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The Strange Apotheosis of Sun Yat-Sen
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The Strange Apotheosis of Sun Yat-Sen

By Saggitarius

London: Heath Cranton Limited. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Foxing to endpapers, preliminaries, edges, . jacket tattered.. 1939. First Edition. Hardcover. Orange cloth binding. Bibliography. "Recent events, particularly the outbreak of Sino-Japanese hostilities, have convinced the writer of the desirability that the Sun Yat-sen "myth" should be exposed. It has, by its inculcation of xenophobia been a contributory cause to those hostilities. And if the Kuomintang survives in anything like its present form, it will continue to be a menace to foreign interests in China." ; 189 pages .

$40.00

A Short History of China:  An Account for the General Reader of an Ancient  Empire and People
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A Short History of China: An Account for the General Reader of an Ancient Empire and People

By Boulger, Demetrius Charles

London: Gibbings & Company, Ltd.. Good with no dust jacket; Boards soiled and heavily worn, usual library . stamps and markings.. 1900. Second Edition. Hardcover. Index, chronological table. Yellow cloth with red Chinese dragon center device on front boards and titles in gilt on spine. ; Ex-Library; 436 pages .

$20.00

The Land of the Veda:  Being Personal Reminiscences of India
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The Land of the Veda: Being Personal Reminiscences of India

By Butler, Rev. William

NY: Phillips & Hunt. Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn, title page and pp. 15-16 loose and . tattered, owner name on front free endpaper. 1871. Ninth Edition. Hardcover. Title continued: Its People, Castes, Thugs, and Fakirs; Its Religions, Mythology, Principle Monuments, Palaces, and Mausoleums: Together with the Incidents of the Great Sepoy Rebellions, and its Results to Christianity and Civilization. Two page color map. 42 illustrations. Green gilt-blocked cloth binding. Top edges gilt. Glossary, index. ; 557 pages .

$40.00

British Strategy in the Far East, 1919-1939
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British Strategy in the Far East, 1919-1939

By Louis, William Roger

Oxford, England: Clarendon Press. Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, edges foxed.. 1971. First Edition. Hardcover. 0198223463 . Index, bibliography. Navy cloth binding. ; 284 pages .

$30.00

The Making of Pakistan
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The Making of Pakistan

By Symonds, Richard

London: Faber and Faber. Very Good with no dust jacket; Spine sunned.. 1950. Second Edition. Hardcover. Red cloth binding. Three maps. ; 227 pages .

$14.00

Jim Corbett\'s India
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Jim Corbett's India

By Corbett, Jim; Hawkins, R. E. (editor)

Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket shelfworn and rear jacket flap . foxed.. 1978. First Edition. Hardcover. 0192129686 . A selection of stories about nature, hunting, and life in northern India where Corbett lived for 72 years. ; 250 pages .

$20.00

The Durbar
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The Durbar

By Menpes, Dorothy; Menpes, Mortimer

London: Adam and Charles Black. Good with no dust jacket; Spine cocked, boards worn and dampstained at . rear top edge.. 1903. First Trade Edition. Hardcover. Gray cloth with elaborate blue orange and gilt design of peacocks under a tree on front boards. Top edges gilt. 100 stunning color plates. xii, 210pp. A sumptuously illustrated account of the pomp and pageantry of the 1903 Delhi Durbar, a two-week celebration of the ascension of King Edward VII to the throne of Great Britain and as Emperor of India. Mortimer Menpes created the illustrations, while his daughter, Dorothy, recounts their travels aboard the S. S. Arabia to India and then to their luxurious camp to witness the processions of British and Indian dignitaries, falconers, military parades, elephants, camels, etc. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$45.00

Lights and Shadows of Asiatic History
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Lights and Shadows of Asiatic History

Boston: Rand and Mann. Good with no dust jacket; Boards chipped at head and foot of spine, . corners rounded, spine cracked, some foxing.. 1849. Hardcover. Volume 9 of Parley's Cabinet Library. Original brown embossed cloth with titles in gilt on spine. Many engravings, including two-page frontispiece showing Chinese Encampment and a Saracen on horseback. [4] pages of publisher's ads at rear. ; Parley's Cabinet Library; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 320 pages .

$45.00

India at the Parting of the Ways:  Monarchy, Diarchy, or Anarchy?
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India at the Parting of the Ways: Monarchy, Diarchy, or Anarchy?

By Wyllie, Lt. -Col. John Alfred

London: Lincoln Williams. Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn, foxing to first and last several . leaves, owner names on front pastedown endpaper.. [1934]. Hardcover. Blue cloth. Foreword by Sir Michael F. O'Dwyer. Photos. .

$16.00

Roving through Southern China
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Roving through Southern China

By Franck, Harry A.

New York and London: The Century Co.. Fair with no dust jacket; Boards heavily worn and sunned, splits at head . and foot of spine, bookplate on front pastedown endpaper, spine cracked.. 1925. Hardcover. xxi, 649pp. Green decorative cloth. 171 photos. Folding color map of the author's travels around Southern China. .

$15.00

No One Had a Tongue to Speak:  The Untold Story of One of History’s  Deadliest Floods
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No One Had a Tongue to Speak: The Untold Story of One of History’s Deadliest Floods

By Sandesara, Utpal; Wooten, Tom

Amherst, NY: Prometheus Books. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 2011. First Printing. Hardcover. 9781616144319 . Black paper boards. xxxii, 411 pages. Map, black and white photographs, resources list, and index. The story of the 1979 Machhu dam disaster in western India, which over 20,000 people were killed. .

$10.00

Life in Hutongs:  Through Intricate Alleyways in Beijing
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Life in Hutongs: Through Intricate Alleyways in Beijing

By Yantai, Shen; Changqing, Wang

Beijing, China: Foreign Languages Press. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed.. 1997. First Edition. Hardcover. 7119019171 . Photo illustrated boards. Preface by Liang Bingkun. Bilingual Chinese-English edition of this photoessay about life in Beijing's alleyways. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 190 pages .

$25.00

The Brown Sahib
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The Brown Sahib

By Vittachi, Tarzie

London: Andre Deutsch. Good with no dust jacket; Rear boards dampstained along fore-edge, foxing to endpapers.. 1962. First Edition. Hardcover. Orange boards. ; 127 pages .

$20.00

Handelingen Van Het Zevende Congres Van Het Algemeen Syndicaat Van  Suikerfabrikanten Op Java:  Gehouden Te Soerabaia, Op 6, 7 En 8 April 1905
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Handelingen Van Het Zevende Congres Van Het Algemeen Syndicaat Van Suikerfabrikanten Op Java: Gehouden Te Soerabaia, Op 6, 7 En 8 April 1905

Soerabaia, [indonesia]: H. Van Ingen. Good with no dust jacket; Several small bookworm holes at lower corners of . front boards and text margins, boards worn, spine cracked, bookseller label on front pastedown endpaper.. 1905. Hardcover. Halfbound brown cloth with marbled sides. All edges marbled. Text in Dutch. Many illustrations and tables, including folding illustrations of sugar manufacture and refinery machinery. A compilation of articles related to the sugar industry in Java. Only one copy found in WorldCat and no copies listed for sale in the trade at time of listing. ; Bijlage Van Het Archief Voor De Java-Suikerindustrie; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 399 pages .

$50.00

The Ordeal of Nationhood:  A Social Study of India Since Independence,  1947-1970
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The Ordeal of Nationhood: A Social Study of India Since Independence, 1947-1970

By Bhatia, Krishan

NY: Atheneum. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Light staining on rear board, jacket . rubbed.. 1971. First Printing. Hardcover. Tan cloth with red topstain. vi, 390 pages. Map and index. A case study in social dynamics of a mass society in transition. .

$15.00

India Insistent
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India Insistent

By Butler, Sir Harcourt

London: William Heinemann. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, spine cocked, contemporary owner signature on front flyleaf.. 1931. First Edition; Second Printing. Hardcover. viii, 117pp. Red cloth binding. ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall .

$10.00

Sukarno:  An Autobiography
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Sukarno: An Autobiography

By Sukarno; Adams, Cindy

NY: Bobbs-Merrill. Good with no dust jacket; Edges foxed.. 1965. First Printing. Hardcover. Red cloth binding. Photos. x, 324pp, glossary, index. Autobiography by the first Indonesian President, who held office from 1945-1967. .

$35.00

Kind-Hearted Tiger
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Kind-Hearted Tiger

By Stuart, Gilbert; Levy, Alan

Boston: Little, Brown and Company. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Corners bumped, jacket chipped and . soiled.. 1964. First Printing. Hardcover. Blue cloth with red topstain. viii, 375 pages. Memoirs focusing on Stuart's time in China in the late 1930s and his service in World War II. .

$15.00

Bayonets to Lhasa:  The First Full Account of the British Invasions of  Tibet in 1904
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Bayonets to Lhasa: The First Full Account of the British Invasions of Tibet in 1904

By Fleming, Peter

London: Readers Union. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Owner name on front free endpaper, . jacket toned and chipped.. 1962. Later Printing. Hardcover. Tan cloth with red topstain. Maps, black and white illustrations and photos, bibliography, and index. A history of this politico-military adventure focusing on the physical obstacles encountered and the remarkable people involved. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 319 pages .

$20.00

Dwelling in the Archive:  Women Writing House, Home, and History in Late  Colonial India
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Dwelling in the Archive: Women Writing House, Home, and History in Late Colonial India

By Burton, Antoinette

NY: Oxford University Press. Very Good. 2003. 1st Paperback printing. Softcover. 0195144252 . x, 202 pages. Notes, bibliography, and index. A study of how the women of India described their encounters with colonialism, division , and nationalism in their writings and how they are closely intertwined with the experiences of residency and thoughts of home. .

$35.00

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