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A Mission to Gelele, King of Dahome, Burton, Sir Richard Francis
1 Burton, Sir Richard Francis A Mission to Gelele, King of Dahome
London Tylston and Edwards 1893 First edition thus Hardcover Very Good+ 
Two volumes (256 pp.; 305 pp.), bound in black cloth with an Amazon and an Arabic design embossed on the front board, the mausoleum at Mortlake embossed on the rear board, gold lettering on the spine, and top edges stained red. Each volume includes one black and white plate. These are volumes III and IV in the Memorial Edition published after Burton's death and edited by Lady Isabel Burton. Penzer 73-74, Casada 35. A very attractive set of one of Burton's important works. Light wear to edges of boards, fraying to the top edge of the backstrips, moderate off-setting (from tissue guard) to frontispiece and title page. 
Price: 600.00 USD
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The Africans, Lamb, David
2 Lamb, David The Africans
New York Random House 1982 First printing Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
363 pp. Price of $17.95 on front flap of jacket. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Washing of the Spears A History of the Rise of the Zulu Nation under Shaka and Its Fall in the Zulu War of 1879, Morris, Donald R.
3 Morris, Donald R. The Washing of the Spears A History of the Rise of the Zulu Nation under Shaka and Its Fall in the Zulu War of 1879
New York Simon & Schuster (1965) 1965 First printing Hardcover Very Good Near Very Good Jacket 
655 pp. Price of $12.00 on front flap of dust jacket. Two distinct maps on front and rear endpapers and pastedowns, five maps in the text and seventy-seven illustrations. Very Good book with discoloration to the topstain and a bit of fading and wear to the boards in a lightly chipped near Very Good dust jacket with some areas of faint reddish discoloration and traces of edge wear. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Warrior Herdsmen, Thomas, Elizabeth Marshall
4 Thomas, Elizabeth Marshall Warrior Herdsmen
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1965 First printing Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
254 pp. Price of $5.95 on front flap of jacket. A study of the tribesmen of northern Uganda. Includes 32 pages of black and white photographs by Timothy Asch and maps and diagrams by Guy Fleming. A Near Fine book with some light fading to the top textblock in a like dust jacket with a few hints of edge wear and one tiny hole in the spine panel. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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