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image of A Prisoner in the Garden.  Photos, letters, and notes from Nelson Mandela's 27 years in prison

A Prisoner in the Garden. Photos, letters, and notes from Nelson Mandela's 27 years in prison

by [Mandela, Nelson]

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Published
2005
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First American edition
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New York: Viking Studio, 2005. First American edition. Published by the Nelson Mandela Foundation, including "Never-before-published letters, diaries and notes from prison from one of the great leaders of our time. Writings from the man who embodied racial justice. Square 8vo, 209pp, photographs on almost every page. A fine copy in a very good dust jacket.… Read more
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image of Southern Rhodesia: Great Zimbabwe Ruins & Gatooma. 15 real photo post cards

Southern Rhodesia: Great Zimbabwe Ruins & Gatooma. 15 real photo post cards

by [Photography; Zimbabwe]

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Published
1912
Condition
Good + overall
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$225.00

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Rhodesia, 1912. Good + overall. Real picture post cards mailed from Southern Rhodesia, during the period in which it was a British protectorate administered by Cecil Rhodes' company, the British South Africa Company, to a Mrs. J. C. Clarke of 17 Bellevue Crescent, Edinburgh, Scotland, posted from Rhodesia by her brother Will. Real vernacular photographs,… Read more
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Croquis de route de E. M. Sandoz. Maroc, Algérie, Tunisie, Sahara

by Sandoz, E.

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Published
1927
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Very good overall
Edition
Limited edition
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$45.00

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Paris: Societe des Voyages & Hotels Nord Africains, 1927. Limited edition. Wraps. Very good overall. Limited edition of 4,000 copies, of which this is number 642. An album of 21 printed watercolor sketches of a North African tour, touted here as "le voyage a la mode". Each sketch accompanied by printed captions describing the sites,… Read more
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image of The Life, Labours, and Adventures of David Livingstone, about Thirty Years a Missionary in the Wilds of Africa: His Discovery and Relief

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Toronto: Maclear, 1874. Hardcover. Good + overall. Scarce Canadian imprint of this work, a sequel to "The Life and Labours of Dr. Livingstone" which gives the account of Livingstone's activities from 1872 when Stanley left him, to his death in 1874. Includes many illustrated publisher's advertisements, including 11 full page illustrations for Maclear's 1872 "Narrative of My… Read more
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$75.00
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Deutsche Kolonien

by [German Colonies]

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Published
1936
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Good + condition
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First edition
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$75.00

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Dresden: Cigaretten-Bilderdienst, 1936. First edition. Wraps. Good + condition. A pictorial catalog of German colonies around the world, including New Guinea (Kaiser Wilhelms Land), Samoa, the Solomons, and China in the Schantung (Shandong) area. Each holding illustrated with color plates in the style of cigarette cards laid down on a full page monochrome illustration, with printed captions… Read more
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image of The Household Journal of Information, Amusement, and Domestic Economy Vol. 1 No. 1 - No. 25

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New York: A. Harthill & Co, 1860. Hardcover. Bound volume with the first number of this scarce publication, 26 issues in all, the first dated October 6, 1860, and the last dated March 30, 1861. Contents include 'Young America, A lecture delivered by Henry Ward Beecher', at the Cooper Institute, November 19, 1860 (pp 174-175); 'Lecture on Electric… Read more
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$125.00
image of Slavery, in Walker's Hibernian Magazine, or Compendium of Entertaining Knowledge for March 1784

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Dublin: Printed by Thomas Walker at Cicero's Head, 1784. Good + condition. Complete monthly number, with article on the history of the slave trade titled, "Account of late Publication intitled "The Origin of the Negro Slave Trade", by Matthias Christian Sprengel" (pp 126 -129), which describes the origins of slavery in Africa, "long before the arrival of the… Read more
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image of Travels in the Interior Districts of Africa: Performed in the Years 1795, 1796, and 1797. With An Account of a Subsequent Mission to that Country in 1805. Volumes I & II

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London: John Murray, 1816. Second edition. Hardcover. Good -. Important influential account of the search for the source of the Niger River in West Africa, by the first Westerner to have explored this area. Written in an unpretentious style, the work gave European readers a vivid impression of every day life in West Africa; it became a… Read more
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$650.00
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The Vale of Calaat. Plate XXII. Aquatint

by Salt, Henry after

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Published
1809
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Very good condition
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$600.00

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London: William Miller, 1809. Very good condition. Stunning full hand colored aquatint depicting the Chetzin Calat in the Tigray region of present day Ethiopia (then known as Abyssinia). Three tribal men carrying spears stand in the foreground of a sweeping desert valley framed by rock formations in the distance. From Henry Salt's best known work, "Twenty-Four Views… Read more
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Missionary Travels And Researches In South Africa; Including A Sketch Of Sixteen Years Residence In The Interior Of Africa ..

by Livingstone, David

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Published
1858
Condition
Good condition
Edition
First American edition
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$100.00

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New York: Harper & Brothers, 1858. First American edition. Hardcover. Good condition. First American Edition of one of the most important nineteenth century accounts of African exploration with 2 Arrowsmith maps in very good condition. Livingstone describes his missionary activities and travels in South Africa from 1841 to 1853 and his first major expedition, the Trans-Africa… Read more
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Series of photographic portraits of African women and children

by [Africa; Photography]

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Published
1890
Condition
Very good condition
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$145.00

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1890. Very good condition. Four albumen studio portraits of indigenous Africans in tribal attire, two of which depict women holding infants in their arms, the third a striking portrait of a single woman. The fourth a sexist, racist and pornographic image titled, "The New Woman in S. Africa", showing a bare-breasted woman otherwise fully dressed in a… Read more
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image of Wonderful escapes!  Containing the interesting narrative of the shipwreck of the Antelope packet. The loss of the Lady Hobart packet, on an island of ice. The narrative of the shipwreck of the Hercules, on the coast of Africa. An account of an extraordinary escape from the effects of a storm in a journey over the frozen sea in North America

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Dublin: W. Espy, 1819. Hardcover. Good + overall. Tales of shipwrecks, with the majority of this work devoted to the wreck of the Antelope Packet under Captain Wilson (77pp). The Antelope was built for the British East India Company in 1781 and was wrecked in 1783 near the Pelew Islands (now Palau). With the help of… Read more
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London: Royal Geographic Society, 1892. Paperback. Very good overall. 8vo, pp 70 - 140; folding map. Original blue printed wrappers, chipped base of spine.
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$65.00
image of The Geographical Magazine, Vol 1&2, 1874 & 1875.  With West Australian, Arctic, Colorado & Fijian content

The Geographical Magazine, Vol 1&2, 1874 & 1875. With West Australian, Arctic, Colorado & Fijian content

by Markham, Clements, edit. (Warburton; John Forrest; Ludwig Leichhardt)

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Published
1874
Condition
Very good
Edition
First edition
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$1,750.00

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London: Trubner & Co, 1874. First edition. Hard Cover. Very good. Very interesting accounts of both Warburton & John Forrest's presentation of papers to the society at the time of their West Australian explorations. Also includes an account of the Vienna Geographical Society meeting where it is announced that Hume had discovered the fate of Ludwig Leichhardt by… Read more
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image of Journey to Central Africa; or, Life and Landscapes From Egypt to the Negro Kingdoms of the White Nile

Journey to Central Africa; or, Life and Landscapes From Egypt to the Negro Kingdoms of the White Nile

by Taylor, Bayard

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Published
1854
Condition
Very good condition
Edition
Tenth printing
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$200.00

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New York: Putnam, 1854. Tenth printing. Hardcover. Very good condition. Account of an American traveler's 1852 Nile journey, with a wonderful blind stamped bookseller's stamp at the title page, for Tysoe & Cowan Booksellers and Stationers, Main St., Danbury Ct. Also with the signature of the presumed first owner, John G. Meder, Danbury 1855 at the… Read more
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In Darkest Africa Or the Quest, Rescue, and Retreat of Emin Governor of Equatoria

by Stanley, Henry M.

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Published
1890
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First American edition
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$150.00

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1890. First American edition. Hardcover. 8vo, 2 vols, xvi, 547pp (&) xvi, 540pp, each with engraved portrait frontispiece and numerous ills., 3 folding maps in back pockets. Original green decorative gilt cloth with impressed map of Africa stamped on upper boards. Cloth rubbed, giving it a faintly whitish appearance, worn at head and tail… Read more
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The Regions of the Upper Oxus; Seven Years' Travels in the Region East of Lake Nyassa

by Michell, Robert; REv. W. P. Johnson

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Published
1884
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Very good condition
Edition
First edition
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$50.00

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London: Royal Geographical Society, 1884. First edition. Paperback. Very good condition. Proceedings of the Royal Geographical Society, the complete monthly issue for September 1884. 8vo, (2), pp489-550, 1 large folding map. Original blue printed wrappers, slt. spine chip at tips otherwise fine.
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Territorial Partition of the Coast of Africa; Jounrey from Mozambique to Lakes Shirwa & Amaramba; Captain Elliott's Expedition to the Kwilu-Niadi Valley; Dr. Gussfeld's Work in the Andes

by Rawson, Rawson W.; H.E. O'Neill; Captain Elliott; Dr. Gussfeldt, Lieut J. B. Lockwood; Greely Expedition

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Published
1884
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Very good condition
Edition
First edition
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$85.00

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London: Royal Geographical Society, 1884. First edition. Paperback. Very good condition. Proceedings of the Royal Geographical Society, the complete monthly issue for November 1884. 8vo, (2), pp 615-686, 3 large folding maps, 2 of Africa, one of the Greely Arctic Expedition by Lieut J. B. Lockwood. Original blue printed wrappers, slt. spine chip at tips otherwise fine.
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London: Royal Geographical Society, 1884. First edition. Paperback. Very good condition. Proceedings of the Royal Geographical Society, the complete monthly issue for February 1884. 8vo, (ii), pp57-112, large color folding map of the Great Tasman Glacier, & 2 other maps. Original blue printed wrappers spine tips a little chipeed otherwise very bright and unblemished.
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London: Royal Geographical Society, 1884. First edition. Paperback. Good + overall. Proceedings of the Royal Geographical Society, the complete monthly issue for May 1884. 8vo, (4), pp245-304, 4 maps of which 1 is b&w folding. Original blue printed wrappers spine tips a little chipped, a slight wrinkly throughout and 1 long brown mark on front wrapper.
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$40.00