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  • WHO'S IN RABBIT'S HOUSE? A Masai Tale. by Aardema, Verna; illustrated by Leo and Diane Dillon.
    Aardema, Verna; illustrated by Leo and Diane Dillon.
    WHO'S IN RABBIT'S HOUSE? A Masai Tale.

    Edition: Later printing.

    New York: Dial Press, (1977.) dj. Hardcover - Adapted by Aardema from the Masai tale 'The Long One' and illustrated in full color, using pastels and tempura, by the Dillons. Large square format, unpaginated. ISBN: 0-8037-95505.

    Condition: Ex-school library with the usual markings, a tear to the front endpaper, but overall good condition in a bright and attractive and unmarked dust jacket..

    Book ID: 56086
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  • AFRICA SPEAKS: A Story of Adventure: The Chronicle of the First Trans-African Journey by Motor Truck from Mombasa on the Indian Ocean to Lagos on the Atlantic, through Central Equatorial Africa. by Hoefler, Paul L.
    Hoefler, Paul L.
    AFRICA SPEAKS: A Story of Adventure: The Chronicle of the First Trans-African Journey by Motor Truck from Mombasa on the Indian Ocean to Lagos on the Atlantic, through Central Equatorial Africa.

    Edition: First printing.

    Philadelphia: John C. Winston Co., (1931.). SIGNED hardcover first edition - SIGNED on the title page with the words 'with kind wishes.' An account of Hoefler's second African expedition in 1928, the first sucessful motor trip across the continent from the Indian Ocean to the West coast and which was the basis for the 1930 motion picture "Africa Speaks" that he produced. His travels through central Africa, including Nigeria, Lake Chad, Congo, Uganda, Tanzania, was during a time when it was still very wild, and this book describes the native peoples and wildlife - especially lions - in detail. Illustrated with a color frontispiece and 143 black and white photographs. Includes a glossary of African words, list animals mentioned…

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    Philadelphia: John C. Winston Co., (1931.). SIGNED hardcover first edition - SIGNED on the title page with the words 'with kind wishes.' An account of Hoefler's second African expedition in 1928, the first sucessful motor trip across the continent from the Indian Ocean to the West coast and which was the basis for the 1930 motion picture "Africa Speaks" that he produced. His travels through central Africa, including Nigeria, Lake Chad, Congo, Uganda, Tanzania, was during a time when it was still very wild, and this book describes the native peoples and wildlife - especially lions - in detail. Illustrated with a color frontispiece and 143 black and white photographs. Includes a glossary of African words, list animals mentioned in the text and index. xii, 469 pp. Map endpapers showing the route taken.

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    Condition: Very good condition overall in black cloth with gold lettering and stamped illustration of a lion's head on the front cover (prev owner's name, some shelfwear to the edges of the boards and at the ends of the spine, rubbing to the gold on the front cover.)

    Book ID: 38744
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  • UNDER THE BACKYARD SKY. by Shulman, Neil and Sibley Fleming (illustrations by Stan Mullins.)
    Shulman, Neil and Sibley Fleming (illustrations by Stan Mullins.)
    UNDER THE BACKYARD SKY.

    Edition: First printing.

    Atlanta: Peachtree Publishers, (1995.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Story of a young girl who learns something of Masai culture and of how to cure her own lonliness when she goes with her father to Kenya, and he brings back a young girl who needs a heart operation. Beautifully illustrated in full color by Stan Mullins. Inspired by the work of the Heart To Heart Foundation. 30 pp. ISBN: 1-56145-093-6.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 43219
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  • THUNDER CAVE. by Smith, Ronald.
    Smith, Ronald.
    THUNDER CAVE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Hyperion, (1995) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Young adult novel - A young boy and a Masai join forces in Kenya as Jake tries to find his father who is researching the elephants there, and the Masai is trying to end the drought - and together they succeed in stopping the poachers who are killing elephants for their tusks. SIGNED and INSCRIBED on the title page. 250 pp.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 64484
    View cart More details Price: $25.00