Addis Ababa: 1949. First Edition. Octavo, 78 pages. In Good plus condition. Yellow covers with two staple saddle-stitch binding. Covers have bending to corners, creasing to bottom corner of rear cover, and mild to moderate edge and shelf wear. Textblock has slight creasing to bottom corners and fading to text on some pages. SW Consignment. Shelved Room A.
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Bruxelles: Credit COmmunal de Belgique, 1977. Large Octavo, 165 pages; G; ivory spine with black text; covers have slight shelf wear to exterior; minor rubbing to edges; text block shows slight shelf wear to exterior edges; interior clean; profusely illustrated; sticker to rear pastedown; French and Dutch text; shelved in African Art.
New York City: Museum of Primitive Art, 1962. Quarto, unpaginated; VG/G+ condition; Greenish brown cloth boards and spine, white text on spine, front board age-toned at head, superficial scratch from box cutter in center of front board, slight bumping to corners and book slightly shaken; light brown thick paper dust jacket with black and purple text on front, rear, and spine, wear to edges but no tears or creases, only blemish is box-cutter slash down the front.
Nairobi: 1933-1934. Quarto; Fair+; Hardcover; Spine, blue without print; Boards quarter bound with blue cloth to spine and grey cardboard boards, wear to spine caps and corners, spine has wear, slight tears, worn and mottled, boards have surface tear on front where large label was removed, foxing, wear to edges, stains, dates in ink on front top edge; Text block clean and tight; Each issue with separate paging, illustrated (b&w, including b&w plates). [Oversized book(s). Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to size/weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates.].
London: Edward Stanton, 1898. Hardcover folding map in original red publisher's binding with red label to front cover. Boards show moderate shelf wear overall. Map measures 22 1/8" x 27" ; linen backed with toning and scattered foxing. Wear to hardcover with bumping to corners, small stain on front and back; moderate wear to spine with some loss of material and minor chipping to head and tail.
Zomba: Government Printer, 1924. Quarto, iii, ii, , 1, , 1-7 pages, , 1-32. In Good minus condition. Quarter bound in yellow publishers cloth with blue paper boards. Moderate chipping to head and tail of spine, moderate rubbing and bumping to corners and edges, dent to front top edge, ex-library stamp to front board, and significant soiling overall. Light age toning to exterior and throughout interior of textblock, light to moderate uneven foxing throughout interior most prominent at first and last few pages, ex-library stamp to front free end paper, and notes in ink and green colored pencil throughout. RWO Consignment.
Zomba: Government Printer, 1926. Quarto, iii, ii, , 5, , 1-10 pages, , 1-39. In Good minus condition. Quarter bound in yellow publishers cloth with grey paper boards. Light plus chipping to head and tail of spine, moderate rubbing and bumping to corners and edges, dent to front top edge, moderate soiling overall, and moderate warping to boards. Light age toning to exterior and throughout interior of textblock, and light to foxing at first and last few pages. RWO Consignment.
Zomba: Government Printer, 1927. Quarto, ii, ii, , 15, , 1-7 pages, , 1-45. In Good minus condition. Quarter bound in yellow publishers cloth with grey paper boards. Light plus chipping to head and tail of spine, moderate plus rubbing and bumping to corners and edges, moderate age toning to paper on boards, moderate rodent damage to fore edges, significant soiling overall, ex-library stamp to front board, and moderate warping to boards. Light age toning to exterior and throughout interior of textblock, moderate foxing at first and last few pages, and markings in red ink and blue pencil throughout. RWO Consignment.
Zomba: Government Printer, 1922. Quarto, v, iii, , 5, , 1-9, 1-56. In Good minus condition. Quarter bound in purple publishers cloth with blue paper boards. Moderate rodent damage exposing quires at head and tail of spine, severe bumping to head of spine, moderate rubbing and bumping to corners and edges, moderate rodent damage to paper boards, moderate plus soiling overall, and moderate warping to boards. Moderate age toning to exterior and throughout interior of textblock, light foxing to end papers and pastedowns, and light rodent damage to front paste down and front free end paper. RWO Consignment.
Zomba: Government Printer, 1923. Quarto, iii, , iii, , 2, , 1-15, , 1-67. In Fair condition. Three-quarters bound in yellow publishers cloth with blue paper boards. Severe rodent damage exposing all quires on spine, light rubbing and bumping to corners and edges, light soiling overall, and moderate warping to boards. Light age toning to exterior and throughout interior of textblock, rodent damage to top corner of textblock, light foxing to end papers and pastedowns, and gutter splitting throughout. RWO Consignment.
Zomba: Government Printer, 1919. Quarto, iv, iii, , 27, 1-43. In Good minus condition. Quarter bound in yellow publishers cloth with blue paper boards. Moderate plus rodent damage exposing quires at head and tail of spine, moderate rubbing and bumping to corners and edges, moderate plus soiling overall, "government printer" stamp to front board, and moderate warping to boards. Light age toning to exterior and throughout interior of textblock, light to moderate uneven foxing at first and last few pages, significant creasing to pages C 36 - C 43, and light rodent damage to front free end paper. RWO Consignment.
Harare, Rhodesia: National Gallery of Rhodesia & National Historical Association of Rhodesia, 1975. First Edition. Booklet; unpaginated; VG-/paperback; pictorial wrappers show light wear to exterior, slight age toning to exterior; brown covers have minor wear; text block has slight wear to edges; interior clean NOTE: Shelved in Locked Annex Area, Oversized Ephemera Case.
Johannesburg: The Art Photo Publishing Company. Quarto; Fair+; Hardcover; Spine, black with gold print; Boards in black leather with gold print, cocked spine, wear to spine caps, edges, and corners, toning to spine, light scuffing and blemishes to boards; Text block has gilt edges, surface tear to front pastedown, cracked front hinge, else clean and tight; 159 leaves, b&w photographs with descriptions on facing leaves. [Oversized book(s). Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to size/weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates]. NOTE: Shelved in Locked Annex Area, Column B.
Natal, South Africa and Portuguese Mozambique: 1903-1932. A collection of photographs, postcards, medicines, and personal artifacts belonging to Dr. William A. Backenstoe of Emmaus, Pennsylvania, and his wife Mamie Backenstoe of Windsor, New York, who worked as medical missionaries under the auspices of the Free Methodist Church of North America in Natal, South Africa and Portuguese Mozambique between 1903 and 1932. Collection contents: 1. Approximately 948 photographs relating directly to the Backenstoes’ time in Africa between 1903 and approximately 1932, including their journey from the United States, their travels in Africa, their homes and work in Inhambane, Edwaleni, and Izingolweni, and the communities within within which they lived and worked. Photographs vary significantly in size, from w 8.5 in x h 6.5 in to w 1.5 in x h 0.75 in. a. A photograph album dating from the early years of the Backenstoes’ time in South Africa, including 110 photographs with handwritten captions dated between 1902 and 1905. (Several photographs in this album appear to be gifts from other people, as the 1902 date suggests). Good-. Light rubbing to spine and corners of binding; binding splitting in several places; photographs and pages with at least light to light+ age-toning, but some photographs with significant age-toning. b. A photograph album dated 1906 with the dedication “To My Dear Mother / Wishing you a Merry / Christmas. / 1906,” apparently dating from the Backenstoe’s residence in Inhambane. The album contains 69 photographs with handwritten captions, mostly affixed to the pages of the album but with some loose photographs tucked between the leaves. Good+, with some minor wear and insect damage to album binding. Some photographs loose or loosening; all photographs and pages with light to light+ age-toning. c. A photograph album containing 84 photographs. The photos with dated inscriptions are largely from the years 1905-1908, but later photos have been tucked between the leaves of the album. Overall fair condition with individual pages in good and good+ condition. Moderate bumping and discoloration to binding, including a small white stain on rear cover and a small open tear to front upper edge near spine. The cord that originally held the album together is no longer affixed to the first five leaves, and only loosely affixed to subsequent leaves. Photographs in good to very good- condition. Most show light to light+ age-toning, but some with moderate or significant age-toning, creases to corners, small tears to edges, etc. d. A photograph album, undated, but containing images from the construction of the Ebenezer Hospital in Izingolweni in 1920 and 1921, as well as pictures of patients and staff at the hospital after it was completed. 127 photographs present in total, many having loosened from their pages or never having been formally placed in the album at all; some but not all of those still in their original positions in the album have captions, and some loose photos have text on their versos. Fair to good+; light+ discoloration and wear to spine and corners of binding; approximately half of the original pages in the album have been roughly cut out; photographs mostly with light or light+ age-toning, but some with moderate or substantial age-toning. e. An undated photograph album without captions containing 131 photographs which, except for the large image of the Ebenezer Hospital tucked between the front cover and the first leaf, seem to predate the Backenstoes’ time in Izingolweni. Good; light wear and discoloration to binding; some photos loose or loosening from their adhesive corners. Most photos with light or light+ age-toning; some with moderate or significant age-toning. One photo creased and partially torn at right edge, having been damaged during repeated opening and closings of the album over decades. Several other photos with creasing to corners. f. An undated photograph album containing 200 photographs without captions that appears to date to the Backenstoes’ early days in South Africa: several of the individuals and buildings depicted in photographs in this album are identified elsewhere with the city of Inhambane and the years 1903-1905, approximately. Good to good+. Light+ wear to binding, particularly at spine and corners; photos mostly with light or light+ age-toning, but some with moderate or significant age-toning. Some loosening or loose from the pages to which they were affixed; a few of those that have come loose show creased corners. g. An undated photograph album containing 180 photographs without captions which appear to date to the Backenstoes’ early days in South Africa: several of the photographs of individuals and buildings appear in other albums with early material, and this album contains no photographs of the Ebenezer Hospital at Izingolweni. Good. Moderate wear to binding, particularly at spine and corners; two large (1.5 in and 2.25 in) split in the leather at the tail of the spine. Photos mostly with light or light+ age-toning, but some with moderate or significant age-toning. Some loosening or loose from the pages to which they were affixed; a few of those that have come loose show creased corners. h. An undated blue photo album containing 13 photographs without captions. Very good. Light bumping to corners of boards. Photos with light+ age-toning; one photograph with spotted yellow discoloration. 2. 36 loose snapshots of the type included in the albums, including several duplicates. Three of these images are very small (w 2.75 in x h 2 in) color photographs showing the Ebenezer Hospital and Dr. William Backenstoe’s grave in Edwaleni. Very good-; slightly age-toned with moderate spotting to one of the color photographs. 3. 47 loose family photographs, mostly studio portraits, including many duplicates presumably intended as gifts. Twelve of the photographs are signed by William Backenstoe. Good+ to very good; light bumping to some corners and light foxing to some photographs. Light to light+ age-toning to all photographs. 4. Two glass negatives (both gelatine dry plates, both w 8.5 in x h 6.5 in) showing front and rear views of what came to be called the Backenstoe Memorial Hospital in Izingolweni. Good condition only; both plates show multiple scratches to gelatin coating and significant silver mirroring throughout dark areas of negatives. 5. An album containing 426 postcards. Most of these are from Africa, including some which are labeled Inhambane; others are from the Holy Land and Palestine, Italy, England, and other European destinations. Good+. Moderate wear to binding; postcards with light+ age-toning, with some postcards loose or loosening; tissue protectors moderately age-toned; long closed tears to several pages. 6. A staple-bound booklet entitled A Photographic Souvenir of Natal, hand-addressed to “Mrs. Mary A. Backenstoe / Emaus, / Penn. / U.S.A.,” stamped and postmarked November 30, 1906, from Durban, Natal. The contents of this booklet consist of 12 black and white photographs of Natal. Good+. Light wear to wraps; photographs lightly age-toned; staple rusted with associated minor staining. 7. One cloth-bound album entitled A Souvenir of South Africa, containing 12 color postcards. Good+. Light+ bumping and fraying to corners of binding; postcards lightly age-toned. 8. Seven pairs of glasses, including one pair of pince-nez and three pairs of bifocals, contemporary to the Backenstoes’ tenure in South Africa; each pair of glasses is housed in a case. Good- to very good-. All glasses with some amount of scratching to lenses, one pair of bifocals with chipped glass; several pairs with rust damage to frames. 9. Two early twentieth-century leather medicine cases with glass vials a. One case containing six glass vials with cork stoppers and metal caps. All six vials are labeled (“Pills for Cold,” “Digestive Pills 1 after Meals,” etc.); all but one still contain pills. Good condition. One of the glass vials (once containing Sal Hepatica) is not original to the set; the cork stopper from another vial has broken off, resulting in the loss of the metal cap. The leather case shows moderate wear with some red rot. b. One case of “Alkaloidal Granules” produced by the Abbott Alkaloidal Co. of Chicago. Nine of 24 glass vials with cork stoppers, all original to the set, labeled and containing pills. The lower row of bottles conceals a small pocket within the case (see photographs). Very good condition. The leather case shows minor wear. 10. A book on the history of William Backenstoe’s family, along with a folder full of news and magazine articles and typewritten documents providing context for the Backenstoes’ work in South Africa and insights from individuals who worked alongside them. BG consignment.
A collection of Zulu handcrafts and jewelry belonging to Dr. William A. Backenstoe of Emmaus, Pennsylvania, and his wife Mamie Backenstoe of Windsor, New York, who worked as medical missionaries under the auspices of the Free Methodist Church of North America in Natal, South Africa and Portuguese Mozambique between 1903 and 1932. Collection includes: A large, coarse brown cloth, possibly made of sisal fiber or coconut coir, approximately 46 in x 61 in. Good; numerous small and medium-sized holes and scattered stains. A small paper label pinned in one corner, reading “Property of Mrs. Dr. W.A. Backenstoe.” One wooden staff with carved elements and beaded ornamentation, 30.5 in long. Very good; light+ scratching; some dust to beaded element. One large carved wooden cup with handle and simple ornamentation in dark stain, w 7 in x h 6 in. Very good. Two hairline cracks and several small scrapes at rim. A small paper tag reading “Property of Mrs. Dr. W.A. Backenstoe” in bowl of cup. Three carved wooden ladles, 12.75 in, 12 in, and 13.75 in long. One with simple carved ornamentation, one with simple ornamentation in dark stain, and one with both carved ornamentation and stained details. Very good. Scattered minor scratches and chips. One hand broom with woven handle, w 1.75 in x h 12.75 in. Very good-. Moderate fraying and breakage to some bristles. Three small lace doilies, knitted or crocheted. Each 3.25 in diameter. Very good. One with light+ soiling. One cotton net doily with shell border, 9.5 in diameter. Very good-; cotton net with light+ discoloration, one shell lost and one shell loosening. One linen napkin with elaborate pulled thread embroidery, w 11in x h 11 in. Good+; moderate general discoloration and minor fraying to a few sections of embroidery. One segment of coarsely woven cloth, w 13.5 in x h 11.75 in, with simple geometric border worked in red thread. Very good-; moderate, even discoloration throughout with a few areas of darker soiling; some minor fraying. Six woven straw pouches, five in natural colors with a simple check pattern, each between 3.75 and 5.5 in long; one with a more elaborate geometric pattern in yellow, blue, and white on a red background, 4 in long. One additional incomplete pouch, lacking top, in natural colors with simple check pattern. Very good+. One porcupine quill, 7.75 in long. Very good; minor scuff near one point. Two braided straw necklaces with beaded elements, 16 in long and 13.5 in long. Good to Very good-; Beaded elements somewhat dusty; shorter necklace with a break in braided straw. Two braided straw bracelets, 3.5 in and 3 in diameter. Very good+; somewhat stiff but otherwise undamaged. Set of bangles, 2.5 in to 3.5 in diameter. Three with metal components, one made of twisted straw. Good; metal bangles with significant rust. Woven straw band with ornamental “bow” made of reed or bark, w 2 in x h 2 in. Very good; somewhat stiff but otherwise undamaged. 12 black and white fluted beads, each approximately 0.25 in. Good+; somewhat dusty. One beaded bangle, 3.5 in diameter. Very good-; somewhat dusty, a few beads lost and somewhat stiff. Three double-strands of trade beads, 31 in, 15 in, and 8 in long. Good+ to very good; longest strand broken at one end, though still complete or nearly so; all three strands somewhat dusty. Four lengths of beadwork woven in an open lattice pattern, each 17.5 to 20 in long and approx. 1 in wide. No clasps, but all four pieces appear to be knotted off and “finished.” Good to good+; three with some damage or loss to ends of strands; remaining strand with loss to central portions of weaving. Five pieces of beadwork, possibly necklaces, featuring square medallion patterns varying in size from 1 in x 1 in to w 3.5 in x h 3.25 in. Good+; all moderately dusty, and all but one having lost several (apparently between two and approximately fifteen) beads. Three lengths of densely woven beadwork, two with strands of individual beads at corners and one with evidence of such strands. w 1.5 in x l 16.5 in; w 1.5 in x l 14.25 in; w 1.25 in x l 12.5 in. Good; all moderately dusty with minor bead loss, primarily to corners of woven portions or to strands of individual beads extending from corners. One piece completely lacking individual strands of beads, with some loss of beads to the woven portion at the corners where the strands were once attached. Three beaded belts: w 1.75 in x l 26 in, w 1.75 in x l 19.5 in, and w 3 in x l 28.75 in. Good+ to very good-; all moderately dusty with very minor bead loss (apparently fewer than 10 beads lost per belt). One belt with a strand of individual beads detached from one corner. Three beaded necklaces: w 1 in x l 14 in (open triangular weave), w 0.75 in x l 19.5 in, and w 1.5 in x l 14.5 in. Good+; all moderately dusty with minor to minor+ bead loss. BG Consignment.
New York: Frederick A. Praeger, 1952. Octavo; G-; Ex-library; Hardcover; Spine, black with gold print; Boards in black cloth with gold print, mild wear to spine caps and corners, toning to spine, peripheral toning, mild shelfwear; Text block has name in ink on front flyleaf, slight tanning to endpapers, surface tears to rear endpapers where library label and pocket were removed, else clean and tight; xix, 201 pages, illustrated (2 b&w maps, 1 folded color map).
New York: Longmans, Green and Co., 1912. First Edition. Octavo; xi, 333 pages; Very Good; full binding in green cloth with gilt lettering on spine; stamped black lettering and decoration on front cover with small gilt decoration; mild shelfwear, including some rubbing to front cover and spine; light chipping to head and tail of spine and corners; light age-toning to textblock; shelved Case 9.
London: John Murray, 1816. First Edition. Quarto, xxxix, , 231 pages; VG; three quarters bound in calf, paper covered boards, paneled spine with black label and gilt titling; some mild wear and rubbing, cracking to spine; bookplate to front pastedown of Thomas Munro; wide margins; folding map; shelved case 9.
Paris: Presses Universitaires de France, 1968. Mixed Editions. Octavo; G/paperback; tanned beige spines with black text; 2 volumes; covers have mild soiling to exteriors; some age toning toward edges; small chips to corners; vol. 2 has light pencil to front; intact covers; text block edges have slight tone; slight sticker residue inside both front covers; tight bindings; interior pages clean; text in French; pp 1296.
Accra: Black Mask Limited, 1986. First Edition. Octavo, vii, xii, 122 pages. In Very Good minus condition. Paperback binding. Spine red with black lettering. Covers have slight plus wear with white scratches to the rear and lightly rubbed edges. Text block has mildly age toned edges. Illustrated. First Edition. NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, Case #2 - New Ephemera Box #8.
London: Oxford University Press, 1960. Octavo; G/G; off-white and yellow spine with black text; pp 135; exterior to jacket shows slight soiling; minor wear to edges; slight foxing to fore edges; exterior to cloth has fairly slight wear; good binding; text block exterior edges have moderately age toned; slight inked handwriting to ffep; foxing sprinkled slightly to few pages; minor pencil marginalia; otherwise interior slightly age toned.
Citta del Vaticano: Edizioni Musei Vaticani, 2014. Small Quarto; pp 74; VG/VG-; white spine with black text; dust jacket has only mild wear to exterior; light edge wear; exterior clean; cloth clean; strong boards; text block shows minimal wear to exterior edges; interior clean; profusely illustrated; Arabic and English text;.
Ibadan: Ibadan University Press, 1967. Reprinted. Octavo, x, 543 pages. In Good minus condition with a Fair minus dust jacket. Spine is black with orange print. Dust jacket has edgewear with tears at spine ends and flap corners, small portion torn away at top of spine, crease to spine, stray ink mark on front, notes in ink inside rear flap, shelf wear. Price unclipped: “25s”. Boards in orange cloth. Wear to spine caps. and corners, light shelf wear. Text block has name in ink on front flyleaf, marginal notation in ink in bibliography at rear. Illustrated with b&w maps.
New York and London: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1912. 12mo; VG-; red spine with gilt text; no jacket; lightly sunned spine; decorative gilt scroll design to head and tail spine edges; straight boards; lightly rubbed corners; gilt decorations to front; very nice binding; probably rebound; text block exterior fore and tail edges slightly age toned; top edge gilt; pictorial endpapers; frontispiece with tissue guard; slight foxing to before edge to title page; interior unmarked; illustrated; fold out map tipped in at rear endpaper; pp 357 NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, Case #4.
Washington DC: Biological Society of Washington, National Museum of Natural History, 2006. Quarto, 436 pages. In Very Good condition. Paperback binding. Pictorial black spine with white lettering. Covers have mild shelf wear with minimal wear to the edges and light crease to rear tail fore corner. Text block has light soiling to the edges. Illustrated. Text in French and English.
Chicago: University of Chicago, 1930. Octavo bound in blue cloth. The name of a previous owner, Les Janka, written on the front free endpape Condition: Good+. Minor shelf wear, rubbing and fraying to edges and corners of boards. Spine somewhat tanned. Bumping to corners and top of rear board. Text block somewhat age-toned with scattered marginalia in pencil. LJ Consign; NOTE: Shelved in Locked Annex Area, Column B.
New York: St. Martin's Press, 1992. First Edition. Octavo, xii, 191 pages. In Very Good condition with a Very Good dust jacket. Spine red with white lettering. Dust jacket protected in mylar covering. Minor shelfwear. Tanning to pastedowns and endpapers near gutter. Textblock clean. Shelved in Africa.
New York: Basic Civitas Books, 1999. First edition. Quarto; 1st edition; VG/G+; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, blue with gold print; DJ has light edgewear, slight shelfwear, but is clean and bright; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; xxxvii, 2095 pages, frontispiece (port.), illustrated (b&w, color). [Oversized book(s). Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to size/weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates].
New York: Dodd, Mead and Co., 1910. Thick Octavo; G; red spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth exterior shows slight overall wear; few, small marks to exterior; slightly rubbed edges; shaken binding cocking spine; ex-library markings to spine; textblock exterior edges have age toned moderately; deckled fore edge; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown; some foxing to several pages; other ex-library markings to few early pages; frontispiece with tissue guard; fold out map at front; illustrated; ex-library pouch to rear pastedown; pp 532.
New York: Schocken Books, 1984. Octavo; G/G-; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, yellow with brown print; DJ has tears at spine ends and flap corners, rear top and bottom edges have small tears, some creasing, toning to spine; Boards in brown cloth with gold print, cocked spine, mild wear to spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; Signed in ink by the author on the front flyleaf; viii, 245 pages, illustrated (color plates).
Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1937. Octavo; G; blue spine with gilt text; ex-library; no jacket; clear plastic wrap to cloth; faint text offset to plastic wrap to o front; cloth has mild lightly sunned spine; only slight wear otherwise to exterior; text block exterior edges have slight toning; frontispiece; minor foxing to few first and last pages; slight cracking to front hinge at front endpapers; few ex-library markings inside; some pencil marginalia; illustrated; pp 197.
Surrey UK: Curzon Press, 1996. First Edition. Octavo, xiv, 221 pages. In Very Good minus condition. Spine dark blue with gilt lettering. Boards show extremely slight wear with minor bumping to the corners, mild lean to the spine and faint, small sticker residue to rear. Text block has light foxing. Illustrated. First Edition.
London: The Religious Tract Society, n.d. Octavo; G; brownish tan spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth has slight wear to front and rear panels; noticeably sunned spine; sturdy boards; binding intact; slight fraying to spine edges; exterior text edges have modest age toning; slight cracking to front hinge; frontispiece; minor chip to fore edge to few pages, mid text; slight defect to gutter to p 128; light pencil to p 178; illustrated with black and white plates; pp 252.
Uppsala, Sweden: Nordiska Afrikainstitutet, 1992. Octavo; pp 320; Good; pinkish beige spine with brown and red text; cloth has slight soiling to exterior; lightly bumped corners; mildly bumped head edge; strong boards; text block shows light foxing to first and last few pages; interior clean; illustrated;.
London, New York, Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1962. Second Edition. Octavo; VG-/G; red/black spine with beige text; second edition; dust jacket exterior shows slight soiling, due to handling; some rubbing wear to edges; cloth clean; straight boards; tight binding; textblock exterior edges have slight grayish tone; ex-Library of Congress Surplus stamp to copyright page; interior clean; illustrated; fold out map at rear; pp 411.
London: Faber and Faber LTD, 1966. First Edition. Octavo; 249 pages; In Very Good minus condition with Very Good minus dustjacket; Pictorial and white spine with tan and black lettering; Dustjacket mild edgewear and shelfwear, slight fraying to corners. Boards have bumping to corners Textblock clean. Includes 27 pages of photos and maps.
New York: Doubleday, 2012. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 333 pages; VG/VG; spine yellow and black, with black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; mild shelf wear and soiling; price uncut '25.95'; inscribed by Bartles at half title, and inscribed by Herman at title page; contains black and white and full color photos; pages clean; shelved Africa.
Firenze: Artificio s.r.l., 1989. Quarto; G+/paperback; silver, black and orange spine with white text; covers show slight shelf wear; light creases to spine; slight wear to edges; mild lean to spine; French flaps; text block exterior edges have age toned slightly; interior clean; illustrated; pp 291; text in Italian; arts - Sculpture.
New York: Grosset and Dunlap, Inc., 1935. Octavo; G; orange spine with black text; no jacket; cloth has slight handling wear to exterior; sturdy boards; textblock exterior head edge colored black; other edges have modest age toning; pictorial endpapers; reddish marks to front endpaper; minor offsetting to hinges; frontispiece; slight foxing to title page; interior pages slightly age toned; illustrated; pp 354.
Cape Town: Howard Timmins, 1974. Small Octavo; VG-/G; blue spine with black and white text; dust jacket has slight wear to exterior; some rubbing wear to edges; few white spots to front; cloth shows slight smudges to exterior; strong boards; text block exterior edges have light tone; slight offset toning to endpapers; interior pages clean; tight binding; pp 118.
Basingstoke and London: The Macmillan Press Ltd, 1989. First Edition. 10mo; VG/G; off-white spine with black text; first edition; dust jacket exterior shows slight toning toward edges; some minor smudges to exterior; cloth has slight scratches to exterior; strong boards; text block exterior edges mildly toned; slight shadow toning to endpapers; interior clean; tight binding; pp 182.
Brussel: Carl Muquardt, 1861/1862. New Edition. Quartos, 2 volumes; VG; bound in later 3/4 acid-washed calf, marbled paper boards, spines paneled with two teal labels, gilt titling; some mild shelfwear and rubbing, primarily to marbled paper; name stamp to sfep of both volumes; Volume 1 with 63 of 64 plates, lacking plate 31, Volume 2 with 86 plates, for a total of 149 of 150 exquisite hand-colored plates with representations of costumes and uniforms from all over the world.; text in German; shelved case 9.
London: Longmans, Green and Co., Ltd., 1947. First Edition. Octavo; G; blue spine with gilt text; first edition; no jacket; cloth exterior shows moderate shelf wear, mostly to joints and edges; mild lean to spine; outer edges to textblock have slight foxing; previous owner's information to ffep; few, minor marks to endpapers; frontispiece; appears one front page missing; slight pencil notations inside; illustrated; pp 242.
New York: Harper & Borthers, 1881. Octavo; G-; Hardcover; Spine, brown with gold print; Boards in brown cloth, worn spine caps and corners, mild warping, rubbing, shelfwear, marks on rear; Text block has penciled number on bottom edge, name in ink on front endpaper, cracked hinges front and rear, light amount of penciled marginal notation throughout, moisture stain to top edge of pages throughout; xix, 504 pages, frontispiece (port.), map (color).