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Image for The Secret War: Dhofar, 1971 - 1972

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. Brown 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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Troepie: From Call-Up to Camps

By: Blake, Cameron

Price: £18.00

Publisher: South Africa, Zebra Press: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030040

ISBN: 1770220518

Condition: Very Good


xvii + 310pp, bibliography, glossary, sources, 6 appendices, not illustrated. Softback, light browning to contents, light reading wear, slight fading to spine, a VG copy. National Service recollections by over 40 former conscripts. View more info

Image for Interview with India in the Words and Pictures of Margaret Bourke-White

Interview with India in the Words and Pictures of Margaret Bourke-White

By: Bourke-White, Margaret

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, The Travel Book Club: 1951

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 022515

Condition: Very Good


192pp, map, 32pp plates. Green boards, light ageing mainly to edges and rear pages, overall a VG copy in a Good (edge chipping with small losses, to be supplied in a removeable protective sleeve) dustwrapper. 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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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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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

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Through the Moon Gate: A Guide to China's Historic Monuments

By: Chief Compilers: Luo Zhewen and Shen Peng; Translators: Wang Mingjie, Carole Murray, Li Chunjia

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Oxford, OUP: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022789

ISBN: 0195840771

Condition: Very Good


xiii + 313pp, indexes, glossary, maps, illustrations. Pale blue boards, owner's name to front endpaper, light ageing, a VG copy in dustwrapper. 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: £50.00

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: £15.00

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

Image for Chronicles of Kenya

Chronicles of Kenya

By: Davis, A / Robertson, HG

Price: £10.00

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 Art of Mesopotamia: Statues, Figurines, Carving, Drawings and Artifacts

Art of Mesopotamia: Statues, Figurines, Carving, Drawings and Artifacts

By: De Lafayette, Maximillien

Price: £10.00

Publisher: New York, Times Square Press: 2012

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 030379

ISBN: 1300329432

Condition: Very Good


162pp, illustrated. Softback, slight creasing to front cover, overall a VG copy. The book provides an explanation of Babylonian, Sumerian, Akkadian, Assyrian, Ugaritic, Anunnaki and Phoenician cylinder seals and slabs, providing and illustrated history of the civilizations, religions, folklore and myths of the Middle East, near East and Asia Minor. View more info

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Russian Locomotives Volume 1 1836-1904

By: De Pater, AD / Page, FM

Price: £15.00

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: £20.00

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, localised foxing to early pages (from a leaf now removed?), otherwise contents clean and tight. Scarce. View more info

Image for Shadows: Airlift and Airwar (Air War) in Biafra and Nigeria 1967 - 1970

Shadows: Airlift and Airwar (Air War) in Biafra and Nigeria 1967 - 1970

By: Draper, Michael / Foreword By Frederick Forsyth

Price: £100.00

Publisher: Aldershot, Hikoki Publications: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 030480

ISBN: 1902109635

Condition: Very Good


288pp, maps, colour artwork, photographs, some in colour, appendices. Maroon boards, light wear and ageing only, a VG copy in (slight edge creasing, slight spine fading) dustwrapper. Flat signed by the author on the title page. The aviation aspects of the Nigerian Civil War. 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: £50.00

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, a VG 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 First Crusade: The Call from the East

The First Crusade: The Call from the East

By: Frankopan, Peter

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, The Bodley Head: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030701

ISBN: 1847921558

Condition: Very Good


xxiii + 262pp, index, further reading, notes, maps, 8pp plates. Black boards, VG in dustwrapper. Print history is ambiguous, 2011 and 2012 stated, but on balance this appears to be a 2012 1st edition. 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: £20.00

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

Image for Broken Spears: A Maasai Journey

Broken Spears: A Maasai Journey

By: Gilbert, Elizabeth L

Price: £25.00

Publisher: New York, Atlantic Monthly Press: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030712

ISBN: 0871138409

Condition: Very Good


192pp, selected reading, over 120 black and white photographs capturing the rituals, secret ceremonies, landscapes, rites of passage and warrior portraits of Massailand. Quarter-bound in black cloth over black boards, a VG copy in (small edge loss to front panel) dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Tony Grogans South African Sketchbook

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: £12.00

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 Swords of the Samurai

Swords of the Samurai

By: Harris, Victor / Ogasawara. Nobuo

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London, British Museum Publications Ltd: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030347

ISBN: 0714114502

Condition: Very Good


176pp, index, glossary, 23 colour and 125 black and white illustrations. Softback, light wear only, sunning to spine edge of rear cover otherwise a VG copy. View more info

Image for Guatemalan Women Speak

Guatemalan Women Speak

By: Hooks, Margaret

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Catholic Institute for International Relations: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030282

ISBN: 1852870818

Condition: Good+


xii + 128pp. Softback, reading creases to covers, a Good+ copy. 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: £12.00

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

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Illustrations of British Antiquities Derived from Objects Found in South Africa

By: Hume, The Rev. A

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Liverpool, T Brakell: 1869

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022630

Condition: Good


114pp, 2 appendices, illustrations. Modern rebinding in light brown boards, gilt titling to spine, new endpapers. Original textblock is browned, some foxing to pages, some edge staining to a few pages (text unaffected) at the rear, overall a Good tight copy. Stated to be one of 250 copies privately printed, this copy presented to The Historic (?) Society, handwritten to verso of contents page. Scarce. 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 in 2017. 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. 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 in 2017. 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: 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

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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: 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: 030724

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 which are now in the public domain, as well as personal reminiscences of some of those involved, to put together this account of ... 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: 030737

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 which are now in the public domain, as well as personal reminiscences of some of those involved, to put together this account of ... 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: 030738

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 which are now in the public domain, as well as personal reminiscences of some of those involved, to put together this account of ... View more info

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Goa Dourada: The Indo-Portuguese Bouquet

By: Isaar, TP

Price: £10.00

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

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

By: McGeehan, Robert

Price: £10.00

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

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

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

By: Mitchell, Peter

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Oxford, OUP: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022327

ISBN: 019870383X

Condition: Very Good


xv + 444pp, index, references, appendix, chapter notes, illustrations in text, 4 tables, 32 colour plates. Black boards, a near Fine copy in dustwrapper. View more info

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Nagel Auctions: Tek Sing Treasures

By: Nagel Auction Staff

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Stuttgart, Nagel Auctions: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020726

Condition: Very Good


395pp, fully illustrated auction catalogue, plus an abridged excerpt from 'The Legacy of the Tek Sing' by Nigel Pickford. Dual English/German text. Softback, small scratch to front cover otherwise light wear only, a VG copy. View more info

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Commonwealth Papers No.19: Patterns of Administrative Development in Independent India

By: Rai, EN Mangat

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, The Athlone Press: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017022

ISBN: 048517619X

Condition: Very Good


viii + 167pp, index, 3 appendices. Card covers, slight browning, owner's name to 1/2 title page, light ageing to contents, a VG copy. View more info

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Border-Line Insanity : A National Serviceman's Story. Includes SADF's Roll of Honour and Roll of Honoris Crux Awards

By: Ramsden, Tim

Price: £18.00

Publisher: South Africa, Galago Books: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030042

ISBN: 191985424X

Condition: Very Good


352pp, Rolls of Honour, index, bibliography, glossary, 32 colour plates, illustrations. Softback, dated owner's details to 1/2 title, general light browning to contents, reading wear, a VG copy. View more info