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LE BATTAGLIE AEREE IN AFRICA SETTENTRIONALE
Written by Michele Palermo.
Stock no. 1609077
Published by IBN Editore. 2011. Fine condition.

Card wraps. North Africa Air Battles November - December 1941. Icaro Moderno 206. Dual language, Italian & English. ISBN: 9788875651077.
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EAGLES OVER GAZALA
Written by Michele Palermo.
Stock no. 1609076
Published by IBN Editore. 1st 2014. Fine condition.

Card wraps. Icaro Moderno 255. Air battles in North Africa May - June 1942. B/w photos. 299 pages. ISBN: 9788875651688.
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DESERT PRELUDE: OPERATION COMPASS
Written by Hakan Gustavsson; Ludovico Slongo.
Stock no. 1609073
Published by Stratus. 1st 2010. Fine condition.

Large format. Card wraps. The second volume which completes the story of the air war over North Africa between Italian and Commonwealth forces, covering the period December 1940 to February 1941. ISBN: 9788361421184. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
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DESERT PRELUDE: EARLY CLASHES
Written by Hakan Gustavsson; Ludovico Slongo.
Stock no. 1609072
Published by Stratus. 1st 2010. Nearly fine condition.

Large format. Card wraps. June to November 1940. The campaign in North Africa between Italian and Commonwealth forces. ISBN: 9788389450524. Light scuffing to rear cover.
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THE SOURCE OF THE NILE: THE LAKE REGIONS OF CENTRAL AFRICA
Written by Richard Burton.
Stock no. 1813908
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1993. Nearly fine condition.

Brown pictorial cloth. 604 pages. B/w illustrations. Loosely inserted map. Tidy bookplate to front endpaper. Map present. Contained in publisher's black slipcase, a little scuffed.
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WEST AFRICAN FOLK-TALES
Written by W.H. Barker; Cecilia Sinclair. Illustrated by Cecilia Sinclair.
Stock no. 1507057
Published by George G. Harrap & Co.. 1st 1917. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth, black titles. 23 b/w drawings and b/w photo frontis. 184 pages. A little bumping and wear to spine and corners. Four small nicks to cloth along bottom edge of rear cover. Endpapers browned. Foxing to top edge of text block and small brown spot to outside edge. Just an odd mark/fox spot to contents.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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WEST WITH THE NIGHT
Written by Beryl Markham.
Stock no. 1813458
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1st UK 1943. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The spellbinding story of Beryl Markham, traveller and early aviatrix. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. 253 pages. Spine slightly cocked. Text block browned. Price-cut dustwrapper is edge-worn and browned, scuffed to rear panel.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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THE CHILDREN OF THE WIND
Written by Rene Guillot. Illustrated by William Papas.
Stock no. 1507037
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1964. Very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

African Tales selected and translated by Gwen Marsh. Green cloth, silver title to spine. 23 tales. B/w text illustrations. 160 pages. A couple of faint spots to covers and spine very slightly bumped. Foxing, mainly to text block. Odd fox spot to dustwrapper.
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THE THIEF CATCHER AND OTHER STORIES FROM ETHIOPIA
Written by Rosemary Grimble. Illustrated by Rosemary Grimble.
Stock no. 1406564
Published by Andre Deutsch. 1st 1974. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A collection of 10 traditional tales told in Amharic to a British army office in the early years of the 20th century. Burgundy boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. 100 pages. ISBN: 0233965270. Boards a little faded to edges. Initials in ink to front endpaper. A little browning to endpapers. Wrapper spine faded. A little browning to edges.
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OH, KOJO! HOW COULD YOU!
Written by Verna Aardema. Illustrated by Marc Brown.
Stock no. 1406556
Published by Hamish Hamilton Childrens Books. 1st Uk 1985. Very good condition.

An Ashanti Tale. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. 10.75 x 8.5" ISBN: 024111375X. A little bumping to spine. Name in ink crossed out and erased pencil writing to top of front endpaper. Small brown mark to bottom of front endpaper. A few small indents to front board.
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THE FIRE CHILDREN - A WEST AFRICAN FOLK TALE
Written by Eric Maddern. Illustrated by Frane Lessac.
Stock no. 1507007
Published by Frances Lincoln. 1st 1993. Very good condition.

This intriguing West African creation myth tells how the first spirit-people solve their loneliness using clay and fire - and fill the Earth with children of every colour under the sun. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. 10.75 x 8.5". Unpaginated. ISBN: 0711207836. Two tiny nicks to top edge of front cover. Fading to base of spine a bottom edges of covers. Contents clean.
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ORCHIDS OF EUROPE, NORTH AFRICA AND THE MIDDLE EAST
Written by Pierre Delforge.
Stock no. 1813325
Published by Timber Press. 1st thus 2006. Nearly fine condition.

Matt pictorial boards. Colour photos. More than 520 species and numerous varieties, described and illustrated. 640 pages. ISBN: 9780881927542. Minor marks to text block. Page 420 & 421 have marks to top corners (affecting margin only) which stick a little.
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