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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


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

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


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

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


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

Histoire de l`Algérie francaise. Précédé d'une introduction sur les dominations carthaginoise, romaine, arabe et turque, suivie d`un précis historique sur l'empire du Maroc.... Two volumes complete.

By: Camille Leyandier & Bertrand Clausel

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Paris, H. Morel, 1846

Edition: 2nd


24 engraved hors-texte plates, 10 of which are hand colored costumes. Professionally repaired large folding map of Algeria with insets of 3 cities & Environs d'Alger. Full gilt ruled black calf, floral gilt to spine; marbled end-papers. Some fore-edge corners bumped. A handsome & durable set. ; 8vo ; 412; 472 pages 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


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

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

Inscription: Signed by Author


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