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African Hunter. Third Printing in dustjacket.

By: BLIXEN-FINECKE, Bror von, Baron. Peter Capstick Library. LYON, F.H., trans. DINESEN, Isak].

Price: $50.00

Publisher: St. Martin's Press, New York, 1986, ISBN:0312009593:

Seller ID: 108910


VON BLIXEN-FINECKE, Bror, Baron. African Hunter. Translated from the Swedish by F.H. Lyon. New York: St. Martin's Press, (1986). Third thus printing. Pp. (20),3-284,i-viii of index,(4), + 22 p. of black and white photos. 8vo,green cloth with gilt lettering to spine. A volume in the Peter Capstick L ibrary. See: Hand, A Bookman's Guide to Hunting, Shooting, Angling, and Related Subjects, B369. "Although perhaps best rememberd today as the husband of novelist Isak Dinesen, Bror von Blixen was a brilliant and courageous big game hunter in his own right, and -- as this spellbinding book proves... View more info

Agricultural Biotechnology in Developing Countries : Towards Optimizing theBenefits for the Poor

By: QAIM, Matin; Anatole F. KRATTIGER; and Joachim von BRAUN, (eds.)

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2000, ISBN:0792372301:

Seller ID: 111203


QAIM, Matin; Anatole F. KRATTIGER; and Joachim von BRAUN, (eds.). Agricultural Biotechnology in Developing Countries : Towards Optimizing the Benefitsfor the Poor. Boston, Dordecht, and London : Kluwer Academic Publishers, ( 2000). Pp (4),[v]-x,1-433,(5). With tables, charts, diagrams in the text. 8vo, pale blue paper-covered boards. "Biotechnology offers great potential to contribute to sustainable agricultural growth, food security and poverty alleviation in developing countries. Yet there are economic and institutional constraints at national and international levels that inhibit the po... View more info

Agriculture, Trade and Food Security : Issues and Options in the WTO Negotiations from the Perspective of Developing Countries. Report and papers of an FAO Symposium held at Geneva on 23-24 September 1999. Vol. I [and] Vol. II : Country case studies

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations)

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Commodities and Trade Division, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Rome, 2000,:

Seller ID: 111224


(Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations). Agriculture, Trade and Food Security : Issues and Options in the WTO Negotiations from the Perspective of Developing Countries. Report and papers of an FAO Symposium held at Geneva on 23-24 September 1999. Vol. I [and] Vol. II : Country casestudies. Rome : Commodities and Trade Division, Food and Agriculture Organ ization of the United Nations, 2000. Pp (2),iii-x,(2),1-174; (2),iii-viii,(2),3-350,(2). 8vo, green card covers, lettered in black. Contents : Vol. I.Part One - Report of the Symposium. 1. Introduction. 2. Agriculture, Trade ... View more info

Anglican World. Vol. 2, Number 4, March - April 1962. Easter Number.

By: Anglican World BAYNE, Stephen F.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Church Illustrated Limited, London , 1962,:

Seller ID: 85223


(Anglican World). Anglican World. Vol. 2, Number 4, March-April 1962. Easter Number. London : Church Illustrated Limited, 1962. Pp 1-68. Illustrated. Double Column. 4to, illustrated card covers. Contents : The Vocation of Anglicanism in Wales (by Aneirin Talfan Davies); Adventurer on Uncharted Seas (by Frederick Ward Kates); The Tractor's Kiss; The Loaf of Life (by GilbertCope); 'Festal Responses at Her Majesty's (by Robin Denniston); My Second Year (by Stephen F. Bayne); On Jordan's Banks; Calvary at Mount Kenya (Elimo Njau); Reforming the Reformation (by Gordon Phillips, John Redmayne, DewiM... View more info

Belling the Cat : Essays, Reports & Opinions. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: RICHLER, Mordecai

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Knopf Canada, Toronto, 1998, ISBN:0676971520:

Seller ID: 102446


RICHLER, Mordecai. Belling the Cat : Essays, Reports & Opinions. (Toronto):Alfred A. Knopf Canada, (1998). First Printing. Pp. (12),[1]-340. 8vo, bla ck cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "'More than forty years of scribble,scribble, scribble, and I have been sued only once...' But this collection of essays is no less a pleasure to read for all that. Mordecai Richler has divided 'Belling the Cat' 'into categories that speak to most of my intere sts: books, sports, travel, and politics'. Here we have his take on many unforgettable Canadians -- heroes and sinners -- including Wayne Greyzky,... View more info

Big Game Hunting in Central Africa. First Printing in dustjacket.

By: BUCKLEY, William. Peter Capstick Library.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: St. Martin's Press, New York, 1986, ISBN:0312021658:

Seller ID: 108912


BUCKLEY, William. Big Game Hunting in Central Africa. New York: St. Martin's Press, (1988). First thus printing. Pp. (14),v-viii,1-268,(6), + 13 leaves of black and white photo plates. 8vo, brown cloth with gilt lettering to spine. A volume in the Peter Capstick Library. See: Hand, A Bookman's Guideto Hunting, Shooting, Angling, and Related Subjects, B658. "William Buckle y went to Africa for diamonds and gold. He later soldiered and hunted ivorywith the best. Buckley knew the hazards of a sunbaked wilderness few non-A fricans ever saw. Like Daniel Boone or Davey Crockett, he was a true fr... View more info

Birds Collected by the Childs Frick Expedition to Ethiopia and Kenya Colony: Part I: Non-Passeres

By: FRIEDMANn, Herbert Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Bulletin 153

Price: $30.00

Publisher: US GPO, Washington, 1930, Government Printing Office: 1930

Seller ID: 74290


FRIEDMANN, Herbert. Birds Collected by the Childs Frick Expedition to Ethiopia and Kenya Colony : Part I: Non-Passeres. Washington : US GPO, 1930. Pp. [i]-xiii,(1),[1]-516,(2), colour frontispiece, + 11 plates. Illustrated with textual maps. 8vo, printed olive-green wraps. Smithsonian Institution, United States National Museum Bulletin, number 153. Herbert Friedmann (b. April 22, 1900, Brooklyn, New York – d. May 14, 1987, Laguna, California) American ornithologist, who worked at the Smithsonian Institution for over 30 years. Spine ends nibbled, s... View more info

Book of the Lion. First Printing in dustjacket.

By: PEASE, Alfred E., Sir. Peter Capstick Library.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: St. Martin's Press, New York, 1986, ISBN:0312001088:

Seller ID: 108920


PEASE, Alfred E., Sir. The Book of the Lion. New York: St. Martin's Press, (1986). First thus printing. Pp. (18),vii-xix,(1),1-291,(5), + 12 leaves ofblack and white plates. 8vo, brown cloth with gilt lettering to spine. A v olume in the Peter Capstick Library. See: Hand, A Bookman's Guide to Hunting, Shooting, Angling, and Related Subjects, P92; Riling, Guns and Shooting:A Bibliography, 1763. "Considered by some (including the immortal hunter D enis Lyell) to be the finest book ever published on the subject, 'The Book of the Lion' remains accurate and useful today -- several decades after... View more info

British Ships and Shipping Illustrated. First Edition

By: HARDY, A. C.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: A. & C. Black, London, 1933,: 1933

Seller ID: 68249


HARDY, A.C. British Ships and Shipping Illustrated. London: A. & C. Black, 1933. First Printing. Pp. [1]-95,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, light blue cloth with small decoration to front and dark blue lettering to front and spine. Commander Alfred Cecil Hardy, B.Sc., M.I.N.A., A.M.I.Mar.E., F.R.G.S., R.N. (b. 1898 - d. December 18, 1961). An identification guide for liners and other shipping vessels in the 1930s. Includes specifics and illustrations of each ship. Ships included in the plates are: Passenger and Mail Liners : "Empress of Britain","Geor... View more info

Cambridge Kenya Schistosomiasis Expedition 1970

By: Schistosomiasis - Kenya)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Jesus College, Cambridge, UK, 1970,:

Seller ID: 110954


(Schistosomiasis - Kenya). Cambridge Kenya Schistosomiasis Expedition 1970.(Cambridge, UK : Printed at Coulson's of Cambridge at the Magdalene Street Press, 1970). Pp (2),1-44,(2). Illustrated. Map. 8vo, pale blue card cover s, black lettering to front cover. An expedition to Kenya in 1970 to study schistosomiasis, a parasitic worm disease. Very good. 30.00 View more info

Comprehensive Security for the Baltic : An Environmental Approach First Edition

By: WESTING, Arthur H., (ed.)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: SAGE Publications , Oslo/ London, 1989, ISBN:0803982186:

Seller ID: 105855


WESTING, Arthur H., (ed.). Comprehensive Security for the Baltic : An Environmental Approach. Oslo : PRIO - International Peace Research Institute / ([Nairobi], Kenya) : UN Environment Programme / London : SAGE Publications, (1989). First Edition. Pp. (4),v-xi,(1),1-148,(8). Tables in text. 8vo, green cloth, silver lettering to spine. Contents : Introduction. 1. Environmental Approaches to Regional Security (by Arthur H Westing). 2. The Geographyof the Baltic Region (by Tynis O Kaasik). 3. The Baltic Region in its Hist orical Context (by Boleslaw A Boczek). 4. Political Security in the Baltic ... View more info

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Cross to the Gun : Idi Amin and the Fall of the Uganda Army. First Edition.

By: RWEHURURU, Bernard. AMIN, Idi

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Monitor, Kampala, 2002, ISBN:9970411657: 2002

Seller ID: 88576

ISBN: 9970411657


RWEHURURU, Bernard. Cross to the Gun [cover adds : Idi Amin and the Fall of the Uganda Army]. (Kampala) : Monitor, (2002). First Edition. Pp (4),i-v,(3),1-189,i-v,(4),+ 8 pp photos. Maps. 8vo, photo-illustrated blue cardcovers. Contents : Part One – Hard Choice – Military Training – Return to Uganda – Commissioning and Posting. Part Two – The 1971 Coup – The Nsumba Coup Attempt – Upesi-Upesi – Escape from the Jaws of Death – Mechanic to Major – The Arube Coup – Transfer to Masaka – ... View more info

Deep Seabed and Its Mineral Resources : Proceedings of the 3rd International Ocean Symposium, November 15-17, Japan Shipping Club, Tokyo, Japan

By: Ocean Symposium]

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Ocean Association of Japan, Tokyo, 1979,:

Seller ID: 56607


[Ocean Symposium]. The Deep Seabed and Its Mineral Resources : Proceedings of the 3rd International Ocean Symposium, November 15-17, Japan Shipping Club, Tokyo, Japan. (Tokyo): Ocean Association of Japan, (1979). Pp. (6),v-x,[1]-128,(2). With tables, graphs, diagrams &c in the text. Large 8vo, printed white and blue card covers. = Shinkaitei to sono shigen. Opening Session. Master of Ceremony : Masayuki Harigai. Opening Address Shinzo Ohya; Keynote Speech: "The System of Exploitation and Exploration of the Deep Seabed Resources and the Developing Countries" by Frank X. Njenga [of Kenya... View more info

Devonshire Regiment, August 1945-May 1958.

By: WINDEATT, J.K., Lieut.-Colonel.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Forces Press NAAFI, Aldershot, 1980,:

Seller ID: 111355


WINDEATT, J.K., Lieut.-Colonel. The Devonshire Regiment, August 1945-May 1958. Aldershot: Printed by The Forces Press (NAAFI), 1980. Pp. (1),ii-v,(1),1-118,(2), + 3 leaves of maps. Extra-illustrated with six photographs relevant to the regiment and personnel. 8vo, green cloth with gilt regimental decoration to front board, gilt lettering to front board and spine. A survey of the activities of the Devonshire Regiment in following the Second World War, before its amalgamation with the Dorset Regiment in May of 1958. Includes information on the Regiment's efforts in Malaya, as well as in dealing ... View more info

Doctrines of Development.

By: COWEN, M.P., and R.W. SHENTON.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Routledge, London and New York, 1996, ISBN:0415125162:

Seller ID: 95015


COWEN, M.P., and R.W. SHENTON. Doctrines of Development. London and New York : Routledge, (1996). First Edition. Pp (2),[i]-xv,(1),[1]-554,(4). Index.8vo, illustrated red card covers. Contents : 1. The Invention of Developme nt. 2. Development Without Progress: Underdevelopment and J.H. Newman. 3. The Development of Productive Force: Marx and List. 4. Immanent and Intentional Development: The Origins of Development Doctrine in Australia and Canada. 5. Development Doctrine in 'Underdeveloped' Britain. 6. Development Doctrine in Africa: The Case of Kenya. 7. Joseph Schumpeter and 'Faustian' Deve... View more info

Elspeth Huxley : A Bibliography.

By: CROSS, Robert and Michael PERKIN. HUXLEY, Elspeth

Price: $25.00

Publisher: St. Paul's Bibliographies / Oak Knoll Press, Winchester / New Castle, 1996, ISBN:1884718175: 1996

Seller ID: 110380

ISBN: 1884718175


CROSS, Robert and Michael PERKIN. Elspeth Huxley : A Bibliography. Foreword by Elspeth Huxley. Winchester : St. Paul's Bibliographies / New Castle, Delaware : Oak Knoll Press, 1996. First Edition. Pp (6),vii-xix,(1),1-187,(1). Illustrations in text. 8vo, blue cloth, silver lettering to front & spine. Volume 5 in the Winchester Bibliographies of 20th Century Writers series.“The fifth volume in the Winchester Bibliographies of Twentieth Century Writers series. Mrs. Huxley's writing life began at the age of fourteen when she sent anonymous articles, often with her ... View more info

Emerging Themes of African History. Proceedings of the International Congress of African Historians held at University College, Dar es Salaam, October1965.

By: RANGER, T.O. (ed.). NYERERE, Julius SHEPPERSON, George BENNETT, Norman R.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: East African Publishing House, Nairobi, Kenya, 1968,:

Seller ID: 90831


RANGER, T.O. (ed.). Emerging Themes of African History. Proceedings of the International Congress of African Historians held at University College, Dar es Salaam, October 1965. (Nairobi, Kenya) : East African Publishing House, (1968). Pp (2),[i]-xxii,(2),[1]-230,(4). Index. black cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Contents : Introduction (by Terence Ranger). 1. Opening speech(by Julius Nyerere). 2. The historiographical tradition of African Islam ( by Osman Sid Ahmed Ismail). 3. External Arabic sources for the history of Africa to the south of the Sahara (by T. Lewicki). 4. Reflections on Muslim ... View more info

English around the world : Sociolinguistic perspectives.

By: CHESHIRE, Jenny (ed.). KALLEN, Jeffrey L. DEVONISH, Hubert CHAMBERS, J.K.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1991, ISBN:0521395658:

Seller ID: 99570


CHESHIRE, Jenny (ed.). English around the world : Sociolinguistic perspectives. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, (1991). First Edition. Pp [i]-xvi,1-684. Maps. Tables. Figures. Index. 8vo, blue card covers, lettered inwhite. Contents : Introduction: Sociolinguistics and English around the Wo rld (by Jenny Cheshire). 1. The UK and the USA (by Jenny Cheshire). 2. Ireland (by John Harris). 3. Urban and rural varieties of Hiberno-English (by Markku Filppula). 4. Sociolinguistic variation and methodology : after as a Dublin variable (by Jeffrey L. Kallen). 5. The interpretation of social con... View more info

Ethnicity and Aboriginality : Case Studies in Ethnonationalism. softcover

By: LEVIN, Michael D. (ed.)

Price: $16.00

Publisher: University of Toronto Press, Toronto / Bufffalo / London, 1993, ISBN:0802074235:

Seller ID: 106876


LEVIN, Michael D. (ed.). Ethnicity and Aboriginality : Case Studies in Ethnonationalism. Toronto / Bufffalo / London : University of Toronto Press, (1993). Pp (6),[viii]-xiii,(3),[3]-179,(7). 8vo, yellow and green card covers, lettered in maroon and green. "Ethnonationalism is a phenomenon of great importance in many parts of the world today. In this collection of papers, nine distinguished anthropologists focus on Canadian and international casestudies to show how ethnonational claims of cultural groups have been expr essed and developed in specific historical and political situations, fr... View more info

Far From Ordinary Life : A Diary of Adventures in an Africa now Past. Hardcover in dustjacket.

By: DUCKWORTH, Fred. VAN DER HEIJDEN, Elise.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Rowland War Publications, Johannesburg, 2004, ISBN:0958459037:

Seller ID: 108899


DUCKWORTH, Fred. A Far From Ordinary Life : A Diary of Adventures in an Africa now Past. Illustrated by Elise van der Heijden. Johannesburg: Rowland Ward Publications, (2004). First Printing. Pp. (3),iv-xii,1-244. Illustrated, largely in black and white (but occasionally in colour). Map endpapers. 4to, black leather with gilt lettering to spine. Foreword by Craig Boddington. "Fred Duckworth's unique story sweeps through thirty years, from his earliest youthful experiences of living and hunting in India during WWII to the last days of the Empire of the Lion of Judah in Ethiopia. We travel w... View more info