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DESERT WARFARE BEING THE CHRONICLE OF THE EASTERN SOUDAN CAMPAIGN
Written by Bennet Burleigh.
Stock no. 2135534
Published by Ken Trotman Ltd.. 1st thus 1988. Very good condition.
A facsimile of the 1884 edition. Ken Trotman Military History Monographs No. 12. Card wraps. ISBN: 0946879435. A few marks to covers. Foxing to outer page edges.
Britain, Egypt and the Sudan 1882-1898. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0713713100. Browning to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased.
FUZZY-WUZZY: THE CAMPAIGNS IN THE EASTERN SUDAN 1884-85
Written by Brian Robson.
Stock no. 2135519
Published by Spellmount Ltd.. 1st 1993. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Red boards with gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 1873376154. Pale foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper has slight fading to spine.
THE SAGA OF THE TRANSVAAL SCOTTISH REGIMENT 1932-1950
Written by Carel Birkby.
Stock no. 2135410
Published by Howard Timmins; Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1950. Almost very good condition.
Blue leather spine and corners. Blue cloth, gilt motif to front cover. B/w frontis. 2 colour plates. B/w photos and maps. Some white and other marks to covers. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Crease to foreword.
OUT OF THIN AIR: RUNNING WISDOM AND THE MAGIC FROM ABOVE THE CLOUDS IN ETHIOPIA
Written by Michael Crawley.
Stock no. 1822378
Published by Bloomsbury. Circa 2020. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
The author spent 15 months in Ethiopia training alongside (and sometimes a fair way behind) runners at all levels. Navy blue boards, red title to spine. Colour photos. ISBN: 9781472975324. Second printing.
RORKE'S DRIFT AND ISANDLWANA 22ND JANUARY 1879: MINUTE BY MINUTE
Written by Chris Peers.
Stock no. 2135380
Published by Greenhill Books. 1st 2021. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w and colour photos. ISBN: 9781784385347.
Green cloth, gilt titles. B/w illustrations. A personal narrative of fighting and serving the Dervishes 1879-1895. Book has been rebacked with new headband and tail band underneath original spine; some fraying to cloth. Spotting and other marks to covers. Bumping/knocks along cover edges. Original endpapers over new joints; some lifting of original endpapers; a few tears. Some foxing and page browning; a few margin nicks/tears.
Green boards with gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. Wonderfully funny, free-wheeling account of John House's travels through East and Central Africa in his first 'Landy'. ISBN: 1857561147. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Pale foxing/browning to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased and faded to spine.
A detailed study of the role of the navy in combatting slavery, a fascinating excursion not only into naval history but into the whole question of the slave trade and opposition to it, as well as the mechanics of the trade itself. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0709947704.
A tale of the Wilds of Africa. Blue cloth with dark brown/red titles and decorations. Colour frontis. Some browning to covers. Inscriptions in ink to front pastedown and endpaper. Foxing and page browning. Wrapper is creased with browning and foxing; some chips of loss.
8th edition, revised. Colour & b/w illustrations. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Name in ink to title page. Some ink annotations in margins. Wrapper is edge-torn and creased; some tape repairs to verso and a few chips of loss.
Joseph Conrad's expedition to the Congo free state, 1890. Edited and introduced by Stape, preface by Hochschild. Green pictorial cloth. B/w photos. 217 pages. Some light scuffing to publisher's black slipcase. Book itself is fine.