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Travel, Geography & Exploration:Africa:Sub-Saharan

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...<b>The African Giant. The Story of a Journey.</b>, Cloete, Stuart
1 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
2 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]
3 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.

 
Price: 35.00 USD

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…<b>Tropical Africa.</b>, Drummond, Henry
4 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.

 
Price: 25.00 USD

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...<b>Back to the Congo.</b>, Lieve, Joris
5 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.
6 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> The Livingstone Touch </b>, [19th Century Africa] Birkinshaw, Philip
7 [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.

 
Price: 45.00 USD

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...<b> White Witch Doctor </b>, [Africa; Congo] Stinetorf, Louise A.
8 [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.

 
Price: 19.95 USD

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...<b> Yankee in Africa. </b>, [East Africa; Safari]Morse, I. H. and Julie B.
9 [East Africa; Safari]Morse, I. H. and Julie B. ... Yankee in Africa.
Boston: Stratford, 1936. First Edition – First Printing. Hardcover in Dust Jacket.
 Illustrated with photographs. 
The authors are the founders of the Morse Museum in Warren NH.

Part I Seven Months in the Veldt; Part II Safari in the Rain.

“Great White Hunter” material. Tale of a seven-month safari in Kenya, East Africa much of it with noted professional hunter Leslie Tarlton.

Bindings Tight and Square. Text clean, light even toning. Light handling wear. Dust jacket in new clear protective Mylar sleeve. Moderate wear with small loss spine tips.

 
Price: 125.00 USD

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…<b>In the Heart of Savagedom.<BR>Reminiscences of life and adventure during a quarter of a century of pioneering missionary labours in the wilds of East Equatorial Africa beginning in 1885. Edited by Her Husband. With seventy full-page illustrations. </b>, [East Africa] Watt, Mrs. Stuart.
10 [East Africa] Watt, Mrs. Stuart. In the Heart of Savagedom.
Reminiscences of life and adventure during a quarter of a century of pioneering missionary labours in the wilds of East Equatorial Africa beginning in 1885. Edited by Her Husband. With seventy full-page illustrations.

London: Pickering & Inglis, [no date circa 1920] Third Edition. Hardcover.
 
The life of a pioneer missionary family in East Africa (Tanganyika & Kenya) pre-World War I. Much information on the people groups, customs and culture.

The 3rd edition was edited slightly, some of the photos changed for others, and a short appendix has been added to the third edition; a two page map has also been added.

Bindings firm. Text clean with some ageing. Wear to Corners, spine tips and hand-soiling to boards. Pull/tear upper spine.

 
Price: 19.95 USD

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...<b> Zanzabuku (Dangerous Safari) </b>, [Equatorial & East Africa ] Cotlow, Lewis
11 [Equatorial & East Africa ] Cotlow, Lewis ... Zanzabuku (Dangerous Safari)
New York: Rinehart & Company, Inc., 1956. Illustrated with 20 pages of b/w photographs.
 
Exploration in Equatorial and East Africa.

Bindings Tight and Square. Text clean, light even toning. Light handling wear. Dust Jacket in new clear protective Mylar sleeve has price of $5.00 with wear to all edges and corners. Small loss spine tips.

 
Price: 19.95 USD

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...<b> Bolahun, an African Adventure. A Doctor Pits Science Against Jungle Witchcraft. </b>, [Liberia, West Africa] Junge, Werner; Translated by Basil Creighton.
12 [Liberia, West Africa] Junge, Werner; Translated by Basil Creighton. ... Bolahun, an African Adventure. A Doctor Pits Science Against Jungle Witchcraft.
New York: Putnam Putnam, 1952 First American Edition. Hardcover with Dust Jacket.
 Illustrated with photographs. 
Medical Missionary in Liberia, West Africa describes his time and highlights native culture and custom.

Bindings Tight and Square. Text clean, light even toning. Light handling wear. Dust jacket with price is in new clear protective Mylar sleeve; has light handling wear; small rubs at the spine tips.

 
Price: 19.95 USD

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...<b> Seven Days to Lomaland </b>, [Liberia, West Africa] Warner, Esther
13 [Liberia, West Africa] Warner, Esther ... Seven Days to Lomaland
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1954 Hardcover in Dust Jacket.
 Illustrated with woodcuts by Jo Dendel
 
Author’s account of life in Liberia in West Africa specifically dealing with a trial by ordeal of her houseboy.

Bindings Tight and Square. Text clean, light even toning. Light handling wear. Dust Jacket in new clear protective Mylar sleeve has sun-darkened spine and minor handling wear.

 
Price: 24.95 USD

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…<b>New Song in a Strange Land</b>, [Liberia, West Africa] Warner, Esther
14 [Liberia, West Africa] Warner, Esther New Song in a Strange Land
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1948. First Edition. Hardcover in Jacket.

 Woodcut Illustrations: Jo Dendel 
Near fine in a good dustjacket.

Somewhat fictionalized memoir of an American sculptress who accompanied her husband to a rubber plantation in Liberia. Illustrated throughout with prints and page decorations by Jo Dendel. <:P>Goldenrod cloth covered boards Decorated in black figures: front and rear. Minimal handling. Bindings square and very tight.
Dust jacket with price in new protective Mylar sleeve has ware to corners and minor edge wear. Some older tape reinforcement on inside,
302 pages. 8.25 inches tall.

 
Price: 15.00 USD

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