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Category: Exploration and Discovery: Africa Exploration
29 items found.   List items by:   Author     Title     Publisher
Click for larger image 1. BERNHARD F O  
Karl Mauch - African Explorer 

Publisher: 247 pp with bw illustrations Very good condition with dw. ltd ed no 894/1500.
ISBN or SBN Number: 0869770020. Struik 1971, A translation of the German explorer's journals which he kept during his travels in Southern Africa. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 25954
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Appr.: | AUD 53.76 | CAD 54.35 | EUR 37.31 | GBP 29.85 | JPY 5000 | MXN 625 | ZAR 538 |
2. BURROWS E H  
Captain Owen of the African Survey 

Publisher: 248 pp with numerous maps and bw illustrations Very good condition in hardcover with scuffed dw; institutional library s
ISBN or SBN Number: 906191934X. Balkema 1979 1st ed, 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. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 24875
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Appr.: | AUD 32.26 | CAD 32.61 | EUR 22.39 | GBP 17.91 | JPY 3000 | MXN 375 | ZAR 323 |
Click for larger image 3. CASALIS E  
The Basutos or Twenty-three Years in South Africa 

Publisher: 361 pp with plates and drawings Very good condition, with chipped dw, ltd ed no 564750
ISBN or SBN Number: n/a. Struik 1965, Facsimile reprint of the 1861 translation; the first part consists of a journal of exploration, while the second records the missionary's labours in Basutoland. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 22667
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Appr.: | AUD 53.76 | CAD 54.35 | EUR 37.31 | GBP 29.85 | JPY 5000 | MXN 625 | ZAR 538 |
Click for larger image 4. CLEMENT A J  
The Kalahari and its Lost City 

Publisher: 214 pp, bw illustrations and frontispiece, maps as eps Good condition, worn dw, ownership on eps, light speckle of foxin
ISBN or SBN Number: n/a. Longmans 1967 1st ed, 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. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 24692
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US$70.00
Appr.: | AUD 75.27 | CAD 76.09 | EUR 52.24 | GBP 41.79 | JPY 7000 | MXN 875 | ZAR 753 |
5. CORNELL F C  
The Glamour of Prospecting 

Publisher: 336 pp with bw illustrations Very good condition in softcovers
ISBN or SBN Number: 0864860544. D Philip 1999, One of the most readable books on the subject to come out of Africa. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 24990
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US$25.00
Appr.: | AUD 26.88 | CAD 27.17 | EUR 18.66 | GBP 14.93 | JPY 2500 | MXN 312 | ZAR 269 |
6. DODGE E S  
Beyond the Capes 

Publisher: 429 pp with numerous bw illustrations and colour frontis, maps as eps Very good condition in hardcover with good dw, lig
ISBN or SBN Number: 0575013222. Gollancz 1971, The story of Pacific exploration - epic voyages from that of Captain Cook to the Challenger (1776-1877). All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 14920
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Appr.: | AUD 21.51 | CAD 21.74 | EUR 14.93 | GBP 11.94 | JPY 2000 | MXN 250 | ZAR 215 |
7. FINLASON C E  
A Nobody in Mashonaland 

Publisher: 330 pp with portrait Very good condition with dw, name in prelims
ISBN or SBN Number: n/a. Books of Rhodesia, Gold Series #9 1970 Facs repr, Light-hearted travel in Mashonaland shortly after the occupation by Europeans. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 23776
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Appr.: | AUD 43.01 | CAD 43.48 | EUR 29.85 | GBP 23.88 | JPY 4000 | MXN 500 | ZAR 430 |
8. GALTON F  
Bericht eines Forschers im Tropischen Südafrika 

Publisher: 180pp with frontis, bw plates and folding map in colour Good condition in hardcover, no dw
ISBN or SBN Number: 0620046813. Swakopmund Museum 1980, A German translation of Galton's work on his travels in Namibia during the middle of the 19th century. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 24180
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Appr.: | AUD 26.88 | CAD 27.17 | EUR 18.66 | GBP 14.93 | JPY 2500 | MXN 312 | ZAR 269 |
Click for larger image 9. GALTON F  
Narrative of an Explorer in Tropical South Africa & Vacation Tours in 1860 & 1861 

Publisher: 320 pp with frontis, engraved plates and map Rebound in modern half-calf with marbled boards, new endpapers, bookplate i
ISBN or SBN Number: n/a. Ward Lock & Co, Minerva Library 1891 4th ed, A reprint of the famous work by Galton on Namibian exploration, as well as the record of three short tours to Spain, Palestine and Italy. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 26470
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US$200.00
Appr.: | AUD 215.05 | CAD 217.39 | EUR 149.25 | GBP 119.40 | JPY 20000 | MXN 2500 | ZAR 2151 |
10. GLADSTONE P  
Travels of Alexine 

Publisher: 247 pp with maps and bw photos Very good condition in hardcover with edgeworn dw, name on prelims
ISBN or SBN Number: 0719520444. John Murray 1970, 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. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 25190
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Appr.: | AUD 32.26 | CAD 32.61 | EUR 22.39 | GBP 17.91 | JPY 3000 | MXN 375 | ZAR 323 |
11. HALL R  
Lovers on the Nile 

Publisher: 254 pp with bw illustrations and map Very good condition in hardcover, no dw
ISBN or SBN Number: 0394502272. Random House 1980, The romantic saga of Samuel and Florence Baker and their travels on the Nile. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 24566
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Appr.: | AUD 32.26 | CAD 32.61 | EUR 22.39 | GBP 17.91 | JPY 3000 | MXN 375 | ZAR 323 |
Click for larger image 12. ISAACS N & HERRMAN L ed  
Nathaniel Isaacs' Travel and Adventure in Eastern Africa, 2 vols 

Publisher: 291 + 333 pp with bw plates and map Very good condition in hardcover, no dw as issued, slight variance in fading on the
ISBN or SBN Number: n/a. VRS 1st Series no's 16 & 17 1936-7, 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. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 22510
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US$160.00
Appr.: | AUD 172.04 | CAD 173.91 | EUR 119.40 | GBP 95.52 | JPY 16000 | MXN 2000 | ZAR 1720 |
Click for larger image 13. LATROBE C I  
Journal of a Visit to South Africa 

Publisher: 406 pp with colour plates and maps, new intoduction by F Bradlow Very good condition in original linen-covered boards, g
ISBN or SBN Number: n/a. Struik 1969, Facsimile of 1818 edition of the missionary-traveller's trek from Cape Town to the Great Fish River, while he visited a number of the mission stations in the southern Cape. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 24120
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US$130.00
Appr.: | AUD 139.78 | CAD 141.30 | EUR 97.01 | GBP 77.61 | JPY 13000 | MXN 1625 | ZAR 1398 |
Click for larger image 14. LE VAILLANT F ( Francois )  
Francois Le Vaillant - Traveller in South Africa, 2 Vols 

Publisher: 172 + 181 pp text plus numerous colour plates, 2 maps Very good condition, slight wear to covers
ISBN or SBN Number: 0621005797 & 0621005800. Library of Parliament 1973 lt ed No 868, An evaluation of this 18th cent. French traveller, his work as a scientist and collector and his collection of 165 water-colour paintings. A fine work. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 25904
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US$300.00
Appr.: | AUD 322.58 | CAD 326.09 | EUR 223.88 | GBP 179.10 | JPY 30000 | MXN 3750 | ZAR 3226 |
15. LIVINGSTONE D & MACNAIR J I ed  
Livingstone's Travels 

Publisher: 429 pp with bw illustrations and maps Good condition with worn dw, name on eps
ISBN or SBN Number: n/a. J M Dent 1954, Some extracts from the great traveller's works which give an overview of his life work. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 24689
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Appr.: | AUD 32.26 | CAD 32.61 | EUR 22.39 | GBP 17.91 | JPY 3000 | MXN 375 | ZAR 323 |
16. LIVINGSTONE D & SHEPPERSON G ed  
David Livingstone and the Rovuma 

Publisher: 204 pp with colour plate tipped in, bw illustrations and fold-out map Light foxing and ownership in prelims, o/w very go
ISBN or SBN Number: n/a. University Press Edinburgh 1965, The travel notebooks of the famous explorer as he ascended the notorious riveron the border between Tanzania and Mozambique. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 24619
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Appr.: | AUD 43.01 | CAD 43.48 | EUR 29.85 | GBP 23.88 | JPY 4000 | MXN 500 | ZAR 430 |
17. MARSH J H  
No Pathway Here 

Publisher: 200 pp with bw plates, maps as eps Very good condition in original covers with good, slightly edegworn dw
ISBN or SBN Number: n/a. Timmins 1948 1st ed, The story of Marion and Prince Edward Islands. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 23113
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Appr.: | AUD 32.26 | CAD 32.61 | EUR 22.39 | GBP 17.91 | JPY 3000 | MXN 375 | ZAR 323 |
18. MCKIERNAN G & SERTON P ed  
Narrative and Journal of Gerald McKiernan in SWA 

Publisher: 197 pp with bw plates and fold-out map Mint condition in hardcover, no dw as issued
ISBN or SBN Number: n/a. VRS 1st Series No 35 1954, McKiernan was an adventurous American and gives an interesting picture of life in South West Africa in the 1870's. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 20110
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Appr.: | AUD 32.26 | CAD 32.61 | EUR 22.39 | GBP 17.91 | JPY 3000 | MXN 375 | ZAR 323 |
19. MOOREHEAD A  
The Blue Nile 

Publisher: 308 pp with bw illustrations and two fold-out maps Good condition in hardcover with good dw, but sellotape marks on endp
ISBN or SBN Number: n/a. Hamish Hamilton 1962 1st ed, The author continues the chronicle started in his book 'The White Nile', this time of the other part of the great river, the Blue Nile. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 26567
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Appr.: | AUD 21.51 | CAD 21.74 | EUR 14.93 | GBP 11.94 | JPY 2000 | MXN 250 | ZAR 215 |
20. MOOREHEAD A ( Alan )  
The White Nile 

Publisher: 385 pp with bw illustrations and maps Very good condition with vg dw
ISBN or SBN Number: n/a. Hamish Hamilton 1962 repr, The author traces the exploration of the great river by Europeans, and gives an account of the history of Moslem and Christian conquests along it. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 24256
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Appr.: | AUD 43.01 | CAD 43.48 | EUR 29.85 | GBP 23.88 | JPY 4000 | MXN 500 | ZAR 430 |
21. MORITZ W  
Aus alten Tagen in Südwest - Erkundungsreise ins Ovamboland 1857 - Tagebuch Carl Hugo Hahn 

Publisher: 48 pp with bw illustrations and map Very good condition in wraps
ISBN or SBN Number: 3920707540. John Meinert 1980, Pioneer missionary's travel diary of his 1857 journey through Ovamboland .German text. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 24343
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Appr.: | AUD 10.75 | CAD 10.87 | EUR 7.46 | GBP 5.97 | JPY 1000 | MXN 125 | ZAR 108 |
Click for larger image 22. MOSSOP E E ed  
The Journals of Brink and Rhenius 

Publisher: 160 pp with fold-out plates and maps Very good condition and textblock is good & clean
ISBN or SBN Number: n/a. VRS, 1st Series No 28 1947 1st ed, Two early journals of exploration into the desert wastes of Namaqualand in the 18th century. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 26269
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US$80.00
Appr.: | AUD 86.02 | CAD 86.96 | EUR 59.70 | GBP 47.76 | JPY 8000 | MXN 1000 | ZAR 860 |
Click for larger image 23. OATES F  
Matabeleland and the Victoria Falls 

Publisher: 383 pp with numerous colour chromolithograph plates, woodcuts and four folding maps Very good condition in hardcover, wi
. Pioneer Head 1971 ltd ed no 511/1500, Facsimile reprint of one of the most sought-after works on the exploration of the region. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 25770
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US$90.00
Appr.: | AUD 96.77 | CAD 97.83 | EUR 67.16 | GBP 53.73 | JPY 9000 | MXN 1125 | ZAR 968 |
24. PARK M  
Travels in the Interior of Africa 

Publisher: 222 pp Very good condition in softcover
ISBN or SBN Number: 9781906780005. Stanford Travel Classics 2009, Classic of West African exploration by Scottish surgeon-explorer in the 18th century. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 24601
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US$15.00
Appr.: | AUD 16.13 | CAD 16.30 | EUR 11.19 | GBP 8.96 | JPY 1500 | MXN 188 | ZAR 161 |
Click for larger image 25. SELOUS F C  
Travel and Adventure in South-East Africa 

Publisher: 503 pp with bw plates and fold-out map Very good condition in what is stated to be full leather, lavish gilt decorations
ISBN or SBN Number: 705415112. Time-Life Books 1984 Facsimile reprint, The second work of this intrepid hunter and soldier's travels, including the Matabele War and many hunting expeditions. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 23753
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US$70.00
Appr.: | AUD 75.27 | CAD 76.09 | EUR 52.24 | GBP 41.79 | JPY 7000 | MXN 875 | ZAR 753 |

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