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  • NEW SONG IN A STRANGE LAND. by Warner, Esther (decorations by Jo Dendel.)
    Warner, Esther (decorations by Jo Dendel.)
    NEW SONG IN A STRANGE LAND.

    Edition: Book club edition.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1948. dj. Hardcover - A young woman from Iowa, a sculptor and wood-carver, accompanies her husband to Liberia during World War II, where he was to manage a rubber plantation. sometimes humorous account of her learning the ways of the tribes people among whom she was living. Illustrated with sketches and decorations by Liberian artist Jo Dendel. 302 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in a good dust jacket (large chip at base of dj spine, small hole in dj).

    Book ID: 50215
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  • THE BLIND LION OF THE CONGO: The Boys' Big Game Series, #4. by Whitney, Elliott [pseudonym of Harry Lincoln Sayler, 1863-1913]
    Whitney, Elliott [pseudonym of Harry Lincoln Sayler, 1863-1913]
    THE BLIND LION OF THE CONGO: The Boys' Big Game Series, #4.

    Edition: First edition.

    Chicago: Reilly & Britton, (1912) dj. Hardcover first edition - A boy's adventure novel set in the African jungle by this prolific journalist and writer. Illustrated with a glossy frontispiece and 3 internal plates on glossy paper by Dan Sayre Groesbeck. Although this is usually described as number 4 in the series, the list in the front shows 4 titles with this as number 3 (all issued in 1912). Note - Reilly and Britton is the original publisher, copies showing Reilly & Lee are all later. 266 pp. plus 4 pp publisher's ads.

    Condition: Good in tan cloth with black lettering and illustration on the front cover in black with touches of blue and orange. The frontispiece and one of the internal plates are detached but still present.

    Book ID: 80051
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  • DEAD MEN DON'T LEAVE TIPS: Adventures X Africa. by Wilson, Brandon.
    Wilson, Brandon.
    DEAD MEN DON'T LEAVE TIPS: Adventures X Africa.

    Edition: Trade paperback original, not issued in hardcover.

    Paia, HI: Pilgrim's Tales Inc., (2006.). First edition - Adventures of the author and his wife, a young couple who live in Hawaii when not traveling, on a trip from Morocco to the southern tip of Africa, partly as part of a group of "overlanders" (a group trip from hell), and partly on their own, Written with humor but also with a deep respect for both the people and the natural environment of Africa. Photographs. Map. 271 pp. ISBN: 0-9770536-44.

    Condition: Very good - slight spine slant, reading crease to front cover,

    Book ID: 47856
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  • A DOVE AGAINST DEATH. by Wood, Christopher.
    Wood, Christopher.
    A DOVE AGAINST DEATH.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Viking, 1983. dj. Hardcover first edition - Suspense novel set in the Cameroons in Africa during World War I. ISBN: 0-670-280666.

    Condition: Near fine in a near fine dustjacket.

    Book ID: 70516
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  • HACKS. by Wren, Christopher.
    Wren, Christopher.
    HACKS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (1996.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Satiric novel of adventure, love and cutthroat journalism set in a backwater African country by a respected and experienced foreign correspondent. 287 pp. ISBN: 0-684814137.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 42001
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