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FOUR YEARS IN AFRICA, EMBRACING EXPLORATIONS AND DISCOVERIES DURING FOUR YEARS' WANDERINGS IN THE WILDS OF SOUTHWESTERN AFRICA.

By: Andersson, Charles John.

Price: $117.45

Publisher: N Y, International: c1860

Seller ID: 35126


XI, 433 pages; 5.5" x 7.75". A Swedish expedition to various parts of Africa with the tale of their travels. A somewhat fantastical frontis of two lions pulling down a giraffe while surrounded by an onlooking pride. A number of line illustrations. Brown cloth with shallow fraying to head and foot of spine with small loss. Binding tight, contents solid and clean. View more info

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HISTORY OF THE FIRST TWELVE YEARS OF THE REIGN OF MAI IDRIS ALOOMA OF BORNU (1571-1583)

By: by His Imam, Ahmed Ibn Fartua

Price: $140.95

Publisher: Lagos, Gov't Printer,: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 32689


Nigeria; Ex-Library; Map; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 121 pages; HISTORY OF THE FIRST TWELVE YEARS OF THE REIGN OF MAI IDRIS ALOOMA OF BORNU (1571-1583) , with Diwan of the Sultans of Bornu and "Girgam" of the Magumi. Purple cloth with two library stamps and a nit of masking tape as only markings. With folding map in back [VG] . Bornu is the previous name of Nigeria. View more info

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ZULU JOURNEY

By: Carel Birkby; Fwd by Lawrence G. Green

Price: $42.25

Publisher: Frederick Muller,: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 22253


Zulu; Travel; EXPLORATION; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 299 pages; Carel Birkby. Zulu Journey. Fwd by Lawrence G. Green. Lon: Frederick Muller, (1937). 299pp. Spine a little darkened but gilt printing is bright, Map endpapers and 33 illustrations. View more info

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Land Of The White Helmet: Lights And Shadows Across Africa

By: Forbes, Edgar Allen

Price: $70.45

Publisher: N Y, Fleming H. Revell: [1910]

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 35124


Sepia/ b/w ; 356 pages; A number of illustrations and maps. One plate with shallowly frayed edge where it has been reinserted. Numerous pictures of the trip across Africa and the battle for the continent. View more info

Image for THE OCCUPATION OF HAUSALAND 1900-1904 - BEING A TRANSLATION OF ARABIC LETTERS FOUND IN THE HOUSE OF THE WAZIR OF SOKOTO, BOHARI, IN 1903

THE OCCUPATION OF HAUSALAND 1900-1904 - BEING A TRANSLATION OF ARABIC LETTERS FOUND IN THE HOUSE OF THE WAZIR OF SOKOTO, BOHARI, IN 1903

By: H. F Backwell

Price: $164.50

Publisher: Lagos, Gov't Printer: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 32688


Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 80 pages; AFRICAN / ARABIC HISTORY - 5 Volumes. 2 gov't stamps and a bit of numered masking tape on spine, minimal markings. Purple cloth, faded spine, contents generally VG. View more info

Image for COLLECTION OF LETTERS RELATIVE TO FOREIGN MISSIONS; CONTAINING SEVERAL OF MELVILL HORNE'S LETTERS ON MISSIONS, AND INTERESTING COMMUNICATIONS FROM FOREIGN MISSIONARIES INTERSPERSED WITH OTHER EXTRACTS

COLLECTION OF LETTERS RELATIVE TO FOREIGN MISSIONS; CONTAINING SEVERAL OF MELVILL HORNE'S LETTERS ON MISSIONS, AND INTERESTING COMMUNICATIONS FROM FOREIGN MISSIONARIES INTERSPERSED WITH OTHER EXTRACTS

By: Horne, Melvill

Price: $65.75

Publisher: Andover, Mass, Printed By Galen Ware: 1810

Seller ID: 23787


We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; (ii), 154 pages; Written or assembled by Horne the English Spiritual leader of Sierra Leone, an early English colony in Africa. Interesting background material. Original marbled wrappers . Spine is rather worn, else sound and clean. Publ 1810 View more info

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FORTY YEARS AMONG THE ZULUS

By: Josiah Tyler

Price: $234.95

Publisher: Boston, Congregational Sunday-School and Publishing Society: 1891

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 22207


Natal, Africa; Religious; Missionary; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 300 pages; Josiah Tyler. Forty Years Among The Zulus. Bos & Chic: Congregational Sunday-School and Publishing Society, (1891). 300pp. Brown cloth quite nicely preserved with corners sharp and gilt bright. Rear blank page removed, Frontis map and 17 plates. A moderately well written journal of the d... View more info

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EARLY KINGDOMS IN MADAGASCAR, 1500-1700

By: Kent, Raymond K.

Price: $14.05

Publisher: Holt, Rinehart and Winston: 1970

Seller ID: 25241


Madagascar; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 336 pages; DJ in acrylic View more info

Image for BY THE ORDERS OF THE GREAT WHITE QUEEN", CAMPAIGNING IN ZULULAND THROUGH THE EYES OF THE BRITISH SOLDIER, 1879

BY THE ORDERS OF THE GREAT WHITE QUEEN", CAMPAIGNING IN ZULULAND THROUGH THE EYES OF THE BRITISH SOLDIER, 1879

By: Knight, Ian (editor)

Price: $28.15

Publisher: London/ California, Greenhill Books & Presidio Press: [1992]

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 33969


B&W Illustrations, map; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 272 pages; BY THE ORDERS OF THE GREAT WHITE QUEEN", CAMPAIGNING IN ZULULAND THROUGH THE EYES OF THE BRITISH SOLDIER, 1879. Index & further reading, Anglo-Zulu War. 17 illustrations, maps. First hand accounts. View more info

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SAFARI (A KERNEL BOOK., LARGE TYPE EDITION)

By: Maurer, Marc (editor)

Price: $14.05

Publisher: National Federation of the Blind: 2001

Seller ID: 18823


We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. View more info

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CULTURE AND SOCIETIES OF AFRICA

By: Ottenberg Simon and Phoebe, editors

Price: $20.53

Publisher: May not be noted.:

Seller ID: 5383


Anthropology; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; Ex-Lib; B&W Photographs; Culture and societies of africa View more info

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THE HISTORY OF OUR SOUTH AFRICAN WAR

By: Railton

Price: $23.45

Publisher: Salvation Army: ca1925

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 33976


Map; 24mo 5" - 6" tall; 129, (5) pages View more info

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THE DISCOVERY OF GUIANA AND THE JOURNAL OF THE SECOND VOYAGE THERETO

By: Raleigh, Sir Walter

Price: $23.45

Publisher: Mershon: [1893]

Edition: Presumed 1st

Seller ID: 35125


4.25" x 6". Travels, culture and witchcraft- the usual. View more info

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SELECT BIBLIOGRAPHY OF SOUTH AFRICAN NATIVE LIFE AND PROBLEMS. COMPILED FOR THE INTER-UNIVERSITY COMMITTEE FOR AFRICAN STUDIES UNDER THE DIRECTION OF I. SCHAPERA.

By: Schapera, I.

Price: $79.85

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press.: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25233


We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; xii, 249, (1) pages; SELECT BIBLIOGRAPHY OF SOUTH AFRICAN NATIVE LIFE AND PROBLEMS. Compiled For The Inter-University Committee For African Studies Under The Direction Of I. Schapera. Darkening to spine and to DJ edges, in acrylic holder. View more info

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L’AFRIQUE HOLLANDAISE

By: [Francois Bernard]

Price: $752.00

Publisher: Holland, Not Atributed: 1783

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 34326


8vo 8" - 9" tall; . [4],322,[1]pp pages; [Africa]: Ou, Tableau Historique et Politique, de L’État Originaire de la Colonie du Cap de Bonne-Esperance Comparé avec L’État Actuel de Cette Colonie. Modern half faux leather & cloth. Contents VG indeed. French language. Worldcat finds but two copies- scarce. View more info