Brussels: Pierre Berge & Associes, 2008. Softcover. Auction catalog for a 299 lot sale of African and Oceanic art objects, masks, and sculptures. In black wrappers with pictorial covers. Very good with a few ink notations by potential buyer. Without prices realized. In French. 142 pages. African Art. ART/010517. Very Good.
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Pasadena: California Insitute of Technology, 1971. Catalog for exhibition held at the Baxter Art Gallery. Nicely produced with tipped in color plates and b&w text photographs. In black paper wrappers with pictorial front cover. Very good condition. 8 x 11.5 inches. Unpaginated. [about 50 pages] African Art. ART/010417.
New York: Duffield & Green, (1932). Hardcover. 8vo. Maroon cloth covered boads with silver title to front board and to spine. Fading to spine panel and Minor soiling to rear board. Interior is clean and bright with photographic illustrations throughout. Map endpages. 100 pages. French travel. FRETRA/022216. Very Good.
London: Spring Books, No date. Hardcover. Very good+ in red illustrated dust jacket iwth black title to front and spine panels. Minor edgewear to dust jacket. Interior is clean and bright and filled with photographic illustrations. Text is in French, English, and German. Index, 222 pages. French Travel. FRETRA/022516. Very Good+ / Very Good.
Oxford: for the International African Institute by Oxford University Press, 1974. Hardcover. 8vo. Blue cloth covered boards with gilt titl to spine. Underlining in red pen to a few pages. Else clean and bright. Blue illustrated dust jacket with yellow title to front and spine panels. Light wear to edges and spine ends fo dust jacket. IN BOTH FRENCH AND ENGLISH. Index, 426 pages. AFR/040611. Near Fine in Near Fine Dust Jacket.
Ibadan University Press and Nelson, 1970. Hardcover. 8vo. Red cloth boards with gilt title to spine. Signed and inscribed by previous owner, else interior is very clean. Dark blue illustrated dust jacket with orange title to spine. Heavy creasing, fading, and wear to jacket. Index, 555 pages. AFR/072806. Very Good in Good Plus dj.
Leipsic: Baedeker, 1901. Hardcover. Includes 18 maps, 39 plans, and a panorama. Very good in flexible red cloth boards with gilt title to front cover and spine. Notes in pen to last couple of pages and previous owner signature in pen to front endpaper. Some maps have tears. Clean overall. 600 pages. TRA109171. Very Good.
Leipzig: Karl Baedeker, 1892. Hardcover. Red cloth covered flexible boards with gilt title to front board and to spine. Wear to rear hinge. Rubbing to corners, spine ends, and hinges. Minor browning to exterior. Hinges cracked but have been repaired and binding remains tight. Front free end page and fold out map at front are nearly detached but present. Closed tears to front fold out map all along the creases except for one. Else is clean and bright. All other maps are clean and bright and in good condition. 370 pages In German. Travel. TRAV/012314. Very Good.
Leipsic: Karl Baedeker, 1891. Hardcover. Includes 39 maps, 11 plans, and 12 panoramas. Very good in red cloth flexible boards with gilt title to spine and front cover. Chip to head of spine and remnants of a sticker to spine. Both hinges are cracked and there is chipping to edges of some pages. The textblock remains firmly attached to the covers despite the cracked hinges. 498 pages. TRA/083117. Very Good.
New York and Washington: Praeger Publishers, 1970. Hardcover. Vol. I and II in one volume. Appears to be a facsimile of original text. Very good 4to., black cloth boards w/ gilt stamping to spine. Boards mostly clean with only minor wear to edges. Moderate bump to foot of spine and rear inner joint is split at last endpaper otherwise tightly bound. Interior is clean with only slight soiling to bottom edge of textblock and a crease to the ffep. Very good brown & white DJ with an open tear to foot of spine which corresponds to bump in spine and minor wear to corners. Pencil sketch illustration of Joseph Baretti as frontispiece. 419 pp. Travel. TRA/12223. Very Good in Very Good Dust Jacket.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1st Edition, 1967. Hardcover. Folio. Very good illustrated white paper covered boards with black title to spine. Interior is clean and bright and filled with wonderful photographic illustrations in both full color and black and white. clear dust jacket with gilt and black title to front panel. Large open tear to rear panel and small closed tear to foot of spine panel of dust jacket. Africa. AFR108301. Very Good.
Norregade, Kobenhavn: V. Pios Boghandel, Povl Branner, 1925. Hardcover. 8vo. Modern binding in green cloth with gilt title to spine. Light foxing throughout thoug text remains clean and bright. Previous owner's writing and stamp to half title page. Illustrations throughout. IN DANISH. AFR/040611. Very Good.