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...<b>The Albert N'Yanza. Great Basin of the Nile and explorations of the Nile Sourses. Volume 2  </b><br>, Baker, Samuel White
1 Baker, Samuel White ...The Albert N'Yanza. Great Basin of the Nile and explorations of the Nile Sourses. Volume 2

New York: Horizon Press, 1962.
 Hardcover in Dust Jacket.
 8vo; 256 - 569 pages with appendix and index.
 Illustrated with Maps, Illustrations and Portraits. Map endpages.
 
Sir Samuel White Baker was a British explorer, officer, naturalist, big game hunter, engineer, writer and abolitionist.

Samuel Baker lived as a reputed Victorian Nimrod and was a milestone in the history of modern hunting through his works and deeds. He was proud of his British heritage and was an advocate of the virtues of his nation.

Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Gift inscription on first blank page. Dust Jacket price-clipped is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has moderate shelf handling.
 
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...<b>Die Syrtische Gegend. <BR>1756 German Map of North Africa: Tunisia Area of Tripoli and Strait of Sicily.</b>, Baumgarten, Siegmund Jacob.
2 Baumgarten, Siegmund Jacob. ...Die Syrtische Gegend.
1756 German Map of North Africa: Tunisia Area of Tripoli and Strait of Sicily.

Germany: Halle, Joham, Gebauer, 1756. Laid-out folded map.

 
The map originally found in a German Text c1756. From a history by Siegmund Jacob Baumgarten, Samlung von Erleuterungsschriften und Zusätzen zur algemeinen Welthistorie published by Halle, Joham, Gebauer, and probably was to illustrate some part of Hannibal’s campaign. Folding map laid flat on foam board. Some toning. Minor loss left edge. Measuring aprox. 14.75 inches by 9.75 inches. Folds nearly invisible.

 
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...<b>Karte von dem Eigentlichen Africa und von Numidien<BR>  1756 German Map of North Africa from Tunisia to Sicily.</b>, Baumgarten, Siegmund Jacob.
3 Baumgarten, Siegmund Jacob. ...Karte von dem Eigentlichen Africa und von Numidien
1756 German Map of North Africa from Tunisia to Sicily.

Germany: Halle, Joham, Gebauer, 1756. Laid-out folded map. 
The map originally found in a German Text c1756.

From a history by Siegmund Jacob Baumgarten, Samlung von Erleuterungsschriften und Zusätzen zur algemeinen Welthistorie published by Halle, Joham, Gebauer, and probably was to illustrate some part of Hannibal’s campaign.

Folding map laid flat on foam board. Some toning.Measuring aprox. 14.75 inches by 9.75 inches. Folds nearly invisible.

 
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...<b>1756 German Map of North Africa from Strait of Gibraltar to Tunisia,</b>, Baumgarten, Siegmund Jacob. [The map originally found in a German Text c1756.]
4 Baumgarten, Siegmund Jacob. [The map originally found in a German Text c1756.] ...1756 German Map of North Africa from Strait of Gibraltar to Tunisia,
Germany: Halle, Joham, Gebauer, 1756 Laid-out folded map.
 
From a history by Siegmund Jacob Baumgarten, Samlung von Erleuterungsschriften und Zusätzen zur algemeinen Welthistorie published by Halle, Joham, Gebauer, and probably was to illustrate some part of Hannibal’s campaign.

The Heading: Das alte eigenthiche Africa und Numidienm, ungleichen Mauretania Caesariensis, oder das Reich der Massylier und Massaesylier anch dem Dr. Shaw.
Translation: The old [virtually literal] Africa and Numidia unequal Mauretania Caesariensis Or the rich of Massylier and Massaeylier after Dr. Shaw Folding map laid flat on foam board. Some toning, very minor loss top edge of center fold. Measuring aprox. 14.75 inches by 9.75 inches. Folds nearly invisible.
The Massylier ( Massylioi , latin Massyli ) were an ancient tribe in eastern Numidia . To the east bordering their territory ( Massylia ) at Carthage.
Numidia (202 BC – 46 BC) was an Ancient Berber kingdom in what is now Algeria and a smaller part of Tunisia, in North Africa. Numidia was originally divided between Massylii in the east and Masaesyli in the west.
Mauretania (also called Mauritania) was a part of North Africa corresponding to the Mediterranean coast of what is today Morocco and the Spanish cities of Ceuta and Melilla.
Mauretania Caesariensis was a Roman province located in northwestern Africa, in present Algeria, with its capital at Caesarea,

 
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...<b> African Odyssey: Travels in Tanzania </b><br>, Bloomfield, Tania
5 Bloomfield, Tania ... African Odyssey: Travels in Tanzania

Canada: Self published, c2000
 First Edition, First Printing.
 Hardcover in Dust Jacket.
 
No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal handling; Still Gift Quality.

A lovely self-published photo journal of East Africa.
 
Price: 24.00 USD

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...<b>The African Giant. The Story of a Journey.</b>, Cloete, Stuart
6 Cloete, Stuart ...The African Giant. The Story of a Journey.
London: Collins, 1956. First Edition Hardcover in Jacket

 Fully illustrated with photographs by Rehna Cloete 
Red cloth covered boards with gilt spine titles. Endpages decorated with map.
Bindings square and tight, text clean. Previous owner's name on top front-free-endpage. Dust jacket Light handling wear. In a protective Mylar sleeve.
448 pages. 8.5 inches tall. 
Price: 15.00 USD

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...<b>The African Giant. The Story of a Journey.</b>, Cloete, Stuart
7 Cloete, Stuart ...The African Giant. The Story of a Journey.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1955 Early printing of first American edition. Hardcover in Jacket.

 Illustrated with photographs and maps by Rehna Cloete. 
Brown cloth covered boards with darker brown titles and decorations. Decorated end-pages. Bindings tight and square, text clean, Minimal wear.
Dust jacket with price of $5.95 in Mylar sleeve, has light wear with sun-fading to rear panel and closed tear lower front edge.

 
Price: 20.00 USD

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...<b>Gazella.</b>, Cloete, Stuart.[Africa]
8 Cloete, Stuart.[Africa] ...Gazella.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1958. First American Edition. Hardcover in Jacket.
 
254 pages. 8.25 inches tall.
Quarter cloth marbled blue paper over boards, Bindings tight and square, previous name stamp on front-free end-page. Text clean, light shelf wear.
Dust jacket with price [blacked-out]minor wear to corners and tips, some fading to white of rear panel.
A story of modern Africa, of a great elephant, and the obsession of one man to kill him. A story of love and hate and the spell of Cloete's knowledge of the Dark Continent.

 
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…<b>Out of Africa.</b><br>, Dinesen, Isak. [Karen Blixen] Introduction: Bernardine Kielty
9 Dinesen, Isak. [Karen Blixen] Introduction: Bernardine Kielty Out of Africa.

New York: The Modern Library, 1952.
 Modern Library Number 23.
 Hardcover in Jacket.
 7.25 inches tall. 389 pages.
 
Out of Africa is a memoir by the Danish author Baroness Karen von Blixen-Finecke. The book, first published in 1937, recounts events of the seventeen years when Blixen made her home in Kenya, then called British East Africa.

The book is a lyrical meditation on Blixen’s life on her coffee plantation, as well as a tribute to some of the people who touched her life there. It provides a vivid snapshot of African colonial life in the last decades of the British Empire. Blixen wrote the book in English and then rewrote it in Danish. The book has sometimes been published under the author's pen name, Isak Dinesen.

Bindings square and tight. Text clean. Moderate handling wear. Dust jacket with the price of $1.50. Has light handling wear. Some minor toning. In a new protective Mylar sleeve.
 
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…<b>Tropical Africa.</b>, Drummond, Henry
10 Drummond, Henry Tropical Africa.
New York: 1891 Scribner and Welford, Fourth Edition with Folding Map and Illustrations Hardcover.
 
Publisher’s cloth with handling wear. Text block firm, front hinge starting, Color map good with small separation in top gutter. Text clean, light even toning. No ownership markings. 7.25 inches tall, 228 pages.

Chapters on the white ant, the mimicry of African insects, the Zambesi and Shire Rivers, Lakes Shirwa and Nyassa.

 
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...<b>Seven Horizons </b><br>, Finger, Charles J.
11 Finger, Charles J. ...Seven Horizons

Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Doran, & Company, 1930.
 First Edition, First Printing.
 Hardcover.
 457 pages with an index. 9.25 inches tall.
 Nicely illustrated with drawings, maps and photos.
 
A "literary adventure-biography" relating world travels and the author’s life. Finger was part of the literary circle that included Bernard Shaw, Cunningham Grahame and their group of young social philosophers. Before beginning an adventure in Patagonia and Africa. The epitaph on Finger's gravestone is "This voyage done, set sail and steer once more to further landfall on some nobler shore."

Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear, mild fading to the spine, edges rubbed with no breaks in the cloth. Green buckram with printed color paper labels.
 
Price: 14.95 USD

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...<b>Skeletons on the Zahara: A True Story of Survival  </b><br>, King, Dean
12 King, Dean ...Skeletons on the Zahara: A True Story of Survival

New York and Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 2004.
 0316835145
 First Edition, First Printing.
 Hardcover in Dust Jacket.
 8vo; 351 pages with index, chapter notes and bibliography.
 Illustrated with map endpages and in-text maps.
 
"...an amazing, mind-boggling story of courage and endurance, rivalling Shackleton's drama and surpassing Krakauer's climb on Everest...a desert epic..." -- Doug Stanton, author

No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality.Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve.
 
Price: 19.95 USD

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...<b>Back to the Congo.</b>, Lieve, Joris
13 Lieve, Joris ...Back to the Congo.
USA: Atheneum 1992 Hardcover in Jacket.
 
No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality.
The niece of a missionary in Africa recounts her travels in the Belgian Congo, capturing the remnants of Zaire's colonial past, the mission station where her uncle worked, the white expatriate community, and the realities of modern Zaire.

 
Price: 10.00 USD

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…<b>Through Central Africa for the Bible A Four Thousand Mile Motor Tour.</b>, Roome, William John Waterman.
14 Roome, William John Waterman. Through Central Africa for the Bible A Four Thousand Mile Motor Tour.
New York: [Printed in Great Britain] Fleming H. Revell Co. 1929 Hardcover in Jacket.

 15 photo illustrations. 
A vivid and entertaining narrative of the “Lingua” – the British and Foreign Bible Society’s motor-car that toured East and Central Africa. – From the Dust jacket.

Some topics: Pygmies in native forests; The wild Azande in the Northeastern Congo; the Sudan; Gombari; Kampala….

Light brown boards with titles and Africa map in red and black. Bindings square and tight. Text clean. Light shelf handing.
Dust jacket has small loss spine tips and minor fading to spine in a Mylar protective sleeve.

 
Price: 30.00 USD

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...<b>  Afrika. Vol 1 Vom Mittelmeer zum Aequator. Vol 2.: Vom Aequator zum Kap der Guten Hoffnung</b><br>, Schulthess, Emil
15 Schulthess, Emil ... Afrika. Vol 1 Vom Mittelmeer zum Aequator. Vol 2.: Vom Aequator zum Kap der Guten Hoffnung

Switzerland: Manesse Verlag, 1958.
 Fully illustrated with both color and b/w photographs, some fold-out.
 2 Hardcovers in issued clear jackets.
 Text in German.  First Edition, First Printing. 
Two volumes complete.

Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Plastic dust jackets have toned and have minor chipping due to age.
 
Price: 45.00 USD

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...<b>African and Oceanic Art   </b>, Trowell, Margaret; Nevermann, Hans
16 Trowell, Margaret; Nevermann, Hans ...African and Oceanic Art
New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1968 0810980061 / 9780810980068 Hardcover in Dust Jacket.
 
Carefully handled, Text clean, Bindings firm. Dust Jacket is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve.

Dance masks, fetish figures, reliquaries, and purely decorative objects are lavishly illustrated with carefully chosen examples and are related to the geographical, religious, and social conditions that inspired them.

 
Price: 19.95 USD

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...<b> The Livingstone Touch </b>, [19th Century Africa] Birkinshaw, Philip
17 [19th Century Africa] Birkinshaw, Philip ... The Livingstone Touch
Cape Town, South Africa: Purnell and Sons 1973 0360001637 / 9780360001633 First Edition – First Printing. Hardcover in Dust Jacket.

 Illustrated with B/W drawings and color map. 
No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling to dust jacket and inset map; Still Gift Quality. Dust Jacket in new clear protective Mylar sleeve.

Fold-out map drawn by Livingstone unique in that many place names are no longer used.

A selection of writings by David Livingstone selected to present a man who fell in love with Africa and did not condescend as many Europeans of the time did. -- 10.25 inches tall, 182 pages.

 
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...<b> Livingstone’s Lake. The Drama of Nyasa Africa’s Inland Sea. </b><br>, [19th Century Exploration, East Africa] Ransford, Oliver
18 [19th Century Exploration, East Africa] Ransford, Oliver ... Livingstone’s Lake. The Drama of Nyasa Africa’s Inland Sea.

New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Company, 1967.
 First Edition, First Printing. [American]
 Hardcover in Dust Jacket.
 313 pages with bibliography and index.
 Illustrated with b/w photos, drawings and maps.
 
A history of the ".turbulent past of the whole East African area around the lake," David Livingstone called these waters "his lake of stars," Nyasaland, now Malawi, became in the 19th century the focus for brutal conflict between rival Bantu tribes, gold hungry Portuguese prospectors, and Arab slaves.

Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear with sunning on edges. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has toning to white of rear panel; small loss corners and spine tips.
 
Price: 19.95 USD

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...<b> White Witch Doctor </b>, [Africa; Congo] Stinetorf, Louise A.
19 [Africa; Congo] Stinetorf, Louise A. ... White Witch Doctor
Philadelphia: Westminster Press, 1950 First Edition – First Printing. Hardcover in Dust Jacket.
 
The story of 25 years in the Congo, known as the “White Witch Doctor”; Ellen Burton was a medical missionary there.

Bindings Tight and Square. Text clean, light even toning. Previous owner’s name on front free endpage. Light handling wear. Dust jacket in new clear protective Mylar sleeve has light wear with small loss top spine. 8.5 inches tall. 276 pages.

 
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...<b> Living Free </b><br>, [Africa] Adamson, Joy; Huxley, Sir Julian - Introduction
20 [Africa] Adamson, Joy; Huxley, Sir Julian - Introduction ... Living Free

London: Reprint Society, 1963.
 Book Club Edition.
 Hardcover in Dust Jacket.
 Illustrated with photographs.
 
Friederike Victoria "Joy" Adamson was a naturalist, artist and author. Her book, Born Free, describes her experiences raising a lion cub named Elsa. Born Free was printed in several languages, and made into an Academy Award-winning movie of the same name. In 1977, she was awarded the Austrian Cross of Honour for Science and Art. Living Free continues the story.

Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Dust Jacket price-clipped is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve with wear at spine tips and top edge.

 
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