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To the Victoria Falls via Matabeleland

Inventory ID: 000057

To the Victoria Falls via Matabeleland - E C Tabler (Editor of Major Henry Stabb's Diary)

Unit Price £30.00


C Struik (PTY.) Ltd, Cape Town, South Africa, 1967

Good Good, Hardcover 1st Edition

C Struik (PTY.) Ltd, Cape Town, 1967. Cloth/hard. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket

Condition: Good. First Edition. 8.5 x 5.5". Brown cloth boards with very slight wear to corners

and and edges. Inside is clean and tight. End papers illustrated with map. Two signatures to

front. Frontispiece b/w photograph of Henry Sparke Stabb; this is away from the spine to

quarter of an inch up from the bottom. D/j has wear to corners and small tears to top and bottom

of spine. Tiny (about the size of a pencil top) brown blob to front cover. 'Observations on

Lobengula and on the habits and customs of the European aborigines of Matabeleland and

Northern Bechuanaland have historical value'.



African Rifles & Cartridges

Inventory ID: 000010

African Rifles & Cartridges - John "Pondoro" Taylor

Unit Price £75.00

ISBN: 0882270133


Gun Room Press, Highland Park, NJ, U.S.A., 1977

Very Good Good, Hardcover

Gun Room Press, Highland Park, NJ, 1977 (1948). Hard Cover. Reprint. Very Good in a Good

Minus dust jacket. No ownership marks. Jacket has a couple of short edge-tears, plus some

wrinkling/waviness to jacket spine.



Last of the Ivory Hunters *SIGNED*

Inventory ID: 000018

Last of the Ivory Hunters *SIGNED* - John "Pondoro" Taylor

Unit Price £SOLD


Simon and Schuster, New York, U.S.A., 1955

Very Good No Jacket, Hardcover 1st Edition

Simon & Schuster. Book Condition: Very Good, . first printing, 1955. 8VO, 354 pgs., B/W

Photos, *SIGNED* John Taylor Hardcover: Two-toned binding with title in gold on

frontboard. Title in gold and white ink on spine. Boards lightly faded. Paste-downs and first

endpapers are slightly oxidized. Title, text, photos are printed on 'ivory'paper and are clean.

John Taylor has been an 'ivory hunter' for more than thirty years. Here is the story of how he

started to become 'one' with Africa. Pictorial section in front of book. Nice tight binding



The Mighty Nimrod - Life of F C Selous  

Inventory ID: 000153

The Mighty Nimrod - Life of F C Selous - Taylor, Stephen

Unit Price £125.00

ISBN: 0002175045


London, United Kingdom, 1989

Very Good, Hardcover



Experts on Guns & Shooting

Inventory ID: 000009

Experts on Guns & Shooting - Teasdale-Buckell

Unit Price £175.00


Sampson, Low, Marston & Co., London, United Kingdom, 1900

Good No Jacket, Hardcover 1st Edition

1900 1st edition. Sampson, Low, Marston & Co. London., 1900. 4to. Ppxxviii,590,ads. B/w

portrait photographs, illustrations, original brown pictorial buckram gilt. Quite used & some




Sport Extraordinary Of An Old City Free Trader

Inventory ID: 000079

Sport Extraordinary Of An Old City Free Trader *SIGNED* - John Terry

Unit Price £50.00


John Terry & Co, London, United Kingdom, 1888

Good No Jacket, Hardcover 1st Edition

John Terry & Co, London, 1888. Pictorial Cloth. Book Condition: Very Good Minus. 1st

Edition. 12mo. 67pp. Presentation inscription from the author on the f.f.e.p. Pictorial illustration

on cover is repeated as an extra title page. Sporting reminiscences, e.g. rabbiting, which were

originally published a few months previously in The City Press. The author worked in Mitre

Court, London and lived in platt Grange, Wrotham in Kent. The covers are Good + , internally

clean, bright and Very Good. Signed by Author "To H G Roach with the best Wishes of the

Author 1/7/1902".



Tickner's Rough Shooting

Inventory ID: 000114

Tickner's Rough Shooting - John Tickner

Unit Price £20.00

ISBN: 0904602028


The Standfast Press, London, United Kingdom, 1976

Good No Jacket, Hardcover 1st Edition

The Standfast Press, Saul, Gloucestershire,(1964) 1976 2nd edition. Cloth. Book Condition:

VG. Dust Jacket Condition: VG-. John Tickner (illustrator). Revised and Enlarged Edition.

14x22cm. Light-hearted look at game shooting. Revised and enlarged edition illustrated by the

author. Green covers with gilt lettering to spine, 93pp with b/w illustrations. Book has just very

light signs of use and previous owner's name on ffep. Price-clipped DJ has general light wear.

Overall a very decent copy.



Empire & the English Character

Inventory ID: 000136

Empire & the English Character - Tidrick

Unit Price £15.00

ISBN: 184511700X


I.B. Tauris, London, United Kingdom, 1990

Good No Jacket, Soft cover 1st Edition

I.B. Tauris, London, 1990. Cloth. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very

Good. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookplate affixed to front pastedown.



Driving for Pleasure

Inventory ID: 000184

Driving for Pleasure - Underhill, Francis T

Unit Price  £100.00


D. Appleton and Company, New York, U.S.A., 1896

Poor No Jacket, Hardcover 1st Edition

D. Appleton and Company, New York, 1896. This is an ex-library book with the . The original

cover of brown leather corners and brown suede binding is separate from the pages, & needs to

be re-bound. The spine is cracked and most of the leather rubbed off, the suede is torn and the

leather corners are worn and the leather is rubbed off. All pages are separate from the binding.

To protect the book there is a box slip case. The good news is that all the pages and

illustrations are intact. The illustrations and some other pages do have the library stamp.

Chapters include; What Constitutes "Good Form" in Equipage, General Appointments,

Coaching, Four in Hand, Tandem, Horses, Coachmen, Harness and Harnessing, Driving,

Liveries, Horse Clothing, A wonderful collector piece.



Days of Elk & Buffalo

Inventory ID: 000050

Days of Elk & Buffalo - Florence Hayes Turner

Unit Price £60.00


Arco Publishers, London, United Kingdom, 1955

Good, Hardcover 1st Edition

Arco, London, 1955. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very

Good. First Edition. Attractive glossy pictorial dustwrapper with just slight wear to edges (top

edge having small tears & a little creasing). Beige cover with gilt title on spine; bright & clean,

as new; straight edges; sharp corners. Binding tight; sound hinges. No inscriptions. Both free

endpapers slightly discoloured & with a few spots of foxing. Interior otherwise immaculate.

Frontispiece photograph shows author as child with her father. An excellent copy of this

unusual book with its fascinating account of growing up on a Colorado cattle ranch in the early

20th century.




Inventory ID: 000186


Stanley - Tim Jeal

Unit Price  £25.00


Faber and Faber, London, United Kingdom, 2007

Good Good, Hardcover 1st Edition

Faber and Faber, United Kingdom, 2008. Book Condition: as new. Illustrations (some col.),

maps, ports. (some col.) (illustrator). Henry Morton Stanley was a cruel imperialist - a bad man

of Africa. Or so we think: but as Tim Jeal brilliantly shows, the reality of Stanley's life is yet

more extraordinary. Few people know of his dazzling trans-Africa journey, a heart-breaking

epic of human endurance which solved virtually every one of the continent's remaining

geographical puzzles. With new documentary evidence, Jeal explores the very nature of

exploration and reappraises a reputation, in a way that is both moving and truly majestic.



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