London: Longman, Green, Longman, and Roberts, 1861. First edition. Read More about The City of the Saints and Across the Rocky Mountains to California
London: George Vickers, nd . Third edition. Presentation copy from the author to John Hayes Hammond Whiteman on the ffep. The author has added an entry to the table of contents: The Pig Story, which appears as an Addenda to the third edition. He writes above the chapter title on..... Read More about A Nobody in Mashonaland or the Trials and Adventures of a Tenderfoot
London: Adam and Charles Black, 1899. First edition in English. Read More about After Big Game in Central Africa. Records of a Sportsman from August, 1894 to November, 1897 when...
Paris: Firmin-Didot, 1895. First edition. A sound copy of this classic work of exploration and big game hunting. Read More about Mes Grandes Chasses dans l’Afrique Centrale
New York: D. Appleton, 1854. First edition. Foote's own account of his experience as commander of the Perry off the African coast in the early 1850's, where his dogged attempts to suppress the African slave trade (illegal then under American law) became legendary. His impassioned account here did much to..... Read More about Africa and the American Flag
np: . With original Kodak envelope loosely laid in, with address of C. Cree Gable Box 181 Daleville, Sudan. Read More about East Africa Hunting Safari [Spine label
Johannesburg: Witwatersrand University Press, 1959. First edition. Review copy, with slip, and with Ashley Montagu's SIGNED carbon copy of his review laid in. SIGNED by Montagu on flyleaf. Read More about The Skeletal Remains of Bambandyanalo. Edited by Phillip V. Tobias who contributes the Epilogue....
London: Chapman and Hall, 1886. First edition. Read More about The Hunter's Arcadia
[London: Thomas Astley, 1745-7]. Engraving showing "Negro Canoas carying Slaves aboard at Mansrow," extracted from A New Collection of Voyages and Travels (4 vols, London: Thomas Astley, 1745-7). Read More about Prospect of the Coast from El Mina to Mowri, from Barbot & Smith
Cape Town: C. Struik (Pty) Ltd, 1973. First edition of photographer's first book. Goldblatt achieves a masterful balance between pretty abstraction and biting social commentary in his first monograph, a three-part study of the gold mines of his native South Africa. With a 7 pp. essay by compatriot Nadine Gordimer..... Read More about On the Mines
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1935. First American edition. Read More about Africa Dances: a Book about West African Negroes
New York: Harper Brothers, 1861. First American edition from the sheets of the second London edition. Du Chaillu's Own Copy. A superb association copy of the most celebrated work by Paul Du Chaillu (1835-1903), the explorer whose travels in Central Africa documented the existence of the "Monstrous and ferocious ape..... Read More about Exploration and Adventures in Equatorial Africa. With Accounts of the Manners and Customs of the...
London: 1 March 1876, 23 November 1876. Grant on His Friend Gordon's First Tour of Duty. COL. GRANT ON GORDON'S FIRST TOUR OF DUTY IN AFRICA: In the March 1876 letter, Grant notes The Times's report on Gordon's contemplation of retirement. "It is reported ... that my excellent friend Colonel..... Read More about Two Autograph Letters signed to Carl Christian Giegler, Chief of Sudan Telegraph, in Khartoum
Porto: Typographia Commercial Portuense: largo de S. Joao Novo No. 12, 1841. Read More about Tratado Breve dos Rios de Guine do Cabo-Verde ... 1594
London: Longmans, Green and Co, 1887. First edition. Following an African river underground to a subterranean city gives the Quatermain party numerous adventures, combined with his wooing of the Queen and involving them all in a civil war. In typical Haggard "swash-buckling" style. Read More about Allan Quatermain. Being an account of his further adventures and discoveries in company with Sir...
27, Duke Street St. James's S.W. [London]: March 20, [No year]. Apologising for missing a luncheon, the author of King Solomon's Mines writes "I had to attend at 12:30 a most important board meeting to select an engineer to go to the Zambesi ..." Read More about Autograph Letter Signed ("H. Rider Haggard") to Mr Heaton
London: Hutchinson and Co, 1911. Read More about Somaliland
Hastings: George Lindbridge Library and London: Hamilton, Adams, and Co., . "This little book appears in the form of letters and articles written by the author for The Field magazine. He describes his hunts for lion, gazelle, wild boar, ostrich and a variety of small game, particularly among the foothills..... Read More about Sporting in Algeria
London: Hurst and Blackett, Limited, 1904. First edition. Read More about In Remotest Barotseland. Being an Account of a Journey of over 8,000 Miles through the Wildest...
New York: PRIVATELY PRINTED, 1953. First edition, one of 100 copies (unnumbered). Printed at the Cornwall Press. Very Rare. A Trip in 1952 with friends to Egypt, Kenya & Tanganyika, etc written from the author to his daughter on a photo safari. Read More about Hold that Lion
Bombay: printed at the American Mission Press [E.A. Webster, Printer, Jail Road], 1838. First edition. H.A. Bryden Copy of Harris' 'Narrative', Printed in Bombay. Very interesting account of Harris' explorations in southern Africa, giving a view of the land and the abundance of game at the earliest stages of the..... Read More about Narrative of an Expedition into Southern Africa, during the Years 1836, and 1837, from the Cape...
New York: George P. Putnam, 1853. First edition, BAL printing C with cancel title page dated 1853. Read More about Journal of an African Cruiser … by an Officer of the U.S. Navy. Edited by Nathaniel Hawthorne
London: Chatto & Windus, 1882. First Edition. An interesting account of the current social and political situation in the Tunis of the day. Read More about Tunis: The Land and its People
London: H.F. & G. Witherby, 1921. First edition. Hunting chamois, elk, reindeer, gazelle, etc. Read More about Shooting Trips in Europe and Algeria. Being a Record of Sport in the Alps. Pyrenees, Norway,...
Philadelphia: John C, Winston Company, . Read More about Africa Speaks ... The Story of the First Trans-African Journey by Motor Truck from Mombasa on...
London: W.H. Allen, 1978. First edition. Inscribed and Extra-Illustrated. Inscribed by Bill Woodley, Ruth Hales Woodley, "Bongo" (Bill Jr.) Woodley, and Dennis Holman, to Iris and Don Hunt, co-founders of the Mount Kenya Wildlife Conservancy. Bill Woodley (1929-1995) was warden of Kenya's Mountain National Parks, a leader in the movement..... Read More about Elephants at Sundown: The Story of Bill Woodley