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1 Adam Nicolson Quarrel with the King: The Story of an English Family on the High Road to Civil War
Harper 2008 0061154318 / 9780061154317 First edition Hardcover as new 
306 pages with index. Review copy with publisher's press release. Appears unread, excellent condition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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2 Ahamed, Liaquat Lords of Finance
New York Penguin Books 2009 First Edition Hardcover Very good very good 
Octavo (23.5 cm), pp. 564. Light gray boards with dark gray quarter binding, silver spine titling and pictorial jacket. Includes bibliography, notes and index. Jacket has light wear, text block smudged. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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3 Alan Cowell Killing the wizards: wars of power and freedom from Zaire to South Africa
Simon & Schuster 1992 0671696297 / 9780671696290 First edition Hardcover Very good very good 
287 pages with index. Jacket has light wear along edges. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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4 B.M. Khaketla Lesotho 1970
C. Hurst & Co. 1971 First edition Hardcover Very good very good 
Octavo (22 cm), pp. 350. Brown boards with gilt lettering on spine. Includes index, map of Lesotho. Jacket has moderate wear, boards are crimped at corners. Gift inscription on free front endpaper. Stain on bottom and side edges. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Chronicles of the Dark Ages, Barber, Richard
5 Barber, Richard Chronicles of the Dark Ages
London The Folio Society 2008 Hardcover Fine 
Octavo (24.5 cm). Second edition. Three volumes in slipcase (The Coming of the Anglo Saxons, pp. 320; Anglo Saxon Lore and Learning, pp. 317; The Fall of the Anglo-Saxon Kingdoms, pp. 275). Color illustrations throughout. Green buckram-bound boards with gilt design based on early 9th century Anglo-Saxon disc brooch found at Pentney in Norfolk. Each volume with pictorial endpapers from Anglo Saxon texts, and each with its own frontispiece. Slipcase has beveled front corners, is bumped at one corner and shows minor wear and rubbing. A handsome collection. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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Adulis: Red Sea Wars on the Eve of Islam, Bowersock, G.W.
6 Bowersock, G.W. Adulis: Red Sea Wars on the Eve of Islam
New York Oxford University Press 2013 First Edition Hardcover Fine Fine 
Octavo (21 cm), pp. 181. Red boards, silver titling, pictorial jacket. Includes two maps, eight black and white illustrations, index. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Botswana, British Information Services
7 British Information Services Botswana
London Central Office of Information 1966 Pamphlet Very good 
Octavo (23.5 cm), pp. 32 pages. Unknown edition. Staplebound green and white wrappers, includes black and white photos, map of Botswana. Small pen mark on page 32, stain on back cover. Light edge wear. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Infidel Kings and Unholy Warriors: Faith, Power and Violence in the Age of Crusade and Jihad, Catlos, Brian A.
8 Catlos, Brian A. Infidel Kings and Unholy Warriors: Faith, Power and Violence in the Age of Crusade and Jihad
New York Farrar Straus Giroux 2014 First edition Hardcover Near fine near fine 
Octavo (23.5 cm), pp. 390. Gray boards with silver spine text. Slight bumping to corners and jacket edges. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Voyage of Charles Darwin, Charles Darwin
9 Charles Darwin The Voyage of Charles Darwin
Mayflower Books 1979 0831792124 / 9780831792121 Hardcover Very good very good 
First American edition. Light wear around edges of blue cloth boards. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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10 Chidester, David Shots in the streets: violence and religion in South Africa
Beacon Pr 1991 0807002186 / 9780807002186 First edition Hardcover Very good very good 
220 pages with index. Jacket has rub marks front and back, light wear along top edge and corners. Price sticker inside front cover. Top corners are crimped. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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11 Coates, Austin Basuto Land
Her Majesty's Stationery Office 1966 Hardcover Very good good 
134 pages with index, fold-out map, b/w photos. Jacket has moderate wear, tears and chips along edges. Pictoral endpapers. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12 Cooney, Kara The Woman Who Would Be King
New York Crown Publishing 2014 First Edition Hardcover Fine near fine 
Octavo (23.5 cm), pp. 298. Black boards with gilt spine titling, pictorial jacket, deckle edge. Map of ancient Egypt is on endpapers, includes index. Jacket has very slight edge wear. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Another Development for Lesotho? Alternative Development Strategies for the Mountain Kingdom, Dag Hammarskjold Foundation
13 Dag Hammarskjold Foundation Another Development for Lesotho? Alternative Development Strategies for the Mountain Kingdom
Maseru, Lesotho Dag Hammarskjold Foundation 1989 Paperback Very good 
Octavo (20 cm), pp. 217. Unknown edition. Green paper wrappers with white titling. Includes presentations, lectures and reports from the seminar which took place in December 1987. Topics include trade, infrastructure, culture, communications, agriculature, ecology and more. The opening speech of King Moshoeshoe II, who attended and participated in the entire proceedings, is included as well. Wrappers have rub marks, light edge wear. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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A New Voyage Round the World, Dampier, William
14 Dampier, William A New Voyage Round the World
London Adam and Charles Black 1937 Hardcover Very good 
Octavo (22.5 cm), pp. 376. Reprint. Brown cloth boards with gilt spine titling. Includes four maps (three foldout), reproduction of original 1697 title page and a page from Dampier's journal, bibliographic preface by N.M. Prenser, introduction by Sir Albert Gray, president of the Hakluyt Society, and index. Boards have light edge and corner wear. No jacket. Gift inscription dated 1946 on free front endpaper. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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15 Davies, John A History of Wales
Allen Lane 1993 0713990988 / 9780713990980 Hardcover Very Good very good + 
718 pages with index. First English language edition. Jacket has light shelf wear. Spotting on side edge. Otherwise excellent condition. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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16 Dean King Unbound: A True Story of War, Love, and Survival
Little, Brown And Company 2010 0316167088 / 9780316167086 First edition Hardcover Near fine near fine 
397 pages with index. Jacket has the slightest edge wear. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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The Raid: A Dramatic Retelling of Ireland's Epic Tale, Eickhoff, Randy Lee
17 Eickhoff, Randy Lee The Raid: A Dramatic Retelling of Ireland's Epic Tale
New York Tom Doherty 1997 0312862385 / 9780312862381 Hardcover Fine fine Signed
Octavo (21 cm), pp. 283. Inscribed and signed on title page by Eickhoff to Spur Award-winning author Richard Wheeler: "For Richard- Who broke the new ground and inspires us all. Randy Lee Eickhoff." Later printing. Black boards, gilt titling. Includes glossary of names and terms. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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18 Eschel Rhoodie South West: The Last Frontier in Africa
Twin Circle Publishing 1967 Hardcover Very good very good 
284 pages with index. Jacket has moderate wear along edges and at corners, and is faded along the spine. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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19 Ferguson, Niall The Ascent of Money
Penguin Press HC, The 2008 1594201927 / 9781594201929 First edition B-Hardcover 
442 pages with index. Jacket has light shelf-wear. Overall, Near Fine condition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 11.00 USD
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20 Flannery, Tim Here on Earth: A Natural History of the Planet
New York Atlantic Monthly Press 2010 Hardcover Very good very good 
Octavo (23.5cm), pp. 316.First edition thus. Green boards with gilt lettering on spine and an 'A' debossed on front board. Includes full color photographs throughout. Small stain on bottom corner of front dust jacket. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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