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Scorpio on the Dragon's Trail

By Woh, Leong Chee

np.: The Author, 2012. reprint. card covers. As New. sm. 8vo.. 259pp., b/w pls., maps, Fighting the Communists on the Malay Peninsula - The Long Emergency Volume 4. Dr. Woh was a member of Malaysia’s secret police 1945-60. Inscribed on the title page written, stamped & signed by the author and dated: 2013

$28.00

Scorpio in the Dragon's Playground

By Woh, Leong Chee

np.: The Author, 2012. reprint. card covers. As New. sm. 8vo.. 261pp., Fighting the Communists on the Malay Peninsula - The Long Emergency Volume 4. Dr. Woh was a member of Malaysia’s secret police 1945-60. Inscribed on the title page written, stamped & signed by the author and dated: 2013

$28.00

Scorpio on the Dragon's Demise (The Second Malayan- Communist Emergency- Emergency 1970-1990)

By Woh, Leong Chee

np.: The Author, 2012. reprint. card covers. Nice Copy. sm. 8vo.. 315pp., b/w pls., maps, Fighting the Communists on the Malay Peninsula - The Long Emergency Dr. Woh was a member of Malaysia’s secret police 1945-60. Inscribed on the title page ‘’To Siva An old Comrade in Arms’, stamped & signed by the author and dated: 2013

$28.00

A Scattering of Dust

By Greer, Herb

London: Hutchinson, 1962. 1st edition. dust jacket. Nice Copy. 8vo.. 224pp., b/w plates, During two winters in North Africa, reporting on the Algerian rebellion, Herb Greer lived & marched with the rebel army. Tiny ownership signature o/w a nice copy in like unclipped dust jacket

$22.40

Elusive Victory: The Arab-Israeli Wars, 1947-1974

By Dupuy, Trevor N.

London: MacDonald & Jane's, 1978. 1st edition. dust jacket. Nice Copy. 8vo.. xxv + 669pp., b/w plates, maps, appends., bibliog., index, A history of the war-torn Middle-East covering the first Arab-Israeli war, the Sinai-Suez war of 1956, the Six-Day War in 1967 the war of Attrition from 1967-1970 and the Yom Kippur War in 1973. The author looks at long term and immediate causes, military strengths and details of strategy and tactics

$49.00

Fiasco, The American Military Adventure in Iraq

By Ricks, Thomas E.

New York: Penguin, 2006. 1st edition. dust jacket. As New. 8vo.. xiv + 482pp., b/w pls., index, Appalling analysis of the US imperial adventure in Iraq bereft of even the the most basic intellectual basis. Shawcross was dreadfully wrong about Cambodia and appears to be even more challenged by the Iraq quagmire.

$28.00

Cobra II, The Inside Story of the Invasion and Occupation of Iraq

By Gordon, Michael & Trainor, Bernard

New York: Pantheon Books, 2006. reprint. dust jacket. As New. 8vo.. xxxii + 603pp., maps, appendix, index, ‘The War in Afghanistan was apparently a decisive military triumph..but was it also a political failure’

$22.40

Journey to a Revolution: A Personal Memoir and History of the Hungarian Revolution of 1956

By Korda, Michael

New York: Harper Collins, 2006. 1st edition. dust jacket. As New. 8vo.. 221pp., b/w plates, bibliog., index, Another revisionist history of the great anti-semitic uprising shown as an anti-Communist revolution. Telling that in 2016, the 60th anniversary of the pogrom, that Hungary decided to ignore or downplay the event

$33.60

The Atlantic and Its Enemies: A Personal History of the Cold War

By Stone, Norman

London: Allen Lane, 2010. 1st edition. dust jacket. As New. 8vo.. 668pp., b/w plates, maps, appends., bibliog., index, Norman Stone was Margaret Thatcher’s speech writer. The drivel served up in this book represents the same compassion, understanding of history & progressive views of that lady

$33.60

Muscat Command

By Thwaites, Peter

London: Leo Cooper, 1995. 1st edition. dust jacket. As New. 8vo.. xi + 176pp., b/w pls., maps, Honour roll, index, Grenadier Guards Officer who commanded the Muscat Regiment 1967-70. Fought alongside SAS in Dhofar War

$22.40

The Origins of the Russian Civil War

By Swain, Geoffrey

London: Longman, 1996. 1st edition. stiff wrappers. Very Good. lge. 8vo.. xiv + 296pp., maps, bibliog., index, Origins of Modern Wars series: ‘Concentrating on the turbulent months from February 1917 to November 1918, Geoffrey Swain explores the origins of the Civil War against the wider background of revolutionary Russia’. Ex-library copy with usual stamps & labels o/w VG copy

$21.00

Tamil Tigress

By Soyza, Niromi De

Sydney: Allen & Unwin, 2011. 1st edition. stiff wrappers. As New. 8vo.. 308pp., colour & b/w plates,, Two days before Christmas in 1987, at the age of 17, Niromi de Soyza found herself in an ambush as part of a small platoon of militant Tamil Tigers fighting government forces, Signed by the author on the half-title

$21.00

Imagining America at War: Morality, Politics, and Film

By Weber, Cynthia

Abingdon: Routledge, 2006. 1st edition. stiff wrappers. As New. 8vo.. viii + 186pp., notes, bibliog., index, How Hollywood shapes America’s consciousness. The first major 9/11 study

$28.00

The Wall: Figures, Facts

By Hildebrandt, Alexandra

Berlin: Haus Checkpopint Charlie, 2002. 1st edition. stiff wrappers. As New. 8vo.. 144pp., b/w plates, Fine photographic study & account of the Soviet-inspired wall that protected Western Europe from post-war German ambitions

$28.00

The End of Major Combat Operations

By McDonell, Nick

San Francisco: McSweeneys, 2014. 1st edition. stiff wrappers. As New. 8vo.. 163pp., colour plates, Time correspondent McDonell, travelled to Baghdad & Mosul with the first Cavalry Division (notorious for their treatment of civilians). Telling is their language & attitudes to the local population. One is struck by the nobility & bravery of the insurgents, be they Al Queda or demobbed soldiers or just civilians in their almost suicidal struggle against the invaders

$18.20

Civil Wars in South Asia: State, Sovereignty, Development

By Sundar, Aparna & Nandini (eds.)

New Delhi: Sage, 2014. 1st edition. dust jacket. As New. 8vo.. viii + 273pp., index, South Asia has become the site of major civil or internal wars, with both domestic and global consequences. Presentation copy signed by Nandini Sundar on the front end paper

$49.00

The Irish Uprising 1916-1922

By de Valera, Eamon (foreword)

New York: CBS, 1966. 1st edition. dust jacket. Nice Copy. quarto. xiii + 164pp., b/w pls., Nice, largely pictorial account with contemporary photos of the uprising & civil war. With contributions by Thomas O’Neill, Padraic Pearse, James Connolly, Sean O’Kelly & Benedict Kiely. Nice copy in slightly chipped dust jacket

$42.00

White Against Red: The Life of General Anton Denikin

By Lehovich, Dimitry

New York: W. W. Norton, 1974. 1st edition. dust jacket. As New. 8vo.. 556pp., b/w pls., ep maps, notes, bibliog., index, Biography of the brutal White Russian general responsible for some of the worst excesses of the Civil War. Very nice copy

$91.00

One Woman's War and Peace: A Nurse’s Journey in the Royal Australian Air Force

By Bown, Wing Commander (ret.) Sharon

Wollombi: Exisle, 2016. 1st edition. stiff wrappers. Nice Copy. 8vo.. xi + 219pp., col. & b/w pls., maps, index, Author served in East Timor, Bali & Afghanistan

$18.20

Children of the Rising: The Untold Story of the Young Lives Lost During Easter 1916

By Duffy, Joe

Dublin: Hachette, 2015. 1st edition. dust jacket. As New. quarto. xxiii + 263pp., b/w plates, notes, bibliog., index, Ownership inscription o/w ‘as new’

$33.60

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