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Image for The Hotels of Europe 1887

The Hotels of Europe 1887

By: N/A

Price: £300.00

Publisher: London, J P Segg and Co: 1887

Seller ID: 004007

Condition: Good Plus


Book published annually to provide information, for the traveller, on hotels in Europe, America, Australasia and Africa. 208 pages plus 40 pages of appendix on railway and steamship routes, with double page colour maps plus old adverts with period illustrations. Pages have decorative green and brown printed borders. Pages are overall bright and clean just the occasional light foxing spots, outer edges of pages are gold on all three sides.Outer covers are worn top and bottom of spine and on corners, dusty and a few marks, small split front bottom of spine 1¾ inches long. Gold embossing is a l... View more info

Image for Victoria Southern Cameroons 1858-1958

Victoria Southern Cameroons 1858-1958

By: N/A

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Victoria, The Basel Mission Book Depot: 1958

Edition: First Edition First Printing

Seller ID: 006507

Condition: Very Good


Very informative book on the Southern Cameroons in West Africa. 103 ages in very bright clean condition, many B/w photographs and illustrations plus very informative text, neat former owners details on front endpaper, Dustwrapper is a little marked and foxed with a couple of tiny closed tears on edges. Outer boards lightly rubbed on edges with very light wear top and bottom of spine. A pleasing sound example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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The Voyage of the Dayspring Being the Journal of the Late Sir John Hawley Glover

By: A C G Hastings SIGNED

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, John Lane the Bodley Head Ltd.: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 004636

Condition: Very Good


Very informative book from the jounal of Sir John Hawley Glover along with some account of the expedition up the Niger River in 1857. Book is overall bright and clean just light browning to endpapers and light foxing spots to outer edges of pages, 230 pages plus 2 pages of adverts with many old B/w photographs. INSCRIBED BY A C G HASTINGS on front endpaper To Robert Holt with regards and thanks A C G Hastings 10 Sept 1926. on inside rear board there is a small sticker The property of John Holt and Co ( Liverpool ) Ltd Royal Liver Building Liverpool 3. Outer boards have a few light marks and l... View more info

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South Africa 1988-89

By: Bureau of Information South Africa

Price: £14.99

Publisher: South Africa, Bureau of Information South Africa: 1989

Edition: Fourteenth Edition

Seller ID: 005027

ISBN: 0797015140

Condition: Good Plusv


Excellent book on all aspects of South Africa up to time of publication, 816 pages in very bright clean condition, many colour and B/w photographs, maps and illustrations plus very informative text. HEAVY BOOK 2-1 Kg with packing EXTRA POSTAGE REQUIRED FOR OVERSEAS. Dustwrapper is also very bright and clean, a very nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. View more info

Image for Hausaland or Fifteen Hundred Miles Through the Central Soudan

Hausaland or Fifteen Hundred Miles Through the Central Soudan

By: Charles Henry Robinson

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Sampson Low Marston and Co Ltd: 1900

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 006092

Condition: Good Plus


Informative book on Hausland, third edition, 304 pages in overall clean condition just some light browning to edges as usual due to quality of paper used, first and last couple of pages are a little more heavily browned and some foxing to first and last couple of pages, many B/w photographs and illustrations plus very informative text, large pull out map complete but with neat repair on blank side with inert clear tape. NO dustwrapper, outer boards are a little rubbed on edges, a pleasing sound copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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Steam from Kenya to the Cape

By: E Talbot

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Stafford UK, The Continental Railway Circle and Halcyon Books: 1975

Edition: First Edition First Printing

Seller ID: 006409

ISBN: 0950346918

Condition: Very Good


Excellent book on the steam locomotives of east central and South Africa, 86 pages in bright clean condition, many B/w photographs and illustrations plus very informative text. Dustwrapper is also bright and clean just very slight fade to spine, a very nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

Image for In the Ranks of the C I V  a Narrative and Diary of Personal Experiences with the C  I V Battery , Honourable Artillery Company in South Africa

In the Ranks of the C I V a Narrative and Diary of Personal Experiences with the C I V Battery , Honourable Artillery Company in South Africa

By: Erskine Childers

Price: £69.00

Publisher: London, Smith Elder and Co: 1900

Seller ID: 007659

Condition: Good


Very informative book of the personal experiences of driver Erskine Childers in the City Imperal Volunteers in the Boer War. 301pages plus 10 pages of adverts at rear in overall bright clean condition just some very light foxing to endpapers and a couple of small light marks to first couple of pages, small splits to endpapers at inner hinges but binding is sound. Possible first edition but cannot be sure, certainly an early impression, priced accordingly.One B/w photograph frontispiece,as listed plus very informative text, NO dustwrapper, outer boards are marked and some light wear to corners... View more info

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A Mission of Peace Evangelistic Triumphs in South Africa

By: Gipsy Smith

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, National Council of Evangelical Free Churches: 1904

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004630

Condition: Good


Record of the author's missionary work in South Africa, 188 pages plus 4 pages of adverts, several pages of old period photographs. Pages are overall bright and clean with just occasional foxing spots, endpapers are a little foxed and browned with some foxing spots and browning to outer edges of pages, neat former owners details on front endpaper dated 1905. Outer covers have a few light marks with darkening to the spine. Overall a pleasing copy of a very interesting book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. View more info

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Short History of the Volunteer Regiments of Natal and East Griqualand Past and Present

By: Godfrey T. Hurst

Price: £109.00

Publisher: Durban, The Knox Publishing Co: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008001

Condition: Good Plus


Very informative book on the History of the Volunteer Regiments of Natal and East Griqualand Past and Present. 170 pages in clean condition just usual light browning due to quality of paper used, some light foxing to inside front and rear board endpapers, also neat inked reference on rear endpaper.Frontispiece B/w photograph of J C Smuts, NO dustwrapper, outer boards are slightly darkened on extreme edges and to spine, couple of very small marks to spine..A nice example of a scarce book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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Game Animals of the Sudan a Handbook for Hunters and Naturalists

By: H C Brocklehurst

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Gurney and Jackson: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001499

Condition: Very Good


Splendid book on the Game animals of the Sudan 170 pp packed with information plus 12 colour plates 45 sketches, photographs and a map. Book is very good just little foxing on outer edges of pages and occasional within, wrapper few small tears on edges and two small pieces missing, now in protective, clear, non adhesive sleeve (see image) No other date except 1931 with stamped lion on front boards but this is not gilded as other examples are, possibly early reprint or a first not sure priced as reprint. Overall a clean desirable copy. DETAILED PHOTOGRAPHS AVAILABLE VIA EMAIL ON REQUEST. View more info

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Settlement in Northern Rhodesia

By: H M Eastern African Trade and Information Office

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, H M Eastern African Trade and Information Office:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007033

Condition: Very Good


Very informative pamphet produced for people consideringsettling in Rhodesia not dated but latest dates referred to in text are 1924 to 1927 so assumed somewhere after 1927 certainly looks that period and came from a collection where other items were early to mid 1930s. Contains 31 pages in very bright clean condition, many B/w photographs and illustrations, all present as listed plus very informative text, NO dustwrapper, outer paper covers are very lightly marked, a very nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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Something New Out Of Africa

By: H W Howard Williams

Price: £68.00

Publisher: London, Sir Isaac Pitman and Sons Ltd: 1934

Edition: First UK Edition

Seller ID: 008235

Condition: Good


Very informative book on travel in Africa at time of publication, 208 pages in bright clean condition, many B/w photographs and illustrations, 4 fold out colour sketch maps, all present as listed plus very informative text, NO dustwrapper, outer boards are a little worn on corners, a few light marks,wear to top and bottom of spine and colour on spine is a little faded. Though not perfect still a presentable example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

Image for Pleasure and problem in South Africa

Pleasure and problem in South Africa

By: Harmsworth Cecil

Price: £22.00

Publisher: London, John Lane the Bodley Head: 1908

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008322

Condition: Good Plus


Very informative book on the history and travel in South Africa, 253 pages plus 18 pages of adverts at rear a couple uncut on edges, all in in overall clean condition just a few very occasional small foxing spots, previous owners name on front endpaper dated 1925, tiny loss to blank margin of introduction page in V shape one inch wide by ¾ inch deep, Many B/w photographs and illustrations, all present as listed plus very informative text, NO dustwrapper, outer boards are a little darkened to front and back boards near the spine hinge. A pleasing example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED ... View more info

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The Ghanaian Revolution

By: Joseph G. Amamoo SIGNED

Price: £14.95

Publisher: London, Jafint Co.: 1988

Edition: First Edition First Printing

Inscription: Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 008326

ISBN: 1854210165

Condition: Good Plus


Very informative book on The Ghanaian Revolution SIGNED by AUTHOR with dedication to Toby Jessel M P on title page.234 pages in bright clean condition just very light browning to extreme edges of pages, Dustwrapper is also bright and clean, not price clipped, A very nice example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

Image for Henry Callaway M.D D.D. First Bishop for Kaffraria

Henry Callaway M.D D.D. First Bishop for Kaffraria

By: Marian S Benham Edited By Rev Canon Benham

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co Ltd.: 1896

Seller ID: 003804

Condition: Good Plus


A detailed history of this missionary 368 pages with a few illustrations and two pullout maps, one in colour. Book is bright and clean, top edges of pages are gilt which is quite bright, outer covers are little rubbed on edges and two corners a little bumped. A pleasing sound copy of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

Image for Tables of Temperature Relative Humidity and Precipitation for the World Part IV Africa the Atlantic Ocean South of 35 degrees N and the Indian Ocean

Tables of Temperature Relative Humidity and Precipitation for the World Part IV Africa the Atlantic Ocean South of 35 degrees N and the Indian Ocean

By: Meteorological Office

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Her Majesty's Stationery Office: 1972

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 007152

Condition: Very Good


Very informative book on this subject, 208 pages in very bright clean condition, packed with tables for the areas seperated into zones. NO dustwrapper, outer card covers are slightly browned with stamp Nand D Library on front and a white sticker, there are no other Library marks. A nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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The Mlungu in Africa : Art From the Colonial Period, 1840-1940

By: Michael Stevenson and Michael Graham-Stewart

Price: £55.00

Publisher: London, Michael Stevenson Contemporary: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008422

ISBN: 0620304626

Condition: Very Good


Very informative book on Mlunga art from from Africa, 112 pages in very bright clean condition, many close up colour photographs of the works of art, all present as called for plus very informative text, Dustwrapper is also bright and clean, not price clipped. HEAVY BOOK 1.4 Kg with sound packaging EXTRA POSTAGE REQUIRED FOR OVERSEAS. A very nice example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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Traditional Hindu Temples in South Africa

By: Mikula, Paul;Kearney, Brian;Harber, Rodney

Price: £20.00

Publisher: South Africa, Hindu Temple Publications: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004890

ISBN: 0620058552

Condition: Very Good


Excellent book on traditional Hindu Temples in South Africa, 112 pages in very bright clean condition, very small light bumps to corners,many colour and B/w photographs and architectural illustrations plus very informative text, dustwrapper is also bright and clean, a little worn on edges, a nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. View more info

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Some Legendary Landmarks of Africa

By: Mrs Frank Evans

Price: £110.00

Publisher: London, Cassell & Company Ltd: 1893

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008308

Condition: Good Plus


Book of legendary and mythical short stories from Africa, 118 pages plus 16 pages of adverts all in bright clean condition some uncut at topedges. NO dustwrapper, outer boards are a little darkened on edges,a little worn on corners and top and bottom of spine, few light marks. Though not perfect still a pleasing example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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The Rise of the Natal Indian Elite

By: P D Hey

Price: £19.95

Publisher: Natal, P D Hey: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007897

Condition: Good Plus


Very informative book on the social history of the Natal Indian Elite in South Africa, 78 pages in overall bright clean condition just som light browning to edges of first and last couple of pages, Several chart illustrations plus very informative text, NO dustwrapper, outer illustrated card covers are browned on edges with a few foxing spots. Not perfect but still apleasing example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info