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Mohamed Omer Beshir THE SOUTHERN SUDAN From Conflict to Peace
C. Hurst & Company, 1975 First Edition. Book Condition: Good Condition. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. Size: 9" x 6" approx. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1.25 kilos. Category: History; ISBN: 0903983184. Inventory No: 0033549. (Book ref. 0033549) £5.50
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MacGregor-Hastie, Roy Nver to Be Taken Alive: Biography of General Gordon
Sidgwick & Jackson, 1985. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Both book & jacketare inVG clean and sound condition. No inscription or ownership markings. No tears or loss. (Book ref. 022324) £5.00
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Wingate, Sir Ronald: WINGATE OF THE SUDAN THE LIFE AND TIMES OF GENERAL SIR REGINALD WINGATE
(John Murray London 1955 1st edn) Octavo ix, 274pp bw ills.Folding map. No dustwrapper Covers and spine faded. Bumped & rubbed. Tight G (Book ref. 10862) £8.75
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Hoagland, Edward: AFRICAN CALLIOPE - A JOURNEY TO THE SUDAN
(Random House 2nd impression [1979]) demy 8vo hbk. 239pp. bw maps. Dustwrapper has small tears with minimal loss. VG in G dustwrapper. (Book ref. 9522) £6.75
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Hill, Richard: SLATIN PASHA
(Oxford University Press 1965) Hbk. demy 8vo, 163pp inc. b/w ills. Clean tight copy, boards a little bumped, dw a little rubbed, and creased. V.Good / Good + (Book ref. 8352) £18.00
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Churchill, Winston Spencer: THE RIVER WAR - AN ACCOUNT OF THE RECONQUEST OF THE SUDAN
(Eyre & Spottiswoode Hbk. demy 8vo, 381pp with maps and line drawings. pages slightly yellowed, previous owner's name on Ffep, Boards rubbed and bumped. Good (Book ref. 5294) £35.00
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Birkby, Carel Close to the Sun... The Story of the Sudan Squadron, Royal Air Force
Middle East Newspapers & Publicity, 1944. First Edition. Original Card. Very Good. Frontis., sketches, 13 maps, 102pp, original blue cloth boards, pages yellowed otherwise very good condtion (Book ref. AB0006993) £100.00
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Inglis K S The Rehearsal Australians at War in the Sudan 1885
Rigby, 1985. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 07270120811 176pp, index, colour and b&w illus, the 700 strong contingent that joined the British in the Sudan. Book and jacket are in excellent condition (Book ref. 005416) £15.00
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Life of General Gordon. by the Author of Our Queen etc.
UK: Walter Scott, 1885. Assumed First. Hard Cover. Fair/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall c1885 undated, 1880s. red boards with gilt pattern & letters. owner's inscription inside, dated 1895. Octavo, boards, Hard Cover. first edition Binding firm. Text clean. good/no dustwrapper. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. previously read. gilt edges. new eps. burgundy boards, bevelled edges, spine sunned with black & gold decoration showing a camel in the desert on front, Chinese pagoda on spine. 468 pp, illust. The Life Of Gordon, Major-General, R.E.C.B.; Turkish Field-Marshal, Grand Cordon Medjidieh, And Pasha; Chinese Titu (Field-Marshal), Yellow Jacket Order. British general Charles Gordon became a national hero for his exploits in China and his ill-fated defence of Khartoum against Sudanese rebels. The son of an artillery officer Gordon was commissioned in the Royal Engineers in 1852. He distinguished himself in the Crimean War (1853-56) and in 1860 volunteered for the 'Arrow' war against the Chinese. 1.5 kg. Heavy title - will require additional postage to matrix. (Book ref. 002201) £38.00
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CHURCHILL (W.S): The River War. An Historical Account of the Reconquest of the Sudan. [Third Impression]
Longmans Green & Co., 1900 2 vols., roy. 8vo., Third Impression, with 58 illustrations and 24 maps and plans (a number folding); original navy blue pictorial cloth, upper boards and backstrips blocked and lettered in gilt, very neatly recased with new endpapers, a very good, bright, clean copy. Cohen A2.1.c; Langworth p.29; Woods/ICS A2(a.2) (all recording the first edition) (Book ref. 18816) £1280.00
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KEOWN-BOYD Henry A Good Dusting: A Centenary Review of the Sudan campaigns, 1883-1899
Guild Publishing, 1986 301p, numerous illustrations, some in colour, and many maps, 7.6x 10, hardback, a very good copy in a very good dust-jacket (Because of the weight of this book, the default postal charge will not suffice and we will request an additional charge for this item.) (Book ref. 102684) £8.00
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COOPER, Duff. Haig.
London: Faber and Faber 1935 FIRST EDITION. Two Volumes, 8vo., in original black cloth, with gilt titles to spines and gilt crests to upper boards, with dust jackets, Vol I: 402pp, indexed, Vol II: 483pp, indexed, both vols. illus with b/w plates and maps, inc. foldout. Bindings lightly rubbed, dust jacket spines a little faded. Overall a Very Good set. (SHELF 200) Note: Heavy Book [2 kg+] postage at cost. ** To see a scan of this book please visit our Home page ** Our shop is open to visitors Monday to Saturday 10am - 5pm. - Credit and (UK) Debit cards welcome.- Books posted Worldwide. - For any queries please contact us direct. (Book ref. 34186) £65.00
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Royle, Trevor War Report : The War Correspondent's View of Battle from the Crimea to the Falklands
Edinburgh: Mainstream, 1987. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 1851580646 Bright unclipped dustjacket, black boards with gilt lettering, 240 pages, 23 illustrations, bibliography, index; nice condition, no previous ownership inscription. This study of the war correspondent's view of war traces the story from Russell's pioneering work for The Times in the Crimea, to the assorted press, radio and television journalists who accompanied the British task force to the Falklands. Also discusses the problems of using television to cover modern war. (Book ref. 6888) £4.00
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GORDON C G General Gordon's Last Journal - a facsimile of the last of the six volumes of journals dispatched by General Gordon before the fall of Kartoum.
London: Kegan Paul Trench Trubner, 1885 first edition iv and 118 pages consisting of Gordon's titlepage 'Events at Kartoum from 5 Nov to 14 Dec 1884, his covering note to the Chief of Staff Soudan Expeditionary Force and the pages of the diary paginated 331 to 446 which were originally written on telegraph forms. Folio. Publisher's black cloth; the spine in particular is worn and shabby; the contents are in good order. Limited to 500 copies. The jounrnal ends 'Mark this, if Expeditionary Force...does not come in 10 days, the town may fall, and I have done my best for the honour of our country. Goodbye.' The town fell and Gordon was killed on January 26th 1885. (Book ref. 60427) £80.00
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Tully, Dennis: Culture and Context in Sudan: the Process of Market Incorporation in Dar Masalit,
New York: State University of New York Press, 1988 ISBN: 0887065023 Hardback, first edition, first printing, near fine unread condition, no dust jacket as published, original pale green and yellow glossy boards , 306 pages including index, b/w photo and line illustrations-----------------"This book illustrates the external factors, especially international political processes interacting with large-scale ecological and demographic changes, are the primary cause of problems experienced by the Masalit and other people in the Third World. The Masalit are Muslim farmers formerly independent as part of the Sultanate of Dar Fur. The author examines the local processes by which the Masalit became economically, politically, and culturally incorporated into the Sudan, and thus into a nexus of global forces. " (Book ref. 1269) £18.00
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Stewart, Stanley: Old Serpent Nile - A Journey to the Source
London: John Murray 1991 Clothbound; very good; Ex lib. copy with stamps/marks to 4 pages and page edges, dw vg some bumps and o/writing, black cloth fine,248pp. Sewart's stunning true story of his trip from the Nile Delta to the Mountains of the Moon. Illustrated with b/w photographs (Book ref. 10) £8.00
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Shepherd, Andrew: Norris, Malcolm: Watson, John: Water Planning in Arid Sudan: Middle East Science Policy Studies No 10
London: University of Birmingham & Ithaca Press, 1987 ISBN First edition, paperback in near fine condition, 207 pages , tables, figures, appendices, glossary, published for the Development Administration Group, Institute of Local government Studies, University of Birmingham------------Contains three distinct studies: a description of a rational system for water planning; an account of the historical, institutional and political background; and an investigation into the decline of planning and its replacement by a politically determined allocation." (Book ref. 1249) £14.00
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Sanders, Nick, (Photographs by Nick Sanders and Ian Woollens): Journey to the Source of the Nile
UK: Nicholas Sanders Publishing, 1983 First edition, paperback, good condition, illustrated glossy card covers with some creasing and scuffing to edges, contents near fine, 96 pages, colour and b/w photo illustrations and b/w line drawings, map of the Nile Valley and the Great Central Lakes-----------------Contents: Introduction; Cairo; The Nile Valley; The Nubian Desert; Khartoum to Southern Sudan; Uganda; The Source (Book ref. 1728) £12.00
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Moorehead, Alan: The Blue Nile
London: Hamish Hamilton, 1962. 1st Ed., Vg., dw vg with small removed tape marks inside and creasing to front, red cloth vg bumping to spine, 308 pages including index, , illustrated endpapers, 2 folding maps, numerous b/w illustrations. (Book ref. 30) £15.00
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Mackworth-Praed, C.W. & Praed, Captain C.H.B.: African Handbook of Birds, Series 1, Eastern and North Eastern Africa, Vol.1.
London: Longmans Green & Co., London, 1952 Hardback, first edition, 8.5 x 5.5", very good tight condition, no dust-jacket, publisher's original grey clothboards with gilt blocking to front and spine, spine faded, bumping to front bottom corner, xxv + 836 pages including index, neat ink gift inscription and ex libris plate to ffep, --------------53 colour 6 b&w plates, b/w Distribution Maps and b/w line drawings. Areas covered include the Anglo Egyptian Sudan, Abyssinia and Eritrea, the Somalilands, Kenya Colony, Uganda, Tanganyika Territory, Zanzibar Islands, the eastern part of Nyasaland and Portuguese East Africa north of the Zambesi River. Addenda, Index and Index of English Group Names. 1250gms (heavy book). The representatives of each group of birds are described with distribution maps & b/w line drawings. (Book ref. 2299) £19.00
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