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Category: Exploration and Discovery: Africa Exploration
61 items found.   List items by:   Author     Title     Publisher
Click for larger image 1. ALEXANDER J E  
Expedition of Discovery into the Interior of Africa, 2 Vols 

Publisher: Struik 1967 facsimile reprint ltd ed No's 278 & 383/750
. Entertaining adventures in Namaqualand and South West Africa. The author held some very advanced views for his times., 2 Vols, 302 + 331 pp, with map and plates Good condition with edgeworn & chipped dustjackets. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 27713
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Appr.: | AUD 129.87 | CAD 126.58 | EUR 88.50 | GBP 68.97 | JPY 10000 | MXN 1667 | ZAR 1429 |
2. ARBOUSSET T & DAUMAS F  
Narrative of an Exploratory Tour to the Cape of Good Hope 

Publisher: Struik 1968 facsimile reprint ltd ed No 515/750
. The authors, both missionaries, explored the then almost totally unknown country between the Vaal and the Orange and named the highest mountain of the Drakensberg Mont Aux Sources., 330 pp with engravings and fold-out map. Good condition with slightly worn dw. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 27699
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Click for larger image 3. ARNOT F S  
Missionary Travels in Central Africa 

Publisher: Alfred Holness 1914 1st ed
ISBN or SBN Number: n/a. 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, 159 pp with bw photos and sketch maps 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 books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 27075
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Appr.: | AUD 64.94 | CAD 63.29 | EUR 44.25 | GBP 34.48 | JPY 5000 | MXN 833 | ZAR 714 |
Click for larger image 4. BAINES T & WALLIS J P R  
The Northern Goldfields Diaries of Thomas Baines, 3 Vols 

Publisher: Oppenheimer Series, Chatto & Windus 1946 1st ed
ISBN or SBN Number: n/a. Increasingly rare Africana with lasting value; the author describes his wanderings in Bechuanaland and Matabeleland in the years 1869-1872, Continuously paginated 855 pp with colour and half-tone plates, dwgs and maps Very good condition except for slightly uneven fading on covers, with torn and chipped dws. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 27658
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Appr.: | AUD 311.69 | CAD 303.80 | EUR 212.39 | GBP 165.52 | JPY 24000 | MXN 4000 | ZAR 3429 |
Click for larger image 5. BAKER, SIR SAMUEL  
The Albert N'Yanza 

Publisher: Sidgwick & Jackson 2 vols 1962 repr
ISBN or SBN Number: n/a. Timeless tale of harships and exploration from the Sudan southwards through the malarial swamps of the Great Lakes by the intrepid pair., 569 pp paginated continuously, with frontis, engraved plates and text illustrations Very good condition in hardcover with good dws. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 27556
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Appr.: | AUD 64.94 | CAD 63.29 | EUR 44.25 | GBP 34.48 | JPY 5000 | MXN 833 | ZAR 714 |
Click for larger image 6. BERNHARD F O  
Karl Mauch - African Explorer 

Publisher: Struik 1971
ISBN or SBN Number: 0869770020. A translation of the German explorer's journals which he kept during his travels in Southern Africa., 247 pp with bw illustrations Very good condition with dw. ltd ed no 894/1500. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 25954
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Appr.: | AUD 51.95 | CAD 50.63 | EUR 35.40 | GBP 27.59 | JPY 4000 | MXN 667 | ZAR 571 |
Click for larger image 7. BURCHELL W J  
Travels in the Interior of Southern Africa, 2 Vols 

Publisher: Struik 1967 lt ed No 536/1000
ISBN or SBN Number: n/a. 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., 582 + 648 pp with frontis. 20 colour plates, some fold-out, numerous illustrations and loose map Very good condition in brown cloth, no dw as issued, bookplate and ownership on eps of both volumes. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 27340
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Appr.: | AUD 649.35 | CAD 632.91 | EUR 442.48 | GBP 344.83 | JPY 50000 | MXN 8333 | ZAR 7143 |
8. BURROWS E H  
Captain Owen of the African Survey 

Publisher: Balkema 1979 1st ed
ISBN or SBN Number: 906191934X. 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, 248 pp with numerous maps and bw illustrations Very good condition in hardcover with scuffed dw; institutional library stamp in prelims. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 24875
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Click for larger image 9. BURTON R & MACQUEEN J  
The Nile Basin 

Publisher: Frank Cass 1967
ISBN or SBN Number: n/a. 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., xxxvii + 195 pp with map Very good condition in quarter calf. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 27403
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Appr.: | AUD 51.95 | CAD 50.63 | EUR 35.40 | GBP 27.59 | JPY 4000 | MXN 667 | ZAR 571 |
Click for larger image 10. CAMPBELL J  
Travels in South Africa, 2 Vols 

Publisher: Francis Westley for the London Missionary Society 1822 1st ed
. 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., 322 +382 pp with 13 colour plates Very good condition in contemporary octavo half calf with marbled paper-covered boards. The endpapers have been replaced and the books recased. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 27254
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Appr.: | AUD 3,246.75 | CAD 3,164.56 | EUR 2,212.39 | GBP 1,724.14 | JPY 250000 | MXN 41667 | ZAR 35714 |
11. CASALIS E  
The Basutos or Twenty-three Years in South Africa 

Publisher: Struik 1965 facs reprint, ltd ed no 544750
ISBN or SBN Number: n/a. 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, 361 pp with plates and drawings Very good condition, with worn & chipped dw, . All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 27695
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Appr.: | AUD 38.96 | CAD 37.97 | EUR 26.55 | GBP 20.69 | JPY 3000 | MXN 500 | ZAR 429 |
Click for larger image 12. CLEMENT A J  
The Kalahari and its Lost City 

Publisher: Longmans 1967 1st ed
ISBN or SBN Number: n/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., 214 pp, bw illustrations and frontispiece, maps as eps Good condition, worn dw, ownership on eps, light speckle of foxing in prelims. 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 90.91 | CAD 88.61 | EUR 61.95 | GBP 48.28 | JPY 7000 | MXN 1167 | ZAR 1000 |
Click for larger image 13. COOLEY W D  
Inner African Laid Open 

Publisher: Negro Universities Press 1969 repr
ISBN or SBN Number: n/a. 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., 149 pp with folding map Very good condition in hardcover, no dw. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 27445
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Appr.: | AUD 51.95 | CAD 50.63 | EUR 35.40 | GBP 27.59 | JPY 4000 | MXN 667 | ZAR 571 |
14. CORNELL F C  
The Glamour of Prospecting 

Publisher: D Philip 1999
ISBN or SBN Number: 0864860544. One of the most readable books on the subject to come out of Africa, 336 pp with bw illustrations Very good condition in softcovers. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 24990
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Appr.: | AUD 32.47 | CAD 31.65 | EUR 22.12 | GBP 17.24 | JPY 2500 | MXN 417 | ZAR 357 |
15. COUPLAND R  
Livingstone's Last Journey 

Publisher: Collins 1945
. Author describes the last travels fo the great missionary explorer in Tanzania, 271 pp with bw illustrations with sketch map Fair condition in faded hardcover, some slight damage to spine, no dw; bookplate & ownership in prelims. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 27723
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Click for larger image 16. FARINI G A ( HUNT W L )  
Through the Kalahari Desert 

Publisher: Struik 1973 facsimile reprint ltd ed No 970/1000
. Adventurous journey through the dry Northwestern Cape. The author started the still unsolved legend of the Lost City of the Kalahari, which he professed to have visited., 475 pp with illustrations and fold-out map Good condition in hardcover with slightly worn dw. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 27686
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Appr.: | AUD 77.92 | CAD 75.95 | EUR 53.10 | GBP 41.38 | JPY 6000 | MXN 1000 | ZAR 857 |
17. FINLASON C E  
A Nobody in Mashonaland 

Publisher: Books of Rhodesia, Gold Series #9 1970 Facs repr
ISBN or SBN Number: n/a. Light-hearted travel in Mashonaland shortly after the occupation by Europeans, 330 pp with portrait Very good condition with dw, name in prelims. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 23776
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Click for larger image 18. FORBATH P  
The River Congo 

Publisher: Secker & Warburg 1978
ISBN or SBN Number: 436160919. The European discovery, exploration and exploitation of one of the most dramatic of the world's great rivers., 411 pp with bw illustrations Very good condition in hardcover with vg dw. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 27479
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Appr.: | AUD 51.95 | CAD 50.63 | EUR 35.40 | GBP 27.59 | JPY 4000 | MXN 667 | ZAR 571 |
Click for larger image 19. FOSKETT R  
The Zambesi Journals and Letters of Dr John Kirk 

Publisher: Oliver & Boyd 1965
. 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., 2 volumes, 636pp continuously paginated. Very good condition in original linen-covered boards, with slightly edgeworn dustjackets. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 27727
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Appr.: | AUD 77.92 | CAD 75.95 | EUR 53.10 | GBP 41.38 | JPY 6000 | MXN 1000 | ZAR 857 |
Click for larger image 20. FRIPP C E & HILLER V W eds  
Gold and the Gospel in Mashonaland 

Publisher: Oppenheimer Series Chatto & Windus 1949 1st ed
ISBN or SBN Number: n/a. The journals of the Mashonaland Mission of Bishop Knight-Bruce, and the concession journey of Charles Rudd to Lobengula's kraal, 246 pp with frontis and bw plates, with two folding maps Good condition in original covers, but covers very unevenly sunned. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 27660
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21. GALTON F  
Bericht eines Forschers im Tropischen Südafrika 

Publisher: Swakopmund Museum 1980
ISBN or SBN Number: 0620046813. A German translation of Galton's work on his travels in Namibia during the middle of the 19th century, 180pp with frontis, bw plates and folding map in colour Good condition in hardcover, no dw. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 24180
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Appr.: | AUD 32.47 | CAD 31.65 | EUR 22.12 | GBP 17.24 | JPY 2500 | MXN 417 | ZAR 357 |
Click for larger image 22. GARDINER A F  
Narrative of a Journey to the Zoolu Country 

Publisher: Struik 1966 De Luxe ltd ed No 26/50
. Important work on travel in the early days of Natal, during the rule of Dingane., 412 pp with numerous engravings and fold-out map Good condition in half calf with matching boards, but tape residue and marks on endpapers. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 27679
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Appr.: | AUD 77.92 | CAD 75.95 | EUR 53.10 | GBP 41.38 | JPY 6000 | MXN 1000 | ZAR 857 |
23. GLADSTONE P  
Travels of Alexine 

Publisher: John Murray 1970
ISBN or SBN Number: 0719520444. 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, 247 pp with maps and bw photos Very good condition in hardcover with edgeworn dw, name on prelims. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 25190
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Appr.: | AUD 38.96 | CAD 37.97 | EUR 26.55 | GBP 20.69 | JPY 3000 | MXN 500 | ZAR 429 |
24. HALL R  
Lovers on the Nile 

Publisher: Random House 1980
ISBN or SBN Number: 0394502272. The romantic saga of Samuel and Florence Baker and their travels on the Nile., 254 pp with bw illustrations and map Very good condition in hardcover, no dw. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 24566
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Appr.: | AUD 25.97 | CAD 25.32 | EUR 17.70 | GBP 13.79 | JPY 2000 | MXN 333 | ZAR 286 |
Click for larger image 25. HEADLEY J T & JOHNSON W F  
Stanley's Wonderful Adventure in Africa 

Publisher: Edgewood Publisheing ca 1890
ISBN or SBN Number: n/a. An anthology of the great explorer/journalist's greatest trave;ls across Africa., 686 pp with numerous engraved plates and folding map Book has been re-bound in full calf, with original medallion from front cover laid onto front board. Eps replaced. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 27480
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Appr.: | AUD 64.94 | CAD 63.29 | EUR 44.25 | GBP 34.48 | JPY 5000 | MXN 833 | ZAR 714 |

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