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New York: Johnson Reprint, 1970. facsimile reproduction of the 1686 edition. [facsimile reproduction of the 1686 edition] Thick folio in red cloth hardcovers with gold letters in black frame; VG-; minimal soiling; binding shaken and weakened; tiny bumps on back board's corners; small stain on external edges; text clean; pp. 534; this is the first reprint of the original published in Amsterdam, from a copy in the collection of Northwestern University Library; engravings throughout; contains 37 folded maps and charts in pocket at the end; in good condition; in FRENCH; Oversized order. Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to size/weight restriction(s). Contact seller if you have any questions. NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, on bookcase with Ephemera section.
Belgique: Fina Petrolos de Angola, 1992. Quarto; pp 99; VG/VG; light blue/orange spine with orange text; dust jacket has minor wear to edges; cloth has slight wear to edges, strong boards; text block has light wear to exterior edges; interior clean; inscribed by author and artist; arts - non-Western; Portuguese text.
New York: Current Literature Pub. Co., 1903. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; 3/4 bound brown leather spine with gilt text and decorations to spine; odd volume; boards have mild wear to spine, some scratches to corners and edges; exterior lightly sunned; text block has slight toning to exterior edges, top edge gilt; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown; former bookshop's name stamped to verso of ffep; marbled pastedowns and endpapers; frontispiece with tissue guard; deckled edges; interior clean.
Brussels: Editions Pehel, 1987. First Edition. Oblong, oversize quarto portfolio in green cloth boxed casing with gold letters; VG; moderate soiling on case corners; contains 40 plates in color on thick parchment paper; introduction by President Sesse Seko; in very good condition; shelved Front Table; in French; please contact us for shipping costs in view of size.
Cape Town: Books of Africa, 1969. Octavo; G/Fair-; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, brown with white and black print; DJ has tears along top and bottom edges, long tears to rear near hinge and along flap fold, spotting, creasing; Boards in illustrated tan cloth with brown print, mild wear to spine caps; Text block has spotting to top and bottom edges, endpapers, and initial pages, clean text; 203 pages, illustrated.
Boston, Philadelphia: Cummings, Hilliard & Co.; Carey and Lea, 1826. First American. Octavo; vg-/none; brown cloth spine with remnant white paper label and black text; [near total loss; unreadable]; ex libris, signature, title-page; shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; deckle; Part I, "Northern and Central Africa," 255 pp.; Part 2, "Journal of an Excursion," 104 pp.; Part 3, "Appendix," 112 pp.; light foxing; tables, maps, plates, split starts, hinges and joints; spine, crown and foot, chipping and tears; spot staining; edges, wear and fraying; front board with very old arithmetic study; else very good.
London: Printed and are to be sold by W. Taylor, 1721. Second Edition. 4to., 797pp.,  tables and index; VG; bound in polished calf, paneled spine with gilt tooling, label with gilt lettering, mostly worn off; joints weak, some scratches to boards, general rubbing and wear; two bookplates on front pastedown, one from Henry Duke of Kent, 1733, the other Thomas Philip, Earl de Grey, Wrest Park; some scattered ink splatter on page 351 that bleeds through onto 353, text legible; folding plates on pages 1, 215, 476 present and in excellent condition; Numerous mispagination, including p. 447-472 omitted; consignment; shelved case 4.
Nairobi: Royal East African Automobile Association, 1951. First. Octavo; G/no-DJ paperback; yellow spine, black text; cover has plastic protector, minor smudging, creasing, front is separated from binding; textblock frontispiece is separated, signs of separation in other places but still intact; pp 227.
Umberto Allemandi & C., 1996. Tall quarto; VG/VG; grey spine, black text; jacket has minor shelfwear, small closed tear at spine head; boards are strong; textblock is clean; in Italian and English. [Over-sized book. Additional shipping necessary for expedited/international shipping. Economy international shipping unavailable due to weight/size restrictions. Please contact seller for additional information.].
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1975. Large Octavo; pp 399; G/G-; gray pictorial spine with blue text; full title: The Rape of the Nile: Tomb Robbers, Tourists, and Archaeologists in Egypt; dust jacket has slightly sunned spine; minor chips to corners; some staining inside dj; previous bookshop's sticker residue to front; light sunning to exterior; cloth has light sunning to exterior; light dampstaining to tail edge; strong boards; text block shows light soiling to exterior edges; frontispiece; interior lightly toned; profusely illustrated.
New York: Riverhead Books/Penguin Group, 2003. Reprinted. Octavo; pp 336; VG-/VG-; white spine with black text; dust jacket shows slight wear to exterior; sticker residue to spine; mylar wraps; cloth has slight wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows light shelf wear to exterior edges; interior clean; signed by author.
London: George G. Harrap, 1929. Ex-library copy. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ hardcover; Black spine with gold text; Boards strong, moderate rubbing to spine/corners, sticker on bottom of spine, binding slightly loose from spine; Textblock age-toned, few very faint stains through pages, penmark on front end paper; 287pp.
Leiden, Netherlands: E.J. Brill. Mixed Editions. Octavo; VG-/G; white spines with black text; 9 volumes; editions published 1964-1987; dust jackets have slight sunning to exteriors, mostly to spines; light bending to some edges; small chip to front tail edge of vol. 4; small chip to rear tail edge of vol. 5; tiny chip to head fore corner of vol. 8; some slight soiling to exteriors; cloths show slight sunning to spines; clean boards; strong boards; text blocks show light shelf wear to exterior edges; interiors clean; ex-library with stamps to pastedowns; small brown stain to page 1 of vol. 1; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Hagen: Folkwang, 1922. First Edition. Quarto; Good condition hardcover; Tan spine with black lettering; Boards are straight with some wear to the edges, bumping to the corners; Spine is torn and repaired with tape, one 1" chip still missing from the center of spine; Binding is sturdy; Text block is age toned but free of marks. NOTE: Book is in German; 59 pages and 121 pages of B&W plates. #LR.
Glendale, CA: Balcony Press, 2007. First Edition. Folio. VG/VG-; dj, Black spine with white text. DJ is clean but has edgewear and closed tears along head and tail edges; Binding strong, boards clean and with small amounts of edgewear; Pages clean with crisp black and white pictures. 123 pgs. 50+ B/W photos. [Oversized book. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable].
Lewiston, NY: The Edwin Mellen Press, 2003. Advance Review Copy. Large Octavo; pp 800; VG-; dark gray spine with gilt text; no jacket; advance review copy; 2 volumes in 1 bound book; cloth has mild wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows lightly soiled exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated; tight binding;.
Paris: Flammarion SA, 2017. First English Edition. Larger Octavo; pp 248; VG/paperback; dark bluish green pictorial spine with dark beige text; covers have light wear to exterior; faux flaps; minor wear to corners; text block shows minimal wear to exterior edges; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; interior clean;.
London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1969. Octavo; VG/G-; Rust spine with off-white text; Dust jacket is covered with mylar and has moderately sunned exterior with tears at spine edges and small tears at corners, slight rubbing on exterior and moderately age toned rear, otherwise intact; Cloth has minimal shelf wear with sturdy, clean and intact panels; Text block's exterior has slight wear due to handling and slight writing on ffep, otherwise unmarked pages and tight binding; pp 385.
New Haven: Compass Publishing Company, 1955. Octavo; G+; Paperback; Spine, black with white print; Cover has slight edgewear and wear to corners and spine hinges, creasing on spine; Text block has name in ink on front flyleaf, some wear to bottom edge, but clean and tight, errata sheet inserted; 116 pages, maps.
Pietermaritzburg, South Africa: University of Natal Press, 1985. Octavo; pp 362; G-/paperback; blue/white pictorial spine with black and white text; covers show rubbing to edges; exterior has modest wear; mild creases to fore corners; intact panels; text block has slight shelf wear to exterior edges; mild defect to front hinge; frontispiece; interior clean; illustrated; map to rear gutter;.
Paris: Editions Gallimard, 1963. Large Octavo; pp 462; G+/Fair; black spine with blue and white text; dust jacket has several chips to edges; some foxing to exterior; mylar wraps; cloth shows only light wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows slight foxing to exterior edges; some mild foxing to few first and last few pages; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; interior clean; text in French; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
Paris: Richer-Hoa-Qui, 1988. Large Octavo; pp 126; G/G-; ivory cream spine with black text; dust jacket shows light toning to rear edges; slight dings to edges; light toning to flap edges; cloth has noticeable sunning to exterior; strong boards; text block has lightly toned interior edges; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; text in French;.
Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1998. US Printing. 8vo. VG+/ - no DJ. smooth wraps spine, flecked medium ivory titleblock with dark yellow title, centered between black author and publisher, all framed in black upon a flecked darker beige background that frames the front and rear fields. skimmed lightly without marks or significant wear. 278 pp. ISBN# 0674874463.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1898. First Edition. 10mo; pp 331; G+/no-DJ; burgundy pictorial spine with gilt text; white and gilt drawing to front; gilt and white titles to front; cloth shows mild wear to exterior; some rubbing to edges and corners; light sunning to spine; strong boards; text block has slight wear to exterior edges; ex-library markings inside; previous owner's name to ffep; clean text pages; illustrated; good binding;.
Johannesburg: W.H. Press (Pty.) Ltd, 1981. Octavo; pp 224; G/no-DJ; dark blue spine with gilt text; 3/4 binding with gray boards; cloth has light foxing to exterior; some wear to spine corners; strong boards; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; some foxing to verso of frontispiece; frontispiece; interior clean.
Washington: Center of Military History, United States Army, 1993. 50th anniversary commemorative edition. Octavo; 50th anniversary commemorative edition; G+; Paperback; Spine, illustrated with blue print; Cover has mild edgewear, creasing to spine, label taped to spine; Text block clean and tight; xxiv, 748 pages, illustrated.
Washington, D.C. Center of Military History, United States Army, 1993. Reprinted. Large Octavo; pp 748; VG/paperback; gray,green and beige spine with green text; full title: United States Army in World War II: The Mediterranean Theater of Operations: Northwest Africa: Seizing The Initiative in the West; covers are lightly sunned; minor wear to edges; sticker to spie; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; slight ink to ffep; illustrated with photographs; interior clean.
London: Faber and Faber, 1956. New and Revised Edition; Octavo; VG/no-DJ; Green fabric spine with gilded text. Boards have general shelf wear, rubbing on edges, slightly sprung, apart from that, binding strong, corners sharp; Textblock has foxing on end papers, otherwise, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 302.
New York, NY: Africana Publishing Corporation, 1972. First US Edition. 8vo. VG/VG-. yellow spotted ivory DJ spine with navy and red titling, descending from extreme tip of spine, edgewear moderate to spine ends, creasing to navy jacket front upper edge. white soil spotting heavy on medium blue cloth panels and metallic stamped type of spine. some label residue on fep of powder blue/gray endsheets. ivory textblock unmarked, featuring 3 maps, frontispiece and 4 b/w illustrations on glossy ivory. 219 pp. ISBN# 0841901295.
Boston and Toronto: Little, Brown and Company, 1959. First Edition. 10mo; pp 247; G/G-; yellowish green spine with beige text; dust jacket shows noticeable sunning to spine; slight soiling to rear; very mild wear to exterior otherwise; cloth has small white stain to rear; minor rubbing to edges; strong boards; text block has darkened due to age; good binding;.
London, Great Britain: The Hakluyt Society, 1999. UK Edition, Series III, Volume 2. large 8vo. VG+/VG+. powder blue DJ spine and jacket front has centered black titling; jacket rear has black text field. excellent DJ, under clear protective cover. navy clothbound HB with small stamped gold titling with a medium-sized gold illustration on front board. right fep has black prior owner name and date. color frontispiece, maps, illustrations, plates, and line drawings. clear textblock, neat edges. 341 pp. ISBN# 0904180646.
Neuchatel: Attinger Frères, 1912-13. First edition in English. VG- hardcovers . 2 vols.: 499, 574 pp. Volume I: The Social Life; Volume II: The Psychic Life. Extremely influential early ethnographic study of the Thonga people in what is today Mozambique and surrounding regions (e.g. the Natal). This edition was not only a translation of the 1st (French) ed. published in East Africa but a considerable enlargement of it. Internally very clean: paper is beginning to show some age-toning & both textblocks are modestly dust-soiled at the head but no other marking or soiling to the contents is evident & the paper shows little or no embrittlement. Original green cloth pictorial covers with black printed illustration & gilt cover & spine titles. Vol. II of this set is partially unopened. Bindings have a little bumping & other wear at edges with all lower corners moderately bumped. Tiny spots of dampstaining (a little more on Vol. II) & perceptible fading or rubbing to spine titles, although these are still quite legible. As usual, this set lacks the rare dustjackets. Reprinted numerous times but notably scarce in this edition & very uncommon in this condition. [Spines are green with gilt text.] Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping may be unavailable due to size/weight restrictions of international shipping. Please contact seller for details regarding this specific item. Shelved in Netdesk office, on shelf to the right of ephemera items.
Cape Town: C. Struik, 1981. First edition. Quarto. VG/VG- DJ. Age-toned beige spine with gold and black text/title; dustjacket is mostly clean, except for some offsetting and mild edgewear (including a slight dent close the front spine); boards are strong and clean; binding is strong; textblock is clean. Pp. 143.
n. p. n. publ. c. 1959. 12mo; pp 42; VG-/no-DJ; beige/black spine without text; leopard patterned cloth has light wear to exterior; strong boards; embossed text to gold plate to front; text block shows slight foxing to edges; illustrated endpapers; light foxing to edges of title page; interior clean; illustrated.
London: W.A. Hammond. 12 mo. VG/no DJ - hardback. Age-toned tan spine with black text/title; slightly caulked spine; boards are strong and mostly clean, except for some small moisture exposure staining on the front; pen writing on the front free end page; binding is strong; textblock is clean. Pp. 96.
New York: Oxford University Press, 1985. First Edition, Second Printing. Quarto, 788 pages, VG-/VG-; dj, white spine, black lettering: mild overall wear to dj, occasional small closed tears to edges of covers, approximately 1" tear to top corner of back cover, mild rubbing to back cover along hinge, "45.00" to front flap; quarter-bound, navy blue cloth spine, orange cloth boards, dull gold lettering to spine: very mild overall wear to boards, small open tear to cloth to top edge of back board; mild age-toning to text-block; light age-toning to margins of interior, text and graphics unaffected; INSCRIBED by Kostof to half-title page; shelved Front Table.