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THE SOULS OF CHINA: THE RETURN OF RELIGION AFTER MAO
Written by Ian Johnson.
Stock no. 1823885
Published by Pantheon Books. 1st 2017. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
A revelatory portrait of religion in China today - it's history, the spiritual traditions of its Eastern and Western faiths, and the ways in which it is influencing China's future. Peach cloth spine with gilt title, peach paper boards. ISBN: 9781101870051. Lower edge of boards lightly faded. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is almost fine condition.
Presenting the complete work in a series of colour facsimiles: Introduction and Narrative by Hilaire Belloc. Burgundy cloth boards with gilt titles and vignette to front. Top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed. Spine faded but gilt title still bright. Contents lightly browned, text block has minor foxing. Else contents clean.
STRAIT ACROSS: THE PIONEERING STORY OF COOK STRAIT AVIATION
Written by Richard J. Waugh; Graeme McConnell; David Phillips.
Stock no. 2139845
Published by Richard J. Waugh. 1st NEW ZEALAND 1995. Slightly better than very good condition.
Large format. Card wraps. B/w and colour photos. ISBN: 0473034271.
WINGS OF GOLD: HOW THE AEROPLANE DEVELOPED NEW GUINEA
Written by James Sinclair.
Stock no. 2139782
Published by Robert Brown & Associates (aust) Pty. Ltd. 1st thus 1983. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Large format. Black boards with white title to spine and decoration to front cover. B/w photos. Originally published in 1978 by Pacific Publications, this is a reprint edition. ISBN: 0909197385. Page edge browning. Some light edge-creasing to wrapper.
LOST OPPORTUNITIES: 50 YEARS OF INSURGENCY IN THE NORTH-EAST AND INDIA'S REPONSE
Written by S.P. Sinha.
Stock no. 2139583
Published by Lancer Publishers & Distributors. Circa 2007. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Glazed pictorial boards. ISBN: 8170621623. Front joint next to title page is partially cracked at top. Wrapper is edge-creased.
THE RUSSIANS IN THE ARCTIC: ASPECTS OF SOVIET EXPLORATION AND EXPLOITATION OF THE FAR NORTH, 1937-57
Written by Terence Armstrong.
Stock no. 2139581
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1958. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Blue cloth with gilt title to spine. B/w photos. Some spotting to covers. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is scuffed, with wear and faded to spine; edge-creased with some tears.
B/w photos and diagrams. Black boards, gilt title to spine. Wrapper has some edge-creasing.
THE ROMANOVS AUTOCRATS OF ALL THE RUSSIAS
Written by W. Bruce Lincoln.
Stock no. 1823759
Published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson. 1st 1981. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Capturing the drama and significance of the Romanov's world. Burgundy cloth spine with gilt title, cream paper boards. B/w photos. 852 pages including index. ISBN: 0297779176. Text block a little dusty, contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-rubbed with a few small nicks.
Brown cloth with gilt title to spine. Rubbing/wear to top surface of edges of covers; mottled. Some foxing and browning. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-tears and chips; some creasing; browned to spine.
THE PEOPLES OF THE SOVIET UNION
Written by Viktor Kozlov; Michael Rywkin; Pauline M. Tiffen.
Stock no. 2139504
Published by Hutchinson Education; Indiana University Press. Circa 1988. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Black boards with silver title to spine. ISBN: 0091730333.
Blue cloth with darker blue title block with silver title to spine. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Page browning. Wrapper has top corner cut off front flap; some marks; other tears and chips; loss to top edge of front panel.
Green cloth with red title label, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. Spine is browned. Marks to covers. Some foxing and browning to endpapers and outer page edges.