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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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WEST AFRICAN FOLK-TALES
Written by W.H. Barker; Cecilia Sinclair. Illustrated by Cecilia Sinclair.
Stock no. 1507057
Published by George G. Harrap & Co.. 1st 1917. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth, black titles. 23 b/w drawings and b/w photo frontis. 184 pages. A little bumping and wear to spine and corners. Four small nicks to cloth along bottom edge of rear cover. Endpapers browned. Foxing to top edge of text block and small brown spot to outside edge. Just an odd mark/fox spot to contents.

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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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THE PERILOUS ROAD TO ROME & BEYOND FIGHTING THROUGH NORTH AFRICA & ITALY
Written by Edward Grace.
Stock no. 2122374
Published by Pen & Sword Military. 2007. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The Memoirs of a Gordon Highlander. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781844155606. Light bumping to corners. Wrapper is a little edge-creased.

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THE ZULUS AT WAR
Written by Adrian Greaves; Xolani Mkhize.
Stock no. 1608900
Published by Skyhorse Publishing. 2014. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The history, rise, and fall of the tribe that washed its spears. B/w and colour photos. 222 pages. ISBN: 9781629145136.

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THE SCRAMBLE FOR AFRICA
Written by Thomas Pakenham.
Stock no. 2120378
Published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson. 1992. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

B/w illustrations. Covers the period 1876 to 1912. ISBN: 0297811304. Fading to cover and wrapper edges. Edge creasing also to wrapper.

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STANLEY: SORCERER'S APPRENTICE
Written by Frank McLynn.
Stock no. 2118550
Published by Constable. 1st 1991. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Second Volume of Frank McLynn's biography of Henry Morton Stanley. It covers the years 1877 to 1904. ISBN: 0094702209. Wrapper is edge-chipped with small chip/nick to base of spine, which is also faded.

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EL ALAMEIN
Written by Michael Carver.
Stock no. 1811272
Published by B.T. Batsford. 1963. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w photos.

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THE BIRDS OF BRITISH SOMALILAND AND THE GULF OF ADEN VOLUME III
Written by Geoffrey Archer; Eva M. Godman. Illustrated by Archibald Thorburn; Henrik Gronvold.
Stock no. 1811162
Published by Oliver & Boyd. 1st 1961. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine and vignette to front. 7 superb colour plates and folding map to rear. 1042 pages. Deckle-edged. Light marks to endpapers (minor). Contents clean. Front flap of dustwrapper sports '1965' in blue ink to top. Dustwrapper slightly faded at spine and slightly scuffed to side of onlay.

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THE BIRDS OF BRITISH SOMALILAND AND THE GULF OF ADEN VOLUME IV
Written by Geoffrey Archer; Eva M. Godman. Illustrated by Archibald Thorburn.
Stock no. 1811160
Published by Oliver & Boyd. 1st 1961. Very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Their Life Histories, Breeding Habits, and Eggs. 7 superb tissue-guarded colour plates. 1570 pages. Folding colour map at rear. Large format. Deckle-edged. Tape marks to endpapers else contents fine. Dustwrapper is slightly faded to spine. Front flap of dustwrapper sports '1965' in blue ink to top.

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SAHARA
Written by Kazuyoshi Nomachi. Illustrated by Kazuyoshi Nomachi.
Stock no. 2117305
Published by Westbridge Books. 1st 1978. Almost very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Full page colour and b/w photos throughout. ISBN: 0715376942. Ex-lib. with usual markings. Wrapper is edge-creased.

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BIRDS OF BOTSWANA
Written by Peter Ginn.
Stock no. 1811091
Published by Chris Van Rensburg. 1981. Very good condition.

Glazed pictorial boards. Colour photos. 104 pages including index. ISBN: 0908393288. Boards a little scuffed. Tape marks to endpapers else contents clean.

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