1981 - 2186
AFRICANA, mainly from the collection of Joost Willink (including TRIBAL ART)
= With AUTOGRAPH DEDICATION on htitle.
AND 20 others, all 20th cent. eds./ studies on African travellers and their works, i.a. W. C. HARRIS, Narrative of an Expedition into Southern Africa (New York, 1967, facs. reprint of the ed. 1838, orig. hcl. w. dustwr.); G. FLANDRAU, Then I saw the Congo (ibid., 1929, num. photogr. plates, orig. gilt cl.) and J.D. LA FLEUR, Pieter van den Broecke's Journal of Voyages to Cape Verde, Guinea and Angola 1605-1612 (London, 2000, orig. gilt cl. w. dustwr.).
= Interesting lot.
- Binding sl. rubbed along extremities.
= Hilmy 2, p.335. Rare. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE XCV.
- Stamp on title-p. Binding sl. worn along extremities. = Kainbacher I, p.148.
Ruhle, F. Deutsche Afrikareisende der Gegenwart. 3. Band: Emin Pascha; 4. Band: Dr. Karl Peters. Munster, Aschendorffsche Buchhandlung, 1892-1895, 2 parts in 1 vol., VIII,206; (4),202,(1)p., 2 frontisp. portraits, plates/ ills., contemp. hcalf w. paper letterpiece.
- Stamps on title-p. and first free endpaper; trifle yellowed.
AND 4 others, i.a. P. SCHEBESTA, Bambuti. Die Zwerge vom Kongo (Leipsic, 1932, plates, orig. cl.) and J. CZEKANOWSKI, Forschungen im Nil-Kongo-Zwischengebiet. Zweiter Band. Ethnographie. Uele, Ituri, Nil-Länder (ibid., 1924, ills., orig. wr.).
= Kainbacher I, p.148.
Cesari, C. Viaggi Africani di Pellegrino Matteucci. Milan, Alpes, 1932, XIX,(1 blank),391p., photogr. frontisp., orig. cl. - AND 18 other vols., all 20th cent. eds./ studies, i.a. P. MATEO DE ANGUIANO, Misiones Capuchinas en Africa (Madrid, 1950/ 1957, 2 vols., orig. almost unif. wr., 4to) and F.S. ARNOT, Missionary Travels in Central Africa (London, 1914, (photogr.) plates, orig. cl.).
- Partly sl. waterst./ wrinkled. Lower half frontcover faded due to waterstaining.
= Howgego W40. Hermann von Wissmann was a German explorer who travelled to Central Africa. He was in command of the military 'protection force', Schutztruppe. He is known for his brutal suppresion of Southwestern Africa.
- Schoolprize tipped in upper pastedown of both vols. Backstrips sl. faded. Fine and attractive copy.
= Mendelssohn I, p.450 (on the first vol.): "In the year 1876 the Catholic College of St. Aidan resolved to found a mission in the regions to the north of the River Limpopo in the countries of the Matabeles and the Barotses (...). Interesting description of the adventures of the expedition, the reception of the Jesuit missionaries by Lobengula, and of the life of the missionaries in Matabeleland, the work being one of the earliest written upon the modern history of the country (...)"'; (on the second vol.): "(...) The volume contains a large amount of information respecting the state of these countries [of the Umzila, the Batongas and the Barotses] at this period, and the life of the missionaries (...)."