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STANLEY'S WAY - A Sentimental Journey Through Central Africa

by Sterling, Thomas (re: Henry Morton Stanley)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1960
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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New York: Atheneum Books, 1960. 258 pp. Decorated black cloth lettered in gilt on the spine; red endpapers; red upper edge; frontis map. Light wear at the corners of the dustjacket with a few small nicks around the edges and some minor rubbing; previous owner's name on the front flap; price clipped. Dustjacket by Charles Goslin. The… Read more
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MAN AND BEAST IN AFRICA

by Somer, Francois (foreword by Ernest Hemingway) (translated from the French by Edward Fitzgerald)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1954
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First American Edition
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$74.95

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New York: Citadel Press, 1954. 206 pp. Blue cloth lettered in gilt on the spine; blue upper edge. Cover and interior photographs by the author. Wear at the corners of the dustjacket with a few nicks and chips around the edges; price intact; no interior markings. Sommer began as a hunter with guns and finished as… Read more
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THE LOST WORLD OF THE KALAHARI

by Van Der Post, Laurens

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1962
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Paperback Printing
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$4.95

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Middlesex, England: Penguin Books, 1962. 253 pp. Penguin Book 1716. Light edge and corner wear with some minor creasing on the spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with a map. The Contents are: The Vanished People; The Manner of Their Going; The Pact and the Random Years; The Break Through; The Shadow in Between; Northern Approaches;… Read more
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THE QUEST FOR TIMBUCTOO

by Gardner, Brian

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1969
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Book Club Edition
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$7.95

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London: Cassell and Company - Readers Union, 1969. 212 pp. Orange boards lettered in gilt on the spine; illustrated with black and white plates. Light edge and corner wear on the dustjacket; previous owner's name inside. The Contents are: Prologue; The Legend; The American; The Briton; The Frenchman; and The German; followed by an epilogue, a… Read more
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WHEN ELEPHANTS FLY - One Woman's Journey from Wall Street to Zululand

by Batrus, Carol

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
2005
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781555915650
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$14.95

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Golden, Colorado: Fulcrum Publishing, 2005. 248 pp. Trade paperback format. Light wear on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white photographs. The Chapters are: First Glimmer; How Did I Get to Zululand; Checking It Out; In the Village; iNkosi; Getting to Know You; Getting Started; Praise the… Read more
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THE PROPHET'S CAMEL BELL

by Laurence, Margaret

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1963
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
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Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1963. 241 pp. Red cloth lettered in gilt on the spine; dustjacket photograph by C. J. Martin; map on the back of the jacket by W. Bromage; illustrated with black and white plates. Edge and corner wear on the dustjacket with a bit of fading around the edges; no interior markings. In the… Read more
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SOUTH OF THE MOON - On Stanley's Trail through the Dark Continent

by Littell, Blaine (re: Henry Morton Stanley)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1966
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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New York: Harper and Row Publishers, 1966. 300 pp. Blue cloth lettered in white and green on the spine; gray endpapers; headband. Light edge and corner wear on the dustjacket; paperclip mark on the front free endpaper and on the first few pages; price intact. Illustrated with black and white plates and a map. During 1964… Read more
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ONE DRY SEASON - In the Footsteps of Mary Kingsley

by Alexander, Caroline (re: Mary Kingsley)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1990
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780394574554
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$9.95

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1990. 290 pp. Quarter-bound in green cloth on light yellow boards; lettered in gilt on the spine; frontis map; headband. Light wear on the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. When Caroline Alexander set out to explore the equatorial African country of Gabon, she retraced the steps of a… Read more
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THE MAN-EATERS OF TSAVO

by Patterson, Lt. Colonel J. H. (edited by Peter Hathaway Capstick)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1986
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
Later Printing
ISBN
9780312510107
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New York: St. Martin's Press, 1986. (xx) 346 pp. followed by a map of British East Africa. Burgundy boards lettered in gilt on the spine; burgundy endpapers; illustrated with black and white photographs. Light rubbing at the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. The Contents are: Editor's Note to the Reprint Edition by… Read more
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AFRICAN GAME TRAILS - An Account of the African Wanderings of an American Hunter-Naturalist

by Roosevelt, Theodore (edited by Peter Hathaway Capstick)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1988
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
Later Printing
ISBN
9780312021511
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$24.95

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New York: St. Martin's Press, 1988. (xi) 583 pp. Brown boards lettered in gilt on the spine; beige endpapers; illustrated with black and white photographs and a map. Light rubbing at the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. The Contents are: Editor's Note to the Reprint Edition by Peter Hathaway Capstick; Author's Foreword; A… Read more
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AFTER BIG GAME IN CENTRAL AFRICA

by Foa, Edouard (translated by Frederic Lees) (edited by Peter Hathaway Capstick)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1989
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
Later Printing
ISBN
9780312032746
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New York: St. Martin's Press, 1989. (viii) 330 pp. Black boards lettered in gilt on the spine; illustrated with black and white photographs and a map. Light rubbing at the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. Subtitled: Records of a Sportsman from August 1894 to November 1897, When Crossing the Dark Continent from the Mouth… Read more
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MEMORIES OF AN AFRICAN HUNTER

by Lyell, Denis D. (edited by Peter Hathaway Capstick)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1986
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Printing - First Thus
ISBN
9780312001551
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New York: St. Martin's Press, 1986. (viii) 330 pp. Blue boards lettered in gilt on the spine; blue endpapers; illustrated with black and white photographs. Light rubbing at the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. The Contents are: Editor's Note to the Reprint Edition by Peter Hathaway Capstick; Author's Preface; Tea-Planting Life in Eastern… Read more
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BIG GAME HUNTING IN CENTRAL AFRICA

by Buckley, William (edited by Peter Hathaway Capstick)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1988
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
Later Printing
ISBN
9780312021658
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New York: St. Martin's Press, 1988. (viii) 268 pp. Brown boards lettered in gilt on the spine; brown endpapers; illustrated with black and white photographs. Light rubbing at the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. The Contents are: Editor's Note to the Reprint Edition by Peter Hathaway Capstick; After Elephant; Shooting from a… Read more
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LION HUNTING IN SOMALILAND

by Meliss, Captain C. J. (edited by Peter Hathaway Capstick)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1991
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Printing - First Thus
ISBN
9780312054632
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$19.95

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New York: St. Martin's Press, 1991. 186 pp. Brown boards lettered in gilt on the spine; illustrated with black and white photographs. Light rubbing at the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. The Contents are: Editor's Note to the Reprint Edition by Peter Hathaway Capstick; Lion Hunting in Somali-land; and Pigsticking in the… Read more
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BIG GAME HUNTING AND COLLECTING IN EAST AFRICA 1903 - 1926

by Kittenberger, Kalman (edited by Peter Hathaway Capstick)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1989
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
Later Printing
ISBN
9780312032944
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New York: St. Martin's Press, 1989. (xix) 348 pp. followed by a map of Kittenberger's expeditions. Brown boards lettered in gilt on the spine; illustrated with black and white photographs. Light rubbing at the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. The Contents are: Editor's Note to the Reprint Edition by Peter Hathaway Capstick;… Read more
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TALES FROM THE DARK CONTINENT

by Allen, Charles (introduction by Anthony Kirk-Greene)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1985
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Fifth Printing
ISBN
9780708819302
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$4.95

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London: Futura Books, 1985. (xix) 200 pp. Edge and corner wear with faint creasing on the spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white plates. This essay collection contains: Running Up the Flags; White Man's Burden White Man's Grave; To Africa; Taking Up the Ropes; Keepers of the King's Peace; Going to Bush; Men with Sand… Read more
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ENGLISH - SWAHILI - Useful Phrases

by Lacasse, Aime F.

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1976
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Eleventh Edition - Revised
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Tabora, Tanzania: T. M. P. Book Department, 1976. 64 pp. Staple-bound in pictorial covers. Light edge and corner wear with some fading around the edges; no interior markings.. Eleventh Edition - Revised. Soft Cover. Very Good. 16mo.
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BLACK MAN'S TOWN

by Ryan, Isobel

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1953
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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London: Jonathan Cape, 1953. 249 pp. Black boards decorated in orange on the front panel and spine; orange upper edge; endpaper maps. Light wear on the corners of the dustjacket with some fading on the spine; price intact; no interior markings. Illustrated throughout with line drawings by Bill Ryan. Ryan spent two years in a Gold… Read more
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TRAIL MAKER - The Story of David Livingstone

by Latham, Robert O.

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1961
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Later Printing
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London: Lutterworth Press - Pathway Series, 1961. 95 pp. Green boards lettered in black on the spine. Wear around the edges of the dustjacket with a few short nicks; presentation plate on the front pastedown. The Contents are: The Boy of Blantyre; David and the Lion; On to the North; The First Great Trail; From West to East; Slaves… Read more
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STATE OF EMERGENCY - The Full Story of Mau Mau

by Majdalany, Fred

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1962
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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London: Longmans Canada - A Windjammer Book, 1962. (xvi) 239 pp. Black boards lettered in gilt on the spine; illustrated with black and white plates and maps. Edge and corner wear on the dustjacket; price clipped; no interior markings. The Chapters are: PART ONE: A TRAGEDY OF CIRCUMSTANCE AND EVOLUTION: The Land; Birth of a Country; Adolescence… Read more
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