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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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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. Abridged edition. Green, brown & cream decorated covers. B/w photos. Contained in publisher's orange slipcase in fine condition.
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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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BIRDS OF PREY OF AFRICA AND ITS ISLANDS
Written by Alan Kemp; Meg Kemp. Illustrated by Peter Hayman.
Stock no. 1317088
Published by Struik Nature. Circa 2001. Fine condition.

A comprehensive guide profiling more than 100 species of diurnal raptor and 40-plus species of owl. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour photos and illustrations. 347 pages including indexes. ISBN: 9781770073692.
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THE BIRDS OF AFRICA VOLUME I
Written by Leslie H. Brown; Emil K. Urban; Kenneth Newman. Illustrated by Martin Woodcock; Peter Hayman.
Stock no. 1609818
Published by Academic Press. 1st 1982. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Brown boards, gilt titles. 521 pages. Colour plates, b/w illustrations, and distribution maps. ISBN: 0121373010. Some spotting to rear board.
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BIRDS OF SENEGAL AND THE GAMBIA (HELM FIELD GUIDES)
Written by Ron Derney; Ron Derney. Illustrated by Nik Borrow.
Stock no. 1814666
Published by Christopher Helm. 1st 2011. Very good condition.

A comprehensive field guide to the birds of Senegal and The Gambia covering almost 680 species, including all residents, migrants and vagrants. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour illustrations & distribution maps. 352 pages including index. ISBN: 9781408134696. Corners rubbed.
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THE CHILD'S LIVINGSTONE
Written by Mary Entwistle. Illustrated by Ernest Prater.
Stock no. 1507690
Published by Humphrey Milford; Oxford University Press. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Beige matt boards with large pictorial onlay and dark titles, 8 x 7.25". Illustrated with 6 colour and 6 b/w full page illustrations, incl. front cover. 32 pages. Minimal bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few fox spots to covers and contents. Endpapers browned. Dustwrapper is edge worn, chipped and slightly grubby, front panel and spine darkened.
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RORKE'S DRIFT & ISANDLWANA 1879
Written by Chris Peers.
Stock no. 1609336
Published by The History Press. 2017. Nearly fine condition.

Card wraps. A Battlefield Guide. 191 pages. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780750967303. Reprint.
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THE THIEF CATCHER AND OTHER STORIES FROM ETHIOPIA
Written by Rosemary Grimble. Illustrated by Rosemary Grimble.
Stock no. 1406564
Published by Andre Deutsch. 1st 1974. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A collection of 10 traditional tales told in Amharic to a British army office in the early years of the 20th century. Burgundy boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. 100 pages. ISBN: 0233965270. Boards a little faded to edges. Initials in ink to front endpaper. A little browning to endpapers. Wrapper spine faded. A little browning to edges.
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