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African Travel and Exploration

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Expedition of Discovery into the Interior of Africa, 2 Vols, ALEXANDER  J  E
1 ALEXANDER J E
27713: Expedition of Discovery into the Interior of Africa, 2 Vols
Struik: 1967 facsimile reprint ltd ed No's 278 & 383/750. Good condition with edgeworn & chipped dustjackets All items are shipped from South Africa. We will email postage options for your approval prior to dispatch 2 Vols, 302 + 331 pp, with map and plates Entertaining adventures in Namaqualand and South West Africa. The author held some very advanced views for his times. 
Price: 100.00 USD
 
 
Missionary Travels in Central Africa, ARNOT  F  S
2 ARNOT F S
27075: Missionary Travels in Central Africa
Alfred Holness: 1914 1st ed. n/a. Good condition in original slightly shabby linen-covered boards, spine somewhat sunned, one page has marginal tear and there is light foxing throughout; ownership in prelims All items are shipped from South Africa. We will email postage options for your approval prior to dispatch 159 pp with bw photos and sketch maps The travel diaries of noted Scots missionary and contemporary of Livingstone. He travelled widely across the continent in Central Africa and is credited with the discovery of the source of the Zambezi River 
Price: 50.00 USD
 
 
The Northern Goldfields Diaries of Thomas Baines, 3 Vols, BAINES  T  &  WALLIS  J  P  R
3 BAINES T & WALLIS J P R
27658: The Northern Goldfields Diaries of Thomas Baines, 3 Vols
Oppenheimer Series, Chatto & Windus: 1946 1st ed. n/a. Very good condition except for slightly uneven fading on covers, with torn and chipped dws All items are shipped from South Africa. We will email postage options for your approval prior to dispatch Continuously paginated 855 pp with colour and hal Increasingly rare Africana with lasting value; the author describes his wanderings in Bechuanaland and Matabeleland in the years 1869-1872 
Price: 240.00 USD
 
 
Travels in the Interior of Southern Africa, 2 Vols, BURCHELL  W  J
4 BURCHELL W J
27340: Travels in the Interior of Southern Africa, 2 Vols
Struik: 1967 lt ed No 536/1000. n/a. Very good condition in brown cloth, no dw as issued, bookplate and ownership on eps of both volumes All items are shipped from South Africa. We will email postage options for your approval prior to dispatch 582 + 648 pp with frontis. 20 colour plates, some Fine, full-sized facsimile reprint of evergreen classic of travel in early 19th century South Africa, which is still one of the most highly regarded works on the subcontinent. 
Price: 500.00 USD
 
 
5 BURROWS E H
24875: Captain Owen of the African Survey
Balkema: 1979 1st ed. 906191934X. Very good condition in hardcover with scuffed dw; institutional library stamp in prelims All items are shipped from South Africa. We will email postage options for your approval prior to dispatch 248 pp with numerous maps and bw illustrations The life and work of the great naval surveyor tasked with the charting of the African west and east coasts. He later became embroiled in the fight against slavery, which was to make him unpopular in political circles. Owen retired to New Brunswick in 1835. The book includes his experiences in the war against Napoleon, as well as his charting of the Canadian Great Lakes 
Price: 30.00 USD
 
 
The Nile Basin, BURTON  R  &  MACQUEEN  J
6 BURTON R & MACQUEEN J
27403: The Nile Basin
Frank Cass: 1967. n/a. Very good condition in quarter calf All items are shipped from South Africa. We will email postage options for your approval prior to dispatch xxxvii + 195 pp with map Part one of the book is a report by Burton on the source of the Nile in Western Tanganyika, which he gave to the Geographical Society, while the second part is on Speke's discovery of the source of the Nile. 
Price: 40.00 USD
 
 
Travels in South Africa, 2 Vols, CAMPBELL  J
7 CAMPBELL J
27254: Travels in South Africa, 2 Vols
Francis Westley for the London Missionary Society: 1822 1st ed. Very good condition in contemporary octavo half calf with marbled paper-covered boards. The endpapers have been replaced and the books recased All items are shipped from South Africa. We will email postage options for your approval prior to dispatch 322 +382 pp with 13 colour plates The author was to be accompanied by Dr Philip on his tour throughout the eastern and northern Cape, but had to complete the journey on his own due to other developments. His travels this time led him far into the modern Botswana, but included parts of Bushmanland. 
Price: 2500.00 USD
 
 
The Kalahari and its Lost City, CLEMENT  A  J
8 CLEMENT A J
24692: The Kalahari and its Lost City
Longmans: 1967 1st ed. n/a. Good condition, worn dw, ownership on eps, light speckle of foxing in prelims All items are shipped from South Africa. We will email postage options for your approval prior to dispatch 214 pp, bw illustrations and frontispiece, maps a The author, a respected academic, has done extensive investigations on the literature about this fabled city, as well as practical searches in the region where is it supposed to exist. These are his conclusions. 
Price: 70.00 USD
 
 
Inner African Laid Open, COOLEY  W  D
9 COOLEY W D
27445: Inner African Laid Open
Negro Universities Press: 1969 repr. n/a. Very good condition in hardcover, no dw All items are shipped from South Africa. We will email postage options for your approval prior to dispatch 149 pp with folding map An attempt to trace the lines of communication across the continent south of the equator with the routes to the Muropue, Cazembe, Moenemonzi and Lake Nyassa; the journeys of Krafp and Rebman on the Eastern Coast, as well as the discoveries of Livingstone and Oswell in the Centre. 
Price: 40.00 USD
 
 
10 COUPLAND R
27723: Livingstone's Last Journey
Collins: 1945. Fair condition in faded hardcover , some slight damage to spine, no dw; bookplate & ownership in prelims All items are shipped from South Africa. We will email postage options for your approval prior to dispatch 271 pp with bw illustrations with sketch map Author describes the last travels fo the great missionary explorer in Tanzania 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
Naar de Tropen, de Keizer, W. G. N.
11 de Keizer, W. G. N.
2001050: Naar de Tropen
All items are shipped from South Africa. We will email postage options for your approval prior to dispatch Hardback. Dutch. Douwe Egberts N. V. No date.. In fair condition. Naar de Tropen. Kleurenfoto's van Wim Berssenbrugge en Mr. A. Hustinx aangevuld met fotomaterial van de Stommvaarmij Nederland en Holland Afrikaijn. In cardboard sleeve. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
12 FINLASON C E
23776: A Nobody in Mashonaland
Books of Rhodesia, Gold Series #9: 1970 Facs repr. n/a. Very good condition with dw, name in prelims All items are shipped from South Africa. We will email postage options for your approval prior to dispatch 330 pp with portrait Light-hearted travel in Mashonaland shortly after the occupation by Europeans 
Price: 30.00 USD
 
 
The River Congo, FORBATH  P
13 FORBATH P
27479: The River Congo
Secker & Warburg: 1978. 436160919. Very good condition in hardcover with vg dw All items are shipped from South Africa. We will email postage options for your approval prior to dispatch 411 pp with bw illustrations The European discovery, exploration and exploitation of one of the most dramatic of the world's great rivers. 
Price: 40.00 USD
 
 
The Zambesi Journals and Letters of Dr John Kirk, FOSKETT  R
14 FOSKETT R
27727: The Zambesi Journals and Letters of Dr John Kirk
Oliver & Boyd: 1965. Very good condition in original linen-covered boards, with slightly edgeworn dustjackets. All items are shipped from South Africa. We will email postage options for your approval prior to dispatch 2 volumes, 636pp continuously paginated. Kirk was the naturalist and medical man on Livingstone's Zambesi expedition, and he later became a respected administrator in East Africa where he played a major part in the suppression of slavery. These journals and letters throw much light on the events surrounding the expedition, as well as the great missionary and his relationships with the other members of the group, and the controversies surrounding them. This is the first time these journals have come into print. 
Price: 60.00 USD
 
 
Gold and the Gospel in Mashonaland, FRIPP  C  E & HILLER  V  W  eds
15 FRIPP C E & HILLER V W eds
27660: Gold and the Gospel in Mashonaland
Oppenheimer Series Chatto & Windus: 1949 1st ed. n/a. Good condition in original covers, but covers very unevenly sunned All items are shipped from South Africa. We will email postage options for your approval prior to dispatch 246 pp with frontis and bw plates, with two foldi The journals of the Mashonaland Mission of Bishop Knight-Bruce, and the concession journey of Charles Rudd to Lobengula's kraal 
Price: 40.00 USD
 
 
16 GALTON F
24180: Bericht eines Forschers im Tropischen Südafrika
Swakopmund Museum: 1980. 0620046813 / 9780620046817. Good condition in hardcover, no dw All items are shipped from South Africa. We will email postage options for your approval prior to dispatch 180pp with frontis, bw plates and folding map in  A German translation of Galton's work on his travels in Namibia during the middle of the 19th century 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
17 GLADSTONE P
25190: Travels of Alexine
John Murray: 1970. 0719520444 / 9780719520440. Very good condition in hardcover with edgeworn dw, name on prelims All items are shipped from South Africa. We will email postage options for your approval prior to dispatch 247 pp with maps and bw photos The life and extraordinary explorations of Alexine Tinne, who accompanied by her mother, two maids and a retinue of men, through the unknown regions of the Southern Sudan and the Sahara 
Price: 30.00 USD
 
 
18 HALL R
24566: Lovers on the Nile
Random House: 1980. 0394502272 / 9780394502274. Very good condition in hardcover, no dw All items are shipped from South Africa. We will email postage options for your approval prior to dispatch 254 pp with bw illustrations and map The romantic saga of Samuel and Florence Baker and their travels on the Nile. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
David Livingstone Letters and Documents, HOLMES  T ed
19 HOLMES T ed
27592: David Livingstone Letters and Documents
Livingstone Museum: 1990. 0852550413 / 9780852550410. Very good condition in hardcover with vg dw All items are shipped from South Africa. We will email postage options for your approval prior to dispatch 202 pp wit maps as eps The Zambian collection at the Livingstone museum contains a wealth of restored, previously unknown or unpublished texts 
Price: 40.00 USD
 
 
20 ISAACS N & HERRMAN L ed
22510: Nathaniel Isaacs' Travel and Adventure in Eastern Africa, Vol 2 ONLY
VRS 1st Series no 17: 1937. n/a. Very good condition in hardcover, no dw as issued All items are shipped from South Africa. We will email postage options for your approval prior to dispatch 333 pp with bw plates and map The amazing tale of the boy explorer who was to become a witness to the rise and fall of the mighty Zulu empire under Chaka. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
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