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With Travels in Armenia, Kurdistan and the Desert: Being the Result of a Second Expedition Undertaken for the Trustees of the British Museum. Introduction by Andrew George. Blue cloth with blocked design, white title to spine. Colour plates, b/w text illustrations. Still in original shrink wrap - UNOPENED! This copy would make a wonderful gift. Slip case is near fine.
Performing Arts of Japan: 1. Introduction by Dunn. B/w and colour photos throughout. Browning to outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with a creased front flap; repaired tear to rear panel; spine is fadd.
PAIFORCE: THE OFFICIAL STORY OF THE PERSIA AND IRAQ COMMAND 1941-1946
No author listed.
Stock no. 2136436
Published by His Majesty's Stationery Office. 1st 1948. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Brown/red cloth with gilt title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. Front cover is a bit bowed, with some spots and marks. Page browning and some foxing. Wrapper is edge-torn and chipped with some pieces of loss; foxed, which is more visible to rear panel.
THE AFGHAN CONNECTION: THE EXTRAORDINARY ADVENTURES OF MAJOR ELDRED POTTINGER
Written by George Pottinger.
Stock no. 2136094
Published by Scottish Academic Press. Circa 1983. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Marron/red boards with gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0707302862. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and wrapper flaps.
HANDBOOK OF THE BIRDS OF INDIA AND PAKISTAN VOL. 7: LAUGHING THRUSHES TO THE MANGROVE WHISTLER
Written by Salim Ali; S. Dillon Ripley.
Stock no. 2136044
Published by Oxford University Press. 1990. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Second (revised) edition. Blue leatherette covers with gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0195635906. 1" split to base of spine. A few marks to covers. Wrapper is edge-creased with faded spine; green sticker to base of spine.
With a new introduction by the author. The author's quest across Asia to Coleridge's Xanadu. Pictorial boards. Colour & b/w photos. Still in original shrinkwrap! Spine is slightly faded as are the edges of the slipcase.
Attractive blue and cream pictorial cloth. The author's travels in Aghanistan. B/w photos. Still in original shrinkwrap! This copy would make a wonderful gift.
BEANCAKER TO BOXBOAT: STEAMSHIP COMPANIES IN CHINESE WATERS
Written by H.W. Dickinson; S.A. Kentwell.
Stock no. 1822821
Published by Nautical Association Of Australia Inc.. 1st 1988. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
A list of ships with a brief descriptions and some b/w photos. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0959907939. Title to dustwrapper spine is very faded and lightly browned.
SOLD EAST: TRADERS, TRAMPS AND TUGS OF CHINESE WATERS
Written by H.W. Dickinson; S.A. Kentwell.
Stock no. 1822820
Published by Nautical Association Of Australia Inc.. 1st 1991. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Many cargoliners and tramps from Britain and Europe and most coasters from Australia and New Zealand were eventually 'sold East' to begin a second career for owners based in Shanghai (until 1949) or Hongkong. A sequel to 'Beancaker to Boxboat' completing the study of the shipping firms that had their origins on the China Coast before 1949. Blue boards, gilt titles. B/w photos. ISBN: 0959907947. Top & tail of spine lightly rubbed. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly worn at corners with a few small clsoed tears, spine is faded (title almost disappeared) with a small stain.
With a new introduction by the author. The author's quest across Asia to Coleridge's Xanadu. Pictorial boards. Colour & b/w photos. A fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase with minor scuffing.
An introduction to the natural history of one of the world's great natural monuments. Pink leather spine & corners, gilt title to spine. Dark green leather boards. Colour photos. vii and 95 pages. ISBN: 9838120146. Pink leather darkened to brown on corners. Binders sticker to front pastedown. Contents clean.
THE FRONTIER ABLAZE: THE NORTH WEST FRONTIER RISING 1897-98
Written by Michael Barthorp. Illustrated by Douglas N. Anderson.
Stock no. 1820862
Published by Windrow & Greene. 1st 1996. Very good condition in a very good 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. Foxing to pastedowns hidden under flaps of dustwrapper. Foxing to verso of dustwrapper.