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FIELD GUIDE TO THE BIRDS OF EAST AFRICA
Written by Terry Stevenson; John Fanshawe. Illustrated by Brian Small; John Gale; Norman Arlott.
Stock no. 1817310
Published by Christopher Helm. 1st thus 2003. Nearly fine condition.

1st published in 2002 by T & A D Poyser, this is a reprint by Christopher Helm with corrections. The first comprehensive field guide to a spectacular region for birding. Covering all the resident, migrant and vagrant birds of Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi. Pictorial glazed boards. Maps to endpapers. Colour illustrations. xxviii and 602 pages including index. ISBN: 0713669357. Top of spine lightly bent from shelf wear. Minor foxing to top edge of text block. Contents fine.
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THE FALL OF RORKE'S DRIFT AN ALTERNATIVE HISTORY OF THE ANGLO-ZULU WAR OF 1879
Written by John Laband; Ian Knight.
Stock no. 2129114
Published by Greenhill Books. 1st 2019. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Black boards, silver title to spine. B/w maps and illustrations. Foreword by Knight. ISBN: 9781784383732. Mark to outer page edges.
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A FIELD GUIDE TO THE WADERS OF BRITAIN AND EUROPE WITH NORTH AFRICA AND THE MIDDLE EAST
Written by Peter Colston. Illustrated by Philip Burton.
Stock no. 2127741
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1988. Slightly better than very good condition.

Glazed pictorial boards. A detailed study of an absorbing group. Over 300 paintings in colour; 100 drawings and maps. ISBN: 0340399368. Bookplate to front pastedown. From the personal library of Bryan L. Sage, distinguished naturalist and author.
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AN ARTIST IN AFRICA
Written by Nigel Sitwell. Illustrated by David Shepherd.
Stock no. 2127675
Published by Harper Collins; The Tryon Gallery. 1980. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large oblong format. Shepherd's superb colour illustrations of African wildlife. Introduction by Sitwell. Foreword by H.R.H. The Duke of Edinburgh. 5th edition. ISBN: 0002110326. SIGNED by artist to title page. Bumping and fading along cover edges. Some edge-creasing to wrapper, which also has a faded spine.
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THE BIRD AND ITS ENVIRONMENT
Written by J.M. Winterbottom.
Stock no. 1816489
Published by Maskew Miller. 1st 1965. Almost very good condition.

Yellow pictorial cloth boards. Based in Africa. 121 pages. Name and date in ink to front endpaper. Heavy foxing throughout.
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CAIRO
Written by James Aldridge.
Stock no. 2126504
Published by MacMillan. 1970. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Biography of a City. Brown cloth with gilt title on blue title box to spine. B/w photos. Pale tape marks to endpapers. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few small chips and nicks; faded to spine.
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A LIGHTER SIDE OF AFRICA
Written by Michael J. Allard. Illustrated by Michael J. Allard.
Stock no. 1815736
Published by Hastings-Spital Publishing. 1st 2015. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

An opportunity to enjoy the work of Michael J. Allard, a talented and highly proficient artist with a mischievous streak. Large oblong format. Maroon cloth boards with gilt titles. Wonderful colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 9780993324901.
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ROBERTS' BIRDS OF SOUTHERN AFRICA
Written by Gordon Lindsay Maclean. Illustrated by Kenneth Newman; Geoff Lockwood.
Stock no. 1815673
Published by The Trustees Of The John Voelcker Bird Book Fund. 2001. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Sixth Edition. Blue cloth boards, silver titles & vignettes. Colour plates and distribution maps. Subscribers list. lxxx and 871 pages including index. ISBN: 0620175834. Dustwrapper spine slightly faded and rear panel slightly scuffed.
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THE JOURNAL OF THE MOUNTAIN CLUB OF SOUTH AFRICA 1939
No author listed.
Stock no. 1815624
Published by Cape Times. 1939. Almost very good condition.

Being number Forty-Two for the year 1939 (published in January 1940). Grey cardwraps, black titles. B/w plates. Covers browned. Spine edges rubbed. Joints pulled. Name in ink to inside front cover. Staples rusty. Some foxspots. Internal binding tight.
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GAMEBIRDS OF SOUTHERN AFRICA
Written by Rob Little; Tim Crowe. Illustrated by Simon Barlow.
Stock no. 1815602
Published by Struik Nature. 2nd 2011. Very good condition.

Second Edition, updated and fully revised. Large format. Paper boards with white titles and colour pictorial onlay to front. Colour & b/w illustrations. Printed on glossy paper. ISBN: 9781770079892. Top & tail of spine rubbed and a little worn. Corners lightly rubbed. Contents clean.
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ADVANCED BIRD ID HANDBOOK: THE WESTERN PALEARCTIC
Written by Nils Van Duivenduk.
Stock no. 1815579
Published by New Holland. 1st 2011. Very good condition.

Covering all 1,350 species and subspecies recorded in Britain, Europe, North Africa and the Middle East. Large-format edition. Brown pictorial cardwraps. 416 pages including index. No illustrations. ISBN: 9781780090221. A few minor marks to covers. Contents clean.
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TRAVELS IN WEST AFRICA
Written by Mary Kingsley.
Stock no. 1815559
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2007. Fine condition.

Observations of Charles Kingsley's sister of life in Africa in Victorian times. Edited by Elspeth Huxley. Green, brown & cream decorated covers. B/w photos. Contained in publisher's orange slipcase in fine condition.
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