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The Living Forest, Prickett, R. J.
101 The Living Forest
Prickett, R. J.
Nairobi East African Publishing Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good Jacket Illus & decs by the author Signed
163 pgs. Nr Fine in VG DJ - new archival quality mylar cover INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY AUTHOR. Very clean tight book, illustrated with drawings and photographs of the wildlife of Kenya. Clean bright dust jacket with small closed tear at bottom rear, and a little wear at top of spine area. 8vo. Africa. 002832

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102 A Man Apart
Rabie, Jan
St. James Place, London Collins 1969 Second Impression Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
Very clean brown cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 287 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket has been price clipped, no chips, but has a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Fiction. 008816

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Traveller Extraordinary: The Life of James Bruce of Kinnaird, Reid, J. M.
103 Traveller Extraordinary: The Life of James Bruce of Kinnaird
Reid, J. M.
New York W. W. Norton 1968 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean turquoise blue cloth boards with gold lettering and black decoration on spine. No fraying or wear, hint of very slight fading to board edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers, illustrated with maps. Small previous owner inscription on back corner of front free endpaper. 320 pgs. with index. Illustrated with black & white plates. Clean dustjacket has 1/4" chipping at top and bottom spine edges, a few tiny additional edge chips, short closed edge tears. Price clip at top corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The remarkable eighteenth-century explorer of the Nile whose adventures revealed a mysterious and fascinating Africa. 8vo. Exploration. 015735

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The Safari Chronicles, Rick Butts
104 The Safari Chronicles
Rick Butts
Safari Gear 1998 0966098110 / 9780966098112 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Signed
SIGNED first edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean unfaded green boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Inscribed and signed by author on front free endpaper: "To Mike - Golden Retrievers make the world go around! - Rick Butts." 201 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Desperate after losing his corporate job and family, Jim accepts the offer of a mysterious 150 year-old British group, the Safari Adventure Company. Leaving the corporate world behind, he meets a man who becomes his mentor and leads him on an odyssey into the deepest jungles of Africa. First book of the "The Safari Chronicles Trilogy" - an adventure in personal development. 026296

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In the Forests of the Night, Riddell, James
105 In the Forests of the Night
Riddell, James
London Robert Hale Limited 1948 First Hardcover Very Good Fair Jacket 
First Edition in unclipped dust jacket. Clean black cloth boards with yellow-green lettering on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Decorated endpapers with a tiny "Good!" penned at top corner of front free endpaper. Clean glossy pages. Illustrated with maps, over 100 dramatic black and white photographs. 229 pages. Dust jacket with price intact has piece missing across top of rear panel, edge wear, chips at spine ends. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Two amateur Englishmen armed with twenty Leica cameras, a determination to harm no living thing, and an ability to laugh at themselves go into the strange, dark, fantastic world of the Central African forest to take pictures of animals. 025653

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Kolonialagent, Robert Brain
106 Kolonialagent
Robert Brain
New York Harpercollins 1977 0060104570 / 9780060104573 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, first printing, in clean unclipped jacket. Clean unfaded brown boards with beige cloth spine, metallic 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. 188 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (8.95 on front inside flap), slight edge wear, one short closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Fiction and fact merge into a haunting reality of a white man in a black man's world, dominated by its own compelling justice. The Kolonialagent was the first white man to reach the Bangwa African people. Lured by visions of enormous profits from masks and artifacts, and slave labor, he penetrates to the capital city, but there he gradually becomes a prisoner of his hosts and intended victims. 021518

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Horn of the Hunter - The Story of an African Safari, Ruark, Robert C.
107 Horn of the Hunter - The Story of an African Safari
Ruark, Robert C.
Garden City, New York Doubleday 1953 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean unclipped original dust jacket. Clean unfaded black cloth boards with gold decoration on cover and spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean decorated endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with 32 drawings by the author and 32 pages of photographs. 315 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped (5.95 on front inside flap), has two small corner chips at spine corners, very slight edge wear, very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Africa. Here, in the jungles and on the endless plains, Ruark came to know the self-imposed discipline of mile after mile of man-killing treks, the forocity of the wounded buffalo, and the acid sweat of fear. The safari started in Nairobi, where the Ruarks hired Harry Selby, one of the best professional hunters in the business. With him came a group of native runners and bearers, a jepp, and a broken-down lorry. One of the best writers of our time shares his experiences on African safari, mid-twentieth century. 026783

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108 The Hunting Animal
Russell, Franklin
Harper & Row 1983 0-06-015106-4 / 9780060151065 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean light brown boards with black cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean brown endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 211 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with one 1/4" closed edge tear at top rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A series of narratives about hunts and hunters from the U.S. western plains to India to New Zealand, Australia and Africa. 8vo. Big Game. 011320

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The Wildest Game, Ryhiner, Peter (as told to Daniel P. Mannix)
109 The Wildest Game
Ryhiner, Peter (as told to Daniel P. Mannix)
Philadelphia J. P. Lippincott 1958 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in clean bright unclipped original jacket. Review copy, with review slip and glossy black and white photo of author laid in. Clean brown marbled boards with black cloth spine, some faint spots to cloth along front spine edge. No fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 320 pages. Dustjacket is clean, unchipped, unclipped (4.95 on front inside flap), hint of slight edge wear at top and bottom spine edges. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The animal collecting expeditions of Peter Ryhiner to South America, Africa, India, Southeast Asia and Indonesia. 022397

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The Gates of Africa - Death, Discovery, and the Search for Timbuktu, Sattin, Anthony
110 The Gates of Africa - Death, Discovery, and the Search for Timbuktu
Sattin, Anthony
New York St. Martin's Press 2005 0-312-33643-8 / 9780312336431 First Hardcover Very Good+ Fine Jacket 
Stated First U.S. Edition, with full number line, in clean unclipped jacket. Clean unfaded black baords with gold lettering on spine. Slight bumping to spine ends, corners tips are sharp. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 382 pgs. Illustrated with full color plates. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A wonderfully written book combining scholarship and romance in perfect balance. Begins in 1788, when a group of British gentlemen -- geographers, scholars, politicians, humantiarians, and traders -- decide it's time to solve the mysteries of Africa's unknow interior regions. 018859

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111 Golden Shadows, Flying Hooves
Schaller, George B.
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1973 0-394-47243-8 / 9780394472430 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with blind-stamped illustration and lettering on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Clean illustrated endpapers (small previous owner name/date on lower corner of front free endpaper). Pages and edges are clean. 287 pgs. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with very slight edgewear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. "The full personal story behind his now famous study about lion behavior--what it was like to live for three years in the wild plains of Tanzania, with his wife and sons, conducting close-up observations of the great African predators". 009035

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Red Dust of Kenya, Simpson, Alyse
112 Red Dust of Kenya
Simpson, Alyse
New York Thomas Y Crowell & Co. 1952 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean unfaded red cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Light surface wear to top and bottom spine edge; no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 282 pgs. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has faintest hint of soiling, two tiny edge chips at top rear panel edge (match-head size), slight wear at top and bottom spine edge. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Beautiful and sensitively written autobiography of a young bride who followed her husband to Africa to live on a one-thousand acre farm in Kenya. 015706

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Before the Knife: Memories of an African Childhood, Slaughter, Carolyn
113 Before the Knife: Memories of an African Childhood
Slaughter, Carolyn
New York Alfred A. Knopf 2002 0-375-41397-9 / 9780375413971 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean yellow-gold boards with black cloth spine with gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 222 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no wear or tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Memoir of a young woman who was raised in Africa. 8vo. Biography. 012114

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The Beadle, Smith, Pauline
114 The Beadle
Smith, Pauline
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1927 Novels of Distinction Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Grosset & Dunlap "Novels of Distinction" Edition using higher quality binding and paper. Clean marbled paper covered boards with brown cloth spine, black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with green endpapers (small previous owner name and address neatly penned in corner of front fixed endpaper). Clean green top stained upper page edges. 314 pages. Dustjacket is quite clean with very slight age-toning; a few tiny nicks and very short closed edge tears. "Novels of Distinction" listed on rear inside flap of dust jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A tale of unlawful love on the South African veldt, rife with passion and poignancy, with a true and vivid presentation of the South African landscape. 022289

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115 Red Ivory
Smith, Walton Hall
New York A. L. Burt 1928 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean red cloth boards with white lettering and white elephant on cover and spine. No fraying, very little wear. Mere hint of fading at two edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. 278 pgs. 8 vo.. Fiction. 009833

Price: 10.00 USD
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Twilight on the Floods, Steen, Marguerite
116 Twilight on the Floods
Steen, Marguerite
Garden City, NY Doubleday 1949 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good+ Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in unclipped original jacket. Red cloth boards with gold lettering on spine, hint of very light soiling. No fraying or bumping, several tiny light dents to spine (no punctures). Binding is tight & square. Pages are clean, with clean illustrated endpapers; small faint water droplet to page fore-edges. No names, writing or bookplates. 782 pages. Illustrated dustjacket is not price clipped (3.95 on front inside flap), slight edge wear, a few short closed edge tears. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A story of the Flood family against the exciting, colorful background of Bristol, England and the Gold Coast of Africa at the turn of the century. 021058

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The Curve of the World, Stevens, Marcus
117 The Curve of the World
Stevens, Marcus
New York Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2002 1-56512-336-0 / 9781565123366 First Hard Cover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition, with full number line on copyright page. Clean yellow boards with rust orange spine, bright gold lettering on spine. Slight bumping to spine edges, corners are sharp. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 302 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A pilot makes an emergency landing in the Congo and rebels seize his aircraft. Suddenly he's lost in a world where no rules apply and with no apparent way out. 017307

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Malaria Dreams: An African Adventure, Stevens, Stuart
118 Malaria Dreams: An African Adventure
Stevens, Stuart
New York Atlantic Monthly Press 1989 0871132788 / 9780871132789 First Hardcover Fine Very Good Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean beige boards with black spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean map-illustrated endpapers. Small return address label at top corner of front fixed endpaper. 237 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped, one very small closed edge tear at base of rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Clean, collectible quality first edition. A tale of high adventure across Africa, recounted with the wit and humor that delighted readers in "Night Train to Turkistan," Stuart Stevens's highly praised first book. 024468

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Children of North Africa, Stinetorf, Louise A.
119 Children of North Africa
Stinetorf, Louise A.
Philadelphia J. B. Lippincott 1943 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Frank Dobias, Illustrator 
First Edition (stated on copyright page) in clean unclipped original dust jacket. Clean rust brown cloth boards with illustration of boy with camel on cover, brown lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated by Frank Dobias. Three color frontispiece map, many drawings and maps. 190 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (2.00 on front inside flap), a few tiny edge nicks and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A splendid introduction for American children to the great continent where civilization began, where man first recorded his thoughts on stone tablets on the banks of the Nile and where the pyramids still tower. 023439

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120 I Take Pictures for Adventure
Stobart, Tom
Garden City Doubleday & Co. 1958 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Minus Jacket 
Clean black boards with gray cloth spine, silver lettering on cover and spine. Slight wrinkle to cloth on rear board. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. 288 pgs. illustrated with photographs. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has slight soiling and some rubbing, no chips. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Extraordinary personal adventures in such places as the jungles of Africa, the swamps of Australia, and the heights of Mount Everest, by the outstanding photographer who accompanied Hillary and Tenzing and recorded their historic ascent in the magnificent documentary film "The Conquest of Everest." 8vo. Adventure. 010784

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