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THOMAS BAINES AND THE NORTH AUSTRALIAN EXPEDITION
Written by Russell Braddon.
Stock no. 2127044
Published by Collins; Royal Geographical Society. 1st 1986. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Large square format. Colour illustrations. Published in association with the Royal Geographical Society. ISBN: 0002175452. A few white marks to covers. Wrapper is edge-creased.
LAWRENCE OF ARABIA'S WAR THE ARABS, THE BRITISH AND THE REMAKING OF THE MIDDLE EAST IN WWI
Written by Neil Faulkner.
Stock no. 2127042
Published by Yale University Press. 1st 2016. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Dark blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 9780300196832. A few light marks to covers.
THE ALAMO AN EPIC
Written by Michael Lind.
Stock no. 2126971
Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. 1st USA 1997. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Cloth spine with gilt title. Black boards. Endpapers are maps. ISBN: 0395827582. SIGNED by author to half-title page. A few grubby marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased.
A STAFF OFFICER'S SCRAP-BOOK DURING THE RUSSO-JAPANESE WAR (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Ian Hamilton.
Stock no. 2126552
Published by Edward Arnold. 1905. Good condition.
Blue cloth, gilt titles. With Illustrations, Maps and Plans. Spines are browned, with some scuffing. Chipping to cloth along edges. Corners are bumped. Bookplates to front pastedowns. Inscriptions in ink to front endpaper. Foxing. Some page creasing. Some tears to fold-out maps. Pencil annotation.
OLD NEW ZEALAND HOUSES 1800-1940
Written by Jeremy Salmond.
Stock no. 2126530
Published by Heinemann Reed. 1989. Very good condition.
Large format. Card wraps. B/w photos, diagrams and illustrations. ISBN: 079000027X. Spine is faded. Some creasing to cover corners.
THE FALL OF THE OTTOMANS THE GREAT WAR IN THE MIDDLE EAST, 1914-1920
Written by Eugene Rogan.
Stock no. 2126447
Published by Allen Lane. Circa 2015. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Re-creating one of the most important but little understood fronts of the First World War. Grey boards, black title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781846144387. SIGNED by author to title page. 4th printing. Browning to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased.
PASTURE AND POLITICS
Written by Richard Tapper.
Stock no. 2126439
Published by Academic Press. 1st 1979. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Economics, conflict and ritual among Shahsevan nomads of north western Iran. Studies in Anthropology Series. ISBN: 0126836604. Wrapper is edge-creased with some rubbing.
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.
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.
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.
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.
UNBEATEN TRACKS IN JAPAN
Written by Isabella L. Bird.
Stock no. 2126388
Published by John Murray. 1905. Almost very good condition.
An Account of Travels in the Interior Including Visits to the Aborigines of Yezo and the Shrine of Nikki. Red leather covers, elaborate gilt decorations to spine, with black title box and gilt title. Marbled endpapers and outer page edges. B/w illustrations. Popular edition. Small tear to top of spine; some chipping. Wear to cover edges and corners. A few scuff marks to covers. Bookplate to front pastedown. Front joint is a bit cracked/weak. Foxing to some pages.