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The Secret War: Dhofar, 1971 - 1972

By: Arkless, David C.

Price: £22.00

Publisher: London, William Kimber & Co Ltd: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021983

ISBN: 0718306775

Condition: Very Good


246pp, index, glossary, appendix, illustrations in text, 16pp photographs. Blue boards, light ageing only, a VG copy in (very slight spine fading) dustwrapper. View more info

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Trinidad Lake Asphalt

By: Attwooll, AW / Broome, DC

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, The Baynard Press: 1954

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 022022

Condition: Good+


59pp + 7pp plates at rear. bibliography, 5 data tables, plates. Browb cloth boards, slight mottling to rear, gentle crease to upper front corner of whole book, light ageing, a few marks, overall a Good+ copy. This is the second revised edition and stated to be for private circulation only. Includes a separate publication, 'Trinidad Lake Asphalt: Its Value as a Paving Material', a Trinidad Lake Asphalt publication (undated, illustrated, VG copy).Scarce. View more info

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150 Questions for a Guerrilla

By: Bayo, General Alberto / Translated By Hugo Hartenstein and Dennis Harber / Edited By Robert K Brown

Price: £20.00

Publisher: USA, Panther Publications: 1965

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 021456

Condition: Very Good


87pp, including 12pp illustrations. Brown boards, light wear and ageing only, a VG copy, no dustwrapper. Bayo was a Cuban who fought for the Loyalists in the Spanish Civil War and was later involved in the training of Castro's rebels. View more info

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Feudal Society

By: Bloch, Marc / Translated from the French By LA Manyon / Preface By Jacques Le Goff

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 2012

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 020837

Condition: Fine


xxiv + 624pp, index, bibliography, illustrations. The text of this edition follows that of the second (1962) edition of the translation by LA Manyon, with minor emendations and contains the supplement to the bibliography (1962 to 1989) by TS Brown included in the 1989 reprint. Black boards, gilt design to front, gilt titling and design to spine, a Fine copy in red slipcase. View more info

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The Gonzaga - Lords of Mantua

By: Brinton, Selwyn

Price: £24.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019355

Condition: Good+


xv + 273pp, index, genealogy chart at rear, 40 illustrations. Red boards, gilt decoration to front, colour fading to spine and base of front panel, small nick to spine head. General light foxing to contents, contemporary owner's signature to front pastedown, overall a Good+ tight copy without dustwrapper. The story of the House of Mantua, the princely family that ruled Mantua, in Northern Italy, from 1328 to 1708. View more info

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Strong Tower

By: Broomhall, AJ

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, China Inland Mission: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021655

Condition: Very Good


256pp, glossary, illustrations, endpaper maps. Brown boards, light wear and ageing only, a VG copy in a Good (edge chipped/rubbed, small loss, to be supplied in a removeable protective sleeve) dustwrapper. The story of the Nosu and their home in the mountains of western China, written as a work of fiction but based on real life experiences. View more info

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The Bombay Country Ships 1790 - 1833

By: Bulley, Anne

Price: £85.00

Publisher: Surrey, Curzon Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017291

ISBN: 0700712364

Condition: Fine


xvi + 288pp, index, glossary, bibliography, notes, 12 plates, 6 maps. Blue boards, a Fine copy in a VG dustwrapper. A detailed account of the private merchant ships in India, and the importance of the dockyard and the Parsi master builders, during the period when the Bombay fleet was at its zenith. It describes the interdependence of Europeans and Indians, the owners and crew, the trade and voyages before a slow decline began. View more info

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Round the World Histories No.1: The First Zulus

By: Burland, CA

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Hulton Educational Publications: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021789

Condition: Very Good


32pp, illustrated. Booklet, a VG copy. View more info

Image for Round the World Histories No.7: Montezuma, Lord of the Aztecs

Round the World Histories No.7: Montezuma, Lord of the Aztecs

By: Burland, CA

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Hulton Educational Publications: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021790

Condition: Very Good


32pp, illustrated. Booklet, a VG copy. View more info

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Masters of All They Surveyed: Exploration, Geography and a British El Dorado

By: Burnett, D Graham

Price: £20.00

Publisher: USA, University of Chicago Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022313

ISBN: 0226081214

Condition: Very Good


xv + 298pp, index, bibliography, 33 illustrations, 18 plates. Softback, light wear only, a VG copy. View more info

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Peter the Great (Critical Issues in History Ser) (Critical Issues in World and International History)

By: Bushkovitch, Paul

Price: £10.00

Publisher: USA, Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.: 2003

Edition: First Thus

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 017811

ISBN: 0847696391

Condition: Very Good


xii + 187pp, index, chronology, notes. Softback, a VG clean tight copy. Signed and dated to 1/2 title, almost certainly by the author. View more info

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Designing Conservation Projects: People and Biodiversity in Endangered Tropical Environments

By: Caldecott, Julian

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Cambridge, CUP: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: R14936

ISBN: 0521473284

Condition: Very Good


xxii + 312pp, index, bibliography, glossary, maps and figures, illustrations. Hardback without dustwrapper as issued, colour fading to upper spine otherwise VG clean tight copy. Includes case histories and analysis. View more info

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Sun Yat Sen and the Awakening of China

By: Cantlie, James / Jones, C Sheridan

Price: £100.00

Publisher: London, Jarrold & Sons Ltd: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021261

Condition: Good


294pp, 48 illustrations including fold-out colour map. Blind-stamped decoration to red boards, gilt titling, twist to spine, corner rubs, spine dulled, previous owner's label to front pastedown, some foxing to contents. Overall a Good tight copy, no dustwrapper. Undated, but presumed to be the 1912 first edition (ref British Library) View more info

Image for Where the Cut Knife Waters Flow: A History of the Districts of Cloan; Cut Knife; Gallivan; Ovenstown; Riding Hill; Rockhaven; Rose Mound; Stringer; Triple Lake; Weewona; Willowview

Where the Cut Knife Waters Flow: A History of the Districts of Cloan; Cut Knife; Gallivan; Ovenstown; Riding Hill; Rockhaven; Rose Mound; Stringer; Triple Lake; Weewona; Willowview

By: Compiled By East Cut Knife and Districts Historical Society

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Canada, East Cut Knife and Districts Historical Society: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017700

Condition: Very Good


826pp, index, illustrated, illustrated endpapers. Detailed history of the area stretching from the Battle River in the north to the Big Rock in the south. Includes a vast amount of detail about individual families so an excellent reference for genealogists. Blue boards, gilt decoration and titling, a VG clean tight copy. Included is a 4pp supplement. Heavy book, approx 2.5kg packed, extra shipping required to non-UK address. View more info

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Bullet Proof: One Marine's Ferocious Account of Close Combat Behind Enemy Lines

By: Croucher, Matt (with Robert Jobson)

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Century: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 015394

ISBN: 1846057043

Condition: Very Good


xix + 251pp, glossary, 4 appendices, 16pp illustrations. Black boards, VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. Signed dedication from Matt Croucher to fellow author, Marion Hebblethwaite, to title page. View more info

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Yucatan

By: Dame, Lawrence

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Victor Gollancz: 1942

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 018533

Condition: Good


188pp, map, 29 illustrations. Blue boards, minor marks, general foxing throughout to contents, so overall a Good working copy in a Good (a few marks, minor edge chipping, to be supplied in a removeable protective sleeve) dustwrapper. View more info

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Chronicles of Kenya

By: Davis, A / Robertson, HG

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Cecil Palmer: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019162

Condition: Good+


311pp, a collection of parodies of Kenya life and politics. Red boards, slight dulling to spine otherwise VG, some foxing mainly to endpapers and edges, overall a Good+ tight copy without dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Documents from Israel 1967-1973: Readings for a Critique of Zionism

Documents from Israel 1967-1973: Readings for a Critique of Zionism

By: Davis, Uri / Mezvinsky, Norton (Editors)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Ithaca Press: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: R15141

ISBN: 0903729091

Condition: Nr VG


228pp. Softback, spine sunned, general light handling wear to covers, otherwise a VG clean tight copy. Signed and dated by Uri Davis to front endpaper. View more info

Image for Russian Locomotives Volume 1 1836-1904

Russian Locomotives Volume 1 1836-1904

By: De Pater, AD / Page, FM

Price: £24.00

Publisher: Sutton Coldfield, Retrieval Press: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017410

Condition: Very Good


236pp, bibliography, index, 6 appendices, maps and drawings. Softback, light edge rubbing to covers, slight creasing to corner tips, slight bumping to lower rear corner of fore-edge, overall a VG clean tight copy. English text. Useful reference for the railway modeller. View more info

Image for Historical Account of Every Sect of the Christian Religion: Its Origin, Progress, Rites and Ceremonies, with a Brief Description of Judaism and Mahometanism, Compiled from the Latest Authorities

Historical Account of Every Sect of the Christian Religion: Its Origin, Progress, Rites and Ceremonies, with a Brief Description of Judaism and Mahometanism, Compiled from the Latest Authorities

By: De Radius, J.S.C.

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Printed By T Blower: 1864

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 015376

Condition: Very Good


173pp plus subscriber's list at rear. Second revised edition. Small hardback, contemporary mauve boards with gilt border and decoration, spine sunned, general light wear. All edges gilt, locallised foxing to early pages (from a leaf now removed?), otherwise contents clean and tight. Scarce. View more info

Image for Commonwealth Papers No.17: The Administration of Ghana's Foreign Relations, 1957 - 1965: A Personal Memoir

Commonwealth Papers No.17: The Administration of Ghana's Foreign Relations, 1957 - 1965: A Personal Memoir

By: Dei-Anang, Michael

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, The Athlone Press: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017021

ISBN: 0485176173

Condition: Very Good


xi + 88pp, index, notes, bibliography. Card covers, slight browning, corner crease to rear, light ageing to contents, a VG copy. View more info

Image for In the Name of the Gods: The Mystery of Resonance and the Prehistoric Messiah

In the Name of the Gods: The Mystery of Resonance and the Prehistoric Messiah

By: Elkington, David with Ellson, Paul Howard (Foreword By Jean Houston)

Price: £120.00

Publisher: Sherborne, Green Man Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: R15088

ISBN: 0953993000

Condition: Very Good


xiv + 525pp, indices, bibliography, notes and references, appendices, 21 plates, drawings in text, loose addenda sheet. Blue boards, VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. Signed by author on 1/2 title page. This book is a detective story that resolves many baffling historical enigmas, providing a link between science and spirituality. Scarce. View more info

Image for The Old World and the New 1492 - 1650

The Old World and the New 1492 - 1650

By: Elliott, JH

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 1992

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 021656

ISBN: 0521427096

Condition: Very Good


xiii + 120pp, index, bibliography. Softback, general ageing, colour fading to spine, a VG copy. View more info

Image for The World at 18000 (Eighteen Thousand) BP: Volume Two (2, II) Low Latitudes

The World at 18000 (Eighteen Thousand) BP: Volume Two (2, II) Low Latitudes

By: Gamble, Clive / Soffer, Olga (Editors)

Price: £48.00

Publisher: London, Unwin Hyman Ltd: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: R23410

ISBN: 004445127X

Condition: Very Good


xix, 344pp, index, 15 articles plus afterword, in the following sections:- North Africa and the Middle East; Sub-Saharan Africa; Southern Asia, Sunda and Australia. Illustrated with diagrams, charts etc.. Laminated boards, VG clean tight copy. Volume 2 covers Africa, the Middle East, Southern Asia and Australasia. Scarce. Each article discusses the pertinent environmental settings, archaeological data and cultural adaptations. View more info

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Tony Grogans South African Sketchbook

By: Grogan, Tony

Price: £20.00

Publisher: South Africa, Don Nelson: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020214

ISBN: 0909238936

Condition: Near Very Good


128pp, colour sketches and hand-written notes throughout. Landscape format hardback, green boards, small edge mark to a few pages, slight edge browning to pages, overall a near VG copy in (slightly edge browned) dustwrapper. View more info

Image for The Origins and Development of the Andean State (New Directions in Archaeology)

The Origins and Development of the Andean State (New Directions in Archaeology)

By: Haas, Jonathan / Pozorski, Shelia / Pozorski, Thomas

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 1990

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 018629

ISBN: 0521331021

Condition: Very Good


vi + 191pp, index, references, illustrations, a collection of 16 essays. Pictorial boards, small rub to spine, overall general light wear, a VG clean tight copy. View more info

Image for The Fighting Spirit of Japan: A Study of the Esoteric Basis of Jodo and Martial Arts in Relation to Japanese Culture and Way of Life

The Fighting Spirit of Japan: A Study of the Esoteric Basis of Jodo and Martial Arts in Relation to Japanese Culture and Way of Life

By: Harrison, EJ (4th Dan)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, W Foulsham & Co Ltd:

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 022392

Condition: Very Good


xiv + 250pp, illustrations. Blue boards, some foxing mainly to page edges, a VG copy in a Good (edge chipping with small losses mainly to corners) dustwrapper. Undated, research indicates this is possibly the 1955 reprint. View more info

Image for Winning Back the Sky: A Tactical Analysis of Terrorism

Winning Back the Sky: A Tactical Analysis of Terrorism

By: Hubbard, David G

Price: £10.00

Publisher: USA, Saybrook Publishing Co: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017623

ISBN: 0933071043

Condition: Very Good


xvi + 141pp. Quarter bound in brown buckram over white boards, light wear only, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. View more info

Image for The End of Sukarno: A Coup That Misfired: a Purge That Ran Wild

The End of Sukarno: A Coup That Misfired: a Purge That Ran Wild

By: Hughes, John Scott

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Angus and Robertson: 1968

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 020438

ISBN: 0207949719

Condition: Very Good


ix + 304pp, index, 12pp plates, endpaper maps. Green boards, light general ageing, a VG copy in a Good+ (edge rubbed, price-clipped) dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Inside The Enigma: British Officials In Russia, 1900 - 1939

Inside The Enigma: British Officials In Russia, 1900 - 1939

By: Hughes, Michael

Price: £22.50

Publisher: London, The Hambledon Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021299

ISBN: 1852851600

Condition: Very Good


xi + 336pp, index, bibliography, notes, not illustrated. Blue boards, a VG copy in dustwrapper. An inside view from Russia in the early part of the 20th century and the second world war. View more info

Image for Two Years in Peking 1965-66. Book 2. Photographs, Documents and Teaching Materials

Two Years in Peking 1965-66. Book 2. Photographs, Documents and Teaching Materials

By: Hunt, Reginald

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Oxford, Hurusco Books: 2017

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021017

ISBN: 0956023525

Condition: New


xiv + 161pp, 23 appendices, list of books for reading and reference, 84pp colour and 8pp black and white photographs. Softback, a new book published in 2017. An historical glimpse of life as it was for foreigners and their families, employed by the Chinese Government, and working in China in the mid-1960s. This is the second of 2 volumes, and includes documents and teaching materials. View more info

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Two Years in Peking 1965-66. Book 2. Photographs, Documents and Teaching Materials

By: Hunt, Reginald

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Oxford, Hurusco Books: 2017

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021018

ISBN: 0956023525

Condition: New


xiv + 161pp, 23 appendices, list of books for reading and reference, 84pp colour and 8pp black and white photographs. Softback, a new book published in 2017. An historical glimpse of life as it was for foreigners and their families, employed by the Chinese Government, and working in China in the mid-1960s. This is the second of 2 volumes, and includes documents and teaching materials. View more info

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Two Years in Peking 1965-66. Book 1. Living and Teaching in Mao's China

By: Hunt, Reginald

Price: £14.00

Publisher: Oxford, Hurusco Books: 2016

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021609

ISBN: 0956023517

Condition: New


xii + 188pp, 14 appendices, list of books for reading and reference, 24pp full page black and white photographs. Softback, a new book published November 2016. An historical glimpse of life as it was for foreigners and their families, employed by the Chinese Government, and working in China in the mid-1960s. View more info

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Two Years in Peking 1965-66. Book 1. Living and Teaching in Mao's China. Book 2. Photographs, Documents and Teaching Materials (2 Volume Set)

By: Hunt, Reginald

Price: £22.00

Publisher: Oxford, Hurusco Books: 2016

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021895

ISBN: 0956023517

Condition: New


Book 1: xii + 188pp, 14 appendices, list of books for reading and reference, 24pp full page black and white photographs. Softback, a new book published November 2016. An historical glimpse of life as it was for foreigners and their families, employed by the Chinese Government, and working in China in the mid-1960s. Book 2: xiv + 161pp, 23 appendices, list of books for reading and reference, 84pp colour and 8pp black and white photographs. Softback, a new book published i... View more info

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Two Years in Peking 1965-66. Book 1. Living and Teaching in Mao's China. Book 2. Photographs, Documents and Teaching Materials (2 Volume Set)

By: Hunt, Reginald

Price: £22.00

Publisher: Oxford, Hurusco Books: 2016

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021896

ISBN: 0956023517

Condition: New


Book 1: xii + 188pp, 14 appendices, list of books for reading and reference, 24pp full page black and white photographs. Softback, a new book published November 2016. An historical glimpse of life as it was for foreigners and their families, employed by the Chinese Government, and working in China in the mid-1960s. Book 2: xiv + 161pp, 23 appendices, list of books for reading and reference, 84pp colour and 8pp black and white photographs. Softback, a new book published i... View more info

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Two Years in Peking 1965-66. Book 1. Living and Teaching in Mao's China. Book 2. Photographs, Documents and Teaching Materials (2 Volume Set)

By: Hunt, Reginald

Price: £22.00

Publisher: Oxford, Hurusco Books: 2016

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021897

ISBN: 0956023517

Condition: New


Book 1: xii + 188pp, 14 appendices, list of books for reading and reference, 24pp full page black and white photographs. Softback, a new book published November 2016. An historical glimpse of life as it was for foreigners and their families, employed by the Chinese Government, and working in China in the mid-1960s. Book 2: xiv + 161pp, 23 appendices, list of books for reading and reference, 84pp colour and 8pp black and white photographs. Softback, a new book published i... View more info

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Two Years in Peking 1965-66. Book 2. Photographs, Documents and Teaching Materials

By: Hunt, Reginald

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Oxford, Hurusco Books: 2017

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021898

ISBN: 0956023525

Condition: New


xiv + 161pp, 23 appendices, list of books for reading and reference, 84pp colour and 8pp black and white photographs. Softback, a new book published in 2017. An historical glimpse of life as it was for foreigners and their families, employed by the Chinese Government, and working in China in the mid-1960s. This is the second of 2 volumes, and includes documents and teaching materials. View more info

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Two Years in Peking 1965-66. Book 1. Living and Teaching in Mao's China

By: Hunt, Reginald

Price: £14.00

Publisher: Oxford, Hurusco Books: 2016

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021899

ISBN: 0956023517

Condition: New


xii + 188pp, 14 appendices, list of books for reading and reference, 24pp full page black and white photographs. Softback, a new book published November 2016. An historical glimpse of life as it was for foreigners and their families, employed by the Chinese Government, and working in China in the mid-1960s. View more info

Image for Two Years in Peking 1965-66. Book 1. Living and Teaching in Mao's China

Two Years in Peking 1965-66. Book 1. Living and Teaching in Mao's China

By: Hunt, Reginald

Price: £14.00

Publisher: Oxford, Hurusco Books: 2016

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021901

ISBN: 0956023517

Condition: New


xii + 188pp, 14 appendices, list of books for reading and reference, 24pp full page black and white photographs. Softback, a new book published November 2016. An historical glimpse of life as it was for foreigners and their families, employed by the Chinese Government, and working in China in the mid-1960s. View more info

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Mandarin Blue: RAF Chinese Linguists - 1951-1962 - in the Cold War

By: Hunt, Reginald C / Russell, Geoffrey L. / Scott, Keith G.A.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Oxford, Hurusco Books: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021613

ISBN: 0956023509

Condition: Very Good


xv + 194pp, illustrated. Softback, an excellent clean tight copy. Personal experiences of the authors and their peers, some 300 airmen, most of them National Servicemen, who, around fifty years ago, were selected to study spoken Chinese and then sent on operational duty to the Crown Colony of Hong Kong, at the time still a remote output of Empire. The authors, themselves former Chinese linguists, have drawn on previously classified documents in the National Archives whic... View more info

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Mandarin Blue: RAF Chinese Linguists - 1951-1962 - in the Cold War

By: Hunt, Reginald C / Russell, Geoffrey L. / Scott, Keith G.A.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Oxford, Hurusco Books: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021614

ISBN: 0956023509

Condition: Very Good


xv + 194pp, illustrated. Softback, an excellent clean tight copy. Personal experiences of the authors and their peers, some 300 airmen, most of them National Servicemen, who, around fifty years ago, were selected to study spoken Chinese and then sent on operational duty to the Crown Colony of Hong Kong, at the time still a remote output of Empire. The authors, themselves former Chinese linguists, have drawn on previously classified documents in the National Archives whic... View more info

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Goa Dourada: The Indo-Portuguese Bouquet

By: Isaar, TP

Price: £20.00

Publisher: India, T.P. Issar: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020847

ISBN: 8190071904

Condition: Very Good


188pp, colour illustrations. Laminated pictorial boards, slight foxing to front endpaper/pastedown otherwise a VG copy in dustwrapper. A celebration of the mingling of Ind-Portuguese cultures. View more info

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Buildings of Empire

By: Jackson, Ashley

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021399

ISBN: 0199589380

Condition: Very Good


xvii + 317pp, index, bibliography, notes, 38 illustrations, 12 plates. Burgundy boards, light wear only, a VG copy in dustwrapper. View more info

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Volcanism in Australasia: A Collection of Papers in Honour of the Late GAM Taylor, G.C.

By: Johnson, RW (Editor)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Amsterdam, Elsevier Science Ltd: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020654

ISBN: 0444414622

Condition: Good


xvi + 405pp, references, maps, photographs(some in colour), chemical variation diagrams, eruption diagrams and tabulations of chemical and seismological data. a collection of 28 essays. Ex-College library, library evidence throughout (stamps, labels etc.). Bright orange boards, a Good copy in a Good (faded, some loss, tape repairs to spine base) dustwrapper. Overall a Good solid complete working copy, sold with all faults. View more info

Image for The Making of a Nation: South Africa's Road to Freedom

The Making of a Nation: South Africa's Road to Freedom

By: Joyce, Peter

Price: £10.00

Publisher: South Africa, Zebra Press: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: R23567

ISBN: 1770073124

Condition: Very Good


215pp, index, illustrated thoughout, many in colour. The story of South Africa from the end of the 19th century to the beginning of the 21st century. Excellent clean tight copy. View more info

Image for The Knights Templar In Britain

The Knights Templar In Britain

By: Lord, Evelyn

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Harlow, Pearson Education Ltd: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016177

ISBN: 0582472873

Condition: Very Good


xiv + 267pp, index, bibliography, gazetteer, appendix, notes, illustrations. Black boards, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. View more info

Image for The German Rearmament Question: American Diplomacy and European Defense After World War II

The German Rearmament Question: American Diplomacy and European Defense After World War II

By: McGeehan, Robert

Price: £15.00

Publisher: USA, University of Illinois Press: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 019570

ISBN: 0252001605

Condition: Very Good


xv + 280pp, index, bibliography, not illustrated. Gilt on brown boards, light ageing only, a VG copy in a Good (slightly browned, internally repaired closed tears to front panel) dustwrapper. Gift dedication to front endpaper reads:- 'To Paul Stobart, with the author's highest compliments, Robert'. View more info

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Jungle War in Malaya: The Campaign Against Communism 1948 - 1960

By: Miller, Harry

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Arthur Barker: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021408

ISBN: 0213994542

Condition: Near Very Good


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Horse Nations: The Worldwide Impact of the Horse on Indigenous Societies Post-1492

By: Mitchell, Peter

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Publisher: Oxford, OUP: 2015

Edition: First Edition

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ISBN: 019870383X

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Commonwealth Papers No. 20: The Making of Politicians: Studies from Africa and Asia

By: Morris-Jones, WH

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Publisher: London, The Athlone Press: 1976

Edition: First Edition

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ISBN: 0485176203

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