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NAVAL ALPHABET

By HASSALL, JOHN

HASSALL, JOHN. ABC. (HASSALL) AN ACTIVE ARMY ALPHABET by John Hassall. Lond:Sands 1900. Large 4to, cl. backed pict. bds, some cover soil and rubbing else tight and VG++. An alphabet with a South African Boer War focus, each simple verse by Hassall is faced with wonderful full page color illustration by him in his broad poster style. Scarce and unusual.

$800.00

SUNDIATA: LION KING OF MALI
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SUNDIATA: LION KING OF MALI

By WISNIEWSKI, DAVID

WISNIEWSKI, DAVID. WISNIEWSKI,DAVID. SUNDIATA: LION KING OF MALI. NY: Clarion Books (1992). 9 1/4 x 11", pictorial boards, as new in as new dust wrapper. 1st edition, 1st printing with 1-10 code. This is the story of the son of the king of Mail 800 years ago. Featuring stunning full page color, cut paper illustrations by Wisniewski.

$40.00

ASHANTI TO ZULU: AFRICAN TRADITIONS
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ASHANTI TO ZULU: AFRICAN TRADITIONS

By MUSGROVE, MARGARET

DILLON, LEO AND DIANE. BLACK INTEREST. (DILLON,LEO AND DIANE) ASHANTI TO ZULU: AFRICAN TRADITIONS by Margaret Musgrove. NY: Dial (1976). Large 4to, (10 1/4 x 12 3/4"), cloth, Fine in dust wrapper (dw VG+, price clipped,, noted that it won the 1977 Award on front flap, no seal but faint trace of removal, a few closed tears). Stated first printing. CALDECOTT AWARD WINNER. Beautiful color illustrations on every page by the Dillons depict African traditions in alphabetical order.

$125.00

INGULABI
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INGULABI

By KIDDELL-MONROE, JOAN

KIDDELL-MONROE. KIDDELL-MONROE,JOAN. INGULABI. London: Sylvan Press, no date, circa 1950. 4ot (8 1/2 x 11"), cloth backed pictorial boards, slight edge wear else VG+. The story set in South Africa features a bush pig. Illustrated with wonderful color lithos throughout by Kiddell-Monroe.

$50.00

ASHANTI TO ZULU: AFRICAN TRADITIONS
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ASHANTI TO ZULU: AFRICAN TRADITIONS

By MUSGROVE, MARGARET

DILLON, LEO AND DIANE. BLACK INTEREST. (DILLON,LEO AND DIANE) ASHANTI TO ZULU: AFRICAN TRADITIONS by Margaret Musgrove. NY: Dial Press (1976). Large 4to (10 1/4 x 12 3/4"), cloth, 4 scrape marks on front endpaper else VG+ in early but not first dust wrapper (dw has award seal and mention of award, soil, tape mends on verso). Stated First edition. CALDECOTT AWARD WINNER. Beautifully illustrated by the Dillons with richly colored illustrations on every page. THIS COPY IS SIGNED BY THE DILLONS and laid in are 2 photos of them at a book signing.

$150.00

REYNARD THE FOX IN SOUTH AFRICA; OR, HOTTENTOT FABLES AND TALES
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REYNARD THE FOX IN SOUTH AFRICA; OR, HOTTENTOT FABLES AND TALES

By BLEEK, GEORGE

BLACK INTEREST. (AFRICA) REYNARD THE FOX IN SOUTH AFRICA; OR HOTTENTOT FABLES AND TALES trans. from original manuscripts in the library of Sir George Grey by W.H.I. Bleek. London: Trubner 1864. 8vo, green cloth, xxxi, 94 p. + ads, Fine. 1st edition. 42 fables divided into eight sections such as Tortoise fables, Jackal fables, Lion fables, Sun and Moon fables, Household tales, Heitsi Eibip and other legends - all translated from the original native African Hottentot. In a most informative and lengthy preface by the translator, it is noted that "children...whose taste has not been spoiled by the poison of over-exciting reading, will always be amused by the quaintly expressed moral lessons..." An unusual and fascinating book in excellent condition.

$275.00

WHEN THE STONES WERE SOFT

By HEADY, ELEANOR

FEELINGS, TOM. BLACK INTEREST. (FEELINGS,TOM) WHEN THE STONES WERE SOFT by Eleanor Heady. NY: Funk & Wagnalls (1968 1). 8vo, cl. backed bds, 94p., Fine in frayed dw. 1st ed. East African fireside tales, illustrated in b&w by Black artist TOM FEELINGS.

$75.00