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TRAVELS AND DISCOVERIES IN NORTH AND CENTRAL AFRICA. From The Journal Of An Expedition Undertaken Under The Auspices Of H.B.M.'s Government, In The Years 1849-1855.

By Barth, Henry (1821-1865).

(Printed by King and Baird for) J.W. Bradley, Philadelphia: ., 1859. pp. xxiv, (25)-538, (6) [Publisher's catalogue] + Frontis. Color folding map of Africa. 14 full page wood-engraved illustrations and many in the text. Mildly age stain. Raised and embossed bookseller's label of Antiquarian Book Store A.S. Hollowell Prop. 108 Erie St. Cleveland, O. Remnants of a Masonic library bookplate on front paste down. 8vo. 195 mm. Original publisher's cloth binding. Corners worn with loss. Spine detached. Hardbound. Good. Title continues: 'With Notes And Extracts From Mr. Richardson's Account Of The Expedition, And A Sketch Of Denham And Clapperton's Expedition, by the American Editor'. Born in Hamburg Germany, Henry Barth was one of the greatest of the European explorers of Africa. His scholarly preparation, ability to speak and write Arabic, learning African languages, and character meant that he carefully documented the details of the cultures he visited. He was among the first to comprehend the uses of oral history of peoples, and collected many. He established friendships with African rulers and scholars during his five years of travel (1850-1855). After the deaths of two European companions, he completed his travels with the aid of Africans. Afterwards, he wrote and published a five-volume account of his travels in both English and German. PAIMP 23. Hardcover.



By Martineau, Harriet.

(Printed by Minot Pratt for) Leonard C. Bowles, Boston: ., 1832. 190 p. The first of 19 volumes printed from 1832 to 1835. May lack a frontis or a front fly leaf. Age stain. Insect damage to inner front hinge. 24mo. 150 mm. Original gray paper covering polished green paper boards, loss of gray paper on rear board. Original leather spine, worn. Boards fragile. S&S/AI 13575. Hardbound. AI BX 2. Hardcover.


THE STORY OF AN AFRICAN FARM. A Novel by Ralph Iron (Olive Schreiner).

By Schreiner, Olive.

The Mershon Company, New York: (1883), 1883. 391p. 12mo. 190 mm. Original full purple embossed cloth binding. Gilt lettered spine. Hardbound. Very good. A famous 19th century book. Much of the book is clearly autobiographical, and interestingly, two leading characters, Lyndall and Waldo, are taken to be two sides of the author herself. The story reflects her childhood upbringing and the landscape in South Africa where she worked as a governess on isolated farms during the late 19th century. This, her first book, was hailed as pathbraking by contemporary English feminists. Scarce early American Edition. **PRICE JUST REDUCED! AFRICA/3. Full Cloth. Hardcover.. Very Good.


IN SUNNY NIGERIA. Experiences Among a Primitive People in the Interior of North Central Africa. Introduction by Otho Winger.

By Helser, Albert D.

Fleming H. Revell Company, New York, et. al.: (1926)., 1926. 188p. + Frontis and full page Photographs. Stamped bookplate of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph White and J. Stanley Earhart's stamp. Pages 38 and 39 old newspaper staining. Small 8vo. Original full green cloth binding. Front board has a design of tents, trees under a yellow sky. Extremities rubbed. Hardbound. Very good. **PRICE JUST REDUCED! RELIGION BOX 11. Hardcover. Very Good.


THE NILE TRIBUTARIES OF ABYSSINIA. And the Sword Hunters of the Hamran Arabs.

By Baker, Sir Samuel W.

J. B. Lippincott & Co.; Macmillan & Co., Philadelphia; London: 1868., 1868. 596p. + Plus engraved frontis, color maps and full page wood engravings. Stamped ownership of Phillip V. Cannistraro. Foxed. Large 8vo. Original full purple buckram binding, some wear at extremities. Hardbound. Nice copy. First American Edition. **PRICE JUST REDUCED! AFRICA/4. Hardcover. Very Good.



By Goodwin, C. C. (Charles Carroll) [1832-1917]

Tribune Job Printing Co., Salt Lake City : 1893, 1893. 283 p. 8vo. 23 cm. Original blue cloth biding, lettered in gold, with a decorative Greek key border in black. Slightly worn at head and tail. The author was a newspaperman and the editor of the Salt L ake City Tribune. His style is a curious blend of the journalistic with the romantic. The scenes move easily between the Comstock Lode, England, and the mines of South Africa. The Comstock Lode was the group of celebrated silver and gold mines near Virginia City, Nevada. Between 1859-1870 it yielded well over 300 million tons of valuable ore. The profits made from the Lode accounted for much of the economic growth of the West in the late 19th century. Wright, American Fiction III (1876-1900), 2206. "The lust of gold, unfeeling and remorseless! The last corruption of degenerate man" -- Samuel Johnson (1749). **PRICE JUST REDUCED! W148. Hardcover. Very Good.


THEN I SAW THE CONGO. An Account of A Trip Through Africa March 5 - April 6, 1961. Reprinted from the Tulsa Tribune.

By Jones, Lloyd Jones.

Tulsa Tribune, Tulsa, OK: (1961)., 1961. n.p. Text photographs. 4to. Original full pictorial printed wraps. Nice copy. AFRICA/5.. Soft cover. Very Good.



By Sanderson, Ivan T.

Viking Press, New York: 1937., 1937. 325p. Thirty-two illustrations by the author. Tall 8vo. Original full decorated cloth binding. First Edition. A tight copy. Hardbound. Good. NH 1 x2. F. Hardcover. Good.


THE WAR IN SOUTH AFRICA; A Narrative of the Anglo-Boer War from the Beginning of Hostilities to the Fall of Pretoria. Introduction by Sir John G. Bourinot.

By Mahan, Alfred Thayer.

Peter Fenelon Collier & Son, New York: 1901., 1901. 208 p. + Eighteen plates in sepia or full color. Numerous photographic illustrations in the text (many of these are full-page). Oblong folio. 435 x 295 mm. Hardcover. Original full cloth binding. Marginal dampstain and minor loss to the last leaves, but no loss of text and the color plates are all Fine. The color illustrations are by: T. de Thulstrup; E. Hering; Max F. Klepper; H. Reuterdahl; A.B. Wenzell; and, probably most importantly, Frederic Remington. **PRICE JUST REDUCED! OVERSIZE 1. Hardcover. Very Good.


TRAVELS THROUGH THE INTERIOR OF AFRICA, FROM THE CAPE OF GOOD HOPE TO MOROCCO;. Through the Desert of Sahara and the North of Barbary to Morocco Between the Years 1781 and 1797. Faithfully Translated From the German.

By Damberger, Christian Frederick.

Printed by Samuel Etheridge for E. and S. Larkin, Charlestown and Boston: 1801., 1801. pp. xxiv, 523. Lacks map. Stamped ownership of Mercantile Library, Boston on title page. XLib. Penciled manuscript criticizing the author. Foxed and age stained. Some papers torn without loss. 8vo. Rebound in orange library buckram. "One of the cleverest volumes of fabricated travels ever produced. The details are so circumstantial, and the mixture of fact and fiction is accomplished with so much skill, that it is not uncommon to find people who do not know that the account of the travels is nothing more than a well-contrived literary deception" - Mendelssohn. South African Bibliography. **PRICE JUST REDUCED! AFRICA/3. Hardcover. Good.


TRAVELS IN THE CONGO. Translated From the French by Dorothy Bussy.

By Gide, Andre.

Modern Age Books, New York: ()., 1937. pp. 305, (2)[Publisher's catalogue]. Map. Paper browned but not brittle. 8vo. Original full printed wraps. Original dust jacket, stain bottom front cover. Red seal edition. Softbound. Very Good. AFRICA/2. Wraps. Very Good/Dust Jacket Included.


A JOURNEY TO CENTRAL AFRICA; Or, Life and Landscapes From Egypt To the Negro Kingdoms Of the White Nile. With a Map and Illustrations by the Author. Eleventh Edition.

By Taylor, Bayard.

G. P. Putnam, New York: 1862., 1862. 522p. + Plus engraved half title, frontis and large folding map. Text woodcuts. XLib. George W. Alexander binder's label. 8vo. Original full brown buckram binding, small loss at top and bottom of spine. Born in Kennett Square, Chester County, PA, Bayard Taylor (1825-1878) was a popular and influential American poet, literary critic, journalist, translator, and travel author. Very scarce Civil War era edition of this important account of an American's travels in Africa. **PRICE JUST REDUCED! AFRICA/3. Hardcover. Very Good.


THE STORY OF AN AFRICAN FARM. With an Introduction by Isak Dinesen and Illustrations by Paul Hogarth.

By Schreiner, Olive.

Printed for the Members of the Limited Editions Club at The Westerham Press, np.: 1961., 1961. pp. xvi, 260. Illustrated with Paul Hogarth crayon drawings and with color lithographs printed by The Curwen Press; designed by Hans Schmoller; printed at The Westerham Press; set in monotype Dante; Hollingworth rag paper. Inked ownership of Jefford F. Oller on front fly leaf. 7 1/4 x 11 inches. Bound by Russell-Rutter Company in full bark cloth from Uganda; title stamped in gold with a design by Mr. Schmoller. Original slip case. Slip case very tight, binding very slightly rubbed. Fifteen hundred copies have been made, of which this is copy number 420 and it is signed by the illustrator, Paul Hogarth. Fine. Fine Books from the Limited Editions Club make great gifts. SHELF W92. Signed by Illustrator(s). Full Cloth. Hardcover.. Fine.


STANLEY IN THE WILDS OF AFRICA. A Complete Record of the Great Explorations In the Heart of the Dark Continent, By Henry M. Stanley, Embracing How He Found Livingstone. Also a Full Description of His Perilous and Thrilling Adventure of 2,500 Miles to th

By Packard, J. F.

William Flint, Philadelphia: 1880., 1880. pp. iv, 714 + Plus portrait frontis. Numerous full page wood engravings. Foxed. Some signatures loose. Penciled ownership of Percy Schock. 8vo. Original full green cloth binding, embossed in gold and black. Binding somewhat worn and spotted. SCARCE. **PRICE JUST REDUCED! AFRICA/5. Full Cloth. Hardcover.. Good.



By (Anonymous).

Thomas B. Noonan & Co., Boston: 1884., 1884. 299p. Decorated chapter heading and tail designs. Sunday School Prize Book from the Sacred Heart Sunday School, June 14, 1887 given to Nellie Denny from Rev. Jas. J. Fitzmaurice. Small 8vo. Original full blue cloth binding, embossed with designs in gold and black, only very slightly worn. Nice example. First Edition? AFRICA/2. **PRICE JUST REDUCED!. F. Full Cloth. Hardcover.. Very Good.


A YEAR'S HOUSEKEEPING IN SOUTH AFRICA. Copyright Edition. The Right of Translation is reserved.

By Barker, Lady.

Bernhard Tauchnitz, Leipzig: 1877., 1877. 302p. XLib. 16mo. Rebound in old brown buckram, title hand written on front cover. Tauchnitz edition from the Collection of British Authors Vol. 1670. AFRICA/6.. Hardcover. Very Good.