Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1963. Hard Cover. First Edition. First Printing. Light scuffing to dust jacket, price clipped and in mylar cover. Clean within. Five countries examined: The Congo, Dahomey, The Cameroun Federal Republic, The Rhodesias and Nyasaland, and South Africa. Very Good / Very Good.
New York and London: Harper & Bros. 1900. Green Decorative Cloth. 254 pp. B/w ills. Front and spine decorated with green vine pattern, red accents, and gilt lettering. Spine slightly sunned, worn a bit at extremities. Back cover soiled. Corners somewhat rubbed. Contents clean and bright. First signature loosening, but still firmly attached. American explorer and adventurer Paul du Chaillu wrote for young people about adventures in, and animals of, Africa. Very Good.
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1837. Hardcover. As. Family Library Edition No. 61. xiv, 331, 4 (ads) pp. 16mo. Brown cloth board with some scuffing and wear, minor bumping to corners, tiny tear at head of spine along front hinge. Folding map at fronitis has no tears or losses. Minor foxing within. Very Good.
London: Thames and Hudson, 1995. Hardcover. Presumed First. 171 pp. Color & b/w photo ills. Black covers lettered on spine in white. Glossy pictorial dj shows young Africaners dancing. Dj is unclipped, unpriced. Full color photo eps of dancers in full costume. French photographer Michel Huet worked from 1945 to 1985 documenting on film the tribal rites and customs of some fifty African tribes. This beautiful book in pristine condition is the result. As New / As New.
Schneider, G. D. Athens, OH: Schneider of Athens, 1970. Wraps. First Edition. Unpag. Elephant Folio. 25 loose photographs plates housed within a large cardstock folio. Light foxing within. All is then placed in a black cardboard box which has numerous chips tears, and losses at edges, photographic title label pasted on cover.
Photographs of the author taken during his years in Africa. Inscribed to fellow photographer Eliot Elisofon in October of 1972. Laid in is a tri-fold publication, "Glass Sculpture," by Schneider as well, inscribed to Elisofon. Very Good.
Cleveland, Ohio: Author, 1852. Hardcover. First Edition. 320 pp. 12mo. B/w text ills. & frontis. Fold-out map in black on blue paper. Brown cloth cover stamped with rules & decorative border. Bright gilt on spine. Cover is scuffed, edgeworn, and rubbed at corners. Spine missing 3" piece. Interior intermittently foxed. Gift inscription in ink on rear pastedown. Good.
Oxford, England: The Clarendon Press, 1909. Wraps. First Edition. 47,  pp. Folio. Explanatory text and two chromocollotype plates (one double) in wraps, along with 4 pages of black & white photographs of cave paintings from which some of these illustrations were derived. Cave paintings copied by M. Helen Tongue for this publication. Published with 54 individual color plates and map as to where the paintings were found (all present and in Fine condition) that accompany the volume and all are housed in a the original cardboard clamshell box. Box has considerable wear and repairs with splitting at edges, fair condition at best.
Also contains, "Notes on the Bushmen" by E. & D. Bleek, pp. 36-44. Very Good.