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.
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Chicago: Johnson Publication, 1971. Booklet [5x7]; G/paperback; off-white spine with black text; covers have slight rubbing wear to exterior; small chip to rear tail corner; rubbed edges and corners; intact panels; good binding; text block modestly age toned; illustrated; pp 98 NOTE: Shelved in 15's ephemera box 5, in Netdesk office.
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.
Paris: Michelin & Cie. 1st edition. Octavo; First edition; G-; Hardcover; Spine, tan with brown print; Boards in tan cloth with brown print, rounded corners, light wear to spine caps, light smudging/shelfwear; Text block has speckled edges, blue and pink ribbon markers, cracked front hinge, penciled name on front pastedown, age-toning to paper; Text in French; xlii, 274 pages, illustrated (b&w and color maps (some folded)). SEE ALL FIVE IMAGES FOR DETAILS Shelved in Netdesk office, on bookshelf to the right of the Ephemera sections.
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 NOTE: Shelved in 15's ephemera box 11, in Netdesk office.
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.
Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1971. Quarto; pp 284; VG/VG-; blue spine with white and black text; dust jacket has mild shelf wear to exterior; minor wear to edges; cloth shows light shelf wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has light tone to exterior edges; very good condition; illustrated.
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.
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;.
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 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. This book is part of the overstocked 15's, kept in Room X.
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; Shelved Middle Room.
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.
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).
Leipzig, Germany: Karl Baedeker, 1914. Seventh Edition. Octavo, 458 pages; G; full binding of red cloth; spine with gilt lettering; moderate shelf wear; closed tears at head and tail of spine; small closed tears at upper edge of back cover; all edges marbled; tanning to pages; both hinges split; contains maps throughout; two ribbon bookmarks; pages clean LJ consignment; shelved Middle Room.
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: Sidgwick and Jackson, 1962. Octavo; 2 volumes; G; Hardcover; Spine, tan with gold print; Boards in tan cloth with gold print, light wear to corners and spine caps, freckled spotting/stains; Text blocks have tan-tinted top edge, slight spotting to fore edges, name in ink on front flyleaf, else clean and tight; (2 vols.) xlvii, 569 pages, frontispiece (port.), illustrated (b&w).
Paris: Arts et Metiers, 1955. G+ Condition. Wide 4to in dark green boards half-bound (spine and corners) in green cloth, title on spine in gilt. No DJ. Edges of boards rubbed, spine agetoned, light scattered wear and staining to boards. TEXT IN FRENCH. Top and fore edges of textblock foxed, pages otherwise clean. A number of pages of photo images scattered throughout. 543 pp. 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.
New York: Macmillan, 1908 & 1909. First Edition, first printing. Octavos; 594 & 600 pages; VG-; Green cloth boards with gilt lettering; Some wear to the fore edges of the boards on both volumes, corners bumped and starting to fray; Bindings secure; Previous owner's bookplates; Upper edge gilt with some abrasions; Some foxing, mostly to the edges of the text block; No writing or underlining Shelved in Middle Room.
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.
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.
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.
San Francisco: Harper & Row, 1978. First U.S. edition. Octavo; First U.S. edition; G/G-; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, brown with orange and white print; DJ has tears at spine ends and flap corners, crease and short tear to rear bottom edge, mild shelfwear; Boards quarter bound with brown cloth to spine and tan paper to boards, light wear to spine caps else clean and strong; Text block has spotting to edges, slight amount of marginal pencil marking, else clean and tight; viii, 216 pages.
London: The Bowerdean Press, 1978. First Edition. Octavo, 216 pages; VG/VG-; spine black with white lettering; mild shelf wear and soiling; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; mild wear to dust jacket spine tail; price uncut '£4.95'; soiling to upper edge; previous owner's inscription at half title; pages clean; shelved South Africa.
Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1969. Reprinted. Octavo; VG-; light blue spine with black text; reprinted; missing jacket; cloth has slight exterior wear; little sunning to spine; mild lean to boards; strong boards; text block exterior edges show light foxing; previous owner's name to front pastedown; interior clean; tight binding; illustrated; pp 246.
London: Oxford University Press, 1958. Octavo; 1st edition 1958, Reprinted (with corrections) 1958; G-; Hardcover; Spine, red with gold print; Boards in red cloth with gold print, wear to spine caps with slight tear to spine head, toning to spine, smudging/blemishes to front and rear; Text block has light spotting to fore edge, bookplate on front flyleaf, else clean and tight; vi, 281 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w maps including 1 folded at rear).
Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1885. Assumed First Edition. Octavo in red cloth, VG-, title in tarnished gilt on spine,advertisement for subscription library on paper label on front board. Boards much worn, bumped, binding solid. Foxed throughout. Text block age toned, text unaffected. Pencilling on half-title and title pages. Laid in note in red script at beginning of first chapter advertising used copies (see photo). 3 maps in text. folded map of Nile, with tears and foxing in back of book. 291 pages. Farwell Collection. This book is part of the overstocked 15's, kept in Room X.
London: Unicorn Press, 1934. First Edition. Octavo, 312 pages; VG; full binding of black cloth; spine with gilt lettering; mild shelf wear; slight shredding to feet of boards; upper edge of text block stained green; previous owner's name at front free end paper; contains black and white photo plates; contains fold-out maps; pages clean LJ consignment; shelved Middle Room.
New York: Hacker Art Books, 1973. Reprint. Quarto; VG-/No jacket hardcover; Orange spine with brown lettering; Boards are straight with some wear along the edges, corners are bumped with some light fraying; Binding is sturdy; Text block is age toned but free of marking; Unpaginated, B&W Plates. NOTE: Text is 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 shelf above Ephemera section.
London: Brian Colquhoun and Partners, 1965. Quarto; G; Hardcover; Spine, red with gold print; Boards in red cloth with gold print, cocked spine, light wear to spine caps and corners, peripheral toning, light soiling to fore edges of front and rear, warping; Text block has tanning to endpapers, else clean and tight; At head of title: “Government of Malawi”; variously paged, illustrated (b&w), folded maps. [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: Haughton and Co., 1884. First Edition. 12mo; pp 118; G-; blue spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth shows some soiling stains to exterior; rubbed edges; black border to front and rear; lightly sunned spine; beveled edges; sturdy boards; text block has slight foxing to exterior edges; some foxing to interior pages, mostly to first and last few pages; slight ink to rear endpaper; gift inscription to ffep; previous owner's name to title page; light ink and pencil marginalia; good binding.
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.
London: Longmans, 1968. Octavo; VG-/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, white with black print; DJ has light edgewear, light age-toning, crease to front flap, else clean and bright; Boards in tan cloth with gold print on red banner, slight wear to spine caps else clean and strong; Text block has tinted top edge, clean and tight; xiii, 457 pages, illustrated (b&w charts, tables, maps).
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.
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).
New York: George H. Doran Company, 1923. First Edition. Octavo; VG-; red spine with gilt text; no jacket; odd volume; first edition; cloth exterior shows slight whitish smudges; slight rubbing to corners; strong boards; text block exterior edges show some age toning; pictorial endpapers; deckled edges; frontispiece; tight binding; illustrated; interior clean; previous bookshop's small sticker to rear pastedown; pp 334 NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, in wraparound bookcase next to 15's.
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.