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Useful Swahili Words, AllsoppsPilsner
1 AllsoppsPilsner Useful Swahili Words
Pilsner N.D. First Impression Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
A yellow, red and black pamphlet published by Allsopps Pilsner containing animal drawings with their Swahili names. An example is Elephant is Ndovu in swahili. Also short phrases in English, German, French, translated into Swhaili. Most likely given out to people going on Safari. Swahili serves as a national language of four nations: Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, and the DRC. Wiki ; Ilustrations; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 6 pages 
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THE FIRST. The Red One: Oldest Division, Andrus, Clift
2 Andrus, Clift THE FIRST. The Red One: Oldest Division
First Infantry Division 1945 1st Edition Paperback Good+ with no dust jacket 
Red and green cover with 1 and running soldier sillouitte on front carrying an M1 Garand. Cover hs some tears, but is attached to clean contents. Center is color Map of "The Big Red One's" battles throughout Europe. This booklet contains a brief outline of the "Fighting First" division achievements. This is a copy that the soldiers could send home and has censor clearing stamp in front and place for autographs (none given) in back. Covers engagements from Africa, Sicily, U.K., D-Day Normandy, Soissons, Sigrfied Barrier, Aachen, Hurtgen Forest, The Ardennes, The Roer, THe Rhinelind, The race through Germany, The Harz Mountains, Czechoslovikia, Cease Firing, Conclusion, and statistics. Rare copy that survived the war. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition.; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 60 pages 
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Dogs of War, Behan, John M
3 Behan, John M Dogs of War
New York C. Scribner's Sons 1946 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Tan cover brown print. Cover has some soiling otherwise excellent. Has Scribner's "A" designating first edition. Contents clean and tight. Mr. Behan has been interested in the training of dogs since his boyhood and was a trainer of war dogs from the time that the famous K-9 corps was started. He was a Chief Petty Officer in the Coast Guard but his work in training dogs – and the men to handle them – saw him working with the Army, the Navy, and the Marines. This unique book, which took three years to compile, is a full photographic record of the war dogs and, by means of its text, an explanation of the training methods used and of the exploits of the war dogs in all the theatres of war where they were used. It will appeal to everyone interested in dogs, and their training. The book is mostly pictures. It begins with 30 illustrations showing how the dogs were trained, with explanatory text and captions. Then follow the dogs of war at work in the various war theatres – in the Coast Guard at home; in Europe – with a brief story of the famous "Chips"; in North Africa; and finally, the largest section of the book, the war dogs in action in the Pacific.; Illustrated; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 118 pages 
Price: 32.97 USD
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Ebony Madonna, Bowman, Martha Blickenstaff
4 Bowman, Martha Blickenstaff Ebony Madonna
Brethren Press 1962 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Fair dust jacket Signed by Author
Tan cloth cover with black print. Dust has tears and chips, now in mylar protective cover. Inscribed and signed on front endpaper. A vivid account about Africa and it's people and culture. The author traveled and served in Africa and this is a rich account of her travels and love of Africa and it's people. Contains black and white illustrations. Scarce if not rare. ; Ilustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 240 pages; Signed by Author 
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Plenty of Room & Air, Cushman, Dan
5 Cushman, Dan Plenty of Room & Air
Great Falls, Montana Stay Away, Joe Publishers 1975 0911436049 / 9780911436044 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by the author. Blue cloth. Bright color. A book about homesteading days in Montana. Cushman's Stay Away, Joe is one of the best novels of the American West. Clean, tight contents. Dust in brodart mylar protective cover! We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; 260 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 29.97 USD
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On Hostile Shores, Daugherty, Sam
6 Daugherty, Sam On Hostile Shores
1St Book Library 2003 1403352461 / 9781403352460 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover As New in As New dust jacket 
Blue cover, gilt print. Book and dust in as new condition. Dust in mylar protective cover. The author's experiences during WWII were unique as a member of the Special Engineering forces as they were involved in all four of the D-day assaults in the Army against all four nations the Americans fought in WWII. "Sam Daugherty landed in Normandy at 9:30 a.m. on D-Day with the 531st Engineers. He wrote 200 pages for his family but did not live to see it published" . Sam was "one of the Greatest Generation" who with tens of thousands others helped forge the freedom that America (and the countries he helped liberate, enjoys! ; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 232 pages 
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The South African Quirt  (Author Signed), Edmonds, Walter D.
7 Edmonds, Walter D. The South African Quirt (Author Signed)
Little Brown & Co (T) 1985 0316211532 / 9780316211536 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Inscribed and signed by author. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book. First Edition stated. Little, Brown & Co., Boston 1985. Good/Good dust jacket condition. THE SOUTH AFRICAN QUIRT IS A CLASSIC TALE OF A BOY'S RITE OF PASSAGE, DRAMATICALLY HEIGHTENED BY THE TERRIFYING STRUGGLE THE BOY, NATTY DUNSTON, MUST UNDERGO AT THE HANDS OF HIS TYRANNICAL FATHER.... May have dust spotting on top edge from shelf storage over time.; 1 x 8.4 x 5.8 Inches; 186 pages; Signed by Author 
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8 Fergusson, Bernard Watery Maze the Story of Combined Operations France, North Africa, and Mediterranean
New York Holt Rinehart & Winston 1961 First Edition Hardcover Good in Poor dust jacket 
Blue grey cover shows some wear. Clean contents. Dust in poor to fair conditon due to tears and creases, now in mylar dust cover to protect and hold together dust. Fully indexed. Excellent reference. Former owners book plate. ; Photos, maps, ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 445 pages 
Price: 16.17 USD
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Beyond the blue horizon  On the track of Imperial Airways, Frater, Alexander
9 Frater, Alexander Beyond the blue horizon On the track of Imperial Airways
New York Scribner 1987 0684188376 / 9780684188379 First American Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Book has former owners stamp on front endpapr. Dust looks almost new. A facinating account of this famous airline. "Imperial Airways was the early British commercial long-range airline, operating from 1924 to 1939 and serving parts of Europe but principally the British Empire routes to South Africa, India and the Far East, including Malaya and Hong Kong." Wiki. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 430 pages 
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Notes from Theatres of War, No 16  North Africa, November 1942-May 1943, HMSO
10 HMSO Notes from Theatres of War, No 16 North Africa, November 1942-May 1943
London, England The War Office 1943 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Tan booklet with back cover missing and last page has been taped. "This document must not fall into enemy hands" printed on front. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition. Maps and diagrams included: Mareth, Wadi Akarit, Tunisia, The Horseshoe, Hammam LIF, Northern Tunisia. Part 1-The Theatre of War, Part ii-Outline of Operations, Part III-General Lessons,Part IV-Lessons by Arms, Part V-Administrative Lessons, Part VI-Enemy Methods, Appendix, Maps and Diagrams. Rare. ; NOtes from Theatres of War; Maps and Diagrams; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 143 pages; p 
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11 Ironside, Henry A. Addresses on the Epistles of John and an Exposition on the Epistle of Jude
Loizeaux Brothers, Incorporated 1948 New Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Red cover with gold lettering. Dust has minor chips and tears otherwise clean and tight. Red cover with gold lettering. Dust has chips and tears otherwise clean and tight. Henry Allen "Harry" Ironside (October 14, 1876-January 15, 1951) was a Bible teacher, preacher, pastor, and author in the late 19th- and early 20th centuries.Ironside was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, to John and Sophia (Stafford) Ironside, who were both active in the Plymouth Brethren. At birth, Harry was thought to be dead, so the attending nurses focused their attention on Sophia, who was dangerously ill. Only when a pulse was detected in Harry, 40 minutes later, was an attempt made to resuscitate the infant. When Harry was two years old, his father, John, died of typhoid, at the age of 27. From a very early age, Ironside showed a strong interest in evangelical Christianity and was active in the Salvation Army as a teenager before later joining the "Grant" section of the Plymouth Brethren.The family then moved to Los Angeles, California, on December 12, 1886, and finding no Sunday school there for him to attend, Harry started his own at age 11. Gathering old burlap bags, Harry and his childhood friends sewed them together, producing a burlap tent that could accommodate up to 100 people. Unable to find an adult teacher, Ironside himself did the teaching, with attendance averaging 60 children - and a few adults - each week.In 1888, well-known evangelist Dwight L. Moody preached at a campaign in Los Angeles, with meetings held at Hazard's Pavilion,[1][2] (later known as "Temple Pavilion") which could seat up to 4,000. This inspired Ironside, who hoped to also be able to preach to such crowds one day. In 1889, after a visit from evangelist Donald Munro, Ironside became convinced that he was not "born again," and so gave up preaching at his Sunday school, spending the next six months wrestling with this spiritual problem. After an evening of prayer, in February 1890, Ironside, at age 13, accepted Christ. As he is quoted as saying years later, "I rested on the Word of God and confessed Christ as my Savior." Ironside then returned to preaching, winning his first convert. Though he was taunted at school, he was undeterred from his mission to win souls. Later that year, his mother remarried, to William D. Watson. Ironside graduated from the eighth grade, began working as a part-time cobbler, and decided he had enough education (he never attended school again, which he later regretted).During the days, young Ironside worked full-time at a photography studio, and at night he preached at Salvation Army meetings, becoming known as the "boy preacher." At age 16, he left the photography business and became a preacher full-time with the Salvation Army. Commissioned a Lieutenant in the Salvation Army, Ironside was soon preaching over 500 sermons a year around Southern California. At 18, the grueling schedule had taken its toll on his health, and Ironside resigned from the Salvation Army, entering the Beulah Rest Home to recuperate.In 1896, at 20, he moved to San Francisco, becoming associated again with the Plymouth Brethren. While there, he began helping at British evangelist Henry Varley's meetings, and there met pianist Helen Schofield, daughter of a Presbyterian pastor in Oakland, California. The two soon married. In 1898, Ironside's mother died, and less than a year later, Harry and Helen's first son, Edmond Henry was born. The family moved across the bay to Oakland, where Harry resumed a nightly preaching schedule. They resided there until 1929.In 1903, Ironside accepted his first East Coast preaching invitation, but on returning, the family only had enough funds to make it as far as Salt Lake City, Utah, where he spent the next ten days doing street preaching. Just as the last of their money for a hotel ran out, they received an anonymous envelope with $15, enough to return to Oakland. In 1905, a second son, John Schofield Ironside, was born.During this time, Ironside also began his career as a writer, publishing several Bible commentary pamphlets. In 1914, he rented a storefront and established the Western Book and Tract Company, which operated successfully until the depression in the late 1920s. From 1916 to 1929, Ironside preached almost 7,000 sermons to over 1.25 million listeners. In 1918, he was associated with evangelist George McPherson; and in 1924, Ironside began preaching under the direction of the Moody Bible Institute. In 1926, he was invited to a full-time faculty position at the Dallas Theological Seminary, which he turned down, although he was frequently a visiting lecturer there from 1925 to 1943. After a series of sermons presented at the The Moody Church, in Chicago, he was invited to a one-year trial as head pastor there in 1929. Almost every Sunday that he preached there, the 4,000 seat church was filled to capacity. While there, he continued traveling to other US cities during the week for preaching engagements. In 1932, he expanded his travels internationally. Ironside preached the 1935 funeral of Billy Sunday, at Moody Church. In 1938, he toured England, Scotland and Ireland, preaching 142 times to crowds of upwards of 2,000. In 1942, he also became president of the missionary organization, Africa Inland Mission. 
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The Trail of the Fox The Search for the True Field Marshal Rommel, Irving, David John Cawdell
12 Irving, David John Cawdell The Trail of the Fox The Search for the True Field Marshal Rommel
E P Dutton 1977 0525222006 / 9780525222002 First Edition; Later Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Black cloth cover. Dust has repaired tear and now in mylar protective cover. "I can't rate this book high enough!!! Though it is not a "detailed" biography of Rommel, it gives the pertinent information of his life and military campaigns in a style that makes the reading interesting and lively." reviewer Great Photographs.; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 496 pages 
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Rommel as Military Commander, Lewin, Ronald
13 Lewin, Ronald Rommel as Military Commander
Van Nostrand 1968 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Dust not price clipped. Former owner signature neatly written in front of book. "ommel harbored serious reservations about Hitler. But he was above all obedient and faithful to the military code. That kept him from as he said "being disloyal." But finally he could not take it any longer and he broke his code of honor and supported the plan to remove Hitler." Reviewer.; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 262 pages 
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The Fighting Sailor turned Peaceable Chirstian: manifested in the Convincement and Conversion of Thomas Lurting with a short relation of many great dangers, and wonderful deliverances, he met, Lurting, Thomas
14 Lurting, Thomas The Fighting Sailor turned Peaceable Chirstian: manifested in the Convincement and Conversion of Thomas Lurting with a short relation of many great dangers, and wonderful deliverances, he met
Leeds, England Davies and Booth 1816 Later Printing; First Impression Ephemera Very Good with no dust jacket 
Uneven cut paper has been rebound using beautiful marbled paper boards, gold on black title, Parchment end papers with buffered and restored text block. Very handsome presentation of the 1816 printing. There is foxing to the original pages. The recent pirate activities on the horn of Africa have sparked interest in a phenomenon which in the years of yore characterised the high seas i.e. hostage taking. Combating this ill is the primary objective of the present treatise. Through his autobiographical narrative, The Fighting Sailor Turn'd Peaceable Christian, Thomas Lurting (1632-1713) distinguishes himself as one of the emblematic defendants of the early Quaker ideals for International Peace. In this treatise Lurting takes the fight for these ideals to the maritime scene. Most of the narrative takes place on board the Bristol Frigot, ship on board of which he was convinced. Despite staunch opposition facing the rise of Quakerism in the maritime milieu, which at the time was characterised by the spirit of belligerence, the determination of Quakers to die for their convictions, their pacific resistance ended up appealing to many a seaman who became convinced also. Numerous warring and fighting scenes constitute the ingredients for Lurting's plot development. And most especially the " ... True Account of George Pattison's Being Taken by the Turks; and How Redeemed by ..., Without Bloodshed, Putting the Turks on Shoar in their Own Country ..." Lurting makes of this episode the turning point around which he articulates his spiritual journey to illustrate the very Quaker ideal for an everlasting universal brotherhood and pacifism. Thomas Lurting was born in 1632, probably in Ireland. But he spent his childhood in London where at the age of fourteen he was impressed and forcefully taken to war in Ireland where he spent roughly two years. Upon his return to London, he was turned over into the Bristol Frigot, one of the war vessels belonging to Admiral Blake's fleet. On board this same ship he became convinced of the evils of war and decided to quit warring for the merchant service. He was however impressed many a times into the navy. He published his spiritual autobiography, The Fighting Sailor Turn'd Peaceable Christian. in 1710. Three years later, he passed away on the 30th March 1713, at the age of 81 in London and was laid to rest at Burmondsey. There is also an account of Lurting's mate George Pattison being taken by the Turks in 1663. Rare imprint.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 32 pages 
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The Blast of War   1939 - 1945, MACMILLAN, Harold
15 MACMILLAN, Harold The Blast of War 1939 - 1945
Macmillan and Co. 1967 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Stated first edition. Former owners name neatly written in front. "The Blast of War" is a personal, remarkably fresh account of how the Second World War was fought and won on the political front. In London, North Africa, Italy, and Greece, Harold Macmillan was in the center of great events and on intimate terms with the giant personalities who forged the Allied victory: Churchill, Roosevelt, Eisenhower, De Gaulle, Tito.; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 623 pages 
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Lake Manyara National Park- A Guide, Northwood, Sally
16 Northwood, Sally Lake Manyara National Park- A Guide
Tanzania, Africa Tanzania Litho Ltd. 1970 First Edition; Reprint Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Sally Northwood 
1970 reprint of the first. Lion in tree on cover. Illustrations of animals in park along with information on each. Endpapers has some spotting due to age otherwise excellent condition. In archival protective sleeve. Map drawn in center showing roads, rivers, lake shore and tracks. ; Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 44 pages 
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The Second Book of History, including The Modern History of Europe, Africa, and Asia, Parley, Peter
17 Parley, Peter The Second Book of History, including The Modern History of Europe, Africa, and Asia
Boston Charles J. Hendee, Jenks and Palmer 1840 25th Edition; First Impression Hardcover Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Hardback cover with leather spine. Title page says as listed, but Cover says The Second Book of History, for Children and Youth, being a Sequel to the "First Book of History, by the Author of Peter Parley's Tales" written by Peter Parley. Green cover with black print has illustration on front. Spotting.Contents has heavy foxing, and is complete with illustrations and individual maps of the contenients. Inscription in front says "Alexander Reynolds book 1842" rare. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition. ; Engravings and maps 
Price: 49.97 USD
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Tales from the Basotho, Postma, Minnie
18 Postma, Minnie Tales from the Basotho
University of Texas Press 2012 0292737300 / 9780292737303 1st Thus; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued 
American Folklore Society Memoir Series; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 204 pages 
Price: 14.97 USD
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The Pictorial Edition of the Life & Discoveries of David Livingstone, Ritchie, J. Ewing & leighton bros.
19 Ritchie, J. Ewing & leighton bros. The Pictorial Edition of the Life & Discoveries of David Livingstone
London A. Fullarton & Co. 1877 First Edition (?); First Impression Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket Illustrated by leighton bros. 
A single volume only. Looks as if last few pages are missing. Beautiful Color plate wood engravings and black and white engravings, some full page.. Hinges library taped. Heavy foxing to Title page and other pages and text pages browning from age. Some of the color engraving and black and white engravings including those of Livingston, Stanley, Rev. Moffat, Murchison, and various native scenes are excellent and suitable for framing. Former owner signature in front with date 1877. ; Color Engravings; 
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A Reliable Account of the Coast of Guinea, Romer, Ludewig Ferdinand
20 Romer, Ludewig Ferdinand A Reliable Account of the Coast of Guinea
Diasporic Africa Press 2013 1937306070 / 9781937306076 1st Edition Thus; First Impression Paperback Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued 
Ludewig Ferdinand Rømer (9 January 1714 - 17 April 1776) was a Danish merchant and sugar-baker. He is mainly remembered for his two books on the Danish Gold Coast. A reliable account of the coast of Guinea was published in English in 2014. He lived at Nyhavn 11 in Copenhagen. Römer was born in Elsfleth in Lower Saxony.On 2 June 1751, Rømer married Anna Cathrine Wedderkamp (c. 1732 - 5 March 1770) in St. Nicolas' Church in Copenhagen. The couple had 14 children. Rømer died on 17 April 1776. He is buried at Frederick's German Church.; 1760; B & W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 324 pages 
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