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From Pall Mall to the Punjaub or With the Prince in India
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From Pall Mall to the Punjaub or With the Prince in India

by Gay, J. Drew

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First edition. Chatto and Windus. London. 1876. Octavo. viii, 398pp. Publisher's catalogue dated October 1876 36pp. Engraved frontispiece, 7 further engraved plates. Original publisher's decorative spine and embossed red cloth boards, with some rubbing, spotting to the boards and shelf wear. Upper hinge a little lax, with slight detachment of the frontispiece to the base, a little strained at p.1… Read more about this item
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The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night. A Plain and Simple Translation of the Arabian Nights Entertainments. Supplemental Nights to the Book of the Thousand and One Nights with Notes Anthropological and Explanatory.
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The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night. A Plain and Simple Translation of the Arabian Nights Entertainments. Supplemental Nights to the Book of the Thousand and One Nights with Notes Anthropological and Explanatory.

by Burton, Richard F.

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Sixteen volumes. Privately Printed by The Burton Club. n.d. [19--]. Royal octavo. Title pages printed in red and black. Illustrated by Albert Letchford (1866–1905). Vol. I: Maze calligraphy plate in Kufic script spells out the title of the translated book "Kitab Al Layla Wa Layla" with an intricate puzzle play on words. Tissue guarded frontispiece portrait of the author. xxi, 362pp;… Read more about this item
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The Travels of Ippolito Desideri
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The Travels of Ippolito Desideri

by Tucci, Giuseppe

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1933
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Royal Asiatic Society. [Publisher's extract From the Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society, April, 1933]. 6pp. Stapled paper wraps, as published. Upper cover a little dusty, with chip to edge. Staples oxidised. Giuseppe Tucci (1894-1984) Italian Orientalist, Archaeologist, Adventurer and Scholar, Lecturer at the University of Rome, specializing in Tibetan culture and the history of Buddhism. Ippolito Desideri (1684-1733) Italian… Read more about this item
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The Woosung Road. The story of the first railway in China 1875-1877
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The Woosung Road. The story of the first railway in China 1875-1877

by Reid, Alan

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1977
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First edition. Printed by Hadden Best & Co. Ipswich for the Author. 1977. 8" x 6". 18pp. Original pictorial stapled blue wraps. A little sunned to covers. A meticulously researched monograph, with appendices. Scarce. In 1874 the engine, railway and six Englishmen left Ipswich for Shanghai in the SS Glenroy via the new Suez Canal. These men, with a Chinese workforce,… Read more about this item
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Archaeologia Mundi. Syria-Palestine 2 volumes
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Archaeologia Mundi. Syria-Palestine 2 volumes

by Perrot, Jean (Hogarth, James transl.)

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1979
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Nagel Publishers. Geneva. 1979. 2 Volumes. Octavo. 203pp, 45 colour plates, 73 monochrome plates, endpaper maps; 221pp, 21 colour plates, 64 monochrome plates, endpaper maps. Original faux leather binding, in the original dust wrappers. No inscriptions. A nice set. PERROT, JEAN (1920–2012 ), French prehistorian and archaeologist specialising in the Middle and Near East.
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Three voyages of a naturalist.  Being an account of many little known islands in three oceans visited by the
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Three voyages of a naturalist. Being an account of many little known islands in three oceans visited by the "Valhalla" R.Y.S.

by Nicoll, M. J.

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1908
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First edition. Witherby & Co. London. 1908. xxvi, 246pp. Frontispiece plate, 56 further plates, 4 sketch maps. Original cloth, faded and worn. Top edge gilt. Edges untrimmed. Foxing/browning to the endpapers. Some occasional spotting. Interesting signature to the ffep.: J. K. Maurice, Zupanje 20 May 1908. "We have had three voyages, in the course of which we have passed many southern… Read more about this item
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The Food of the Gods
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The Food of the Gods

by Head, Brandon

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George Routledge and Sons. c. 1905. Octavo. ix, 109, (1)pp. Numerous monochrome plates, two coloured litho plates, lacking frontispiece. Coloured folding plan "Section of a Cocoa Factory", Coloured folding chart of "Cocoa Producing Countries", coloured folding map of Trinidad. Original green pictorial boards, spotted and rubbed to extremeties. Signature to fep. The natural history of cocoa, its growth and cultivation,… Read more about this item
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Assam Adventure
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Assam Adventure

by Kingdon Ward, F.

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1941
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First edition. Jonathan Cape. London. 1941. Half title, title, 304pp. Photo frontispiece, 15 further monochrome photo plates, folding map outlined in red. Original blue cloth, silver lettering to spine, showing light wear and spotting, with light rubbing to the extremities. Lower edge untrimmed. Toning to free endpapers. Text and map crisp and bright. Francis Kingdon-Ward (1885-1958) English botanist, explorer, plant collector… Read more about this item
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Burma's Icy Mountains
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Burma's Icy Mountains

by Kingdon-Ward, Francis

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1949
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Jonathan Cape. London. 1949. 2nd impression. Octavo. 287pp. 16 photo plates. 2 folding maps. Original blue cloth, silver lettering to spine. In the original dust wrapper, toned and chipped with loss to lower spine. Inscription to ffep. dated 1951. Handwritten addenda to preface "Died April 8th 1958, in London aged 72". Light spotting to endpapers, minor rubbing… Read more about this item
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China - Tibet - Assam. A journey, 1911
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China - Tibet - Assam. A journey, 1911

by Bailey, Lt. Col. F. M.

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1945
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First edition. Jonathan Cape. London. 1945. Octavo. 175pp. Photo frontispiece, 7 further plates, 2 maps, one of which is folding. Original red cloth, gilt to spine and upper board. Top edge red. Spotting to verso of the folding map and rear endpaper. Light rubbing and wear. No inscriptions or annotations. A nice copy. Frederick Marshman Bailey (1882–1967) FRGS. … Read more about this item
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The travels of Ibn Battuta to Central Asia

The travels of Ibn Battuta to Central Asia

by Ibrahimovich, Ibrahimov Nematulla

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1999
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First edition. Ithaca Press. Reading. Printed in Lebanon. 1999. 174pp. Original cloth, in the original dust wrapper, a fine copy. Abu Abdullah Muhammad ibn Battuta (1304 – 1368/1369) Berber Maghrebi scholar and explorer, born in Tangier, Morocco. He travelled extensively, setting off in June 1325 on hajj to Mecca. He did not return to Morocco for 25 years, travelling… Read more about this item
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Angkor and the Khmer civilization
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Angkor and the Khmer civilization

by Coe, Michael D.

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2003
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First edition. Thames and Hudson. London. 2003. Large octavo. 240pp. 130 illustrations, 30 in colour. Original red cloth, embossed to upper board, silver lettering to spine. In the original dust wrapper, slightly chipped to extreme edge. A little offsetting of frontispiece ink to title. A nice crisp copy.
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The Orient Observed. Images from the Middle East from the Searight Collection

The Orient Observed. Images from the Middle East from the Searight Collection

by Llewellyn, Bryony

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1989
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First edition. The Victoria and Albert Museum. London. 1989. Quarto. 147pp. Profusely illustrated. Original pictorial paperback. Small bump to upper corner of the front cover. A good copy.
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Francis Younghusband 1863-1942, K.C.S.I., K.C.I.E. Explorer and Mystic
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Francis Younghusband 1863-1942, K.C.S.I., K.C.I.E. Explorer and Mystic

by Seaver, George

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1952
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First edition. John Murray. London. 1952. Octavo. xi, 391pp. Frontispiece, 12 further monochrome plates, 4 maps. Original blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. In the original unclipped dust wrapper, in a protective wrapper, a few small edge chips, slightly sunned to rear of wrapper. No inscriptions. Sir Francis Younghusband 1863-1942. Soldier, explorer, geographer, naturalist, diplomat, philosopher and mystic. Two achievements of… Read more about this item
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Tied Together. Khmer Lao and Thai Mudmee Textiles
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Tied Together. Khmer Lao and Thai Mudmee Textiles

by Chandracharoen, Thirabhand

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2004
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First edition. The James H. W. Thompson Foundation. Bangkok. Thailand. 2004. Quarto. 142pp. Textiles illustrated in colour, with ten monochrome historic archive photographs. Original card covers. Slightly bumped to corners. Crease to lower rear corner. A comprehensively written and beautifully illustrative work. Scarce. Matmi, or mudmee, in Thai, means "tied threads".
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Buddhists and Glaciers of Western Tibet
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Buddhists and Glaciers of Western Tibet

by Dainelli, Giotto

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1933
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First edition. Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner and Co. London. 1933. Octavo. xiii, 304pp. Photo frontispiece, 31 further photo plates, double page map. Original blue cloth, gilt to spine, darkened and spotted. Nick to head of spine. Spotting to title page, endpapers and edges. Professor Giotto Dainelli (1878-1968) expedition to Tibet and Nepal, Jun 1931-Jul 1932
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Savage Arena
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Savage Arena

by Tasker, Joe

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1982
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First edition. Methuen. London. 1982. 270pp. Numerous photo plates and maps. Original blue cloth, silver to spine. In original unclipped dust wrapper. Small area of delamination to lower corner of d/w. Some toning, a nice copy.
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Nepal

Nepal

by Rose, Leo E. & Scholz, John T.

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1980
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First edition. Selectbook Service Syndicate. New Delhi. 1980. Octavo. ix, 144pp. 2 maps. A nice copy in the original blue cloth, in original dustwrapper, slightly discoloured and chipped to edges. Small signature to ffep.
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Kerala. A portrait of the Malabar Coast
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Kerala. A portrait of the Malabar Coast

by Woodcock, George

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1967
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First edition. Faber & Faber. London. 1967. Octavo. 323pp. 3 maps. Numerous photo plates. Original blue cloth, gilt to spine. In the original unclipped dust wrapper. A lovely copy in a protective cover.
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Arabia through the looking glass
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Arabia through the looking glass

by Raban, Jonathan

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1979
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First edition. Collins. London. 1979. Octavo. Half title, title, 348pp. Original tan cloth, gilt to spine, in the original unclipped dust wrapper (priced £6.95). Newspaper reviews by Angus Wilson and John Miller loosely inserted. The author's first book.
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