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TRAVELS IN WEST AFRICA
Written by Mary Kingsley.
Stock no. 2121906
Published by Folio Society. 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 near fine slip case - just a couple of light scuff marks.
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THE LAST CHARGE THE 21ST LANCERS AND THE BATTLE OF OMDURMAN 2 SEPTEMBER 1898
Written by Terry Brighton. Illustrated by Douglas N. Anderson.
Stock no. 1608248
Published by The Crowood Press. 1st 1998. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Large format. The last true regimental cavalry charge against a standing enemy by which 2800 of the Mahdist forces were driven out of the path of General Kitchener's advance. B/w photos and colour illustrations. ISBN: 1861261896. Corners bumped.
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THE SOURCE OF THE NILE: THE LAKE REGIONS OF CENTRAL AFRICA
Written by Richard Burton.
Stock no. 1812599
Published by Folio Society. 1996. Fine condition.

Brown pictorial cloth. 604 pages. B/w illustrations. Loosely inserted map. Third printing. A fine copy in a black slipcase which is slightly scuffed.
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THE SCRAMBLE FOR AFRICA
Written by Thomas Pakenham.
Stock no. 2120378
Published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson. 1992. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

B/w illustrations. Covers the period 1876 to 1912. ISBN: 0297811304. Fading to cover and wrapper edges. Edge creasing also to wrapper.
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UGANDA IN BLACK AND WHITE
Written by Hugh B. Cott. Illustrated by Hugh B. Cott.
Stock no. 2119020
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1959. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

109 attractive b/w full-page illustrations with accompanying text. Bumping to spine. Some fading to cover edges. Foxing and some page browning. Wrapper is faded to spine, with creasing and a few nicks to edges.
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STANLEY: SORCERER'S APPRENTICE
Written by Frank McLynn.
Stock no. 2118550
Published by Constable. 1st 1991. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Second Volume of Frank McLynn's biography of Henry Morton Stanley. It covers the years 1877 to 1904. ISBN: 0094702209. Wrapper is edge-chipped with small chip/nick to base of spine, which is also faded.
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ROCK ENGRAVINGS FROM DRIEKOPS EILAND
Written by Lina M. Slack.
Stock no. 2118505
Published by Centaur Press. Circa 1962. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. B/w illustrations. A few grubby marks and some browning to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is unevenly browned, with edge-creasing and a few small chips/nicks.
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THE COMPLETE BOOK OF SOUTHERN AFRICAN BIRDS
Written by P.J. Ginn; W.G. McIlleron; P. Le S. Milstein.
Stock no. 1607517
Published by Struik. 1st 1989. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Large format. Colour photos throughout. B/w distribution maps. 760 pages. ISBN: 0947430113. A few scuffs and indentation marks to wrapper.
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EL ALAMEIN
Written by Michael Carver.
Stock no. 1811272
Published by B.T. Batsford. 1963. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w photos.
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SHRIKES OF SOUTHERN AFRICA
Written by Tony Harris. Illustrated by Graeme Arnott.
Stock no. 1811194
Published by Struik. 1st 1988. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

True shrikes, helmet-shrikes and bush-shrikes, including the batises and Black-throated Wattle-eye. Standard edition. Large format. Red cloth boards, silver title to spine and vignette of shrike to front. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0947430083. Slight fading to dustwrapper spine. Contained in publisher's slipcase in almost fine condition. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
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THE BIRDS OF MOUNT NIMBA, LIBERIA
Written by Peter Colston; Kai Curry-Lindahl; Malcolm Coe.
Stock no. 1811175
Published by British Museum (Natural History). 1st 1986. Nearly fine condition.

With a section on the biogeographic context by Coe. Large format. Green boards, white titles. Colour & b/w illustrations. 129 pages. ISBN: 0565009826.
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THE BIRDS OF BRITISH SOMALILAND AND THE GULF OF ADEN VOLUME III
Written by Geoffrey Archer; Eva M. Godman. Illustrated by Archibald Thorburn; Henrik Gronvold.
Stock no. 1811162
Published by Oliver & Boyd. 1st 1961. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine and vignette to front. 7 superb colour plates and folding map to rear. 1042 pages. Deckle-edged. Light marks to endpapers (minor). Contents clean. Front flap of dustwrapper sports '1965' in blue ink to top. Dustwrapper slightly faded at spine and slightly scuffed to side of onlay.
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