Africa from William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA

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image of Historia del Comercio y de La Navegacion de los Antiguos. Escrita en Frances por el Ilustrisimo Senor Pedro Daniel Huet, Obispo de Avranches, Subpreceptor del Senor Delfin, y uno de los quarenta de la Academia Francesa. Y Traducida al Castellano por el Padre F. Placido Regidor, Ex-Visitador General de la Religion de San Benito, Abad que ha sido del Real Monasterio de Nuestra Senora de Monserrat de Cataluna. Nullius, Dioecesis, &c.

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Full mottled calf, gilt title to spine, abrasion to top and lower fore-edge. Translated from the French edition of 1716. A nice clean copy without previous owners' names or other markings. 8" - 9" tall; xxiv, 354 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail.
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$800.00
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Benin: A Kingdom in Bronze, The Royal Court Art (SIGNED)

by Babacar M'Bow, Osemwegie Ebohon

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
September 2005
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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$300.00

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Long inscription to front fly by the editor and founder of the Ebohon Cultural Center, Benin City, Nigeria, High Priest Osemwegie Ebohon , dated October 21, 2005. Pictorial paper wraps. Exhibition catalogue for Benin: A Kingdom in Bronze, the Royal Court Art that took place at The African-American Research Library and Cultural Center. Essays include: Highlighting the Linkages: Africa and… Read more
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The Helena Rubinstein Collection

by Parke-Bernet Galleries

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1966
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$150.00

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Auction catalogue for the Helena Rubinstein Collection, which took place on April 21 and 29, 1966. Protected in glassine. Paper wraps with text. Black and white and color photographs throughout. [x] 250 pp. 7 1/2 x 10 3/4 inches.
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Ménélik et Nous

by Hughes le Roux

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Published
1901
Edition
First Edition
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$140.00

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Half reptile-grained morocco. Color plates; two folding maps. Wear to fore edge tips.
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$140.00
image of Documents sur la Compagnie de Madagascar, precedes deI s d'une notice historique

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Quarter red calf over marbled boards. Bumps to fore edge corners; owner's name to title; otherwise a nice copy in a handsome binding.
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$200.00
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Hadith Maaliki Mahrebi

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Published
1791
Condition
Very Good
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$2,000.00

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Hadith from the year 1169 of the Muslim era. Mottled brown leather with stitch details. Occasional staining, overall nice and serviceable manuscript.
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Circa 1892. Engraved frontis. Four maps one of which is folding. Thirty-one hors texte plates by Gérardin and many illustrations in the text. All edges heavily gilt. Nice quarter red morocco over red pebbled boards; a handsome & sturdy copy. 436pp.
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The African Colony. Studies in the Reconstruction.

by John Buchan

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Published
1903
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$300.00

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Edinburgh & London: William Blackwood and Sons. Very Good. 1903. First Edition. Blue cloth. Two faultless large folding colored maps. Bright gilt lettering to spine. Rubbing at fore-edge corners; Buchan collector's bookplate to front pastedown; light foxing to fly sheets. Deckled pages, many of which are uncut. A bright, tight copy with strong hinges and gutters.; Octavo;… Read more
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Le Raid Citroen. La Premiere Traversee du Sahara en Automobile. De Touggourt a Tombouctou par l'Atlantide.

by Georges-Marie Haardt & Louis Audouin-Dubreuil. Introduction de Andre Citroen.

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Published
1924
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$500.00

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Full brown morocco with bright gilt decorative motifs to front and rear covers. Gradual fading to front cover along top edge and spine. Five raised bands, gilt title and decorations to spine, which is lightly faded. Marbled endpapers embellished with gilt flecks. Signed by Citroen and Audouin-Dubreuil to half title. Occasional light foxing but otherwise a… Read more
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$500.00
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Trade Castles and Forts of West Africa

by A. W. Lawrence

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1963
Condition
Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Edition
First Edition
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$150.00

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Ochre cloth boards with particulars in gilt to spine. Top edge red, fore-edge lightly foxed. Otherwise, a very nice crisp copy without previous owners' names or other markings. ; Large 8vo; [390] pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail.
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The Story of the Zulu Campaign

by Major Ashe and Captain E.V. Wyatt Edgell

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Published
1880
Condition
Very Good
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$600.00

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Brown cloth with publisher's stamp to front cover. Gilt particulars to spine. Spine wrinkled. Foxing to fore edge. Fore edge corners bumped. Folding map of Zululand to front of book. C gathering loose. Foxing to preliminary and penultimate pages. Binder's stamp to rear pastedown. ; 8vo; xv, 408, 32 pages; All shipments through USPS insured… Read more
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Amthal-i Qur'an Fasli az Tarikh Qur'an Karim; Fables, Proverbs, Parables, etc. in the Quran

by Hekmat E Shirazi AKA Mirza Ali-Asghar Hekmat Shirazi AKA Ali Asqar Hekmat

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Published
1955
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$300.00

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Half red morocco. Wear to spine. Bookplate of noted proverb collector Lieutenant Colonel Victor de Guinzbourg to front pastedown. Includes calling card signed in blue ink by Hekmat as well as his invitation to a reception at The Hotel Plaza on stationary blind stamped with a Persian lion. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 356… Read more
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Focus on Black, 1. with additional transparency.

by Schneider, G. D.

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Published
1970
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition; First Printing
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$100.00

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Athens, Ohio: Schneider's of Athens. Very Good. 1970. First Edition; First Printing. Boxed folio. Sur blanc photographic plates with an additional four transparencies. Closed tear to side of box. ; Folio 13 - 23 in tall; Additional images and further information provided upon request. ; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. .
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Les Belges dans l'Afrique Centrale. Le Congo et ses Affluents. 3 Volumes.

by Adolphe Burdo Ch. de Martrin-Donos

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Published
1886
Condition
Very Good
Item Price
$400.00

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3 Volume set. Fifteen chromolithographs, seven maps including one large folding. Light moisture mark to volume 3 upper fore edge corner. Professionally rebound in cream linen with red morocco labels.; Quarto; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. .
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image of The Nile Basin. Part I. Showing Tanganyika to be Ptolemy's Western Lake  Reservoir. A Memoir Read Before the Royal Geographical Society, November  14, 1864. With Prefatory Remarks. By Richard F. Burton.  Part II. Captain  Speke's Discovery of the Source of the Nile. A Review. By James M'Queen.   Inscribed by Burton.

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A fresh clean copy of the first edition without sophistications, repairs or restorations in the original maroon cloth & with the three maps. Bright gilt rule & type to spine; blind ruled boards. Handsomely inscribed to a Lady (see image).; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; iv,[ii],195,iv pages; Signed by Author; All shipments through… Read more
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$5,800.00