Booklist EA 1930-1984

East Africa Books  Mixed collection published between 1930 1984

 

List title EA 1930-84

 

Description of book are as follows:- Author, Title, Publisher, Place, Publish date, Edition, Size, Pages, Illustrations, Maps, Binding, Condition, Comments, Stock ID, Sales Price.

Photos and more information on request.

 

“Allen, Charles (Ed.)”, TALES FROM THE DARK CONTINENT, Andre Deutsch/BBC, London, 1979, 1st, 6.5 x 9.5, xvii + 166, 27 B/W, Orig. brown cloth with pict. D/W, V. Good, experiences of some 50 British men and women who lived and worked in Africa in the days of colonial rule’ – D/J,

Ref 1277, £10.00

 

“Allen, Charles (Ed.)”, TALES FROM THE DARK CONTINENT, Andre Deutsch/BBC, London, 1979, 1st reprint, “6.5 x 9.5, 600”, xvii + 166, 27 B/W, Orig. brown cloth with pictorial dust-jacket, V. Good, ‘experiences of some 50 British men and women who lived and worked in Africa in the days of colonial rule’ – D/J,

Ref 6088, £10.00

 

“Anderson, J.R.L.”, HIGH MOUNTAINS AND COLD SEAS – A Biography of H.W. Tilman, Victor Gollancz, London, 1980, 1st, “6.25 x 9, 900”, 366, 40 B/W photos, 15, Orig. green cloth with pictorial dust-jacket, V. Good, the famous mountaineer farmed in the Sotik area between the wars,

Ref 7785, £40.00

 

Anon, EAST AFRICAN ANNUAL 1939-40, East African Standard, Nairobi, 1940, “11 x 16, 900”, 146, profusely with B/W photos, Orig. pictorial card, Front cover torn in two and tatty – contents Good,

Ref 7957, £30.00

  

Anon, “THE HOTELS, SAFARI LODGES AND RESTAURANTS OF EAST AFRICA”, EA Tourist Travel Association, Nairobi, 1962, “7.25 x 5.25, 200”, 120, numerous B/W photos, Orig card, V. Good,

Ref 8071, £20.00

 

Anon, ROAD BOOK OF EAST AFRICA – 1952, REAAA, Nairobi, 1952, 6 x 9.5, 227, Numerous, Orig. orange card, “Piece torn from bottom of f. cover. Covers worn, spine fraying, O/W Good”,

Ref 878, £17.50

 

Anon, UGANDA – The Pearl of Africa, HM Eastern African Trade & Information Office, Entebbe, 1935, Re-issue No 2, 6.5 x 8, 106, numerous B/W photos, 2, Orig. pictorial card, V. Good,

Ref 8072, £15.00

 

Anon, “THE HOTELS, SAFARI LODGES AND RESTAURANTS OF EAST AFRICA”, EA Tourist Travel Association, Nairobi, 1959, “7.25 x 5.25, 200”, 112, numerous B/W photos, Orig card, “KFA stamp on upper cover, V. Good”,

Ref 4698, £18.00

 

Anon, EAST AFRICAN ANNUAL 1939-40, East African Standard, Nairobi, 1940, “11 x 16, 900”, 146, profusely with B/W photos, Orig. pictorial card, “Front cover torn and two small pieces missing, rear cover missing, O/W V. Good”,

Ref 5962, £45.00

 

Anon, INTRODUCING EAST AFRICA, H.M.S.O., London, 1954, 3rd, 5 x 7, 92, profusely, F. & r. covers, Orig. pictorial card, V. Good, interesting little booklet produced by the Colonial Office,

Ref 6516, £10.00

 

“Bates, Darrell”, A GUST OF PLUMES – Lord Twining of Godalming and Tanganyika, Hodder & Stoughton, London, 1972, 1st, “5.75 x 8.75, 650”, 319, 15 B/W Photos, F. & r. eps + 2, Orig. green cloth with worn pictorial dust-jacket, “spine of dust-jacket faded, O/W V. Good”, authoritative biography,

Ref 6634, £15.00

 

“Courtney, Roger”, AFRICA CALLING, George G. Harrap, London, 1936, 1st repr., 5.75 x 8.75, 248,  Orig. pink cloth with v. tatty pictorial dust-jacket, slight fading to covers O/W V. Good, “The true account of the author’s strange workaday experiences in Kenya, Uganda, and the Belgian Congo”,

Ref 8160, £20.00

 

“Davidson, Basil”, OLD AFRICA REDISCOVERED, Victor Gollancz, London, 1961, 3rd impr, 5.75 x 8.75, 287, 37 B/W, 5, Orig. red cloth, “spine faded and bumped, O/W V. Good”, Africa south of the Sahara during the 1500 years before the colonial period began,

Ref 7484, £5.00

 

“Denis, Armand”, ON SAFARI – The Story of my Life, Collins, London, 1963, 1st UK, “6 x 9.25, 800”, 320, Numerous, F. & r. eps, “Orig. yellow cloth with pictorial, torn, frayed dustwrapper”, V. Good,

Ref 3302, £9.00

 

“Denis, Michaela”, RIDE A RHINO, W.H. Allen, London, 1959, 1st, 5.75 x 8.5, 215, Numerous, Orig. red cloth, Small slit in spine. Good,

Ref 81, £5.00

 

“Farson, Daniel (comp.)”, WANDERLUST – The World of Negley Farson, White Lion Publishers, London, 1972, 1st, 5.5 x 8.5, 218, 17 B/W, Orig. red cloth with pict. D/W, Ex. Library. Flyleaf missing. 2 Cancelled stamps. Contents Good, Chapter on his African travels,

Ref 92, £4.50

 

“Guggisberg, C.A.W.”, GAME ANIMALS OF EASTERN AFRICA, Patwa News Agency EA, Nairobi, 1955, 7th revised ed., 4.75 x 6.75, 64, Numerous, “Orig. green cloth with worn, torn pictorial dust-jacket”, V. Good,

Ref 7030, £2.00

“Harker, K. W. and D. Napper”, AN ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO THE GRASSES OF UGANDA, Government Press, Entebbe, 1960, 1st, 7 x 10.25, 63 + 123 Plates, 123 Drawings, Orig. green cloth, “Ex. Lib. Stamps and remains of label inside covers, O/W V. Good”.

Ref 7525, £20.00

Hart, Susanne”, LIFE WITH DAKTARI: TWO VETS IN EAST AFRICA, Book of the Month Club, London, 1969, Book Club, 6 x 8.75, 224, 40, 1, Orig. grey cloth with tatty D/W, “Stamp inside f. cover, Good”,

Ref 693, £4.50

 

“Harwich, Christopher”, RED DUST, Vincent Stuart, London, 1961, 1st, “5.75 x 8.75, 350”, ix + 156,  Orig. orange cloth with worn dust-jacket, V. Good, Author was in the Uganda Police for 20 years. Absorbing and entertaining,

Ref 4881, £25.00

 

“Henry, J.A.”, THE FIRST HUNDRED YEARS OF THE STANDARD BANK, OUP, London, 1963, 1st, 6.5 x 10, ix + 371, 8 B/W, 5, Orig. green cloth with D/W, V. Good,

Ref 136, £12.00

 

“Herne, Brian”, UGANDA SAFARIS, Winchester Press, “Tulsa, Oklahoma”, 1979, 6.5 x 9.5, xx + 236, 39 B/W Photos, Orig. red cloth gilt, “Inscribed and signed ‘Brian’, V. Good”,

Ref 8086, £35.00

 

“Hills, Denis”, MAN WITH A LOBELIA FLUTE – A New View of East Africa, George Allen & Unwin, London, 1969, 1st, 5.75 x 8.75, 275, 66 B/W Photos, 1, Orig. mauve cloth with pict. frayed D/W, small tear in D/W. O/W V.Good, “The author, an eccentric character, was sentenced to death by Idi Amin but subsequently reprieved”,

Ref 1137, £8.50

“Hunter, J.A. and Dan Mannix”, AFRICAN BUSH ADVENTURES, Hamish Hamilton, London, 1954, 1st, “5.75 x 8.75, 550”, 252, 31 B/W Photos, Orig. maroon cloth, “slight foxing, O/W V. Good”, “stories of lots of early adventurers in East Africa – Tippu Tib, Ewart Grogan, John Boyes, R.O. Preston, Robert Foran etc.”,

Ref 5930, £30.00

 

“Huxley, Elspeth”, EAST AFRICA, William Collins, London, 1941, 1st, “6.75 x 9, 300”, 48, 12 colour plates + 16 B/W photos, 1, Orig. paper covered boards with dust-jacket, “spine of dust-jacket darkened, corner cut from front fep, O/W V. Good”,

Ref 5128, £13.00

 

“Ingrams, Harold”, UGANDA – A CRISIS OF NATIONHOOD, HM Stationery Office, London, 1960, 1st, “5.75 x 8.75, 800”, xvi + 365, Profusely, 4 incl. folding at end, “Orig. red cloth with worn, torn dust-jacket”, V. Good, Corona Library – the author’s view of Uganda as Independence approached with a historical overview,

Ref 7481, £15.00

 

“Jex-Blake, A.J. (ed.)”, GARDENING IN EAST AFRICA, Longmans Green, London, 1934, 1st, “5.75 x 8.75, 850”, xvi + 330 + Ads, 6 Coloured Plates, F. & r. eps, “Orig. green cloth with worn, torn dust-jacket”, V. Good, a nice copy of the first edition of this standard work,

Ref 7421, £25.00

 

“Johnson, Martin”, OVER AFRICAN JUNGLES, Harrap, London, 1935, 1st, “6 x 9, 800”, 250, 100 B/W Photos, “Orig. green cloth, gilt spine titling”, “some sporadic foxing, O/W V. Good”, hunting and travel in East Africa,

Ref 7638, £25.00

 

Kinloch, Bruce”, SAUCE FOR THE MONGOOSE, Harvill, London, 1964, 1st, “6 x 9.25, 450”, 126, 32 B/W Photos, Orig. green cloth with worn pictorial dust-jacket, V. Good, author was a Game Warden in Tanganyika and this is the story of ‘Pipa’ his friend the mongoose,

Ref 7607, £8.00

 

“Kinloch, Bruce”, THE SHAMBA RAIDERS – Memories of a Game Warden, Collins & Harvill, London, 1972, 1st, 5.75 x 8.75, 384, Numerous col. & B/W photos, F. & r. eps, Orig. blue cloth with pict. D/W, V. Good,

Ref 1682, £28.00

 

“Koenig, Oskar”, PORI TUPU, Michael Joseph, London, 1954, 1st, “5.75 x 8.75, 550”, 236, 22 B/W Photos, Orig. black cloth, V. Good, by the only German professional hunter in Tanganyika for 25 years,

Ref 1788, £12.00,

 

“Lind, E. M. & A. C. Tallantire”, SOME COMMON FLOWERING PLANTS OF UGANDA

OUP, London, 1962, 1st, 5 x 7.75, 257, 16 colour plates + line drawings, Orig. pictorial card, V. Good,

Ref 7497, £10.00

 

“MacMillan, Mona”, INTRODUCING EAST AFRICA, Faber & Faber, London, 1952, 1st, 5.75 x 8.75, 312, 1 folding at end, “Orig. red cloth with worn, torn dust-jacket”, V. Good,

Ref 5451, £12.00

 

“Marsh, Zoe”, EAST AFRICA THROUGH CONTEMPORARY RECORDS, CUP, Cambridge, 1961, 1st, 5.75 x 8.75, xxi + 215, 5 B/W + drawings, 5, Orig. blue cloth, “slight old damp effects to bottom spine area, O/W V. Good”, Fascinating collection of extracts from books and manuscripts relating to East Africa from earliest times to 1919,

Ref 7979, £15.00

 

“Melland, Frank”, ELEPHANTS IN AFRICA, Country Life, London, 1938, 1st, “5.75 x 8.75, 600”, xvi + 186, 12 Full-page drawings by Stuart Tresilian, Orig. green cloth, “foxing to eps, O/W V. Good”, good general study,

Ref 7639, £30.00

 

“Moorehead, Alan”, THE WHITE NILE, Hamish Hamilton, London, 1960, 3rd imp., 5.5 x 8.5, 385, Front. + 33 B/W, f. & r. eps. + 3 (1 folding), Orig. brown cloth, “Spine faded, O/W V. Good”,

Ref 499, £4.00

 

“Nolan, Cynthia”, ONE TRAVELLER’S AFRICA, Methuen, London, 1965, 1st repr, 6.25 x 8.25, 254, 12 repros. paintings S.Nolan, 1, Orig. red cloth with worn dust-jacket, V. Good, “travelogue by wife of the distinguished Australian painter Sidney Nolan, mostly East Africa”,

Ref 7622, £12.00

 

“O’Brien, Brian”, THAT GOOD PHYSICIAN – The Life and Work of Albert and Katherine Cook of Uganda, Hodder & Stoughton, London, 1962, 1st, “5.75 x 8.75, 500”, 264, 16 B/W Photos, F. & r. eps, “Orig. grey cloth with worn, torn dust-jacket”, foxing to prelims O/W V. Good,

Ref 7320, £15.00

 

“O’Brien, T. P.”, THE PREHISTORY OF UGANDA PROTECTORATE, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1939, 1st, 7.5 x 10, xii + 319, 26 B/W Photo plates + numerous figures, “Orig. brown cloth with worn, torn dust-jacket”, V. Good, with a chapter on ‘The Pleistocene Succession’ by J.D. Solomon and an Appendix on ‘The Mammalian Fossils’ by A. Tindell Hopwood,

Ref 7937, £40.00

 

“Oliver, Roland”, THE MISSIONARY FACTOR IN EAST AFRICA, Longmans, London, 1952, 1st, 5.5 x 7.5, xvi + 302, 4, Orig. blue card, slight fading light foxing to prelims. O/W V. Good,

Ref 6630, £15.00

 

“Oliver, Roland and Gervase Mathew”, HISTORY OF EAST AFRICA – Volume 1, OUP, Oxford, 1963, 1st, 5.75 x 8.75, xiii + 500, Numerous in text, Orig. blue cloth gilt, V. Good, Covers period up to 1898

Ref 7495, £15.00

 

“Perham, Margery”, LUGARD – THE YEARS OF ADVENTURE 1858 – 1898, Collins, London, 1956, 1st, 6 x 9, xv + 750, 17 B/W Photos, 13, Orig. black cloth, Good, “Lake Nyasa, Uganda, The Niger, The Kalahari

Ref 223, £12.00

 

“Perham, Margery  (ed.)”, THE DIARIES OF LORD LUGARD – 3 Vols, Faber & Faber, London, 1959, 1st, 5.5 x 8.75, “432, 481, 454”, Frontis.’s, “3, 8, 6”, Orig. green cloth gilt with dust-jackets, discolouration to f.feps O/W V. Good,

Ref 7427, £75.00

 

“Perham, Margery and J. Simmons”, AFRICAN DISCOVERY – An Anthology of Exploration, Faber & Faber, London, 1946, 5th imp, 5.75 x 8.75, 280, 16 B/W, 10 + 1 folding at end, Orig. black cloth, O/W V. Good, “covers James Bruce, Mungo Park, Clapperton & Lander, Livingstone, Baikie, Burton, Speke, Baker and Stanley”

Ref 5519, £8.00

 

Pretorius, P.J.”, “JUNGLE MAN – The Autobiography of Major P.J. Pretorius C.M.G., D.S.O. & Bar”, Harrap & Co., London, 1952, repr., “5.5 x 8, 400”, 232, 31 B/W Photos, 1 + F. ep., Orig. red cloth with worn pictorial dust-jacket, V. Good, biography of a remarkable man who played such an important part in the sinking of the ‘Konigsberg’ in the first World War,

Ref 7420, £20.00

 

“Ratcliffe, Dorothy Una”, EQUATORIAL DAWN, Eyre & Spottiswoode, London, 1936, 1st, 5.75 x 9, xii + 305, 40 B/W Photos, 1 folding, Orig. black cloth gilt, “light spotting to prelims, O/W V. Good”, “travel letters from North, East, and Central Africa – mainly Kenya Tanganyika & Uganda – the authoress accompanied her husband on a hunting trip. Rare with the dust-jacket”,

Ref 8128, £20.00

 

“Roscoe, John”, TWENTY-FIVE YEARS IN EAST AFRICA, Negro Universities Press, New York, 1969, repr., 5.5 x 8.75, xvi + 288, 19 B/W Plates, 1, Orig. brown cloth, V. Good, the author worked for the Church Missionary Society in Uganda before retiring to England,

Ref 1415, £25.00

 

“Scobie, Alastair”, ANIMAL HEAVEN, Cassell & Co., London, 1953, 1st, 5.75 x 8.75, 255, 61 B/W Photos, 1, Orig. green cloth, V. Good, Author’s experiences on photographic safaris in Kenya and Serengeti,

Ref 252, £7.00

“Scobie, Alastair”, MEN AGAINST THE SUN, Cassell & Co., London, 1959, 1st, “5.75 x 8.5, 500”, xi + 216, 19 B/W Photos, Orig. green cloth, “sl. Spotting to eps., O/W V. Good”, “mainly South Africa, excursions to Kenya, Rhodesia and Mauritius”,

Ref 2691, £14.00

 

“Scott, Robert L.”, BETWEEN THE ELEPHANT’S EYES, “Longmans, Green & Co.”, London, 1955, 1st, 5.75 x 8.75, 180, 8 B/W plates. Orig. blue cloth, “Covers faded and damp affecting bottom corner of f. cover. Fair, contents Good”,

Ref 525, £8.00

 

“Spinage, C.A.”, ANIMALS OF EAST AFRICA, Collins, London, 1962, 1st, 6.75 x 9.75, 160, numerous colour & B/W, 2, Orig. green cloth with torn pictorial dust-jacket, V. Good,

Ref 5467, £8.50

 

“Stacey, Tom”, SUMMONS TO RUWENZORI, Secker & Warburg, London, 1965, 1st, 5.5 x 8, 224, 11 B/W Photos, 2, Orig. brown cloth with pictorial dust-jacket, V. Good,

Ref 7841, £10.00

 

“Stevens, W.H.”, EAST AFRICAN SAFARI, Collins, London, 1965, 1st, 7 x 9.75, 114 B/W Photos, F. & r. eps, Orig. cloth with pictorial dust-jacket, V. Good,

Ref 5439, £10.00

 

“Stoneham, C.T.”, WANDERINGS IN WILD AFRICA, Hutchinson, London, 1932, “1st, 3rd imp”, “5.75 x 8.75, 700”, 286, 34 B/W Photos, Orig. green cloth gilt, “amateur glueing to spine, head and tail of spine frayed, O/W V. Good”, mainly hunting in Kenya in 1920s,

Ref 7879, £25.00

 

“Thomas, Elizabeth Marshall”, WARRIOR HERDSMEN, Secker & Warburg, London, 1966, 1st UK, 5.75 x 8.75, xxviii + 254, 32 B/W Photos, 3, Orig. red cloth with pict. tatty D/W, O/W V. Good, the Dodoth of Northern Uganda,

Ref 357, £8.50

 

“Thomas, H.B. & Scott, Robert”, UGANDA, OUP, London, 1935, 1st, 5.75 x 8.75, xx + 559, 48 B/W Photos, 8, Orig. blue cloth, F. fep missing O/W V. Good, standard reference work,

Ref 941, £30.00

  

“Topolski, Daniel”, MUZUNGU – ONE MAN’S AFRICA, Arlington Books, London, 1976, 1st, “6.25 x 9.5, 700”, 240, Numerous, 1 folding at end + 2, Orig. brown cloth with worn pictorial dustwrapper, inserted is a letter from Dan Topolski to Charles? V. Good, by the celebrated Oxford Rowing coach. A very individual account of the author’s trip alone from Egypt to the Victoria Falls on a budget of 75p a day!,

Ref 2567, £20.00

“Townsend, Derek”, WILD AFRICA’S SILENT CALL, George Allen & Unwin, London, 1969, 1st, 5.75 x 8.75, 232, 7 colour and 24 B/W, Orig. brown cloth, V. Good, experienced travel writer’s view of E. Africa,

Ref 6489, £8.00

 

“Tyson, Geoffrey”, 100 YEARS OF BANKING IN ASIA AND AFRICA, National & Grindlays Bank, London, 1963, 1st, 7 x 9, xii + 246, 26 B/W, Orig. blue cloth gilt, V. Slight fading to spine O/W V. Good,

Ref 931, £15.00

Williams, John G.”, A FIELD GUIDE TO THE BIRDS OF EAST AND CENTRAL AFRICA, Collins, London, 1963, repr., 5 x 7.75, 288, 40 B/W & Col. plates, 1, Orig. red cloth, V. Good,

Ref 7492, £4.00

“Williams, John G.”, A FIELD GUIDE TO THE BIRDS OF EAST AND CENTRAL AFRICA, Collins, London, 1972, repr., 5 x 7.75, 288, 40 B/W & Col. plates, 1, Orig. red cloth with worn pictorial dust-jacket, V. Good,

Ref 7048, £4.00

 

“Wood, Michael”, GO AN EXTRA MILE, Collins, London, 1978, repr., “6 x 9.25, 550”, 160, 18 Colour & B/W, F. & r. eps, Orig. blue cloth with pictorial dust-jacket, V. Good, adventures and reflections of a flying doctor,

Ref 6476, £10.00

Wordsworth, Jill”, FOLLOW THE SUN, Robert Hale, London, 1958, 1st, “5.75 x 8.75, 500”, 192, 22 B/W Photos, Orig. green cloth with worn pictorial dustwrapper, “dreaded sellotape used on dustwrapper, marks on covers, O/W V. Good”, “hitchhiking from England to the Cape, much on E. Africa”,

Ref 2666, £15.00

 

“Wraith, Ronald E.”, EAST AFRICAN CITIZEN, OUP, London, 1959, 1st, 5 x 7.5, 238,  Orig. green cloth with dust-jacket, “two stamps “”Specimen Copy””, O/W Nr. Fine”, principles and methods of Government – comparison between East and West Africa,

Ref 6637, £10.00

“Wymer, Norman”, THE MAN FROM THE CAPE, Evans Brothers, London, 1959, 1st, 5.75 x 8.75, 236, 15 B/W Photos, F. & r. eps, Orig. blue cloth with worn dust-jacket, “bump to corner of cover, O/W V. Good”, biography of Ewart Grogan by his nephew,

Ref 7955, £18.00

“Wynn Jones, H.”, AFRICA IN PERSPECTIVE, The Quadriga Press, London, 1960, 1st, 6.75 x 9.25, x + 214, 39 B/W Photos, 4, Orig. brown cloth with D/W, V. Good, general view of Africa & its history and problems,

Ref 167, £6.50