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Publisher: Cape Town, South Africa:, Purnell and Sons: 1973.
Edition: First Edition – First Printing.
Seller ID: 006686
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
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
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
Publisher: Washington, DC, National Geographic Books: 2001
Edition: First Edition, First Printing.
Seller ID: 009881
"A sprightly and informative travel adventure." "Caputo gives us Africa in all of its parched and scrubby beauty, a land raw and primitive, inhabited by jackals and hyenas, acacia trees and watering holes and, of course, lions that occasionally prey on homo sapiens." "Ghosts of Tsavo makes for great reading."First Edition, First Printing. Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. View more info
Publisher: New York:, The Modern Library,: 1952.<br>
Edition: Modern Library Number 23. <br>
Seller ID: 005239
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
By: Ransford, Oliver
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
Publisher: London:, Reprint Society,: 1963.<br>
Edition: Book Club Edition.<br>
Seller ID: 007145
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... View more info