London: J. Arrowsmith, 1842. Map. Engraving with original hand-coloring. Image measures 20.5 x 23.25". This lovely map of Nubia and Abyssinia shows the upper Nile, Ethiopia, Sudan and the Yemen. Cities and towns are labeled, particularly as they occur along the region's rivers. Exploration and caravan routes are also included, attesting to the area's importance to trade in the mid-19th century. Annotations are scattered throughout the map and provide insight into contemporary knowledge of the terrain and its inhabitants, such.....
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London: Longmans, 1899. Maps, plans & frontispiece illustrations. 2 thick volumes, original dark blue cloth, with gilt titles & pictorial decoration to the spine & front cover. London: Longmans, Green, 1899. First Edition. An attractive set of Churchill's second published work, in a cloth slipcase lettered in gilt, with a crest. The black end-papers have been professionally replaced, and there is foxing throughout , but a sturdy set with minimal cover wear, that presents very well.
Golden Cockerel, 1932. Illustrated with decorations by Robert Gibbings. Very slim and tall 12mo, gilt stamped brown cloth (darkened at edges), all edges gilt, protected with plain green paper dust wrapper (not original). Golden Cockerel, 1932. A very good copy. Signed limited edition, number 107 of 325. Signed by Driberg on the limitation page.
San Francisco: McSweeney`s, 2006. 8vo, pictorial brown boards (one corner bumped) San Francisco: McSweeney's 2006. First Edition Biographical fiction centering on the "Lost Boys" of the Sudanese War. Without dust wrapper, as issued, but with paper sleeve on the rear cover with advance comments on the book. Presentation from Eggers -"Thank you so much for listening"
London: Kegan Paul, 1885. Introduction and Notes by A. Egmont Hake. Frontis portrait, two maps, one folding, and thirty illustrations. lxv + 587 pages, very thick 8vo, maroon cloth; spine ends and front hinges strengthened. London: Kegan Paul, Trench & Co., 1885. Internally clean and tight, a very good copy.
London: Illustrated London News, 1884. Map. Color lithograph. Measures 16 1/2" x 21 7/8" Rare map of Africa extending from the mouth of the Congo River in present-day Angola, to Zanzibar on the eastern coast, and northward to the Nile River delta. In the left corner are two large portraits of General Gordon and Colonel Stewart, and an inset in the upper right corner shows views of Khartoum, Mudir's Palace, El Obeid, and the defile of Karaza Kordofan. This map.....