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Durrell in Russia

By: Durrell, Gerald and Lee

Price: $32.00

Publisher: New York, USA, Simon and Schuster: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000892

ISBN: 0671612980

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dustjacket, first edition, 910gms, 192 pages. Famed naturalists Gerald and Lee Durrell explore the magnificent wildlife of the vast Russian nature reserves - from Arctic North to desert South, European West to Oriental East. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear. Dust jacket is in very good condition with only mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Corruption: Anthropological Perspectives

By: Haller, Dieter; and Shore, Cris (eds)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, England, Pluto Press: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISANT5

ISBN: 0745321577

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, first edition, 412g, 255pgs. This book examines corruption across a range of different contexts from transitional societies such as post-Soviet Russia and Romania, to efforts to reform or regulate institutions that are perceived to be potentially corrupt, such as the European Commission. Book is in very good condition with mild general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Alien Wars: The Soviet Union's Aggressions Against the World, 1919 to 1989

By: Sarin, Gen. Oleg; and Dvoretsky, Col. Lev

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Novato, CA, USA, Presidio Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISASI19

ISBN: 0891414215

Condition: Good


Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 504gms, 233 pages, white endpapers. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and mild page discolouration throughout. Boards and dust jacket are in good condition with only light shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Amber Room, The

By: Scott-Clark, Catherine; and Levy, Adrian

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, England, Atlantic Books: 2005

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: HISEUR27

ISBN: 1843540908

Condition: Good


Softcover, revised edition, 446gms, 386 pages. The controversial truth about the greatest hoax of the 20th century. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved marks. View more info

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Illustrated History of the World Wars, The

By: Taylor, A. J. P. (ed)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, UK, Cathay Books: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: WAR60

ISBN: 0706406605

Condition: Good


Hardcover, first edition, 2kg, 480pgs, photographs on endpapers. Both world wars began as a struggle between European powers as to who was to rule Europe. The entry of the United States into these two rounds of a European civil war ended with America and Russia dominating Europe. It is this fscinating story which is here traced from the assassination iin 1914 of an obscure Hapsburg archduke by some students in Sarajevo to the universally significant attack on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1945. Illustrated. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, dust jacket has mild shelf wear,... View more info

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Mighty Continent, The: A View of Europe in the Twentieth Century

By: Terraine, John

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, England, British Broadcasting Coporation and Hutchinson & Co Ltd: 1974

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: HISEUR7

ISBN: 0091222605

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with yellow boards and pictorial dust jacket, reprint, 1,150gms, 352 pages, Blank endpapers. In the book John Terraine develops themes which television must cut short, filling in the gaps, submitting evidence, and giving permanence to one of the most exciting periods in history- seventy-five years which saw two world wars, and many local ones, the ending of the age-old imperial dynasties of Austria-Hungary, Germany and Russia, and the break-up of the empires of the other great European nations, the rise of socialism and communism, the League of Nations and the United Nations, the EEC... View more info

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Peter the Great

By: Troyat, Henri

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Australia, Penguin Books: 1988

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 000440

ISBN: 024112249X

Condition: Good


Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dustjacket, reprint edition, 828gms, 392 pages. Troyat's biography of the great Russian Czar gives a fascinating insight into early 18th century Russia and the characters struggling for its control Book is in good condition with general age-related wear and tear and mild page discolouration/spotting/foxing throughout. Boards are in good condition with mild scuffing. Dust jacket is in good condition with minor shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info