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Men Against the Jungle

By: Calder, Ritchie

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, George Allen and Unwin: 1954

Seller ID: 003656

Condition: Very Good


Unclipped dustwrapper. No marks or inscriptions. Mapped endpapers. Silver lettering to spine. Extensively illustrated. 2nd impression. Men Against the Jungle is the account of a hazardous mission which began in the equatorial jungles of Borneo and adventured through seven Asian countries to the recesses of Afghanistan. Richard Calder headed it at the request of the United Nations and its specialized agencies. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless othe... View more info

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Flood Tide in China

By: Fitzgerald, C P

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Cresset: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001048

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Unclipped dustwrapper. No marks or inscriptions. Gilt lettering to spine. The relations between China and her neighbours in Asia and the Pacific are examined in the light of observed facts rather than from the standpoint of political parties of the Right or Left. Nice and clean internally and externally. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info

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The East Pakistan Tragedy

By: L Rushbrook Williams

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, Tom Stacey: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002337

ISBN: 0854681817

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Unclipped dustwrapper with NO LOSS. No marks or inscriptions. Gilt lettering to spine. The Story Of East and West Pakistan and The Uprising and War in 1971. Nice and clean internally and externally. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info

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SINGAPORE The Battle That Changed the World

By: Leasor, James

Price: £37.50

Publisher: London, Hodder and Stoughton: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001012

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Unclipped dustwrapper. No marks or inscriptions. Gilt lettering to spine. Original publishers red cloth. The fall of Singapore to the Japanese on February 15, 1942, put an end to Western domination in Asia. The surrender, accomplished in a few minutes in the assembly plant of the Ford Automobile Works outside Singapore, undid the work of centuries. Nice and clean internally and externally. Rare first edition in dustwrapper. First edition means first editio... View more info

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Rebels in Paradise

By: Mossman, James

Price: £22.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001226

Condition: Very Good


Unclipped dustwrapper with NO LOSS. No marks or inscriptions. Gilt lettering to spine. Indonesia's Civil War. Nice and clean internally and externally. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info

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The Red Army of China

By: Oballance, Edgar

Price: £23.00

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002198

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Clipped dustwrapper with NO LOSS. No marks or inscriptions. Gilt lettering to spine. A short history. The partnership between Chu Teh, the veteran war lord and Mao Tse-tung, the theorist and organizer of the Chinese Communist Party. How the Red Army, born in 1927, became a full grown giant. Nice and clean internally and externally. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info

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KOREA: The Limited War

By: Rees, David

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003648

Condition: Very Good+


Unclipped dustwrapper. No marks or inscriptions. Gold lettering to spine. Extensively illustrated. This examination of the Korean War is set against the general background of the East-West conflict. There are two underlying themes: how best the current totalitarian challenge can be countered without precipitating nuclear war; and secondly, the difficulties of waging limited war - and of practising Realpolitik - in a democracy which until the nuclear age has always demand... View more info

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Kashmir in the Crossfire

By: Schofield, Victoria

Price: £27.00

Publisher: I. B. Tauris & Company, Limited: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002334

ISBN: 1860640362

Condition: Fine


First edition. Unclipped dustwrapper with NO LOSS. No marks or inscriptions. Gilt lettering to spine. Kashmir in the Crossfire offers a very readable, carefully documented but highly accessible account of the origins, development and implications of the War in Kashmir. Nice and clean internally and externally. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info

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Origins of the Vietnam War, The

By: Short, A.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Harlow, United Kingdom, Longman: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003678

ISBN: 0582490812

Condition: Fine


No marks or inscriptions. The 8th title in the series 'Origins of Modern War'. This study examines the origins of the Vietnam War itself, going back to the nature of French colonial rule in the early 20th century. It investigates the original conflict between France, as well as the United States, and the forces of Vietnamese nationalism and communism. It argues that it was probably a mistake for the United States to internationalize the war in 1954 and it discusses the A... View more info

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SINGAPORE The Chain of Disaster

By: Woodburn Kirby, S

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Cassell: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001302

Condition: Near Fine


Unclipped dustwrapper with NO LOSS. No marks or inscriptions. Gilt lettering to spine. SINGAPORE: The Chain of Disaster, an authoritative account of the loss of this vital base, told by the British Official Historian of the war against Japan. Nice and clean internally and externally. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info