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Image for Rhodesia Railways Magazine Volume 15: 1966-67

Rhodesia Railways Magazine Volume 15: 1966-67

By: N/A

Price: £150.00

Publisher: ., Rhodesia Railways Magazine: 1966

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004320

Condition: Very Good


Large hardcover with gilt titles to spine. Volume 15 complete, 12 issues bound (March & April are both numbered "No. 11"). VERY SCARCE. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND OVERSEAS WE MAY ASK FOR ADDITIONAL POSTAGE. View more info

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Al-Kullyia: University College of Khartoum Magazine No. 5 Vol. III, July 1954

By: N/A

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Dar El-Hana: 1954

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004271

Condition: Very Good


Paper covers in Very Good condition. First edition, Dual language English/Arabic, pp 31-. Very Scarce. View more info

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G.W. Bacon Wall Atlas of Africa - Contours

By: N/A

Price: £150.00

Publisher: G.W. Bacon & Co. Ltd.: 0

Seller ID: 003724

Condition: Very Good


Large canvas backed wall map with 9 segments, some wear and fraying to hinges between segments, some small marks, pin holes around top corners and titles written on neatly in ink on front and rear covers. No date but circa early 20th century based on countries and cities mapped. SCARCE View more info

Image for G.W. Bacon Wall Atlas of Africa - Climate and Crops

G.W. Bacon Wall Atlas of Africa - Climate and Crops

By: N/A

Price: £150.00

Publisher: G.W. Bacon & Co. Ltd.: 0

Seller ID: 003729

Condition: Very Good


Large canvas backed wall map with 9 segments, some wear and fraying to hinges between segments, some small marks, pin holes around top corners and titles written on neatly in ink on front and rear covers. No date but circa early 20th century based on countries and cities mapped. SCARCE View more info

Image for Green Light for Progress: A Review of the Development of Rhodesia Railways, Supplement to the Rhodesian Recorder, March 1960.

Green Light for Progress: A Review of the Development of Rhodesia Railways, Supplement to the Rhodesian Recorder, March 1960.

By: N/A

Price: £65.00

Publisher: Rhodesian Recorder: 1960

Seller ID: 004472

Condition: Very Good


28x22cm, illustrated card covers, slight edge rubbing, creasing and shelfwear but otherwise in Very Good condition. March 1960, pp 128, b&w illustrations and adverts throughout. Illustrates the vital function of the Rhodesia Railways as the principal form of transport serving Northern and Southern Rhodesia and the Bechuanaland Protectorate." Many articles outlining the historical and contemporary development of the railways and numerous adverts concerning the countries industrial and agricultural companies. Very Scarce View more info

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The Waters of the Nile: Hydropolitics and the Jonglei Canal 1900-1988 (Oxford Studies in African Affairs)

By: Collins, Robert O.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004244

ISBN: 0198217846

Condition: Fine


Hardcover in Fine condition, dust wrapper with very light shelfwear and some extremely light fading to spine but otherwise in Near Fine condition. First edition, pp xvii, 441, b&w maps and diagrams, bibliography, index. SCARCE TITLE. View more info

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Lillibullero or The Golden Road.

By: Dutton, E.A.T.

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Privately Printed, Zanzibar, 1947.: 1947

Edition: 4th Edition

Seller ID: 2010

Condition: Very Good


Hardback, in Very Good condition with inscription from author on front end papers, dustwrapper with some minor loss to base of spine and a small piece missing from the middle but otherwise in Very Good condition. Fourth edition, pp xii, 312, double page map to rear. A picture of the northern frontier of Kenya and the southern parts of Abysinnia. SCARCE TITLE. Counter Shelf. POSTAGE RATES ARE BASED ON A BOOK WEIGHT UP TO 1KG. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS MAY BE REQUIRED. View more info

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Barbary Legend: War, Trade and Piracy in North Africa. 1415 - 1830.

By: Fisher, Sir Godfrey.

Price: £150.00

Publisher: Clarendon Press: 1957

Seller ID: 005473

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in publisher's original black cloth with gilt title to spine with just slight shelf wear otherwise in Fine condition. First edition 1957, ppxii, 349, frontis illustration, appendices, bibliography, index, fold out map of Barbary at the end. SCARCE COPY. An examination in detail of Britain's interests, particularly maritime, in the North African countries and in Mediterranean politics. View more info

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The War Diaries of Neville Duke, 1941-1944.

By: Franks, Norman.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Grub Street, 1995. 1898697167: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 942

ISBN: 1898697167

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in very good condition, complete with dustwrapper in very good condition. First Edition. SCARCE SIGNED COPY, pp218, with appendices, maps and index.An intriguing record of a young fighter pilot before he achieved fame as a test pilot. Wherever he was - Biggin Hill, North Africa or Italy - Neville Duke, against standing orders, kept an almost daily diary. Norman Franks was granted complete access to them, and provides here an edited version set within the context of what was happening elsewhere in WWII. S14. View more info

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West African Diamonds, 1919-83: An Economic History

By: Greenhalgh, Peter

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Manchester University Press: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004045

ISBN: 0719017637

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in Very Good condition, dustwrapper with some light edgewear but otherwise in Very Good condition, now enclosed in a clear archival wrap. First edition, pp xiii, 306, b&w maps, post script, bibliography, index. VERY SCARCE View more info

Image for Steam on 4 Continents Part II - Africa

Steam on 4 Continents Part II - Africa

By: HASLBECK, Guenter & WARDALE, David

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Self Published: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004177

ISBN: 3925314016

Condition: Near Fine


Oblong hardcover with illustrated boards, some light shelfwear but otherwise in Near Fine condition. First edition, pp 128, colour illustrations throughout, dual language German/English. SCARCE TITLE. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND INTERNATIONAL, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED. View more info

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Reluctant Rebellion: The 1906-1908 Disturbances in Natal.

By: Marks, Shula.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Clarendon Press: 1970

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004053

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in Very Good condition with Dustwrapper in Very Good condition. First edition, pp xxv,404, b&w maps to rear, bibliography, index. Very Scarce. View more info

Image for Travels in the Interior Districts of Africa performed under the patronage of the African Association in the Years 1795, 1796 and 1797

Travels in the Interior Districts of Africa performed under the patronage of the African Association in the Years 1795, 1796 and 1797

By: Park, Mungo.

Price: £375.00

Publisher: ., W. Bulmer and Co.: 1799

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 004309

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in original tree calf binding with red segment with gilt titles on spine, some shelfwear and corners bumped, some light scuffs and one small nick to leather missing from the centre of the rear cover but overall complete and in Very Good condition commensurate with age. Second edition, pp xxviii, 372, xcii, six illustrations including a frontispiece of the author, three fold out maps. VERY SCARCE THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND INTERNATIONAL, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED. View more info

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Life in Abyssinia: Being Notes Collected During Three Years' Residence and Travels in that Country.

By: Parkyns, Mansfield.

Price: £300.00

Publisher: John Murray, 1853.: 1853

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 1017

Condition: Very Good


(Two Volumes) Hardback, rebacked with new front end papers, in Very Good condition. First edition, pp xiii, 425, iv, 432, vol.1; frontis plus two plates and illustrations in text with map to rear, vol.2; frontis plus seven plates and illustrations in text with map to rear. A journal of travels in The Ethiopian Empire. SCARCE. S15. POSTAGE RATES ARE BASED ON A BOOK WEIGHT UP TO 1KG. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, PLEASE CONTACT US BY EMAIL BEFORE ORDERING FOR A POSTAGE QUOTE. View more info

Image for A Hunter's Wanderings in Africa: A Narrative Of Nine Years Spent Amongst The Game Of The Far Interior Of South Africa.

A Hunter's Wanderings in Africa: A Narrative Of Nine Years Spent Amongst The Game Of The Far Interior Of South Africa.

By: Selous, Frederick Courteney.

Price: £100.00

Publisher: Macmillan, 1919.: 1919

Edition: 5th or later Edition

Seller ID: 933

Condition: Very Good


Hardback, with original cloth boards and gilt motif and titles, stain on rear but otherwise in Very Good condition. Third impression of fifth edition, pp xix, 504, 7 plates with b&w illustrations in text, index. Accounts of hunts by the famous big game hunter Frederick Selous. SCARCE. Counter Shelf. View more info

Africa and the West: Report of the 1955 Erkowit Study Camp.

By: University College of Khartoum.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: University College of Khartoum.: 1955

Seller ID: 005113

Condition: Very Good


Stapled booklet in card covers. Very Scarce. Some shelf wear, otherwise in Very Good condition. Report of the 1955 Erkowit Study Camp. Including chapters on: the impact of the West on African Agriculture and workers' movements in Africa. Racial contact in Africa, Political and Administrative institutions and more. View more info

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Survivors of Africa's Oceans.

By: Uys, Ian.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Fortress, 1993. 0958317356: 0

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 1460

ISBN: 0958317356

Condition: Near Fine


Softback with illustrated card covers, in Very Good+ condition. First edition, pp 184, b&w illustrations, appendix, bibliography, index. First-hand accounts from the survivors of Africa's great sea disasters: among them the Sao Joao, Grosvenor, Birkenhead, Mendi, Laconia, Nova Scotia, Llandaff Castle and the Oceanos. SCARCE IN UK. S23. View more info