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WYCLIFFE AND THE PEA-GREEN BOAT., Burley, W.J.
1 Burley, W.J. WYCLIFFE AND THE PEA-GREEN BOAT.
London Victor Gollancz 1975 0575019689 / 9780575019683 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
192 pp, 8" H. Red boards with gilt lettering on spine. "When Cedric Tremain is charged with murder-ing his father, by booby-trapping his fishing boat, all the locals agree that this wouldn't be his sort of crime. But the case against him is strong: he has the motive, the opportunity, the know-how; and there's some hard circumstantial evidence against him. So he is arrested. But there are things about the case which Chief Superintendent Wycliffe doesn't like. So he keeps nosing around. And his investigations lead him into the details of another murder case, one that is now twenty years old. Is it possible that there is some relationship between the two cases, and if so what? As Wycliffe, that most unorthodox of detectives, probes into the present and the past, our own suspicions and assumptions are being constantly challenged." Faint tanning to pastedowns and half of each free endpaper, four page leaves are slightly roughly opened at top edge - page leaf 85/86 has a few very small and tiny edge tears and tiny chips in top margin only. Dust jacket is price-clipped, has minor wrinkling at top edge of rear flap, minor tanning on inside of flaps. 
Price: 75.00 USD
 
 
HERITAGE RAILWAY.  NO. 34.  FEBRUARY 2002., Jones, Robin, ed.  (Ed Freeman, John Tickner, Ian Crowder, John Titlow, Ian Riley, John Bunch, Cedric Johns, Colin Tyson, Roger Melton, Paul Appleton.)
2 Jones, Robin, ed. (Ed Freeman, John Tickner, Ian Crowder, John Titlow, Ian Riley, John Bunch, Cedric Johns, Colin Tyson, Roger Melton, Paul Appleton.) HERITAGE RAILWAY. NO. 34. FEBRUARY 2002.
Mortons Heritage Media, Horncastle, 2002. 
99 pp, 11 11/16" H, soft cover (stapled - magazine format). Colour and b&w photographs. Contents: Searching for the Somerset & Dorset: Part One; Industrial Scene: The first lady of steam!; No Longer the Wooden Iron Horse!; New Generation Lines: Persistence, patience, perseverance - Plym Valley!; Between Today & Yesterday: Last stand of the Great Western; Yorkshire's Winter Wonderland; Stone Cold on the GWR!; Slovenia for Steam!; Headline News; News; Carriage & Wagon News (Berwyn Belle); Showcase; Main Line News; Main Line Tour Itinerary; Scale Heritage Railway; Off the Shelf; Platform; Up and Running. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - clean and bright. Near Fine 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
PEACEKEEPER:  THE ROAD TO SARAJEVO., MacKenzie, Lewis.
3 MacKenzie, Lewis. PEACEKEEPER: THE ROAD TO SARAJEVO.
Vancouver Douglas & McIntyre 1993 155054098X / 9781550540987 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good 
345 pp, large 8vo (9 1/4" H). Map endpapers, b&w photographs, maps. "Brave, tough, resourceful, and, rarest of all, blessed with an irreverent sense of humour, (Major-General Lewis) MacKenzie needed all those qualities for the biggest assignment of his military career: striving for peace among the warring factions in the former Yugoslavia. In this riveting memoir, MacKenzie describes how he created Sector Sarajevo, and with a 30-nation UN force set out to liberate the airport to receive desperately needed food and medical supplies. MacKenzie's outstanding and unorthodox leadership catapulted him to the status of an international celebrity, as he used the media - 'the only weapon I had' - to maximum advantage. Against the daily drama of shelling, sabotage, murder and shameless propaganda, motivated by ethnic hatreds, MacKenzie's adventures in Sarajevo read like a war novel - except that it is all tragically true. With the verve of a natural storyteller, (he) also recounts the often bizarre highlights of eight previous peacekeeping tours in the Middle East, Cyprus and Vietnam. From bluffing his way through the Turkish-Cypriot lines to boisterous forays into Saigon's netherworld; from basketball in the Gaza Strip to dodging sniper fire in Sarajevo; from daring diplomatic improvisations to bluntly outspoken criticisms of the UN bureaucracy: here is a veteran peackeeper's frank, funny and unforgettable story." Light wrinkling at bottom of spine/front hinge. Dust jacket has minor rubbing, tiny tear and wrinkling at bottom of front hinge/front panel. 
Price: 16.00 USD
 
 
PEACEKEEPER:  THE ROAD TO SARAJEVO., MacKenzie, Lewis.
4 MacKenzie, Lewis. PEACEKEEPER: THE ROAD TO SARAJEVO.
Vancouver Douglas & McIntyre 1993 155054098X / 9781550540987 First Edition Very Good Very Good+ 
345 pp, large 8vo (9 1/4" H). Map endpapers, b&w photographs, maps. "Brave, tough, resourceful, and, rarest of all, blessed with an irreverent sense of humour, (Major-General Lewis) MacKenzie needed all those qualities for the biggest assignment of his military career: striving for peace among the warring factions in the former Yugoslavia. In this riveting memoir, MacKenzie describes how he created Sector Sarajevo, and with a 30-nation UN force set out to liberate the airport to receive desperately needed food and medical supplies. MacKenzie's outstanding and unorthodox leadership catapulted him to the status of an international celebrity, as he used the media - 'the only weapon I had' - to maximum advantage. Against the daily drama of shelling, sabotage, murder and shameless propaganda, motivated by ethnic hatreds, MacKenzie's adventures in Sarajevo read like a war novel - except that it is all tragically true. With the verve of a natural storyteller, (he) also recounts the often bizarre highlights of eight previous peacekeeping tours in the Middle East, Cyprus and Vietnam. From bluffing his way through the Turkish-Cypriot lines to boisterous forays into Saigon's netherworld; from basketball in the Gaza Strip to dodging sniper fire in Sarajevo; from daring diplomatic improvisations to bluntly outspoken criticisms of the UN bureaucracy: here is a veteran peackeeper's frank, funny and unforgettable story." Slight bump at bottom of spine with a tiny tear at bottom of rear hinge. Dust jacket has minor rubbing, minor crease at bottom of front flap. 
Price: 17.50 USD
 
 
INTRODUCING PORTUGAL., Salter, Cedric.
5 Salter, Cedric. INTRODUCING PORTUGAL.
Methuen, London, 1956, first edition. 
197 pp, 8vo (8" H), hard cover in dust jacket. Map endpapers, b&w photographs. "Few countries offer such a wide variety of scenery in so small an area as this. No traveller can be properly introduced to a country without being told something of it s history, and Mr. Salter regales (us) with fascinating stories about the great figures of Portugal's past - the Knights Templar, the Dukes of Braganza, Henry the Navigator, and countless others. There are constant reminders of the histori c a l l i n k s between Portugal and England, and a full account of the port wine trade. This is, too, primarily a book to be read on holiday, and the reader is introduced to such diverse places as the great seaside resort of Estoril, the little to wn o f S in tr a an d its lovely old palace, the vast and unforgettable Convent of St. John the Baptist that dominates Tomar, and the flowery sub-tropical island of Madeira." Small surface paper pull at bottom edge of free front endpaper - arc hiv all y t ap ed, ti ny fo xin g mark on page 16 and on adjacent picture page verso, very light edge wear, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, small light bump at bottom corner of boards. Dust jacket has very light edge wear, light edge wrink ling , th ree sma ll c lose d t ear s wi th soft creasing archivally taped, light browning, light soiling. Very Good/Good+ 
Price: 20.00 USD
 


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