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The Taiping Ideology
 by Shih, Vincent Y.C.
Price: US $25.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine
Edition: First Edition
Subtitled, "Its Sources, Interpretations, and Influences". Since the Taiping were derived from a muddled Christianity, this is a particularly interes... Details
Descent to Suez , Diaries 1951-56
 by Shuckburgh, Evelyn
Price: US $10.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition
fine / dj fine. Private Secretary to Eden, and British Foreign Office head of Mid East Affairs leading to war, truly an insider account. This is espec... Details
The Library of the Earl of Macclesfield Removed from Shirburn Castle: Part Ten: Applied Arts and Sciences, Including Military and Naval Books
 by Sotheby's
Price: US $30.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine
An important collection of military and naval books and other applied sciences., and a fine reference. This was part ten of a 12 part auction held in... Details
God's Chinese Son, the Paiping Heavenly Kindom of Hong Xiuquan
 by Spence, Jonathan D.
Price: US $20.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
19th C. China of vast instability; Hong xiuquan leads the Taiping upprising between 1845 and 1864. It cost at least 20 million Chinese lives. Spence... Details
Israel on the Road to Sinai 1949-1956
 by Stock, Ernest
Price: US $9.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition
Eventually they felt they just had to go to war. The French, British and Israelis attack Egypt - and who would have thought that they would not gain ... Details
The Rebellion: Its Origin and Main-Spring, Speech of Hon. Charles Sumnerbefore the Young Men's Republican Union, of New York, November 27, 1861
 by Sumner, Charles
Price: US $25.00
Binding: No Binding
Book Condition: Good
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Edition: First Edition
Sumner speech published as a pamphlet early in the Civil War. Pages 15 with some age toning, mostly on the title page. Printed in double column form... Details
Norway Invaded - the First Full Story
 by Tevnan, James and Terence Horsely
Price: US $14.00
Binding: Original Wraps
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition
Written in the early, dark days of WW Two, when the Nazis seemed unstoppable. There were strong British -Norwegian ties, and this journalistic accoun... Details
The Americans in Japan
 by Tomes, Robert
Price: US $245.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Edition: First Edition
Subtitled, "An Abridgment of the Government Narrative of the U.S. Expedition to Japan, Under Commodore Perry". Pages 415, 8 pages publisher ads. Ori... Details
The Struggle for Power in Syria
 by Van Dam, Nikolaos
Price: US $98.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine
Edition: First Edition
A fine copy, subtitled "Sectarianism, Regionalism and Tribalism in Politics 1961 - 1978. Very clean and tight inside. Dust jacket is unblemished. A... Details
The China White Paper, August 1949, 2 volumes
 by Van Slyke, Lyman, a new introduction
Price: US $24.00
Binding: Soft Cover
Book Condition: As New
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
As new paperback with no prior owner marks, and no edge wear. Originally a State Department document on the period 1944 to 1949 , forwarded to Presid... Details
Campaigning on the Upper Nile and Niger
 by Vandeleur, Seymore
Price: US $180.00
Binding: Decorative Cloth
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: None
Edition: First Edition
The author was a Lieutnenant of the Scots Guards, with much campaigning experience leading native troops. A fine military memoir of British empire bu... Details
Report of the Commission Appointed By the President to Investigate the Conduct of the War Department in the War with Spain, Vol 2 ONLY
 by Various Government Authors
Price: US $10.00
Binding: 3/4 Leather
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition
This is volume two of the appendices, of an eight volume work. Contents consist of actual documents of correspondence from the Surgeon-General, the C... Details
Red Dust, Autobiographies of Chinese Communists
 by Wales, Nym ( wife of Edgar Snow)
Price: US $26.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: Good
Edition: First Edition
Original orange cloth with slight edge wear, as new inside, with no prior owner marks and no foxing or stains. Late 1930s interviews of early communi... Details
The Opium War Through Chinese Eyes
 by Waley, Arthur
Price: US $4.00
Binding: Soft Cover
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Fine , unread paperback copy, designated "near fine" only because a corner on the back cover has been creased. First published in England in 1958, it... Details
Modern China, an Encyclopedia of History, Culture and Nationalism
 by Wang Ke-wen, Editor
Price: US $18.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Edition: First Edition
Beginning with the mid-19th century, this encyclopedia covers business, arts, education, journalism and historic incidents and movements. Pages 442 w... Details
The Re-Shaping of the Far East, 2 Volumes
 by Weale, B.L. Putnam
Price: US $130.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Edition: First Edition
A large folding map at the end of volume 2. The author recommends a strong China to resist both Russia and Japan. Written just at the end of the Rus... Details
Pakistan -Birth & Growth of a Muslim Nation
 by Weekes, Richard V
Price: US $5.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good
Illustrated by 8 photo plates, endpaper maps. first edition. Pages x, 278 with index. No edgewear, no stains or prior owner marks. Clean copy insid... Details
Power and Civil Society in Pakistan
 by Weiss, Anita and S. Zulfiqar Gilani (editors)
Price: US $18.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Ten essays, eight of them by Pakistani scholars, that are prescient and applicable to the political crisis today in Pakistan. Pages 312 with an intr... Details
Black Lamb and Grey Falcon, volume two only
 by West, Rebecca
Price: US $20.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
A very good -lus copy of volume two only, with unrubbed illustration on the front cover, no edge wear and no fading. Inside, very clean and tight wit... Details
Thunder Out Of China
 by White, Theodore H. and Annalee Jacoby
Price: US $6.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Very Good
Very good grey cloth, no fading or edgewear. Pages xvi, 331. A partial story of the war in China, and the tragedy of Chiang Kai-shek, who was unabl... Details
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