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African Birds of Prey, Warwick Tarbotan; Pickford, Peter and Beverly
81 African Birds of Prey
Warwick Tarbotan; Pickford, Peter and Beverly
Ithaca, NY Cornell University Press 1990 0-8014-2515-8 / 9780801425158 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, in clean original jacket. Clean blue boards with silver lettering on spine. A few small edge bumps and hint of surface wear to edges. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean. Clean blue endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with beautiful full color photographs. 227 pgs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, with slight edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Book size 10-1/2" X 11-1/2". Africa's remarkable diversity of birds of prey is represented here in beautiful photographs and in text--from eagles and hawks, falcons and kites, to vultures and owls. 018800

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Bula Matari: Stanley - Conqueror of a Continent, Wasserman, Jacob
82 Bula Matari: Stanley - Conqueror of a Continent
Wasserman, Jacob
New York Liveright, Inc. 1933 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
First American Edition. Translated from the German by Eden and Cedar Paul. Clean brown cloth boards with blind-stamped image of Stanley on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fraying or wear-through. Slightest hint of fading to spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers illustrated with maps; no names, writing or marks. 351 pgs. Illustrated with black & white plates. 8vo. Africa. 016196

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83 In The Blue Light of African Dreams
Watkins, Paul
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1990 0-395-55136-6 / 9780395551363 First Edition Hardbound Fine Near Fine Jacket 
310 pgs. Fine in Nr Fine DJ - archival quality mylar cover AS NEW book, clean, crisp, no names or writing inside. Clean unchipped, unclipped dust jacket. An adventurous tale of the life of an aviator caught up in war, the love of flying, and the challenge of being the first man to fly between Paris and New York.Modern First Edition. 002301

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84 Adventure!
Wells, Carveth (with a Foreword By Lowell Thomas)
New York The John Day Co. 1931 First Edition, Second Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket Illustrated Signed
First Edition, Second Printing, SIGNED by author. Clean blue cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. Hint of slightest surface wear, no fraying or wear through. Small horizontal wrinkle to cloth near base of spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. SIGNED on publisher's "Here's to Adventure!" bookplate with small printed elephant illustration matching that on title page. Clean bright endpapers illustrated with maps (no marks or writing). 338 pgs. Illustrated with black & white photographs, including handsome frontis photo portait of the author. Foreword by Lowell Thomas. Author's adventures in Africa. Large 8vo. Adventure. 016273

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A Field Guide to the National Parks of East Africa, Williams, John G.
85 A Field Guide to the National Parks of East Africa
Williams, John G.
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1972 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
352 pgs. VG in VG DJ - new archival quality mylar cover. Clean brown cloth book, gold lettering on spine. Size: approx. 5-1/2" x 7-1/2" Binding tight. P/O name on FFE. German wine label (vintage 1968) pasted on rear FFE. Clean dust jacket with some fading to spine, mild edgewear. Color plates illustrating wildlife (including birds) of East Africa, maps and black & white illustrations. Some check marks on text pages. 12mo. Africa. 002951

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86 A Field Guide to the National Parks of East Africa
Williams, John G.
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1968 First American Edition Cloth Bds Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
352 pgs. Very Good+ Clean green cloth boards with black lettering and small giraffe on cover and spine. Binding tight & square. Small P/O label in corner of front free endpaper. Very little wear. Illustrated with maps, black & white & full color plates.Pages bright & clean, with occasional pencil check marks, and rear endpaper has notations in pencil. 12mo. Africa. 003525

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87 Safari: The East African Diaries of a Wildlife Photographer
Ziesler, Gunter and Angelika Hofer
New York, New York, U.S.A. Facts on File 1987 0-87196-847-9 / 9780871968470 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Very Good Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with full number line on copyright page. Clean blackcloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear, but wrinkling to cloth along front spine gutter from manufacturing flaw. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean black endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 197 pgs. Illustrated with beautiful full color photographs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, one tiny closed edge tear at rear flap fold, enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 9" x 11-1/2". Africa. 016531

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