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A Vet Abroad

£14.99

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Having built up a thriving veterinary practice in Lincolnshire in the early 1960s, Stuart Watson's future seemed secure. But rather than continue with his practice, he decided instead to sell up and he and his wife moved to a remote part of Tanzania. Stuart worked both as a vet and a teacher, but whether tangling with lions and snakes, saving monkeys, coping with bouts of malaria and the dangers of rabies, or dealing with Masai tribesmen, he always managed to keep his sense of humour intact. The book has green cloth boards and gilt titles, and is in very good condition with slight bumping along the lower front edge and to spine ends; very slightly cocked, curving from front to back. The jacket has a few light marks on the glossy surface, and the green colour has faded to blue down the spine. Signed "Stuart", with dedication dated Jan. 1999 in black ink, on the front free end paper. 'A Vet Abroad' is a colourful memoir, filled with well-remembered detail and the authentic atmosphere of East Africa - gripping, funny and thoroughly absorbing,

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Added value:
Inscribed by author on free end paper.
Author(s):
Stuart Watson
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
14.2 x 22.4 cms
Edition:
1998
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1857762150
ISBN-13:
9781857762150
Number of pages:
397
Publisher:
Book Guild
Title:
A Vet Abroad

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Having built up a thriving veterinary practice in Lincolnshire in the early 1960s, Stuart Watson's future seemed secure. But rather than continue with his practice, he decided instead to sell up and he and his wife moved to a remote part of Tanzania. Stuart worked both as a vet and a teacher, but whether tangling with lions and snakes, saving monkeys, coping with bouts of malaria and the dangers of rabies, or dealing with Masai tribesmen, he always managed to keep his sense of humour intact. The book has green cloth boards and gilt titles, and is in very good condition with slight bumping along the lower front edge and to spine ends; very slightly cocked, curving from front to back. The jacket has a few light marks on the glossy surface, and the green colour has faded to blue down the spine. Signed "Stuart", with dedication dated Jan. 1999 in black ink, on the front free end paper. 'A Vet Abroad' is a colourful memoir, filled with well-remembered detail and the authentic atmosphere of East Africa - gripping, funny and thoroughly absorbing,

Added value:
Inscribed by author on free end paper.
Author(s):
Stuart Watson
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
14.2 x 22.4 cms
Edition:
1998
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1857762150
ISBN-13:
9781857762150
Number of pages:
397
Publisher:
Book Guild
Title:
A Vet Abroad

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