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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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9780140256352
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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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May 2001
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First Paperback
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9781586480424
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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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2003
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9780007112272
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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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1996
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9781568361420
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New York: Kodansha International, 1996. Trade Paperback. 2nd Printing. 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… Read more
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Foreign Relations of the United States, four volumes about Laos: 1955–1957, Volume XXI; 1958–1960, Volume XVI; Volume XXIV, Laos Crisis; 1964–1968, Volume XXVIII

by Office of the Historian. United States Department of State

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1990-1998
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Near Fine
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First Edition
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9780160233937
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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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The Realm of Prester John

by Robert Silverberg

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Published
1972
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Garden City, New York: Doubleday, 1972. Hardcover. First Edition (stated). Grey linen over boards with purple and gold lettering to spine. Map endpapers. Deckle edge. Near Fine book in a Very Good jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight, ends bumped. Jacket is rubbed with light edgewear and a one inch tear to rear panel, now in a mylar protector.… 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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9781569474648
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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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An Artist of the Floating World

by Kazuo Ishiguro

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September 1989
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First Paperback Edition
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9780679722663
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New York: Vintage International, September 1989. Trade Paperback. First Paperback Edition / full number line. Near Fine. Lightly tanned. Slight corner/edge wear. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 206 pages. In the face of the misery in his homeland, the artist Masuji Ono was unwilling to devote his art solely to… Read more
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Seven Years in Tibet

by Heinrich Harrer

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1997
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9780874778885
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New York: Jeremy P. Tarcher / Putnam, 1997. Trade Paperback. Near Fine. First printing / full number line. Translation of Sieben Jahre in Tibet. Translated by Richard Graves; Introduction by Peter Fleming. Near Fine. A few dust spots on edges. Light shelfwear. Not from a library. No remainder mark. xx + 329 pages. In this vivid memoir, Heinrich Harrer… 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
9789812048035
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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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Published
1999
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Fine
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First Edition, Second Printing
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9780679456247
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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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New York: Farrar, Strauss & Cudahy, 1960. Hardcover. Tan cloth over boards with faded red lettering to spine. Water spotted red printers ink to top edge. Fair book missing jacket. A reading copy. Gift inscription to FFEP. Text unmarked. Spine cracked at hinges. Spine ends and corners bumped. Not from a library. 383 pages.
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King Cobra: An Autobiography of Travel in French Indo-China

by Harry Hervey

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Published
1927
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First Edition
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New York: Cosmopolitan Book Corporation, 1927. Hardcover. First Edition. Black cloth over boards with silver titles to spine and front board and an embossed garuda to front board. Sewn binding. Green illustrated endpapers. No jacket. Good. Spine cracked at rear hinge. Prior owner's name "John P. Hazen Perry" and "Christmas 1927" penciled to FFEP. Text block unmarked. Spine and corners… Read more
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The River's Tale: A Year on the Mekong

by Edward Gargan

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2002
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First Edition
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9780375405846
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2002. Hardcover.First Edition (stated). Fine book in a Near Fine jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight. Light edgewear to jacket. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 332 pages. The chronicle of a remarkable three thousand mile journey down the Mekong River as it runs through China, Tibet, Burma, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia,… Read more
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Cultural Atlas of India: India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh & Sri L anka

by Gordon Johnson

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September 1996
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Fine
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First Edition
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9780816030132
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New York: Facts On File, September 1996. Hardcover. First Edition / full number line. Black cloth over boards. Gilt lettering to spine. Map endpapers. Over 250 illustrations, 36 color maps. Fine book in a Near Fine jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight. Jacket clean and bright, lightly rubebd, spine faded. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped.… Read more
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The Yellow Rainmakers: Are Chemical Weapons Being Used in Southeast Asia?

by Grant Evans

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Published
1983
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Very Good
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First Paperback Edition
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9780860917700
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London: Verso, 1983. Trade Paperback. First Paperback Edition. Very Good+. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight. Reading and shelfwear to cover. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 202 pages.
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The Travels of Ibn Baṭṭūṭa, A.D. 1325-1354, Volume IV (Works issued by the Hakluyt Society, Second Series, 178)

by Ibn Batuta

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Published
1994
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First Edition
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9780904180374
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London: The Hakluyt Society, 1994. Hardcover. Blue cloth over boards with gilt titles to spine and vignette of sailing ship Victoria on front board. As New book in a Near Fine jacket. Light rubbing to jacket. First Edition; not a reprint. Full title: The Travels of Ibn Baṭṭuṭa, A.D. 1325-1354, Translated with revisions and notes from the Arabic text edited by… Read more
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The Carpet Wars: Ten Years In Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iraq

by Christopher Kremmer

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2004
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9788172235819
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New Delhi: HarperCollins India. Trade Paperback. 2004. As New. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not damaged. xvi + 447 pages. Travels in dangerous places in quest for carpets.
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Tsunami: 7 Hours That Shook the World

by Satinder Bindra

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2005
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First Edition
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9789558095973
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New Delhi: HarperCollins India. Hardcover. 2005. First Edition. As New book in an As New jacket. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 291 pages. 8 pages of plates. Map endpapers. An account of the December 26, 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami, chiefly with reference to Sri Lanka.
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Quick & Easy Japanese Cookbook

by Katsuyo Kobayashi

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Published
2000
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ISBN
9784770025043
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Tokyo: Kodansha International, 2000. Hardcover. First Edition. Third printing. As New book in an As New jacket. Pristine. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 104 pages. Japan's most trusted and popular television cooking personality presents foolproof recipes for real Japanese family-style food that anyone can make. All the ingredients are readily available outside Japan, and the… Read more
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