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PARK, MUNGO
Travels in the Interior Districts of Africa: Performed Under the Direction and Patronage of the African Association, in the Years 1795, 1796, and 1797. . . .
. By Mungo Park, Surgeon. Fourth Edition. London, printed by W. Bulmer and Co. for the author; and sold by G. and W. Nicol, 1800 , XX,551 [1]pp.With portrait frontispiece. Large foldout map (with a 10 cm tear in one of the horizontal folds ) . 5 plates (2 botannic and 3 folding views). Vocabulary of the Mandingo Language. Complete with the half-title page. Quarter calf with leather corners, gilt title and lines on spine, corners bumped, spine worn, small signature on first blank, text clear [ English Short Title Catalog, ESTCT176193 ].
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Book number: F2455KI
GBP 195.00 [Appr.: EURO 218.5 US$ 256.13 | JP¥ 28541]
Catalogue: Africa
Keywords: Africa Travel

 
VAN DER POST, LAURENS
The Heart of the Hunter
. Hogarth Press, 2nd impression 1961. Page edges dusty/sl. marked, red cloth binding with bumped corners and top/bottom spine the latter also sl. sunned, soiled unclipped dustwrapper frayed and worn at edges and corners, small tears at bottom and top of d/j. With a long handwriiten dedicationto a Margaret Donington Powell in ink by her loving and ever grateful Oswald followed by good wishes from the author, dated May 6, 1962, in a sl. different colour of ink. signed in full Laurens van der Post. [DR-M].
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Book number: F0272-C
GBP 9.50 [Appr.: EURO 10.75 US$ 12.48 | JP¥ 1390]
Catalogue: Africa
Keywords: Bibliophile Signed Signed English Literature Africa Weblists2

 
SPEKE JOHN HANNING ,
Journal of the Discovery of the Source of the Nile. With Map and Portraits, and Numerous Illustrations Chiefly from Drawings By Captain Grant.
Cutayar Africa Travel Rare. Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons, 2nd edition. 1864. Very thick 8vo. XXXI, 658pp, frontispiece showing speke standing, plates. In a recent green cloth, while preserving some of the original binding, new title label with gilt lettering. Folding map in linen pocket at the rear, new dark green end papers. Solid copy .[ DR 6 ].
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Book number: F2562
GBP 145.00 [Appr.: EURO 162.5 US$ 190.45 | JP¥ 21223]
Catalogue: Africa

 
STANLEY, HENRY,
In Darkest Africa Or the Quest, Rescue, and Retreat of Emin, Governor of Equatoria. Third Edition. 2 Volumes
. Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington, 1890. XV,529; XV,472pp. 8vo, 3 folding mapS (2 with small repaired tears, ); 15 plates and 150 woodcut illus. in the text; some light spotting to first and last few pages. A very good set in the original pictorial red cloth gilt, gray and black embossed binding , solid set, colopurs of binding well preserved, top/bottom spines bent with small creases, corners sl. worn.
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Book number: F2456KI
GBP 95.00 [Appr.: EURO 106.5 US$ 124.78 | JP¥ 13905]
Catalogue: Africa
Keywords: Africa Travel Rare

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