boers and the natives while engaging in his hunting expeditions. "Selous describes numerous adventures with lions and leopards, particularly near the Zambesi, Zweswi, and Manyami rivers, with additional sport after rhinoceros, eland antelope, and hartebeest. After returning to the Transvaal, he linked with Montague Kerr and traveled into Matabeleland." Czech p.146. Mendelssohn II, p. 300.
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Book number: 121015
€  350.00 [Appr.: US$ 416.37 | £UK 311.75 | JP¥ 43519]
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Keywords: Southern Africa, zambesi, mashonaland, zimbabwe, afrika, afrique, africa, african, travel, exploration, game, hunting,

 SMITH, EDWIN, WILLIAM:, The Ila-Speaking Peoples of Northern Rhodesia. Two volumes. London, Macmillan and Co., 1920.
SMITH, EDWIN, WILLIAM:
The Ila-Speaking Peoples of Northern Rhodesia. Two volumes. London, Macmillan and Co., 1920.
. Pp. xxviii, 423; xvi, 433. With one folding map and many illustrations throughout. Modern half calf, spine richly gilt. Some light foxing at the beginning of the first volume. First edition. A comprehensive work of the Ila speaking people living in Rhodesia devoted to the history, handicrafts, medicine, customs and manners, marriages, divinities, language, etc.
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Book number: 121014
€  120.00 [Appr.: US$ 142.76 | £UK 107 | JP¥ 14921]
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 SPARRMAN, ANDERS:, Voyage au Cap de Bonne-Espérance, et autour du monde avec le capitaine Cook, et principalement dans le pays des Hottentots et des Caffres. Three volumes. Paris 1787.
SPARRMAN, ANDERS:
Voyage au Cap de Bonne-Espérance, et autour du monde avec le capitaine Cook, et principalement dans le pays des Hottentots et des Caffres. Three volumes. Paris 1787.
. Pp. iii-xxxi, 390; (iv), 366, (5); (iv), 366, (1). Half-title to volume one missing. With one folding engraved map (with tear) and sixteen engraved plates (mostly folding). Some staining. Contemporary speckled calf, spine richly gilt with five raised bands and title-labels, somewhat rubbed. Marbled end papers, r.e. French edition of Sparrman's travels in South Africa translated from the English version by Le Tourneur. In 1772 Anders Sparrman, a Swedish naturalist, travelled around the Cape Province for several years and in this account he reports about the plants, animals and inhabitants of the country. While he was there he was invited to participate in Cook's second voyage in the Resolution as assistant to the Forsters, the botanists on the expedition. An interesting account of the voyage is here included. Du Rietz, Bibl. Polynesiana 1223. Hill p. 279. Mendelsohn ii, p. 361.
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Book number: 111118
€  1200.00 [Appr.: US$ 1427.55 | £UK 1068.75 | JP¥ 149209]
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Keywords: Southern Africa, south africa, africana, afrique, afrika, africa, travel, travels, voyage, exploration, explore, the cape colony, cape, botany, botanical, zoology, flora, fauna,

 
STAVORINUS, J.S.:
Resa til Goda Hopps-Udden, Java och Bengalen, företagen och slutad ifrån åren 1768 til 1771. Götheborg, Samuel Norberg, 1798.
. Pp. (iv), 288. Half calf on old marbled boards, lightly rubbed. Partly some light staining. A Swedish edition translated from the German edition (Braunsweig in 1796) about this voyage to the Cape of Good Hope, the East Indies and Bengal. Stavornius, a Dutch Admiral in the service of the Dutch East Indies, gives accurate descriptions of the Cape, Java and Bengal as well as of V.O.C. trading posts.
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Book number: 28114
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Keywords: Southern Africa, bengalen, bengal, india, java, indonesia, jakarta, cape of good hope, the cape, africa, afrika, asia, asie, asien, asiatic

 
TUCKEY, CAPTAIN JAMES KINGSTON / [PLACE, FRANCIS]:
Narrative of an Expedition to Explore the River Zaire, usually called the Congo, in South Africa, in 1816. To which is Added, the Journal of Professor Smith; some General Observations on the Country and its Inhabitants; and an Appendix: Containing the Natural History of that part of the Kingdom of Congo through which the Zaire Flows. London, John Murray, 1818. AND: [MANUSCRIPTS]. Three related contemporary manuscripts tipped onto guards.
. 4to. Pp. (viii), lxxxii, 402, 401-498, (2). With one folding map and thirteen engraved plates, of which one is coloured by hand. Uncut copy in original boards, rebacked with original title label preserved. Map and plates somewhat browned but overall a crisp and clean copy. First edition of the official account of the first scientific expedition to the Congo River to find out if there was a connection with the Niger. The expedition was exposed to fatal problems and Captain Tuckey and several others of the crew died within three months of entering the river. Professor Christen Smith from Kew Gardens was one of the naturalists on the voyage. His journal is here included. The extensive introduction is written by John Barrow, who as second secretary to the Admiralty had organised the expedition. "A relatively important scientific travelogue, W.E. Leach having described a new species of Rafinesque's Ocythoë. J. Cranach gave an account of the collected animals at a whole, including 36 bird species" Wood p. 603. Stafleu 15287. Provenance: From the library of the radical reformer Francis Place (1771-1854) with his bookplate. Three related manuscripts tipped onto guards. The first two (comprising four large our four smaller pages) are apparently in the hand of Francis Place, supplying a digest of the contents of the work, and noting observations taken down from the mouth of Mr. Bevans, a young sailor who accompanied Captain Tuckey. The third manuscript (pp. 4) seems to be in Mr. Bevans' hand containing further critical comments on this work.
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Book number: 40043
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LE VAILLANT, FRANCOIS:
Voyage dans l'intérieur de l'Afrique, par le Cap de Bonne-Espérance. Dans les années 1780, 81, 82, 83, 84 & 85. Two volumes. Liege 1790.
. Pp. xxiv, 341; 359. With 12 engraved plates. Contemporary half calf on marbled boards, spine gilt and with title labels. lightly rubbed. Bookplate. Le Vaillant made excursions among the Kaffirs and other tribes in Southern Africa, and extended his researches northward beyond the Orange River. This account covers Le Vaillant's first expedition into the interior of South Africa and contains important observations on the natural history of the region and interesting details about the Dutch settlers. The plates depict views, giraffes and, the native people; Hottentots and Kaffirs. Cf Cox p.389. Cf Gay 3118. Mendelssohn i, 889-92. Cf Nissen ZB 2480.
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Book number: 107
€  700.00 [Appr.: US$ 832.74 | £UK 623.5 | JP¥ 87039]
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Keywords: Southern Africa, africa, africana, afrique, afrika, south africa, cape of good hope, travel, exploration, voyage, travels,

 
VICTORIN, JOHAN FREDRIK / GRILL, JOHAN WILHELM:
Resa i Kaplandet åren 1853-1855. Stockholm, Albert Bonnier, 1863.
. Pp. xvi, 160. With 9 lithographic plates, of which 5 are coloured. Modern boards with original printed wrappers bound in, some staining to first and last few leaves. First edition of this narrative about Victorin's travels in South Africa. Includes interesting information about the fauna, animal life and hunting. Published posthumoulsy by Johan Wilhelm Grill based on Victorin's letters and diary. Not in Mendelssohn. Linnström iv, 794.
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Book number: 99223
€  400.00 [Appr.: US$ 475.85 | £UK 356.25 | JP¥ 49736]
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VICTORIN, JOHAN FREDRIK / GRILL, JOHAN WILHELM:
Zoologiska anteckningar under en resa i södra delarne af Caplandet åren 1853-55. Ur den aflidnes papper samlade och ordnade af J.W. Grill. No place or date. (Stockholm? 1858).
. 4to. Pp. 62. With one plate of "Delphinus victorini Grill". Modern marbled papercovered boards. A zoological memorandum by Victorin of mammals, birds and amphibians discovered during his 16 months' visit to South Africa. He stayed at Cape Town, Knysna and Karroo. In 1855 Victorin returned to Sweden with a comprehensive collection but died soon at only 24 years old. His accurate annotations of the collection as well as valuable information from his diary are posthumously edited and published by J.W. Grill, and presented to the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in 1858. (K. Vet. Akad. Handl. B. 2. no. 10).
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Book number: 100127
€  200.00 [Appr.: US$ 237.93 | £UK 178.25 | JP¥ 24868]
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Keywords: Southern Africa, africa, afrika, africana, afrique, zoology, birds, mammals, travel, exploration, south africa, cape town

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