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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

Condition: Good


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

Condition: Good - Very Good


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 be assessed for Priority and/or international shipping. 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

Condition: Good+ to Very Good


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

Condition: Good - Good+


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

Condition: Fair


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 primarily used in the liturgy of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church, and to a lesser degree by the Beta Israel Jewish Community (Wikipedi,... 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

Condition: Near Fine


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

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

By: N/A

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Self Published:

Seller ID: 036177

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Good+


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

Condition: Good


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

ISBN: 088363368x

Condition: Fine


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

Condition: Very Good+


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 volume, additional fees will apply for Priority and/or International shipping. 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

Condition: Fair


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 generally clean and intact. Due to size and weight of this set, extra charges will apply for Priority and/or International shippi... 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

Condition: Good


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 fairly clean copies. Five volume set will require additional postage charges for priority and/or international mail. 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

Condition: Good


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, additional charges will apply for Priority and/or International shipping. Contents show light use, though are generally very c... 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

Condition: Very Good


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

ISBN: 912425942x

Condition: Fine


DJ with a few small edge wrinkles, 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

ISBN: 0094712506

Condition: Fine


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

Condition: Fine


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

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The Birds of Africa, Volume I

By: Brown, Leslie H., Emil K. Urban, Kenneth Newman (Eds)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, Academic Press: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035000

ISBN: 0121373010

Condition: Near Fine


521 pages. Very slight rubbing on lower edges of text block. Otherwise a Fine copy. Dust jacket with a few slight handling creases. Due to weight and size, additional charges will apply for Priority and/or International shipping. View more info

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Voyage Aux Sources Du Nil, En Nubie et En Abyssinie Pendant Les Annees 1768, 1769, 1770, 1771, & 1772

By: Bruce, M. James

Price: $1,000.00

Publisher: Paris, Hotel De Thou: 1790

Seller ID: 035523

Condition: Good


Published in Paris in five volumes from 1790-1791. Rebound with beige paper over covers, and all plates and maps removed into a sixth volume. Now, complete in six volumes. Edges show creases and wear, though text is generally in very good condition. Atlas volume contains Eight single page plates; Seven plates with language examples (i.e. Geez, etc.); Four plates from Vol. III; Three plates from Volume IV; 42 plates from Vol. V; Four large folding maps; followed by 19 folding plates. Although the images remain clear on all of the maps and plates, the edges are worn. There is some water da... View more info