East Africa from Christison Rare Books, IOBA SABDA

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(London: Jonathan Cape, 2006) 9780224063804. 8vo; original black boards, lettered in gilt on spine; laminated pictorial dustwrapper (housed in removable protector); pictorial endpapers; pp. (xvi) + 284, incl. index; maps; plates. A little spotting to top edge. Very good condition. "Conservationist, scholar, soldier, white hunter and fabled lover - Denys Finch Hatton was an aristocrat of leonine nonchalance. After a… Read more
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Introducing East Africa

by Colonial Office and the Central Office of Information (prepared by)

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(London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1953). 180 x 127 mm; pictorial wrappers (housed in removable protector); maps, incl. folding; photographs and line drawings. Slightly rubbed and sunned; occasional fox spot. Very good condition. "British East Africa consists of the Colony and Protectorate of Kenya, the Protectorates of Uganda and Zanzibar, and the Trust Territory of Tanganyika. This book gives a… Read more
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(London: Harvill, 1990) 0002721732. 212 x 134 mm; laminated pictorial wrappers; pp. xxv + (i) + 451, incl. index. Foxing to edges, occasional fox spot elsewhere. Very good condition. "George and Joy Adamson, Karen Blixen, Winston Churchill, Cyril Connolly, Ernest Hemingway, Jomo Kenyatta, Richard and Mary Leakey, Beryl Markham, Shiva Naipaul, Laurens van der Post, Evelyn Waugh and Elspeth Huxley… Read more
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(New York: Little, Brown and Company, 1993) 0821219073. 4to; original tan cloth, lettered in black on spine; laminated pictorial dustwrapper, housed in removable protector; pictorial endpapers; pp. (viii) + 199; profusely illustrated, largely in monochrome, with some full-colour plates. Dustwrapper sunned on spine panel; some fox spots to top edge. Very good condition. "The Adventures and Misadventures of Peter Beard… Read more
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Stone Town Styles of East Coast Africa

by Rickens-Körner, Antjie (author), and Stan Engelbrecht (photographer)

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9780620312080
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(Cape Town: Bell-Roberts, 2003) 0620312084. 280 x 280 mm; laminated pictorial wrappers; pp. 176 + (iv), incl. index; map; lavishly illustrated with full-page and smaller colour photographs. Near-fine condition. "The subject area [of this book] focuses on the 12th to 20th century interior architecture of stone towns in the East African coastal region. This includes literary and field research, geographic… Read more
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Zanzibar Stone Town: an architectural exploration

by Sheriff, Abdul (text), and Javed Jafferji (photographs)

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9789987887729
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(Zanzibar: The Gallery Publications, 1998) 9987887724. 174 x 125 mm; laminated pictorial wrappers; pp. 96; colour photographs; some historical illustrations. Lightly rubbed; trace of foxing. Very good condition. "The architecture of Zanzibar is a unique synthesis between the east African coast and the lands across the Indian Ocean, reflecting social and cultural interaction between the regions over more than 2000… Read more
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(Tolworth: Fountain Press, 1988) 0863431852. 4to; original brown boards, lettered in gilt on spine; laminated pictorial dustwrapper, housed in removable protector; pp. 111; several illustrations, in colour and monochrome. Dustwrapper a little sunned to spine panel; some foxing to endpapers and outermost leaves, occasional fox spot elsewhere. Very good condition. "Ray Nestor travelled to Kenya to work… Read more
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Portraits of Africa

by Amin, Mohamed (photographs), and Peter Moll (text)

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9780002726399
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(London: Harvill Press, 1983) 0002726394. 4to; original dark brown boards, lettered in gilt on spine; price-clipped laminated pictorial dustwrapper; pictorial endpapers; pp. 192, incl. index; liberally illustrated with full-colour photographs. Top edge of dustwrapper very slightly curled; top edge a little foxed. Very good condition. "Africa is changing fast: ancient cultures - dominated by tribal customs, the… Read more
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Coast Causerie

by The Watchman

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(Mobasa: Mombasa Times, 1945). Volume 1, No. 3, of December 1945. 225 x 154 mm; pictorial card wrappers; pp. 69. Wrappers a little frayed and stained. Good condition. "This will be the last volume of Coast Causerie in this form. I hope the writing has served its purpose. For when the series of articles… Read more
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Out of Barbarism

by Stoneham, C. T.

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(London: Museum Press, 1955). 8vo; original black boards, lettered in silver gilt on spine; pictorial dustwrapper; pp. 190; plates. Dustwrapper slightly foxed and edgeworn; pages somewhat foxed. Good. "C. T. Stoneham has drawn upon his vast knowledge and experience of Kenya to present a picture of this troubled country that must impress all those concerned with her… Read more
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The Garden Beyond

by Cran, Marion

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(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 tenth… Read more
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The Meru Land Case

by Japhet, Kirilo, and Earle Seaton

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(Nairobi: East African Publishing House, 1967). 215 x 140 mm; pictorial wrappers; pp. (x) + 91 + (i); plates; folding map. Corners a bit bumped. Good condition. 'The Meru Land Case, which arose from the eviction of the Meru people from their homelands at Engare Nanyuki and their subsequent petition to the United Nations, was a catalyst… Read more
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(London, His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1950). 8vo; original blue buckram, slightly worn; pp. 358. Very good condition. .
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Rolprentavonture

by Sangiro [Andries Albertus Pienaar]

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(no place: Voortrekkerpers, 1951). 8vo; original blue papered boards; pp. 287; photographs. Boards a little splayed; some foxing to page edges. Good. Afrikaans text. Although Rolprentavonture saw several printings, it is probably the hardest of Sangiro's works to find. The origins of Sangiro's move from hunting and journalism to wildlife filmmaking are described thus in… Read more
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(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. .
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(Nairobi, 2nd impression, 1952). Pictorial dustwrapper, rubbed and frayed, pp. 130. Owner's name on the front pastedown endpaper. .
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(London: HarperCollins, 2001). 8vo; original black boards; laminated pictorial dustwrapper; endpaper map; pp. xv + (i) + 470, incl. index; several maps; monochrome photographic plates. Near fine condition; dustwrapper edges very slightly curled and spine panel a little sunned. "Ewart Grogan, a gentleman adventurer dubbed 'the boldest and baddest of a bold, bad gang' of pioneering settlers in… Read more
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North of south; an African journey

by Naipaul, Shiva

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(London, Andre Deutsch, 1978). Laminated dustwrapper, pp. 252. Owner's name on the front free endpaper, a little foxing on the edges. .
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Uganda in black and white

by Cott, Hugh B.

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(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 portraits of people belonging to… Read more
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Adventurer's Paradise

by Scobie, Alastair

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(London, Cassell, 1955). 8vo; green boards; pictorial dustwrapper; pp. 249 including index; black-and-white plates; name of previous owner on front free endpaper; scattered foxing. Good condition. "Alastair Scobie spends his time in the wilder parts of East Africa looking for trouble - principally wild-animal trouble. With a film camera and a gun he wanders over the long… Read more
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