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Under the Dragon, Travels in a Betrayed Land
 by MacLean, Rory
Price: US $22.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine
Edition: First Edition
A Canadian travel writer ventures deep into oppressive Burma. An excellent book to get the background of the current attempt at a thaw in Burma. ... Details
Turmoil and Tragedy in India, 1914 and After
 by MacMunn, Sir George
Price: US $89.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Edition: First Edition
A splendid copy of a scarce book, in very good black cloth with very slight edgewear, and bright gilt title on the unfaded spine. Protected in a clea... Details
Damn Tight Place(s) with Apologies to Rudyard Kipling
 by MacPherson, Lorne
Price: US $35.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition
Privately published, the memoirs of Nicholas Marshall Cummins, who moved to Canada following his soldiering during the Raj and Mutiny of 1857 in India... Details
Society in India, 2 Volumes
 by Mandelbaum, David G.
Price: US $29.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine
Volume one focuses on caste and family in India, while volume two deals mainly with social change. The author did field research in India for years, ... Details
Shooting in the Himalayas
 by Markham, Colonel Fred
Price: US $600.00
Binding: 3/4 Leather
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Edition: First Edition
Handsome copy, subtitled "A Journal of Sporting Adventures and Travel in Chinese Tartary, Ladac, Thibet, Cashmere, etc." Very good plus dark maroon 3... Details
Indira Gandhi
 by Masani, Zareer
Price: US $5.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition
Illustrated by 8 pages photos. Pages xiii, 341 with index, chapter notes and bibliography.. The author is an academic at Oxford Univ, from a politic... Details
Continental India
 by Massie, J.W.
Price: US $250.00
Binding: 3/4 Leather
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition
Subtitled, "Travelling Sketches and Historical Recollections, Illustrating the Antiquity, religion, and manners of the Hindoos, the Extent of British ... Details
Encyclopaedia of Indian Temple Architecture, 2 Volumes, South India, Lower Dravidadesa
 by Meister, Michael (editor)
Price: US $150.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Good
Edition: First Edition
A definitive study of South India Temple architecture. One volume is exclusively photos with text to explain them. The thicker volume is text and a... Details
The Royal Palaces of India
 by Michell, George
Price: US $60.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
An exceptional copy of Indian palaces, their courtly life and architecture, and the historical and regional traditions of the buildings. Pages 232 wi... Details
Brick Temples of Bengal, from the Photo Archives of David McCutchion
 by Michell, George and David McCutchion
Price: US $75.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition
For 15 years McCutchion explored the remote villages of Bengal and Orissa to explore, photograph and explain the architecture and cultural significanc... Details
The Road to Kashmir
 by Milne, James
Price: US $30.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Edition: First Edition
Published circa 1926. The yellow binding on this copy, and most others, is soiled. The author visits Delhi and the Taj Mahal enroute to Kashmir, a t... Details
Temptations of the West
 by Mishra, Pankaj
Price: US $29.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Subtitled, "How to be Modern in India, Pakistan, Tibet and Beyond". Judged by the N.Y. Times to be one of the ten best books of 2006. As new copy ,... Details
Lalla Rookh, 'An Oriental Romance'
 by Moore, Thomas
Price: US $85.00
Binding: 
Very good plus, ornate Victorian decorated Morocco leather, with gilt title on front and an ornate blindstamped motif, Indian style. Fresh gilt titl... Details
Lalla Rookh, 'An Oriental Romance'
 by Moore, Thomas
Price: US $24.00
Binding: 3/4 Leather
Book Condition: Very Good
This volume of Victorian poetry much influenced the urge to explore the Western Himalayas and Kashmir. No date, but circa 1900. Pages 278. Bindi... Details
The Road to India
 by Morand, Paul
Price: US $10.00
Binding: 
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition
Nice, original red cloth with black title letters on front and spine. The spine is a bit sunned. Inside, clean and tight. The British author, trave... Details
Across Asia's Snows and Deserts (introduction by Roy Chapman Andrews)
 by Morden, William J.
Price: US $350.00
Binding: 
very good dark blue cloth, with slight edgewear, top edge gilt, fresh gilt title. From Bombay across Afghanistan and Central Asia to Peking for the Am... Details
A Lonely Summer in Kashmir
 by Morison, Margaret Cotter
Price: US $70.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Edition: First Edition
Original dark green cloth with a gilt title on the front cover, and another on the unfaded spine. Top edge gilt, and slight wear to the corners and t... Details
Tigers
 by Mountfort, Guyr
Price: US $5.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Edition: First Edition
Original light yellow cloth with black title letters on the spine. No edgewear. Clean and tight inside. A fine summary of the current status of t... Details
In Other Rooms, Other Wonders
 by Mueenuddin, Daniyal
Price: US $14.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition
A vivid portrait of feudal Pakistn, via linked stories "refined, sensuous, humorous, elegiac, and tragic". The author is a graduate of Dartmouth and ... Details
Sculpture of the Orient
 by Munsterberg, Hugo
Price: US $9.00
Binding: Trade Paperback
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition
A nine, paperback essay and compilation of photos of Asian sculpture - from India, China, Japan and Southeast Asia. Pages 149 and a short bibliograp... Details
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