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SKORZENY'S SPECIAL MISSIONS
Written by Otto Skorzeny.
Stock no. 2132337
Published by Robert Hale Limited. 1st 1957. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Picked out by Hitler to plan and carry out the most daring and dangerous undertakings, this is Colonel Skorzeny's own story. Black cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w plates. 221 pages. Base of spine slightly bumped. Bookplate to front endpaper. Light page browning. Slight damage to lower edge of rear endpapers and last few pages - looks like a binding error. Wrapper is rubbed and creased at edges with some nicks and closed tears, slightly marked on rear panel.
FRIENDS NOT MASTERS
Written by Mohammad Ayub Khan.
Stock no. 2132335
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1967. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
A Political Autobiography. Written by the President of Pakistan while in office, this is also a description of the major events in the history of Pakistan in which the author has participated. Blue cloth,. green title label to spine with gilt titles. B/w plates and two folding maps. 275 pages includes index. Small mark to top edge of front and rear cover. Corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Inscription in ink to front endpaper and small address label on front pastedown. Light creasing to top corners of pages else contents fine. Price-clipped wrapper rubbed at edges with nicks and a couple of small closed tears.
COLD PEACE: STALIN AND THE SOVIET RULING CIRCLE, 1945-1953
Written by Yoram Gorlizki; Oleg Khlevniuk.
Stock no. 1818861
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 2004. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
This book will appeal to those interested in Soviet history, political history, and the lives of dictators. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0195165810. Neat pencil inscription to front endpaper. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.
THE LAST SECRETARY GENERAL: SEAN LESTER AND THE LEAGUE OF NATIONS
Written by Douglas Gageby.
Stock no. 1818673
Published by Town House. 1st 1999. Very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
Based on Sean Lester's diaries, telling for the first time the story of a unique Irishman, who came to hold the highest office in the League of Nations. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 1860591086. Foxing to text block. Pictorial dustwrapper has a couple of minor grubby marks.
THE LAST WALI OF SWAT
Written by Miangul Jahanzeb; Fredrik Barth.
Stock no. 1818625
Published by Norwegian University Press. 1st 1985. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
A fascinating picture of tribal and princely politics, state formation, and the social history of a region of the Swat Pathams on the borders of British India, later merged with Pakistan. Blue imitation leather cloth boards, silver title to spine, blind title to front. B/w photos. ISBN: 8200070794. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Tape marks to rear pastedown. Correction in pencil to a printers error of the headings under three photos. Blue dustwrapper is rubbed and scuffed. Includes relevant newspaper cuttings.
Written by Denis Mack Smith.
Stock no. 1818371
Published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson. 1982. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
A classic account of Mussolini's life. Brown boards, gilt title to spine. B/w plates. ISBN: 0297780050. Text block lightly browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly grubby.
THOMAS JEFFERSON REPUTATION AND LEGACY
Written by Francis D. Cogliano.
Stock no. 1815000
Published by Edinburgh University Press. 1st 2006. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
A major study of Jefferson's reputation concerned with Jefferson and history - both as something Jefferson made and something that he sought after. Black boards, gilt title to spine. ix and 276 pages including index. ISBN: 9780748624997. Scuffing to dustwrapper.
KICKS AND KUDOS
Written by W.T. Mainwaring Hughes.
Stock no. 1712751
Published by W.T.Mainwaring Hughes, D.L.. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Candid Recollections of forty years as a Councillor. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Wrapper grubby.
AMBASSADORS AT SEA
Written by Henry E. Catto.
Stock no. 2111058
Published by University of Texas Press. 1st USA 1998. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
The High and Low Adventures of a Diplomat by Henry E. Catto Jnr. B/w photos. American edition. ISBN: 029271212X. SIGNED by author, with dedication to front endpaper. Wear and a few marks to cover edges. Wrapper is unevenly browned, creased with a few marks.
DENZIL HOLLES 1598-1680
Written by Patricia Crawford.
Stock no. 2110182
Published by The Royal Historical Society. 1st 1979. Very good condition.
A Study of His Political Career. Grey cloth with black title to spine. ISBN: 0901050520. Some spotting to spine and a few marks to covers.
CHARLES FENTON MERCER AND THE TRIAL OF NATIONAL CONSERVATISM
Written by Douglas R. Egerton.
Stock no. 800201
Published by University Press of Mississippi. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Circa 1989. Black and red dustwrapper. ISBN: 0878053921. Book in almost mint condition. Slight rub to edge of dustwrapper.
ONE BRIEF SHINING MOMENT
Written by William Manchester.
Stock no. 613847
Published by Little, Brown and Company. 1st 1983. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Large format. John F. Kennedy. ISBN: 0316544914. Contents very good. Covers slightly dampmarked. Wrapper edge-rubbed with slight loss.