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Image for After Big Game in Central Africa: Records of a Sportsman from August 1894 to November 1897, when Crossing the Dark Continent from the Mouth of the Zambesi to the French Congo.

After Big Game in Central Africa: Records of a Sportsman from August 1894 to November 1897, when Crossing the Dark Continent from the Mouth of the Zambesi to the French Congo.

By: Foa, Edouard.

Price: £400.00

Publisher: Adam and Charles Black: 1899

Edition: 1st English Edition

Seller ID: 005316

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover in original blue cloth covered boards with gilt elephant on front cover and gilt titles to spine, firm and tight binding with original endpapers, previous owners name written neatly in ink on half title page dated 1899, some light shelfwear to head and foot of spine and top and bottom corners commensurate with age and in otherwise Near Fine condition. First English edition, pp xxvii, 330, 9adv, introduced and translated by Frederic Lees, 29 b&w plates, numerous photographs and illustrations in text, map of route across Africa. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FI... View more info

Image for The Congo River from its Mouth to Bolobo; with a General Description of the Natural History and Anthropology of its Western Basin.

The Congo River from its Mouth to Bolobo; with a General Description of the Natural History and Anthropology of its Western Basin.

By: Johnston, H.H.

Price: £500.00

Publisher: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rvington: 1884

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004426

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in publishers original decorative cloth covered boards, boards slightly marked and edge rubbed, small patch of lighter staining to top rear corner but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp xvii, 470, 3 etchings (including frontis) and 65 other illustrations and two colour folding maps with a few small closed tears, all as called for. The authors description of the book is as follows: "I have merely tried to produce with a pen and brush an ordinary guide-book to the Congo, which may well convey to intending travellers or stay-at-home folks a fairly just impression ... View more info

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Railways and the Copper Mines of Katanga.

By: Katzenellenbogen, Simon E.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1973

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004115

ISBN: 0198216769

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover in Near Fine condition, dustwrapper in Very Good+ condition. First edition, pp xii, 165, b&w frontis, fold out map to rear, index. Personal copy of Professor John D. Hargreaves of Aberdeen University, one of the General Editors of the Oxford Studies in African Affairs Series. View more info

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International Boundaries of East Africa.

By: McEwen, A.C.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1971

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004022

ISBN: 0198216645

Condition: Fine


Hardcover in Fine condition, previous owners name in ink on ffep, dustwrapper in Fine condition. First edition, pp 321, b&w illustrations, appendices, bibliography, index. Personal copy of Professor John D. Hargreaves of Aberdeen University, with signature in ink on ffep, one of the General Editors of the Oxford Studies in African Affairs Series. View more info

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The Life of Graham Greene: 3 Volume Set

By: Sherry, Norman.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Jonathan Cape Ltd: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005909

ISBN: 0224026542

Condition: Fine


3 Volumes complete 1989-2004. Hardcovers in Fine condition, some very minor shelfwear to dustwrappers but otherwise in Near Fine condition. Uniform First editions, pp xxi, 783, xxi, 562, xxxiii, 906, b&w illustrations in each volume, notes, bibliography, index. Volume 1: One of the great novelist of his time, Graham Greene guarded his privacy, until he allowed Norman Sherry complete access to letters and diaries, and gave consent to this full and frank biography in three parts - the first taking Greene's life up to the beginning of the Second World War. Volume 2: The book encompasses the mos... View more info

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Africa: The Politics of Unity.

By: Wallerstein. Immanuel.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Random House: 1967

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004071

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in Very Good condition with slightly shelfworn dustwrapper now enclosed in a clear archival wrap and otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 274, appendices, index. View more info