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IN EXILE FROM THE LAND OF SNOWS
Written by John F. Avedon.
Stock no. 2132473
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1984. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The first full account of the Dalai Lama and Tibet since the Chinese conquest. Light grey cloth spine with black title, dark grey paper boards. Maps to endpapers. B/w photos. ISBN: 0718124081. Pale foxing to outer page edges. A little edge-creasing to wrapper, a few tiny nicks.

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TRESPASSERS ON THE ROOF OF THE WORLD
Written by Peter Hopkirk.
Stock no. 2132471
Published by John Murray. 1st 1982. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

B/w photos. The opening up of Tibet. ISBN: 0719539382. Bumping to spine and corners. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased.

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BYZANTIUM (3 VOLUMES)
Written by John Julius Norwich.
Stock no. 2132466
Published by Folio Society. 2007. Slightly better than very good condition.

3 volume set. The Early Centuries; The Decline and Fall; The Apogee. Different colour cloths for each volume with black and gilt decorations. Colour plates. 4th printing. A little fading to spines. Contents are excellent!! Slip case is very good - a few marks and small scuffs.

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ARMIES OF THE NINETEENTH CENTURY: ASIA VOLUME 3
Written by Ian Heath.
Stock no. 2132456
Published by Foundry Books. 1st 1999. Nearly fine condition.

India's North-East Frontier. Organisation, warfare, dress and weapons. 125 b/w figures, 52 b/w illustrations, 9 maps. Large format. Green cloth with gilt vignettes to front cover. Blue title label to spine with gilt titles. 168 pages. ISBN: 1901543048. A couple of tiny white sports to rear cover, title label slightly rubbed else a fine copy.

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ARMIES OF THE NINETEENTH CENTURY: ASIA VOLUME 2
Written by Ian Heath.
Stock no. 2132455
Published by Foundry Books. 1st 1998. Very good condition.

China. Organisation, warfare, dress and weapons. 183 b/w figures, 39 b/w illustrations, 6 maps. Large format. Green cloth with gilt vignettes to front cover. Red title label to spine with gilt titles. 174 pages. ISBN: 1901543021. Spine and corners bumped. A few light marks to covers. Contents fine.

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ARMIES OF THE NINETEENTH CENTURY: ASIA VOLUME 1
Written by Ian Heath.
Stock no. 2132454
Published by Foundry Books. 1st 1998. 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. Spine and corners bumped. A few light marks to covers. Light creasing to top corners of pages else contents fine.

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TO FREE THE ROMANOVS
Written by Coryne Hall.
Stock no. 2132445
Published by Amberley Publishing. 1st 2018. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Royal Kinship and Betrayal in Europe 1917-1919. The end of the 300-year-old Russian dynasty and the guilt of the royal families in Europe over the Romanovs bloody end. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. 288 pages includes index. ISBN: 9781445681979.

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KINGS OF THE KREMLIN
Written by Sol Schulman.
Stock no. 2132444
Published by Brassey's. 1st 2002. Fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Russia and its Leaders from Ivan the Terrible to Boris Yelsin. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w plates. 336 pages includes index. ISBN: 1857533615. Base of spine slightly bumped. Top edge of wrapper very slightly creased.

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STALIN'S SPY
Written by Robert Whymant.
Stock no. 2132443
Published by I.B. Tauris & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1996. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Richard Sorge and the Tokyo Espionage Ring. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w plates. 368 pages includes index. ISBN: 1860640443.

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"THEY CAN LIVE IN THE DESERT BUT NOWHERE ELSE" A HISTORY OF THE ARMENIAN GENOCIDE
Written by Ronald Grigor Suny.
Stock no. 2132442
Published by Princeton University Press. 1st 2015. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

An unforgettable chronicle of a cataclysm that set a tragic pattern for a century of genocide and crimes against humanity. Red boards, grey cloth spine with silver title. A few b/w illustrations and maps. 490 pages includes index. ISBN: 9780691147307. Spine very slightly bumped and the merest hint of rubbing at corners. Wrapper very slightly scuffed.

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THE LAST KING OF POLAND
Written by Adam Zamoyski.
Stock no. 2132441
Published by Phoenix Giant. 1st thus 1998. Fine condition.

A tragic tale beautifully told. Pictorial card wraps. B/w plates. 550 pages pages includes index. ISBN: 0753804964.

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THE NORSE MYTHS
Written by Kevin Crossley-Holland. Illustrated by Jane Lydbury.
Stock no. 2132375
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1989. Slightly better than very good condition.

Top edge red. Burgundy leather spine, with silver title. Grey and white decorated boards. B/w illustrations. Introduced and retold by Crossley-Holland. Covers are ever so slightly bowed. Slip case is very good.

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