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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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A SHORT WALK IN THE HINDU KUSH
Written by Eric Newby.
Stock no. 2124465
Published by Folio Society. Circa 2011. As new condition.

Attractive blue and cream pictorial cloth. The author's travels in Aghanistan. B/w photos. Contained in original shrink wrap - unopened! Slip case is fine. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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A FIELD GUIDE TO THE BIRDS OF BORNEO
Written by Susan Myers. Illustrated by Richard Allen; Hilary Burn; Clive Byers; et al..
Stock no. 1815571
Published by New Holland. 1st 2009. Very good condition.

Comprehensive coverage of all the birds of Sahah, Sarawak, Brunei and Kalimantan. Blue glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations throughout. 272 pages including index. ISBN: 9781847733818. Spine badly cocked else contents fine.

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RETURN OF A KING: THE BATTLE FOR AFGHANISTAN
Written by William Dalrymple.
Stock no. 1815547
Published by Bloomsbury. Circa 2013. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

A definitive analysis of the First Afghan War told through the lives of unforgettable characters on all sides. Red boards, gilt title to spine and vignette of crossed swords to front. Pictorial endpapers. Colour plates. xl and 567 pages including index. ISBN: 9781408818305. 4th printing.

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THE INDIAN MUTINY
Written by Julian Spilsbury.
Stock no. 1815493
Published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson. Circa 2007. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Published to mark the 150th anniversary of the Indian Mutiny, this is an epic story that recreates the shocking events of the summer of 1857, when thousands of formerly obedient and disciplined Indian soldiers turned on their officers, slaughtering men, women and children in a merciless bloodbath. Brown boards, gilt title to spine. Photogaphic endpapers. Colour plates. 9 b/w maps plus 373 pages including index. ISBN: 9780297846512. Second printing.

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THE SILK ROAD
Written by Frances Wood.
Stock no. 1609979
Published by Folio Society. 2003. Nearly fine condition.

Turquoise coloured silk boards with multiple gilt vignettes, gilt title to spine. Endpapers form maps of the Silk Road in Central Asia. Colour photos and illustrations. Contained in illustrated slipcase.

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FIRE IN THE STREETS: THE BATTLE FOR HUE TET 1968
Written by Eric Hammel.
Stock no. 1815346
Published by Pacifica Military History. 1991. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

The Tet offensive of January 1968, the most important military campaign of the Vietnam War. Burgundy cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w maps and photos. xxvi and 371 pages including index. ISBN: 0935553185.

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HUE 1968: A TURNING POINT OF THE AMERICAN WAR IN VIETNAM
Written by Mark Bowden.
Stock no. 1815345
Published by Atlantic Monthly Press. Circa 2017. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A riveting history of the biggest and bloodiest battle of the Vietnam War. Black boards, silver title to spine. Red endpapers. B/w photos. 610 pages including index. ISBN: 9780802127006. 3rd printing. Rear panel of dustwrapper lightly scuffed.

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THE BOOK OF INDIAN BIRDS
Written by Salim Ali.
Stock no. 1815290
Published by The Bombay Natural History Society. 12th 1997. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

12th edition, revised and enlarged centenary edition. 64 colour plates plus 8 plates colour photos. lvii and 354 pages including index. ISBN: 0195637313. Reprint. Imperfect band to cloth. One or two marks to contents. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly browned to rear panel and a little grubby, rear edge of spine is rubbed.

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PHILLIPPS' FIELD GUIDE TO THE BIRDS OF BORNEO
Written by Quentin Phillipps. Illustrated by Karen Phillipps.
Stock no. 1815275
Published by Beaufoy Books. 1st 2009. Nearly fine condition.

Sabah, Sarawak, Brunei and Kalimantan. Listing all 664 Borneo bird species, plus distribution maps. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour illustrations. 366 pages. ISBN: 9781906780104. Slight bowing else contents fine.

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BIRDS OF CENTRAL ASIA (HELM FIELD GUIDES)
Written by Raffael Aye; Manuel Schweizer; Tobias Roth. Illustrated by Dave Nurney; et al..
Stock no. 1317093
Published by Christopher Helm. 1st 2012. Nearly fine condition.

Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Uzebekistan, Kyrgystan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan. Pictorial cardwraps. 336 pages including index. Colour photos and illustrations plus distribution maps. ISBN: 9780713670387. Minimal rubbing to cover edges. Tiny nick in laminate to top of spine.

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A FIELD GUIDE TO THE BIRDS OF THE PALEARCTIC: NON-PASSERINES
Written by Norman Arlott. Illustrated by Norman Arlott.
Stock no. 1815188
Published by Collins. 1st 2009. Fine condition.

Illustrating and describing every species of non-passerine you may see in the Palearctic: Europe, Asia north of the Himalayas, Africa north of the Sahara Desert and some parts of the Middle East. Pictorial glazed boards. Colour illustrations and distribution maps. 240 pages including index. ISBN: 9780007155651.

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