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THE EFFECTS OF THE ATOMIC BOMBS AT HIROSHIMA AND NAGASAKI: REPORT OF THE BRITISH MISSION TO JAPAN
No author listed.
Stock no. 1827253
Published by His Majesty's Stationery Office. 1st 1946. Very good condition.

On August 6th, 1945, an American Super-Fortress flying at 30,000 feet dropped a single atomic bomb over the Japanese mercantile city of Hiroshima. Three days later, a second atomic bomb was dropped over the industrial city of Nagasaki. The British Mission which spent the month of November, 1945, in Hiroshima and Nagasaki gives this report which tells what as seen and what could be learnt three months after the bombing. Cream paperwraps with blue title to front. Staple binding. 21 pages plus b/w photos. Covers a little grubby, corners a little worn/creased. Contents clean.

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CHINA THE FACTS
Written by P.T. Etherton.
Stock no. 1326566
Published by Ernest Benn Limited. 1st 1927. Very good condition.

Yellow cloth, black title to spine. 257 numbered pages. B/w photos, folding map at rear of book. Spine bumped. Endpapers browned. Foxing to contents else clean.

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THE BABYLONIANS
Written by H.W.F. Saggs.
Stock no. 1827123
Published by Folio Society. 2000. Slightly better than very good condition.

A Survey of the Ancient Civilisation of the Tigris-Euphrates Valley. Green cloth boards with gilt blocked design to spine and front, gilt title to spine. Endpapers are maps. Colour & b/w plates. xxxvi and 444 pages including index. Third printing. Light bump to top rear corner else a lovely copy contained in publisher's slipcase which is scuffed and marked, bumped on one end.

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FOREIGN DEVILS ON THE SILK ROAD
Written by Peter Hopkirk.
Stock no. 1827115
Published by John Murray. 1st 1980. Very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The search for the lost cities and treasures of Chinese Central Asia. B/w photos. ISBN: 071953738X. Text block and edge of boards foxed. Contents otherwise clean. Green pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.

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INDIRA GANDHI ON PEOPLES AND PROBLEMS
Written by Indira Gandhi.
Stock no. 1827105
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1983. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

This book contains more than two dozen of the Indian Prime Minister's most important speeches from the time she first became Prime Minister of India in January 1966. New Edition with additional material. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0340348976. Foxing to top edge of text block. Grey dustwrapper is a little grubby, lightly creased at edges and lightly scuffed.

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THE CARTOGRAPHY OF THE EAST INDIAN ISLANDS: INSULAE INDIAE ORIENTALIS
Written by David E. Parry.
Stock no. 1826884
Published by Countrywide Editions Ltd. 1st 2005. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A guide to the cartographic history and maps of Insulae Indiae Orientalis or the East Indian Islands as the area came to be known for over three hundred years: the world's largest archipelao and the home of the fabled spice islands of the Moluccas. Large oblong format. Green cloth boards, gilt titles. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 9780955170119. Some foxing to text block else contents clean. Red pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.

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FISHES OF MALAYSIA
Written by Mohd Azmi Ambak; Mansor Mat Isa; Mohd Zaidi Zakaria; Mazlan Abd Ghaffar.
Stock no. 1826760
Published by Penerbit UMT. 1st 2010. Very good condition.

Presenting the diversity of fishes found in Malaysia. Large format. Pictorial glazed boards. Colour photos. ISBN: 9789675366260. Boards scuffed. Text block just a little grubby. University rubber stamp to front endpaper and a second rubber stamp messily scribbled out with black felt tip pen. Contents otherwise clean.

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WORLD TIMBERS VOLUME THREE: ASIA & AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND
Written by B.J. Rendle.
Stock no. 1826759
Published by Ernest Benn Limited. 1st 1970. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A comprehensive work containing some of the better known world timbers illustrated in colour and concisely described with the minimum of technical terms. The information is presented in a form designed to appeal to those who are interested in timber but are not specialists in wood technology. Intended primarily for use by architects and their clients, the timber trade, and timber-using industries. Large format. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0802017185. Previous owner's bookplate to front and rear pastedown. Text block and page edges lightly browned. Black dustwrapper with green spine is lightly rubbed at edges and lightly scuffed.

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ARCHITECTURE OF AN ISLAND: THE CHANGING LANDSCAPE OF BAHRAIN
Written by Fiona Clark.
Stock no. 1826753
Published by Miracle. 1st 2008. Slightly better than very good condition.

Embodies both the economic and physical enhancements that are taking place in the Kingdom. Large format. Matt white boards with foil titles. Colour photos and illustrations. ISBN: 9789990137361. Boards a little scuffed. Top rear corner bumped. Contents clean. Internet directory on CD is MISSING from inside rear cover.

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MONSOON TRADERS: THE MARITIME WORLD OF THE EAST INDIA COMPANY
Written by H.V. Bowen; John McAleer; Robert J. Blyth.
Stock no. 1826746
Published by Scala Publishers. 1st 2011. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The maritime story of the East India Company is one of wealth, power and the pursuit of fortune but is also a story of conflict, conquest and piracy on the high seas. This book explores the Company's origins and its early encounters with Asia, as well as its rise to wealth and trading pre-eminence. Cream paper boards, silver title to spine. B/w pictorial endpapers. Colour illustrations. 192 pages including index. ISBN: 9781857596755. Base of spine and top rear corner of boards bumped. Some grubby marks internally. Top corners of contents are creased as if dropped at some point. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly faded to spine and a little scuffed.

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THE PLANTS OF MOUNT KINABALU: 4. DICOTYLEDON FAMILIES ACANTHACEAE TO LYTHRACEAE
Written by John H. Beaman; Christiane Anderson; Reed S. Beaman.
Stock no. 1826652
Published by Natural History Publications (borneo); Royal Botanic Gardens. 1st 2001. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Pictorial glazed boards. Colour photos. xiv and 570 pages including index plus publisher adverts to rear. ISBN: 9838120510. A very nice copy. Pictorial dustwrapper is very slightly faded to front edge of spine and is lightly scratched to rear panel.

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CUMIN (CUMINUM CYMINUM): PRODUCTION AND PROCESSING
Written by M. Kafi; M.H. Rashed Mohassel; A. Koocheki; M. Nassiri.
Stock no. 1826559
Published by Science Publications Inc.. Circa 2006. Nearly fine condition.

Cumin is a spice widely used in the medicinal, cosmetic and food industry. It is a cash crop for the dry areas of South Asia and the Middle East. This book contributes to the better understanding of different aspects of cumin including history, botany, production, ecophysiology, crop protection, genetics, economics and processing. Green glazed pictorial boards. ISBN: 1578085047. Still in original shrinkwrap which is splittling along the lower edge.

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