Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice


    Three Books on the Sudan, including: Joseph Gallieni. Voyage au Soudan Français. 1885. [and:] Joseph Gallieni. Deux Campagners au Soudan Français. 1891. [and:] Le Comte d'Escayrac de Lauture. Le Désert Le Soudan. 1853. All in French; all very good. From the Professor John Ralph Willis Collection of Rare Africana.

    More Information:

    This lot contains: Joseph Gallieni. Voyage au Soudan Français (Haut-Niger et Pays de Ségou) 1879-1881. Paris: Librairie Hachette, 1885. Quarto. 632 pages. Frontispiece. Folding maps. Plates. Quarter morocco over cloth. Raised bands. Gilt lettering and designs to the spine. All edges gilt. Corners bumped. Some rubbing. Front joint splitting two inches down from top. [and:] Joseph Gallieni. Deux Campagners au Soudan Français 1886-1888. Paris: Librairie Hachette, 1891. Quarto. 638 pages. Frontispiece. Map. Illustrations. Broken hinges. Corners bumped. Foot and head of spine torn. [and:] Le Comte d'Escayrac de Lauture. Le Désert Le Soudan. Paris: Librairie de J. Dumaine, 1853. Quarto. xvi, 628 pages. Map. Plates. Original printed wraps. Some chipping to wrappers and title label. Some signatures loose.

    All books in French. Bookplates to all volumes. All in very good condition.

    Shipping, Taxes, Terms and Bidding
    Calculate Standard Domestic Shipping

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    February, 2010
    11th-12th Thursday-Friday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 4
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 363

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $14) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2018 December 9 Civil War, Militaria, Arms & Armor - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    We had a wonderful time in New York during the October 2013 Historical Manuscripts auction that featured my mother’s papers collected during her tenure as Martin Luther King, Jr.’s secretary. In fact, the entire experience from beginning to end has been a pleasure.
    Howard Ballou,
    Brandon, MS
    View More Testimonials receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source:

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2018 June 10 Arms & Armor, Civil War & Militaria Signature Auction - Dallas
    2018 June 10 Arms & Armor, Civil War & Militaria Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED $614,788