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Inkonkoni - A Colonial Victorian in Zululand, 1879, Abley, Barry
1 Inkonkoni - A Colonial Victorian in Zululand, 1879
Abley, Barry Temple House Pty Ltd 187705948x / 9781877059483 Soft Cover Very Good 
SHOP STOCK IN STORAGE - PLEASE CONTACT US FOR MORE DETAILS - 599 005296 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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Deadly Waters: Inside the Hidden World of Somalia's Pirates, Bahadur, Jay
2 Deadly Waters: Inside the Hidden World of Somalia's Pirates
Bahadur, Jay 1846683637 / 9781846683633 Soft Cover As New 
SHOP STOCK IN STORAGE - PLEASE CONTACT US FOR MORE DETAILS - 506 005529 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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Hitler's Digger Slaves; Caught in the Web of Axis Labour Camps, Barnett, Alex
3 Hitler's Digger Slaves; Caught in the Web of Axis Labour Camps
Barnett, Alex Australian Military History Publications 2001 NSW Australia First Edition 1876439734 / 9781876439736 Soft Cover Very Good Issued Without Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Inscribed by Author
306 pages, b/w photos thr/out. Illustrated card covers, some very minor wear to corners, cover does not sit flat to text pages. Inscribed by Author on front fly-leaf 'To Arthur with fondest memories Alex. Alex J R. Barnett 19.11.02'. Small mark to front fly-leaf otherwise pages are clean, straight & unmarked. Tight binding. ". tells of the 'Benghazi Handicap' in North Africa, which resulted in the capture of some 200 Australian and Allied troops, when the Afrika Korps overran them in April 1941." - 500 003168 
Price: 50.00 AUD
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4 A Long Way Gone; Memoirs of a Boy Soldier
Beah, Ishmael Sarah Crichton Books 2007 New York 0374105235 / 9780374105235 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
229 pages. Brown-cloth cover, very minor edge-wear. Illustrated, unclipped jacket, very minor edge-wear. Pages clean, straight & unmarked. Tight binding. "This is how wars are fought now: by children, traumatized, hopped-up on drugs, and wielding AK-47s. Children have become the soldiers of choice. In the more than fifty violent conflicts going on worldwide, it is estimated that there are some 300,000 child soldiers. Ishmael Beah used to be one of them." 16 000914 
Price: 27.00 AUD
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Joy Adamson; Behind the Mask, Cass, Caroline
5 Joy Adamson; Behind the Mask
Cass, Caroline Weidenfeld & Nicholson 1992 London First Edition 029781141X / 9780297811411 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
236 pages, b/w & colour photos thr/out. Light brown, cloth cover, minor edge-wear. Illustrated, unclipped jacket, minor edge-wear. Ex-owner name and date neatly written on front fly leaf, otherwise pages are clean, straight & unmarked. Strong, intact binding. "This intimate portrait tells the story behind the myth of one of Kenya's greatest conservationists. The careful veneer presented to the world in 'Born Free' is stripped away to reveal Joy Adamson as a passionate, temperamental and controversial woman. Although Joy married three times and was an infamous seducer, she never experienced happiness with any of her husbands or lovers. The book dwells at length on her difficult and tempestuous marriage to the wild man of the bush, George Adamson . reveals the complexities of Joy Adamson's character and life, her deep need for love and her determination to succeed at whatever cost." 539 001495 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Morocco and the Sahara, Cherkaoui, Mohamed
6 Morocco and the Sahara
Cherkaoui, Mohamed The Bardwell Press 2007 Oxford, England First Edition 1905622031 / 9781905622030 Hard Cover Very Good Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
202 page, b/w line maps, charts and tables thr/out. Blue-cloth cover, very minimal edge-wear. Illustrated, unclipped jacket, minor edge-wear, one small chip on bottom of back flap otherwise clean & straight. Pages clean, straight and unmarked. Accompanying letter from Mohamed Cherkaoui loose in book (photocopied form letter). ". a ground-breaking sociological study of the social, economic and political integration of the Saharan population within Moroccan society . undertakes a detailed and rigorous analysis . going back 40 years." 220 000192 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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Ecological Studies in Southern Africa, Davis, D. H. S. (ed)
7 Ecological Studies in Southern Africa
Davis, D. H. S. (ed) Dr. W. Junk Publishers 1964 The Hague Hard Cover Very Good Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
415 page, b/w photographs & line drawings thr/out. Brown-cloth cover, minor edge-wear, slight pushing to corners. Illustrated, unclipped jacket, some edge-wear, sun fading. Mark on bottom corner of closed pages, otherwise pages clean straight & unmarked. Strong, intact binding. ". covering the major environmental features, past and present; palaeo-ecology; the ecology of ancestral and primitive man; community studies, both plant and animal - subdesert, grassland, forest, sand dunes and rivers; biotic zones . and much more." 18 000260 
Price: 125.00 AUD
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The Perfumed Garden, Dunn, Philip (adapted by)
8 The Perfumed Garden
Dunn, Philip (adapted by) Hamlyn - Octopus 2004 London First Edition 0600609006 / 9780600609001 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
192 pages, colour illustrated. Purple-cloth cover, minor edge-wear. Illustrated, unclipped jacket, very minor edge-wear, very light creasing and stretching to edges. Pages are clean, straight & unmarked. Tight binding. ". provides fascinating insights into the sexual etiquette and customs of medieval North Africa. The Persian equivalent of the 'Kama Sutra', it can be consulted as a love meditation, a guide to erotic positions, or as a means of deepening your relationship with your partner. This new adaptation . combines text and stories with some of the most erotic illustrations in history, It includes an exploration of the pleasures of sex and erotic principles, as well as commentaries and interpretations on sexual etiquette." 516 001384 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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9 The Handbook of Ancient Wisdom: 3000 Years of Magic and Folklore from Tribal Australia to Ancient Egypt and Native America
Eason, Cassandra 1998 1863095858 Soft Cover Very Good 
SHOP STOCK IN STORAGE - PLEASE CONTACT US FOR MORE DETAILS - 647 004904 
Price: 9.00 AUD
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Crossing The Buffalo: The Zulu War of 1879, Greaves, Adrian
10 Crossing The Buffalo: The Zulu War of 1879
Greaves, Adrian Weidenfeld & Nicholson 2005 Great Britain First Edition 0297847007 / 9780297847007 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
383 pages, b/w photos & line drawings. Brown boards, very minor edge-wear. Illustrated, unclipped jacket, very light pushing to corners, one tiny tear to inside front flap of jacket. Pages are clean, straight & unmarked. Strong, intact binding. "The Anglo-Zulu War was one of the most dramatic chapters in British colonial history . describes the entire history of the war, from its background in the disputes between the Boers and Zulus decades earlier to the sombre aftermath and the break-up of Zululand. Comprehensive, broad in scope, and filled with original and up-to-date research, this is a book that is set to replace all standard works on the subject." - 619 004250 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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11 The Seychelles Affair
Hoare, Mike Bantam Press 1986 New York First Edition 0593011228 / 9780593011225 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
207 page, b/w photos & b/w line map of 'The Island of Mahe'. Green-cloth cover, very minor edge-wear. Illustrated, unclippped cover, very minor edge-wear, small chip and creasing to top front corner, some shelf rubbing. Pages clean, straight and unmarked. Tight binding. ". begins in 1978 when Mike Hoare was approached by representatives of exiled Seychelles president James Mancham interested in engineering a coup to topple the existing Marxist regime of Albert Rene . the preparation for and carrying out of the attempted coup reads like a thriller . Hoare's attempts to obtain a fair trial and organise a proper defence are an extraordinary tale in themselves, and he gives a vivid and moving account of his thirty-three month's imprisonment in Pretoria and Pietermaritzburg." 62 000533 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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The White Masai, Hofmann, Corinne
12 The White Masai
Hofmann, Corinne 1905147082 / 9781905147083 Soft Cover Very Good 
SHOP STOCK IN STORAGE - PLEASE CONTACT US FOR MORE DETAILS - 593 005377 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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13 The Flame Trees of Thika; Memories of an African Childhood
Huxley, Elspeth Chatto & Windus Limited 1987 London, England First Edition 0701132566 / 9780701132569 Hard Cover Very Good Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Francesca Pelizzoli 
288 pages, b/w & colour illustrated. Grey-cloth cover, very minor edge-wear. Illustrated, unclipped jacket, edge-wear, some scratching otherwise whole and intact. Pages clean, straight & unmarked. Strong, intact binding. " . tells how, with her courageous mother and ever-optimistic father, she trekked out to make a home among the Kikuyu in the Kenyan wilderness. They built a grass house, ate off packing cases covered with damask tablecloths, learned to train oxen, grow coffee and understand the country and people among whom they lived and worked. There were attacks by warrior ants, leopard hunts, cattle thefts." 215 000614 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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La Guerra Nel Deserto - 3 Volumes, Krieg, Di E.
14 La Guerra Nel Deserto - 3 Volumes
Krieg, Di E. Edizioni De Cremille 1969 Geneve First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Issued Without Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Volumes 1, 2 & 3. Illustrated boards, some very minor edge-wear, light marks to rear boards. Pages are clean, straight & unmarked. All page ribbons intact. Tight binding. "The war of the Desert - The End - 3 Afrika Korps. - 566 001967 
Price: 80.00 AUD
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Disclosing the Past; An Autobiography, Leakey, Mary
15 Disclosing the Past; An Autobiography
Leakey, Mary Hard Cover Very Good Fair 
SHOP STOCK IN STORAGE - PLEASE CONTACT US FOR MORE DETAILS - 562 002559 
Price: 9.00 AUD
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One Life; An Autobiography, Leakey, Richard E.
16 One Life; An Autobiography
Leakey, Richard E. Hard Cover Good Good 
SHOP STOCK IN STORAGE - PLEASE CONTACT US FOR MORE DETAILS - 305 002168 
Price: 9.00 AUD
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17 Under My Skin; Volume One of My Autobiography, to 1949
Lessing, Doris Harper Collins Publishers 1994 London First Edition 000255545X / 9780002555456 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
419 pages, b/w photos. Black cover, very minor edge-wear. Illustrated, unclipped jacket, very minor edge-wear. Small light mark to top closed page edges, some pencil highlighting thr/out text body, otherwise pages clean, straight & unmarked. Binding is slightly soft, is however strong and intact. ". begins with her childhood in Africa and ends on her arrival in London in 1949 with the typescript of her first novel, 'The Grass in Singing' in her suitcase . shows a woman uncompromising, from the beginning, in every respect, who breaks all the rules, who battles at every turn against her upbringing and environment ." 29 001141 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Under My Skin; Volume One of My Autobiography, to 1949, Lessing, Doris
18 Under My Skin; Volume One of My Autobiography, to 1949
Lessing, Doris Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
SHOP STOCK IN STORAGE - PLEASE CONTACT US FOR MORE DETAILS - 272 002582 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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The Bang-Bang Club - Snapshots from a Hidden War, Marinovich, Greg & Silva, Joao
19 The Bang-Bang Club - Snapshots from a Hidden War
Marinovich, Greg & Silva, Joao 0434007331 / 9780434007332 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
SHOP STOCK IN STORAGE - PLEASE CONTACT US FOR MORE DETAILS - 630 005695 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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20 Elephant Dance: A Story of Love and War in the Kingdom of Elephants
Matson, Tammie 1405039191 / 9781405039192 Soft Cover Very Good 
SHOP STOCK IN STORAGE - PLEASE CONTACT US FOR MORE DETAILS - 646 004930 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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