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The Egyptian Sudan: Its History and Monuments (2 Vol set)
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The Egyptian Sudan: Its History and Monuments (2 Vol set)

by Budge, E. A. Wallis

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1907
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Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Co, 1907. First American Edition. Large Octavo. In 2 volumes. Vol. I xxviii, 652 and Vol. II, x, 618 pages, index, both volumes extensively illustrated. Budge traveled extensively. This book is a classic on his travel, discovery, and the key work on the Sudan after the 1821 version. The first part is a brief narrative of… Read more about this item
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Western Africa; Its History, Condition and Prospects
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Western Africa; Its History, Condition and Prospects

by Wilson, J. Leighton

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New York: Harper & Brothers, 1856. 1st Edition. Octavo. 527 pages illustrated and includes the two page map of the region. During this period in Africa, not much was known about the Western part of Africa. There are chapters on the slave trade which continued even though by now Great Britain tried to suppress it. It also deals with… Read more about this item
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In the Grip of the Nyika; Further Adventures in British East Africa
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In the Grip of the Nyika; Further Adventures in British East Africa

by Patterson, (Lieut-Col), J.H.

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New York: The Macmillan Co, 1909. First Edition. Octavo. . 398 pages, maps, photographs. After opening with his experiences with man-eating lions, Patterson details his work during the expedition into the great northern game reserve of British East Africa which he penetrated into the little known regions. His sketch maps of the Guaso Nyiro are good material for the… Read more about this item
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Permanence De La Parure et Du Masque Africains
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Permanence De La Parure et Du Masque Africains

by Bernolles, Jacques

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1966
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Paris: G.P. Maisonneuve et Larose, 1966. First Edition. Thick Large Octavo. cxxxiv, 462 pages. French text with 63 full page plates, some with color in outline, divided into five parts: (1) a set of "propositions" describing successive migrations out of the drought-ridden Sahara by Pygmies, Paleonoirs, and Bovidiens-Fulbt, and the possibility of "psychotypologically" categorizing Saharan rock paintings. (2) a… Read more about this item
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Fire and Sword in the Sudan; a Personal Narrative of Fighting and Serving the Dersivhes, 1879-1895
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Fire and Sword in the Sudan; a Personal Narrative of Fighting and Serving the Dersivhes, 1879-1895

by Slatin, Rudolf Carl Pasha and Maj. F.R. Wingare, Translator

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London/New York: Edward Arnold, 1896. First Edition. Octavo. xviii, (1), 636 pages. plates, 1 folding map showing the extent of Mahdist Influence in 1895, and a folding plan of Khartum and Omdurman. Translated by Major F.C. Wingate. OCLC records only 2 copies of the large popular edition, University of Michigan and one in Israel, (the smaller editions have 416… Read more about this item
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Life History of the African Lion, in Scribner's Magazine (Vol. LIV, No. 3, September, 1913)
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Life History of the African Lion, in Scribner's Magazine (Vol. LIV, No. 3, September, 1913)

by Roosevelt, Theodore

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1913. Small Quarto. pp. 279-298 illustrated with photographs and a drawing by Philip R. Goodman. A first rate article of what Roosevelt observed about the African lion. This article is in no sense about hunting. Far more interesting than the chase itself is the observation. This article represents an attempt to present the life… Read more about this item
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Livingstone and His African Explorations; Together with a Full Account of the Young, Stanley, and Dawson Search Expeditions, Chapters on Ancient & Modern Nile Discovery; on the Central African Slave Trade
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Livingstone and His African Explorations; Together with a Full Account of the Young, Stanley, and Dawson Search Expeditions, Chapters on Ancient & Modern Nile Discovery; on the Central African Slave Trade

by Beeton, Samauel Orchart; David Livingtstone

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New York: Adams, Victor and Co, 1872. Octavo. Portrait frontispiece, xii, 292 pages includes the map of Livingstone's Watershed and New Sources of the Nile. Besides his early observations on the sources of the Nile, his writings on the slave trade (p. 268-292 made this an important contribution despite some of the earlier references of the incipient racism in… Read more about this item
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My African Journey (signed and Inscribed)
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My African Journey (signed and Inscribed)

by Churchill, Winston Spencer

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1908
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London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1908. First Edition. Octavo. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper "Inscribed by/Winston S. Churchill/1946. Portrait frontispiece of Churchill. half-title, 226pp., [16]p. publisher's catalog at the rear, illustrated with three maps and photographic illustrations by the author and Lt. Col. Gordon Wilson. While on his journey through Africa, Churchill wrote each day. Many… Read more about this item
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Smuts, 2 Volume Set; Volume I, The Sanguine Years, 1870-1919; Volume II, The Fields of Force, 1919-1950
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Smuts, 2 Volume Set; Volume I, The Sanguine Years, 1870-1919; Volume II, The Fields of Force, 1919-1950

by Hancock, W.K. (William Keith)

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Cambridge; 1962-1968: Cambridge University Press. First Editions. Octavo. Volume I: The Sanguine Years, 1870-1919, half-title, 618(1) pages, portrait frontispiece, folded maps (some in color), facsimiles. Volume II: The Fields of Force, 1919-1950. Half-title, xiii, 590 pages. index. Sir Keith Hancock established the Smuts archive and began this major history which begins with his early history… Read more about this item
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Textiles Africains
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Textiles Africains

by Coquet, Michele

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(Paris, 1993): Adam Biro. Quarto. 159 pages, illustrated with 170 illustrations and of which 75 are in color and map. A beautifully designed book with dust jacket and a striking slipcase with design reproducing a bogolanfini printed cloth design. This work shows the sub-Saharan textile design at many levels. It includes cloths found in archaeological expeditions… Read more about this item
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O Livro Dos Salmos: Divulu Dia Jisalamu
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O Livro Dos Salmos: Divulu Dia Jisalamu

by Whithey, Herbert C.; Joao Ferreira D'almeida

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1936
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Lisboa: Deposito Das Escrituras, 1936. Small Octavo. 234 pages. Inscribed by Edwin W. Smith, the Editorial Superintendent of the British and Foreign Bible Society, to the Rev. Herbert C. Withey who was the major translator into the Kimbundu language: With the Bible Society's thanks for his work on this translation of the Psalms. London, Jan. 18, 1937". … Read more about this item
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The South African Question
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The South African Question

by Schreiner, Olive

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1899
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Chicago: Charles H. Sergel Company, 1899. First Edition. Small Octavo. 123 pages, (3)pp. publisher's ads. The author was a pioneer in addressing women's issues in South Africa, race relations as well as a pacifism that particularly saw the Boer War as an humane evil. A very good copy bound in olive green cloth lettered in gilt, spine… Read more about this item
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Tales of a Big Game Guide
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Tales of a Big Game Guide

by Annabel, Russell

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1938
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New York: Derrydale Press, 1938. Limited Edition. Octavo. Limited to 950 copies. The present copy is # 479. 198 pages, illustrated with photographs. Whether it was a Kenai Moose Hunt or hunting big horn sheep, Russell Annabel brings color and excitement in a world of hunting that before World War II was a challenging task where the entire world… Read more about this item
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Stanley and Livingston
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Stanley and Livingston

by Kelsey, D.M.

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Chicago; (1918): Stanton and Van Vliet. Octavo. 310 pages. 100 illustrations. As this Chicago publisher succeeded the publishing house of Charles C. Thompson in 1917, they begin to publish books on Abraham Lincoln and Woodrow Wilson. They found there was a fascination about Henry M. Stanley's search and finding David Livingston. They separated as partners in… Read more about this item
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My Diaries; Being a Personal Narrative of Events, 1888-1914 (2 Vol set)
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My Diaries; Being a Personal Narrative of Events, 1888-1914 (2 Vol set)

by Blunt, Wilfried Scawen

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London; nd(ca.1919-1920): Martin Secker/ Printed by the Chiswick Press. Octavo. 2nd impression. In two volumes. Part One, 1888 to 1900: 512pp. Begins with his travels, first to Greece, Egypt, on to the Boar War. Spencer Part II, 1900 to 1914, 511 pages, index, begins with Death of Queen Victoria in 1901 and deals with Morocco, Kakabah, and Germany's declaration… Read more about this item
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Paradise: the Journals and letters of Irma Stern
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Paradise: the Journals and letters of Irma Stern

by Stern, Irma and Neville Dubow

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(Johannesburg, 1991): Chameleon Press. First Edition. Quarto. Signed by the editor Neville Dubow and limited to 500 copies(no limitation noted except by editor) The present copy is numbered #68. 112 pages. Index, bibliography, chronology of her life. Irma Stern (1894-1966) is acknowledged as a major painter and one of South Africa's most important pioneer artists. Since… Read more about this item
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Hunting Africa: Kenya; an Anthology; Foreword By Harry Tennison
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Hunting Africa: Kenya; an Anthology; Foreword By Harry Tennison

by Rikhoff, Jim; Guy Coheleach

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Clinton, NJ: Amwell Press, 1992. xxii, 636 pages; frontispiece, illustrations (some in color). Part of the African hunting heritage collection, signed by Jim Rikhoff, limited to 1000 copies. OCLC records copies only at the National Sporting Library, Yale and the University of Denver. Includes work by Col. Richard Meinherzhagen, Theodore Roosevelt, Elspeth Huxley; Beryl Markham, J.A.… Read more about this item
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South Africa: The Cordoned Heart: Prepared for the Second Carnegie Inquiry Into Poverty and Development in Southern Africa. Essays by Twenty South African Photographers
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South Africa: The Cordoned Heart: Prepared for the Second Carnegie Inquiry Into Poverty and Development in Southern Africa. Essays by Twenty South African Photographers

by Badsha, Omar (editor)

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Capetown; (1986): The Gallery Press. First Edition. Quarto. xviii, 186 pages. Glossary,; Foreword By Bishop Desmond Tutu. List of Papers and Maps. Apartheid led to impoverishment of blacks in South Africa and the document has a foreword by Bishop Tutu which is an indictment in itself into the power of racism that not only was the… Read more about this item
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The Congo and the Founding of Its Free State: a Story of Work and Exploration

The Congo and the Founding of Its Free State: a Story of Work and Exploration

by Stanley, Henry M.

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London: Sampson, Low, Marsto, Searle & Rivington, 1885. First Edition. Octavo. In two volumes, 528, 483pp., 32 pages publisher's ads. A full account of Stanley's five years of prodigious industry in founding the Congo Free State and setting it on its feet for Leopold II of Belgium. Illustrated with over one hundred full-page and smaller illustrations, two large folding… Read more about this item
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Excursions in Southern Africa, Including a History of the Cape Colony, an Account of the Native Tribes, Etc.
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Excursions in Southern Africa, Including a History of the Cape Colony, an Account of the Native Tribes, Etc.

by Napier, Lt.-Colonel E. Elers

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London; 1850 and 1849: William Shoberl. First Edition. Octavo. In two volumes, engraved frontispieces and seven other illustrations Vol. 1; xxx, 359pp. contains a table of contents for volume one and a list of plates for both volumes, Vol. 2; iv table of contents, 456pp. A history of the Cape of Good Hope Colony, its inhabitants, religion beliefs, and… Read more about this item
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