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ROCK ART IN AFRICA: MYTHOLOGY AND LEGEND
Written by Jean-Loic Le Quellec; Paul Bahn.
Stock no. 1823440
Published by Flammarion. 1st 2004. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Translated from the French by Paul Bahn. A panorama of the great parietal assemblages of Africa. The author places the works in the context of their discovery by the great explorers, and then deciphers their hidden meanings. Large format. Black cloth boards, blind titles. Colour photos. ISBN: 2080304445. Board corners bumped. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-faded, scuffed to rear panel.

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THE RIVER WAR: AN ACCOUNT OF THE RECONQUEST OF THE SUDAN
Written by Winston S. Churchill.
Stock no. 1823320
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1951. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Third edition. Light grey/blue cloth with gilt title to spine. Folding maps & plans. Reprint of the third edition. Spine cocked. Front board and spine mottled with damp stain. Endpapers and text block browned. Otherwise contents clean. Yellow dustwrapper is worn and torn with loss and grubby, browned to spine.

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THE LUNATIC EXPRESS: AN ENTERTAINMENT IN IMPERIALISM
Written by Charles Miller.
Stock no. 1823230
Published by The Macmillan Company. 1st 1971. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The Magnificent Saga of How the White Man changed Africa / The Pioneers, Visionaries and Politicians and their crazy railway. A tale of high adventure at the high noon of imperialism. Red cloth spine with gilt title, green cloth boards. B/w photos and illustrations. Light mottling and fading to green cloth boards. Text block lightly browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn and lightly browned.

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THE TRADE MAKERS: ELDER DEMPSTER IN WEST AFRICA 1852-1972
Written by P.N. Davies.
Stock no. 1823228
Published by George Allen & Unwin Ltd.. 1st 1973. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The growth and changing fortunes of the Elder Dempster shipping company from its origins in the formation of the African Steam Ship Company in 1852 until the present day (1973). Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0043870031. Boards clean. Slight loss to lower corner margin of page 317/318 (printing error). Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly browned and edge-worn.

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HISTORY OF THE SUDAN CAMPAIGN 1884-1885
Written by H.E. Colville.
Stock no. 2135751
Published by The Battery Press. 1996. Very good condition.

With maps. Originally published in 1889. Red cloth with gilt titles on black title labels. ISBN: 0898392462. Foxing to outer page edges.

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THE RIVER COLUMN
Written by Henry Brackenbury.
Stock no. 2135750
Published by The Battery Press. 1993. Very good condition.

A Narrative of the Advance of the River Column of the Nile Expeditionary Force and Its Return Down The Rapids. With maps. Originally published in 1885.0Red cloth with gilt titles on black title labels. ISBN: 0898391849. Some foxspots.

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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.

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WAR ON THE NILE
Written by Michael Barthorp.
Stock no. 2135531
Published by Blandford Press. 1st 1984. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Britain, Egypt and the Sudan 1882-1898. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0713713100. Browning to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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