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WASHINGTON, D.C. MUSEUM OF AFRICAN ART.
The de Havenon Collection.
Washington, D.C.: [1971]..
4to. pp. 238. 243 illus. (most full-page). 1 map. wrs. (lightly rubbed, small spot on upper front).
$61 USD                          Book Number: ASHeWASH65                         Order / Enquire



WASHINGTON. MUSEUM OF AFRICAN ART.
African Art The de Havenon Collection.
Washington, D.C.: [1971]..
4to. unpaginated. profusely illus. in b/w, some colour. wrs. (minor edge wear, bit scuffed, small sticker residue in upper right corner).
$55 USD                          Book Number: stela2026                         Order / Enquire



WASSING, René S.
African Art Its Background and Traditions.Photographs By Hans Hinz.
np: Leon Amiel, nd..
4to. pp. xii, 285. 264 illus. (24 colour). 2 maps. biblio. index. cloth. dw. (extremities slightly chipped).
$103 USD                          Book Number: ASSriWAS85                         Order / Enquire



WAZAN, Emily [Keene], Shareefa of [1850-1944].
My Life Story...Edited...By S.L.Bensusan...With A Preface By R.B.Cunninghame Graham.
London: Edward Arnold, 1911..
8vo. pp. xx, 327 + 24(ads). 20 illus. from photographs on 16 plates (incl. frontis.). A fine copy, untrimmed in original cloth (title tissue guard browned). Presentation Copy rubberstamp on title. First Edition. The author immigrated to Morocco from England in 1872, to serve as a governess for an English couple in Tangier. There she married the much older highly venerated Grand Shareef of Wazan, Hadj Ahmed Ben Abdsslam, with whom she had two children. The Shareef maintained Emily's comfortable lifestyle in Morocco following their divorce Her memoirs contain an interesting intimate account of Moorish life and customs.
$225 USD                          Book Number: elala5139                         Order / Enquire



WEBER, Michael John [Editor].
Perspectives: Angles On African Art by James Baldwin.Ekpo Eyo.David Rockefeller.
New York: The Center for African Art & Harry N. Abrams, Inc. [1987]..
4to. pp. 195. profusely illus. (most colour, some full-page). 1 map. index. cloth. dw. First Edition.
$68 USD                          Book Number: ABErsWEB15                         Order / Enquire



WEINTHAL, Leo.
Memories, Mines and Millions Being The Life Of Sir Joseph B. Robinson, Bart.
London: Simpkin Marshall, Ltd., 1929..
8vo. pp. 248. 5 tipped-in photographic illus. (incl. frontis. portrait) & numerous text illus. original cloth (some discolouration to covers, adhesion damage on pp. 94-95 affecting several words on 12 lines). First Edition of this biography of the South African mining magnate. Robinson [1840-1929] made a fortune mining diamonds at Kimberley and gold in the Witwatersrand. His ruthless business practices earned him the title of 'Old Buccaneer'.
$100 USD                          Book Number: elala5310                         Order / Enquire



WILKINSON, Sir J[ohn] Gardner [1797-1875].
A Popular Account Of The Ancient Egyptians. Revised And Abridged From His Larger Work.
London: John Murray, 1854..
2 Volumes. 8vo. pp. xvi, 418, [1]; x, 438, 32(ads). 2 wood-engraved frontis. (1 folding) & numerous text illus. (several full-page). untrimmed in original black-stamped pictorial cloth (frayed & spine ends chipped). Ibrahim-Hilmy II 330.
$179 USD                          Book Number: ALKPoWIL30                         Order / Enquire



WILSON, C[harles] Rivers [1831-1916].
Chapters From My Official Life...Edited By Everilda MacAlister.
London: Edward Arnold, 1916..
8vo. pp. xiv, [1 leaf], 310, [14]incl ads. photogravure frontis. A rather brilliant copy in original cloth (few minor marks & small nick on rear cover, browning to title & frontis. from tissue guard). First Edition. A large portion of the work (pp. 70-222) relates Wilson's experiences in Egypt, 1876-80, where he served as a government director of the Suez Canal Company, vice-president of the Commission to enquire into the Egyptian financial situation, Finance Minister, and president of the Commission for the Liquidation of the Egyptian Debt. In 1895 he became president of the Grand Trunk Railway of Canada, retiring in 1909 (pp. 267-82). He was involved in the negotiations that led to the formation of the Grand Trunk Pacific Company in 1903, and the construction of the western part of the transcontinental line from Winnipeg to Prince Rupert. The town of Rivers, Manitoba, is named after him.
$125 USD                          Book Number: elala5022                         Order / Enquire


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