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My Lucky Life : In War, Revolution, Peace and Diplomacy. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: FALLE, Sam CARRICK, Roger, Sir

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Book Guild, Lewes, Sussex, 1996, ISBN:1857761219: 1996

Seller ID: 77473

ISBN: 1857761219


FALLE, Sam. My Lucky Life : In War, Revolution, Peace and Diplomacy . Foreword by Sir Roger Carrick. (Lewes, Sussex): The Book Guild, Ltd., (1996). First Printing. Pp. [i]-xv,(1),[1]-211,(1), + 8 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, black cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "When Sam Falle joined the Royal Navy and fell in love with a Danish girl in the 1930s, his life was plain sailing. But then his ship was sunk during World War II by the Japanese Navy, who rescued him and treated him on board with great chivalry. Thereafter, he became a Japanese prisoner-of-war. Finally released at the end of th... View more info

New Imperialism. First Printing in dustjacket

By: HARVEY, David

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2003, ISBN:0199264317:

Seller ID: 106415


HARVEY, David. The New Imperialism. (Oxford) : Oxford University Press, (2003). First Printing. Pp (4),v-ix,(1),1-253,(1). Index. 8vo, black cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "People around the world are confused and concerned.Is it a sign of strength or of weakness that the US has suddenly shifted f rom a politics of consensus to one of coercion on the world stage? What wasreally at stake in the war on Iraq? Was it all about oil and, if not, what else was involved? What role has a sagging economy played in pushing the U S into foreign adventurism and what difference does it make that neocon... View more info

Nineveh & Khorsabad : A note on the ruins for visitors. Government of Iraq,Directorate General of Antiquities, Iraq.

By: Iraq - Antiquities

Price: $20.00

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

Seller ID: 82820


(Iraq – Antiquities). Nineveh & Khorsabad : 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]-11,(3). With 4 Illustrations. Small 8vo, stapled green card covers, lettered in black to front cover. Contents : Nineveh. Khorsabad. Khorsabad Today. Edges browned, else very good. 20.00 View more info

On Course to Desert Storm : The United States Navy and the Persian Gulf

By: PALMER, Michael A. Contributions to Naval History, 5)

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Naval Historical Center, Department of the Navy, Washington, 1992, ISBN:0945274092:

Seller ID: 82478


PALMER, Michael A. On Course to Desert Storm : The United States Navy and the Persian Gulf. [Foreword by Dean C. Allard]. Washington: Naval HistoricalCenter, Department of the Navy, 1992. Pp. (7),viii-xxii,[1]-201,(1). Illus trated. 8vo, illustrated blue card covers. Contributions to Naval History, number 5. Diagonal crease to rear cover, else vg. 12.50 View more info

Patagonian Ice Cap. An article in The Geographical Journal, Vol. 123, Part 2, June 1957

By: TILMAN, H.W. Geographical Journal, 123:2, June 1957) KEDAR, Yehuda. WHEELER, Geoffrey

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Royal Geographical Society, London, 1957,:

Seller ID: 102924


(The Geographical Journal). TILMAN, H.W. "The Patagonian Ice Cap". An article in The Geographical Journal, Vol. CXXIII, Part II, June 1957, pp. 148-156. London: The Royal Geographical Society, 1957. Pp. i-x,[137]-282, + 15 p.of black and white plates. Illustrated. 8vo, printed blue card covers. Als o includes: Geoffrey Wheeler's "Recent Developments in Soviet Central Asia"(pp. 137-147); Michael Terry's "The Canning Basin of Western Australia" (p p. 157-166); Guy Arnold's "The Usun Apau Plateau" (pp. 167-178); Yehuda Kedar's "Water and Soil from the Desert: S... View more info

Peacekeeping and the Challenge of Civil Conflict Resolution : Proceedings of the Sixth Annual Conflict Studies Conference, University of New Brunswick, September 1992

By: CHARTERS, David A., (ed.) KLEPAK, H.P.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, 1994, ISBN:0969821506:

Seller ID: 115492


CHARTERS, David A., (ed.). Peacekeeping and the Challenge of Civil ConflictResolution : Proceedings of the Sixth Annual Conflict Studies Conference, University of New Brunswick, September 1992. (Fredericton) : Centre for Conflict Studies, University of New Brunswick, 1994. Pp (4),v-viii,1-220. 8vo,white card covers, lettered in blue. Contents : Introduction (by David A. Charters). 1. Internal Peacekeeping (by Alam James). 2. The United States and the UN Yemen Observation Mission (by Michael B. Bishku). 3. Conflict in Cyprus: The Turkish Dimension (by James Sowerwine). 4. Peacekeeping and theRo... View more info

Podróznicy Polscy na Bliskim Wschodzie w XIX wieku. in white dj.

By: REYCHMANN, Jan

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Wydawnictwo Wiedza Powszechna, Warszawa, 1972,:

Seller ID: 61084


REYCHMANN, Jan. Podróznicy Polscy na Bliskim Wschodzie w XIX wieku . (Warszawa): Wydawnictwo Wiedza Powszechna, (1972). Pp. 344 + 3 folding maps in slot at rear. Illustrated. Large 8vo, decorated tan cloth with black lettering to spine. A volume on the exploits of nineteenth century Polish travellers in the Middle and Near East, with sections dedicated to Turkey, the Arabian peninsula, Iraq and Kurdistan, the Caucasus and Persia. Text in Polish. Slightly bowed, light spotting to top and fore-edges, else vg in lightly rubbed, spine-browned dj. 70.00 View more info

Politics of Crude Oil Pricing in the Middle East, 1970-1975 : A Study in International Bargaining . First Edition

By: WEISBERG, Richard Chadbourn

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Institute of International Studies, University of California, Berkeley, 1977, ISBN:0877251312:

Seller ID: 105882


WEISBERG, Richard Chadbourn. The Politics of Crude Oil Pricing in the Middle East, 1970-1975 : A Study in International Bargaining. Berkeley : Institute of International Studies, University of California, (1977). Pp (4)v-x,1-170,(4). Tables, diagrams in text. 8vo, mustard cardcovers, black lettering. No. 31 in the Institute of International Studies Research Series. Contents : Part One - International Bargaining and the Price of Middle Eastern Crude. I. A bargaining model of oil price determination. II. The economic parameters of the bargaining model. Part Two - The Market of Disequilibrium. IV... View more info

Politics of the Indian Ocean Region : The Balances of Power. First Edition

By: VALI, Ferenc A.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Free Press , New York / London , 1976, ISBN:0029330807:

Seller ID: 105957


VALI, Ferenc A. Politics of the Indian Ocean Region : The Balances of Power. New York : The Free Press / London : Collier Macmillan Publishers Limited, (1976). First Printing. Pp (6),vii-xv,(1),1-272. Maps in text. 8vo, blue cloth, light blue lettering to front & spine. Papadakis, International Law of the Sea: A Bibliography 3872; Gotthold, Indian Ocean: World Bibliographical Series 375. Ferenc A. Váli (b. May 25, 1905, Budapest - d. November 19,1984 in the US) a Hungarian specialist in International Law. Chapters : 1. Historical Survey [Introduction - Culture and Power before the Portuguese ... View more info

Prince of Arabia : The Emir Shereef Ali Haider. First Edition in dustjacket

By: STITT, George HAIDER, Fatma

Price: $50.00

Publisher: George Allen & Unwin Ltd, London, 1948,:

Seller ID: 106096


STITT, George. A Prince of Arabia : The Emir Shereef Ali Haider. London : George Allen & Unwin Ltd, (1948). First Edition. Pp (4),5-314,(6), frontispiece portrait + 17 plates. Map. 8vo, red cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "The story of Aii Haider begins about 1865 when his grandfather had been deposed for for the first time in favour of the rival family. It ends in 1835. Against the background of intrigue and the colourful but sinister court of Abdul Hamid and his successors it follows a fascinating course. Marriage with a British lady helped to make him suspect in the eyes of authority, a... View more info

Queen's Soldiers : 25 Years of Covering Canada's Military. First Edition.

By: STAPLES, Michael Anthony. VANCE, Jonathan, foreword.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The author, Fredericton, 2013, ISBN:9780968821831:

Seller ID: 114665


STAPLES, Michael Anthony. The Queen's Soldiers : 25 Years of Covering Canada's Military. Foreword by Lt-Gen. Jonathan Vance. (Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada : The author, 2013). First Printing. Pp. (6),[v]-vii,(1),[viii]-xiii,[1]-281,(3). 8vo, photo-illustrated white card covers with red and black lettering to front cover and spine. Cover photo of Pierre Trudeau and Romeo Dallaire. "Through the lens of the CFB Gagetown community, and its mostdedicated reporter, we get to revisit the life and times of great happenin gs, often brought home to us by sadness and pain, but equally illuminat... View more info

Regionalization of Warfare

By: BROWN, James and William P. SNYDER, (eds.) SNYDER, William P. (ed.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Transaction Books, New Brunswick, NJ, 1985, ISBN:087855985x:

Seller ID: 56080


BROWN, James and William P. SNYDER, (eds.). The Regionalization of Warfare : The Falkland/Malvinas Islands, Lebanon, and the Iran-Iraq Conflict. New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction Books, (1985). Pp. 291. 8vo, illustrated orange card covers. Of nautical interest: Segal and Gravino's "The Empire Strikes Back Military Progessionalism in the South Atlantic War" ; Zakheim's "The South Atlantic: Evaluating the Lessons" ; Guilmartin's "The South Atlantic War: Lessons and Analytical Guideposts - A Military Historian's Perspective".Also includes Part II: The Invasion of Lebanon, Par... View more info

Review of Peace and Security Issues in 1987 and the Canadian Response

By: PEARSON, Geoffrey

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Canadian Institute for International Peace and Security, Ottawa, 1988,: 1988

Seller ID: 112194


PEARSON, Geoffrey. Review of Peace and Security Issues in 1987 and the Canadian Response. Ottawa : Canadian Institute for International Peace and Security, January 1988. Pp (2),[1]-27 leaves, printed one side only. Large 8vo (213 x 276 mm), blue card covers, lettered in white, white cloth tape to spine, with a cut-out window. Introduction; (1). Superpower Relations; (2). Arms Control and Disarmament : Introduction : (a) Nuclear and Space Arms; (b) Chemical Weapons; (c) Comprehensive Test Ban; (d) Force Reductions in Europe; ... View more info

Sea! The Sea! : The Shout of the Ten Thousand in the Modern Imagination. First U.S. Edition in dustjacket

By: ROOD, Tim

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Duckworth Overlook, London / Woodstock / New York, 2005, ISBN:9781585676644:

Seller ID: 113206


ROOD, Tim. The Sea! The Sea! : The Shout of the Ten Thousand in the Modern Imagination. London / Woodstock / New York : Duckworth Overlook, (2005). First American Edition. Pp (6),vii-ix,(1),1-262,+ 12 pp plates. Index. 8vo, black cloth gilt lettering to spine. "This book tells the fascinating story of 'Thalatta! Thalatta!' ('The Sea! The Sea!'), the shout first uttered on a mountain in eastern Turkey by the famous Ten Thousand, the army of Greek mercenaries whose adventures in what are now Turkey, Syria and Iraq were described by the Athenian historian and philosopher Xenophon, himself a p... View more info

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Second Memoir on Babylon : Containing an Inquiry into the Correspondence between the Ancient Descriptions of Babylon and the Remains Still Visible on the Site.. First Edition

By: RICH, Claudius James

Price: $1,500.00

Publisher: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, London, 1818,: 1818

Seller ID: 42405


RICH, Claudius James, Esq. Second Memoir on Babylon : Containing an Inquiry into the Correspondence between the Ancient Descriptions of Babylon and the Remains Still Visible on the Site. Suggested by the "Remarks" of Major Rennel published in the àrchaeologia. London : Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, Paternoster Row; and J. Murray, Albemarle Street, 1818. First Edition. Printed by Richard and Arthur Taylor in London. Pp (2),[1]-60,+ 3 folding plates. 8vo, olive paper on spine, light green paper on boards. Claudius James Rich (b. March 28, 1787, near Dijon... View more info

Secret War for the Middle East : The Influence of Axis and Allied Intelligence Operations during World War II. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: ABOUL-ENEIN, Youssef and Basil ABOUL-ENEIN.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, Maryland, 2013, ISBN:9781612513096:

Seller ID: 114687


ABOUL-ENEIN, Youssef and Basil ABOUL-ENEIN. The Secret War for the Middle East : The Influence of Axis and Allied Intelligence Operations during WorldWar II. Annapolis, Maryland : Naval Institute Press, (2013). First Printin g. Pp. (6),vii-xxiii,(1),1-263,(1). 8vo, red paper-covered spine with off-white patterned paper-covered boards, silver lettering to spine. Foreword byEd Mornston. "Although often overlooked in studies of World War II, the Mi ddle East was actually a key theater for the Allies. Though the threat of direct Axis invasion by Rommel's Afrika Corps never materialized beyond ... View more info

Skipper Ashore : Being some more letters from the Skipper of a Tramp Steamer, about his experiences ashore in various parts of the World.

By: GYFORD, C. Barrington

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons,, London , 1938,:

Seller ID: 96380


GYFORD, C. Barrington. The Skipper Ashore : Being some more letters from the Skipper of a Tramp Steamer, about his experiences ashore in various partsof the World. With Photographs sent by the Writer. London : Sir Isaac Pitm an & Sons, Ltd., 1938. First Edition. Pp [1]-144. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to front board and spine. “In this delightful and entertaining book “the Skipper” writes home to the youngsters and tells them of his experiences ashore in various parts of the world. Whether he is acting as “Shore Skipper” for his company in the Baltic and Mediterranea... View more info

Soviet Foreign Policy : New Dynamics, New Themes. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: JACOBSEN, Carl G., ed.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Macmillan, Basingstoke, Hampshire and London, 1989, ISBN:0333518470:

Seller ID: 113378


JACOBSEN, Carl G., (ed.). Soviet Foreign Policy : New Dynamics, New Themes.(Basingstoke, Hampshire and London) : Macmillan, in association with the C anadian Institute for International Peace and Security (CIIPS), Ottawa, (1989). First Edition. Pp (4),[v]-xv,(3),[3]-214,(2). Indec. 8vo, green cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "The debates leading up to, through and beyond the Party Conference of June 1988, and that culminated in the sweeping personnel changes of the suddenly convened Central Committee meeting in October 1988, symbolize the end of the 'first' Gorbachev era's attempt to co... View more info

Spinning on the Axis of Evil : America's War against Iraq. pbk. Signed

By: TAYLOR, Scott

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Esprit de Corps, Ottawa, 2003, ISBN:1895896223:

Seller ID: 81567


TAYLOR, Scott. Spinning on the Axis of Evil : America's War against Iraq. (Ottawa : Esprit de Corps Books, 2003). Pp. [1]-232. Illustrated. Index. 8vo, illustrated dark card covers. “Spinning on the Axis of Evil is based on Scott Taylor’s personal experiences and observations gathered during 14 separate trips into Iraq – before and after the toppling of Saddam’s regime. This book provides a rare insight into the plight of the Iraqi people who, ina single generation, suffered through three devastating wars and 13 years of crippling sanctions. From clandestine talks with Saddam’s top i... View more info

Tigris Expedition. UK in dj.

By: HEYERDAHL, Thor

Price: $30.00

Publisher: George Allen & Unwin, 1980,:

Seller ID: 39913


HEYERDAHL, Thor. The Tigris Expedition : In Search of Our Beginnings. L: George Allen & Unwin, (1980). Pp 333, num. col. plates. 8vo, blue cloth. An illustrated account of Heyerdahl's reed boat voyage from Iraq to the mouth of the Indus and from thence to the Horn of Africa. Owner's signature, else vg in price-clipped dj. 30.00 View more info