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THE GREAT WAR FOR CIVILISATION: THE CONQUEST OF THE MIDDLE EAST
Written by Robert Fisk.
Stock no. 1816392
Published by Fourth Estate. Circa 2005. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

An epic story of tragedy and betrayal in the Middle East. Burgundy boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 184115007X. 3rd printing. White pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-creased.

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BEHIND THE LAWRENCE LEGEND: THE FORGOTTEN FEW WHO SHAPED THE ARAB REVOLT
Written by Philip Walker.
Stock no. 1816390
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 2018. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

T.E. Lawrence became world-famous as 'Lawrence of Arabia' during the Arab Revolt of 1916-18. This is the compelling story of the unsung band of officers and spies who made the legend possible. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780198802273.

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THE BALFOUR DECLARATION: THE ORIGINS OF THE ARAB-ISRAELI CONFLICT
Written by Jonathan Schneer.
Stock no. 1816385
Published by Bloomsbury. 1st 2010. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The Balfour Declaration was conceived amidst the horror of the First World War, its creators were an extraordinary cast of diplomats, scholars, soldiers and spies, Arab rulers and insurgents and Zionist zealots. It was a public statement announcing support for the establishment of a national home for the Jewish people and set in motion a series of events, entirely unseen by its authors. Black boards, silver title to spine. ISBN: 9780747599487. A few bumps and minor marks to boards. Pictorial dustwrapper is rubbed and a little grubby with a small dampstain to lower rear corner.

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SETTING THE DESERT ON FIRE
Written by James Barr.
Stock no. 1816384
Published by Bloomsbury. 1st 2006. Very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

T.E. Lawrence and Britain's Secret War in Arabia 1916-1918. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780747579861. A few minor marks and creases to text block.

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THE PIRATE WARS
Written by Peter Earle.
Stock no. 1816382
Published by Methuen. 1st 2003. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The story of the Pirate Wars (campaigns fought by units of the navy against pirates in the years between 1600 and 1830) from the perspective of both protagonists. Burgundy boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 041375880X. A few minor marks to the book. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly faded to spine.

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MANX SLAVE TRADERS
Written by Frances Wilkins.
Stock no. 1816378
Published by Wyre Forest Press. 1st 1999. Slightly better than very good condition.

The story of the Manx people who participated in the eighteenth century slave trade as merchants, shipowners, captains, officers, surgeons and ordinary sailors. Large format. Matt boards with blue titles. B/w maps. ISBN: 1897725132. SIGNED by the author to free front endpaper.

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THE GREAT NORTH OF SCOTLAND RAILWAY A NEW HISTORY
Written by David Ross.
Stock no. 1816377
Published by Stenlake Publishing. 1st 2015. Fine condition.

A comprehensive account to the company's contribution to the development of the region and of the city of Aberdeen. Large format. Pictorial glazed boards. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781840337013. Small ink date stamp to top edge of blank front endpaper.

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THE LONGMOOR MILITARY RAILWAY A NEW HISTORY VOLUME ONE: 1903-1939
Written by David W. Ronald; Mike Christensen.
Stock no. 1816376
Published by Lightmoor Press. 1st 2012. Fine condition.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781899889693. Small ink date stamp to top edge of blank front endpaper.

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THE CALEDONIAN: SCOTLAND'S IMPERIAL RAILWAY A HISTORY
Written by David Ross.
Stock no. 1816374
Published by Stenlake Publishing. 1st 2013. Fine condition.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781840335842. Small ink date stamp to top corner of blank front endpaper.

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THE LONGMOOR MILITARY RAILWAY A NEW HISTORY VOLUME TWO: WORLD WAR TWO AND THE COLD WAR ERA
Written by David W. Ronald; Mike Christensen.
Stock no. 1816373
Published by Lightmoor Press. 1st 2013. Fine condition.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781899889778. Small ink date stamp to blank front endpaper.

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A HISTORY OF KINGSTON UPON HULL'S TRAMWAYS
Written by Malcolm Wells.
Stock no. 1816372
Published by Adam Gordon. 1st 2011. Slightly better than very good condition.

Limited to 350 copies. Large format. Glazed boards with red titles. B/w photos and maps. 364 pages. ISBN: 9781874422907. Lower corners bumped. Neat ink date stamp to top corner of blank front endpaper.

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AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF GLASGOW'S RAILWAYS
Written by W.A.C. Smith; Paul Anderson.
Stock no. 2126431
Published by Irwell Press. 1st 1993. Very good condition.

Large format. Card wraps. B/w photos. 112 pages. ISBN: 1871608333. Some creasing to covers.

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