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Image for Blood On the Mountain: A History of the Temple Mount From the Ark to the Third Millennium

Blood On the Mountain: A History of the Temple Mount From the Ark to the Third Millennium

By: Andrews, Richard

Price: £14.90

Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1999

Edition: First UK edition-first printing

Seller ID: 336


VGC.Weidenfeld & Nicolson,1999.First UK edition-first printing.Tan hardback(small mark on the edge of the back cover,gilt lettering to the spine) with Dj(tear on the edge of the back Dj cover,some nicks and creases on the edges of the Dj cover),both in VGC.Illustrated with b/w photos,drawings,maps,diagrams.Nice and clean pages with two small marks on the outer edges,a couple of small creases and nicks on the edges of the pages,two small marks inside the edges of the Dj c... View more info

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Desert Fire

By: Arden, Niall

Price: £13.40

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton: 2006

Edition: First UK edition-first printing

Seller ID: 639


Mint condition.Hodder & Stoughton,2006.First UK edition-first printing.Black hardback(silver lettering to the spine) with Dj(small nick on the Dj cover),both in mint condition.Illustrated.362pp including Glossary,index.Price un-clipped. This is another paragraph Synopsis: A covert unit of British SAS, US Delta Force, CIA and British intelligence operatives was formed during the build up to the Second Gulf War to... View more info

Image for Frozen in Time: Fate of the Franklin Expedition

Frozen in Time: Fate of the Franklin Expedition

By: Beattie, Owen; Geiger, John

Price: £14.50

Publisher: Bloomsbury: 1988

Edition: Reprinted edition

Seller ID: 1196


VGC.Bloomsbury,1988.Reprinted edition.Red hardback(gilt lettering to the spine,small nick on the cover) with Dj(small tear,a couple of creases,nicks and scratches on the edges of the Dj cover),both in VGC.Illustrated with colour,b/w maps,drawings,maps.Nice and clean pages with a small nick and light shelf wear on the outer edges,small mark on the edge of page 120,some nicks on the edges of the pages.The book is in VGC with light shelf wear.186pp including Foreword,Append... View more info

To the Source of the Yangtze

By: Bell, Dick

Price: £9.50

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton: 1991

Edition: First UK edition-first printing

Seller ID: 2979


Near fine condition.Hodder & Stoughton,1991.First UK edition-first printing.Paperback(small nicks,scratches and crease on the edges of the cover and spine) in near fine condition.Illustrated with colour photos and b/w maps.Nice and clean pages with a small mark,ink mark & nick on the outer edges,small crease and nick on the edges of the pages,two small marks on the edge of the first page of the book.Nice and clean book with light shelf wear.Foreword by The Rt Hon.Edw... View more info

Image for Bad Elements: Chinese Rebels from LA to Beijing

Bad Elements: Chinese Rebels from LA to Beijing

By: Buruma, Ian

Price: £29.80

Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 2002

Edition: First UK edition-first printing

Seller ID: 5937


Near fine/VGC.Weidenfeld and Nicolson,2002.First UK edition-first printing.Please note: The front of the Dj cover is different from the above image.Red hardback(silver lettering to the spine,small nick on the cover) in near fine condition, with Dj(two large watermarks inside the edges of the Dj cover,two small nicks and crease on the edges of the Dj cover) in VGC.Nice and clean pages as new with a couple of small ink marks and colour mark on the outer edges.Nice and clea... View more info

Image for The Last Mughal: The Fall of a Dynasty, Delhi, 1857

The Last Mughal: The Fall of a Dynasty, Delhi, 1857

By: Dalrymple, William

Price: £47.50

Publisher: Bloomsbury: 2006

Edition: First UK edition-first printing

Seller ID: 3935


Fine condition.Bloomsbury,2006.First UK edition-first printing(10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1).Brown hardback(gilt lettering to the spine, small nick on the edges of the cover)with Dj(two small nicks and crease on the edges of the Dj cover),both in fine condition.Illustrated with colour,b/w photos,drawings,maps.The book is new with two small ink marks on the outer edges of the pages, two very small creases on the edges of the pages.598pp including List of illustrations,dramatic pe... View more info

Image for An Ordinary Soldier: Afghanistan: A Ferocious Enemy. A Bloody Conflict. One Man's Impossible Mission

An Ordinary Soldier: Afghanistan: A Ferocious Enemy. A Bloody Conflict. One Man's Impossible Mission

By: Doug Beattie

Price: £27.80

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 2008

Edition: First UK edition-first printing

Seller ID: 6253


Near fine condition.Simon and Schuster,2008.First UK edition-first printing(1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2).Green hardback(gilt lettering to the spine) with Dj(two small nicks and crease on the edges of the Dj cover),both in near fine condition.Illustrated with a map inside the front and back cover,colour,b/w photos,maps.Nice and clean pages as new with a couple of small creases and nick on the edges of the pages.Nice and clean book.328pp including Glossary,index.Price un-clipped.... View more info

Image for Curveball: Spies, Lies, and the Man Behind Them - The Real Reason America Went to War in Iraq

Curveball: Spies, Lies, and the Man Behind Them - The Real Reason America Went to War in Iraq

By: Drogin, Bob

Price: £13.80

Publisher: Ebury Press: 2007

Edition: First edition-first printing

Seller ID: 2408


Mint condition.Ebury Press,2007.First edition-first printing(1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2).Black hardback(gilt lettering to the spine) with Dj(two small nicks and crease on the edges of the Dj cover),both in mint condition.The book is new with two small ink marks on the outer edges of the pages.341pp including Author's note,key characters,chronology,glossary,notes,index.Price un-clipped.First edition. View more info

Image for Prisoners: A Muslim and a Jew Across the Middle East Divide

Prisoners: A Muslim and a Jew Across the Middle East Divide

By: Goldberg, Jeffrey

Price: £13.90

Publisher: Picador: 2007

Edition: First UK edition-first printing

Seller ID: 5482


Fine/Near fine.Picador,2007.First UK edition-first printing(1 3 5 7 9 8 6 4 2).Black hardback(silver lettering to the spine) in fine condition) in fine condition, with Dj(two small nicks,scratches and crease on the Dj cover) in near fine condition.The book is new with a couple of small nicks and crease on the edges of the pages.314pp including Author's note.Price un-clipped. View more info

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Coldest Winter

By: Halberstam, David

Price: £16.40

Publisher: Macmillan: 2008

Edition: First UK paperback edition-first printing

Seller ID: 3701


Mint condition.Macmillan,2008.First UK paperback edition-first printing(1 3 5 7 9 8 6 4 2).Large format paperback in mint condition.Illustrated with b/w maps,drawings.The book is new with a small ink mark on the outer edges of the pages.726pp including Glossary of military terms,list of maps,note on military map symbols,author's note,afterword by Russell Baker,notes,bibliography,index.Heavy book. View more info

Image for The Menacing Rise of Japan: Ninety years of crafty statesmanship in pictures

The Menacing Rise of Japan: Ninety years of crafty statesmanship in pictures

By: Howard, Alexander

Price: £31.00

Publisher: George G. Harrap and co: 1943

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 5100


GC plus.George G. Harrap and co,1943.First edition.Orange hardback(black lettering on the front cover and spine,some ink marks,nicks and scratches on the cover and spine) in GC plus, no Dj cover.Illustrated with b/w photos,map,drawings.Clean pages but slightly tainted on the outer edges,some foxing marks,creases and nicks on the edges of the pages,mark on the edge of the first blank page of the book.The book is in GC for its age with some shelf wear.94pp including forewo... View more info

Vietnam: A History

By: Karnow, Stanley

Price: £20.90

Publisher: Guild Publishing: 1988

Edition: Reprint edition

Seller ID: 3073


VGC.Guild Publishing by arrangement with Century Hutchinson,1985.Reprint edition,1988.Black hardback(gilt lettering to the spine,small nick on the front cover)with Dj(a couple of creases and nicks on the edges of the Dj cover),both in VGC.Illustrated with b/w photos,drawings,maps.Nice and clean pages with a small mark,nick and light shelf wear on the outer edges,small mark on the edge of the pages,small pencil mark impression and a small mark on the edge of the first bla... View more info

Image for Task Force Dagger: The Hunt for Bin Laden

Task Force Dagger: The Hunt for Bin Laden

By: Moore, Robin

Price: £14.50

Publisher: Macmillan: 2003

Edition: First UK edition-first printing

Seller ID: 2286


Fine condition.Macmillan,2003.First UK edition-first printing((1 3 5 7 9 8 6 4 2).Red hardback(gilt lettering to the spine,small nick on the edge of the cover) with Dj(two small nicks and crease on the edges of the Dj cover),both in fine condition.Illustrated with colour photos,b/w maps.Nice and clean pages with a small nick and crease on the edges,two pencil marks impressions on the first blank page of the book.Nice and clean book.406pp including Glossary,bibliography,A... View more info

Mouldering Pearl: Hong Kong at the Crossroads

By: Patrickeeff, Felix

Price: £14.90

Publisher: George Philip: 1989

Edition: First edition-first printing

Seller ID: 1611


VGC.George Philip,1989.First edition-first printing.Red hardback(some nicks and scratches on the front cover,gilt lettering to the spine) with Dj(some creases,nicks and scratches on the Dj cover),both in VGC.Illustrated with a b/w map inside the front and back cover.Nice and clean pages with two ink marks and light shelf wear on the outer edges,very small mark on the edge of the title page.Nice and clean book with light shelf wear.223pp including index.Price un-clipped. ... View more info

Image for Master of Bengal: Clive and His India

Master of Bengal: Clive and His India

By: Percival Spear

Price: £14.00

Publisher: BCA/Thames & Hudson: 1975

Edition: BCA edition

Seller ID: 1522


VGC.Purnell Book by arrangement with Thames & Hudson,1975.BCA edition.Tan hardback(gilt lettering to the spine) with Dj(small crease and nick on the edges of the Dj cover),both in VGC.Illustrated with b/w photos,drawings,maps,plans.Nice and clean pages with a couple ink marks and light shelf wear on the outer edges,some ink marks,foxing marks and light shelf wear on the edges of the pages.The book is in VGC with light shelf wear inside the Dj cover(slightly yellow on the... View more info

Image for India in Slow Motion

India in Slow Motion

By: Tully, Mark

Price: £13.20

Publisher: Viking: 2002

Edition: First edition-first printing

Seller ID: 5554


VGC plus.Viking,2002.First edition-first printing.Brown hardback(gilt lettering to the spine) with Dj(two small nicks and crease on the edges of the Dj cover),both in VGC plus.Illustrated with a b/w map.Nice and clean pages with a small ink mark and slightly yellow on the outer edges,previous owner's inscription written on the edge of the front endpaper,small pencil amrk impression on the edge of the half-title page.308pp.Price clipped.First edition.Heavy book. View more info

Image for Secrets of the Samurai: The Martial Arts of Feudal Japan

Secrets of the Samurai: The Martial Arts of Feudal Japan

By: Westbrook, Adele

Price: £14.00

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing: 1991

Edition: First paperback edition

Seller ID: 2070


Fine condition.Tuttle Publishing,1991.First paperback edition.Paperback(two small nicks on the edges of the cover) in fine condition.Illustrated with many b/w drawings.The book is new with a couple ink marks and small nick on the outer edges of the pages.483pp including Bibliography and index. This is another paragraph Product Description: In plentiful detail from a huge range of historical sources, Secrets of the Samurai pl... View more info