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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of the Rev. Claudius Buchanan, Late Vice-Provost of the Ft William College in Bengal -V 2 Only
 by Pearson, Rev Hugh - of St John's College, Oxford
Price: US $20.00
Binding: 1/2 Leather
Book Condition: Very Good
Very good original 1/2 calf, marbled boards, calf label partly gone, and hinges are chipping. Inside clean and tight. Some foxing only to the plate... Details
The Last Barbarians, the Discovery of the Source of the Mekong in Tibet
 by Peissel, Michel
Price: US $15.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine
Edition: First Edition
Extraordinary exploration in the remotest corner of Tibet, on "the roof of the world". The author's expedition confirmed in 1994, for the first time,... Details
Viaggi Di C. Federici E G. Balbi Alle Indie Orientali
 by Pinto, Olga
Price: US $60.00
Binding: Original Wraps
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Text in Italian. Il Nuovo Ramusio, Volume Quarto, "Raccolta di Viaggi, Testi E Documenti Relativi Ai Rapporti Fra L'Europa E L'Oriente A Cura Dell'Ins... Details
Personal Observations on Sindh
 by Postans, T.
Price: US $800.00
Binding: Full-Leather
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: None, as Issued
Title continued, "The Manners and Customs of its Inhabitants and Its Productive Capabilities". Recent full leather burnt orange binding with a Victor... Details
The Last Home of Mystery, Adventures in Nepal
 by Powell, E. Alexander
Price: US $9.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Edition: First Edition
A popular travel book, by a peripatetic American. This account is notable for how he returned - Bombay to Basra by ship, then motor convoy across the... Details
The Chinese in Southeast Asia
 by Purcell, Victor
Price: US $30.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition
A thorough and fine description of overseas ethnic Chinese. Pages xxxvii,801, index and a fine bibliography. Still an important political considerat... Details
Descent Into Chaos
 by Rashid, Ahmed
Price: US $9.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition
Another terrific book by the Pakistani journalist, examining the mess in Pakistan, Afghanistan and Central Asia. Pages 484 with index and a lengthy.... Details
Jihad, the Rise of Militant Islan in Central Asia
 by Rashid, Ahmed
Price: US $18.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: As New
Dust Jacket Condition: As New
Militant Islam, Oil and Fundamentalism in Central Asia. An excellent and cogent exploration of why militant Islam has become such a danger in this re... Details
Deadly Embrace - Pakistan, America, and the Future of the Global Jihad
 by Riedel, Bruce
Price: US $20.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition
A former CIA analyst, converted to policy advisor in the Clinton administration, and leader of a review of Afghanistan policy during the Obama struggl... Details
Journal-Letters From the Orient
 by Rogers, Clara Kathleen (Doria) (1844-1931)
Price: US $19.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Edition: First Edition
Edited with supplementary notes by Henry Munroe Rogers, husband of the author. Wealthy couple from Boston, spending the Summer with Mrs Hearst in Cal... Details
A History of Sino-Indian Relations, Hostile Co-Existence
 by Rowland, John (aka John Waller)
Price: US $13.00
Binding: 
Book Condition: Near Fine
John Waller was a serving operations officer, and specialist in South Asia, when he wrote this. He had been involved in helping India when the Chines... Details
Gold's Gloom, Tales from the Panchatantra
 by Ryder, Arthur W. (translator)
Price: US $6.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Good
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Original printed paper over boards, with the title in black on the front and the spine. The lower two thirds of the spine paper is gone, but the bi... Details
Taj Mahal
 by Saili, Ganesh
Price: US $15.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition
A splendid, slender introduction to the Mughal architectural masterpiece, greatly enhanced by quality photographs. Pages 84. As new inside and out. ... Details
Osama Bin Laden
 by Scheuer, Michael
Price: US $15.00
Binding: Soft Cover
Book Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition
Paperback with a new preface. As new, signed by the author Details
The Indian Mutiny of 1857, a Sketch of the Principal Military Events
 by Sedgwick, Captain F.R.
Price: US $80.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Edition: First Edition
Near fine original light green cloth, clean & tight, ends of spine a bit worn. Bright gilt title on the spine. Illustrated by all 5 folding maps in ... Details
The Splendour That Was 'Ind
 by Shah, K.T.
Price: US $65.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Near Fine
Edition: First Edition
Subtitled, "A Survey of Indian Culture and Civilisation (from the earliest times to the death of Emperor Aurangzeb). Pages xxxvi, 236 with index, plu... Details
The Dragon in the Land of Snows, a History of Modern Tibet Since 1947
 by Shakya, Tsering
Price: US $12.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition
A really fine book on Tibet by a Tibetan research fellow at London University. A very nice copy with no prior owner marks. Pages 574 with index and... Details
Himalayas
 by Shirakawa, Yoshikazu , descriptive essay by Kyuya Fykada
Price: US $120.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition
The definitive book of photography on the most formidable, difficult-to-photograph terrain on this earth. Shirakawa spent years in the effort. 248 fu... Details
The Mahatma and the World
 by Shridharani, Krishnalal
Price: US $48.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: Good
Edition: First Edition
Original red cloth with bright gilt title on the front nd on the spine. Only a hint of edge wear and no soiling. Inside, very clean and tight. Insc... Details
The King and the Clown in South Indian Myth and Poetry
 by Shulman, David Dean
Price: US $32.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine
Edition: First Edition
"A fresh interpretation of Medieval South Indian society based on Tamil, Telugu and Sanskrit texts", (from the dj blurb). The author was a professor ... Details
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