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The Illustrated Guide to the 20th Century, Anon
1 Anon The Illustrated Guide to the 20th Century
Mustard (Parragon) 1999 1841643564 / 9781841643564 First Edition Hardback with laminated pictorial cover and matchi Fine Very Near Fine Illustrated in colour and mono throughout text 
The history of the last century, arranged chronologically by decades. Slight puckering to top edge of wrapper. Price includes heavy book shipping adjustment. WE WILL NOT ASK FOR EXTRA SHIPPING. 515063 
Price: 12.15 GBP
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Factbook of The 20th Century, Beal, George
2 Beal, George Factbook of The 20th Century
Rainbow Books 1990 1871745101 / 9781871745108 Revised edition. Hardback with pictorial cover. Fine. Illustrated with black-and-white and colour plates. 
Appears unread. Includes index, pp.237. 676077 
Price: 3.50 GBP
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3 Berger, Carl The Korea Knot - A Military-Political History.
University of Pennsylvania Press 1964 Revised edition. Hardback with dust wrapper. Very Good Worn 
Wrapper sunned and rubbed, with edge wear and a split at the top of the front hinge. 255pp including index. A highly readable account of the Korean War, the events leading to it, its international repercussions, and its possible future effects. Original published in 1957, this revised edition takes note of the many international events that affected Korea, and adds three new chapters to the earlier narrative. 500006 
Price: 12.56 GBP
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The Key to the Russian Door, Bigland, Eileen
4 Bigland, Eileen The Key to the Russian Door
Putnam 1942 First Edition Hardback with dust wrapper. Good to Very Good Worn Illustrated with black-and-white plates 
A strange glorification by an Englishwoman of the pre-war USSR. Corners bumped; Wrapper has edge wear and chipping, with some loss, and some discoloration. . 510036 
Price: 5.36 GBP
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5 Bishop, James (intro) Illustrated London News: Great Events Of The 20th Century
Automobile Association 1992 0861458605 / 9780861458608 Hardback with laminated pictorial cover and matchi Very Good Good Lavishly Illustrated in colour and black-and-white throughout text 
Living history through five reigns and two world wars, seen through the eyes of the Illustrated London News. Wrapper worn at top and bottom of backstrip Our price includes a shipping adjustment to allow for an extra heavy book or set. Normal shipping/postage rates will apply. We will not ask you for extra shipping. 616047 
Price: 8.96 GBP
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6 Briggs, Asa (intro) History Of The 20c - 1918-1929
Hamlyn 1993 Hardback with dust wrapper Fine Near Fine Illustrated in colour and black and white 
611079 
Price: 2.95 GBP
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7 Briggs, Asa (intro) History Of The 20c - 1939-1945
Hamlyn 1993 Hardback with dust wrapper Fine Near Fine Illustrated in colour and black and white 
611080 
Price: 2.95 GBP
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8 Clark, James (ed) The Encyclopedia of Modern History
Hamlyn 1978 0600331849 / 9780600331841 First Edition Hardback with dust wrapper. Near Fine Near Fine Richly lustrated in black-and-white and colour throughout with photographs, maps, facsimile documents and artworks and cartoons 
An invaluable family reference work. Very readable. 118092 
Price: 8.10 GBP
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9 Clark, James (ed) The Encyclopedia of Modern History
Hamlyn 1978 0600331849 / 9780600331841 Hardback with Dust Wrapper Fine Fine Richly lustrated in mono and colour throughout with photographs, maps, facsimile documents and artworks and cartoons 
An invaluable family reference work. Very readable. 117401 
Price: 8.10 GBP
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1938: A World Vanishing., Cleeve, Brian
10 Cleeve, Brian 1938: A World Vanishing.
Buchan & Enright 1982 0907675085 / 9780907675082 First Edition Hardback with Dust Wrapper. Near Fine Near Fine Illustrated with black-and-white photographs throughout text. 
Light shelf wear only. 192pp. The single year 1938 marked the end of an era, for the Second World War lies like a chasm between then and now-on this side, the atomic age. On the other the after-glow, the last moment of the last twilight of the Victorian age, when the world was still full of certainties. In this remarkable book Brian Cleeve turns a perceptive eye upon the pre-war world, for nostalgia, for simple entertainment, and to remind those who were there, and show those who were not, what that vanished age was like. Here are the events and politics; the views of people in Britain, Ireland, the Dominions, America; how they lived; the prices of cinema seats and Rembrandts, beer and clothes; the bestselling books and longest-running plays and films; fashions and crimes; the lives of rich and poor; their houses, holidays, food, cars, amusements and much, much more, spun on the thread of a year in which, more than any other, the old order changed. 675138 
Price: 5.95 GBP
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The New Elizabethans 1952-1977, Colville, John
11 Colville, John The New Elizabethans 1952-1977
Collins 1977 0002162415 / 9780002162418 First Edition Hardback without dust wrapper. Very Good 
567130 
Price: 3.56 GBP
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The Americans: Fifty Letters from America on Our Life and Times., Cooke, Alistair
12 Cooke, Alistair The Americans: Fifty Letters from America on Our Life and Times.
The Bodley Head 1971 0370301633 / 9780370301631 First Edition Hardback without dust wrapper. Very Good or better 
Some extracts from the much missed Alistair Cooke's radio programme. Letters date from 1965 to 1979. Untidy inscription on endpaper. 527102 
Price: 4.05 GBP
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The Rise of Western Germany 1945-1972, Crawley, Aidan
13 Crawley, Aidan The Rise of Western Germany 1945-1972
Collins 1973 0002117282 / 9780002117289 First Edition Hardback with dust wrapper. Near Fine Good 
How Germany lost the war and won the peace. Wrapper has edge wear 500451 
Price: 4.46 GBP
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14 Dimbleby, Jonathan The Last Governor; Chris Patten & The Handover of Hong Kong
Little Brown 1997 0316640182 / 9780316640183 First Edition Hardback with Dust Wrapper Near Fine Very Good Illustrated with mono photographs 
A brilliant account of the diplomacy and international in-fighting leading up to the closing of a chapter in Britain's colonial history. Shelf wear to wrapper; corners slightly bumped 117258 
Price: 5.40 GBP
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The Last Governor; Chris Patten & The Handover of Hong Kong, Dimbleby, Jonathan
15 Dimbleby, Jonathan The Last Governor; Chris Patten & The Handover of Hong Kong
Little Brown 1997 0316640182 / 9780316640183 First Edition Hardback with Dust Wrapper Very Good. Good. Illustrated with black-and-white photographs 
Shelf wear to wrapper at edges. 461pp including index. A brilliant account of the diplomacy and international in-fighting leading up to the closing of a chapter in Britain's colonial history. 680007 
Price: 7.95 GBP
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The Coming War with Japan, Friedman, George, and Meredith lebard
16 Friedman, George, and Meredith lebard The Coming War with Japan
NY: St Martin's Press 1991 0312076770 / 9780312076771 Large format paperback Near Fine Illustrated with maps and diagrams 
Slight shelf wear only. Appears unread. The authors make a case for the startling proposition that the US and Japan are victims today of the same historical forces that were at work in the 1930s, and that another military confrontation is unavoidable. Nice try, but no cigar. 505038 
Price: 6.26 GBP
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Spain in Revolt, Gannes, Harry and Theodore Repard
17 Gannes, Harry and Theodore Repard Spain in Revolt
Victor Gollancz 1936 Card Covers Good to Very Good 
A left-wing take on the lead-up to the Spanish Civil War. 500461 
Price: 3.56 GBP
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18 Gilbert, Martin Recent History Atlas 1860 to 1960
Weidenfeld & Nicholson 1974 Large Format Paperback Near Fine 
115252 
Price: 4.28 GBP
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19 Gunther, John Inside Russia Today
The Reprint Society 1959 Hardback with Dust Wrapper Very Good or Better Good 
Wrapper has some edge wear; Very light shelf wear to spine ends.The Soviet Union and its people as seen by a westerner at the height of the Cold War 118609 
Price: 4.95 GBP
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Inside Russia Today, Gunther, John
20 Gunther, John Inside Russia Today
The Reprint Society 1959 Hardback with Dust Wrapper Very Good or Better Very Good or Better 
The Soviet Union and its people as seen by a westerner at the height of the Cold War 527283 
Price: 3.56 GBP
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