HUIJZENDVELD, Fr. D. 'Die ostafrikanische Schweiz'. Plantages, planters en plattelandsontwikkeling in West-Usambara, Oost-Afrika, ca. 1870-1930. Hilversum, 1997. Wrappers. XV,523 pp. - (Thesis). [Boeknr.: 23039 ]

€ 35,00

SCHILLINGS, C(arl) G(eorg). Mit Blitzlicht und Büchse im Zauber des Eleléscho. 11. Auflage. Leipzig, R. Voigtländer, (ca. 1922). Pictorial cloth (sl. soiled). With 83 photographic illustrations. 386 pp. - Czech p.142 (English ed.); Kainbacher p.366. [Boeknr.: 24685 ]

€ 45,00

SCHILLINGS, C(arl) G(eorg). With flashlight and rifle. A record of hunting adventures and of studies in wild life on equatorial East Africa. Translated by Fr. Whyte, with an introduction by H.H. Johnston. London, Hutchinson and Co., 1906.2 volumes. Original pictorial green cloth, top edge gilt (sl. rubbed). With 302 photographic illustrations by the author. XXVII,VIII,782 pp. First English edition; first published in German in 1905.. - 'Consciously or unconsciously, Herr Schillings has followed in the footsteps of Mr. Edward North Buxton, who was the first sportsman of repute having the courage to stand up before a snobbish public and proclaim that the best sport for a man of cultivated mind is the snapshotting with the camera (with or without the telephotographic lens), rather than the pumping of lead into elephants, rhinoceroses, antelopes, zebras, and many other harmless, beautiful, or rare beasts and birds' (Introduction). 'The author was a pioneer in night photography' (Czech p.247). [Boeknr.: 20880 ]

€ 175,00

SPEKE, John Hanning. Les sources du Nil. Journal de voyage. Traduit de l'Anglais, avec autorisation de l'auteur par E.D. Forgues. 3me édition. Paris, Hachette, 1881.Original printed wrappers (sl. dam.). With 4 folding maps and 78 wood-engravings. 579 pp. First published in London in 1863: Journal of the discovery of the source of the Nile. - John Hanning Speke (1827-64), English army officer, big game hunter, whose claim to have located the source of the Nile was proved correct after years of dispute. Speke, together with captain Grant, were the first Europeans to cross Equatorial Eastern Africa. His account is one of the cornerstone books of African exploration.Ibrahim-Hilmy p.255; Czech p.151 (English ed.); Hess & Coger 417 (English ed.); Howgego IV, S53. [Boeknr.: 1758 ]

€ 175,00

WEULE, Karl. Negerleben in Ostafrika. Ergebnisse einer ethnologischen Forschungsreise. 2. Auflage. Leipzig, F.A. Brockhaus, 1909.Original pictorial cloth. With folding map coloured in outline, 4 coloured plates and 191 photographic illustrations and plates. XII,524 pp. First published in 1908. - Ample description of the little known south part of Tanzania, Makonde Plateau; profusely illustrated.Kainbacher p.450. [Boeknr.: 11340 ]

€ 95,00

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