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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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NEWMAN'S BIRDS OF SOUTHERN AFRICA COMMEMORATIVE EDITION
Written by Kenneth Newman; Vanessa Newman.
Stock no. 1815505
Published by Struik. 2010. Very good condition.

Revised by Vanessa Newman. Updated and paying tribute to one of the regions best-loved birding authors, Kenneth Newman. Pictorial card wraps. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 9781770078765. Bowing of contents but clean.

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A TOY FOR THE LION
Written by T.R. Nicholson.
Stock no. 1815440
Published by William Kimber. 1st 1965. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

B/w photos. The amazing story of Bede Bentley who heard that the Emperor of Ethiopia wanted a new car. He satisfied that wish by driving 3000 miles to provide it in 1907. Text block browned. Some scattered foxing. Overall look of contents is grubby to endpapers and outer page edges. Pictorial dustwrapper is worn, scuffed, and has a few edge tears.

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WITH ROMMEL IN THE DESERT
Written by Heinz W. Schmidt.
Stock no. 1815439
Published by Constable. 1st thus 1997. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A vivid first-hand account offering a fascinating perspective on Rommel's African campaign. Reissued (first published 1951). Brown boards, silver title to spine. ISBN: 0094772908.

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BIRDS IN AFRICA
Written by Rainer Christian Ertel; Nik Borrow.
Stock no. 1317144
Published by Fauna Verlag. 1st 2011. Slightly better than very good condition.

An introduction and survey to the Birdlife of Africa. Translated, supplemented and revised with the assistance of Nik Borrow. 415 pages (including index). Stunning colour photos plus distribution maps. Orange pictorial boards. ISBN: 9783935980166. Small nick to top of front edge of spine.

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A BIRDWATCHER'S GUIDE TO MOROCCO
Written by Patrick Bergier; Fedora Bergier. Illustrated by Mike Langman.
Stock no. 1815380
Published by Prion Ltd.. 1st 2003. Very good condition.

Providing the travelling birdwatcher with all the information they will need to make the most of a birdwatching holiday or tour. Pictorial card wraps. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 1871104092. Mark to front cover. Contents slightly bowed from storage.

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THE ANATOMY OF THE ZULU ARMY FROM SHAKA TO CETSHWAYO 1818-1879
Written by Ian Knight.
Stock no. 1815284
Published by Greenhill Books. 1st 1995. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The Anglo-Zulu War seen from the Zulu perspective. Maroon cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 1853672130.

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BIRDS OF THE HORN OF AFRICA (PRINCETON FIELD GUIDES)
Written by Nigel Redman; Terry Stevenson; John Fanshawe. Illustrated by John Gale; Brian Small.
Stock no. 1815266
Published by Princeton University Press. 1st 2009. Slightly better than very good condition.

Ethiopia, Eritrea, Djibouth, Somalia and Socotra. Pictorial cardwraps. 496 pages including index. Colour illustrations plus distribution maps. ISBN: 9780691143453. Slight crinkling.

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BIRDS OF PREY OF AFRICA AND ITS ISLANDS
Written by Alan Kemp; Meg Kemp. Illustrated by Peter Hayman.
Stock no. 1317088
Published by Struik Nature. Circa 2001. Fine condition.

A comprehensive guide profiling more than 100 species of diurnal raptor and 40-plus species of owl. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour photos and illustrations. 347 pages including indexes. ISBN: 9781770073692.

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AFRICAN FOLKTALES
Written by Roger D. Abrahams. Illustrated by Keith Hau.
Stock no. 1815220
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2016. Fine condition.

Selected and retold by Abrahams. Matt red pictorial boards, colourful title to spine. Yellow patterned endpapers. 7 colour plates. Contained in red publisher's slipcase in fine condition.

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BIRDS OF THE PALEARCTIC: PASSERINES
Written by Norman Arlott. Illustrated by Norman Arlott.
Stock no. 1815189
Published by Collins. 1st 2007. Nearly fine condition.

Describing and illustrating every species of passerine you may see in the Palearctic: Europe, Asia north of the Himalayas, Africa north of the Sahara Desert and some parts of the Middle East. Pictorial glazed boards. Colour illustrations and distribution maps. 240 pages including index. ISBN: 9780007147052. Spine slightly cocked.

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A FIELD GUIDE TO THE BIRDS OF THE PALEARCTIC: NON-PASSERINES
Written by Norman Arlott. Illustrated by Norman Arlott.
Stock no. 1815188
Published by Collins. 1st 2009. Fine condition.

Illustrating and describing every species of non-passerine you may see in the Palearctic: Europe, Asia north of the Himalayas, Africa north of the Sahara Desert and some parts of the Middle East. Pictorial glazed boards. Colour illustrations and distribution maps. 240 pages including index. ISBN: 9780007155651.

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