Africa from

New Arrivals

Three voyages of a naturalist.  Being an account of many little known islands in three oceans visited by the
More Photos

Three voyages of a naturalist. Being an account of many little known islands in three oceans visited by the "Valhalla" R.Y.S.

by Nicoll, M. J.

Condition
Used
Published
1908
Quantity Available
1
Seller
Hay on Wye, Herefordshire, GBR
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
$38.63

Show Details

Description:
First edition. Witherby & Co. London. 1908. xxvi, 246pp. Frontispiece plate, 56 further plates, 4 sketch maps. Original cloth, faded and worn. Top edge gilt. Edges untrimmed. Foxing/browning to the endpapers. Some occasional spotting. Interesting signature to the ffep.: J. K. Maurice, Zupanje 20 May 1908. "We have had three voyages, in the course of which we have passed many southern… Read more about this item
Item Price
$38.63
The Danakil Diary

The Danakil Diary

by Thesiger, Wilfred

Condition
Used
Published
1996
Quantity Available
1
Seller
Hay on Wye, Herefordshire, GBR
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
$25.75

Show Details

Description:
First edition. Harper Collins. London. 1996. Octavo. xvii, 214pp. Photo plates. Original burgundy cloth, gilt to spine in the original unclipped dust wrapper. A nice copy with no inscriptions.
Item Price
$25.75
The legendary Grogan. The only man to trek from Cape to Cairo. Kenya's controversial pioneer
More Photos

The legendary Grogan. The only man to trek from Cape to Cairo. Kenya's controversial pioneer

by Farrant, Leda

Condition
Used
Published
1981
Quantity Available
1
Seller
Hay on Wye, Herefordshire, GBR
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
$9.66

Show Details

Description:
First edition. Hamish Hamilton. London. 1981. xii, 260pp. Photo plates. Original red cloth, gilt to spine. In the original protected dust wrapper, slightly sunned to spine. A nice copy. Ewart Scott Grogan (1874-1967) "The Churchill of Kenya"
Item Price
$9.66
The gentle savage. A Sudanese journey in the Province of Bahr-el-Ghazal, commonly called “The Bog”
More Photos

The gentle savage. A Sudanese journey in the Province of Bahr-el-Ghazal, commonly called “The Bog”

by Wyndham, Richard

Condition
Used
Published
1937
Quantity Available
1
Seller
Hay on Wye, Herefordshire, GBR
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
$45.07

Show Details

Description:
Cassell and Co. London. 1937. 4th edition. 8vo. 245, (1)pp. Coloured frontispiece, map, 48 photo plates. Original blue cloth, gilt to spine. In the original d/w, short tears and chips to edges, in a protective cover. Some toning to endpapers, occasional spotting to prelims.
Item Price
$45.07
Egypt caught in time

Egypt caught in time

by Osman, Colin

Condition
Used
Published
1999
Quantity Available
1
Seller
Hay on Wye, Herefordshire, GBR
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
$6.44

Show Details

Description:
The American University in Cairo Press. Cairo, Egypt. 1999. Quarto. viii, 151pp. Numerous photo illustrations and plates. Original paper covers. A nice copy. Colin Osman (1926-2001) Photographer, writer and collector, the founder and editor of the seminal photographic magazine Creative Camera. Compiled from the private archive of Colin Osman, featuring pioneering photographic techniques including calotypes by Robert Murray dating back… Read more about this item
Item Price
$6.44
SOME ACCOUNT OF THE COLONY OF THE CAPE OF GOOD HOPE: I, History of the Colony; II, The Aborigines; SOUTH AFRICAN SKETCHES: I, The Boors or Dutch Farmers; II, The Bushmen Hottentots; III, The Korahs; IV, The Kaffer; V, The Bichuanas
More Photos

SOME ACCOUNT OF THE COLONY OF THE CAPE OF GOOD HOPE: I, History of the Colony; II, The Aborigines; SOUTH AFRICAN SKETCHES: I, The Boors or Dutch Farmers; II, The Bushmen Hottentots; III, The Korahs; IV, The Kaffer; V, The Bichuanas

by The Saturday Magazine

Condition
Used
Published
1837-1840
Quantity Available
1
Seller
Hay on Wye, Herefordshire, GBR
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
$96.57

Show Details

Description:
John William Parker. West Strand. London. Extracts from Vol. X, No 295, 317; Vol. XVII, No 521, 523, 526, 533, 537. 1837, 1840. Small quarto. [56pp] Paginated as published, with engravings and line drawings. Bound together in paper covered boards, spine label. Lightly toned. Poems by Thomas PringleEngravings: "View of Cape-Town and Table-Mountain Cape of Good Hope" Unattributed, unrecorded elsewhere."Caffres and… Read more about this item
Item Price
$96.57
A Voyage in the Indian Ocean and to Bengal, Undertaken in the Year 1790; containing an account of the Sechelles Islands and Trincomale; the Character and Arts of the People of India; with some remarkable religious rites of the inhabitants of Bengal
More Photos

A Voyage in the Indian Ocean and to Bengal, Undertaken in the Year 1790; containing an account of the Sechelles Islands and Trincomale; the Character and Arts of the People of India; with some remarkable religious rites of the inhabitants of Bengal

by Grandpre, L. de

Condition
Used
Edition
First American Edition
Published
1803
Quantity Available
1
Seller
Hay on Wye, Herefordshire, GBR
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
$109.45

Show Details

Description:
First American edition. Printed by David Carlisle for W. Pelham, and W. P. & L. Blake. Boston. 1803. 12mo. 300pp. Contemporary full calf, spine in six compartments with leather label. Showing some wear to corners and head and foot of spine, small nicks, rubbing and abrasions etc commensurate with age. Slightly strained at title and at 227. Variable foxing and… Read more about this item
Item Price
$109.45
The Kasbas of Southern Morocco
More Photos

The Kasbas of Southern Morocco

by Landau, Rom

Condition
Used
Published
1969
Quantity Available
1
Seller
Hay on Wye, Herefordshire, GBR
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
$45.07

Show Details

Description:
First edition. Faber and Faber. London. 1969. Octavo. 186pp. 41 photo illlus. 2 maps. Original red cloth, Gilt on black lettering to spine. A fine copy in the original unclipped dust wrapper. Bookplate of Clare Tritton McLaren to ffep. (Clare McLaren Throckmorton of Coughton Court) Romauld Landau (1899 - 1974) Sculptor, author and authority on Arab culture. His first… Read more about this item
Item Price
$45.07
The last journals of David Livingstone, in Central Africa, from 1865 to his death
More Photos

The last journals of David Livingstone, in Central Africa, from 1865 to his death

by Livingstone, David & Waller, Horace, FRGS

Condition
Used
Edition
First edition
Published
1874
Quantity Available
1
Seller
Hay on Wye, Herefordshire, GBR
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
$579.42

Show Details

Description:
Two volumes. First editions. John Murray. London. 1874. Octavo. xvi, 360, 6pp publisher's ads. 7 engraved plates, 18 text engravings, folding coloured map in rear pocket; vii, (1), 346, 20pp publisher's ads. 14 engraved plates, (including 3 litho reproductions of Livingstone's journal, one in colour), 6 text engravings, folding coloured map. Original decorative cloth, gilt to spines and upper boards,… Read more about this item
Item Price
$579.42
Nyasaland under the Foreign Office.

Nyasaland under the Foreign Office.

by Duff, H. L.

Condition
Used
Published
1906
Quantity Available
1
Seller
Hay on Wye, Herefordshire, GBR
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
$96.57

Show Details

Description:
Second edition with a new introduction and material changes. George Bell and Sons. London. 1906. 8vo. xxxii, 422pp. Photo frontis., 16 further plates, folding coloured map. Original pictorial cloth. Gilt lettering to spine, a little faded. Slight wear to top and tail of spine. Bookseller's plate "Chas E Lauriat Co, Boston" to lower edge of ffep. Endpapers… Read more about this item
Item Price
$96.57
The Present State of the Cape of Good Hope: Or, A Particular Account of the several Nations of the Hottentots
More Photos

The Present State of the Cape of Good Hope: Or, A Particular Account of the several Nations of the Hottentots

by Kolben, Peter (Medley, Guido transl.)

Condition
Used
Edition
First English edition
Published
1731
Quantity Available
1
Seller
Hay on Wye, Herefordshire, GBR
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
$386.28

Show Details

Description:
First English edition. Printed for W. Innys. London. 1731. Octavo. xviii, (8), 365pp. (1)p publisher's ads. Historiated initials. 17 copper plates (2 folding). Lacks the frontispiece. Contemporary blind tooled calf boards, relaid to spine with red leather label. Rubbed, with age commensurate wear. Later endpapers, light toning, occasional spotting/foxing. Vestiges of frontispiece adhesion. Marginal tear or paper fault to… Read more about this item
Item Price
$386.28
Vanishing Africa

Vanishing Africa

by Ricciardi, Mirella

Condition
Used
Edition
Revised edition
Published
1974
Quantity Available
1
Seller
Hay on Wye, Herefordshire, GBR
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
$45.07

Show Details

Description:
Revised edition. Collins. London. 1974. Large quarto. 87pp. 212 photo plates. Original cloth in vg d/w. In the original cream slipcase, slightly soiled.
Item Price
$45.07
Nomads of Niger

Nomads of Niger

by Beckwith, Carol & Offelen, Marion Van

Condition
Used
Published
1983
Quantity Available
1
Seller
Hay on Wye, Herefordshire, GBR
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
$45.07

Show Details

Description:
First edition. Harry N. Abrams. New York. 1983. Large quarto. 224pp. Profusely illustrated with photographs. Original cloth in vg d/w. Carol Beckwith, the American photographer, and Marion van Offelen, the Belgian anthropologist, met in 1979 in Kenya. For the next two years they lived with the Wodaabe, learning their language and following their migrations, on foot and by camel, to… Read more about this item
Item Price
$45.07
Tooth of Fire. Being some account of the ancient Kingdom of Sennar.

Tooth of Fire. Being some account of the ancient Kingdom of Sennar.

by Jackson, H. C.

Condition
Used
Published
1912
Quantity Available
1
Seller
Hay on Wye, Herefordshire, GBR
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
$109.45

Show Details

Description:
First edition. B. H. Blackwell, Oxford. Simkin Marshall, London. 1912. Octavo. vii, 106pp. Original red cloth, gilt to spine and upper board. Pages untrimmed. Slightly faded to spine. Light toning. Inked out name to fep. Henry Cecil Jackson (1883-1962) Sudan Political Service, 1907-1931 Sennar, Blue Nile, Upper Nile, Red Sea, Berber, Bahr el Ghazal and Halfa provinces.
Item Price
$109.45
The Tshi-speaking peoples of the Gold Coast of West Africa. Their religion, manners, customs, laws, language, Etc.

The Tshi-speaking peoples of the Gold Coast of West Africa. Their religion, manners, customs, laws, language, Etc.

by Ellis, A. B.

Condition
Used
Published
1887
Quantity Available
1
Seller
Hay on Wye, Herefordshire, GBR
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
$122.32

Show Details

Description:
First edition. Chapman and Hall. London. 1887. 8vo. vii, 343pp. 16pp publisher's catalogue dated 1893. Frontispiece map. Musical notation p328-330. Original cloth, gilt, blind stamped decoration to covers. Floral endpapers. Hinges a little tender. Some light spotting to prelims and catalogue. Light edge wear and fraying to head of spine. Signature dated 1909 to half title. Alfred Burdon… Read more about this item
Item Price
$122.32
A trip to South Africa.

A trip to South Africa.

by Salter-Whiter, James

Condition
Used
Published
1892
Quantity Available
1
Seller
Hay on Wye, Herefordshire, GBR
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
$61.80

Show Details

Description:
First edition. William Pile. Sutton, Surrey. 1892. 8vo. (4), 247pp. Original red cloth, bevel-edged, slightly mottled. Gilt lettering and original price to spine. Gilt lettering and armorial decoration to front cover. James Salter Whiter FRHS. A detailed descriptive itinerary, from London to South Africa via Madeira, by Union Steamship Company's 'Mexican', Cape Town, Matjesfontein, Kimberley, Bloemfontein, Port Elizabeth, Grahamstown,… Read more about this item
Item Price
$61.80
A suitable case for corruption

A suitable case for corruption

by Lewis, Norman

Condition
Used
Jacket Condition
Very good
Published
1984
Quantity Available
1
Seller
Hay on Wye, Herefordshire, GBR
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
$19.31

Show Details

Description:
First edition. Hamish Hamilton. London. 1984. 185pp. Original cloth, in original unclipped dust wrapper. Light toning to margins.
Item Price
$19.31
Visit to the Great Oasis of the Libyan Desert; with an account, ancient and modern, of the Oasis of Amun, and the other Oases now under the dominion of the Pasha of Egypt
More Photos

Visit to the Great Oasis of the Libyan Desert; with an account, ancient and modern, of the Oasis of Amun, and the other Oases now under the dominion of the Pasha of Egypt

by Hoskins, G. A.

Condition
Used
Published
1837
Quantity Available
1
Seller
Hay on Wye, Herefordshire, GBR
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
$772.56

Show Details

Description:
First edition. Longman et al. London. 1837. 8vo. 300, [297-299], bl. 301-338pp. [341pp: complete as published]. Lithographic frontispiece and 19 further plates from Hoskins own drawings, 3 of them folding, folding map at rear. Recent half calf, marbled boards. Raised banding to spine, gilt rules and lettering. New endpapers. Occasional spotting/foxing. Short closed marginal tear to edge of frontis. Erased… Read more about this item
Item Price
$772.56
Narrative of a Ten Years Residence at Tripoli in Africa: from the original correspondence in the possession of the family of the Late Richard Tully, Esq. The British Consul.
More Photos

Narrative of a Ten Years Residence at Tripoli in Africa: from the original correspondence in the possession of the family of the Late Richard Tully, Esq. The British Consul.

by Tully, Miss

Condition
Used - See description and photos
Published
1816
Quantity Available
1
Seller
Hay on Wye, Herefordshire, GBR
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
$1,416.36

Show Details

Description:
First edition. Printed for Henry Colburn, Conduit Street, Hanover Square. London. 1816. 4to. xiii, bl., (2), 370pp. Folding map, 5 hand coloured tissue guarded plates. Later half calf, spine in six compartments with raised banding, gilt lettering and motifs, marbled boards, new endpapers. Short detachment of tissue guard and title page to base. Very occasional spotting. A lovely volume. Richard Tully… Read more about this item
Item Price
$1,416.36
The Albert N'Yanza, Great Basin of the Nile, and explorations of the Nile Sources
More Photos

The Albert N'Yanza, Great Basin of the Nile, and explorations of the Nile Sources

by Baker, Sir Samuel W

Condition
Used - See item description
Published
1867
Quantity Available
1
Seller
Hay on Wye, Herefordshire, GBR
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
$257.52

Show Details

Description:
Macmillan and Co. London. 1867. Second edition. Two volumes. 8vo. xxx, 371pp. Frontis port., folding coloured map, 7 further engraved plates, including the coloured map of the route, with unlisted 8th engraved plate "Skirmish with the Natives", text illus.; x, (1), 372pp. Colour litho frontis., 6 further engraved plates, text illus. Original decorative green cloth, gilt, v.sl. bumped to extremities.… Read more about this item
Item Price
$257.52