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The River War

by Churchill, Winston S.

Very Good+ No Jacket Issued. Ex-Library. 8vo-over 7"-9" tall. An historical account of the reconquest of the Soudan. Second edition, revised, first one volume edition. The text had been revised considerably, and a new chapter added describing the ultimate destruction of the Khalifa and the end of the war. Scarce. 8vo, pp [xiv] + 381pp. Original red cloth, gilt titles and pictorial gilt riverboat decoration to both spine and front board. With frontispiece, maps and plans. (All 14 color maps ...


Travels in Arabia Comprehending an Account of Those Territories in Hedjaz Which the Mohammedans Regard as Sacred used book

Travels in Arabia Comprehending an Account of Those Territories in Hedjaz Which the Mohammedans Regard as Sacred more books like this

by Burckhardt, John Lewis other copies of this book

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Edition: First Edition Binding: Library Binding Publisher: Henry Colburn, London Date published: 1829

Description: Very Good+ No Jacket Issued. Ex-Library. 4to-over 9"-12" Tall. 478pp/maps. Engraved folding map frontis of Arabia. BM-notes two editions of this work in 1829; single volume quarto and a two volume octavo. This is the rare single volume edition. John Lewis Burckhardt ( 1784-1817), the son of a Swiss Colonel undertook the journey to Mekkah in 1814, disguised as an Arab; he had long since used the name Sheikh Ibrahim in his travels, which he began in 1809 under the sponsorship of Sir Joseph Banks ... read more

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The Expeditions of Zebulon Montgomery Pike to Headwaters of the Mississippi River, Through Louisiana Territory, and in New Spain During the Years 1805-6-7 used book

The Expeditions of Zebulon Montgomery Pike to Headwaters of the Mississippi River, Through Louisiana Territory, and in New Spain During the Years 1805-6-7 more books like this

by Pike, Zebulon Montgomery (Elliott Coues, Editor) other copies of this book

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Edition: First Edition Binding: Cloth Publisher: Francis P. Harper, New York Date published: 1895

Description: Very Good. No Jacket. Ex-Library. 8vo-over 7"-9" tall. Vol 1, 356pp/frontis. Title page loose. Vol 2, 357-856pp Original green cloth lettered in gilt. Small bookplate of previous ownert. First edition and considered the "best edition. " Coues added copious crtical commentary to the original text of 1810, together with a memoir of Pike. Minimal markings lightly yellowing. read more

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Memoirs, Official and Personal; With Sketches of Travels Among the Northern and Southern Indians; Embaracing a War Excursion, and Descriptions of Scenes Along the Western Borders (Inscribed By Author) more books like this

by M'Kenney, Thomas L. other copies of this book

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Binding: Cloth Publisher: Paine & Burgess, New York Date published: 1846

Description: Very Good. No Jacket Issued. 4to-over 9"-12" tall. Inscribed by the Author Two Volumes bound in One, viii, 340 pages and vi, 136 pages respectively, First Edition (distinguished by the collation of Volume I), original blind-stamped cloth with decorative gilt titling to spine, all edges gilt, wear and exposure to spine head and tail, tips lightly bumped and exposed, Has a total of 15 plates which includes a frontispiece portrait of the author in Volume 1, and one colored frontispiece portrait ... read more

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Faith and Compassion: the Life and Work of Mother Teresa (Autographed) used book

Faith and Compassion: the Life and Work of Mother Teresa (Autographed) more books like this

by Rai, Raghu; Chawla, Navin other copies of this book

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Edition: First Edition Binding: Cloth Publisher: Element Books Ltd, Scranton, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. Date published: 1996 ISBN-13: 9781852309121 ISBN: 1852309121

Description: Fine in Near Fine jacket. Oblong Folio-over 12"-15" Tall. Autographed Photo with Reagan 192pp/illus. With separate 8 x 10 photo of her receiving Presidential Medal of Freedom-Autographed and dated by Mother Teresa and President Reagan (w/COA) Photographer Raghu Rai met Mother Teresa in the early 1970s and was immediately captivated by a woman who, from the age of 12, was fully aware of her mission. In this poignant portrait, the photographer pays homage to the extraordinary nun. Gift ... read more

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In Darkest Africa Or the Quest Rescue and Retreat of Emin Governor of Equatoria (2 Vols) (1st Ed) used book

In Darkest Africa Or the Quest Rescue and Retreat of Emin Governor of Equatoria (2 Vols) (1st Ed) more books like this

by Stanley, Henry M. other copies of this book

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Edition: First American Edition Binding: Three-Quarter Leather Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons, New York Date published: 1890

Description: Near Fine. No Jacket-Issued. 8vo-over 7"-9" tall. xiv, (ii), 547+(1); xvi, 540 pages. all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, 3 map pockets. with Two Steel Engravings, One Hundred and Fifty Illustrations and Maps. In Two Volumes. First edition. In 1886, Stanley led the Emin Pasha Relief Expedition to rescue Emin Pasha, the governor of Equatoria in the southern Sudan. King Leopold II of Belgium demanded that Stanley take the longer route, via the Congo river, hoping to acquire more territory and ... read more

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Guerre Morte more books like this

by Dannaud, J. P. other copies of this book

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Edition: First Edition Binding: Cloth Publisher: Societe Asiatique D'editions, Paris, France Date published: 1954 ISBN-13: 9781125592137 ISBN: 1125592133

Description: Near Fine in Very Good(-) jacket. 4to-over 9"-12" tall. Inscribed by the Author 181pp/illus. Inscribed by author on half-title. War photos from Indochina. A number of the photographs are from behind North Vietnamese lines. DJ haswear. Clean. read more

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The Outline of the Reconstruction Work in Tokyo and Yokohama. (an Official Report) more books like this

by Sakatani, Yoshio (Introduction By) (Compiled By The Bureau Of Reconstruction Home Office, And The Tokyo Institute For... other copies of this book

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Edition: First Edition Binding: Cloth Publisher: Bureau of Reconstruction Home Office Japan, Tokyo, Japan Date published: 1929

Description: Very Good+ No Jacket. 8vo-over 7"-9" tall. Orig. cloth. Title in gilt lettering on spine, with 2 narrow gilt borders at spine-ends. (vi), (ix), [1](list of maps, verso blank), 219pp. ills. on plates, many text-ills, facsim. of the original imperial edict on reconstruction on [4]pp. with tissue-guards, many tables in text and full-p. mainly at end, 6 large fold. maps and plans at end of volume, with loosely inserted the complimentary card of Nozomu Nakagawa, Director of the Bureau of ... read more

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Napoleon's Elite Cavalry: Cavalry of the Imperial Guard, 1804-1815 used book

Napoleon's Elite Cavalry: Cavalry of the Imperial Guard, 1804-1815 more books like this

by Ryan, Edward other copies of this book

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Edition: First Edition Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Greenhill Books/Lionel Leventhal, United Kingdom Date published: 1999 ISBN-13: 9781853673719 ISBN: 1853673714

Description: Fine in Near Fine jacket. Folio-over 12"-15" tall. 208 pages 91 colour plates, Magnificent colour uniform plates illustrate Napoleon's key Guard cavalry units: the Dragoons (25 plates), a regiment established in 1806; the Chasseurs (27 plates), formed from Napoleon's own personal bodyguard of Guides; the Polish Light Horse (25 plates), the first foreign regiment to be part of the imperial Guard; and the Grenadiers (13 plates), the most feared of all the French army's regiments. In addition ... read more

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Britain's Imperial Air Routes 1918 1939: the Story of Britain's Overseas Airlines more books like this

by Higham, Robin D. other copies of this book

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Binding: Cloth Publisher: Shoe String Press, Hamden, CT Date published: 1961

Description: Near Fine. No Jacket. 8vo-over 7"-9" tall. 1961 reprint of 1960 edition. Unmarked interior, tight binding. 407 pages. Illustrated with maps, and black & white photos. Growth of overseas British civil aviation from the beginnings through the formation of Imperial Airways in 1934, eventually ending in the BOAC. Clean. read more

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