Book Catalogue – Travel and Exploration

CAMPBELL, W.W. East Africa by Motor Lorry…

motoring in tanzania

1. CAMPBELL, W.W. East Africa by Motor Lorry. Recollections of an Ex-Motor Transport Driver.

London, John Murray, [1928].

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8vo. Original blue cloth gilt with vignette of a hut on stilts in gilt to upper boards; pp. xii, 318, [4, advertisements]; black and white photograph plates, sketches and 1 sketch map…

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CASATI, Gaetano. Ten Years in Equatoria and the…

2. CASATI, Gaetano. Ten Years in Equatoria and the Return with Emin Pasha … Translated from the Original Italian Manuscript by The Hon. Mrs. J. Randolph Clay assisted by Mr. I. Walter Savage Landor.

London, Frederick Warne and Co., 1891.

£798

8vo. 2 volumes. Original pictorial cloth, vignette of Casati bound to a tree, surrounded by tribesmen blocked in black, silver and gilt to upper covers, gilt medallion portrait of Casati to…

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CATLIN, George. North American Indians, Being…

3. CATLIN, George. North American Indians, Being Letters and Notes on their Manners, Customs, and Conditions, written during eight Years' Travel amongst the Wildest Tribes of Indians in North America, 1832-1839.

Edinburgh, John Grant, 1903.

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8vo. 2 vols. Original red pictorial cloth, gilt vignettes of two Indians on horseback, lettered in gilt, top edges gilt; pp. xi, [3], 298; xii, 303, three maps (one folding and in colour…

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CHAPMAN, Abel. Retrospect. Reminiscences and…

4. CHAPMAN, Abel. Retrospect. Reminiscences and Impressions of a Hunter-Naturalist in Three Continents 1851-1928.

London and Edinburgh, Oliver and Boyd for Gurney and Jackson, 1928.

£498

8vo. Original green cloth, boards with blind-ruled borders, spine lettered and ruled in gilt, top edge green, others uncut, in the rarely seen illustrated dust-wrappers; contemporary…

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EWBANK, Thomas. Life in Brazil; or, A Journal of a…

'an excellent observer'

5. EWBANK, Thomas. Life in Brazil; or, A Journal of a Visit to the Land of the Cocoa and the Palm. With an Appendix, Containing Illustrations of Ancient South American Arts in Recently Discovered Implements and Products of Domestic Industry, and Works in Stone, Pottery, Gold, Silver, Bronze, &c.

New York: Harper & Brothers, 1856.

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8vo. Original grey cloth, spine lettered in gilt, ornamented in blind; pp. 469, wood-engraved illustrations in the text, one full-page, and letterpress tables in the text; occasionall…

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GLEICHEN, A.E.W., Count. With the Mission to…

6. GLEICHEN, A.E.W., Count. With the Mission to Menelik 1897.

London, Edward Arnold, 1898.

£298

8vo. Original blue cloth gilt; pp. xi, 363, 32 (advertisements); photogravure frontispiece, plates, 2 folding maps; early ownership inscription to half-title; otherwise a very good…

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GRANT, James A. A Walk Across Africa or Domestic…

7. GRANT, James A. A Walk Across Africa or Domestic Scenes From My Nile Journal.

London, William Blackwood and Sons, 1864.

£798

8vo. Original cream cloth, with gilt-stamped spine, title and front cover decoration of a M'Ganda warrior saluting, dark green endpapers; pp. xviii, 452, [30, advertisments…

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HAYTER, Frank E. Gold of Ethiopia ... Second…

8. HAYTER, Frank E. Gold of Ethiopia ... Second Impression.

London, Stanley Paul, [1936].

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8vo. Original black cloth, spine lettered in gilt; pp. 256, plates after photographs; cloth a little marked, a few light spots internally; a good copy.First edition, very rare. The…

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JENNINGS, Major J. Willes, and Christopher…

9. JENNINGS, Major J. Willes, and Christopher ADDISON. With the Abyssinians in Somaliland.

London, Hodder and Stoughton, 1905.

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8vo. Original red cloth, illustrated and lettered in gilt, top edge gilt; pp. xii, 265, [3], folding map and plates after photographs; text a little spotted, partly erased gift inscription…

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LE ROUX, Hugues. Ménélik et nous. Le carrefour…

10. LE ROUX, Hugues. Ménélik et nous. Le carrefour d'Aden. La route d'Addis-Ababâ. Je suis l'hôte du Négus. Vers le Nil Bleu. France et Abyssinie.

Paris, Nilsson, [1902].

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8vo. Original half-morocco over cloth boards, spine lettered in gilt, front cover with gilt lettering and portrait of Menelik, original colour illustrated front wrapper bound in; pp. 446…

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LEFEBVRE, Théophile. Voyage en Abyssinie exécute…

the material culture of ethiopia

11. LEFEBVRE, Théophile. Voyage en Abyssinie exécute pendant les années 1839, 1840, ... 1843 ... Album historique, ethnologique et archéologique.

Paris, Arthus Bertrand, c. 1845.

£4500

Large folio. Contemporary morocco-backed pebble-grained cloth boards, spine ruled and lettered in gilt; pp. [4], 54 (of 57) plates (14 engraved, the others in lithography, tinted and…

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LEFEBVRE, Théophile. Voyage en Abyssinie exécute…

12. LEFEBVRE, Théophile. Voyage en Abyssinie exécute pendant les années 1839, 1840, ... 1843 ... Histoire naturelle. Zoologie.

Paris, Arthus Bertrand, c. 1845.

£5000

Large folio. Contemporary morocco-backed pebble-grained cloth boards, spine ruled and lettered in gilt; pp. [2], 40 engraved and hand-coloured plates; binding a little worn; internally…

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NEW KASSALA RAILWAY. Over 500 Original Photographs…

13. NEW KASSALA RAILWAY. Over 500 Original Photographs in 6 cloth-bound 8vo albums.

Anglo-Egyptian Sudan, c. 1922.

£1495

Plain brown and grey military-style cloth covered albums (cloth-backed boards), photos slotted into card mounts; a little wear to bindings, numerous mounting cards loosened; photos…

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NICHOLSON, George. The Cape And Its Colonists…

14. NICHOLSON, George. The Cape And Its Colonists. With Hints to Settlers.

London, Henry Colburn, 1848.

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8vo. Early 20th-century half calf over cloth-covered boards, spine with raised bands, ornamented in gilt, lettering-piece; pp. vii, 219, aquatint frontispiece view of Cape Town, binding a…

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REY, C. F. The Real Abyssinia ... Third Edition.

15. REY, C. F. The Real Abyssinia ... Third Edition.

London, Seeley Service & Co., [c. 1935].

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8v. Original cloth, illustrated dust-wrappers, not price-clipped; pp. 291, illustrated with plates after photograph, folding map, printed in blue; a few marginal flaws to wrappers, otherwise…

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