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Image for <b> The Livingstone Touch </b><br>[Exploration - 19th Century Africa]

The Livingstone Touch
[Exploration - 19th Century Africa]

By: Birkinshaw, Philip

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Cape Town, South Africa:, Purnell and Sons: 1973.

Edition: First Edition – First Printing.

Seller ID: 006686

ISBN: 0360001637

Condition: Very Good in a Very Good Dust Jacket.


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.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 . View more info

Image for <b> Livingstone's Last Journey </b><br>[Exploration - 19th Century; East Africa]

Livingstone's Last Journey
[Exploration - 19th Century; East Africa]

By: Coupland, Reginald Sir

Price: $29.95

Publisher: New York:, The Macmillan Company,: 1947.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008145


This book re-tells that story-from its happy confident start to its tragic ending in the wilderness of 'Darkest Africa'. had a mythic status, Livingstone touched the common man on many levels: Protestant missionary martyr, working-class rags to riches inspirational story, scientific investigator and explorer, imperial reformer, anti-slavery crusader, and advocate of Imperialism. Sir Reginald Coupland, (1884-1952) was a prominent historian of the British Empire. View more info

Image for <b>Cudahy-Massee-Milwaukee Museum African Expedition, 1928-29   </b><br>[East Africa]

Cudahy-Massee-Milwaukee Museum African Expedition, 1928-29
[East Africa]

By: S. A. Barrett; Ira Edwards; Owen J Gromme; Irving J Perkins; Milwaukee Public Museum.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: London:, Greenwood Press,: 1970.

Seller ID: 008143


The Cudahy-Massee Expedition was the brainchild of Milwaukee Public Museum director, Dr. Samuel A. Barrett. Barrett wished to broaden the museum’s collections and help foster understanding about life in, what was at the time, British East Africa. The expedition traveled to British East Africa, which at the time (1928) consisted of the colonies of Kenya and Uganda and the Tanganyika protectorate (present-day Tanzania) acquired from Germany after World War I. ... View more info

Image for <b>Karte von dem Eigentlichen Africa und von Numidien<BR>  1756 German Map of North Africa from Tunisia to Sicily.</b>

Karte von dem Eigentlichen Africa und von Numidien
1756 German Map of North Africa from Tunisia to Sicily.

By: Baumgarten, Siegmund Jacob.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Germany:, Halle, Joham, Gebauer,: 1756.

Seller ID: 005595

Condition: Very Good


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. Folds nearly invisible. View more info

Image for <b>1756 German Map of North Africa from Strait of Gibraltar to Tunisia</b>

1756 German Map of North Africa from Strait of Gibraltar to Tunisia

By: Baumgarten, Siegmund Jacob. [The map originally found in a German Text c1756.]

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Germany:, Halle, Joham, Gebauer,: 1756.

Seller ID: 005290

Condition: Measuring aprox. 14.75 inches by 9.75 inches.


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 Numi... View more info

Image for <b> African Odyssey: Travels in Tanzania </b>

African Odyssey: Travels in Tanzania

By: Bloomfield, Tania

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Canada:, Self published,: c2000

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008005


No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal handling; Still Gift Quality. A lovely self-published photo journal of East Africa. View more info

Image for ...<b>The African Giant. The Story of a Journey.</b>

...The African Giant. The Story of a Journey.

By: Cloete, Stuart

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London:, Collins,: 1956.

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003569


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. View more info

Image for ...<b>The African Giant. The Story of a Journey.</b>

...The African Giant. The Story of a Journey.

By: Cloete, Stuart

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston:, Houghton Mifflin,: 1955

Edition: Early printing of first American edition.

Seller ID: 004066


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. View more info

Image for <b>Gazella.</b>[Africa]

Gazella.[Africa]

By: Cloete, Stuart

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Boston:, Houghton Mifflin,: 1958.

Edition: First American Edition.

Seller ID: 004068


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.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 the price [blacked-out]minor wear to corners and tips, some fading to the white of rear panel. View more info

Image for <b>Living in Morocco: Design from Casablanca to Marrakesh  </b><br>[North Africa]

Living in Morocco: Design from Casablanca to Marrakesh
[North Africa]

By: Dennis, Landt

Price: $19.95

Publisher: London:, Thames & Hudson,: 2001.

Seller ID: 008703

ISBN: 0500282641


Morocco is an exhilarating combination of vivid sensuality and intense spirituality, an intoxicating blend of cultures. Berber, Arab, French, English, and Spanish: the country's rich mixture of heritages is matched by its geography, which ranges from coast to mountain to desert.No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. Oblong, 9.75 inches tall. 252 pages with index. View more info

Image for …<b>Out of Africa.</b><br>

Out of Africa.

By: Dinesen, Isak. [Karen Blixen] Introduction: Bernardine Kielty

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York:, The Modern Library,: 1952.<br>

Edition: Modern Library Number 23. <br>

Seller ID: 005239

Condition: 7.25 inches tall. 389 pages.<br>


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. B... View more info

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Seven Horizons

By: Finger, Charles J.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Garden City, New York:, Doubleday, Doran, & Company,: 1930.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008284


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. Moder... View more info

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...Back to the Congo.

By: Lieve, Joris

Price: $10.00

Publisher: USA:, Atheneum: 1992

Seller ID: 005066


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. View more info

Image for <b>Memories of Congo. Tales of Adventure and Work in the Heart of Africa.</b><br>[Missionary]

Memories of Congo. Tales of Adventure and Work in the Heart of Africa.
[Missionary]

By: Longenecker, J. Hershey

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Johnson City, Tennessee, Royal Publishers: 1964

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Inscription: AUTHOR SIGNED [ASL] letter laid-in.

Seller ID: 009208

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine Dust Jacket.


AUTHOR SIGNED [ASL] letter laid-in.The author and his wife were missionaries in the Congo.The final chapter is added: Congo: Past and Present. Publisher's pumpkin colored cloth, Bindings tight and square. Text clean and bright, Minimal handling wear. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has light handling wear. View more info

Image for <b>Penny Goes to Rhodesia   </b>

Penny Goes to Rhodesia

By: Milligan, Elsie

Price: $19.95

Publisher: London:, Pickering & Inglis,: 1968.<br>

Edition: First Edition, Second Printing.

Seller ID: 009046

Condition: Very Good


Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Minimal handling wear. Dust Jacket is price-clipped and in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has moderate shelf wear with small loss front corner. >Third book in the series View more info

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

Livingstone’s Lake. The Drama of Nyasa Africa’s Inland Sea.
[19th Century Exploration, East Africa]

By: Ransford, Oliver

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York:, Thomas Y. Crowell Company,: 1967.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing. [American]

Seller ID: 008141


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... View more info

Image for …<b>Through Central Africa for the Bible A Four Thousand Mile Motor Tour.</b>

Through Central Africa for the Bible A Four Thousand Mile Motor Tour.

By: Roome, William John Waterman.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York: [Printed in Great Britain], Fleming H. Revell Co.: 1929

Seller ID: 005455


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 fad... View more info

Image for <b>  Afrika. Vol 1 Vom Mittelmeer zum Aequator. Vol 2.: Vom Aequator zum Kap der Guten Hoffnung</b>

Afrika. Vol 1 Vom Mittelmeer zum Aequator. Vol 2.: Vom Aequator zum Kap der Guten Hoffnung

By: Schulthess, Emil

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Switzerland:, Manesse Verlag,: 1958.<br>

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008142


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. Text in German. View more info

Image for ...<b>African and Oceanic Art   </b>

...African and Oceanic Art

By: Trowell, Margaret; Nevermann, Hans

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York:, Harry N. Abrams, Inc.,: 1968

Seller ID: 007001

ISBN: 0810980061


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. View more info

Image for <b>  A Pictorial Guide to Many Lands The British Commonwealth and Empire </b>

A Pictorial Guide to Many Lands The British Commonwealth and Empire

By: Turner, W. J. - Introduction and editor.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York:, Hastings House,: 1943

Seller ID: 006861


This history and travel book highlights Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, India, East Africa and other areas of the Empire. Fully illustrated with 48 Full-color plates and 173 in black and white. Endpapers are illustrated with maps of the British Empire in WWII. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. 9 inches tall. 312 pages. View more info