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GOOCH (G.P.) & TEMPERLEY (Harold) Eds. British Documents on the Origins of the War, 1898-1914. Volume X. Part I: The Near & Middle East on the Eve of War. 1st Ed., lxx+1009pp., frontis. HMSO. 1936  #59160
One of a series of source volumes announced to be published by HMG in 1924, to provide a documentary record for historians, the Foreign Secretary, Austen Chamberlain, writing: "As regards the publication of the official documents bearing on the general European situation out of which the War arose, a collection of these documents will be edited for the Foreign Office by Mr. G. P. Gooch and Mr. H. W. T. Temperley, who will, I hope, be in a position to begin serious work at a very early date..." 2000 copies printed. Orig. red cloth, gilt, ex-lib., somewhat worn, sound. See illustration on our website.   £30




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