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[The Cornhill Magazine] – An African HareemItem
(London, Smith, Elder & Co., 1871) Extract from The Cornhill Magazine of June 1871. 210 x 148; paper wrapper with title label mounted on cover; pp. [726-737]. Very good condition. An encounter with the Arab ruling class of Johanna in the Comores during which the writer and his companion Dr David Livingstone are introduced to […]
[The East Africa Women’s League] – They Made It Their HomeItem
(Nairobi, East African Standard, 1962) Introduction by Elspeth Huxley. Ex-library copy. 4to; original yellow cloth; pictorial dustwrapper; endpaper maps; unpaginated; colour reproductions of tapestries produced for each of the districts considered. Tape remnants to dustwrapper which is edgeworn with loss at head and tail of spine; tape stains label remnants and annotations to endpapers; two […]
Adamson, Joy – The spotted sphinxItem
(London, Collins & Harvill, 1969) Large octavo laminated pictorial dustwrapper edges very slightly worn endpaper map pp. 217 + (6) frontispiece plates. The story of Pippa a cheetah given to Joy Adamson.
Ames, Evelyn – A glimpse of EdenItem
(London, Collins, 1968) With drawings by Victor Ambrus. Pictorial dustwrapper soiled pp. 224 line illustrations. Inscription on the front free endpaper edges lightly foxed. ‘The impact that this East African safari had on Evelyn Ames her husband an architect friend and his wife was quite unforeseen. ‘Nothing really prepares you for life on the East […]
Beck, Ann – A History of the British Medical Administration of East Africa, 1900-1950Item
(Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1970) 8vo; original ochre cloth; price-clipped dustwrapper; pp. xiv + (2) + 271 (including index). Dustwrapper a little shelf-soiled. Very good condition. Missing from the abundant literature on the history of British East Africa has been an evaluation of the British medical administration and its relation to the conduct of East […]
Cott, Hugh B. – Uganda in black and whiteItem
(London, 1965) Small quarto pictorial dustwrapper slightly worn original cloth endpaper maps pp. 232 numerous line illustrations. ‘Includes drawings from most areas from Karamoja in the orth-east to Kigezi in the south-west. … subjects embrace a wide field: landscape and botanical studies drawings of animals in their natural setting or as close-up studies sketches and […]
Cran, Marion – The Garden BeyondItem
(London: Herbert Jenkins, 1937) 8vo; original green cloth blocked in black on spine and upper cover; pp. 316 + adverts; plates. Cloth a little stippled and rubbed; boards slightly bowed; gift inscription to front free endpaper; moderate foxing throughout. Good. A book largely devoted to a tour of Kenya and its lovely estate gardens. The […]
Crowther, Geoff and Hugh Finlay – Kenya a travel survival kitItem
(Hawthorn, Lonely Planet Publications, 1991) 180 x 130 mm; laminated pictorial wraps; pp. 294 + 32 page colour safari guide illustrated with 50 detailed maps and colour photographs. Very good condition. With its balmy white-sand beaches snow-capped mountains and wild scrub deserts Kenya is a land of spectacular contrasts. It is also home to some […]
Cullen, Anthony & Sydney Downey – Saving the game; the story of the destruction & attempts at preservation of the wild life of East Africa, under the stewardship of mankindItem
(Lon., Jarrolds, 1960) Orig. cl. rubbed pp. 224 b&w photo. plts. some foxing on the epp. prelims and edges bookplate and owner’s name on the fpd. owner’s label on the dedication page.
Driberg, J.H. – The East African problemItem
(London, Williams & Norgate, 1930) Original wraps soiled some fraying at extremities of the spine owner’s inscription on the upper wrap price-clipped on upper flap pp. 96. Some foxing and pencilling in the margins. Bookseller’s address label tipped to contents page. Fair condition. ‘Well qualified by many years’ experience in British tropical Africa both as […]
Great Britain, Colonial Office; Lord Hailey – Native Administration in the British African Territories Part I. East Africa: Kenya, Uganda, TanganyikaItem
(London, His Majesty’s Stationery Office, 1950) 8vo; original blue buckram slightly worn; pp. 358. Very good condition.
Hewitt, Peter – Kenya Cowboy. A Police Officer’s Account of the Mau Mau Emergency in KenyaItem
(Johannesburg: Covos Day, 2001) 212 x 140 mm; pictorial wrappers; pp. (viii) + xiv + 359; black-and-white photographs; map. Very good condition.