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Asia, Africa, and The Middle East

Asia, Africa, and The Middle East

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TRAVELS INTO THE INTERIOR OF SOUTHERN AFRICA. IN WHICH ARE DESCRIBED THE CHARACTER AND THE CONDITION OF THE DUTCH COLONISTS OF THE CAPE OF GOOD HOPE, AND OF THE SEVERAL TRIBES OF NATIVES BEYOND ITS LIMITS:...TWO VOLUMES. SECOND EDITION, Barrow, John
1 Barrow, John TRAVELS INTO THE INTERIOR OF SOUTHERN AFRICA. IN WHICH ARE DESCRIBED THE CHARACTER AND THE CONDITION OF THE DUTCH COLONISTS OF THE CAPE OF GOOD HOPE, AND OF THE SEVERAL TRIBES OF NATIVES BEYOND ITS LIMITS:...TWO VOLUMES. SECOND EDITION
London Printed for T. Cadell and W. Davies 1806 Second Edition Full-Leather Near Fine. 4to 
...[VOL. 1 - xvii, 427 pgs., VOL. 2 - [v], 372 pgs.]...SECOND EDITION WITH ADDITIONS AND ALTERATIONS..."THE NATURAL HISTORY OF SUCH SUBJECTS AS OCURRED IN THE ANIMAL, MINERAL, AND VEGETABLE KINGDOMS...COMPREHENDING ALSO A TOPOGRAPHICAL AND STATISTICAL SKETCH OF THE CAPE COLONY: WITH AN INQUIRY INTO ITS IMPORTANCE AS A NAVAL AND MILITARY STATION AS A COMMERCIAL EMPORIUM..."...ILLUSTRATED WITH SEVERAL ENGRAVINGS AND CHARTS INCLUDING 8 HAND COLORED AQUATINT PLATES BY SAMUEL DANIELLI(NOT FOUND IN THE FIRST EDITION) IN VOLUME 1 AND 9 FOLDING CHARTS AND PLANS(3 WITH COLOR) IN VOLUME 2. THE LARGEST FOLDING MAP "COLONY OF THE GOOD HOPE" HAS BEEN REPAIRED AND IS IN BEAUTIFUL CONDITION...Barrow accompanied an expedition from Cape Town to Graaf-Reinet and another to Namaqualand. This is a comprehensive account of his travels...The 2 volume set has been beautifully rebound in decoratively stamped calf leather and decorated in gilt on spine...Marbled textblock...Some offsetting to maps OTHERWISE A NEAR FINE COPY OF A VERY HANDSOME SET... 004628 
Price: 5250.00 USD
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2 De Wet, Christiaan Rudolf. THREE YEARS' WAR.
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1902 Hard Cover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
... [x, 448pp]... Brown cloth covered boards with gilt lettering on front cover and spine... INCLUDES FOLDING "GENERAL MAP OF SOUTH AFRICA "... Illustrated frontispiece of author... 007908 
Price: 20.00 USD
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3 Doyle, Dr. C. W. TAMING OF THE JUNGLE.
Philadelphia & London. J. B. Lippincott & Co. 1899 Hard Cover Very Good+ 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
... [200pp]... Blue cloth binding with illustration stamped into front cover... Clean and tight copy... First Edition... 007976 
Price: 25.00 USD
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4 Fitch, F.H. GEOLOGY AND MINERAL RESOURCES OF PART OF THE SEGAMA VALLEY AND DARVEL BAY AREA COLONY OF NORTH BORNEO.
Kuching, Sarawak Geological Survey Department 1955 Hardcover Very Good 8vo 
...[xv, 142pgs.]...INCLUDES A LARGE COLOURED FOLDING GEOLOGICAL MAP(35" x 44") OF THE BRITISH TERRITORIES IN BORNEO(very good condition)IN REAR POCKET...ALSO ILLUSTRATED WITH MANY B/W PHOTOS, DRAWINGS, AND MAPS(SOME FOLDING)...Green paper covered boards with dark green strip on spine... 007164 
Price: 35.00 USD
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5 Forbes-Lindsay, C. H. INDIA. PAST AND PRESENT. VOLUMES I & II.
Philadelphia The John C. Winston Co. 1903 Hard Cover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
... THIS IS FOR A TWO VOLUME SET... Navy blue binding with intricate gilt detail and decoration on front board and spine, TEG... With matching blue DJs, gilt lettering on spine... ILLUSTRATED WITH B/W PHOTOGRAVURES... Ownership info dated 1911 on FEP of each volume... Very light wear to DJ corners and edges... 007799 
Price: 75.00 USD
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6 Henty, G.A. With Kitchener in the Soudan. A Story of Atbara and Omdurman
London Blackie and Son 1903 Hardcover Very Good 12mo 
...384PP...ILLUSTRATED BY WILLIAM RAINEY (COLOR FRONTIS) AND THREE MAPS...PICTORIAL CLOTH COVERS... No publication date stated but circa 1903...Spine ends worn. 002726 
Price: 38.00 USD
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PERILS ET AVENTURES D'UN VOYAGE D'EXPLORATION DANS LES STEPPES DE LA TARTARIE ET LES MONTAGNES NEIGEUSES DU THIBET., Huc, Evariste
7 Huc, Evariste PERILS ET AVENTURES D'UN VOYAGE D'EXPLORATION DANS LES STEPPES DE LA TARTARIE ET LES MONTAGNES NEIGEUSES DU THIBET.
Lille and Grammont MaisonDu Bon Livre and Oeuvre De St. Charles Hard Cover Good - Very Good 4to - Oblong 
...[562 pgs.]...BEAUTIFULLY ILLUSTRATED IN BLACK AND WHITE WITH RED FLORAL DESIGN FRAMING ILLUSTRATION...ALL PAGES FRAMED IN B/W FLORAL DECORATION...TITLE PAGE IN GREEN AND BLACK ...FRONTIS ILLUSTRATION AS WELL AS AN ILLUSTRATION PRECEDING THE PREFACE...French text...All edges gilt...Black three quarter cloth binding with black boards(rubbed)...Gilt decorated spine faded...Media mail shipping costs $8.95... 003842 
Price: 125.00 USD
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8 James, Henry F. Industrial China.
Unknown. Economic Geographer 1929 Soft Cover Very Good 4to 
...21pp...PAMPHLET SIGNED BY AUTHOR... Reprinted from the Economic Geography, January 1929, Vol. 5, No. 1...ILLUSTRATED THROUGHOUT WITH TABLES, DIAGRAMS & B/W PHOTOS. 002136 
Price: 14.00 USD
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9 James, Henry F. Urban Geography of India.
Philadelphia Geographical Society 1928 Soft Cover Very Good 4to 
...22pp (numbered 101 - 122)...PAMPHLET Reprinted from The Bulletin of The Geographical Society of Philadelphia, Vol. XXVIII, No. 2 April...ILLUSTRATED THROUGHOUT WITH B/W TABLES, DIAGRAMS, DWGS. 002137 
Price: 14.00 USD
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AFRICA [MAP]. FROM JOHNSTON'S ROYAL ATLAS OF MODERN GEOGRAPHY., Johnston, Keith.
10 Johnston, Keith. AFRICA [MAP]. FROM JOHNSTON'S ROYAL ATLAS OF MODERN GEOGRAPHY.
Edinburgh W. & A. K. Johnston. 1880 Soft Cover Very Good 
...FROM JOHNSTON'S ROYAL ATLAS OF MODERN GEOGRAPHY...c. 1880...SIZE - 17 1/2" x 22 1/2" (DOUBLEPAGE)...BRIGHT OUTLINE COLOR WITH RICH DETAIL INCLUDING SUBMARINE TELEGRAPH LINES, RAILWAYS, EUROPEAN POSSESSIONS BY COUNTRY, ETC...Page number on top right corner #39...Alexander Keith Johnston was the Geographer Royal to the Queen of Scotland.... 018301 
Price: 75.00 USD
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11 Jones, S. W. (Translator). AGES AGO. THIRTY-SEVEN TALES FROM THE KONJAKU MONOGATARI COLLECTION.
Cambridge, MA Harvard University Press. 1959 Hard Cover Very Good - Fine Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
... [xix, 175pp]... Marbled cream colored boards, metallic turquoise lettering on front cover and spine, B/W illustrated DJ... Clean and tight... FIRST PRINTING IN ENGLISH... Mild wear to DJ edges... 007729 
Price: 29.00 USD
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12 Mackenzie, Professor W. Douglas; Alfred Stead. SOUTH AFRICA: ITS HISTORY, HEROES AND WARS. FOUR BOOKS IN ONE VOLUME.
George Spiel. 1899 Hard Cover Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
... [663pp]... Olive green cloth boards, decoratively stamped and illustrated... Heavily illustrated with full-page B/W drawings and photographs... Light freckling to interior... Old ownership on FFEP dated 1900... Hinges cracked but holding... Lettering faded on spine... Mild wear to spine ends... 007731 
Price: 25.00 USD
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DISCOURSES ON IRANIAN LITERATURE., Madan, Dhanjishah Meherjibhai:-
13 Madan, Dhanjishah Meherjibhai:- DISCOURSES ON IRANIAN LITERATURE.
Bombay The Parsi. 1909 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Private Press 8vo 
....FIRST EDITION....[120pp]...Blue Cloth...TEXT INCLUDES SERIES OF FOUR LECTURES DISCUSSING RELIGIOUS BOOKS OF THE PARSIS, SRAOSHA, MITHRA, AND DATASTANI-DINIK...Spine darkened 000233 
Price: 135.00 USD
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14 McCune, Shannon. KOREA: LAND OF BROKEN CALM.
Princeton D. Van Nostrand Company, Inc. 1966 First Edition Hard Cover Almost Fine 8vo Kim Foon. 
....FIRST EDITION...SIGNED BY AUTHOR....ix, 221pp....Red Cloth Boards with SILVER LETTERING ON COVER & SPINE & SILVER ILLUSTRATION ON COVER....ENDPAPERS ARE ILLUSTRATED WITH A MAP OF KOREA....TEXT IS CLEAN & TIGHTLY BOUND! 003983 
Price: 32.00 USD
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15 Robertson, William, D. D. HISTORICAL DISQUISITION CONCERNING THE KNOWLEDGE WHICH THE ANCIENTS HAD OF INDIA; AND THE PROGRESS OF TRADE WITH THAT COUNTRY PRIOR TO THE DISCOVERY OF THE PASSAGE TO IT BY THE CAPE OF GOOD HOPE. WITH AN APPENDIX.
Albany Printed and Published By E. And E. Hosford 1822 Full-Leather Very Good 8vo 
...[v, 330pgs., includes APPENDIX, plus INDEX - xiii ]...FROM THE LATEST LONDON EDITION...2 FOLD OUT MAPS - " MAP OF THE SOUTHEAST PART OF ASIA" (13 1/2" x 20 1/2") AND "MAP OF THE SOUTHEAST PART OF ASIA ACCORDING TO PTOLEMY" (12" x 20")...1 FULL PAGE ENGRAVING WITH TISSUE GUARD OF THE "INTERIOR OF THE GRAND CAVERN AT ELEPHANTA"...FULL LEATHER BINDING WITH RED TITLE LABEL ON SPINE...Signed on endpaper and title page by MOSES L. HALE, member of the Board of Directors of the American Board of Commissioners of Foreign Missions...Bookplate of the Society of Old Newbury on endpaper dated 1894... Top spine end chipped, corners bumped... 006804 
Price: 75.00 USD
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16 Shah, Vimal (Editor). Community Ancestor Worship.
Ahmedabad. Ramlal Dahyabhai Parikh. 1966 Soft Cover Good 8vo - Oblong 
...vi + 45pp...FIRST EDITION...One of only 1000 copies...A publication based on a 1994 photographic exhibition of an ancestor worship ritual...TEXT IN GUJARATI, HINDI AND ENGLISH...B/W PHOTOS, DRAWINGS THROUGHOUT...PICTORIAL B/W WRAPS...wraps are worn, lightly chipped. 002146 
Price: 18.00 USD
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17 Stanley, Arthur Penrhyn, D. D. SINAI AND PALESTINE IN CONNECTION WITH THEIR HISTORY.
London. John Murray. 1859 Hard Cover Very Good - 8vo 
....lviii, 560pp + 28pp. ads....Green Cloth Boards with GILT LETTERING on Spine....ILLUSTRATED FRONTIS....MANY MAPS....2 Very toned Pages(with some soiling), otherwise CLEAN....Hinges cracked but holding well....Some uncut pages..... 004747 
Price: 24.00 USD
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Dhow Chasing in Zanzibar Waters and on the Eastern Coast of Africa., Sulivan, Captain G. L.
18 Sulivan, Captain G. L. Dhow Chasing in Zanzibar Waters and on the Eastern Coast of Africa.
London Sampson Low, Marston, Low, & Searle 1873 Hard Cover Very Good 8vo 
...x, [1], 453pp.(includes appendix), plus 32pp. ads....NARRATIVE OF FIVE YEARS' EXPERIENCE IN THE SUPPRESSION OF THE SLAVE TRADE...SECOND EDITION... WITH MAP(COLOR IN VERY GOOD CONDITION) AND ILLUSTRATIONS (FRONTIS PLUS 15 PLATES) FROM PHOTOGRAPHS AND SKETCHES TAKEN ON THE SPOT BY THE AUTHOR...AN ACCOUNT OF A BRITISH NAVAL OFFICER'S ATTEMPTS TO SUPPRESS THE ILLEGAL SLAVE TRADE ALONG THE ZANZIBAR COAST... ORIGINAL RUST COLORED PEBBLED BOARDS WITH GILT SHIP IMAGES ON COVER AND SPINE...PUBLISHER STAMP ON BACK COVER...From the Library of Clifford W. Ashley, a reknown American author, sailor, and artist...Center hinge cracked...Some foxing to plates, mostly in margins... 001737 
Price: 1575.00 USD
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SYRIA FROM THE SADDLE., Terhune,  Albert Payson
19 Terhune, Albert Payson SYRIA FROM THE SADDLE.
New York Silver, Burdett and Co. 1896 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine. 8vo 
...[318 pgs.]...Author's first book..." A DESCRIPTION OF THE HOLY LAND OF TODAY, AS SEEN THROUGH A YOUNG MAN'S EYES."...FRONTIS PHOTO OF AUTHOR ON HORSEBACK PLUS 44 OTHER ILLUSTRATIONS INCLUDING B/W PHOTOS...Maroon cloth boards with large bright gilt image on cover and title on spine...AN UNUSUALLY NICE COPY. 003455 
Price: 1275.00 USD
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20 Thornton, D.M. AFRICA WAITING OR THE PROBLEM OF AFRICA'S EVANGELIZATION.
New York & Boston. Student Volunteer Movement for Foreign Missions 1900 Soft Cover Very Good 12mo 
...[xii, 148 pgs., 3 pages ads]...LARGE BRIGHT COLOR FOLDOUT MAP OF AFRICA...ANALYSIS OF THE PROBLEM OF AFRICA'S EVANGELIZATION... 003472 
Price: 35.00 USD
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