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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.
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: HACKER ART BOOKS, 1967. Octavo; Reprint, originally published 1935-1938; G+/no DJ; Ex-library; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, green with gold print; Boards in green cloth with gold print, bump to front bottom edge, mild wear to corners and spine caps; Text block has library stamp on title page, library pocket affixed to rear pastedown, else clean and tight; Four volumes reprinted in a single volume: Ier volume, Afrique Occitentale Francaise, 41 pages, 64 pages of b&w plates; IIe volume, Guinee Portugaise, Sierra-Leone, Liberia, Cote d’Or, Togo, Dahomey et Nigeria, 39 pages, 58 pages of b&w plates; IIIe volume, Congo Belge, 43 pages, 56 pages of b&w plates; IVe volume, Cameroun, Afrique Equatoriale Francaise, Angola, Tanganyika, Rhodesie, 29 pages, 42 pages of b&w plates; Text in French.
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.
Baltimore: Baltimore Museum of Art, 1958. Small quarto, 30 pages; Beige cloth boards and spine with white and gray text and representation of Central American artwork on front board, worn at spine edges and hinges, few scratches to front and rear boards, significant discoloration on front board out to 1" or so along spine and head edge, rubbing to fore edge and minor rubbing to head and foot edges, slight bumping to corners; interior clean and unmarked.
Chicago, IL: The University of Chicago Press, 2004. US Printing. 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. ivory tipped spine, gold-tone on black segment with dark red author, followed by length of ivory to tail with auburn author and tiny black publisher. lightly thumbed, a touch of curl to softcover front. generally read copy, with many tables and some figures. few minor smudges to its edges. 324 pp. ISBN# 0226461416.
New York: Random House, 1963. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 570 pages; VG/G; spine black with red and white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$6.95'; some rubbing and wear to jacket, including chipping to head and of spine, corners, edges, wear to hinges; Inscribed to ffep by Dan Kurzman to Chalmers Roberts; shelved case 1.
Madrid: Reus, 1946. first. small octavo in ivory and blue soft covers; Good+; spine discolored with blue letters; covers have some wear at bottom; thin paper discolored; ex-library review copy stamps on title page; paper and text clean with a few photographs; pp. 260; in SPANISH; shelved in room 12.
London: Hurst and Blackett Ltd, 1907. na. large 8vos in blue cloth with gold text on spine. VG-. Heads and tails of spines are significantly bumped and rubbed, as are board corners. Boards are water-damaged and stained, but not warped. Minor foxing troughout text. Includes large fold-out map and numerous B & W illustrations.
New York: Aperture Foundation, Inc., 1990. Quarto; pp 143; VG-/G; bluish orange spine with pink/white/blue text; dust jacket has some rubbing to exterior; minor chips to corners; cloth has slight sunning to exterior; lightly bumped fore corner; strong boards; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; slight ink to half title page; pictorial endpapers; profusely illustrated; interior clean.
Addis Ababa; Nairobi; London: Oxford University Press, 1969. Saddle-stitched oblong octavo (11.25"w x 8.25"h); vg-/wraps; minor shelf wear; scuffing; stain to lower edge of rear cover; numerous sketches, with accompanying text, to illustrate the march of Ethiopian history and the wealth of Ethiopian culture; 52pp.
London: Collins, 1977. Quarto; G-/G-; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, blue with white and black print; DJ has tears to top edge, taped tears on bottom edge, slight creasing to rear, mild shelfwear, price-clipped; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, slight fading to top edge; Text block has shaken binding, spine break at page 176, else clean; 272 pages, chiefly illustrations (color plates).
London: Collins Clear-Type Press, 1970. Eleventh Impression, Octavo; VG/Wraps; Black spine with white text; Heavy shelf wear to covers, large crease on front tail edge, creasing along corners, light bumping to covers; Previous owner's inscription on front free end page, toning to pages; Toning to text block exterior, text block clean; 159 pp.
Cambridge, MA; London: Harvard University Press, 1976. Octavo; pp 408; VG-/G; Black/Ivory spine with black text; dust jacket has light sun fading and wear to exterior, minor rubbing to corners; cloth is clean and boards are strong and intact; text block show very slight wear to exterior edges, head edge fore corner torn off, interior clean;.
Paris: Art et Metiers Graphiques, 1949. first edition. small quarto in brown and red cardbord covers with paper DJ; green letters; Good; J cut-off and separating from boards; front board detached; paper slightly faded; text clean followed by plates in black and white; pp. 110; as is; contains the Dogon, Mossi, Bobo and Bambara styles; shelved in Arts (Africa) section; LR consignment.
New York: George Braziller, Inc., 1996. First U.S. Edition. Quarto; pp 296; VG/VG; white spine with black text; dust jacket shows minimal wear to exterior; mylar wraps; cloth clean; lightly bumped head fore corners; strong boards; text block has minimal wear to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; slight writing to ffep; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
Chadlington: World Rainforest Movement and International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs, 1995. Octavo; VG- Paperback; Black and White spine with Black and White text; Covers have some edgewear, some shelfwear, small closed tear along tail edge of front cover; Textblock clean; 112 pp; ISSN 01056387 NOTE: Shelved in 15's ephemera box 4, in Netdesk office.
Paris: Librairie Hachette, 1954. Small Quarto; pp 245; Fair/no-DJ; yellowish-peach spine with white text; cloth has heavy soiling to exterior; noticeable rubbing wear to edges; rear joint has splitting toward head edge; some fraying to corners; text block has light age toning to exterior edges and spine edges; blind stamped illustration to front; text block shows light foxing to exterior edges; slight foxing throughout text, most plates not impacted; pictorial endpapers; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; arts - Non Western; French text; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
luanda: Instituto De Investigacao Cientifica de Angola, 1971. Octavo; VG condition paperback. Beige/off-white image along spine with red text. General rubbing and edgewear along covers, rubbing & slight bumping to corners, binding strong; Pages have some age-toning to them (to be expected), otherwise clean and free of markings, book contains several B&W images, two folding maps, and an errata bound at the rear of the book. 427pp. No ISBN. Please see photos for details. WT Consignment, give tag to Allan after sale. eb/nd.
Philadelphia: J. W. Bradley, 1848. First American Edition. Octavo, xiv, 440 pages,  ads; VG; bound in publisher's brown blind-stamped cloth, gilt lettering to spine; mild rubbing and wear; foxing to interior; with frontispiece and tssue-protected engraved plates throughout; Drawing of Tsetse fly on title page; shelved case 9.
London: Elliot and Kay and C. Elliot, 1789. Revised Second Edition [First English Language Edition]. Octavo, 500 pages, VG; three-quarter-bound in brown leather, marbled boards, paneled spine with burgundy label, gilt lettering, other compartments with blind-stamped diamond design; mild shelfwear to boards, mild waving/age-toning to text-block; mild age-toning/foxing to leaves, lettering somewhat affected and faded yet legible, occasional ink blotting to lettering, occasional marginalia in ink, last leaf [i.e., pp. 499-500] separated from text-block; collation complete, gathered in 30 quires of 8 leaves, accidental omission of "the" to first line of p. 89; additional essays by various authors to this edition from p. 382 to end of volume; shelved Case 9.
Boston: Dana Estes & Company, Publishers, 1909. 10mo; pp 232; VG-/no-DJ; tan spine with gilt text; this volume only; leather boards have slightly sunned spine, some scratches to exterior; raised bands and gilt decorations to spine; triple gilt border to front; gilt roll to edge; gilt roll to turn in; minor rubbing to joints; minor wear to edges; text block has slight toning to exterior edges, top edge gilt; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown; slight foxing toward front and rear of text; clean interior.
Portsmouth: Heinemann, 1999. Octavo; G+/no DJ; Ex-library; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, blue with gold print; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, light wear to spine caps, library label on rear; Text block has barcode label on front flyleaf, library stamp on title page verso, else clean and tight; xiv, 264 pages, illustrated (b&w).
Casablanca: Banque Commerciale du Maroc, 1992. first edition. folio in navy blue hardcovers with navy and orange DJ in brodart; VG+/VG+; in good condition; three essays followed by plates of art and calligraphy in full page color photographs and plates; pp. 207; in FRENCH; shelved in Arts (Africa) section; LR consignment.
London: Edward Arnold, 1897. no edition given. large octavo, G+/no DJ, burgundy spine with faded gilt text: shelfwear; corners & spine ends bumped and worn; front hinge cracked; POS on ffep verso; gutter cracked in two places; text block age-toned, with minor foxing to first 10 pages, including ffep & tissue covering frontispiece, frontispiece itself NOT affected; minor pencil marks on several pages, text block else clean. All plates and maps present, including frontispiece, 1 fold-out map and 7 extended maps (2 closed tears in margins of fold-out map, map itself not affected; all other maps & plates fine). Shelve in glass case.
Ethiopia: SIM Forestry Study Project, January 2001. first. Quarto in green cloth with gold letters; VG+; board with minimal soiling and tiny bump on upper corner; binding strong; previous owner's inscription on ffep; thin paper clean; some pages starting to fade; contains charts and photographs; text in Amharic followed by English version; published by Christian missionaries; pp. 310; as new; shelved in room 12.
New York: Peter Fenelon Collier & Son, 1900. Folio; Fair/no-DJ; Green spine without text; Cloth is slightly age toned with moderately rubbed & worn edges, with some rubbing and smudging on exterior; Text block has lightly age toned pages which has slight foxing throughout and cracking between front end papers, at pp 80-81 and at rear hinge between rear end papers and along binding; pp 208. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
New York: Oxford University Press, 1983. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 338 pages; VG/VG: spine brown with white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price cut; mild wear to dust jacket; INSCRIBED on ffep by Mahoney to Michael Kennedy "who understands mother Africa," dated 3/2/88; shelved case 5.
Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, 2000. Limited Collector's Edition. Octavo, 558 pages; VG; bound in full green fine genuine leather, paneled spine and front cover have gilt lettering and profuse gilt tooling; binding has minimal shelf wear; pages have gilt along the edges; contains a silk ribbon, silk endpapers; signed on the limitation page by Nelson Mandela; certificate of authenticity loose within; JH consignment; shelved Signed Easton Collection.
Warszawa: Alipsa, 2006. Serial. Wide octavo; vg+/wraps; yellow spine with green and blue text; ex libris, signature, half-title page; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 306 pp.; illus., frontispiece, plates, photos, tables, plans, and text figures; some with color; else very good; ---SOME TEXT IN AMHARIC.
New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1932. Folio (13.5" x 9") unpaginated hard cover with out slipcase, in VG condition. Slipcase missing. Limited edition #1267 out of 1500. Signed by Miguel Covarrubias, Illustrator. Handsome brown leather covered boards. Embossed horizontal lines across top and bottom of boards. Corners rubbed and a bit worn. Leather worn at spine head and tail. Numerous black and white illustrations through out text. Several full page color illustrations through out. Hand-cut pages. Text block age toned. Text clean, text uniformly age toned. Binding is tight and sturdy. Spine is brown leather with embossed title. Shelved at Rockville upstairs.
New York: Clarkson N. Potter/Publishers, 1998. First Edition. Small Quarto; pp 192; VG/VG; black spine with white and yellow text; dust jacket shows minimal wear to exterior; cloth shows light wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has minimal wear to exterior edges; interior clean; frontispiece; illustrated endpapers; profusely illustrated.
Cairo: The American University in Cairo Press, 1999. Octavo; pp 344; VG-/G; dark red spine with white text; dust jacket has slight wear to exterior; clear adhesive wrap to exterior with wrinkling; cloth has mild wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean; last two pages slightly stuck together, as is; illustrated;.
London: Frank Cass and Co. Limited, 1967. 1967 Reprint. Octavo; G+/No jacket hardcover; Red and black spine with gilt lettering; Boards have some significant fading, probably caused by water, to the lower edge for about 1.5 inches, some bumping and bending to the corners; Binding is tight; Text block is age toned on the outside, interior is clean; 264 pages.
Zurich: Museum Rietberg, 1981. First Edition. Octavo; VG-/No jacket softcover; Brown spine with white lettering; Some light wear to the edges, a few small abrasions on the wraps, corners bumped; Binding is tight; Text block clean though slightly age toned. Previous owners name in ink. NOTE: Text is in German. 184 pages. #LR.
New York: Random House, Inc., 1980. Octavo; pp 969; VG-/no-DJ; navy spine with gilt text and decorations; gilt borders and decorations to fronts; 2 volumes; cloths have mild wear to exteriors; some wear to corners; strong boards; text blocks show minor wear to exterior edges; deckled fore edges; pictorial endpapers; illustrated.
Cape Town: Human and Rousseau, 1997. First edition. Thin folio in burgundy hardcovers with black and brown DJ in brodart; VG/VG; in very good condition; contains three parts with color photography throughout on glossy paper; pp. 191; features pioneers black artists of 19th and 20th century urban South Africa; author is a author and researcher at the Johannesburg Art Gallery; shelved on front table.