Category: Africa

Sort

showing 1-20 of 21

Chronicles of Uganda.

By: ASHE, Robert Pickering.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: London, Frank Cass & Co: 1971

Seller ID: 27471


(Missionary Researches and Travels no. 20). New Introduction by John A. Rowe. Second edition. xvi, 480pp, portrait frontis, 26 black and white illustrations. Original cloth with dustwrapper (rear and flaps of jacket a little darkened). Very good. ISBN 0714618616 View more info

Image for The Matabele Campaign 1896 : being a narrative of the campaign in suppressing the native uprising in Matabeleland and Mashonaland.

The Matabele Campaign 1896 : being a narrative of the campaign in suppressing the native uprising in Matabeleland and Mashonaland.

By: BADEN-POWELL, Colonel R.S.S.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: London, Methuen: 1897

Seller ID: 30262


(Methuen's Colonial Library.) xvi, 500pp, frontis, numerous plates, maps and text illustrations. Original red cloth, spine faded and very slight rubbing to the extremities. Edges uncut. The front free endpaper had been torn out, otherwise a very good copy. View more info

Image for The Downfall of Prempeh. A Diary of life with the Native Levy in Ashanti 1895-96.  With a chapter on the political and commercial position of Ashanti by Sir George Baden-Powell.

The Downfall of Prempeh. A Diary of life with the Native Levy in Ashanti 1895-96. With a chapter on the political and commercial position of Ashanti by Sir George Baden-Powell.

By: BADEN-POWELL, Major R.S.S.

Price: $135.00

Publisher: London, Methuen: 1896

Seller ID: 11469


(Methuen's Colonial Library.) First (colonial) edition. 200pp, frontis with tissue guard, map, 20 plates. Original red cloth, spine faded, slightly rubbed at head and tail of spine. All edges uncut. A very good clean copy. View more info

A Bibliography of the Gold Coast.

By: CARDINALL, A.W.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Accra, Gold Coast Colony, Government Printer: nd [1932?

Seller ID: 27474


Issued as a companion volume to The Census Report of 1931. xix, 384pp. Index. Original cloth (25mm top edge slightly faded, some black ink splashes along front edge of spine, a few small stains). Edges yellowed and spotted, pale foxing on endpapers and first and last few leaves. Still a very good copy. View more info

In Ashanti & Beyond. The Record of a Resident Magistrate's many Years in Tropical Africa, his Arduous & Dangerous Treks both in the Course of his Duty & in Pursuit of Big Game...

By: CARDINALL, A.W.

Price: $80.00

Publisher: London, Seeley, Service & Co. Limited: 1927

Seller ID: 27644


***title continues "with Descriptions of the People, their Manner of Living & the Wonderful Ways of Beasts and Insects". First edition. 288pp, [8] publisher's advertisements, 24 black & white photographs, folding map at rear. Original yellow cloth with illustrative device (an African woman) on upper board; soiled, corners bumped, deep bump to front tail edge, trifling rubbing on extremities. Edges discoloured, with top edges spotted. Spotting on first few and a ... View more info

The Strong Brown God : the story of the Niger River.

By: DE GRAMONT, Sanche.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Hart Davis, MacGibbon: 1975

Seller ID: 8229


350pp, b/w photographs, maps. Cloth with d/w. A good clean copy. View more info

Lake Victoria to Khartoum with rifle and camera.

By: DICKINSON, Capt. F.A.

Price: $285.00

Publisher: London, Bodley Head: 1910

Seller ID: 22772


With an Introduction by the Rt. Hon. Winston Churchill and numerous illustrations from photographs by the author. First edition. xix, 334pp,16 pp publisher's list, frontis & 47 plates (80 images). Original red cloth, spine quite faded, boards marked, extremities rubbed. Top edges gilt, others yellowed, a little light spotting on endpapers and first and last couple of leaves, otherwise very clean. A good to very good copy. Owner's name. ***WSC appears in three of t... View more info

Rhodesia Past and Present.

By: DU TOIT, S.J.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Bulawayo, Books of Rhodesia: 1977

Seller ID: 30332


(Rhodesiana Reprint Library, Silver Series, volume 15.) Facsimile reproduction of the 1897 edition with a new Foreword and index. [xiv], xviii, 218, [10]pp, 16 b&w plates. Decorated cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. Very good. ISBN 0869201530 ***The author's journey through Rhodesia in 1894. View more info

Marching Over Africa : letters from Victorian soldiers.

By: EMERY, Frank.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1986

Seller ID: 35118


204pp, maps and illustrations. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0340382910 View more info

Raiders and Rebels in South Africa.

By: GREEN, Elsa Goodwin.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Bulawayo, Books of Rhodesia: 1976

Seller ID: 30331


(Rhodesiana Reprint Library, Silver Series, volume 9.) Facsimile reproduction of the 1898 edition with a new Foreword and index. [xii], xii, 210, [4]pp, 14 b&w plates. Decorated cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. Very good. ISBN 0869201360 ***The author's first-hand account of her experiences, as a nurse, in Rhodesia in the 1890s, during the time of the Jameson Raid and the Mashona and Matabele Rebellions. View more info

The Passing of the Black Kings.

By: HOLE, Hugh Marshall.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Bulawayo, Books of Rhodesia: 1978

Seller ID: 30306


(Rhodesiana Reprint Library, Silver Series, Volume 20.) Facsimile reproduction of the 1932 edition with a new Foreword. xi,322pp, black and white photograph frontispiece,8 further black & white photographs, 2 maps Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (minor rubbing). Very good. ISBN 0869201670 View more info

Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa; including a sketch of sixteen years' residence in the interior of Africa, and a journey from the Cape of Good Hope to Loanda on the West Coast; thence across the Continent...

By: LIVINGSTONE, David.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Amsterdam, Time-Life Books: 1986

Seller ID: 31031


(Classics of Exploration.) Facsimile of the first edition of 1857. 8vo. ix, [iii], 711pp, folding frontispiece & 47 illustrations, including 2 folding maps at rear. Faux leather with simile spine labels and raised bands, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt, ribbon marker. A very good clean copy. ***Titile continues: ...down the River Zambesi, to the Eastern Ocean. View more info

Zambesi : England's El Dorado in Africa.

By: MATHERS, E.P.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Bulawayo, Books of Rhodesia: 1977

Seller ID: 30294


(Rhodesiana Reprint Library, Silver Series, volume 18.) Facsimile reproduction of the 1891 edition with a new Foreword. [xi], vii, 480pp, 2 folding maps (one coloured), b&w illus, publisher's and other adverts (from the original edition). Decorated cloth-textured papered boards (as per the original) with dustwrapper. Very good. View more info

Faith and the Flag: the opening of Africa.

By: MURRAY-BROWN, Jeremy.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin: 1977

Seller ID: 27640


238pp. Original cloth with dustwrapper (spine a trifle faded). Very good. ISBN 0049600087 View more info

The Eldorado of the Ancients.

By: PETERS, Dr. Carl.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Bulawayo, Books of Rhodesia: 1977

Seller ID: 30317


(Rhodesiana Reprint Library, Silver Series, volume 16.) Facsimile reproduction of the 1902 edition with a new Foreword. [xiv],x, 447pp, 2 large maps (both folding, one 2-coloured), Frontispiece author photograph, 96 further black & white illustrations. Cloth-textured papered boards with silver spine titling and decoration, and silver devices on top board, with dustwrapper (trifling rubbing). Very good. ISBN 0869201581 View more info

Economic Development and Tribal Change : a study of immigrant labour in Buganda.

By: RICHARDS, Audrey I. (ed).

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Cambridge, W. Heffer & Sons Ltd.: n.d.

Seller ID: 27601


Published for the East African Institute of Social Research. Contributors: J.M. Fortt, P. Powesland, A.B. Mukwaya, A.I. Richards, A.W. Southall. xv, 301pp, 5 maps (3 in pocket at rear), 15 black & white plates, tables. Red cloth (top corners a little bumped, small mark on front lower corner, tiny areas of fading at head and tail of spine) with dustwrapper (spine faded). Offsetting from dustwrapper flaps onto front paste-down and rear map pocket. Light spotting on first f... View more info

Rolin's Rhodesia.

By: ROLIN, Henri.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Bulawayo, Books of Rhodesia: 1978

Seller ID: 30305


(Rhodesiana Reprint Library, Silver Series, Volume 21.) Newly-set English translation of Les Lois et l'Administration de la Rhodesie, first published in Brussels, 1913. With new introductory material and illustrations. Translated by Deborah Kirkwood. [xxxiv], 304pp, frontispiece portrait and other black & white photographs, 5 folding maps, one folding and 2-coloured map, 3 diagrams, one folding. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. Very good to near fine. ISBN... View more info

How I Found Livingstone. Travels, Adventures, and Discoveries in Central Africa; including four months' residencewith Dr.Livingstone.

By: STANLEY, Henry M.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Amsterdam, Time-Life Books: 1984

Seller ID: 31028


(Classics of Exploration.) Facsimile of the first edition of 1872. 8vo. xxiii, [ii], 736pp, frontispiece sepia author portrait, 28 full-page engraved illustrations, 26 smaller illustrations, 6 maps (3 folding coloured, 1 folding black & white, one full page black & white, one in text black & white). Faux leather with simile spine labels and raised bands, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt, ribbon marker. A very good clean copy. View more info

Image for My Kenya Days.

My Kenya Days.

By: THESIGER, Wilfred

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Harper Collins: 1994

Seller ID: 31492


First edition. 224pp, well illustrated in b&w. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. Very good to fine. Owner's name. ISBN 000255268X View more info

Matabele Thompson : an autobiography.

By: Thompson, Francis Robert : edited by his daughter Nancy Rouillard.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Bulawayo, Books of Rhodesia: 1977

Seller ID: 30334


(Rhodesiana Reprint Library, Silver Series, volume 13.) Facsimile reproduction of the 1936 edition with a new foreword. [xiv], 294pp, 17 b&w plates, folding map. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. Very good. ISBN 0869201816 View more info