Military and other matters.

Military Books. List 3

 This list is made up of books with connections to Army, Navy, Police, first world war to Mau mau. A mix of Memoirs, factual accounts and some fiction. Prices ranging from £40 – £5.

 

Author, Title, Publisher, Place, Publish date, Edition, Size sometime with weight, Pages, Maps, Binding, Condition, Comments, Stock ID, Sales Price

 Duplicates occur due to condition, different publishers, or a signed copy is available.

 

“Anderson, David”, HISTORIES OF THE HANGED – Britain’s dirty war in Kenya and the end of the Empire, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London, 2005, 1st, “6.25 x 9.5, 820”, x + 406, 6 + tables, Orig. black cloth with pictorial dust-jacket, V. Good, Well researched discomforting perspective on the Emergency by a respected African historian.

Ref 7780, £40.00

 

“Anderson, Ross”, THE BATTLE OF TANGA 1914, Tempus Publishing, Stroud, 2002, 1st, “6.75 x 9.75, 500”, 158, numerous maps and plans, Orig. pictorial card, “Signed by the Author, Mint”.

Ref 3830, £20.00

 

Anderson, Ross”, THE FORGOTTEN FRONT – The East African Campaign 1914-1918, Tempus Publishing Ltd, “Stroud, Gloucestershire”, 2004, 1st, “6.25 x 9.5, 800”, 352, 14, Orig. black cloth with pictorial dust-jacket, Fine, the author served for 26 years in the British and Canadian armies and also holds a PhD in history.

Ref 5083, £35.00

 

Anon, KISWAHILI – A Kiswahili Instruction Book for the East Africa Command, EA Army Education Corps, Nairobi, 1942, 2nd, 5.25 x 8, ii + 141 + Notes Orig. card, “covers grubby worn, remains of old damp staining to rear cover and bottom left corner of front cover, Good”.

Ref 7993, £12.00

 

“Askwith, Tom”, FROM MAU MAU TO HARAMBEE, “African Studies Centre, Univ. of Cambridge”, Cambridge, 1995, 1st, “6 x 8.5, 400”, viii + 242Orig. pictorial card, “Inscribed by the author to Charles & Margaret (Hayes), V. Good”, Memoirs and Memoranda of Colonial Kenya – the author joined the administration in Kenya in 1936 and retired to England in 1961.

Ref 2394, £27.50

 

“Barnett, Donald L. & Karari Njama”, MAU MAU FROM WITHIN, MacGibbon & Kee, London, 1966, 1st, “5.5 x 8.75, 850”, 512, 2, Orig. red cloth with dust-wrapper, Fine.

Ref 3077, £25.00

 

“Beverly, Philip”, UNDER OUR DOUBLE TERAIS – A Kenya Memoir, Oliver Beverly, USA, 2014, 6.75 x 9.5, 328, 1, Orig. pictorial card, New.

Ref 8120, £20.00

 

“Bewes, T.F.C.”, KIKUYU CONFLICT – Mau Mau and the Christian Witness, The Highway Press, London, 1953, 1st, “5 x 7.25, 200”, 76, 1, Orig. cream cloth with dust-wrapper, “some light foxing, O/W V. Good”.

Ref 4040, £12.00

 

“Booth, Martin”, BLACK CHAMELEON, Hutchinson, London, 1988, 1st, “5.5 x 8.75, 750”, 444 Orig. brown cloth with pictorial dust-jacket, V. Good, “Fiction – relationship over the years from 1950s to 1987 between a white Kenyan boy and a Mau Mau detainee set in Kenya, Europe and Zambia”.

Ref 4884, £12.00

 

“Breckenridge, James”, 40 YEARS IN KENYA, Privately by the author, “Beaminster, Dorset”, 2002, 1st, “6 x 8.25, 600”, 254, 1 folding at end, Orig. pictorial card, “Signed by the Author, V. Good”, “most interesting autobiography – school, Police, farming in Uasin Gishu and work as a Rehabilitation Officer in Mau Mau detention camps”.

Ref 7253, £25.00

 

“Brockway, Fenner”, TOWARDS TOMORROW, “Hart-Davis, MacGibbon”, London, 1977, 1st, “6.25 x 9.5, 700”, 280 Orig. brown cloth with dust-wrapper, V. Good, autobiography of the controversial politician – chapters on Kenya and Mau Mau.

Ref 4764, £12.00

 

“Brown, James Ambrose”, THEY FOUGHT FOR KING AND KAISER – South Africans in German East Africa 1916, Ashanti Publishing, Johannesburg, 1991, 1st, “6 x 9.25, 950”, xx + 374, several, Orig. orange cloth with pictorial dust-wrapper, “Signed by the author, Fine”, Good account of the Campaign from a South African viewpoint.

Ref 3618, £30.00

 

“Campbell, Guy”, THE CHARGING BUFFALO – A History of the Kenya Regiment, Leo Cooper/Secker & Warburg, London, 1986, 1st, “6.25 x 9.5, 600”, x + 181, 1, Orig. orange cloth with dust-wrapper, “Signed by the Author, Fine”

Ref 4289, £30.00

 

“Campbell, Guy”, THE CHARGING BUFFALO – A History of the Kenya Regiment, Leo Cooper/Secker & Warburg, London, 1986, 1st, 6.25 x 9.5, x + 181, 1, Orig. orange cloth, V. Good.

Ref 1349, £20.00

 

“Capstick, Peter Hathaway”, WARRIOR – The Legend of Colonel Richard Meinertzhagen, St. Martin’s Press, New York, 1998, repr., “5.75 x 8.75, 500”, xxii + 295, 7, Orig. black cloth with pictorial dust-jacket, Fine, “informed biography of this extraordinary self publicist, published posthumously by the author’s wife”.

Ref 6818, £25.00

 

“Carnelley, Mervyn D.”, THE HISTORY OF THE KENYA ARMOURED CAR REGIMENT DURING THE ABYSSINIAN CAMPAIGN 1939-1941, M.D. Carnelley, Naivasha, “8 x 11.5, 300”, 90, 5, Orig. green decorated card, “Signed by the author, Fine”.

Ref 2292, £25.00

 

“Clayton, Anthony and David Killingray”, KHAKI AND BLUE – Military and Police in British Colonial Africa, Ohio University, “Athens, Ohio”, 1989, 1st, “5.5 x 8.5, 500”, xii + 335 + Ads, Orig grey/blue card, Fine, information distilled from the Oxford Development Records Project.

Ref 7137, £35.00

 

“Cocker, Mark”, “RICHARD MEINERTZHAGEN – Soldier, Scientist and Spy”, Secker & Warburg, London, 1989, 1st, “6.5 x 9.5, 700”, 292, Orig. black cloth with pictorial dust-jacket, Fine.

Ref 4682, £50.00

 

“Corfield, F.D”, THE ORIGINS AND GROWTH OF MAU MAU – An Historical Survey, Colony & Protectorate of Kenya, Nairobi, 1960″6 x 9.75, 550″, ii + 321, 1 folding at rear, Orig. buff paper-card, “some ink annotations to first few pages, small tears to spine and f. cover V. Good”

Ref 5823, £15.00

 

Cornish, Michael”, AN INTRODUCTION TO VIOLENCE, Cassell, London, 1960, 1st, 5.5 x 8, 227″Orig. green cloth with worn, torn dust-jacket”, “rear cover damp-stained, light spotting to endpapers, O/W V. Good”, Fiction – Mau Mau.

Ref 6561, £15.00

 

“Crabb, Brian James”, PASSAGE TO DESTINY – The Sinking of the S.S. Khedive Ismail, Paul Watkins, Stamford, 1997, 1st, “7.5 x 10, 600”, viii + 160, Orig. pictorial coated boards, “Signed by the author, Fine”, the untold story of the loss of the troopship when 1297 people lost their lives including 77 women many from East Africa.

Ref 7077, £45.00

 

“Crosskill, W.E.”, THE TWO THOUSAND MILE WAR, Robert Hale, London, 1980, 1st, “5.5 x 8.75, 550”, 224, 5, Orig. black cloth with pictorial dust-jacket, Fine, “East African campaign in World War Two, becoming hard to find”.

Ref 6997, £25.00

 

“Culwick, A.T.”, BRITANNIA WAIVES THE RULES, Nasionale Boekhandel, Cape Town, 1966, 11th imp, “5.5 x 8.75, 250”, 112, Orig. orange cloth with worn dust-wrapper, V. Good, “published in South Africa after being rejected in England as “”neo-blimpish”” and “”unlikely to command much support in England outside Cheltenham””!”.

Ref 2311, £15.00

 

East Africa Command, EAST AFRICA COMMAND ARMY LIST – Copy No 85, HBM Government, Nairobi, 19416 x 9.75, 139 Buff card, “Hinges reinforced, some light foxing, O/W V. Good”.

Ref 8060, £35.00

 

“Edgerton, Robert B.”, MAU MAU – AN AFRICAN CRUCIBLE, The Free Press/Collier Macmillan, New York/London, 1989, 1st, “6 x 9.5, 800”, xiv + 298, 1, Orig. dark grey cloth with D/W, V. Good, pro-African version of events.

Ref 5827, £23.00

 

“Evans, Peter”, LAW AND DISORDER or Scenes of Life in Kenya, Secker & Warburg, London, 1956, 1st repr, “5.75 x 8.75, 500”, xii + 296 Orig. maroon cloth with dust-jacket, V. Good, provocative views of a barrister/journalist on the Mau Mau Emergency.

Ref 6421, £15.00

 

“Farwell, Byron”, THE GREAT WAR IN AFRICA – 1914-18, Viking, London, 1987, 1st UK, “5.75 x 8.5, 600”, 382, 4, Orig. grey/black cloth/paper with pictorial dust jacket, V. Good.

Ref 2428, £35.00

 

“Fazakerley, G. R.”, KONGONI, Thames & Hudson, London, 1955, 1st, 5 x 7.5, 240Orig. maroon cloth with worn pictorial dust-jacket, V. Good, Novel – two African army deserters prior to Mau Mau.

Ref 7952, £12.00

 

“Fazan, S. H.”, “COLONIAL KENYA OBSERVED – British Rule, Mau Mau and the Wind of Change”, I.B. Tauris, London, 2015, 1st, 6.5 x 9.5, xliii + 358, 1, Orig. black cloth with pictorial dust-jacket, New

Ref 8151, £25.00

 

Foden, Giles”, MIMI AND TOUTOU GO FORTH – The Bizarre Battle of Lake Tanganyika, Michael Joseph, London, 2004, 1st, 5.5 x 8.75, 320, 3, Orig. maroon cloth with pictorial dust-jacket, V. Good, hauling 2 motorboats through the wilds of the Congo to Lake Tanganyika in World War I.

Ref 5208, £25.00

 

“Gardner, Brian”, GERMAN EAST – The Story of the First World War in East Africa, Cassell, London, 1963, 1st, “5.75 x 8.5, 450”, x + 213, 3, Orig. red cloth with dust-jacket, V. Good, popular history of the East African Campaign.

Ref 6799, £35.00

 

“Garfield, Brian”, THE MEINERTZHAGEN MYSTERY – The Life and Legend of a Colossal Fraud, Potomac Books Inc., Washington DC, 2007, 1st, 6.25 x 9.25, xiv + 352Orig. black cloth with pictorial dust-jacket, “Signed and inscribed to PJA, Fine”.

Ref 6089, £25.00

 

“Gibbs, Henry”, AFRICA ON A TIGHTROPE, The Travel Book Club, London, nd”5.75 x 8.75, 450″, 200Orig. blue cloth with worn dust-wrapper, Good, “sketches of Africa in the fifties and the background to the many political and economic problems, several chapters on E. Africa, Mau Mau etc.”

Ref 3309, £7.50

 

“Gibbs, Henry”, AFRICA ON A TIGHTROPE, Jarrolds, London, 1955, 1st repr, 5.75 x 8.75, 200Orig. black cloth with tatty pictorial dust-jacket, V. Good, “sketches of Africa in the fifties and the background to the many political and economic problems, several chapters on E. Africa, Mau Mau etc.”

Ref 5140, £10.00

 

“Gill, Leonard”, REMEMBERING THE REGIMENT, Trafford Publishing, “Victoria, BC”, 20046 x 9, 121, 1, Orig. pictorial card, V. Good.

Ref 6001, £15.00

 

“Gill, Leonard”, MILITARY MUSINGS, Trafford Publishing, “Victoria BC, Canada”, 2003 6 x 9, 132, 1, Orig. Pictorial card, Fine, autobiographical sketches.

Ref 7091, £20.00

 

“Gill, Leonard”, MORE MILITARY MUSINGS, Trafford Publishing, “Victoria, Canada”, 2004, 1st, 6 x 9, 131, 1, Orig. pictorial card, Fine, the experiences of a Kenya-born English lad in the continued fight against the terrorism of the Mau-Mau rebellion.

Ref 7133, £25.00

 

“Grahame, Iain”, JAMBO EFFENDI, J.A. Allen, London, 1966, 1st, “5.75 x 8.5, 450”, 224, F. & r. eps, Orig. grey cloth with worn dust-wrapper, “Signed by the author, V. Good”, seven years with the King’s African Rifles.

Ref 4372, £18.00

 

“Henderson, Ian with Philip Goodhart”, THE HUNT FOR KIMATHI, Hamish Hamilton, London, 1958, 1st, 5.75 x 8.75, 267, F. & r. eps, Orig. brown cloth with worn frayed pict. D/W, V. Good, classic account of pseudo-gang operations against Mau Mau in the Aberdare.,

Ref 1299, £20.00

 

“Hewitt, Peter”, KENYA COWBOY, Covos Day, Johannesburg, 2001, repr., “5.5 x 8.5, 600”, xiv + 359, 1, Orig. pictorial card, Fine, A Police Officer’s Account of the Mau Mau Emergency.

Ref 3917, £25.00

 

“Hewitt, Peter”, KENYA COWBOY, Avon Books, London, 2000, repr., “5.5 x 8.5, 600”, xiv + 359, 1, Orig. pictorial card, V. Good, A Police Officer’s Account of the Mau Mau Emergency, 6969.

Ref £25.00

 

Hodges, Geoffrey”, “THE CARRIER CORPS – Military Labour in the EA Campaign, 1914-1918”, Greenwood Press, Connecticut, 1986, 1st, “6 x 9.5, 650”, xxiii + 244, 2 + 5 Tables, Original Buff cloth, Fine, story of the heroic non-combatant African soldiers who carried everything for the troops in the first World War and suffered heavier casualties than all the other units put together.

Ref 3127, £35.00

 

“Hofmeyr, Agnes Leakey”, “BEYOND VIOLENCE – A True Story of Hurt, Hate and Hope”, Grosvenor Books, Johannesburg, 1990″5.75 x 8, 250″, 90Orig. pictorial card, V. Good, interesting autobiography of the daughter of Gray Leakey who was buried alive by Mau Mau adherents.

Ref 7193, £16.00

 

“Holman, Dennis”, BWANA DRUM, W.H. Allen, London, 1964, 1st UK, “5.75 x 8.75, 400”, 198Orig. black cloth with D/W, “Signed by David Drummond GM, V. Good”, “The story of David Drummond, Kenya Police Special Branch, and his work in Mau Mau times”.

Ref 2035, £30.00

 

“Holman, Dennis”, BWANA DRUM, W.H. Allen, London, 1964, 1st UK, “5.75 x 8.75, 400″, 198″Orig. black cloth with torn, stained dust-jacket”, “page edges grubby, O/W V. Good”, “The story of David Drummond, Kenya Police Special Branch, and his work in Mau Mau times”.

Ref 8117, £15.00

 

“Hoyt, Edwin P.”, GUERILLA, Macmillan, New York, 1981, 1st, “6.25 x 9.5, 600”, 216Orig red/cream cloth with D/W, V. Good, Colonel Von Lettow-Vorbeck and Germany’s East African Empire.

Ref 1730, £30.00

 

“Jewell, Dr. Norman Parsons”, ON CALL IN AFRICA – In War and Peace 1910 to 1932, Gillyflower Publishing, Clacton on Sea, 2016, 1st, 9.5 x 6.5, xxviii + 318, 11 + eps, Orig. brown cloth with pictorial dust-jacket, New

Ref 8203, £45.00

 

“Jones, Denys”, LOOK NOT UPON ME, Jonathan Cape, London, 1954, 1st, “5 x 7.75, 400”, 286Orig. black cloth with dust-wrapper, “light foxing to page edges and dust-wrapper, V. Good”, Novel about a censor in Nairobi during the war and Mau Mau and his love for a black nurse.

Ref 4074, £20.00

 

“Kariuki, Josiah Mwangi”, MAU MAU DETAINEE, OUP, Nairobi, 1963, 1st, “5.5 x 8.75, 500”, xxiv + 188, 1, Orig. black cloth with worn pictorial dust-wrapper, V. Good, “The Account by a Kenya African of his Experiences in Detention Camps, 1953-60”.

Ref 3171, £20.00

 

“Kariuki, Josiah Mwangi”, MAU MAU DETAINEE, OUP, Nairobi, 1963, 1st, “5.5 x 8.75, 500”, xxiv + 188, 1, Orig. black cloth with pictorial dust-wrapper, “Ex lib. Stamps and labels, O/W V. Good”, “The Account by a Kenya African of his Experiences in Detention Camps, 1953-60”,

Ref 3715, £10.00

 

“Keyes, Admiral of the Fleet Sir Roger, Bart.”, ADVENTURES ASHORE & AFLOAT, George G. Harrap, London, 1939, repr., “6 x 9, 900”, 373, 6, Orig. navy blue cloth, “foxing to eps, slight fading to spine, O/W V. Good”, “autobiography, Keyes was a junior officer in the East Indies squadron and took part in the Witu punitive expedition in 1890”.

Ref 6246, £25.00

 

“Kitson, Frank”, BUNCH OF FIVE, Faber & Faber, London, 1977, 1st, “5.5 x 8.75, 600”, xiv + 306, several in text, Orig. blue cloth with worn dust-jacket, V. Good, “the author’s experiences in Kenya (Mau Mau), Malaya, Muscat & Oman & Cyprus”.

Ref 8118, £25.00

 

“Lander, Cherry”, MY KENYA ACRES – A WOMAN FARMS IN MAU MAU COUNTRY, George G. Harrap, London, 1957, 1st, 5.5 x 8, 192 Orig. red cloth with pict. grubby frayed D/W, O/W Good, Slopes of Mt. Elgon.

Ref 1003, £20.00

 

“Leakey, L. S. B.”, DEFEATING MAU MAU, Methuen & Co., London, 1954, 1st, “5 x 7.5, 300”, vii + 152, Orig. black cloth with grubby dust-wrapper, Nr. Fine

Ref 3088, £25.00

 

“Leigh, Ione”, IN THE SHADOW OF MAU MAU, W.H. Allen, London, 1954, 1st, “5.75 x 8.75, 400”, 224, 1, Orig. red cloth with worn dust-wrapper, V. Good, “””An Eye Witness Account of the Terror in Kenya”” – D/W the author went to live in Kenya a few years before the Emergency”.

Ref 4471, £22.50

 

“Lovatt Smith, David”, MY ENEMY: MY FRIEND, Author, “Bridport, Dorset”, 2003, 1st, “5.75 x 8.25, 600”, 419, 1, Orig. pictorial card, “Signed by the author, Fine”, interesting novel with factual background of the author’s experiences during the Mau Mau emergency.

Ref 4681, £12.95

 

“Lovatt Smith, David”, “KENYA, THE KIKUYU AND MAU MAU”, Mawenzi Books, “Herstmonceaux, East Sussex”, 2005, 1st, 5.75 x 8.25, 359, 1, Orig. pictorial card, Fine, “the author’s latest book – “”A refreshingly accurate history based on solid evidence”” – an important book”.

Ref 5643, £16.95

 

“Majdalany, Fred”, STATE OF EMERGENCY – THE FULL STORY OF MAU MAU, Longmans, London, 1962, 1st, “5.75 x 8.75, 600”, xvi + 239, 3, Orig. black cloth with worn pictorial dust-wrapper, Fine.

Ref 3073, £25.00

 

“Majdalany, Fred”, STATE OF EMERGENCY – THE FULL STORY OF MAU MAU, Longmans, London, 1962, 1st, “5.75 x 8.75, 600”, xvi + 239, 3, Orig. black cloth with library protected dust-wrapper, “F. hinge cracked, Ex lib. Stamps and labels, Fair”.

Ref 3718, £10.00

 

“Maxse, Colonel F. I.”, “SEYMOUR VANDELEUR – Lieutenant-Colonel, Scots Guards & Irish Guards”, Heinemann, London, 1906, 1st, “7 x 10, 1000”, 288, 9, Orig. blue dec. cloth gilt, “some light spotting throughout, spine darkened, O/W V. Good”, A plain narrative of the part played by British Officers in the acquisition of Colonies and Dependencies in Africa representing a Dominion of greater extent than India added to the British Empire in less than 20 years.

Ref 4959, £55.00

 

“Meinertzhagen, Colonel R.”, ARMY DIARY 1899-1926, Oliver & Boyd, London, 1960, 1st, “5.75 x 9, 800”, viii +301, 6, Orig. red cloth with worn dust-wrapper, “spine of dust-wrapper slightly faded, V. Good”.

Ref 5786, £125.00

 

“Menezes, Braz”, MORE MATATA – Love after the Mau Mau, Matata Books, Canada, 20125.5 x 8.5, xvi + 314Orig. pictorial card, New, A Novel set in Goa and Kenya.

Ref 8198, £10.00

 

“Miller, Charles”, BATTLE FOR THE BUNDU – The First World War in East Africa, Macmillan, New York, 1974, 1st US, “6.25 x 9.5, 850”, x + 353, F. & r. eps + sketch maps, Orig. black cloth with pict. D/W, V. Good.

Ref 1974, £55.00

 

“Miller, Charles”, BATTLE FOR THE BUNDU – The First World War in East Africa, Macdonald & Janes, London, 1974, 1st UK, “6.25 x 9.5, 850”, x + 353, F. & r. eps + sketch maps, “Orig. black cloth with worn, torn pictorial dust-jacket”, V. Good.

Ref 6820, £35.00

 

“Newton, John (comp & ed)”, THE KENYA POLICE – Volume 2, Kenya Police Association, Leighton Buzzard, 2016, 1st, 5.75 x 8.75, xii + 336, 1, Orig. white pictorial laminated board, New, A living history written by those who served during the concluding years of colonial rule.

Ref 8217, £20.00

 

“Nunneley, John”, TALES FROM THE KING’S AFRICAN RIFLES, Askari Books, “Petersham, Surrey”, 1998, 1st, 5.5 x 8.5, viii + 213, 5, Orig. blue cloth gilt, V. Good.

Ref 6878, £25.00

 

“Page, Malcolm”, A HISTORY OF THE KING’S AFRICAN RIFLES AND EAST AFRICAN FORCES, Leo Cooper, London, 1998, 1st, 6 x 9.5, xv + 298, 10, Orig. brown cloth with pict. D/W, New.

Ref 972, £28.00

 

“Paice, Edward”, TIP AND RUN – The Untold Tragedy of the Great War in Africa, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London, 2007, 1st, 6.5 x 9.5, xxxix + 488, 15, Orig. black cloth with pictorial dust-jacket, “Signed by the author, Fine”, “Recent, extremely well reviewed account of the first World War. Another important contribution to the literature of East African history by a highly respected historian.”

Ref 6200, £25.00

 

“Parker, Ian”, THE LAST COLONIAL REGIMENT – The History of the Kenya Regiment (T.F.), Librario, “Kinloss, Morayshire”, 2009, 1st, 7.5 x 10, 370 + 46 Appendices/Index, 1, Orig. green cloth gilt with pictorial dust-jacket, New, New and long awaited history of this short-lived territorial regiment – recommended.

Ref 7182, £30.00

 

“Patience, Kevin”, KONIGSBERG – A German East African Raider, Author, Bahrain, 2001, revised, “7 x 9.75, 700”, 216, several, Orig. blue laminate with pictorial dust-wrapper, “Signed by the Author, Fine”, almost twice the content of the original edition.

Ref 3510, £16.00

 

“Pickering, Elsa”, WHEN THE WINDOWS WERE OPENED – Life on a Kenya Farm, Geoffrey Bles, London, 1957, 1st, “5.75 x 8.75, 400”, 224Orig. blue cloth with dust-jacket, V. Good, farming near Nanyuki after the second World War and during Mau Mau.

Ref 5303, £20.00

 

“Pocock, Geoffrey A.”, THE LEGION OF FRONTIERSMEN – 100 Years, Phillimore, Sussex, 2004, 1st, “6.75 x 10, 665”, xxii + 186Orig. brown cloth with pictorial dust-jacket, Fine, “a history of this uniquely British force – soldiers, spies and counter-spies, sacrifice and service to the state – fascinating”.

Ref 5080, £25.00

 

“Reed, Douglas”, THE BATTLE FOR RHODESIA, Haum, Cape Town, 1966, 1st, 5.75 x 8.75, 154Orig. white cloth with tatty D/W, “Edges of covers damp affected, contents Good”.

Ref 663, £4.00

 

“Reeve, Jennifer & John Newton (comp.)”, THE KENYA POLICE – A Living History Written by Those Who Served, The Kenya Police Association, Leighton Buzzard, 2015, 1st, 5.5 x 8.75, 320Orig. pictorial laminated boards, New.

Ref 8153, £15.00

 

“Rosberg, Carl G. and John Nottingham”, “THE MYTH OF “”MAU MAU”” : NATIONALISM IN KENYA”, Frederick A. Praeger for The Hoover Institution, New York/London, 1966, 1st, “5.75 x 8.75, 900”, xx + 427, 2 folding, Orig. brown cloth with dust-wrapper, V. Good.

Ref 2913, £30.00

 “Ruark, Robert”, UHURU, Hamish Hamilton, London, 1962, 1st UK, “5.75 x 8.75, 700”, x + 528 Orig. blue cloth with torn dust-jacket, “sl. spotting to prelims, O/W V. Good”. Nice copy of this classic novel of Mau Mau.

Ref 4222, £10.00

 

Soldati, Gabriele”, THE PIONEER – The African Adventure of Benedict Falda, St. Paul Publications, Slough, 1991, 1st UK, 5.25 x 8.5, 223 Orig. pict. card, V. Good.

Ref 370, £15.00

 

Stoneham, C.T.”, MAU MAU, Museum Press, London, 1953, 1st, “5.75 x 8.75, 400”, 159, 1, Orig. black cloth with tatty dust-wrapper, V. Good.

Ref 4104, £25.00

 

“Thomas, Graham F.”, FAR FROM THE VALLEYS, The Book Guild Ltd., “Lewes, Sussex”, 1995, 1st, “5.5 x 8.75, 450”, xiv + 203, F. & r. eps, Orig. black cloth with pictorial dust-jacket, V. Good, “an educationalist, the author spent some time working in the Sudan and then Kenya during Mau Mau”.

Ref 6791, £7.50.

 

“Thomas, W.B.”, THE TOUCH OF PITCH – A Story of Mau Mau, Allan Wingate, London, 1956, 1st, “5 x 7.5, 350”, 266, F. & r. eps, Orig. green cloth with worn torn dust-jacket, V. Good, Novel.

Ref 6723, £16.00

 

“Throup, David W.”, ECONOMIC & SOCIAL ORIGINS OF MAU MAU – 1945-53, James Currey/Heinemann, London, 1988, 1st, 5.75 x 8.75, xvi + 304, 5, Orig. beige cloth with pict. D/W, V. Good.

Ref 889, £20.00

 

“Venys, Ladislav”, A HISTORY OF THE MAU MAU MOVEMENT IN KENYA, Charles University, Prague, 1970, 1st, “5.75 x 8, 200”, 125 Orig. pink card, V. Good, scarce – includes a chronological outline of the operational phase of the emergency with current and final statistics.

Ref 7400, £30.00

 

“Wild, Percy Turner”, BWANA POLISI – Under Three Flags, Merlin Books Ltd., “Braunton, Devon”, 1993, 1st, “6.25 x 9.5, 500”, 141, 1, Orig. blue cloth with pictorial dust-wrapper, Fine.

Ref 4645, £15.00