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CONFRONTING THE COLOUR LINE The Broken promise of the Civil Rights Movement in Chicago, ANDERSON , Alan B , PICKERING , George W ,
1 ANDERSON , Alan B , PICKERING , George W , CONFRONTING THE COLOUR LINE The Broken promise of the Civil Rights Movement in Chicago
Athens, Georgia, / London The UNIVERSITY of GEORGIA Press 1986 0820308439 / 9780820308432 1st Edition Paper Back Good Book 235x150mm Approx 
Larger format P/b 1986 1st ed.University of Georgia Press.The Broken promise of the Civil Rights Movement in Chicago. 515pp. illustrated 29 b/w plates.A Anderson & G Pickering.[CCO Chicago Freedom Movement] Intro with How this book is organised & Why , Maps, Abbrevs; ackns; set in 3 parts; - The Making of an Issue / The Pursuit of the Issue / The Deepening of the Issue.[ pink/grey P/b Reference/Learning reading copy as numerous [say 1/4 of book] ink line annotaion to the margins.Tight binding, Clean copy.mild edgewear, light crease & top cover lift. PLS See our image 
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2 ASHE , GEOFFREY THE DISCOVERY OF KING ARTHUR
LONDON : DEBRETT'S PEERAGE 1985 1st Edtn Book 
240x160mm approx.White boards with maroon cloth quarter binding and gilt lettering to spine.226pp. 37b/w photo. illust. 4 maps and other diag. in text. With an appendix, notes and bibliography this is a work by an historian who has previous published works on Arthurian Britain and a contributor to many scholarly journals. He was also chairman of Debrett's Arthurian Committee, which was set up to further this research. The book has the name of the previous owner in ink on ffep o/w Fine. The d/j has heavy rubbing principally to the head of the spine and corners. There is a tear of approx 6mm to the edge fold bottom front corner. D/J graded at VG. (now in protective wrapper). 
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ENGLISH MIDWIVES Their History & Prospects FACSIMILIE of 1872 edition, AVELING , James Hobson , MD , THORNTON , John L , FLA ,Consultant to London Hospitals
3 AVELING , James Hobson , MD , THORNTON , John L , FLA ,Consultant to London Hospitals ENGLISH MIDWIVES Their History & Prospects FACSIMILIE of 1872 edition
London HUGH K ELLIOTT Ltd 1967 1st Edition Thus Hard Back Very Good Book 190x125mm Approx. Thornton , John L , FLA 
H/b VG. 1967 Ist ed thus - FACSIMILE of 1872 ed.The world of the Midwives by JH Aveling MD.Intro, Select Biblio; of Midwifery & Biographical sketch of author with List of his Writings and b/w in line Portrait by JL Thornton FLA.Consultant to London Hospitals." to arouse interest - to show what misery arises from ignorance - to gain sympathy & advice ...."[ mid brown boards+ black titles , no inscsps , no annotation, tight binding, internally Fine] cover light markings and 3 small ring markings to top rear. PLS See our image - NO spine lean just camera angle & book actually a darker brown. 
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FROM THE LAND of LOST CONTENT , The DALAI LAMA'S FIGHT for TIBET, BARBER , NOEL ,
4 BARBER , NOEL , FROM THE LAND of LOST CONTENT , The DALAI LAMA'S FIGHT for TIBET
London Collins 1969 0002112698 / 9780002112697 1st Edition Hard Back VG+ Good Book 225x150mm Approx. 
VG+ H/b in Good D/j.1st ed.1969. This book may well be the last book to describe Tibet of old before 10 yrs Chinese oppression: still continuing today. World renouned author & journalist N Barber [ Sinister Twilight / The Fall of Singapore/Seven Days of Freedom- the Hungary Uprising etc] A vivid Factual account of the armed resistance in Lhasa [ eye witness accounts ]. Map of the Dalai Lama's escape route to India & Maps to end papers show the Plain of Lhasa with mentioned areas mentioned marked and The battle for the Cathedral. In 2 parts; - The Uneasy Truce February 13 - 24 , 1959 and The Incredible Revolt March 3 - 25 , 1959. ackn; , Epilogue , Biblio; Historical Appendix [Liist Principal Characters of the Tibetan Court / the ordinary people / the traitors.224pp.Six B/w photographic plates to rear of D/j.[burnt-orange cloth Title block + gilt titles.No inscsp .tight biinding , no notable defects] Dust Jacket price clipped, minor fox / browning, ,light edgewear.Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. 
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THE MAGIC CARPET  1949 Exodus of Jews FACTUAL, BARER , Shlomo , Publisher Managing Editor of The Middle Eastern Times [ Liguist ]
5 BARER , Shlomo , Publisher Managing Editor of The Middle Eastern Times [ Liguist ] THE MAGIC CARPET 1949 Exodus of Jews FACTUAL
London SECKER & WARBURG 1952 1st Edition Hard Back Good Poor+ Book 220x145 mm Approx 
Code Name Magic Carpet.Factual 1949 Exodus of Jews journey from Yeman, Arabia bondage to eventual Hashed Aden - Palestine.[ 20th c.Jewish History ] S Barer saw this exodus in progress - he learned from some of the Yemenites the age-long history of the Lost Tribe... illus. 24 pages b/w photographs & Route map.[ book block VG but down-graded to good as heavily fox tanned to foredge, 1st/last pages & occasional page margins; lacks top corner of initial blank page[ffep] & sme cloth fading, no inscsp.] Dust Jacket not price clipped, 18/- , handling soil to once all white rear, edgewear col.rub/loss , creasing & tear-line/nicks max top front.up-graded to Poor+ as author information & introduction to inner D/j flaps complete. now in clear easily Removable protective proprietary cover . Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
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CRY THE CURSED LAND [ Ireland's Holocaust ], BYRNE , Louie ,
6 BYRNE , Louie , CRY THE CURSED LAND [ Ireland's Holocaust ]
Luton Premier Books 1994 095242780x / 9780952427803 1st Editon Hardcover Fine VG+ Book 220x140mm Approx 
H/b, D/j, FINE/VG+.The Great Hunger 1845 - 1850. Route Map of the travels of Phelm Griffin during this time.Millions of Irish men, women & children" died in what can only be described as ethnic cleansing.most of the incidents are authentic but given fictitious names as no individuals were ever recorded.Onlt satistical records preserve them..." 398pp.Irish author L Byrne.[ book & Dust Jacket no notable defects , no inscps, D/j price clipped.] Please see our actual image of the book offered for sale. 
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SHADRACH MINKINS From Fugitive Slave to Citizen  FACTUAL, COLLISON , GARY
7 COLLISON , GARY SHADRACH MINKINS From Fugitive Slave to Citizen FACTUAL
CAMBRIDGE HARVARD UNIVERSITY PRESS 1997 0674802985 / 9780674802988 Hardcover Fine Fine Book 240x160mm Approx 
Hard Cover , Dust Jacket , Fine/Fine , 1st edition , illustrated , 249pps , [ Slavery / History 1850's ] Blue paper boards with black cloth quarter binding , illus with 19 mono illus - On 15th Feb 1851 Shadrach Minkins was serving breakfast at a coffee house in Boston when he was arrested and became the first runaway slave under the 1850 Fugitive Slave Law to be aprehended. The book offers a rare and engrossing picture of the life of an ordinary black man in nineteenth century North America. Book as new , no inscsp , D/j not price clipped 
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MUTINY ON THE MOOR The Story of DARTMOOR PRISON RIOT of 1932, DELL , Simon , MBE QCB
8 DELL , Simon , MBE QCB MUTINY ON THE MOOR The Story of DARTMOOR PRISON RIOT of 1932
Newton Abbot Forest Publishing 2006 0954908937 / 9780954908935 1st Edition Paper Back Very Good Book 210x145mm Approx 
VG P/b.1st ed..b/w illustrated photographic plates as expected.Dartmoor Prison,Princetown,Devon.It is doubtful whether this prison would have been built had it not been for the fact that in 1772 a road for wheel traffic was allowed across the Moor.The war in 1803 gave opportunity to save this village by building a prison to hold the French prisoners of war.The bleak prison of bitter moorland cold and wet at mercy of bad elements.Against this brief history there came the 1932 riots . shedding new light on this infamous penal institution. [Note on author to final page] no inscsp.tight binding,covers minor base corner crease, tiny edge wear col.rub/loss. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
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VETERANS The Last Survivors of The Great War [ WW1 ], EMDEN , Richard Van ,WW1 Specialist , HUMPHRIES , Steve , Director, Producer
9 EMDEN , Richard Van ,WW1 Specialist , HUMPHRIES , Steve , Director, Producer VETERANS The Last Survivors of The Great War [ WW1 ]
Barnsley LEO Coopper 1998 085052640X / 9780850526400 Hard Back Fine VG+ Book 250x190mm Approx. 
Large h/b D/j FINE/VG+.208pp.Profusely illustrated photographic b/w plates.[ Eye witness accounts ;- many talking openly for the first time of their experiences ; heartbreaking - funny & perceptive ... [Joining up / leaving home / trench life / Battle of the Somme / wounded / death / long term recovery / women Home Front / prisoners / victory / Armistice etc] Loos, Somme, Passchendaele.[ black cloth+gilt to book Fine no notable defects, no inscsp] Dust Jacket price clipped, slight wrinkle to rear base. .now in clear easily Removable proprietary protective sleeve .Please see our actual image of the book offered for sale. 
Price: 7.00 GBP
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BLACK POWER / WHITE CONTROL The Struggle of the Woodlawn Organization in Chicago  [Eye Witness Account], FISH , John Hall , Active Participant & Teacher
10 FISH , John Hall , Active Participant & Teacher BLACK POWER / WHITE CONTROL The Struggle of the Woodlawn Organization in Chicago [Eye Witness Account]
Princetown, USA PRINCETOWN UNIVERSITY Press 1973 069109358x / 9780691093581 1st Edition Hard Back VG+ VG Book 
H/b Dust Jacket VG+/VG.1st ed.358pp.Eye-witnes account by a Teacher & active participant [ TWO] John Hall Fish.Injustice - Demonstration in Chicago [ governmnet & politics]." Slums Must Go" [humanities] class & race.Important social History.Tables/ Preface/ Intro;/ Biblio;/ 6 chpts. [ the struggle s/ uses of conflict/ limits / attempt to control & control public Schools/ etc.[ black cloth white & red titles to book near Fine no notable defects, No inscp. tight binding] Black/White/Red photo illus D/j is price clipped, light edgewear, red fade to orange on spine.no tears/creases. Pls see our image. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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THE KATYN COVER-UP  [WW2 Katyn Mass Murder of Polish Officers & Intellectuals], FITZGIBBON , Louis ,
11 FITZGIBBON , Louis , THE KATYN COVER-UP [WW2 Katyn Mass Murder of Polish Officers & Intellectuals]
London TOM STACEY Ltd 1972 1st Edition Hard Back VG+ VG Book 205X135mm Approx. 
H/b Dust Jacket.VG+/VG.1st ed. [War Crimes ] Attempting tofind the truth behind the world's most horrific Unjudged mass-murder & searing indiitment of world powers involved in a massive cover-up. 1943 German soldiers uncovered a crime - the "missing Polish officers" all with a single bullet wound to the back of the head & hands tied behind their backs - all with the same exact amount of cord..Compiled by L FitzGibbon with a Foreword by MP Airey Neave DSO OBEMC TD .Intro, 8 chpts, 3 Appendix [ House of Commons MP's supporting further enquiry / Aide- memoire / Official Reports] red cloth bold bright silver titles to book No inscsp. tight binding No notable defects] burnt Orange tone/white/black D/j not price clipped, mild even fade to spine, mild edgewear [no loss/tears/crease]. PLS See our image 
Price: 9.00 GBP
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MARTYRS AND FIGHTERS The Epic of the Warsaw Ghetto - A History of War in the Warsaw Ghetto from Documents & Diaries, FRIEDMAN , Philip
12 FRIEDMAN , Philip MARTYRS AND FIGHTERS The Epic of the Warsaw Ghetto - A History of War in the Warsaw Ghetto from Documents & Diaries
London Routledge & Kegan Paul Ltd 1954 1st Edition Hard Back VG VG Book 220x145mm Approx. 
H/b , Dust Jacket, VG/VG. 1st ed. 326pp.An Important Epic work gathered from Documents & Diaries.edited by P Friedman.-a warning from history -Horror , brutality of medieval times , madness & murder - the last phase of ghetto 1,ooo's men women children burned alive. A Serious work not sensational - simply the facts as they occurred. an account of appalling inhumanity. Preface, Abbrevs; Table of line illus; Biblio; 15 chpts. index. [ sheds new light / an important contribution to comprehend] black cloth gilt titles with some edge fade to book , tight bindings , small ink place name+date top front blank end paper. no other annotation.[ D/j not price clipped, 21s, cream colour has tanned moreso to spine , light handling soil - now in easily removable clear proprietary protective cover. Please see our images of the actual booklet offered for sale. 
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FIRE UNDER THE SNOW TESTIMONY OF A TIBETAN PRISONER, GYATSO, PALDEN
13 GYATSO, PALDEN FIRE UNDER THE SNOW TESTIMONY OF A TIBETAN PRISONER
LONDON HARVILL PRESS 1997 1860461166 / 9781860461163 1st Edition Hardcover Fine VG+ Book 240x160mm Approx 
FINE in VG+ D/j. -book as new.1st ed.Palden Gyatso - born 1933 - became a monk & Survived 33 years imprisonment - escaped Chinese occupied Tibet in 1992. In 1955 he gave evidence at the UN Commission on Human Rights, Geneva - he had hidden & kept the the instruments that were used to torture. This powerful text is irrefutable testimony to the appalling suffering of the Tibetan nation at the hands of the Chinese illustrated 2 Maps & 11 b/w photographic plates. 232pp.Biography with forword by the Dalai Lama.Translated by Tsering Shakya - a Leading Scholar on Modern Tibet & Expert Witness.[ book fine , no inscsp] Dust Jacket not price clipped , 17 , tiny dot scuff to corners.Please see our actual image of the book offered for sale. 
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CHRISTOPHER and HIS FATHER, HABE, Hans , Editor, Jounalist & Author
14 HABE, Hans , Editor, Jounalist & Author CHRISTOPHER and HIS FATHER
London George G HARRAP & Co Ltd 1967 1st Edition Thus Hard Back Fine VG Book 215x150mm Approx. 
1st ed.FINE/VG.319pp.Hans Habe, Editor, Jounalist & Author [The Mission; Hitler's infamous pre-war attempt to sell off German Jews / Countess Tarnovska / A Thousand Shall Fall...etc] Born Budapest - Hans Habe is one of Europe's most successful & widely read novelists ,his books have been translated into 18 languages.This book was the centre of huge controversy in Germany in 1966.The conflict between generations in the context of modern Germany - every young German plays a duel role..Here the author forces us to look at these attitudes throug the eyes of a young German,;himself an ex member of Hitler Youth & whose father was the Director of an Anti-Semetic film.;- propoganda film of the Third Reich.The author's experiences render him uniquely qualified to comment on a problem most Germans would wish to ignore. A compelling psychological study worked into a highly readable novel]the book is Fine, no inscsp.[ Dust Jacket being white shows every minor grub mark, starting to fox tan moreso to spine.light minor edgewear max spine top a tiny nick. Please see our actual image of the book offered for sale. 
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THE UNDERWORLD of STATE, HARDING , Stan [ Imprisoned ], Russell , Bertrand , FRS, Introduction
15 HARDING , Stan [ Imprisoned ], Russell , Bertrand , FRS, Introduction THE UNDERWORLD of STATE
London GEORGE ALLEN & UNWIN Ltd 1925 1st Edition Hard Back Very Good Book 185x130mm Approx 
VG H/b.1st ed.original publisher red cloth. Journalists' organisations appeal to Parliment on behalf of Stan Harding's false imprisonment in secret cells of Lubianka & Boutirka [ Government/Politics]Foreword.b/w photo plate Frontis.[ Autobiography / Humanity ] Post-war Russia [ US Anti-Bolshevik Secret Service] Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
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16 JENKINS ,ELIZABETH THE MYSTERY OF KING ARTHUR
LONDON : MICHAEL O'MARA BOOKS 1990 Book 
255x195mm approx.Dark blue cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine. 224pp.Profusely illustrated with colour and b/w plates and photographs incl illust by Beardsley William Morris Gustave Dore and Edward Burne-Jones. Book has name of previous owner on ffep otherwise fine in like (non p/c) D/J. 
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LEGENDS OF VANCOUVER  illustrated edition, JOHNSON , E PAULINE , [TEKAHIONWAKE]
17 JOHNSON , E PAULINE , [TEKAHIONWAKE] LEGENDS OF VANCOUVER illustrated edition
TORONTO, Canada MCCLELLAND & STEWART 1926 Hard Back VG Book 195x135mm Approx 
1926.Soft calf LEATHER- tan suede, laid-on card boards, illus Chef head , illus end-papers,illustrated by J E H MacDonald Frontis- tissue guard,portrait of author.These purely Canadian legends were mainly told by the great late Chief Joe Capilana,in the Chinook tongue,to the author, 1906, when he visited England and was received by the King and Queen. E P Johnson was the daughter of the late Chief Johnson [ Onwanonsyshon],of the renouned Mohawk Tribe.she died in Vancouver 1913.illus 8 sepia photographic plates & one line drawing as expected.book in very good condition, ink inscsp to fep, light fox tan spotting throughout, tight binding,3 tiny pin holes to clean suede covers - no edgewear.New edition - illustrated. PLS See our image. 
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THE ORANGE ORDER A Tradition Betrayed, KENNAWAY , Rev.Brian , Senior Member Orange Order over 40 years
18 KENNAWAY , Rev.Brian , Senior Member Orange Order over 40 years THE ORANGE ORDER A Tradition Betrayed
London METHUEN Publishing Ltd 2006 0413775356 / 9780413775351 1st Edition Hard Back Fine Near Fine Book 240X160mm Appprox. 
FINE H/b as new in near Fine D/j .No inscsp." A bleakly honest & shocking account of how a great institution was led into a moral & political wilderness by fools & knaves " a Work of great & detailed scholarship" impassioned but lucid " The Reverend B Kennaway has for years been one of Orangeism's most senior & outspoken members, only leaving the Order's Education Committee when he felt that the internal loyalty & short-term political gain had become more important to its leadership than anything.Light handling to covers.Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
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LOST NAMES Scenes from a Korean Boyhood FACTION, KIM , Richard E, Lecturer
19 KIM , Richard E, Lecturer LOST NAMES Scenes from a Korean Boyhood FACTION
London Andre Deutsch Ltd 1971 0233963049 / 9780233963044 1st Edition Hard Back Fine Very Good Book 200x135mm Approx Phillips , Roger , jacket 
FINE/VG.1st UK.ed.1st print.1971.The Japanese Occupation of Korea 1932-1945 the imprisoned Koreans , oppression forced to speak & take Japanese identity [man's inhumanity] The grim fact of subjugation and the appalling conditions as they struggle to survive.Each of the seven incidents recalled by the author explores aspects of oppression.Faction a Fiction novel based on factual accounts:author RE Kim - Born Korea 1932 - grew up during the Japanese occupation - Korean Army - University in USA - Masters in Far Eastern Lit. at Harvard - awarded Guggenheim Fellowship - Lecturer.[ book fine , No inscsp] Dust Jacket price clipped, spine creamed, tiny edgwear.Please see our actual images of the book offered for sale. 
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THE NAKED EARTH For Those Who did not Return & Whose Fate is Still unknown, KONSALIK , Heinz G , War Correspondent
20 KONSALIK , Heinz G , War Correspondent THE NAKED EARTH For Those Who did not Return & Whose Fate is Still unknown
London ANTHONY GIBBS & PHILIPS Ltd 1961 1st Edition Hard Back VG Good- Book 200x135mm Approx 
1st UK ed. German POW's - Stalin Russia after Stalingrad, WW2.Many have added their Testimonies including former German prisoners. Unimaginable cruel bitter winters - primitive existence - the now famed Dr Bohler , himself a German prisoner , his cutting-edge skills , saving lives [ German, SS , Russian , whoever was bought to him] initially with an old pen-knife - his mythical fame stemmed from a trepanation of the skull bu poor light of a paraffin lamp in an ice-bound hut; with nothing other than an ordinary drill , locksmith's hammer & his old pocket knife.Penned in a style we call today "faction.[as a story narrative] blue boards gilt titles to book , tight binding, no inscsp, pale fox tan 1st/last 2 pages respectively + to foredge] minor even spine fade, med edgewear rub/loss/nicks + assoc. creasing. max loss top spine corners 10x10mm. now in clear proprietary protective cover. Please see our image 
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