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Historia dos Soberanos Mohametanos das primeiras quatro dyastias,
e de parte da quinta, que reinarao na Mauritania, escripta em Arabe por Abu-Mohammed Assaleh, e traduiza, e annotada por Fr. Joze de Santo Antonio Moura. Lisbon Typografia da Mesma Academia 1828
First edition, 4to, pp. [iv], 454, [iv (advertisements)]. Text in Portuguese. A very good copy rebound in modern half calf over cloth boards; minor damp-staining along the lower fore-edge.
COPAC lists 3 copies (BL, Cambridge and Oxford)
New Testament in Malagasy
Ny Teny N'Andriamanitra, atao hoe, Tesitamenta ny Jesosy Kraisty
tompo 'ntsikia, sady mpamonjy no mpanavotra. London British Sy Ny Foreign Bible Society 
8vo (18 x 11.5 cm), pp.[iv], 377, . Contemporary speckled calf, neatly re-backed, re-cornered and re-cased. A very good copy.
Darlow & Moule 6460
A comparative grammar of South African languages.
Part I: Phonology. Part II: The concord. Cape Town 1862-69
First edition pp.xii, 92; (xiii)-xxii, (93)-322. A very good copy bound in later (circa 1900 ?) full leather, a little rubbed. Blind stamp of British and Foreign Bible Society and shelf mark on spine.
The Ashanti War.
A Narrative Prepared from the Official Documents by Permission of Major-General Sir Garnet Wolseley. Two Volumes. London 1874
First edition Two volumes, pp.xi, 427; vi, 367, 54. 5 folding maps, folding facsimile letter. A very good set in original cloth, minor wear to head and tails of spines.
Histoire de l'Afrique et de l'Espagne, sous la domination des Arabes:
composee sur differens manuscrits Arabes de la Bibliotheque du Roi. Paris Chez Saillant 1765
First edition Three volumes, pp.xxiii, , 402, [6, errata, approbation, privilege]; [ii], 400; [ii], 336. A very good set recently bound in half calf, cloth boards.
Narrative of an Expedition from Tripoli in Barbary to the western Frontier of Egypt in 1817
by the Bey of Tripoli, in Letters to Dr. Viviani of Genoa, with an Appendix containing Instructions for navigating the Great Syrtis. Translated from the Italian by Anthony Aufrere. London printed for John and Arthur Arch 1822
First English edition 8vo, pp. xv, 238, [ii (advertisements)], large folding engraved map, small woodcut illustrations in the text. A very good copy in the original boards, paper label on spine. Upper hinge torn. Very light foxing to some pages and map.
Journal of a Second Expedition into the Interior of Africa, from the Bight of Benin to Soccatoo.
To which is added, the Journal of Richard Lander from Kano to the Sea-Coast, partly by a more Eastern Route. London 1829
First edition 4to, pp.xxiii, [iv], 355, portrait frontis, 2 maps, 1 folding. A very good copy attractively rebound in full speckled calf, gilt tooling on spine. Minor spotting to frontis and title. Offsetting to map, map torn at folds. Without half-title.
A History of the Island of Madagascar,
comprising a political account of the island, the religion, manners and customs of its inhabitants, and its natural productions. With an appendix... London: Burton and Smith 1822
First edition pp.xv, , 369, [3, errata leaf], large folding map. A very good copy bound in nineteenth century half morocco, marbled boards. Map badly folded and torn on fold (without loss).
From the library of Wingate of the Sudan
La Nouvelle Egypte:
Ce qu'on dit, ce qu'on voit du Caire a Fashoda. Paris Librairie Universelle 1905
First edition 4to, pp.420, numerous half-tone illustrations in the text. Number 183 (of 500) of the de luxe edition, signed by the editor. Bound in contemporary half black morocco with cloth boards, the leather scuffed and worn. Light foxing to the half-title and title pages, otherwise clean. Armorial bookplate of Sir Francis Reginald Wingate.
Voyage Archéologique dans la Régence de Tunis;
exécuté et publié sous les auspices et aux frais de M. H. d'Albert, Duc de Luynes. Paris Henri Plon 1862
First edition Two volumes, tall 8vo, pp.xv, 437; 395 with a folding plate reproducing the bilingual inscription of Thugga, and a large folding map of the Regency. A very good set bound in later half red crushed morocco, marbled paper boards. The upper board of volume I and lower board of volume II just a little rubbed. Spines faded, though lettering distinct. A very little light browning to a few pages, and light foxing to map. A near fine set of this very scarce work.
An Account of the Empire of Marocco,
and the district of Suse: compiled from miscellaneous observations made during a long residence in, and various journies through, these countries. To which is added an accurate and interesting account of Timbuctoo, the great emporium of Central Africa. London Printed for the author by W. Bulmer & Co. 1809
First edition, 4to, pp.xvi, 287, [1, errata], 11 plates, 5 folding, 2 coloured, 2 maps, 1 folding. A very good copy bound in polished calf, neatly re-backed to style. Corners bumped. Occasional spotting and off-setting. Inner hinges strengthened with tape. Armorial bookplate of Sir Joseph Verdin.
Voyage du Sieur Paul Lucas, fait par ordre du Roi dans la Grece, L'Asie Mineure, Le Macedoine et L'Afrique.
ITome Premier contenant la Description de la Natolie, de la Caramanie, & de la Macedonie. Tome Second, contenant la Description de Jerusalem, de l'Egypte, & du Fioume: avec un Memoire pour servir a l'Histoire de Tunis, depuis l'annee 1684. Amsterdam aux depens de la Compagnie 1714
Second edition Two volumes, 12mo, pp. [xxx], 323, frontis, 8 plates, 4 folding, large folding map; [x], 328, frontis, 8 plates, 4 folding, folding map, large folding letterpress table; titles printed in red and black, Greek characters in the text. A very good set bound in contemporary sheep, rebacked, raised bands, a little rubbed at extremities. Ownership bookplates of Charles, Viscount Bruce of Ampthill on verso of title-pages. Large map torn without loss.
Atabey 732 (first edition); not in Blackmer, Broc or Howgego
The Rise of our East African Empire:
Early Efforts in Nyasaland and Uganda. [Two Volumes.] Edinburgh & London. Blackwood & Sons 1893
First edition. Two volumes. pp.xix, 563, 32pp advertisements; pp.ix, 682, 9 coloured maps (4 folding, 2 of these in pockets) and 54 plates (including photogravure frontispiece portrait of Lugard), with numerous illustrations in the text. Original decorated red cloth with inset pictorial cover vignettes. A little bruising to spine extremities and dull spine to volume I. A very good set indeed otherwise.
L'Afrique de Marmol,
de la Traduction de Nicolas Perrot sieur d'Ablancourt. Divisee en trois volumes, et enrichie des Cartes Geographiques de M. Sanson, Geographe ordinaire du Roy. Avec l'Histoire des Chérifs, traduite de l'Espagnol de Diego Torres, par le Duc d'Angoulesme le Pere. Reveue & retouchée par P.R.A. Paris Chez Louis Billaine, en la grand' Salle du Palais, a la Palme 1667
First French edition Three volumes, pp.[xxii, ii (blank), viii], 532, ; [xvi], 578, ; , 304, , [2, blank]; [xiv], 226, , [1, Privilege du Roy]; 28 folding maps. First volume without half-title. A very good set handsomely bound in full mottled calf, gilt panelled spines to style. Occasional scattered light foxing.
Brunet III, 1440
Miscellaneous Translations from Oriental Languages.
London Oriental Translation Fund 1831
First edition Eleven titles bound in one volume, 8vo, pp , iv, 31; 68; 75; 90; 36; iv, 94; 42; 28; 30; 3; 9. A very good copy bound in recent half calf, marbled boards. Blind stamp of Wigan Public Library on title page.