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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Tibet Today and Yesterday
 by Tieh-Tseng Li
Price: US $20.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good
Solid, clean copy in original yellow cloth, no prior owner marks with a title in brown on the front and the spine. No tears in the dj, NOT price cli... Details
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