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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

Image for The Egyptian Soudan:  Its Loss and Recovery, Including I.- A Rapid Sketch of the History of the Soudan.  II.- A Narrative of the Dongola Expedition, 1896. III.- A Full Account of the Nile Expeditions, 1897-8

The Egyptian Soudan: Its Loss and Recovery, Including I.- A Rapid Sketch of the History of the Soudan. II.- A Narrative of the Dongola Expedition, 1896. III.- A Full Account of the Nile Expeditions, 1897-8

By: Alford, Henry S. L. And W. Dennistoun Sword

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan and Co.: 1898

Edition: First Edition, Second Printing

Seller ID: 037704

Condition: Good


336 pages. Private library book plate on front paste down. Masonic Grand Lodge stamp on top edge of text block. Light wear on spine where a small library sticker was removed. Upper edge of top cover is a little faded. Tissue guard prior to title page is creased and shows a little foxing. Title page is a little darkened opposite tissue guard. Volume remains tight and is otherwise bright and clean View more info

Image for The American Museum Congo Expedition Collection of Bats [Bulletin of The American Museum of Natural History, Vol. XXXVII, Art. XVIII

The American Museum Congo Expedition Collection of Bats [Bulletin of The American Museum of Natural History, Vol. XXXVII, Art. XVIII

By: Allen, J. A., Herbert Lang and James P. Chapin

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, The American Museum of Natural History: 1917

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037697

Condition: Good


Pp 405 - 563, plus twelve pages, one of which is color. General light wear and handling, though overall a fairly tight and clean copy. 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

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Mammals of Malawi: An Annotated Check List and Atlas

By: Answell, W. F. H. & R. J. Dowsett

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Cornwall, The Trendrine Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037693

ISBN: 0951256203

Condition: Fine


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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

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Narrative of the Operations and Recent Discoveries with the Pyramids, Temples, Tombs, and Excavations, in Egypt and Nubia; and of a Journey to the Coast of the Red Sea, in Search of The Ancient Berenice; and Another to the Oasis of Jupiter Ammon

By: Belzoni, G. [Giovanni Battista]

Price: $500.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1821

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 037707

Condition: Fair+


Text volume only. 533 pages, plus folding map. Private library book plate on front paste down. Masonic Grand Lodge stamp on top edge of text block. Covers are rubbed and worn. Leather over spine is partially detached, and the upper two inches have broken off though are laid in. Black leather spine label is good. Foxing is seen on first few leaves, and on folding map. Text block is tight and contents are otherwise clean and intact. View more info

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The Ruined Cities of Mashonaland being a Record of Excavation and Exploration in 1891

By: Bent, J. Theodore (With a Chapter on the Orientation and Mensuration Of the Temples By R. M. W. Swan)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green, and Co.: 1896

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 037755

Condition: Good


427 pages, plus ads. Private library book plate on front paste down. Ink stamp of a masonic lodge is seen on the upper edge of the text block. Very slight wear on spine where a small library sticker was removed. Cloth over spine is a little faded, though gilt lettering and decoration remains good. View more info