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Bartimeus The Turn of The RoadThe Royal Navy and Merchant Navy in the Landings in Algeria and Morocco of British and United States Forces in 1942
Chatto & Windus, 1946. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 123pp, illus, fold-out coloured maps, covers the landings and the final destruction of the Axis forces in North Africa, Jacket exhibits minor wear at the edges otherwise book and jacket are in very good condition (Book ref. AB007128) £4.50
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HENISSART Paul: WOLVES IN THE CITY - The Death of French Algeria.
St. Albans. Granada. 1973. Paperback. 365 pages. V.g. with edge of textblock browning, in a v.g. papercover with crease to front cover and reading crease to spine. A tight sound clean copy. SBN: 586-08130-5. (Book ref. 7283) £5.95
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Clutterbuck, Richard: Protest and the Urban Guerrilla
London: Cassell, 1973: ISBN:0304290440 First edition, very good condition, in very good but slightly faded unclipped dust jacket, 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall, black clothboards with gilt blocking to spine, 277 pages, index, ........ Examines the whole spectrum of protest and violence in the West, its causes, its symptoms, objectives, organization and control. (Book ref. 644) £12.00
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Von Graffenried, Michael Inside Algeria
Aperture. Hard. Mint/Mint. 4to Landscape 0893818402 An 'As New' copy. (Book ref. 46079) £25.00
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COOK, Thomas. The Traveller's Handbook for Algeria and Tunisia. With maps, plans and illustrations.
Thos. Cook & Son,. 1923. Pp.xii,428; numerous maps, plans & illustrations; an exceptional copy in original maroon cloth & slightly frayed dust-wrapper. (Book ref. 13957) £45.00
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The Traveller's Handbook to Algeria and Tunisia
London: Simpkin, Marshall,hamilton, Kent & Co Ltd, 1926. H. Back. Good. 12mo With maps and plans. Bound in red cloth with rubbing and wear to the boards and spine, crease to the rear. 388pp. Very light foxing/browning to some of the pages otherwise this is a lovely copy. (Book ref. 066421) £15.00
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Playfair Lieut.-Colonel R.L. Travels in the Footsteps of Bruce in Algeria and Tunis
London: C. Kegan Paul & Co, 1877. First Edition. Hardback. Large 4to. A fair copy in the original green boards lettered and decorated in gilt. Spine torn and worn but holding. All edges gilt. Remains of library label on front fixed end-paper, small label at foot of spine and an embossed library stamp on many pages.. Pp.x,300. 29 plates. Other illustrations. Two maps, including one folding. Travels through Algeria and Tunisia following the route taken by James Bruce. (Book ref. 13052) £140.00
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Betham-Edwards, Miss In French-Africa Scenes and Memories
London: Chapman & Hall, 1912. First Edition. Hardback. A good copy in a good dustwrapper which shows a little wear and tear at the edges. The boards show some damp-staining towards the top which has not affected the book internally. Small ownership label on front fixed end-paper. A nice clean copy which is not foxed. Partly unopened. Pp.ix,324. Frontispiece and 15 illustrations. The author's experiences in Algeria at the beginning of the 20th century. (Book ref. 12977) £25.00
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MESSUD, CLAIRE: The last life.
New York: Harcourt Brace, 1999. 1st. Fine mustard h/b with silver lettering to spine; Fine col illus d/w, not p/c or chipped, in protective wrapper. 16cms x 23.5cms, 352pp. Rough cut page edges. Clean, unmarked copy. "Brilliantly illuminates the dislocations of body & soul that are the true consequences of exile." Weight 663g. 0151004714. (Book ref. 3221) £7.50
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HOWARD, Geoffrey: Wheelbarrow across the Sahara. Foreword: Chris Bonnington.
London, Grafton, 1992. Good colour illus cover p/b . 13cms x 19.5cms, 190pp. 21 chaps, 11 b/w photos. Author's 1975 Sahara crossing on foot, using Chinese sailing wheelbarrow, from Algeria to Nigeria. Weight 162g. 0586213775. (Book ref. 207) £6.00
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GIDE, Andre: The immoralist.
Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1971. Modern classics series. Trans from French: Dorothy Bussy. Reprint. VG white illus p/b with black lettering. 11cms x 18cms, 159pp. Sl crease rear cover; clean within.Story of a man's rebellion against social & sexual conformity. Weight 100g. 140014977. (Book ref. 1675) £4.00
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Joesten, Joachim The Red Hand
London, Robert Hale, 1962. Hardback, 8vo maroon cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 175pp. Photographic illustrations. Good +++/Good +++. Dent to base of front board. Foxing to top of block. Text clean and unmarked, book feels tight and solid. Dustwrapper (now protected) has a little light shelfwear and some evidence of handling The full story of the sinister Red Hand society, and their then-ongoing activities in the Algerian Civil War Catalogue: Military History. Keywords: Algeria, France, Red hand (Book ref. 5067) £8.50
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Cameron, Donald R.G. A Saharan Venture, being the account of a journey across the Sahara from Kano to Algeria
London, Edward Arnold, 1928. Hardback, 8vo brown cloth boards, green titles, first edition, x prelims, 314pp. plus index, plus advertisments, Photographic illustrations. Fair/NoWrapper. Gift Inscription. Frontispiece partially detached. Boards a little faded and grubby, block edge also a little grubby, with some foxing also affecting opening and closing pages. Account of an adventurous desert journey Catalogue: Travel. Keywords: Sahara, Kano, Agades (Book ref. 4418) £20.00
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Collier, Joy Algerian Adventure
London, Allen & Unwin, 1945. Hardback, 8vo cream cloth boards, red titles, first edition, 2nd impression, , 188pp. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Illustrations by Joy Collier. Good +/Less than good. Gift Inscription. Book printed to war standard and boards have flimsy feel. Spine and bottom corners bumped. Dustwrapper is bright and clean but is shelfworn, with six significant areas of loss around edges of covers and spine. Price clipped from inner flap The intriguing recollections of a pre-war English woman traveller to the French colony of Algeria, complete with the author's own drawings of the local people. Catalogue: Travel. Keywords: Algeria, souk, Algiers (Book ref. 2429) £8.50
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Generalstab des Heeres [German General Staff]: Militargeographische Angaben uber Algerien: Bildheft (Military Geographical Information of Algeria - Photographs)
Berlin: [Department for War Maps and Surveying], 1942. 8.5 inches x 6 inches (21 cms x 15 cms). 112 black and white half-tone photographs, printed both sides, of places throughout Algeria. In near-immaculate condition, stapled, in original brown wrappers. This work was issued in Berlin in 1942 by Abteilung fur Kriegskarten und Vermessungswesen (Department for War Maps and Surveying), and was intended Nur fur den Dienstgebrauch! (For official use only) by the Generalstab des Heeres (German General Staff). In the early years of WW2, Algeria, along with Morocco, was controlled by the pro-Nazi Petain French regime. The Allies captured Algeria during the North African campaign that began in November of 1942 with landings near Oran and Algiers as part of Operation Torch. (Price includes postage UK) (Book ref. as-1905) £60.00
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McDougall, James: History and the Culture of Nationalism in Algeria.
Cambridge University Press, 2006 [Cambridge Middle East Studies 24]. 8vo, xiii 266pp, Maps, Illustrated, Hardback with Dust Jacket in Very Good/Fine condition. (Book ref. 14034) £42.95
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THOMPSON (ROBERT), Editor War in Peace: An Analysis of Warfare since 1945.
London: BCA, 1981. 8vo, viii+312pp, numerous colour and monochrome photographic illustrations, maps and diagrams, glossary and bibliography, green boards, gilt, d-j. A very good copy in like d-j. (Book ref. RHB5107) £16.00
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PORCH, DOUGLAS. The French Secret services. From the Dreyfus Affair to the Gulf War.
Macmillan 1995. Thick 8vo, 623pp, chapter notes, bibliography. Cloth, jacket, fine copy. (Book ref. RHB2652) £18.00
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Map Northern Africa
London and New York: John Tallis & Company. 35 cms x 27 cms. Original steel engraved map with original outline hand-colouring. The Map drawn and engraved by J. Rapkin. Five (5) attractive uncloured vignettes (Mogador, Marocco, Constantine, Algiers and Tunis) illustrated by H. Winkles and engraved by G.Greatbach. Circa 1850. Centre fold as published. Light minor spotting/soiling. (Book ref. 158177) £40.00
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FIELDING (X).: Corsair Country. The Diary of a Journey along the Barbary Coast. [Travel Book Club edition]
Travel Book Club, [1959] 8vo., First Edition thus; original pale blue cloth, backstrip lettered in black, covers lightly age-soiled else a very good, clean copy. Published a year after the first edition. Evocative travel diary. Fielding (1918-1991) was one of the first SOE agents (with Paddy Leigh Fermor and Dick Barnes) to be landed in Crete where he spent two years or so in a precarious game of hide and seek with the occupying Germans. Arrested in France later in the war, he was saved from execution by the Polish SOE agent Krystyna Skarbek. In post-war years a close friend of Lawrence Durrell, Fielding developed a career as writer and translator, achieving acclaim for his translation of 'The Bridge on the River Kwai'. In common with all TBC editions, this issue omits the plates and map present in the original. (Book ref. 18524) £30.00
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