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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 Case 8 1/2.
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 case 8 1/2.
London: Rex Collings, 1976. Octavo; G+/Fair; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, tan with brown print; DJ has edgewear, toning to spine, light staining to front bottom edge, stray marks on front and rear, small hole in rear; Boards in black cloth with gold print, slight wear to spine caps and corners, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; xii, 140 pages, map (b&w).
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.
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 Case 8 1/2.
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.
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).
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.
Athens, GA and London: The University of Georgia Press, 1998. First Printing. 10mo; pp 195; VG-/G; black spine with green and orange text; dust jacket shows slight rubbing wear to exterior; minor edge wear; cloth has light exterior wear; mildly cocked spine; text block shows light smudges to edges; signed by author.
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: 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.