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1 GROWING UP IN KENYA
New York MacMillan Publishing Co 1975 Paper Cover Very Good+ to Near Fine Africa Size: Approx. 7 1/2" x 9" Peggy Reimann 
For two years the author lived in western part of Kenya, about 50 miles from Lake Nyanza. She lived in an area occupied by the Kipsigis tribe. These stories were all written by high school students in Kenya. 30 pp. Illustrated by author. Softcover is VG+ to Near Fine. 
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2 SCIENCE, A Weekly Newspaper of All the Arts and Sciences, January 24, 1890
New York N. D. C. Hodges 1890 Paper Cover Good+ Science Size: Approx. 9" X 12" Maps, Figures (line drawings) 
Some Articles: A Steel Pressure-Blower with illustration of one; The Tobacco-Plant; What Stanley Has Done For The Map of Africa with 2 maps: Central Africa, Before Stanley, and Central Africa, After Stanley; Useful Plants in Guatemala; and The Fiske Range-Finder with 6 illustrations. Under Industrial Notes: The Hulin Diary Calendar with an illustration of one." This unique memorandum calendar, manufactured by John S. Hulin, stationer, combines a diary and a calendar in one". 2 sets of ex-mus. numbers on front cover. Slight soiling and chipping around bottom edge, otherwise exterior is VG. Interior is clean, tight and VG+. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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3 SCIENCE, August 28, 1885. Volume VI. No. 134
Cambridge The Science Company 1885 Wraps Good Science Size: Approx. 7 1/4" x 10 1/4" Foldout Map, Etchings 
Articles about/or by Famous Americans: "Biographical Sketch of the President of the Association"(HUBERT ANSON NEWTON) with portrait illustration; 2 articles about HENRY STANLEY: "The Kongo Free State"; and "Stanley's Kongo" including a large foldout Map of Central Africa and the Kongo Free State. In Letters to the Editor: THEO. GILL "Man's Ancestry". Other articles: "Composite Portraiture" with illustration; and "The Yacht Puritan" with 2 illustrations.Lightly soiled. Tiny chipping around side/bottom edge.Crease down middle. Overall covers are Good. Interior is tight, clean and VG. Map is Very Good-. Two tears at middle fold. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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4 SCIENCE, August 7, 1885. Volume VI. No. 131
Cambridge The Science Company 1885 Wraps Good+ Science Size: Approx. 7 1/4" x 10 1/4" Etchings, Maps, 
From Famous Americans in Letters to the Editor: JOSEPH F. JAMES "An abormal Rudbeckla" with an illustration; and WM. H. BREWER "The ginkgo tree"; also under Letters to Editor: "The swimming-habits of the sunfish" by John A. Ryder with an illustration of "Mola Rotunda". Other articles: "Exploration in Indo-China" with 4 illustrations including a map of proposed railways; "The Telephone in Paris" with a map "showing Paris and the distribution of telephones"; "Around Africa" with 2 head "portraits" of "Natal Caffre and Sulu Maiden". ex.mus. stamp on front cover. Tiny chipping around bottom edge. Overall covers are Good+. Interior is tight, clean and VG. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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5 SCIENCE, July 29, 1887
New York The Science Company 1887 Paperbound Good to Good+ Science Size: Approx. 9" X 12" Engravings 
Some Articles: Topographical Survey of the United States by Henry Gannett with tables and 3 illustrations; Junker's Travels in Central Africa with map and The Dermo-Tensor Patagii Muscle by R. W. Shufeldt with 3 illustrations. ex.mus. mailing label and numbers on front cover. Slight soiling around edges, otherwise VG exterior. Interior is clean, tight and VG+. 
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6 SCIENCE, October 15, 1886. Volume VIII. No. 193
New York The Science Company 1886 Wraps Good Science Size: Approx. 7 1/4" x 10 1/4" Etchings 
Articles by Famous Americans in Letters to the Editor: J. E. OLIVER: Education and the cost of living; H. CARVILL LEWIS: The genesis of the diamond; WILLIAM NORTH RICE: The eccentricity theory of the glacial period; H. W. WILEY: Unexplained noises; and EDWARD S. HOLDEN: How astronomers may work. Other articles:"The mounting of Mungo"( African elephant) with 4 illustrations; " A few words about pavements"(Fifth Ave, New York) with 4 illustrations; and "Washington's signature" with 8 different "examples". ex.mus.numbers on front cover. mildly soiled. watermark at top corner of front/back cover -not inside. thin watermark at spine hinge. small chipping around bottom/side edges. Overall covers are Good. Interior is tight, clean and VG. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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7 Scribner's Magazine, Vol. II, July-December
New York Charles Scribners Sons 1887 Cloth Good to Good- Bound Magazine Size: Approx. 6 1/2" x 9 1/4" Engravings, Plates, Map, Drawings 
Six months bound into one volume. Lacks the advertisements and individual covers. Numerous articles by famous authors: "Camping and Hunting in the Shoshone" by W.S. Rainsford, with photographs; "Caverns and Cavern Life" by N.S. Shaler with illustrations and "The Instability of the Atmosphere" by Shaler with illustrations and diagrams by the author; "The Modern Nile" by Edward L. Wilson, with photos by the author; "Bucolic Dialect of the Plains" by Louis Swinburne; In Dickens-Land by Edwin Percy Whipple; "A Drift from Redwood Camp" by Bret Harte with 8 illustrations; "The Unpublished Letters of Thackeray" with illustrations, portraits and reproductions of letters and drawings; Law Lane by Sarah Orne Jewett with 8 llustrations; "Wagner And Scenic Art" by William F. Apthorp with illustrations from the original designs for the setting of the Bayreuth stage; "The Physical Characteristics Of The Athlete" by Dr. D.A. Sargent with illustrations of athletes in motion; "In Grand Kabylia" by Henry M. Field with illustrations ; Many more famous authors including: Rebecca Harding Davis; Henrietta Christian Wright; and Olive Risley Seward. Articles on France: Paris School of Fine Arts with illustrations, Napoleon and His Times with illustrations and French Traits. Other articles on Europe: Florence with 16 illustrations; Holland with illustrations, Denmark(Treaty with) and "The Viking ship" with drawings.Poetry including one by Robert Louis Stevenson titled "Ticonderoga" with illustrations and "In Her Garden" by Susan Coolidge. One full plate by Howard Pyle. Blue covers worn, soiled and spotted. Spine top edge frayed with tears. Bottom spine edge worn, tiny strip worn through and color bleeding-dampness? Covers intact but due to condition are Good-. Previous owner's name on front free endpaper. Hinge broken on blank pages before title page and beginning at back covers' endpages. Sporadic watermarks on pages, mainly on the upper margin corners of pages, occasionally down sides, but rarely in text. Otherwise text is tight and Very Good. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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8 Ames, Evelyn A GLIMPSE OF EDEN
Boston Houghton Mifflin Company 1967 First Printing Cloth Very Good Good Africa Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 8 3/4" Victor Ambrus 
"This book captures the magic of Africa as no one has done since Isak Dinesen. It can be read on three levels: for the color and pageantry of wildlife, for an understanding of the importance of preserving it, and for the mystic answer wildlife holds for our overburdened civilization." Illustrated by Victor Ambrus. 208 pages. Green cloth covers with images of zebras along the bottom and gilt lettering on spine. DJ in Good+ condition with chipping/tears to edges and corners, brown stains to inside along spine, browning to edges. Cover corners and edges are rubbed, spine ends are bent. Spine is slightly cocked. Interior is tight and clean. Book in VG condition. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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9 Cloete, Stuart THE TURNING WHEELS
Boston Houghton Mifflin Company 1937 Cloth Very Good- No Jacket Africa Size: Approx. 5 1/2" x 8 1/4" 
434 pp. Red cloth covers with black lettering on front and title. Cover corners are bumped and rubbed, spine is darkened, water stain on front cover, spine ends are bent and fraying. Map of the Great Boer Trek through South Africa on endpapers. Interior tight and clean. Book in VG- condition. 
Price: 6.50 USD
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10 Grant, John Cameron THE ETHIOPIAN: A Narrative of the Society of Human Leopards
New York The Black Hawk Press 1935 Cloth Very Good Good- Autobiography Size: Approx. 5 1/2" x 8" 
"Adventures of this Ethiopian Oxford graduate whose contact with a white woman causes him to backslide".287 pp. including Appendix. Faint dampstain? at spine base and 1" on back cover's bottom edge. Doesn't go through. Otherwise covers are Very Good. Interior is tight, clean and VG+. DJ is worn. Missing 1 1/2"x1 1/2" of spine at base. Scotch taped inside. Tears at flap creases. Overall DJ is Good-. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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GEORGE WASHINGTON SEPTEMBER, SIR!, Harwood, Ronald
11 Harwood, Ronald GEORGE WASHINGTON SEPTEMBER, SIR!
New York Farrar, Straus and Company 1961 First Printing Boards Very Good+ Good Africa Size: Approx. 5 1/2" x 8 1/4" 
"Not since 'Cry the Beloved Country' has the South African tragedy been expressed with such economy, significance, and honesty." 206 pp. Published in England as "All the Same Shadows." DJ in Good condition with chipping/small tears along edges, browning along edges. Price marked out on front flap and replaced with ink number '49'. Black paper over boards cover with bumped corners and bent spine edges. Interior is tight and clean. Book in VG+ condition. 
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12 House of Representatives LETTER FROM THE SECRETARY OF THE NAVY, TRANSMITTING CORRESPONDENCE FROM COMMODORE M. C. PERRY, RELATIVE TO COLONIAL SETTLEMENTS ON THE WESTERN COAST OF AFRICA
Washington Government Printing Office 1844 Paperbound Very Good Government Document Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" 
Colonial Settlements--Western Coast of Africa. 28th Congress, 1st Session, House of Representatives Navy Dept., Doc. No. 244. Read, and referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs. May 4, 1844. Discussion of Commodore Perry's experience in Africa and discussions of trade possibilities with the native tribes. 42 pp. Disbound government document. Back page edge is significantly chipped. Light foxing/browning throughout, but text is easily legible. Overall document is in VG condition. 
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13 House of Representatives REPORT OF MR. KENNEDY, OF MARYLAND, FROM THE COMMITTEE ON COMMERCE OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE UNITED STATES, ON THE MEMORIAL OF THE FRIENDS OF AFRICAN COLONIZATION, ASSEMBLED IN CONVENTION IN THE CITY OF WASHINGTON, MAY, 1842.
Washington Gales and Seaton 1843 Boards Good Slavery Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" Fold Out Map 
To Which is Appended, a Collection of the Most Interesting Papers on the Subject of African Colonization, and the Commerce, Etc., of Western Africa, Together with all the Diplomatic Correspondence Between the United States and Great Britain, on the Subject of the African Slave Trade. African Colonization -- Slave Trade -- Commerce. 27th Congress, 3d Session, House of Representatives, Rep. No. 283. February 28, 1843. Printed by Order of the House of Representatives. 1088 pp. Marbled board with leather spine. Covers in Poor condition with front cover completely removed from rest of document, corners are bent and rubbed to boards, edges worn, scuffing to cover faces, leather spine is dry and cracking, title bar is missing and section of bottom spine gone exposing interior. Ex. library stamp on front and back inside covers. First two blank endpapers are separated from rest of book. Small tear on title page. Fold-out map has foxing, but otherwise in VG condition. Interior pages are browning along edges and has foxing throughout. Book in Good condition. 
Price: 215.00 USD
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14 Lincoln, Abraham MESSAGE OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, TRANSMITTING A COPY OF THE TREATY BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES AND HER BRITANNIC MAJESTY FOR THE SUPPRESSION OF THE AFRICAN SLAVE TRADE
Washington Government Printing Office 1862 Paperbound Very Good Slavery Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" 
37th Congress, 2d Session, Senate, Ex. Doc. No. 57. June 10, 1862 -- Read, referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations, and ordered to be printed. Copy of treaty between the United States and the United Kingdom to outlaw the slave trade conducted on the coast of Africa. 15 pp. Disbound government document. Creasing, small chips to spine edge. Pages are browning along edge, some foxing marks, top corner is creased. Document in VG condition. Scarce. 
Price: 90.00 USD
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15 Polk, James K. MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, TRANSMITTING A REPORT FROM THE SECRETARY OF STATE, TOGETHER WITH THE CORRESPONDENCE OF GEORGE W. SLACUM, RELATIVE TO THE AFRICAN SLAVE TRADE
Washington Government Printing Office 1845 Paperbound Very Good Slavery Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" 
African Slave Trade. 29th Congress, 1st Session, House of Representatives, Executive Doc. No. 43. December 22, 1845. Read, and laid upon the table. 29 pp. Disbound government document. Residue from book remain on spine edge, creasing and small chips. Pages are browning along edges, some foxing, text is easily legible. Pages feel wavy to the touch. Document in VG condition. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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16 Stoddard, John L. JOHN L. STODDARD'S LECTURES: SUPPLEMENTARY VOLUME NUMBER TWO (CANADA, MALTA, GIBRALTAR)
Boston Balch Brothers Co. 1906 Hard Cover Good+ Early Travel Size: Approx. 6 " x 9 1/4" Photographs 
Illustrated and Embellished with Views of the World's Famous Places and People, Being The Identical Discourses Delivered During The Past Eighteen Years Under The Title of The Stoddard Lectures. Tells the world travels of John Lawson Stoddard (1850-1931), a teacher, author and lecturer. 336 pages with index and list of illustrations. Red marbled board with dark brown leather corners and spine, gilt title on spine. Cover corners are bumped and rubbed to boards, edges rubbed, significant wear to leather with tears and chipping, spine worn, spine ends are torn and fraying. Gilt top page edge. Floral endpapers. Interior pages browning along edges, back pages dusty. Book in Good+ condition. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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17 Van Buren, Martin MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, TRANSMITTING A REPORT FROM THE SECRETARY OF STATE, IN RELATION TO SEIZURES OR SEARCH OF AMERICAN VESSELS, &c.
Washington Government Printing Office 1841 Paperbound Very Good- U.S. Government Document Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" 
Search or Seizure of American Vessels on Coast of Africa, &c. 26th Congress, 2d Session, House of Representatives, Executive Doc. No. 115. Read, and laid upon the table. March 3, 1841. 766 pp. Disbound government document. Residue from book remains on spine. Creasing along spine edge. Foxing to page edges. Pages are browning, some foxing, some corners are bent or dog-earred. Document in VG- condition. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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