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A History of the Jews in Baghdad. First Edition in dustjacket

By: SASSOON, David Solomon

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Letchworth, England, Solomon D. Sassoon: 1949

Seller ID: 116438


SASSOON, David Solomon. A History of the Jews in Baghdad. Letchworth, England : "Published by His Son, Solomon D. Sassoon", (1949). First Edition. Pp (8),i-vi,1-236,(1) + frontispiece, 6 b&w photo plates. 8vo (145 x 222 mm), blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Frontispiece photo captioned "Hachamim and Rabbis of Baghdad, 1910." David Solomon Sassoon ("David Suleiman Sassoon"), (b. 1880 – d. 1942) was a renowned collector of Hebrew manuscripts from Baghdad, a bibliophile, and grandson of 19th Baghdadi Jewish community leader David Sassoon. He originally o... View more info

Adam Smith in Beijing : Lineages of the Twenty-First Century. First Printing in dustjacket

By: ARRIGHI, Giovanni

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Verso, London / New York, 2007, ISBN:9781844671045:

Seller ID: 106459


ARRIGHI, Giovanni. Adam Smith in Beijing : Lineages of the Twenty-First Century. London / New York : Verso, (2007). First Printing. Pp (10),[xi]-xiii,(1),[1]-418. Index. 8vo, tan paper covered boards, red lettering to spine. "In the late eighteenth century, the political economist Adam Smith predicted an eventual equalization of power between the conquering West and the conquered non-West. In this magisterial new work, Giovanni Arrighi shows how China’s extraordinary rise invites us to read The Wealth of Nations in a radically different way than is usually done. He examines how the recen... View more info

Among the Others : Encounters with the forgotten Turkmen of Iraq. Signed

By: TAYLOR, Scott

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Esprit de Corps, Ottawa, 2004, ISBN:1895896266:

Seller ID: 81566


TAYLOR, Scott. Among the "Others" : Encounters with the forgotten Turkmen of Iraq . [Includes author's hostage ordeal "Five Days in Hell" captured by Ansar al-Islam terrorists]. (Ottawa): Esprit de Corps Books, (2004). Pp. [1]-208. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated dark card covers with blue spine. "Despite constituting approximately ten percent of Iraq's population, the 'forgotten' Turkmen are often grouped with other factions when foreign analysts and commentators refer to the ethnic makeup of Iraq. In discussions concerning post-war political representation, it is common to ... View more info

Annapolis. First Edition in dustjacket

By: MARTIN, William

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Warner Books, 1996,: 1996

Seller ID: 32384

ISBN: 0446515116


MARTIN, William. Annapolis. (New York) : Warner Books, (June 1996). First Printing. Pp (6),[vii]-ix,(3),[1]-685,(7). 8vo, paper-covered hardback, tan boards, blue spine, gilt lettering to spine. Family tree to end-papers. William Martin (b. ca 1951, Boston). A novel. "They found the grace of God on the Chesapeake: Catholic, Puritan, and Anglican refugees from an aging world and the tyranny of its king. Among the fishermen and landowners, the crabbers and tobacco farmers, freedmen and slaves were two proud families whose fates intertwined: the Staffords and ... View more info

Antarctic Voyage of M.V. Thala Dan, 1958. An article in The Geographical Journal, Vol. 125, Parts 3-4, September-December 1959

By: LAW, Phillip. Geographical Journal, 125:3-4, September 1959) LISTER, H. PRATT, Geoffrey

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Royal Geographical Society, London, 1959,:

Seller ID: 102932


(The Geographical Journal). LAW, Phillip. "The Antarctic Voyage of M.V. Thala Dan, 1958". An article in The Geographical Journal, Vol. CXXV, Parts III-IV, September-December 1959, pp. 326-342. London: The Royal Geographical Society, 1958. Pp. i-xii,[293]-502,(6), + 16 p. of black and white plates, +3 leaves of folding maps. Illustrated. 8vo, printed blue card covers. Also includes: The Rt. Hon. Lord Nathan's presidential address; Tom Harrisson's "Innermost Borneo: Ten Years' Exploration and Research" (pp. 299-311); Eri c Shipton's "Explorations in Patagonia" (pp. 312-32... View more info

Arabian Sands. US in dj.

By: THESIGER, Wilfred

Price: $50.00

Publisher: E.P. Dutton, New York, 1959,:

Seller ID: 88457


THESIGER, Wilfred. Arabian Sands. Illustrated. New York : E.P. Dutton and Company, Inc., 1959. First American Edition. Pp [i]-xvi,[1]-326,(10), frontis + 46 pp plates + folding map at rear. Text Maps. 8vo, blue cloth spine, blue paper covered boards, white and gilt lettering to spine, white and giltsand dune design to front board. Sir Wilfred Patrick Thesiger (1910-2003) was a British explorer and travel writer born in Addis Ababa, the capital of Ethiopia. Thesiger is best known for two travel books. Arabian Sands (1959) recounts his travels in the Empty Quarter of Arabia between 1945 and 1950... View more info

Arabs at War : Military Effectiveness, 1948-1991. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: POLLACK, Kenneth M. Studies in War, Society, and the Military series.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln and London, 2002, ISBN:0803237332:

Seller ID: 114633


POLLACK, Kenneth M. Arabs at War : Military Effectiveness, 1948-1991. Lincoln and London : University of Nebraska Press, (2002). First Printing. A Council on Foreign Relations Book. Pp. (7),[viii]-xv,(3),[1]-698,(4). 8vo, black cloth with gilt lettering to spine. A volume in the Studies in War, Society, and the Military series. "Kenneth M. Pollack, formerly a Persian Gulf military analyst at the CIA and Director for Persian Gulf Affairs at the National Security Council, describes and analyzes the military history of thesix key Arab states -- Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Libya, Saudi Arabia, and Sy... View more info

Babylon : A note on the ruins for visitors. Government of Iraq, DirectorateGeneral of Antiquities, Iraq.

By: Iraq - Antiquities

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Printed at the Government Press, Baghdad , 1942,:

Seller ID: 82819


(Iraq – Antiquities). Babylon : A note on the ruins for visitors. Government of Iraq, Directorate General of Antiquities, Iraq. Baghdad : Printed at the Government Press, 1942. Pp (4),[1]-7,(1). With 2 Illustrations. Small 8vo, stapled grey card covers, lettered in black to front cover. Contents : Babylon of History and Legend. Babylon of Today. Edges browned, small stain to front cover, else very good. 20.00 View more info

Best Endeavours : Inside the World of Marine Salvage. First Edition in dustjacket

By: REDDING, Tony

Price: $125.00

Publisher: International Salvage Union / The ABR Company Limited, London, 2004, ISBN:1904050093:

Seller ID: 109866


REDDING, Tony. Best Endeavours : Inside the World of Marine Salvage. (London) : International Salvage Union / The ABR Company Limited, (2004). First Edition. Pp (5),[vi]-viii,[1]-255,(1). Illustrated throughout with b&w and colour photos. Double Column. 4to, black cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "Marine salvage has a long history. It extends back to the classical world, when divers of Ancient Greece were rewarded with a share of cargoes recoveredfrom wrecks. Today, the fundamentals of marine salvage are unchanged. The salvor is rewarded in realtion to the value of property recovered. In th... View more info

Blue Helmets : A Review of United Nations Peace-keeping. Third Edition, Paperback.

By: United Nations].

Price: $30.00

Publisher: United Nations Department of Public Information, New York , NY, 1996, ISBN:9211006112:

Seller ID: 114042


[United Nations]. The Blue Helmets : A Review of United Nations Peace-keeping. New York, NY : Published by the United Nations Department of Public Information, (1996). Third Edition. Pp. (3),iv-xvi,[1]-808. Double colum. Large 8vo, grey card covers with blue lettering to front cover and spine. "The third edition of 'The Blue Helmets' is a unique publication, containing themain facts of 41 United Nations peace-keeping operations from 1948 through early 1996. Wearing their familiar blue helmets or blue berets, military p ersonnel serving as United Nations peace-keepers are increasingly being... View more info

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Britain and the Americas : Culture, Politics, and History. Three volume set

By: KAUFMAN, Will and Heidi Slettedahl MacPHERSON MacPHERSON, Heidi Slettedahl Transatlantic Relations series)

Price: $250.00

Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Inc., Santa Barbara, CA, 2005, ISBN:1851094318: 2005

Seller ID: 63708

ISBN: 1851094318


KAUFMAN, Will and Heidi Slettedahl MacPHERSON. Britain and the Americas : Culture, Politics, and History : Volume 1: A-D, Volume 2: E-P, Volume 3: Q-Z. In Three Volumes. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, Inc., (2005). Pp. (i)-lxx,(1)-333,[3] ; (i)-xi,[1],335-771,[3] ; (i)-xi,[1],773-1157,[3]. Illustrated. Double column. Large 8vo, illustrated card covered boards with grey spines. Three volumes from the Transatlantic Relations Series. An encyclopedia of England's relationships (political, spiritually, economically, and militarily) with the Western Hemisphere. Fr... View more info

British Empire-Commonwealth : A Study in Political Evolution. First Edition.

By: TROTTER, Reginald George. Berkshire Studies in European History series).

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Henry Holt and Company, New York, 1932,:

Seller ID: 105299


TROTTER, Reginald George. The British Empire-Commonwealth : A Study in Political Evolution. New York : Henry Holt and Company, 1932. First Printing. Pp. (6),v-viii,(4),3-131,(1). 8vo, blue cloth with silver lettering to frontcover and spine. A volume in the Berkshire Studies in European History ser ies. Trotter was affiliated with Queen's University, Kingston. Contents: 1.The Foundations of Colonial Nationality: Charting the New Empire (1783-186 0): The Second Empire's First Half-Century -- The Durham Mission and Report-- Responsible Government Achieved -- Responsible Government Extended and E... View more info

Calgary Papers in Military and Strategic Studies : Military Studies and History; Vol. 2, 2008.

By: FERRIS, John (ed.). WRIGHT, David Curtis HILL, Alexander HERWIG, Holger

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Centre for Military and Strategic Studies, Calgary, 2008, ISBN:9780889533240:

Seller ID: 85077


FERRIS, John (ed.). Calgary Papers in Military and Strategic Studies : Military Studies and History; Vol. 2, 2008. (Calgary) : Centre for Military andStrategic Studies, 2008. Pp (4),[1]-163,(1). 8vo, illustrated pale blue pa per covered boards. Articles : The Problem of Realism and Reality in Military Training Exercises (by Anne Irwin); Of Men and Myths: The Use and Abuse of History and the Great War (by Holger Herwig); The Northern Frontier (by David Curtis Wright); Nomadic Power, Sedentary Security, and the Crossbow (by David Curtis Wright); Artillery is Not Needed to Cross a River: Bayan's ... View more info

Canada and the United Nations. A Tribute to the United Nations by Guita Percha & Rubber, Limited

By: Allied Countries - WW2).

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Guita Percha & Rubber, Limited, 1943,:

Seller ID: 80276


(Allied Countries - WW2). Canada and the United Nations. A Tribute to the United Nations by Guita Percha & Rubber, Limited. N.pl.: (Guita Percha & Rubber, Limited , 1943). Pp 1-20. Illustrated. 8vo, blue stapled card covers. “Guita Percha & Rubber, Limited, an all-Canadian Company, is happy to pres ent this booklet to our customers and friends as a tribute to the United Nations.” - from page one. This booklet has information on the allied countries participating in World War Two, including a brief summary of each country along with a picture of its flag and leader(s). The countries covere... View more info

Canadian Annual Review of Politics and Public Affairs 2002. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: MUTIMER, David (ed.). FINBOW, Robert G. BAKER, Melvin NEARY, Peter

Price: $50.00

Publisher: University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 2008, ISBN:9780802098191:

Seller ID: 97978


MUTIMER, David (ed.). Canadian Annual Review of Politics and Public Affairs2002. Toronto : Published with the support of York University by Universit y of Toronto Press, (2008). First Edition. Pp [i]-xxxv,(1),[1]-298,(2). Index. 8vo, grey cloth, black lettering and gilt line to front board, gilt lettering and black panel to spine. “Both at home and abroad, the events of 2002 contrasted significantly with those of the previous year, something for which most Canadians could be extremely grateful. To no one's surprise, however, the year was dominated by the issues that had captivated the world'... View more info

Canadian Annual Review of Politics and Public Affairs 2003. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: MUTIMER, David (ed.). FINBOW, Robert G. BAKER, Melvin NEARY, Peter

Price: $50.00

Publisher: University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 2009, ISBN:9780802099853:

Seller ID: 97980


MUTIMER, David (ed.). Canadian Annual Review of Politics and Public Affairs2003. Toronto : Published with the support of York University by Universit y of Toronto Press, (2009). First Edition. Pp [i]-xxxi,(1),[1]-285,(3). Index. 8vo, grey cloth, black lettering and gilt line to front board, gilt lettering and black panel to spine. “In 2003, Canada earned distinction on theworld stage for eradicating deficit spending and for its progressive stanc e evident in its support for gay marriage, moves to decriminalize possession of marijuana, and liberal immigration policies. However, despite it ach... View more info

Canadian Forces Sentinel. Vol. 27, No. 1, 1991

By: Sentinel CAMBDEN, Gina

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Directorate of Information Services, Canadian Forces Headquarters, Ottawa , 1991,:

Seller ID: 92386


(Sentinel). Canadian Forces Sentinel. Vol. 27, No. 1, 1991. Ottawa : Directorate of Information Services, Canadian Forces Headquarters, 1991. Pp (2),1-[30] including covers. Illustrated. Triple Column. Large 8vo (212 x 273 mm), photo-illustrated stapled self-wraps. Of naval interest : “Halifax in H alifax” by Gina Cambden (p. 26). Other articles of interest : “Destination desert home” and “Canada Dry” [Persian Gulf]; “Airborne Magic” [navigation trainer]; and more. Very good. 12.50 View more info

Canadian Military Journal / Revue Militaire Canadienne Vol, 4, No. 4, Winter / Hiver 2003-2004.

By: MARTEINSON, John (ed.). BLAXLAND, John MAISONNEUVE, Michel DELVOIE, Louis A.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Department of National Defence, Ottawa, 2003,:

Seller ID: 91026


MARTEINSON, John (ed.). Canadian Military Journal / Revue Militaire Canadienne Vol, 4, No. 4, Winter / Hiver 2003-2004. (Ottawa : Department of National Defence, 2003). Pp 1-78;1-78. Illustrated. Maps. Double Column. 4to, illustrated black card covers. Contents : Finding National Defence Policy in 2004 (by Dr. Douglas Bland); Canadian Society and Its Army (by Professor Donna Winslow); The Korean War: Reflections On Shared Australian and Canadian Military Experiences (by Lieutenant Colonel John Blaxland); Institutionalizing Change in NATO (by Lieutenant-General Michel Maisonneuve); The Kananask... View more info

Chameleon's Shadow. First Edition in dustjacket, signed.

By: WALTERS, Minette

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Macmillan, London, 2007, ISBN:9780230015661:

Seller ID: 101664


WALTERS, Minette. The Chameleon's Shadow. (London): Macmillan, (2007). First Printing. Pp. (8),1-[385],(7). 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. The English-born mystery novelist's twelfth book. "When Lieutenant Charles Acland is flown home from Iraq with serious head injuries, he faces notonly permanent disfigurement but also an apparent change to his previously outgoing personality. Crippled by migraines and suspicious of his psychiat rist, he begins to display sporadic bouts of aggression, particularly against women, and especially his ex-fiancée, who seems unable to accept th... View more info

Chronology of the Cold War at Sea, 1945-1991. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: POLMAR, Norman WERTHEIM, Eric, WATSON, Bruce BAHJAT, Andrew

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, MD, 1998, ISBN:155750685X:

Seller ID: 103708


POLMAR, Norman, Eric WERTHEIM, Andrew BAHJAT, and Bruce WATSON. Chronology of the Cold War at Sea, 1945-1991. Annapolis, MD : Naval Institute Press, (1998). First Printing. Pp (8),ix-xviii,(2),[1]-241,(1). Double Column. Large 8vo, black cloth, silver lettering to spine. "The Cold War that dominatedworld political, economic, and military activities for almost half of the 20th century was, in many respects, 'fought' at sea between the United States and the Soviet Union. The U.S. Navy played a central role from the outset, projecting America's presence and power to the far corners of the glo... View more info