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THE NILE (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Alan Moorehead.
Stock no. 1821528
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2001. Nearly fine condition.

2 Volumes. One volume covers The Blue Nile, 2nd covers The White Nile. Green moire silk boards with gilt titles. Beautiful b/w and colour illustrations throughout. Spines very slightly faded (minor). Contained in publisher's slipcase with a small bump to one edge.

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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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TRAVELS IN THE INTERIOR OF AFRICA
Written by Mungo Park.
Stock no. 1320531
Published by Folio Society. 1984. Very good condition.

Introduction and epilogue by John Keay. Blue cloth, pictorial onlay to front. B/w illustrations. Spine is slightly bumped and faded. A couple of small, light marks to covers. Contained in publisher's slipcase which is faded at edges and slightly edge worn, small mark to edge of one panel.

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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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CALCULATED RISK
Written by Mark Clark.
Stock no. 1819408
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1951. Good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A personal story of the war in North Africa and Italy by General Eisenhower's Deputy, later Commander of the Fifth Army. Maps to endpapers. B/w photos and maps. Boards a little stained/marked. Spine slightly cocked. Name & date in ink to front endpaper. Text block browned. A few foxspots present. Price-cut dustwrapper is edge-worn with a few small chips and closed tears, a little grubby.

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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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LIVINGSTONE
Written by Tim Jeal.
Stock no. 1818961
Published by Heinemann. 1st 1973. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Published to coincide with the centenary of Livingstone's death in 1873, this comprehensive biography reveals Livingstone as a complex and paradoxical figure: a man capable of self-sacrifice and ruthless cruelty, dogged throughout his life by self-doubts, contradictions and failure. Brown cloth boards, silver title to spine. B/w illustrations and plates. ISBN: 0434372080. Light stain to front board. Text block browned and stained. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is browned, edge-worn, strengthened to verso with magic tape, creased.

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LOOKING FOR MRS LIVINGSTONE
Written by Julie Davidson.
Stock no. 1818662
Published by Saint Andrew Press. 1st 2012. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

An enthralling story of an extraordinary and courageous woman. Her bravery, stoicism and African upbringing were critical to the career of world-renowned explorer and missionary, David Livingstone. Burgundy boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 9780715209646.

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