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Larsen, Torben B. The Butterflies of Kenya and Their Natural History
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000. Reprint. Soft cover. Very Good. Paperback, 500pp, illustrated on 64 colour plates which show about 1500 specimens, and with b/w drawings of the early stages of some of the species. There will be additional postage due to weight [1.6kg approx]. (Book ref. 015167) £40.00
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Corbett, jim: TREE TOPS
(OUP 1955) Cr 8vo 30pp. intext bw ills. Boards spotted. good in Good dustwrapper. (Book ref. 8584) £5.00
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Bolton, K et al: THE LION AND THE LILY - A GUIDE TO KENYA
(Bles 1962 1st edn) Small cr 8vo 230pp. bw ills and map. Folding map. VG in G- dustwrapper. (Book ref. 8580) £5.00
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: A GUIDE TO ZANZIBAR
(1952) Cr 8vo 146pp, folding map, bw ills. several pp advts at rear. Good in a rather tatty dustwrapper. (Book ref. 8579) £7.50
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Henderson N S (Foreword) In Great Waters H.M.S. (HMS) Kenya 1955-1957
Chichester Press, 1957. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good. 100pp, illus, photos, original blue cloth with silver badge and titles, commission of the Royal Navy Colony Class Cruiser. Cloth is rubbed at the edges of the boards and is a little dull. The spine cloth is faded. Contents are in very good condition. Scarce (Book ref. AB007166) £55.00
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Crabb, Brian James In Harm's Way The Story of HMS Kenya A Second World War Cruiser
Paul Watkins, 1988. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 1900289024 238pp, illus, photos, the story of the "Fiji" Class cruiser HMS Kenya during WWII and up to 1962, when she was scrapped. Very good in illustrated laminated boards (Book ref. 006668) £30.00
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Gordon-Brown, A. The Year Book & Guide to East Africa 1963 edition.
Samson Low, Marston & Co, 1962. 1st. Edition. 352pp + 73pp adverts + 16pp atlas. With coloured Union Castle Line map of Africa in front pocket, and original bookmark on ribbon. The Guide also includes Egypt, Sudan, Eritrea, Somaliland, Kenya, Uganda, Tanganyika, Zanzibar, Nyasaland, Portuguese East Africa, the Congo, Mauritius, Madagascar, Réunion, etc. Book, dustjacket and map in Fine condition - dustjacket protected..The last pre-Independence edition. (Book ref. 12273) £36.00
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Dale, Ivan; Greenaway, P. J. Kenya Trees & Shrubs
Nairobi: Buchanan's Kenya Estates Ltd., 1961. 1st. Edition. xxvii + 654pp, folding map of Kenya, 110 figures, coloured and b&w illustrations throughout. Previous owner's signature else Fine in Fine protected dust-jacket. With 31 coloured plates by Joy Adamson, who also illustrated the dust-jacket. A very good copy. O14D (Book ref. 12271) £105.00
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Ruark, Robert Uhuru.
London: Hamish Hamilton, 1962. 1st. Edition.. 556pp, First edition of the best-selling novel on Mau Mau and the fight for independence in Kenya. VG++. This copy from the collection of noted Africana collector Humphrey Winterton, with his oval monogrammed book-plate. L17 (Book ref. 12253) £37.00
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Cagnolo, Fr. C. The Akikuyu.
Nyeri Consolata Mission,, 1933. 1st. edn.. 324pp, illustrated. With all listed plates (several misplaced as is usual with this title) and illustrations. Olive green/brown cloth, Unmarked, tight. VG. A good complete copy, Scarce, detailed study of the traditional Kikuyu.- the Preface contains the modest observation which must have inspired Louis Leakey's later monumental and definitive three volume study of the Kikuyu. SR2 (Book ref. 12247) £165.00
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Adamson, Joy Born Free.
Collins, 1960. 1st. Edition. 160pp, map, 10 colour and 80 b&w p-hoto illustrations. VG++ in G+ chipped and torn (repaired) unclipped dustjacket. The hugely successful account of an orphan lioness raised by the author and her game-warden husband, reintroduced into the wild in Kenya. The book inspired an equally sucessful film, a spin-off of other books, and the creation of a conservation society the Born Free Foundation. (Book ref. 12246) £22.00
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Corbett, Jim Tree Tops.
Oxford University Press, 1955. Illustrated by Sheppard, R.. 1st. Edition. 30pp, Text and marginal drawings by Raymond Sheppard. VG++. First Edition. T16 (Book ref. 12242) £18.00
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HUXLEY Elspeth: FORKS AND HOPE - An African Notebook.
London. Chatto. 1964. lst edn. Hardback. 272 pages. B.w. illustrations by Jonathan Kingdon. V.g. in dark blue cloth with gilt to faded spine and with gift inscription plus owners signature on front fly-leaf, in a good corner-clipped d.w. (Book ref. 7520) £5.95
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HUXLEY Elspeth: A NEW EARTH - An Experiment in Colonialism.
London. Chatto. 1960. lst edn. Hardback. 288 pages. B.w. illustrations. Fold out map at rear. V.g. with slight foxing to edge of textblock. D.w. permanantly affixed to book. (Book ref. 7524) £4.95
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Sherry, Sylvia A Snake in the Old Hut
London: Jonathan Cape, 1972. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0224006738 Blue cloth, 160 pages, ex school library, minor wear to dustjacket with wraparound illustration by Bill Botten. Children's adventure novel set in Kenya. (Book ref. 6251) £4.00
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Cotlow, Lewis.: Zanzabuku [dangerous safari].
London; Robert Hale, 1957.. VG. Hardcover, 8vo, red cloth, xii + 370 pages, 22 b/w photographs, index. No previous owner name. Spine sunned, lacks dustjacket. Account of the author's expeditions to Africa to film wildlife and to meet the indigenous peoples. Illustrations include still pictures from the RKO and Republic Pictures films "Savage Splendor" and "Zanzabuku". (Book ref. 2718) £6.50
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Ian Henderson with Philip Goodhart The Hunt for Kimathi
London: Hamish Hamilton, 1958. H. Back. Fair. 8vo Rebound in full black leather with rubbing and wear to the front and rear boards and spine.267pp. Small label to one of the prelims otherwise a nice copy illustrated with black and white photographs. (Book ref. 066825) £20.00
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Winterbottom, J. M: Illustrated by Hazel Stokes: Common Birds of the Bush: Longmans' Field Handbooks
Cape Town: Longmans, Green & Co, 1951 First Edition, good tight condition, stiff outer boards slightly scuffed, endpapers browned, small booksellers label to inside front cover ' Kingstons Ltd Rhodesia,' 40 pages, 4 full colour plates and b/w line illustrations, ------------"A reliable and practical aid to the identification of th 30 birds most commonly found in the great bush-covered ares from the Northern Transvaal and Natal to Central Tanganyika. Many of the species illustrated and described are to be found as far south as the Eastern Cape and northwards to Kenya and Uganda." (Book ref. 1267) £8.00
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Wimbush, S H: Colony and Protectorate of Kenya: Catalogue of Kenya Timbers
Nairobi: Government of the Colony and Protectorate of Kenya, 1957 Second reprint May 1957, stapled paperback, very good condition internally except a few small neat ink notes added by previous owner, grey card covers showing signs of heavy useage - tear to bottom of spine and creasing to bottom front corner, neat ink owners name to front cover, 74 pages with over 100 species described with trade name - local name - the tree - distribution - frequency - timber - local uses, indices to botanical names - english and common trade names - native names - abbreviations used. (Book ref. 2922) £25.00
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Wilson, Christopher J.: One African Colony : The Natives Races of Kenya
London: The Signpost Press, 1945 First edition, stapled booklet, very good tight condition, uncreased illustrated card covers, 30 pages, very light foxing otherwise clean tight and bright-----------------"The facts about one corner of the Empire are here related by a pioneer who has devoted long years to its service." (Book ref. 2064) £11.50
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