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Moslem Lands . Africa and the East Series

By: Anon

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Church Missionary Society: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000328


Card Cover. Good+/No Jacket. First Edition. 8vo. Foxing mainly to e/p's and page edges. 75 pp. Illustrated with black/white photographs.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Our South Africa Past and Present. a Graphic and Entertaining Story Dealing with Men and Matters Concerning South Africa from Its First Discovery By the Great Portuguese Navigators Up to the Present Day.

By: Anon

Price: £10.50

Publisher: Cape Town, United Tobacco:

Seller ID: 106777


Colour frontispiece of Johan Van Riebeeck. "this volume when completed contains 200 pictures (all pictures present) issued by the United Tobacco Cos. (South) Ltd. Map to endpapers, inscribed on black endpaper "....South Africa 1938" No other dates. Clean green boards, staining to spine, spine slightly splitting, edgeworn, corners and head/tail of spine lightly bumped. 178pp, internally EXCELLENT, CLEAN AND TIGHT. "A general history of South Africa with ... View more info

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Lord Methuen in South Africa. Nynehead Monograph Number Two

By: Anon

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Nynehead, Somerset, Nynehead Local History Society: 1971

Edition: Presumed First UK Edition

Seller ID: 107935


No date shown (c1971/2? ) Printed typescript. Clean beige card covers, stapled (rusting slightly). Top edge of rear cover slightly faded. Black and white illustration of medal to front cover (The Queen's South Africa Medal ? ) (2) + 42 pp. Slight foxing mainly to page edges. NO INSCRIPTIONS. Black and white illustrations/map. Small red ink? Mark to edge of first few pps. Internally CLEAN AND BRIGHT. "Letters from General Lord Methuen, to his father in law, William Ay... View more info

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Scenes of Travel and Adventure in Central Africa

By: Anon (Mungo Park and Others?)

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Thomas Nelson and Sons: 1851

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 110684


In the original publishers Light Brown cloth covered boards with blind stamped decoration to the front and rear covers, but with quite bright gilt titling/decoration/illustration to the spine. All corners and the head/tail of the spine are 'bumped/rubbed, with a small split to the cloth either side of the top and bottom of the spine. There is a fading (? Ink ? ) blotch (about 1.5 cms) to the bottom half of the front cover. Overall the covers are quite clean and it is an ... View more info

Africa's White Magic

By: Appel, Joseph H.

Price: £14.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers Publishers: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 112262


Stated First Edition but has letters K-C beneath that on the publisher's page. Red boards with turquoise titling to the spine and front cover. No dustjacket. There are foxing (brown) spots to the page fore-edges and to some of the page edges. There are NO inscriptions or other marks. (xiv) + 166 pp. Illustrated with b/w plates. Overall, apart from the 'faults', as detailed above, this is a Tight and Secure, 'Very Good' copy. "White magic is replacing the worn out bla... View more info

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The Story of Little Black Sambo

By: Bannerman, Helen

Price: £95.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1924

Edition: 1st Thus (Large Format New Edition)

Seller ID: 112510


The Publisher's Note to this New Edition, now First Published in a Larger Format, states... " 'Little Black Sambo' made his first appearence in October 1899 .. In a tiny booklet ..... NOW 'LITTLE BLACK SAMBO' IS ONCE AGAIN REPRINTED, BUT IN A NEW AND MORE IMPORTANT FORM as becomes the proud position he has won for himself as a classic of the Nursery." . Pale blue boards, with dark blue titling to the spine and a dark blue illustration of Little Black Sambo with a... View more info

Namib . Dawn to Twilight

By: Bergerot, Sylvie & Eric Robert (Written In Collaboration with Dr. Jean-Paul Roux. )

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Johannesburg, Southern Book Publishers: 1989

Edition: First Edition; First Impression

Seller ID: 111125


Dark blue boards. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket which is NOT price-clipped. There is some VERY slight fading to the base colour of the spine (negligible) although the lettering is still bright and clear. There are NO Inscriptions or other Marks.158 pp. Illustrated with superb colour photographs and b/w maps (by Suzanne Roux). Bibliography; Acknowledgements. Overall, this is an Excellent, Clean, Tight and Bright 'Fine' copy. "This book encapsulates ... View more info

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The Imperial Atlas of Modern Geography. An Extensive Series of Maps, Embracing the Most Recent Discoveries and the Latest Political Divisions of Territory in all Parts of the World. Compiled and Engraved from the Most Authentic Sources.

By: Blackie W. G.

Price: £1,050.00

Publisher: London, Blackie & Son.: 1860

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 113798


Modern? (ish) half leather, bound with a heavy plain black unlettered leather spine, with 4 raised bands, and corners over burgundy cloth boards. Reinforced inner hinge in blue 'cloth' with marbled paper endpapers stuck down to white card, and similar to the rear endpapers - which in this case should be 'endcards'. These 'endcards' have the half title and the last page stuck down to these white card endpapers. Possibly an Amateur binder? . Large Folio/Small Elephant Foli... View more info

AFRICA

By: Blum Dieter & Gisela Brown

Price: £75.00

Publisher: New York, Harry N. Abrams, Inc. Publishers: 1976

Edition: 1st English Edn (USA)

Seller ID: 50217


In the Original Heavy brown buckram/hessian cloth with gilt embossed titles and colour photo plate of beaded African woman inset on front cover. In the original Imitation Ostrich Skin 'slip-around' 'slip-case'. 208 pp. Foreword by Leopold Sedar Senghor. Full of VERY STRIKING Full Colour photographs on heavy photographic paper by a top class photographer who travelled throughout Africa. Photographs taken in North, West, East, South and Central Africa with maps and descrip... View more info

Splendours of the Lost Civilisations Journey in the World of Archaelogy

By: Bourbon, Fabio;

Price: £24.00

Publisher: Vercelli, Italy, White Star: 2001

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 110896


Cream boards with bright gilt titling to the spine and front cover. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket which is not price-clipped. The bottom edge of the boards have some minor shelf-wear and the rear inner spine is beginning to crack, otherwise there are No Inscriptions or other Marks. 352 pp. Illustrated with colour plates and photographs throughout. Glossary; Bibliography. Overall, apart from the minor 'faults', as detailed above, this is an Excellent, C... View more info

The Source of the Nile. The Lake Regions of Central Africa

By: Burton, Richard F.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 1993

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 112173


Tan/Black/Gilt Illustrated boards with bright gilt/black decoration/ titling to the spine and front cover. No dustjacket. In the Original Near fine plain black SLIPCASE - some slight shelfwear = rubs/smudges, negligible. The top page fore-edge is tan-brown. There are NO Inscriptions or Marks. (xxv) +604 pp. Illustrated with b/w plates and line drawings. Loosely enclosed is a large fold-out map of the routes between Zanzibar and The Great Lakes in Eastern Africa. Two Appe... View more info

The Nile Basin and Captain Speke's Discovery of the Source of the Nile .

By: Burton, Richard F; James MacQueen

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Frank Cass & Co.: 1967

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 112348


Ex-Library Copy. Green quarter-bound boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket, which is not price-clipped. There are minimal Ex-Library Markings. These include a stamp to the title page and a number stamp to the publisher's details page. The front free-endpaper has been cut out and there are glue stains to the top and bottom of the boards. There are also yellow stains to the dustjacket-flaps and endpapers. There is ed... View more info

The Example of Shakespeare

By: Clark J. P.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Longman Group Ltd: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7609


Black boards with bright gilt titling to the spine In the original publisher's lettered dustjacket. Ex- Library but with fairly minimal library markings. Protected in the usual clear plastic library jacket. (x) + 113 pp. Overall despite its status as an Ex-Lib copy this is a Very Clean, Tight and Bright copy. ; Ex-Library; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall View more info

The Anglo-Boer War . The Road to Infamy, 1899-1900

By: Coetzer, Owen

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Arms & Armour: 1996

Edition: 1st UK Edition

Seller ID: 110980


First UK Edition. Originally published in South Africa by William Waterman Publications. Black boards with white titling to the spine and front cover. There is VERY slight edge wear to the top and bottom edges of the boards (negligible). There is a former owner's small b/w name and address sticker on the top corner of the front free endpaper, otherwise there are NO Inscriptions or other Marks. (10) + 294pp. Illustrated with b/w prints, photographs and maps. Two Appendice... View more info

Frederick Douglass . In His Own Words

By: Douglass, Frederick; Milton Meltzer

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Harcourt Brace & Company: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 112347


Blue boards with bright gilt titling to the red quarter-bound spine and bright silver gilt illustration to the front board. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket, which is not price-clipped. There is some light rubbing to the bottom edge of the boards, otherwise there are NO inscriptions or other marks. (xviii) + 220 pp. Illustrated with the great b/w linocuts of Stephen Alcorn. Afterword; Biographical Profiles and Portraits; A Note on Sources and Further Read... View more info

Narrative Shape-Shifting. Myth, Humor and History in the Fiction of Ben Okri, B. Kojo Laing and Yvonne Vera

By: Elder, Arlene A.

Price: £13.00

Publisher: Woodbridge, Suffolk, United Kingdom, James Currey. An Imprint of Boydell & Brewer Ltd: 2009

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 112546


In the original publisher's glossy laminated boards. No dustjacket as issued. First Edition, First Printing with the Correct Printers Key - 1 2 3 4 5 12 13 11 10 09. Some very light negligible smudges/scratches which are only seen if held up to the light - an Excellent Very Clean, Tight and Bright near 'As New' copy. A few small 'ticks' by titles in the bibliography o/w NO Inscriptions or Marks. (vi) + 168 pp. Short Biographies; Bibliography, Index. "Responding to ma... View more info

The Victoria Cross . How it Was Won; How it Was Lost; How it Came Back Again

By: Gerard Morice

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, T. Nelson and Sons: 1892

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 111032


In the Original Publishers' decorated cloth with gilt titling to the front cover and a gilt band with the title picked out in it on the spine. Plain light blue rear cover with a blind stamped logo/decoration in the centre of the rear board. Some wear/rubbing to the extremities, and some marking to the boards, but overall sound and tight. All hinges secure. Pale grey Floral endpapers. The name 'Alexander' is written in smudged ink on the reverse of the Frontispiece. The p... View more info

Edward Gibbon's Atlas of the World.

By: Gibbon Edward; Fernandez Armesto, Felipe ( Introduction and Commentary by )

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 1991

Edition: 1st Folio Society Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 112254


In the original plain navy matching slipcase. Dark blue boards with bright gilt titling/decoration to the front cover and to spine. No marks, Near As New - Very clean, looks unread. Pictorial endpapers. No Inscriptions or Marks. 116 pp. Black/white frontispiece, black/white illustrated title page. Modern maps and Index gazetteer by Andrew Heritage and P. J. M. Geelan. Profusely illustrated throughout with black and white maps throughout, mainly full page, and including s... View more info

The Picador Book of African Stories

By: GRAY, Stephen (Edited by)

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Picador: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 50458


Clean Black boards, with Bright gilt tilting to the spine, in the original glossy pictorial dustjacket which has a little VERY light shelfwear and one (internally repaired) corner tear. FIRST EDITION, FIRST Printing with the Correct Printers Key - 1 3 5 7 9 8 6 4 2. NO Inscriptions or marks. Internally Excellent. (xvii) + 285 pp. This compilation includes short works by authors from Egypt, Algeria, Morocco, Cape Verde, Togo, Ivory coast, Sudan, Mauritius, Madagascar, Moz... View more info

Broken Images A War Journal, Britain, North Africa and Italy

By: Guest, John

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, Leo Cooper: 1970

Edition: Re-issue

Seller ID: 109969


Men at War Series 1. Grey Boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's decorated dustjacket. The page fore-edges at the top are slightly browned/foxed. No Inscriptions or Marks. 231 pp. Overall an Excellent Very Clean, Tight and Bright copy. " First published 1949 & Originally written for private eyes,. This re-issue is a first-hand account of the author's wartime experiences, His WWII service with the 83rd Light Anti Aircraft Battery and... View more info