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BURTON: A BIOGRAPHY OF SIR RICHARD FRANCIS BURTON
Written by Byron Farwell.
Stock no. 2133999
Published by Longmans. 1st 1963. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Traveller, Poet, Soldier, Diplomat - no man can be all things and once, but no man tried harder than Richard Francis Burton. Spotting/foxing to covers, endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with some tears/chips at corners and a little loss.

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DINUZULU: THE DEATH OF THE HOUSE OF SHAKA
Written by C.T. Binns.
Stock no. 1814844
Published by Longmans. 1st 1968. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The story of the Dinuzulu, son of Cetshwayo king of the Zulu Kingdom 1873-1879. Dinuzulu and the final dissolution of the great military empire which the tyrant Shaka had founded. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. Browning to text block and musty odour to contents. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly faded to spine and edge-worn with tape repair.

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BEEKEEPING IN THE TROPICS
Written by Francis G. Smith.
Stock no. 2119543
Published by Longmans. 1st 1960. Good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Looks at basic principles, apiary equipment, Bee management, the crop. B/w photos and diagrams. Ex-lib. with usual markings. Spotting and foxing to covers and some pages. Wrapper is badly creased and faded with edge-tears and chips; damp marks. A reading copy.

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COMMON MALAYAN BIRDS
Written by M.W.F. Tweedie. Illustrated by A. Fraser-Brunner.
Stock no. 1811063
Published by Longmans. 1965. Very good condition.

Malayan Nature Handbooks. 20 colour plates plus b/w text figures. Laminate to boards is bubbled. Tape marks to endpapers. Contents clean.

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ELECTRICAL TECHNOLOGY
Written by Edward Hughes.
Stock no. 2113175
Published by Longmans. 3rd 1967. Almost very good condition.

Third edition. Card wraps. With diagrams. Covers are creased, with chipping and some loss to laminate - mostly to spine.

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THE BIRDS OF BERKSHIRE AND OXFORDSHIRE
Written by M.C. Radford.
Stock no. 1808180
Published by Longmans. 1st 1966. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth boards, dark blue title block with silver title to spine. B/w photos. 212 pages including index. Price-cut wrapper is browned, grubby and slightly faded at spine with a little edge-wear.

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LIVING TOWNS
Written by E.H. Dance. Illustrated by H.C. McBeath.
Stock no. 1807539
Published by Longmans. 1964. Very good condition.

Man's Heritage series. The history of the town, a children's book. Cardwrap booklet with brown cloth spine. B/w illustrations. 60 pages. Second impression. Light rubbing to edges of card covers. Small name in ink to top of title page. Slight bowing of contents. Contents are clean.

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TALES OF THE CYMRY
Written by James Motley.
Stock no. 2107250
Published by Longmans; Hughes. 1848. Very good condition.

With Notes. Illustrative and Explanatory. Subscribers list to front. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; some browning. Pages have a few foxspots and some browning.

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