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London:Longmans, Green, & Co. 1899. x+183pp.+32pp ads. With 36 Illustrations. . Recollections of the part played by authors' husband in the Reform Movement of the Transvaal. Hardcover. Green boards soiled and rubbed with shelfwear along edges and spine ends. Edge points worn to boards. Page edges soiled. Internally the first free flyleaf has been neatly excised, otherwise pages clean. The binding is tight and hinges intact.
TRADE AND TRAVEL IN EARLY BAROTSELAND. The Diaries of George Westbeech, 1885-1888, and Captain Norman MacLeod, 1875-1876.
Berkeley:University of California Press. 1963. 1st edition. xii+125pp. Illustrated with the sketches of Lieutenant William Fairlie with 2 folding maps at end. Hardcover with dust jacket. A very good clean copy, inside and out. The dust jacket is lightly soiled and shelfworn but still in very good condition.
New York:Frederick A. Praeger. (1961). 2nd edition. xiv+226pp. Hardcover with dust jacket. A near fine copy in a very good, slightly soiled dust jacket. No previous owners marks or signatures. Binding tight and hinges intact.
Garden City, NY:Doubleday and Company, Inc. 1964. 1st edition, stated. 277pp. Hardcover with dust jacket. Brown boards slightly soiled and shelfworn. Internally clean, free of previous owners marks or signatures. The binding is tight, although slightly cocked, with hinges intact. The dust jacket is lightly soiled and shelfworn, with wear along edges and a tear to the bottom spine end. It is not price clipped.
Ridgewood, NJ: Gregg Press Incorporated. 1964. Softcover. li+628pp+42pp addenda. Facsimile reprint of the original. We obtained this copy directly from the publisher, it has never been privately owned. Very Good condition. Light staining of the wrappers. Internally clean, bright and unmarked. Binding is square and tight. In two parts, Efik/English and English/Efik. (cfm)
EXPLORATION OF THE NILE TRIBUTARIES OF ABYSSINIA. THE SOURCES, SUPPLY, AND OVERFLOW OF THE NILE; THE COUNTRY, PEOPLE, CUSTOMS, ETC.
Interspersed with Highly Exciting Adventures of the Author, Among Elephants, Lions, Buffaloes, Hippopotami, Rhinoceros, Etc. Accompanied by Expert Native Sword Hunters. With a Supplementory Sketch Relative to the Captivity and Release of English Subjects and The Career of the Late Emperor Theodore by Rev. W. L. Gage. Hartford:O. D. Case and Co. 1868. 1st American edition. xx+(24)-624pp. Illustrated, with 2 maps (one folding). Hardcover. Pebbled brown boards with title in gilt on spine strip soiled, rubbed and shelfworn, with wear along edges, spine ends cipped and frayed and edge points worn to boards. Spine edges of front cover rubbed and worn, fraying and starting to separate from top edge. Page edges soiled. Internally, brown end-pages lightly soiled with a previous owners name stamped and penciled to 2nd free end-page. Otherwise, aside from an occasional smudge scattered throughout, a very good copy. All illustrations present as called for. The binding is tight, with front hinge just starting and rear intact.
FRENCH ENTERPRISE IN AFRICA. THE PERSONAL NARRATIVE OF LIEUT. HOURST ON HIS EXPLORATION OF THE NIGER
New York:E. P. Dutton and Co. 1899. 520pp. With 190 Illustrations and a folding Map to rear. Hardcover. Blue boards lightly soiled and rubbed, with shelfwear to edges and spine ends. Edge points gently bumped. Gilt on spine slightly dulled but still bright on front cover. Internally, end pages age toned but clean of previous owners marks or signatures. Light foxing scattered throughout. Many pages still uncut. The binding is tight and hinges intact.
Stanford, CA:Hoover Institute on War, Revolution and Peace by Stanford University Press. 1968. 1st edition. xvi+285pp. Hardcover with dust jacket. Book in very good, clean condition with just some dust residue staining to upper edges of rear board with a very good, clean dust jacket, stained by dust residue along the edges of rear flap. A very good, solid copy.
LES JOURNEES SANGLANTES DE FEZ, 17-18-19 AVRIL, 1912, LES MASSACRES - RECITS MILITAIRES - RESPONSABILITES
Paris: Librairie Chapelot. 1913. Hardcover, no jacket. xv+362pp. French language. Very Good condition. Red cloth boards are clean with sharp tips. Titling label on spine is a bit worn. Inside the pages are a bit age toned, but are clean and unmarked. An owner name is stamped on the half title. Two foldout maps are present and in good shape. The binding is square and tight. A very nice copy of Hubert's history of the Fez Riots in Morocco in 1912. (cfm)
Northwestern University Press. 1972. xxiii+211pp. Hardcover. In fine condition, still in publishers shrinkwrap. *"Synthesizing a wide range of European and African documentary sources, and drawing on the oral traditions of the Senegambia, Charlotte Quinn re-creates the history of the revolutinary nineteenth-century transformation of the Mandingo state system. She combines the methods of history and social anthropology to define in the Gambian context the confrontation between traditional ruling elites, reformist Muslim scholar-warriors, and expansionist European commercial communities."...back cover.
MY COMMAND IN SOUTH AFRICA 1874-1878. COMPRISING EXPERIENCES OF TRAVEL IN THE COLONIES OF SOUTH AFRICA AND THE INDEPENDENT STATES
London:Macmillan and Company. 1879. 1st edition. xx+376pp+(2)39pp ads. (dated January 1879). Illustrated with 3 maps. Hardcover. Ex-library, with no.'s to spine, bookplate to inside front board, stamps to title page and 2 of 3 maps, and remnents of paper labels to inside rear boards. Otherwise, red boards are lightly soiled, with a hint of mottling to front cover hinge. Gilt on spine still bright. Internally, prelims are lightly foxed but other than the library markings, a very good copy. The binding is tight and hinges intact.
New York; Coward-McCann, Inc., . First American Edition. Hardcover with dj. Illustrated with b/w photogrpahs. 302pp. VG condition with Good dj. Jacket is shelfworn with small tears along edges and a 2" closed tear at top of spine and foxing on inside flaps. Black cloth boards have minor sun fading at top of spine. Dust spots to top edge. Foxing where text pages abut photographic pages (two places). Owner name penned to front pastedown and ffep. Otherwise clean, unmarked, square, and securely bound. The author "with an intimate knowledge of the desert, its lore and legend...covers this vast piece of sun-struck geography in all its aspects from prehistory up to the present". (cfm)
Cambridge, MA:Harvard University Press. 1970. 1st edition. xii+372pp. Hardcover with dust jacket. A fine copy, with a near fine, lightly shelfworn, dust jacket. * "This is a study of Soviet policy in six West African countries: Ghana, Guinea, the Ivory Coast, Mali, Nigeria, and Senegal. Robert Legvold analyzes the awakening of Soviet interest in sub-Saharan Africa and the growth, problems, and influences of the Soviet involvement from Ghana's independence in 1957 to 1968."
Chicago:Encyclopedia Britannica Press. (1964). 1st US edition. 310pp. Illustrated. Hardcover with dust jacket. A very good, clean copy inside and out, with a very good, slightly shelfworn dust jacket.
THE EWE-SPEAKING PEOPLES F THE SLAVE COAST OF WEST AFRICA. THEIR RELIGION, MANNERS, CUSTOMS, LAWS, LANGUAGES, ETC...
Chicago:Benin Press Ltd. 1965. Reprint, a facsimile edition of the 1890 edition. viii+331pp with folding map at pp. 1. Hardcover. Green boards lightly soiled and shelfworn, with gilt on spine dulled. Internally, a very good, clean copy, free of previous owners marks or signatures. The binding is tight and hinges intact.
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