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African Art from Angola, Congo-Leopoldville, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Mali and Upper Volta. Property of a French Private Collector.

By: N/A

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, Parke- Bernet Galleries: 1965

Seller ID: 1677


Prices Realized taped to verso of front cover and by hand throughout. 88 important pieces (many of which are photographed) on 57 pages. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 57 pages View more info

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


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 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

Seller ID: 2811


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 View more info

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


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

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


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

Mahdiism and the Egyptian Sudan

By: Major F. R. Wingate

Price: $275.00

Publisher: London & New York, Macmillan and Co.: 1891

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3119


Red cloth boards. Gilt particulars to spine, which is darkened and stained. Wear to head and tail of spine. Wear to fore edge corners. Otherwise, a clean copy without previous owners' names or other markings.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; xxviii, 617, [ii] 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 by Author

Seller ID: 1521


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 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


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. View more info