New York City: Dover, 1958. First. Quarto, unpaginated; G+ condition; Off-white wrappers with black text on spine, front and rear and photo of statuette on covers, pencil notes at top rear cover, few blemishes and general wear; endpapers feature photos of artwork, interior clean and unmarked with 161 plates.
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London: Edward Arnold, 1906. First Edition. Octavo, 227 pages, 16 pages ads; G; bound in red cloth, dull gilt lettering to spine; moderate rubbing and wear to boards, including bumping to corners, staining to rear cover, sun-fading to spine; bookplate to front pastedown, and inscribed on ffep by Skinner to the owner of the bookplate; mild foxing to endpapers; shelved case 9.
Philadelphia: Lutheran Board of Publication, 1873. 12mo; pp 258; 3/4 black leather bound binding with gilt text and raised bands to spine; marbled boards; heavy rubbing to edges; lightly sunned exterior; marbled text block has slightly faded appearance to exterior edges; slight toning to interior pages; slight cracking to gutters; frontispiece with tissue guard; previous owners' names to endpaper.
Paris: Musée de l'Homme, 1967. Quarto, unpaginated; G+ condition; Beige wrappers with flaps, black text on spine and cover and depictions of sculptures on cover, creasing and bumping to flap folds, wear to edges, bumping to spine head and foot, quarter inch piece of top edge back cover scratched off, minor age-toning to top textblock edge, foxing to bottom textblock edge; endpapers age-toned and foxed, textblock interior slightly age-toned at edges else clean and unmarked, contains numerous reproductions of artwork.
New York: David McKay Company, Inc., 1963. Octavo; VG/G-; Off-white spine with black text; Dust jacket has smudges along edges, slight age toning on exterior and minor fraying & small tears along edges; Cloth has minimal shelf wear and has unmarked and sturdy panels; Text block has slight writing on front end paper with lightly age toned exterior edges, unmarked pages and tight binding; pp 212.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1890. First American Edition, First Printing. Octavos, 2 volumes; VG; bound in full brown calf, black stamping and gilt titling to front boards, matching to paneled spines; all edges of text blocks gilt; mild wear and rubbing, primarily to corners, head of spines; head of volume 1 chipping; with three folding maps in rear pocket of volume 1; volume 2 also with pocket, appears unused; with 2 frontispieces and numerous illustrations; CO consignment; shelved case 9.
Toronto, Ontario, Canada: John B. Magurn, 1878. Hardcover Octavo; Fair; Blue cloth boards with black text and tooling on front board and gilt text on spine; Boards show sunning on spine, rubbing on covers, edges and spine, open tears on head and foot of spine exposing headband, open tears on corners, spine cocked; Text block age toned with rubbing on outer edges, damp staining and/or foxing on edges and on certain pages inside text block, tear down the middle of bindings on front and back paste downs covered with tape, 2 maps missing; pp 483. Extra shipping cost for items requested for expedited/international shipping or for any items over 4 Lbs. Please contact shipping department for details.
Paris: Finest S.A./Editions Pierre Terrail, 1997. Small Quarto; VG/paperback; black spines with white and orange text; slipcase has slight rubbing to exterior and fore corners; intact panels; 2 volumes: The Pharaohs: Master-Builders, pp 220; The Gold of the Pharaohs, pp 219; covers have minimal wear to exteriors; faux flaps; intact exteriors; text blocks clean; previous owner's bookplate inside front cover; frontispieces; profusely illustrated; arts - collection; non Western; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
Stockholm, Sweden: Institution for International Economic Studies, January 1991. Monograph Series : No. 19, Swedish Printing. large 8vo. VG-/ - no DJ. bright medium blue wraps spine and volume with tiny black titling. paperback corners are a touch thumbed. heavy foxing to title page, less so to the following preface sheets. remainder of white textblock includes no marks, with tables and figures numbered within the chapters. outer edges are lightly foxed. 372 pp. ISBN# 9171469001.
Colorado: 1951. Third Edition. Octavo; VG/Wraps; Dark red spine; Moderate shelf wear to covers, rubbing and fading along surfaces, discolored spotting, otherwise clean; Binding intact; [SIGNED], small pin size holes and shredding at corner edges to initial pages otherwise text block clean, vivid grey scale illustrations; 72 pp.
Denver: Wallace Taber, 1955. Octavo; VG/Wraps; Mustard spine; Moderate shelf wear to covers, rubbing and fading along surfaces, discolored spotting, otherwise clean, blue crayon mark scribbling on front cover; Binding intact; [SIGNED] on contents page, otherwise text block clean, vivid grey scale illustrations; 92 pp.
Boulder: Westview Press, 1998. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ paperback; Light blue spine with black text; Covers have light wear on exterior such as creasing along gutters and fore edges as well as lightly sunned and rubbed, otherwise panels are intact; Text block shows slight wear due to handling with remainder mark at tail edge, but text pages are unmarked with tight binding; pp 283.
Westport: Greenwood, 1994. Ex-library copy, stamps/sticker on early pages. Octavo; VG/no-DJ hardcover; Red/black spine with gold text; Boards strong, moderate rubbing to spine/corners and surface scuffing; Textblock shows spotted staining on firsit few pages, light foxing on exterior edges, faint stain on lower fore edge; Binding strong; 484pp.
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1955. Octavo; First Printing; G/Poor; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, white with black and red print; DJ has large areas torn away, soiling/smudging; Boards in grey paper and green cloth with silver and gold print, worn, exposed corners, wear to spine caps, smudging/soiling; Text block has yellow top edge, spotting/stains to endpapers, clean text; xxviii, 354 pages, illustrated (b&w plates).
Georgetown, SC: Small Arms Technical Publishing Company, 1995. Octavo; pp 431; VG/no-DJ; dark green spine with gilt text; privately printed for the members of The Firearms Classics Library; full leather binding; gilt border to panels and spine; raised bands to spine; boards show clean exterior; strong boards; text block has all edges gilt; interior clean; frontispiece; illustrated; very good condition;.
London: Swan Sonnenschein & Co., 1907, 1909, 1910. na. 8vos in maroon cloth w/ gilt text on spine. VG. Head & tail of spine lightly bumped & lightly rubbed, as are board corners (all volumes). Ex-libris bookplate on front pastedowns(all volumes), but no other ex-libris markings, save small number in ink on ffeps. All maps present. Contents age toned, but still bright & clean. Spines strong.
New York: The Center For African Art, 1990. quarto in cloth with DJ. VG+/VG+. Light shelf and edge wear to DJ. DJ spine is faded. Binding is solid. Book contains 110 large black and white and color photos (mostly color). 194pp. Shelve in African Art section or front table. DJ spine is faded red with white text. LR CONSIGNMENT. Alcove One Window.
Bruxelles: n. publ. 1910. Folio; 290 pp. Bound in modern buckram; leather spine label. Odd volume. With folding maps, 29 pages of plates, many illustrations in the text. VG; some sunning to spine, sunning and soiling to boards; interior clean and tight. Text in French. LR Consignment. additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Johannesburg: A.P.B. Bookstore, 1946. Octavo; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, tan with brown print; Boards in tan cloth with brown print, bumped, worn, exposed corners, tattering spine caps, heavy wear to hinges and bottom edge, spotting, shelfwear; Text block has spotting to edges, endpapers, plates and adjacent pages, shaken binding; “Abridged version of the Afrikaans edition” — Preface; 298 pages, frontispiece (port.), illustrated with b&w plates.
Cape Town: John Malherbe Pty Ltd, 1973. Octavo; pp 220; VG-/G; yellow spine with black and white text; dust jacket has moderate rubbing to exterior, some creasing toward rear head edge, closed tear to rear fore edge, mylar wraps; cloth has light sunning to exterior, minor rubbing to edges; text block has light wear to exterior edges; interior clean.
Cape Town: John Malherbe Pty Ltd, 1973. first edition. Small Octavo; VG-/G+; Yellow spine with white & black text; Signed by author on title page; Dust jacket has slightly rubbed corners & exterior, price clipped; Boards have slight shelf & edge wear, otherwise strong; Text block is slightly age toned; Sticker on front pastedown; pp 220.
e-dite, 2005. first;. thin octavo in glossy illustrated hard covers; VG+; spine green with black letters; VG; previous owner's name on ffep; covers in excellent condition; glossy paper with colored photographs of the people of Harar, a muslim city in Ethiopia; pp. 99; this guide is in FRENCH, published by the French Embassy in Ethiopia.
New York: George Wittenborn, 1954. first edition. large quarto in ivory hardcovers with brown cloth spine with white letters;VG; ex-library copy with stamps; boards with minimal soiling; paper slightly faded and foxed on external edges; no DJ available but flaps glued inside front cover; pp. 186 followed by plates in black and white on glossy paper; in GERMAN; LR consignment.
New York and London: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1924. Reprinted. Octavo; pp 445; G+/no-DJ; navy spine with gilt text; cloth has light smudges to spine; embossed border to boards; mild wear to edges; text block shows age toned exterior edges; top edge gilt; frontispiece with tissue guard; slight cracking to front gutter; illustrated.
New York: William Morrow & Co, 1939. Octavo; G-/Hardcover; Beige spine with dark purple text; Heavy shelf wear and age to covers, foxing and blemishes along front and rear surfaces, cover slightly loose at hinge, cover partially loose at hinge; Binding slightly cocked, slightly loose at spine, marks along paste-downs and free end pages, previous owner's inscription on front paste-down, blemishes on rear paste-down and light pencil marks/notes on end page, age toned pages; Age toning and wear to text block exterior, toning marks extend to page edges; text block clean; 351 pp.
London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1889. First edition. Octavo; xvi, (2), 337 pp. + 24 pp. publisher's ads. Portrait frontispiece of Stanley. Large folding map at rear. Seventeen other illustrations. Publisher's original pictorial red cloth (soiled). Slightly shaken; corners bumped; rubbing to cloth. W.H. Smith Subscription Library label on front pastedown. Still a very good copy. [Transferred from Dupont to Rockville 6/20/2016].
University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 1979. Octavo; VG-/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, white with black print; DJ has mild edgewear, toning to spine, shelfwear; Boards in blue cloth, slight wear to spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; Inscribed in ink by the author on the front flyleaf; 314 pages, illustrated (b&w).
Grand Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdman Publishing Co., 1955. First U.S. Edition. Octavo; pp 243; G/G-; dark yellow spine with ivory and black text; dust jacket shows some soiling to exterior; some rubbing wear to edges; mylar wraps; cloth has slight foxing to exterior; mild edge wear; text block shows slight foxing to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; interior clean;.
Ann Arbor, MI: The University of Michigan Press, 1992. US Printing. 8vo. VG+/VG+. medium red DJ spine with titling in black, author in red on a lengthy white titleblock, thinly bordered in black; followed by black publisher just above foot. illustrated jacket front, negligible edgewear, all under clear protective cover. dark gray clothbound HB with stamped gold type, solid shape. embossed by prior owner on right fep. neat textblock, image section b/w illustrated between pages 82-83. mild shadow to head-edge, else marks/writing inside or out. 179 pp. ISBN# 047210389X.
New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1966. Quarto; pp 158; G/G; light gray spine with black text; dust jacket has chips to corners; moderately sunned exterior; some chipping to head spine edge and fore corners; price clipped front flap; mylar wraps; cloth has sunned edges; strong boards; text block shows age toned exterior edges; some toning toward edges, otherwise interior clean; slight writing to title page; pictorial endpapers; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Manchester: John Heywood, . 1st. EXTREMELY SCARCE. G-/-- sm. "octavo" (18 cm.) without d.j., as issued. vi, [xiv], 306,  pp. + frontis. & 1 l. plate. Sewn gatherings in printed boards with pasted cloth spine: internally in G+ to VG- condition, pages beginning to tone at margins but paper is sound, clean & apparently unmarked; spine split through & pages loose but boards are undamaged & all contents (incl. advertising) are present. Could readily be recased with no loss of original material. Only one copy of this edition found in institutional collection (Cambridge) -- this is the true first ed. of the "Handbook," claims for the 1922/1923 edition notwithstanding. Running tile "Wood's Handbook of the Gold Coast." [SHELVE WITH RARE BOOKS].
New York: Negro Universities Press, 1969. 2 octavos in cloth. Both VG+. Cloth on corners of boards rubbed. Price sticker residue on spine of volume 2. Bindings solid. Former owners name written on ffep of both volumes. U.S. government stamp on inside of covers and ffep and bfep's of both volumes. Library pouch with card glued to bfep of both volumes. Fold out map in volume 2. Volume 1 is 347pp. Volume 2 is 314pp. [Transferred from Dupont to Rockville 6/20/2016].
Ghana: Yamens Press Ltd., 2008. Foreign Printing. small 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. super slim light blue wraps spine with tiny purple titling. illustrated, multi-graphic enhanced softcover front, with yellow, black and purple titling centered. aside the spinal column, front and rear show light creasing. mild surface wear, rubbing. interior shows few b/w images. unmarked within and to skinny outer edges. 84 pp. ISBN# 9988032737.
New York: Universe Books, 1989. First Edition. Small Quarto: VG-/VG: Orange, red, yellow, blue and black spine with black text: DJ is clean with general shelfwear, some light scuff marks: Boards are strong and clean, rubbing mainly to head and tail of spine and corners: Textblock exterior is clean and pages are unmarked: 176 pp.
Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1964. Octavo; G-/Fair; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, gold with black print; DJ has slight tears to top and bottom edges and to flap folds and spine hinges, spotting, smudging, fading; Boards in grey cloth with silver print, slight wear to outer corners and spine caps, otherwise clean and strong; Textblock has spotting to bottom edge, name in ink on front flyleaf, date stamp on title page, pen notation throughout; xiv, 374 pages.