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Short of Glory, Judd, Alan
41 Short of Glory
Judd, Alan
New York Viking 1985 0-670-80438-X / 9780670804382 Stated First American Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean pale yellow boards with black cloth spine, red metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean and bright. Remainder mark on bottom page edges near spine. No names, writing or bookplates. 319 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A British man joins the diplomatic corps and finds himself whisked away to lower Africa. "A highly amusing, boisterous novel about British diplomatic life." 8vo. Fiction. 012086

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Bolahun: An African Adventure, Junge, Werner
42 Bolahun: An African Adventure
Junge, Werner
New York G. P. Putnam's 1952 First Edition, Later Printing Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean brown cloth boards with African mask decoration on cover, black lettering on spine. Hint of light surface wear to corners, no fraying, no wear-through. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 248 pgs. Illustrated with photographs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Adventure. 013572

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In the Land of the Lion, Kearton, Cherry
43 In the Land of the Lion
Kearton, Cherry
Great Britain Arrowsmith 1946 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean book in original unclipped jacket, later printing. Very clean yellow cloth boards with crisp red lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with 88 photographs. 250 pages. Clean jacket is not price clipped (5s.net on front inside flap), very small chip at bottom spine corner. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Story of the author's expeditions in Central Africa, with excellent photographs of lions, rhonoceros, elephant, crocodile, apes and more. 022061

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44 In the Land of the Lion
Kearton, Cherry
Great Britain Arrowsmith 1946 Eighth Impression Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean bright yellow cloth boards with red lettering on spine. Tiny bump to one corner tip; no fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 250 pgs. Illustrated with 88 wildlife photographs. Clean dustjacket with photo illustration of lion on front panel is not price clipped, has a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A famous naturalist tells of his adventures in central Africa, accompanied by his photographs. 8vo. Adventure. published 1946 in Great Britain by Arrowsmith - Eighth Impression. 017409

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45 The Zinzin Road
Knebel, Fletcher
Garden City Doubleday & Co. 1966 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Very clean brown cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 443 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no rubbing; photo of author on rear. By the author of "Seven Days in May", this political thriller is set in West Africa. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Fiction. 007350

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Return Fare, Kolar, Jean
46 Return Fare
Kolar, Jean
New York MacMillan 1960 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing (Stated "First Printing" on copyright page). Clean unfaded orange boards with unfaded black spine, orange lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean (slight tanning to pages). Clean bright endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 239 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unfaded, with a few tiny edge nicks. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A moral drama of a strained marriage between a French cocoa trader and his wife, set in Africa. 5-1/2" x 8-1/2". Fiction. 017140

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10,000 Tom-Toms, Larsen, Jens
47 10,000 Tom-Toms
Larsen, Jens
Philadelphia Muhlenberg Press 1952 First Edition Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean green cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 268 pgs. + glossary. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has very small shallow chip at top rear panel edge, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A novel about jungle life in Liberia. 8vo. Fiction. 014061

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The Desert Watches, MacArthur, Wilson
48 The Desert Watches
MacArthur, Wilson
London Rupert Hart-Davis 1954 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine No Dustjacket Jacket 
Very clean brown cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs and maps. 272 pgs. with glossary. An account of a motor journey across the Sahara Desert. 8vo. Adventure. 011992

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Black Sheep: Adventures in West Africa, Mackenzie, Jean Kenyon
49 Black Sheep: Adventures in West Africa
Mackenzie, Jean Kenyon
Boston/New York Houghton Mifflin 1916 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine No Dustjacket Jacket 
First Edition, first printing (1916 on title page, "Published May 1916" on copyright page). Very clean beige buckram cloth boards with brown stamped lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Frontis photograph of Ntum women and girls with clean tissue guard, illustrated with additional black & white photo plates. 314 pgs. 8vo. Africa. 016316

Price: 40.00 USD
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The Library of South Africa (Four Books in One Volume), Mackenzie, Professor W. Douglas
50 The Library of South Africa (Four Books in One Volume)
Mackenzie, Professor W. Douglas
Chicago/London Douglas Mackenzie/Alfred Stead 1899 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket 
Clean unfaded green cloth boards with oval paste-on illustration on cover (unchipped), gilt and black lettering and decoration. Hint of light corner wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name and date (1903) in very light pencil on front free endpaper. Liberally illustrated throughout with black & white photographs of South Africa and portraits of important people of the time. 700 pgs. Four subject areas include: "Pictoral History of South Africa"; "Life of Paul Kruger"; "Life of Cecil Rhodes"; "British-Boer War". Original pamphlet from the publishers entitled "Read and Reflect" about the publication of this book is still enclosed. Large 8vo. 007739

Price: 65.00 USD
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The South African War - A Narrative of the Anglo-Boer War from the Beginning of Hostilities to the Fall of Pretoria, Mahan, Captain A. T.
51 The South African War - A Narrative of the Anglo-Boer War from the Beginning of Hostilities to the Fall of Pretoria
Mahan, Captain A. T.
New York Peter Fenelon Collier & Son 1900 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket 
Decorated American trade binding - cover designed by George Wharton Edwards (so stated on copyright page). Large oblong book 11-1/2" x 17" bound in green cloth boards with gold lettering and design on cover. No fraying or wear-through, slightest hint of surface rubbing. Binding is tight, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Illustrations selected and arranged by Harry T. Clinton. First Edition, with MCM on title page, Copyright, 1900 on copyright page. With an Introduction by Sir John G. Bourinot, K.C.M.G., LL.D., Litt.D. Eighteen full page illustrations in color; 34 full page black and white illustrations. 208 pages. 024634

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African Women: Three Generations, Mathabane, Mark
52 African Women: Three Generations
Mathabane, Mark
New York Harper Collins 1994 0-06-016496-4 / 9780060164966 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Fine Very Fine Jacket 
Clean red boards with gold lettering on black spine. Binding is tight and square. No bumping or edgewear. Pages are clean, crisp, and bright with no writing or markings. Illustrated with photographs. Dustjacket is not price clipped, no chipping, no tears. Black and white photo of author on rear inside panel. 134 pgs. with index. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Africa. 014185

Price: 20.00 USD
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53 African Silences
Matthiessen, Peter
New York Random House 1991 0-679-40021-4 / 9780679400219 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean beige boards with green cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear, but has tiny (almost imperceptible) dent at bottom of front board. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Maps on endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 225 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Africa. 009107

Price: 20.00 USD
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54 The White Lions of Timbavati
McBride, Chris
New York/London Paddington Press Ltd. 1977 0-448-22677-4 / 9780448226774 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Clean brown cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers, no names, writing or marks. 220 pgs. Illustrated with full color photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A fascinating account of a strain of white lions in Africa. 010575

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55 Elephant Destiny: Biography of an Endangered Species in Africa
Meredith, Martin
New York Public Affairs Press 2003 1-58648-077-4 / 9781586480776 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean brown boards with black spine, silver lettering on spine. Very light bump to spine corner. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 244 pgs. Illustrated with color plates and drawings. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Environmental Conservation. 007971

Price: 15.00 USD
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56 No Room in the Ark
Moorehead, Alan
New York Harper & Brothers 1959 BOMC Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean gold cloth boards with turquoise cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages are bright and clean. Maps on endpapers. Very small P/O label at inside edge of front free endpaper. Original publisher's bookmark with fold-out discussion of book is enclosed. 227 pgs. Beautifully illustrated with drawings and photographs. Clean, crisp and bright dustjacket is unchipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 005258

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57 The Importance of Being Black: An Asian Looks at Africa
Moraes, Frank
New York MacMillan 1965 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in dust jacket. Clean black cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Black endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 436 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean dustjacket is price clipped, has small chip at top rear corner of spine (size of large pea), smaller chip at base of rear panel, two short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 008788

Price: 15.00 USD
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Portraits in the Wild: Animal Behaviour in East Africa, Moss, Cynthia
58 Portraits in the Wild: Animal Behaviour in East Africa
Moss, Cynthia
London Hamish Hamilton 1976 0241024536 / 9780241024539 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket Signed
First Edition, SIGNED by the author, in original dust jacket. Clean yellow-green boards with gold lettering on spine. Tiny bit of bumping, no fraying or fading. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers. Inscribed and signed on half-title page by the author: To David Blanton, With Best Wishes, Cynthia Moss -Nairobi - Nov. 3, 1983." Illustrated with black and white and full color photographs. 363 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is price clipped at lower corner of front inside flap, has slight edge wear and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024994

Price: 40.00 USD
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59 South From the Limpopo - Travels Through South Africa
Murphy, Dervla
Woodstock, NY Overlook Press 1997 0-87951-948-7 / 9780879519483 First Edition Hardbound Fine Fine Jacket 
432 pgs. Fine in Fine DJ - new mylar cover Very clean tight book - as new - with clean unclipped, unchipped dustjacket. No writing inside, no remainder marks, clean.Africa. 002275

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A Journey to the Interior, Newby, P. H.
60 A Journey to the Interior
Newby, P. H.
Garden City Doubleday & Co. 1946 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Blue cloth boards with gold line drawing on cover, gold lettering on spine. Clean, with one tiny spot to front board, smaller than a pea. Slight surface wear to top and bottom spine edge, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers, with small previous owner name at top edge of front free and rear fixed endpaper. 276 pgs. 8vo. adventure/travel. 015243

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