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BIRDS OF WEST CENTRAL AND WESTERN AFRICA SERIES 3 VOLUME 2
Written by C.W. Mackworth-Praed; C.H.B. Grant.
Stock no. 823679
Published by Longman. 1981. Fine condition.

Brown cloth, gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations and b/w maps. 818 pages. ISBN: 0582460875. Spine very slightly faded.

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TIGRESS
Written by Helen Cowcher. Illustrated by Helen Cowcher.
Stock no. 820260
Published by Farrar, Straus & Giroux. 1st USA 1991. Fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A Tigress climbs with her cubs to the edge of the sanctuary. Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0374375674. SIGNED by author to title page. Wrapper has minor damage to one corner. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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AN ATLAS OF SPECIATION IN AFRICAN NON-PASSERINE BIRDS
Written by David W. Snow.
Stock no. 814611
Published by British Museum. 1st 1978. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Large format. Blue cloth, gilt titles. Distribution maps. ISBN: 0565007874. Corners very lightly rubbed. Glassine wrapper has a very few small nicks at edges.

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TREES OF THE KRUGER NATIONAL PARK (2 VOLUMES)
Written by P. Van Wyk.
Stock no. 806647
Published by Purnell. 1974. Very good condition.

Two volumes. Large format. 11 x 9". Full green leather binding with red leather title labels to spines, gilt titles and raised bands. Colour photos. Sponsor/subscriber special deluxe edition limited to 500 copies. ISBN Vol I: 0360001580. ISBN Vol II: 0360001831. Volume One copy No. 109, Volume Two copy No. 89. SIGNED by author. Spine of Vol II has two cracks (3" and 2"). Corners rubbed.

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BIRDS OF EASTERN AND NORTH EASTERN AFRICA
Written by C.W. Mackworth-Praed; C.H.B. Grant.
Stock no. 806303
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. 1st 1952. Good condition.

Two volumes. 96 colour plates plus b/w photos and line drawings. Endpapers browned. A few scattered foxspots to contents. Covers to Volume Two badly dampstained.

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THE SOUTH AFRICAN ACACIAS
Written by J.D. Carr.
Stock no. 806283
Published by Conservation Press. 1st 1976. Very good condition.

Green leatherette, gilt titles. Colour and b/w photos. B/w illustrations. Prelims and endpapers foxed. Boards marked at edges.

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TREES OF SOUTHERN AFRICA
Written by Eve Palmer; Norah Pitman.
Stock no. 806267
Published by A.A. Balkema. 1st 1972. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Three volumes. Large format. Colour and b/w photos. Covering all known indigenous species in the Republic of South Africa, South-West Africa, Botswana, Lesotho & Swaziland. Wrappers of Vol 1 and 2 are covered in self-adhesive clear film. In the case of Volume 3 the clear film has been used to stick the wrapper to the book. Books are fine.

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CROTALARIA IN AFRICA AND MADAGASCAR
Written by R.M. Polhill.
Stock no. 806269
Published by A.A. Balkema. 1st 1982. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The rattlepods or klapper bossie of the legume genus Crotalaria are common throughout the tropics. This book provides a comprehensive review of the genus for the whole continent covering some 500 species. Large format. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 9061910900. Wrapper covered in self-adhesive clear film.

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THE FOREST DWELLERS
Written by Stella Brewer.
Stock no. 597458
Published by Collins. 1st 1978. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Chimpanzees in the Gambia. Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos throughout. ISBN: 0002161125. Couple of bumps to corners and cover edges. Some page corners are creased internally. Pictorial wrapper has a few edge-tears and some fading.

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BOUM-LE-GRAND VILLAGE D'IRO
Written by Claude Pairault.
Stock no. 587225
Published by Institut D'Ethnologie. 1st 1966. Good condition.

Brown cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. Text in French. A village in Chad. Book: Ex-lib. Minimal stamps. Contents very good indeed. Covers badly dampstained.

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IN THE HEART OF AFRICA
Written by Adolphus Frederick.
Stock no. 559232
Published by Cassell & Company Limited. 1st 1910. Almost very good condition.

Orange cloth, gilt title to spine. Colour frontis. B/w photos. 2 folding maps. All plates and maps present. Name in ink to front endpaper. Contents very but spine faded. Covers a little marked and corners rubbed. A decent copy of this scarce book.

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SOUTHERN AFRICAN PREHISTORY AND PALEOENVIRONMENTS
Written by Richard G. Klein.
Stock no. 692586
Published by A.A. Balkema. 1st 1984. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

B/w illustrations. 404 pages. ISBN: 9061910978. Corners bumped. Wrapper browned and stained.

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