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The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

by Omar Khayyam; Omar Khayyám; Edward FitzGerald (trans)

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Published
1938
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New York: Illustrated Editions, [c. 1938]. Hardcover in illustrated slipcase. Black textured leather over boards with red, green and gilt title and illustrations to front and spine. Very thick paper. Nine magnificent mounted color lithographs. Top edge died deep red. Deckled fore-edge. Near Fine book in a Fair slipcase. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight. Title and illustrations to cover… Read more
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Dr. Tom Dooley's Great Books: Dr. Tom Dooley, My Story (abridgement of Deliver Us From Evil, The Edge of Tomorrow and The Night They Burned The Mountain) and Before I Sleep...: The Last Days of Tom Dooley

by Tom Dooley; Thomas A. Dooley; James Monahan

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Edition
Book Club Edition
Published
1962
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Hardcover
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New York: Catholic Digest Book Club, 1962. Hardcover. Black cloth over boards with silver lettering to spine. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight. Corners and spines ends lightly bumped. No jacket. Not from a library. 160 + 275 pages, 16 pages of plates ; 22 cm. Dr. Tom Dooley's Great Books: 1) Dr. Tom Dooley, My Story, New and Revised Edition… Read more
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Elephant Company: The Inspiring Story of an Unlikely Hero and the Animals Who Helped Him Save Lives in World War II

by Vicki Constantine Croke

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April 2015
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Trade Paperback
ISBN 10
0812981650
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New York: Random House, April 2015. Trade Paperback. Very Good+. Interior pristine. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Light reading wear to covers. Not from a library. No remainder marks. xx + 343 pages. The remarkable story of Billy Williams, whose uncanny rapport with the world's largest land animals transformed him from a carefree young man into the charismatic war… Read more
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Eagle Against the Sun: The American War with Japan (Macmillan Wars of the U nited States)

by Ronald H. Spector

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Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
Published
November 1984
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Hardcover
ISBN 10
0029303605
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New York: Macmillan / Free Press, November 1984. Hardcover. First Edition / full number line. Gift inscription signed by author to title page. Very Good+ book in a Very Good+ jacket. Unmarked other than inscription. Spine straight and tight. Light rubbing and edgewear to jacket. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. xvi + 589 pages. The best… Read more
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The Trekker's Guide to the Himalaya and Karakoram

by Hugh Swift

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Used - Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Published
June 1982
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Trade Paperback
ISBN 10
0871562952
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San Francisco: Sierra Club Books, June 1982. Trade Paperback. First Edition / full number line. Near Fine. Unmarked. Interior slightly tanned. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Covers clean and bright. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 342 pages. B&W photos and maps. The Himalaya - since the days of the Silk Route caravans, a land that has… Read more
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Let's Cook Asian

by

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Fine
Published
2001
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Hardcover
ISBN 10
1903817102
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London: Starfire, 2001. Hardcover. Fine book in a Fine jacket. Unmarked. Spine straight and tight. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 512 pages. Profusely illustrated with four step-by-step color photos per recipe. Also includes food facts and helpful hints.
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A History of East Asia : From the Origins of Civilization to the Twenty-First Century

by Charles Holcombe

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2011
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ISBN 10
052173164X
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New York: Cambridge University Press, 2011. Trade Paperback. Good+. A few notes, occasional underlining and light reading wear to first fifty pages, remainder of book seems unread. Not from a library. xxiv + 430 pages. In the modern age, many of the features that made East Asia distinct have been submerged by the effects of revolution, politics, or globalization.… Read more
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Birds Without Wings

by Louis de Bernières; Louis de Bernieres

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Used - Very Good
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Very Good
Edition
First American Edition
Published
August 2004
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Hardcover
ISBN 10
1400043417
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, August 2004. Hardcover. First American Edition (stated). Blue linen over boards with gilt titles to spine. Gorgeous map endpapers. Laid-in book review from Washington Post Book World. Very Good book in a Very Good jacket. Small stain to first page, otherwise interior unmarked. Spine straight and tight, tail slightly bumped. Jacket has light soiling to… Read more
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The Ruling Caste: Imperial Lives in the Victorian Raj

by David Gilmour

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Fine
Edition
First American Edition
Published
February 2006
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Hardcover
ISBN 10
0374283540
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New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, February 2006. Hardcover. First American Edition (stated) / full number line. Laid-in review from Washington Post Book World. Fine book in a Fine jacket. Spine tail slightly bumped, otherwise As New. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. xxx + 381 pages. A provocative history of the English in South Asia during… Read more
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Traveler's Companion Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia

by Derek Maitland; Jill Gocher

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Published
February 1999
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ISBN 10
0762703652
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Old Saybrook, Connecticut: Globe Pequot, February 1999. Trade Paperback. Near Fine. Almost imperceptible crease to bottom two inches of spine, otherwise pristine inside and out. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 292 pages. Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia are some of Asia's most intriguing destinations. Right across the cultural spectrum, Indochina offers a rich historical past and amazing… Read more
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Tragic Mountains: The Hmong, the Americans, and the Secret Wars for Laos, 1942-1992

by Jane Hamilton-Merritt

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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition, later printing
Published
1993
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Hardcover
ISBN 10
0253327318
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Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1993. Hardcover. First Edition, 4th printing. Near Fine book in a Near Fine jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight, ends lightly bumped. Light dust stains to top edges. Slight rubbing to jacket. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. xxviii + 580 pages. Maps, charts and B&W photos throughout. The staunchest of allies, the… Read more
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The Wandering Falcon

by Jamil Ahmad

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New
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New
Edition
First American Edition
Published
October 2011
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Hardcover
ISBN 10
1594488274
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New York: Riverhead Books / Penguin, October 2011. Hardcover. First American Edition (stated) / full number line. New. Pristine inside and out. Not a remainder. Not damaged. 243 pages. Traditions that have lasted for centuries, both brutal and beautiful, create a rigid structure for life in the wild, astonishing place where Iran, Pakistan, and Afghanistan meet-the Federally Administered Tribal… Read more
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This Earth of Mankind (Buru Quartet, 1)

by Pramoedya Ananta Toer

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May 1996
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Paperback
ISBN 10
0140256350
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New York: Penguin, May 1996. Paperback. Very Good. Gift inscription on first page and light corner wear, otherwise Fine. Text unmarked. Spine square, tight and uncreased. Covers clean and bright. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 368 pages. Minke is a young Javanese student of great intelligence and ambition. Living equally among the colonists and colonized of 19th-century… Read more
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The Special Prisoner

by Jim Lehrer

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Edition
First Paperback
Published
May 2001
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Trade Paperback
ISBN 10
1586480421
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New York: PublicAffairs, May 2001. Trade Paperback. First Paperback Edition / full number line. Very Good. Unmarked. Interior pristine. Spine tight, but creased and cocked. Covers clean and bright. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 217 pages. John Quincy Watson was a young bomber pilot flying the new B-29 Superfortress in a mission over Japan when… Read more
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The Mulberry Empire, or, The Two Virtuous Journeys of the Amir Dost Mohammed Khan

by Philip Hensher

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First Paperback Edition
Published
2003
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Trade Paperback
ISBN 10
0007112270
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London: HarperCollins / Flamingo. Trade Paperbac. 2003. First Paperbac. Near Fine. Trade Paperback. First paperback printing / full number line. Near Fine. In terior pristine. Spine straight, tight and uncreased; head bumped. Light co rner wear. Covers clean and bright. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 535 pages. A novel based on the British… Read more
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My Life as an Explorer: The Great Adventurers Classic Memoir

by Sven Anders Hedin

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Published
1996
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ISBN 10
1568361424
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New York: Kodansha International, 1996. Trade Paperback. New. Not a remainder. Not damaged. xviii + 546 pages. Over the course of three decades, Sven Hedin traveled the ancient Silk Road, discovered long-lost cities, mapped previously uncharted rivers, and saw more of "the roof of the world" than any European before him. This epic memoir captures the splendor of now-vanished… Read more
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Laos. Foreign Relations of the United States (four volumes about Laos: 1955-1957, Volume XXI; 1958-1960, Volume XVI; 1961-1963, Volume XXIV; 1964-1968, Volume XXVIII)

by Office of the Historian. United States Department of State

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First Edition
Published
1990-1998
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Hardcover
ISBN 10
0160233933
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Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, November 1990, June 1993, August 1994, May 1998. Hardcover. Department of State Publications 9760, 9960, 10122, 10523. First Editions. Burgundy cloth over boards with gilt lettering and decoration to spine and Department of State seal blind-stamped to front board. Near Fine / No jackets as published. Light dust stains to edges of Vol XXI.… Read more
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Disco For The Departed (Dr. Siri Paiboun Mystery, 3)

by Colin Cotterill

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August 2007
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ISBN 10
1569474648
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New York: Soho, August 2007. Trade Paperback. Near Fine. Text unmarked. Spine straight and tight with slight crease to lower half. Covers clean and bright. Not from a library. Very light reading wear to edges and corners. 248 pages. Dr Siri Paiboun, reluctant national coroner of the People's Democratic Republic of Laos, is summoned to a remote location in… Read more
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The Hmong: A Guide to Traditional Lifestyles (Vanishing Cultures of the World)

by Robert George Cooper

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Published
1998
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ISBN 10
9812048030
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Singapore: Times Editions, 1998. Oversized Trade Paperback. Near Fine. Interior pristine. Spine straight, very tight and uncreased. Light dust stains to edges. Light wear to top corner. Very light rubbing to covers. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 168 pages.
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Confucius Lives Next Door: What Living in the East Teaches Us About Living in the West

by T. R. Reid

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Fine
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First Edition, Second Printing
Published
1999
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Hardcover
ISBN 10
0679456244
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New York: Random House, 1999. Hardcover. First Edition, Second Printing. Fine book in a Fine jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight, ends lightly bumped. Light rubbing to jacket. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 276 pages.
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