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SCYTHIANS: WARRIORS OF ANCIENT SIBERIA (THE BP EXHIBITION)
Written by St John Simpson; Svetlana Pankova.
Stock no. 1828329
Published by Thames and Hudson. 1st 2017. Slightly better than very good condition.

This book accompanies the BP exhibition Scythians: Warrors of Ancient Siberia at the British Museum from 14 September 2017 to 14 January 2018. Edited by Simpson & Pankova. Large format. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour photos throughout. ISBN: 9780500293645. Rear cover heavily scuffed. Date written in ink to top corner of half-title page and has imprinted on the following title page. Otherwise, contents clean.

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ARMIES OF THE NINETEENTH CENTURY: ASIA VOLUME 1
Written by Ian Heath.
Stock no. 1828042
Published by Foundry Books. 1st 1998. Slightly better than very good condition.

Central Asia and the Himalayan Kingdoms. Organisation, warfare, dress and weapons. 133 b/w figures, 41 b/w illustrations, 12 maps. Large format. Green cloth with gilt vignettes to front cover. Black title label to spine with gilt titles. 167 pages. ISBN: 1901543013. Light scuffing to boards. Bubbling to front pastedown (glue drying out). Else contents are fine.

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THE MONGOL ART OF WAR: CHINGGIS KHAN AND THE MONGOL MILITARY SYSTEM
Written by Timothy May.
Stock no. 1828040
Published by Pen & Sword Military. 1st 2007. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A study of the organization of war under the Mongols. Black cloth baords, gilt title to spine. A few b/w photos and maps. ISBN: 9781844154760. A lovely copy.

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SHADOWS IN THE DESERT: ANCIENT PERSIA AT WAR
Written by Kaveh Farrokh.
Stock no. 1828036
Published by Osprey Publishing. 1st 2007. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A comprehensive history of Persia's wars with East and West from the 6th century BC, and an insight into the exchange of ideas and culture that occurred during these clashes in military technology, the arts, medicine, religion and science. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w illustrations. 320 pages including index. ISBN: 9781846031083. A lovely copy.

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MEDIEVAL WARFARE SOURCE BOOK VOLUME 2: CHRISTIAN EUROPE AND ITS NEIGHBOURS
Written by David Nicolle.
Stock no. 1828034
Published by Arms & Armour Press. 1st 1996. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The Campaigns; The Weaponry; The Warriors; The Commanders; The Sources; Miscellanea. This volume covers Byzantines, Persians & Muslims; Christian-Muslim Confrontation; Turks, Mongols and the Rise of Russia; Crusade, Reconquista and Counter-Crusade; China, the Far East and India. Burgundy cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 185409307X. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly faded to spine. Else a lovely copy.

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THE PLANTS OF MOUNT KINABALU: 4. DICOTYLEDON FAMILIES ACANTHACEAE TO LYTHRACEAE
Written by John H. Beaman; Christiane Anderson; Reed S. Beaman.
Stock no. 1827825
Published by Natural History Publications (borneo); Royal Botanic Gardens. 1st 2001. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A project to provide inventory of all vascular plants in the flora of Mount Kinabulu - this is volume 4 only. Pictorial glazed boards. Colour photos. xiv and 570 pages including index plus publisher adverts to rear. ISBN: 9838120510. Light shelf wear to top & tail of spine else a lovely copy. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly rubbed at corners and lightly scuffed.

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DETENTION CAMPS IN ASIA
Written by Robert Cribb; Christina Twomey; Sandra Wilson.
Stock no. 1327150
Published by Koninklijke Brill Nv. 1st 2022. Nearly fine condition.

Social Sciences in Asia Volume 41. The conditions of confinement in modern Asian history. Glazed pictorial boards. 314 pages. ISBN: 9789004471726. Minimal bumping to spine else a fine copy.

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CHINA AND GLOBAL NUCLEAR ORDER FROM ESTRANGEMENT TO ACTIVE ENGAGEMENT
Written by Nicola Horsburgh.
Stock no. 1327148
Published by Oxford University Press. Circa 2015. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

An empirically rich study of Chinese nuclear weapons behaviour and the impact of this behaviour on global nuclear politics since 1949. Black boards, gilt title to spine. 234 pages. ISBN: 9780198706113. Third impression. Minimal bumping to spine and minimal rubbing/creasing to dustwrapper edges.

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ZOO QUEST FOR A DRAGON
Written by David Attenborough.
Stock no. 1827665
Published by Lutterworth Press. 1st 1957. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The full account of David Attenborough's expedition ot the islands of Indonesia inj search of the Komodo dragon. Red cloth, gilt titles. B/w photos and 3 colour. Shelf wear to top & tail of spine. Small bookshop label to front pastedown. Rear hinge pulled. Contents clean.Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is edge-chipped with a few closed tears repaired with tape, rear panel is a little grubby. Overall a nice copy.

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IN XANADU: A QUEST
Written by William Dalrymple.
Stock no. 1827517
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2015. Slightly better than very good condition.

With a new introduction by the author. The author's quest across Asia to Coleridge's Xanadu. Pictorial boards. Colour & b/w photos. A lovely copy contained in publisher's slipcase which has some light scuff marks (shelf wear).

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MONSOON TRADERS: THE MARITIME WORLD OF THE EAST INDIA COMPANY
Written by H.V. Bowen; John McAleer; Robert J. Blyth.
Stock no. 1326799
Published by Scala Publishers. 1st 2011. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The maritime story of the East India Company is one of wealth, power and the pursuit of fortune but is also a story of conflict, conquest and piracy on the high seas. This book explores the Company's origins and its early encounters with Asia, as well as its rise to wealth and trading pre-eminence. Cream paper boards, silver title to spine. B/w pictorial endpapers. Colour illustrations. 192 pages including index. ISBN: 9781857596755. Minimal bumping to spine and corners. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is just a bit creased at edges.

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THE EFFECTS OF THE ATOMIC BOMBS AT HIROSHIMA AND NAGASAKI: REPORT OF THE BRITISH MISSION TO JAPAN
No author listed.
Stock no. 1827253
Published by His Majesty's Stationery Office. 1st 1946. Very good condition.

On August 6th, 1945, an American Super-Fortress flying at 30,000 feet dropped a single atomic bomb over the Japanese mercantile city of Hiroshima. Three days later, a second atomic bomb was dropped over the industrial city of Nagasaki. The British Mission which spent the month of November, 1945, in Hiroshima and Nagasaki gives this report which tells what as seen and what could be learnt three months after the bombing. Cream paperwraps with blue title to front. Staple binding. 21 pages plus b/w photos. Covers a little grubby, corners a little worn/creased. Contents clean.

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