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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

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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

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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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Stanley: The Making of an African Explorer

By: McLynn, Frank

Price: $29.95

Publisher: UK, Scarborough House: 1990

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 010335

ISBN: 0812840089

Condition: New


Sir Henry Morton Stanley, is known popularly for his celebrated meeting with David Livingstone. But Stanley is by any reckoning a key figure in the history of the European penetration of the African continent. He was also a man of intriguing psychological complexity - a complexity which Frank McLynn seeks to understand. In this book, the author focuses on the years 1841-1877, the most dramatic and fascinating years of Stanley's long life.First American Edition.... View more info

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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