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THINGS FALL APART
Written by Chinua Achebe. Illustrated by Kareem Ilya.
Stock no. 2140858
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2008. Fine condition.

Orange cloth with black title to spine and decoration to front cover. Colour illustrations. This title was first published in the UK in 1958 by William Heinemann Ltd. The text of this edition follows that of the first edition, with minor emendations. Contained in a nearly fine slip-case. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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THE SCRAMBLE FOR AFRICA (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Thomas Pakenham.
Stock no. 2140855
Published by Folio Society. Circa 2011. As new condition.

Three-quarter bound in brown cloth, gilt titles to spines. Includes paintings, photographs, caricatures and cartoons. Still in original shrink wrap - UNOPENED! This copy would make a wonderful gift. Slip case appears to be in fine condition.

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THE TIGER KILLS
No author listed.
Stock no. 2140366
Published by HMSO. 1st 1944. Almost very good condition.

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.

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BWANA DRUM
Written by Dennis Holman.
Stock no. 2140313
Published by W.H. Allen. 1st 1964. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

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.

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FORAGING FOR SURVIVAL: YEARLING BABOONS IN AFRICA
Written by Stuart A. Altmann.
Stock no. 1823747
Published by University of Chicago Press. 1st 1998. Very good condition.

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.

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TRAVELS IN WEST AFRICA
Written by Mary Kingsley.
Stock no. 2139465
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2007. Fine condition.

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.

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TRAVELS IN THE INTERIOR OF AFRICA
Written by Mungo Park.
Stock no. 2139447
Published by Folio Society. 1986. Very good condition.

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.

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AFRICA: EYE TO EYE WITH THE UNKNOWN
Written by Michael Bright; David Attenborough.
Stock no. 2138910
Published by Quercus. 1ST 2012. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour photos. ISBN: 9781780879147. Wrapper is edge-creased.

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BRINGING AFRICA TOGETHER
No author listed.
Stock no. 2138586
Published by Ethiopian Airlines. 1st 1988. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. The Story of Ethiopian Airlines. Colour and b/w photos. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapepr is edge-creased.

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THE ZULU WAR THEN AND NOW
Written by Ian Knight; Ian Castle.
Stock no. 2138379
Published by Battle of Britain Prints International Ltd.. 1st 1993. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large oblong format. B/w photos. ISBN: 0900913754. Some page browning. Wrapper is edge-creased.

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ABU GEILI AND SAQADI & DAR EL MEK
Written by O.G.S. Crawford; Frank Addison.
Stock no. 2137708
Published by Oxford University Press. 1951. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Large format. The Wellcome Excavations In the Sudan Volume III. Large format. Brown cloth with dark brown titles. Text and Plates. Some spotting to covers. Foxing to prelims and outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with tears and chips; a few bits of loss; some grubby marks and foxspots.

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FROM SKETCH-BOOK AND DIARY
Written by Elizabeth Butler. Illustrated by Elizabeth Butler.
Stock no. 2137357
Published by Adam & Charles Black. Circa 1909. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth, gilt titles to spine and front cover. 28 colour plates + b/w illustrations. A & C Black 10 Shillings Series. 2 page original booklist + 4 page additional booklist to rear. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Browning to covers, especially spine and edges. Some fraying to cloth at edges. Foxing throughout. Light browning to plates.

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