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Travels and Discoveries in North and Central Africa:  From the Journal of  an Expedition Undertaken under the Auspices of H. B. M.\' S Government, in  the Years 1849-1855
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Travels and Discoveries in North and Central Africa: From the Journal of an Expedition Undertaken under the Auspices of H. B. M.' S Government, in the Years 1849-1855

By Barth, Henry

Philadelphia: J. W. Bradley. Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn, owner name penciled on front free . endpaper, some foxing and waterstains.. 1859. Later Edition. Hardcover. Original brown blindstamped cloth. Titles stamped in gilt on spine. Frontispiece engraving of Musgu chief and villagers. Many other engravings throughout text. Front folding map (engraving with color) of routes of Dr. Barth's extensive travels on the African continent. 538pp + [4]pp of publisher's ads. .

$35.00

The Betrayal of South Africa:  The Tragic Story of Rhodesia and South  Africa
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The Betrayal of South Africa: The Tragic Story of Rhodesia and South Africa

By McFerran, Warren L.

Winter Park, FL: Garfield Publishing Corporation. Very Good; Edges rubbed.. 1985. First Printing. Softcover. 0935591028 . Footnotes. An historical look at the region highlighting the questions of communism, apartheid, food shortages, and regional disputes. ; 355 pages .

$30.00

Zambia Shall be Free:  An Autobiography
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Zambia Shall be Free: An Autobiography

By Kaunda, Kenneth

London: Heinemann Education Books Ltd.. Very Good; Edges rubbed, title page and page edges foxed, small stain on . fore edge and rear cover.. 1962. Second Printing. Softcover. 0435900048 . Black and white frontispiece portrait, map, black and white photographs, and indexes. Life story of the African political leader and teacher who was a leader in the Zambian struggle for independence and went on to become the nation's first president. ; 202 pages .

$40.00

African Decolonization
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African Decolonization

By Wilson, Henry S.

London: Hodder Headline. Very Good; Pen marks on bottom of page edges.. 1994. First Printing. Softcover. 0340559292 . ix,222 pages. Black and white maps, select bibliography, and index. A Pan-African study whose aim was to assess the extent to which nationalistic changes were the result of deliberate imperial policy, the pressures of African nationalism, or superpower rivalry. .

$40.00

The Plural Society in Africa
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The Plural Society in Africa

By Fortes, Meyer

Johannesburg, South Africa: South Africa Institute of Race Relations. Very Good; Covers lightly soiled.. 1968. Softcover. Blue printed stapled card covers. Inscribed by the author on the title page and a signed "compliments of the author" card laid in. ; The Alfred and Winifred Hoernle Lecture; 22 pages; Signed by Author .

$20.00

Jock of the Bushveld
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Jock of the Bushveld

By Fitzpatrick, Sir Percy

London: Longmans, Green And Co.. Fair with no dust jacket; Boards waterstained and waterstaining along . lower margins of text block, scattered foxing.. 1909. Fourteenth Printing. Hardcover. xvi, 475pp, glossary, notes. Green cloth with gilt antelope head design and titles stamped on spine. Color frontispiece, 17 full page black and white illustrations by E. Caldwell. Unique line illustrations bordering every page of text. A collection of the true tales of the adventures of Jock and his white owner during the late 19th century in South Africa, including many stories of other wildlife and hunting. Includes glossary for some of the "Cape Dutch" vocabulary. ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall .

$40.00

Olodumare:  God in Yoruba Belief
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Olodumare: God in Yoruba Belief

By Idowu, E. Bolaji

London: Longmans, Green & Company. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Corners bumped, jacket tattered and . stained, edges foxed.. 1962. First Edition. Hardcover. viii, 222 pp. Index, photos, map. .

$35.00

Lodges in the Wilderness
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Lodges in the Wilderness

By Scully, T. C.

NY: Henry Holt and Company. Very Good with no dust jacket; Foxing to all edges and endpapers, owner . name penciled on front free endpaper.. 1915. First American Edition. Hardcover. Navy cloth binding with titles stamped in gilt on spine. Four black and white plates by A. W. Standen. xiv, 252 pp. The author narrates his trips across the northern border of the Cape Colony (South Africa) during the 1890s, including scenes about oryx hunting, encounters with Bushmen, ostriches, gold miners, and tarantulas. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$45.00

Camera Trails in Africa
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Camera Trails in Africa

By Johnson, Martin

NY: Grosset & Dunlap. Good in Good dust jacket; Boards worn and dampstained, jacket tattered and . toned, owner name and inscription and light foxing on front endpapers.. 1924. Reprint. Hardcover. Green cloth binding. Several pages of photographs. The author and his wife, Osa Johnson, were renowned photographers and filmmakers, and wrote several books about their travels around the world, including this book about Kenya and other parts of East Africa. Striking color jacket art of panther. ; 342 pages .

$25.00

The Heart of the Hunter
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The Heart of the Hunter

By Van Der Post, Laurens

NY: William Morrow and Company. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket tattered, owner name on front . flyleaf, some finger soiling to first several leaves.. 1962. Second Printing. Hardcover. xvi, 268 pp. The author's classic exploration of the culture of the South African bushmen. .

$35.00

Ibamba
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Ibamba

By Hubbard, Wynant Davis

Greenwich, CT: New York Grahi. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Owner bookplate and stamp on front . endpapers, jacket shelfworn, coffee splash on fore-edges.. 1962. Hardcover. "Ibamba...13 square miles of glorious lion country in Northern Rhodesia, is also the African adventure of a young American couple who lived there four exciting years taming the land and its wild inhabitants as ranchers and zoologists". (front jacket panel). ix, 337 pp. .

$15.00

The Great Sahara Mousehunt
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The Great Sahara Mousehunt

By Collins, Catherine; Pomeroy, Miggs

Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards grubby.. 1963. First American Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Map endpapers. Tan cloth. Photos. An account of the 1961 trek around North Africa to the Tibesti mountains in southern Libya with a group of American and British members, including Sir Winston Churchill's son, Randolph and his son, Winston. ; 200 pages .

$13.00

Livingstone's Lake:  The Drama of Nyasa
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Livingstone's Lake: The Drama of Nyasa

By Ransford, Oliver

London: John Murray. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Owner name on front free endpaper, . jacket very lightly edgeworn.. 1971. Third Printing. Hardcover. 0719511410 . x, 313 pp, index. Illustrations, maps, bibliography. A history of Lake Nyasa, also known as Lake Malawi, which is a disputed lake between Malawi and Tanzania. .

$15.00

Copper Town:  Changing Africa, the Human Situation on the Rhodesian  Copperbelt
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Copper Town: Changing Africa, the Human Situation on the Rhodesian Copperbelt

By Powdermaker, Hortense

NY: Harper and Row. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket rubbed, page tops soiled.. 1962. First Edition. Hardcover. xiii, 391 pp. Photos, map. Brown cloth binding. References, index, notes. .

$15.00

Lost Worlds of Africa
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Lost Worlds of Africa

By Wellard, James

NY: E. P. Dutton. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Page tops foxed, jacket price-clipped.. 1967. First Edition. Hardcover. Red decorative cloth. xi, 214 pp. Many photos, maps and illustrations. Index, bibliographical notes. .

$17.00

On the South African Frontier:  The Adventures and Observations of an  American in Mashonaland and Matabeleland
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On the South African Frontier: The Adventures and Observations of an American in Mashonaland and Matabeleland

By Brown, William Harvey

NY: Charles Scribner's Sons. Fair with no dust jacket; Spine sunned, boards worn, front signature . loose, shaken, gift inscription on front free endpaper, hinges cracked.. 1899. First Edition. Hardcover. Green cloth with titles stamped in gilt on front boards and spine. xxii, 430 pp. Many illustrations and photographs, though lacking the two maps at rear. The author was a "naturalist of an expedition sent by the United States Government in 1889 to the west coast of Africa"...and "collector, big-game hunter, gold seeker, landowner, citizen, and soldier" in Rhodesia, largely now the modern state of Zimbabwe. From the frontispiece illustration depicting the author shooting an African to disparaging descriptions of "the natives" and their resistance to their "transition from barbarism to civilization", it's a detailed, contemporary account of colonial paternalism and imperialism. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$40.00

Livingstone
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Livingstone

By Jeal, Tim

NY: G. P. Putnam's Sons. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket lightly scuffed.. 1973. First American Edition. Hardcover. 0399112154 . xiv, 427 pp, index, notes, illustrations. A biography of the noted African explorer. .

$13.00

Camping with the Prince and Other Tales of Science in Africa
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Camping with the Prince and Other Tales of Science in Africa

By Bass, Thomas A.

Boston: Houghton Mifflin. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket price-clipped, pages toned.. 1990. First Printing. Hardcover. 0395415020 . xv, 304 pp, index. .

$11.00

Black Genesis:  African Roots: a Voyage from Juffure, the Gambia, through  Mandingo Country to the Slave Port of Dakar, Senegal
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Black Genesis: African Roots: a Voyage from Juffure, the Gambia, through Mandingo Country to the Slave Port of Dakar, Senegal

By Devere, John

NY: St. Martin's Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Owner name on front free endpaper.. 1980. Hardcover. 0312083130 . Photos by Jurgen Vollmer. Cloth-backed boards. Inspired by Alex Haley's book Roots and the wildly popular miniseries, the writer and photography duo traveled to the fictional Kunta Kinte's village, Juffure, and retraced Kinte's route as an enslaved person in contemporary Mandingo country. ; 117 pages .

$20.00

Island of the Dragon's Blood
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Island of the Dragon's Blood

By Botting, Douglas

NY: Funk & Wagnalls. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket rubbed and lightly tattered.. 1958. First Edition. Hardcover. Black cloth binding. Jacket art by Lois Brooks. Many photos, appendix, bibliography. An account of the Oxford University Expedition of 1956 to the isolated and biologically unique island of Socotra off the coast of Yemen in the Arabian Sea. ; 251 pages .

$15.00

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