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TRAVELS IN WEST AFRICA
Written by Mary Kingsley.
Stock no. 2138392
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1976. Very good condition.

Edited and introduced by Elspeth Huxley. Green pictorial cloth, gilt title to spine. Brown endpapers show map of West Africa. B/w photos. Top edge brown. Spine is browned. Slip case is very good - faded to edges.

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THE ZULU WAR THEN AND NOW
Written by Ian Knight; Ian Castle.
Stock no. 2138379
Published by Battle of Britain Prints International Ltd.. 1st 1993. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large oblong format. B/w photos. ISBN: 0900913754. Some page browning. Wrapper is edge-creased.

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THE SOURCE OF THE NILE: THE LAKE REGIONS OF CENTRAL AFRICA
Written by Richard Burton.
Stock no. 2138171
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1993. Nearly fine condition.

Brown pictorial cloth. 604 pages. B/w illustrations. Loosely inserted map. Map still present. Slip case is very good - scuff marks.

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STING OF THE SCORPION: THE INSIDE STORY OF THE LONG RANGE DESERT GROUP
Written by Mike Morgan; David Lloyd Owen.
Stock no. 2138136
Published by Sutton Publishing. 1st 2000. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Larger format. Gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0750924810. Some page edge browning. Wrapper is a bit edge-creased; a few grubby marks to front panel; faded to spine.

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LONG RANGE DESERT GROUP
Written by W.B. Kennedy Shaw.
Stock no. 2138131
Published by Frontline Books. Circa 2015. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

B/w photos. Behind Enemy Lines in North Africa. The story of the LRDG's work in Libya 1940-1943. Foreword by David Lloyd Owen. ISBN: 9781848328587.

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PROVIDENCE THEIR GUIDE
Written by D.L. Lloyd Owen.
Stock no. 2138041
Published by Harrap. 1st 1980. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

B/w photos. A personal account of the long range desert group 1940-45. ISBN: 0245536035. Some foxing and browning. wrapper is faded to spine, with a couple of small nicks/chips.

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ABU GEILI AND SAQADI & DAR EL MEK
Written by O.G.S. Crawford; Frank Addison.
Stock no. 2137708
Published by Oxford University Press. 1951. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Large format. The Wellcome Excavations In the Sudan Volume III. Large format. Brown cloth with dark brown titles. Text and Plates. Some spotting to covers. Foxing to prelims and outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with tears and chips; a few bits of loss; some grubby marks and foxspots.

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FROM SKETCH-BOOK AND DIARY
Written by Elizabeth Butler. Illustrated by Elizabeth Butler.
Stock no. 2137357
Published by Adam & Charles Black. Circa 1909. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth, gilt titles to spine and front cover. 28 colour plates + b/w illustrations. A & C Black 10 Shillings Series. 2 page original booklist + 4 page additional booklist to rear. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Browning to covers, especially spine and edges. Some fraying to cloth at edges. Foxing throughout. Light browning to plates.

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THE CAPE PENINSULA
Written by Rene Juta. Illustrated by W. Westhofen.
Stock no. 2137353
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1st 1910. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth, gilt titles and vignettes to front cover and spine. Top edge gilt. 25 tissue-guarded colour plates. A & C Black Colour Book 7s 6d Series. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Fading to spine. Foxing to varying degrees throughout and to outer page edges.

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ALGERIA AND TUNIS
Written by Frances E. Nesbitt. Illustrated by Frances E. Nesbitt.
Stock no. 2136989
Published by A. & C. Black. 1st 1906. Almost very good condition.

A & C Black 20 Shilling Series. Blue and orange pictorial cloth. Top edge gilt. Gilt titles to spine and front cover. 2000 copies printed. Folding map. 70 tissue-guarded colour plates. Spine is browned with bumping and wear. 2" repaired split to base of spine on front board side. Bumping to corners; a few scuffs. Joints are a little cracked. Page browning; heaviest to endpapers. Browning to plate margins. Foxing to map at rear.

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THE KINGDOM OF KUSH
Written by Derek A. Welsby.
Stock no. 1322538
Published by British Museum. 1st 1996. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The Napatan and Meroitic empires lying to the south of Eygpt. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 071410986X. Minimal bumping to spine. Dustwrapper is slightly edge creased, faded to spine and rear edges.

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ROCK ART IN AFRICA: MYTHOLOGY AND LEGEND
Written by Jean-Loic Le Quellec; Paul Bahn.
Stock no. 1823440
Published by Flammarion. 1st 2004. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Translated from the French by Paul Bahn. A panorama of the great parietal assemblages of Africa. The author places the works in the context of their discovery by the great explorers, and then deciphers their hidden meanings. Large format. Black cloth boards, blind titles. Colour photos. ISBN: 2080304445. Board corners bumped. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-faded, scuffed to rear panel.

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