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1 YOUNG, Everild HELWEG-LARSEN, K. FORBES, Rosita (foreword) Caribbean Cocktail. 3rd Printing in dustjacket.
Hutchinson, London, 1957, 
YOUNG, Everild and K. HELWEG-LARSEN. Foreword by Rosiat Forbes. Caribbean Cocktail. London : Hutchinson, (1957). Third Printing. Pp. 208. With [32] pp. of plates. 8vo, green cloth, gilt titles to spine. "This solid, yet rollicking book is crammed with stories of treasure and pirates, colonial history and discovery, lost tribes, voodoo and strange religions, ancient cultures, ancient cities, plus modern cars, radio, motorboats and modern life. It is both for the tourist and the armchair traveller." -from the dust jacket.Very good in chipped, slightly edge-worn dustjacket. 15.00

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2 FORBES, Rosita. JOHNSTON, Harry Secret of the Sahara : Kufara
George H. Doran Company, New York, 1921, 
FORBES, Rosita. The Secret of the Sahara : Kufara. With an Introduction by Sir Harry Johnston. With 54 illustrations from photographs by the author and a map. New York : George H. Doran Company, (copyroght 1921). Pp (6),vii-xxx,k(2),1-356, frontispiece portrait + 30 leaves of plates + folding map. Index. 8vo, green cloth, maroon lettering to front board and spine, maroon decoration to front board. Rosita Forbes, née Joan Rosita Torr (16 January 1890 – 30 June 1967) was an English travel writer and explorer. In 1920-21 she was the first European woman to visit the Kufra Oasis in Libya (togetherwith the Egyptian explorer Ahmed Hassanein), in a period when this was clo sed to westerners. Contents : Introduction by Sir Harry Johnston. Preface. 1. We Enter on the Great Adventure. 2. Plans for the Flight. 3. The Escape from Jedabia. 4. Across the Desert with She-ib. 5. Triumphant Arrival at Jalo. 6. Christmas in the Desert. 7. A Faulty Guide on a Waterless Way. 8. The Lake in the Desert. 9. Treachery at Hawari. 10. Feasts in the Holy Place.11. The "Cities" of Kufara. 12. The Flight from Taj. 13. Through the Mount ains. 14. The Elusive Dunes. 15. The End of the Journey. Glossary. Spine rubbed, corners bumped, else every good. 40.00

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3 FORBES, Rosita. Unicorn in the Bahamas.
E.P. Dutton & Co., New York, 1940, 
FORBES, Rosita. A Unicorn in the Bahamas. New York : E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc., 1940. First Edition. Pp [1]-244,(4), frontis + 14 pp plates. Endpaper Maps. 8vo, red cloth, gilt lettering to front board and spine. A history and description of the Bahamas. Ex-library (Cambridge Military Library inkstampand discard stamp, spine label), spine faded, else very good. Uncommon. 20 .00

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4 MITCHELL, W.O. MURRAY, K.F. MOORE, H. Napier FORBES, Rosita Voice for Christmas. A short story in Maclean's : Canada's National Magazine, December 15, 1942
Maclean Publishing Company Limited, Toronto , 1942, 
MITCHELL, W.O. “A Voice for Christmas.” A short story in Maclean's : Canada's National Magazine, December 15, 1942, pp 5-7, 33-35 (illustrated). Toronto : The Maclean Publishing Company Limited, 1942. Pp 1-52. Illustrated. Triple Column. 4to, illustrated stapled wrappers. Cover photo of King George VI. Other articles : “Blackouts and Such” by H. Napier Moore (pp 13, 39-40,42); “CAM Ship” [Catapult Armed Merchantmen] by K.F. Murray (pp 18, 35-36) ; “Intrigue in Araby” by Rosita Forbes (pp 19, 29-31); and more, including a full-page Santa Claus Coca-Cola colour advertisement. Rubbed, mailing label, else very good. For the whole issue 40.00

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