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A New Voyage to the East-Indies

by Leguat, Francis

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Published
1708
Edition
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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Flagstaff House Peshawar, North West Frontier, HQ Visitors Book and Waziristan Campaign Photograph Archive

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

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Published
1920's-1941
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$2,117.70

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Visitor's Book. Flagstaff House, Peshawar. Full morocco. Landscape octavo. (23 x 18cm). Gilt lettering to upper board. Inner gilt edge tooling. All edges gilt. Worn and cracked to spine and rubbed to corners and edges. Upper hinge reinforced with linen tape. Marbled endpapers. Bookplate Army and Navy C.S. Ltd. Stationery Dept. 105 Victoria Street, S.W.1. Pages ruled, in four columns:… Read more
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Seven Pillars of Wisdom. A Triumph.

by Lawrence, T. E.

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Published
1935
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$141.18

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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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image 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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image 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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$847.08
image 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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$247.07

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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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Glimpses of the Yangtze Gorges

by Plant, Cornell

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Published
1921
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$105.89

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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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image 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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image 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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Among Hostile Hordes. A story of the Tai-Ping Rebellion

by Marchant, Bessie

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Published
nd [1901]
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$35.30

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Gall and Inglis. London and Edinburgh. nd. [c.1901]. Octavo. 332pp. Frontispiece, 10 further engraved plates. Original pictorial cloth, gilt and black lettering to spine and upper board. Motif to lower board in black. Ffep removed, light ghosting from inscription to verso of frontispiece. Edges spotted, lightly toned. Light rubbing to extremeties. Inscription "J. F. Bishop, Sizecroft Cottage, Kilpeck, Nr Hereford"… Read more
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Essays in Polynesian ethnology

by Williamson, Robert W.; Piddington, Ralph (ed)

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Published
1939
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$35.30

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First edition. University Press, Cambridge. 1939. xlii, 373pp. 10 plates, folding map, text map, 7 tables. Original green cloth, gilt to spine. Edges untrimmed. Corners lightly rubbed. Map misfolded, with minor chipping to edge. Bookplate to fep of Lancashire Education Committee. Date due label removed from ffep. Brown pocket with card and original catalogue card to rep. Faint mark to… Read more
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Turnbull's Voyage

by [Turnbull, John]

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Published
[1806]
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$84.71

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Printed for Richard Phillips. London. [1806]. 8vo. 52, (2 [index, directions to the binder and erratum]), folding table. No title page as published. Modern dark blue cloth, upper board lettered in gilt. Uniformly toned, some light spotting, otherwise very good. An abridgement of A Voyage round the World in the years 1800, 1801, 1802, 1803, and 1804, in which the author… Read more
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The Chinese Empire

by Huc, M. [Sinnett, Mrs Percy transl.]

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Published
1855
Edition
First English editions
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$225.89

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First English editions. Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans. London. 1855. Two volumes. Octavo. half title, title, xxxii, 421pp, folding coloured map frontispiece (with no tears); half title, title, viii, 440pp, 24pp publisher's catalogue. Original blind tooled blue cloth, "Bound by Edmonds and Remnants, London" plate to rep, a little bumped, rubbed to edges, corners and spine. Gilt… Read more
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Handwritten letter, in the original envelope to Sir Evan Cotton

by Lord Curzon [Curzon, George Nathaniel, Marquess Curzon of Kedleston]

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Published
1923
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$176.48

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Handwritten letter, in the original envelope, franked Foreign Office. 6.45pm 21 August 23. 19cm x 12.5cm. 4pp. I wonder if you can send me a copy of Journal nos 43-44 of the Bengal Past and Present which is missing in my valued series & never reached me: and also if you can let me have a duplicate of Journal no 29… Read more
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image of The History of the Church of Japan. Written originally in French by Monsieur L’Abbe de T. And now translated into English. By N.N.

The History of the Church of Japan. Written originally in French by Monsieur L’Abbe de T. And now translated into English. By N.N.

by Crasset, Jean; [Webb, George transl.]

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Published
1705, 1707
Edition
First editions
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$960.02

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Two volumes. First editions. s.n. London. 1705. s.n. London. 1707. Small quartos. (22), 544, (8)pp; (10), 549, (6)pp. Later full calf, spines in 6 compartments with raised bands and leather labels. Renewed endpapers. All edges sprinkled to volume I. Variable light toning and occasional spotting to Volume I; intermittent light water staining, spotting and toning to Volume II. … Read more
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image of India: Pioneering Photographers 1850 - 1900

India: Pioneering Photographers 1850 - 1900

by Falconer, John

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Published
2001
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$70.59

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First edition. The British Library and the Howard and Jane Ricketts Collection. London. 2001. 143pp. Photographic illus. Original photographic covers. Includes two folding pamphlets/poster for the exhibition loosely inserted. Published on the occasion of the exhibition held at the Brunei Gallery SOAS London 11 October - 15 December 2001. A crisp and bright copy.
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Asia Minor in Ruins

by Ximinez, Saturnino (Chambers, Arthur transl.)

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Published
nd [1925]
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$49.41

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First edition. Hutchinson & Co. London. nd [1925]. xxiv, 286pp. Frontis., numerous further plates and maps. Original blue cloth, gilt to spine. Slightly rubbed to extremities. Page edges spotted. A crisp bright copy.
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image of China and gardens of Europe of the Eighteenth Century. With an introduction by Hugh Honour.

China and gardens of Europe of the Eighteenth Century. With an introduction by Hugh Honour.

by Sirén, Osvald (Honour, Hugh intro.)

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Published
1990
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Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection for Harvard University. Washington. 1990. 4to. xiv, 223pp. Tinted frontis., 192 plates. Original cloth, fine, in protected slightly chipped d/w. A very good copy."This book, written in 1946-48 and published in 1950, is still the most important, if also controversial, account of its subject, the widest and richest and best illustrated survey of what… Read more
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image of Narrative of the United States Expedition to the River Jordan and the Dead Sea. With a map from accurate surveys. A new and condensed edition.

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Richard Bentley. London. 1852. Octavo. xvi, 25-332pp. (Complete despite pagination) Folding map frontis. Musical notation of an Arab War Cry to p229. Original embossed decorative cloth, gilt to spine, sl. faded. Edges untrimmed. Sporadic foxing/spotting, particularly to title and map. Rough sketch on scrap paper of a house loosely inserted, with a rough unfinished sketch of another house to… Read more
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image of Through Persia from the Gulf to the Caspian

Through Persia from the Gulf to the Caspian

by Bradley-Birt, F. B.

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Published
1909
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$247.07

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First edition. Smith, Elder & Co. London. 1909. 8vo. x, 331, (8) ads. Photo frontis., 19 further photo plates, folding map. Original cloth, gilt lettering to spine, gilt motif to upper board. Edge untrimmed. Slightly rubbed to corners. Occasional light foxing/spotting. Upper hinge cracked but firm. Small nick to head of spine. Signature of M C Choal, 31… Read more
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