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Trade Castles and Forts of West Africa

By: A. W. Lawrence

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3215

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


London: Jonathan Cape. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1963. First Edition. Ochre cloth boards with particulars in gilt to spine. Top edge red, fore edge lightly foxed. Otherwise, a very nice crisp copy without previous owners' names or other markings. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; [390] pages . Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Les Belges dans l'Afrique Centrale. Le Congo et ses Affluents. 3 Volumes.

By: Adolphe Burdo Ch. de Martrin-Donos

Price: $400.00

Publisher: Brussels, P. Maes: 1886

Seller ID: 2130

Condition: Very Good


Brussels: P. Maes. Very Good. 1886. Hardcover. 3 Volume set. Fifteen chromolithographs, seven maps including one large folding. Light moisture mark to volume 3 upper fore edge corner. Professionally rebound in cream linen with red morocco labels.; Quarto . View more info

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Le Raid Citroen. La Premiere Traversee du Sahara en Automobile. De Touggourt a Tombouctou par l'Atlantide.

By: Georges-Marie Haardt & Louis Audouin-Dubreuil. Introduction de Andre Citroen.

Price: $500.00

Publisher: Paris, Librairie Plon: 1924

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 3468

Condition: Very Good


Paris: Librairie Plon. Very Good. 1924. Full morocco. Full brown morocco with bright gilt decorative motifs to front and rear covers. Fading to front cover along top edge and spine. Five raised bands, gilt title and decorations to spine, which is lightly faded. Marbled endpapers embellished with gilt flecks. Signed by Citroen and Audouin-Dubreuil to half title. Occasional light foxing but otherwise a bright, clean copy without previous owners' names or other marking... View more info

Amthal-i Qur'an Fasli az Tarikh Qur'an Karim; Fables, Proverbs, Parables, etc. in the Quran

By: Hekmat E Shirazi AKA Mirza Ali-Asghar Hekmat Shirazi AKA Ali Asqar Hekmat

Price: $300.00

Publisher: London, Tchapkhaneh Majless: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 2811

Condition: Very Good


London: Tchapkhaneh Majless. Very Good. 1955. First Edition. Half red morocco. Wear to spine. Bookplate of noted proverb collector Lieutenant Colonel Victor de Guinzbourg to front pastedown. Includes calling card signed in blue ink by Hekmat as well as his invitation to a reception at The Hotel Plaza on stationary blind stamped with a Persian lion. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 356 pages . First Edition. View more info

Image for Historia del Comercio y de La Navegacion de Los Antiguos. Escrita en  Francés Por El Ilustrisimo Señor Pedro Daniel Huet, Obispo De Avranches,  Subpreceptor del Senor Delfin, y uno de los quarenta de la Academia  Francesa. Y Traducida al Castellano por el Padre F. Placido Regidor,  Ex-Visitador General de la Religion de San Benito, Abad que ha sido del  Real Monasterio de Nuestra Senora de Monserrat de Cataluna. Nullius  Dioecesis, &c.

Historia del Comercio y de La Navegacion de Los Antiguos. Escrita en Francés Por El Ilustrisimo Señor Pedro Daniel Huet, Obispo De Avranches, Subpreceptor del Senor Delfin, y uno de los quarenta de la Academia Francesa. Y Traducida al Castellano por el Padre F. Placido Regidor, Ex-Visitador General de la Religion de San Benito, Abad que ha sido del Real Monasterio de Nuestra Senora de Monserrat de Cataluna. Nullius Dioecesis, &c.

By: Huet, Pedro Daniel

Price: $800.00

Publisher: Madrid, Imprenta de Ramon Ruiz: 1793

Seller ID: 3060

Condition: Very Good


Madrid: Imprenta de Ramon Ruiz. Very Good. 1793. Full mottled calf, gilt title to spine, abrasion to top and lower fore-edge. Translated from the French edition of 1716. A nice clean copy without previous owners' names or other markings. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; xxiv, 354 pages . View more info

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The Story of the Zulu Campaign

By: Major Ashe and Captain E.V. Wyatt Edgell

Price: $600.00

Publisher: London, Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington: 1880

Seller ID: 3094

Condition: Very Good


London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington. Very Good. 1880. Brown cloth with publisher's stamp to front cover. Gilt particulars to spine. Spine wrinkled. Foxing to fore edge. Fore edge corners bumped. Folding map of Zululand to front of book. C gathering loose. Foxing to preliminary and penultimate pages. Binder's stamp to rear pastedown. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; xv, 408, 32 pages . View more info

Image for The Nile Basin. Part I. Showing Tanganyika to be Ptolemy's Western Lake  Reservoir. A Memoir Read Before the Royal Geographical Society, November  14, 1864. With Prefatory Remarks. By Richard F. Burton.  Part II. Captain  Speke's Discovery of the Source of the Nile. A Review. By James M'Queen.   Inscribed by Burton.

The Nile Basin. Part I. Showing Tanganyika to be Ptolemy's Western Lake Reservoir. A Memoir Read Before the Royal Geographical Society, November 14, 1864. With Prefatory Remarks. By Richard F. Burton. Part II. Captain Speke's Discovery of the Source of the Nile. A Review. By James M'Queen. Inscribed by Burton.

By: Richard F. Burton & James M'Queen

Price: $6,010.00

Publisher: London, Tinsley Brothers: 1864

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 1521

Condition: Very Good


London: Tinsley Brothers. Very Good. 1864. First Edition. Cloth. A fresh clean copy of the first edition without sophistications, repairs or restorations in the original maroon cloth & with the three maps. Bright gilt rule & type to spine; blind ruled boards. Handsomely inscribed to a Lady (see image).; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; iv,[ii],195,iv pages; Signed by Author . First Edition. View more info

Focus on Black, 1. with additional transparency.

By: Schneider, G. D.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Athens, Ohio, Schneider's of Athens: 1970

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 2605

Condition: Very Good


Athens, Ohio: Schneider's of Athens. Very Good. 1970. First Edition; First Printing. Boxed folio. Closed tear to side of box ; Sur blanc photographic plates with an additional four transparencies. ; Folio 13 - 23 in tall; Additional images and further information provided upon request. . First Edition. View more info