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A STAFF OFFICER'S SCRAP-BOOK DURING THE RUSSO-JAPANESE WAR (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Ian Hamilton.
Stock no. 2126552
Published by Edward Arnold. 1905. Good condition.

Blue cloth, gilt titles. With Illustrations, Maps and Plans. Spines are browned, with some scuffing. Chipping to cloth along edges. Corners are bumped. Bookplates to front pastedowns. Inscriptions in ink to front endpaper. Foxing. Some page creasing. Some tears to fold-out maps. Pencil annotation.

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THE FALL OF THE OTTOMANS THE GREAT WAR IN THE MIDDLE EAST, 1914-1920
Written by Eugene Rogan.
Stock no. 2126447
Published by Allen Lane. Circa 2015. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Re-creating one of the most important but little understood fronts of the First World War. Grey boards, black title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781846144387. SIGNED by author to title page. 4th printing. Browning to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased.

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PASTURE AND POLITICS
Written by Richard Tapper.
Stock no. 2126439
Published by Academic Press. 1st 1979. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Economics, conflict and ritual among Shahsevan nomads of north western Iran. Studies in Anthropology Series. ISBN: 0126836604. Wrapper is edge-creased with some rubbing.

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CITY OF DJINNS
Written by William Dalrymple. Illustrated by Olivia Fraser.
Stock no. 1816381
Published by Harper Collins. 1st 1993. Nearly fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

A year in Delhi. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w drawings. 347 pages including index. ISBN: 0002152725X. Minor marks to outer text block.

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UNBEATEN TRACKS IN JAPAN
Written by Isabella L. Bird.
Stock no. 2126388
Published by John Murray. 1905. Almost very good condition.

An Account of Travels in the Interior Including Visits to the Aborigines of Yezo and the Shrine of Nikki. Red leather covers, elaborate gilt decorations to spine, with black title box and gilt title. Marbled endpapers and outer page edges. B/w illustrations. Popular edition. Small tear to top of spine; some chipping. Wear to cover edges and corners. A few scuff marks to covers. Bookplate to front pastedown. Front joint is a bit cracked/weak. Foxing to some pages.

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THE INSURGENT ARCHIPELAGO: FROM MAO TO BIN LADEN
Written by John Mackinlay.
Stock no. 1816348
Published by Columbia University Press. Circa 2009. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Revisiting the roots of global insurgencies, their nature and character, revealing the power of mass communications and grievance, and recommending how individual nations can counter these threats by focusing on domestic terrorism. Black boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 9780231701167. Second printing.

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KOJIKI
Written by Donald L. Philippi.
Stock no. 2126246
Published by Princeton University Press; University Of Tokyo Press. 1st USA 1969. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

American Edition. Translated with an Introduction and Notes by Philippi. The Kokiki, the earliest source book in Japanese literature and history, was completed in 712 A.D. under the auspices of the imperial court. New Translation. Couple of corners are bumped. White mark to base of spine. Some grubby marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-crased and chipped, with browning; some scuffing and damp spots to spine. Minimal loss.

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JAPAN
Written by Dorothy Menpes. Illustrated by Mortimer Menpes.
Stock no. 2126192
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1905. Very good condition.

Blue decorative cloth, gilt titles and vignette. Top edge gilt. 100 colour plates. A. & C. Black Colour Book. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Spine is browned. A few other marks to covers. Some foxing.

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THE FORGOTTEN MEN
Written by Iain Adamson.
Stock no. 2125870
Published by G. Bell And Sons, Ltd.. 1st 1965. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Commandos in war-time China. SIGNED by author, with lengthy inscription to previous owner on front endpaper. Marks to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with some edge-creasing and marks.

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THE TEMPLE BELLS ARE CALLING
Written by Robert Mole.
Stock no. 2125838
Published by Pentland Books Ltd. 1st 2001. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Memories of Burma. A Personal Record of the Last Years of British Rule in Burma. ISBN: 1858219248. Wrapper is edge-creased with some fading to spine.

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THE FRONTIER ABLAZE: THE NORTH WEST FRONTIER RISING 1897-98
Written by Michael Barthorp. Illustrated by Douglas N. Anderson.
Stock no. 1816019
Published by Windrow & Greene. 1st 1996. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Large format. Colour Plates. B/w photos. 128 pages. An account of the operations of the Tochi, Malakand, Buner, Mohmand and Tirah Field Forces. ISBN: 1859150233.

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THE ROAD TO OXIANA
Written by Robert Byron. Illustrated by Robert Byron.
Stock no. 2124480
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2000. Nearly fine condition.

Vivid blue decorative cloth. B/w photos by the author. The author's journey to Afghanistan, 1933-1934. Spine is very slightly faded. Contained in a better than very good condition; scuffing to one edge.

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