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A Bibliography of African Bibliographies Covering Territories South of the Sahara (Grey Bibliographies No. 6)

By: Robinson, A. M. Lewin (compiler); D. H. Varley (General Editor)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Cape Town, South African Public Library, 1955

Edition: Third Edition


167 pages. Ex-Reference Library with usual markings. Light moisture and wear on covers. View more info

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A Life of Fun, Romance, and Wild Adventures

By: Robbins, Sabin, IV

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Delray Beach, FL, Aurora Press,

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By the Author and Publisher


Copyright is 2009. 371 pages. Author's inscription on title page reads in full: "To ____ / Great friend and greatest zoo director / on the planet. / Thanks for the memories of lots of / shared wild adventures / Sabin." Additional note in the hand of author to same recipient on yellow stick-um on title page. Includes chapters on on Yale, world travels, and his first love affair with actress Jane Fonda in 1954-55. Dust jacket shows scattered very slight edge w... View more info

A Stranger Abroad: A Memoir

By: Jones, Schuyler

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Wichita, Kansas, Rowfant Press, 2011

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the Author


300 pages. Number 219 of a limited edition of 500 copies, signed by the author. New copy in original slipcase. A fascinating memoir by the man many consider to be the real life model (or partial composite) of Indiana Jones. View more info

A Stranger Abroad: A Memoir

By: Jones, Schuyler

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Wichita, Kansas, Rowfant Press, 2011

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the Author


300 pages. Number 220 of a limited edition of 500 copies, signed by the author. New copy in original slipcase. A fascinating memoir by the man many consider to be the real life model (or partial composite) of Indiana Jones. 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


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

Africa

By: Schulthess, Emil

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, The Viking Press, 1966


First U.S. publication of this title. Previous owner's book plate on front paste down, and small booksellers sticker on rear past down. Light shelf scuffs on lower edge of covers. Price clipped dust jacket with slight handling and edge creases. Otherwise, dust jacket is bright and clean, and now protected in a clear mylar sleeve. View more info

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African Heritage Bibliography

By: Bell, Janet Cheatham

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Momence, IL, Baker & Taylor, 1989


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

African Hunter

By: Blixen-Finecke, Baron Bror Von

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press,

Edition: First Edition, Thus


Copyright for this edition is 1986. First printing of this edition. Previous owners book plate on blank front free end leaf. Corners are very slightly bumped. Dust jacket shows a one inch tear from upper edge over front cover near spine, as well as scattered light edge wear. Jacket remains bright and clean, and is now protected in a clear mylar sleeve. View more info

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African Jungle Life

By: Dugmore, A. Radclyffe

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan and Co., 1928


246 pages. Top edge is gilded. Gilt stamped image of a lion's head on top cover. Non-author presentation inscription on front free end leave. Otherwise a solid and clean copy with general light wear and use. View more info

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African Orchids in the Wild and in Cultivation

By: La Croix, Isobyl and Eric La Croix

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Portland, OR, Timber Press, 1997

Edition: Facsimile Reprint


379 pages. Slight smudge on lower edge of text block. Otherwise Fine. Dust jacket is now protected in clear mylar sleeve. 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


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


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: 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


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: 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


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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An African Holiday

By: Sutton, Richard L.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: St. Louis, The C. V. Mosby Company, 1924

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By the Author


180 pages. Author's inscription on front free end page reads in full: "For Dick -- with love / from - a Fat Lion Hunter." Affixed to front end leaves and blank recto of frontispiece are four photographs, including the author and others. Hinges (internal) are a little week and the binding is less than firm. Text block remains fairly tight and well attached to covers. Fairly light general wear. View more info