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EGYPTIAN ANTIQUITIES IN THE NILE VALLEY: A DESCRIPTIVE HANDBOOK
Written by James Baikie.
Stock no. 1814971
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1932. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A description of the existing examples of Egyptian architecture and art that are to be found on the ancient sites in the Nile Valley. Blue cloth boards, white title to spine. xxvi and 874 pages including index. B/w illustrations and plates. Boards a little marked. 'Librairis "Omnia"' stamp to lower edge of front endpaper. Text block browned and a little grubby. Blue dustwrapper is Browned to spine with the remains of a label.

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BEDOUINS: THE SINAI NOMADS
Written by Sami Michael.
Stock no. 1814944
Published by Massada. 1st 1984. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A personal account of an intimate relationship that developed over some fifteen years between the photographer and the noble people of the desert. Large format. Brown cloth boards, gilt titles. Colour photos. Text on brown paper. Top & tail of spine lightly rubbed. Black pictorial dustwrapper is rubbed at edges, scuffed, and is creased with a 1" closed tear to lower edge of rear panel.

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THE BIRDS OF AFRICA VOLUME VIII THE MALAGASY REGION
Written by Roger Safford; Frank Hawkins. Illustrated by John Gale; Brian Small.
Stock no. 1609830
Published by Christopher Helm. 1st 2013. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Large format. Brown cloth boards, gilt titles. Colour plates. 1024 pages. ISBN: 9780713665321. Light wrinkles to rear panel of wrapper (appears to be minor production fault). This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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THE BIRDS OF AFRICA VOLUME V
Written by Emil K. Urban; C. Hilary Fry; Stuart Keith. Illustrated by Martin W. Woodcock; Ian Willis.
Stock no. 1609826
Published by Academic Press. 1st 1997. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Large format. 669 pages.Colour plates plus numerous b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0121373053. Very slight mottling to boards. Contents fine. Wrapper spine faded.

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THE BIRDS OF AFRICA VOLUME I
Written by Leslie H. Brown; Emil K. Urban; Kenneth Newman. Illustrated by Martin Woodcock; Peter Hayman.
Stock no. 1609818
Published by Academic Press. 1st 1982. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Brown boards, gilt titles. 521 pages. Colour plates, b/w illustrations, and distribution maps. ISBN: 0121373010. Some spotting to rear board.

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THE BIRDS OF AFRICA VOLUME III
Written by C. Hilary Fry; Stuart Keith; Emil K. Urban. Illustrated by Ian Willis; Martin W. Woodcock.
Stock no. 1609817
Published by Academic Press. 1st 1988. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Large format. 611 pages. 32 superb colour plates plus numerous b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0121373037. Spine bumped. Cloth boards lightly mottled. Damp stain to rear pastedown and last few pages, and lighter staining to top of front endpaper. Contents generally clean and bright. Wrapper is faded to spine and dampstained.

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BIRDS OF GHANA
Written by Nik Borrow; Ron Derney.
Stock no. 1609785
Published by Christopher Helm. 1st 2010. Fine condition.

Card wraps. Helm Field Guides. Colour illustrations, distribution maps. 352 pages. ISBN: 9781408122792.

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BIRDS OF KENYA & NORTHERN TANZANIA
Written by Dale A. Zimmerman; Donald A. Turner; David J. Pearson.
Stock no. 1208844
Published by Christopher Helm. 2010. Fine condition.

Helm Field Guides. Over 1,100 species covered, 124 colour plates plus line drawings, over 800 distribution maps, comprehensive, succinct and informative text for easy field use. Cardwraps. 576 pages including index. ISBN: 9780713675504.

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BIRDS OF EAST AFRICA
Written by Terry Stevenson; John Fanshawe. Illustrated by Brian Small; John Gale; Norman Arlott.
Stock no. 1208843
Published by Christopher Helm. 2009. Fine condition.

Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi. Pictorial card wraps. Cover 1,388 species with 3,400 colour images on 287 plates. 602 pages includes index. A Helm Identification Guide. ISBN: 9780713673470.

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BIRDS OF SENEGAL AND THE GAMBIA (HELM FIELD GUIDES)
Written by Ron Derney; Ron Derney. Illustrated by Nik Borrow.
Stock no. 1814666
Published by Christopher Helm. 1st 2011. Very good condition.

A comprehensive field guide to the birds of Senegal and The Gambia covering almost 680 species, including all residents, migrants and vagrants. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour illustrations & distribution maps. 352 pages including index. ISBN: 9781408134696. Corners rubbed.

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THE CHILD'S LIVINGSTONE
Written by Mary Entwistle. Illustrated by Ernest Prater.
Stock no. 1507690
Published by Humphrey Milford; Oxford University Press. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Beige matt boards with large pictorial onlay and dark titles, 8 x 7.25". Illustrated with 6 colour and 6 b/w full page illustrations, incl. front cover. 32 pages. Minimal bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few fox spots to covers and contents. Endpapers browned. Dustwrapper is edge worn, chipped and slightly grubby, front panel and spine darkened.

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RORKE'S DRIFT & ISANDLWANA 1879
Written by Chris Peers.
Stock no. 1609336
Published by The History Press. 2017. Nearly fine condition.

Card wraps. A Battlefield Guide. 191 pages. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780750967303. Reprint.

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