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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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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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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 WESTERN AFRICA (HELM IDENTIFICATION GUIDES)
Written by Ron Derney. Illustrated by Nik Borrow.
Stock no. 1208770
Published by Christopher Helm. 1st 2001. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Describing 1,285 species, representing the entire avifauna of the region. 147 original colour plates, comprising over 3000 figures and depicting every species described. Also includes distribution maps and line drawings. Green boards, gilt title to spine. 832 pages includes index. ISBN: 0713639598. Spine very slightly bumped, very small dent to lower edge of front cover. Wrapper slightly marked on verso.

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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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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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