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NO PICNIC ON MOUNT KENYA
Written by Felice Benuzzi.
Stock no. 2125805
Published by Maclehose Press. Circa 2015. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Dark boards, gilt title to spine. The Story of Three P.o.W.s' Escape to Adventure. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 9780857053763. Small bump and wear to base of spine. Wrapper lightly edge-creased. 2nd printing of this edition.

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DESERT PRELUDE: EARLY CLASHES
Written by Hakan Gustavsson; Ludovico Slongo.
Stock no. 2125603
Published by Stratus. 1st 2010. Nearly fine condition.

Large format. Card wraps. June to November 1940. The campaign in North Africa between Italian and Commonwealth forces. ISBN: 9788389450524. Very light creasing to a couple of cover corners. Contents are excellent!

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THE BLACK JOURNEY ACROSS CENTRAL AFRICA WITH THE CITROEN EXPEDITION
Written by Georges Marie Haardt; Louis Audouin-Dubreuil.
Stock no. 2125454
Published by Geoffrey Bles. 1928. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth with dark titles. B/w photos. Bumping to spine. Some spotting to covers. 1 photo is detached, but loosely inserted. Reprint. Foxing. Wrapper is torn and chipped with loss to base of spine and couple of corners; creased.

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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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THE JOURNAL OF THE MOUNTAIN CLUB OF SOUTH AFRICA 1939
No author listed.
Stock no. 1815624
Published by Cape Times. 1939. Almost very good condition.

Being number Forty-Two for the year 1939 (published in January 1940). Grey cardwraps, black titles. B/w plates. Covers browned. Spine edges rubbed. Joints pulled. Name in ink to inside front cover. Staples rusty. Some foxspots. Internal binding tight.

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GAMEBIRDS OF SOUTHERN AFRICA
Written by Rob Little; Tim Crowe. Illustrated by Simon Barlow.
Stock no. 1815602
Published by Struik Nature. 2nd 2011. Very good condition.

Second Edition, updated and fully revised. Large format. Paper boards with white titles and colour pictorial onlay to front. Colour & b/w illustrations. Printed on glossy paper. ISBN: 9781770079892. Top & tail of spine rubbed and a little worn. Corners lightly rubbed. Contents clean.

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ADVANCED BIRD ID HANDBOOK: THE WESTERN PALEARCTIC
Written by Nils Van Duivenduk.
Stock no. 1815579
Published by New Holland. 1st 2011. Very good condition.

Covering all 1,350 species and subspecies recorded in Britain, Europe, North Africa and the Middle East. Large-format edition. Brown pictorial cardwraps. 416 pages including index. No illustrations. ISBN: 9781780090221. A few minor marks to covers. Contents clean.

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BIRDS OF AFRICA: SOUTH OF THE SAHARA
Written by Ian Sinclair; Peter Ryan. Illustrated by Norman Arlott; Peter Hayman; Alan Harris.
Stock no. 1815570
Published by Struik Nature. 2nd 2010. Slightly better than very good condition.

Second Edition with 500 new images, 400 updated maps, along with fully revised text. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour illustrations throughout. 767 pages including index. ISBN: 9781770076235. Slight bowing to contents.

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TRAVELS IN WEST AFRICA
Written by Mary Kingsley.
Stock no. 1815559
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. Green, brown & cream decorated covers. B/w photos. Contained in publisher's orange slipcase in fine condition.

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NEWMAN'S BIRDS OF SOUTHERN AFRICA COMMEMORATIVE EDITION
Written by Kenneth Newman; Vanessa Newman.
Stock no. 1815505
Published by Struik. 2010. Very good condition.

Revised by Vanessa Newman. Updated and paying tribute to one of the regions best-loved birding authors, Kenneth Newman. Pictorial card wraps. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 9781770078765. Bowing of contents but clean.

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A TOY FOR THE LION
Written by T.R. Nicholson.
Stock no. 1815440
Published by William Kimber. 1st 1965. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

B/w photos. The amazing story of Bede Bentley who heard that the Emperor of Ethiopia wanted a new car. He satisfied that wish by driving 3000 miles to provide it in 1907. Text block browned. Some scattered foxing. Overall look of contents is grubby to endpapers and outer page edges. Pictorial dustwrapper is worn, scuffed, and has a few edge tears.

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