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Travel & Exploration - Africa

Travel & Exploration - Africa

Some of our recently added items:
Across the Kalahari Desert., W J Makin.
Across the Kalahari Desert.
75.00 GBP

On the Edge of the Primeval Forest & More from the Primeval Forest : The Experiences and Observations of a Doctor in Equatorial Africa., Albert Schweitzer.
On the Edge of the Primeval Forest & More from the Primeval Forest : The Experiences and Observations of a Doctor in Equatorial Africa.
12.00 GBP

Letters from Egypt 1863-1865., Lady Duff Gordon.
Letters from Egypt 1863-1865.
25.00 GBP

Animal Kitabu., Jean-Pierre Hallet with Alex Pelle.
Animal Kitabu.
10.00 GBP

Congo to Cape: Early Portuguese Explorers., Eric Axelson.
Congo to Cape: Early Portuguese Explorers.
20.00 GBP

The Strong Brown God: The Story of the  Niger River., Sanche De Gramont
The Strong Brown God: The Story of the Niger River.
12.50 GBP

 

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Across the Kalahari Desert., W J Makin.
1 Across the Kalahari Desert. W J Makin.
Arrowsmith. 1929 First Edition. Hardcover Good No Jacket 
A good 288 page hardback book without inscriptions or other markings. Clean and tight inside, foxing to prelims and page edges, some scuffing to outside of rear cover. First edition 1929 with 23 chapters, frontispiece and 17 further illustrations. Sketch maps of the area on both endpapers. No index. 
Price: 75.00 GBP
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2 Africa in Perspective.  H Wynn Jones.
Quadriga Press Ltd. 1960 First Edition Very Good  No Jacket 
A very good ex-library book with the usual stamps and label residues. Library bound in a tough, hard-wearing orange cloth which will give more than a lifetime's use. Little used, virtually unworn, a couple of smudges to covers. No DJ.  
Price: 10.00 GBP
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3 Albert Schweitzer : An Introduction.  Jacques Feschotte.
London. Adam & Charles Black. 1954 First British Very Good  Very Good 
A very good unmarked and unworn book with foxing to endpapers & page edges. DJ is dust-stained overall with light edge rub along bottom, rather heavier rub with some chipping along top.  
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Animal Kitabu., Jean-Pierre Hallet with Alex Pelle.
4 Animal Kitabu. Jean-Pierre Hallet with Alex Pelle.
Elek Books 1968 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Sheridan Oman. 
A very good 292 page hardback book without inscriptions or other marks. Clean and tight, minimal shelfwear. DJ has light rub top & bottom, with a smudge at top right corner of the front - looks as if it's been wiped with solvent.10 chapters, epilogue, index, numerous monochrome illustrations. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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5 Bwana Daktari or Far Away and Long Ago. Mganga Wa Nyika
Launceston Foot & Playsted Pty Ltd. 1980 0958599033 / 9780958599030 First Edition Paperback Very Good No DJ 
A very good 45 page paperback book without inscriptions or other marks. Pages are crisp and clean. Covers are slightly sunned with mild corner rub. A small coffee cup ring in the centre of front panel. No trace of a date, might be 1980s or so. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Congo to Cape: Early Portuguese Explorers., Eric Axelson.
6 Congo to Cape: Early Portuguese Explorers. Eric Axelson.
Faber & Faber 1973 0751095615 First Edition. Hard Cover Good Very Good 
A good 224 page ex-library hardback book with the usual stamps and labels. Front endpaper been removed, clean and tight. A little foxing and dust staining to page edges, very light corner rub. DJ is virtually unworn. 7 chapters, bibliography, index, 10 plates, 3 maps. Largely concerned with the travels of Diogo Cao and Bartolomeu Dias 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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7 Ecological Survey of Zambia: The Traverse Records of C G Trapnell 1932-43. Paul Smith
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. 2001 1842460056 / 9781842460054 First Edition. Paperback Near Fine. No DJs 
A near fine three-volume set in an unworn red slipcase. No inscriptions or other marks, seems very little if ever used. Volume 1 is 696 pages, Volume 2 is 658 pages, volume 3 is 30 pages plus two large fold-out maps . All in pristine condition. 
Price: 110.00 GBP
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8 Egyptian Mummies : Unraveling the Secrets of an Ancient Art Brier, Bob
Brockhampton Press 1996 1860199208 / 9781860199202 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good. 
A very good 352 page hardback book without inscriptions or other marks in a very good DJ. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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9 Four Guineas : a Journey Through West Africa.  Elspeth Huxley.
Reprint Society. 1955 Very Good  Good 
A very good clean tight book club edition without inscriptions or other marks. Endpapers and page edges foxed. DJ has light rub along top and bottom, heavier at head of spine, and much darkening on fore-edges and backstrip. 320 pages, 55 plates, 5 maps, good index. A detailed description of Gambia, The Gold Coast and Nigeria in the mid 50s.  
Price: 6.00 GBP
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10 Hatchepsut : The Female Pharaoh Tyldesley, Joyce A.
Penguin Books. 1998 0140244646 / 9780140244649 Paperback Very Good No DJ. 
A very good 270 page paperback book. Owner's inscription in top margin of flyleaf, otherwise unmarked. Clean and tight, mildest touch of edge rub. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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11 In Search of the Sahara Crewe, Quentin
Michael Joseph 1983 0718123484 / 9780718123482 First Edition. Hard Cover Very Good. Very Good. Tim Beddow 
A very good unmarked 262 page hardback book in a very good DJ. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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12 Into the Hidden Land.  Len Shaw.
Travel Book Club. 1970 Very Good  Very Good 
A very good book with owner's name & date insiode front cover, otherwise unmarked. Tight & clean, touch of rub to foot of spine, a little fading around top edge of cover. DJ has light edge rub and a sunned spine. 176 pages, illustrations, travels across North Africa and down through Sudan and Ethiopia.  
Price: 12.00 GBP
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13 Jungle Doctor's Case Book.  Paul White.
Paternoster Press. 1952 First Edition Very Good  No Jacket Helen M Gillham. 
A very good book with signature on front endpaper, otherwise unmarked. Page edges foxed, light shelf wear, no DJ.  
Price: 9.00 GBP
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14 Ladies in the Veld  Brian Roberts
London John Murray 1965 First Edition Very Good  No Jacket 
A very good ex-library book with the usual stamps and label residues. Page edges and covers generally a little dust-soiled. Tight and clean inside. No DJ.  
Price: 6.00 GBP
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Letters from Egypt 1863-1865., Lady Duff Gordon.
15 Letters from Egypt 1863-1865. Lady Duff Gordon.
Macmillan & Co Ltd. 1865 Hard Cover Reading Copy No Jacket 
A reading copy 371 page hardback book with owner's name on half-title page. Clean inside, front hinge sound, paper on rear hinge splitting, cloth still tight. Externally rubbed all round, most of the backstrip missing. Damp mottling to outside of rear cover - nothing inside. a record of 55 letters from October 13, 1862 to 14th April 1865. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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16 Mediterranean Magic Eleanor Elsner
Herbert Jenkins 1937 First Edition Hard Cover Reading Copy. 
A reading copy of the first edition. Ex lib with usual stamps and label residues. Covers a little faded, paper on hinges split but cloth still sound.. Text block clean and sound with some foxing. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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17 Night and Morning in Dark Africa.  Harry Johnson.
London. London Missionary Society. Very Good  No Jacket 
A very good book, undated, but presentation panel on front endpaper is dated 1903. No other marks. Endpapers foxed, page edges browned. Touch of corner rub. Substantial patchiness and mottling to covers - especially rear cover - due to poor storage.  
Price: 20.00 GBP
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18 No Room in the Ark.  Alan Moorehead.
Hamish Hamilton 1959 Very Good  Very Good 
A very good third impression without inscriptions or other marks. Lightest touch of rub to bottom corners, some foxing to top edge. DJ has light rub to corners with three short closed tears around top edge. Price clipped.  
Price: 8.00 GBP
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19 On the Backwaters of the Nile. A. L. Kitching
London Fisher Unwin. 1912 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 
A good sound tight book, just a very little rubbed around the edges.Foxed throughout, mainly at the page edges, less so working inwards. A little dusty. No inscriptions or other markings. 
Price: 100.00 GBP
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On the Edge of the Primeval Forest & More from the Primeval Forest : The Experiences and Observations of a Doctor in Equatorial Africa., Albert Schweitzer.
20 On the Edge of the Primeval Forest & More from the Primeval Forest : The Experiences and Observations of a Doctor in Equatorial Africa. Albert Schweitzer.
Adam & Charles Black. 1951 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 
A very good 222 page hardback book with owner's bookplate inside front cover, otherwise unmarked. This is the combined edition, consisting of "On the Edge of the Primeval Forest" and "More from the Primeval Forest". Clean and tight inside, small cup mark on front cover, top edge rather dust stained, no DJ. 35 photographs. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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