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Anstruther, Ian – I presume: Stanley’s triumph and disasterItem
(London, Geoffrey Bles, 1956) Dustwrapper a little frayed and repaired internally pp. xiii + 207 plates. Inscription on the front free endpaper edges slightly foxed. ‘In his biography Ian Anstruther drawing on papers which have not before been consulted or published builds up for us a lonely small rather pompous humourless man ever conscious of […]
Antiquarian travel & other book catalogues – Two antiquarian travel & Egyptology book cataloguesItem
(various antiquarian firms, 1906 and c. 1910) as described hereinunder: (1) S. Calvary & Co Afrika und Aegyptologie: Zum grossten Teil aus der Bibliothek des Professor Dr. Pallmann (Berlin S. Calvary & Co. no date circa 1910?); (2) Joseph Baer & Co Aegyptologie: Archaeologie Geschichte und Sprache des alten und neuen Aegypten; Koptisch Afrikanische Sprachen […]
Berg, Bengt – Abu Markúb; mit der Film Kamera unter Elefanten und ReisenstörchenItem
(Berlin, Dietrich Reimer / Ernst Vohsen, 3rd edition, 11 – 15 thousand, 1927) Original cloth worn and soiled pp. 200 photographic illustrations. Owner’s name on the front free endpaper some foxing. Fair. Includes some African hunting. Giant storks. Elephant. Photo-safari on the upper Nile.
Bernard Price Institute for Palaeontological Research – Palaeontologia Africana Volume 16, 1973Item
(Johannesburg: University of the Witwatersrand, 1973) 295 x 210mm; original card wraps; pp. xi + 86; black-and-white plates maps figures and tables including folding. Errata slip inserted loose. Small handstamp of previous owner on upper wrap and title page. Very good condition. Articles in this volume: A New Triassic Vertebrate Fauna from South West Africa […]
Berry, L. – Tanzania in MapsItem
(London, University of London Press, 1971) Folio; laminated boards somewhat rubbed and corners bumped; name of previous owner on front free endpaper; a little browning; pp. 172 numerous maps. Good condition. TANZANIA IN MAPs is a survey by many contributors of the Republic consisting of over 60 pages of maps with facing text. It analyses […]
Boyd, Herb – African History for Beginners. Part 1: African Dawn – A Diasporan ViewItem
(New York, Writers and Readers, 1991) A Writers and Readers Beginners Documentary Comic Book; 208 x 140mm; laminated pictorial wraps; pp. 127 + adverts.; black-and-white illustrations in text. Very good condition. African History for Beginners explores the rich history of this continent of contrasts. Discover the glory of the Pharaohs and Towers of Zimbabwe the […]
Brown, Leslie – The Life of the African PlainsItem
(New York, McGraw Hill, 1972) Our Living World of Nature series. 4to; pictorial boards a little bumped at base of spine; laminated pictorial dustwrapper rubbed and edgeworn; pp. 232 (incl. index); numerous colour and black-and-white photographs; about 50 maps and diagrams illustrated appendix glossary. Discusses the ecology of African savannas. What happens on these vast […]
Carr, W.S. – Pioneer’s path; story of a career on the WitwatersrandItem
(Cape Town, 1953) Dustwrapper frayed. Includes Anglo-Boer War recollections.
Carrington, C.E. – The Liquidation of the British EmpireItem
(London, George G. Harrap, 1961) 8vo; original blue cloth; price-clipped dustwrapper somewhat soiled with small tear and the number 922″ marked in ink; pp. 96; name of previous owner on front free endpaper; moderate foxing throughout. Good condition. “This book by the Professor of British Commonwealth Relations in the Royal Institute of International Affairs is […]
Creevey, Lucy E. (editor) – Women farmers in Africa; rural development in Mali and the SahelItem
(Syracuse, Syracuse university Press, 1986) Original cloth pp. xvii + 212 + (1: colophon) a few illustrations after photographs tables in the text.
Crocquet, Pierre – On Africa TimeItem
(Cape Town: Bell-Roberts, 2003) Signed by the photographer on the title page. 4to; laminated pictorial boards and laminated pictorial dustwrapper housed in protector; unpaginated: 62 full-page captioned monochrome photographs several of which also have commentary by the photographer. Near fine condition. A beautiful book celebrating outstanding moments from the photographer’s travels throughout the ‘Bright Continent’. […]
Exell, A. W., and F. A. Mendonça – Conspectus Florae Angolensis elaborado pelo Instituto Botanico de Coimbra com a colaboração do Museu Britanico (British Museum); Vol. I. Fasc. 1, pág. IX – XXIV, 1 – 176 … Ranunculaceae-Malvaceae; por A.W. Exell e F.A. Mendonça …Item
(Lisbon, 1937) Original wraps unevenly sunned with short tears along the hinges title hand-written on the spine pp. (ix – ) xxiii + 176 sketch-map. Unopened edges and map a little foxed. Bookplate of Jack Vincent on the inside upper wrap. Catalogued from the upper wrap; no title-page.