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68 2361 Africa  Petherick J and K H E 68 2361 Africa Petherick J and K H E
68 2361 Africa  Petherick J and K H E 68 2361 Africa Petherick J and K H E
68 2361 Africa  Petherick J and K H E 68 2361 Africa Petherick J and K H E
68 2361 Africa  Petherick J and K H E 68 2361 Africa Petherick J and K H E
68/2361 [Africa]. Petherick, J. and K.H.E. Travels in Central Africa, and Explorations of the Western Nile Tributaries. London, Tinsley Brothers, 1869, 1st ed., 2 vols., XX,331,(1); XIII,(3),271,(1),31(advert.),(1)p., 2 fold. lithogr. maps with routes indicated in red ink, 11 woodengr. plates, contemp. unif. giltlettered hcalf (bound by "Strubhard").

- Scattered stamps/ blindstamps ("The English Library - Algiers"), mostly in blank margins of text, but also on frontisp. and title-p. of both vols. (other plates not affected); shelf-no. in pen on both title-pages; occas. sl. foxed; one plate loose; map in vol. 1 sl. creased on fold. Darkened spot on both backstrips from former libr. ticket. "Bound by Strubhard May 1877" in contemp. pen and ink on both upper pastedowns.

= Hilmy II, p.111; Gay 2732; Henze IV, p.85ff. and Howgego II, P24. Welsh mining engineer who initially came to Egypt in 1845 to prospect for coal for the governor Mohammed Ali, but eventually earned his money as elephant hunter and ivory trader, and while travelling explored the area of the Bahr-el-Ghazal to the west of the Nile. "(...) In 1858 he acted as British vice-consul in Khartoum, and in the following year returned to England to raise funds for further trade. He brought with him a valuable map of the Upper Nile, which was widely consulted by John Hanning Speke prior to his second journey. By prior arrangement, Petherick returned via the Nile to Khartoum, where in 1862 he entertained Samuel Baker, then in February 1863 proceeded south to rendezvous with Speke, who was traveling northward, at Gondokoro. When Petherick and his wife arrived a few days late, despite having spent a year struggling overland, Speke condemned Petherick for having squandered the money he had been given by the Royal Geographic Society to provide support for his expedition and accused him of being more interested in elephant hunting and slave trading. As a result of Speke's accusations, Petherick was removed from his post as vice-consul and returned to England. Although Petherick retaliated with counter-argument, he never fully re-established his reputation." SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LXIII.

€ (1.200-1.500)
68 2362 Africa  Pinto  A A  Serpa 68 2362 Africa Pinto A A Serpa
68/2362 [Africa]. Pinto, (A.A.) Serpa. Comment j'ai traversé l'Afrique depuis l'Atlantique jusqu'à l'Océan Indien à travers des regions inconnues. French transl. by J. Belin de Launay. Paris, Hachette et Cie., 1881, 2 vols., XXX,(2),456; (4),485p., 12 (fold.) maps, 2 fold. facs. plates, num. (full-p.) woodengr. ills., contemp. unif. gilt hmor. w. 2 contrasting mor. letterpieces.

- Occas. sl. foxed. Leather sl. chafed. = Cf. Kainbacher I, p.107 and Mendelssohn II, p.168f.

€ (100-150) 100
68 2363 Africa  Rochet de Héricourt C E X 68 2363 Africa Rochet de Héricourt C E X
68 2363 Africa  Rochet de Héricourt C E X 68 2363 Africa Rochet de Héricourt C E X
68/2363 [Africa]. Rochet de Héricourt, C.E.X. Second voyage sur les deux rives de la mer Rouge dans le pays des Adels et le Royaume de Choa. Paris, A. Bertrand, 1846, 1st ed., XLVIII,406p., contemp. handcol. lithogr. frontisp., fold. (col.) lithogr. map, 8 contemp. handcol. lithogr. plates and 7 tinted lithogr. plates, contemp. gilt red mor. w. blindst. guirlandes on both covers, a.e.g., large 8vo.

- Sl. foxed; occas. dampstained in outer margin; map w. sm. tears along outer edge/ doubled w. japanese. Binding trifle rubbed.

= Probably a DELUXE COPY with eight of the fifteen plates in VERY FINE CONTEMPORARY HANDCOLOURING. No other copies traced with handcoloured plates. With AUTOGRAPH SIGNED DEDICATION to "Madame Robin du Parn". Milkias 9496. "Bei seinem zweiten Schoa-Besuch führte R., der die Akademie der Wissenschaften mit den nötigen Instrumenten versehen hatte, eine Reihe magnetischer, barometrischer und astronomischer Messungen aus." (Henze 4).

€ (500-700)
68/2364 [Africa]. Santarem, F. de. Recherches sur la priorité de la découverte des pays situés sur la côte occidentale d'Afrique au-dela du cap Bojador. Paris, Librairie orientale de Ve Dondey-Dupré, 1842, CXIV,335,(1)p., contemp. gilt hcl. w. mor. letterpiece.

- Waterstained copy; upper hinge broken. Without the accompanying atlas, but complete in itself.

= Gay 2821; not in Kainbacher. Extremely rare.

€ (70-90)
68 2365 Africa  Schweinfurth G 68 2365 Africa Schweinfurth G
68/2365 [Africa]. Schweinfurth, G. Artes Africanae. Illustrations and Descriptions of Productions of the Industrial Arts of Central African Tribes. Leipsic/ London, F.A. Brockhaus/ Sampson Low, Marston, Low, and Searle, 1875, X textp., 21 lithogr. plates, each w. 2 accomp. textp., bilingual publication (German and English), orig. clothbacked giltlettered boards, folio.

- A few textpages and plates sl. foxed. Corners sl. rubbed/ bumped. Otherwise fine.

= Very rare publication on the industrial arts of Central African tribes. The plates show a wide variety of tools, weapons, furniture, pipes, cutlery etc. Howgego III, S14; Kainbacher I, p.129 ("sehr selten"); Hilmy II, p.224.

€ (700-900) 700
68 2366 Africa  Spillmann J 68 2366 Africa Spillmann J
68/2366 [Africa]. Spillmann, J. Vom Cap zum Sambesi. Die Anfänge der Sambesi-Mission. Freiburg, Herder, 1882, 1st ed., IX,(6),432p., woodengr. frontisp., 4 maps (1 fold.), 1 fold. plate, num. ills., contemp. gilt hcl.

- A few stamps on first endpapers and title-p.; paper-ticket mounted on upper pastedown; lower hinge weak, contents otherwise fine.

= Mendelsohn II, p.416f.

€ (70-90) 90
68/2367 [Africa]. Stanley, H.M. In Afrikas donkere wildernissen. Tochten, ontdekkingen en ontmoetingen. Opsporing van, en terugkeer met Emin Pacha. Arnhem/ Nijm., E. & M. Cohen, n.d. (±1890), 2 vols., (8),X,600; (8),579p., woodengr. frontisp. portrait, 2 loosely inserted large fold. col. lithogr. maps, num. woodengr. (full-p.) ills., fold. table, orig. unif. gilt pict. cl., 4to.

- Library stamp on first free endpaper both vols.; occas. sl. foxed. Bindings trifle worn along extremities.= Stanley's account of his 4th and last African expedition all the way from the East Coast to Egypt. The original English edition was published in 1890.

Jephson, A.J.M. A.J. Mounteney Jephson bij Emin Pacha in de Equatoriaal-Provincie. Ibid., idem, (±1890), (8),X,437p., fold. col. lithogr. map., woodcut (full-p.) ills., orig. gilt pict. cl. unif. w. the above.

- Occas. sl. foxed. Binding sl. worn along extremities.

AND 1 odd vol.

€ (60-80) 60
68 2368 Africa  Stanley H M 68 2368 Africa Stanley H M
68/2368 [Africa]. Stanley, H.M. Stanley's reizen, ontdekkingen en lotgevallen in Midden-Afrika. Zes jaren aan den Congo en de stichting van een nieuwen vrijen staat./ Hoe ik Livingstone vond. Dutch transl. G. van Rijn and J. Scherpenseel. Amst./ Brussels, P. Maes, 1888, 2nd ed., 3 vols., (4),559,(1); (4),517,(1); (4),519,(1)p., 5 (fold. col.) lithogr. maps, 15 chromolithogr. plates, 110 woodengr. plates, 1 portrait, contemp. unif. gilt hcl., 4to.

- Sl. foxed.

Booms, P.G. Veldtogt van het Fransch-Afrikaansche leger tegen Klein-Kabylië in de eerste helft van 1851. 's Hertogenb., Gebr. Muller, 1852, (4),193,(1),IIp., 5 fold. lithogr. maps/ plans, contemp. giltlettered hcl.

- Sl. occas. foxing; title-p. 2 libr. stamps and sm. hole. = Monogrammed by the author on the title.

€ (100-150) 120
68 2369 Africa  Stuhlmann F 68 2369 Africa Stuhlmann F
68 2369 Africa  Stuhlmann F 68 2369 Africa Stuhlmann F
68/2369 [Africa]. Stuhlmann, F. Mit Emin Pascha ins Herz von Afrika. Berlin, D. Reimer, 1894, 2 parts in 1 vol., (2),XXI,(3),373; 374-901,(1)p., 2 diff. helio-engr. frontisp., 32 (fold.) (helio-engr./ col. lithogr.) plates and 275 (photogr.) ills by W. KUHNERT, orig. gilt pict. cl., 4to.

- Contents very fine. Owner's entry on first free endpaper; maps w. sm. tears along folds, not touching the image. Joints and spine-ends worn.

= "(...) in 1894 [the author] published a highly regarded account of his expedition with Emin Pasha. (This book, which has never been translated into English, is acclaimed by some to be the finest scientific work on Africa ever published)" (Howgego III, S81). Kainbacher I, p.136; Henze V, p.261.

€ (200-300) 230
68 2370 Africa  Tardieu A  Chérubini S and Desvergers N 68 2370 Africa Tardieu A Chérubini S and Desvergers N
68/2370 [Africa]. Tardieu, A., Chérubini, S. and Desvergers, N. Sénegambie et Guinée./ Nubie./ Abyssinie. Paris, F. Didot Frères, 1847, 3 parts in 1 vol., (4),386,(2); 136; 48p., 4 (3x fold.) engr. maps and 42 plates, contemp.giltlettered marbled boards w. 2 black mor. letterpieces.

- Occas. sl. foxed. Binding trifle rubbed along extremities. = Published in the series Univers pittoresque.

AND 1 other: J.F. CHAMPOLLION-FIGEAC, (Égypte ancienne) (Paris, 1839, 87 (of 90) steelengr. views, contemp. gilt hmor. Lacks 3 plates; partly foxed). - AND 1 other.

€ (70-90)
68 2371 Africa  Werne F 68 2371 Africa Werne F
68/2371 [Africa]. Werne, F. Expedition zur Entdeckung der Quellen des Weißen Nil (1840-1841). Introd. C. Ritter. Berlin, G. Reimer, 1848, 1st ed., VI,(2),543,(1)p., 1 fold. lithogr. map and 1 fold. lithogr. plate, both loose in rear pocket, modern marbled boards.

- Map foxed; plate sl. foxed; textp. partly vaguely foxed/ dampstained. Otherwise fine.

= Kainbacher I, p.145; Hilmy II, p.234; Howgego II, W22.

€ (120-150) 120
68 2372 Africa  Wilson C T and Felkin R W 68 2372 Africa Wilson C T and Felkin R W
68 2372 Africa  Wilson C T and Felkin R W 68 2372 Africa Wilson C T and Felkin R W
68/2372 [Africa]. Wilson, C.T. and Felkin, R.W. Uganda and the Egyptian Soudan. London, Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington, 1882, 1st ed., 2 vols., X,(2),372; VII,(1),379,(1)p., 2 steelengr. frontisp. (1x portrait), 3 fold. col. lithogr. maps, 33 woodengr. ills., contemp. unif. hmor. w. gilt spine and mor. letterpieces, t.e.g.

- Both vols. w. sm. ticket on upper pastedown. Binding sl. rubbed along extremities.

= Hilmy 2, p.335. Rare.

€ (500-700)
68/2373 Africa Congo  Panorama du Congo 68/2373 Africa Congo Panorama du Congo
68/2373 Africa Congo  Panorama du Congo 68/2373 Africa Congo Panorama du Congo
68/2373 [Africa. Congo]. Panorama du Congo. Brussels, Touring Club de Belgique, n.d. (±1913), 8 parts in 1 vol., (96)p., over 700 photogr. ills., orig. dec. cl., obl. folio.

- Covers sl. soiled; translucent whitish stain on frontcover. = Rare, originally published in parts.

€ (100-150) 110
68 2374 Africa Congo  Wildeman É de 68 2374 Africa Congo Wildeman É de
68/2374 [Africa. Congo]. Wildeman, É. de. Mission Émile Laurent (1903-1904). Brussels, F. Vanbuggenhoudt, 1902-1905, 2 vols., text vol.: CCXXV,(3 blank),617p., 1 fold. col. map, 42 photogr. plates; plate vol.: VIIIp., 185 double-p. (photogr./ lithogr.) plates, contemp. unif. gilt hmor.

- Occas. sl. foxed. Spine and joints sl. chafed.

= Text and plate volume showing studies on systematics and phytogeography of the lower and middle Congo.

Ward, H. Five Years with the Congo Cannibals. New York, Robert Bonner's Sons, 1890, (10),308p., num. (full-p.) woodengr. ills., orig. pict. cl., t.e.g., 4to.

- Upper hinge broken. Rebacked and backstrip faded; binding sl. worn; backcover stained.

= Cf. Kainbacher I, p.144 (German ed. 1891).

€ (100-150) 100
68 2375 Africa Egypt  Belzoni G 68 2375 Africa Egypt Belzoni G
68/2375 [Africa. Egypt]. Belzoni, G. Narrative of the Operations and Recent Discoveries within the Pyramids, Temples, Tombes, and Excavations in Egypt and Nubia. London, J. Murray, 1821, 2nd ed., VIII,V-XIX,(1),533p., 1 fold. engr. map in 2 parts, 1 plate, modern artificial hleather, 4to.

- Without the atlas. Contents partly waterstained; partly foxed (incl. the map) and occas. frayed.

= Rare. Originally published with separate atlas volume, not present. Henze I, p.240.

€ (80-100) 100
68 2376 Africa Egypt  Belzoni G 68 2376 Africa Egypt Belzoni G
68/2376 [Africa. Egypt]. Belzoni, G. Reizen in Egypte en Nubië (...), gevolgd door eene reize op de kust van de Roode zee en naar de oasis van Jupiter Ammon. Dutch transl. Gron., W. Wouters, 1821, 3 parts in 1 vol., (2),XVI,264,(2); VIII,250,(2); VIII,316,(2)p., engr. fold. map, fold. lithogr. plate, contemp. giltlettered hcalf.

- Lithogr. plate w. usual foxing, otherwise contents very fine. Rebacked w. use of orig. backstrip.

= "Belzoni is 'one of the most striking and interesting figures in the history of eastern travel' (DNB) and certainly, next to Burckhardt, the most interesting in the history of Egyptology and Egyptian travel" (Blackmer 116). Cf. Kainbacher I, p.20; Hilmy I, p.62; Gay 1940; Henze I, p.293f.

€ (300-500)
68 2377 Africa Egypt  Clot Bey A B 68 2377 Africa Egypt Clot Bey A B
68/2377 [Africa. Egypt]. Clot-Bey, A.B. Aperçu général sur l'Égypte. Paris, Fortin, Masson & Cie, 1840, 2 vols., 360; (4),570,(2)p., lithogr. frontisp. portrait, 7 (fold.) (2x handcol.) maps and plans, later unif. gilt hmor. by ANDRIEUX, a.e.g.

- Plans sl. yellowed; occas. sl. foxed. Fine copy.

= Atabey 258; Hilmy I, p.139; Blackmer 370: "Clot was a surgeon whom Mehmet Ali named as chief surgeon to the Egyptian Army in 1823. He created a public health service and a center for medical education in Egypt. His work is a survey of modern Egypt and Egyptian life and manners with a great deal of documentation, but in essence it is a work of propaganda and an apologia for Mehmet Ali, whom Clot greatly admired (...)".

€ (500-700) 500
68 2378 Africa Egypt  Conrad F W 68 2378 Africa Egypt Conrad F W
68/2378 [Africa. Egypt]. Conrad, F.W. Reizen naar de landengte van Suez, Egypte, het Heilige Land. The Hague, M. Nijhoff, 1859, 1st ed., (2),570,(9)p., tinted lithogr. title-p., 12 (fold.) lithogr. maps/ plans/ tables, 30 col./ tinted lithogr. plates, modern boards w. orig. cl. (partly) mounted, 4to.

- Htitle lacking; title-p. partly waterstained; occas sl. foxed/ yellowed.

= Tiele 267; Landwehr, Dutch Books w. Col. Plates 257. F.W. Conrad was chairman of the Suez committee.

AND 1 other: H.E. ENTHOVEN, Van Tanger tot Agadir (Utr., 1929, fold. map, contemp. hcl.).

€ (50-70)
68 2379 Africa Egypt  Denon D V 68 2379 Africa Egypt Denon D V
68 2379 Africa Egypt  Denon D V 68 2379 Africa Egypt Denon D V
68/2379 [Africa. Egypt]. Denon, D.V. Egypt delineated. London, C. Taylor, 1825, (2),II,141,(5)p., engr. frontisp. portrait and 110 (fold.) maps, plans, (panoramic) views and plates, modern giltlettered hleather, large folio.

- One plate reattached (formerly torn off, not affecting image); fold. map and portrait sl. frayed; occas. sl. yellowed and sl. foxed; margins occas. soiled/ duststained; final index leaf cut short and remargined.

= Cf. Blackmer 471; cf. Atabey 338.

€ (400-600) 550
68 2380 Africa Egypt  Denon D V 68 2380 Africa Egypt Denon D V
68/2380 [Africa. Egypt]. Denon, D.V. Reize in Opper- en Neder-Egipte, gedurende den veldtocht van Bonaparte. Uit het Fransch door H. Bosscha. Amst., J. Allart, 1803-1805, 1st Dutch ed., 3 vols., XXX,323,(2); (4),311,(1); (4),192,63,(2) p., 2 fold. engr. maps, 41 (fold.) plates/ views by VINKELES and VRIJDAG after the author, contemp. unif. limp boards w. paper letterpiece.

- Occas. yellowed/ sl. foxed (incl. the plates). Bindings sl. worn; joints splitting; vol. 2 covers loose(ning).

= Tiele 310. Cf. Blackmer 471; Gay 1998; Henze II, p.50; Atabey 338 (ed. London, 1807); De Meulenaere p.62-64. "Französischer Graveur, machte Napoleons Expedition nach Ägypten, 1798-99, mit. Im Schutz der französischen Armee durchzog er das Land. (...) Sein Reisewerk erschien 1802, die "erste wichtige Frucht der Aegyptischen Expedition". Es ist in Tagebuchform gehalten, ausgezeichnet durch lebendige, ja brilliante Darstellung. In den Mittelpunkt der Betrachtung rücken immer wieder die Altertümer des Landes, war doch der Zweck seiner Reise, wie er selbst bemerkt, die Untersuchung der Denkmäler gewesen. Doch das Land selbst und seine Bewohner kommen nicht zu kurz." (Henze). "Denon's work has been justly praised. As a member of the Commission des Sciences et Arts which accompanied Napoleon's expedition to Egypt, he remained in Egypt for thirteen months, working continuously to record the Egyptian monuments. He was the first to reveal the richness of Egyptian art to Europe." (Atabey).

€ (250-350) 250