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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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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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A FIELD GUIDE TO THE BIRDS OF EAST AFRICA
Written by John G. Williams. Illustrated by Norman Arlott.
Stock no. 1818334
Published by Collins. 1982. Very good condition.

Over 660 species illustrated in full colour illustrations. White pictorial boards. ISBN: 0002191792. Boards a little grubby. Contents clean.

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A FIELD GUIDE TO THE BIRDS OF EAST AND CENTRAL AFRICA
Written by John G. Williams.
Stock no. 1818333
Published by Collins. 1972. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

From Rhodesia to the Red Sea. Red cloth. Colour and b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0002120216. Fifth impression. Pencil erasure to top corner of front endpaper. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is slightly faded to spine and covered with clear laminate.

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RORKE'S DRIFT AND ISANDLWANA
Written by Ian F.W. Beckett.
Stock no. 2131427
Published by Oxford University Press. Circa 2019. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Cream boards with green title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 9780198794127. 2nd impression. Damp to first few pages of book - some transfer from green endpaper to page edges of a few pages. Marks to a few pages. Wrinkling from damp. Wrapper also has damp mark to front panel; wrinkled.

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BIRDS OF KENYA & NORTHERN TANZANIA (HELM FIELD GUIDES)
Written by Dale A. Zimmerman; Donald A. Turner; David J. Pearson.
Stock no. 1817598
Published by Christopher Helm. 1st 1999. Very good condition.

Over 1,100 species covered, 124 colour plates plus line drawings, over 800 distribution maps, comprehensive, succinct and informative text for easy field use. Cardwraps. 576 pages including index. ISBN: 0713650796. Covers browned, text block a little grubby. Rear cover has a light diagonal crease. Contents clean.

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HONEY.. HONEY...LION!
Written by Jan Brett. Illustrated by Jan Brett.
Stock no. 2130704
Published by G.P. Putnam's Sons. Circa 2005. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Oblong format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. A Story From Africa. American edition. ISBN: 0399244638. 2nd printing. Some light browning at edges of wrapper.

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HANDBOOK OF THE BIRDS OF EUROPE THE MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA (9 VOLUMES)
Written by Stanley Cramp. Illustrated by Paul Barruel; Robert Gillmor; Peter Hayman; Peter Scott; et al..
Stock no. 2130562
Published by Oxford University Press. Circa 1986. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth. Packed with colour and b/w illustrations. Taking account of the great advances made in ornithological knowledge in recent years. A detailed and authoritative work. Large format. Volumes 1-3 are reprints, 4-9 are 1st editions. Spotting to covers of a few volumes. Marks to outer page edges, with some foxing. Wrapper spines are faded. Volume 3 wrapper is also price-cut.

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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. 1817310
Published by Christopher Helm. 1st thus 2003. Nearly fine condition.

1st published in 2002 by T & A D Poyser, this is a reprint by Christopher Helm with corrections. 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: 0713669357. Top of spine lightly bent from shelf wear. Minor foxing to top edge of text block. Contents fine.

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