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THE DESERT WAR TRILOGY (3 VOLUMES)
Written by Alan Moorehead.
Stock no. 2129254
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2010. Fine condition.

All volumes are red cloth covered boards with different blue, black and grey pictures. Volume 1: Mediterranean Front; Volume 2: A Year of Battle; Volume 3: The End In Africa. B/w photos. Slip case is better than very good - a bit of wear and a few marks.
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THE FALL OF RORKE'S DRIFT AN ALTERNATIVE HISTORY OF THE ANGLO-ZULU WAR OF 1879
Written by John Laband; Ian Knight.
Stock no. 2129114
Published by Greenhill Books. 1st 2019. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Black boards, silver title to spine. B/w maps and illustrations. Foreword by Knight. ISBN: 9781784383732. Mark to outer page edges.
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THE NILE (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Alan Moorehead.
Stock no. 2128966
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2001. Slightly better than very good condition.

2 Volumes. One volume covers The Blue Nile, 2nd covers The White Nile. Beautiful b/w and colour illustrations throughout. Spines are faded. Pictorial slip case is better than very good - just some light wear.
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THE DESERT WAR TRILOGY (3 VOLUMES)
Written by Alan Moorehead.
Stock no. 2128961
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2010. Fine condition.

All volumes are red cloth covered boards with different blue, black and grey pictures. Volume 1: Mediterranean Front; Volume 2: A Year of Battle; Volume 3: The End In Africa. B/w photos. Slip case is better than very good - a few light marks.
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TRAVELS IN WEST AFRICA
Written by Mary Kingsley.
Stock no. 1816742
Published by Folio Society. 1978. Slightly better than very good condition.

Edited and introduced by Elspeth Huxley. Green pictorial cloth, gilt title to spine. Brown endpapers show map of West Africa. B/w photos. Top edge brown. Second impression. Minor foxing to spine and text block. Contained in publisher's brown slipcase which is a little stained and grubby.
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ELEPHANT BILL
Written by J.H. Williams.
Stock no. 2127861
Published by Rupert Hart-Davis. 1950. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth, gilt title to spine. The variety of animals and birds used in the XIVth Army in war-torn Burma included pigeons, dogs, ponies, mules, horses, bullocks, buffaloes and elephants. It was the elephant that held a special place in the soldiers' esteem. This is the story of James Howard Williams, famous as 'Elephant Bill'. B/w photos and illustrations throughout. 319 pages. Spine is browned, with a few chips to top. Corners are bumped. Some uneven fading and marks to covers. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Fold-out map has a few inch tear.
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A FIELD GUIDE TO THE WADERS OF BRITAIN AND EUROPE WITH NORTH AFRICA AND THE MIDDLE EAST
Written by Peter Colston. Illustrated by Philip Burton.
Stock no. 2127741
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1988. Slightly better than very good condition.

Glazed pictorial boards. A detailed study of an absorbing group. Over 300 paintings in colour; 100 drawings and maps. ISBN: 0340399368. Bookplate to front pastedown. From the personal library of Bryan L. Sage, distinguished naturalist and author.
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AN ARTIST IN AFRICA
Written by Nigel Sitwell. Illustrated by David Shepherd.
Stock no. 2127675
Published by Harper Collins; The Tryon Gallery. 1980. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large oblong format. Shepherd's superb colour illustrations of African wildlife. Introduction by Sitwell. Foreword by H.R.H. The Duke of Edinburgh. 5th edition. ISBN: 0002110326. SIGNED by artist to title page. Bumping and fading along cover edges. Some edge-creasing to wrapper, which also has a faded spine.
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THE BIRD AND ITS ENVIRONMENT
Written by J.M. Winterbottom.
Stock no. 1816489
Published by Maskew Miller. 1st 1965. Almost very good condition.

Yellow pictorial cloth boards. Based in Africa. 121 pages. Name and date in ink to front endpaper. Heavy foxing throughout.
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CAIRO
Written by James Aldridge.
Stock no. 2126504
Published by MacMillan. 1970. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Biography of a City. Brown cloth with gilt title on blue title box to spine. B/w photos. Pale tape marks to endpapers. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few small chips and nicks; faded to spine.
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A LIGHTER SIDE OF AFRICA
Written by Michael J. Allard. Illustrated by Michael J. Allard.
Stock no. 1815736
Published by Hastings-Spital Publishing. 1st 2015. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

An opportunity to enjoy the work of Michael J. Allard, a talented and highly proficient artist with a mischievous streak. Large oblong format. Maroon cloth boards with gilt titles. Wonderful colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 9780993324901.
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ROBERTS' BIRDS OF SOUTHERN AFRICA
Written by Gordon Lindsay Maclean. Illustrated by Kenneth Newman; Geoff Lockwood.
Stock no. 1815673
Published by The Trustees Of The John Voelcker Bird Book Fund. 2001. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Sixth Edition. Blue cloth boards, silver titles & vignettes. Colour plates and distribution maps. Subscribers list. lxxx and 871 pages including index. ISBN: 0620175834. Dustwrapper spine slightly faded and rear panel slightly scuffed.
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