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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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2 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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3 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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4 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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5 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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6 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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7 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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8 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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9 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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The Haua Fteah [ Cyrenaica ] and the Stone Age of the South East Medditerranean, McBurney C. B. M.
10 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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11 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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12 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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13 Shaw William The Story of My Mission in South Eastern Africa: Comprising Some Account of the European Colonists; with Extended Notices of the Kaffir and Other Native Tribes
London Hamilton, Adams, and Co 1860 Half-Leather Very Good Plus 8vo 
Book measures 7 1/2 x 5 1/4 inches. Collation, ix,[1],576pp, 1pp appendix, folding map, 4 full page plates. Bound in later half calf, calf corners, marble boards, raised bands, gilt lines, leather title labels. Binding very lightly rubbed, slightly faded. Binding in very good clean firm condition. Internally, pages clean throughout. A very nice clean copy, in an attractive binding. 
Price: 220.00 GBP
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14 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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15 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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