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A Night of Their Own, Abrahams, Peter
1 A Night of Their Own
Abrahams, Peter
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1965 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean black boards with black cloth spine, silver decorative band on boards and spine, silver lettering. Light bumping and fading to edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has small corner chips at spine, light wear at top and bottom of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 007834

Price: 12.00 USD
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One Dry Season: In the Footsteps of Mary Kingsley, Alexander, Caroline
2 One Dry Season: In the Footsteps of Mary Kingsley
Alexander, Caroline
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1990 0-394-57455-9 / 9780394574554 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean beige boards with clean green cloth spine with gold lettering on spine. No bumping, no wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 290 pgs. with bibliography. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no wear, no tears. As new book and dustjacket. Jacket enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Africa. 015274

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Days of Honey: The Tunisian Boyhood of Rafael Uzan, Awret, Irene
3 Days of Honey: The Tunisian Boyhood of Rafael Uzan
Awret, Irene
New York Schocken Books 1984 0-8052-3923-5 / 9780805239232 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with full number line on copyright page. Clean unfaded maroon cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 245 pgs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped, with very slight fading to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A memoir capturing the personalities and traditions of Jewish-Tunisian culture. 6-1/2" x 9-1/4". Biography. 017034

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Camping With the Prince and Other Tales of Science in Africa, Bass,  Thomas A
4 Camping With the Prince and Other Tales of Science in Africa
Bass, Thomas A
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1990 0395415020 / 9780395415023 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing, in clean unclipped jacket, SIGNED by author. Clean orange boards with maroon cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright, with slight dust speckling to text block edges. Clean map-illustrated endpapers. Inscribed and signed by author on half-title page: "11-04-90 - Clinton, New York - For a friend in the Kirkland Art Center - with All My Best Regards, Thomas A. Bass." 304 pages. Clean jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped (20.95 on front inside flap); small corner crease to inside front flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Author's two-year journey across Africa, from Timbuktu to the Zambezi River. 022933

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Curse of Magira - A Novel of East Africa, Bee, David
5 Curse of Magira - A Novel of East Africa
Bee, David
New York Harper & Row 1964 First Hardcover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket Joan Markham, Illustrator 
Stated First Edition in clean original unclipped dust jacket. Golden brown cloth boards with small blind-stamped design on cover, black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Small water mark at base of spine, very faint. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with bright yellow endpapers - small previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper. Illustrated with drawings by Joan Markham. 415 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A novel of Tanganyika -- formerly German East Africa -- skillfully weaves together past and prsent, love and murder, in a powerful drama of adventure, history and suspense. 027170

Price: 25.00 USD
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6 In Africa with Schweitzer
Berman, Dr. Edgar
Far Hills, NJ New Horizon Press 1986 0-88282-025-7 / 9780882820255 First Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good Jacket 
Clean gold boards with brown cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 308 pgs. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has very light wear at top & bottom of spine and to one corner, very small closed edge tear (1/4"). Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. "A remarkable memoir by the U.S. surgeon who worked with Schweitzer". "A moving, in-depth portrait of one of this century's most remarkable men and of the provacative writer-physician who sought him out". 8vo. Biography. 007716

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In Africa with Schweitzer, Berman, Dr. Edgar
7 In Africa with Schweitzer
Berman, Dr. Edgar
Far Hills, NJ New Horizon Press 1986 0-88282-025-7 / 9780882820255 First Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean beige boards with toast brown cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 308 pgs. illustrated with photographs, map. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with light corner wear, one closed edge tear (1/4"). Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Biography. 008195

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8 Fire in the Bush: A Novel of Africa
Bernier, Paul
New York P. F. Kenedy & Sons 1957 First Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in original unclipped jacket. Very clean yellow cloth boards with brown lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. Translated from French by Roch Le Page. 225 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has some edgewear and very small closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Novel set in French Colonial Africa. 010508

Price: 12.00 USD
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Fire in the Bush: A Novel of Africa, Bernier, Paul
9 Fire in the Bush: A Novel of Africa
Bernier, Paul
New York P. J. Kenedy & Sons 1957 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean yellow cloth boards with brown lettering on spine. No surface wear or bumping. Binding is tight and square. Pages, edges and endpapers are clean and bright; no writing or marks. 225 pgs. Clean, bright dustjacket is not price clipped, with a very light hint of edge wear to top/base of spine; no significant chips, tears or creases. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Translated from French by Roch Le Page. 014963

Price: 15.00 USD
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Episode in the Transvaal, Bloom, Harry
10 Episode in the Transvaal
Bloom, Harry
Garden City Doubleday & Co. 1955 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good+ Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in clean original unclipped jacket. Clean red cloth boards with black lettering on spine. Very slight surface wear at top and bottom spine edges, no fraying, no bumping. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, but tanned. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 295 pp. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (3.95 on front inside flap), unchipped, with a few short closed edge tears. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Author's first novel, set in South Africa during the time when South Africans were determined to win the right of self-rule. 019393

Price: 25.00 USD
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Man Eater Motel - And Other Stops on the Railway to Nowhere: An East African Traveler's Nighbook, Boyles, Denis
11 Man Eater Motel - And Other Stops on the Railway to Nowhere: An East African Traveler's Nighbook
Boyles, Denis
New York Ticknor and Fields 1991 0-395-58082-X / 9780395580820 First Hard Cover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
Clean beige boards (one tiny small faint spot on lower edge of front board), clean brown cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. Maps on endpapers. Illustrated with photographs. 253 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. "Denis Boyles tells the truth about Africa, something few modern writers do. He tells the truth about Africa in a way no one has dared to since Evelyn Waugh. And he faced very real dangers looking for that truth. Neither his courage nor his humor failed him." - P. J. O'Rourke 8 vo.. Adventure. 011044

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An American Family on the African Frontier: The Burnham Family Letters, 1893-1896, Bradford, Mary and Richard
12 An American Family on the African Frontier: The Burnham Family Letters, 1893-1896
Bradford, Mary and Richard
Roberts Rinehart 1993 1-879373-66-1 / 9781879373662 Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean beige cloth boards with red metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. Small remainder mark on bottom page edges. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 007798

Price: 14.00 USD
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Roadless Area, Brooks, Paul
13 Roadless Area
Brooks, Paul
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1971 Fourth Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Fourth printing of the first edition, SIGNED by the author, in original dust jacket. Clean unfaded turquoise cloth boards with bright gold lettering and decoration on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight, hinges are sound - no cracking. Signed "Paul Brooks" on front free endpaper. Pages are clean (very slight foxing to endpapers). With 67 pen-and-ink sketches by the author. 260 pages. Dust jacket is clean, price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap, no chips or tears, nice photo of author and his wife on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Adventures of a man and wife in the American wilderness and other remote places from the Alaskan tundra to the game reserves of East Africa - recounted with rare beauty and quiet humor. 026381

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Adventures of An African Slaver - Being a True Account of the Life of Captain Theodore Canot, Trader in Gold, Ivory & Slaves on the Coast of Guinea: His Own Story As Told in the Year 1854 to Brantz Mayer, Canot, Captain Theodore
14 Adventures of An African Slaver - Being a True Account of the Life of Captain Theodore Canot, Trader in Gold, Ivory & Slaves on the Coast of Guinea: His Own Story As Told in the Year 1854 to Brantz Mayer
Canot, Captain Theodore
Cleveland / New York World Publishing 1942 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First Tower Books Edition in clean dust jacket. Clean red cloth boards with black lettering and decoration on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean blank endpapers (slight tanning) - no names, writing or bookplates. Red top-stained page edges on all three sides. Edited with an Introduction by Malcolm Cowley. 376 pages. Clean dust jacket has some very shallow edge chipping. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026700

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Ghosts of Tsavo - Tracking the Mythic Lions of East Africa, Caputo, Phillip
15 Ghosts of Tsavo - Tracking the Mythic Lions of East Africa
Caputo, Phillip
Washington DC National Geographic 2002 0792263626 / 9780792263623 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Stated First Printing, June, 2002 in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean toast brown boards with unfaded black cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean gold endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with full color photographs. 275 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024934

Price: 15.00 USD
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Valley of Gold, Cartwright, A. P.
16 Valley of Gold
Cartwright, A. P.
Capetown Howard Timmins 1961 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean yellow cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Map & decoration on endpapers. Some glue residue to endpapers (1961 "The Natal Daily News" newspaper articles on South African gold mining enclosed -- had been glued in by edges but are now enclosed loose). 194 pgs. Illustrated with photographs and maps. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has some small edge & corner chips, short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Africa. 008124

Price: 12.00 USD
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Mister Moses, Catto, Max
17 Mister Moses
Catto, Max
New York William Morrow 1961 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in clean original jacket. Marbled green boards with yellow cloth spine, black lettering on spine. Hint of fading to board edges; very light dust soiling to spine. Binding is tight & square, no bumping or wear. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 218 pp. Clean dustjacket is price clipped, unchipped, tiny closed tear at upper rear spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A novel set in Africa, where a certain valley is soon to be flooded by the opening of a new dam--and where a District Officer is having his problems persuading the natives to leave their home for a tract of land set aside by the French government. Then Joe Moses arrives on the scene. A unique adventure ensues, as Mister Moses leads the natives on a forty-day trek through the jungle never for a moment without danger, excitement or hilarity. Made into a movie (1965) starring Robert Mitchum. 019317

Price: 35.00 USD
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Lightest Africa, Chapman, F. Spencer
18 Lightest Africa
Chapman, F. Spencer
London Chatto & Windus 1955 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean yellow cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers (small previous owner name neatly penned on front free endpaper). Full color frontispiece photo illustration of Masai girl with gourds for cows' blood and milk. Many more color and monochrome plates. 288 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket has very shallow chipping at top spine edge (1/4" max). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026276

Price: 20.00 USD
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Elephants Arrive at Half-past Five, Chase, Ilka
19 Elephants Arrive at Half-past Five
Chase, Ilka
Garden City, New York Doubleday 1963 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Later printing of the first edition, SIGNED by Ilka Chase, in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean beige cloth boards with black cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. Very slight surface wear to corners at base of spine. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean map-illustrated endpapers. No previous owner markings. Signed on half-title page by author: "Ilka Chase". Illustrated with black and white photographs. 269 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, no chips, hint of very slight edge wear. Nice photo of author astride a camel on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Ilka Chase and her husband, Dr. Norton Brown, take the reader on a photo-safari through East Africa. 026332

Price: 50.00 USD
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The Varied Airs of Spring, Chase, Ilka
20 The Varied Airs of Spring
Chase, Ilka
Garden City Doubleday & Co. 1969 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Stated First Edition, inscribed and signed by author. Clean beige cloth boards with red lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Inscribed and SIGNED by Ilka Chase on half-title page: "For Dear Don - Living proof that bankers do not have bones of steel, hearts of concrete, veins filled with acid instead of blood and that the eye that weeps is the glass one - Fond Good Wishes, Ilka - January 1969." Clean dustjacket is slightly age toned, unchipped, no tears, not price clipped, with slight wear at top spine edge. Lovely photo of Ilka Chase on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Travel adventures in Africa and the Mediterranean -- amusing, anecdotal, informative, in the best Ilka Chase style. 8vo. Adventure. 016048

Price: 55.00 USD
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