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Book Id: 06nfh01472

Price: $13.40

Title: The ROYAL TOUR 1901 or The Cruise of H.M.S. OPHIR

Author: Petty Officer HARRY PRICE - Being a Lower Deck Account of Their Royal Highnesses, The Duke & Duchess of Cornwall & York's Voyage aroundBritish Empire

Publisher: Webb & Bower, Devon U.K., 1980, First Edition, hardcover quarto with d/j, unpaginated, COLOUR ILLUSTRATION/ARTWORKS throughout, blue illustrated endpapers

Condition:Blue cloth-bound hardcover with gilt title to spine, gilt ships symbol to frcvr, slight rubbing to spine & corners, no inscriptions, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, in an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with slight edgewear.

Description: This is a facsimile of Harry Price's handwritten and illustrated account of the 9 month tour of Duke & Duchess of York (later King George V and Queen Mary). Apart from the journal it includes a biographical note by Harry Price's son Jack.

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Book Id: 06nfh01429

Price: $13.80

Title: DISASTER LOG OF SHIPS - 100 Years of Pacific Coast Disasters - Cargo & Passenger Liners etc. - Mexican Border to Alaska

Author: JIM GIBBS - Author of 'Pacific Square Riggers' and 'West Coast Windjammers'

Publisher: Bonanza Books, New York, 1971, possibly First Edition, hardcover quarto with d/j, 176pp., B/W PHOTOGRAPHS throughout, 5 Chapters & Photo Index.

Condition:Dk & Lt Blue clothbound hardcover with title to spine, slight rubbing to spine & corners, no inscriptions, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION in an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with a few tiny tears & edgewear.

Description: Cargo & Passenger Liners - Schooner under Steam & Sail - Stern and Side Wheelers - Tankers, Tenders, Trollers - A skipper's Sea Chest full of dramatic photos and stirring facts of sea toll.

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Book Id: 06nfh01411

Price: $32.80

Title: International Affairs Volume XVI/16 No.4 July/August 1937 Blum, Turkey, Soviet Arctic, Central Europe Bi-Monthly JOURNAL

Author: Roger Auboin, D. Graham Hutton, Lilo Linke, H P Smolka, Roman Dybosi - all writing for the Royal Institute of International Affairs 1937

Publisher: Royal Institute of International Affairs, London, Oxford University Press, July/August 1937,159 pages......WE HAVE MORE ISSUES IN STOCK, PLEASE ENQUIRE FOR DETAILS

Condition:Blue card cover, Straight & Tight with mild foxing to prelims and pp. edges, in GOOD CONDITION without Dj as issued...........................WE HAVE MORE OLD ISSUES (from the 1930s) IN STOCK, PLEASE ENQUIRE FOR DETAILS

Description: The Blum Experiment; Politics and Economics in Eastern Europe; Social Changes in Turkey; Soviet Development in the Arctic; Economic and Social problems in Poland; Book reviews and notices...........WE HAVE MORE ISSUES IN STOCK, PLEASE ENQUIRE FOR DETAILS

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Book Id: 06nfh01410

Price: $32.80

Title: International Affairs Volume XVI/16 No.4 July/August 1937 Blum, Turkey, Soviet Arctic, Central Europe Bi-Monthly JOURNAL

Author: Roger Auboin, D. Graham Hutton, Lilo Linke, H P Smolka, Roman Dybosi - all writing for the Royal Institute of International Affairs 1937

Publisher: Royal Institute of International Affairs, London, Oxford University Press, July/August 1937,159 pages......WE HAVE MORE ISSUES IN STOCK, PLEASE ENQUIRE FOR DETAILS

Condition:Blue card cover, Straight & Tight with mild foxing to prelims and pp. edges, in GOOD CONDITION without Dj as issued...........................WE HAVE MORE OLD ISSUES (from the 1930s) IN STOCK, PLEASE ENQUIRE FOR DETAILS

Description: The Blum Experiment; Politics and Economics in Eastern Europe; Social Changes in Turkey; Soviet Development in the Arctic; Economic and Social problems in Poland; Book reviews and notices...........WE HAVE MORE ISSUES IN STOCK, PLEASE ENQUIRE FOR DETAILS

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Book Id: 06nfh01386

Price: $26.40

Title: The ANGLO-SAXON CHRONICLE translated by the Rev. James Ingram 1917 Dent's EVERYMAN'S LIBRARY No. 624 Early History

Author: translated by the Rev. James Ingram from Ancient Texts, with an Index of Names and an Index of Places

Publisher: J M Dent & Sons, London, 1917 reprint of original 1912, 7 sections, Translator's Preface; Synopsis of Mss.,The Dr. J A Giles version discussed, Chronology, Index x 2

Condition:Crisp red cloth-bound hardcover without dustjacket, STRAIGHT, TIGHT & CLEAN in GOOD plus CONDITION with a neat name to the title page, ROBUST & TIGHT

Description: "The Saxon Chronicle contains the original and authentic testimony of contemporary writers to the most important transactions of our forefathers...from their first arrival...to the year 1154". Rev James Ingram.

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Book Id: 06nfh01309

Price: $24.20

Title: Journal of the ORIENTAL SOCIETY of Australia Volume 8, Nos. 1 & 2. INDONESIA: Bali and Java history ILLUSTRATED SCARCE

Author: Authors: Papers by H.H.E. Loofs; Soewito Santoso, Soebadi, S.Supomo, R. Pitono, Philip van Akkeren and R.M.oetjipto Wirjosoeparto DECEMBER 1971

Publisher: Department of Oriental Studies, University of Sydney, Sydney, softcover 8vo, 140pp, 11 sections,with a 2-sided fold-out Balinese pictorial calendar in B/W.

Condition:Green card-bound softcover with title to front cover, straight, clean & tight in GOOD CONDITION with a minor cover marks. Includes : Funanese Culture in Menam; Islamization of Indonesian/Malay literature; Prince Mangku Nagara IV - ruler & poet 19th C....

Description: ...(cont) Dating of Javanese UTTARAKANDA; Temple Architecture in East Java; Art & the Bali Calendar; Belaharan problem and the Significance of the Chronograms (TJANDRA-SANGKALA) for the interpretation of the History of Indonesia

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Book Id: 06nfh01239

Price: $24.80

Title: A CLASSICAL DICTIONARY - GREEK & ROMAN Copious Account of All the Proper Names mentioned in Ancient Authors

Author: J. LEMPRIERE D.D. A Chronological Table

Publisher: George Routledge and Sons, London, not dated, circa 1919, originally published late 1800s, hardcover 8vo without dj, 667 pages, A-Z.

Condition:Red cloth-bound hardcover with gilt title to spine, some rubbing to spine, corners & frcvr, no inscriptions, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, with slight age-toning to endpapers, without dustjacket.

Description: This book offers an accurate and satisfactory account of all the people's and place names which occur in the Greek and Roman authors, and draws a picture of ancient times, not less instructive than entertaining.

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Book Id: 06nfh01225

Price: $17.80

Title: TOP SECRET MISSION

Author: by MADELAINE DUKE With a Preface by Bruce Marshall

Publisher: Evans Brothers, London, September 1954, First reprint, 1st pub. September 1954, hardcover 8vo with dj, 208pp., B/W PHOTOGRAPHS, 18 Chapters.

Condition:Black cloth-bound hardcover with title to spine, slight rubbing to spine & corners, no inscriptions, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, slight foxing and age-toning to endpapers and to outside page edges, in an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with small tears

Description: Madelaine Duke's brother Tony had disappeared in Germany at the outbreak of war, and she gave up her work as an atom physicist in Britain and joined the Allied Commission in Austria as an interpreter in order to search for him. She found Tony, but......

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