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The World at War 1939-1945
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The World at War 1939-1945

By Edgar Holt

London: Putnam, 1956. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Good/Good. 5.5" X 8. A "lest we forget" style publication intended to tell a younger generation about the second world war. In clean and sound condition with a good dust wrapper. There is evidence of previous ownership on both free ends papers. Available for prompt dispatch from the UK

$4.37

Petain's Crime.  The Full Story of the French Collaborations in the Holocaust
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Petain's Crime. The Full Story of the French Collaborations in the Holocaust

By Paul Webster

London: Macmillan & Co.Ltd, 1990. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Good/Fair. An account of how a French military hero of the first World war came to head the Vichy government in World war 2. A former library book with the usual stamps and stickers. The binding is sound but there is reading wear / signs of handling. the dust wrapper is in a protective sleeve. Available for prompt dispatch from the UK

$3.85

Munich: 1938.  Appeasement Fails to bring "Peace for Our Time
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Munich: 1938. Appeasement Fails to bring "Peace for Our Time

By neil Grant

London: A World Focus Book. Franjlin Watts., 1972. Hardcover. Good/Good. 7.5" x 8.5. An account of the naive British and French political activities with Germany in the late 1930s designed to avoid the second world war. In clean and sound condition, but with evidence of previous ownership at the top of the front free end paper. Available for prompt dispatch from the UK.

$2.61

Below the Tide.  War and Peace in Cyprus
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Below the Tide. War and Peace in Cyprus

By Penelope Tremayne

London: Hutchinson & Co, 1958. Hardcover. Good/Good. 5.5" X 8.5. The author gives an account of her work as part of the Red Cross team during the Cyprus crisis in the late 1950s and as a Greek speaker was able to understand many of the issues which are well stated in this book. A clean and sound copy, there is a Smith's library bookplate inside the front board and evidence of previous ownership at the head of the front free end paper. Some spotting to the closed page edges. There are some relevant newspaper clippings inside the back board. The dust wrapper has had some tape reinforcement to the inside edges. Available for prompt dispatch from the UK.

$16.32

The End of the Empire in French West Africa.  France's Successful Decolonization?
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The End of the Empire in French West Africa. France's Successful Decolonization?

By Tony Chafer

Oxford: Berg, 2002. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket (as published). 5.5" X8.75. Although much is written about the French departure from Algeria this book is a masterly account of the French departure from their dependencies in West Africa, present day Senegal, Niger, Ivory Coast, Benin, mauritania etc etc. A tidy copy, there is evidence of previous ownership on the front free end paper and there are some neat ink notes on the reverse of the rear free end paper. Available for prompt dispatch from the UK, please email with any queries. If ordering for delivery outside the UK please use the fast / air mail shipping service as this book cannot be sent by the economy service for insurance reasons.

$29.37

William Cobbett's Illustrated Rural Rides 1821 - 1832.
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William Cobbett's Illustrated Rural Rides 1821 - 1832.

By William Cobbett. (Christopher Morris Ed)

Waltham Abbey: Webb and Bower, 1992. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. William Cobbett made his name traveling the UK during the reign of King George IV and writing comments on rural life and how the political state impacted the people living there. This book is a modern illustrated version with edited highlights of his comments. In clean and sound condition, free from marks and inscriptions. Available for prompt dispatch from the UK.

$3.26

Power is ours.  Buthelezi Speaks on the Crisis in South Africa
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Power is ours. Buthelezi Speaks on the Crisis in South Africa

By Hon. M Gatsha Buthelezi

New York: Books in Focus Inc., 1979. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket (as published). 7.5" x 9.5. The author, a member of the Zulu royal family and South African politician sets out his view for a post-apartheid South Africa. This book was written whilst Mandela was still in jail but the political wind of change was blowing across South Africa. Some shelf wear but still clean and sound, there is a previous owner's signature on the front free end paper. Available for prompt dispatch from the UK.

$19.56

Eleven Months in Malaya.  September 1945 to August 1946
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Eleven Months in Malaya. September 1945 to August 1946

By R W Holder

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: Editions Didier Millet, 2005. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 5.5" X 8. When the second world war came to an abrupt end in 1945 the once occupied Malaya had no governance in place to run the services. In what must have been a radical departure from business as usual the British army sent a regiment of soldiers to Ipoh to run the services and restore the country to normality. This book, written by one of the soldier, gives a fascinating, yet amusing, account of how they achieved this. In clean and sound condition with little evidence of reading. A gifting letter signed by the author is included in the book. the author has also signed the front free end paper. Available for prompt dispatch from the UK. Please email with any queries that you may have.

$8.81

The Thoughts of the Emperor Marcus Aurelius Antoninus.  And the essay Narcus Aurelius by Matthew Arnold.  (The New Universal Library)
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The Thoughts of the Emperor Marcus Aurelius Antoninus. And the essay Narcus Aurelius by Matthew Arnold. (The New Universal Library)

By George Long. Matthew Arnold

London: George Routedge and Sons. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 4" x 6. Biographical material of the Roman emperor and his politics. A clean and sound copy although the boards show signs of handling externally, no dust wrapper. There is a piece of paper pasted to the front free end paper which probably covers evidence of a previous owner. Not dated but probably from the first half of the 20th century. Available for prompt dispatch from the UK, please email with any queries that you may have.

$24.15

Race and Class in Latin America
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Race and Class in Latin America

By Magnus Morner (Ed)

Columbia University Press, 1970. Hardcover. Good/Good. 6.5" x 9. A book that explores that race and class have raised in Latin America through history since colonization. A former library book with the usual stamps and stickers from life in a library along with a protected dust wrapper. It shows signs of reading and a few marks but still a very readable book. Available for prompt dispatch from the UK. Please email with any queries that you may have.

$9.98

The Soviet Treatment of Jews
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The Soviet Treatment of Jews

By Harry G Shaffer

New York: Praeger Publishers, 1974. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 6.5" x 9.5. This book explores the prejudices held by some politicians in the former Soviet bloc. A former library book with the usual stamps and stickers. The dust wrapper is missing but the boards are protected by a clear covering. Shows some reading wear but is still a clean and sound copy. Available for prompt dispatch from the UK.

$4.57

The Cold War
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The Cold War

By John Lewis Gaddis

Penguin, 2007. Soft cover. Good/No Jacket (as published). 4.5" x 7. A gripping account of the political events following the second world war which ran until the fall of the Berlin wall. A very readable account. In clean and sound condition with a few a fold and indentations to the front cover. Available for prompt dispatch from the UK. Please call with your queries.

$5.74

Peel
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Peel

By Norman Gash

London: Longman paperback, 1976. Soft cover. Good/No Jacket (as published). 5.5" X 8.5. Professor Gash condensed his two previous works on Sir Robert peel into one handy paperback edition crammed with information. A clean and sound copy, there is a previous owner's name on the front free end paper and the spine strip has faded through sunning. Available for prompt dispatch from the UK, please email with your queries.

$5.22

The Chinese in Southeast Asia
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The Chinese in Southeast Asia

By Victor Purcell

Oxford University Press, 1965. 2nd Edition . Hardcover. Good/Good. 6.5" x 9.5. A second edition copy of this classic work for students of politics on the role of the Chinese in shaping south east Asia. This book was originally published in 1951 and this is the much revised and updated 1965 edition. A former library book with the usual stamps and stickers and a protected dust wrapper. Some reading wear but still a clean and tidy copy. Available for prompt dispatch from the UK, a slightly heavier book which may incur additional shipping charges. Please email with any queries that you may have.

$22.18

No, Sir - being a collection of 24 speeches
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No, Sir - being a collection of 24 speeches

By P G Mavalankar

Ahmedabad, India: Sannishtha Prakashan, 1979. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Fair/No Jacket. 5.5" x 9. Transcripts of 24 speeches delivered by the author as a member of the Lok Sabha (House of the People) with background notes. These speeches were made during India's state of emergency during 1975 - 76. This copy has a gifting dedication on the front free end paper signed by the author. Internally clean and the binding is sound. Externally there is some wear and the paper covering the boards is bubbled in places. Available for prompt dispatch from the UK. Please email with any queries that you may have.

$23.48

Catching the Bag.  Who'd be a Woman Diplomat
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Catching the Bag. Who'd be a Woman Diplomat

By Margaret West

Bishop Auckland: The Pentland Press Ltd, 2000. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 6.5" x 9.5. Life in the male-dominated British diplomatic service from the female perspective, told though her letters home from India and Africa during the 1950s and 1960s. There is a gifting dedication, signed by the author, on the front free end paper. In clean and sound condition and available for prompt dispatch from the UK. Please email with your queries.

$6.51

Who's Who in Africa.  The political, military and business leaders of Africa.
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Who's Who in Africa. The political, military and business leaders of Africa.

By John Dickie and Alan Rake

London: African Development / African Buyer and Trader, 1973. Hardcover. Good/Good. 5.5" X 8.5. A country by country guide to the movers and shakers in Africa. Some signs of wear / reading, the dust wrapper is lightly faded, internally clean and sound. There is a gifting dedication on the front free end paper signed by John Dickie. All orders processed and dispatched promptly from the UK. Please call or email with your queries.

$13.04

Inside the Foreign Office
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Inside the Foreign Office

By John Dickie

London: Chapmans, 1992. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 6.5" x 9.5. A former British diplomat / civil servant writes about the workings of the Foreign Office. Included with this book is a letter from the author to a friend detailing some of the press, radio and TV interviews that he had carried out to give the book publicity. In clean and sound condition, although the dust wrapper has some evidence of handling. Available for prompt dispatch from the UK. Please call or email with your queries.

$23.48

Baba of Karo.  A woman of the Muslim Hausa.
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Baba of Karo. A woman of the Muslim Hausa.

By Mary Smith

London: Faber and Faber, 1965. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 5" x 7.5. An abridged version for the education industry of this account of the life and issues faced by a Muslim woman living in northern Nigeria. In English. Some signs of handling but still a clean and sound copy. Available for prompt dispatch from the UK Please call or email with your questions.

$26.10

I Met Rajaji
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I Met Rajaji

By Monica Felton

London: Macmillan and Co., 1962. Hardcover. Good/Good. 5.5" X 8.5. An account of a meeting with Chakravarti Rajagopalachari, one of the great public figures in Indian life and one who played a great part in independence. A clean and sound copy with slight shelf wear to the dust wrapper, which has been price-clipped and with a sunned spine. Available for prompt dispatch from the UK. Please call or email with your queries.

$23.49

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