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Hingston, W. G.; Stevens, G. R The Tiger Kills : The Story of the Indian Divisions in the North African Campaign
London: H.M. Stationery Office., 1944. 1st. Edition. PB, 195pp, 15 illustrations, 15 maps. Internally clean, fresh, unmarked. VG++ The story of British and Indian troops with the 8th Army in North Africa during WW2. T51 (Book ref. 14030) £24.00
Lander, Richard Records of Captain Clapperton's Last Expedition to Africa, (2 Vols. in 1)
London: Henry Colburn and Richard Bentley, 1830. 1st. Edition. Two volumes bound together in one, separately paginated. Vol. 1: xxiv + 310pp, frontispiece portrait of the author. Vol. 2: vi + 293pp, 6 illustrations in text, appendix on Hausa language.. Minor repairs to upper corners of 3 pages, small stains to prelims, else unmarked, clean and tight. VG+. B47 (Book ref. 14028) £295.00
Bradt, Hilary; Bradt, George Backpacker's Africa: Seventeen Walks Off the Cape Town-Cairo Route
Chalfont St. Peter: Bradt Enterprises, 1977. 0950579718 PB, 100pp., tables, maps, in-text llustrations. Well-used book,(looks like t might have been in back-ac all the way!), in fair condition, spine and hinges reinforced with tape, usable. Looks like the |Bradts' first publication - they went on to publish numerous highly regarded travel books, specialising in remote locations. CB13 (Book ref. 14023) £8.00
Huxley, Elspeth. & Curtis, A. Red Strangers
London: Penguin, 1955. 6th. Imp.. 0 141 18850 2 PB, 406pp. Clean, unmarked, VG. New foreword by Richard Dawkins. A novel in which Huxley attempts to depict, through the eyes of the Kikuyu, the coming of the Europeans to Kenya. CB13 (Book ref. 14020) £16.00
Allen, C.H. . (ed.) Tales from the Dark Continent : Images of British Colonial Africa in the Twentieth Century
London: Macdonald Futura,, 1980. PB, xix + 200pp, glossry, in-text illustrations, photos. Age-toning to page edges, else unmarked.. Introduction by Anthony Kirk-Greene The view from the boma - the story of the District Officer in colonial British Africa - a fascinating read! CB13 (Book ref. 14018) £12.00
Churchill, WS. My African Journey.
London: Icon Books, 1964. PB, 136pp. Paperback edition of Churchill's 1908 travelogue of East Africa. Lacks the illustrations of the original, good reading copy. CB13 (Book ref. 14017) £5.00
Shelswell-White, G. H. A Guide to Zanzibar (1952)
Zanzibar: Government Printer, 1949. 109pp, 34 illustrations. Maps of Zanzibar, Pemba and Stone Town. By G. H. Shelswell-White, Administrative Officer and Private Secretary to His Higness the Sultan. Zanzibar. VG in remnants of poorly-repaired edge-worn dustjacket. CB13 (Book ref. 14015) £22.00
White, Paul Doctor of Tanganyika.
London: The Paternoster Press, 1955. 3rd. Imp.. 191pp, 34 photographs. Revised & enlarged edn., VG in G+ dust-jacket. A medical missionary among the Wagogo in Tanganyika.. CB13 (Book ref. 14014) £22.00
Hemingway, Ernest Green Hills of Africa
Granada Publishing, 1982. 0 586 04465 5 PB, 221pp. Retains the illustrated drawings of the original edition. Unmarked, VG+ CB13 (Book ref. 14013) £10.00
Williams, Basil Botha, Smuts and South Africa
London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1946. 216pp, 2 end-paper maps, frontispiece. VG in G torn and chiped dustjacket. CB13 (Book ref. 14012) £10.00
Denis, Michaela Ride a Rhino.
London: Sphere Books, 1967. PB, 224pp. VG. Wildlife accounts by one of UK's first TV wildlife presenters. CB13 (Book ref. 14010) £5.00
Denis, Michaela Ride a Rhino.
London: Sphere Books, 1967. PB, 224pp. VG. Wildlife accounts by one of UK's first TV wildlife presenters. CB13 (Book ref. 14009) £5.00
Dowden, Richard Africa : Altered States, Rdinary Miracles
London: Portobello Books, 2009. 2nd Edition. 978 1 84627 156 PB, 576pp, 2 two-page maps. "Richard Dowden's Africa : Altered States, Rdinary Miracles, succeeds marvellously, and is a welcome addition to the growing library of serious critical analysis of Africa" (Chinua Achebe, Foreword).. CB13 (Book ref. 14007) £12.00
Southam, HJ. Blind Safari.
London: The Adventurers Club, 1962. 2nd Edition. 173pp, 11 illustrations. Unmarked, VG+ in VG+ dustjacket. CB13 (Book ref. 14006) £14.00
Gregory, J.R. Under the Sun : A Memoir of Dr. R.W. Burkitt, of Kenya
Nairobi: English Press, 1977. 3rd. Imp. Very Good. PB, 119pp. Illustrated. Internally clean, tight and unmarked. VG, The life of the eccentric first private practitioner in Nairobi. CB13 (Book ref. 14004) £28.00
Hahn, Emily Africa To Me : Person To Person
London: Secker & Warburg, 1965. 1st. English Edition. 277pp, First edition hardback, publisher's original green cloth covers, silver title to spine. 8vo. 8'' x 5''. light spotting to page edges.VG in G dustjacket, not price clipped. CB13 (Book ref. 14002) £10.00
Ruben, Hilary African Harvest.
Harvill, 1972. 1st. Edition. 191pp, 15 illustrations. Lacks title page else unmarked, VG in VG dustjacket. Kenya memoirs, 1952-70. CB13 (Book ref. 13998) £10.00
Remnant, Gaby A Guide to Gardening in Eastern Africa
Nairobi: Heinemann, 1977. 1st. Edition. Paperback in pictorial dustjacket, 126pp,, illustrated with colour photos and in-text line-drawings. Unmarked, VG+. CB13 (Book ref. 13995) £20.00
Baker, R. St Barbe. Africa Drums.
London: Travel Book Club,, 1945. 159pp, 46 illustrations. Lacks front free end-paper else unmarked, clean, tight, no foxing. VG+. CB13 (Book ref. 13994) £16.00
Kirkman, J. Gedi.
Nairobi: Museur Trustees of Kenya, 1970. 7th. Edition. Card covers, 16pp, 2 photos, 3 plans. A brief guide to the abandoned 15th century Swahili Arab-African stone town north of Malindi. CB13 (Book ref. 13986) £10.00