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. Schillings (1865-1921), a German, was an astute observer and photographer of African wildlife besides being an able big game hunter (Czech p.247).Kainbacher p.366. [Boeknr.: 24685 ]

€ 45,00

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.), uncut. 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. It remains one of the 'absolutely vital sources of evidence on the history of East Africa in the ninetenth century (Oxford DNB).Ibrahim-Hilmy p.255; Czech p.260-261 (English ed.); Hess & Coger 417 (English ed.); Howgego IV, S53. [Boeknr.: 1758 ]

€ 175,00

TANGANYIKA. Tanganyika territory. Exhibition handbook. Issued by the British Empire Exhibition Central Committee of Tanganyika. London, Jas. Truscott & Son, 1924.Sm.8vo. Original pictorial wrappers. With large folding coloured map, several photographic plates and advertisements. 215,XXIII pp. German East Africa was transferred to British control under a mandate from the League of Nations. in 1920. It lasted until 1961, when the territory became independent. In 1964 it merged with Zanzibar to become the United Republic of Tanzania. - Rare. [Boeknr.: 37150 ]

€ 125,00

WEULE, Karl. Negerleben in Ostafrika. Ergebnisse einer ethnologischen Forschungsreise. 2. Auflage. Leipzig, F.A. Brockhaus, 1909.Original pictorial cloth (sl. rubbed). With folding map coloured in outline, 4 coloured plates and 191 photographic illustrations and plates. XII,524 pp. First published in 1908. - In 1906 Karl Weule (1864 - 1926), a German geographer, traveled to German East Africa. The report about his travels and research was published in German in 1908 and the following year in English as Native life in East Africa; the results of an ethnological research expedition. - 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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