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Category: Travel and Adventure: Africa Travel
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1. ALEXANDER C  
One Dry Season 

Publisher: Bloomsbury 1989
ISBN or SBN Number: 0747500789. A worthy successor to the great Victorian explorer, Mary Kingsley, the author decided to follow in her footsteps through the forests of Gabon - and she too, had adventures galore, which she describes with as much zest as her mentor, 290 pp with map Good condition in hardcover with good dw. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 23193
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Click for larger image 2. ALLAN I, BOY G & WARD C  
Snowcaps at the Equator 

Publisher: Bodley hEad 1989
ISBN or SBN Number: 0370311264. A closer looks at the mountin massifs that straddle the equator in East Africa - a fascinating look at the fauna and flora of these alpine regions, 192 pp Very good condition in hardcover with vg dw; lqrge quart volume. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 27521
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3. ALSTON M  
Sunbirds and Jacarandas - a Bird-lover in Rhodesia 

Publisher: Juta 1951 1st ed
ISBN or SBN Number: n/a. Ramblings all over Zimbabwe in the days before birdwatching was a common pastime., 178 pp with colour plates Very good condition in hardcover with dw in plastic protector. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 26026
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4. ASHER M  
A Desert Dies 

Publisher: Viking 1986 1st ed
ISBN or SBN Number: 0670812641. The author, after a spell as a teacher in the Sudan, decided to spend three years with the Kababish tribe of nomads, during a protracted drought which, added to the usual famine and civil war, made the region one of the most inhospitable in the world., 330 pp with bw illustrations and maps Good condition with worn dw, edges slightly marked. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 10292
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5. BADEN-POWELL, R ( Lord Robert )  
African Adventures 

Publisher: C Arthur Pearson ca 1950
. The author describes a tour round Africa, dropping in on Scout Rallies and troops in a number of countries., 191 pp with dwgs by the author In worn, marked hardcover, textblock good but generally foxed throughout. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 27339
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6. BAKER R ST B  
Sahara Challenge 

Publisher: Lutterworth 1954 1st ed
ISBN or SBN Number: n/a. An epic journey across the Sahara, the Africa from East to West to examine desertification and efforts being made to combat the evil., 152 pp with bw illustrations and map Good condition with tatty dw. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 22524
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7. BERRISFORD A B  
55-60 Years of Mountaineering in South Africa 

Publisher: Privately published No date
ISBN or SBN Number: 0620047704. The author recounts his mountaineering experiences, including some of 120 first ascents over the challenging terrain of the sub-continent, 114 pp with bw illustrations Good condition with edgeworn dw, sgd by author. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 25643
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8. BIRKBY C  
In the Sun, I'm Rich 

Publisher: Timmins ca 1953
ISBN or SBN Number: n/a. The author chronicles a trip made through the wilds of Zululand during the early 1950's, 223 pp with bw photos and maps as eps Good condition in slightly worn hardcovers, no dw. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 23339
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9. BLACKWELL L & MAY J  
This is South Africa 

Publisher: Shuter & Shooter 1947
ISBN or SBN Number: n/a. A tourist guide for the post WWII years to South Africa, 170 pp with numerous bw photos and maps as eps Good condition in sunned hardcovers. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 27136
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10. BOOYENS B  
Waar die Leeus Afrikaans Verstaan - die Beste van 'Weg' 

Publisher: Tafelberg 2006
ISBN or SBN Number: 0624044416. The best stories from the wildly popular travel magazine WEG. Afrikaans text, 196 pp with bw portraits Good condition in softcover. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 26372
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11. BRISTOW D  
Best Walks of the Drakensberg 

Publisher: Struik 2003 3rd ed
ISBN or SBN Number: 1868727807. In-depth guide to the basics of hiking the berg, includes step by step directions for 87 routes and numerous useful tips, 240 pp with colour and bw illustrations and 21 sketch maps Very good condition in softcover. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 26019
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12. BRISTOW D  
Best Hikes in South Africa 

Publisher: Struik 1992
ISBN or SBN Number: 1868252329. Essential information for the would-be hiker in the subcontinent, 144 pp with colour illustrations and route-maps Very good condition in hardcover with dw, quarto size. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 19537
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13. BROWN J  
The Thirsty Land 

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton 1954 1st ed
ISBN or SBN Number: n/a. Journey through the desert country of Namibia and Botswana, 192 pp with bw illustrations and map Good condition in hardcover with tatty dw, name blacked out on eps. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 24848
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Click for larger image 14. BRUCE C  
Stirring Adventure in African Travel 

Publisher: W P Nimmo, Hay & Mitchell 1888
ISBN or SBN Number: n/a. Rousing tales of the great explorers, hunting in the annals of the Dark Continent, 256 pp with frontis and engraved plates Good condition in splendidly decorated linen-covered boards, some wear to edges, new eps fitted, slight foxing to tp. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 27402
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15. BULPIN T V  
Discovering Southern Africa 

Publisher: Books of Africa 1983 3rd ed rev & enlarged
ISBN or SBN Number: 0949956171. Guidebook on noteworthy places to be found in the beautiful countryside of South Africa and her neighbours, 918 pp with colour illustrations Good condition in slightly scuffed laminated boards. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 24576
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16. BURMAN J  
In the Footsteps of Lady Anne Barnard 

Publisher: Human & Rousseau 1990
ISBN or SBN Number: 0798127600. The author takes the reader along the routes through the Cape countryside, followed by the famous diarist some two centuries previously., 128 pp with colour and bw illustrations, maps as eps Fine condition in laminated covers. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 27257
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17. BURMAN J ( JOSE )  
Where to Walk in the Cape Peninsula 

Publisher: Human & Rousseau 1974 rev 2nd ed
ISBN or SBN Number: 0798103833. Popular author's guide to his home region's beauty-spots, 142 pp with 26 maps and bw illustrations Very good condition in hardcover with edgeworn dw. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 24882
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Click for larger image 18. BURMAN J ( Jose )  
A Peak to Climb 

Publisher: Struik 1966 1st ed
ISBN or SBN Number: n/a. The story of South African mountaineering, 176 pp with colour frontis and bw illustrations Very good condition in half calf, special de luxe edition. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 23429
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19. CARL L & PETIT J  
Tefedest 

Publisher: George Allen & Unwin 1954
ISBN or SBN Number: n/a. In search of petroglyphs in the central Sahara, 250 pp with bw plates and 2 maps Fair condition, front ep removed, some scribbles under preface. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 25877
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20. CHAPMAN F S  
Lightest Africa 

Publisher: Chatto & Windus 1955
ISBN or SBN Number: n/a. The author and his wife tackle the wilds of Africa with their three small children in an Austin Van., 288 pp with colour and bw illustrations Good condition in hardcover, slight damage to spine extremities, ownership stamp in prelims, no dw. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 27062
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Click for larger image 21. CHOISY, FRANCOIS TIMOLEON, abbe le  
JOURNAL DU VOYAGE DE SIAM, FAIT EN 1685 & 1686 

Publisher: Sebastien Mabre Cramoisy 1687 2nd French ed
ISBN or SBN Number: n/a. Important travel account of the embassy of the priest François-Timoléon de Choisy (1644-1724) sent to Siam by Louis XIV with the intention of converting the king to christianity, which did not happen. Choisy's account is very enthusiastic, and even highly coloured. The text is in the form of a diary, and is written in an attractive style, telling about details of the voyage and the experiences in Siam. Two sections of the book deal with their short experiences at the Cape. The book is a classic that has repeatedly been reprinted due to the importance of this particular embassy, . In contemporary calf binding, somewhat rubbed at extremities, some loss at top and bottom of spine, some age-toning of pages; hinges a little fragile, repaired at rear, but holding. Still a very attractive copy of an uncommon early edition. Bookplate and ownership on endpapers. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 27626
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Click for larger image 22. CLARKE J & COULSON D  
Mountain Odyssey in Southern Africa 

Publisher: Macmillan 1983
ISBN or SBN Number: 0869541374. A tour of the great mountains on the subcontinent south of the Zambezi; origins, the fauna, the coming of man, and some of the breathtaking exploits of mountaineering, 240 pp with bw illustrations and numerous colour phtots by Coulson Very good condition in hardcover, with good dw, quarto size, name on eps. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 15291
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Click for larger image 23. CLENARD N  
Nauwkeurige Voyagie van Nicolaas Clenard ....na Africa, gedaan in het Jaar 1535 en vervolgens 

Publisher: Pieter van der Aa, Leyden 1706 2nd Dutch ed
ISBN or SBN Number: n/a, 25 pp with folding map and folding engraved plate Good condition in facsimile marbled paper-covered boards. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 26660
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Click for larger image 24. COBHAM A J  
Twenty Thousand Miles in a Flying -boat 

Publisher: G G Harrap 1931
ISBN or SBN Number: n/a. The author, a noted aviator, takes a Singapore Flying-boat, the largest seaplane in the world, round Africa., 250 pp with bw plates and fold-out map Prize bookplate on eps, light foxing on prelims and edge of textblock, otherwise in good condition in hardcover, no dw. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 24772
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25. COLLIER J  
Algerian Adventure 

Publisher: G Allen & Unwin 1944 1st ed
ISBN or SBN Number: n/a. Two friends travel the byways of North Africa - one of whom, Collier, is a well-known watercolourist with several other books to her credit, 188 pp with bw photos and charming sketches by the author/artist. Good condition in age-darkened linen-covered boards, no dw. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 18743
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