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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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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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A FIELD GUIDE TO THE BIRDS OF SOUTHERN AFRICA
Written by O.P.M. Prozesky. Illustrated by Dick Findlay.
Stock no. 1811080
Published by Collins. 1976. Very good condition.

Second Edition. A complete identification guide to birds south of the Zambesi. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 000219192X. Reprint of the 1974 Second Edition. Spine slightly faded. Tape marks to endpapers. Else contents clean.
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THE BIRDS OF NORTH AFRICA FROM THE CANARY ISLANDS TO THE RED SEA
Written by R.D. Etchecopar; Francois Hue. Illustrated by Paul Barruel.
Stock no. 1811050
Published by Oliver & Boyd. 1st thus 1967. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Revised version of the French edition. First English edition, translated by P.A.D. Hollom. Brown cloth, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w plates. B/w drawings. xx + 612 pages. Tape marks to endpapers else fine. Dustwrapper very slightly faded to spine.
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SOME VEGETATION TYPES OF TROPICAL AUSTRALIA IN RELATION TO THOSE OF AFRICA & AMERICA
Written by J.S. Beard.
Stock no. 1809078
1967. Slightly better than very good condition.

Journal of Ecology 1967. Blue cardwraps. Pages 271-290. B/w photos. Light creasing to covers. Contents fine.
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AN EYE FOR COLOUR
Written by Norman Silver.
Stock no. 1808853
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 1991. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Growing up against the backdrops of Table Mountain and the iniquities of apartheid, Basil Kushenovitz - Jewish and White - sees through teenage eyes the constant contradiction between the physical beauty all around him and the insidious ugliness of a political system rooted in prejudice... essential reading for young people concerned with the basic issues of human rights. Brown boards, silver title to spine. ISBN: 0571161553. Pictorial wrapper is lightly edge-rubbed and slightly scuffed to rear panel.
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THE MIGHTY NIMROD
Written by Stephen Taylor.
Stock no. 2113828
Published by Collins. 1st 1989. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A life of Frederick Courteney Selous, African hunter and adventurer, 1851-1917. B/w illustrations. B/w photos. ISBN: 0002175045. A few small marks to covers. Light page edge browning. Wrapper is faded to spine, with light edge-creasing.
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