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SCIENCE, July 29, 1887

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, The Science Company: 1887

Seller ID: 003148

Condition: Good to Good+


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+. View more info

SCIENCE, A Weekly Newspaper of All the Arts and Sciences, January 24, 1890

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, N. D. C. Hodges: 1890

Seller ID: 003151

Condition: Good+


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... View more info

SCIENCE, August 7, 1885. Volume VI. No. 131

By: N/A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Cambridge, The Science Company: 1885

Seller ID: 003183

Condition: Good+


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 Pari... View more info

SCIENCE, August 28, 1885. Volume VI. No. 134

By: N/A

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Cambridge, The Science Company: 1885

Seller ID: 003196

Condition: Good


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 Pu... View more info

SCIENCE, October 15, 1886. Volume VIII. No. 193

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, The Science Company: 1886

Seller ID: 003657

Condition: Good


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 "... View more info

GROWING UP IN KENYA

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, MacMillan Publishing Co: 1975

Seller ID: 003937

Condition: Very Good+ to Near Fine


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. View more info

Scribner's Magazine, Vol. II, July-December

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribners Sons: 1887

Seller ID: 004746

Condition: Good to Good-


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 th... View more info

A GLIMPSE OF EDEN

By: Ames, Evelyn

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1967

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 006238

Condition: Very Good


"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 an... View more info

THE TURNING WHEELS

By: Cloete, Stuart

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1937

Seller ID: 006232

Condition: Very Good-


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. View more info

GEORGE WASHINGTON SEPTEMBER, SIR!

By: Harwood, Ronald

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus and Company: 1961

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 005773

Condition: Very Good+


"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+ condit... View more info

LETTER FROM THE SECRETARY OF THE NAVY, TRANSMITTING CORRESPONDENCE FROM COMMODORE M. C. PERRY, RELATIVE TO COLONIAL SETTLEMENTS ON THE WESTERN COAST OF AFRICA

By: House of Representatives

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1844

Seller ID: 005485

Condition: Very Good


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 documen... View more info

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.

By: House of Representatives

Price: $215.00

Publisher: Washington, Gales and Seaton: 1843

Seller ID: 006253

Condition: Good


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 ... View more info

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

By: Lincoln, Abraham

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1862

Seller ID: 006741

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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

By: Polk, James K.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1845

Seller ID: 006742

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

JOHN L. STODDARD'S LECTURES: SUPPLEMENTARY VOLUME NUMBER TWO (CANADA, MALTA, GIBRALTAR)

By: Stoddard, John L.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston, Balch Brothers Co.: 1906

Seller ID: 007159

Condition: Good+


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 rubbe... View more info

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.

By: Van Buren, Martin

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1841

Seller ID: 006250

Condition: Very Good-


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. View more info