Bruxelles: Credit Cummunal de Belgique, 1977. Large Octavo; pp 165; G/paperback; 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 texts; arts- non Western.
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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: Royal East African Automobile Association, n.d. Octavo; pp 208; Fair/no-DJ; sunned yellow spine with black text; cloth has some stains to exterior; sunned spine and fore edges; text block shows age toning to exterior edge; interior lightly toned; good binding; illustrated endpapers; profusely illustrated.
Uganda: Authority, 1972. Octavo; pp 127; G-/paperback; brown spine without text; full title: The Republic of Uganda: Part I, Commission of Inquiry into the Missing American Messrs. Stroh and Siedle held at the Conference Room, Parliament House, Kampala; Part II, Government White Paper on the Report of the Commission of Inquiry; covers show slightly sunned exterior, chipped tail spine edge, some scratches to exterior; slight sunning to spine; minor wear to edges; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges, cracked at front gutter with loosed text block; interior clean.
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.
London: Thos. Cook & Son, 1923. 12mo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with gold print; Boards in brown cloth with gold print, wear to hinges with spine caps torn away and small tears along spine, shelfwear; Text block has red-speckled edges, shaken binding, mild spotting/tanning to endpapers, color maps are present but loose (torn at spine or at folds), clean text; xii, 428 pages, illustrated (b&w).
Kampala: Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, n.d. Octavo; pp 91; G/G-; white spine without text; dust jacket has slightly sunned exterior, minor chipping to corners, moderate soiling to exterior; cloth shows slight age toning to exterior, strong boards; text block has light shadow toning to pastedowns and endpapers, slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean.
Kampala: The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, 1973. Octavo; pp 107; G/G-; white spine without text; dust jacket has slightly sunned exterior, minor chipping to edges, rubbing wear to joints, small open tear to rear; cloth shows slight age toning to exterior, strong boards; text block has slight soiling to pastedowns and endpapers, slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean.
Paris: Librairie C. Klincksieck, 1973. Octavo; G/no-DJ paperback; Off-white spine with green & red text; Covers are slightly rubbed with somewhat age toned and smudged exterior, otherwise with sturdy and intact panels; Text block has moderate wear on exterior edges due to handling with tight binding, underlining and writing from middle toward end of text; pp 590. French text.
Zimbabwe: The African Capacity Building Foundation, 2012. Qto. VG+/ - no DJ. tall wraps volume, smooth and matte white spine as background to small black uppercase title and publisher; separated by a mid panel band of scattered tiny orange squares that extends across large volume middle. striking color graphic fills bottom half, beneath solid white portion with titling enlarged in the foreground. numbered and colored figures and tables within this barely skimmed copy. softcovers and exterior edges and extremities are like new, likewise without markings throughout the 388 pp softcover volume. ISBN# 9781779370259.
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;.
New York: The Macmillan Company, n.d. Quarto; pp 191; VG-/G+; Black spine with ivory text; slight chipping to corners, light age toning to flaps, price clipped front flap; cloth shows slight wear to exterior, light rubbing to head and tail edges, otherwise clean, strong and intact; text block has wear to exterior edges, residue of adhesive to half title page, otherwise interior clean; else good; inscribed by author;.
Cape Town: A.A. Balkema, 1971. Small quarto; pp 259; G/G-; white/dark beige spine with black text; full title: Kruger's Pretoria: Buildings and Personalities of the City in the Nineteenth Century; dust jacket shows slight soiling to exterior; minor sunning to exterior; slight wear to edges; cloth has slight sunning to exterior; strong boards; text block shows light foxing to exterior edges; frontispiece; interior clean; some ink writing to ffep; profusely illustrated.
Addis Ababa: Author, 1970. first;. small quarto in ivory soft covers with navy blue letters; VG; covers slightly soiled around edges; binding strong; previous owner's name on top of front cover; text block clean; contains historical documents about the relations between the Greek Orthodox Church and the Ethiopian Orthodox Church including a facsimile of a letter to the Patriarch of Alexandria; in good condition; pp. 270; shelved in room 12.
Ardsley-on-Hudson, New York: Transnational Publishers Inc., 1991. First Edition. 8vo. VG/VG. solid glossy gray DJ spine, with white block lettering for tightly spaced title and author, followed by publisher logo. DJ appears to be in excellent shape, with slim inner flaps; all under clear protective cover. dark faux leather, finely grained in evergreen, covering gilt stamped volume spine and enlarged gilt characters on front board. a touch worn ends and corners. prior owner's label adhered to front pastedown, SIGNED/INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR ON FRONT ENDPAPER. solidly bound ivory interior, sheets neat but some yellow-highlighting, just small paragraph and several lines, only a few times. solid form otherwise. 547 pp. ISBN# 0941320650. SHELVED in Netdesk office, above ephemera section.
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;.
Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1974. US Printing. 8vo. VG-/VG-. red tipped head and foot with lengthy black segment between, contrast titling in red, toned ivory and smaller black publisher. edgewear moderate to ends and outer extremities and with minimal surfacewear, some discoloration to jacket rear. medium gray clothbound HB with bronze stamped titling. lightly foxed fep/ffep and slipped in SHEET, SIGNED/iNSCRIBED BY AUTHOR & SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON TITLE PAGE. contents include tables, few maps. heavily foxed head-edge, fore-edge and less so the tail-edge. few marginal areas are a touch foxed. note condition, volume as is. 384 pp. ISBN# 0520020669.
New York: Monthly Review Press, 1966. Octavo; G/G-; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, black with white print; DJ has small tears at spine ends and flap corners, small tear to center of rear hinge, shelfwear; Boards in black cloth with gold print, light bump to front lower corner, else clean and strong; Text block has red-tinted top edge, slight toning to endpapers, else clean and tight; 512 pages, illustrated (b&w plates).
Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University, 1984. First Edition. Octavo, 164 pages; VG/VG-; spine is faded orange with white lettering; dust jacket is in a mylar covering, has moderate wear along the top and bottom edges, with chipping and several small open tears at the top of the spine; binding has minimal wear along the top and bottom edges; pages have minor speckling along the top edge; shelved case 9.
London & New York: The Syndics of the Cambridge University Press, 1970. Octavo; G+/no-DJ; Dark green spine with gilt text; Cloth has slightly sunned spine with slight wear on front & back panels which have lightly bumped corners, but otherwise intact and sturdy; Text block shows slightly age toned exterior edges with tight binding and unmarked pages; pp 138. Inscribed.
London, England: Oxford University Press, 1966. Reprint. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Brown spine with bronze text; Boards strong, generally clean with shelfwear and edgewear, light rubbing at corners and both ends of spine, light stain on front cover - suggests possible water damage, small dark stain on spine; Textblock clean, name of previous owner and date of receipt inscribed on front free endpaper, fold-out map well preserved, small tear along one fold, dark marks on fore and tail edge; pp 407. Dual language text, English/French.
New York: A. L. Burt Company, 1933. First Edition. Small Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Grey/brown age-toned spine with black lettering; Boards are strong with minimal age damage, residue of sticker glue on front cover, spine is sun damaged but is in otherwise sturdy condition; Pasteboard and front and back end papers darkened from age, hinge is strong, textblock darkened with age show signs of significant stains in the first few chapters, beyond that texblock is clean.
Philadelphia, PA: Historical Publishing Company, 1889. New Edition. Quarto, 606 pages,  ads; VG-; bound in publisher's olive cloth, olive lettering and black palm tree on spine; spine cocked; age-toning to pages; profusely illustrated with 500 engravings, some in color; frontispiece with tissue-guard slightly bled onto title page; sticker of the "Library Baltimore Academy of the Visitation' on front pastedown; MA consignment; shelved case 9.
New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1957. First Edition. First Edition; Octavo; G+/G+; Spine is light blue and red with white text; DJ has edge wear, age-toning, some small open and closed tears, rubbing to front and back, design is clear; Boards have rubbing to edges and corners, general shelf wear, joints and hinges are strong; Text block has general signs of handling, age-toning, content is clear; pp 402.
Leicester, England: Magna Books, 1991. Large Quarto; pp 304; G/G; blue spine with ivory text; dust jacket has moderate rubbing to exterior; minor wear to edges; cloth has slight sunning to exterior; noticeable wear to edges; strong boards; text block has slight wear to exterior edges; numerous illustrations; light blue endpapers; interior clean.
Flagg and Gould, 1816. First Edition. Octavo, 398 pages; VG; bound in full contemporary acid-washed calf, black label with gilt titling to spine; mild rubbing and wear to binding; tide marks to all edges, primarily visible along endpapers and beginning/end of volume; with fold-out map and seven plates, including frontispiece; shelved case 9.
London: George Allen & Unwin LTD., 1926. First Edition. Hardcover small folio in Very Good - condition. Signed and dated on front endpaper by two previous owners (1927 & 1936), otherwise no markings to text. Binding intact but shakes and some signatures loosening. B&W photographs throughout. Light-to-moderate shelf wear and rubbing to corners and edges. Some bumping to boards. 362 pp. Weighs 6 lbs. Measures 13 x 10.5 x 1.75 inches. -Shelve under review table (binding blue cloth with gilt text).
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1964. First edition. Octavo; First edition; G/G-; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, brown with tan print; DJ in mylar, tears across top, edgewear, slight stain to spine; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, slight tanning to top edge, slightly cocked spine; Text block has red-tinted top edge, embossed owner’s stamp on front flyleaf, else clean and tight; xv, 258, v pages, illustrated (b&w plates).
Boston: De Wolfe, Fiske & Company, Publishers, 1881. Thick Octavo; pp 761; Fair/no-DJ; reddish brown spine with gilt text and decorations to spine; black and gilt embossed text and designs to front; cloth shows noticeable wear to exterior; slightly sunned exterior; fraying to spine edges; some rubbing to spine; heavy wear to edges and corners; text block shows age toned exterior edges; richly illustrated; some plates impacted with slight foxing; cracking to gutters; frontispieces.
Paris: Museum National D'Histoire Naturelle, 1965. Large Octavo; pp 173; G/paperback; rust orange spine with black text; covers show some age toning toward edges; intact panels; text block has light toning to exterior edges; interior pages have slight toning toward edges; profusely illustrated; text in French;.
Paris: Libraire Plon. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Dark red with gilt & black text; Cloth has slightly sunned panels with light wear at edges and corners, and some minor rubbing on exterior; Text block has darkened slightly with slight cracking at front end papers along binding, otherwise clean and intact pages; deckled fore edge; pp 399. French text. Shelved in aisle 7.
London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1908. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, xiii, 226 pages, 16 pages ads; VG; spine red with gilt lettering; front board has a pictorial of Churchill standing over a rhino; folded map on page 2; all maps and photos present; frontispiece with tissue guard; boards with mild rubbing, spine slightly sun-faded, tear and wear to head of spine; text block shows some foxing, but interior clean; RB consignment; shelved case 5.
Brussels: The Belgian Congo And Ruanda-Urundi Information and Public Relations Office, 1960. Octavo; G-/Hardcover; Blue spine with gold text; Heavy shelf wear to covers, warping and creasing of spine which is bent out of shape, light marks and rubbing to surfaces; Binding intact, but skewed due to spine, attached on rear paste-down is a map index, age toned pages, foxing along paste-downs and free end pages, toning to sides and edges of pages; Age toning to text block exterior, text block clean, maps and graph illustrations; 187 pp.
Cape Town, Johannesburg, London and New York: Purnell & Sons, Ltd., 1977. Limited Edition. Approx. 11.75" x 13" VG hardcover in VG richly illustrated dustjacket with black lettering, the whole in VG brown slipcase with full-sized colorful illustrations of warring colonists on both sides. Limited Edition of 1000 copies, of which this is hand-penned copy #41 on copyright page. Rubbing to corners and spine ends of boards. Subtle stain to spine head meets same stain along jacket spine. Abrasion with short tears along top edge of jacket; discoloration along foldovers to front & rear flaps where book fits snugly into slipcase. Slipcase significantly dusty; otherwise, normal wear. Interior clean & tight throughout. Shelve Front Table.
St. Louis: The Bethany Press, 1959. First Edition. Small Octavo; pp 128; VG/Fair; beige spine with green text; dust jacket shows modest toning toward exterior edges; minor chip to front tail edge; mylar wraps; cloth has light wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has slight shelf wear to exterior edges; interior clean; profusely illustrated; signed by author;.
New York: Harper and Row, 1967. First U.S. Edition. First U.S. Edition; Octavo; VG/VG Spine Brown with Yellow Text; Dust jacket shows finger-pull creased at top of spine and slight edge wear;Boards are strong with slight shelving marks;Front Paste Down has an abrasion where a price sticker was removed near the top hinge edge; Text Block is Clean and Tight, Age Toned with Fore and top and bottom Edges Foxed, pp.139.
New York: An ADST-DACOR Diplomats and Diplomacy Book, St. Martin's Press, 2000. Octavo; G-/G+; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, black with white and red print; DJ has slight edgewear, creasing to front flap, else clean and bright; Boards in black cloth with gold print, cocked spine, slight wear to spine caps; Text block has highlighting throughout; Inscribed in ink by the author on the front flyleaf; xiv, 268 pages.
Manchester: Manchester University, 1961. Octavo; G/G; Tan spine with green text; DJ front cover interior flap price clipped, multiple tears around edges up to 1", slight surface scuffing and faint staining; Boards strong, plastic cover over majority of exterior, pink highlighter writing on front pasteboard; Textblock has strong foxing on exterior head, faint discoloration to exterior fore edge, few pages with highlighting; Binding strong; 409pp.
Baton Rouge and London: Louisiana State University Press, 1986. Octavo; pp 215; G+/Fair; light blue/white pictorial spine with red text; dust jacket shows slight foxing to exterior and flaps; tape mend to front head edge; few chips to edges; stain to rear; cloth has light shelf wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has light foxing to exterior edges; illustrated;.
Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1906. First Edition. Octavo; pp 416; G/no-DJ; navy spine with gilt text; original publisher's cloth shows moderate soiling to exterior; lightly sunned spine; minor fraying to corners and spine edges; strong boards; text block shows some toning to exterior edges; top edge gilt; previous bookshop's embossed name to ffep; frontispiece with tissue guard; light toning to interior; partial cracking to gutters; illustrated; inscribed by author;.
Philadelphia and London: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1936. First U.S. Edition. 10mo; pp 341; G-/no-dj; red spine with black text; cloth show slight spots to exterior; spine lightly sunfaded; some fraying to fore corners and spine edges; intact boards; text block has darkened somewhat due to age; interior clean; previous owner's name to ffep;.