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1 Wild Animals of Africa
Borden, Beatrice B. U.S.A. Random House Inc 1982 0394853067 / 9780394853062 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Beatrice Brown Borden (Photographer and Author) 
; No pagination - approx 42 pages; Oversize book; Color photographs throughout; Textblock is tight with no internal markings and no names, and one page has a half-inch close-tear; Bright pictorial boards with modest shelf and edge wear; . (Follows a day in the lives of animals and birds that inhabit the African grasslands. Lovely photographs.) 
Price: 6.36 USD

2 The Fiercest Heart
Cloete, Stuart Boston, Massachusetts Houghton Mifflin Company 1960 Book Club (BCE/BOMC) Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Ben Fedder (Jacket Illustration) 
; 320 pages; Book block is tight with undamaged pages; Top of textblock is red as published; Fore-edge rough trimmed as published; Boards are black with title in orange on spine; Pictorial dust-jacket with light sun-fade to spine; Has modest shelf & edge wear including some small nicks, one-inch close tear top-right of front panel; We have placed the dust-jacket in a protective, removable, clear mylar cover; .....(This novel tells the story of the great Boer trek of the 1830's in which ten thousand Boers - men, women and children, left the security of the Cape Colony and drove themselves into the emptiness of Africa, living in tented wagons, eating the game they shot, marking with the graves of their dead the outspans where they rested, and the road with the bleached bones of their livestock. And they made history for this was the first penetration of the interior of Africa by white men accompanied by their families, menservants, maidservants, flocks, herds and household tools.) 
Price: 5.92 USD

3 Praetorian
Gifford, Thomas New York, New York, U.S.A. Bantam Dell Pub Group 1993 0553093711 / 9780553093711 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; 495 pages, First printing; Textblock is tight with no internal markings; Boards are black with red spine and title in gold; Bright pictorial dust-jacket with no tears and minimal shelf wear; We have placed the dust-jacket in a protective, removable, clear mylar cover; .....(A novel of courage, conscience, and ambition that penetrates the hearts and minds of men and women ravaged by war and by love. It's London in 1940 and Hitler's armies are marching across Europe and North Africa crushing all in their path, and the fate of the British Empire, as well as Western civilization hangs in the balance. Prime Minister Winston Churchill has set into motion a daring plan: a raid code-named Praetorian that will send a team of handpicked commandos into the desert to assassinate German Field Marshal Erwin Rommel. And for two men and the woman they both love, the debacle will exact a bitter and terrible toll.) 
Price: 6.35 USD

4 Cape Town: City of Good Hope
Honikman, Alfred H. Cape Town Howard B. Timmins 1966 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Book 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
; 279 pages with index, oversize-heavy book; First Edition/First Printing; Black & white photographs, color photographs, color illustrations, line drawings, map; Textblock tight with no names/no marginalia -pages are gently tanned; Illustrated endpapers; Yellow cloth-covered pictorial boards with lovely illustration on front board, title on spine; Pictorial dust-jacket has pieces missing from top & bottom-edge of jacket which caused some close-tears, dust-jacket is solid and strong; We have placed the dust-jacket in a protective, removable, clear mylar cover; .......(A well documented and pictorial survey of Cape Town in a single volume. This book records the development of the City through the years in all it's many sides, its history, its culture, its fascinating multi-racial people, its bird life, its flora, its art and architecture, its great variety of scenic beauty renowned throughout the world.) 
Price: 19.22 USD

5 Recent American Foreign Policy: Conflicting Interpretations
Kaplan, Lawrence S. U.S.A. The Dorsey Press 1968 First Edition Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; Wraps; 358 pages; First printing; Textblock is tight with no internal markings save for former owners stamp to front-free endpaper at top right; Cover is still bright with no tears and has modest shelf and edge wear including some small creases; . (This book will provide the student with a narrative of events from 1946 to 1967 that reflected the development of American foreign policy at that time. The fifteen chapters represent selected issues in American diplomatic history, offering some perspectives on the American role in Europe, the Far East, Middle East, Africa and Latin America. Each problem is related to the other as the focus shifts from Washington to Europe or to the Far East. Dr. Kaplan identifies the major problems in the evolution of U.S. foreign policy, introduces the issues and illuminates the difficulties of decision making.) 
Price: 5.91 USD

6 Diversity Amid Globalization: World Regions, Environment, Development (with UNOPENED CD)
Wyckoff, William; Lewis, Martin; Price, Marie; Rowntree, Les (San Jose State University) Upper Saddle River, New Jersey U.S.A. Prentice Hall Professional Publishing 2000 0133764273 / 9780133764277 Soft cover Very Good Book 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Bruce Kenselaar (Cover Design) 
; Wraps; 663 pages with index and UNOPENED CD; Color photographs, maps and illustrations; Textblock is tight with highlighting on approximately ten pages; (Light rippling to some of the upper-third of textblock pages); Bright pictorial cover with no tears and some shelf and edge wear including corner curl to front cover & a few light marks to back cover; . (One of the most important challenges facing the world in the twenty-first century is associated with globalization, the increasing interconnectedness of people and places through converging processes of economic, political and cultural change. These immense, widespread global changes make understanding our world both a challenge and a necessary task. The first chapter introduces the framework for studying world regional geography by first examining the varied aspects of globalization in contemporary life. While the economic implications of globalization dominate most discussions, the cultural, environmental, and geopolitical expressesions are also considered and critiqued. The third and last section introduces the five organizational themes found in each regional chapter of the textbook.) 
Price: 10.13 USD

7 Say It in Swahili
Zawawi, Sharifa Mineola, New York, U.S.A. Dover Pubns 1972 0486227928 / 9780486227924 Soft cover Very Good Book 24mo - over 5" - 5" tall 
; Wraps; 205 Pages with index; Textblock is clean with no internal markings or names. Pictorial cover with modest shelf and edge wear, save for crease to bottom right of front panel. Has some cover curling. Dover "Say It" Book; Easy to carry with you, even while traveling. This pocket reference guide has over 1,700 up-to-date practical entries, an easy pronunciation transcription, handy bilingual glossary, also every entry numbered and indexed. 
Price: 6.05 USD


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