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Weatherley, Captain Cecil Poulett (1860-1932). Historically Significant Content-Rich Original Manuscript Notebook Documenting the Exploration and Survey of Lake Bangweulu in British Central Africa (Soon to Become North-Eastern Rhodesia, Now – Zambia), With Detailed Notes on the Local Chiefs, Customs, Methods and Styles of Tattoos, Teeth Filing and Its Negative Impact on the Teeth Health, &c., Illustrated with Over Forty Pencil and Watercolour Maps and Sketches of the Lake Shores, Islands, Marshes, the Course of the Luapula River, Native Hairstyles, &c. Ca. 1898-1899.
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[Hall, Sir John KCB] (1795-1866), Deputy Inspector-General of Hospitals, Cape of Good Hope (1847-1851). Archive of Twenty-Eight Original Autograph Letters Related to Sir John Hall’s Medical Service in South Africa, Including Twenty-Two ALS from Hall to His Wife (with Seven Original Envelopes), Reporting about the Events of the Eighth Xhosa or Cape Frontier War (1851-53); Two ALS to Hall by His Superior - Director-General of the Army Medical Service Sir James MacGrigor, and Four ALS to Mrs. Hall by Various Correspondents, Detailing on Hall’s Service in South Africa and Crimea. Hall’s letters: Cape Town & Wenburg [Winburg, Free State], 27 July - 9 September 1848 and King William’s Town [Qonce, Eastern Cape] and Grahamstown [Makhanda, Eastern Cape], 18 January – 5 July 1851.
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Baudin, Lieutenant de Vaisseau, Commander of the Warship “Vulcain”. Official Certificate Given to Michel Lastrén, 2nd maitre cannonier, who served on the Warship “Vulcain” in 1829-1830, and in particular during the French Invasion of Algiers; the Certificate is Signed “Baudin”. Toulon: , 1 December 1830.
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Trotter, A[lexander] M[ason] (Scotland 1891-1946). Watercolour, Apparently Used as an Illustration in 'The Graphic,' Titled On Verso: "Death of Livingstone." London: 1917.
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Bates, Leo. Collection of Five Large Signed Mounted Black and White Monochrome Watercolours Showing Scenes of David Livingstone's Last Expedition Including his Meeting with Henry Stanley. Ca. 1920.
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Parry, William Edward, Sir (1790-1855). Autograph Letter Signed “W. Parry” to “My dear Buxton” regarding the Ale Supply for the Niger Expedition 1841-42; With: Lithographed Portrait of William Parry. Admiralty, 8 December 184[1].
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$ 525.00
Baker, Samuel White (1821-1893). Autograph Letter Signed “Samuel Baker,” to “Dear Sir”. Sandford Orleigh, Newton Abbot (blind stamped letterhead), 5 August 1877.
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Manuscript Poetry Book of Frances Speke, an Aunt of the Famous African Explorer John Hanning Speke, Written Mostly in Jordans, Ilminster, the Ancestral Home of the Speke Family. Ca. 1822-1834.
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Tarih-İ İskender Bin Filipos [i.e. A History of Alexander the Great, the Son of Philip]. Cairo: Bulaq Typ. 1838.
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$ 2500.00
Album with Fifty-Eight Early Original Albumen Photographs of French Algeria, Showing Algiers, Constantine, Bone, El Kantara, Katara Gorge, Roman Ruins in Timgad, Portraits of Native Algerians, Views of Smaller French Settlements and Country Houses, Algerian Villages etc. Ca. 1878.
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$ 2500.00
Collection of Two Albums with 128 Original Gelatin Silver Photos Taken by a French Participant of the South-Oranese Campaign in Southwestern Algeria, Showing Towns and Military Posts (Taghit, Béni Abbès, Mazzer, Igli, Kerzaz, Tamtert, Béni Ounif, Duveyrier, Ain Sefra, Saida), Native Ksars, Military Convoys, Wounded French Military Men, Funeral and Exhumation of French Officers, Captured Berbers, Hermitage of a Catholic Hermit Charles de Foucauld, Scenes of Vaccination by Dr. Perrin, Portraits of the Local People, etc.
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$ 2250.00
Neurdein Frères (active ca. 1870s-1890s); Jouve, Noël (ca. 1880s-1910s) & Others. Album with 49 Original Albumen Studio Photos of Algeria, Showing Algiers, Oran, Tlemcen, Mers El Kebir, Mansoura, Constantine, Algerian People, French Colonial Residents and Catholic Missionaries, etc. Ca. 1880s-1890s.
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$ 525.00
Charnay, Claude-Joseph Désiré (1828-1915). Autograph Letter Signed “Désiré Charnay” to “Mon cher ami” with the Latest News after his Arrival to Algiers for the Winter Season, the Letter is Decorated with a Printed Vignette Depicting Arab Camel Riders in a Desert. Algiers: 25 October 1891.
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$ 750.00
Blanckley, Henry Stanyford (1752-1820). Original Certificate on the Printed Form of the British Chancery Office in Algiers, Appointing Lewis Tonna as Blanckley’s Secretary. Algiers: 9 October 1806.
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Williams, Montgomery (ca. 1885-1916). Two Albums with 199 Original Gelatin Silver Photographs Showing Ascension Island, Including the Laying of Cable for the Western Telegraph Company in 1910, Military Presence, Local Life, Buildings and Landscapes. 1910-13.
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Drawing Heightened with Watercolour, Unsigned but Titled and Dated: "Ascension 1847." 1847.
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$ 375.00
Ewan, Frances. Original Watercolour prepared for the “Graphic”, Titled: "Preparing for Emergencies in Johannesburg: A Promising Young Uitlander." 19 Sept. 1899.
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Karaçelebizade, Abdülaziz Efendi (1591-1658). Ravzat ül-ebrar [The Garden of Piety]. Cairo: Bulaq Typ., 1248 H. [1832].
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Halid Al-Bagdadi, Mawlana Ziyaeddin (1779-1826). Tercüme-yi Risale-yi Halidiye [Translation of Halidi Order Letters]. Cairo: Bulaq Typ., 1262 H. [1846].
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$ 750.00
Collection of Three Watercolours of Simonstown, Cape of Good Hope, South Africa. Ca. 1908.
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Johnston, Sir Harry Hamilton (1858-1927). [Autograph Letter Signed to Mr. Buckland Regarding Waste Land Regulations Intended for Use during Johnston’s Service in Central Africa. Government House, Calcutta (printed letterhead), 14 February 1895.
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Album with 106 Original Gelatin Silver Photographs, Documenting an Early Travel up the Congo and Ubangi Rivers to Fort Crampel in French Congo (now Kaga-Bandoro, Central African Republic) and Showing Boma, Matadi, Bangui, Ibenga Village, Ubangi, Nana and Chari Rivers, Fort Crampel, French Fortifications, a Hotchkiss Gun, Bush Camps during the Suppression of Local Tribes, Village Scenes, Portraits of Bondjo (Ekonda), M’Bres, M’Gaos and Ouham People, Members of Native Militia, a Doctor Pulling a Teeth, a Local Chief, &c. Ca. 1900s-1910s.
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Rohlfs, Friedrich Gerhard (1831-1896). Autograph Letter in German Signed "Gerhard Rohlfs" Dated at New York 29 Nov. 1875 and Addressed to most Likely his American Agent Regarding two Lectures Rohlfs is Planning in the United States."[With] A Carte de Visite Sized Albumen Photograph of Rohlfs ca. 1875 (9 x 5.5 cm) Signed in Black ink on Bottom of the Original Paper Mount. New York, 29 Nov. 1875.
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$ 950.00
Collection of Twenty Early Original Albumen Stereoview Photographs of Egypt, Showing Cairo, Ancient Egyptian Temples and Sites along the Nile and Suez Canal Under Construction. Ca. 1860s.
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$ 3750.00
Beato, Antonio (after 1832 – 1906; active 1862- ca. 1900); Sébah, Pascal (1823-1886); Rae, Gray Kynoch Leathart “Bino” (1887-1947). Two Albums with 144 Original Albumen and Gelatin Silver Photographs, Documenting a Nile River Cruise and a Trip to the Holy Land in 1908, and Showing Ancient Temples and Sites of the Upper and Lower Egypt, River Nile and Boats, Al-Azhar Mosque in Cairo, Edinburgh Medical Mission in Damascus, and Several Locations of the Holy Land (Nazareth, River Jordan, Capernaum, Tiberias, the Sea of Galilee, &c.); the Albums are Titled: I. The Second Cataract to Karnak; II. Karnak to Syria & Constantinople. Albums: ca. 1908; most studio photos: ca. 1880s-1890s.
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