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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
Hindu-Koh: Wanderings and Wild Sport on and Beyond the Himalayas
 by MacIntyre, Major-General Donald
Price: US $150.00
Binding: 3/4 Leather
Book Condition: Good
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Edition: First Edition
Three-quarter black calf spine and corners, with red marbled papers on the boards. Some rubs and edge wear, but hinges strong. Age toning to the pap... 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
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
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
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
Sikunder Burnes, Master of the Great Game
 by Murray, Craig
Price: US $75.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition
A beautiful copy with no wear, no prior owner marks, no flaws inside or out. With a fine, unclipped dust jacket. Burnes was a remarkable young man, ... Details
The Silk Road, a Journey from the High Pamirs and Ili Through Sinkiang and Kansu
 by Myrdal, Jan
Price: US $19.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition
Written by the Swedish traveller and critic when the southern edge of China and Central Asia were much less accessible, this is still full of insights... 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
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
East of the Sun and West of the Moon
 by Roosevelt, Theodore and Kermit
Price: US $40.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: Good
Teddy's two sons have an expedition from Kashmir through the Pamirs into Turkestan, and western China, back via the Hunza Valley. I recall feeling pr... Details
Mountains of the Middle Kingdom, Exploring the High Peaks of China and Tibet
 by Rowell, Galen
Price: US $20.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine
Edition: First Edition
A great book, with six parts entitled, Mustagh Ata, Tian Shan, Inner Tibet, Chomolungma, Minya Konka and Anye Machin. Chronology of Mountain Explora... 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
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
Big Game Shooting in Nepal
 by Smythies, E.A.
Price: US $300.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: Poor
Edition: First Edition
Original dark green cloth with title in black on the front and on the spine. Some wear to the edges with tiny spots of cloth gone. Hinges tight. Cl... 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
The Mongols in History
 by Spuler, Bertold
Price: US $17.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good
A useful survey, with a chapter on later history of Central Asia. Translated by Geoffrey Wheeler. Details
Big Game Shooting in the Indian Empire
 by Stockley , Lt,-Colonel C.H.
Price: US $70.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Good
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Edition: First Edition
Original red cloth with a gilt title on the spine that looks soiled and a bit faded. Both hinges cracking at the top. Edge wear and some wear at the... Details
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