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Image for Northrup - The Life of William Northrup McMillan

Northrup - The Life of William Northrup McMillan

By: Aldrick, Judy

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Kenya, Old Africa Books: 2012

Seller ID: 066050

ISBN: 9966757007

Condition: Near Fine


Biography of the American millionaire who fell in love with Kenya on a visit in 1904, bought a large estate and a mountain and poured his large fortune into his adopted country. Clean, crisp paperback which appears unread. 244 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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African Land Development In Kenya 1946-1955

By: Baring, Sir Evelyn (foreword)

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Nairobi, Keyna, The MInistry of Agriculture: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 066034

Condition: Very Good


Gives an account of the stewardship of the Board over the ten years following the end of the Second World War. With a foreword by the Governor of Kenya. Previous owner's details to ffep else a clean, glossy copy in a d/w showing shelfwear & tear and small losses (see photo). Coloured, fold-out map housed inside rear cover - 241 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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No Picnic on Mount Kenya : An Escape from a Wartime Prison, an Epic Ascent, an All-Time Classic of Mountaineering Literature

By: Benuzzi, Felice

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, Patrick Stephens Ltd: 1989

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 056229

ISBN: 1852602678

Condition: Very Good


One of the most remarkable true adventure stories ever written. Some light tanning to page edges else a clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 231 pages plus map endpapers. View more info

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Richard Meinertzhagen : Soldier, Scientist and Spy

By: Cocker, Mark

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Mandarin Paperbacks: 1990

Seller ID: 065925

ISBN: 0749302844

Condition: Very Good


Charts the life and times of the controversial figure whose various exploits included attending the Paris Peace Conference with T.E.Lawrence and publishing diaries of life in Kenya. Some light sunning to page edges else a clean, tight paperback - 292 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Historical Survey of the Origins and Growth of Mau Mau

By: Colonial Office

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, HMSO: 1960

Seller ID: 063360

Condition: Good


Good, clean copy of the survey presented to Parliament by the Secretary of State for the Colonies by Command of Her Majesty May 1960. Previous owner's details to cover - 321 pages including index. Prompt dispatch View more info

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Rickshaws to Jets : History and Anecdotes of the Kenya YWCA 1912-1965 (SIGNED COPY)

By: Harley, Vera

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Author: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 046782

ISBN: 0952608006

Condition: Good


Charts the history of the first organisation for women and girls in Kenya. Some tanning to page margins else a clean booklet which is SIGNED by the author to the title page with the inscription ' For Camilla With best wishes Vera Harley April 1996 '. Foreword by Miss Margaret Wambui Kenyatta. 152 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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African Morning

By: Hennings, R. O.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 065931

Condition: Good


Written with sympathy, understanding and humour about the people of the Baringo region of Kenya and the author's work among them in the thirties. Good, clean copy - 240 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Sorcerer's Apprentice : A Journey Through East Africa

By: Huxley, Elspeth

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1956

Edition: Fourth Impression

Seller ID: 047362

Condition: Good +


Comprehensive and sympathetic account of East Africa as it was over half a century ago. Huxley's travels took her from Zanzibar to the Congo, through Tanganyika, Kenya and Uganda, observing everywhere both people and conditions and the great question whether the sorcerer's apprentice can learn to control the magic. Some spotting to page edges else a clean square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing a smallish tear to front cover - 366 pages plus an attached, fold-out map inside rear board. Includes the obituary of Huxley taken from The Times January 1997. View more info

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Wilfred Thesiger : The Life of the Great Explorer

By: Maitland, Alexander

Price: £15.00

Publisher: New York, NY, USA., The Overlook Press: 2011

Seller ID: 065922

ISBN: 1590201639

Condition: Near Fine


Sheds new light on almost every aspect of the great gentleman-explorer's adventures following exclusive access to a wealth of previously unpublished letters diaries and manuscripts. Bright, square copy in an unclipped d/w - 528 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Mau Mau and Kenya : An Analysis of a Peasant Revolt

By: Maloba, Wunyabari O.

Price: £22.50

Publisher: James Currey: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 061043

Condition: Near Fine


The first modern comprehensive biography of the children's welfare campaigner, written with the cooperation of the family and the charity. Clean, square, unread hardback in an unclipped d/w - 252 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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States of Emergency - Colonialism, Literature and Law

By: Morton, Stephen

Price: £57.50

Publisher: Liverpool, Lancashire, Liverpool University Press: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 055750

ISBN: 1846318491

Condition: Near Fine


Looks at how colonial states of exception have been defined and represented in the contexts of Ireland, India, South Africa, Algeria, Kenya and Israel-Palestine, and concludes with an assessment of the continuities between these colonial states of emergency and the wars of terror in Iraq and Afghanistan. Clean, crisp copy in dustwrapper which shows signs of slightest shelfwear. Appears unread. 249 pages. Prompt dispatch.. View more info

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British Combat Aircraft in Action Since 1945

By: Oliver, David

Price: £10.50

Publisher: Shepperton, Surrey, Ian Allan Ltd: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 060843

ISBN: 071101678X

Condition: Very Good


Examines the more than twenty of the 100-plus major conflicts in over 65 countries such as Palestine, Malaya and Borneo, Korea, Suez, Aden, Kenya and the Falklands. Clean, bright copy in an unclipped d/w protected in a plastic jacket - 144 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Kenya : The First Explorers

By: Pavitt, Nigel

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, Aurum Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037868

ISBN: 1854100122

Condition: Near Fine


The story of five men, inspired by the exploits of Stanley and Livingstone, who braved great dangers to reveal the secrets of Kenya. Combines extracts from the explorers' diaries, contemporary line engravings and lavish colour photographs to produce a remarkable glimpse of a world that has now all but disappeared. Foreword by Wilfred Thesiger. Clean, bright hardback in an unclipped d/w with light signs of shelf life - 207 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Birds of Kenya : A Celebration

By: Richards, Dave

Price: £27.50

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037843

ISBN: 0241128676

Condition: Near Fine


Beautifully and copiously illustrated celebration of the stunning birds of East Africa. The text explores the wildlife parks, dividing them into topographical regions, with notes on the birds' appearance, habitat and behaviour. Good, clean copy in an unclipped d/w showing light shelfwear & tear - 164 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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On My Own Terms

By: Seymour, John

Price: £300.00

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 1980

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 066035

ISBN: 0571180167

Condition: Very Good


New version of Seymour's autobiography which first appeared in 1963 in which he describes how his personality and values formed themselves during a wandering early mandhood which began when at age twenty he left England for Africa. Very good clean hardback in unclipped jacket which has one small internally repaired tear to rear cover, and minor shelfwear. Faded spine strip. 225 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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A Selection of Letters and Articles to the Editors: Kenya -1956 to 1972 : Britain - 1972 to 1998

By: Shah, H. D.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Not Stated, Not Stated: 1998

Seller ID: 028792

ISBN: 095328770X

Condition: Very Good


Views of a man-in-the-street. Good, square hardback with some sunning to page edges and felt pen mark to bottom edge. 275 pages including index. View more info

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Jomo's Jailor: Grand Warrior of Kenya

By: Watkins, Elizabeth

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Watlington, Britwell Books: 1996

Seller ID: 066244

ISBN: 095289520X

Condition: Good


Biography of Leslie Whitehouse 'Wouse' who settled in Kenya after WW1 and despite little formal education became a headmaster, then magistrate, then administrator and forged a friendship with the first future President of the Republic of Kenya., Good clean paperback, though light wrinkling to laminated covers. Internally clean. Illustrated with b/w photos. 266 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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A Tourist in Africa

By: Waugh, Evelyn

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Chapman & Hall: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 066214

Condition: Very Good


The author recalls his brief but leisurely tour in Kenya, Tanganyika, and Rhodesia in the late 1950s. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing lightest shelfwear & tear with sunning to spine - 167 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Remote People

By: Waugh, Evelyn

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Gerald Duckworth & Co Ltd: 1985

Edition: Reset Edition

Seller ID: 065872

ISBN: 0715610333

Condition: Near Fine


Waugh's account, not just of Ethiopia and the coronation of the Emperor Ras Tafari - Haile Selassie, but of his subsequent travels in Aden, Kenya, Zanzibar, the Belgian Congo and South Africa. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 184 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Go an Extra Mile : The Adventures and Reflections of a Flying Doctor

By: Wood, Michael

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, William Collins: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 045508

ISBN: 0002162679

Condition: Very Good


With an illuminating foreword by Laurens van der Post providing many clues to the success of this humanitarian enterprise which developed into the creation of the flying doctor service in Kenya. Clean square copy in a price-clipped d/w - 160 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info