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cover of Ladakh. Gods and mortals behind the Himalayas

Ladakh. Gods and mortals behind the Himalayas

by Harrer, Heinrich

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1980
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Pinguin-Verlag. Innsbruch. The English Book Store. New Delhi. Quarto. 170pp. 154 colour illustrations. map. Map endpapers. Original grey cloth with white lettering to spine and upper board. In the original protected dust wrapper. Book plate of Clare Tritton QC of Coughton Court to the half title.
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cover of Francis Younghusband 1863-1942, K.C.S.I., K.C.I.E. Explorer and Mystic

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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
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cover of Tied Together. Khmer Lao and Thai Mudmee Textiles

Tied Together. Khmer Lao and Thai Mudmee Textiles

by Chandracharoen, Thirabhand

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Published
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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cover of Buddhists and Glaciers of Western Tibet

Buddhists and Glaciers of Western Tibet

by Dainelli, Giotto

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Published
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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cover of Portrait of a Chinese Lady and certain of her contemporaries

Portrait of a Chinese Lady and certain of her contemporaries

by Hosie, Lady

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Published
1930
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Second impression. Hodder and Stoughton. London. March 1930. Octavo. Half title, Title page in red and black. xv, 404pp. Frontispiece, 23 further plates. Original red cloth, a little mottled, gilt to spine and upper board. In the original dust wrapper, torn with loss to upper corner, chipped to edges, spotted and darkened. Small nick to edge of title page. Light… Read more
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cover of Savage Arena

Savage Arena

by Tasker, Joe

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Published
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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cover of Nepal

Nepal

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

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Published
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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cover of Kerala. A portrait of the Malabar Coast

Kerala. A portrait of the Malabar Coast

by Woodcock, George

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Published
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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cover of Arabia through the looking glass

Arabia through the looking glass

by Raban, Jonathan

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Published
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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cover of Himalayan Frontiers

Himalayan Frontiers

by Woodman, Dorothy

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Published
1969
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First edition. Frederick A. Praeger. New York. Washington. 1969. Octavo. xii, (1), 423pp. 31 maps (2 folding - one coloured). Original green cloth, a little spotted, gilt to spine. In the original dust wrapper slightly chipped at edges and corners. A nice crisp bright copy with no inscriptions. Dorothy Woodman (1902-1970) Journalist, writer and activist, "vegetarian, pacifist, and dynamic revolutionist"… Read more
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cover of Traveller through time. A photographic journey with Freya Stark

Traveller through time. A photographic journey with Freya Stark

by Ruthven, Malise [Stark, Freya]

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Published
1986
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First edition. Viking Penguin. London. 1986. Small quarto. 144pp. Profusely illustrated with photographs. Original brown cloth, gilt to spine, in the original dust wrapper. A near fine copy with no inscriptions. Freya Stark (1893-1993) a fearless and indomitable traveller. Her unique collection of photographs range from North Africa to the Levant, South Arabia to Turkey, Persia, Soviet Central Asia,… Read more
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cover of A New Voyage to the East-Indies

A New Voyage to the East-Indies

by Leguat, Francis

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Published
1708
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First Edition
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A New Voyage to the East - Indies by Francis Leguat and His Companions. Containing their Adventures in two Desart Islands, And an Account of the most Remarkable Things in Maurice Island, Batavia, at the Cape of Good Hope, The Island of St Helena, and other places on their Way to and from the Desart Isles. Adorn'd with Maps and… Read more
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cover of Pashtun and Waziristan Campaign Photograph Archive together with Peshawar Military HQ Visitor Logbook

Pashtun and Waziristan Campaign Photograph Archive together with Peshawar Military HQ Visitor Logbook

by Strettell, Major-General Sir Chauncy Batho Dashwood, Commander of the Peshawar District, North West Frontier

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Published
Early Twentieth Century
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A historically important photograph archive, together with the Peshawar HQ Logbook, being the collection of Major-General Sir Dauncy Batho Dashwood, Commander of the Peshawar HQ, North Western Frontier during the Waziristan Campaign. The British Frontier Headquarters at Peshawar at the eastern end of the historic Khyber Pass, close to the border with Afghanistan, midway between Kabul and Islamabad. The… Read more
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cover of Seven Pillars of Wisdom. A Triumph.

Seven Pillars of Wisdom. A Triumph.

by Lawrence, T. E.

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Published
1935
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Second impression. Jonathan Cape. London. August 1935. (The first issue came out in July 1935). Quarto. 672pp. Frontispiece portrait, 53 further plates, 4 folding maps coloured in outline. Original brown buckram, gilt lettering to spine, gilt vignette to upper board. In original unclipped dustwrapper, priced 30s net. Pages opened, and untrimmed. (p259/60 slight margin loss from opening, not affecting text).… Read more
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cover of China: A general description of that Empire and its inhabitants; with the history of foreign intercourse down to the events which produced the dissolution of 1857.

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A new edition, revised and enlarged. John Murray. London. 1857. 2 volumes. Octavo. xx, 480pp.; vii, (1), 428pp. Text illus. Full contemporary calf, elaborately gilded to spine, in six compartments, leather labels in red and olive with gilt lettering. Double gilt border rules to boards, with floral stops, edge tooling in gilt. Marbled endpapers and marbled edges. Slight darkening to… Read more
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cover of MISCELLANEA ERUDITAE ANTIQUITATIS: in quibus marmora, statuae, musiva, toreumata, gemmae, numismata, Grutero, Ursino, Boissardo, Reinesio, aliisque antiquorum Monumentorum Collectoribus ignota, & hucusque inedita referuntur ac illustrantur

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Sumptibus Fratrum Huguetan & Soc. Lugduni. [Lyon]. 1685. Folio. Title page printed in red and black, with title vignette engraved by Mathieu Ôgier. (6), 376, (4)pp. Illustrated with copperplate engravings by Mathieu Ôgier and M. Demasso. Text in Latin and Greek. Recent antiqued half calf, marbled boards. Spine in seven compartments with raised bands and leather label. Renewed endpapers. All… Read more
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cover of The History of China and India, pictorial and descriptive.

The History of China and India, pictorial and descriptive.

by Corner, Miss

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Published
1847
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Printed by Dean and Co. [for H. Washbourne]. London. nd. [1847]. Octavo. iv, ii, iii, bl, (1), iii, (1, instructions to the binder- China), iv, iii, (1, instructions to the binder- India), 402pp. Tinted lithographic frontispiece: "The Ceremonies observed in every province and city of China, on the occasion of an eclipse", Folding map of China, 16 further tinted lithographic… Read more
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cover of Glimpses of the Yangtze Gorges

Glimpses of the Yangtze Gorges

by Plant, Cornell

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Published
1921
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First edition. Kelly and Walsh. Shanghai, Hongkong, Singapore, Yokohama, Hankow. 1921. Octavo. 86pp. Colour frontispiece. 40 further photo plates, numerous pen and ink sketches. Original blue cloth, gilt to spine and upper board with vignette. Slightly faded, light wear. Occasional faint toning. Signature "Amory" to ffep. Chinese red booksellers stamp to ffep and title. Small vestige of a tipped in… Read more
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cover of The economy of human life; translated from an Indian Manuscript, written by an ancient Bramin. In two parts.

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Printed for W. Simpkin & R. Marshall. London. 1833. 12mo. 7x12cm. xii, 152pp. Engraved frontispiece. Part 2 has separate half-title and preface. Contemporary quarter calf, marbled boards. Gilt to spine. Chipped to head of spine, rubbed with wear to corners and edges. Lightly toned, some offsetting of frontispiece to title. "The Oeconomy of Human Life purports to be an English translation… Read more
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cover of A Voyage in the Indian Ocean and to Bengal, Undertaken in the Year 1790; containing an account of the Sechelles Islands and Trincomale; the Character and Arts of the People of India; with some remarkable religious rites of the inhabitants of Bengal

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First American edition. Printed by David Carlisle for W. Pelham, and W. P. & L. Blake. Boston. 1803. 12mo. 300pp. Contemporary full calf, spine in six compartments with leather label. Showing some wear to corners and head and foot of spine, small nicks, rubbing and abrasions etc commensurate with age. Slightly strained at title and at 227. Variable foxing and… Read more
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