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9780297841111 ANDREWS, RICHARD, Blood On the Mountain: A History of the Temple Mount From the Ark to the Third Millennium
ANDREWS, RICHARD
Blood On the Mountain: A History of the Temple Mount From the Ark to the Third Millennium
VGC. Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1999. First UK edition-first printing. Tan hardback(small mark on the edge of the back cover, gilt lettering to the spine) with Dj(tear on the edge of the back Dj cover, some nicks and creases on the edges of the Dj cover), both in VGC. Illustrated with b/w photos, drawings, maps, diagrams. Nice and clean pages with two small marks on the outer edges, a couple of small creases and nicks on the edges of the pages, two small marks inside the edges of the Dj cover. The book is in VGC with light shelf wear on the Dj cover. 306pp including List of illustrations, chronology, foreword, notes, bibliography, index. Price un-clipped. A collectable first edition-first printing. Product Description: Blood on the Mountain is the first book to recount the full story and reveal the many secrets of The Temple Mount of Jerusalem. It is a tale of bloodshed, human greed and depravity, unparalleled in history. Today the Mount is a walled complex with at its centre the famous Dome of the Rock, which covers a small area of exposed mountain known as the As Sakhra or Foundation Stone. Traditionally the birthplace of monotheism, where Abraham prepared the sacrifice of Isaac, the stone is believed to mark the location of King Solomon's Temple which contained the Ark of the Covenant. Solomon's Temple was destroyed by the Babylonians in 586 BC, and the Second Temple, built by Herod, became the focal point for much of Jesus' ministry. The As Sakhra is also sacred to Muslims as the place where Muhammed ascended into heaven on his night-time journey from Mecca. But despite such spiritual associations, the Temple Mount remains historically the most violently disputed single location on earth; more human blood has been spilt per square metre of its surface than at any other man-made human location in known civilisation, and as the Millennium draws to a close, and militant religious attitudes harden in Israel, the threat of renewed human bloodshed, on a massive scale, persists. This is a revelatory book, containing a central line of detection which unfolds on many levels of history, archaeology and faith. The story contains some of the most famous characters of history: King David, King Muhammad and Lawrence of Arabia. Blood on the Mountain exposes the true historical origins, and the real motives which lie behind the activities and involvement of such organisations as the Knights Templar and the Freemasons, and reveals new evidence about the physical properties and fate of the Ark of the Covenant. Very Good/Very Good. ISBN: 9780297841111
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Book number: 336
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9780340897652 ARDEN, NIALL, Desert Fire
ARDEN, NIALL
Desert Fire
Mint condition. Hodder & Stoughton, 2006. First UK edition-first printing. Black hardback(silver lettering to the spine) with Dj(small nick on the Dj cover), both in mint condition. Illustrated. 362pp including Glossary, index. Price un-clipped. Synopsis: A covert unit of British SAS, US Delta Force, CIA and British intelligence operatives was formed during the build up to the Second Gulf War to carry out top-secret operations in Northern Iraq. Officially they didn't exist. To ensure the stability of Northern Iraq, these men were sent to recruit the Kurdish Peshmerga guerrillas to join the invasion. This ultra-clandestine mission was headed up by Niall Arden, an SAS veteran and black operations specialist. Desert Fire is the extraordinary story of one mission and how his unit was compromised three times - and how each time they managed to escape from an enemy hell-bent on hunting them down. Cornered and desperate, the men of the unit resorted to superhuman efforts to survive as they were thrown into a bloody, mind-numbing close-quarter combat. But even as they fought for their lives, they began to realise they had been sent on a mission that was not all it seemed!. As New/As New. ISBN: 9780340897652
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Book number: 639
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9780747501015 BEATTIE, OWEN; GEIGER, JOHN, Frozen in Time: Fate of the Franklin Expedition
BEATTIE, OWEN; GEIGER, JOHN
Frozen in Time: Fate of the Franklin Expedition
VGC. Bloomsbury, 1988. Reprinted edition. Red hardback(gilt lettering to the spine, small nick on the cover) with Dj(small tear, a couple of creases, nicks and scratches on the edges of the Dj cover), both in VGC. Illustrated with colour, b/w maps, drawings, maps. Nice and clean pages with a small nick and light shelf wear on the outer edges, small mark on the edge of page 120, some nicks on the edges of the pages. The book is in VGC with light shelf wear. 186pp including Foreword, Appendices 1 and 2, bibliography, index. Price clipped. Product Description: A reconstruction of Sir John Franklin's ill-fated Arctic expedition of 1848 when the HMS Terror and HMS Erebus disappeared. This study was made possible by the discovery of a bleached human skull, found by the team working with anthropologist Dr Owen Beattie on 29 June 1981. This led to 3 further scientific expeditions over the next five years, during which time more information was pieced together. The bodies of 3 Victorian seamen were found on King William Island, well preserved by the permafrost for 133 years which enabled twentieth century forensic and anthropological scientists to uncover the mystery. Also revealed were the circumstances by which the surviving members of Franklin's elite naval forces came within sight of the Northwest Passage, which was their journey's goal, only to succumb to the horrors of starvation, scurvy and cannibalism. Included is a photographic record of the excavation with maps and illustrations and the conclusions reached by twentieth century forensic and anthropological scientists. Very Good/Very Good. ISBN: 9780747501015
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Book number: 1196
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9781847373762 DOUG BEATTIE, An Ordinary Soldier: Afghanistan: A Ferocious Enemy. A Bloody Conflict. One Man's Impossible Mission
DOUG BEATTIE
An Ordinary Soldier: Afghanistan: A Ferocious Enemy. A Bloody Conflict. One Man's Impossible Mission
Near fine condition. Simon and Schuster, 2008. First UK edition-first printing(1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2). Green hardback(gilt lettering to the spine) with Dj(two small nicks and crease on the edges of the Dj cover), both in near fine condition. Illustrated with a map inside the front and back cover, colour, b/w photos, maps. Nice and clean pages as new with a couple of small creases and nick on the edges of the pages. Nice and clean book. 328pp including Glossary, index. Price un-clipped. A collectable first edition. Near Fine/Near Fine. ISBN: 9781847373762
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Book number: 6253
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BELL, DICK
To the Source of the Yangtze
Near fine condition. Hodder & Stoughton, 1991. First UK edition-first printing. Paperback(small nicks, scratches and crease on the edges of the cover and spine) in near fine condition. Illustrated with colour photos and b/w maps. Nice and clean pages with a small mark, ink mark & nick on the outer edges, small crease and nick on the edges of the pages, two small marks on the edge of the first page of the book. Nice and clean book with light shelf wear. Foreword by The Rt Hon. Edward Heath, MBE, MP. 381pp including Appendices A to H. Product Description: Tells the exciting story of a team of committed Christians who attempt to identify and reach the source of the Yangtze River in China. Their task was to bring primary health care and a crucial inoculation programme to the isolated peoples along the upper Yangtze. Only hovercraft can travel over the rapid-strewn, boulder-ridden, shallow and unpredictable waters of the Tibetan plateau. Led by Squadron Leader Michael Cole OBE - veteran of several pioneering hovercraft expeditions, the team share their hopes and fears, their successes and failures, and their faith as they face scientific, engineering and logistical challenges against the backdrop of China's extravagant beauty. Near Fine. ISBN: 9780340538517
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Book number: 2979
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9780297643135 BURUMA, IAN, Bad Elements: Chinese Rebels from LA to Beijing
BURUMA, IAN
Bad Elements: Chinese Rebels from LA to Beijing
Near fine/VGC. Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 2002. First UK edition-first printing. Please note: The front of the Dj cover is different from the above image. Red hardback(silver lettering to the spine, small nick on the cover) in near fine condition, with Dj(two large watermarks inside the edges of the Dj cover, two small nicks and crease on the edges of the Dj cover) in VGC. Nice and clean pages as new with a couple of small ink marks and colour mark on the outer edges. Nice and clean book except for the watermarks on the Dj cover. 382pp including Glossary of names, notes, index. Price un-clipped. A collectable first edition. Heavy book. Near Fine/Very Good. ISBN: 9780297643135
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Book number: 5937
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9780747586395 DALRYMPLE, WILLIAM, The Last Mughal: The Fall of a Dynasty, Delhi, 1857
DALRYMPLE, WILLIAM
The Last Mughal: The Fall of a Dynasty, Delhi, 1857
Fine condition. Bloomsbury, 2006. First UK edition-first printing(10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1). Brown hardback(gilt lettering to the spine, small nick on the edges of the cover)with Dj(two small nicks and crease on the edges of the Dj cover), both in fine condition. Illustrated with colour, b/w photos, drawings, maps. The book is new with two small ink marks on the outer edges of the pages, two very small creases on the edges of the pages. 598pp including List of illustrations, dramatic personae, glossary, notes, bibliography, index. Price un-clipped. Heavy book(approx 1. 2 Kg). Fine/Fine. ISBN: 9780747586395
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Book number: 3935
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9780091923037 DROGIN, BOB, Curveball: Spies, Lies, and the Man Behind Them - The Real Reason America Went to War in Iraq
DROGIN, BOB
Curveball: Spies, Lies, and the Man Behind Them - The Real Reason America Went to War in Iraq
Mint condition. Ebury Press, 2007. First edition-first printing(1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2). Black hardback(gilt lettering to the spine) with Dj(two small nicks and crease on the edges of the Dj cover), both in mint condition. The book is new with two small ink marks on the outer edges of the pages. 341pp including Author's note, key characters, chronology, glossary, notes, index. Price un-clipped. First edition. As New/As New. ISBN: 9780091923037
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Book number: 2408
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9780330488204 GOLDBERG, JEFFREY, Prisoners: A Muslim and a Jew Across the Middle East Divide
GOLDBERG, JEFFREY
Prisoners: A Muslim and a Jew Across the Middle East Divide
Fine/Near fine. Picador, 2007. First UK edition-first printing(1 3 5 7 9 8 6 4 2). Black hardback(silver lettering to the spine) in fine condition) in fine condition, with Dj(two small nicks, scratches and crease on the Dj cover) in near fine condition. The book is new with a couple of small nicks and crease on the edges of the pages. 314pp including Author's note. Price un-clipped. Fine/Near Fine. ISBN: 9780330488204
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Book number: 5482
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9780230736191 HALBERSTAM, DAVID, Coldest Winter
HALBERSTAM, DAVID
Coldest Winter
Mint condition. Macmillan, 2008. First UK paperback edition-first printing(1 3 5 7 9 8 6 4 2). Large format paperback in mint condition. Illustrated with b/w maps, drawings. The book is new with a small ink mark on the outer edges of the pages. 726pp including Glossary of military terms, list of maps, note on military map symbols, author's note, afterword by Russell Baker, notes, bibliography, index. Heavy book. New. ISBN: 9780230736191
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Book number: 3701
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 HOWARD, ALEXANDER, The Menacing Rise of Japan: Ninety years of crafty statesmanship in pictures
HOWARD, ALEXANDER
The Menacing Rise of Japan: Ninety years of crafty statesmanship in pictures
GC plus. George G. Harrap and co, 1943. First edition. Orange hardback(black lettering on the front cover and spine, some ink marks, nicks and scratches on the cover and spine) in GC plus, no Dj cover. Illustrated with b/w photos, map, drawings. Clean pages but slightly tainted on the outer edges, some foxing marks, creases and nicks on the edges of the pages, mark on the edge of the first blank page of the book. The book is in GC for its age with some shelf wear. 94pp including foreword, books to read on Japan. Good/No Dj Cover.
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Book number: 5100
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KARNOW, STANLEY
Vietnam: A History
VGC. Guild Publishing by arrangement with Century Hutchinson, 1985. Reprint edition, 1988. Black hardback(gilt lettering to the spine, small nick on the front cover)with Dj(a couple of creases and nicks on the edges of the Dj cover), both in VGC. Illustrated with b/w photos, drawings, maps. Nice and clean pages with a small mark, nick and light shelf wear on the outer edges, small mark on the edge of the pages, small pencil mark impression and a small mark on the edge of the first blank page of the book. Nice and clean book with light shelf wear. 752pp including index. Heavy book. Very Good/Very Good. ISBN: 9780712600101
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Book number: 3073
GBP 24.50 [Appr.: EURO 28 US$ 31.15 | JP 3404]
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9781405034067 MOORE, ROBIN, Task Force Dagger: The Hunt for Bin Laden
MOORE, ROBIN
Task Force Dagger: The Hunt for Bin Laden
Fine condition. Macmillan, 2003. First UK edition-first printing((1 3 5 7 9 8 6 4 2). Red hardback(gilt lettering to the spine, small nick on the edge of the cover) with Dj(two small nicks and crease on the edges of the Dj cover), both in fine condition. Illustrated with colour photos, b/w maps. Nice and clean pages with a small nick and crease on the edges, two pencil marks impressions on the first blank page of the book. Nice and clean book. 406pp including Glossary, bibliography, Appendix. Price un-clipped. Fine/Fine. ISBN: 9781405034067
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Book number: 2286
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PATRICKEEFF, FELIX
Mouldering Pearl: Hong Kong at the Crossroads
VGC. George Philip, 1989. First edition-first printing. Red hardback(some nicks and scratches on the front cover, gilt lettering to the spine) with Dj(some creases, nicks and scratches on the Dj cover), both in VGC. Illustrated with a b/w map inside the front and back cover. Nice and clean pages with two ink marks and light shelf wear on the outer edges, very small mark on the edge of the title page. Nice and clean book with light shelf wear. 223pp including index. Price un-clipped. Product Description: In 1997, when China reasserts its rule on Hong Kong, the capitalist enclave will be part of a communist state. This history of the colony examines the events leading up to the Sino-British agreement and the outlook for the future. The author draws on his long personal experience of the colony to provide an impression of this society and the fears and divisions that are currently troubling its people, as the rich prepare their boltholes in the West and the less well-off view the approach of 1997 with anger and apprehension. Very Good/Very Good. ISBN: 9780540011889
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Book number: 1611
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9780500250419 PERCIVAL SPEAR, Master of Bengal: Clive and His India
PERCIVAL SPEAR
Master of Bengal: Clive and His India
VGC. Purnell Book by arrangement with Thames & Hudson, 1975. BCA edition. Tan hardback(gilt lettering to the spine) with Dj(small crease and nick on the edges of the Dj cover), both in VGC. Illustrated with b/w photos, drawings, maps, plans. Nice and clean pages with a couple ink marks and light shelf wear on the outer edges, some ink marks, foxing marks and light shelf wear on the edges of the pages. The book is in VGC with light shelf wear inside the Dj cover(slightly yellow on the edges). 224 including list of maps, note on authorities, note on the text, glossary of characters, chronological tables, list of illustrations, index. BCA edition. Heavy book. Very Good/Very Good. ISBN: 9780500250419
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Book number: 1522
GBP 15.50 [Appr.: EURO 17.75 US$ 19.7 | JP 2154]
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9780670049400 TULLY, MARK, India in Slow Motion
TULLY, MARK
India in Slow Motion
VGC plus. Viking, 2002. First edition-first printing. Brown hardback(gilt lettering to the spine) with Dj(two small nicks and crease on the edges of the Dj cover), both in VGC plus. Illustrated with a b/w map. Nice and clean pages with a small ink mark and slightly yellow on the outer edges, previous owner's inscription written on the edge of the front endpaper, small pencil amrk impression on the edge of the half-title page. 308pp. Price clipped. First edition. Heavy book. Very Good/Very Good. ISBN: 9780670049400
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Book number: 5554
GBP 16.70 [Appr.: EURO 19 US$ 21.23 | JP 2320]
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9780804816847 WESTBROOK, ADELE, Secrets of the Samurai: The Martial Arts of Feudal Japan
WESTBROOK, ADELE
Secrets of the Samurai: The Martial Arts of Feudal Japan
Fine condition. Tuttle Publishing, 1991. First paperback edition. Paperback(two small nicks on the edges of the cover) in fine condition. Illustrated with many b/w drawings. The book is new with a couple ink marks and small nick on the outer edges of the pages. 483pp including Bibliography and index. Product Description: In plentiful detail from a huge range of historical sources, Secrets of the Samurai plots the development, principles and effects of the samurai culture of feudal Japan. Authors Oscar Ratti and Adele Westbrook have furnished details on the weapons, techniques, strategies and principles of the samurai's martial art, rescuing this vanishing lore for modern readers who may wish to incorporate it into their own martial arts training. Yet this best-selling book is predominantly a panoramic survey of the tumultuous early struggles of warlords contending for political ascendancy, shiftless samurai who terrorized the countryside, and those formidable warriors who protected the goods, well-being and values of their neighbors. Fine. ISBN: 9780804816847
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Book number: 2070
GBP 16.50 [Appr.: EURO 18.75 US$ 20.98 | JP 2293]
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