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1 Burton Richard F. First Footsteps in East Africa; or, an Exploration of Harar
London Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans 1856 First Edition Quarter Calf Very Good 8vo 
First edition, second issue without the Appendix IV. Book measures 9 x 6 inches. Collation, xl,648pp, 2 single page maps, 4 coloured plates, including frontispiece, half title present. Bound in modern quarter calf, marble boards, flat gilt bands, leather title label. Binding in fine condition. Internally, occasional library stamp or mark, plates stamped on verso, [ engraved side free of stamps]. Pages and plates in good clean condition. A very nice well bound copy. 
Price: 775.00 GBP
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2 Clarke J. Desmond [ Edited By ] The Cambridge History of Africa [ Complete in 8 Volumes ]
Cambridge Cambridge University Press 1978 8vo 
Complete in 8 volumes. Books measure 9 1/4 x 6 1/4 inches. Bound in original publishers brown cloth. Cloth light rubbed, very minor marking, library number on spines. All bindings in good clean firm condition. Volumes 6,7,8, have dust jackets. Internally, occasional library stamp or mark, [ about 10 to each volume ]. Pages in very good clean condition. A good clean solid set. 
Price: 220.00 GBP
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3 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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The Haua Fteah [ Cyrenaica ] and the Stone Age of the South East Medditerranean, McBurney C. B. M.
4 McBurney C. B. M. The Haua Fteah [ Cyrenaica ] and the Stone Age of the South East Medditerranean
Cambridge Cambridge at the University Press 1967 Very Good Near Very Good Quarto 
Book measures 11 1/4 x 9 inches. xv,[1]387pp,plus plates, and folding chart. Bound in original publishers green cloth, with gilt and red label. Binding in very good clean firm condition. Dust jacket lightly rubbed, short tear, dusty. Jacket in good condition. Internally, pages clean throughout. 
Price: 48.00 GBP
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5 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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6 Petherick Mr and Mrs Travels in Central Africa and Explorations of the Western Nile Tributaries [ Complete in 2 Volumes ]
London Tinsley Brothers 1869 First Edition Half Calf 8vo 
Complete in 2 volumes. Books measure 8 3/4 x 6 inches. Collation, xx,331,1pp, xiii,3, 271,1pp. Volume 1, 35 illustrations, 1 single page map, [ lacking 2 plates, Deserted Shillook Villages, Arrival at Gondokoro, ]. Volume 2, 10 illustrations, 1 single page map. Bound in half calf. Both volume rebacked, retaining the original marble boards, raised bands, leather title labels. Boards lightly rubbed on edges, with minor abrasion wear. Both bindings in very good clean firm condition. Internally, Royal United Service library label on fixed endpaper of each volume. Occasional blind stamp, mainly to plates, number in ink on both title pages, 1 map nick on edge, with short tear, map becoming loose. Pages and plates in good clean condition. A nice set, in good solid bindings. 
Price: 850.00 GBP
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7 Stanford Edward [ Publisher ] Large Scale Map of the Nile from Dongola to Khartum [ Linen Backed Folding Map ]
London Edward Stanford 1884 Very Good 
Large coloured linen backed folding map. Map measure 26 x 22 inches, in 20 sections. Map has some rippling, but firmly stuck down, a couple of secition have some light browing. Map in good clean condition. House in original publishers folding case. 
Price: 380.00 GBP
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8 Swahili Hekaya Za Abunuwas Na Hadithi Nyingine
Zanzibar At the Press of the Universities Mission to Central Africa 1915 Publishers Cloth Very Good Plus 8vo 
Text in Swahili. Book measures 8 x 5 1/2 inches. vi,151pp. Bound in original publishers cloth, paper title label on top board. Binding in very good clean firm condition. Internally, pages clean throughout. A nice clean, rare first edition. 
Price: 150.00 GBP
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