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THE DESERT WAR TRILOGY (3 VOLUMES)
Written by Alan Moorehead.
Stock no. 1318944
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2010. Nearly 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. A super copy in origianal slipcase which is just a ltitle edge rubbed.

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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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BIRDS OF KENYA AND NORTHERN TANZANIA (HELM IDENTIFICATION GUIDES)
Written by Dale A. Zimmerman; Donald A. Turner; David J. Pearson. Illustrated by Dale A. Zimmerman; Ian Willis; H. Douglas Pratt.
Stock no. 1819317
Published by Christopher Helm. 1st 1996. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Orange boards, silver title to spine. 740 pages including index. Colour plates, b/w photos, distribution maps. ISBN: 0713639687. Edges rubbed, base of spine a little worn (shelf wear). A few minor foxspots to front endpapers. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly creased to top & tail of spine and spine is slightly faded, rear panel just slightly scuffed.

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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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STANLEY: THE IMPOSSIBLE LIFE OF AFRICA'S GREATEST EXPLORER
Written by Tim Jeal.
Stock no. 1819304
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 2007. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Henry Morton Stanley. A re-examination of post-colonial guilt, new insights into African history, and a fresh understanding of the nature of exploration. Grey paper boards, red title to spine. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. xiii and 570 pages. ISBN: 9780571221028. Light bumping to board corners and light shelf wear to top & tail of spine. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly rubbed at corners and top of spine.

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SHAKA ZULU: THE RISE OF THE ZULU EMPIRE
Written by E.A. Ritter.
Stock no. 1819273
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. 1st 1955. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Brown cloth. Colour frontis, b/w illustrations. Light browning to contents. Yellow pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-rubbed and slightly grubby.

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RORKE'S DRIFT
Written by Adrian Greaves.
Stock no. 2132530
Published by Cassell. 1st 2002. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A masterly account of this heroic battle which won a record of eleven Victoria Crosses and has become a byword for bravery ever since. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w plates and maps. 446 pages includes index. ISBN: 0304359602. SIGNED by author. Wrapper edge very slightly rubbed. Spine very slightly bumped.

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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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