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    Mankessim Stones by Scott, Virginia

    [New York]: A Sandfire Book, 1982. 14p., very good in staplebound wraps. Poems inspired by a visit to Africa.



    The Man Who Loves Giants; An Artist among Elephants and Engines [Signed] by Shepherd, David

    Published by David & Charles (Publishers) Ltd., Newton Abbot, Devon First Edition Fourth Impression 1981. Devon 1981., 1981. First edition hard back binding in publisher's original airforce blue paper covers, gilt title and author lettering to the spine. 8vo. 9½'' x 6¼''. Contains 164 printed pages of text with colour and monochrome illustrations and photographs throughout. Near Fine condition book in near Fine condition colour photographic dust wrapper with minimal wear to the edges, price clipped. SIGNED by the Author to the title page 'David Shepherd'. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, this preserves and prolongs the life of the paper, it is not adhered to the book or to the dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A. ISBN 0715370529



    The Man Who Loves Giants; The Continuing Story of an Artist among Elephants and Engines by Shepherd, David

    Published by David & Charles Ltd., Newton Abbot, Devon Second Revised Edition 1989 [First Edition 1975].. Devon 1989., 1989. Hard back binding in publisher's original airforce blue paper covered boards, gilt title and author lettering to the spine. 8vo. 9½'' x 6¼''. Contains 192 printed pages of text with colour and monochrome illustrations and photographs throughout. Fine condition book in Fine condition colour photographic dust wrapper, not price clipped. Member of the P.B.F.A. ISBN 0715394398



    The Man Who Loves Giants by Shepherd, David:

    David & Charles London and Vancouver 1977 . **Signed by the author on inner front and title page**. Autobiography of the artist. FINE AS NEW 9x7" Blue Cloth HB in unpriceclipped DJ. 163pp



    My Kenya Days by Thesiger, Wilfred

    New York: HarperCollins, 1994. First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy/fine. 8vo. Boards. Pp. xvi, 224. Illustrated. Glossary. Map. Index.



    Kikuyu Social and Political Institutions by H E Lambert

    International African Institute, Oxford University Press, 1956. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. Clean firm green covers with gilt lettering on slightly faded spine, sound binding, clean pages and endpapers. No dust-jacket. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 60115020044..



    THE LUNATIC EXPRESS : An Entertainment in Imperialism by Miller, Charles

    Macdonald & Co, 1972. First Edition. Hardcover. Poor/No Jacket. boards are worn and torn, spine has been repaired. light marks. one front end page has been removed., the book is a bit damp stained. a heavy copy, may require extra postage unless posted within South Africa. fair condition.[SK]




    Dj is somewhat scuffed along edges; frittered at head & tail, now restored. Book is very slightly discol on top edge. 239pp incl index.; 16pp b&w photog plates; 3 maps



    The Lunatic Express: The Magnificent Saga of the Railway's Journey into Africa by Charles Miller

    2017-09-03. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!



    No Picnic on Mount Kenya : An Escape from a Wartime Prison, an Epic Ascent, an All-Time Classic of Mountaineering Literature by Benuzzi, Felice

    Wellingborough, Northamptonshire: Patrick Stephens Ltd, 1989. One of the most remarkable true adventure stories ever written. Some light tanning to page edges else a clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 231 pages plus map endpapers. . Third Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.



    STATE OF EMERGENCY - The Full Story of Mau Mau by Majdalany, Fred

    London: Longmans Canada - A Windjammer Book, 1962. (xvi) 239 pp. Black boards lettered in gilt on the spine; illustrated with black and white plates and maps. Edge and corner wear on the dustjacket; price clipped; no interior markings. The Chapters are: PART ONE: A TRAGEDY OF CIRCUMSTANCE AND EVOLUTION: The Land; Birth of a Country; Adolescence of a Country; Attitudes; Rebirth of a Tribe; Nationalist without a Nation; Storm Clouds; The Plan; and Collision Course. PART TWO: A KIND OF WAR: An Expressionless Stare; Murder at Suppertime; Jolly Them All Along; Massacre at Lari; The Tide Turns; The Forest; Peace Talks Fail; and The Decisive Stoke; followed by an epilogue, a note on sources and an index.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.



    Cascades by Angira, Jared

    Bugaym Suffolk, UK: Longman Drumbeat, 1979. Mass Market Paperback. 143p. First printing. Very good. slight wear to edges. Pages just a bit age toned.Fourth published collection of poems byu the Kenyan poet.


    AUD $16.00

    No Picnic on Mount Kenya by Benuzzi, Felice

    London: Longmans, 1969. some library marks, some wear cover edges, otherwise book clean and tight. Reprint. Paperback. Good/No Jacket. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. Ex Library.



    Jua Kali: education, training and welfare, a study of carpentry and metal-work in the Eastlands of Nairobi, Kenya by Ng'eth, N. and G. Ndua

    Nairobi: IDS, University of Nairobi, 1992. unpaginated, 5.5x8 inches, introduction, illustrated with tables, very good in original stapled wraps. IDS OP No. 55.



    Annual report Jahresbericht 1972; YMCA Crafts Training Centre, Shauri Moyo

    Nairobi: YMCA Crafts Training Centre, Shauri Moyo, 1972. 24p., 11.5x12 inches, report, statements by the staff and students accompanied by their pictures and photos of the centre and artworks, center-spread on newsprint reprint of an article in the Sunday Nation, texts in English and German, very good in original stapled color illustrated wraps with map on rear panel.



    Mau Mau and the Kikuyu by Leakey, L. S. B

    NY: John Day. Very Good+ with no dust jacket. 1952. First Edition. Hardcover. Red cloth first U. S. Edition. Spine mildly sunned else tight and unmarked. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall .



    A Bird Watcher in Kenya by Someren, Vernon D van

    Oliver & Boyd, 1958. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. hardback, 8vo, faint spotting to closed page edges but o/w a very good tightly bound clean and unmarked copy in a lightly rubbed pictorial dust wrapper that is protected in a non-adhesive clear film sleeve, b&w plates, 210pp.



    White African by Leakey, L S B

    Hodder and Stoughton, Ltd., London, 1937. First Edition. Hardcover. Fair/No Jacket. 320 pages (complete). A much owned and irresponsibly stored book. The covers are marked and worn from storage and handling. The spine has wear to the head and heel but is yet secure. Within, the contents have been affected by damp and there is waving of the paper and some light staining to the early pages. The pages are, however, clear, patient, benign and resolute. fk



    Elephant Hunting in East Equatorial Africa by Neumann, Arthur H

    St Martins Press, 1994. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. The dust jacket is slightly shelf rubbed and has a short tear on the front edge. The pages are slightly tanned. It is internally clean and tightly bound. Complete with 455 pages. [B.K.]



    Class and Economic Change in Kenya: The Making of an African Petite Bourgeoisie 1905-1970 by Gavin Kitching

    New Haven & London: Yale University Press, 1982. Paperback. Very Good. Gently faded at the spine and the wrappers. Edges of the text block lightly tanned. Text complete, clean and tight. . Trade Paperback (9" x 6"). [XX] 479pp. Index. Bibliography. | For more photos or information, use the «Ask Bookseller» button and I'll be pleased to help. The book is in stock and ships from the rustic nirvana of Peasedown St. John, near Bath, England from a long-established bookseller - guaranteed by my reputation and the UK Distance Selling Act. Remember! BUYING THIS BOOK means my Jack Russells get their supper! Condition ::



    PEOPLE OF THE COAST Swahili by Salim, Ahmed Idha

    Evans Brothers Limited. Very Good. 1985. Second Edition. Stapled wraps. Some edgewear and rubbing to the covers. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 40 pages .



    Last Chance in Africa by FARSON, Negley

    London: Victor Gollancz, 1952. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. Six printing. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Spine ends lightly faded, corners lightly bumped, a very good copy in a good only dustwrapper with split at the joints, loss of spine ends. Inscribed by the author on the title page. Kenya after World War II.



    Kenya African Nationalism; Nyayo Philosophy and Principles by arap Moi, Daniel T

    London: Macmillan Publishers, 1986. xv, 192p., illustrated with newspaper and state photography, 8.5x5.5 inch glossy decorated wraps, some toning to paperstock else entirely clean and sound. A very good copy.

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