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Life in the White Man's Grave: A pictorial record of the British in West Africa, Allison, Philip
1 Allison, Philip Life in the White Man's Grave: A pictorial record of the British in West Africa
Viking 1988 0670810207 / 9780670810208 First Edition Hardback with dust wrapper Near Fine Good Illustrated with black-and-white photographs throughout. 
Wrapper (now protected in a removable clear acetate sleeve) has some edge wear and rubbing. 192pp including bibliography and index 742036 
Price: 19.80 GBP
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2 Anstruther, Ian I Presume : H. M. Stanley's Triumph and Disaster
Alan Sutton 1988 0862994721 / 9780862994723 Large Format Paperback very Good 
Cover corner creased, but unread. 198895 
Price: 5.40 GBP
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Impossible Journey: Two against the Sahara, Asher, Michael, illustrated by Mariantoiinetta Peru
3 Asher, Michael, illustrated by Mariantoiinetta Peru Impossible Journey: Two against the Sahara
Viking 1988 067081265X / 9780670812653 Hardback with dust wrapper Very Good Good to Very Good With 42 colour photographs, 36 black-and-white photographs and a map. 
Wrapper has edge wear ad a small closed tear. 301pp including index The author and his new wife travelled 4500 miles across the Sahara on camels. Not my idea of a honeymoon, but each to his own. A good read, nevertheless. 777134 
Price: 5.95 GBP
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Fabulous Congo, Bellotti, Felice, translated from the Italian by Mervyn Savill.
4 Bellotti, Felice, translated from the Italian by Mervyn Savill. Fabulous Congo
Andrew Dakers Ltd 1954 Hardback without Dust Wrapper. Good. Illustrated with black-and-white photographs 
Covers faded. Some shelf wear. 220pp. including index. 667001 
Price: 4.25 GBP
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The Heroes of African Discovery and Adventure  from the earliest times to the death of Livingstone, Bourne, C E
5 Bourne, C E The Heroes of African Discovery and Adventure from the earliest times to the death of Livingstone
Swan Sonnenschein 1883 First Edition Hardback no dust wrapper Good reading Copy. Illustrated with double page map frontispiece, 4 chromolithographic colour plates and various engraved plates, figures, vignettes and decorations 
Some shelf wear; bottom edge of front cover damaged. Inscription dated 1884 on front endpaper. Elaborately gilt and decorated front board and spine with titles and scenes from African life. All edges gilt. 114054 
Price: 31.50 GBP
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The Long Walks: Journeys to the Source of the White Nile, Bradnum, Frederick
6 Bradnum, Frederick The Long Walks: Journeys to the Source of the White Nile
Readers Union / Victor Gollancz 1969 Hardback without dust wrapper Very Good Illustrated with black-and-white plates. Map endpapers. 
Light shelf wear only. 272pp including index Covers three expeditions: Burton and Speke in 1859; Speke and Grant in 1863; and Samuel and Florence Baker in 1865. 780083 
Price: 4.95 GBP
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Britain and West Africa, Cary, Joyce
7 Cary, Joyce Britain and West Africa
Longmans, Green and Co. 1946 Paperback Good reading Copy. Illustrated in black-and-white with photographs, reproduction art works, and maps. 
Some overall wear to covers and backstrip. Name on reverse of front endpaper 664050 
Price: 6.95 GBP
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In Search of the Sahara, Crewe, Quentin
8 Crewe, Quentin In Search of the Sahara
Michael Joseph 1983 0718123484 / 9780718123482 First Edition Hardback with Dust Wrapper. Near Fine Very Good. Illustrated in colour and black-and-white with photographs by Tim Beddow. Map endpapers 
Wrapper has some edge wear. 262pp including bibliography and comprehensive index. 675056 
Price: 4.95 GBP
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Vinnicombe's Trek: Son of Natal: Stepson of Transvaal 1854-1932. A Family Chronicle of the Time of the Zulu and Boer Wars, Currey, R N
9 Currey, R N Vinnicombe's Trek: Son of Natal: Stepson of Transvaal 1854-1932. A Family Chronicle of the Time of the Zulu and Boer Wars
James Currey Ltd 1989 First Edition Hardback with dust wrapper Very Good Very Good Illustrated with black-and-white photographs and maps, etc., etc. Map endpapers. 
Light shelf wear Wrapper now protected in removable clear acetate sleeve. 232pp including appendix (old Transvaal folk rhymes), source notes and an index 742033 
Price: 33.75 GBP
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Une Aventure au Sahara: Gravures sur bois en couleur par Pierre Eugene Clairin, De Montherlant, Henry
10 De Montherlant, Henry Une Aventure au Sahara: Gravures sur bois en couleur par Pierre Eugene Clairin
Le Societe des XXX, Lyon 1951 Hardback in slipcase Very Good. With tissue guarded colour woodcuts by Pierre Eugene Clairin. 
No 87 OF A LIMITED EDITION OF 140 Printed on untrimmed hand-made paper by Jean-Gabriel Daragnes, Paris, on 31st March 1951. Unbound, in wrapper, cover and slipcase. Text in French. Slipcase shows some wear and bumping; spine of cover faded. 616605 
Price: 550.00 GBP
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11 Golding, William An Egyptian Journal
Faber & Faber 1985 057113937X / 9780571139378 Large format paperback Very Good or better Illustrated in colour and mono 
A journey by motor cruiser on the Nile. Seems unread, but some shelf wear . Owner inscription inside front cover. 104353 
Price: 4.50 GBP
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Trekking the Great Thirst: Travel and Sport in the Kalahari Desert, Hodson, Arnold W, edited by A E Nellen, and with an introductory note by Sir Ralph Williams
12 Hodson, Arnold W, edited by A E Nellen, and with an introductory note by Sir Ralph Williams Trekking the Great Thirst: Travel and Sport in the Kalahari Desert
T Fisher Unwin 1914 Third Impression Hardback without dust wrapper Reading Copy only Illustrated with five maps and 85 black-and-white photographs 
Considerable wear, some fading and discoloration to covers, binding a bit tender, some foxing, rear endpaper replaced. 359pp including appendices and index 703288 
Price: 55.00 GBP
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13 Huxley, Elspeth Four Guineas - a journey through West Africa
The Reprint Society 1955 Hardback without dust wrapper. Fine Illustrated with mono photos 
116565 
Price: 2.95 GBP
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Four Guineas: A Journey Through West Africa, Huxley, Elspeth
14 Huxley, Elspeth Four Guineas: A Journey Through West Africa
The Reprint Society 1954 Hardback with Dust Wrapper. Very Good Very Good. Illustrated with black-and-white photographs and a map. 
320 pp. Wrapper shows signs of wear. 631272 
Price: 3.56 GBP
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Four Guineas: A Journey Through West Africa, Huxley, Elspeth
15 Huxley, Elspeth Four Guineas: A Journey Through West Africa
The Reprint Society 1955 Hardback without dust wrapper Very Good. Illustrated with black-and-white and colour plates. 
pp.320. including index. 656093 
Price: 3.50 GBP
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Great Travellers and Explorers: Pioneers in West Africa, Johnston, Sir Harry
16 Johnston, Sir Harry Great Travellers and Explorers: Pioneers in West Africa
Gresham Publishing No date given Leather Bound Hardback Good With eight colour plates from paintings by the author, eight black-and-white illustrations, and two maps. 
Quarter Leather (some damage to spine ends.) Previous owner's name on endpaper 336pp. 748013 
Price: 10.35 GBP
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Explorers Into Africa : From the Egyptians to the Victorians, Kamm. Josephine
17 Kamm. Josephine Explorers Into Africa : From the Egyptians to the Victorians
Victor Gollancz 1970 0575004134 / 9780575004139 First Edition Hardback with Dust Wapper. Near Fine Worn Illustrated with black-and-white plates. 
Wrapper has considerable edge wear, some rubbing, and a faded spine. 160pp Including Index. 623042 
Price: 4.46 GBP
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Travels In West Africa: The Classic Account Of One Woman's Epic And Eccentric Journey In The 1980's, Kingsley, Mary, abridged and edited by Elspeth Huxley
18 Kingsley, Mary, abridged and edited by Elspeth Huxley Travels In West Africa: The Classic Account Of One Woman's Epic And Eccentric Journey In The 1980's
Phoenix Press 2000 1842121103 / 9781842121108 Trade Paperback. AS NEW UNREAD Illustrated with a map 
270 pp. including chronology. Mary Henrietta Kingsley (1862 1900) was an English writer and explorer who travelled alone on two expeditions to Sierra Leone, Angola, Gabon and Cameroon in 1893-4, and who greatly influenced European ideas about Africa and African people. Her tales and opinions of life in Africa helped draw attention to British imperial agendas abroad and the native customs of African people that were previously little discussed or misunderstood by the European masses. 691137 
Price: 11.95 GBP
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The Life and Explorations of David Livingstone, Livingstone, David
19 Livingstone, David The Life and Explorations of David Livingstone
The Tyne Publishing No date given [ca 1875] Hardback without dust wrapper Good Reading Copy Illustrated with black-and-white plates. Fold-out map at rear. 
Some cover wear, notably to head and foot of spine. Binding a bit tender. Red publisher's cloth on bevelled boards with black and gilt decoration. All edges gilt. 324 pp. 704145 
Price: 27.95 GBP
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20 Moorehead, Alan The White Nile
Penguin Books 1971 0140036849 / 9780140036848 Large format paperback Good Illustrated in colour and black and white 
Some cover wear: slight foxing to introductory pages and throughout: 368pp including index 748023 
Price: 8.96 GBP
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