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Africana: Incorporating the Journal of the East African Wild Life Society. Volume I, Number 1 (March, 1962) - Volume I Number 10 (June, 1964)

By: N/A

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Nairobi, African Life Publications:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 025147


Ten issues, making a complete set of Volume I. All issues show general handling wear and some with vertical creases. All issues remains fairly tight and clean. Due to size and weight, extra fees will be assessed for Priority and/or international shipping. View more info

Africana: Incorporating the Journal of the East African Wild Life Society. Volume 2, Number 1 (September, 1964) - Volume 2 Number 10 (December, 1966)

By: N/A

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Nairobi, African Life Publications:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 025148


Ten issues, making a complete set of Volume 2. Number 5 shows a two inch, mostly closed tear from top edge of front cover only in back ground and not affecting lettering or main image of front cover. Number 10 shows a one by three inch open tear at the lower, outside, corner of the rear cover partially affecting ads. Issues are otherwise tight and in fairly good condition, showing general handing wear and a few bumped corners. Due to size and weight, extra fees will ... View more info

Africana: Incorporating the Journal of the East African Wild Life Society. Volume 3, Number 1 (March, 1967) - Volume 3 Number 12 (January, 1970)

By: N/A

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Nairobi, African Life Publications:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 025149


Twelve issues, making a complete set of Volume 3. General light handling wear, though overall tight and clean copies. Due to size and weight, extra fees will be assessed for Priority and/or international shipping. View more info

Africana: Official Quarterly Handbook of the East African Wild Life Society and Incorporating the Journal of the East African Wild Life Society. Volume 4, Numbers 1 (April, 1970), 2, 3, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11, & 12 (January, 1973)

By: N/A

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Nairobi, East African Wild Life Society:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 025150


Ten of Twelve issues (Missing numbers 4 & 7). Most issues with "50" in magic marker ink just below the title on the front cover. General fairly light wear, though issues remain tight and otherwise clean. Due to size and weight, extra fees will be assessed for Priority and/or international shipping. View more info

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Prayer Book / New Testament writings in Ge'ez

By: N/A

Price: $1,500.00

Seller ID: 034869


No date, though circa mid-late 18th century. 144 leaves (288 pages) on velum leaves, bound in leather. Sinew tied. Mostly black lettering, though with some in red. One full page illustration in color of Madonna and Child. There are a few decorative breaks between sections of text. Written in Ge'ez, an ancient South Semitic language originating in Eritrea and the northern region of Ethiopia. Once the official language of Aksum and Ethiopia, it now remains primaril... View more info

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The Marine National Parks of Kenya

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Board of Trustees of the National Parks of Kenya:

Seller ID: 035630


No date of publication, though circa early 1970s. 34 pages, followed by 14 pages of ads. Saddle stapled into illustrated covers. Old price inked on first page, with inked stamped inventory number just below. Otherwise a bright and clean copy. View more info

Image for 1936 Photo Album of Trip to Egypt (197+ Photographs)

1936 Photo Album of Trip to Egypt (197+ Photographs)

By: N/A

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Self Published:

Seller ID: 036177


Photo album with 197, 2 x 3 inches photographs that are mostly originals, plus a few larger commercial photos and post cards. Photos include In and around Cairo; The Nile; Pyramids and the Sphynx; Bi-Plane and flight; Ships; Etc. View more info

Notes of a Naturalist in the Nile Valley and Malta: A Narrative of Exploration and Research in Connection with the Natural History, Geology, and Archaeology of the Lower Nile and Maltese Islands

By: Adams, Andrew Leith

Price: $500.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Edmonston and Douglas: 1870

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030561


295 pages, plus all plates and the map; Illustration listed to face page 97 is present, though faces page 139 as published and is the case with other copies reported and examined; Cloth covers are lightly rubbed; Two inch separation of title page along center of binding, though leaf remains well attached; Volume is very tight, and is otherwise clean and intact. View more info

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A Voyage to Senegal, the Isle of Goree, and the River Gambia

By: Adanson, M. [Michel]

Price: $500.00

Publisher: London, J. Nourse and W. Johnston: 1759

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 035504


337 pages, plus folding map. Map was originally bound in as the frontispiece, though is now detached and laid in. Full leather covers are rubbed and show wear at spine ends. Top joint of cover at spine is cracked and top cover is loosened, but still attached. Small closed tear on map from bound edge entering about one inch into border. Volume otherwise remains tight and generally clean. View more info

Animals of Africa

By: Allen, Thomas B.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: N/P, Beaux Arts Editions:

Seller ID: 026073


N/D (copyright is 1997); 252 pages. View more info

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The Kafir, The Hottentot, and the Frontier Farmer: Passages of Missionary Life from the Journals of the Venerable Archdeacon Merriman

By: Archdeacon Merriman (Nathaniel James Merriman)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, George Bell & Sons: 1853

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035649


200 pages, plus ads and five plates, of which two are hand colored. Lacking folding map of Capetown and one plate. Modern plain grey binding with burgundy spine label and gilt lettering. Lacking. Scattered mostly light foxing. Lower edges of most pages are darkened. View more info

The Birds of British Somaliland and the Gulf of Aden: Their Life Histories, Breeding Habits, and Eggs (Volume III Only of Four Volume Set)

By: Archer, Geoffrey and Eva M. Godman

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Edinburgh and London, Oliver and Boyd: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 033763


pp 628-1042, plus plates and folding map. There is a penciled notation by a previous owner of this volume regarding a chance to see all of the original paintings used for the color plates in this volume. Volume remains tight, otherwise very clean, and bright. Dust jacket with price clipped out and new price inked in. Jacket shows wear over spine ends, and other rubbing and light wear. Jacket is now protected in a clear mylar sleeve. Due to the weight of this volum... View more info

The Birds of Tropical West Africa, with Special Reference to Those of the Gambia, Sierra Leone, the Gold Coast and Nigeria (Eight Volumes)

By: Bannerman, David Armitage

Price: $400.00

Publisher: London, The Crown Agents for the Colonies:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032917


Complete in eight volumes published from 1930 to 1951. Condition varies, though volumes II, III, IV, and VII show broken top hinges (internal). Text blocks remains tight and well attached to covers. Other four volumes are fairly tight. Scattered, mostly light, foxing, and some scattered light soiling. Light moisture stains on the very edges of a few leaves. Book plates on front paste down of most volumes. General light wear. Plates are good and contents are gener... View more info

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Travels and Discoveries in North and Central Africa: Being a Journal of an Expedition Undertaken Under the Auspices of H.B.M.'s Government, in the Years 1849-1855 (Five Volumes)

By: Barth, Henry

Price: $2,000.00

Publisher: London, Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans, & Roberts: 1857

Seller ID: 031745


Mixed editions, with the first three volumes being second editions published in 1857, and the last two being first editions published in 1858. Collated and complete with all color plates and folding maps. Some older moisture stains on edges affecting some plates. Leaves of volumes I, III, and V remain unopened. Hinges of all volumes have been professionally reinforced. Occasional small tears and other stains. Maps are all in very good condition. Overall tight and ... View more info

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Harvard African Studies, Volume II: Varia Africana II

By: Bates, Oric (Ed.)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, The African Department of the Peabody Museum of Harvard University: 1918

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031599


324 pages, plus plates, figures, folding map, folding chart, and errata leaf. Cloth covers and paper spine label are a little rubbed. There are a couple of small tears along top joint, one being at head, and the other near foot. General light wear on edges. Evidence of a small library sticker near bottom of spine, though NO other library markings. Bottom hinge (internal) is broke, though text block remains tight and well attached to covers. Due to size and weight, a... View more info

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African Heritage Bibliography

By: Bell, Janet Cheatham

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Momence, IL, Baker & Taylor: 1989

Seller ID: 035573


211 pages, plus ads. Slight age and use, though overall a tight and clean copy. View more info

Late Nubian Textiles (The Scandinavian Joint Expedition to Sudanese Nubia, Volume 8)

By: Bergman, Ingrid

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Copenhagen, Scandinavian University Books: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 029600


DJ with a few small edge wrinkles, is now protected in a clear mylar sleeve. View more info

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General History of Africa, VII: Africa Under Colonial Domination 1880-1935 (Volume VII ONLY of the Eight Volume set)

By: Boahen, A. Adu (Ed.)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Berkeley, University of California Press: 1985

Seller ID: 035887


865 pages. Price clipped dust jacket is now protected in a clear mylar sleeve. View more info

Rhino Road: The Black and White Rhinos of Africa

By: Booth, Martin

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Constable: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032922


221 pages, plus plates. Dust jacket is now protected in a clear mylar sleeve. View more info

Egypt's Road to Jerusalem: A Diplomat's Story of the Struggle for Peace in the Middle East

By: Boutros-Ghali, Boutros

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Norwalk, CT, The Easton Press:

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 031887


Copyright is 1997. 366 pages, From the Easton Press series "Signed First Edition." Signed in name only by the author on the limitation page stating number 1024 of a limited edition of 1250 copies. Bound in full brown leather with gilt stamped lettering and decoration. Raised spine bands. All edges are gilded. Silk moire end leaves and silk book mark sewn in. Un-used Easton Press book plate is laid in. Beautiful copy in perfect condition. View more info