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The Palestine Triangle : The Struggle Between the British, the Jews and the Arabs, 1935-48, Bethell, Nicholas
1 Bethell, Nicholas The Palestine Triangle : The Struggle Between the British, the Jews and the Arabs, 1935-48
London Andre Deutsch 1979 023397069x / 9780233970691 First Edition / First Impression Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Unclipped dustwrapper. No marks or inscriptions, gold lettering to spine. Illustrated. Mapped endpapers. In the 1930s and 1940s Palestine was a triangular puzzle that defied solution. Who owned it? The Arabs, who inhabited the area for over a thousand years and who, at the beginning of this century, formed 90% of its population? The Jews, whose land it had been for many centuries before they were expelled by Imperial Rome? Or the British, whose troops rode into Jerusalem in 1917, dispersing the Ottoman Empire and gaining possession by right of conquest? The Palestine triangle is the most comprehensive account so far of the bitter struggles of the last dozen years of the British mandate. The author has unearthed startling new evidence about many of the most controversial issues: the Arab revolts of the 1930s, the little death-ships and the King David Hotel explosion, planned by Irgun guerrilla fighters under Menachem Begin. He has fully investigated the activities of all the various terrorist movements, both Jewish and Arab, as well as the measures taken against them by the British authorities, and suggests that some of the most notorious acts of violence, especially the assassination of Lord Moyne, did indeed have an effect on the decision-makers. He has examined numerous government archives recently made available, and has interviewed scores of participants - politicians, terrorists, soldiers and policemen - who have only now broken their silence. His exposure of behind-the-scenes activities leads him to the inescapable conclusion that expediency and personal emotions played a much greater part in determining the course of events than has hitherto been acknowledged. Step-by-step, often with the emotion but always with fairness, the author skilfully unfolds one of the most tragic stories of our time - and Britain's failure to fulfil the terms of her mandate and of broken promises on all sides. Nice and clean internally and externally. First edition means first edition, first printing unless otherwise clearly stated. 
Price: 14.50 GBP
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Arthur and His Times, Lindsay, Jack
2 Lindsay, Jack Arthur and His Times
London Muller 1958 First Edition Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
First edition. Unclipped dustwrapper with NO LOSS. No marks or inscriptions. Gilt lettering to spine. Nice and clean internally and externally. This was the era of the so called Dark Ages of the fifth and sixth centuries A.D., when under Arthur, the Britons dealt to the Germanic invaders a series of military defeats which had important effects on the whole future of our island. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. 
Price: 16.00 GBP
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The Year of Liberty - The Great Irish Rebellion of 1798, Pakenham, Thomas
3 Pakenham, Thomas The Year of Liberty - The Great Irish Rebellion of 1798
London Weidenfeld and Nicolson 1997 0297819550 / 9780297819554 Reprint Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Unclipped dustwrapper with NO LOSS. No marks or inscriptions. Gilt lettering to spine. 'For anyone who wishes to understand the essence of the Irish Troubles, THE YEAR OF LIBERTY is compulsory reading'. Nice and clean internally and externally. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. 
Price: 16.00 GBP
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A Series of Picturesque Views of Seats of the Noblemen and Gentlemen of Great Britain and Ireland. With Descriptive and Historical Letterpress., Rev. F O Morris
4 Rev. F O Morris A Series of Picturesque Views of Seats of the Noblemen and Gentlemen of Great Britain and Ireland. With Descriptive and Historical Letterpress.
London William Mackenzie First Edition Decorative Cloth Very Good Book 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Circa 1870. Marbled endpapers. No marks or inscriptions. Gilt lettering to spine. Five raised bands. Volume II only. Nice and clean internally and externally. A Series of Picturesque Views of Seats of the Noblemen and Gentlemen of Great Britain and Ireland. With Descriptive and Historical Letterpress. Edited by the Reverend F O Morris. All edges gilt. Profusely illustrated with numerous colour plates together with accompanying page text. The straightforward but thoroughly attractive plates were drawn by Alexander Francis Lydon (1836-1917) and printed from colored woodblocks by the Baxter process by Benjamin Fawcett (1808-1893) of Driffield, Yorkshire. A lovely item. Heavy book. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. 
Price: 90.00 GBP
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Britain in World Affairs - Henry VIII to Elizabeth II, Strang, Lord
5 Strang, Lord Britain in World Affairs - Henry VIII to Elizabeth II
London Faber and Faber 1961 First Edition Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
First edition. Unclipped dustwrapper with NO LOSS. No marks or inscriptions. Gilt lettering to spine. Henry VIII to Elizabeth II. Accounts of the growth of the British Empire and Commonwealth, & Britain's special relationship with the United States. Nice and clean internally and externally. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. 
Price: 19.95 GBP
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The History of Liquor Licensing in England Principally from 1700 to 1830, Webb, Sidney and Beatrice
6 Webb, Sidney and Beatrice The History of Liquor Licensing in England Principally from 1700 to 1830
Author 1903 Original Wraps Very Good Book 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Special edition. 1.5cm removed from top of wrapper. Neat ownership inscription. The History of Liquor Licensing in England principally from 1700 to 1830 by Sidney and Beatrice Webb. Special Edition, printed by the authors for the United Kingdom Alliance for the suppression of the liquor traffic, Michaelmas 1903. Nice and clean internally and externally. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. 
Price: 75.00 GBP
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