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Gordon C.T. - The Growth of Boer Opposition to Kruger 1890-1895

A very good copy in a near very good dustwrapper which shows a little edge ear and tear. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.xxii,290.
Published : Oxford University Press, Cape Town 1970, First Edition
£14.00

Gordon General Patrick - Passages from the Diary of General Patrick Gordon of Auchleuchries

Hardback. Small 4to. A very good copy in red cloth lettered in gilt. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.xxxvi,244. Gordon was a Scottish soldier of fortune who achieved high office under Czar Peter the Great of Russia. This is a facsimile of the Spalding Club edition of 1859.
Published : Frank Cass & Co Ltd 1968, Reprint
£28.00

Gosnell, Peter J. - Big Bend

Hardback. A very good copy in laminated boards. A little bumping at spine ends. Gift inscription on front end-paper. Pp.[viii],317 + Chronology, Sources of Information and Index. Colour illustrated title page and two other colour illustrations. Many black and white illustrations. 5 maps. The story of a sugar cane growing area in Swaziland.
Published : P.J. Gosnell 2001, First Edition
£35.00

Gosse, Philip Henry - Sacred Streams: The Ancient and Modern History of the Rivers of the Bible

Hardback. A good plus copy in the original green cloth which is lettered and decorated in gilt on the spine and upper board. Bevelled edges. Lacks front free end-paper. Pp.xii,435. Map. 44 engravings. First published in 1850 "in the present edition every page has been carefully revised by the author."
Published : Hodder and Stoughton, London 1877, New Edition
£35.00

Graham Stephen - A Life of Alexander 11 Tsar of Russia

Hardback. A very good copy in black cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. No ownership inscription and little foxing. Pp.xx,317. 12 illustrations.
Published : Ivor Nicholson and Watson, London 1935, First Edition
£40.00

Graham, Alexander - Roman Africa an Outline of the History of the Roman Occupation of North Africa Based Chiefly Upon Inscriptions and Monumental Remains in That Country

Hardback. A good copy in the original maroon cloth lettered in gilt on the slightly faded spine. Bookplate. Ownership inscription. Pp.xiii,[3],325 + 32pp publisher's catalogue. 30 illustrations. Two folding maps. Errata slip.
Published : Longmans Green & Co, London 1902, First Edition
£40.00

Grant Elizabeth of Rothiemurchus (Edited By Patricia Pelly and Andrew Todd) - A Highland Lady in France 1843-1845

Softback. A near very good copy with illustrated cover. Large corner has been cut from half title. No inscriptions. 252 pages.Covering the years from August 1843 to July 1845 the book depicts vividly the day-to-day life of the author amongst British emigre society, while keeping up a running commentary on French society and manners and commenting on political events at Westminster and Dublin, especially relating to civil unrest in Ireland
Published : Tuckwell Press, East Linton 1996,
£6.00

Gray J.M. - A History of the Gambia

A very good copy in red cloth lettered in silver on the spine. Spine slightly faded. Small ownership inscription. Pp.x,508. An authoritative work covering the whole period of the British connection with the Gambia.
Published : Cambridge University Press 1940, First Edition
£38.00

Green William A. - British Slave Emancipation the Sugar Colonies and the Great Experiment 1830-1865

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is clean, complete and virtually untorn. Not foxed and no ownership inscription. 449 pages. two maps and a plan. This is a study of the West Indies on the eve of emancipation and a study of the consequences of emancipation.
Published : Oxford University Press 1976, First Edition
£20.00

Greenfield, Jeanette - China and the Law of the Sea, Air and Environment

Hardback. A very good copy. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.xx,362. 11 maps. 2 diagrams. Table. A detailed academic study perhaps particularly relevant today in relation to China's claims in respect of her sea boundaries.
Published : Sijthoff & Noordhoff, Netherlands 1979, First Edition
£50.00

Grenfell Anne and Spalding Katie - Le Petit Nord: Annals of a Labrador Harbour

Hardback. Nd. but ownership inscription on front end-paper is dated 1921. A near very good copy in green cloth lettered in black with a polar bear vignette on front board. Spine slightly faded but lettering clear. Not foxed. 255 pages. 4 illustrations. The story of a year spent on Mission work at St. Antoine's children's orphange in Labrador.
Published : Hodder & Stoughton, London, First Edition
£25.00

Grierson Philip - Books on Soviet Russia 1917-1942: a Bibliography and a Guide to Reading

Hardback. A very good copy in red cloth lettered in gilt. In a very good dustwrapper which is complete and untorn. A nice clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.xiv,354. First published in 1943 the "book represents the first attempt to compile a list of books and pamphlets on post-revolutionary Russia that have been published in Great Britain." Includes a note on the character of each book and the point of view from which it has been written.
Published : Anthony C. Hall, Twickenham 1969, Reprint
£15.00

Grimwood Ethel St. Clair - My Three Years in Manipur and Escape from the Recent Mutiny

Just about good. Some wrinkling to spine with a little wear at spine ends. Faint trace of a label on upper board. Front hinges have been strengthened. Previous owner's name on half-title. 321pp. Frontispiece and eight illustrations. The author was the wife of the British political agent at Manipur.
Published : Richard Bentley & Son, London 1891, Third Edition
£20.00

Gubbins, Martin Richard - An Account of the Mutinies in Oudh, and of the Siege of the Lucknow Residency; with Some Observations on the Condition of the Province of Oudh, and on the Causes of the Mutiny of the Bengal Army

Hardback. A very good copy in the original red cloth. Rebacked with the old spine (missing pieces at each end) laid down. New end-papers. Ownership inscription dated 1858. Pp.xii,464 + 32pp publisher's adverts dated July 1858. Frontispiece + 3 tissue-guarded plates. 5 maps/plans, all but one folding. The author was Financial Commissioner for Oudh and describes himself as "the intimate adviser and confidant of" Sir Henry Lawrence, the British Commisioner at Lucknow, who died during the siege.
Published : Richard Bentley, London 1858, First Edition
£140.00

Guoqi, Xu - China and the Great War - China's Pursuit of a New National Identity and Internationalization

Hardback. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. Pp.xiv,316. 7 illustrations. This is the first full-length study of China's involvement in the First World War. "It explains why China wanted to join the war and what its contributions were to the war effort and the emerging world order in the postwar period."
Published : Cambridge University Press 2005, First Edition
£48.00

Guppy Nicholas - A Young Man's Journey

Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's brown cloth with title in gilt on spine. Previous owner's details on front endpaper. Maps and many black and white photographs. Pp.xiii,276. Very good illustrated duswtwrapper (a little faded on spine) which is not price-clipped and which is protected in a removable cover. The story of a journey up the River Essequebo in Guyana.
Published : John Murray, London 1973, First Edition
£10.00

Hajnal Dr. Henry - The Danube Its Historical, Political and Economic importance

Hardback. A very good copy in a good, if rather soiled, dustwrapper. 167 pages. Unopened. Covers international law with regard to rivers together with navigation on the Danube. Uncommon especially in wrapper.
Published : Martinus Nijhoff, The Hague 1920, First Edition
£30.00

Hamilton Francis Buchanan - An Account of the Kingdom of Nepal and of the Territories Annexed to This Dominion By the House of Gorkha

Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in blue cloth lettered in silver. In a very good dustwrapper which is now protected in a clear, removeable, sleeve. Pp.vii,364 + errata page. 8 plates including five folding plates and folding map at end. This is no. 874 of a limited edition of 1000 copies and is a volume in the publisher's Bibliotheca Himalayica series. This account of the Gurkha Kingdom of Nepal was first published in 1819. The author was a Scottish physician, zoologist, geographer and botanist.
Published : Manjusri Publishing House, New Delhi 1971, Reprint
£50.00

Hamilton Owen - Tyrolean Summer

Hardback. A good plus copy in a fair to good dustwrapper which is a bit spotted and with internal repairs. Signed by the author on the front end-paper. 319 pages. 8 illustrations. Impressions of the people and places of the Austrian Tyrol.
Published : Williams & Norgate, London 1934, First Edition
£12.00

Handley-Taylor Geoffrey - Bibliography of Iran

Hardback. No.559 of 750 copies of this edirion. A very good copy in a good plus dustwrapper which shows a little wear to the top edge. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.xviii,34. Frontispiece. Includes a memoir of the Shah.
Published : , London 1967, Coronation Edition
£10.00

Hansen Marcus Lee - The Immigrant in American History

A very good copy in dark blue cloth lettered in gilt on spine. Small ownership inscription. Pp.xi,230.
Published : Harvard University Press, Cambridge Massachusetts 1942, Second Printing
£10.00

Hansen, Waldemar - The Peacock Throne : The Drama of Mogul India

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is complete and untorn. Pp.x,560. 17 illustrations. 4 maps. A history of ythe Mogul dynasty in India.
Published : Weidenfeld and Nicolson, London 1973, First Edition
£15.00

Hanson Charles Henry - The Land of Greece Descibed and Illustrated

4to. A very good copy in decorated green cloth. A little wear to board tips. Black end-papers. School prize label. 400pp. 44 illustrations. 3 maps. Quite a handsome book.
Published : T. Nelson & Sons, London 1886, First Edition
£40.00

Hare, Augustus J. C. - Studies in Russia

Hardback. Black cloth lined in red and lettered and decorated in gilt. Would be VG but for tears in the cloth at join of spine and upper and lower boards for 1-2" at foot. Ownership inscription. Pp.x,504 + 4pp publisher's catalogue. Illustrations from the author's own sketches. A guide for travellers to Russia.
Published : Smith Elder & Co, London 1885, First Edition
£15.00

Harler C.R. - The Culture and Marketing of Tea

Hardback. A very good copy in green cloth lettered in black on the spine. Some, mainly edge, foxing. Pp.xi,389. 8 illustrations. 2 folding maps. Some pencilled writing at page 30 (adding to a table there) and on front end-paper. The book attempts to put on record the experience gained by the author "during the fourteen years I have been connected with the tea industry in North-East India."
Published : Oxford University Press, London 1933, First Edition
£30.00

Harper, Marjory - Emigration from North-east Scotland: Volume 2 Beyond the Broad Atlantic

Hardback. A near fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper. A nice clean copy with no ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xi,317. 20 illustrations. 4 maps. This volume "deals specifically with emigration to Canada in the three decades before the First World War and looks at the reasons for Canada's incresing popularity with people from the North-East."
Published : Aberdeen University Press 1988, First Edition
£38.00

Harris Alexander - The Emigrant Family or the Story of an Australian Settler

Softback. A very good copy. Small ownership label. Pp.xi,418. First published in 1849 this novel set in New South Wales in the 1830's has vivid scenic descriptions and informed comment on the life and customs of the young colony.
Published : Australian National University Press, Canberra 1967,
£10.00

Harrison Marguerite E. - Marooned in Moscow the Story of an American Woman Imprisoned in Russia

A fair to good copy. . Red cloth faded on spine. A little wear at spine ends. Front hinges cracked. One gathering coming loose. Ownership inscription. Signed by the author. 322 pages. Frontispiece. The author was an American journalist who managed to enter Soviet Russia illegally in 1920. She was there for 18 months of which 10 months were spent in prison. Uncommon in first edition.
Published : George H. Doran, New York 1921, First Edition
£20.00

Heath, John - Tibet and China in the Twenty-First Century : Non-Violence Versus State Power

Hardback. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. 332 pages. Colour and black and white illustrations. A study of Chinese policy towards Tibet. Foreword by the Dalai Lama.
Published : SaQI, London 2005, First Edition
£8.00

Hedin Sven - Overland to India [2 Vols. Complete]

Hardbacks. Overall a good two volume set in the original blue cloth lettered in gilt on the spines and decorated in gilt on the upper boards. The spines of both volumes are darkened and the spine at the top of volume 1 is chipped although without loss to the lettering. The other spine ends of both volumes are rubbed and worn. Top edge gilt. Browning to end-papers and last page of Volume 1 but generally quite clean internally. Pp.xix,416;xiv,357. Coloured frontispiece to each volume + numerous illustrations and panoramas (all checked and present) and two maps. The author's journey overland through Persia (now Iran) to India. A decent enough set apart from the spines. Photographs available on request.
Published : Macmillan & Co, London 1910, First Edition
£120.00

Henderson Dr. James (Edited By M.M.S. Ballantyne and R.H.W. Shepherd) - Forerunners of Modern Malawi : The Early Missionary Adventures of Dr. James Henderson 1895-1898

Hardback. A very good copy in a just about good dustwrapper which has some tears but which is now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. A clean copy without ownership inscription, foxing or other internal marking. Pp.xi,301. 4 illustrations. Comprises letters from a Scottish missionary to what was then Nyasaland and Northern Rhodesia to his fiancee in Scotland.
Published : Lovedale Press 1968, First Edition
£25.00

Henderson K.D.D. - Set Under Authority

Hardback. A very good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt. In a near very good dustwrapper which has a smallish tear at the top of the spine. Small ownership inscription. Not foxed. 224 pages. Illustrations. Maps including map end-papers. "The object of this book is to put on record what it was like to work a a British district officer in the Sudan under the Anglo-Egyptian Condominium between 1898 and 1956."
Published : Privately Published 1987, First Edition
£20.00

Henderson, The Rev. Robert - Ninety Years in the Master's Service : Reminiscences of a Pioneer Evangelist

Hardback. A very good copy in dark green cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. A little fore-edge foxing. Gift inscription on front end-paper. Pp.xvi,336. Frontispiece and 12 illustrations. Sketch map. The author was a Scottish Christian evangelist. There is a chapter on his activities in Ireland but much of the book concerns his time in Australia including a chapter on aborigines. A scarce title.
Published : Andrew Elliot, Edinburgh 1911, First Edition
£85.00

Herbert Charles - Italy and Italian Literature

Hardback. A fair copy in a half leather binding lacking much of the spine. Marbled edges and end-papers. Front board loose but holding. Ownership inscription on front end-paper. Pp.xx,376. A good reading or rebinding copy.
Published : Sherwood Gilbert & Piper, London 1835, First Edition
£20.00

Herbert Henry William - Frank Forester and His Friends; Or, Woodland Adventures in the Middle States of North America [3 Vols. In I]

Hardback. A very good copy in a half leather binding with marbled boards. Spine lettered and elaborately decorated in gilt. No ownership inscription. Foxing to end-papers but otherwise largely clean internally. 3 vols. in I. Pp.iv,299;315;312. Title page to each volume present but lacks half-titles. Includes deer-stalking, quail and snipe shooting etc. Photograph available on request.
Published : Richard Bentley, London 1849, First English Edition
£350.00

Hewlett Maurice - The Road in Tuscany. A Commentary (Two volumes)

Illustrated by Joseph Pennell.
Hardbacks. A very good two volume set in red cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. Top edge gilt. Smallish inscription on front end-papers. Foxing mainly to end-papers and frontispieces. Pp.xiv,383; xiii,376. 30 plates and numerous illustrations in the text. A companion of Tuscan travel which looks to the countryside and the people as encountered on the roads for its inspiration.
Published : Macmillan, London 1904, First Edition
£50.00

Hill M. F. - Magadi The Story of the Magadi Soda Company

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. Ownership inscription on front end-paper. Pp.x,199. 24 plates. 2 folding maps. The story of a Kenyan company.
Published : The Kynoch Press, Birmingham 1964, First Edition
£14.00

Hinsley H.E. A. Cardinal - The Persecution of the Catholic Church in German- Occupied Poland

Hardback. A good copy in dark grey cloth. Fading to spine. Stamp of a church on front end-paper. Pp.x,129. Map. Seven illustrations. Comprises "reports presented by H.E. Cardinal Blond, Primate of Poland, to Pope Pius XII, Vatican broadcasts and other reliable evidence."
Published : Burns Oates, London 1941, Second Impression
£10.00

Hodges, Geoffrey - The Carrier Corps : Military Labor in the East African Campaign, 1914-1918

Hardback. A very good copy. No ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xxiii,244. 10 plates. 5 tables 2 maps. A history of the native Carrier Corps in the East African Campaign of the First World War.
Published : Greenwood Press 1986, First Edition
£18.00

Hoe, Susanna - Women at the Siege : Peking 1900

Softback. A very good copy. Signed by the author on the title page. Pp.xviii,[4],408. 44 black and white illustrations. This is the story of how the foreign women, and the hundreds of Chinese women refugees, caught up in the siege of Peking in 1900 coped.
Published : Holo Books, Oxford 2000, First Edition
£15.00

Holderness Sir T. W. - Peoples and Problems of India

Hardback. Nd. c.1911. 16mo. A very good copy in red cloth lettered in gilt. In a good dustwrapper which shows a little edge wear and tear. 256 pages + 8pp publisher's adverts. A volume in the Home University Library series.
Published : Williams and Norgate, London,
£8.00

Holy Ladislav - Neighbours and Kinsmen a Study of the Berti People of Darfur

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.xii,186. Maps, tables and plates. An ethnographic account of the hitherto little known Berti people of North Darfur, Sudan.
Published : St. Martin's Press, New York 1974, First Edition
£40.00

Horne John - Many Days in Morocco

A very good copy in a near very good dustwrapper which has a couple of closed tears and small chips ( not affecting the lettering) at the spine ends. Ownership inscription on front paste-down otherwise a lovely clean copy internally without foxing. 256pp. 16 plates. This is a revised and enlarged edition of a book which, in its first edition, was limited to 500 copies.
Published : Philip Allan, London 1936, Second Edition
£50.00

Howard-Bury, Charles - Mountains of Heaven Travels in the Tian Shan Mountains 1913

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. 176 pages. Illustrated. Travels in Central Asia in 1913.
Published : Hodder & Stoughton, London 1990, First Edition
£12.00

Howe Sonia E. (Editor) - The False Dmitri a Russian Romance and Tragedy Described By British Eye-Witnesses, 1604-1612

Hardback. A good copy in blue cloth lettered in black. Spine faded but lettering clear. Ownership inscription. Some foxing. Pp.xvi,239. 8 illustrations. The story of the cicumstances surrounding a 17th century claim to the Russian throne.
Published : Williams & Norgate, London 1916, First Edition
£28.00

Huc M. - The Chinese Empire

Hardback. A very good copy in brown pebbled cloth lettered and decorated in gilt and with bevelled edges. A bookplate has been removed from the front fixed end-paper. No ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xxviii,556. Frontispiece. Title page vignette. This is a sequel to the author's "Recollections of a Journey Through Tartary and Thibet."
Published : Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans & Roberts, London 1859, New Edition
£40.00

Huc M. - Travels in Tartary, Thibet, and China During the Years 1844-5-6

Hardback. A good plus copy in blind-stamped boards lettered and decorated in gilt on the spine. Rear board a little marked. Small ex libris plate on front fixed end-paper. Neatly hand-written presentation label dated 1859 fixed to verso of frontispiece. Pp.xii,576. Frontispiece. Title page vignette. "Illustrated with one hundred engravings on wood." Folding map. Photographs available on request.
Published : Thomas Nelson & Sons, London 1856, Third Edition
£75.00