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Orientalism and History
 by Sinor, Denis (editor)
Price: US $8.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine
Essay on Islam by Bernard Lewis, by J.E. van Lohuizen-de Leeuw on India, on China by Edwin Pulleyblank and on Central Eurasia by Denis Sinor. Pages x... Details
Escape with Me, an Oriental Sketch Book
 by Sitwell, Osbert
Price: US $12.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: Good
Original ivory cloth binding with gilt title on a blue title label on the spine, and very slight edgewear. The dust jacket has some wear at the hinge... Details
Village Life in Lahore District
 by Slocum, W. L. And Jamila Akhtar and Abrar Fatima Sahi
Price: US $49.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good Plus
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Edition: First Edition
Cloth spine with hardback boards, photo printed on the beige front. Usually found in paperback. a sociological study of villages near Lahore. Clean... Details
Punjab University Calendar 1919 -1920
 by Smith, E. And Others
Price: US $20.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Very Good
More than a "claendar", 982 page volume includes the examinations for all subjects at the University, and lists of graduates between 1882 and 1919. U... Details
India, a Modern History
 by Spear, Percival
Price: US $5.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine
Edition: First Edition
Still a very fine summary of India history, including the trauma of Independence, and the first 10 years thereafter. Pages x, 491, plus xix index. A... Details
Oriental Asia: Themes Toward a Geography
 by Spencer, Joseph
Price: US $5.00
Binding: Trade Paperback
Book Condition: Very Good
The author was Professor of Geography at UCLA. Pages 146 with index and a select bibliography. Very clean and tight inside, possibly unread. The ou... Details
Life in the Forests of the Far East, 2 volumes
 by St. John, Spenser (1825-1910)
Price: US $1700.00
Binding: 3/4 Leather
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Edition: First Edition
Handsome 3/4 brown morocco leather bindings by W. Worsfold in London. Leather corners and spines are flanked with double gilt lines. Boards are cove... Details
An Account of an Embassy to the Kingdom of Ava
 by Symes, Michael (Major)
Price: US $3200.00
Binding: Full-Leather
Book Condition: Very Good
Title continued, "Sent by the Governor-General of India, in the Year 1795". The author was a Major in His Majesty's 76th Regiment. Bound in contempor... Details
Beyond Punjab, 1937 -1960
 by Tandon, Prakash
Price: US $20.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition
The author spent 8 years in getting an education in England, and returned to a business career just as WW Two broke out, followed by the turmoil of In... Details
The Itinerary of Ludovico Di Varthema of Bologna
 by Temple, Sir Richard
Price: US $85.00
Binding: Half-Leather
Book Condition: Good
Vellum spine on green cloth boads, an unnumbered copy of 975 limited edition. This copy has never been read, as top edges of signatures are uncut. N... Details
The Charm of Indo-Islamic Architecture
 by Terry, John
Price: US $36.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition
Cloth spine with photo printed boards that are mildly rubbed. The book focuses on architecture in North India and Pakistan. Pages iv, 39 plus photo ... Details
Voyages de C.P, Thunberg au Japon, 4 volumes
 by Thunberg, C.P.
Price: US $2000.00
Binding: 3/4 Leather
Book Condition: Near Fine
Edition: First Edition
Handsome 3/4 morocco leather with marbled boads, Bright gilt titles on all 4 volumes, raised bands and gilt emblems in the spine panels. All edges g... Details
Mughal India, Architectural Guide for Travellers
 by Tillotson, G.H.R.
Price: US $15.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
The Mughal rulers of India in the 16th to 18th Centuries bequeathed an astonishing architectural legacy of palaces, tombs and mosques, to which this i... Details
The Hill Station & Other Stories
 by Varma, Nirmal
Price: US $15.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Very Good
A scarce, unusual collection of short stories by an Indian author. Attractive binding in a handloom Indian cloth by Talamiah. 1st edition. Scarce. Details
Himalayan Barbary
 by Von Furer-Haimendorf, Christoph
Price: US $35.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition
At the far north end of Assam, right up against the China border, are a number of tribes cut off from the outside world by impenetrable gorges. The a... Details
A Brief History of Afghanistan
 by Wahab, Shaista and Barry Youngerman
Price: US $15.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition
Shaista Wahab is in charge of the famous Univ of Nebraska library collection on Afghanistan, the largest in the U.S. She is superbly equipped to pro... Details
The Malay Archipelago, the Land of the Orang-Utan and the Bird of Paradise, 2 volumes
 by Wallace, Alfred Russel
Price: US $1900.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Wallace conducted a scientific expedition traveling over 14,000 miles and collecting thousands of specimans from 1854 to 1862. He describes the is... Details
Pakistan -Birth & Growth of a Muslim Nation
 by Weekes, Richard V
Price: US $5.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good
Illustrated by 8 photo plates, endpaper maps. first edition. Pages x, 278 with index. No edgewear, no stains or prior owner marks. Clean copy insid... Details
Power and Civil Society in Pakistan
 by Weiss, Anita and S. Zulfiqar Gilani (editors)
Price: US $18.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Ten essays, eight of them by Pakistani scholars, that are prescient and applicable to the political crisis today in Pakistan. Pages 312 with an intr... Details
Gods, Kings, and Tigers - The Art of Kotah
 by Welch, Stuart Cary (editor)
Price: US $32.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition
Focused on the art of a single Rajasthan kingdom of Western India, including scenes from Fort Kotah. The author is curator of Islamic and Later Indi... Details
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