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Types of Pastoral Nomadism in Central and Southwest Asia
 by Bacon, Elizabeth
Price: US $20.00
Binding: Original Wraps
Book Condition: Very Good
Reprinted from Southwestern Journal of Anthropology, Volume 10, number 1, Spring 1954. Pages 24 with 2 page bibliography. Compares Nomad life of Ara... Details
The Mummies of Urumchi
 by Barber, Elizabeth W.
Price: US $15.00
Binding: Soft Cover
Book Condition: Near Fine
A delightful read, mummies that are 4000 years old found, not in Egypt, but in far Western China. Pages 240 with index and bibliography. Near fine p... Details
Du Caucase Aux Indes, a Travers Le Pamir
 by Bonvalot, Gabriel
Price: US $2000.00
Binding: Full-Leather
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Clamshell Box
Edition: First Edition
FINE, ARTISTIC BINDING. English title, "Through the Heart of Asia, Over the Pamirs". All edges gilt, an handsome set of an important French explorer... Details
Through the Heart of Asia, Over the Pamir to India, 2 volumes
 by Bonvalot, Gabriel
Price: US $700.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition
Original blue cloth with gilt framed images of horses and men struggling through deep snow in the mountains on both front covers. Wear at the corner... Details
In the Footsteps of Marco Polo, a Journey Overland from Simla to Pekin
 by Bruce, Clarence Dalrymple (Major)
Price: US $490.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Near Fine
Edition: First Edition
Near fine original red cloth with black title on the front cover, and bright gilt title on the unfaded spine. Bruce and Layard made this long trek in... Details
Vanished Kingdoms, a Woman Explorer in Tibet, China and Mongolia, 1921-1925
 by Cabot, Mabel H.
Price: US $25.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition
Fine / with fine dustjacket. Janet Wulsin accompanied her husband, naturalist and collector Frederick Wulsin, to the far corners of Tibet and China,... Details
The Silk Road Today
 by Christine de Weck
Price: US $28.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition
An excellent copy of the original very dark green cloth, bright gilt title on the spine and no edgewear. Inside very clean and tight with no prior o... Details
Innermost Asia, Travel & Sport in the Pamirs
 by Cobbold, Ralph P. (Late 60th Rifles)
Price: US $450.00
Binding: 3/4 Leather
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition
Describes hunting, among other animals, Marco Polo sheep, this is a notable trek through Gilgit to the Kilgit pass, over the Pamirs to Kashgar. It ha... Details
A Voyage Down the Amoor, with a Land Journey Through Siberia
 by Collins, Percy McDonough
Price: US $150.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: None, as Issued
Edition: First Edition
"and Incidental Notices of Manchooria, Kamschatka, and Japan". Original green cloth, very clean and tight, with no foxing or stains inside, and a han... Details
Karou: A Neolithic Site in Tibet
 by CPAM, Tibet Autonomous Region & Dept of History, Sichuan Univ.
Price: US $95.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Edition: First Edition
SCARCE. This neolithic site was discovered in Tibet in 1977. Pages 179, in a very clean copy with no rubs and no prior owner marks. Profuse text ... Details
Initiations and Initiates in Tibet
 by David-Neel, Alexandra
Price: US $24.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: Good
The intrepic French author explains Tibetan mysticism and its spiritual basis. She had decades of experience living and travelling in Tibet. and was... Details
From Pekin to Calais By Land
 by de Windt, H.
Price: US $98.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good
Very good original brown cloth with an oriental red design across the front. Some soiled and edgewear, with a dull gilt title on the spine. Inside, ... Details
The Ochre Border, a Journey Through the Tibetan Frontierlands
 by Hardy, Justine
Price: US $18.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition
The intrepid woman author is an Australian freelance travel journalist. This trek to the Indo-Tibetan border is as rugged as the Himalayas can offer,... Details
Roads and Rivals, the Political Uses of Access in the Borderlands of Asia
 by Ispahani, Mahnaz Z.
Price: US $18.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine
Edition: First Edition
Obviously inspired by the USSR access into Afghanistan , and the difficulty after the invasion to contral roads. The importance of the Korakoram hig... Details
Across China
 by Jenkins, Peter
Price: US $10.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine
Edition: First Edition
Adventur travel, well told, across the Himalayas, into Tibet and Mongolia, to an off-limits fishing village near Shanghai. Pages 351. Includes an at... Details
Principles and Structures in the Organization of the Asiatic Steppe-Pastoralists
 by Krader, Lawrence
Price: US $5.00
Binding: Original Wraps
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Examining the postoral peoples from the Caspian Sea up into Mongolia and what used to be called Manchuria. Stapled grey wraps a bit faded. Inside, ... Details
A Person From England
 by MacLean, Rory
Price: US $8.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: Poor
Original red cloth, with no edge wear and a bright gilt title on the spine. The dust jacket is about 2/3 present, mounted on a solid paper of nearly... Details
Reconnoitring Central Asia, Pioneering Adventures in the Region Lying Between Russia and India
 by Marvin, Charles
Price: US $275.00
Binding: Decorative Cloth
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: Protected in Mylar
The author takes advantage of "the Great Game", the fear in Britain that Russia is determined to invade South Asian spheres of influence - India (the ... Details
Caravans to Tartary
 by Michaud, Roland and Sabrina
Price: US $19.00
Binding: Soft Cover
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Fine photographic covers by these renowned travel photographers. Very clean and tight inside, with no prior owner marks. Landscapes and people of 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
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