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FIRE AND SWORD IN THE SUDAN
Written by R. Slatin. Illustrated by R. Talbot Kelly.
Stock no. 2135060
Published by Edward Arnold. 1896. Almost very good condition.

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.

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LAND-ROVER MY LOVE
Written by John House. Illustrated by Jacqui Taylor.
Stock no. 2134986
Published by Janus Publishing Co.. 1st 1995. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

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.

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THE ROYAL NAVY AND THE SLAVE TRADE
Written by Raymond Howell.
Stock no. 1822098
Published by Croom Helm. 1st 1987. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

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.

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THE GORILLA HUNTERS
Written by R.M. Ballantyne.
Stock no. 2134964
Published by Ward, Lock & Co. Limited. Circa 1937. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

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.

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A FIRST GUIDE TO SOUTH AFRICAN BIRDS
Written by Leonard Gill; J.M. Winterbottom.
Stock no. 2134680
Published by Maskew Miller. 1968. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

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.

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CONRAD'S CONGO
Written by Joseph Conrad; J.H. Stape; Adam Hochschild.
Stock no. 1320587
Published by Folio Society. 1st 2013. Nearly fine condition.

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.

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BIRDS OF WESTERN AFRICA (HELM IDENTIFICATION GUIDES)
Written by Ron Derney. Illustrated by Nik Borrow.
Stock no. 1820186
Published by Christopher Helm. 1st 2001. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Describing 1,285 species, representing the entire avifauna of the region. 147 original colour plates, comprising over 3000 figures and depicting every species described. Also includes distribution maps and line drawings. Green boards, gilt title to spine. 832 pages includes index. ISBN: 0713639598. Vertical crease to spine (from previous use). Top and bottom edge of boards rubbed. Inscription in ink to half-title page. Light stain to lower margin of last few pages. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly creased, just a little grubby/scuffed.

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REMOTE CORNERS: A SIERRA LEONE MEMOIR
Written by Harry Mitchell.
Stock no. 1819549
Published by The Radcliffe Press. 1st 2002. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 1860648177. Foxing to text block. Slight yellowing to page edges. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed. A musty odour is present.

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BIRDS OF WESTERN AFRICA (HELM IDENTIFICATION GUIDES)
Written by Ron Derney. Illustrated by Nik Borrow.
Stock no. 1819322
Published by Christopher Helm. 1st 2001. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Describing 1,285 species, representing the entire avifauna of the region. 147 original colour plates, comprising over 3000 figures and depicting every species described. Also includes distribution maps and line drawings. Green boards, gilt title to spine. 832 pages includes index. ISBN: 0713639598. Light rubbing to base of spine. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly browned to spine (minor).

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A FIELD GUIDE TO THE BIRDS OF THE GAMBIA AND SENEGAL
Written by Clive Barlow; Tim Wacher. Illustrated by Tony Disley.
Stock no. 1819320
Published by Pica Press. 1st 1997. Nearly fine condition.

A comprehensive field guide to all the birds of these popular West African countries. Over 660 species. 48 colour plates. Glazed pictorial boards. 400 pages including index. ISBN: 1873403321.

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FIELD GUIDE TO THE BIRDS OF EAST AFRICA
Written by Terry Stevenson; John Fanshawe. Illustrated by Brian Small; John Gale; Norman Arlott.
Stock no. 1819316
Published by T. & A.D. Poyser. 1st 2002. Fine condition.

The first comprehensive field guide to a spectacular region for birding. Covering all the resident, migrant and vagrant birds of Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi. Pictorial glazed boards. Maps to endpapers. Colour illustrations. xxviii and 602 pages including index. ISBN: 0856610798.

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BOER PRISONERS OF WAR IN BERMUDA
Written by Colin Benbow.
Stock no. 1819084
Published by The Bermuda Historical Society. 3rd 1994. Very good condition.

Third Edition (reset, revised & enlarged). Orange pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 0969789300. SIGNED by the author (with regards) to verso of front cover and lengthy personal dedication by gift giver.

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