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Tibetan Empire in Central Asia: A History of the struggle for Great Power Among Tibetans, Turks, Arabs, and Chinese During the Early Middle Ages.
Published by: Princeton University Press
Paperback, 8vo, 281pp with index. A couple light creases at lower corner of front cover, else Near Fine. All domestic orders $100 and over will be upgraded to USPS Priority shipping at no additional cost.
People of Tibet
Published by: Oxford at the Clarendon Press
1st edition. Hardcover, 8vo, 317pp with index. Three maps (two foldouts). B&W photographic frontispiece and plates. Minor edgewear and bumping to corners. Small white paper sticker remainder on rear cover. Private library bookplate and small bookseller's label affixed to front pastedown. Offset toning to half-title page. Mild crack between pages 80 and 81, binding still secure. Lacking dust jacket. Very Good+.
Lhasa. The Holy City.
Published by: Chatto & Windus/MacMillan Company
1st edition. Hardcover, 8vo, 342pp with index. Numerous color and b/w photograph plates including color frontispiece. 2 maps, 1 that folds out. Scarce dust jacket. Top edge stained blue. Previous owner's bookplate on front endpaper. Light soiling to cloth with small dampstain along bottom board edge. Dust jacket is moderately soiled and worn at edges with small chips and tears. Some light fading to jacket at spine. Very Good. Now protected in mylar.
Journey to Lhasa and Central Tibet. New Edition
Published by: John Murray
Original publisher's maroon cloth with tibetan symbols on front cover and spine, xvi, 368pp. top edge gilt. Frontis., 4 foldout colored plans, large foldout color map at end, numerous photographic plates throughout. Inner hinges mildly cracked, binding solid, former owner's bookplate, prelims toned, edges foxed. Very Good overall.
My Journey to Lhasa. The Personal Story of the Only White Woman Who Succeeded in Entering the Forbidden City.
Published by: Harper & Brothers Publishers
Stated 1st edition. Hardcover, 8vo, 310pp. Pictorial color pastedowns on front and rear boards. Illustrated front endpaper shows map of Central Asia. Photographic frontispiece portrait of the author and b&w photographic plates throughout. Glue stains on paper spine label. Minor edgewear. Corners worn. Binding is solid. Light foxing to the preliminary pages and some page edges. Very Good.
Prehistory of Sri Lanka. An Ecological Perspective. Memoir Volume 8 Parts I & II (Two Volumes)
Published by: Department of Archaeological Survey
Hardcover, 4to. Two volumes (volume 8, parts I and II). Inscribed and signed by author on FFEP of Part I. 813 pp with index. Bookplates on verso of FFEPs. Mild bumping to corners, else Near Fine in like dj. DJs have mild dust soiling and edgewear. Protected in Mylar. All domestic orders $100 and over will be upgraded to USPS Priority shipping at no additional cost.
Peoples of Pakistan an Ethnic History
Published by: People's Publishing House
Hardcover, 8vo, 247 pp with index. Moderate toning to pages. POS on FFEP and bookplate on verso of FFEP. Else FINE in VERY GOOD dust jacket. DJ has mild rubbing, edgewear to extremities, else VG. Price not clipped. Protected in Mylar. All domestic orders $100 and over will be upgraded to USPS Priority shipping at no additional cost.
Thai Art and Culture: Historic manuscripts from Western Collections
Published by: British Library
Hardcover, 4to. 138pp; color illus throughout. Fine in like dust jacket. Protected in Mylar.
Problem of the Pacific in the Twentieth Century
Published by: Charles Scribner's Sons
Hard cover, 8vo. First U.S. edition. 256pp. with bibliography and appendices. 6 maps included. Previous owner stamp on fep with minor foxing along edges of the leafs. dj has signifigant rubbing with several closed tears and wear arouns spine and extremities. Very Good+/Good
South Asian Archaeology. Papers from the First International Conference of South Asian Archaeologists Held in the University of Cambridge
Published by: Noyes Press
Hardcover, 8vo, 308pp. with index. Copious b/w images. POS on ffep, bookplate on ffep verso. Dj backstrip sunned. NEAR FINE/NEAR FINE.
Zajagan. Menschen und Gotter in der Mongolei.
Published by: Union Deutsche Verlagsgefellschaft
Hardcover, 8vo, 277pp + folding map. B/w photograph plates throughout. No publishing date. Text in German. Head of spine lightly frayed, faintly & intermittenly foxed throughout, front eps partially split to front hinge, else clean, tightly bound, VG. All domestic orders $100 and over will be upgraded to USPS Priority shipping at no additional cost.
Warriors of the Steppe a Military History of Central Asia 500 B. C. To 1700 A. D.
Published by: Sarpedon
Hardcover, 8vo. 260 pp with index. Mild bumping to foot corners of boards. Else fine in like dust jacket. All domestic orders $100 and over will be upgraded to USPS Priority shipping at no additional cost.
Mani-Rimdu Sherpa Dance-Drama
Published by: University of Washington Press
Hard cover, 8vo., 192pp. with index. Book written by one of the first Americans to climb Mount Everest, and signed with author's inscription reading, "with best wishes for an enjoyable Everest trek." Faint bumping to board corners. Else VERY GOOD + in like dust jacket. DJ has light dust soiling to rear panel, mild edgewear to corners and spine extremities. Price not clipped. Protected in Mylar. All domestic orders $100 and over will be upgraded to USPS Priority shipping at no additional cost.
South Asia. Selective Studies of The Essential Geography of India, Pakistan, and Ceylon.
Published by: Heinemann Educational
Hardcover, small 4to. B&W photos and figures throughout. 164 pp with index. Previous owner's name stamp on front free endpaper and bookplate on verso. Mild bumping to board corners. Else VG+ in like dust jacket. DJ has a few small tears and chips at edges. Price clipped. All domestic orders $100 and over will be upgraded to USPS Priority shipping at no additional cost.
Asia in the Making of Europe (9 Vols.)
Published by: The University of Chicago Press
Volume III, Book One inscribed by author Edwin J. Van Kley en verso of half-title page. Complete set in nine volumes. Hardcover, 8vo. Vol. I, Book 1: 492pp; Vol. I, Book 2: 493-965pp. with index; Vol. II, Book 1: 257pp. with index; Vol. II, Book 2: 392pp.; Vol. II, Book 3: 395-764pp.; Vol. III, Book 1: 597 [lxxvi] pp. with index; Vol. III, Book 2: 603-1110 [lvii]pp. with index; Vol. III, Book 3: 1112-1561[liii]pp. with index; Vol. III Book 4:1563-2077[cxii]pp. with index. Black and white illustrations and maps. Published 1965-1998. Some volumes contain very small, very occasional pencil markings. Some volumes contain previous owner's inscription to half-title pages. Dust jackets show minor edge wear and a few minor edge tears, with some minor loss. Jackets now protected in mylar. Some pages show minor dog earing.
Opening of Tibet. An Account of Lhasa and the Country and People of Central Tibet and the Progress of the Mission Sent There By the English Government in the Year 1903-4.
Published by: Doubleday, Page & Co.
1st edition. Hardcover, 4to, 484pp. Tipped-in color illustrated frontispiece, tissue-guarded. Numerous b/w photograph plates throughout. Top edge gilt. Mild bumping to board corners and spine extremities. Cloth is lightly soiled. Very Good+.
Lhasa an Account of the Country and People of Central Tibet and of the Progress of the Mission Sent There By the English Government in the Year 1903-4. Two Volumes
Published by: Hurst and Blackett
First Edition. Original publisher's gilt decorated maroon cloth, top edges gilt. 2 volumes 414/426pp. Numerous photographic plates and illustrations, 7 maps, including large foldout color map at end of vol. 2. Backstrips show some repaired splits along hinges, top corner of vol. 2 has 1" loss of cloth, edges and corners moderately worn, prelims toned. bindings solid, internally clean.
Tradition, Revolution, and Market Economy in a North Vietnamese Village, 1925-2006
Published by: University of Hawai'i Press
Paperback, 8vo, 333pp with index. Some b/w photographs throughout. Price sticker remainder on rear cover, else FINE. All domestic orders $100 and over will be upgraded to USPS Priority shipping at no additional cost.
Land of the Lama. A Description of a Country of Contrasts & of Its Cheerful, Happy-Go-Lucky People of Hardy Nature & Curious Customs; Their Religion, Ways of Living, Trade & Social Life.
Published by: Seeley, Service & Co. Limited
1st edition. Hardcover, 8vo, 283pp with index. Fold-out map at rear of volume. All plates present. Mild soiling to covers and bottom fore corner of some pages, not intruding into text. Toning to spine. Offset toning to front flyleaf. Private library bookplate and small bookseller's label affixed to front pastedown. Very Good+.
Modern History of Hindostan. Comprehending That of the Greek Empire of Bactria, and Other Great Asiatic Kingdoms, Bordering on Its Western Frontier. Commencing at the Period of the Death of Alexander
Published by: Printed for the Author By W. Bulmer
First edition. 2 vol. set. 1802-03. 3/4 calf & marbled boards. Rebound with new epp, leather labels, 5 raised bands. Vol I in 2 parts w/2 title pages. Large folding hand-colored map, 508 pp. Vol II, 2 parts + supplement, 674 pp, I engraved plate. Old library stamp on top & bottom edges, no other markings. Else fine.
Histoire Moderne Des Chinois, Des Japonnois, Des Indiens, Des Persans, Des Turcs, Des Russiens, &c. Tome Quatrieme. Histoire Des Indiens. Seconde Partie Indiens Etablis Entre le Gange et l' Indus
Published by: Desaint
First edition. Cont. calf, 5 raised bands, leather label, marbled epp, edges stained red, small 8vo, viii, 486pp, 5pp. Approbation & errata. Text in French. Joints moderately cracked, but secure, corners and spine extremeties moderately worn, light dampstain to edge of pages at bottom corner, internally unmarked, binding sound. VG-. All domestic orders $100 and over will be upgraded to USPS Priority shipping at no additional cost.
Kyrgyz and Their Reed Screens
Published by: Published By Author
Hardcover, 4to. Color and B&W photographs. Author signed on title page. 168 pp with glossary. FINE in near fine dust jacket. DJ spine panel faded, else FINE.
Physical Anthropology of Ceylon
Published by: Colombo Museum
Stiff card wraps, small 4to, 180pp with index. Ceylon National Museums' Ethnographic Series Publications No. 2. A few b/w images throughout. Stamp on front cover and ffep, light foxing and soiling to wraps, mild bumping at corners and spine extremities, else VG. All domestic orders $100 and over will be upgraded to USPS Priority shipping at no additional cost.
Born in Tibet
Published by: Helen and Kurt Wolff / Harcourt, Brace & World
Hardcover, 8vo. First US edition. 264 pp with index. Previous owner's signature on front free endpaper. Small ink note on rear ep. Mild bumping to foot forecorner of front board. Else VERY GOOD + in like dust jacket. DJ has mild edgewear, price clipped. Protected in Mylar. All domestic orders $100 and over will be upgraded to USPS Priority shipping at no additional cost.
Introduction to the Arts of Thailand
Published by: Travel Publishing Asia Limited
Hardcover, 4to. 220 pp, profusely illustrated in b/w & color. FINE in NEAR FINE dust jacket. Dust jacket has mild edgewear, else fine.