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...
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.
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"