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image of 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

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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
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image of Livingstone and the Exploration of Central Africa. With twenty-two illustrations from photographs or drawings by the author and seven maps drawn by E. G. Ravenstein, F.R.G.S.

Livingstone and the Exploration of Central Africa. With twenty-two illustrations from photographs or drawings by the author and seven maps drawn by E. G. Ravenstein, F.R.G.S.

by Johnston, H. H. C.B., F.R.G.S., F.Z.S. ETC (H.M. Commissioner for Nyasaland and Consul-General for Portuguese East Africa)

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Published
1891
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George Philip & Son. London. 1891. Octavo. xii, 372pp. Frontispiece portrait, 5 further plates, text illustrations, 7 colour maps (2 folding), 2 text maps. Full red calf prize binding by T. Brear & Co. Bradford. Spine in six compartments with raised banding, gilt tooling and lettering. Bradford Grammar School Coat of Arms to upper board in gilt, gilt border rules… Read more
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image of Journal of a Residence in Ashantee. Comprising notes and researches relative to the Gold Coast, and the interior of Western Africa; chiefly collected from Arabic MSS. and information communicated by the Moslems of Guinea: to which is prefixed an account of the origin and causes of the present war.

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First edition. Printed for Henry Colburn. London. 1824. 4to. (2), vii, (1), xxxviii, 264, cxxxv, (1)pp. Folding map, 11 further plates (2 of which are folding). Contemporary half calf, marbled boards. Spine in five compartments with raised bands, gilt rules and lettering. Worn and rubbed to joints, boards and extremities. Title page reinforced to gutter margin. Spot to margin of… Read more
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image of Travels to discover the source of the Nile, in the years 1768, 1769, 1770, 1771, 1772,_1773

Travels to discover the source of the Nile, in the years 1768, 1769, 1770, 1771, 1772, & 1773

by Bruce, James of Kinnaird, Esq.

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Published
1813
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The third edition, corrected and enlarged. Vol. VIII. Containing the plates and maps. Printed by George Ramsay and Company, for Archibald Constable and Company and Manners and Miller, Edinburgh; and Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, London. 1813. Quarto. 26pp. 79 engraved plates, some folding, and 3 folding maps. Contemporary half calf, gilt to spine, marbled boards. Marbled endpapers… Read more
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image of 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

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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
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The Kasbas of Southern Morocco

by Landau, Rom

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Published
1969
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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
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image of The last journals of David Livingstone, in Central Africa, from 1865 to his death

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

by Livingstone, David & Waller, Horace, FRGS

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Published
1874
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First edition
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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
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Nyasaland under the Foreign Office.

by Duff, H. L.

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Published
1906
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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
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Typewritten letter to Dr Macpherson

by Jarvis, Claude Scudamore

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Published
1947
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Typewritten letter, Chele Orchard, Ringwood, dated 24th April 1947, signed and addended in black ink to Dr MacPherson. 1pp. 25cm x 20cm. Thanking him for the "parcel of rice, cocoa-nut and ground nuts, which in other days I used to call ful Sudani". With mention of Gold Coast, McMurtrie, Libyan Oases, rice, cocoa-nut, ground nuts, Sudan, the fight against the… Read more
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image of The Present State of the Cape of Good Hope: Or, A Particular Account of the several Nations of the Hottentots

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.)

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Published
1731
Edition
First English edition
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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
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Vanishing Africa

by Ricciardi, Mirella

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

by Beckwith, Carol & Offelen, Marion Van

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Published
1983
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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
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image of 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.

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Published
1912
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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.
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image of The Tshi-speaking peoples of the Gold Coast of West Africa. Their religion, manners, customs, laws, language, Etc.

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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
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image of A trip to South Africa.

A trip to South Africa.

by Salter-Whiter, James

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Published
1892
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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
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A suitable case for corruption

by Lewis, Norman

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Published
1984
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First edition. Hamish Hamilton. London. 1984. 185pp. Original cloth, in original unclipped dust wrapper. Light toning to margins.
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image of 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

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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
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image of 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.

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First edition. Printed for Henry Colburn, British and Foreign Public Library, 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… Read more
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image of The Albert N'Yanza, Great Basin of the Nile, and explorations of the Nile Sources

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

by Baker, Sir Samuel W

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Published
1867
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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
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image of The Niger sources and the borders of the new Sierra Leone Protectorate

The Niger sources and the borders of the new Sierra Leone Protectorate

by Trotter, Lieut.-Col. J. K., R.A.

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Published
1898
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Methuen & Co. London. 1898. 8vo. (2), 238pp. Frontis., 3 further plates, folding map. Original cloth, gilt, v.sl.rubbed at head and foot of spine. Map slightly soiled at edge. Untrimmed edges. Bookplate and stamp to title page of Henry Von Wackerbarth, 9737 Longwood Boulevard, Chicago, identifying this as No 4792 of his extensive library.
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