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Historical Sketch of Victoria

By: Smith, James

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Lansdowne Press: 1974

Edition: Facsimile Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 035220

ISBN: 0701813466

Condition: Near Fine


Olive green paper covered boards, lettered in white. Slightly rubbed spine extremities, otherwise as issued. Illus. dust jacket shows slight shelf wear, nearly as issued, now in mylar. 175 pp., illus. Facsimile reprint of original (1886) edition. Nicely preserved copy. View more info

Africa and Some World Problems, Including the Rhodes Memorial Lectures Delivered in Michaelmas Term, 1929

By: Smuts, Gen. J. C.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Oxford, England, Clarendon Press: 1929

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 038620

Condition: Very Good


Blue buckram, lettered in gold foil. Review copy with (toned) publisher's slip tipped in on front flyleaf. Mild binding lean, light shelf wear, text block edges toned by age with mild soiling along top edge only. [vii],184 pp., folding map at rear. First several leaves slightly foxed, otherwise clean and unmarked. View more info

Index of Japanese Painters

By: Society of Friends of Eastern Art

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Rutland, VT and Tokyo, Japan, Charles E. Tuttle Co.: 1958

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 025044

Condition: Near Fine


Dark green cloth, paper title label mounted on upper front cover. Slight shelf wear, with light edge crease to rear folding chart. 160 pp. 1st Tuttle edition: 1958. View more info

In Darkest Africa, or the Quest, Rescue, and Retreat of Emin Governor of Equatoria [Vol. I + II]

By: Stanley, Henry M.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1891

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 044826

ISBN: B000OMKGOY

Condition: Very Good


Complete in two (2) volumes, uniformly bound in dark green cloth, lettered/illus. in gilt and black. xvi,547 + xvi,540 pp., illus. w/ 2 steel engravings, 150 illus. and maps. Two (of 3) maps present, lacking the map of Emin Pasha's province (Vol. II), 1 map showing very minor separation at a few fold junctures. Covers are somewhat spotted on both volumes, primarily toward edges, otherwise showing only minor shelf wear, slight label ghosting on lower spine panels. Firm bindings, intact hinges, clean and unmarked interiors. View more info

Africa: Its Partition and its Future

By: Stanley, Henry M.; Harry Thurston Peck (intro.)

Price: $80.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead and Co.: 1898

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035738

Condition: Good


Black cloth, lettered in gilt. Moderate shelf wear, cloth flecked toward edges on both covers, rubbed with exposure/cloth loss at several points along edges (possibly due to insects rather than use, as the binding shows relatively little wear), 1" x 1/4" cloth loss on upper spine panel including "A" in "Africa." xvii,263 pp. Firm binding. Endpapers and text block edges typically somewhat toned by age, interior slightly toned. Minor dampstaining along top edges through about first half of text block. Folding color map in rear pocket is slightly age-toned but otherw... View more info

How I Found Livingstone: Travels, Adventures, and Discoveres in Central Africa, Including an Account

By: Stanley, Henry Morton

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Vercelli, Italy, White Star: 2006

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 031181

ISBN: 885440120X

Condition: Near Fine


Color illus. paper covered boards. 592 pp., illus. w/ color plates, additional illus. in text. Small remainder dot on bottom text block edge, back cover slightly soiled, otherwise virtually as issued. View more info

The Arab Island: The Middle East 1939-1943

By: Stark, Freya

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1945

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 032561

Condition: Fine


Black cloth, decorated in blind on upper front cover, spine panel lettered in gilt. Essentially as issued. Color illus. dust jacket show minor rubbing along edges and at corners, with slight chipping to spine extremities, red lettering a bit faded on spine panel, now in archival mylar. xxiv,236 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. View more info

The Art of Japanese Swordsmanship: A Manual of Eishin-Ryu Iaido

By: Suino, Nicklaus

Price: $8.75

Publisher: New York and Tokyo, Japan, Weatherhill: 1994

Seller ID: 018596

ISBN: 0834803003

Condition: Near Fine


4th ptg.: 1998. Slight shelf wear, almost as issued. xi,252 pp., illus. View more info

The Book of Dede Korkut: A Turkish Epic

By: Sumer, Faruk, Ahmet E. Uysal, and Warren S. Walker (transl., editors)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 041633

ISBN: 0292715013

Condition: Near Fine


Red cloth, lettered in black. Slightly rubbed corners and spine extremities. Firm binding, clean interior. Former owner's signature on upper front flyleaf. xxiii,212 pp., folding map. Dust jacket shows 2" loss on lower spine panel, mild loss at head of spine, rubbed along joints and flap folds, two areas of loss and creasing to rear panel, now in mylar. View more info

Seventeen Trips through Somaliland: A Record of Exploration and Big Game Shooting, 1885 to 1893, Being the Narrative of Several Journeys in the Hinterland of the Somali Coast Protectorate...

By: Swayne, Capt. H. G. C, R.E.

Price: $750.00

Publisher: London, Rowland Ward and Co., Ltd.: 1895

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035034

Condition: Good


Original brown cloth, lettered in dark brown, unrestored. xx,386,[2] pp., illus. w/ frontis., 7 plates, numerous cuts in text, [2] folding maps at rear. Lacking approx. 50% spine panel cloth and cloth along joints, but with underboard and mesh underlay fully intact, binding still very firm -- easily rebacked, if desired. Rubbed with exposure along top and bottom edges and at corners, which are somewhat layered. Typical surface rubbing and soiling. Mild foxing to several early and late leaves, with occasional light foxing through interior. Stamp of Somalia Mennonite Mission on half-title ... View more info

The African Civilization: Utamaduni wa Kiafrika

By: Thairu, Kihumbu

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Kampala, Nairobi, Dar es Salaam, East African Literature Bureau: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 029583

Condition: Very Good


Stiff color illus. wraps. Mild shelf wear, rubbed along joints and edges. One stress crease along an otherwise firm, square binding. Clean, unmarked interior beyond former owner's signature on half-title. xii,223 pp., illus. Very scarce. View more info

India: Land of the Black Pagoda

By: Thomas, Lowell

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, The Century Co.: 1930

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 018703

Condition: Very Good


Black cloth, lettered and with front panel illus. in gilt, endpaper maps. Royal 8vo. Mild shelf wear, a bit of surface rubbing, top corners slightly bumped. Lettering and decoration on spine panel is rather faded and partially rubbed. xiii,350 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. Clean interior. 2nd ptg. of original publisher's edition. View more info

La-Li-Luo Dance-Songs of the Chuxiong Yi, Yunnan Province, China

By: Thrasher, Alan R.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Danbury, CT, World Music Press: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 043858

ISBN: 0937203181

Condition: Fine


Stiff color illus. wraps. As issued. xvii,141 pp., illus. View more info

Deutsches Schaffen im Oranje-Freistaat: Festgabe zur Feier des 75-jahrigen Bestehens der deutsch-lutherischen Gemeinde zu Bloemfontein

By: Trümpelmann, G. P. J.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Die Eiche: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014335

Condition: VG-


"Die Eiche," Beilage 8, 1950. Ivory textured paper wraps. Modest shelf/handling wear, lightly toned, small area of loss at bottom rear corner. 32 pp. Text in German. South Africa. View more info

A Portrait of Lost Tibet

By: Tung, Rosemary Jones

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Ithaca, NY, Snow Lion Publications: 1987

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 045780

ISBN: 0937938513

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff b&w pictorial wraps. Slight wear along front cover fore-edge, otherwise nearly as issued, with square, uncreased binding, clean interior. xvi,224 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. View more info

Samurai: The World of the Warrior

By: Turnbull, Stephen

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York and Oxford, Osprey Publishing: 2006

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 035639

ISBN: 1841769517

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff color illus. wraps. Very slightly rubbed corners, one stress crease along an otherwise firm, square binding. Clean, unmarked interior. 224 pp., illus. in color, b&w. View more info

Zwanzig Jahre Missionar in Japan: Erlebnisse und Beobachtungen im Missionsdienst der Evangelischen Gemeinschaft [Twenty Years Missionary Work in Japan]

By: Umbreit, Samuel John

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Stuttgart, Germany, Christliches Verlagshaus: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018927

Condition: Near Fine


Pale yellow cloth, lettered in red and black. 303 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. Lightly soiled cloth, slightly tanned spine panel, otherwise virtually as issued, with notably bright and clean interior, firm binding. Exceptionally scarce. View more info

Roosevelt's African Trip: The Story of his Life, the Voyage from New York to Mombasa, and the Route through the Heart of Africa [Salesman's Sample/Dummy]

By: Unger, Frederick William

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Universal Book and Bible House: 1909

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 035709

Condition: Very Good


Red cloth, lettered/illus. in brown and gilt, back cover showing gilt stamped illus. spine panel sample. Mild shelf/handling wear with some soiling to cloth. Salesman's dummy containing approx. [50] pp. of sample text and plates, with order pages at rear. Tab remnants in binding gutter indicate that two of the order leaves have been removed, and the first one bound in shows notes in pencil unrelated to orders View more info

Dolpo: Hidden Land of the Himalayas

By: Valli, Eric, and Diane Summers

Price: $29.95

Publisher: New York, Aperture: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 049248

ISBN: 0893812587

Condition: Fine


Gray cloth-effect paper covered boards, oblong format. As issued. Color pictorial dust jacket has price-clipped front flap, slight surface wear, now in mylar. 75 color plates. View more info

Morocco from a Motor

By: Vernon, Paul E.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, A. and C. Black Ltd.: 1927

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 042304

Condition: Very Good


Tan cloth, illus. in light blue, red-orange, and black. Modestly rubbed spine extremities, a few light scratches and fading to upper spine panel, mild surface rubbing to front cover illus. Firm binding. viii,184 pp., illus. w/ 48 color plates, folding route map at rear. First edition w/ no addt'l printings indicated. Hospital stamp and former owner's signature in pencil on front flyleaf. View more info

Black Genesis: African Roots - A Voyage from Juffure, the Gambia, Through Mandingo Country to the Slave Port of Dakar, Senegal

By: Vollmer, Jurgen (photographs); John Devere (text)

Price: $8.50

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021696

ISBN: 0312083130

Condition: VG+


Black 1/4 cloth, black paper covered boards, lettered in silver foil. Light shelf wear, moderate binding lean. Dust jacket shows light shelf wear, a bit rubbed at spine extremities. 120 pp., illus. w/ b&w photos. View more info

Jungle Gods

By: von Hoffman, Carl; Eugene Lohrke (editor)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York and Chicago, A. L. Burt Co.: 1929

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 039441

Condition: Very Good


Light blue cloth, lettered in orange, illus. in black. Mild binding lean, minor rubbing to extremities. Text block edges a bit dulled by age. Firm binding, intact hinges (though toned), mostly clean interior with a few light, scattered soil marks. xxiv,286 pp., illus. endpapers, b&w plates. Color illus. dust jacket shows quite a bit of wear, with loss at corners and spine extremities, several tears and creases, some fading to spine panel, now in mylar. View more info

A History of Japanese Lacquerwork

By: Von Rague, Beatrix; Annie R. de Wassermann (transl.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Canada, University of Toronto Press: 1977

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 042133

ISBN: 0802021352

Condition: Fine


Orange cloth, lettered in gold foil. As issued. Color pictorial dust jacket shows slight shelf wear, now in mylar. xi,304 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. View more info

Tibetan Tales Derived from Indian Sources [Broadway Translations]

By: von Schiefner, F. Anton, and W. R. S. Ralston (transl.); C. A. F. Rhys David (pref., editor)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London and New York, George Routledge and Sons, Ltd./E. P. Dutton and Co.: 1925

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 041540

ISBN: B00R6PAWNW

Condition: Very Good


Red 1/4 cloth, gray cloth covered boards, paper title labels mounted on upper front cover and upper spine panel. Modest shelf wear, spine panel cloth mildly sunned and with 1 /8" closed tear at head of spine, some toning to title labels. Repaired front hinge, firm. Signature of former owner (folklorist Samuel P. Bayard) on front flyleaf, another former owner's address inscription in pencil on rear flyleaf. lxv,368 pp. Undated, issued ca. 1925-26. View more info

Tibetan Tales Derived from Indian Sources [Broadway Translations]

By: von Schiefner, F. Anton, and W. R. S. Ralston (transl.); C. A. F. Rhys David (pref., editor)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London and New York, George Routledge and Sons, Ltd./E. P. Dutton and Co.: 1925

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 041730

ISBN: B00R6PAWNW

Condition: VG+


Red 1/4 cloth, gray cloth covered boards, paper title labels mounted on upper front cover and upper spine panel. Mild shelf wear, slight corner chip to cover title label, spine title label a bit toned. Firm binding with slight repair to rear hinge, clean interior. Short gift inscription in pencil on front flyleaf, otherwise unmarked. lxv,368 pp. Undated, issued ca. 1925-26. View more info