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1 Tribal Life in South Africa All in Natural Color
Johannsburg, S.A. Framrworthy Very Good 
Johannsburg, S.A.: Framrworthy Unpaginated. Color photography on every page. Text in English and Africans. Frameworthy booklet # 3. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Covers are bright and undamaged. Stapled Softcover. Very Good. #001556. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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2 Baker, Sir Samuel W. The Nile Tributaries of Abyssinia and the Sword Hunters of the Hamran Arabs
London MacMillan and Co 1883 Good No Jacket 
London: MacMillan and Co., 1883 413 pp with one map frontis and one folding map bound in, and 24 B&W illustrations in text. Text is clean and tight, unmarked except for one notation in margin that the book was acquired Christmas 1886. Front hinge cracked but holding. Green cloth boards with gold-stamped decor and titles are 'fair,' with some wrinkling and darkening. Described as a "new edition" from the original of 1867. A classical account of exploration that centers heavily on big game hunting. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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3 Batten, T.R. Tropical Africa in World History Book Three Africa in Modern History After 1800
London Oxford University Press 1966 Fourth Edition Mass Market Paperback Fair 
viii, 200 pp B&W illustrations and maps in text. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Covers are intact but soiled, rubbed. This is described as Book Three of " a four-year course for African Middle and Secondary Schools. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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4 Brown, Samler The South and East African Year Book and Guide for 1928 with Atlas
London Sampson, Low, Marston & Co 1928 34th Edition Very Good No Jacket 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. lv, 923 pp followed by 64 pp of color maps + 130 pp of advertisements.Text is clean, tight and unmarked, toned. Grey cloth boards are clean and intact, bumped at spine ends. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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5 Cousins, Norman Dr. Schweitzer of Lambarene
Harper & Bros 1960 Good Fair Jacket Urquhart, Clara 
254 pp Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Previous owner's name on flyleaf. DJ is intact with considerable edgewear. Now in protective mylar. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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6 D'Aby, J. Amon & Lefevre, Lucien Cote D'Ivoire Ivory Coast
France Librairie de France Very Good Good Jacket 
France: Librairie de France 150 pp. Color photo illustrations on every page. A description of the country and culture of the Ivory Coast with text in French and English. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Red cloth boards are bright and undamaged. DJ is intact but has considerable rubbing to extremities. Now in protective mylar. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 29.00 USD
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7 Delange, Jacqueline The Art and Peoples of Black Africa
Dutton 1974 0525058532 / 9780525058533 First Good + No Jacket 
Dutton, 1974 Translated from the French. Text is clean, tight and unmarked except for a line in ink on one page's margin. Previous owner's name on title page. This is a definitive study of African Art with 190 B&W illustrations. Cover is lightly scuffed and soiled. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First English Edition. Soft Cover. Good +/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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8 Du Chaillu, Paul B. Explorations and Adventures in Equatorial Africa with Accounts of the People, and of the Chace(sic.) Of the Gorilla, Leopard, Elephant Hippopotamus, and Other Animals
London John Murray 1861 First Good No Jacket 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. xvi, 479 pp with 74 B&W illustrations, some as plates, most in text, the illustration frontis being a fold-out of a splendid gorilla. Large folding map of Western Equatorial Africa bound in after text. The text is clean, tight and unmarked. Both gutters are cracked but holding. Green cloth boards with gold-stamped picture of a large primate are rubbed at extremities, spine somewhat dulled. Paul Belloni Du Chaillu (July 31, 1831 (disputed) - April 29, 1903) was a French-American traveler, zoologist, and anthropologist. He became famous in the 1860s as the first modern European outsider to confirm the existence of gorillas, and later the Pygmy people of central Africa. (Wikipedia). 
Price: 175.00 USD
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9 Erni, Hans Afrika
Zurich, Switzerland Verlag Ernst Sheideggar 1966 First Very Good Very Good Jacket Erni, Hans 
12.5" x 9.5" Unpaginated. B/W and full-color illustrations throughout. Text clean, tight, bright and unmarked. White boards with black lettering have toning on the lower edge. White DJ with red, black, and yellow graphics very good; slight toning and one short closed tear. Glassine jacket lining fair.. #152 of a limited edition of 1000. Colorful and intriguing treatment of Africans and African culture. Now in protective mylar. 
Price: 110.00 USD
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10 Keun, Odette A Foreigner Looks at British Sudan
London Faber & Faber Limited 1930 First Good 
5.25" x 7.75" Booklet. 56 pages. Deckled on top. Text clean, tight, bright and unmarked. Orange softcover with folds tight and bright with a small area of paper loss near bottom front corner and a closed tear on reverse. Cover split at spine but holding. This booklet was # 20 of a series of "Criterion Miscellany" sold for a shilling in gret Britain and written by various illuminaries including D.H. Lawrence. In protective mylar. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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11 Lamb, David The Africans
Random House 1982 0394551887X First Very Good Near Fine Jacket 
6.25" x 9.50" 15, 363 pps. plus 2 pieces of related epemera. Front endpaper has previous owner's small stamp and label. Text is clean, tight, bright and unmarked. Yellow-gold paper-covered boards with black cloth spine and metallic gold printing are clean, bright and without damage. Red, glossy DJ with bold, outlined title in brown and yellow is tight, bright and Near Fine. In protective mylar. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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12 Moorehead, Alan No Room in the Ark
Harper & Row 1959 Good Fair Jacket 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 427 pp with 33 color and B&W plates, maps on endpapers and 2 double truck maps in text.Text is clean, tight and unmarked., orange cloth boards are clean, bumped at extremities. DJ is intact, not price-clipped with some edgewear4. Now in protective mylar, 
Price: 12.00 USD
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13 Moorehead, Alan The Blue Nile
Harper & Row 1962 First Good No Jacket 
6" x 8.5" Book Club Edition. 308 pps. plus 24 b/w plates on semi-gloss stockand 2 fold-out maps. B/W line illustrations used as chapter headings. Bright yellow endpapers with b/w line illustration - VG; have owner's small stamp. Text clean, tight, bright and unmarked. Blue cloth-covered boards with silver printing show some wear and a splash mark. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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14 Morrow, Baker H. Horses Like the Wind and Other Stories of Africa
Unniversity Press of Colorado 2001 0870816268 / 9780870816260 First As New Very Good Jacket By Author 
6.25" x 9.25" 11, 102 pps. B/W line illustrations by author throughout. Text clean, tight, bright and unmarked - As New. Yellow boards with gold stamping on spine As New. Light burnt orange DJ with white type and graphic on front cover clean and tight with minor surface wear and closed tear at bottom of spine. In protective mylar. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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15 Murphy, E. Jefferson History of African Civilization
Delta/Dell Publishing 1974 First Good 
5 3/8" X 7 7/8" 24, 430 pps. includes 10 b/w maps. B/W photographs throughout. Text clean, tight, toned and unmarked - Very Good. Black softcover with white and pale blue type and 4 color illustration is tight and bright but shows some wear. Bac cover quote: "The book comes closer to making a successful shift from the European-white viewpoint with its own inherent bias to a respectable African viewpoint than any other book available." 
Price: 11.00 USD
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16 Musgrove, Margaret Ashanti to Zulu African Traditions
Pied piper/Dial 1980 0803703082 / 9780803703087 First Good No Jacket as Published Jacket Dillon, Leo & Diane 
8 5/8" X 10 1/2. Unpaginated. A Dial Book for Young Readers with full-color illustrations on every page with subjects from A to Z. Text cleans, bight, tight and unmarked with some buckling on the lower righthand side. Inside front cover and endpaper have chlid's signature. Illustrated glossy cover shows some wear but is overall clean and bright. A Caldecott medal winner. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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17 Nitecki, Andre Equal Measure for Kings and Commomers: Goldweights of the Akan from the Collections of the Glenbow Museum Calgary, Canada
Canaada Glenbow Alberta Institute 1982 0919244288 As New 
9" x 10" 69 pp. with B&W photo illustrations throughout. The small animal-shaped sculptures used as weights in West Africa. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Covers are bright and undamaged. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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18 Plass, Margaret Webster African Miniatures Goldweights of the Ashanti
Frederick A. Praeger 1967 Good Good Jacket 
Slender 4to. Ex-Library. 12,ppof text, followed by 90 B&W plates, followed by 26 pp of text. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Library stamp on title page and front endpapers. DJ is bright and undamaged, now in protective mylar. 
Price: 38.00 USD
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19 Sutton, J. E. G. Early Trade in East Africa Historical Association of Eastern Africa Paper No. 11
Nairobi East African Publishing House 1973 Very Good 
Nairobi: East African Publishing House, 1973 42 pp. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Illustrated paper covers are lightly bumped at extremities. Stapled Soft Cover. Very Good. 
Price: 28.00 USD
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20 Theroux, Paul The Last Train to Zona Verde
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2013 First As New Near Fine Jacket 
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013 353 pp. text is clean, tight and unmarked. Green paper boards are undamaged. DJ is whole and bright with a hint of shelfwear. 1st Edition. Hardcover. As New/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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