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    Five Bibliographies Relating to Africa, including bibliographies of the Gold Coast, the literature of Egypt and the Soudan (in two volumes), Algeria, the Barbary States, and early Muhammadan tradition. All very good. From the Professor John Ralph Willis Collection of Rare Africana.

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    This lot includes: A. W. Cardinall. A Bibliography of the Gold Coast. Accra, Gold Coast Colony: Government Printer, n.d. [circa 1931]. Octavo. xix, 384 pages. Some chipping to spine. Ex-library. [and:] H. H. Prince Ibrahim-Hilmy. The Literature of Egypt and the Soudan, from the Earliest Times to the Year 1885 Inclusive. London: Trübner and Co., 1886, 1887. First edition. Two quarto volumes. vii, 398; 459 pages. Original red gilt cloth over beveled boards. Some bumping and wear to the extremities. Slight soiling to the binding. [and:] Royal Geographical Society. Supplementary Papers. Vol. II, Part 2. A Bibliography of Algeria. London: John Murray, 1888. Octavo. 139-430 pages. Cloth. Inked name of previous owner. [and:] Royal Geographical Society. Supplementary Papers. Vol. II, Part 4. A Bibliography of the Barbary States. London: John Murray, 1889. Octavo. 139-430 pages. 560-664 pages. Blue printed wraps. [and:] A. J. Wensinck. A Handbook of Early Muhammadan Tradition, Alphabetically Arranged. Leiden: E. J. Brill, 1960. Octavo. xviii, 268 pages. Wraps. Some chipping to extremities and spine.

    All books with bookplate of previous owner. All very good.



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