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The Pyramids: Their Archaeology and History, Miroslav Verner
The Pyramids: Their Archaeology and History
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London 1900: The Imperial Metropolis, Jonathan Schneer
London 1900: The Imperial Metropolis
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One Fourteenth of an Elephant, Ian Denys Peek
One Fourteenth of an Elephant
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The Savage Border: The Story of the North-West Frontier, Jules Stewart
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A Passage to Africa, Alagiah, George
1 Alagiah, George A Passage to Africa
Little Brown 2001 0316855545 / 9780316855549 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 
SIGNED on the title page by George Alagiah. VG condition & carefully read. No inscription or ownership markings. No torn, loose or missing pages. The unclipped jacket is also in VG condition without tears or loss. As a five-year-old, George Alagiah emigrated with his family to Ghana - the first African country to attain independence from the British Empire. This is Alagiah's shattering catalogue of atrocities crafted into a portrait of Africa that is infused with hope, insight and outrage. 
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The Collision of Two Civilizations: The British Expedition to China 1792-4, Alain Peyrefitte
2 Alain Peyrefitte The Collision of Two Civilizations: The British Expedition to China 1792-4
The Harvill Press 1993 0002726777 / 9780002726771 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 
1st english language printing. Firmly bound and carefully read. Both book & unclipped jacket are in VG clean condition apart from a little light dust spotting to the page edges. No tears or loss. 
Price: 10.50 GBP
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3 Alexander Winston No Purchase, No Pay: Sir Henry Morgan, Captain William Kidd and Captain Woodes Rogers in the Great Age of Privateers and Pirates, 1665-1715
Eyre & Spottiswoode 1970 0413271706 / 9780413271709 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 
Firmly bound and carefully read. Both book & unclipped jacket are in VG clean condition. No inscription or ownership markings. Very small chip from the jacket near top of spine. 
Price: 6.00 GBP
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Mosquito: The Story of Man's Deadliest Foe, Andrew Spielman; Michale D'Antonio
4 Andrew Spielman; Michale D'Antonio Mosquito: The Story of Man's Deadliest Foe
Faber and Faber 2001 0571209807 / 9780571209804 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 
1st printing. Firmly bound and carefully read. Both book & unclipped jacket are in excellent clean condition. No inscription or ownership markings. No tears or loss. 
Price: 6.00 GBP
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Bligh's Other Mutiny, Arthur Hawkey
5 Arthur Hawkey Bligh's Other Mutiny
Angus & Robertson 1975 0207956391 / 9780207956393 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 
1st printing. Firmly bound and carefully read. Both book & unclipped jacket are in VG clean condition. No inscription or ownership markings. No tears or loss. 
Price: 7.50 GBP
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God Wills it ! An Illustrated History of the Crusades, Bartlett, W. B.
6 Bartlett, W. B. God Wills it ! An Illustrated History of the Crusades
Sutton Publishing 1999 0750918802 / 9780750918800 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 
1st printing. Firmly bound and carefully read but there is a mark on the endpaper( ?tea). Otherwise both book & unclipped jacket are in excellent clean condition. No inscription or ownership markings. No tears or loss. 
Price: 9.50 GBP
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The Last Crusade: The Seventh Crusade & the Final Battle for the Holy Land, Bartlett, W. B.
7 Bartlett, W. B. The Last Crusade: The Seventh Crusade & the Final Battle for the Holy Land
Tempus Publishing 2007 United Kingdom 0752443895 / 9780752443898 1st Edition Hardcover As New As New Book 
1st printing. Firmly bound & seems unread. No inscription or ownership markings. As new 
Price: 11.26 GBP
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What Became of the Mamelukes?, Borer, Mary Cathcart
8 Borer, Mary Cathcart What Became of the Mamelukes?
Denis Wrigley Wheaton 1969 008008656X / 9780080086569 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 
Illustrated with b/w drawings. The book is in VG clean and sound condition.No inscription or ownership markings. No torn, loose or missing pages. The jacket has some minor wear & a few very small tears but no loss. 
Price: 5.50 GBP
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The American Leonardo: A 20th Century Tale of Obsession, Art & Money: A Tale of 20th Century Obsession, Art and Money, Brewer, John
9 Brewer, John The American Leonardo: A 20th Century Tale of Obsession, Art & Money: A Tale of 20th Century Obsession, Art and Money
Constable 2009 1845298721 / 9781845298722 First Edition (UK) Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 
Tightly bound and carefully read. No inscription or ownership markings. NO tears or loss. Unclipped jacket 
Price: 10.50 GBP
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Imperial Vanities: The Adventures of the Baker Brothers and Gordon of Khartoum: Three Victorians, Their Friends and Enemies, Brian Thompson
10 Brian Thompson Imperial Vanities: The Adventures of the Baker Brothers and Gordon of Khartoum: Three Victorians, Their Friends and Enemies
HarperCollins / Harper Collins 2002 0002571889 / 9780002571883 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 
1st printing. Firmly bound and carefully read. Both book & unclipped jacket are in VG clean condition. No inscription or ownership markings. No tears or loss. 
Price: 11.00 GBP
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Buffalo Bill: The Noblest Whiteskin, Burke, John
11 Burke, John Buffalo Bill: The Noblest Whiteskin
Cassell 1974 0304293563 / 9780304293568 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Book 
Firmly bound and carefully read. Both book and jacket are in excellent clean condition. No inscription or ownership markings. No tears or loss. 
Price: 6.50 GBP
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The Maharajah's Box An Imperial Story of Conspiracy, Love and a Guru's Prophecy, Campbell, Christy
12 Campbell, Christy The Maharajah's Box An Imperial Story of Conspiracy, Love and a Guru's Prophecy
Harper Collins 2000 0002570084 / 9780002570084 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 
1st printing. Firmly bound and carefully read. Both book & unclipped jacket are in excellent clean condition. No inscription or ownership markings. No tears or loss. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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The Fall of Hong Kong: The lasting Honour of a Desperate Resistance, Carew, Tim
13 Carew, Tim The Fall of Hong Kong: The lasting Honour of a Desperate Resistance
White Lion 1976 0727401858 / 9780727401854 Hardcover Very Good Good Book 
Illustrated with b/w photos. Tightly bound & gently read. The initials of a previous owner are in the corner of the endpaper. No torn loose or missing paged. The jacket is worn at the edges & there are a couple of small tears but no loss. 
Price: 19.00 GBP
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The Economic Development of Malaya; Report of a Mission organized by the International Bank for Reconstruction & Development, Chick, Louis
14 Chick, Louis The Economic Development of Malaya; Report of a Mission organized by the International Bank for Reconstruction & Development
John Hopkins Press 1955 USA Hardcover Good Good Book 
Illustrated with maps. The book is tightly bound but there is some marking to the spine & faxing to the pahe edges. Inside the pages are clean. No inscription or ownership markings. No torn, loose or missing pages. The jacket is slightly grubby with some wear at the edge & a couple of very small tears but no loss. A heavy book. 
Price: 21.50 GBP
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A Slaver's Log Book, or, 20 Years' Residence in Africa : The Original Manuscript, Conneau, Theophilus
15 Conneau, Theophilus A Slaver's Log Book, or, 20 Years' Residence in Africa : The Original Manuscript
Robert Hale 1977 0709164017 / 9780709164012 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 
2nd printing. Tightly bound and carefully read. Both book & jacket are in VG clean condition. No torn, loose or missing pages. A previous owner's book plate is inside the front cover. The jacket is very slightly sunned but without tears or loss. 
Price: 7.00 GBP
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Spanish Gold : Captain Woodes Rogers and the Pirates of the Caribbean, Cordingly, David
16 Cordingly, David Spanish Gold : Captain Woodes Rogers and the Pirates of the Caribbean
Bloomsbury 2011 0747599637 / 9780747599630 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 
1st printing. Tightly bound and carefully read. Both book & unclipped jacket are in excellent clean condition. No inscription or ownership markings. No tears or loss. 
Price: 6.50 GBP
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The Japanese Achievement, Cortazzi, Hugh
17 Cortazzi, Hugh The Japanese Achievement
Sidgwick & Jackson 1991 0283996498 / 9780283996498 Paperback Very Good Book 
1st paperback printing. VG clean condition. No inscription or ownership markings. No tears or loss. Carefully read. 
Price: 5.50 GBP
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The Enemy Within: A History of Espionage, Crowdy, Terry
18 Crowdy, Terry The Enemy Within: A History of Espionage
Osprey Publishing 2006 1841769339 / 9781841769332 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 
1st printing. Firmly bound and carefully read. Both book & jacket are in VG clean condition. No inscription or ownership markings.The jacket has a very small edge tears but no loss. 
Price: 7.50 GBP
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In Pursuit of Reason : The Life of Thomas Jefferson, Cunningham, Noble E., Jr.
19 Cunningham, Noble E., Jr. In Pursuit of Reason : The Life of Thomas Jefferson
Louisiana State University Press 1987 0807113751 / 9780807113752 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 
reprint. Firmly bound & carefully read. VG clean condition. No inscription or ownership markings. No torn, loose or missing pages. The jacket is slight sunned to the spine & there is a small edge tear but no loss. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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Bending Adversity: Japan and the Art of Survival, David Pilling
20 David Pilling Bending Adversity: Japan and the Art of Survival
Allen Lane 2014 1846145465 / 9781846145469 1st Edition Hardcover As New As New Book 
1st printing. Firmly bound and carefully read. Both book & unclipped jacket are in excellent clean condition. No inscription or ownership markings. No tears or loss. 
Price: 9.00 GBP
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