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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.Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. 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. The safari began in Nairobi Kenya then moved to the Mt. Kilimanjaro District, the Cherangani Hills in western Kenya, then... View more info

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From Corsair to Riffian
[Tunisia; Algeria; Morocco,]

By: Anderson, Isabel

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Boston and New York, Houghtom Mifflin Company: 1927

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Inscription: Inscribed by Author

Seller ID: 009174

Condition: Near Fine


SIGNED by the author with Christmas [xmas] greeting - no personalization. Isabel Weld Perkins (1876 -1948), known as Isabel Anderson was a Boston-area heiress and author who left a legacy to the public that includes a park and two museums. "Although written primarily with the purpose of helping American travelers in North Africa, unlike most books about that fascinating part of the world, it covers Tunisia and Algeria as well as Morocco, and is a mine of information of interest to those who follow contemporary events as well as to travelers." Isabel made the trek in a six-wheele... View more info

Image for <b>The Albert N'Yanza. Great Basin of the Nile and explorations of the Nile Sourses. Volume 2  </b><br>

The Albert N'Yanza. Great Basin of the Nile and explorations of the Nile Sourses. Volume 2

By: Baker, Samuel White

Price: $29.95

Publisher: New York:, Horizon Press,: 1962.

Seller ID: 008480


Sir Samuel White Baker was a British explorer, officer, naturalist, big game hunter, engineer, writer and abolitionist. P> 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. shelf handling. 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 handling wear. 8vo; 256 - ... View more info

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An African Eldorado. The Belgian Congo.

By: Barns, T, Alexander

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co. Ltd: 1926

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 011095

Condition: Very Good


Chapters include The Craterland of Kivu, Rail, Road and River Routes, Pygmies, Cannibals, African Apes; Much detailed information on Natural History and Anthropology. First Edition, First Printing. Publisher's red cloth. Frontispiece, 4 maps (3 of which are folding), plates, half-title, publisher's advertisements. Bindings are tight and square. Text clean, light even toning, occasional foxing. Moderate shelf handling wear. 8vo; 22.5 cm, 9 in tall; 229 pages with index; 8-page publisher's advertisements. Ref: shakariconnection; JRI p127 View more info

Image for Across the Great Craterland of The Congo. A sequel to 'The Wonderland of the Eastern Congo' describing a journey of exploration and research to the land of the giant craters in Tanganyika territory, and to the forests, lakes, and volcanoes of the south-eastern Congo. With some account of the African apes, and the capture and training of the African elephant.

Across the Great Craterland of The Congo. A sequel to 'The Wonderland of the Eastern Congo' describing a journey of exploration and research to the land of the giant craters in Tanganyika territory, and to the forests, lakes, and volcanoes of the south-eastern Congo. With some account of the African apes, and the capture and training of the African elephant.

By: Barns, T. Alexander

Price: $185.00

Publisher: London, Ernest Benn Limited: 1923

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 011051

Condition: Very Good


Describing the first journey of exploration and research by an Englishman to the land of the Giant Craters in Tanganyika. With some accounts of African Apes and the capture and training of Elephants. Publisher's gray cloth with spine titles stamped in gilt and blind-stamped front emblem. Bindings are tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate shelf handling wear. Bookplate of Maurice Arthur Hall on the front pastedown, and his ownership signature to front free endpaper. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo; 9 1/4 x 5 3/4 inches; 276 pp.; frontispiece, 2 folding maps, 80 i... View more info

Image for The Wonderland of the Eastern Congo. The Region of the Snow-Crowned Volcanoes the Pygmies the Giant Gorilla and the Okapi.

The Wonderland of the Eastern Congo. The Region of the Snow-Crowned Volcanoes the Pygmies the Giant Gorilla and the Okapi.

By: Barns, T. Alexander; Introduction by H. H. Johnson

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London & New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1922

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 011053

Condition: Very Good


The author explored the region above Lake Kivu and Ruwenzori in the Congo with good descriptions of the native peoples and nature and with some emphasis on gorillas, elephants, lions, entomology, cannibals and the volcanoes. The appendix lists the new species of butterflies and moths collected by the author and his wife who accompanied him. There is a chapter on okapi hunting. First Edition, First Printing. Publisher's pictorial cloth, top edge gilt. Bindings are tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate shelf handling wear. Extremities bumped, scattered foxing, bookpl... 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 Numidia unequal Mauretania Caesariensis Or the rich of Massylier and Massaeylier after Dr. Shaw Folding map laid flat on foam ... 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

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Race to Dakar

By: Boorman, Charley

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Little, Brown Book Group: 2006

Seller ID: 009730

ISBN: 0316027111

Condition: Near Fine


SIGNED with an inscription by the author. Unread, Minor handling bumps to fore-edge. "Replete with colorful characters, hair-raising action and enough raw machismo to knock over an elephant." -Kirkus Reviews View more info

Image for <b>Readers Digest Southern Africa  </b>

Readers Digest Southern Africa

By: Bulpin; T. V.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Cape Town, Readers Digest Association South Africa: 1981

Seller ID: 009445

ISBN: 0620049901

Condition: Fine


No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal self handling; Still Gift Quality. 319 pages with index; fully illustrated with color photography. View more info

Image for <b>Ghosts of Tsavo: Tracking the Mythic Lions of East Africa  </b>

Ghosts of Tsavo: Tracking the Mythic Lions of East Africa

By: Caputo, Philip ; National Geographic Society

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Washington, DC, National Geographic Books: 2001

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009881

ISBN: 0792263626

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


"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

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>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>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. Blixen wrote the book in English and then rewrote it in Danish. The book has sometimes been published under the author's pen n... View more info

Image for …<b>Tropical Africa.</b><br>

Tropical Africa.

By: Drummond, Henry

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York:, Scribner and Welford,: 1891.<br>

Edition: Fourth Edition with Folding Map and Illustrations.<br>

Seller ID: 005577


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