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Where Giants Trod: The Saga of Kenya's Desert Lake

By: Brown, Monty

Price: £30.00

Publisher: london, Quiller Press: 1989

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 006164

ISBN: 1870948254

Condition: Very Good


Light blue hardcover with title in gilt on spine. Condition: Very good, binding sound. Inscribed by the author to Elspeth Huxley on the half-title. Condition: Very good, with light shelfwear to covers. Dusjtacket condition: Good, with light shelfwear and some creasing to top edge of front cover of jacket.The book chronicles the story of Kenya's northern desert region, including its prehistory, indigenous tribes and a narrative of the white man's efforts to administer the land up to the year 1920. The core of the book is the section that deals with the 13 expeditions to explore Lake Rudolf (Tur... View more info

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The Disciples

By: Mollison, James

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Chris Boot Ltd.: 2008

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 006058

ISBN: 190571212X

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover. Condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear to covers. Many colour photographic illustrations. Foreword by Desmond Morris. One of an edition of 3000 copies. This book of remarkable photographs illustrates "concert tribes" i.e.what the followers of various bands wear e.g. Motorhead, the Sex Pistols, 50 Cent. View more info

The Marsh Arabs

By: Thesiger, Wilfred

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1985

Seller ID: 006130

ISBN: 000217068x

Condition: Fine


First published by Longmans, Green & Co. in 1964, this edition published 1985. Brown hardcover with title in gilt on spine. Condition: Fine, binding sound, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Fine, with just a hint of shelfwear to jacket. 233pp. Many b/w photographic illustrations. This book is about the tribes that live in the Marshes of Iraq, around the junction of the Tigris and Euphrates, an area covering some 6000 square miles. Thesiger lived among these people for eight years, sharing a way of life which had lasted for thousands of years but at the time of writing that life was at rea... View more info