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IMPORTANT BIRD AREAS IN AFRICA AND ASSOCIATED ISLANDS
Written by Lincoln D.C. Fishpool; Michael I Evans.
Stock no. 1324275
Published by Pisces Publications; Birdlife International. 1st 2001. Very good condition.
Priority sites for conservation. Birdlife Conservation Series No. 11. Large and VERY heavy format. Glazed pictorial boards. 1144 pages. ISBN: 187435720X. Contents are fine. Spine and corners are bumped. 2" splits at top and tail of spine edge on front cover. Top edge of textblock is very slightly grubby. Barcode label to rear cover.
An African story. Green pictorial cloth with gilt titles. 6 tinted plates. 351 pages, all edges green. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Inscription in ink (dated Xmas 1913) to half title-page. Frontis has been reinserted with glue leaving glue marks at inner margins of opposite pages. Some hinges cracked but binding still tight. Foxing to textblock.
All the photographs in this book were taken at the Agbogbloshie Market in Accra, Ghana, one of the largest repositories for discarded computers fro around the world. Hugo's portraits reveal the devastating consequences of today's rapid technological advancement on a marginalized community in the emerging world. Large format. Black cloth spine with white title, grey boards with pictorial onlay. Colour photographs. ISBN: 9783791345208. Rear board scuffed. Contents clean.
BUTABU: ADOBE ARCHITECTURE OF WEST AFRICA
Written by Suzanne Preston Blier. Illustrated by James Morris.
Stock no. 1824247
Published by Princeton Architectural Press. 1st 2004. Slightly better than very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
The earthen buildings of West Africa. Jame Morris has extensively photographed this architecture, from the Friday Mosque at Djenne - the largest mud building in the world - to small houses in remote animist communities. Blier covers the history, technology, and symbolism of earthen architecture. Large oblong format. Colour & b/w photos. ISBN: 1568984138. Minor fading to lower edge of boards. Minor foxing to top edge of text block. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.
Large format. Colour pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Red cloth spine. The adventures of Gideon the duck and his animal friends. ISBN: 041686290X. Spine lightly faded, boards a little grubby but still nice and bright. Contents are lovely and bright.
Pictorial card wraps. B/w photos. The story of the Indian Divisions in the North African campaign of World War II. Splits to top and tail of spine. Creasing to cover corners. Initials and date in ink to title page. Some foxing and marks to outer page edges.
B/w photos. The author hunted, arrested and killed Mau Mau extremists. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few small nicks; some foxing.
One of the most intensive investigations ever carried out on foraging behavior and its consequences for survival and reproduction. This study is based on field observations of eleven yearling baboons. Pictorial cardwraps. ISBN: 0226015963. Spine lightly faded, creasing to top rear corner, a few minor grubby marks to covers. Text block lightly grubby. Contents clean.
Observations of Charles Kingsley's sister of life in Africa in Victorian times. Edited by Elspeth Huxley. Abridged edition. Green, brown & cream decorated covers. B/w photos. Slip case is better than very good.
Introduction and epilogue by John Keay. Blue cloth, pictorial onlay to front. B/w illustrations. A few foxspots/marks to covers. Damp mark to edge of half-title page. Slip case is very good - a few marks and scuffs.
Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour photos. ISBN: 9781780879147. Wrapper is edge-creased.
Large format. The Story of Ethiopian Airlines. Colour and b/w photos. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapepr is edge-creased.