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Mandarin : the diaries of an ambassador 1969-1982 / Nicholas Henderson

Henderson, Nicholas (1919-2009)

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ISBN 10: 0297814338 / ISBN 13: 9780297814337
Published by London : Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1994
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Fine cloth copy in an equally fine dw, now mylar-sleeved. Particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and especially sharp-cornered. SIGNED by the author.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 517 pages; Physical desc. : x, 517 p. , [16] p. Of plates : ill. ; 24 cm. Subjects: Henderson, Nicholas, 1919-2009 - Diaries. Ambassadors - Great Britain - Biography. Great Britain - Foreign relations - 1945- . Summary: Since his retirement in 1979 after successive spells as British Ambassador to Warsaw, Bonn and Paris, the author has been prevented by the Foreign Office from publishing these revealing diaries. He has now decided to go ahead, with the bonus that he also adds the full inside story of a later event in which he played a major diplomatic role - the Falklands War. Hardback Kg. 517 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 177526

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Title: Mandarin : the diaries of an ambassador 1969...

Publisher: London : Weidenfeld and Nicolson

Publication Date: 1994

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First Edition.

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Since his retirement in 1979 after successive spells as British Ambassador to Warsaw, Bonn and Paris, the author has been prevented by the Foreign Office from publishing these revealing diaries. He has now decided to go ahead, with the bonus that he also adds the full inside story of a later event in which he played a major diplomatic role - the Falklands War.

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An entertaining and revealing account of an Ambassador's life today, from the author's time in Warsaw, Bonn, Paris, and Washington.

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