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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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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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A CHECKLIST OF THE BIRDS OF ETHIOPIA
Written by Emil K. Urban; Leslie H. Brown.
Stock no. 2112201
Published by Haile Sellassie I University. 1971. Very good condition.

Limited to 2000 copies. Cardwraps. 143 pages including index. Creasing to cover edges and corners. Some browning.

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IN LIMBO THE STORY OF STANLEY'S REAR COLUMN
Written by Tony Gould.
Stock no. 2112115
Published by Hamish Hamilton. 1st 1979. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth. A most interesting study of the Emin Pasha Relief Expedition of 1887. Illustrated in b/w. ISBN: 0241101255. Bumping to spine. Some page browning and light foxing. Wrapper is faded to spine, with edge-creasing.

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TOM BURNABY
Written by Herbert Strang.
Stock no. 1108917
Published by Humphrey Milford; Oxford University Press. 1929. Very good condition.

A Story of Uganda and the Great Congo Forest. New Edition. Beige cloth with black titles and vignettes to spine and front cover. 5 b/w plates and 3 b/w plans. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A little scuffing to covers. Spot marks to spine. Prize plate to front pastedown. Some foxing.

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EARLY CIVILIZATIONS OF THE OLD WORLD
Written by Charles Keith Maisels.
Stock no. 2111551
Published by Routledge. 1st 1999. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

The Formative Histories of Egypt, The Levant, Mesopotamia, India and China. B/w illustrations and diagrams. ISBN: 0415109752.

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ONE MAN'S HAND
Written by J.P.R. Wallis.
Stock no. 1604800
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. 1972. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Facsimile reproduction of the 1950 edition with new publisher's introduction and portrait of the author. Rhodesian Reprint Library Volume Twenty Two. The story of Sir Charles Coghlan and the liberation of Southern Rhodesia. Corners bumped. Wrapper is edge creased with some tiny chipping.

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