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Through Masai Land. A Journey of Exploration Among the Snowclad Volcanic Mountains and Strange Tribes of Eastern Equatorial Africa. Being the Narrative of the Royal Geographical Society's Expedition to Mount Kenia and Lake Victoria Nyanza, 1883-1884, Thomson Joseph
Through Masai Land. A Journey of Exploration Among the Snowclad Volcanic Mountains and Strange Tribes of Eastern Equatorial Africa. Being the Narrative of the Royal Geographical Society's Expedition to Mount Kenia and Lake Victoria Nyanza, 1883-1884
Thomson Joseph
125.00 GBP

Ten Weeks in Natal. a Journal of a First Tour of Visitation Among the Colonists and Zulu Kafirs of Natal, Colenso John William [ Edward Lear's Copy ]
Ten Weeks in Natal. a Journal of a First Tour of Visitation Among the Colonists and Zulu Kafirs of Natal
Colenso John William [ Edward Lear's Copy ]
475.00 GBP

The Amber City Being Some Account of the Adventures of a Steam Crocodile in Central Africa, Vetch Thomas
The Amber City Being Some Account of the Adventures of a Steam Crocodile in Central Africa
Vetch Thomas
325.00 GBP

Travels, Between The Years 1765 And 1773, Through Part Of Africa, Syria, Egypt, And Arabia, Into Abyssinia, To Discover The Source Of The Nile., Bruce James
Travels, Between The Years 1765 And 1773, Through Part Of Africa, Syria, Egypt, And Arabia, Into Abyssinia, To Discover The Source Of The Nile.
Bruce James
95.00 GBP

Recollections of Twelve Years Residence as a Missionary Priest: Viz., from July 1863 to June 1875 in the Western District of the Cape of Good Hope, South Africa, O'Haire Rev James
Recollections of Twelve Years Residence as a Missionary Priest: Viz., from July 1863 to June 1875 in the Western District of the Cape of Good Hope, South Africa
O'Haire Rev James
150.00 GBP

The Highlands of Ethiopia, Harris Major W. Cornwallis
The Highlands of Ethiopia
Harris Major W. Cornwallis
135.00 GBP

The Zambesi Basin and Nyassaland, Rankin Daniel J.
The Zambesi Basin and Nyassaland
Rankin Daniel J.
140.00 GBP

Francois le Vaillant: Traveller in South Africa and his collection of 165 water-colour paintings 1781-1784  [ Leather Bound Set ], Le Vaillant Francois
Francois le Vaillant: Traveller in South Africa and his collection of 165 water-colour paintings 1781-1784 [ Leather Bound Set ]
Le Vaillant Francois
125.00 GBP

Narrative of Voyages to Explore the Shores of Africa, Arabia and Madagascar; performed in H.M. Ships Leven and Barracouta [ Complete in 2 Volumes ], Owen Captain W. F.
Narrative of Voyages to Explore the Shores of Africa, Arabia and Madagascar; performed in H.M. Ships Leven and Barracouta [ Complete in 2 Volumes ]
Owen Captain W. F.
950.00 GBP

Travels from the Cape of Good-Hope, into the interior parts of Africa, including many interesting anecdotes. With elegant plates, descriptive of the country and inhabitants: inscribed by permission to his grace the duke of Montagu., Le Vaillant, François
Travels from the Cape of Good-Hope, into the interior parts of Africa, including many interesting anecdotes. With elegant plates, descriptive of the country and inhabitants: inscribed by permission to his grace the duke of Montagu.
Le Vaillant, François
875.00 GBP

African Zion: Sacred Art of Ethiopia, Marilyn Heldman
African Zion: Sacred Art of Ethiopia
Marilyn Heldman
48.00 GBP

African hunting and adventure from Natal to the Zambesi;: Including Lake Ngami, the Kalahari Desert, etc. from 1852 to 1860,, Baldwin William Charles
African hunting and adventure from Natal to the Zambesi;: Including Lake Ngami, the Kalahari Desert, etc. from 1852 to 1860,
Baldwin William Charles
85.00 GBP

 

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The Okavango River: a Narrative of Travel, Exploration, and Adventure, Andersson Charles John
1 Andersson Charles John The Okavango River: a Narrative of Travel, Exploration, and Adventure
London Hurst and Blackett Publishers 1861 Publishers Cloth Very Good 8vo 
Book measures 9 x 6 inches. Collation, xxi,364pp, wood engraved frontispiece of an African elephant, engraved title page with a vignette - a portrait of the author, additional title page,,15 plates, complete as listed. Bound in original publishers cloth. At some time the cloth has been restored, but has lost most of the original gilt, and is quite faded.. Binding in good clean firm condition. Internally, text block bound slightly to tightly, a couple of brown spot marks on engraved and printed title, a few pages slightly rough on edges. Pages and plates in good condition. A good clean copy, in a restored, but slightly amateurish binding. 
Price: 650.00 GBP
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African hunting and adventure from Natal to the Zambesi;: Including Lake Ngami, the Kalahari Desert, etc. from 1852 to 1860,, Baldwin William Charles
2 Baldwin William Charles African hunting and adventure from Natal to the Zambesi;: Including Lake Ngami, the Kalahari Desert, etc. from 1852 to 1860,
London Richard Bentley 1863 Second Edition 8vo 
Book measures 8 3/4 x 5 3/4 inches. Collation, x,451pp, 17 plates, of which 6 are tinted, 1 folding map, text illustrations. Bound in full period calf, raised bands, ornate gilt tooling, gilt rule lines to boards, full marble edges, marble endpapers. Calf rubbed, some wear loss on head and tail of spine, hinge joints split, boards holding but tender, lettering of [ Godolphi School Midsummer 1868 ], on top board . Binding in good condition. Internally, prize inscription on first blank, some occasional light spotting. Pages and plates in good clean condition. A good copy 
Price: 85.00 GBP
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Sport and War or Recollections of Fighting and Hunting in South Africa from the Years 1834 to 1867 With a Narrative of H.R.H. the Duke of Edinbugh's Visit to the Cape, Bisset (Major-General John Jarvis)
3 Bisset (Major-General John Jarvis) Sport and War or Recollections of Fighting and Hunting in South Africa from the Years 1834 to 1867 With a Narrative of H.R.H. the Duke of Edinbugh's Visit to the Cape
London John Murray 1875 First Edition Publishers Cloth Very Good 8vo 
Book measures 8 1/4 x 5 1/2 inches. Collation, xviii,[2],268pp, 32pp catalogue, complete with all illustrations as index, plus folding map. Bound in original publishers brown cloth, with black lines, gilt image on top baord. At some time the binding has been repaired, [ not recently ]. Cloth lightly rubbed, some abrasion wear, age darkened. Binding in good clean firm condition. Internally, birthday gift inscription, dated 1877 on free endpaper, engraving of Bisset, pasted to verso of half title page, glue seeping throughout to half title page. Pages and illustrations in good clean condition. A nice copy. 
Price: 650.00 GBP
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Travels to Discover the Source of the Nile in the Years, 1768,1769,1770,1771,1772, and 1773.  [ 4 Volumes Only ], Bruce James
4 Bruce James Travels to Discover the Source of the Nile in the Years, 1768,1769,1770,1771,1772, and 1773. [ 4 Volumes Only ]
Edinburgh Printed by J. Ruthven, for G. G. J. And J. Robinson 1790 First Edition Full Period Calf Quarto 
Volumes, 1,3,4,5, lacking volume 2. Books measure 12 x 9 3/4 inches. Collation, lxxxiii,[1],535pp, viii,759pp, viii,695pp, xiv,230pp, 61 plates, including 3 single page maps & 3 folding maps, plus 4 letterpress leaves of Ethopian dialect inserted between pp.400 and 401 in volume one. Bound in full mottled calf, ornate gilt tooling on spines. Calf rubbed on edges and corners, with some loss, hinge joints cracked, boards still attached. Generally bindings in good condition. Internally previous owners bookplate and name on endpapers, some occasional spotting or browning. Pages and plates in good clean condition. A nice clean part set, in attractive period bindings. 
Price: 950.00 GBP
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Travels, Between The Years 1765 And 1773, Through Part Of Africa, Syria, Egypt, And Arabia, Into Abyssinia, To Discover The Source Of The Nile., Bruce James
5 Bruce James Travels, Between The Years 1765 And 1773, Through Part Of Africa, Syria, Egypt, And Arabia, Into Abyssinia, To Discover The Source Of The Nile.
London Albion Press 1812 Full Leather Good Plus 8vo 
Book measures 8 1/2 x 5 1/4 inches. Collation, xv,486pp, engraved frontis and title page, 9 full page plates. Bound in full calf. Amateurish rebacking to spine, retaining the original boards. Calf rubbed, some wear loss on corner. Generally a good binding. Internally, previous owners gift inscription dated 1824. Pages and plates in good clean condition. A good copy. 
Price: 95.00 GBP
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6 Campbell John Kerr Rambles in South Africa. The Cape, Natal and Transvaal. A Record of Holiday Travel.
London Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co 1891 Decorative Gilt Cloth Very Good 8vo 
Book measures 9 x 6 inches. No date, but circa 1891. Collation, 300pp, 4pp adverts. illustrated. Bound in original publishers maroon cloth, gilt title lettering, black coloured image on top board, decorative endpaperrs. Cloth very lightly rubbed, minor wear. Binding in very good clean condition. Internally, slightly weak front hinge joint. Pages in good clean condition throughout. A very nice copy. 
Price: 55.00 GBP
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Ten Weeks in Natal. a Journal of a First Tour of Visitation Among the Colonists and Zulu Kafirs of Natal, Colenso John William [ Edward Lear's Copy ]
7 Colenso John William [ Edward Lear's Copy ] Ten Weeks in Natal. a Journal of a First Tour of Visitation Among the Colonists and Zulu Kafirs of Natal
Cambridge Macmillan & Co 1855 First Edition Publishers Cloth Very Good 8vo 
Edward Lear his copy. Inscribed Edward Lear. 1862. 15 Stratford Place. Book measures 6 3/4 x 4 1/2 inches. Collation, xxxi,[1],271,16pp, 16pp catalogue, folding map, 4 tinted plates. Bound in original publishers cloth, gilt title lettering. Cloth very lightly rubbed, slightly faded. Binding in very good clean firm condition. Internally, pages clean throughout. A very nice clean copy. 
Price: 475.00 GBP
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The South African Exhibition, Port Elizabeth , 1885., Cowen Charles [ Edited By ]
8 Cowen Charles [ Edited By ] The South African Exhibition, Port Elizabeth , 1885.
Cape Town The '' Argus '' Printing and Publishing Co 1886 First Edition 8vo 
Book measures 8 3/4 x 5 3/4 inches. Collation, xv,474, [1]pp, half title, 1 folding coloured plate. Bound in original publishers blue blind stamped cloth, with gilt lettering. Cloth lightly rubbed, corners of boards bumped, a few small nicks to cloth. Binding in good clean condition. Internally, previous owners bookplate, browining to endpapers, occasional light spotting. Pages in good clean condition. A nice copy. 
Price: 250.00 GBP
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The Castle Line Atlas Of South Africa, Donald Currie [ Published By ]
9 Donald Currie [ Published By ] The Castle Line Atlas Of South Africa
London Donald Curries & Co 1895 First Edition Very Good Plus Quarto 
Book measures 11 x 7 1/2 inches. Collation, 47pp, 16 coloured double page maps, 13pp index. Bound in original publishers illustrated boards, cloth backed. Binding lightly rubbed, very minor loss on edges, lightly dust/dirt marked. Binding in very good clean firm condition. Internally, one map has a short split on fold, without loss. Pages and maps in very good clean condition. A very nice clean copy. 
Price: 380.00 GBP
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The Highlands of Ethiopia, Harris Major W. Cornwallis
10 Harris Major W. Cornwallis The Highlands of Ethiopia
New York J. Wichester. New World Press 1844 First Edition Period Half Calf 8vo 
First American edition, [ From the First London edition ].No date, circa 1844. Book measures 8 3/4 x 5 3/4 inches. Collation, xii,392pp, 6 illustrations, including one hand coloured, complete as index. Bound in period half calf, calf corners, cloth boards, raised bands, gilt lines and title lettering, full marble edges. Calf lightly rubbed, some minor abrasion wear. Generally a good solid binding. Internally, some persistant light spotting or browing. Pages in good condition throughout. A good copy, in anice period binding. 
Price: 135.00 GBP
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The Cape of Good Hope Civil Service List 1888 : containing the official return of the civil and military establishments of the colony, pension lists, acts and regulations, services and duties of officers, particulars of the government and Parliament., Kiplin Ernest F. [ Edited By ]
11 Kiplin Ernest F. [ Edited By ] The Cape of Good Hope Civil Service List 1888 : containing the official return of the civil and military establishments of the colony, pension lists, acts and regulations, services and duties of officers, particulars of the government and Parliament.
Cape Town J. C. Juta & Co 1888 First Edition Publishers Cloth Very Good 8vo 
Book measures 8 3/4 x 5 3/4 inches. xxvi,236pp, xvpp, catalogue. Bound in original publishers red cloth, with gilt lettering. Cloth lightly rubbed, some minor wear, faded. Binding in good clean firm condition. Internally, pages clean. A good clean copy. 
Price: 150.00 GBP
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Francois le Vaillant: Traveller in South Africa and his collection of 165 water-colour paintings 1781-1784  [ Leather Bound Set ], Le Vaillant Francois
12 Le Vaillant Francois Francois le Vaillant: Traveller in South Africa and his collection of 165 water-colour paintings 1781-1784 [ Leather Bound Set ]
Cape Town Library of Parliament 1973 Limited Edition Full-Leather Very Good Plus Small Folio 
Limited to 2500 copies.Complete in 2 volumes. Books measure 12 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches. Collation, xx, 173 pages, xiv, 181 pages, 186 illustrations which comprise of 12 monochrome plates, 11 colour reproduced engravings, 161 colour reproduced water colours plates 48-51 not published, and 2 maps.Bound in period blue leather, raised bands, gilt lettering, full gilt edges, illustrated endpapers. Leather is very lightly rubbed, a couple of minor nicks. Both bindings in very good clean firm condition. Internally, pages clean and bright throughout. A nice clean set. 
Price: 125.00 GBP
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Travels from the Cape of Good-Hope, into the interior parts of Africa, including many interesting anecdotes. With elegant plates, descriptive of the country and inhabitants: inscribed by permission to his grace the duke of Montagu., Le Vaillant, François
13 Le Vaillant, François Travels from the Cape of Good-Hope, into the interior parts of Africa, including many interesting anecdotes. With elegant plates, descriptive of the country and inhabitants: inscribed by permission to his grace the duke of Montagu.
London printed for William Lane, Leadenhall-Street 1790 First Edition Period Calf Very Good 8vo 
Complete in 2 volumes. Books measure 8 1/2 x 5 1/4 inches. Collation, xxiii,[1],442pp, [2],464pp, Complete as index, 2 engraved frontispieces, 11 plates, of which [ 2 of Giraffes ], 2 folding. Bound in full period calf, flat gilt bands, red leather title labels. Calf lightly rubbed, some wear loss on head and tail of spines, hinge joints cracked, boards still holding, loss of leather on one board. Generally both bindings in good condition. Internally, previous owners bookplate, [ The Right Hon, Theo James Lord Viscount Bulkeley, 1785 ]. Pages and plates in very good clean condition. A very nice clean set, in attractive period binding. 
Price: 875.00 GBP
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14 Leonard Major Arthur Glyn How We Made Rhodesia
London Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co 1896 First Edition Publishers Cloth Very Good Plus 8vo 
Book measures 8 1/4 x 5 3/4 inches. Collation, 356pp. Bound in original publishers dark green cloth, with gilt title lettering, gilt horse and soldier on top board, coloured endpapers. Cloth very lightly rubbed, slightly bumped. Binding in very good clean firm condition. Internally, pages clean throughout. A very nice bright copy. 
Price: 85.00 GBP
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African Zion: Sacred Art of Ethiopia, Marilyn Heldman
15 Marilyn Heldman African Zion: Sacred Art of Ethiopia
Yale University Press 1993 0300058195 / 9780300058192 Very Good Plus Very Good Plus Quarto 
Book measures 11 x 9 inches. x,272 pages, illustrated throughout. Bound in original publishers black cloth. Binding in very good clean firm condition. Dust jacket in very good clean condition. Internally, pages clean throughout. A very good clean copy. 
Price: 48.00 GBP
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16 Nixon John Among the Boers: or, Notes of a Trip to South Africa in Search
London Remington and Co 1880 First Edition Publishers Cloth Very Good 8vo 
Book measures 8 3/4 x 6 inches. Collation, [6],322pp, illustrated frontis, 6 full page plates. Bound in original publishers green decorative cloth. At some time, [ not recently ], the spine has been rebacked, new endpapers. Binding in very good clean firm condition. Internally, pages clean throughout. A very nice clean copy. 
Price: 180.00 GBP
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Recollections of Twelve Years Residence as a Missionary Priest: Viz., from July 1863 to June 1875 in the Western District of the Cape of Good Hope, South Africa, O'Haire Rev James
17 O'Haire Rev James Recollections of Twelve Years Residence as a Missionary Priest: Viz., from July 1863 to June 1875 in the Western District of the Cape of Good Hope, South Africa
Dublin Cooke, Keating & Co 1880 Period Half Calf 8vo 
Long gift inscription Dean O'Regan, Mitchelstown, dated 1885. No date, but cirac 1880. Book measures 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches. Collation, 605pp, 6pp list of subscribers. Bound in period half calf, calf corners, cloth boards, raised bands, gilt lines, leather title label, full marble edges and endpapers. Calf rubbed, scuffed, some staining to boards, minor split to top hinge joint. Binding in good firm condition. Internally, long inscription on free endpaper, Dean O'Regan's ink stamp on title page. Pages in good clean condition. A good solid copy. 
Price: 150.00 GBP
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18 Oswell W. Edward William Cotton Oswell Hunter and Explorer the Story of His Life
London William Heinemann 1900 First Edition Very Good 8vo 
Complete in 2 volumes, xxiv+267pp, xi[3]289pp, complete with all illustrations, half titles, errata's. Bound in modern library buchram. Bindings in excellent clean firm condition. Internally, very occasional library stamp or mark, minor short repair on title and following page in volume one. ( about 15 to each volume ). Pages and illustrations in unusually clean condition throughout. A very good clean edition, in very good clean solid bindings. 
Price: 125.00 GBP
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Narrative of Voyages to Explore the Shores of Africa, Arabia and Madagascar; performed in H.M. Ships Leven and Barracouta [ Complete in 2 Volumes ], Owen Captain W. F.
19 Owen Captain W. F. Narrative of Voyages to Explore the Shores of Africa, Arabia and Madagascar; performed in H.M. Ships Leven and Barracouta [ Complete in 2 Volumes ]
London Richard Bentley 1833 First Edition Period Half Calf Very Good Plus 8vo 
Complete in 2 volumes. Books measure 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches. Collation, xxiii,434pp, viii,420pp, 5 lithograph plates, 4 large engraved charts, with vignettes in the text. Bound in period half calf, calf corners, marble boards, raised bands, gilt and blind tooling, leather title labels, coloured endpapers. Calf lightly rubbed, some minor scuff marking. Both bindings in very good clean firm condition. Internally, some minor browning, short closed tear to one map, one map becoming loose. Pages maps and plates in very good clean condition. A very nice set, in attractive period bindings. 
Price: 950.00 GBP
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The Zambesi Basin and Nyassaland, Rankin Daniel J.
20 Rankin Daniel J. The Zambesi Basin and Nyassaland
Edinburgh and London William Blackwood and Sons 1893 First Edition Publishers Cloth Very Good Plus 8vo 
Book measures 7 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches. Collation, vi,[2]277pp, 10 full page plates, including frontis, 3 folding maps, complete as index. Bound in original tanned cloth, with image on top board, coloured endpapers. Cloth lightly rubbed, gilt title on spine faded. Binding in good clean firm condition. Internally, pages and plates clean throughout. A nice clean copy. 
Price: 140.00 GBP
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